LPT: When gifting to someone who is a long time hobbyist or expert in a particular skill, do NOT buy them a random gift related to that hobby/skill.

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keepthetips

Get a voucher for a particular shop that relates to the hobby. I crochet, I love a voucher from a wool shop.

Skinnybet

I’ve been playing poker online and live tournaments for years and told my dad about how I cashed in first place in a few of these. For Christmas he bought me “Poker for Dummies”. Nice.

RainmanCT

Yeah. I’m into astrophotography so if they have a spare £3k then fine, otherwise ask!

GravitasMusic

This. Ive played the drums for 22 years. If you buy me some sticks, or another affordable gift, they are almost certainly the wrong ones, and i have the right ones in abundance. Get me socks, ive got fuck all of them.

Londonloud