Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: The Thought That Counts Edition


For all the hassles of the holiday season, from consumerism to the earwormiest music of all through the social jujitsu of figuring out who will be offended if you offer the wrong hearty greeting, there are a few constants.  One of the greatest is that warm feeling when you realize you got someone exactly what they wanted (or, even better, something they love but never even considered that they might want.)  I’ve successfully surprised my wife a time or two, but I will probably never be able to overmatch the year where she pooled all her holiday money with friends and family to buy me a much-needed new car.  Still, I’ll keep trying to compete with that moment for, as the cliché would have it, it is better to give than to receive, especially in rugby.  This, in turn, begs a query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) can’t believe Stephen sold his hair to get me this watch fob, asking: What’s the best gift you’ve ever given?