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Hey guys,

I am going to Vietnam in September but I am not sure what to buy for my in-law. I am thinking of buying something cool that they could only get in America. What did you get for your in-law?


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Your wife will know better than anyone.. wine, chocolate, green oil, cash... each family is different depending on what resources they have available to them... or what they value..

Your wife will know better than anyone.. wine, chocolate, green oil, cash... each family is different depending on what resources they have available to them... or what they value..

what about a computer with a majic jack so they can talk to her when she comes to the US?


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Hey guys,

I am going to Vietnam in September but I am not sure what to buy for my in-law. I am thinking of buying something cool that they could only get in America. What did you get for your in-law?

the medicated oil is always a hit. so are salonpas

chocalate- you don't have to get the fancy expensive kind. get the bite size variety kind (easier to pass around).

Perfume- not to be a cheap #######, but get the imitation kind. (walgreens has some good knock-offs), or get the sprays from victoria secret.

Soap/shampoo/toothpaste- Dove/Panteen/Colgate

Liquor and smokes for the father in law. 555's are a hit.

Hey guys,

I am going to Vietnam in September but I am not sure what to buy for my in-law. I am thinking of buying something cool that they could only get in America. What did you get for your in-law?

the medicated oil is always a hit. so are salonpas

chocalate- you don't have to get the fancy expensive kind. get the bite size variety kind (easier to pass around).

Perfume- not to be a cheap #######, but get the imitation kind. (walgreens has some good knock-offs), or get the sprays from victoria secret.

Soap/shampoo/toothpaste- Dove/Panteen/Colgate

Liquor and smokes for the father in law. 555's are a hit.

Hey guys,

I am going to Vietnam in September but I am not sure what to buy for my in-law. I am thinking of buying something cool that they could only get in America. What did you get for your in-law?

the medicated oil is always a hit. so are salonpas

chocalate- you don't have to get the fancy expensive kind. get the bite size variety kind (easier to pass around).

Perfume- not to be a cheap #######, but get the imitation kind. (walgreens has some good knock-offs), or get the sprays from victoria secret.

Soap/shampoo/toothpaste- Dove/Panteen/Colgate

Liquor and smokes for the father in law. 555's are a hit.

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Hey guys,

I am going to Vietnam in September but I am not sure what to buy for my in-law. I am thinking of buying something cool that they could only get in America. What did you get for your in-law?

Iphone 4G = that is cool to buy only in America... hihihihi

Father-in-law = bottle of XO, not to drink, but for display in the house.

Mother-in-law = Money, and watches.

Chocolate M&M, Dau Xanh (Oil), Glucosamine HCI 1500 mg, Chondroitin Sulfate 1200 mg, and go to Costco lot of thing you will buy for them.


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Hey guys,

I am going to Vietnam in September but I am not sure what to buy for my in-law. I am thinking of buying something cool that they could only get in America. What did you get for your in-law?

i consider these non traditional but they would be cool.

Juicer- with the abundance of fruit and veggies

Blender- same premis

Seeds- there probably laws that forbid this but, scatter some seeds thoughout your stuff, they wouldn't give it a second thought. Sweet yellow corn, and roses come to mind. Maybe some habernero seeds.

Crocs- confortable and easy to put on as slippers

Dust Mop- the wide kind you sweep the gym floors with. You can probably clean a traditional living room in three swoops.

The Dyson fan. Expensive as heck, but the wow factor would be amazing. Plus you can never have too many fans in VN.

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Wonderful and interest suggestions, guys. I am probably going get my father-in-law an XO. Medicated oil and American supplements are always a good idea.


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Service Center: California Service Center

Consulate: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

I-130 Sent: 2010-04-02

I-130 NOA1: 2010-04-13

I-130 RFE: 2010-10-04

I-130 RFE Sent: 2010-10-08

I-130 Approved: 2010-10-25

NVC Received: 2010-10-29

Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2010-11-09

Pay I-864 Bill: 2010-11-10

Receive I-864 Package:

Return Completed I-864: 2010-11-18

Return Completed DS-3032: 2010-11-22

Receive IV Bill: 2010-12-02

Pay IV Bill: 2010-12-03

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My mother in law liked the money I gave her a lot.

We just are now sending another care package to her family with the usual over the counter stuff and apparently I have bought a bottle of perfume (Tabu) for her. Hope she likes it.

The XO seems to be mandatory for the father.

Also do not expect thank you's.

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Also do not expect thank you's.

But, do expect a smiling face, :):o:D , and expecting MORE next year. :rofl::bonk: aha.. j/k


I-130 Journey

USCIS

06-15-2008 : Marriage

08-16-2008 : I-130 Sent

08-18-2008 : I-130 Received

08-22-2008 : I-130 NOA1

02-02-2009 : I-130 NOA2 Approved 164 days from NOA1

NVC

02-04-2009 : Visited my wife for 2 weeks. 02-22-2009 come back to US

02-11-2009 : Received package from NVC

02-23-2009 : AOS Paid $70 (Online)

02-23-2009 : DS-3032 sent (by email)

02-25-2009 : Payment Received from my bank (AOS)

03-04-2009 : NVC has received the Choice of Agent DS-3032 (Online)

03-04-2009 : IV Application Processing Fees $400 (Online)

03-05-2009 : Payment Received from my bank (IV APS)

03-07-2009 : DS-230, and I-864 Sent (by USPS)

03-12-2009 : USPS confirm arrived at NVC for DS-230, & I-864

03-13-2009 : NVC received DS-230, & I-864 (Case in progress)

03-20-2009 : NVC case completed in 1 week NVC completed 03-20-2009.

04-02-2009 : NVC Left to HCM city

04-22-2009 : Medical Passed

05-12-2009 : Received a package IV from HCM Consulate by email

05-18-2009 : My wife got Pink.. yeah..

05-26-2009 : Visa received

06-18-2009 : US Entry!!! Yeah, my wife finally here.

06-29-2009 : Received SSN from snail mail

07-20-2009 : Green card received by mail

09-15-2009 : Writting test from DVM.

11-03-2009 : Driving Test.

01-20-2010 : Working.

04-20-2011 : Submit I751

04-26-2011 : Received I-797 NOA with Receipt Number

05-11-2011 : Received ASC Appointment Notice

06-03-2011 : Biometrics Apts @ 11:00 AM

10-11-2011 : Submit more evidence.

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My parents-in-law are well off, so they do not need my money.

It is weird that did not notice that people don't say thank you when they get gifts. My family say thank you :)

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Service Center: California Service Center

Consulate: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

I-130 Sent: 2010-04-02

I-130 NOA1: 2010-04-13

I-130 RFE: 2010-10-04

I-130 RFE Sent: 2010-10-08

I-130 Approved: 2010-10-25

NVC Received: 2010-10-29

Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2010-11-09

Pay I-864 Bill: 2010-11-10

Receive I-864 Package:

Return Completed I-864: 2010-11-18

Return Completed DS-3032: 2010-11-22

Receive IV Bill: 2010-12-02

Pay IV Bill: 2010-12-03

Receive Instruction Package: 2010-12-28

Case Completed at NVC: 2011-01-11

Visa Received : 2011-04-30

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The American style Eagle Oil is always a hit.

Multi-tools are good for men. You can get a small one at Wal Mart for about $15. If you chose to get one of these I would highly suggest Gerber or Leatherman. They're expensive, but built to last.

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The American style Eagle Oil is always a hit.

Multi-tools are good for men. You can get a small one at Wal Mart for about $15. If you chose to get one of these I would highly suggest Gerber or Leatherman. They're expensive, but built to last.

leatherman-damascus-knife-main.jpg

a great item for anyones carry on bag .....:whistle:


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The Swiss Army knife is a good idea. I am going get one (GOT TO REMEMBER TO NOT PUT ON CARRY ON BAG, THOUGH :)).


IR-1/CR-1 Visa

Service Center: California Service Center

Consulate: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

I-130 Sent: 2010-04-02

I-130 NOA1: 2010-04-13

I-130 RFE: 2010-10-04

I-130 RFE Sent: 2010-10-08

I-130 Approved: 2010-10-25

NVC Received: 2010-10-29

Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2010-11-09

Pay I-864 Bill: 2010-11-10

Receive I-864 Package:

Return Completed I-864: 2010-11-18

Return Completed DS-3032: 2010-11-22

Receive IV Bill: 2010-12-02

Pay IV Bill: 2010-12-03

Receive Instruction Package: 2010-12-28

Case Completed at NVC: 2011-01-11

Visa Received : 2011-04-30

Thank Visajourney! Couldn't have done without you guys!!!!!!

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The Swiss Army knife is a good idea. I am going get one (GOT TO REMEMBER TO NOT PUT ON CARRY ON BAG, THOUGH :)).

Don't blame me if you get arrested! :D I did bring 10 of them when I came here though. That was a year and a half ago, but I don't think it would be a problem today. You may want to confirm that with the airline.

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