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On the Street: We Ask What to Give and What to Get for Valentine's Day


It's here again people (or almost)—the day of hearts and love and perhaps a bit too
much chocolate. In honor of the coming of Valentine's Day on Feb. 14, we asked
people on the streets of Bend two questions:

What's your ideal Valentine's Day date? What's your ideal Valentine's Day gift?

Whether it's weed or simply another sweet, sweet year together, maybe seeing inside the heads of others will help you get some ideas for your own sweetheart. Or just inform you what not to do...


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Movies, relax, weed, drinks, snowball fight."

Ideal gift to receive



Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Dinner in a restaurant overlooking the city."

Ideal gift to receive

"Any snowboard product."


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Full day of cross country skiing followed by dinner and hot tub."

Ideal gift to receive

"Chocolate truffles."


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"I think it is a commercial day. With no boyfriend, it's not meaningful."

Ideal gift to receive

"Love, memories"


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Home cooked vegan meal with my husband."

Ideal gift to receive

"Anything vinyl."


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Fancy dinner, dessert, wine."

Ideal gift to receive

"Beach weekend."


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Not going out, staying at home."

Ideal gift to receive

"I don't want one."


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"Casual, avoiding the crowds."

Ideal gift to receive

"An adventure activity."


Ideal Valentine's Day date

"A walk in a new town."

Ideal gift to receive

"Another year together."

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