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  1. Win hearts and brownie points this Valentine’s Day with the most romantic gifts ever!

    Win hearts and brownie points this Valentine’s Day with the most romantic gifts ever!

    Valentine’s Day (14 February) is just around the corner, and what started as a Pagan fertility ritual is now a day of romance for couples the world over.

    In addition to Christmas Eve and New Year’s, Valentine’s Day is one of the peak days for proposals, and the ideal time to give your special someone a gift that shows how much you love them… or, you know, how willing you are to tolerate their less-than-pleasant habits.

    In Europe, Saint Valentine's Keys were traditionally given to lovers as a romantic symbol and an invitation to unlock the giver's heart, but in 2020, the options for personalised Valentine’s Day gifts are almost endless.

    To help you win hearts and brownie points this year, we’ve rounded up the most romantic Valentine’s Day gifts, treats and date ideas EVER… and they can all be sorted with the click of a mouse.

     

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  2. "Roses are red and violets are blue, but vodka costs less than dinner for two."

    "Roses are red and violets are blue, but vodka costs less than dinner for two."

    Whether it's 'Anti-Valentine's Day', 'Singles Awareness Day' or 'Galentine's Day', across the world, those who are unlucky in love are reclaiming the sickly-sweet celebrations in ways that suit them. In honour of 'Singles Day' on 11 November - terribly named because the date 11 / 11 looks like some lonely, bare sticks - we're rewriting the singledom story, and showing you how to celebrate your solo self in three easy steps.

    Step One: Shop up a storm, because there's nobody there to judge you

    Here's a puzzle for you: what would you say is the biggest shopping day in China? It's not the Boxing Day sales like here in Aus, and they don't head off to trample each other in the 'Black Friday' sales like our American cousins, either. Instead, the biggest retail day of the calendar is 'Singles Day' on 11 November. There are online flash sales aplenty and deals to be found in stores, as single Chinese guys and girls turn

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