Top wanted gifts for Fathers Day: greeting card, dining out, gift card

33% of all fathers picked a greeting card as the number one present they hope to receive for Father’s Day, showing that simple appreciation is preferred over a big gift. A meal out at a restaurant followed, at 24%, as the second most-popular gift among fathers 2005. A gift card or gift certificate topped the list as the third most popular gift among dads at 15%. Food and cooking was also featured as a popular choice among dads, with 14% saying they hope to receive a home-cooked meal on their special day. Sports or hobby equipment also garnered 14% of the vote, Discover Card reports.