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Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:03 am

It's the thought that counts, right?

What is the most poorly thought-out Christmas gift you've ever received or given?
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:08 am

Gotten: A box inscribed "For the man who has everything". Inside was a belly button brush. What exactly would you do with that?

Given: Sexy underwear to a friend which immediately led his partner to believe that we were having an affair!
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:14 am

Oh I got this one,my thoughtful brother two years ago got me friggin printer paper,I sh!t you not,I no longer buy christmas gifts fo him  Angry
 
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:20 am

I once got a shaving set of my auntie, but I was only 11

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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:10 am

I could think of some klunkers. Sometime, I think they were re-gifts of junk they didn't want either. The absolute worst was a raindeer figure that dispensed candy from it's...umm...anal area when you moved the tail....yuck. Then there was the cheap or odd clothes, especially sweaters, I wouldn't dare wear or didn't fit (after a while in the closet, they went to The Salvation Army). I really cannot think of any 'worst' present I have ever given. One way to prevent disaster, at least among the family, is to exchange gift lists including particular items, sizes, styles of thing you want or need.
 
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:19 am

When you're a kid, a present of socks and underwear are nearly guaranteed to ruin your Christmas.

Consequently, that's precisely what I've TOLD my nieces and nephew I'm getting them...

...instead of letting on about the XBOX they'll actually be getting from me and Aunt Jamie.  Big grin
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:20 am

I'm not sure about Christmas Presents, but the best birthday presents I ever got came from KROC and those that made the ATL Meet. Check them out here...



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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:22 am

I have just remembered that although I did not give the gift personally, there was a far worse gift that I had given.

I was fed up with my flat mate drinking all the Scotch I normally brought and not buying or paying for a new bottle when it had run out. I thought that I would teach him a lesson so I filled an empty bottle up with cold tea and sealed the top.

His parents came round just before Christmas and as they were leaving, my flatmate gave them the bottle of Scotch that I had filled with the tea and said that it was a small gift from both of us. At the time I did not know whether to admit my 'crime' or to keep quiet. I choose to keep quiet. Strangely enough, I never heard anything further about it and just hope his parents did not remember where the Scotch came from!
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:23 am

Given: A BA Club World shopping trip to Boston for a couple of days all expenses paid by me. Copley Plaza hotel, all food and a day trip to Washington DC with US Air.

Gotten: Chlamydia. From the same person. Less than a week later.
What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
 
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:28 am

Hoola-hoop from an auntie.
I was 21 years old.
She forgot that I was no longer a kid.
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:39 am

Quoting LTBEWR (Reply 4):
The absolute worst was a raindeer figure that dispensed candy from it's...umm...anal area when you moved the tail....yuck.

Hey man, I got one of those and I couldn't stop laughing, I thought it was great. I still have it somewhere. Time to get it out again for Christmas.

Gotten: a bright red sweater that I never wore.

Given: My mom was a big Am. Idol fan. I told her that she was getting an Am. Idol CD. She was horrified to find that I actually bought her the William Hung CD! I don't think she has ever listened to it.
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:41 am

Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 8):
Gotten: Chlamydia. From the same person. Less than a week later.

Isn't that when you piss fire  Confused
 
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:52 am

Quoting Jay767 (Reply 11):
Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 8):
Gotten: Chlamydia. From the same person. Less than a week later.

Isn't that when you piss fire

Yes.

Although i'd suggest razorblades would be a more accurate description.
What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
 
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:34 am

Worst:- No presents at all.  Sad
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 3:45 am

My mother once gave me a pair of Jeans. Pleated jeans. With pleats.
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:48 am

A little cone with a stick that you push to make a clown pop out. I was about 9 or 10 when I got it from my mom's friend. I literally threw it out after I finished visiting her.
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:57 am

A Boy George(Karma Chameleon) record (yes record) given to my little sister in the 1980s!!!!!! worst by the way!!
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given

Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:05 am

Worst: My boyfriend took me to one of his concerts.
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RE: Worst Christmas Present You've Gotten Or Given?

Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:10 am

Quoting KROC (Reply 6):
I'm not sure about Christmas Presents, but the best birthday presents I ever got came from KROC and those that made the ATL Meet. Check them out here...

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