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#1 EssentialBludger

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:02 PM

Some people have already done Xmas with extended family, so I'm starting it now! Tounge1.gif

Add your sh*tty gift here and I'll personally send the winner some chocs and wine to make up for said sh*tty gift! biggrin.gif

#2 LynnyP

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:09 PM

The one I have just bought for my husband.  I meant to buy him gold class tickets to Skyfall.  The nearest cinema that does gold class to us is about 15km away.  I failed to note that the gold class sessions stopped boxing day so I have purchased two ordinary tickets to the movies on Dec 30th where we will have to drive past abotu 5 other cinema complexes, including the one within walking distance to our house, to sit in ordinary cinema seats and watch a movie at the end of its run.

#3 noonehere

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:11 PM

Not worth being reconised

Edited by duckasorus, 24 December 2012 - 01:15 PM.


#4 Jenferal

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:14 PM

I vote Duckosaurus as winner already, that's sucky sad.gif

#5 noonehere

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:22 PM

QUOTE (Jenflea @ 24/12/2012, 11:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I vote Duckosaurus as winner already, that's sucky sad.gif


Yup week before we got the notice in the mail so now we have christmas and news years with it hanging over our heads.

#6 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

Do joke gifts count? DH has gotten BIL a $1 JB-HiFi voucher, we have a proper gift for him aswell, but giving him this first  tongue.gif

#7 Swarley

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:09 PM

I love these threads.... A little bit wrong but oh so entertaining Tounge1.gif

#8 blackcat20

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:11 PM

Does getting nothing count?  tongue.gif Kinda expected it. Got some pretty good stuff from family so can't complain.

#9 Lyra

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:19 PM

One year I got a napkin folding book from my MIL. Then, she caught me trying to put into the salvos donation box. That took a lot of fancy talking to get out of!

#10 buttercup-bob

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

not this year but the first year that DH & I were together (not married, only just living together) my MIL purchased me some lingerie. yep. i needed her to think of that for me.


#11 jo-v

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:36 PM

DH got me a new Dyson....



I'm actually thrilled!  biggrin.gif  just don't want to use it and get it all dirty, lol.

#12 #YKG

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:47 PM

Lipstick that I allergic to lol. Oh and one year my uncle bought be a squeaky rubber lobster.

#13 ~Mintie~

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:14 PM

I didn't see Duckosaurus's post, but it must be pretty crappy sad.gif

My crappy pressie is a UTI. Lucky me rolleyes.gif

#14 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:18 PM

My marriage on the brink of collapse?   unsure.gif

#15 Floki

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:25 PM

You win Sunnycat. If that ain't deserving of alcohol and chocolates then I don't know what is.

I'm sorry.

#16 Kwyjibo

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:31 PM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 24/12/2012, 01:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My marriage on the brink of collapse?   unsure.gif


sad.gif


#17 Lifesgood

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:41 PM

I know this isn't as crappy as some PPs but I am heartily sick of large, cheap plastic toys for my kids that use $12 worth of batteries in order to function (and then drive us mad with noise) and naturally the batteries are not included and the gift giver hasn't provided any, necessitating a dash to the nearest open servo to buy $12 worth of batteries for $22, only to have the batteries last about 1 week because the large, cheap plastic toy sucks enough energy to power our suburb.

Sorry to hear about your marriage Sunnycat sad.gif

#18 Oh My......

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:42 PM

My DS dropping my cup cakes. On the way to bin falling down stairs. Landing belly first and trying to move my 25 week twin belly off the ground. Only to find I can't move ankle.


Or no gift here for me.

Edited by Shhhh, 24 December 2012 - 03:51 PM.


#19 Freddie'sMum

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:49 PM

Not a gift but a comment.

We did KK last week - got some yummy Lindt chocolate and a hand cream.

Boss is handing out KK with the question:

"have you been good this year ??  Is Santa going to give you anything??"

I answer:

"yes, I've been good but a little bit grumpy"

He responds:

"oh yes, we've noticed you have been grumpy this year".

Me - gobsmacked - thought - "well you know that DH has lost his job / he got a new job where they are paying him in dribs and drabs - he has been with his current new work for the past 2 months and he has been actually paid for 2 weeks work.  I have been run ragged getting the girls to school / daycare in different suburbs and seeing a child psychologist for DD#1.  Oh - and when it was my review time this year - you bastards did not give me a review or even a CPI wage increase.  So why don't you bite me ??"

I thought all of the above - I didn't say it but I was bloody tempted to.





#20 GreenEgg

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:04 PM

Tonsillitis for both myself and my husband.

#21 MAGS24

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

I got a crappy necklace that broke in the mail from close relative. Looks like a little girls necklace and everyone in my family knows I don't like jewelery so it was a really crappy gift. He only gave me a gift so that I would have to get him one.

#22 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:11 PM

QUOTE (Beautiful Warlock @ 24/12/2012, 04:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You win Sunnycat. If that ain't deserving of alcohol and chocolates then I don't know what is.

I'm sorry.


I totally keep going to have a drink and then remembering at the last second I'm pregnant. Worst pregnant woman ever! Lol

#23 Ducky*Fuzz

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:22 PM

I got my dad a "Murder She Wrote" computer game. He's always after games and he HATES Angela Lansbury. *snigger*

#24 Madeline's Mum

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:29 PM

I got my dad a semi joke gift of a coffee mug shaped like a toilet from typo bc he wasn't going to be spending Xmas with us, then at the last minute he changed his mind and said he would leave on Boxing Day. Now I feel like sh*te.

Sorry, Sunnycat sad.gif

#25 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:41 PM

QUOTE (buttercup-bob @ 24/12/2012, 03:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
not this year but the first year that DH & I were together (not married, only just living together) my MIL purchased me some lingerie. yep. i needed her to think of that for me.



she was totally keen for some grandbabies  xmas_tongue.gif

Sunnycat, im so sorry bbighug.gif

my crappy gift?

a box of chocolates.

im a type one diabetic who is having huge trouble with my blood sugar levels. i wanted to cry when i opened it sad.gif

* i do love chocolate, but eating any atm is just not worth the havock it would wreak with my body sad.gif




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