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Good Housekeeping
December 05, 2012

What's the Worst Christmas Gift You’ve Ever Received?

What are the presents that you absolutely don't want to see under your tree again this year? FN wants to know!
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No matter how old we get, there’s still a part of us that gets giddy at the prospect of receiving Christmas gifts. However, no matter how nice we’ve been the past year, we still find ourselves unwrapping a few duds every once in a while.

We don’t mean to sound ungrateful—in fact, we’re very thankful that the giver even thought of including us in their Christmas list—but the truth is, there are times when we receive gifts that are extremely difficult to appreciate. It could be the inescapable stream of figurines, mugs, and picture frames you seem to receive year after year without fail. Maybe it’s a present from a well-meaning loved one, like the kid-sized sando and shorts set from your grandparents, who had apparently forgotten that you’re now a fully grown adult; or it could be a gift that has obviously been recycled, like the fruitcake you gave away three years ago that somehow managed to find its way back to you. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear all about it!


Female Network wants to know:

What’s the worst Christmas gift you’ve ever received?


Tell us about it in a comment below!

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  • Ross V. Morales Dec 05 2012 @ 01:04pm Report Abuse
       
    OMG. Perhaps the classic picture frame and face towels back in elementary hahaha...very popular during school Christmas parties!
  • Dj Toni Dec 06 2012 @ 08:03am Report Abuse
       
    Any unwrapped gifts are the worst! Gifts are suppose to be a surprise, the receiver must be clueless about it (somehow)! So when you receive something 'unwrapped' , it just ruin the magic of surprise...
  • sweetpreppy Dec 06 2012 @ 04:36pm Report Abuse
       
    true! the classic picture frame, undies, towels way way back. i wished for a doll and they gave me a set of undies. ohh crap! hahahah! :D
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