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What's the worst present you've ever given / received?

Old Oct 22nd 2012, 7:34 am
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The clap doesn't count.

I can still remember getting gift-wrapped socks when I was 4 and throwing them as far as I could in disgust. However, a sole, lonely rather sad T-shirt for Christmas from the missus came a pretty close second.
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 7:41 am
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My ex once gave me an iron for my birthday, I had no idea what it was!
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 7:47 am
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As mentioned on the other thread the Slendertone comes pretty far up the list.
In at number one though is the bagless hoover from kwiksave which broke down after a month.

He was never poor just tight, Yorkshire Austrian! lol
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 7:55 am
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My ex for my first birthday while we were dating gave me something that I knew cost $1.25 It was appropriate and thoughtful. Though I had two.
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 7:56 am
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My wife bought me some special hair-restoring shampoo once. I was totally gutted.
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 7:59 am
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
However, a sole, lonely rather sad T-shirt for Christmas from the missus came a pretty close second.
But didn't you get the better present later?
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 8:10 am
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i have an aunt who for the last 8 years has been buying me thick jumpers for xmas every year, even better is she mails them out on the years we do xmas in Dubai. Funny as when I lived in Aberdeen she bought things like socks
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 9:00 am
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But didn't you get the better present later?
Not that I recall...
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 9:26 am
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A one Euro (She left price on) bottle of sweet wine from an Auntie. I kept it a year wrapped it again and gave it back to her.
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 11:21 am
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I asked for stuff that would help me in new place (I got my apt here in Nov last year).

My sister bought me bin liners. A massive roll.

Worst I've ever given; nothing.
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Old Oct 22nd 2012, 12:52 pm
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I gave my Mrs a GPS first year we moved here, I thought it made sense given that the place is impossible to work out for the first several months.

I've never seen her look so disappointed!

I'm grateful for any present received, I can honestly say I've never been disappointed on that front.
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