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Worst present ever?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Saltricks, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. Saltricks

    Saltricks Well-Known Member

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    What's the worst present you've ever gotten?

    I got a super tight (I'm 5'10 and got a solid build) neon green and red tshirt for christmas that was obviously made for females. It was (I think) a S or XS, and I was forced to "model" it for her (the seams were literally ripping off). As I was taking it off in the bathroom, the front half just tore open like the incredible hulk. Now I'm forced to explain where that shirt is everytime I visit gram gram.
     
  2. hamish5178

    hamish5178 Well-Known Member

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    When I was 7 my sister gave me some pink VS underwear, with a CD hidden underneath. Unfortunately I ran from the room crying before I discovered the CD.

    At 14 I wasn't given anything for Christmas, my parents forgot me, but not my siblings or eachother.
     
  3. MrG

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    A pug remote control holder. It was basically a little pug statue that sat on its hind legs and held the remote with its front legs.

    For some reason when you own a pug people automatically assume you want everything in your life to feature a pug's likeness. Over the seven years we've owned a pug we've received (off the top of my head): A pug bag, Christmas ornament, beanie babies, coin purse, pajama shirt/pants (for MrsG), and the aforementioned remote control holder.

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    When I was 7 my sister gave me some pink VS underwear, with a CD hidden underneath. Unfortunately I ran from the room crying before I discovered the CD.

    At 14 I wasn't given anything for Christmas, my parents forgot me, but not my siblings or eachother.


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  4. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Well-Known Member

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    um... fruitcake? i still get one from someone who's actually baked it and watch me eat it...
     
  5. hamish5178

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    For some reason when you own a pug people automatically assume you want everything in your life to feature a pug's likeness. Over the seven years we've owned a pug we've received (off the top of my head): A pug bag, Christmas ornament, beanie babies, coin purse, pajama shirt/pants (for MrsG), and the aforementioned remote control holder.

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    The worst part was that I was really into cooking at that age (really into cooking, I bought Globals with allowance money), and the only presents for me under the tree were a spatula and pot holder from grandma. . .

    The same grandmother also admitted once many years ago that she liked elephants. Her apartment is now FULL of elephant gifts [​IMG]
     
  6. lilcram

    lilcram Well-Known Member

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    Not me personally but a friend told me for his 11th birthday his parents gave him a key to the house, that's it.
     
  7. Don Carlos

    Don Carlos Well-Known Member

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    In before someone misreads this as "Word President Ever" and this turns into yet another Obama bashing threak.
     
  8. GusW

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    To turn this around for a moment - A late friend who grew up in The Depression said he got a bag of oatmeal for Christmas and he was happy!
     
  9. GQgeek

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    Obama, by a long shot. What an asshat that man is.
     
  10. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff Well-Known Member

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    at least these gifts mentioned above had some bit of thought to it, humorous or otherwise.

    i wouldnt call them bad gifts. just memorable.



    worst gifts are when you are a child and at christmas or your birthday you have relatives (father's side aunts and uncles) that dont give an ass about you, but out of formality and reluctance they just pull some 99 cent sock or trincket they see hanging from the cash register and wrap it up and give to you.
    while all your other cousins same age were getting great gifts from these relatives.

    you know what? i wasnt really bitter or sad for myself. i could care less (even though i was like 7 or 8). i was more sad and angered for my parents. they didnt like my mom. and they showed their political power through trying to hurt her through her child. these people will definitely rot somewhere im sure. but anyways nice topic.
     
  11. ratboycom

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    I got an Infinity G20 for my 16th birthday. I was pissed because I wanted a Lexus SC300. I will never forgive my parents for that one.
     
  12. Saltricks

    Saltricks Well-Known Member

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    That is very sad shonuff
     
  13. LawrenceMD

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    gosh... whenever i get my fruitcake its actually from a very close friend so I actually am touched by the sentiment and force myself to slice it right in front of her and eat a slice. but to get a shitty present on purpose out of spite and to hurt... thats some next level evil.
    at least these gifts mentioned above had some bit of thought to it, humorous or otherwise. i wouldnt call them bad gifts. just memorable. worst gifts are when you are a child and at christmas or your birthday you have relatives (father's side aunts and uncles) that dont give an ass about you, but out of formality and reluctance they just pull some 99 cent sock or trincket they see hanging from the cash register and wrap it up and give to you. while all your other cousins same age were getting great gifts from these relatives. you know what? i wasnt really bitter or sad for myself. i could care less (even though i was like 7 or 8). i was more sad and angered for my parents. they didnt like my mom. and they showed their political power through trying to hurt her through her child. these people will definitely rot somewhere im sure. but anyways nice topic.
     
  14. Peak and Pine

    Peak and Pine Well-Known Member

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    My mom startled me with an argyle sweater once. It wasn't so much the sweater, but she'd been dead for 6 years.
     
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    I don't remember how old she was, I think 14 or 15, but my girlfriend got a small trash can and the sound track to The Full Monty on cassette (keep in mind this was 2003ish) for her birthday... from her whole family.

    She asked her parents about it a few years later, and they were like, "I don't know what we were thinking, don't know how we let that happen."
     
  16. sho'nuff

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    this thread is definitely bringing the hurt on.

    i cant bear to read anymore of this . argyle sweater from mom who died. trash can from whole family to a 15 year old child. dammit.
     
  17. Saltricks

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    a trash can? for a 15 year old? What???
     
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    On one occasion, my parents got a present from our next-door neighbors. They unwrapped it to discover it was a... well, we didn't know what the hell it was supposed to be, and to this day, we're still unsure. It was this horrendously tacky injection-molded plastic thing, vaguely Eastern in design, about 12"x10"x10", and painted in a faux-aged copper patina. On the top was a tent-shaped lid that covered a rectangular indentation about the size of a pack of cigarettes. My guess is that it was supposed to be some sort of cat sarcophagus or an urn you'd put a cat's ashes in (our neighbors were definite cat people, as we are to a lesser extent.)

    Thank God my parents didn't unwrap it with the neighbors present. "Oh wow! It's... this! We were just talking about how much we need one of... these... things."
     
  19. TylerDurden

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    I got an Infinity G20 for my 16th birthday. I was pissed because I wanted a Lexus SC300. I will never forgive my parents for that one.

    I got an Bentley Continental at 16 and I was pissed because I wanted a Phantom droptop. I will never forgive my parents for that one.








    Too much?

    For real. I used to give broken toys to family members when I was a little kid. That one pissed off my sister pretty well one year.
     
  20. hamish5178

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    a trash can? for a 15 year old? What???

    fetus
     

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