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Secret Santa - This shocking right?

170 replies

ShittySanta · 07/12/2022 21:10

NC for this, as workmates may be on here.

Anyway, work's Secret Santa. Ordered two gifts, one was a holder for glasses. Described as 'handmade from authentic durable Indian Shisham wood'. Erm... Not even close. 😅

What ordered, versus what I got!

Secret Santa - This shocking right?
Secret Santa - This shocking right?
Secret Santa - This shocking right?
OP posts:

Am I being unreasonable?

1571 votes. Final results.

POLL
You are being unreasonable
3%
You are NOT being unreasonable
97%
Sprouttreesareamazing · 07/12/2022 21:34

Possibly made by an apprentice real elf?

35965a · 07/12/2022 21:34

Roll it in glitter and I guarantee you can sell it on FB marketplace for a profit

stuntbubbles · 07/12/2022 21:35

ShittySanta · 07/12/2022 21:28

Really? I thought it was okay.

Practical, not in your face. Buying for someone I know barely anything about. 😆

It’s absolutely terrible, sorry! Put down the Christmas brandy and try again.

Summerfun54321 · 07/12/2022 21:35

mrshoho · 07/12/2022 21:19

😆😅😁 whittled from an old chair leg more like

“someone’s got a chair leg out of a skip” was my first thought too 😂

RaRaRaspoutine · 07/12/2022 21:35

Oh my god op this is awful lmao

Gymrabbit · 07/12/2022 21:45

It’s awful but the original is awful too.
I really can’t imagine why you would think anyone would like it.

VittysCardigan · 07/12/2022 21:47

I would put it in a box with the original pic on it and enjoy their face when they saw the actual item Grin

Iamthewombat · 07/12/2022 21:48

I’ve had a triple laugh at this:

  1. At the lunacy of the concept
  2. At the poor execution of what you actually received
  3. At your specially changed name.


Thanks OP!
Mirabai · 07/12/2022 21:48

I mean they’re both bad, the second is definitely worse.

Eckelbloodyfecken · 07/12/2022 21:48

That’s got teeth marks in it!

redbigbananafeet · 07/12/2022 21:50
SlashBeef · 07/12/2022 21:51

Looks like my dog has been gnawing on it 😅

Blueyismylife · 07/12/2022 21:53

Well, it's definitely hand made 🤣

NippyWoowoo · 07/12/2022 21:53

Someone fished that out of a dumpster

MissHavishamsMouldyOldCake · 07/12/2022 21:54

I love it. Reminds me of one of those cake fails.

Secret Santa - This shocking right?
mrshoho · 07/12/2022 21:54

Maybe they've been inundated with orders and roped in the kids to get them done in time.

BarmyArmy22 · 07/12/2022 21:55

This is why secret santa should be outlawed!!!

Minimalme · 07/12/2022 21:55

This is bringing back an office secret Santa I received as a indiscrete 23 year old.

It was a pot made out of a coconut. It was horrible and young me (no filter) went around saying just that.

Until I was told my secret Santa was from our Chief Executive.

I learnt a valuable lesson in keeping my thoughts to myself but it was a painful one.

Minimalme · 07/12/2022 21:59

Actually, I've been far too hard on myself. Just searched up pictures and it was like this but hairier.

Fucking horrible.

Secret Santa - This shocking right?
FuckoffeeBeforeCoffee · 07/12/2022 22:00

I actually love that giraffe.

Minimalme · 07/12/2022 22:02

Also, meant to say that a glasses stand is a shit present. Sorry op.

It's not practical - if I need to take my glasses off, I don't need them to be worn by a weird wooden nose. They do just fine in the case.

A lovely bar a chocolate would do me.

londonrach · 07/12/2022 22:06

Wow love the giraffe...never knew something like this existed.... Yabu re what you were sent op but kinda like where you coming from. Worn classes since a child

WhiteFire · 07/12/2022 22:09

It's a fine gift, would be more appreciated than wine. Though I only wear glasses for driving so no one knows I where them really.

Mummieslncorporated · 07/12/2022 22:11

Ooh I am not very tempted to get either the moustache or the giraffe glasses holder for someone I know. I am pretty sure they would love it. I'm thinking the moustache one is more their thing.

Thanks for this thread op!

ancientgran · 07/12/2022 22:16

BeardieWeirdie · 07/12/2022 21:33

I would be so disappointed if you were my secret Santa - a wooden nose glasses holder is utterly pointless. My glasses are either on my head or in a box. Honestly, it would be kindling for the log burner. Give wine.

I'm teetotal. I always ended up giving my present of wine away. DH is also teetotal.

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