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Old 12-03-10, 09:14 PM
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$10 gift ideas?

So my office is doing one of those gift exchanges where everyone puts in a gift then we all take turns picking gifts and if you don't like your gift you can swap it for one that's already been picked. The maximum we're allowed to spend is $10.

Anyone have any good ideas about what I should get for the exchange?
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Re: $10 gift ideas?

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So my office is doing one of those gift exchanges where everyone puts in a gift then we all take turns picking gifts and if you don't like your gift you can swap it for one that's already been picked. The maximum we're allowed to spend is $10.

Anyone have any good ideas about what I should get for the exchange?
I've always wanted to do a 'Gift Bomb' for this type of thing. Let me explain.

The gift exchange has to be anonymous first of all and one must have a stone face for this to work. What a gift bomb entails is picking an offensive gift, in this case, a dildo. People are opening gifts one by one...a coffee mug here, bath soaps there... and then BAM! A dildo. Hilarity ensues.

I've never had the stones to pull this off, but hope to one day.

To answer your question - Target has some of their Holiday gifts for $10. I think I saw a flask, flashlight and some other stuff. A bottle of wine always works or a Starbucks card.
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A $10 bill?
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A dildo.
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Re: $10 gift ideas?

The better White Elephants have offbeat and fun gifts that get stolen a few times. An electronic game would be fun but $10 limits your choices to trivia, poker, puzzle games, etc. How about a talking key chain?



    
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An iPod ...
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Re: $10 gift ideas?

Look at thinkgeek.com since there's always something amusing for office people.
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A $10 Amazon gift card should satisfy almost anyone, except for that type that gets pissy about it not being a "real" gift. Like you're supposed to know what a random person would want.
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Re: $10 gift ideas?

You could put together a "Movie Night" gift. Grab a $5 DVD from Wal-Mart with some microwave popcorn and a couple candy bars.
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$10 worth of lottery tickets... every time I've seen this done they usually change hands the most.
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It said maximum of $10. How about 1 piece of Bazooka Joe bubble gum.
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A fire extinguisher (this is actually a wedding gift, but could work here too)
Pound of coffee beans
or these:
http://www.buycostumes.com/Super-Mar...uctDetail.aspx
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I hear you may be able to get a bus cheap... I think I know a guy.
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Depending on your office, small bottles of booze always changed hands the most at the ones I have been too

Of course you are not getting anything high end for $10, even in a small bottle, but it always seemed to be popular anyway
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Re: $10 gift ideas?

From the www.thinkgeek.com site mentioned above - all of these are $10 or less (before shipping).

Humping USB dog:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/usb-gadgets/9c89/




The Thinkgeek Annoy-a-tron
http://www.thinkgeek.com/interests/exclusives/8c52/


(hide it to annoy somebody, it makes beeps at random intervals (2 to 8 minutes).

Here's another:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/interests/giftsunder10/c427/

This one is the size of a quarter:



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Micro Spy Remote:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/electronic/9a06/



Works on most any TV (think store displays, airports, bars, etc). Controls volume, channel, mute, and power.


Mummy Mike

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Something for your desk, just wrap him in rubberbands.
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Re: $10 gift ideas?

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Micro Spy Remote:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/electronic/9a06/



Works on most any TV (think store displays, airports, bars, etc). Controls volume, channel, mute, and power.
Ohhhh, I need one of these, I NEED one...





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Re: $10 gift ideas?

I wound up doing this:



I call it Christmas for One.

1 bottle of cheap vodka ($5.97)
1 flask ($3.98)
1 cup of Macaroni and Cheese ($.72)
1 Hersheys candy ($.99)

All around $11
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that is awesome, too bad they don't allow alcohol at work.
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Oh man, Wolfshit vodka! I had a bottle or two of that in college, would mark out the C, M, and D on the name. Leave it to Wolfshit to make Schmirnoff look like good vodka.

So how was the gift received? Were people trying to trade it away, or were people wanting it? What were some of the other better gifts out there (not saying that Wolfshit is a good gift, but it was a good idea).

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