I Was Given The Worst Gift

Stories about the worst gift you've ever received 12 People

    Crock Pot Bomb

    My aunt gave me a crock pot for an engagement gift (the engagement was called off, but that's another story for another experience group). The worst part was when I packed the crock pot in my carry on to take on the plane...upon being X-rayed, they thought it was a bomb!
    Petstorepete Petstorepete
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2011


    It was my 30th birthday present and I was expecting something huge from the build up. Well I opened the envelope expecting a cruise or at minumum a night in a hotel but it was a burial plot- need I say more?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    21 Responses Feb 20, 2011

    A Box Of Rocks

    I have a friend who is very into the metaphysical beliefs ext.... and recently she got into the healing powers of herbs, rocks, food ext.... so when i was depressed she tried to give me this box of rocks trying to tell me where i should put them according to Feng Shui ext.... I'm...
    Marilyn76 Marilyn76
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2011

    Worst Gift Ever

    Now I'm not trying to diss any twilight fans out there, but myself personally - I don't see the whole hype behind it. Anyways, my ex boyfriend years ago gave me the worst gift(s) ever. He knew I didn't like twilight, but somehow thought that buying me the soundtrack was okay. And...
    pastelprncess pastelprncess
    22-25, F
    Nov 6, 2013

    A Cigar And A Packet Of Matches

    It was Christmas day and before my lodger and I set off to see our families, we swap presents. He unwraps a DVD, I unwrap a Cigar and a box of matches. I tried to look thankfull, but i hate cigars. .....always a silver lining! We had a powercut Boxing Day evening, and the...
    Jips Jips
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2011

    A Half Used Bottle Of Perfume

    My older sister is a selfish thoughtless gift giver. Here I flew her and my niece to Toronto from New York as a gift for Christmas(This was back in the early 90's) and she gives me a used present for Christmas! On Christmas eve, I got her and her daughter each a wrapped gift...
    Norianna Norianna
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2011

    The Tacky Sombrero

    My in-laws were never great at gift giving. They liked gag gifts, cheap gifts. Very little thought put into the gift or the person receiving the gift. They also liked themed gift giving. Always a recipe for disaster with them. One year, the theme was "First Initial", so you...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Feb 20, 2011
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