What’s the Worst Present You’ve Ever Received?

Everyone has one, the worst Christmas present ever. You know the ones, the heart monitor from the husband, although you don’t work out; the Windshield Bra from Grandma. One of us, no names here, may even be the giver of a Worst Gift Ever the year she gave her father a roll of toilet paper printed with the likes of dollar bills.

So, what’s the worst give you’ve ever received? Or given? Tell us about it in the comments, we want to share your pain!

293 comments

Emelie Hangsel
Past Member 2 years ago

Rather expensive too!

Emelie Hangsel
Past Member 2 years ago

Bone china... A complete coffee set.
I can't use it when I realized what it was made of :-(

Latoya Brookins
Latoya Brookins2 years ago

It's hard to remember the material gifts that I didn't like since I do not keep those for very long. If I don't like it, I'm not going to keep it. I move a lot and it's hard enough having to pack up all of my belongings and then upack them all and decorate (okay, love the decorating) without having extra boxes of stuff I will not use or don't want to see.

Latoya Brookins
Latoya Brookins2 years ago

One of my cousins got married and she donated a livestock animal in the name of every family group that came to her wedding. It was like a thank you gift.

I hated it since I do not support the meat industry at all. All I could think of was that poor cow or goat that was sent overseas to be the property of some humans.

Natasha Salgado
Natasha salgado2 years ago

I've gotten a few over the years but the worst one has got to be an open slightly diluted bottle of wine...and i remember i just couldn't stop laughing at the time! And i'm cracking up now too just thinking about it! Priceless. Thanks

Pam W.
Pami W.2 years ago

Clothing tops my list only because of the unusual designs or colors used.
I donate them or pass them on.

Cherri M.
Cherri M.2 years ago

Its a tie between a birthday card with the the top and bottom thirds cut off. No doubt to hide MY signature on the bottom third from where I had given it to her a week before! OR one of my uncle's used white t-shirts with a red bandana sewn on the front. (My aunt was "crafty.")

Bill and Katie D.
Katie D.3 years ago

Maybe the worst gift was a nite shirt that was so small a child could have worn it!
Guess the gift giver was not thinking maybe just getting a bargain?! It was a??? gift!

Connie O.
Connie O.3 years ago

Probably the worst gift I got was a slightly used "soap on a rope"

Connie O.
Connie O.3 years ago

The worst gift I ever gave (anyway I thought so at the time) was a bag of coal to my brother for Christmas. It backfired on me, as he thought it was great for heating his house!