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5 of the best worst Christmas presents you could possibly give

Socks n jocks forever.

THE CHRISTMAS PRESENT struggle has begun in earnest once again.

What to get for your mam? Your Grandad? Your office Secret Santa? Auntie Carmel? How do you ensure you get them something they’ll cherish or find useful or entertaining?

Sometimes it’s the crappest presents that turn out to be the best.

Presenting: The best worst Christmas presents ever…

Socks n Jocks

You hated them as a surly teen, but now they are the Holy Grail of presents, ensuring that your arse and feet are properly clad for at least the first six months of the year.

14 pairs of socks Source: Neil T

The Grease 2 DVD

Starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Maxwell Caulfield (Rex Manning to those in the know), this is one of the best worst films ever*. A fine gift.

*See also: Showgirls, Con Air, Mac and Me


Crocs Source: johnrobertshepherd

Nah I could never wear a pair of those. The state of them. No I won’t try them on. Oh go on so I’ll give them a g…. MOTHER OF GOD! WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?


Don’t knock ‘em til you’ve tried ‘em.

Scratch cards

Hey, three stars and you might get to meet Marty Whelan! (That’s still how it works right?)

winn Source: Wikimedia commons

Novelty crap

Emergency stress relief (bubble wrap)? An excellent way to pass a few minutes on Christmas Day.

stress relief Source: BlogSpot

A scratchable world map? I’ll put it in the bathroom, and show off about my travels.

scratch_map_plus_hand Source: Shopify

Snowman poo? Delicious! And so breath-freshening!

snowman Source: enchantedladybugcreations

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