Gift giving is such an important part of the holiday season (thanks, capitalist society!) that it’s basically a blessing and a curse at the same time. As much joy as it was supposed to give, it often stresses us out to the point of a festive burnout. And instead of recharging our batteries, we fail the endurance test, numbing all this anxiety with one too many Cosmos.

Or, you just don’t take it seriously. In fact, there are people who refuse to play the safe card when giving gifts altogether as they take the absurdity to a whole new level. The result is some of the most hilarious Christmas gifts you’ve seen and some are so ingenious, it’s plain awesome. This time, Bored Panda combined a list of the things Santas-turned-trolls brought home this Christmas, so scroll down for your ultimate amusement.

Don’t forget to check out our previous posts with the funniest gifts here, here, and here. And if I were you, I’d get my notes ready⁠—you never know when you're gonna need a new Christmas gift idea. Oh, in fact, you do⁠—in 363 days.

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For Christmas This Year, My 97-Year-Old Grammy Gave Us A Calendar With Photoshopped Pictures Of Herself For Each Month

For Christmas This Year, My 97-Year-Old Grammy Gave Us A Calendar With Photoshopped Pictures Of Herself For Each Month

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#3

The Way He Looks At Her

The Way He Looks At Her

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Stephanie IV
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I LOVE THIS. Have a very very very good life together, you two!

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After being deprived of Christmas last year, with many people spending the holidays in their small social bubbles without their closest family members due to the worldwide pandemic, this year was a catch-up we were all looking forward to. The sheer joy of being able to hug your loved ones you haven’t seen for a long time is something that made it worth the wait.

Morgan Cue, the representative of Moonpig, shared a couple of insights with Bored Panda about how people celebrated Christmas this year. Because the pandemic put the world's Christmas spirit to the test, it became clear that nothing can ruin the long traditions of how we celebrate it. “Many individuals are now determined to celebrate the festive season and make up for lost time,” Morgan said.

#5

My Dad Couldn’t Breathe When He Handed Me This

My Dad Couldn’t Breathe When He Handed Me This

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#6

My Grandma Said She Only Got Me Pizza For Christmas

My Grandma Said She Only Got Me Pizza For Christmas

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Joy
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's awesome, luv gramma

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Moonpig has recently done an illuminating study into what Christmas traditions are the most popular in 2021. The data collected in this study was based on a survey on Christmas preparation time. The survey took place in October 2021 and questioned 1,007 UK adults. “Whether your favorite Christmas film is Elf, Home Alone or the Grinch, Christmas movies have found their place as a Christmas tradition, with 17% of respondents looking forward to grabbing the popcorn and getting cosy on the sofa this year,” Morgan said.

Meanwhile, the most prevalent festive traditions are somewhat expected⁠—spending time with family (28%) and eating Christmas dinner (25%). However, people seem to have become less excited with age-old traditions like putting a pie out for Father Christmas (4%) and kissing under the mistletoe (2%).

#7

For Christmas, My Mom Got My Dog And I Matching Pajamas

For Christmas, My Mom Got My Dog And I Matching Pajamas

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#8

My Niece Told Me This Was Her Favorite Christmas Present

My Niece Told Me This Was Her Favorite Christmas Present

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#9

One Of My Best Friends Just Gave Me This Blanket For Christmas. I Had To Take A Picture With The Featured Star

One Of My Best Friends Just Gave Me This Blanket For Christmas. I Had To Take A Picture With The Featured Star

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Ms.M.
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cat: "Who is that mewtiful creature?"

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#10

Last Year I Forgot To Get Batteries For My Niece’s Toy So This Year She Got Me This

Last Year I Forgot To Get Batteries For My Niece’s Toy So This Year She Got Me This

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#11

I Made These Ornaments For All The Members Of My Family For Christmas. Merry Plaguemas

I Made These Ornaments For All The Members Of My Family For Christmas. Merry Plaguemas

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#12

My Wife Is Way Too Amused At My Sister's Gift To Me

My Wife Is Way Too Amused At My Sister's Gift To Me

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#13

I Turned A Picture Of My Labrador Pooping Into A Puzzle, Gave It To My Dad For Christmas As A White Elephant Gift

I Turned A Picture Of My Labrador Pooping Into A Puzzle, Gave It To My Dad For Christmas As A White Elephant Gift

He put it together, framed it, and gave it back to me. That’s what Christmas is all about.

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Caro Caro
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hahaha brilliant. He gave it back framed and all. So funny.

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#14

My Brother Got Our Mammy This Toilet Brush For Christmas. It Was By Far Her Favorite Present

My Brother Got Our Mammy This Toilet Brush For Christmas. It Was By Far Her Favorite Present

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#15

Shirtception - My Favorite Gift Every Year From My Brother. We’re Now At Level 8

Shirtception - My Favorite Gift Every Year From My Brother. We’re Now At Level 8

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#16

Christmas Card For The Cat

Christmas Card For The Cat

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#17

My Brother Collects “Action Figures”, I’m Going To Surprise Him For Christmas With This Work Of Art

My Brother Collects “Action Figures”, I’m Going To Surprise Him For Christmas With This Work Of Art

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#18

My Wife Accidentally Called Wrapping Paper “Rapper Paper” In The Car The Other Day. I Understood The Assignment

My Wife Accidentally Called Wrapping Paper “Rapper Paper” In The Car The Other Day. I Understood The Assignment

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Whole Lotta' Baseball
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow BP not censoring a middle finger? Christmas truly is a magical time…

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#19

Christmas Card For My Girlfriend, She Wasn't Impressed

Christmas Card For My Girlfriend, She Wasn't Impressed

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#20

I Asked My Husband To Take On Some Christmas Cards This Year. My Sister Just Sent Me This Picture Of What He Wrote

I Asked My Husband To Take On Some Christmas Cards This Year. My Sister Just Sent Me This Picture Of What He Wrote

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#21

My Future Mother-In-Law Made Me This Shirt For Christmas. I Love It. Even Has A Pocket

My Future Mother-In-Law Made Me This Shirt For Christmas. I Love It. Even Has A Pocket

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#22

Oliver Got A Christmas Gift

Oliver Got A Christmas Gift

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Zoe's Mom
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oliver likes his gift. You look like not so much! ;o)

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#23

Apparently, I Said I Wanted An Ugly Christmas Sweater And I Completely Forgot That I Said It. But My Sister Remembered, And She Got Me One, And I Have To Smile

Apparently, I Said I Wanted An Ugly Christmas Sweater And I Completely Forgot That I Said It. But My Sister Remembered, And She Got Me One, And I Have To Smile

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#24

My Mom Got Me Super Mario Sheets For Christmas

My Mom Got Me Super Mario Sheets For Christmas

I'm 22 and have been living in my own apartment for 4 years, so I looked confused and disappointed. She said "What? It's not like anyone else is going to see your sheets" and now I don't know if that was ignorance, an insult or innocence...

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Walking On Sunshine
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Honey, when I was 45 years old I found a pair of king size Kermit the frog sheets, brand new, at a garage sale for five dollars. You bet your sweet bippy I took them home!

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#25

Christmas Present From The Brother-In-Law Who Is A Fabricator. There Is No Trick, It Doesn’t Come Out

Christmas Present From The Brother-In-Law Who Is A Fabricator. There Is No Trick, It Doesn’t Come Out

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DennyS (denzoren)
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Some really neat welds. Also...nothing a grinder can't fix. Lol

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#26

My Parents Got My Cardboard Cutout Tonight, For My First Christmas Away From Home

My Parents Got My Cardboard Cutout Tonight, For My First Christmas Away From Home

I work in COVID facilities in dementia care. I'm not even an hour from them but it feels like light-years.

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Poultry Geist
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Looks great ! I would hope if someone made a cardboard cutout of me it would be this great !

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#27

I Was Gifted 5 Pounds Of Unshelled Pistachios For Christmas

I Was Gifted 5 Pounds Of Unshelled Pistachios For Christmas

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#28

We Exchanged Mugs For Christmas And Got Our Friend One With A Meme She Made Of Her Husband

We Exchanged Mugs For Christmas And Got Our Friend One With A Meme She Made Of Her Husband

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#29

I Just Found The Perfect Christmas Present For My Husband. He’s Going To Hate It

I Just Found The Perfect Christmas Present For My Husband. He’s Going To Hate It

I always pester my husband to eat bananas for his leg cramps. I tried to get him to eat one last night when he was watching Netflix. He was already irritated as every movie suggestion starred Nicholas Cage and he doesn’t like him. 

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Anna Banana
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So I googled it and it's an actual thing. I feel personally insulted.

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#30

I Recently Told My GF About My Love For '80s Glam Shots. I Wasn't Prepared For Her Christmas Gift

I Recently Told My GF About My Love For '80s Glam Shots. I Wasn't Prepared For Her Christmas Gift

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#31

We Celebrated Xmas Late. This Was My Gift From My Brother. He Really Does Get Me

We Celebrated Xmas Late. This Was My Gift From My Brother. He Really Does Get Me

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#32

My Husband Posing With The Pillow I Had Made For Him Of Our Cat For Christmas

My Husband Posing With The Pillow I Had Made For Him Of Our Cat For Christmas

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#33

Friend Of Mine Is A Welder, Here's His Present For His Boss

Friend Of Mine Is A Welder, Here's His Present For His Boss

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#34

One Of My Husband's Gifts Wasn't Going To Ship On Time So I Improvised On The Delivery

One Of My Husband's Gifts Wasn't Going To Ship On Time So I Improvised On The Delivery

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#35

My Daughter Gave My Son A Signed Picture Of Herself For Christmas

My Daughter Gave My Son A Signed Picture Of Herself For Christmas

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olx
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

she looks like one of my friends from my first primary school. 100% iconic lol.

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#36

Some Of You Out There May Recall That In 2016 I Played An Excellent Christmas Prank On My Long-Suffering Dad. It Worked A Treat

Some Of You Out There May Recall That In 2016 I Played An Excellent Christmas Prank On My Long-Suffering Dad. It Worked A Treat

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#37

Years Ago, My Sister And Mom Started An “Ugly Ornament” Exchange Each Xmas

Years Ago, My Sister And Mom Started An “Ugly Ornament” Exchange Each Xmas

They’d try to find the ugliest ornaments they could and give one to each other. It’s been hysterical to see what they come up with each year. I present to you a thread... starting with a TV Dinner.

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#38

This Has Appeared Under The Christmas Tree

This Has Appeared Under The Christmas Tree

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#39

I Made My Own Christmas Cards This Year. Thought I'd Get To The Point

I Made My Own Christmas Cards This Year. Thought I'd Get To The Point

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#40

I Once Implied That I Like Subway. Everyone I Know Got Me One Of These For Xmas. I Now Have $250 Worth

I Once Implied That I Like Subway. Everyone I Know Got Me One Of These For Xmas. I Now Have $250 Worth

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Bethan Coleman
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gift them to a volunteer or charity organisation if you have too many.

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#41

Gift Of "Cold Hard Cash"

Gift Of "Cold Hard Cash"

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Joy
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There's no easy way to make some dollar

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#42

I Bought This From Goodwill For $1 And Definitely Saving It To Gift My Brother On X-Mas

I Bought This From Goodwill For $1 And Definitely Saving It To Gift My Brother On X-Mas

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Lauren Caswell
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I guess [Insert person you dislike] had to sell their prized possession

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#43

I Made These For My Man The First Year We Were Together For Christmas

I Made These For My Man The First Year We Were Together For Christmas

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#44

Started Wrapping Christmas Presents Early This Year. Thought You All Would Enjoy

Started Wrapping Christmas Presents Early This Year. Thought You All Would Enjoy

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#45

My Wife Asked For Christmas Presents Under 2 Euro

My Wife Asked For Christmas Presents Under 2 Euro

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WilvanderHeijden
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Most of the shops won't even accept 1 and 2 eurocent coins any more. Even 400 coins have a value under 2 Euros.

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#46

As A New(Ish) Homeowner, I Asked My Parents For Some Yard Equipment For Christmas. They Had Me Guessing About This One All The Way Until The End

As A New(Ish) Homeowner, I Asked My Parents For Some Yard Equipment For Christmas. They Had Me Guessing About This One All The Way Until The End

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Ms.M.
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well, don't leave us hanging... WHAT IS IT??? :D

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#47

My Brother-In-Law And I Each Got Each Other Adidas Tracksuits For Christmas

My Brother-In-Law And I Each Got Each Other Adidas Tracksuits For Christmas

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Areion Stefanidis
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

these are not tracksuits... these are "squat-like-a-slav"suits

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#48

Best Christmas Gift Ever

Best Christmas Gift Ever

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Bender Bending Rodríguez
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I want to know back story behind this. Seems like an interesting story.

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#49

I Had An Iasip Blanket Made For My Husband For Christmas It Was Delivered Today And I Am Obsessed With How It Came Out

I Had An Iasip Blanket Made For My Husband For Christmas It Was Delivered Today And I Am Obsessed With How It Came Out

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Husband Asked For A Mousepad For Christmas. So Got Him One With My Face Put In Images, Think It Turned Out Nice

Husband Asked For A Mousepad For Christmas. So Got Him One With My Face Put In Images, Think It Turned Out Nice

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