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Old 12-16-2015, 05:44 PM   #41
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The party came out OK, had about twice as much food as people could eat. The gift exchange was similar to years past, some nicer gifts and few useless ones. I ended up with a set of four stemless wine glasses, something I can potentially use, or regift without looking like a regift item. There was not too much of stealing gifts as past years. Worse gifts were a bio book about Michael Jackson (the singer), a slot machine coin bank, and a grow your own banana plant kit (yes, for the fruit bananas). My lotto tickets did not help the person retire early, but they were a hot item stolen a couple times.
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Old 12-16-2015, 10:24 PM   #42
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The party came out OK, had about twice as much food as people could eat. The gift exchange was similar to years past, some nicer gifts and few useless ones. I ended up with a set of four stemless wine glasses, something I can potentially use, or regift without looking like a regift item. There was not too much of stealing gifts as past years. Worse gifts were a bio book about Michael Jackson (the singer), a slot machine coin bank, and a grow your own banana plant kit (yes, for the fruit bananas). My lotto tickets did not help the person retire early, but they were a hot item stolen a couple times.
My FiL had a slot machine coin bank. When he died it was one of the most fought after items amongst the grandkids.
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Old 12-16-2015, 10:29 PM   #43
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My FiL had a slot machine coin bank. When he died it was one of the most fought after items amongst the grandkids.
This one was a cheap sheetmetal painted thing, let's just say it was not one of the stolen items.
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Consider $15 the cost of being a sport about a game you don't particularly care for.

$15 to support people you work with all year long so they can have a little fun at the office.
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