Christmas with the Right Family

One of the most popular party games for Christmas and New Year. This works really well with family and friends.
Kids love it and will end up laughing at the adults when they pass the wrong way. Brilliant fun!

GET READY
Everyone stands in a circle holding a small gift to give away. You can provide these yourself or ask people to bring them.
Something simple and cheap is best: like sweets, a trinket, or a stocking filler.

PLAY
Someone reads the story.
Every time the word RIGHT is read, everybody passes his gift to the right.
Every time the word LEFT is read, gifts are passed to the left.

The gift that each person is holding at the end of the story is the gift he/she keeps.

THE RIGHT FAMILY CHRISTMAS STORY

Christmas was almost here and Mother RIGHT was finishing the Christmas baking. Father RIGHT, Susie RIGHT, and Billy RIGHT returned from their last minute Christmas errands.

"There's not much LEFT to be done," said Father RIGHT as he came into the kitchen.
"Did you leave the basket of food at Church?" asked Mother RIGHT?
"I LEFT it RIGHT where you told me to," said Billy RIGHT." "I don't have any money LEFT."

The hall telephone rang, and Susie RIGHT LEFT to answer it. She rushed back and told the family, "Aunt Tillie RIGHT LEFT a package for us RIGHT on Grandma RIGHT's porch. I'll go over there RIGHT now and get it," she said as she LEFT in a rush.

Father RIGHT LEFT the kitchen and brought in the Christmas Tree.

By the time Susie RIGHT returned, Mother RIGHT, Father RIGHT, and Billy RIGHT had begun trimming the tree. The entire RIGHT family sang carols as they finished the decorating. Then they LEFT all the presents arranged under the tree and went to bed, hoping they had selected the RIGHT gifts for their family.

Now I hope you have the RIGHT present for yourself, because that's all that's LEFT of our story, except to wish you a Merry Christmas, isn't that RIGHT?

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:D:D:D:D:D:D:D LOVE IT!!!!!



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LYNNE

this is a great game we have done it for the younger ones and the adults, we also changed it to meet a adult party and used one gift that passed left or right and evrytime gift was passed on the person had to drink a shot(alchol)very good fun. thank you very much.



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I play this game every year and whether children or adults, we all love it!



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nice game family loved it



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We played this game one year at our family gathering and it was wonderful. Everyone enjoyed it and everyone got a gift.



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I played this game at my granddaughter's birthday party last year and the kids loved it. She's planning this years party and asked me to come and play it again.



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Brilliant game for New Years Eve, very funny, so much fun with any age, good ice breaker with strangers, met new friends after this game, kids loved the game and were laughing at the older ones when the should have gone right instead of going left, well worth doing even if it is just for the laugh. Happy New Year for 2008



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Really good game folks!!! A great way to have a good harmless laugh!!!!
Thanks a million



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We play this game every year at our Christmas parties, it is hysterical, amazing how many people don't know their left from their right!! What a genious that came up with this game...



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Played it with the kids and family, changed some words to make it a cruise. So much fun.



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I played it Christmas 2004, and though I was recovering from surgery, I had a great time trying not to laugh to hard. Great game



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hey ****, the story can be changed, it doesn't matter if you have 13 players ddd.



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Jessica

I tried the 13 thing and we didnt end up with the same prezzys check ur theory be4 reporting it



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Dec. 2005 from the Red Hat party at my home. Every one brought a wrapped Christmas ball which we used for the game. Some of the ladies had tears in their eyes from laughing so much.The night was a success.



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it was hilarious especially as some people didn't know their left from their right!!!



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i have 13 friends though, this could be a major problem...



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Wow This Game Sounds Soooo Fun



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Me and my friends played! We had a blast



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We played it with 7 women and had a blast!!



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Lots of fun...



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forgot to say our family does this game every year. It's our tradition. It's fun to watch everyone get all mixed up. As we speed up the reading of the story as we go.



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Eric & Sunni

We have played this the past several years at the annual Christmas party ans it has been a huge success.We have had up to 65 people play and all had a great time



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Our Red Hat Sociest played this game at our Christmas luncheon at a great resturant... The other patrons enjoyed watching us play this game,



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DID IT , LOVED IT ;AND DOING AGAIN..IT WAS HILARIOUS!



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I actually heard of and played this game about two hours ago with fellow teachers. It was a blast! I plan to play it with family and friends in the next few days!!



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bethany

tic tac toe



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I was told about this game and the friend was going to send it to me, but I felt brave and tried to locate it myself. We will do it at Christmas...and thanks for the minder of 13 players



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Jen

We play this every Christmas and love it



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During our entire Christmas Eve party the center piece on our table was admired by all. When we played this game one of the gifts was an old pair of slippers (an old and ongoing family joke). The person who ended up with the slippers got the center piece when they left for the evening. Everyone had a great time passing gifts back and forth it was hilarious since most of us had had a few too many! As I read the story I laughed so hard that it took me longer to read it, which made the whole game even funnier -- HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!



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Ken

We use this game at our Youth Christmas party each year.. no one will end up with the same gift if you add a twist by putting the word snow into the story... every time you hear the word snow you toss the gift into the middle and everyone can try to retrieve it except the person throwing it in. Start with two gifts at the beginning of the game on each side of the circle...



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Yep Nice Game.



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i did this game last year and my whole family was in tears because it was so stupid-funny. lol thanks for making my family almost pee themselves!



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This was s000000000ooooo fun. Thanx for the fun game. Me and my friends had such fun playing it.



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Jeanie

We actually bought gifts that people had to wear or use straight away. It turned out to be hilarious.



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This sounds fun and actually hilarious! I can't wait to try it out! Thanx a ton



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jas

Then don't play with 13 people play with two randomly chosen smaller teams



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Michi

I didn't play it but wanted to say that if you're playing with 13 people,everyone will end up with the gift they started with.



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kalya

awsome game dued!that would really sike my bff's, thanx 4 the game bye



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