White Elephant Gift Exchange

Everyone brings their "White Elephant" gifts ready to exchange. They can be nice, silly, unwanted, whatever. They should be wrapped, and placed in the middle of the room, with everyone sitting in a circle.

Going around the circle each person can choose a gift to open (obviously for the first person this is their only option) or to take someone else's gift. If your gift is taken, you get to open a gift or take one from someone else, but you cannot take back a gift that was just taken from you.

The game ends when all gifts are open, or you can choose to do a round of trading at the end.

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i havent try it yet but sounds fun for my b day on oct 29



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Sounds amazing. Im going to do this for my party, but i will buy all the gifts as i dont want to tell my guests to bring them. I will use the tip about a framed photo1 :D



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Very FUN game! We usually make sure there is something 'good' in the mix and also a gift that will make you laugh, just looking at it (framed 8x10 photo of the host, dustmop bottom slippers, etc). The 3 time steal & then frozen rule is a must for a lot of people.



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cynthia court

THIS IS A GREAT FAMILY, SENIORS AND HOLIDAY CLUB GAME.



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Colleen

This can be amusing but really really long if you're playing with a lot of people. A VERY smart rule to add is that once you have had a gift 3 times, no one else can take it from you. Otherwise, this can be the game that never ends. Just a word to the wise.



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it sounds like an ok game



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Billy

This Game was alot of fun and other people should try it.



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Chris

We do this every year at our Christmas Party and we end up having the funny stuff like "a boot" return every year!



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Better to have a real good gift so that the "stealing" & "dealing" gets good. We usually do a $20 limit, and then throw in one or two $60 gifts to make it interesting. Much better to go home remote-controlled Mini Coopers, than it is to go home with a package of toilet paper.



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I love that game! Last year we played at my office using a website called guesslist.com - it was lots of fun and my HR Director found the site.



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