17 Things To Say When You Don't Like Your Christmas Gift
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17 Things To Say When You Don't Like Your Christmas Present

It's not that you're not grateful, it's just that nobody seems to listen to you.

17 Things To Say When You Don't Like Your Christmas Present
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I know we've all been here before... the obligatory "thank you" after opening a gift that you're not excited about. Here are 17 creative ways to express yourself when this happens.

1. "You know I had an Amazon wishlist...right?"

You did? Just checking.

2. "Wow, I'm sure that one of my roommates will use this... probably." 

Always looking out for others, go you!

3. "Oh, so we're giving to charity this year? I'll put it in the pile!" 

This one might be kind of rude, but at least you're giving it to a good cause!

4. "I can see why you might think that I would love this." 

"I can see why you might think that..." is the perfect way to make someone feel like you're agreeing with them without actually agreeing with them.

5. "I like this gift as least as much as you do." 

Again, you make it look like you're agreeing with them.

6. "Do you still have the receipt?"

Straight to the point, that's the way to go.

7. "Wow, it's something!" 

Saying "Something" makes it vague enough so that they don't know how you feel.

8. "Did you forget that I'm a size puppy?" 

Everyone wants a dog, that should be a given.

9. "I would have loved cash for Christmas, but I guess this works too." 

Money, money, money. It never fails.

10. "I can see that you put a lot of thought into this!" 

Admire their hard work in choosing something out for you, even if you don't like it!

11. "My standards are pretty low, and this meets them perfectly!" 

Ouch. But fair.

12. "I'm basically blind anyways, so I'll hardly notice it's the opposite of what I asked for." 

A big shoutout to all of my 20/200 people out there! If you take your glasses off, it's a totally different present.

13. "You would think that people I've known my entire life could go to Target and find something that I like." 

20 years is a long time to know someone. If you can't pick out a present, that's on you.

14. "What an interesting sized box... it doesn't look like money..." 

This is the way to go.

15. "I didn't know we were playing White Elephant!" 

Add some humor into your disappointment!

16. "I'm really good at shopping for myself, maybe next year I can try it?" 

Just promise to wrap the presents and act surprised on Christmas morning and you'll be fine!

17. "Thank you." 

Aside from all of the jokes, christmas is a magical time and people who love you spend time and money to make sure you have a wonderful morning. If you don't like your present, the least you can say is a simple "thank you" and move on.

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