148 Of The Most Unfortunate Fails People Experienced On Christmas (New Pics)

Whether we like it or not, sometimes Christmas day celebrations take a different turn. Even if we buy our gifts weeks ahead and carefully plan everything to the smallest detail, things don’t always go the way we want them to.

Whether your present is shattered into pieces or the Christmas tree is slowly going up in flames—there’s plenty of room for error. However, it’s all about finding the humor when disaster strikes.

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In honor of the holiday season, Bored Panda has compiled a list of some of the most hilarious holiday fails that will definitely lift your spirits up. So scroll down, upvote your favorite ones and after you’re done, make sure to check out our previous posts about the little fiascos here and here.

#1 I Got A New Coat For Christmas And My Toddler Got Some New Markers

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#2 Christmas Tree On Fire In Kaunas, Lithuania

#3 When Your Christmas Tree Just Can’t Make It Until Christmas

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#4 I Grabbed A Bottle Of Spray That Deters Cats From Chewing On Things, Sprayed It All Over My Christmas Tree. It Was A Catnip Spray Bottle

All over. 50 squirts at least. Then I went to put the spray back on the shelf and realized I grabbed the wrong bottle. Now I can’t get them away from it.


This is the most chaotic thing that’s ever happened. They’ve knocked down a branch, the star, and all of the ornaments that were on the lower half. Omg.

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#5 This Is The Second Time I’ve Had To Quit My Job In Order To See My Family For Christmas, Who I See Once A Year

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#6 Ordered My Daughter A MacBook Air For Christmas And This Is What FedEx Delivered

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#7 For Christmas 2019, My Boss Gifted Us With 1 Work From Home Day In 2020

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#8 Our Shameless Guiltless Adorable Cat After She Bit Through A Christmas Lights Cable And Stopped The Electricity In The Whole Apartment

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#9 My Wife Received A Corporate Gift From One Of Her Partners For Christmas. It Has Been In The Fridge Since. When I Went To Open The Bottle, I Found Out It Was A Candle

It came with candy, champagne flutes, and a small bottle of bubbly.

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#10 Who’s Ready For Christmas Morning Waffles?

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#11 When Your Secret Santa Gift Arrives Broken

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#12 Spotted A Xmas Tree Full Of 2021 Wishes And This Was The First I Saw. That Wasn’t Very Christmassy

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#13 Elf Socks I Got My Dad For Christmas, When Wearing Pants Just Shows Will Ferrell Crotch

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#14 Moments After Santa Got Kicked In The Balls. Santa Had A Vasectomy Last Week. I’m Santa

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#15 To Put Christmas Decor In The Attic. I Fell All The Way Through

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#16 $80 Christmas Gift Applied Directly To My Driveway

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#17 The Gift My Brother (HI) Sent Me (AZ) Disappeared From The Postal Tracking System For 26 Days. It Popped Up Today In Chuuk, FSM

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#18 Blursed Christmas Tree

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#19 My Mom Bought Me This Christmas Sweater Thinking It Was Unisex. Narrator: It Wasn’t

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#20 Stole One Of These Candies From My Kid’s Christmas Stash, Learned The Hard Way They’re Actually Individually Wrapped Soaps

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#21 Man Tying A Christmas Tree To The Roof, Tied Doors Too

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#22 This Is What Happens When You Try To Burn A Christmas Tree In A Home Fireplace

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#23 Woman Spent £85 On A “Grinch Visit”. He Did His Job Perfectly

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#24 My Wife And I Bought My Father A Personalized Gift For Christmas. The Wording That Came With It Was Not What We Submitted

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#25 I Ordered This 6 Weeks Ago So I Could Wear It For Christmas. It Just Came Today On Jan 9 And I Think It’s Mocking Me

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#26 It’s Christmas Eve, Another Person Just Left The Office Feeling Sick, I Am The Last Engineer Without Covid-19

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#27 Meat Thermometer Exploded And Shattered Oven Door – Merry Christmas

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#28 When Your Dreams Of A White Christmas Don’t Go As Planned

Exhibit A, Kenzie emptying an ENTIRE BAG OF FLOUR everywhere as we were getting ready to decorate cookies last Christmas.

They looked to me and when my reaction decided to embrace the chaos vs anger and stress, we made the best Christmas memories.

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#29 My Christmas Contribution

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#30 My Expensive “Surprise” Gift For My Husband Being Left On The Porch Like This

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#31 My Family (Who Don’t Have Much Money) Paid For Priority Shipping Weeks Ago To Get Here Before Christmas. My Gift Was My Baby Ornaments. I Got It Today Like This

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#32 Instead Of My Christmas Gift, Amazon Delivered Me An Industrial Supply Of Single-Ply Toilet Paper

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#33 Since Christmas I Have Been Wearing These Noticing How The Right Ear Sounds Lower Than The Left One But Just Brushing It Off

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#34 My Sister’s Boyfriend Thought A Rock, From His Backyard, Was A Good Christmas Gift For Her

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#35 Had Literally 2 People Over For The Roommate’s Birthday Party. They Started Wrestling And Broke My Plant, Christmas Tree, And Blinds

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#36 Nashville Explosion On Christmas

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#37 Not The Best Idea To Write A Blog About Christmas Decorations

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#38 Christmas Eve Feast When You’re Working Second Shift In A Korean Academy

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#39 My Brother Got Me This For Christmas, And I Don’t Even Fish

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#40 I Hope No One Really Wanted Christmas Ham

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#41 Bought Our 7-Year-Old A Wii For Christmas Along With Wii Sports. Guess What Just Went Flying Off His Wrist

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#42 Some Grinch At FedEx Stole My Son’s iPhone 13 Pro Max That I Was Going To Surprise Him On Christmas With

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#43 This Is My Neighbor’s Christmas Tree. He Said It Was The Last One On The Lot

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#44 Today, United 328, A Boeing 777-200 Dropped Engine Parts Out Of The Sky

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#45 Can You All Confirm For My Wife I’m Not Dumb And It Could Have Happened To Anyone?

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#46 Disinvited To Christmas Because I’m Getting The Booster Shot (I’m Also A Nurse Lol)

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#47 I Guess The Mailman Who Delivers To My Apartment Complex Decided Christmas Should Start Early

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#48 When You Climb Into The Attic And End Up In The Wall On Christmas Eve And We Gotta Get You Out

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#49 My Sister Attempted To Make A Red Velvet Christmas Tree Cake

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#50 My Girlfriend’s Boss Handed This To Her In Her Office Saying, “These Are Being Handed Out From The Company.” I’m Not Sure If This Is A Christmas Gift

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#51 What Was Advertised vs. What I Got For My Niece’s Christmas From Walmart

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#52 Duplicate Gifts = Perfect Marriage

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#53 He Pretended He Wrote: “Twas The Night Before Christmas” Poem

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#54 This Was My Dad’s Only Christmas Bonus From The Company He’s Worked At For Over 20 Years: A $20 Off Coupon For A Frozen Turkey

My mom got a Christmas ornament.

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#55 When Christmas Goes Wrong

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#56 Well, There Goes My Christmas

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#57 My Company’s “Christmas Bonus”

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#58 Parked My Car In The Airport’s Garage During Christmas Break Without Checking The Price

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#59 Merry Christmas, From Netflix

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#60 My Neighbor’s Christmas Decorations Today

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#61 I Made A (Fitting) Christmas Ornament And Dropped It Immediately After

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#62 I Lost One Of My Christmas Gifts This Year

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#63 Krispy Kreme Christmas Donuts

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#64 Dog Ate 50 Christmas Cookies

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#65 This Is My Crown. Not Sure What’s Worse, That I Don’t Have A Dentist Anymore Due To Covid Or That I Probably Won’t Be Able To Find A New One In This Holiday Zone

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#66 Truck Got Stolen Just Before Christmas. Thief Was Living In It For 3 Days Before He Got Busted

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#67 This Wristband I Got At My Work Christmas Party

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#68 I Found Loads Of This All Over The Christmas Tree

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#69 My Sister’s Stolen Christmas Gifts

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#70 How Do You Spell Christmas?

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#71 I Was Gifted This Expensive Candle But It Doesn’t Have A Wick

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#72 My GF Just Sent Me This Saying “Safe To Say My Secret Santa Doesn’t Like Me”

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#73 Christmas In 2020. Spent The Night Trying To Make Friends

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#74 Just Got A New Job. They Said To Wear “Christmas Clothes” The Other Day. They All Came In Dressed Up. I Apparently Didn’t Understand The Same Thing

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#75 Guess The Christmas Decor Box Got A Little Warm

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#76 Went To Open My Chocolates I Got For Christmas

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#77 My Mom Asked Me To Check Why The Christmas Lights Weren’t Working. Looks Like We Have A Grinch In The Neighborhood

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#78 Spent The Whole Day Preparing The Bird For Dinner On Christmas Eve. My Dad Watched It While I Walked The Dog. Came Back To This

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#79 “Santa” Aka My Sister, Got My 6-Year-Old Niece The Wrong Stickers For Christmas

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#80 Ginger Cookie Christmas Fail

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#81 Ordered An Apple Watch For My Sister For Christmas

Somewhere between being shipped and being delivered to her someone opened the package, took the watch and strap, then sealed the whole thing back up.

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#82 The Christmas Chocolates Finally Arrived

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#83 The New Owners Decided That We Don’t Get Christmas Eve Off After It’s Been Promised For Weeks

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#84 Santa Claus Is Not Coming To Town

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#85 Christmas Cat Wanted A Broken Leg From Santa

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#86 My Aunt Forgot I Existed (Yet Remembered My Brother-In-Law Who Has Only Been In The Family For A Year), So I Had To Add My Own Name To The Christmas Card

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#87 My Lovely Back Windshield That Shattered On Christmas Day

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#88 There Was An Attempt To Take A Cute Christmas Photo

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#89 Nailed My Christmas Donuts

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#90 Looks Like I’ll Be Giving Firewood To Everyone For Christmas

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#91 My Best Friend’s Company Gave Him Disappointment For Christmas

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#92 Gift Came Embedded Inside A Bucket Of Concrete

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#93 Ordered $300 Worth Of Christmas Gifts On Amazon (My Partner’s Family Makes Amazon Lists For Christmas) And I Got Rubber Bands And Shipping Tape Instead

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#94 My Friend’s Kid Was Not A Fan Of Santa This Year. This Was As Close As She Got

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#95 Tried To Make Baby Yoda Cookies Last Christmas

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#96 Expectation vs. Reality, Merry Christmas

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#97 Christmas Tree Got Into The Eggnog

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#98 I Tried To Surprise My 7-Year-Old With A Trampoline For Christmas. Missing One Part

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#99 My MIL Got My Wife A Kate Spade Purse For Christmas And Then Accidentally Backed Over It After It Was Delivered

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#100 Family Tradition That We Only Get Donuts On July 4th And On Christmas Eve-Eve. Here’s The Chocolate “Filled” Donut I Waited Almost 6 Months To Enjoy

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#101 Found This Guy On The Last Round Of A Batch Of Pancakes I Made For Christmas Brunch

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#102 Wife Left Me Right Before Xmas, Then Today My TV Took A Dump

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#103 This Wrapping Paper I Bought After Going Shopping Without My Glasses I Thought It Said Merry Christmas

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#104 Shoutout To FedEx For Apparently Drop Kicking My Family Christmas Gift

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#105 Lost The Crown Off My Front Right Teeth, On A Sunday, On Christmas Week, In The Middle Of A Pandemic

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#106 My Fake Christmas Tree Is Like The Real Thing. It Sheds A Lot Of Needles

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#107 It’s Not Write

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#108 My Husband Asks Me To Wrap My Own Christmas Gifts Every Year

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#109 Went To Go See Family On Christmas And Our Car Got Rear-Ended

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#110 Got Brand New Sheets For Christmas And Put Them On For The First Time Yesterday. Was Doing Homework And Dropped A Bright Pink Pen Right In The Middle Of It

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#111 Whole Family Got Covid So We Can’t Go Out To Do Grocery, So I Order This Online Almost The Same Size As My Fist

Oh well, on the bright side still have ham for Christmas!

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#112 Merry Christmas Everyone

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#113 Decided To Go To My Town’s Festive Christmas Market Today

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#114 Ordered New Kicks For The Teen For Xmas. The Box Arrived With One Shoe In It And They’re Sold Out Now

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#115 This Mall Is All But Completely Shuttered. I Guess Someone Forgot To Cancel Santa

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#116 Got My Christmas Tree Out Of Storage And The Lid Was Popped Open. No Big Deal, Probably Fine. Found This Lady Under The Tub

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#117 Was Really Excited To Use My New Mortar And Pestle. Merry Christmas

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#118 This Is How The Office Christmas Tree Was Plugged In

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#119 A Tree Came Through The Roof At 11 Pm Last Night During A Steady Rain With Massive Wind Gusts

Naturally, this happened just as we started getting ready for the kids’ Christmas morning. ‘Twas a very late night.

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#120 Nothing Like Getting Something You Can’t Eat For Christmas. I Have Braces

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#121 Supposed To Say “We Wish You A Meowy Christmas” And “My True Love Has Four Paws”

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#122 A Christmas Gift. But I Am Not Ready For That Kind Of Commitment

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#123 My Mum Ordered Me The Legend Of Zelda 30th Anniversary Game And Watch For Christmas But She Got This Instead

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#124 Dear Santa, Can I Please Have “My Favorite Mug” For Xmas? Thanks

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#125 After Learning That I’m Not Being Paid In Time For Christmas, I Lost Concentration And Smash Both My Lens And Camera. My Only Source Of Income

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#126 A Christmas Morning Avalanche Left Four Foot Of Snow Inside Of The Belleayre Mountain Ski Lodge In NY

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#127 The One Christmas Present I Got This Year Turned Out To Be A Misprint Of Samin Nosrat’s Salt Fat Acid Heat. Half The Pages In The Book Are Just Repeating

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#128 Got My Daughter Her First Xmas Tree. Might Have Forgotten To Measure

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#129 Capacitor Short-Circuited And Burned Up, Ruining My Graphics Card On The First Day Of Christmas Break. Good-Bye, Holliday Gaming Plans

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#130 My Parents’ Foster Dog Got To My Stocking That I’ve Had For 27 Years. Happy Holidays To Me

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#131 This Christmas Calendar My Parents Purchased For My Kids

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#132 The Guy At IKEA Who I Bought The Christmas Tree From Told Me It Didn’t Shed

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#133 I Tried Redeeming One Of The Gift Cards My Best Friend Got Me For Christmas And It Seems Like The Cashier Didn’t Realize It Wasn’t Activated

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#134 I Ordered Pants For Christmas From Nordstrom This Is How They Come In

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#135 These Christmas Kit Kats. The Design Doesn’t Let You Break Them, I Had To Eat Them Like A Neanderthal

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#136 Christmas Cookies “Baked For Christmas”. Expires In October

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#137 Ruining Christmas

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#138 Spent 30$ On Matching Christmas PJs And This Is What I Got

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#139 This Is What I Get For Leaving Christmas Cards To The Last Minute

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#140 Christmas Decorations

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#141 Got Home To Find My Downstairs Neighbor Put Up Some Great Festive Lights Today. I Was On Board Until I Saw What They Looked Like Through My Bedroom Window

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#142 Sister In Laws Car Was Stolen Christmas Day Found Totaled With A Stolen Gun In Vehicle

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#143 My Municipality’s Attempt On Designing A Christmas Tree

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#144 Festive

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#145 Merry Christmas Eve To Me

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#146 The $70, 7ft Cat Post You Bought Him For Christmas vs. The Box His Food Comes In

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#147 I Bought My Kid A Gunship For Christmas, But I Just Broke A Critical Piece Right In Front

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#148 Well There Goes My Christmas

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