What are the best white elephant gifts?

Are you getting ready for a white elephant gift exchange in the office or with your friends, and want your present to be hilarious without breaking the bank? Well, we've got 8 of the funniest, most impractical, and affordable things you could give during this holiday ritual. Check it out below! 

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    #1Bathroom Guestbook

    Bathroom Guestbook

    This guestbook is designed for people to express themselves while in the toilet. The 8.5 x 5.5 passes hardcover book comes with a ribbon page marker and 112 pages with doodle space and prompts for visitors to let out their creativity.

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    Howard Pearson
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "LMAO THIS IS THE BEST WHITE ELEPHANT GIFTS EVER! I got this one from Amazon for our exchange and everybody wanted to get it ((as compared to the other gifts))"
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    #2Fujifilm 7032835

    Fujifilm 7032835

    This Fujifilm QuickSnap is a single-use camera that comes with Fujicolor 400-speed films. It's designed for capturing fast action moments, and can be brought anywhere you go. It also features 27 different exposures.


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    Julia Carlson
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "Super adorable camera and perfect for white elephant gift exchange. u want a camera? ok, here u go, bUT GOOD LUCK GETTING IT DEVELOPED! HA! "
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    #3Everyday Tarot Mini Tarot Card Deck

    Everyday Tarot Mini Tarot Card Deck

    Everyday Tarot is designed for people who enjoy delving into their inner wisdom. This tarot set comes with 78 different tarot cards with full illustrations, an 88-page booklet with meanings and samples, and a magnetic box storage.


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    Gao Tian
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "I go to work with some of the most serious people I know who don't believe in these tarot stuff, so when i was thinking of the best white elephant gift under $20 that i could find, i thought of this and it worked it was so funny seeing the face of the guy who was stuck with it!"
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    #4Toilet Bowl Mug

    Toilet Bowl Mug

    This toilet bowl mug is designed as a novelty gift by Big Mouth, intended to get a little gag from friends or family. This ceramic made mug can hold up to 12 ounces of liquid or your favorite desserts. 

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    Ajay Jayaraman
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "To uphold tradition, I wanted to get something useful but will also kinda bother them in the process, and this one is absolutely amazing at that. Having a coffee in this mug makes u think of drinking in an actual bowl oops"
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    #5Pick Your Nose paper cups

    Pick Your Nose paper cups

    These disposable Pick Your Nose cups includes 24 cups in every package with each one having a photo-realistic printed nose that differs for every cup. Each cup can hold up to 12 ounces of liquid, and can be recycled. 

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    Paridhi Sen
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "super funny cup! some of the nose fits perfectly with your face that it really makes you look like u have this weird gigantic nose! "
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    #6Awkward Family Photos Coasters

    Awkward Family Photos Coasters

    These coasters are designed to make users laugh while protecting your tables, with the awkward family photos imprinted on each one. Every pack comes with six different coasters that are 4 x 4 inches in size.

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    Magdalena Garduño
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "Great for white elephant gift exchange cause who would want to drink their coffee and see an awkward family photo on ur table right? lol it's weird but still useful so u just gotta use it hahahaa "
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    #7Finger Hands Finger Puppets

    Finger Hands Finger Puppets

    These Finger Hands Finger Puppets are 2 and 3/4 inches tall, and are made of soft vinyl. These puppets are designed as gag gifts or for using on your own when you want to crack some jokes or give little high-fives to people.


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    Nancy Rios
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "a very impractical gift for adults and that's exactly what makes it beautiful. Unexpectedly tho a lot of people in my office wanted to get this set just cause they thought it would be nice to annoy other people in the office with it lol "
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    #8Adult Award Ribbons

    Adult Award Ribbons

    Celebrate the little achievements you experience during adulthood with these Adult Award Ribbons. Handcrafted using strings, satin ribbons, metallic ink, with a size of 8 x 2 inches, these awards are intended to make gatherings funnier.



    Lin Ma
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "My friends and I had a white elephant gift exchange and i bought this cause we all are kind of competitive and this is just really fun cause we get rewarded for the simplest things like putting on pants lol"


Best What are the best white elephant gifts
1Bathroom GuestbookHousehold Items 20 Paid
2Fujifilm 7032835Electronics 12 Paid
3Everyday Tarot Mini Tarot Card DeckOther 7 Paid
4Toilet Bowl MugHousehold Items 3 Paid
5Pick Your Nose paper cupsHousehold Items 3 Paid
6Awkward Family Photos CoastersHousehold Items 1 Paid
7Finger Hands Finger PuppetsOther 1 Paid
8Adult Award RibbonsOther 1 Paid

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