Dangerous Christmas Presents.

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  1. ambulancekidd

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    What Christmas presents have you received that are "dangerous or inappropriate" this year?

    Last year a friend of mine bought his wife an iron & lived!!!!

    Ps: he bought his wife an ironing board for her birthday!

    Have a great Christmas folks.
     
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    That's either very courageous or incredibly stupid:xeek::xeek::xrofl::xrofl:
     
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    I can tell you that a new hoover does not go down very well from past experience
     
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    My ex got a new kettle years ago-
    She stood outside ,waited for a regular local tractor to come down the road and threw it under the wheels:xeek:--- Yes a EX:xrofl:
     
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    Bought the wife a coffee machine and she brought me a coffee in bed this morning :xThumb: did something good this year:xrofl:
     
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    Suitable Non denominational greetings,

    You lot are amateurs.
    I once bought Mrs Emmit a......wait for it.....
    Low Level W.C. and bowl (in a delightful shade of, and I jest you not, liquid diahorrea??) (Yes, that brown) and we're still married to each other.
    How could I not resist it. It was in a fire sale, and how can a fire damage fireclay? It was only £20.

    I'm not a Tyke with a scottish mother for nothing!!!

    C'mon. Beat that.
     
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    I bought Gwen an electric shower one year.
    We needed one but didn't have much money that year.
    I think I got an electric drill that year.
    We were both happy.
    It was a lot of years ago.
     
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    I bought Mrs t a ball joint separator on account of her car needing a new ball joint
    ( I kid you not we was skint the mice left home)

    Funny I bought something differant the next year


    Has hospital food improved now:xeek::xsurprised:
     
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    My wife's birthday is 3 days before Xmas, so when the kids were younger and I struggled to think what they could get her for her birthday and then Xmas, I used to be say a pair of gloves - she got the right hand for her birthday and the left hand for her Xmas...

    Not a very understanding woman.....she lost it when she got a left slipper for her birthday - she was hopping mad...

    Can't really understand why..
     
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    Some people have no sense of style. She should have waited for a Rolls.
     
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    I once had a bag of nails for Christmas..
    She asked what I wanted, I said I never seem to have any nails when I need them..
    So one big bag of assorted size nails arrived... :)

    ps... Back in November I did buy her an new Ironing board for her Birthday !!! Top of the range.. No rubbish.. :xrofl:
     
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    Dishwasher last year after 24yrs of marriage, her hands were beginning to show signs of deterioration
    The iron and ironing board the previous years, good idea about the kettle for next years present thou as she hoping to get the kitchen done this year
     
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    I think we have a "winner?looser?"
     
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    I ordered a "Give the Lady a Sense of Humour Kit' for Dawn B. But City Link went bust rather then deliver to her nest. x:-)
     
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    last year I bought her in doors a tow rope this year I bagut a ratchet spanner seat for her.
    When she opened it up she was so overcome by emotion.
    The doctor says the swelling should go down in a few days and the bruising should go in abut to weeks
    all joking aside I learnt Frome last year I never used to tow rope but I am sure the spanner will come in handy.
    BILL
     
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    You slipped up buying her the old fashioned iron and ironing board. Just think how many more browny points you would have got buying them from Apple, my wife loves her new iRon and iRoning board.:xrofl:
     
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    I got the boss a huge ironing board from tescos a couple of years ago but I softened the blows by telling her it was a surf board first under the wrappings.
     
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    From what I have seen of her posts its the thing she needs least
     
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    Says someone not on her hit list....................:xsad::xsad:
     
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    Well luvvie while she's having a go at you she's leaving the rest of us alone :xrofl:
     
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