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What are the rules for a white elephant exchange?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:25 PM on Dec. 20, 2009 in Holidays

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  • Depends, is it an adult party? Friends? Family? Children present and participating?

    Answer by matobe at 8:28 PM on Dec. 20, 2009

  • We had a work party and this is how we played. 1. Gift has to be between $5 and $10. 2. No gift cards unless it is accompanied by another gift, such as a gift card to Starbucks with a mug. 3. Each person draws a piece of paper with a number on it. The person who has number 1 goes first. They pick the first gift and then open it. Person #2 can either take #1's gift or open another gift that has not be selected yet. This continues on. If someone does decide to take someone else's gift then once the gift has been stolen twice then it can not be stolen again. The last person gets the choice of opening the last remaining gift or stealing anyone else's gift (if it has not be stolen twice). Hope this helps!

    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:33 PM on Dec. 20, 2009

  • Also, meant to add if someone gets their gift stolen then they can pick another gift from the gift table.

    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:34 PM on Dec. 20, 2009

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:56 PM on Dec. 20, 2009

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