Professional Prankster: Gift Ideas for Your Naughty & Nice Co-Workers

Posted Thursday December 13, 2012 10:45 AM GMT

As you’re gearing up for your company’s holiday party, you may be wondering what you should buy to contribute to the ever-popular White Elephant, Dirty Santa (or whatever you so choose to call it) gift exchange.

Well, don’t worry: We’ve got you covered. From gag gifts (for that naughty guy or gal in the building), to some so nice you may keep for yourself — we’ve pulled together 10 items that are sure to spruce up your office's seasonal soiree this year.


Coal Soap from, $4.99: This gift is the perfect gifting option for that guy or gal in the office. We bet you already have someone in mind…

TableTopics ‘Not Your Mom’s Dinner Party’ Conversation Starters: Finally, a gift that will allow you to get to know your fellow co-workers on a whole different level. The box is packed with all types of conversation starters you were taught never to ask in a social setting, and are sure to spice up your next office get-together.

Deal With This Self-Inking Stamper from Perpetual Kid, $8.99: Sure, the receiver of this gift will probably become a little stamp-happy. However, it’s funny, original, and straight to the point — we approve.

The Cubicle Doorbell from, $11.99: A doorbell for your cubicle? How cool! The lucky recipient of this gift will be able to welcome in or reject certain visitors throughout the day with this product that rings at three volumes, and boasts 12 different sound effects. Now, this is something you may want to keep for yourself.

A Magazine Subscription: Ah, the gift that keeps on giving — all year in fact! Sign one of your best work buddies up to receive his or her favorite publication month after month!

iClassic Phone Docking Station from Perpetual Kid, $52.49 Give the techie in your office this classic looking iPhone docking station that’s capable of everything from charging a smart device to taking a call on! It also flashes a blue light indicating an incoming call. Now, that’s handy.

Like A Boss iPhone Case from Zazzle, $39.95: Because every CEO needs this iPhone case…

Pacman Heat Change Mug from Topshop, $12: At first glance, this mug appears to have an empty maze plastered on the side. However, once it's filled with a hot substance, it immediately becomes a full-blown Pacman scene with all your favorite characters from the widely-loved arcade game.

Desktop Ping Pong Game from Urban Outfitters, $10: Give your work pals something to look forward to come lunch time with this desktop ping pong set! We must warn you though: It’s sure to bring out the competitive side of some of your fellow co-workers — or maybe even yourself!

Kiehl's 'Greatest Hits' Collection, $44: Give someone the gift of luxury at your holiday gift exchange with this fabulous skincare set! Packed with a handful of the label’s most popular products, you’re going to ensure one lucky lady (or man) is rocking their best skin this season!

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