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White Elephant Gift Party Rules
The most complete list of gift exchange rules anywhere!
The white elephant and secret Santa exchanges are the most popular gift swapping parties for groups during the holidays. Similar group parties are used by direct sales companies like Tupperware every day of the year. The PartyWeDo recreational experts monitor the gift exchange industry to assist you in finding the best ways to share presents with family and friends. Our team has collected the most complete list of gift exchange rules and suggestions available on the web. We encourage you to share these ideas with your… Read the rest »
A new Facebook application moves the White Elephant Exchange Party online, with gift sharing and conversation for family and friends this holiday season.
Albinophant is a mimic of the traditional Yankee Swap or White Elephant parties used in social circles in the US and Canada. With this online version, players purchase real gifts, share them, steal gifts from one another, and then the present for each individual is shipped to their door by conventional methods.
The party is hosted on Facebook so friends can easily join and invite others into the gift exchange within the social network platform. Each player… Read the rest »
The Christensen’s of McMinnville are not going to get arrested for helping friends and neighbors steal gifts from each other this year. Their family has been stealing from each other in an online white elephant gift party for the last 3-years. Now they are sharing the fun on Facebook, so everyone can start gift swapping this season.
You have probably played one of the White Elephant Gift Exchange, or Yankee Swap games during the holidays in the past. It is the gift party where everyone brings a fun wrapped gift, they put the gifts in a pile and then they… Read the rest »
With the launch of AlbinoPhant only days away, we are starting to get in the artwork for the white elephant gift exchange on Facebook.
This application is a bit more complex than most of the simple social games that are found in Facebook. AlbinoPhant parties involve the sharing of real gifts in a long-term party and therefore integrate eCommerce shopping and secure payment systems into the process.
We want players to realize that after they purchase a gift in one of the AlbinoPhant markets, they wait while others do the same thing. So we felt that a cute and artistic… Read the rest »
Our oldest daughter, Jade, tried an experiment in memory jogging with our family this week. I believe that it illustrates how the flood-gate of great memories is opened with social web tools.
She had heard that one niece (Maren) had been exposed to some older Muppet Show episodes at her parents home in Utah. Jade used a powerful search engine to find this:
(I will bet that many of you will now have this song in your head for several hours… I am singing it in my head as I type…)
Back to the story:
Jade then captured the link… Read the rest »
White Elephant gift exchange parties have become great social explosions of fun. The conversation is great, and the sharing of gifts just adds another level to the banter. To add a little variety to your next Yankee Swap or Chinese Exchange we recommend inserting another activity into the mix. Try a Skit…. There is a great website that catalogs skits with the passion that we approach the online white elephant party. One of the skits that they share is called How to Wash an Elephant, and it can become a great addition to your gift exchange. So here are the… Read the rest »