It's that time of year again... time for the office Secret Santa gift exchange. It always sounds like a great idea before you actually get down to the brass tacks of purchasing a budget friendly gift for a coworker, someone who you might barely know any further than nodding to them in the hallway.

What do you get someone who you hardly know while making sure you don't find yourself looking like the office a**hole for picking a stupid gift? Have no fear, we are here to help you with a few classic gift ideas that will make you a hero.

1. A moleskin notebook.

Regardless of what kind of an office environment you work in, it's always better to have a notebook on hand to keep track of what you got going on that day.

2. A little Nerf action.

This is great for the person who wants to have a little fun disrupting people's lives in the office. 

3. When you need to lose yourself in something other than work.

A Rubik's cube is a great way to fend off writer's block, or to just sit and relax for a few minutes instead of staring at a computer screen. 

4. For the trivia master in training.

The Onion Book of Known Knowledge is a great gift for that person thirsty for knowledge of random facts. It looks at truths, falsehoods and the stuff the comes in between.

5. A ugly yet functional way to stay warm.

Nothing says Merry Christmas like a somewhat ugly winter hat for that special person from your office. 

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