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27 Things That Always Happen In The Office During Christmas

There's always someone who puts on Christmas songs in November.

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3. Some really couldn't give a shit either way.

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On one hand, Christmas songs are a depressing indication that the year is almost up, but on the other hand, the quicker we accept it's the festive season, the quicker we can start getting drunk at work.

4. Someone wilI, in turn, complain about the office's "Christmas spirit".

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No doubt the same person who played the Christmas songs in November and insists that everyone's monitors be covered in tinsel and fairy lights.

5. And that person will be swiftly shut down by the Office Scrooge.

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Who is usually the boss, mainly because when you've got people putting up Christmas decorations and arguing over Christmas playlists, probably not much work is getting done.

7. Against their will, everyone will take part in Secret Santa.

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"Please guys, this time keep who you get to yourself," says the elf in charge of the office Christmas spirit.

*everyone whispers to each other and swaps paper*

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9. Because everyone knows the work Christmas party is the perfect time and place to finally make your move on your office crush.

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Your office crush who has literally no idea who you are or how fucking creepy you are about them.

10. So with your work BFF, a very detailed game plan will be devised.

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The plan will seem very promising: Get really, really drunk and say, "Hello, good party, isn't it?"

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19. Which will be the highlight of the night – until something completely scandalous happens.

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Because when you put 100 co-workers together with copious amounts of booze, something will invariably happen.

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23. There will be absolutely no work done once the Christmas party is over.

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"Well there's no point doing the end-of-year review, it's almost Christmas."

"The client's already out of office for Christmas."

"Things are quiet because it's Christmas."

"Christmas."

25. Except for that one person who makes everyone look bad.

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"Brian, come to the pub!"

"It's 12pm, there are still six hours left in the working day."

"BUT IT'S CHRISTMAAASSS, BRIAAANN!"

"Are you drunk?"

"WE LIKE TO DRINK WITH BRIAN COS BRIAN IS OUR MATEEEE."

26. If you're working on Christmas Eve, you'll just spend the day wishing you had taken it off.

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The office will be a ghost town, and the only other person at work will be yep, you guessed it, Brian.

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