Contact Us

Reddit Sets Guinness World Record for Largest ‘Secret Santa’

reddit gifts employees
Reddit employees, Redditgifts

After a year of petitioning to the folks at Guinness, RedditGifts finally accomplished their goal of obtaining a world record. The online gift exchange, which has been providing year round Online Secret Santas since 2009, now holdsĀ the title for “The Largest Online Secret Santa Game.”

According to redditgifts user Kickme444′s blog post yesterday, 30,250 participants in 115 countries who took part in last November’s gift exchange will be featured in the Guinness World Record Book for the title all thanks to reddit user someguyfromcanada. According to the blog, the user e-mailed and messaged the site with his world record idea months prior to the gift exchanging festivities.

He started with tweets and e-mails directed at Guinness, took the campaign to the reddit community and eventually, months later, Guinness decided that they were going to create a new world’s record category for us!” Redditgifts writes. “So everyone please, take a moment and thank someguyfromcanada. Without him, this would have never happened.”

With a new record title under their belt, the site says they plan to gain more participants this year and set the record even higher. We’d be surprised if any other site tries to defeat the online forum. It seems like it would be quite the challenge!

Congratulations to all of the folks who participated in last year’s event! We can’t wait to see how many participants there will be this year!

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://thefw.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on TheFW quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on TheFW quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!