they'd have given the kid another X-Box (IOU or whatever..) Cost? -vs- all those Receipts ??

That it is common for people to switch seats (as mentioned) is the clue that the rulez Would eventually create such a lose/lose situation.
That should have been obvious.

Yes, the 'claimant' is a poo-poo-head, unable to switch-gears, given the emotional consequences all around--the Brownie Points for doing such should be worth more
--than any old corporate Toy (a mere thing.)
Just another MBA-in-training?