JetPunk Asks: What do You Want for Christmas?

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Sometimes the Quizmaster needs to buy presents for people.  But buying presents is hard.  So I'm asking for your help.  What do you want for Christmas?  Go into the comments to give me some ideas for gifts that make people smile and, while you're at it, gifts that make people frown.

As suggestions are added, I'll update my list below.

Good Gifts

Suggested by the Quizmaster
  • These long handle shoe horns. I've converted my whole family to the shoehorn lifestyle!
  • One ounce silver coins. In 25 years, your money will be nearly worthless. But silver coins will always hold their value.
  • Framed art, especially if you make it yourself or know the artist.
  • A small jar of fancy honey. It lasts a long time and it tastes delicious.
  • An Instapot.
Cathlete
  • Maybe a good Christmas present would be a JetPunk premium membership.
McKenzieFam
  • A hoverboard or a Rip-Stick. Disclaimer: Hoverboards don't actually hover.
  • Hedge trimmers (for some reason grownups are always wanting those)
  • Tickets to some upcoming concert, sports event, or art exhibition, depending on who you're buying this for
  • Hairpins, hairclips, hairties, hairbrushes, etc. (for little girls)
  • A new piece of kitchen equipment (e.g. a knife block, a frypan, a stick blender)
  • Knitting needles, a wool skein, a pattern book (for the knitting grandma)
  • Seedlings, new gloves, garden trowel, mini sprinkler ( for the gardners)
  • Notebooks, pens, protractor rulers, (for those sort of people)
  • Hot Wheels/Matchbox anything (for little boys)
  • A new Xbox controller, Oculus goggles (for older boys)
  • Anything sparkly and pink (for little girls)
  • Airbuds (for teenagers)
  • A set of socket wrenches, a set of drill bits, a new hammer, a level, a c-clamp, new Allen keys, a full set of screwdrivers (for the tool collector)
  • String of fairy lights, fake plant ornaments, candles, small picture frames (for the home decorator)
  • Lots more, see comments
KingEureka
  • Why not give them books? Books are the best presents that I received.
  • $BTC
CringeDragon
  • Concert tickets will always be my favorite gift, especially when I get more than one for a band a friend and I both like. Seeing live music is one of the most fun experiences you can have.
frognbuff
  • Lego!
stylus
  • I use a website called lendwithcare where you can give microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries and help them start or grow their business - then it gets repaid so you can keep doing it. Would 100% recommend.
violetbee19
  • Polaroid camera
  • Vintage globe
  • Pull-up bar
  • LED light strips
  • Hair straighteners.
  • Bucket list movie poster where you scratch off each movie when you see it
JWatson24 MrCharter
  • Scooters, bikes, things that have wheels.
CBear8
  • I highly suggest drawnames.com. You just select and age range, a price range, and they offer you gift ideas from all different websites and gift ideas you probably wouldn't think of. Our family did it for the first time this year and everyone liked it. Give it a try its kinda fun.
JohnnyYeet
  • In all seriousness though, a Nintendo Switch is a wonderful Christmas gift for youngsters.
QuantumMechanist
  • There's a rare breed of people who like circus peanuts. And when they like them, they really like them. Same gift every year, they'll love it.
  • If somebody does a lot of work, powertools are always a good option. Ask them what ones they want (there's always at least one).
  • Get yourself a 3d printer and learn how to use CAD programs. You can produce gifts for your friends and family for mere cents for the rest of your life. There are pretty good resin printers that are only $200 (at least in the US).
Potatoe1187
  • As a high schooler, I would say a nice mouse or headphones
  • Maybe even some LED lights to go behind someone's monitors or walls
  • Some high-quality brands of markers (Copic is a good brand) or colored pencils (Prisma is a good brand but pretty expensive)
  • Myself, I would actually really like a large map to put on one of the walls in my room
Baxtergrad Gllombfek
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Ordnance Survey Map of the area

Gifts to Avoid

Suggested by the Quizmaster
  • Candy bar gift baskets. Foreign users may find this hard to believe, but candy bar gift baskets are a real thing in America. They are like floral arrangements, but instead of flowers you get junk food. Just don't do it!
  • Trail mix. It has a ton of calories. It tastes okay I guess. If you give it to me, I will eat it all and then feel a slight sense of resentment that you made me do it.
  • Unhealthy food in general. You wouldn't give cigarettes to a smoker. You wouldn't give rum to an alcoholic. So why give junk food to the people you love? That said, if you do give candy, go for things that are extremely small and expensive. Leave them wanting more.
  • Unframed art. Getting artwork framed is inconvenient and expensive.
McKenzieFam
  • Another crazy Christmas sweater from Aunt Edith..
MG17
  • Socks
toowise
  • And why do my children (now grown up at 23 and 27) always buy me jelly beans. Dont get me wrong, I love jelly beans, but with a big jar I eat and eat and eat them, and then feel sick, but then eat some more the next day. I can't resist jelly beans.
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Level 65
Dec 3, 2021
Ugh yes paintings, in my house I have at least 20 or 30 and getting them framed is a real pain
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Level 69
Dec 3, 2021
Does this mean that you’re looking for gifts for certain family/friends of yours? Because it often depends on the person.
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Level 69
Dec 3, 2021
Maybe a good Christmas present would be a JetPunk premium membership
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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
+1, or maybe neve be banned for write JetPunk incorrectly lol
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Level 65
Dec 3, 2021
NOO YOU STOLE MY IDEA

well it's my fault for not writing it

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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
Lol
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Level 65
Dec 3, 2021
Good: JetPunk Premium

Bad: Orcspel Membership

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Level 42
Dec 3, 2021
i dont want anything for christmas tbh, just a bit of luck and make my room a gamer room
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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
Everything I suggest for our amazing Quizmaster, is anything you and your family or friend prefer. A gift needs to be generous and altruistic. Obviously you won’t give KFC turkeys for Christmas (oh, me confusing Thanksgiving again. It’s hard when you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving lol), but you don’t need to give one of Elon Musk spaceships lol. I’m sure they’ll be happy if you give with the heart (no, I don’t mean do a surgery for remove your heart and wrap up on a box lol)

I may be writing whining here (and I’m 99% sure is what I’m doing), and this blog is clearly satirical, but this is also a message to the community. Have everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
Btw, you can give us a pass for don’t be banned for be writing Jetpunk, or maybe three months of free premium to everyone... or... know all the features (in a blog) of moderator QM and Stewart have, and how they work lol :)
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
KFC is the go to food for Christmas in Japan. They buy buckets of the stuff in the festive season.
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Level 35
Dec 4, 2021
I wanna their tricks for eat a lot and don’t be obese (although I’m really thin lol) 🤔
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
KFC is a treat at Xmas, their normal diet has a lot of fish and noodles
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Level 56
Dec 3, 2021
A Hoverboard or RipStik is always a good choice! I know I love both of those!

Disclaimer: Hoverboards don't actually hover.

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Level 56
Dec 3, 2021
Other good presents are :

a DJI Mavic Pro drone

Tickets to Spider-Man : No Way Home (If you can find any available before next February)

A Snowblower

Hedge Trimmers (for some reason grownups are always wanting those)

One Month of JetPunk Premium

Tickets to some upcoming concert, sports event, or art exhibition, depending on who you're buying this for

A Tesla CyberQuad (they're expensive but awesome)

Hairpins, hairclips, hairties, hairbrushes, etc. (for little girls)

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Level 56
Dec 3, 2021
A new piece of kitchen equipment (e.g. a knife block, a frypan, a stick blender) for kitchen ladies

Knitting needles, a wool skein, a pattern book (for the knitting grandma)

Seedlings, new gloves, garden trowel, mini sprinkler ( for the gardners)

Notebooks, pens, protractor rulers, (for those sort of people)

Hot Wheels/Matchbox anything (for little boys)

A new Xbox controller, Oculus goggles (for older boys)

Anything sparkly and pink (for little girls)

Those strange notebooks with locks on them (for older girls)

Airbus ( for any teenager)

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Level 65
Dec 3, 2021
what about medium boys
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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
Now you want everything on your life lol
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Level 55
Dec 3, 2021
Btw the books with locks on them are called diaries lol
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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Well you know which people group I'm not in...

And when I said Airbus I mean Airbuds

Deep breath, here I go again..

A weed eater, a waterblaster, an edge trimmer, a pair of secateurs, a chainsaw, (for that person who likes cutting and trimming)

A set of socket wrenches, a set of drill bits, a new hammer, a level, a c-clamp, new Allen keys, a full set of screwdrivers (for the tool collector)

A snowboard, skis, a helmet, a go pro, ski goggles, a SnowCat, a snowmobile (for the snow enthusiast)

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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
New tennis racket, can of tennis balls, new cleats, a basketball, sports star's signature, set of baseball cards (for sporty people)

Chromecast device, Amazon Alexa, JBL Flip 4 (for house-tech-ey people)

Pet brush, new collar, new leash (for dog people)

Stickers, stencils, card making kits, pencil case, invisible ink pen, post it note dispenser, (for stationary lovers)

BBQ tongs, flexible grill lighter, bbq cleaning kit, bbq recipe book (for the barbeque dad)

Scuffs, deckchair, beach umbrella, floaty mattress, straw sunhat, bucket and shovel set (for the beach people)

Puzzles, chapter books, lava lamp, sudoku book, 3D metal model, bookmark, (for hobby people)

Guitar tuner, ukulele strings, piano book, musical note magnets, tickets to the national orchestra (for music lovers)

String of fairy lights, fake plant ornaments, candles, small picture frames (for the home decorator)

Or perhaps a comprehensive guide to Christmas presents? written by me of course😁

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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Ok, better stop. This feels a little like spamming....and I don't want to celebrate my Christmas with banishment. However, I hope this somewhat helps solve your Christmas dilemma QM!
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Level 35
Dec 4, 2021
😐👍🏻
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
If I bought my wife something for the kitchen, I would be wearing said item around my ears.
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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Not a kitchen person eh? Perhaps you'd better choose another category
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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
Gifts that make people frown...

...socks

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Level 56
Dec 3, 2021
Another crazy Christmas sweater from Aunt Edith..
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Level 65
Dec 3, 2021
socks are nice
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Level 35
Dec 3, 2021
everyone hates receiving socks in Brazil lol, unless if they are from Avengers lol
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Level 73
Dec 4, 2021
tbh i loved getting socks for Christmas as a kid. When I was in middle school, I got lots of cool socks for Christmas for a few years and it was great because they wear out pretty quickly.
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
Try saying: "I eat socks for breakfast" and then nobody will buy you socks anymore...
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
Unless you like socks, then say: "My cat scratched up all my socks" and then everybody will get socks for you
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Level 61
Dec 3, 2021
Free Premium
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Level 62
Dec 3, 2021
Why not give them books? Books are the best presents that I received. A Kindle could be a nice gift as well. (or you could give some $BTC ;) )
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Level 73
Dec 4, 2021
Books are free at the library
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Level 66
Dec 4, 2021
Absolutely, but some books are worth having at home in my opinion ;)
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Level 73
Dec 3, 2021
Concert tickets will always be my favorite gift, especially when I get more than one for a band a friend and I both like. Seeing live music is one of the most fun experiences you can have.
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Level 55
Dec 3, 2021
Probably the best gift you can give them is probably idk maybe like time with them lol. I love spending time with my extended family every year and it's fun. But some presents that I would probably prefer is just like better computer components like a video card and a new headphone jack because mine doesn't work anymore lol. As you can see i am gamr pew pew
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Level 73
Dec 4, 2021
New computer sounds epic, mine is like 7 years old and because of how weak it is I play no game other than Minecraft (1.8.9) :P
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Level 55
Dec 4, 2021
Ah we should play sometime lol
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Level 81
Dec 4, 2021
LEGO!
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Level 73
Dec 4, 2021
Perhaps puzzles or maybe LEGOs? I find those pretty fun.

As for stuff people should avoid gifting, I'd say money is one. Although it's versatile, gifting plainly money would only show that one did not spend much time planning for a gift.

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Level 73
Dec 4, 2021
There's nothing I would rather have though
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Level 69
Dec 4, 2021
Yeah, LEGOs can be great for kids, but the more architectural sets can be great for adults too!

And puzzles are fun for kids and adults alike

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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
For all you LEGO lovers out there, great sets for adults include :

75192 Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon

10255 Creator Expert Assembly Square

10294 RMS Titanic

10262 Creator Expert James Bond Aston Martin

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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
i use a website called lendwithcare where you can give microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries and help them start or grow their business - then it gets repaid so you can keep doing it. giving and receiving some money into a lendwithcare account is great for people who don’t necessarily want to buy or get anything material, and you can give real help to real people. would 100% recommend
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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
My friends and relatives are frequent holiday travellers. They enjoy those scratch off things of places they have been or seen.
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Level 83
Dec 4, 2021
Doesn't surprise me that QM thinks investing in shiny metals is a good idea. Pretty much a requirement in certain circles.
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Level 83
Dec 4, 2021
Seems to be almost an article of religious faith amongst those types who believe that government is worth nothing and only causes problems for everyone that cash has no value and yet shiny rocks will only ever go up in value because, y'know, everybody needs shiny rocks.

Please don't give me silver coins as a present. In addition to being worthless, practically (the last time I tried to insert one into the slot in front of my computer to pay for a purchase from Amazon it just broke my DVD-ROM drive), the myth that they are an air-tight surefire investment, just like real estate, or Bitcoin, is, in fact, a myth. If you had bought silver at its peak value back in 1980, for example, then tried to sell it in the early 2000s, you'd have lost 95% of what you paid. (less if you don't adjust for inflation, but still a lot) And if you adjust for inflation prices still haven't returned to where they were in 1980.

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Level 81
Dec 4, 2021
Man, I bought that very Instapot five years ago and have used it a grand total of zero times. I guess I should try it out...
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Level 48
Dec 4, 2021
Personally what I think are good Xmas presents could be a polaroid or if they love travelling a vintage globe could be cool. Things that I've heard people want this year are pull-up bars, LED lights strips & hair straighteners. Also, I was looking online for Xmas gifts & I found this cool scratch of bucket list movie poster thing. I'm not describing it very well but if you have friends that are movie mavens they'll probably enjoy this.

SCRATCH POSTER THING: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gift-Republic-100-Movies-Scratch/dp/B075SDQ2K8?th=1

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Level 66
Dec 4, 2021
Please don't be that guy that gifts people precious metals because "your money will be worthless in 25 years". If you want to give people money, give them cash, and let them decide what to do with it. Christmas is not the time to evangelize about your crackpot personal investment strategies!
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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Uhh..don't call QM crackpot or you might be facing banishment this festive season
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Level ∞
Dec 5, 2021
I'm old enough to be someone's cranky uncle, and so I'm leaning in to it. I think shiny metals are neat.
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Level 37
Dec 19, 2021
QM, come on! Don't be that way! Depending on (if you have one) how old your sibling is, you could be an uncle/aunt, because this could go for anybody, at any age.

Try to stay positive!

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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
Finally, another person that sees the complete usefulness of a long handled shoe horn. I have several of these.

And why do my children (now grown up at 23 and 27) always buy me jelly beans. Dont get me wrong, I love jelly beans, but with a big jar I eat and eat and eat them, and then feel sick, but then eat some more the next day. I can't resist jelly beans.

I cant think of any suggestions, I have the same problem every year getting gifts for my wife. I usually end up on Christmas Eve running around shops an hour before closing in a state of panic.

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Level 35
Dec 4, 2021
What would make your friends happy: If you steal Elon Musk fortune and divide between them

What would make your friends frown: You being arrested after stealing Elon Musk

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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Lol
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
This man understands how life works
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Level 70
Dec 4, 2021
As KingEureka says, books are always a surefire gift if you're unsure of anything else. One particular suggestion I have is Atlas Obscura for anyone who's interested in travel/geography/history (so basically the kinds of people who like JetPunk). If the people you are getting gifts for aren't like that, the same people published a foodie book called Gastro Obscura, which I'm thinking of giving my sister this year.

Beyond that, lava lamps and plasma balls are awesome. I had a lava lamp as a kid and I absolutely loved it!

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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
atlas obscura is great - in the same vein as the book you can get a tear-away-a-page-a-day calendar with a new place in the world from atlas obscura every day. great for learning about a new part of our planet and broadening horizons
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Level ∞
Dec 5, 2021
I just bought both those books... for myself. Thanks for the recommendation!
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Level 65
Dec 5, 2021
I have the kids version! It's fun.
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Level 70
Dec 5, 2021
@Quizmaster, my pleasure! :)
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Level 48
Dec 4, 2021
"All I want for Christmas is..."

More seriously, I agree with some of the comments above, talking about books. And more specifically, I love to receive or offer for Christmas these beautiful thematic books with tons a informations about a specific subject and many beautiful unique pictures. I remember receiving one about Ghibli studios, an other about Roal Dahl and finally one about Kirby last Christmas, and I was very pleased. I hope Santa will bruing me one about Scrogge McDuck, Tolkien or James Bond this year.

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Level 48
Dec 7, 2021
Oh, and please, no clothes...! The size is almost always incorrect, and if it’s not the case, you can only enjoy it several months because then you grow up, slim down, get fatter or anything else, so you forget it in a cupboard and then sell it during an open air jumble sale like ten years later for the quarter of it original price... So yeah no clothes.
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Level 41
Dec 4, 2021
Scooters, bikes, things that have wheels.
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Level 69
Dec 4, 2021
I remember despising socks/clothes as a gift as a kid, but now as a broke ass college student, hell yeah dude give me those socks mine are hella filled with holes bro.
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Level 54
Dec 4, 2021
I was literally about to say the same thing because I'm in your exact position. (Or money would be good too)
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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
Very relatable. I look forwards to my Christmas socks every year, it's those small quality of life things which really go a long way.
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
The only socks I ever get as presents are very festive and get holes after wearing them like once. Does anyone else have a similar experience?
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Level 61
Dec 4, 2021
I highly suggest drawnames.com. You just select and age range, a price range, and they offer you gift ideas from all different websites and gift ideas you probably wouldn't think of. Our family did it for the first time this year and everyone liked it. Give it a try its kinda fun.
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Level 52
Dec 4, 2021
To celebrate Hanukkah instead
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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
Highly dependent on what the other person is interested in, but if they like to spend time out in the sticks you could always settle on gear (small, portable stoves, crampons/ice axe for hiking, backpacks, etc.)
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Level 53
Dec 4, 2021
All I want for the mas of Christ is for my family to be happy. But if you really have to now...

Skateboard.

New video game.

New book or comic.

Action figures (plural).

Candy galore!

Yummy food.

CDs?

Computer game (for those 90's and 2000's kids out there).

Laptop.

Tablet.

Phone.

TV.

Homework.

And finally to meet their favorite celebrity (Like Tom Hanks or Scarlett Johansson).

That's my kid's list besides the second to last one LOL.

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Level 53
Dec 4, 2021
I think that a terrific gift would be a gift you already own! You might as well own two of the same Christmas tree, because why not ;)

In all seriousness though, a Nintendo Switch is a wonderful Christmas gift for youngsters.

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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
There's a rare breed of people who like circus peanuts. And when they like them, they really like them. Same gift every year, they'll love it.

If somebody does a lot of work, powertools are always a good option. Ask them what ones they want (there's always at least one).

Get yourself a 3d printer and learn how to use CAD programs. You can produce gifts for your friends and family for mere cents for the rest of your life. There are pretty good resin printers that are only $200 (at least in the US).

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Level 62
Dec 4, 2021
As a high schooler, I would say (as long as your friend/family member likes games) a nice (but not overly flashy) mouse or headphones. Maybe even some LED lights to go behind someone's monitors or walls. If they are an artist, some high-quality brands of markers (Copic is a good brand) or colored pencils (Prisma is a good brand but pretty expensive). Myself, I would actually really like a large map to put on one of the walls in my room. although that's just me... happy gift picking!
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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Yeah I'd like a massive map too, maybe it's a JetPunk thing?
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Level 65
Dec 4, 2021
I want a flag of every country to decorate my room :) And a map.
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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
JetPunk creates geography nerds
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Level 65
Dec 4, 2021
More like geography nerds go to JetPunk
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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
ordinary nerds go to JetPunk and they then become geography nerds
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
I think you got it wrong here
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
Oh yes, and a map, for sure (that doesn't involve Greenland being bigger than Africa)
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
Oh yeah, I have a map...
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Level 65
Dec 4, 2021
As a Speedcuber, I think a Rubik's Cube would be a great gift for anyone, not just if you're into puzzles. That way we will also get more members for our cult community :)

If someone is actually going to do this, please, PLEASE, PLEASE DO NOT GET A RUBIK'S BRAND. Get a speedcube from SpeedCubeShop or TheCubicle :)

Personally I would also like to get geography-related stuff like maps and flags.

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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
Don't tell anyone, but here is what I'm getting my best friend for Christmas (in a addition to a real gift):

It'll be a box. On the outside it'll say "They say that the best gifts come from the heart......" On the inside, there will be a fake, homemade artery probably made from uncooked ziti noodles. In addition, there will be a note that says "Here's an artery to enliven your Christmas Day."

Permission granted to anyone else wo wants to do it.

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Level 15
Dec 5, 2021
I hope your best friend isn't on JetPunk
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Level 74
Dec 7, 2021
No
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2021
Possibly the best gift I (Joshua) ever received was in a $10 white elephant. it was, at the time, ~$9.86 of Bitcoin. That was in 2019. It's now worth like $67 and I don't intend on selling it anytime soon. Let's just say that my little brother who wanted to steal but couldn't because of the rules is a little jealous.
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Level 55
Dec 4, 2021
Those delicious frosted animal crackers with sprinkles lol.
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Level 53
Dec 4, 2021
I would say Stuart Laycocks' All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To. A bit text heavy but a good read nonetheless.
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Level 48
Dec 5, 2021
Swiss Army Knife? Ordnance Survey Map of the area?
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Level 56
Dec 5, 2021
Yesss knives are great gifts
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Level 53
Dec 5, 2021
Self shaving legs, a Rhoomba that cleans my entire house and vacuums, for my new pet grasshopper to acclimate to the indoor terrarium, (he/she has shown up outside for weeks now, long after we had a hard freeze and the forecast is dismal so I brought him/her inside! Also, a reliable Acura MDX, or smallish Honda SUV, as well as a Mercedes Benz travel camper, high quality oil paints, large canvases, frames, a greenhouse, grow lights, seeds, and planting accouterments, unlimited air travel, a pain-free body, the resources to complete thoughtful actions, however, most of all, for my brother and sister to be cancer free.
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Level 61
Dec 5, 2021
A lamp, a bike, legos, musical instrument, puzzles, and WORLD ATLAS.
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Level 35
Dec 5, 2021
history/geography related books are the best Christmas presents in my opinion
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Level 56
Dec 5, 2021
Yup, sounds like Thread was right. JetPunk attracts geography nerds
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Level 73
Dec 5, 2021
Sous Vide should be great for anyone really into cooking. As for something to avoid: some type of gift card that the person you're giving it to might never use. It will eventually either run out or they buy something unnecessary as a panic buy just to spend it in something. Just give the money in cash.
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Level 42
Dec 5, 2021
... a four-leaf-clover
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Level 63
Dec 6, 2021
Board games, books, maybe some monthly subscriptions
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Level 61
Dec 6, 2021
Head phones

LED hang lights

3D lamp projectors

Watches

Hoodie from something they like

Blanket

Succulent plants

Gel pens

Poker set

Portable ping pong set

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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
Head phones, as in phones for your head?
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Level 37
Dec 7, 2021
Books. Books are great gifts.
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Level 54
Dec 7, 2021
My favorite presents are always plain money...you can literally buy anything you want with it
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Level 48
Dec 7, 2021
It's probably the thing I like the least, because an important part of receiving a Christmas present for me is the intention and the implication of the people offering it put in the choice and, well, here... it's just "I know I've to offer you something but I don't want to waste my time with it so take it and buy alone.". ;-)
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Level 56
Dec 7, 2021
It's a good present if you're in lockdown. My bday was, and I much preferred it when I received money than when I got gift cards, because money can be spent anywhere on anything. I will agree though, that if you have the choice, an actual gift is nearly always better.
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Level 53
Dec 12, 2021
if i had this wish, I would almost certainly ask for every single apple product and extension in the world...but that would cost like $100,000
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Level 53
Dec 12, 2021
Oh, and USB c on iPhones
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Level 47
Dec 16, 2021
something, duh
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Level 37
Dec 19, 2021
For Christmas I want to make homeless, hungry, thirsty, cold, and sick people happy. . "Why not money? Why not peace? Why not something for yourself?" Or even "What's your reasoning?", you may ask. The reasoning is because when I do that stuff, it usually not only makes the person/people happy, it makes me happy and it fills my heart with joy. So actually, it actually is something for myself, but also something for other people. World peace is impossible, (at least in my mind, sorry John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo [Starr]!) and it would take the whole world to stop that. Money gives my desire and wants, not only my needs, and needs, wants, and desire is not happiness. Money CAN give happiness, but also there is other things to bring happiness. Another thing I would like is no more COVID-19, for that fact, no more diseases, but it depends on what the world thinks and does.
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2021
That is smart and poetic