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[PHOTOS] 10 Gifts You Should Probably Stop Giving This Christmas

They say it's the thought that counts and nothing else matters...we say, a little time and effort makes a world of a difference!

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1. Overly colourful and 'festive'-looking socks that will only end up at the back of our cupboards

In theory this sounds great -- who doesn't need socks? But the look of disappointment that will surely cross the receivers' face is reason to forgo this idea.

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Omg no.

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No, I don't want reindeers on my feet.

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Ew.

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Photo of festive socks.

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2. Cutesy decorative figurines that we all have way too many of

Cute, but we have like 50 of these from over the years. And honestly, there's just no more room.

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They're pretty but... what am I supposed to do with them?

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They're cute... but...

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A photo of a flower figurine.

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Confucius look-alike. Seriously?

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3. A bathroom scale is never a good idea

Because no, thank you, I don't need to be reminded about how underweight/overweight I am.

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Doesn't make it any better even if it's "using the latest technology"! Are you hinting that the person is overweight?

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4. Neither is this nose shower gel dispenser

A nose-shaped dispenser that dispenses yellow or green-coloured shower gel. Need we elaborate more on the eww-ness of it?

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I think I'm gonna be sick.

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Imagine if your shower gel is a sickly shade of green.

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A photo of a nose shower gel dispenser.

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5. Cacti and other mini plants (immensely cute as they may be) we won't know where to place

House plants rank No. 9 in the list of worst Christmas presents ever.

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Cacti and other mini plants - probably not the best Christmas gift.

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6. Christmas tree ornaments are terribly risky; what if we don't have a Christmas tree?

Really, what? The tree's been up for a week already and you have the gall to waltz in here, take one look at my decoration effort and donate to me a gift that's about as subtle as a piece of paper saying "I can do better"?

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Colourful. But why choose this though?

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A standout Christmas tree ornament may look awesome on it's own but can go terribly wrong if we don't have anything to match it with.

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7. A certificate that says you named a star after someone...um, which star was it again?

What this present lacks in any enjoyment, happiness, or gratitude on behalf of the recipient , it makes up for in the opportunity to make fun of the moron who spent $20 on a certificate which means absolutely nothing. And, in the end, isn't that what any one of us truly wants?

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Oooo wow a star named after me? Where's my real present?

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Uh huh.

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8. Underwears are only acceptable if your mum is the one giving them

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Underwear. This crosses the line from practical to a little creepy. Acceptable only from your mother.

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9. Not another picture frame, please

First of all, the picture frame is almost always something ridiculous that you would never use and doesn’t match anything in your dorm. Second of all, you are not going to place a picture of this person next to your nightstand like you two are finally going steady or something. Moving on.

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10. Yeeeaah, we're not too sure about self-help books like "How To Get Rich" and "Be The Boss Of Your Life" either

We have issues. We know. The holidays are not the time to remind us of them. So just buy us a drink and leave it at that, okay?

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