25 Weird But Genius Gifts On Amazon For People Who Are Hard To Shop For

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I've always felt giving small, thoughtful gifts to the people I love is one of the most fun ways to express my gratitude to them. But, to be honest: there are certain people on my gift list (I'm looking at you, dad) who are so impossible to shop for that I usually end up getting them just another boring sweater and calling it a day. Shopping for gifts for people who are hard to buy for is a special kind of torture that almost all of us deal with from time to time. If you have a friend or family member who seems to have everything and needs nothing, you know the pain. And admit it: you've surrendered and bought them a sweater. Oh, and socks — so many socks.

No offense to knitwear, but there's got to be a better way. We are living in a time when it's easier than ever to score gifts for practical people, the perfect gifts for feminists, and even gifts for stoners — basically, there's a perfect gift out there for every person on the planet, regardless of personality, political affiliation, or, um, what they like to do in their private time.

When it comes to shopping for impossible people who have it all, choosing bizarre, amazing, downright genius gifts is one of the best ways to avoid buying another humdrum set of ballpoint pens. Here are 25 weird but wonderful gifts from Amazon that will make shopping for difficult people a breeze.

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