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The 10 worst holiday gift ideas to get someone

The 10 worst holiday gift ideas to get someone
Top worst gifts for the holidays / nicoletaionescu / iStock / Getty Images Plus / Getty Images

While gifts are always nice to receive, sometimes they're just not what you need (or want.) So before you get a polite 'Thanks, but no thanks' from your friends and family this holiday season, make sure you DON'T get them any of these gifts!

1. Loud toys

Sure, jingle bells are all fun and games...until your kids start playing with them non-stop day and night. So think twice before you ring in on this gift idea! 

2. Exercise equipment

While working out may be part of their New Year's resolutions, exercise equipment is NOT the way to go. Neither is a gym membership! 

3. A pet

Puppies and kittens are very cute, we'll admit. But they're also a big responibility! Just be certain that their future owner will be ready to welcome them into their home. If not, you'll be in for some ruff holidays...

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Source: fotostorm / iStock / Getty Images Plus / Getty Images

4. Plants

Just like a pet, plants also need to be taken care of. So think twice before you offer one to you friends and fam! Besides, think about how difficult that would be to wrap...

5. Decor items

Some people are very picky about how they decorate their home. Avoid the dispute and consider getting them a comfy blanket instead! 

6. Cleaning supplies

Now that's just insulting.

7. Clothing

Avoid the awkard moment where you get the wrong size or colour and just DON'T get them any clothes this holiday season!

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Source: SDI Productions / E+ / Getty Images

8. Gift-cards

While this one can be debatable, gift-cards can sometimes show that you didn't really think about what to get for the person. In other words, they're a simple choice. 

9. Candles

A candle that smells way too strong and becomes a dust collector? That's not so lit if you ask us.

10. Cheap chocolate or candy

If you're gonna offer them chocolate as a gift, make sure it's the good kind! Think Lindt, Ferrero Rocher, Godiva, Merci...Wow, suddenly our mouths just started watering. 

(Source: Daily Hive Montreal)

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