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23 Gifts For Others That Are Secretly Gifts For Yourself

Just think of them as smart investments.

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1. A monthly subscription to GameBox, which delivers an eclectic mix of games for you and your friend to try.

Not only will your friend feel compelled to play these games with you, but you also get to customize the selection! The future of your friend's Friday nights is in your hands.

Get it here.


4. These fantastically large fortune cookies that include customizable fortunes.

Write something like, "What we choose to share defines who we are." If that doesn't get you a bite of the astronomical cookie, then you've probably given this to the wrong friend.

Get them from The Grommet for $20.

5. A cute portable battery charger for iPhone 7, 6s, 5s, and Samsung.,

Get it for the friend whose phone is always dead, therefore making it impossible to meet up. As a plus, you'll get to charge your phone whenever you're with them.

Get it from Amazon for $36.

6. A Spotify family plan for $14.99 per month that includes up to six people.


With the family plan, each account member gets a *separate account* that has all the benefits of a regular Spotify premium membership (offline access to songs on multiple devices). Introduce this to your friends and make them a playlist!

Get started here.

7. These iridescent walkie-talkies with UNLIMITED range.

According to one reviewer, "It's such a great lightweight way to stay in touch. It's technology that enables, and then gets out of the way of the human interaction."

Get them from Amazon for $180.


19. A nail polish holder that'll get your sister (who's always asking you to paint her nails) to paint her own nails., Christina Lan / Buzzfeed

And of course, you own whatever your sister owns.

Get it from Amazon for $10.

20. An air-purifying bag that'll make it more manageable to scour your friend's refrigerator for food.

21. This game of revealing questions that'll make the two of you closer, if not lifetime partners.

Maybe you're secretly in love with this person, maybe not. At least you'll know for sure if there's potential.

Get it from The Grommet for $18.


And there’s more! See every single one of our 2016 gift guides *here*.

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