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30 Of The Best Gifts For Teenage Boys

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1. A pair of socks to make it clear that, NO, MOM, they can't "hit the pause button right now."

Get them from Amazon for $3.29+ (available in black and white and in pairs of one, two, three, and five).
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Get them from Amazon for $3.29+ (available in black and white and in pairs of one, two, three, and five).

2. Beats Solo3s for the teen who's looking to move away from wired listening.

Promising review: "I love these. The battery life is just ridiculous. 40 hours? I've played about 20 hours of music since last charge and am just above 50% battery. The wireless range IS INSANE. I can leave my phone in the bedroom, be across the house (75ft+) though three interior walls and an exterior wall, and these don't skip a beat. They can also be plugged in, includes a 3.5MM cable with remote." —Big DutchGet them from Amazon for $279.95 (available in seven colors).And check out our picks for the best over-ear bluetooth headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews.
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Promising review: "I love these. The battery life is just ridiculous. 40 hours? I've played about 20 hours of music since last charge and am just above 50% battery. The wireless range IS INSANE. I can leave my phone in the bedroom, be across the house (75ft+) though three interior walls and an exterior wall, and these don't skip a beat. They can also be plugged in, includes a 3.5MM cable with remote." —Big Dutch

Get them from Amazon for $279.95 (available in seven colors).

And check out our picks for the best over-ear bluetooth headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews.

3. F in Exams: Complete Failure Edition, which contains all the cringiest and funniest exam answers featured in the four-part series — sure to make any teen who just bombed their exam feel a little bit better about themselves.

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Get it from Amazon for $12.25, Barnes & Noble for $17.96, or a local bookseller through Indiebound.

4. A Bluetooth Wonderboom speaker that'll make get-togethers with friends — especially those in their parents' homes — livelier.

Not only does it make a perfect shower companion (it's 100% waterproof), but it has a100-foot Bluetooth range and can get 10 hours of battery life off a single charge.Promising review: "Very impressed with the sound/size ratio for this speaker. Pairing was simple — paired with a Chromebook and an android phone with no trouble. For the Chromebook it would stay connected about 40 feet (through walls), with the phone it was about 30 feet. Line of sight worked for at least 60 feet." —Two kids momGet it from Amazon for $68.99 (available in eight colorways).And check out our picks for the best portable Bluetooth speakers on BuzzFeed Reviews.
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Not only does it make a perfect shower companion (it's 100% waterproof), but it has a100-foot Bluetooth range and can get 10 hours of battery life off a single charge.

Promising review: "Very impressed with the sound/size ratio for this speaker. Pairing was simple — paired with a Chromebook and an android phone with no trouble. For the Chromebook it would stay connected about 40 feet (through walls), with the phone it was about 30 feet. Line of sight worked for at least 60 feet." —Two kids mom

Get it from Amazon for $68.99 (available in eight colorways).

And check out our picks for the best portable Bluetooth speakers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

5. A literary insults chart for the bookish student who lives for a brutal Dickens own.

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Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.

6. A small Death Star planter you don't have to go to a galaxy far, far away to snatch — just the world wide web, turns out.

Get it from AnsonDesign on Etsy for $15.
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Get it from AnsonDesign on Etsy for $15.

7. Or some light-up chop sabers if eating ramen or sushi is more their speed.

Get them from Firebox for $19.19.
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Get them from Firebox for $19.19.

8. A pair of Apple AirPods they'll probably protect with their dear life.

Promising review: "I've always thought these looked stupid as hell — I still think they look stupid. After starting a new job where wired headphones became a pain, I decided to give these a whirl and tried a friend's out for a day. I ordered these an hour later. The battery is top notch, the sound quality is so much better than the EarPods and the ease of controlling these things makes it Apple. I use them every day for ~6 hours and they're something I wouldn't bat an eye at buying again...even if my bank account would rather me not. Worth the money." —Brent ReutterGet it from Walmart or Jet for $154.
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Promising review: "I've always thought these looked stupid as hell — I still think they look stupid. After starting a new job where wired headphones became a pain, I decided to give these a whirl and tried a friend's out for a day. I ordered these an hour later. The battery is top notch, the sound quality is so much better than the EarPods and the ease of controlling these things makes it Apple. I use them every day for ~6 hours and they're something I wouldn't bat an eye at buying again...even if my bank account would rather me not. Worth the money." —Brent Reutter

Get it from Walmart or Jet for $154.

9. A Playstation icons light for the nostalgic-for-a-time-they-never-lived through teen.

Get it from Firebox for $32.
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Get it from Firebox for $32.

10. A pair of memory-foam house slippers to lounge around in.

Get them from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes M–XXL and two colors).
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Get them from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes M–XXL and two colors).

11. A GoPro HERO5 Session that'll send them along the path to becoming YouTube famous (or just very injured while pulling a dumb stunt).

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This attachable waterproof action-camera comes equipped with 4K video and voice control. For ease of use, the device automatically uploads footage to your GoPro Plus cloud account.

Promising review: "During the very first shoot I did with this camera I put it through a scenario that probably was a pretty good test for both its ability to survive as well as its low light capability. We did a splatter paint video in the dimly lit bathroom of a hotel in which an artist friend and I were collaborating on projects at. The camera did surprisingly well in lower light situations. The camera also survived the onslaught of paint we threw over-top of it, as well as the bath we gave it to wash it off after haha." —Arctic Revolution

Get it from Amazon for $173.89.

12. A classy brass keyring for the teen who is always losing their keys.

Get it from West Elm for $15 or a similar version from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two shapes).
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Get it from West Elm for $15 or a similar version from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two shapes).

13. A "scary peeper" tapping toy any prankster teen will get tons of mileage out of.

Promising review: "When I was a kid, my brother would scare my sister and me by saying the Tapping Man was coming. When I saw this creep, it brought those memories back. He looks real. Especially when I catch him out of the corner of my eye. My grandson and I are going to have fun with this." —lindalooGet it from Amazon for $32.52.
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Promising review: "When I was a kid, my brother would scare my sister and me by saying the Tapping Man was coming. When I saw this creep, it brought those memories back. He looks real. Especially when I catch him out of the corner of my eye. My grandson and I are going to have fun with this." —lindaloo

Get it from Amazon for $32.52.

14. A Nintendo Switch for the teen gamer who's always on the go.

This multipurpose device allows for play at home (connected to TV), on the go (in handheld mode), and collaboratively (the stand can be flipped for a shared screen experience with Joy-Con controllers).Promising review: "For as long as I have had my Switch (since late June) I have had a great time with it. Not only does it have great games within it's first year, but it's a very versatile system, and the portability factor is not only the icing on the cake, but the whole cake. The system is great for fans of Nintendo and people who live busy lives and don't have time to play games." —R.C. DavidsonGet it from Amazon for $299 (available in two colors).
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This multipurpose device allows for play at home (connected to TV), on the go (in handheld mode), and collaboratively (the stand can be flipped for a shared screen experience with Joy-Con controllers).

Promising review: "For as long as I have had my Switch (since late June) I have had a great time with it. Not only does it have great games within it's first year, but it's a very versatile system, and the portability factor is not only the icing on the cake, but the whole cake. The system is great for fans of Nintendo and people who live busy lives and don't have time to play games." —R.C. Davidson

Get it from Amazon for $299 (available in two colors).

15. A dancing wind sock to accompany them during long study sessions.

Get it from Firebox for $12.79, Barnes & Noble for $12.95, or a local bookseller through Indiebound. (Or Amazon for $8.76 if you don't mind possibly receiving it after Christmas).
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Get it from Firebox for $12.79, Barnes & Noble for $12.95, or a local bookseller through Indiebound. (Or Amazon for $8.76 if you don't mind possibly receiving it after Christmas).

16. A pair of Rick and Morty socks for the young-Adult Swimmer.

Get a pair from Urban Outfitters for $8 (or get three for $20).
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Get a pair from Urban Outfitters for $8 (or get three for $20).

17. A smiley-face basketball that'll pair well with their game face on the court.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59.
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59.

18. A pack of magnetic putty for the scientific-minded teen who likes to keep his hands busy.

Promising review: "Great Christmas present for my 15-year-old son. He loved this magnetic putty. He has an inquisitive mind and this was perfect for him. It is an interesting, fun, inexpensive gift." —JuliaGet it from Uncommon Goods for $14.
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Promising review: "Great Christmas present for my 15-year-old son. He loved this magnetic putty. He has an inquisitive mind and this was perfect for him. It is an interesting, fun, inexpensive gift." —Julia

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $14.

19. A "Pooping Pooches" 2019 calendar, one gift they definitely won't shit on!

Promising review: "I mean, it's definitely a calendar of dogs pooping. I bought it as a Christmas gift for a friend whose sense of humor is as childish as mine. She promptly took down the calendar she had previously purchased and relaxed it with this one. It's prominently displayed on her dining room for all to enjoy as they eat." —Christine MartinezGet it from Amazon for $15.99.
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Promising review: "I mean, it's definitely a calendar of dogs pooping. I bought it as a Christmas gift for a friend whose sense of humor is as childish as mine. She promptly took down the calendar she had previously purchased and relaxed it with this one. It's prominently displayed on her dining room for all to enjoy as they eat." —Christine Martinez

Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

20. An arcade-style basketball game that'll make any teen boy the talk of the cul-de-sac.

Promising review: "I bought this for my 14-year-old and my 12-year-old boys. It's so sturdy — well built frame, not flimsy or cheap. This will be something that the whole family will enjoy as well as all the boys that come over to the house!!! There are a bunch of games to play and it’s really easy to control with the control panel on the front of the game. It is seriously the best purchase I've made in a long time. If you have a basement and kids that love sports...don't hesitate: This is the best one on the market!!" —JulianGet it from Amazon for $279 or Urban Outfitters for $299.
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Promising review: "I bought this for my 14-year-old and my 12-year-old boys. It's so sturdy — well built frame, not flimsy or cheap. This will be something that the whole family will enjoy as well as all the boys that come over to the house!!! There are a bunch of games to play and it’s really easy to control with the control panel on the front of the game. It is seriously the best purchase I've made in a long time. If you have a basement and kids that love sports...don't hesitate: This is the best one on the market!!" —Julian

Get it from Amazon for $279 or Urban Outfitters for $299.

21. A Supreme sticker for any supremely Cool Teen's stocking.

Get it from Amazon for $6.98.
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Get it from Amazon for $6.98.

22. Attachable "bike balls" that'll win over even the crotchety-est teen.

Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in blue, green, red, and multi) or Firebox for $16.69.
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Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in blue, green, red, and multi) or Firebox for $16.69.

23. A pair of Old Skool Vans that they won't outgrow.

Get them from NeedSupply for $70 (available in 8-12).
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Get them from NeedSupply for $70 (available in 8-12).

24. A comfy Champion beanie for the cold weather ahead.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25 (available in blue, dark green, maroon, and black).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25 (available in blue, dark green, maroon, and black).

25. A set of Game of Thrones table runners, because winter is coming and so is Mom's home-made apple pie (thanks Mom!!!!!).

Includes House Stark, House Targaryen, and House Lannister.Get a set of three from ThinkGeek for $64.99.
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Includes House Stark, House Targaryen, and House Lannister.

Get a set of three from ThinkGeek for $64.99.

26. A Dollar Shave Starter Kit that'll shave hours off your search for the perfect gift.

Get a starter kit from Dollar Shave Club for $5 (includes four Executive razor cartridges, an Executive razor handle, the Sh*t, Shower & Shave trial kit, and The Bathroom Minutes magazine).
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Get a starter kit from Dollar Shave Club for $5 (includes four Executive razor cartridges, an Executive razor handle, the Sh*t, Shower & Shave trial kit, and The Bathroom Minutes magazine).

27. The recently released Kindle Paperwhite for the well-read teen who is also accident prone.

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It's the thinnest and lightest Kindle Amazon has released to date! And — as is made abundantly clear by the photo above — it's 100% waterproof.

Promising review: "I love the fact that I can read on this Kindle in both daylight and dim light conditions. It is so light and compact, which makes it easy to hold, easy to travel with, and the battery lasts forever. I love it." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

And check out our full breakdown of the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite here.

28. A Fila sling bag so they can sling some brand loyalty.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $34 (available in khaki or white).

29. A Nirvana patch that smells like teen spirit. Also probably adhesive material!

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Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

30. And just a good ol' Amazon gift card for the very hard-to-please teen that knows his taste better than anyone else.

Get it from Amazon for $15-100 (or custom amount).
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Get it from Amazon for $15-100 (or custom amount).

They're not gonna know what hit em.

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The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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