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The 18 Things You Find At Every Grandparent's House

It's a home lost in time. Luckily, XFINITY's here to bring the family together in 2016.

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1. A bowl filled with either of these iconic candies:

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  1. Btw, which ones do you prefer? (Asking for the grandkids.)

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    Caramel
    Correct
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    Strawberry
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Btw, which ones do you prefer? (Asking for the grandkids.)
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    Caramel
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    Strawberry

2. Also, this bird clock that chirps every hour:

It never gets old! Never! Not once!
Via amazon.com

It never gets old! Never! Not once!

3. The floral couch that hasn't moved in 40+ years.

It's not ugly; it has character.
Pat (Cletch) Williams (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: cletch

It's not ugly; it has character.

4. A cookie tin used to hold buttons and other sewing supplies.

So misleading.
MissMessie (CC BY-SA 2.0) / Via Flickr: 97335141@N00

So misleading.

5. A cross-stitch of animals also cross-stitching.

Because yeah, why not.
Stephanie Clifford (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: 30486689@N08

Because yeah, why not.

6. These dope shades:

😎
Via amazon.com

😎

7. This exact same casserole dish...

Those lace tablecloths. 👌
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Those lace tablecloths. 👌

8. ...and this speckled roasting pan:

CLASSIC.
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CLASSIC.

9. Of course, there's a plastic-wrapped living room...

Do not remove the slipcover.
M. Lepis (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: snackateria

Do not remove the slipcover.

10. ...and a plastic chair mat underneath the desktop computer...

Or a floor mat that runs from room to room.
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Or a floor mat that runs from room to room.

11. ...whose screensaver looks like this:

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Still mesmerizing after all these years.

12. That one mug with a photo of you as a toddler.

With "World's Best Grandparents" written on the other side.
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With "World's Best Grandparents" written on the other side.

13. The half gallon of maple nut ice cream in the freezer.

"Just a small scoop and some decaf, thank you."
Blue Bunny® (CC BY-ND 2.0) / Via Flickr: bluebunnyicecream

"Just a small scoop and some decaf, thank you."

14. The china cabinet that you've never seen open in your lifetime.

No touching.
Andre Chinn (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: andrec

No touching.

15. The plates that just hang up there on the wall.

Apparently not dishwasher-safe.
Connie Ma (CC BY-SA 2.0) / Via Flickr: ironypoisoning

Apparently not dishwasher-safe.

16. Grandpa's backscratcher...

The stick, not the cat.
Jon-Eric Melsæter (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: jonmelsa

The stick, not the cat.

17. ...along with his favorite armchair, complete with crocheted throw blanket.

Ask permission before sitting down.
Kim Piper Werker (CC BY-SA 2.0) / Via Flickr: kpwerker

Ask permission before sitting down.

18. And finally, a bunch of remotes for things no one can remember.

"I think this one's for the VCR?"
lisaclarke (CC BY-ND 2.0) / Via Flickr: polkadotcreations

"I think this one's for the VCR?"

This holiday, simplify Grandma and Grandpa's clicker collection (and bring the fam together) with XFINITY.

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