When buying gifts for that jerk who has everything, or the jerk that won't tell you what they want, or just being a jerk and buying everyone the same thing, gift cards can save the (holi)day. They're a bit more personal than straight cash (homie), and it shows that you at least try to sometimes care a little.

If you care a little, but not enough to ask what they specifically want, get them a gift card that everybody generally wants...because getting someone something that everybody wants is the best way to pretend to care while not caring that much.

Does that make sense to you? It makes perfect sense to me!

TOP TEN GIFT CARDS THAT PEOPLE IN GENERAL WANT

1. Amazon
2. Visa
3. Walmart
4. American Express
5. iTunes
6. Starbucks
7. Target
8. eBay
9. Google Play
10. Sephora

So keep it generic, and for the most part keep it to gift cards that can purchase many different things at a specific place. However, getting too specific can turn your half-a**ed gift-giving against you.

TOP TEN GIFT CARDS THAT NOBODY IN GENERAL WANTS

1. H&M
2. Michaels
3. Forever 21
4. American Airlines (they have those?)
5. Old Navy
6. Apple Store
7. Hobby Lobby
8. Shell
9. Cinemark
10. Cabela's (I think that this one is a wild card, because I know plenty of Minnesotans who would love a gift card to Cabela's)

If all else fails, just give everybody nothing! BAMN, consistency!


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