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The Most Unexpected, Strange and Immensely Pleasing Gifts from Amazon
Melanie Scott
11.30.21

If you are looking to catch someone off-guard this holiday, read on ahead. Whilst getting someone the perfect gift that caters to their interests and loves can feel pretty amazing, getting someone a totally surprising, weird yet lovable gift can feel just as awesome. Whether you want to get some jaw drops, some astonished laughter or maybe even stunned silence, the following finds from Amazon should do the trick! From inappropriate “Seamen” putty with endless unfortunate (yet hysterical) puns, to tablets that can make sour foods taste sweet, to a card game about Butts in Space, to edible spray paint, this list offers all the most unusual gifts for those people that you want to catch off-guard. Plus, they are all under $100!

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A pimple popping toy to satisfy all your pimply-popping needs

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We all know that person that is absolutely obsessed with pimple popping videos. Full disclosure – it’s me, I am that friend. Which is why I can say with authority that this pimple popping toy would be the perfect gift. It comes with 16 pimples that you can pick at, and not only is it immensely satisfying, but it is also a great stress reliever!

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A spoon rest that is shaped like a crab!

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This spoon rest is the perfect quirky kitchen gadget to add to your home! Red the Crab will “lend a helping claw” in the kitchen, his claws are heat-resistant and built to hold spoons, tongs, ladles and other kitchen utensils. It is fun, cute and super useful, ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and orderly while you work away!

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A portable sauna so that you can have the best spa experience wherever you go

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This KUPPET portable sauna only costs $85.99! For less than $100, you can give someone a gadget that uses steam to improve cyanide resistance and eliminate toxins and garbage in the body. It can help you maintain your health and also lose weight! It is a high-quality gadget, as it has heated foot mats and chairs, and it heats in only about 15 minutes! Plus, it is portable and so easy to use!

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An inflatable neck pillow that comes with a 3D eye mask, earplugs and a cover hat!

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My favorite thing about this neck pillow is that it comes with a hoodie-like attachment that can cover you whilst you sleep. It is perfect for that person that is constantly traveling. It is made with high-quality velvet that is machine washable. It is also very lightweight and easy to carry when traveling! Plus, it has a unique design that will keep your head comfortable at all times!

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A dessert blanket that will make you hungry

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This blanket has a dessert design that looks so real your sugar cravings will be triggered. You can get this blanket in 3 sizes: 47 inches, 60 inches or 71 inches. It is super soft and will keep you warm whilst making you look downright delicious (literally).

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A Pooping Dogs Calendar 2022 to ensure that your year will be organized

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Where else would you want to record your important date occasions and reminders if not on a Pooping Dogs Calendar? This calendar is high-quality as it is made from premium quality paper with 12 high-resolution images of dogs pooping. Not only is it useful for reminders and organization, but it is also great for getting some laughs!

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An instant underpants capsule that is “fantASStic”

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This instant underpants capsule is a thing I had no idea existed, but one that definitely intrigues me. They are great as a gag gift, but they’re also functional! All you need to do is soak them in water and you will get an extra set of underwear. One reviewer wrote: “too funny. I bought these to give as gag gifts for Christmas. I have relatives who are anal (pun intended) about always wearing clean underwear.”

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A cat butt fridge magnet set with a 4.8-star rating

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Cat lovers just can’t get enough of these fridge magnet set! These magnets will surely put a smile on your face every time you open the fridge door, as one reviewer said they do for her! You will get 6 cute and functional fridge magnets with adorable little cat butt designs, and you can even choose between a beige set design or a black set design!

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A microwave bacon cooker that will save you so much time and effort whilst make your meals healthier!

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This microwave bacon cooker can cook bacon slices perfectly in minutes. It cooks the bacon the air, above the fat, which can reduce up to 35% of the fat that you consume! It takes one minute for each bacon slice to cook, and tit is very easy to clean, as the tray catches the fat! Simply a must have for all those bacon lovers.

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These grass flip flops that are “real head turners,” according to a review

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These grass flip flops are the perfect gift for that person that love the feel of grass between their toes! The feeling these flip flops give is so relaxing. One 5-star review says that these flip flops “actually look and feel more like real grass and are SO comfy! I’ve received more compliments on these sandals than any of my Prada or Gucci sandals that cost 200x more!”

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An odd cat scratcher that all cat-lovers must have

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This cat scratcher lets you show your love for you cat in a weird, hilarious way that will surely be appreciated by your little furry friend! The scratcher is a tongue-shaped mouthpiece that has small pegs on the tongue to scratch your cat gently! One 5-star review writes: “the face upon opening was worth any price. Getting a picture a week later of her using it on the cat, priceless even more. The look on the cat’s face, pee your pants worthy.”

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This cat butt tissue holder will surely make an impression on visitors

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If there is something that I found out whilst compiling this list, it is that there are a lot more products about cat butts than I imagined. This cat butt tissue holder will make it so easy and fun to get to your tissues. The perfect gift for that cat lover, you can get it in a design of a black and white cat, or an orange tabby!

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This lip balm set has three odd flavors you will definitely want to try

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When you think of lip balms, you probably picture vanilla, peppermint, coconut, strawberry, or flavors along that line… but why not try these lip balms with dill pickle, bacon and pizza flavor? Even if people don’t like the flavors, the fact that these exist and receiving them as a gift should be hilarious!

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An animal face mask that has multiple functions and looks incredibly realistic

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This animal face mask comes in so many different animal designs – you can get a panda, a Labrador, a Shiba Inu, a cat, a bear and much more, with over 40 designs to choose from! The vivid design is sure to have an impact on whoever you give it to. One 5-star review writes: “can’t tell you how many compliments I’ve gotten on this thing during Covid…my work even featured me in their homepage because of it. My ‘panda pandemic’ face mask … Probably one of my best investments this year. Easy to breathe out of too, that was my main concern was overheating in it.”

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A wearable sleeping bag perfect for those outdoor trips!

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This wearable sleeping bag is both cozy and useful! It allows you to retain warm, comfort and coziness even when on the move during those camping trips. Plus, it has easy-access hand openings that let you bring your hands in and out of the bag quickly and effortlessly, and the removable booties are also very convenient!

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A belly fanny pack is probably one of the most hilarious, weird gifts out there

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If you want a weird, gag gift that is guaranteed to get some laughs, this belly fanny pack is perfect! It is made of PU and canvas leather, and the ED print of a belly looks so realistic! Plus, it has lots of storage space and so is actually useful, and it is also waterproof! One 5-star review writes: “I wish I could give this product a billion stars, it’s so outragously fantastic. The design looks so real and the fanny pack itself is very spacious.”

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For those that love playing with putty, everything about this Gears Out Seamen stress relief putty is inappropriately hilarious

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Everything about the packaging of this stress relief putty is just brilliant – from the Seamen Putty title, to the “cum sail away” tag line, and the name of the seaman – “Captain Jack Hoff”, to the color and consistency of the putty. Is that not enough to convince you? Well, it even glows in the dark!

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A mermaid tail blanket that is “super cute”

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This mermaid tail blanket was crocheted by hand! It is super high-quality, as it is made with high-quality materials to give a blanket with a special shape and beautiful patterns. This blanket will make staying warm and cozy so much more interesting and fun!

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A toilet timer that was featured on Shark Tank

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This toilet timer is the perfect gag gift for anyone that takes forever in the toilet. You can “send someone a clear message” with this timer, which is unique, surprising and functional, running for approximately 5 minutes.

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These animal paw socks are perfect for those animal lovers!

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These animal paw socks comes in different animal designs: dog, different colored cats, dinosaur, eagle, polar bear and zebra! They are made of polyester, cotton and spandex, and they look so realistic that people will think you’ve got actual paws on you! One 5-star review reads: “bought these as a gag gift for Christmas. They were exactly as pictured and everyone thought it was so funny and cute.”

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A toaster that burns the Batman symbol into your toast!

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For all those DC and Batman fans, this toaster will make breakfast just a little more fun! The toast has a 2-toast capacity, wide slots with self-centering bread guides and high rise toast lift. Just place the bread in and you will get the bat symbol on your breakfast!

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These elf earphones are perfect for that sci-fi and fantasy lover!

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These in-ear earphones have an elf ear design that will give the impression that whoever is wearing them is a fantastical creature. Not only will they be loves by fantasy-enthusiasts for their creative design, but also because of their perfect sound quality and ergonomic design.

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This temporary pet fur coloring set to safely give your pets a new look

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For that person that is crazy about their pet, this temporary pet fur coloring set is sure to make them happy. It is completely safe due to its non-toxic formula but should only be used on dogs that are at least 12 weeks old and have white/light coats. The dye is easy to apply and washes out in 2-3 baths or fades on its own within a few weeks, and once its dry it won’t rub-off or transfer to other fur, fabric or skin!

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A sequin reversable decorative pillow with a hilarious Nicolas Cage design

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This reversable pillow is a very popular buy all over the internet. It has a 4.7- star rating and has over 3,000 ratings! It comes in 4 color choices: black, blue, dark blue and red that show when the sequins are reversed, and the back is soft suede fabric. It is such a fun gift, you can even play with it!

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Edible glitter to get the prettiest baked goods

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This DiamonDust edible glitter comes in 21 color options! Whichever color (or colors) you choose, you can be sure it will bring your creations to life, giving them luster and sparkle. They are also vegan and allergen free, and they are so easy to use!

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These mberry miracle fruit tablets that work like magic!

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These miracle fruit tablets went viral on TikTok, and so many have been dying to try them! As the package states, they let you “experience something truly amazing,” that is, they turn sour food sweet by inhibiting your taste receptors! Everyone will surely get a kick out of these.

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This Wilton food color mist that allows you to step-up your decorating game

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This Wilton food color mist comes in a choice of 12 colors. They can be used to transform plain-looking food objects into incredible sensational ones! They are perfect for parties and other special events, and they are so easy to use!

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A Bob Ross handmade plater that is fun to do!

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There isn’t a person on this planet that doesn’t love Bob Ross, which is why this handmade planter that features the lovely Bob Ross is sure to be loved by everyone! You get everything you need – a unique pottery planter, a convenient plastic drip tray and chia seed packets for 3 plantings. Plus, the chia seeds reach full growth in about 1-2 weeks to give you the perfect Bob Ross chia hair!

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This book that catalogues “the uncommon and the bizarre”

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‘Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre’ by Paul Gambino is, as one reviewer put it, “great fun for fans of the weird”. The book tells of 18 collections of the macabre, showcasing collector items such as skulls, mummified body parts, occultic objects and more, as well as extensive interviews with each collection owner.

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This 1lb bag of candy that looks like edible LEGO blocks!

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For anyone with a sweet tooth, this bag of candy that looks like LEGO blocks is the perfect holiday gift! It has assorted flavors: blue raspberry, yellow banana, red cherry and green lime! Not only do they taste good, but you can use them to decorate, or even to build whatever you want! They’re a sweet treat and plenty of fun!

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A card game about butts

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Butts in Space: The Card Game is a fun game with the following premise: Evil Butt stole all the toilet paper in the universe and destroyed your toilet spaceship, and you have to gather more toilet paper than your friends before your spaceship is repaired! And if that hasn’t convinced you already, let me tell you the name of the characters you can play as: Bow Butt, Hairy Butt, Classy Butt and Butt Butt.

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This rapid ramen cooker will make instant ramen an even easier fix!

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As if cooking isntant ramen needed to get easier! This rapid ramen cooker can satisfy all your ramen needs and cravings in a way that is much easier! It can cook your favorite ramen packet in just 2-3 minutes, all you need to do is add the ingredients and water! Plus, you can take it with you anywhere and store it easily – perfect for the office, college – you name it!

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A back shaver will make the impossible task of getting to those hard-to-reach-areas easier

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Hairy backs are not something often discussed, but it’s a thing that really should be addressed! This back shaver is Amazon’s Choice, and has almost 9,000 ratings! It is designed to swiftly shave your back in just minutes! You can get a smooth and quick shave without any pain or discomfort, as the Dryglide safety blade technology will ensure you have a safe shave! It is even designed to shave your back both wet and dry.

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An electric foot file that will get your feet feeling baby smooth

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This electric foot file has a 4.5-star rating, with many reviews raving about this gadget’s incredible effect on their feet. It charges in 2-3 hours and can be used for about 45 minutes with each charge. It is waterproof and powerful, with two speeds and the types of rollers with varying degrees of roughness that can be used to get rid of dead skin and calluses.

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A magnetic levitating globe for that tech geek

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This magnetic levitating globe comes in a choice of 2 colors: black and blue. It is a cool decoration to have around as it is a globe floating in midair due to the magnetic force from both the bottom and top of the frame! Plus, the glove does a 360 rotation that last 15-25 minutes!

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This grow a boyfriend toy with the perfect tagline: “if you can’t get a date then grow the perfect mate!”

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If the tagline alone isn’t enough to convince you to buy this grow a boyfriend gag gift, then this review might do it: “sadly, he didn’t grow to be a 6′ lean, athletic runner dude, but I suppose the packaging didn’t promise me that when I bought it for a friend.” People are just going to have so much fun with this little joke! All you need to do is add water, and when he grows you can even dry him out and use him again!

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This cooking apron with a painfully realistic design

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This cooking apron has a design that will surely make some jaws drop. It features a big belly and lots of bushy hair, and a blur in a part that is best left up to the imagination. Many love this surprisingly accurate and realistic gag gift, one review writing: “bought this for a gag gift for my husband’s Christmas party! So much fun and so funny! Also good quality.”

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This frog eye mask that is “so much fun for so little $$$”

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This frog eye mask has a unique design that is super funny! Comfortably sleep and take naps whilst keeping the light blocked with this elastic, cotton mask that is breathable and soft, all whilst sporting a hilarious frog eye design. Plus, you can even mess with the frog eyes, as you can move the eyelids to make them look more awake or sleepy!

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This stretchy banana toy that is so much fun to play with!

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This stretchy banana toy is the perfect gift to keep someone occupied with! It feels so pleasing to the touch, and it stretches so much yet always restores to its original banana form! It is great for stress relief, and as a bonus, it even comes with a collectible small bouncy call by JA-RU. Simply read the reviews to see many raving about how entertaining these stretchy bananas are!

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A 3D wooden puzzle toy that works as a mini marble waterwheel coaster!

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For those who love puzzles, this waterwheel coaster 3D puzzle is sure to bring plenty of fun! This puzzle kit contains 254 pre-cut small wooden pieces for you to assemble! One 5-star review writes: “high quality, works perfectly, a challenge to assemble – but that is good.”

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By Melanie Scott
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Melanie Scott is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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