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What were your teen boys best gifts?

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ja9r Wed 02-Jan-19 21:42:11

The under £20 kind rather than the big present kind?

Mine got the lock pick set recommended.. not a hit yet... juggling balls have gone down well... as did his new dressing gown and slippers...

oreosoreosoreos Wed 02-Jan-19 21:45:19

DSS (15) - Joules fluffy socks! I've been buying them for him for about 5 years, so he's come to expect them, but still seems genuinely pleased with them every year!

One year they ran out of the men's so I got him the women's instead and he was still very happy with them 😁

Sugarhunnyicedtea Wed 02-Jan-19 21:47:10

Chocolate 😃
Monopoly Cheaters has been a hit too

70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 02-Jan-19 21:52:36


viz annual (one of the older ones found on eBay_
money (though that was his main present so more than £20)

He has guitar lessons and 2 guitars ( early birthday/ Christmas presents) so things like his capo and various plectrums

ilovespinach Wed 02-Jan-19 22:01:32

World of warcraft starter set a big hit. Most surprising hit is a how to draw book featuring cute cartoon animals.

Fstar Wed 02-Jan-19 22:02:54

Under armour jumper for tenner out of sports direct

KittyMcKitty Wed 02-Jan-19 22:05:08

DS (15) book on the history of Gangster Rap and a copy of Enter the Wu Tang-Clan 36 Chambers on vinyl.

ladybee28 Wed 02-Jan-19 22:05:18

A kururin fiddle toy.

Total runaway success...

Taffeta Wed 02-Jan-19 22:06:37

Fizzy apple laces
£10 Nando’s voucher
Romesh Ranganathan book
LED lights for computer (£10)

KittyMcKitty Wed 02-Jan-19 22:08:24

... probably his favourite gift out of everything (except the Reading Tix) was new bearings for skateboard (£5).

Babygrey7 Wed 02-Jan-19 22:08:49

Vladimir Putin Life Coach (book)

Golden Marvel infinity gauntlet mug

PAtothegruesometwosome Wed 02-Jan-19 22:12:57

£10 Asda dressing gowns they were given on Xmas eve... they have barely left their person this Christmas!

Totorosfluffytummy Wed 02-Jan-19 22:32:01

A cute dog stress toy £2
A small homemade chocolate hamper
Tim Vine joke book
Foldable laptop desk to use on the bed/lap £16

Serin Thu 03-Jan-19 22:29:32

A new skin for his old game boy advance!!
Cost about a fiver.

thesockgap Fri 04-Jan-19 20:59:29

Dressing gown
DVDs of recent movies.
Kontrol freek adaptors for game controllers.
Over the shoulder man bag - for putting phone, money etc in when out on bike.
Reese's selection box.

BearSoFair Sat 05-Jan-19 16:44:22

Bat Signal projection light
Novelty bread slippers (we get him novelty slippers every year, it's become a bit of a tradition)

Gettingthereslowly1 Sat 05-Jan-19 23:14:10

Speaker pillow and Exploding Kittens - both from here.
Chabuddy G book (People just do nothing fan)
Alarm clock/speaker/bedside light from amazon

BBTHREE76 Tue 08-Jan-19 00:25:30

Zelda colour changing glass. Think it was only £4 but he loves it

Methenyouplus4 Sat 19-Jan-19 20:22:38

Guinness Book of records gamers edition
X2 cans Low alcohol fruity drink
Board games (exploding kittens and a couple of others I woukd need to check the name of)

Gettingthereslowly1 Sat 19-Jan-19 22:24:20

Methenyouplus4 if you do get a chance to check the names of the other games I’d be really grateful - Exploding Kittens was such a hit here so really interested to hear anything else which went down well

costaqueen1499 Sat 26-Jan-19 23:22:40

DS 14 - Calvin Klein boxers

leesmum Sun 10-Feb-19 12:52:13

Newton's cradle my Ds 14 loved it

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