The 12 Worst Gifts of Christmas (PHOTOS)

Holiday shopping is important, you guys.

The only way your loved ones are going to know you love them is if you show that love by purchasing something they will probably enjoy, wrapping it in pretty colored paper, and placing it under a dying tree for them to open one morning in late December.

So to help you out this holiday shopping season, we’ve put together the following list of 12 random things you absolutely should not get for anybody, ever. We’re not even providing links to these items, because you really shouldn’t buy them. If you’re some kind of joy-hating Christmasochist who simply must get their hands on these things, just Google them or whatever.

Click through our gallery of terrible gifts to see which 12 items you should really stay away from, then leave your own worst gift ideas in the comments.