5 Great Distractions From Your Family This Thanksgiving

Your family is great until they're not. Here are some fun reasons to step away from the table.

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Thanksgiving is upon us! We’ve compiled some great deals that double as fool-proof excuses to ignore your family once the glow of being together has worn off. In our experience? Roughly two hours in.

JBL Earbuds | $25 | Amazon

JBL Earbuds | Amazon | $25
JBL Earbuds | Amazon | $25
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“What’s that, Uncle Tim? Sorry, can’t hear you.” At 50% off, these earbuds are the ultimate family avoidance tool at a great price. For just $25 you can catch up on your favorite political podcast instead of the makeshift one happening at the table.

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Mini Pac-Man | $32 | Amazon

Mini Pac-Man | $32 | Amazon
Mini Pac-Man | $32 | Amazon
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So full you couldn’t eat another bite? Live vicariously through Pac-Man’s unyielding appetite. A fun distraction that’s ideal for diverting everyone’s attention away from uncomfortable topics.

Kindle Paperwhite | $95 | Amazon

Kindle Paperwhite | $95 | Amazon
Kindle Paperwhite | $95 | Amazon
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Curl up with a good book at the dinner table. A Kindle is a great way to tell those around you that you’re well-read and also a little busy at the moment.

Friends Lego Set | $155 | Amazon

Friends Lego Set | $155 | Amazon
Friends Lego Set | $155 | Amazon
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Tired of your family and missing your friends? Putting together this extensive Lego set may help ease the pain. Did we mention it’s 14% off? Friendsgiving is just a few hours of assembly away.


Beer Kit | $40 | Amazon

Beer Kit | $40 | Amazon
Beer Kit | $40 | Amazon
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Thanksgiving is a great time to drink alcohol and an even better time to make it. This beer kit is a perfect reason to get some alone time. For science.