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Cheap Funny Presents And Gifts For Guys 2012

Updated on September 9, 2012

Funny Gifts For Men

Some men revel in gadgets and utility, while others may enjoy something less tangible. There is only one universal safe bet, and that is the path of laughter -- which -- thankfully for you, is both cheap and immensely fun.

Humor is a universal solvent that can melt the most rigid of hearts, provide timeless memories and stitch together frayed ties. The right funny gift will provide long-lasting appear both at home and at the workplace. The road I've taken with regards to selection is a brutally honest and subjective one. These are toys and gifts which I find appealing and useful, at a cheap price. Having said that, do not expect men to warm to them publicly, especially in front of women -- it just doesn't work like that.

Bullsh*t Button

Pent up stress is the primal cause of mood swings, sometimes you'd love a bit of straight-talking, stress channeling goodness, but fear opening your mouth. Well, that's how it used to be! Thanks to the bulls*it button men will be able to communicate constructively and release tension simultaneously. Admittedly, this is something of a workplace toy, since using it at home may make whoever bought it rue the day they had ever had the idea to gift it in the first place.

At the price range, the toy may not be suited as an option in the "funny birthday gifts" category, but functions well as an impromptu treat. If hes been complaining bitterly about bosses and colleagues, presenting him with a BS button will let him know you feel his pain.

The button itself is simplistic, featuring a couple of different (random) voice-over effects -- but then again -- what do you expect from a self-advertised straight-talking no BS button? Simple. Cheap. Effective.

Or alternatively...

Targeting an even more stringent workplace niche, the USB stress button is both incredibly dramatic and fun to toy with. Men will be able to mimic crazed dictators or re-enact cold-war thrills by unleashing the red button and initiating a doomsday counter on their computer anytime they wish (complete with explosion).

Due to the fact that I'm a bit of a geek, I actually prefer this button to the BS button because there is a certain war-games ceremony to it. The addition of an on-screen explosion and sound effect make it even cooler. Despite this, it lacks the portability and sociability of the BS button due to being something of an inside joke and requiring a USB port. On the plus side, you won't run the risk of being shot in the foot with bullshit warnings every other word you say.

Why I like this: Working almost exclusively online, I can see myself firing away every-time I feel the pinch of writer's block. 

Would you rather...?

If you're looking for something to brake the ice (or something to melt it entirely), while simultaneously providing a social element to your gift, this "creative" board game may be what you are looking for.

Warning: This product is not for the squeamish!

Although some user reviewers herald this as an option in the funny christmas gifts line (I.E families, kids and the elderly), I don't know whether I can recommend it for this. The game features a selection of 800 questions which follow the, "Would you rather..." format. The effect is one that presents embarrassing or edgy paradoxes to those that answer the questions. It seems perfect to play while having a drink (which is another entirely unethical treat to accompany this product).

Overall, I'm not entirely convinced, but it seems to be very popular and well recommended -- especially by guys. Please remember this is the adult version of the board game!

Pro Chip Island Golf

What on earth is this? It's Pro Chip Island Golf, a 66" x 40" twist-and-fold floating green that can be unfolded and played at any time -- weather permitting (it can be used indoors, but I prefer it outdoors)!

The floating golf course is great fun, not only for him, but for everyone involved, especially his buddies. It also provides an ice-breaker and attention grabber at any party.

For those worried about creating havoc, know that the balls "stick" when they strike the course, which leads to a playable game. There are 4 sets of colored-balls available (4x3) allowing 4 people to play simultaneously, making it perfectly apt for small parties.

After the fun is over, storage is exceptionally easy due to how easy it is to fold the course itself, which can be stored just about anywhere and in any space.

When I like this: Obviously, the perfect scenario is floating the golf course in a swimming pool on a pristine summer sky, when bailing the errant balls that cascaded out of bounds is about as fun as playing is.

Instant Excuse Novelty Ball

Has he burned through all his excuses? Why not convey the message with humor and tact, proven to be the best way to get through to him.

This is another toy made for the children in the workplace. If the male in question is either notorious for his fibs, or as a boss, is on the receiving end of them all the time, this is a perfect way to bridge the gap with something of use, humor and value.

The toy itself comes with an ingrained supply of 20 creative and realistic excuses, making it a highly adaptable toy that is able to find a home anywhere. 

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    • Career-Guide profile image

      Career-Guide 

      7 years ago from Mars

      Wow!!! its really really really a great hub.....

      Well toned to concentrated topic and keeping me lough till the last line

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      final year projects 

      7 years ago

      Really they are funny gifts,nice and also interesting.

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      lk 

      7 years ago

      Well presented topic.Some Uncovered Funny Gifts may also be considered at this place.

    • heathersgarden profile image

      heathersgarden 

      7 years ago from Minnesota

      I love it! Thanks!

    • kephrira profile image

      kephrira 

      7 years ago from Birmingham

      Great ideas, they all look really fun.

    • thooghun profile imageAUTHOR

      James D. Preston 

      7 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Thanks guys!

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      Caroline Paulison Andrew 

      7 years ago from Chicago, IL

      Great hub--good ideas. Thanks for posting!

    • gr82bme profile image

      gr82bme 

      7 years ago from USA

      Great Ideas. Thanks for the info.

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      wedangel 

      8 years ago

      This is totally awesome!

    • Michael Willis profile image

      Michael Willis 

      8 years ago from Arkansas

      This is a great hub. Brought on the laughter. Loved the excuse ball and Panic button idea.

    • Richard Thomas profile image

      Richard Thomas 

      8 years ago

      The buttons are hilarious!

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      Shari 

      8 years ago from New York, NY

      the BS button just not be limited to men . . he he i know quite a few females that could use a Bullsh*t Button!

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      Belinda Dobie 

      8 years ago

      Original and funny.

    • dallas93444 profile image

      Dallas W Thompson 

      8 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      We all need the "time out" button! They come in different labels...

    • John B Badd profile image

      John B Badd 

      8 years ago from Saint Louis, MO

      I love the buttons. I do not know which I like more, they are both great.

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      Steimy 

      8 years ago from Essex ON Canada

      Intresting. Good for a laugh!

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      msorensson 

      8 years ago

      I love both the prochip Island Golf and the Instant Excuse Novelty Ball. I think all men need the novelty ball :-)

      Cool!!

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