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There’s something for every pop, including merman tails, marijuana vending machines and, of course, preserved racehorse poop. My rule for fatherhood is simple: A dad should take parenting seriously, but not himself. And he shouldn’t take his Father’s Day gifts seriously either. Of course, a lot of families didn’t get the memo, which means more work for HuffPost Weird News. As we do every year, we’ve combed the internet for wacky gifts sure to please the strange dads in your life. You don’t have to thank us ― save it for your dad. If your dad wants to make a big splash this summer, he need only wear a merman tail around the pool. Luggage Featuring Your Dad’s Ugly Mug – close-up of Pop’s face – Vulcan Earbuds – look like Mr. Spock while listening to music – A Pot for Pot – Pot Vending Machine
sculpture of “Star Trek” Capt. Jean-Luc Picard – stretch Donald Trump – Beef Jerky Bouquet, Does your dad have a beef about getting flowers? He won’t if the petals are made from beef jerky. Mmmmmm – Joe Namath Action Figure (Not A Doll) – Unicorn Taco Holder – Tuxedo Onesie – Pokemon Ball Waffle Iron – Portable Pizza Oven – Preserved Horse Turds –
Skin Tag Remover – Portable Solar Generator – Darth Vader Blazer – Customized Coloring Pages – Banana Whiskey As Father’s Day gifts go, no one can deny that banana-flavored booze can be quite appealing. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pizza – Kangaroo Pouch Shirt – Just trust this kangaroo-inspired shirt to do the heavy lifting while Dad’s hands can hold something just as valuable as his new infant, namely cocktails and remotes. Most Appropriate Father’s Day Card Ever –
Yes, you can spend a lot of money on weird gifts for Dad, but sometimes a simple tacit acknowledgement is all that’s needed.
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