Best Father's Day gifts: 42 things your dad won't buy for himself

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Best Father's Day gifts: 42 things your dad won't buy for himself
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Dads often get shit for dad jokes and being bad at texting, but father figures have another thing in common besides thinking terrible puns are hilarious: They're some of the most selfless people in the world.

TBH, a lot of us wouldn't know how to live on our own if it wasn't for those father figures who taught us — this goes for uncles, step-dads, or anyone who stepped up to take on that role. And though he probably insists that you don't have to get him anything, Father's Day is an extra-special time to show your appreciation.

Don't phone it in and get him a mug that says "Dad." It's technically accurate, but it's a terrible gift. Looking for unique options for Father's Day? Go here. Looking for something relatively cheap? Check our our guide to the best gifts under $50. Or, simply keep reading.

Whether it's a gadget to make his life easier, a sentimental keepsake, or something that you know he wants but refuses to buy for himself, here are the best gift ideas for Father's Day:

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