What to Gift Your Uncle Based on His Personality

By: Teresa McGlothlin

What to Gift Your Uncle Based on His Personality
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About This Quiz

Gift-giving can be stressful — even when you know that person as well as you know yourself! You may have spent a lifetime getting to know him, but it's hard to figure out what he might really want. Don't worry! This quiz is here to help. By the time you tell us all about his personality, we'll be able to direct you straight to the gift that would make his day! 

These days, there are more handy gadgets and cool gifts than ever. Yet, a simple walk around the mall or an electronics store can leave your head spinning. Everyone wants to buy the perfect gift, but which one of the 1,000s of them is the right one? Tell us about your guy's likes, dislikes and the way he approaches the world, and the mystery will be solved. 

Men and boys of all ages have distinct personalities all their own, and it can be a dead giveaway about the kind of gift they would really appreciate. Whether you have a video game lover or a home chef on your hands, there's something out there for everyone's taste. Once you describe him to us, we'll make sure you get the gift of the year award. Which one would he like most? 


Man Is he a snazzy dresser or the king of casual?
It depends where he's going.
He has a unique sense of style.
I'm going to call him King Casual from now on.
He always looks fantastic!

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Portrait of embracing couple standing in front of blue wall When you're together, what's your favorite thing to do?
We like to hang out in the garage.
Movies are our favorite thing.
It's always fun to watch the game together.
We like to go for walks together.

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Q9 Humor If you had to describe his sense of humor in one word, which one would you use?
Goofy
Sarcastic
Naughty
Dry

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Q6 - friends Which one of his traits makes you feel proudest of him?
He's kind.
I'm in awe of his intelligence.
I like his confidence.
He is always generous.

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Shy-Dog Would he be likely to rescue a stray dog?
He has a little pack of them at home.
He's more likely to adopt a stray cat.
He's more into designer breeds.
He might not adopt it, but he would make sure it was safe.

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Lazy Do you think of him as being super responsible or a big procrastinator?
He's a little of both.
I should have named him Procrastination.
He's more responsible than I am.
He does a good job of trying to be responsible.

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Handy Redneck Does he have a technical mind or handy hands?
He's a real Mr. Fix It!
He has a real talent for athletics.
He's a numbers guy.
He's great with computers.

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Man with both thumbs up What part of his life would you give two big thumbs up?
Education
Relationships
Career
Community

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Thinking Person12 Do you ever have to guess what's on his mind?
Oh, no. He lets everyone know.
He's kind of private about certain things.
It's like pulling teeth to get it out of him.
I know more than he thinks I do.

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9 Rustic What would you say the state of his bedroom looks like?
It's neat and tidy.
The word chaos comes to mind.
It's full of organized clutter.
I haven't looked at his room in years.

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Dream Up Your Perfect Truck and We’ll Guess What Kind of Man You Like - 1 Are they more of a pickup truck or sports car kind of guy?
He's really eco-conscious. Economy cars are more his style.
He loves trucks!
I could see him behind the wheel of Porsche 911 someday.
He really could go either way.

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22 journal Which one of these ordinary gifts do you think he would like more?
A grooming set
A journal
A sweater
A flask

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Excited Does he get more excited about holidays and birthdays than you do?
Both of us love the holidays!
He lives for the next family bash.
I think he gets more excited by his birthday than I do.
We're not big celebrators.

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Watching TV What do you guys like to do when you spend time together?
We finish up projects.
I'm always teaching him something.
We like to watch the game together.
Eating together is our favorite thing to do.

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Cooking How would you rate his cooking skills? We won't tell him!
Dreadful, but he tries.
Novice but learning
He knows his way around the stove.
He's an expert at setting the microwave.

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Heart What kind of heart do you think he has grown to have?
Genuine
Soft
Sensitive
Caring

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Motorbiking in Sintra Have they ever had a rebellious moment or a wild streak?
It happens to the best of us.
You should have met him as a toddler!
The younger years were ... interesting.
I am not sure / Other

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Travel Is he the adventurous sort who likes to travel?
He sticks close to home.
He goes on vacation once a year.
He would travel full time if he could.
He's been known to take the occasional road trip.

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Watching TV What kind of movie would you find him streaming?
Sci-fi
Horror
Comedy
Action/Adventure

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14 A Quick and Easy Guide to Throwing a Great Baby Shower How would you sum up his gift-giving style?
Thoughtful
Creative
Sweet
Extravagant

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Shopping Where would the two of you be more likely to go to buy a gift for someone you both love?
Jared's
Bed, Bath and Beyond
Cabela's
He really knows how to get good deals online.

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High angle view of boy using digital tablet while studying on sofa at home Which one of these things would you say you've learned from him?
I've learned to be more patient.
He's taught me to lighten up.
He gives me hope for the world.
I've learned how to be more encouraging from him.

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Young Man Relaxing During A Bus Trip Have you ever caught him telling a little white lie?
Of course! Everyone tells a little white lie.
No, he's very honest.
Little white lies? I've caught him in some whoppers!
I have, but it was for a good reason.

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Happy Clown Would you say that he can be a real joker?
He's pulled some wild pranks.
He's more on the serious side.
He's always cracking jokes.
He's goofy sometimes, but he doesn't tell a lot of jokes.

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Hiking Could they be described as the outdoorsy type?
He's more the indoorsy type.
He's been known to hit the hiking trails.
He's basically a caveman.
He plays sports outside.

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Thoughtful man leaning on wall in city Is he a big dreamer or a practical dude?
He's goal-oriented.
He dreams so big I can't keep up.
He's a practical guy.
He can go either way.

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Your ride has arrived Does he have the kind of manners that make you beam with pride?
That's debatable.
He's very polite.
He's not perfect, but he tries.
His manners are as good as mine.

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Board Games When he's playing games, is he competitive?
He's not all that competitive.
He's more of a team player.
He's extremely competitive.
He's competitive, but not with fun games.

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Friends Would you agree if we called him a people person?
He's really family-oriented.
He's always been popular.
He loves his alone time.
I don't think he would agree, but I do.

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Reading Does he read a lot of books or play more video games?
He's well-rounded, and he does both.
He plays more video games.
He's always been an avid reader.
I'm not really sure these days.

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