We all know someone who's impossible to buy for. You know the one: They insist they already have everything they need, leaving you scrambling for some tangible way to show your appreciation.
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So before you resort to a boring gift card — or worse yet, a pack of tube socks with a bow on top — here's a creative idea: What if they could get a personalized video featuring one of their favorite celebrities?
It's possible with Cameo, a service that features a huge range of celebs, athletes, reality TV stars, and other notable characters. Even better, the site is offering 20% off all videos through the weekend, so you can book the gift to end all gifts for a little less. Here are just a few of the people you can find on Cameo:
- NFL legend Brett Favre
- Actor Don Johnson
- '80s pop star Debbie Gibson
- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin
- Saxophonist Kenny G
- Comedian Carrot Top
There are also a few choices that don't quite fit in that "people" category, including kid favorites like Thomas the Tank Engine, Cincinnati Zoo's famous hippo Fiona, and a cat that went viral for playing a keyboard on YouTube. (You can't make this stuff up.)
If you don't know who or what might tickle their fancy, you can grab a Cameo gift card, too, but they're not part of the sale. And if you ask us, what makes this gift extra special is the element of surprise that comes with, say, Vanilla Ice suddenly popping up on their computer screen.
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