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Best Freebie Deals: Get a No-Strings-Attached Jack in the Box Burger

Who doesn't like fun free stuff? We know we do! That's why we've rounded up the week's best freebie deals just for you! Read on to see how to score free magazine subscriptions, burgers, and more.

Rumor Roundup: Ghostbusters Video Game? Brick-and-Mortar Amazon?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Ghostbusters, iPhone 7, Batman, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Amazon Just Made it So Much Easier to Get a Great Discount on Video Game Preorders

For awhile now, Amazon's been quietly discounting select video games for its Prime members. Now, the mega-retailer is expanding those savings to a flat 20% off all titles in-cart.

Rumor Roundup: Play as Link's Daughter? Slim Xbox One?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Link's daughter, a slim Xbox, Left 4 Dead 3, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

10 Retro Gifts on Every '90s Kids' Christmas Wishlist

If you know someone who grew up when Koosh balls and Captain Planet were the hottest things going, they're sure to love everything featured here. Give the gift of nostalgia, and help your buds remember their worst haircuts!

11 Stores That Offer Christmas Eve Pickup — And One That Will Deliver the Same Day!

Christmas Eve is just a couple days away, and if you're short a few gifts, we've got your back. We've rounded up 11 stores that will let you shop online and pick up your items in-store on Christmas Eve. Even better, one of these retailers will hand-deliver your items to you.

We're Daydreaming About These 8 Super-Extravagant Celebrity Gifts

Among the land of extravagant gifts, some presents are so over the top that they make a Tesla look like its Hot Wheels equivalent. Here we present eight gifts that marked special occasions with especially noteworthy excess.

Rumor Roundup: Appearing As DLC, Yoda Is? GTA Subscriptions?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Grand Theft Auto VI, Star Wars DLC, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest speculation from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Our 10 Favorite Classic Holiday Commercials — in GIF Form!

Christmas has provided the backdrop for some truly heartwarming, memorable, and just plain weird commercials. We look at GIFs and YouTube videos of our favorites.

These Are the Toys You're Looking For: The 11 Coolest Vintage Star Wars Figures

It was no easy task, but here are what we consider the 11 coolest vintage Star Wars figures, mixing some of that galaxy's most popular characters with a few of its strangest aliens. How many of them did you have?

Gift Ideas for Him: Deals for Every Guy on Your List

Whether it's your dad, brother, husband, friend, or coworker, chances are there's at least one member of the less fair sex for whom you need to get a gift this holiday season. As such, we've rounded up a handful of this week's best Editors' Choice deals to help you cross them off your list. Even better, all will ship for free in time for Christmas so you don't need to even leave the house.

10 Darth Vader Collectibles That Will Bring You to the Dark Side

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens soon hitting theaters, we've scoured eBay for 10 Darth Vader-themed collectibles that you've probably never heard of. For a guy who spent most of his screen time being a rotten jerk, we sure do love the Dark Lord of the Sith!

17 Gifts That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? But just because you shouldn't blow a bundle on them doesn't mean that you can't blow their minds. Here's how.

The Most Dangerous Toys of 2015: Watch Out for Poo-Dough That Isn't Gluten-Free

Why chance ruining the holiday by getting your kids toys that will harm them? That's not very cheery and in the spirit of things! To make sure you don't spend Christmas in the ER, check out W.A.T.C.H.'s list of the season's worst toys.

10 Radical Retro Gifts for '80s Kids

From Masters of the Universe to Rainbow Brite, all of the brands that '80s kids grew up loving are back in one form or another. Gleeful nostalgia is one of the best gifts you can give a person, so check out 10 killer retro gifts that'll make 'em respond with words like "radical" or "tubular."

The Top 10 Board Games to Fuel That Festive Family Fight

Ditch the Monopoly and treat yourself or someone special to a trendy table-top board game, all without breaking the bank. These lesser-known titles have won top awards in the gaming industry, and are sure to liven up your holiday party or family night.

6 Songs That Will Get You in the Mood for Black Friday Week

Every year, Black Friday deals seem to roll around a little sooner, making the deal season last longer than ever before. And yet, there are still no traditional Black Friday songs. So, we've slightly modified six existing holiday classics to reflect the most wonderful time of the DealNews year.

Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

Black Friday is held up as the ultimate shopping day, but Thanksgiving actually offers better deals. Of course, there are great sales to be found on Cyber Monday, too. So when is the best day to shop? It depends on what you're buying!

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

Almost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. We looked at last year's top deal performers, and see that they are already gunning for a repeat this year.

Our Master List of EVERY Black Friday Ad Worth Buying Next Week

Sorting through Black Friday ads can be overwhelming, so our editors have pared down the thousands of offers into a list of only the deals that are truly great. From TVs to tablets, and everything in between, here are the things you need to be on the lookout for next week.

Toys "R" Us Black Friday Ad Analysis: Lots of Half-Price Toys, Discounts on the Fabulous 15

Toys "R" Us has finally stepped up its Black Friday game, releasing its ad a week earlier and actually offering deals worth noting. The store has slashed prices by about 50% and has even discounted a couple of its notorious Fabulous 15 toys.

Free Money! Gift Cards and Credits to Spend on Black Friday

When you score a discounted gift card or nab a store credit, you're basically getting free money! And there's no better time to stock up on extra cash than the week before Black Friday. Maximize your savings with this roundup of all the best gift card and credit offers for retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Gap, and more.

Best Black Friday Gaming Ads: An Xbox Bundle That Saves You $100

This is shaping up to be an exceptional Black Friday for video game deals, despite a few initial stumbles. We've sorted through the many, many Gears of War and Uncharted console bundles to bring you the very best Black Friday gaming ads.

Deals That Make You Go Hmmm...: The 11 Most Unusual Black Friday Deals We've Ever Seen

TVs, laptops, toys — you'll see loads of these items discounted on Black Friday. But who expects to see a discount on a Wampa rug? How about an iPotty iPad Holder for kids? We've scoured the DealNews archives to bring you the 11 most unusual Black Friday deals.

Meijer Black Friday Ad Analysis: A 55" Doorbuster That Matches Target

While ho-hum for the most part, Meijer's Black Friday ad does boast a couple of TV doorbusters that are worth seeking out, a great Wii U bundle, and savings on Amazon Fire tablets.

18 Hilariously Lame 'Doorbusters' From Black Fridays Past

Planking, Segways, Big Mouth Billy Bass, Hoobastank, Black Friday deals. These are all things that we once thought were so great, but now seem pretty silly, when we look back on them. Join us, won't you, as we travel back in time to make fun of Black Friday deals of yesteryear. They're delightful in their quaint awfulness!

GameStop Black Friday Ad Analysis: Their Best Digital Sale in Over a Year

GameStop's 2015 Black Friday ad has leaked, giving gamers their first real look at the shopping holiday. The circular is full of highlights, promising both a great PC download sale and AAA games that hit our predictions. Read on for our full analysis of the best and worst bits of this ad.

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping During Black Friday

While shopping for yourself, don't forget that Black Friday is a time to buy for others too. Cashmere, beauty products, and more make for affordable gifts.

A Man Is Waiting in Line 33 Days Before Black Friday, but NOT for the Reason You Think

Kevin Sutton started camping outside a Best Buy in Orlando, Florida on October 25, a record-breaking 33 days ahead of Black Friday. Here's the kicker: Sutton is on a mission, but it might not be the one you'd think.

6 Crazy Deals That Could Actually Happen This Black Friday

Black Friday is all about best-of-the-year prices, but there are some deals that are so promising, we have to single them out. From TVs to video games, these are the ultra low prices and the unpredictable products that could make Black Friday worth it.

Dell Home Black Friday Ad Analysis: Highly-Rated 60" 4K TV Hits New Price Low

Dell Home's 2015 Black Friday ad has arrived and we've just finished hand-picking the circular's top deals. From budget 2-in-1s to an Xbox One bundle that's perfectly in line with our predictions, these are the Dell deals you shouldn't miss.

What People Want on Black Friday Might Surprise You

What are the Black Friday deals we'll be coveting the most this year? We surveyed 2,472 DealNews readers to find out, and the answers might surprise you.