Are you leaving town to be with your kin this week, possibly against your will? Maybe they're coming to you? Either way, holidays for you mean lots and lots of time with your relatives whether you like it or not which can be trying when you have pretty much nothing in common with them.
Though this was originally written for Thanksgiving, it's certainly applicable for all of holiday season. So pay close attention as we give you the top seven ways to kill the hours with your freak relatives during extended periods of awkward family time:
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