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Ready or not, Thanksgiving is here! While you mentally prepare yourself for all of the food you're about to gorge on, you also have to get ready for those relatives. You know, the ones who always have something to say or a face to make — especially when they've been drinking.

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This is why Thanksgiving-themed hashtags are born, and this year Twitter has armed us with the #ThanksGivingClapBack. That's right, if you've ever felt stuck on how to respond to some of the more heinous questions your "favorite" uncle always throws your way, now you have an entire list to choose from.

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Fair warning: Clapping back is no joke — once you go there, you go there. So maybe just scroll through the hashtags instead of saying any of these things out loud . . . unless it really gets ugly. Either way, here are 13 of our faves!


1

This matters because . . . ?

Boomerang it right back!

2

*Gulps down wine*

OUCH.

3

Nice try

Let's see how quickly they shut up. 

4

So you think you're funny?

Sike! 

5

Oh, you went there

Don't dish it if you can't take it. 

6

All right

You're just keeping it 100.

7

Cheap shot

Hit 'em wear it hurts — their food.

8

Be careful

How quickly the tables have turned.

9

Granny's got jokes

Savage!

10

Want to talk about how much I ate?

THE shade.

11

Trying to crush my career dreams

I'm just trying to help you out.

12

Always want to bring up the phone

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You know you're going to tweet this. 

13

Heavy hitter

Laughing all the way to the bank.

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