On Black Friday, big box stores open early to sell massive amounts of TVs, toys and more, all at huge discounts. Some stores, meanwhile, including Amazon, put far weirder items on sale for Black Friday.
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Case in point: Like Nic Cage himself, this throw pillow ($29.99) is the gift that keeps on giving. Society 6 offered a 25 percent discount on it for Black Friday in 2017.
Classic 1985 video game cart? It may look like one, but this Think Geek Black Friday 2017 deal ($11.99 then) is really an officially licensed 4.25oz flask.
You can find the flask on Amazon for $17.99.
This creepy four-piece drinkware set includes two skull mugs and two skull goblets. The set regularly sells for $73.95, but Amazon offered it at $39.95 as a 2018 pre-Black Friday deal.
This really cool resin wand prop from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald measures 15.5 inches. It was one of Amazon's early Black Friday deals in 2018.
Who needs a human when you can have this oddly shaped pillow hug you instead? One of Overstock's Black Friday deals from 2010, the Boyfriend Pillow ($38.67) is still available through Amazon.
One of Petco's Black Friday 2017 deals, you can still pick one up for the same discount price of $4.99 on Amazon.
One of the coolest and smartest gifts on this list, the app-controlled littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit teaches kids coding. Amazon offered it for $79.99 last year on Black Friday, but you can pick one up today for just $58.36.
Offered as one of Amazon's pre-Black Friday deals in 2018, these slip-on polyester/spandex water shoes ($7.99 - $13.59) are great for the beach. You know, when the weather gets warm again.
Urban Outfitters offered dog butt magnets for $9 on Black Friday 2017. If you're kicking yourself for missing out, you can still pick them up for $12.99 on Amazon.
One of Think Geek's Black Friday 2014 deals, this 30-by-60-inch throw rug will look just as good by your living room fireplace as it would in a lodge on Hoth.
The rug is no longer available through Think Geek, but we did spot it for $139.99 on Amazon.
Amazon offered motion-activated toilet night lights from Vintar as a cyber Monday deal in 2017. You can still find them for $10.99 on Amazon.
Though not technically offered during Black Friday, this 2013 holiday deal is just too bizarre not to mention. Daily deals site tanga.com offered a free pile of reindeer poop (with a 30-day warranty) on a first come, first served basis.
Unopened nuts, you have? Then this 9-inch Yoda nutcracker ($38.30), you need. One of Amazon's Black Friday 2017 deals, it was.
Offered at a discount by Think Geek for Black Friday 2017, this 212-piece robot kit really does twerk when you insert two AAA batteries. It's no longer on discount, but you can still pick one up at Think Geek for $24.99.
The 3Doodler 3D Pen comes with thin strands of plastic filament that can be extruded into three-dimensional shapes.
You can buy a Star Trek-branded version with 75 plastic strands today for as little as $23.28 on Amazon -- less than a third of the price it was offered at during Black Friday 2016!
This Star Trek sushi set ($24.99) was one of Think Geek's Black Friday deals in 2017.
This Triwizard Cup collectible ($49.99), similar to the one in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, doubles as a lamp. It was one of Think Geek's 2017 Black Friday deals.
The strings and zipper of this horned hoodie ($39.99) are all rainbows — how cool is that? This zip-up was one of Think Geek's Black Friday 2017 deals.
This scented workout-enhancing gel, offered for $22 during Amazon's Black Friday 2017 sale, is designed to cause you to sweat more during exercise. It's currently available for $26.55.
One of Amazon's Black Friday 2014 deals, the iPotty ($39.99) is a toilet-training seat that holds an iPad.
This weird one-size-fits-all ballerina costume ($31.12) includes a fan and tiara, but not the four AA batteries you'll need to keep it all inflated. It was an Amazon Black Friday deal in 2017.
Want to embrace your inner wizard? This LED-lined hoodie, a Think Geek Black Friday 2017 offering, casts simulated spells, complete with sounds... but only if you make the correct hand motions.
It's still available on Think Geek, now for $79.99.
We're not exactly sure why Amazon decided to put these 95 percent filtration efficiency respirator masks on sale as a pre-Black Friday 2018 deal...
This incredibly cool Fallout watch was one of Think Geek's Black Friday 2017 deals. It's still available for purchase, but it'll now cost you $39.99 (instead of the $19.99 price it was back then).
So, Amazon is calling this 2017 Black Friday deal a "octopus beanie." But come on. We all know this is a Cthulhu beanie ($8.99).
These padded boxing gloves, designed for children ages 3 to 7, were one of Amazon's early Black Friday 2018 deals.
Some people make gingerbread men for the holidays. But with this set of six Star Wars cookie cutters, offered by Think Geek for $12.99 during Black Friday 2017, you can make gingerbread Vaders, Fetts, Yodas and more.
They're currently available on Think Geek for just $9.99, proving that it sometimes pays to miss out on a Black Friday deal.
If you've ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele, this highly rated kit from Kala is a great way to do it. Best of all, it's still available at the Black Friday 2016 price of $59.99.
Made from what Think Geek calls "dungeon-grade plastic," this light-up mirror illusion was offered at a $10 discount on Black Friday 2017. You can still pick one up from Think Geek for $24.99.
This hand-cut retro brick phone and camera, though no longer available for sale, was a Black Friday 2017 deal offered by West Elm.
Vodka is pretty odorless, so we're not sure exactly what this thing -- one of Amazon's Black Friday 2017 deals -- smells like. But if you'd like to find out for yourself, you can pick up this Jonathan Adler candle for $42.00 on Amazon.
Our favorite Black Friday 2012 deal is this "simulated science kit" from Think Geek. Hook the PotatOS unit to any potato using the included pins and it'll start flinging insults at you.
Sadly, it's no longer available for sale.