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Twitter has a cornucopia of advice on how to deal with family this Thanksgiving.
Users on the social networking platform are using the hashtag #SurvivalGuideToThanksgiving to offer up a heaping helping of guidance. And some of its offerings are as dry as your great aunt Gertrude’s turkey:
Others’ advice is as twisted as using marshmallows as a topping for sweet potatoes:
And some people are just straight up logical:
“I actually very much enjoy spending time with my family on Thanksgiving,” Will Presti, a writer, comedian, web show host and fan of mashed potatoes told The Huffington Post about his political Tweet. “I just felt that making a lighthearted joke about the election might help bring some levity to a topic that has been very contentious for a lot of people.”
Check out more tweets below.
If someone does bring up the topic of the election and the awkwardness is more than you can handle, you could always follow this guy’s advice:
That pretty much Trumps anything else you can do.