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Geeky Gifts You Can Get For Less Than $5

Looking for that one special gift, but struggling to keep on budget? No worries! We have selected ten great options to surprise the geek in your life, and all for less than $5.

Accessories, books, apparel and much more.

“A 40 watt bulb in a cheap lamp is the same as a 40 watt bulb in an expensive one.” ― Edward Walker

  • $2.06

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    It’s a sunny Sunday morning and you wake to the sweet smell of bacon wafting from the. bathroom? That’s right, we’ve captured the enticing aroma of frying bacon in a bar of soap. Each marbled bar has the words “Bacon Soap” debossed on top and comes in a fancy 3-3/4″ x 2-3/8″ x 7/8″ (9.5 cm x 6 cm x 2.2 cm) tin.

    • Comes in classy tin
    • Great way to carry that bacon smell with you all day
    • Be the envy of your friends
  • $3.55

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    Precious magical gem, holding raw energy of order and peace. Use it to power all your spells, but use it wisely as it’s energies are limited. The gem shows you its energy level trough mystical symbols carved on it, enchanted so that they never wear off.

    • Q-Workshop: D20 Red & White Card Game Level Counter
    • Other colors of d20 counters sold separately
    • The entire line of Q-Workshop Dice is oline
    • Battlemats & Play Mats sold separately
    • Large Size d20 – Dice is 30 mm
  • $4.78

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    We’d think the beach would be a horrible place for zombies. For starters, even for a living person, the sand at the beach gets everywhere. Can you imagine having gaping wounds and rotting bits and then getting sand in them? Ouch. Getting hit by a wave could mean losing parts of your legs. Seagulls would swoop down to bite off bits of your flesh. Ouch! But if you just like zombies and are not one yourself (yet), you should totally wear a pair of Zombie Flip Flops to the beach.

    These flippies are bright fresh blood red and are printed with a pair of green rotting zombie feet.

    • Flip flops for fans of the walking, stinking, undead
    • Rotting feet that don’t smell!
    • Size Large: Fits up to men’s size 13
  • $3.49

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    This pair of black Totoro print decorative pillow covers (the image shows one, but there are two of them! Check them) measure 45cm x 45cm each. They are made from linen throw, and will look awesome on your sofa or bed. The contrast really works for them, with a design that not frequently seen for Totoro merchandise.

    • Made with linen & cotton fabric
    • High quality feel, smooth and soft
    • Suitable decor for home, bedroom or living room 
    • Standard size: 18″x18″ or 45 cm x 45 cm
    • Can use 16″x16″
    • Machine washed with mild detergent and tumble dried
    • Pillows are not included
  • $3.95

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    Doge is a slang term for “dog” that is primarily associated with pictures of Shiba Inus (nicknamed “Shibe”). The use of the misspelled word “doge” to refer to a dog dates back to June 24th, 2005, when it was mentioned in an episode of Homestar Runner’s puppet show. Sew on patch only – NOT VELCRO, NOT IRON ON, NOT STICK ON.

    • 2″ Diameter Round Patrol Patch
    • Cool Embroidered Patch Image!
    • Tan Twill Background
    • Tan Merrowed Border
    • Free USPS First Class Shipping!
  • $5.57

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    Brotherhood of Steel, from the popular open world role-playing video game, Fallout, has been given the POP treatment! Figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box. The model and paint are spot on, and colors are true to image. Packaging is a paper & plastic box with the other 5 Fallout Funko Pops advertised in the back. The material feels like a very hard plastic, and the laser gun is a softer, slightly bendy plastic. While the limbs do not move, the helmet can rotate 360 degrees.

    Size is a bit smaller than I expected, as this and Claptrap were–together–my first Funko Pops. He stands 4.5″ tall. Now that I have them set up, I think they’re the right size for their purpose.

    • Origin: Imported.
    • Material: Plastic.
    • Stands 3 3/4 inches.
    • The helmet can rotate 360 degrees.
    • Check out the other Fallout POP figures from Funko!


  • $3.99

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    This Spirited Away No-Face wind chime ornament can be used for decorating your home, or as a great gift or addition to your collection. It’s made of ceramic and measures approximately  4″ by 1.5″. It comes with a string to hang it.

    Small but well made, this charming ceramic No-Face is made and packaged with care, and makes a subtle but relaxing sound when hit by wind.

    • Material: Ceramic
    • Measures: 4″ height, 1.5″ width
    • Packed carefully for shipment
    • Ships from and sold by Wild for Life.
  • $2.48

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    This X-Files “I Want To Believe” embroidered patch is a perfect gift idea for the TV series collectors and fans. The patch, which references the popular poster Mulder used to have in his office, is great for patching holes or add a creative touch to clothing, towels, jackets, costumes, backpacks, gym bags and much more. For saw-on just use standard iron and you’ll be good to go.

    The embroidery is really well done (no loose threads, no bare patches or anything like that). Because we still want to believe!

    • Premium Quality embroidered patch
    • Iron On Heat Seal Backing
    • Fun novelty decorative motif
    • Iron or sew-on
    • People will see it and smile :)
    • Patch Iron-on instructions included in package.
  • $4.27

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    Brand New Harry Potter Gryffindor House crest patch, measuring 3 1/4 inches tall. The Harry Potter gryffindor patch can be either ironed or sewn on. Intructions: Towel over the front. High heat. Hold still 5 sec. Then move tip of iron along edges. Cool. Repeat if needed. Zigzag edges. Great quality, you can tell this company takes pride in their work.

    • Origin: Made in USA.
    • Brand New embroidered Patch.
    • Features the Gryffindor House crest. 
    • Measures 3 1/4 inches tall.
    • Patch can be either ironed or sewn on.
  • $4.00

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    The Operator Profile Series of hex patches by Evike brings a new dimension to the ever popular morale patch. The Evike Operator profile series is designed to be interlocked, and it allows you to fit multiple patches in a given loop field. Enhance helmets, attach to vests, stick on sleeves, dangle off gloves, cushion knee pads, decorate backpacks, enhance gunbags, superglued to your sunglasses, tucked into your pocket, ride shotgun on long lonely drives, be used to battle giant lizards, deflect BBs, win in the Olympics, rescue the princess, or destroy the moon! IFF Flags identify friendly individuals to prevent friendly-fire.

    • High quality PVC rubber construction 
    • Interlockable on each side for maximum space efficiency
    • High quality PVC rubber construction with hook / loop backing
    • Dimensions: 1.5″ x 1.5″
    • Manufacturer: Evike