Another Father's Day is on the horizon and you're probably scrambling for that last-minute gift.

Above all, dad would probably appreciate a visit, a phone call—or at minimum, a text message. If you are aiming to keep your "favorite kid" status going or move ahead of your siblings in the rankings, getting a gift is always a plus.

The type of gift you get dad can either hurt or help your quest to be dad's favorite. Only you know what gift is perfect for your old man, but if you're on the fence with limited time, here are a few things that you should (probably) avoid.