16 Parents Reveal the Craziest Bribes They've Offered Kids

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In a perfect world, we would never raise our voices, never have to repeat an instruction, and our children would listen attentively. But what fun would that be? Call it "incentive," call it "motivation," but the truth is, there comes a time when a parent must give up the charade of perfect parenting and pull out a crisp $20 to get some yard work done. 

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We asked some ultra-tricky moms and dads to share the silliest, craziest, and most totally outrageous bribes they've offered their kids. They. did. not. disappoint. 

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