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Photo: BAZA Production (Shutterstock) Last week, we asked you for your best advice to get someone else’s kids to like you instantly, and you provided us with some keen insight into winning them over. Sure, several people graciously pointed out the fact that kids are super into bribery. But when the snacks run out—heaven forbid—many of you had some helpful reminders in order to get kids to actually engage with you. Maybe your friend needs you to babysit. Or you must to prove to a date that “kids love me!” Or, like me, you simply crave validation from people of all ages. Whatever the reason, if you need children to approve of you, here’s some of the best wisdom Lifehacker readers shared with us. Fake it ‘til you make it Here’s a secret: You don’t have to be hip to the latest trends in kids shows. Ask a few questions, get the floodgates open, and sit back while they dish about their favorite game, YouTuber, dinosaur, or whatever they’re passionate about. Sort of like when a friend is venting about the minutiae of their job, your winning strategy is to nod along and let the other person do all the talking. Lifehacker’s own staff writer Sarah Showfety lends some of her expertise as a “proud owner of an almost nine-year-old:” I’d say: knock knock jokes, weird animal, nature, or history trivia, talking about (or listening to them talk incessantly about) Minecraft, Super Mario or Roblox, fart humor, puns, letting […]