The Academy Awards are always exciting, from the red carpet fashion to the meme-worthy moments. But like most award shows, everything's more fun when you spice things up a little bit.
Whether you're betting against your friends with our printable Oscars 2017 ballot or drinking yourself silly with our official Oscars drinking game, these party activities are guaranteed to make watching the award show bearable — even if they run over (and they always do).

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Oscars 2017 Ballot

Think La La Land is going to sweep the awards? Or how about Hidden Figures? Emma Stone and Casey Affleck might be in the lead for their respective categories, but how confident are you that they're going to win? Test your odds with our printable ballot. Simply print and fill out the form below before the show. Make sure to stand up and brag obnoxiously to your friends whenever you guess a category correctly.

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Oscars 2017 Drinking Game

Because everything's better with alcohol, this drinking game will make sure you're just short of plastered before the show even announces "Best Picture." Print it out and follow the list of instructions closely. If anyone mentions Donald Trump, you're toast. (Don't say we didn't warn you.)

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Oscars 2017 Bingo

For those who don't want to drink themselves stupid, this bingo card is an equally fun and less inebriated way of turning the Oscars into a game. Simply print out the card below and hand them out to your friends. If you don't have bingo chips, simply subtitute by marking off your squares with a pen. Whoever gets a "bingo" first, wins!

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