There are units, and then there are absolute units. If the latter doesn’t ring a bell, it may be because the odd-sounding term comes from internet culture, where people use it to refer to a large, round animal or object.

It’s a descriptive meme in the family of “smol bean” or “beautiful cinnamon roll,” and you can totally feel somewhat of an affectionate feel about it.

But in order to get to the essence of what being an absolute unit entails, one has to see a real example of it. So Bored Panda has compiled a list full of the absolutest of the units for you to feast on right below, and make sure you check out part 1 right here.

#1

Big Boi

Big Boi

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 month ago

Upvote for the reply.

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#2

This Baobab Tree Is Said To Be 6000 Years Old

This Baobab Tree Is Said To Be 6000 Years Old

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Nature is beautiful🥰

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#3

An Absolute Unit Of A Gray Percheron. This Is The Same Horse 5 Years Apart. They Transition From A Black Coat To A Gray Coat As They Grow Older

An Absolute Unit Of A Gray Percheron. This Is The Same Horse 5 Years Apart. They Transition From A Black Coat To A Gray Coat As They Grow Older

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Rainbow Panda
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1 month ago

That’s amazing! 🐴

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The first “absolute unit” meme was born on December 13, 2017, when a Twitter user named @mrreptoid wrote, “In awe at the size of this lad. Absolute unit,” with regards to a photo of British hotelier David Morgan-Hewitt standing next to the Queen of England. Mr. Morgan-Hewitt is a very large lad, indeed.

But it really took off in 2018, with the Museum of English Rural Life tweeting a photograph of ram with a caption “Look at this absolute unit.” Adam Koszary, the museum’s manager who wrote the tweet, amassed 98k likes and more than 27k retweets in the next couple of days.

#4

Monster Maine Coon

Monster Maine Coon

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Vero
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1 month ago

he is so majestic

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#5

An Absolute Tank

An Absolute Tank

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Serial pacifist
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1 month ago

What a beauty

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#6

Absolute Unit

Absolute Unit

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chi-wei shen
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1 month ago

Even a big dog sometimes needs a teddy bear to cuddle.

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An “absolute unit'' is a term that implies a general idea that something or someone is comically oversize. And it can be applied to virtually anything, from objects to animals, to even humans and fashion. Speaking of fashion, much of the oversized trend of the past five years has to do with the image that can be called “absolute unit.” From dad’s sneakers to gigantic jackets, they look both funny, out of proportion, yet somewhat progressive and unmistakably fashionable.

#7

Absolute Units Of Garlic Cloves

Absolute Units Of Garlic Cloves

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Adam C
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1 month ago (edited)

Those will kill vampire 100 feets away.

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#8

Can Tails Be Units? Because Oh My God!

Can Tails Be Units? Because Oh My God!

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Floofy

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#9

Baa Baa Motherf*©ke®s

Baa Baa Motherf*©ke®s

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chi-wei shen
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1 month ago

It looks like it wants to eat a wolf.

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#10

Wowza

Wowza

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Mu B
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1 month ago

Lap dog.

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#11

This Maine Coon Is An Absolute Unit!

This Maine Coon Is An Absolute Unit!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"I'm a wildcat, damn it!"

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#12

This Avocado

This Avocado

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Serial pacifist
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1 month ago

Avocado for four.

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#13

My Dad Used To Take Me To Feed The Buffalo Outside Of Town When I Was Little. We Called This Guy Big Daddy

My Dad Used To Take Me To Feed The Buffalo Outside Of Town When I Was Little. We Called This Guy Big Daddy

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Lindsay Ameye
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1 month ago

Gentle giant

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#14

Absolute Unit Of A Cabbage

Absolute Unit Of A Cabbage

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Mu B
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1 month ago

That would last me a lifetime.

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#15

This Cucumber Mistaken For A Watermelon

This Cucumber Mistaken For A Watermelon

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Chancey
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1 month ago

OMG I can't even imagine the disappointment when he cut into it.

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#16

Jesus Christ This Blue Whale

Jesus Christ This Blue Whale

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Rainbow Panda
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1 month ago

I sea (see) the majestic creature. 🐳

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#17

This Chonker Next To My Grandmother

This Chonker Next To My Grandmother

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Is that a bear :0

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#18

This Big Boy

This Big Boy

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Andrea von Kebnekaise
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1 month ago

Molten

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#19

The Amount Of Fluff On This Dog

The Amount Of Fluff On This Dog

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
1 month ago

WOAH SOMEONE GOT A PERM

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#20

This Gargantuan Cold Boi

This Gargantuan Cold Boi

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This snow giant is really impressive.

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#21

Bob, I Miss You. 12 Years Ago You Stole My Heart, 7 Years Ago You Passed - I Came Across You In My Old Photos, Hopefully Paying You Homage Is Allowed

Bob, I Miss You. 12 Years Ago You Stole My Heart, 7 Years Ago You Passed - I Came Across You In My Old Photos, Hopefully Paying You Homage Is Allowed

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Sista of the moon
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1 month ago

Awwwwwwww. Rest In Peace, smol baby of a pup. So so cute. ❤️❤️ Big, old dogs are the sweetest creatures on earth.

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#22

Some Big Boi Manatees Eating Sweet Potatoes

Some Big Boi Manatees Eating Sweet Potatoes

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
1 month ago

Thicc

GoldenSnitch!!
Community Member
1 month ago

thic bois

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Emma Goldstein
Community Member
1 month ago

They look like sweet potatoes eating sweet potatoes.

WindyWolfe
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1 month ago

Yes indeed

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 month ago

Go vegetarian and you’ll be slim and trim, they said. Foolproof method, they said.

Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

These gentle manatees look like giant sweet potatoes.

Dobby The House Elf
Community Member
1 month ago

You are what you eat

Shelli Aderman
Community Member
1 month ago

Sweet potatoes eating sweet potatoes!

i love...................food
Community Member
1 month ago

I only see big potatoes

GirlFriday
Community Member
1 month ago

How do they get them to park like that?

Emily Stanford
Community Member
1 month ago

"Choose wisely humans, we are the water spirits"

Gemmila Cadd
Community Member
1 month ago

I only see some people and some very large sweet potatoes...

banana mcnana
Community Member
1 month ago

they are potatos

Joey Sanchez
Community Member
1 month ago

those manatees look like giant sweet potatoes

anonymous
Community Member
1 month ago

we must sacrifice potatoes to the sea potatoes to keep the harvest plentiful

Alex Hamilton
Community Member
1 month ago

K***** and her sisters.

Anna roberts
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1 month ago

Wish I could update more, but have you seen Beys new rear? Pretty sure she can serve off it

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Suzy the observer
Community Member
1 month ago

They look like giant potatoes themselves.

she/they and probably gay
Community Member
1 month ago

i would like one as a pet

sjfhwgefwefyqjwhjbcsacvjhwgdej
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1 month ago

i thought those were rocks for a minute-

Sue Clifford
Community Member
4 weeks ago

This is in a state Park in Florida.

Cecilia Buhler
Community Member
1 month ago

i want a pet maneteee (im just kidding you can not have a pet manatee sorry )

Candace Alagappan
Community Member
1 month ago

THIS IS WHAT WE MEAN BY THICC AF!

mr. t-rex
Community Member
1 month ago

MANATEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

Leslie Donsen
Community Member
1 month ago

I know that place well. It's Blue Springs State Park in Central Florida. It's a first-magnitude spring that is one of the largest winter gathering sites for manatees in Florida. The spring has a constant 72 degree temperature year round. It's not unusual to see hundreds of manatees there in the winter.

Amanda Hunter
Community Member
1 month ago

Ohh I love them.

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
1 month ago

thank you for keeping them safe...

Marie deHeryng
Community Member
1 month ago

This is just adorable. Bless that sweet couple for caring for those sweet manatees!!💞💞💞💞💞💞💞💞💞💞💞

Sandy Kavanaugh
Community Member
1 month ago

And big girls!

23AClark
Community Member
1 month ago

Awwwwwww. ❤❤❤

Darlene Melcon
Community Member
1 month ago

They LOOK like sweet potatoes.....!

Juniper
Community Member
1 month ago

I feel like that's cannibalism o-O

Peter Bear
Community Member
1 month ago

Floaty potatoes!

Viv Hart
Community Member
1 month ago

They look ready to explode!

Marsha Peters
Community Member
1 month ago

BIG 'PETS' for these two. I'm glad they are caring for the biggies .

Evelyn Dean
Community Member
1 month ago

That is my spirit animal.

Orange Juice
Community Member
1 month ago

I once went snorkeling, and floated over one. I thought it was a huge boulder or something, until it MOVED. They are MASSIVE.

aromantic avocado
Community Member
1 month ago

I thought the manatees were the sweet potatoes for a hot sec...

Bernardita Valdés
Community Member
1 month ago

Lol they actually look like very overwheigh platypusses

Bernardita Valdés
Community Member
1 month ago

“Sweet giant overweight potato platypusses eating sweet potatoes”

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Julianne Masse
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1 month ago

lol why sweet potatoes

Bernardita Valdés
Community Member
1 month ago

I love how well behaved and patient this thicc sweet water potatoes are while waiting for their snack. I hope this happens every day, hopefully twice a day.

Bernardita Valdés
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1 month ago

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Clearly sunny
Community Member
1 month ago

Large sweet potatoes eating sweet potatoes.

NWB
Community Member
1 month ago

water cows are so cute!

Angelica H.
Community Member
1 month ago

the majestic sea potatoes.

Gavin Thompson
Community Member
1 month ago

the front one looks like he has a coffee can for a snout!

GaeFrog
Community Member
1 month ago

mana tea

Lyn Moffett
Community Member
1 month ago

Awww they look like haggis

Ansley Byrd
Community Member
1 month ago

PLS NOT THE GAS STATION HOT DOG VIBES

Gemma Setters
Community Member
1 month ago

Homosassa Springs :)

Jam
Community Member
1 month ago

Awwwww

Daniel Marsh
Community Member
1 month ago

You are what you eat...

Slune
Community Member
1 month ago

Looking exactly like the bombshells they dig out from the 2WW

Estelle Giles-Monroe
Community Member
1 month ago

Pretty, sweet sea cows!

Crusade Boi
Community Member
1 month ago

Manatanks

Kennedy Johnson
Community Member
1 month ago

I think she needs to stop feeding them. They look sick.

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#23

The White House Chef Is An Absolute Unit And The Last Line Of Defence

The White House Chef Is An Absolute Unit And The Last Line Of Defence

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chi-wei shen
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1 month ago

You better do not complain about the food.

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#24

Absolute Unit Of A Peregrine Falcon

Absolute Unit Of A Peregrine Falcon

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

Every day is wings day. He shouldn't skip leg day though

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#25

The Goliath Tiger Fish

The Goliath Tiger Fish

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Scary teefs!

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#26

This Eagle Has Not Missed Any Meals

This Eagle Has Not Missed Any Meals

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Lunaofthenest
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1 month ago

This fella zooms over my house each day trying to snatch my chickens.

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#27

This Absolute Unit Of Bullfrog

This Absolute Unit Of Bullfrog

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Serial pacifist
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1 month ago

I swear Jenny, I'm on a diet from tomorrow.

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#28

This Doggo At 2 Years

This Doggo At 2 Years

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Aski Markup
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1 month ago

That must be part wolf?

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#29

This Fluffy Unit Of A Cat

This Fluffy Unit Of A Cat

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This Mainecoon looks so majestic. Yep, s/he knows it.

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#30

This Unit Of An Echidna Came Into The Wildlife Sanctuary. She Got Clipped By A Car But She's Fine

This Unit Of An Echidna Came Into The Wildlife Sanctuary. She Got Clipped By A Car But She's Fine

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Lindsay Ameye
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1 month ago

How's the car?

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#31

This Absolute Unit Blocks The Way Into The Submarine

This Absolute Unit Blocks The Way Into The Submarine

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"Go away. I just want to take a nap."

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#32

Hulk, The World's Biggest Pitbull

Hulk, The World's Biggest Pitbull

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Ben Smith
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1 month ago

Forced perspective again...

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#33

I Was Told To Share This Pic Of Mr Puddly Here

I Was Told To Share This Pic Of Mr Puddly Here

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Lunaofthenest
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1 month ago

That cats paws are legit. He could knead bread dough with those paddles!

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#34

This Weapon Of A Pony

This Weapon Of A Pony

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Lunaofthenest
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1 month ago

This pony is my childhood dream of those disproportionately chubby my little pony lads come to life!!!

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#35

Ah Lawd He 'Bout To Come Back!

Ah Lawd He 'Bout To Come Back!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Look at that chonky face! He's so cute.

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#36

Elvis From Australian Reptile Park Is An Absolute Unit Of A Saltwater Crocodile

Elvis From Australian Reptile Park Is An Absolute Unit Of A Saltwater Crocodile

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Elvis is thinking: Don't you all love my teeth?

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#37

Biggest Mulberries I've Ever Seen

Biggest Mulberries I've Ever Seen

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Rainbow Panda
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1 month ago

They are indeed berry big. 🍇

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#38

I Was Told This Sub Would Appreciate This Absolute Unit Of French Macaron I Made

I Was Told This Sub Would Appreciate This Absolute Unit Of French Macaron I Made

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Jessica Shookhoff
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1 month ago

Wow! That's a gorgeous macaron!! Perfect snacking size, imo

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#39

A Wandering Albatross. Absolute Unit!

A Wandering Albatross. Absolute Unit!

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Cupcake168
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1 month ago

Beautiful!

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#40

This Mighty Steed

This Mighty Steed

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Onward, my noble steed!

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#41

You're Telling Me That’s Not A Polar Bear

You're Telling Me That’s Not A Polar Bear

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Eliška Hůlková
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1 month ago

Avatar Korra called, she wants her pet back.

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#42

Got An Absolute Unit Of A Carrot In My Weekly Food Delivery Box Today!

Got An Absolute Unit Of A Carrot In My Weekly Food Delivery Box Today!

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Troux
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1 month ago

That dog looks intimidated.

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#43

Absolute Unit Of A Grolar Bear (Polar Bear/Grizzly Hybrid)

Absolute Unit Of A Grolar Bear (Polar Bear/Grizzly Hybrid)

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Cupcake168
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1 month ago

This looks really man-made.

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#44

This Breed Of Dog Is Called A Borzoi. It Has An Absolute Unit Of A Sniffer

This Breed Of Dog Is Called A Borzoi. It Has An Absolute Unit Of A Sniffer

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DC
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1 month ago

They truly have the nose to stick into ... everything.

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#45

Pumpkin Growing Contest Winner

Pumpkin Growing Contest Winner

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ume reid
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1 month ago

looks like its about to pop

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#46

Absolute Unit

Absolute Unit

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Mu B
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1 month ago

He's not happy.

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#47

In The Deep Blue Sea

In The Deep Blue Sea

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Aski Markup
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1 month ago

Wtf?! No... Just no...

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#48

T H I C C

T H I C C

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This duck is the shape of a rotund egg. It's cute, though.

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#49

This Absolute Unit Of A Squirrel In My Back Yard

This Absolute Unit Of A Squirrel In My Back Yard

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

I think I know where it has been storing its nuts.

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#50

Easily The Largest Toilet Seat I Have Ever Encountered In My Bathroom Using Career. Just Tremendous

Easily The Largest Toilet Seat I Have Ever Encountered In My Bathroom Using Career. Just Tremendous

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Adam C
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1 month ago

Sit your fat ass down.

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