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When you are little, flying is an awesome power possessed by superheroes. Now the idea of flying causes an involuntary groan. Everything about the experience is a hassle starting with taking off every item of clothing and jewelry but somehow still managing to set off the alarm. Then, being forced to throw away an expensive bottle of face wash because it's over the legal limit, and let's not forget endless flight delays. And if you're out of clever ideas on what to do when bored, the pain of it just triples.

But even with all the nonsense associated with flying, some smart people still manage to make the best out of a less than ideal situation. Bored Panda has rounded up a list of hilarious photos of clever people who are winning at life despite being stuck at the airport. These people go against the grain (or, more specifically, the rules of the moving walkway) and prove that not all heroes wear capes but instead, in one case, strategic joke penis aprons. From funny accidents to calculated pranks, this list has it all. Scroll down below for the full dose, and don't forget to upvote your favorite of these funny people!

#1

Flying Home For The Holidays Dressed To Surprise The Family. Before The Flight, I Met This Stranger At The Airport. Instant Best Friends

Flying Home For The Holidays Dressed To Surprise The Family. Before The Flight, I Met This Stranger At The Airport. Instant Best Friends

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#3

Oh No, Someone Spilled All Their Puppies

Oh No, Someone Spilled All Their Puppies

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#5

That's One Way To Have Fun At Work

That's One Way To Have Fun At Work

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#6

During A 12 Hour Flight Delay My Boyfriend Wandered Off. When I Found Him He Was In The Middle Of A Pixar Movie Marathon With A Group Of 5 Year Olds. He's The One For Me

During A 12 Hour Flight Delay My Boyfriend Wandered Off. When I Found Him He Was In The Middle Of A Pixar Movie Marathon With A Group Of 5 Year Olds. He's The One For Me

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#7

While Boarding A Flight, An 8yr Old Ominously Told Me "I Left A Secret Agent To Watch You...". I Wasn't Sure What That Meant For The Next Two Hours Until Another Passenger Pointed This Out To Me

While Boarding A Flight, An 8yr Old Ominously Told Me "I Left A Secret Agent To Watch You...". I Wasn't Sure What That Meant For The Next Two Hours Until Another Passenger Pointed This Out To Me

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#9

Saw This Pilot At The Airport, Yesterday

Saw This Pilot At The Airport, Yesterday

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#10

This Man Is An Everyday Hero, After Waiting For Our Bags At Heathrow Terminal 5 For 4 Hours The Only Person Who Was Still There Was A Pilot, Who Helped Over 300 People Get There Bags Back

This Man Is An Everyday Hero, After Waiting For Our Bags At Heathrow Terminal 5 For 4 Hours The Only Person Who Was Still There Was A Pilot, Who Helped Over 300 People Get There Bags Back

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#11

I Was Watching The Avengers On My Laptop At The Airport... This Was Happening Behind Me

I Was Watching The Avengers On My Laptop At The Airport... This Was Happening Behind Me

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Hans
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Bring Bluetooth headphones, kids! I would have invited them if they shared their sweets!

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#12

Beastie Boys Getting A Hold Of The Gate Display Again

Beastie Boys Getting A Hold Of The Gate Display Again

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#13

My Friend's Daughter Just Flew By Herself For The First Time. This Was How He Greeted Her At The Airport

My Friend's Daughter Just Flew By Herself For The First Time. This Was How He Greeted Her At The Airport

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#15

Found At Chicago O'Hare Airport

Found At Chicago O'Hare Airport

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#17

So Much Grandad-Ness In One Photo

So Much Grandad-Ness In One Photo

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#18

Tried To Take A Selfie At JFK. Caught This Gem Before I Could Figure Out How To Reverse The Cam

Tried To Take A Selfie At JFK. Caught This Gem Before I Could Figure Out How To Reverse The Cam

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#19

There Is A Wrong And A Right Way To Carry Your Beige Colored Neck Pillow Through The Airport

There Is A Wrong And A Right Way To Carry Your Beige Colored Neck Pillow Through The Airport

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#20

When The Airport Doesn't Let You Bring Your Accordion As A Carry-On

When The Airport Doesn't Let You Bring Your Accordion As A Carry-On

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#21

These Two Toddlers Who Had Never Met Before, But Decided To Hug It Out In The Middle Of An Airport Terminal

These Two Toddlers Who Had Never Met Before, But Decided To Hug It Out In The Middle Of An Airport Terminal

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#22

Seen At The Airport In Tel Aviv, Israel

Seen At The Airport In Tel Aviv, Israel

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#23

My Cousin Met A Victoria's Secret Model At The Airport. Perfect Day To Be Wearing That Shirt

My Cousin Met A Victoria's Secret Model At The Airport. Perfect Day To Be Wearing That Shirt

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minerva15
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Thats actually a really gross shirt for a little boy to be wearing. "Sorry ladies, I only date models?" Who dresses their young boy like that?

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#26

My Friend Is A Pilot, He Said When They Get Bored They Have Water Gun Fights

My Friend Is A Pilot, He Said When They Get Bored They Have Water Gun Fights

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#27

This Dad Tiring His Kid Out Before The Flight Is My New Hero

This Dad Tiring His Kid Out Before The Flight Is My New Hero

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Hans
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Kids 101: the more tired, the moanier. If he falls asleep is a gamble...

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#28

Friend Discovered His Doppleganger At The Airport Today. Neither Were Pleased

Friend Discovered His Doppleganger At The Airport Today. Neither Were Pleased

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#29

Why It Takes So Long For Your Luggage To Arrive

Why It Takes So Long For Your Luggage To Arrive

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#30

A Friend Came Across This At London Heathrow Airport

A Friend Came Across This At London Heathrow Airport

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#31

Someone Checked In A Stick At The Airport

Someone Checked In A Stick At The Airport

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#32

Napping On A Suitcase

Napping On A Suitcase

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Some leash their kids, others are just great parents by making the best of the stressful airport experience!

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#33

This Guy At The Airport Looked So Much Like Charles Darwin That I Didn't Even Take His Picture... My Camera Just Naturally Selected Him

This Guy At The Airport Looked So Much Like Charles Darwin That I Didn't Even Take His Picture... My Camera Just Naturally Selected Him

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#35

My Dad Bumped Into His Dadppelgänger At The Airport In Newark

My Dad Bumped Into His Dadppelgänger At The Airport In Newark

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#36

My Brother At Bishkek Airport, Kyrgyzstan. I Don't Think They Thought This Through

My Brother At Bishkek Airport, Kyrgyzstan. I Don't Think They Thought This Through

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#37

I Was Stuck On An Airplane For 4 Hours Waiting To Take Off (Cancelled Flight). This Kept Me Entertained For About 10 Minutes

I Was Stuck On An Airplane For 4 Hours Waiting To Take Off (Cancelled Flight). This Kept Me Entertained For About 10 Minutes

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#38

This Generation And Their God Damn Cell Phones

This Generation And Their God Damn Cell Phones

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#39

Forgot To Charge Arm Last Night. Charging At Cellphone Charge Area At Airport

Forgot To Charge Arm Last Night. Charging At Cellphone Charge Area At Airport

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#40

With The Help Of ARFF Paramedics, Service Dog Eleanor Rigby Delivered 8 Puppies In The Middle Of Tampa International Airport

With The Help Of ARFF Paramedics, Service Dog Eleanor Rigby Delivered 8 Puppies In The Middle Of Tampa International Airport

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Llews Art
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

But why do you bring you obviously very pregnant dog to the airport? I'd love to know the story behind this one.

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#41

My Friend Who Is In The Marines Had His Little Brother Pick Him Up At The Airport. This Is What He Was Wearing

My Friend Who Is In The Marines Had His Little Brother Pick Him Up At The Airport. This Is What He Was Wearing

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#42

This Is How My Friend's Dad Greeted Her At The Airport Yesterday. Best Dad Ever

This Is How My Friend's Dad Greeted Her At The Airport Yesterday. Best Dad Ever

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#43

When Benches Are Too Hard To Sleep On At The Airport

When Benches Are Too Hard To Sleep On At The Airport

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#44

Apparently Booked A Business Trip On A Furry Flight. I’m The Only Non-Furry

Apparently Booked A Business Trip On A Furry Flight. I’m The Only Non-Furry

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I once had a flight almost cancelled because of strike, but the the airline quickly had a holiday carrier operate it. "Welcome to Sun Air, your holiday is just arround tge corne. Hello especially to the small ones." exclaimed the super excited stewardess. Stares from people on board: suits, laptop bags, not a single kid, flying from rainy metropolis to foggy metropolis...

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#45

That Moment When You Can Tell That A Couple Will Be Together Forever

That Moment When You Can Tell That A Couple Will Be Together Forever

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#46

Seattle And Portland Have Nothing On The Nashville Airport Forrest Gump

Seattle And Portland Have Nothing On The Nashville Airport Forrest Gump

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#48

My Dad Dressed Up As Buddy The Elf To Pick Me Up From The Airport

My Dad Dressed Up As Buddy The Elf To Pick Me Up From The Airport

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#49

Who Needs A Longer Cable?

Who Needs A Longer Cable?

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#50

This Is Why You Don't Fall Asleep In An Airport

This Is Why You Don't Fall Asleep In An Airport

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#51

Lost A Bet And Had To Go Through Airport Security Dressed As A Dinosaur. TSA Said I Looked Cute

Lost A Bet And Had To Go Through Airport Security Dressed As A Dinosaur. TSA Said I Looked Cute

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#52

Fake Power Outlet Sticker At The Airport Prank

Fake Power Outlet Sticker At The Airport Prank

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#53

I Was At The Airport Awhile Back When I Saw This. The Dad Was Walking Back And Forth While His Daughter Kept Laughing The Whole Time

I Was At The Airport Awhile Back When I Saw This. The Dad Was Walking Back And Forth While His Daughter Kept Laughing The Whole Time

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#54

British Combat The Snow With Professionalism And Efficiency

British Combat The Snow With Professionalism And Efficiency

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#55

My Mom Ran Into Waka Flocka At The Airport And Sent Me This Picture

My Mom Ran Into Waka Flocka At The Airport And Sent Me This Picture

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#56

That Time I Saw Someone Try To Smuggle 50 Boxes Of Cookies Out Of The Orlando Airport And Was Treated Like A Drug Lord

That Time I Saw Someone Try To Smuggle 50 Boxes Of Cookies Out Of The Orlando Airport And Was Treated Like A Drug Lord

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"we need to sample those, Sir" - "with the drug scanner?" - "We are not so well equipped, Sir. Nom nom nom nom..."

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#57

That's A Long Time To Wait For Your Luggage

That's A Long Time To Wait For Your Luggage

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#58

Hipsters These Days... Just Your Typical Day In A Seattle Airport

Hipsters These Days... Just Your Typical Day In A Seattle Airport

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#59

Rough Day For A Mom At The Airport

Rough Day For A Mom At The Airport

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's a great idea. Kid can walk "by myself like a big kid" but still be safely tethered to Mum or Dad. Also good for kids and adults really far on the Autism Spectrum if they can't handle physical contact

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#60

What Happens When Your Carryon Is Over The Weight Limit

What Happens When Your Carryon Is Over The Weight Limit

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#61

A Mennonite And A Buddhist Monk... Both On Cellphones At The Airport. You Can't Make This Stuff Up

A Mennonite And A Buddhist Monk... Both On Cellphones At The Airport. You Can't Make This Stuff Up

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A Mennonite and a Buddhist Monk walk into an airport...stop me if you've heard this one!

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#62

Guy Looks Exactly Like The Woman's Laptop Sticker

Guy Looks Exactly Like The Woman's Laptop Sticker

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#63

Staying At The Airport Overnight, You're Doing It Right

Staying At The Airport Overnight, You're Doing It Right

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#64

As I Was Waiting To Pick Up My Luggage From The Airport

As I Was Waiting To Pick Up My Luggage From The Airport

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#65

Told Gramps It Would Be Easier To Use A Wheelchair To Get Thru The Airport

Told Gramps It Would Be Easier To Use A Wheelchair To Get Thru The Airport

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#66

On A Recent Trip To Taipei, A Friend Captured This In The Security Line

On A Recent Trip To Taipei, A Friend Captured This In The Security Line

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There have been many stories about people making jokes at airport security and then finding themselves in trouble. I don't think I'd risk it.

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#67

Saw Christopher Walken At The Airport Today

Saw Christopher Walken At The Airport Today

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#68

We Decided To Embarrass Our Daughter At The Airport After 3 Months Away (We Don't Normally Dress This Way)

We Decided To Embarrass Our Daughter At The Airport After 3 Months Away (We Don't Normally Dress This Way)

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The guy should have worn denim cut offs with those suspenders.

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#69

Saw This Father & Daughter Sleeping In The Airport And All I Could Think Was, "Genetics"

Saw This Father & Daughter Sleeping In The Airport And All I Could Think Was, "Genetics"

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm suddenly glad I never go anywhere. Traveling looks very exhausting.

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#71

My Buddy Spotted This Guy At The Airport On The Moving Walkway, Sitting In A Chair, Eating McDonalds While Catching Pokemon

My Buddy Spotted This Guy At The Airport On The Moving Walkway, Sitting In A Chair, Eating McDonalds While Catching Pokemon

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#72

Woman At Dulles Security Line, Unable To Carry Her Plastic Handle Of Smirnoff Vodka Through Security, Is Currently Drinking It In Line And Offering Swigs To Other Passengers. It's 7:30 Am And TSA Is Not Amused

Woman At Dulles Security Line, Unable To Carry Her Plastic Handle Of Smirnoff Vodka Through Security, Is Currently Drinking It In Line And Offering Swigs To Other Passengers. It's 7:30 Am And TSA Is Not Amused

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#74

Girlfriend's Flight Was Delayed Until 2 In The Morning. Here's What She Sent Me

Girlfriend's Flight Was Delayed Until 2 In The Morning. Here's What She Sent Me

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#75

My Friend Was At The Airport, And This Old French Woman

My Friend Was At The Airport, And This Old French Woman

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She is holding the rail for safety. A motorized walk way is hard for seniors to use, it might not be as simple as she's be rude. Also the smiling folks around her seem to coping just fine. Lol

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#76

Flight Was Delayed. This Guy Made The Situation Uplifting

Flight Was Delayed. This Guy Made The Situation Uplifting

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#77

This Guy's Carry-On Is Somehow Ok, But My Nail Clippers Are Deemed Highly Dangerous

This Guy's Carry-On Is Somehow Ok, But My Nail Clippers Are Deemed Highly Dangerous

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Clearly the airport people haven't watched Hannibal to know the full extent of the use of an deer's antlers

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#78

Met Him At The Airport. I Asked Him What Made Him Do That And He Replied "Cause I Can"

Met Him At The Airport. I Asked Him What Made Him Do That And He Replied "Cause I Can"

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

An answer that often means 'I was drunk and we all thought it would be funny...'

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#79

I'm A Super Nervous Flyer. My Wife Just Took This Pic Of Me At The Airport Restaurant, About To Board The Plane A Part Of Our Honeymoon

I'm A Super Nervous Flyer. My Wife Just Took This Pic Of Me At The Airport Restaurant, About To Board The Plane A Part Of Our Honeymoon

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Nothing to worry about. Cars and busses are much more dangerous. Plus with planes it's one big ball of flame- and done. Can you imagine how horrible it is to drown? The only thing worse is that unending movie with DiCaprio. By the half point I was rooting for the iceberg.

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#80

I Don't Know How She Finds Time For Airport Security

I Don't Know How She Finds Time For Airport Security

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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry, but I don't understand that one... (my poor english, for sure)

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#82

Found This Art In Wroclaw Copernicus Airport

Found This Art In Wroclaw Copernicus Airport

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#83

Walked By This Catastrophe At The Airport

Walked By This Catastrophe At The Airport

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#84

Just Landed At The Airport And Not Feeling Very Welcomed So Far

Just Landed At The Airport And Not Feeling Very Welcomed So Far

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#85

So I Just Saw This Tall Guy With A Really Weird Head In The Airport Bathroom

So I Just Saw This Tall Guy With A Really Weird Head In The Airport Bathroom

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