Taking care of err your business is not the only reason people visit the restroom - sometimes we just want to take a look at ourselves in the mirror and maybe even do some light primping. Unfortunately, not every bathroom mirror is created equal or even in a way that makes design sense.

Bored Panda has curated a list of the most bizarre bathroom mirrors that warranted a bathroom selfie to show off just how strange the reflections were. From bizarre placements creating weird optical illusions, to mirror frames without glass, to inconvenient placements, we aren't sure how helpful these mirrors are but they sure are entertaining.

#1

When You're Feeling Great But Your Hotel Mirror Puts You Back In Check

When You're Feeling Great But Your Hotel Mirror Puts You Back In Check

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C 1 month ago

When you have the front facing camera on

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The mirrors we have come to know and obsessively stare at today began in Germany about 200 years ago, but the very first reflective pieces got their start much earlier. According to vision scientist Dr. Jay Enoch wrote a review in the journal Optometry and Vision Science, people in Anatolia — modern-day Turkey — manufactured the first mirrors about 8,000 years ago from polished obsidian (volcanic glass). 

#2

The Bathroom At A Brewery Has This Where You'd Expect A Mirror. Brilliant

The Bathroom At A Brewery Has This Where You'd Expect A Mirror. Brilliant

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Phoebe Bean 1 month ago

That´s sweet and kind.

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#3

I'm Not Sure How To Tell This To Mom, But This Is A Really Awkward Place To Put A Mirror

I'm Not Sure How To Tell This To Mom, But This Is A Really Awkward Place To Put A Mirror

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My O My 1 month ago

I think she wants you to pee sitting down

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In Mesopotamia (now Iraq) and Egypt from 4000 to 3000 B.C mirrors began to appear, made out of polished copper. About 1,000 years later, around the world, people began developing their own versions of mirrors. In Central and South America began to create mirrors from polished stone, and Chinese and Indian mirror makers constructed them from bronze.

#4

Found A Mirror That Was Split In Two And I Couldn't Resist Taking A Picture

Found A Mirror That Was Split In Two And I Couldn't Resist Taking A Picture

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My O My 1 month ago

Call MIB

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#5

This Bathroom's Mirrors Are Sunglasses

This Bathroom's Mirrors Are Sunglasses

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Luis Milian 1 month ago

this one is really cool actually

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While throughout the ages each culture created their own version of the mirror, Dr. Enoch writes that nature was the true inventor, "The very first mirrors most probably were quiet pools of water and rock or clay containers of water." 

#6

When There's No Mirror In The Bathroom

When There's No Mirror In The Bathroom

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Benjamin Boysley 1 month ago

wow, look how much weight I lost :)

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#7

Great Mirror Placement At My New Place

Great Mirror Placement At My New Place

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boredhuman 1 month ago

I'm pretty sure I played against her in Wii Sports

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So what about the glass mirrors that have become the staple in every house and bathroom? Roman author Pliny the Elder alluded to the first glass mirror in his encyclopedia Natural History during the first century A.D, however, they did not fall into generalized use during this time. 

#8

My Dad Redid My Bathroom And The Mirror Didn't Ship Yet So He Hung Up One Of My Selfies On The Wall

My Dad Redid My Bathroom And The Mirror Didn't Ship Yet So He Hung Up One Of My Selfies On The Wall

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Luis Milian 1 month ago

your dad did an amazing job.

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#9

Installed The Bathroom Mirrors, Boss

Installed The Bathroom Mirrors, Boss

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Zenozenobee 1 month ago

Perfect! another place to contemplate yourself... and to let everyone in the bathroom enjoy the show!

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In 1835, German chemist Justus von Liebig developed the technique that would become the foundation for mass mirror production. His process was simple, apply a thin layer of metallic silver on one side of a clear glass pane. Liebig's innovation was soon adapted and improved upon paving the way for some truly unique designs. 

#10

I'm An Expat In The Netherlands. They're The Tallest People In The World. This Is My New Bathroom Mirror

I'm An Expat In The Netherlands. They're The Tallest People In The World. This Is My New Bathroom Mirror

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DaVo 1 month ago

I am dutch and can confirm that this is the regular height for our mirrors.

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#11

The Walls In My Girlfriend's Bathroom Are All Mirrors

The Walls In My Girlfriend's Bathroom Are All Mirrors

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boredhuman 1 month ago

Me to the other me's: a little privacy, please! God!

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#12

Love My Bathroom Mirror

Love My Bathroom Mirror

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Too lazy 1 month ago

ooo nice teeth!!

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#13

This Mirror At My School

This Mirror At My School

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anotherboredpanda 1 month ago

Very clean for a school

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#14

Bathroom Mirror At A Bar In Italy

Bathroom Mirror At A Bar In Italy

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Too lazy 1 month ago

as if it wasnt hard enuff after getting drunk :P :P

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#15

That's Just Unfortunate Mirror Placement

That's Just Unfortunate Mirror Placement

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Kaisu 1 month ago

It took me a while to realise what was wrong and then I noticed it

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#16

This Damn Mirror

This Damn Mirror

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Wil Vanderheijden 1 month ago

He could at least have turned of the water before taking that photo.

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#17

Great! I Can Watcu Myself Poop In 500 Different Dimensions

Great! I Can Watcu Myself Poop In 500 Different Dimensions

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Wil Vanderheijden 1 month ago

Life goals.

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#18

This Mirror Makes It Look Like The Entire Bathroom Is In The Tub

This Mirror Makes It Look Like The Entire Bathroom Is In The Tub

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Luis Milian 1 month ago

even after reading the title my brain took a second to comprehend

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#19

Bathroom Mirror Selfie

Bathroom Mirror Selfie

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ge pa 1 month ago

sloth from goonies

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#20

This Really “Artsy” Mirror At A Fancy Restaurant

This Really “Artsy” Mirror At A Fancy Restaurant

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Just Curious 1 month ago

Ghosty. 👻

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#21

Mum Has Written All Over The Bathroom Mirror

Mum Has Written All Over The Bathroom Mirror

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My O My 1 month ago

That's very cute 😍

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#22

This Hotel Has A Mirror On A Mirror. Just... Why?

This Hotel Has A Mirror On A Mirror. Just... Why?

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Cute_Angel 1 month ago

Get this man a nose

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#23

This Hotel Mirror

This Hotel Mirror

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Zenozenobee 1 month ago

Must be hard to remain serious while brushing your teeth

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#24

One Time I Came Across A Really Cool Mirror In A Public Bathroom And I Was Like "I'll Take Some Cute Pictures In Here" But Then

One Time I Came Across A Really Cool Mirror In A Public Bathroom And I Was Like "I'll Take Some Cute Pictures In Here" But Then

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Hope Floats 1 month ago

Only the young could possibly think that taking a selfie in a toilet is "cute"...Ha ha ha...(I just think it's odd...Old..I know)...

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#25

These Mirrors Are Exactly The Wrong Height For Me

These Mirrors Are Exactly The Wrong Height For Me

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Wil Vanderheijden 1 month ago

Or you're the wrong height for the mirrors.

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#26

Why Do They Always Do That?

Why Do They Always Do That?

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Mark 1 month ago

Close the door?

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#27

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

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Wil Vanderheijden 1 month ago

Sometimes it's a blessing when the mirror doesn't mirror.

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#28

Portrait In Bathroom Mirror(s)

Portrait In Bathroom Mirror(s)

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Phoebe Bean 1 month ago

LOL

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#29

This Totally Unnecessary Bullsh*t On This Mirror

This Totally Unnecessary Bullsh*t On This Mirror

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Wil Vanderheijden 1 month ago

He's a easily shocked for a man wearing a "Shockproof" T-shirt.

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#30

"That's What's Missing - A Ceiling Mirror! Why Hasn't Anyone Thought Of This Before?"

"That's What's Missing - A Ceiling Mirror! Why Hasn't Anyone Thought Of This Before?"

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back atya 1 month ago

The owner's a queer

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