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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year ago

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

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#11

Love My Bathroom Mirror

Love My Bathroom Mirror

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Too lazy
Community Member
1 year ago

ooo nice teeth!!

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#12

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
Community Member
1 year ago

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

Japu Uhuclan
Community Member
1 year ago

"BATHCEPTION", but what if you don't like your body? "BIRD BOX"

Daria Z
Community Member
1 year ago

A kid inside me is excited :D

ゾーイドレーガー
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1 year ago

Grats

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Chicago Kitty
Community Member
1 year ago

This makes me somewhat seasick...ugh!

TheExtremeSmell
Community Member
1 year ago

Put a fog machine and laser lights in there

Matt York
Community Member
1 year ago

bathroom sex anyone...

trix
Community Member
1 year ago

That would feel like a bathroom group sex with that many mirrors.

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Ms Phit
Community Member
1 year ago

Not sure if I'd be fascinated or terrified... in any case, it provokes a visceral response - I love this idea

Natasha Forchione
Community Member
1 year ago

Why????

velocirrober
Community Member
1 year ago

I wouldn't be able to go... stage fright.

JessG
Community Member
1 year ago

Bathroom is a tesseract

Sarah Nunns
Community Member
1 year ago

Strangely horrifying yet fascinating.

SmokyDoggg
Community Member
1 year ago

Yea you can laugh now but It'll come in handy if you ever get in a fight with Bruce Lee

Cute_Angel
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1 year ago

This gives me a headache just looking at it

Chris Jones
Community Member
1 year ago

I was thinking migraine trigger...

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QueenOlive
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1 year ago

My friend has a bathroom EXACTLY like that

jamie1707
Community Member
1 year ago

I used to go to this club some years back. The uni-sex lavatory had mirrors on all the walls, ceiling and floor. Fun times.

Greg Hoggarth
Community Member
1 year ago

Perhaps went a little too far on the home styling advice of "mirrors make the room feel larger".

Zara
Community Member
1 year ago

I would not survive that

Bored Lazy Lizzy
Community Member
1 year ago

Now you can poop in millions of dimensions!

Jon Wong
Community Member
1 year ago

man you're bruce lee in the game of death

Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
1 year ago

There's a bathroom you don't want to stumble into drunk and/or half-asleep

Harleen
Community Member
1 year ago

If the door was a mirror, I'd look like a trapped bird trying to get out!

Wyndmere
Community Member
1 year ago

Can you say, "spray paint"?

Lauren Michlin
Community Member
1 year ago

Oof. I ran into myself. Oof. I did it again. Oof. How big/small is this bathroom?!

Dna Ncl
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow Linda, your bathroom is so huge! *bonk* (runs into wall)

Jim Price
Community Member
1 year ago

This... just makes my eyes water.

Susan Gardner
Community Member
1 year ago

My brother-in-law had a bathroom like that in NYC. A little disturbing

Johanna Martin
Community Member
1 year ago

Ha! My mother has that too!!

Sue Knerl
Community Member
1 year ago

Aggghhhh. I would hate looking at all those naked mes.

Caline
Community Member
1 year ago

If you slip and fall.....

John Montgomery
Community Member
1 year ago

Hall of mirrors. How long does it take to find the exit?

Just Curious
Community Member
1 year ago

Bathroomception-ception-ception-ception-ception...

glowworm2
Community Member
1 year ago

"Dancing with myself! Oh oh! Dancing with myself!"

Lemon Garnished Potato
Community Member
11 months ago

that looks to me like a portal to the netherworld.

Genevieve Straubel
Community Member
1 year ago

Make the floor and ceiling mirrors too

Katie Axon
Community Member
1 year ago

At least the floor tiles aren't mirrors. One time I had a full-length mirror lying on my floor and I stepped over it while naked and looked down... It was a strange experience.

Norman van Druten
Community Member
1 year ago

*Drunk me* "What the hell are all these people doing in the bathroom?!".

Ravenz AJ
Community Member
1 year ago

Ok, I would crash into the wall withing 5 seconds :P

John Doe
Community Member
1 year ago

I am doing this in my house.

Grace Wiebe
Community Member
1 year ago

Can you imagine being a guest in this house, using the bathroom & being trapped in there for an hour cuz you can't find the door?

Grace Wiebe
Community Member
1 year ago

Can we say, "Narcissist?"

Barbara Stewart
Community Member
1 year ago

I think that would make me dizzy

Anita Holleufer
Community Member
1 year ago

Crazy!

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG, that's eye strain waiting to reflect

back atya
Community Member
1 year ago

She really must be vain

Belinda Crum
Community Member
1 year ago

I wouldn't want to be drunk in that bathroom.

ThatJeremyKid
Community Member
1 year ago

Is your girlfriend a millionaire?

Julie Watson
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks like 100 portals to different dimensions, I think I'd get a little lost in there, actually.

LRo
Community Member
1 year ago

That's maddening!

Kiki
Community Member
1 year ago

Too many angles to be comfortable with. Haha

Ellie Ragsdale
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks elegant, doesn't it. Reminds me of the book cover for The Selection by Kiera Cass.

Kyana Winter
Community Member
1 year ago

Easier to judge myself

Emily
Community Member
1 year ago

it could actually make the room look a lot bigger, just try not to go in there with a headache

Mary Montejo
Community Member
1 year ago

360 Shots are a breeze!!

Calypso poet
Community Member
1 year ago

Anyone else thinking Thirteen Ghosts? That is one of the few movies to freak me out, just like this bathroom is doing.

Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

I love that movie. "In case you didn't notice, I'm a little bit of a freak!" (Matthew Lillard's character).

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Stephanie Bladyak
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1 year ago

I don't know anyone who wants to see their body from ALL angles.

Matt York
Community Member
1 year ago

walk in and forget who the real you is

Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

The Matrix Reloaded.

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#13

This Mirror At My School

This Mirror At My School

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anotherboredpanda
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
Community Member
1 year 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
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1 year 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
Community Member
1 year 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
Community Member
1 year 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
Community Member
1 year ago

Get this man a nose

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#23

This Hotel Mirror

This Hotel Mirror

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Zenozenobee
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1 year 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
Community Member
1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year ago

Close the door?

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#27

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
1 year 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
Community Member
1 year 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
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1 year 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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Janine Randall
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1 year ago

The urinals look like they're gazing up at the mirror!

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