Good relationships don't just happen. They take commitment, compromise, and most importantly, effort. The recipe, of course, can vary depending on the type of partnership you're baking. Some like theirs sweeter while others prefer it spicier. But there is one element that I believe makes every romantic dish better. Humor.

Continuing one of our legendary installments, we at Bored Panda put together a new list of jokes that boyfriends and husbands have delighted their significant others with. We're talking clever puns, surprising pics, and even well-done crafts. These guys are definitely raising the bar for the rest of us!

Scroll down to check out their gags, and catch up on the series if you missed our earlier posts here, here, and here.

#1

Our Baby Announcement Photo. My Wife Looked So Obnoxiously Thin 24 Hours After Delivery That I Joked I Looked Like The One Who Had Just Delivered. So We Decided To Swap

Our Baby Announcement Photo. My Wife Looked So Obnoxiously Thin 24 Hours After Delivery That I Joked I Looked Like The One Who Had Just Delivered. So We Decided To Swap

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River Webb
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2 weeks ago

congrats!

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#2

This Is Adorable

This Is Adorable

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Dorothy Parker
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2 weeks ago

My laughing just made the bed shake.

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A sense of humor is an attractive trait. Evolutionary psychologist Gil Greengross, Ph.D., said there is abundant cross-cultural evidence that shows that being funny makes you a more desirable mate. Especially if you're a man!

"For dating couples, the use of positive humor (for example, using humor to cheer up your date) can positively contribute to relationship satisfaction," Greengross wrote in Psychology Today. "The use of aggressive humor, on the other hand (teasing and making fun of your partner) has the opposite effect. These feelings can fluctuate on a day-to-day basis, depending on each partner’s use of humor."

#3

Today Is A Big Day For My Husband

Today Is A Big Day For My Husband

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Dorothy Parker
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2 weeks ago

Beyond cute.

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#4

Being Cooped Up Has Us All Crazy

Being Cooped Up Has Us All Crazy

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River Webb
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2 weeks ago

poor cat, it has no privacy

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#5

My Wife And I Graduated From Med School Today

My Wife And I Graduated From Med School Today

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

"back! I said BACK!"

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For long-term relationships, such as in marriages, couples generally share a similar sense of humor. But these similarities are not associated with greater marital satisfaction, nor with longer marriages.

"Perhaps not surprisingly, the research that resulted in this finding also found that couples with fewer children laugh more, compared to couples with a larger number of children."

"In another study, conducted with 3,000 married couples from five countries, both husbands and wives were found to be happier with a humorous partner, but this trait was reported to be more important for the marital satisfaction of the wives than the husbands. Interestingly, both husbands and wives thought that the husband was humorous more often. Regardless, married couples overwhelmingly say that humor has a positive impact on their marriages," Greengross explained.

#6

I Annoy My Wife By Doing This Every Time She Posts A Landscape Photo

I Annoy My Wife By Doing This Every Time She Posts A Landscape Photo

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ThEboRedEsTpANdA
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2 weeks ago

doing what?

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#7

That One Time We Met Jason Momoa And My Husband Came Up With This Great Idea. Two Years Later And I Haven't Washed My Hair

That One Time We Met Jason Momoa And My Husband Came Up With This Great Idea. Two Years Later And I Haven't Washed My Hair

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KJ
Community Member
2 weeks ago

I love this pic every time I see it, Jason seems like such a cool dude.

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#8

When Your Husband Finds Your Hairbrush

When Your Husband Finds Your Hairbrush

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spirit wolf
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Relax people, stop being so judgy. There is something called postpartum hair loss, a lot of women have some serious hairfall after childbirth and also new mothers are rather very busy and hands full to care about a hairbrush.

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But what about those moments when things aren't going so well? Humor is a great icebreaker and a social lubricant, but can it also help resolve conflict in marriages?

In one study, researchers observed 60 newlywed couples when they discussed a problem in their marriage. They coded how much humor was used in the conversation and also completed a measure of life stress. What researchers discovered when they followed up 18 months later was quite surprising: in couples that reported high stress, the more the husband used humor, the greater the chance the couple would separate or divorce.

So I guess, timing is everything, guys. Not everything's a joke! But if you get it right, you get it right.

#9

Husband Got A Label Maker

Husband Got A Label Maker

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

huh this is actually really helpful, I thought this cat was a decorative vase or something

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#10

My Friend Finished Wrapping His Wife's Presents. Left One A Perfume, Right One A Sweater

My Friend Finished Wrapping His Wife's Presents. Left One A Perfume, Right One A Sweater

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mcborge1
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Boss level, ha ha.

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#11

What My Husband Sends Me While I'm At Work

What My Husband Sends Me While I'm At Work

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Buren
Community Member
2 weeks ago

I like the doggo's proud expression

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#12

I Went Outside To Pick My Wife A Rose. I Think I Found The Perfect One

I Went Outside To Pick My Wife A Rose. I Think I Found The Perfect One

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Brendan Roberts
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Out of curiosity, I rotated my phone 180 to see what "69" would be upside down. The result: I'm as dumb as I expected.

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#13

The House Was Way Too Quiet Yesterday While The Foster Kittens Were Out Having Playtime And My Boyfriend Was Supposed To Be Watching Them

The House Was Way Too Quiet Yesterday While The Foster Kittens Were Out Having Playtime And My Boyfriend Was Supposed To Be Watching Them

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Cuteeeee!

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#14

A Year Ago I Started Sending My GF These Photos Whenever She Asked If The Baby Was Ok

A Year Ago I Started Sending My GF These Photos Whenever She Asked If The Baby Was Ok

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ishaal imtiaz
Community Member
2 weeks ago

I once searched up the name of the book the baby was reading and found the sickest song ever xd.

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#15

Wife Said She Wanted A Small Coffee Table

Wife Said She Wanted A Small Coffee Table

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Perfect

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#16

God Speed. I'm Counting On You

God Speed. I'm Counting On You

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Sue Lynn Chan
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Is he still alive? I need to know.

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#17

On The Left Is The Photo I Posted Of My Boyfriend And I, On The Right Is His Response

On The Left Is The Photo I Posted Of My Boyfriend And I, On The Right Is His Response

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

thats really cute, you both look so happy!

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#18

Looking Through My Husband's Military Coins And Found This Gem

Looking Through My Husband's Military Coins And Found This Gem

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Omg they killed kenny! You bastard!

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#19

My Father Took The Time To Do This To My Mother Ladies And Gentlemen

My Father Took The Time To Do This To My Mother Ladies And Gentlemen

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Sheila Stamey
Community Member
2 weeks ago

I feel the tickles and giggles.

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#20

Trying To Lure My Wife To Come Hang Out

Trying To Lure My Wife To Come Hang Out

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

a foolproof plan

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#21

I Told My Husband I Just Wanted Some "Crappy Earrings" For Christmas. He Delivered

I Told My Husband I Just Wanted Some "Crappy Earrings" For Christmas. He Delivered

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Robert T
Community Member
2 weeks ago

What a s**t present. :D

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#22

My Wife Has Had This Photo Frame Hanging On The Wall For Too Long Without Any Pictures In It. I Did This While Wife Slept. I’ll Let You Know Tomorrow If I’m Still Married

My Wife Has Had This Photo Frame Hanging On The Wall For Too Long Without Any Pictures In It. I Did This While Wife Slept. I’ll Let You Know Tomorrow If I’m Still Married

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Brendan Roberts
Community Member
2 weeks ago

If my wife did this, I'd probably keep the pictures as they are lol. Although, I'd have to try to explain to my kids why their photos have been replaced by Mr Cage's.

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#23

Wife Said I Was Too Fat To Be A Fireman & I Should Be A Firetruck. Joke's On Her, Now She Has To Go Trick-Or-Treating With Me

Wife Said I Was Too Fat To Be A Fireman & I Should Be A Firetruck. Joke's On Her, Now She Has To Go Trick-Or-Treating With Me

While the flashing lights on my costume give the neighborhood children seizures

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Bobert Robertson
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Yikes, if he's fat I'd hate to see what she calls me haha

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#24

My Husband Started 17th Grade (His Masters Program) On The Same Day My Daughter Started 5th Grade. They’re Both Ecstatic About Back To School

My Husband Started 17th Grade (His Masters Program) On The Same Day My Daughter Started 5th Grade. They’re Both Ecstatic About Back To School

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Dorothy Parker
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2 weeks ago

American Lunch Boxic by Grant Woodn't.

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#25

Target Husband

Target Husband

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

This is serious get alpha team on it asap!

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#26

My Husband Had A Baseball Display Case Customized For Our Dog’s Foreign Body Removal

My Husband Had A Baseball Display Case Customized For Our Dog’s Foreign Body Removal

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Tassenküchlein168
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2 weeks ago

Tomorrow is it’s first anniversary! 🕯

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#27

I Asked My Husband To Take On Some Christmas Cards This Year. My Sister Just Sent Me This Picture Of What He Wrote

I Asked My Husband To Take On Some Christmas Cards This Year. My Sister Just Sent Me This Picture Of What He Wrote

Jessica & David

Wow can you believe it's Cheermas once again? Wow. I mean come on! Merry merry cheer pow BANG! May all the cheer cheer spirits enter your body and make your body feel warm and fuzzy as they take control. Submit to the Cheercheer. They are the true masters. Submit. We love you 100% of the time!! Kisses and hugs to you and may Santa home invade you.

XO Carly, Johnny, Forest & Emery

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 weeks ago

He needs to do all the cards. He has a gift.

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#28

My Boyfriend Is A Seller On Amazon. This Is What I Came Home To

My Boyfriend Is A Seller On Amazon. This Is What I Came Home To

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Nadine Bamberger
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Just two land shark pals casually torturing their bro, what's your big deal?

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#29

My Fiancé And I Had Our Ultrasound On 5/5 But Because Of The Quarantine We Couldn’t Celebrate. So I Made This. She Did Not Find It As Humorous As I Did

My Fiancé And I Had Our Ultrasound On 5/5 But Because Of The Quarantine We Couldn’t Celebrate. So I Made This. She Did Not Find It As Humorous As I Did

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
2 weeks ago

That's the least horrific ultrasound pic I've ever seen

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#30

My Wife Can't Stand It When I Do This

My Wife Can't Stand It When I Do This

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mcborge1
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Ha ha.

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#31

We Had Family Photos And My Wife Doesn't Want This Hanging In Our Entrance

We Had Family Photos And My Wife Doesn't Want This Hanging In Our Entrance

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Hiyah

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#32

When My Wife Talks About Having Another Baby, I Like To Remind Her How Painful Breastfeeding Was. Works Everytime

When My Wife Talks About Having Another Baby, I Like To Remind Her How Painful Breastfeeding Was. Works Everytime

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LuckyL
Community Member
2 weeks ago

I love these images so much. My whole body just locked up for the first minute when my baby latched on. (But at least it's get's easier with time. )

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#33

Went To A Party Dressed As Myself 10 Years In The Future. Nobody Realized It Was A Costume & They Avoided Me All Night

Went To A Party Dressed As Myself 10 Years In The Future. Nobody Realized It Was A Costume & They Avoided Me All Night

Folks kept trying to rescue my wife from me. Joined some smokers on front lawn, the party’s host saw me out there, came out to apologize for the noise.

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Brendan Roberts
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Wow you're very unpopular in ten years' time.

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#34

My Wife And I Decided To Mess With Our Contractor

My Wife And I Decided To Mess With Our Contractor

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

leave a fake skeleton under there as a prank for future owners

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#35

Asked My Husband To Take A Photo Of Me With One Of Our New Peeps

Asked My Husband To Take A Photo Of Me With One Of Our New Peeps

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Harrison Miller
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2 weeks ago

Eye of the tiger

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#36

Our First Child Recently Turned A Year Old. I Had To Acknowledge My Wife’s Sacrifice As Well

Our First Child Recently Turned A Year Old. I Had To Acknowledge My Wife’s Sacrifice As Well

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Monic Krugell
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2 weeks ago

one year of breastfeeding deserves a freaking trophy

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#37

My European Boyfriend Surfing In Australia

My European Boyfriend Surfing In Australia

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Buren
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2 weeks ago

It is upside down in Australia

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#38

Wife And I Are Out Of Work During The Shutdown And She Was Beginning To Drive Me A Little Crazy, So I Installed The Sims On Her Laptop

Wife And I Are Out Of Work During The Shutdown And She Was Beginning To Drive Me A Little Crazy, So I Installed The Sims On Her Laptop

I'm on my 3rd day of total freedom

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Quick tie hee up while she’s distracted!

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#39

Made Some Labels For My Wife’s Contact Lenses

Made Some Labels For My Wife’s Contact Lenses

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Mark Wilson
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2 weeks ago

Whereeeeever you are

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#40

Husband Says It's A Navy Seal

Husband Says It's A Navy Seal

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
2 weeks ago

he's not wrong

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#41

The Live Distracted Boyfriend Meme

The Live Distracted Boyfriend Meme

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Karin Gibson
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2 weeks ago

It does look like Jack Black.

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#42

My Sister Asked For A Nintendo Switch For Xmas. Her Boyfriend Must Have Misunderstood

My Sister Asked For A Nintendo Switch For Xmas. Her Boyfriend Must Have Misunderstood

He killed it, lucky for her my parents got her the real thing. Her BF waited to make sure she got the real one before giving her the gag gift.

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

thats nice of him, having some fun but still making sure that she isn't disappointed

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#43

Not Sure Why My Husband Bought Me This Book

Not Sure Why My Husband Bought Me This Book

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

must be a gag gift

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#44

I Don't Know What To Do. My Browser History Just Revealed That My Wife Is Cheating

I Don't Know What To Do. My Browser History Just Revealed That My Wife Is Cheating

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Julia Atkinson
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2 weeks ago

Grounds for divorce, surely

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#45

Twinsies (Our Grandson Is Convinced My Husband Really Is Shaggy)

Twinsies (Our Grandson Is Convinced My Husband Really Is Shaggy)

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River Webb
Community Member
2 weeks ago

get a. dog that looks like Scooby doo

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#46

When We First Met She Was Over Me Playing Mw3 So Much So I Bought Her A T Shirt For X-Mas

When We First Met She Was Over Me Playing Mw3 So Much So I Bought Her A T Shirt For X-Mas

Now every year for 10 years I have bought her my favorite game t-shirt every year much to her delight!

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Chithra Warrier
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2 weeks ago

The progression from single person to family is just so cute. So perfect.

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#47

My Boyfriend Thought It Would Be Funny To Bring Our Cat Into The Pool. This Picture Is The Result. Please Enjoy

My Boyfriend Thought It Would Be Funny To Bring Our Cat Into The Pool. This Picture Is The Result. Please Enjoy

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Mark Wilson
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Hobbits love cats though

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#48

Wife Was Not A Fan Of My Taste In Boat Names

Wife Was Not A Fan Of My Taste In Boat Names

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AnnaBanana
Community Member
2 weeks ago

You, sir, are brilliant!

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#49

My Husband Brought Home A Label Maker

My Husband Brought Home A Label Maker

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

He can’t have done any that bad

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#50

Okay This Is Absolutely Hilarious

Okay This Is Absolutely Hilarious

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Beta
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Joey trrrrribiany!

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