Some time ago, we were all tiny versions of ourselves with heads full of the most insane ideas and thoughts about the world above and beneath us. Fast forward to today, and some may be raising kids of their own, while others are sharing homes with little brothers or sisters. The fun part about it is that it never gets boring.

Because kids are goofy, silly, cute, and totally clueless about this whole thing called Earth that we live on. Out of sincere curiosity and hunger to get to know things, they come up with the funniest things you’d never read in books.

From searching for tiny seashells that are in fact just pistachio shells washed ashore, to making more money out of a $1 bill by cutting it into pieces, the list goes on. Bored Panda compiled pictures of some of the funniest incidents that only little ones can get themselves into. Psst! More of the same goofy kids just being kids wait in our previous articles here, here, and here.

#1

My 5-Year-Old Nephew Figured Out I’m Still A “Kid”

My 5-Year-Old Nephew Figured Out I’m Still A “Kid”

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Adam Francis
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2 months ago

This is the best

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#2

One Of My Earliest Memories

One Of My Earliest Memories

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chi-wei shen
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2 months ago

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Don't offer little children a choice. Too often they will choose the wrong one.

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#3

Kid Thinks His Mom Is A Murderer

Kid Thinks His Mom Is A Murderer

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2 months ago

Oof

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To find out how children think and come up with the most incredible things we as adults would never think of, one has to look into the world from a child’s point of view. And it turns out, this is very different from the ways adults view the world around them.

One of the driving forces in a child’s development is curiosity, which helps them to discover and try out new things and learn something about them. This early knowledge is something kids carry well into their childhood and maturity.

Bored Panda reached out to Brenna Hassinger-Das, an assistant professor in the psychology department at Pace University, New York. Brenna explained that the job of children is “to play and learn.” But making ourselves time to be curious in whatever forms we can is something that adults should also work on throughout their lives.

“Research suggests that it relates to satisfaction, happiness, empathy, and problem-solving skills,” the professor said and added, “we are always in need of refining the ways in which we view the world.”

#4

Oh My Lord What Even Are Children

Oh My Lord What Even Are Children

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Kaisa
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2 months ago

I did this with my grandpa. Only i used glue

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#5

Kids Are Stupid

Kids Are Stupid

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

I LOVE this idea, too bad my son is too old for that to work, he would catch on pretty quick.

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#6

Mom Told Her Daughter To Grab Her Mask So They Can Go To The Store. This Was The Mask She Grabbed

Mom Told Her Daughter To Grab Her Mask So They Can Go To The Store. This Was The Mask She Grabbed

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Ripley
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2 months ago

Seems legit.

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Brenna said that research has shown that curiosity not only relates to academic skills, like improved reading and math, but also “fosters imagination and exploration.”

“Parents can nurture curiosity in a lot of different ways. For instance, encouraging children to take part in free or unstructured play allows them to figure out how things work and develop their own storylines and directions for their play.”

The professor also said that it’s important to “encourage children to ask questions (and then answer them in a developmentally appropriate way) and to let children follow their interests. For example, “If your child loves animals, go for a nature walk where you live (whether in a city or in a more rural area) and point out all the animals you see. You could also read books about the animals they like and perhaps venture out a bit further for a hike.”

It turns out that fostering curiosity early could also have the added benefit of helping your child develop a habit that will continue into adulthood. “We know that curiosity is still important for learning and overall life satisfaction,” Brenna concluded.

#7

"Faster!"

"Faster!"

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Patti Brock
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2 months ago

🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣

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#8

He's Cute Tho

He's Cute Tho

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MrsPossum
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2 months ago

Ahahaha, this reminds me of the time someone asked me if "the longest day of the year" had 25 hours instead of 24 🤣

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#9

Winnie The Poo

Winnie The Poo

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Rez Fidel
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2 months ago

This deserves a prominent place... perfect conversation starter.

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#10

Stupid But Wholesome

Stupid But Wholesome

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Mimi777
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2 months ago

Aw! Family teeth brushing! That’s cute.

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#11

*Patrick Selling Chocolate* “I Love You”

*Patrick Selling Chocolate* “I Love You”

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Black Panther
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2 months ago

Lol

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#12

Kids Are Stupid. Over

Kids Are Stupid. Over

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chi-wei shen
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2 months ago

When children play they sometimes pretend to drink tea from empty cups, buy things with imaginary money and make phone calls with toy phones. Not-working walkie talkies are not that unusual.

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#13

When The Photographer Says “Touch Your Cheeks Together”

When The Photographer Says “Touch Your Cheeks Together”

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Ravenclaw Banana
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2 months ago

Cute!

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#14

Remember, Always Use Your Dominant Hand If You Want To Win A Chess Match

Remember, Always Use Your Dominant Hand If You Want To Win A Chess Match

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chi-wei shen
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2 months ago

A funny grandfather.

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#15

Cyclop Tiddie

Cyclop Tiddie

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Hans
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2 months ago

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Funny on the first look, sad on the second that the wife would get merely "angry" at the option of being cheating on, yet considers it also a realistic option.

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#16

My Son Asked Me Why This Lady Is Reading Poop Magazine. I'm So Proud

My Son Asked Me Why This Lady Is Reading Poop Magazine. I'm So Proud

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Haha, wise beyond his years.

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#17

My 7-Year-Old Son Was Excited To Show Off His Clay Pirate Boat

My 7-Year-Old Son Was Excited To Show Off His Clay Pirate Boat

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Rez Fidel
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2 months ago

harharharr...

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#18

Got New Doors Installed. He Doesn't Realise One Of His Favorite Hide And Seek Spots Has Been Severely Compromised

Got New Doors Installed. He Doesn't Realise One Of His Favorite Hide And Seek Spots Has Been Severely Compromised

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JiminKimLip7
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2 months ago

Poor him

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#19

Identically Unperturbed By What They Did To Themselves With The Clippers At 5am

Identically Unperturbed By What They Did To Themselves With The Clippers At 5am

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MrsPossum
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2 months ago

LOL, compared to some lockdown home-haircuts, these are pretty good!! 😁

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#20

How My Dad Tricked Me Into Eating My Crust

How My Dad Tricked Me Into Eating My Crust

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Roxy
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2 months ago

ha lol

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#21

Kids In Rome Were Mischievous Too. Toddler's Footprint In A 2000 Year Old Clay Tile

Kids In Rome Were Mischievous Too. Toddler's Footprint In A 2000 Year Old Clay Tile

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Ravenclaw Banana
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2 months ago

Awesome!

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#22

This May Work For A Long While

This May Work For A Long While

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

You cheatereaterer.

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#23

When I Was 2 I Thought An Electrical Box Was A Robot. My Mom Let Me Take A Picture With It, And I Have Come Across That Picture Again

When I Was 2 I Thought An Electrical Box Was A Robot. My Mom Let Me Take A Picture With It, And I Have Come Across That Picture Again

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Hans
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2 months ago

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz*

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#24

Not Ready To Be A Bird

Not Ready To Be A Bird

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Ravenclaw Banana
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2 months ago

Well that's disappointing

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#25

My Son Found Sea Shells On His First Trip To The Beach. I Didn't Have The Heart To Tell Him

My Son Found Sea Shells On His First Trip To The Beach. I Didn't Have The Heart To Tell Him

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MrsPossum
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2 months ago

Aaaaw! Well technically.....technically.... they are shells. Near the sea..... 😊

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#26

But What If?

But What If?

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Hans
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2 months ago

Oh the burdens of the world.

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#27

Better To Be Safe Than Sorry

Better To Be Safe Than Sorry

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Ravenclaw Banana
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2 months ago

Smart kid

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#28

Potato Mind

Potato Mind

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Bahaha, omg so gross but bloody funny.

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#29

Not The Smartest Kid

Not The Smartest Kid

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Arctic Fox Lover
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2 months ago

Whaaat? How'd he figure it out? That was a genius plan!

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#30

My Nephew Got A Card From His Teacher And Was Stoked. He Read It, Then Instead Of Showing Anybody, He Sat Pensively On The Couch For A While. Finally A Quiet Voice Asked “Auntie, How Long Have I Had Autism?”

My Nephew Got A Card From His Teacher And Was Stoked. He Read It, Then Instead Of Showing Anybody, He Sat Pensively On The Couch For A While. Finally A Quiet Voice Asked “Auntie, How Long Have I Had Autism?”

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Roxy
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2 months ago

Bahaha laughed so loud on this I can't breathe

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#31

My 1,5-Year-Old Daughter, Ladies And Gentlemen

My 1,5-Year-Old Daughter, Ladies And Gentlemen

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#32

Well, It Was For Science

Well, It Was For Science

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Owies, a mistake you would only make once. (Or should).

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#33

She Got Laid-Off

She Got Laid-Off

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chi-wei shen
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2 months ago

Lucky you,

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#34

My Little Brother's Search History. Lots Of Diarrhea And Vomit Followed

My Little Brother's Search History. Lots Of Diarrhea And Vomit Followed

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Mimi777
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2 months ago

This made me laugh. What happened with the toenail though? Did he stub it while drinking bubble bath?

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#35

A Friend On FB Just Posted This

A Friend On FB Just Posted This

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Hans
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2 months ago

Considerate.

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#36

Okay All You "5G Risk Deniers" - This Settles It, 5G Is Dangerous

Okay All You "5G Risk Deniers" - This Settles It, 5G Is Dangerous

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rgr8
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2 months ago

How does one manage to get stuck in that?

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#37

When I Was A Kid I Was Stupid

When I Was A Kid I Was Stupid

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Ripley
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2 months ago

This is why using correct terminology is important. Euphemisms with kids just leads to misunderstandings.

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#38

Oh No, We're Lost

Oh No, We're Lost

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BoredDragon
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2 months ago

It’s like when you’re looking for something that’s in your hands

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#39

A Common Mistake, Really

A Common Mistake, Really

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David K
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2 months ago

Well, I for instance didn´t have a clue that the word Aneurysm exists when I was 10. Neither I knew about orgasms :-)

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#40

Me Being A Silly Child

Me Being A Silly Child

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Roxy
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2 months ago

Discovery of the year

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#41

That Time I Figured Out How To Take The Lid Off Of The Vent, And Proceeded To Get Stuck In It

That Time I Figured Out How To Take The Lid Off Of The Vent, And Proceeded To Get Stuck In It

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Pedro de A.M.G
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2 months ago

Sus

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#42

Someone's Kid Hung Up The Wet Wipes To Allow Them To Dry

Someone's Kid Hung Up The Wet Wipes To Allow Them To Dry

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izzy.kitsune
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2 months ago

i mean... they've got the right ideaaa?

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#43

Yugioh With Made Up Rules

Yugioh With Made Up Rules

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Patti Brock
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2 months ago

Laughing way too hard at this!

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#44

He Wants To Get On The Bus, And The Bus On The TV

He Wants To Get On The Bus, And The Bus On The TV

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Mimi777
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2 months ago

Lol poor thing. Also that sweater is so cute!

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#45

My 3-Year-Old, Everybody

My 3-Year-Old, Everybody

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rgr8
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2 months ago

Ewww. That is gross!

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#46

Kids Are Quick Learners

Kids Are Quick Learners

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#47

My Niece’s Hiding Spot

My Niece’s Hiding Spot

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izzy.kitsune
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2 months ago

aww

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#48

My Kid Won't Eat Her Eggs Because They Have "Dark Spots". Yeah, That's The Fork

My Kid Won't Eat Her Eggs Because They Have "Dark Spots". Yeah, That's The Fork

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Hans
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2 months ago

Careful one!

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#49

My Sister Drew On Her Passport

My Sister Drew On Her Passport

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Ravenclaw Banana
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2 months ago

Well you'll just have to draw on her at border control

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#50

My Little Brother Grabbing Live Wasps Because "It's Fun"

My Little Brother Grabbing Live Wasps Because "It's Fun"

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rgr8
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2 months ago

Ouch!

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