Some comics are more relatable than others and these comics perfectly fit the first group.

Clare Kayden Hines is an artist from California who shares her observations about crazy, strange, mundane scenarios of the life in a form of colorful comics.

Clare started drawing from a very young age. "I started drawing after I got my first dog, Buttercup," she told Bored Panda. "I was 5 and I was so obsessed with her that all I wanted to do was draw her on every piece of paper I could find. I eventually expanded to drawing other subjects beyond dogs. I’ve taken a few drawing classes, but in general, I just doodled and drew for fun… mostly during class or boring meetings. Probably way too much. My classmates started noticing me drawing in class and would ask me to draw pictures of their dogs for them!"

When asked about the start of the comics series, she explained that she's quite new to the comic artist game. "I’d never done a “true” comic until I started this account in October 2017. I was working at a large tech company and felt starved for a creative outlet. I dreamt up an illustrated alter ego, Kayden Hines, who reflected the tension I felt between doing everything I was “supposed” to do, and my growing resistance to doing so. She was my comedic release."

"I started illustrating Kayden as she went through various awkward, ridiculous, mundane, and frustrating life scenarios. There’s something so funny to me about our constant battles with ourselves to be functioning human beings. It’s like our brains are constantly at war with our sloth-like selves to get stuff done. And sometimes it’s the mundane things that feel the most insurmountable, like looking at a sink full of dirty dishes, saying “UGHHHHHHH, F*CKKKKKK”, and then doing the dishes anyway. Or responding to a long email from a camp friend asking “how are you?” that’s been sitting in your inbox for 3 months giving you anxiety."

And what's the best and worst thing about drawing comics? "The hardest part is definitely, when I have an idea or concept in my head, but I don’t have the technical skills or ability making the comic look how I want," Clare explained. "It can feel very frustrating! The best part for me is making people laugh and having them see some part of themselves in my comics. I love that I can take an insane thought or observation that exists in my head, turn it into something tangible, and put it out in the world. Seeing people say they relate to my work or that they share similar experiences is such a cool feeling and makes me feel less alone in this crazy world!"

The author shared the importance of the comics to her by saying "it is my way of finding humor in the most mundane aspects of life, and making them universal and relatable. My goal—beyond my account being a creative outlet for me—is to make people feel less “alone” by seeing themselves in my posts."

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Grumble O'Pug
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2 years ago

Once there were just 5 of us on a British Airways. Heaven!

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Olga Vol
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2 years ago

GDPR jokes xD

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Find this with pears as well. Have two in my kitchen right now - I probably should be watching them.

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Sasy
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2 years ago

I think I have done that last part at least 3 times in my life, so worth it.

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Hello please don't judge
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2 years ago

YES ALWAYS AND then the other person is like what are you looking at

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Kryštof Kocur
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2 years ago

Replace "I love all of you" with "I wish i wasn't tripping so hard"

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Hello please don't judge
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2 years ago

Um... Child life as well *puts hand up*

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Same with cats

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Richard
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2 years ago

I'm #2, #3 is also okay, but wherever I see #1 I can't resist to turn it to #2.

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

I DON'T WANT TO WAKE UP EARLY!!!

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Lee roberts
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2 years ago

Always.

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Veronica Niechajczyk
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2 years ago

Is it seriously a hood of snails?

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Caroline Murphy
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2 years ago

I just have one and set it to snooze so it repeats every 5 minutes. But recently I've been keeping my phone on charge overnight on the opposite side of the room so I have to get out of bed to turn it off (although quite often I make the mistake of going back to bed for a "rest")

diane a
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2 years ago

that is alway fatal - lol

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Sora Lyra
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2 years ago

I am the second one.

Kate Swartz
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2 years ago

Me too

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Ie Va
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2 years ago

1st. And I already stand up with first tunes of alarm song.

Luisa Vasconcelos
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2 years ago

What's your secret.? Are you a robot? 😝

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Sasy
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2 years ago

I would set alarm 45 minutes early so i could 9 minutes snooze alarm 5 times.

Living In A World I’m Trying To Understand
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2 years ago

I have different alarms for different days to allow for traffic and the daily life things that happen in different days. Hmm...

BusLady
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2 years ago

That's me.

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Heather Vance
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2 years ago

hahaha me on the left my hubby on the right and I want to punch him every day lol (He gets up two hours before me.)

Sierra Batten
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2 years ago

What kind of lunatic has alarms set on a minute apart, oh no!

Randa Ratliff
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2 years ago

11 of them in my phone & I always turn them off.

Jasmine
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2 years ago

1 one but not bc i am super disciplined! I just can't stand the sound of an alarm it makes me freak out. Hate it when i sleep with sb who needs the super loud multiple alarms, always trying to be up before him ;)

Willem Groenewald
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2 years ago

Oh I wish i needed an alarm for 7:45. My day starts at least two hours earlier

We Were On A Break!
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2 years ago

I am so number 2 + each one gets a snooze

Queen Unicorn
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2 years ago

I have an alarm clock lol

snoozy womble
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2 years ago

I am the third type, my husband wakes me up I have no need for an alarm.

Emily Laur
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2 years ago

I have about 6 7:00 alarms because one didn't go off once and I was really late so I made a bunch more just in case

nanashi
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2 years ago

I'm the #1 and I could never ever sleep in the same room, or within close proximity to the #2. if you wanna get up at a specific time, you just do. alarm going off again and again while you just kept on sleeping is annoying as heck.

Luisa Vasconcelos
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2 years ago

Number 2, and a panic alarm at 08:10. Run for your life. Always admired number 1 people, going straight out of the bed, standing up and doing things. How come?

Beverly van Wijhe
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2 years ago

Second type. 4 for medication 1 for standing up and love to snooze and sleep until one for the medication goes

nazan fidan
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2 years ago

i am 1st type

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Alyson
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2 years ago

Haha I totally relate to this!! Except mine are all cats.

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Mother Mary Helen
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2 years ago

Where did you find this picture of me?!

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MagicalUnicorn
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2 years ago

sadly too accurate

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MagicalUnicorn
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2 years ago

i'm only person i know who has no problem drinking water :D

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Cactuar Jon
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2 years ago

3 types... I could never deal with my icons on the right hand side of the screen lol

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Pasca Mouse
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2 years ago

yup...that's me killing the cactus!

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Lydia Baba
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2 years ago

OMG...Laughed way too hard at this

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Richard
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2 years ago

Third: When I need one of the stuff in it. - Um, okay I really don't unpack the whole suitcase then but only that needed item.

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Vlad Horobet
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2 years ago

How does one is not prepared for a "no internet" problem? I have music, games, movies downloaded on all my devices, plus a big ass library and candles for a "no electricity" problem.

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athornedrose
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2 years ago

i feel this on a spiritual level

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BusLady
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2 years ago

Responses you want to make Vs. Ones you don't! Haha!

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Zanthe
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2 years ago

Anxiety: "ARE YOU, THOUGH??"

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Vlad Horobet
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2 years ago

Shopping list or not, don't go shopping on an empty stomach.

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sh
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2 years ago

And they can't even tell it's you! Not like hiding in your car.

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Yeah, well, unlikely to catch something from the dog!

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sh
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2 years ago

As I always say, underwear are the silverware/utensils of laundry... its the indicator that you must take action.

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Hanneke Legerstee
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2 years ago

Oh, hang on, I forgot something....

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Cactuar Jon
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2 years ago

guilty

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BusLady
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2 years ago

Doggo knows he's going to get petted, either way. Look at that smile.

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Håvard Reigstad
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2 years ago

I did more unpacking, organising and tidying yesterday than the entire last year combined, so yup! All too true

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

A cat would pack herself in the suitcase.

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Asia
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2 years ago

This is why I only use hybrid nail polish :D So much better!

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Grumble O'Pug
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2 years ago

...Or you could get out of bed early and beat the tourists. It does work

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Where is the shirt that she folded? Did she already put it away? Damn was she busy!

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Sasy
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2 years ago

I am doing this now...it's 3.11am

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Vlad Horobet
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2 years ago

I managed to f*cp up a cactus. I'm that bad at owning plants.

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Like the apple on the second laptop.

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Krumps
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2 years ago

Pretty much... in every experience

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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2 years ago

I stopped buying sexy lengerie so long ago. Turns out, it was itchy and nobody cared about it.

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Cassie
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2 years ago

My husband and kids do #1 and it's maddening.

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boredkoala
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2 years ago

And now it's all over the counter, too.

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Chyppa Homer
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2 years ago

Look it's the same dog as in the `can I pet it ?` cartoon ! Told you it was stuffed :D

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Kenny Kulbiski
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2 years ago

As long as "we're all going to die" isn't mentioned I don't care what he says or how he says it.

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Arya Baranwal
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2 years ago

So that's why they tangle!!!

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Pollen the Pink Ninja
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2 years ago

If you don't cut it it counts as 1 slice...right?

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BusLady
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2 years ago

I'm with the Cheesecake Factory. It's your birthday. You deserve a cake.

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Zanthe
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2 years ago

*responds with a dozen emojis to mask my laziness*

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sjara sura
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2 years ago

the time in between is irish coffee time!

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Zanthe
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2 years ago

Now you get a metal arm, dye your hair black and go looking for a mission.

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Yes, sadly, yes.

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nazan fidan
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2 years ago

this is me

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Kristi S.
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2 years ago

She even haa Wilson 😄

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Heh! :D

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catbone
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2 years ago

aw, Littlefoot ♥

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diane a
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2 years ago

My 75 year-old Mom could text with both thumbs as good as any teenager

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furrybumkins
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2 years ago

And if this were my cat he'd be all over the keyboard.

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Håvard Reigstad
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2 years ago

I honestly don't understand peeing in the shower. I know it's supposed to save water, but as I live in Norway, it's never been a consideration. It just seems... Well, I don't think I'd feel completely clean afterwards. (Obviously incorrect, but still).

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Xandra
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2 years ago

Lids? What lids? Are they supposed to have lids...? Oh, I remember a lid being present the first few days...

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Olga Vol
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2 years ago

Not a bad choice! Unite the two :) Pizza can be healthy too. Right?

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Larkin Elliott (student)
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2 years ago

How does your dog turn into a cat so easily

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Zanthe
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2 years ago

In my case, your secret is safe with me because I'll most likely forget it.

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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2 years ago

Dogs domesticated themselves.

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Such a stupid question.

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