The moment that you think you’ve got life all figured out, the universe throws you a curveball. Possibly in the form of an interesting opportunity, but (if we’re completely honest) most likely in the shape of a funny or surprising picture that makes you snort into your cup of tea. You see, despite all of humanity’s flaws, people are actually very creative and come up with some extremely bizarre things.

One place that documents the funny, creative, and sometimes plain downright weird things that humanity has done is the ‘Of Course That’s a Thing’ subreddit. A community of just over 723k people, r/ofcoursethatsathing does exactly what it says on the tin: it invites people to share pictures of things that make you think, “Of course that’s a thing.”

It’s more a feeling than a phrase, and you’ll find the very best examples of just how peculiar a world we really live in below. Remember to upvote the pics that made you go “what?” and be sure to share this list with your friends. You and I both know that they’ll enjoy some of these images! Personally, as a huge D&D nerd, I’m a big fan of the bread alignment chart, but be sure to let everyone know which one’s your #1 pic.

#1

The "One A Day Banana" Pack, Containing Several Bananas Of Different Ripeness So That You Can Eat Them Over Several Days. (Korea)

The "One A Day Banana" Pack, Containing Several Bananas Of Different Ripeness So That You Can Eat Them Over Several Days. (Korea)

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Ninette
Community Member
2 months ago

Genius!

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#2

Pencils That Can Be Planted And Grow Into Kitchen Spices When They Become To Small To Use

Pencils That Can Be Planted And Grow Into Kitchen Spices When They Become To Small To Use

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N G
Community Member
2 months ago

I have one of those! It's a sunflower.

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#3

My Mate Bought Me This For My Birthday, I Love It And Of Course It's A Thing

My Mate Bought Me This For My Birthday, I Love It And Of Course It's A Thing

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Raven Sheridan
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2 months ago

Where can I find a copy of this?

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Creativity is an intrinsic part of being human. It might not always produce something that’s objectively good in aesthetic terms, but it’s still one of the things that drive us forward. Beauty, after all, is in the eye of the beholder (even if that beholder should really read up a bit more on what’s actually stylish).

National Geographic spoke to Agustín Fuentes, the author of ‘The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional,’ about art and its relationship to our evolution.

#4

10/10 Would Read Again

10/10 Would Read Again

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Misstaken138
Community Member
2 months ago

I have this book! It was in the clearance section at the grocery store and I took a chance. Best $3 I've spent.

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#5

Cow Ear Muffs

Cow Ear Muffs

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Navin Kumar
Community Member
2 months ago

that is adorable

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#6

Thor's Hammer Toolbox

Thor's Hammer Toolbox

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James016
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2 months ago

Shut up and take my money

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“We tend to think of these beautiful cave paintings of the big mastodons and wild oryx as art. But that’s only about 40,000 years old. We know that 85,000 years ago, in southern Africa, our ancestors were carving on ostrich eggshells. Twenty thousand years earlier than that, they were drilling holes in small shells and wearing them around their necks,” Fuentes told National Geographic.

#7

A Night Stand To Beat Up People With

A Night Stand To Beat Up People With

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago

I actually like this one. 👍

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#8

Brilliant

Brilliant

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Nun-Chucks: When you need to beat the holy hell outta someone! Alternatively, Nun-Chucks: Put the fear of God into them!

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#9

Catholics vs. Seedless Watermelons

Catholics vs. Seedless Watermelons

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Rowlie
Community Member
2 months ago

looks like seedless watermelons are a bigger community than I would expect, catholics beware

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“One hundred thousand years before that, they were crumbling ochre and rubbing it on their bodies. Five hundred thousand years before that, half a million years ago, they were making tools that were incredibly beautiful and more symmetrical and aesthetic than they had to be to do their jobs. Art is very deep in human history,” Fuentes explained that art is fundamentally a part of who we are. Then and now.

#10

Id Buy It

Id Buy It

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Pazuzu
Community Member
2 months ago

lettuce know how it works out

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#11

Older Article, But Hell Ill Do It!

Older Article, But Hell Ill Do It!

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Bow, I’m a Slytherclaw
Community Member
2 months ago

I’ll pay!

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#12

Cosplay Meta

Cosplay Meta

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Coleonema
Community Member
2 months ago

Madlad

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The ‘Of Course That’s a Thing’ subreddit has been around since 2013, so you know for a fact that its content is something that captures people’s attention. No doubt, sometimes, because the pictures are very errr imaginative. Otherwise, without this quality content, the subreddit wouldn’t have survived and thrived for so long. The community will also be celebrating its eighth birthday in a couple of weeks. So, if you like their stuff, think about joining the subreddit or just popping in with a quick, ‘Hi, congrats.’

#13

I Need This Lazy Susan Fridge!

I Need This Lazy Susan Fridge!

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Misstaken138
Community Member
2 months ago

The first time I saw this I thought it was stupid, but after feeling awful for having to throw away food because I just didn't see it way back in the fridge... I kind of want one. Plus I'm a klutz and always knock stuff over when trying to grab something in the fridge.

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#14

Phone Throne

Phone Throne

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Rowlie
Community Member
2 months ago

I wouldn't mind it in public bathrooms

Potatogamers2
Community Member
2 months ago

Where who knows what gross s**t (pun intended) gets on there..ew

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Jazzy Mc. Jaz
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

OMFG people are too obsessed I don't even bring my phone to the bathroom.

Phica Afton
Community Member
2 months ago

But what do you do when taking a s**t? Stare at the wall or something?

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Mahayana
Community Member
2 months ago

I would never put down my phone down when I’m on the toilet! That’s the best time to be looking at memes!

Vicky Z
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, you have to put it down eventually though...... it's for that moment

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Samantha PandaNotBored
Community Member
2 months ago

I’d put a little candle and maybe a basket of teeny flowers on it instead

SuperChicken
Community Member
2 months ago

Exactly, but not phones.

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Elsker
Community Member
2 months ago

with built in charger?

J Sizz
Community Member
2 months ago

No thanks, that's gonna be loaded with poo particles...

Sum Guy
Community Member
2 months ago

That's a beautiful toilet roll holder

salty
Community Member
2 months ago

*in fancy voice* The future indeed.

Holes2Heaven
Community Member
2 months ago

It's pretty gross to bring your phone in the bathroom to begin with. Let's not promote it, especially in public places!!

Thorfin Wolfsbane
Community Member
2 months ago

Nice reminder that phones are probably the filthiest thing out there...and we touching’ it aaaaaall the time.

Yelena Yardeen
Community Member
2 months ago

This reminds me: clean your phones regularly. They're disgusting.

Vicky Z
Community Member
2 months ago

The future looks vintage though ( referring to the style of the "shelf")

El Dee
Community Member
2 months ago

Throne phone Throne..

XxxPotatoes_rockxxX
Community Member
1 month ago

-Angels fly around- -choir starts to sing- -I stay in the rr all day-

Chris Longski
Community Member
1 month ago

I laid my phone on one of those in the loo ! The tray liner had been smeared with some feces that was hard t see...

Janet Chaney
Community Member
2 months ago

oh, brother!

Brenda Savage
Community Member
2 months ago

Um, YES!!!

Diane Herman
Community Member
2 months ago

I have one in my bathroom. I often read my phone while taking a bath and rest it on the top when done.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

They have these in several public restrooms.

Malwin Wellham
Community Member
2 months ago

Does it Charge the phone battery?

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
2 months ago

an idea long past time although I have seen them for keys on the door lock so you cannot forget them

Tashua Suttles
Community Member
2 months ago

I've had one for years.....on Zulily

April Caron
Community Member
2 months ago

Annnddddd it has a PURSE HOOK, too!!! Sign me up!

Cathy
Community Member
2 months ago

when you talk to someone on the phone while using the bathroom, they know EXACTLY what you're doing. Every plop plop and ppsssss

Angela Botticelli
Community Member
2 months ago

I actually really like this

Bora Zrinyi
Community Member
2 months ago

What a good idea.

T.Milly
Community Member
2 months ago

Classy!

AMELIA ADAMS
Community Member
2 months ago

What the HECK????

Alex Hamilton
Community Member
2 months ago

As long as the paper is not too thin.

Zeke Henry
Community Member
2 months ago

perfect

Evan Tambolang
Community Member
2 months ago

I'll take your entire stock

Adam Francis
Community Member
2 months ago

I totally have this in my bathroom

Lorraine Geater
Community Member
2 months ago

Again, genius!!

Anita Pickle
Community Member
2 months ago

But you would have to touch it before you washed your hands

Baked Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

https://www.wayfair.com/RUILING--Space-Aluminum-Mobile-Phone-Paper-Roll-Rack-Wall-Mount-Toilet-Paper-Holder-ATK1166-L6143-K~ZLWQ1033.html?refid=GX99081569242-ZLWQ1033&device=t&ptid=852518088642&network=g&targetid=pla-852518088642&channel=GooglePLA&ireid=105433376&fdid=1817&gclid=CjwKCAjw47eFBhA9EiwAy8kzNBm9yfkQT8cg2YszoGR1CXkwsublUsfXVhl1B8V2KYogbLGXBTpgGhoCyOIQAvD_BwE

Kai Wee Toh
Community Member
2 months ago

I've seen cigarette burn marks and ashes on these platforms. Inconsiderate people smoke in the toilet and rest burning cigarettes on it (presumably to free up their hands to wipe their ass or play with their mobile).

Stephanie Keith
Community Member
2 months ago

This is so bad when you think about it. We are all so over obsessed with this device. It hardly ever leaves our hands. It's more troublesome than we'd like to admit. The irony of me saying this as I type from my phone is even more scary.

Suzy the observer
Community Member
2 months ago

Stylish

Miss Midnight
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, statistically speaking, the highest rate of mobile phone fatalities are caused by people dropping them in the 'loo...

️‍grasshopper
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes genius

A Bringhurst
Community Member
2 months ago

If this were also a wireless charger...that'd be kind of cool

Doob
Community Member
2 months ago

I have something like that

Ann
Community Member
2 months ago

I remember when it was an ashtray on top....

Thorfin Wolfsbane
Community Member
2 months ago

No, the asstray is right next to it.

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Mazer
Community Member
2 months ago

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The Chosen One
Community Member
2 months ago

I have one similar to that in my house. It doesn't attach to the wall, it's just a stand and it holds tp at the bottom too.

Blue Crystal
Community Member
2 months ago

it should be everywhere

Danjal Jannik TIndholm
Community Member
2 months ago

Because putting your phone in your pocket/bag/purse the few minutes you're in the bathroom is so difficult??

Jeremy
Community Member
2 months ago

Why screen down tho that bothers me

Fluffy Griffin
Community Member
2 months ago

I installed something similar in my bathroom, but the shelf opens up so you can store a few things in there (like feminine products)

Venatrix324
Community Member
2 months ago

add a wireless charger on top!!!!!!!!! that would be s o cool! or just a normal charger so people can still use their phones or smthn

Anonymousplease
Community Member
2 months ago

Is it a charger?

Susan Stead
Community Member
2 months ago

And a hook for your bag--clever!

_*U~$~e~l~e~$~$*_
Community Member
2 months ago

*godly music*

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#15

Inflatable Swan Thing

Inflatable Swan Thing

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wifeofweasley
Community Member
2 months ago

I identify with this swan thing

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Before joining the subreddit, though, there are a few rules that you have to be aware of. They’re all common sense things anyway, so they shouldn’t be a problem for anyone who isn’t an internet troll or a massive bigot. Obviously, there’s no place for racism, sexism, or bigotry on the r/ofcoursethatsathing subreddit.

#16

Typewriter For Music

Typewriter For Music

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Bow, I’m a Slytherclaw
Community Member
2 months ago

This.. is actually really cool.

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#17

This Floating Mug - To Eliminate Coasters

This Floating Mug - To Eliminate Coasters

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Verena Gitterle
Community Member
2 months ago

not bad

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#18

A 24-Hour Clock...

A 24-Hour Clock...

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Sum Guy
Community Member
2 months ago

I like this

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What’s more, the subreddit moderators ask their members not to post any memes or image macros and to avoid self-promotion posts. Furthermore, all members should strive to be polite and void rudeness. “Everybody has a line; if you feel yours was crossed, this is your report option,” the moderators explain. And that’s how you keep an online community wholesome and healthy. All so that people can keep on saying, “Of course that’s a thing.”

#19

Organ Plushies

Organ Plushies

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rabbitsrabbit
Community Member
2 months ago

I want the uterus plushie just so I can punch it once a month

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#20

Because God Forbid Your Cat’s Butthole Is Exposed!

Because God Forbid Your Cat’s Butthole Is Exposed!

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Lavendar rose
Community Member
2 months ago

Omg ! Lol

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#21

The Much Awaited Sequel

The Much Awaited Sequel

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N G
Community Member
2 months ago

The world's #2 card game... 🤣🤣🤣

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#22

Burrito Blanket

Burrito Blanket

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Misstaken138
Community Member
2 months ago

Had no idea they made these in adult sizes! I've only ever seen little ones for babies. Freaking hilarious!

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#23

Sneaker Raincoats

Sneaker Raincoats

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wifeofweasley
Community Member
2 months ago

these might be ugly... but they're usefull

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#24

A Rubik's Cube That Doubles As A Treasure Chest. It Only Opens When Solved

A Rubik's Cube That Doubles As A Treasure Chest. It Only Opens When Solved

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Maddie Star ⭐
Community Member
2 months ago

well that would be staying locked forever in my house. I mean, can't really pull the stickers off on this one to solve it.

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#25

Minimalist Nativity Sets

Minimalist Nativity Sets

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N G
Community Member
2 months ago

The glass/perspex one (bottom right) looks quite pretty. The printed blocks of wood made me laugh.

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#26

Portland Airport Sells Socks And Other Merchandise To Match It's Carpet

Portland Airport Sells Socks And Other Merchandise To Match It's Carpet

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Alloydog
Community Member
2 months ago

Neat idea.

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#27

The Internet Is Leaking Into Real Life

The Internet Is Leaking Into Real Life

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Ivo H
Community Member
2 months ago

Probably the best thing on this list.

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#28

A Punchable Enter Key

A Punchable Enter Key

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Adam C
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I want a punchable "hang up" key. (Customer Service worker)

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#29

Dead Battery? No Worries

Dead Battery? No Worries

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh wow.

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#30

A Book To Help You Have Those Tough Talks With Your Cat

A Book To Help You Have Those Tough Talks With Your Cat

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

a classic

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#31

This Place Offers A Trump Pizza—half Mexican, Half Bacon-Cheeseburger, Separated By A Wall Of Mozzarella Sticks

This Place Offers A Trump Pizza—half Mexican, Half Bacon-Cheeseburger, Separated By A Wall Of Mozzarella Sticks

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mulk
Community Member
2 months ago

"I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of italian voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced."

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#32

Somebody Paid To Promote Their Dog

Somebody Paid To Promote Their Dog

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Friday
Community Member
2 months ago

Hi Marley

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#33

For People Who Want To Smell Cat Poop But Not Be Able To Find It

For People Who Want To Smell Cat Poop But Not Be Able To Find It

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troufaki13
Community Member
2 months ago

Cats don't usually poop outside their litter box. But they can vomit :/

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#34

Why Would Someone Sit Down And Make This?

Why Would Someone Sit Down And Make This?

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Chyppa Homer
Community Member
2 months ago

Now there's a twist :D

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#35

Why Tomatoes

Why Tomatoes

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago

Only in Japan!

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#36

This Magnetic Cookie Dunker

This Magnetic Cookie Dunker

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol I love the caption. And the cookie dunker!

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#37

The Atlantic Ocean Has Been Rated 3.9 Stars On Google Maps

The Atlantic Ocean Has Been Rated 3.9 Stars On Google Maps

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BorPand8
Community Member
2 months ago

Out of 5095 reviews!

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#38

A Pure White Puzzle

A Pure White Puzzle

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago

Boss level puzzle.

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#39

That Escalated Quickly

That Escalated Quickly

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Maddie Star ⭐
Community Member
2 months ago

If I saw this, I would have to go on it even if I didn't want to go up. I'm a big kid.

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#40

Found At Walmart

Found At Walmart

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Sum Guy
Community Member
2 months ago

That's funny and I want one

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#41

A Leash For Your Chicken

A Leash For Your Chicken

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Slinkman
Community Member
2 months ago

Keep your c**k in line.

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#42

Damn I Don't Know If That's Lazy Or Just Too Real Haha

Damn I Don't Know If That's Lazy Or Just Too Real Haha

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Something
Community Member
2 months ago

Obvious Plant.

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#43

A Tube To Prevent Phone Distractions During Conversation

A Tube To Prevent Phone Distractions During Conversation

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willi santiago
Community Member
2 months ago

The cone of silence!!!!

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#44

Little Dictator

Little Dictator

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago

This made me smile, because it's so ridiculous!

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#45

Isopod Plush

Isopod Plush

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago

Horrifying. 😱

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#46

Sausage Vending Machine

Sausage Vending Machine

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
2 months ago

Gotta be Germany.

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#47

Spotify's Has Lyrics To Sandstorm. In Case You Forgot Them

Spotify's Has Lyrics To Sandstorm. In Case You Forgot Them

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Alloydog
Community Member
2 months ago

Thank god! I could never remember the words!

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#48

Really?!?!?

Really?!?!?

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Rowlie
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, we all know Donald socks

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#49

Shower Curtain With Pockets

Shower Curtain With Pockets

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Pazuzu
Community Member
2 months ago

can u not just spare 10 minutes without having to look at your device?

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#50

A National Treasure!

A National Treasure!

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Misstaken138
Community Member
2 months ago

This is disturbing, but for some odd reason I kinda want one.

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