With more than 37 million Covid-19 cases globally, more than 1 million of which have been fatal, the global pandemic has changed our lives beyond recognition. And as we’re about to approach the second viral wave, everyone has become witness to the grim reality.

Except for the virus deniers who either see it as a conspiracy theory or think that it’s some kind of joke "simple" people, like you and me, fell for. It’s both scary and hard to wrap one's head around how ignorant some of us can be, and below are the most recent examples that have been surfing around on social media.

From Santa who can just as well bring a virus to your ho-ho-home, to fishnet face coverings that prioritize design over protection, it makes me wonder how many wake-up calls we're still gonna need.

#1

Corona Go Brrr

Corona Go Brrr

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

I love this great comment!

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#2

Just Had A Karen Call 911 On Us Telling Us It Was "Unconstitutional And Inhumane" That We Require Customers To Wear Masks

Just Had A Karen Call 911 On Us Telling Us It Was "Unconstitutional And Inhumane" That We Require Customers To Wear Masks

Police came in gave a huge sigh and told us we were doing a good job.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Endangering another person is "unconstitutional and inhumane" and criminal. Her reckless behaviour and disregard for others do not warrant humane treatment.

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#3

I Drive For Uber, And Since No One Pays Attention To The Covid Notices When They Book The Ride, I Started Sending Everyone This Advance Pickup Message. It's Not Working Like I'd Hoped

I Drive For Uber, And Since No One Pays Attention To The Covid Notices When They Book The Ride, I Started Sending Everyone This Advance Pickup Message. It's Not Working Like I'd Hoped

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Aski Markup
Community Member
1 month ago

I hate people, we're like a plague on this beautiful planet.

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It’s crazy to think that for some people, coronavirus doesn’t really exist. Thinking of the viral pandemic causing one of the biggest turmoils in recent history as a joke has to do with many various reasons. One of the most dangerous ones, is the overflow of incorrect information about coronavirus still surfing around various channels, from social media to television.

Fake COVID-19 news creates a fictional bubble where people see themselves as being a part of conspiracy, a global hoax that is playing tricks on them. Worst, the collective distrust in obvious tragedy escalates the spread of misinformation further and people get tied to the never-ending flow of COVID-myths.

But separating truth from fiction in the times of pandemic can literally save lives. Thus, Bored Panda reached out to the Babylon Health doctor Claudia Pastides, who agreed to share some of the most common COVID-19 myths that have been flourishing online.

#4

Pos Pretends To Be Disabled To Try And Get Out Of Wearing A Mask

Pos Pretends To Be Disabled To Try And Get Out Of Wearing A Mask

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Jenny Gordon
Community Member
1 month ago

Horrendous! My 11 year old son with Autism and sensory problems wears his face mask with no problems at all. He understands the importance for the welfare of those around him and clearly has more common sense than the idiots who carry these cards around!!!!

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#5

So This Pos Average Bollywood Singer Sneaked Out Of The Airport Upon Her Visit From The UK So That She Wouldn't Be Quarantined, Threw A Huge Party And Now She's Tested Positive For The Virus. Covid-19 More Than Anything Has Exposed Stupid People Like Her, Evangeline Lilly And Those Panic Buyers

So This Pos Average Bollywood Singer Sneaked Out Of The Airport Upon Her Visit From The UK So That She Wouldn't Be Quarantined, Threw A Huge Party And Now She's Tested Positive For The Virus. Covid-19 More Than Anything Has Exposed Stupid People Like Her, Evangeline Lilly And Those Panic Buyers

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deanna woods
Community Member
1 month ago

I think people like this deserve to be in jail.

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#6

Lana Del Rey's Mesh Mask

Lana Del Rey's Mesh Mask

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Okay, put a cotton lining behind the mesh, and you’re golden—-you can choose any color to blend, contrast, or complement the metallic mesh. Why is this so effing difficult to think of?

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First, some people still believe that hand sanitizers don’t actually kill the virus. Claudia debunked the myth and explained: “Even though this is true for a few strains of viruses, like the norovirus that causes stomach bugs, it’s not the case with coronaviruses.”

She added that applying a hand sanitizer that contains at least sixty percent alcohol will surely kill the coronavirus.

The second common myth circulating online is that COVID-19 is a man-made virus. The truth is that the “virus that causes COVID-19 is a zoonotic virus. This means that it originated from an animal.”

Scientists believe that it probably jumped the species barrier and ended up in humans. But it was definitely not made in a laboratory, contrary to some beliefs.

#7

Karen Willing Infects 40 Members Of Her Own Family With Covid-19

Karen Willing Infects 40 Members Of Her Own Family With Covid-19

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

"It has spread like wildfire." You don't say.

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#8

My Friend Really Uses Her Hand As A Mask

My Friend Really Uses Her Hand As A Mask

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EA
Community Member
1 month ago

Think it’s time to make some new friends

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#9

A Local School Posted Photos On Their Social Media About How They Are Following Covid Guidelines. They Photoshopped A Mask On The Teacher's Face

A Local School Posted Photos On Their Social Media About How They Are Following Covid Guidelines. They Photoshopped A Mask On The Teacher's Face

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itz kimora
Community Member
1 month ago

bruh its easier to wear a freaking mask rather than spend effort to photoshop it on

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Third, the claim that applying heat to your skin or taking a hot bath will kill the virus is false. “Hot baths and hot drinks won’t be able to reach or kill the virus because it lies within cells inside your body,” Claudia explained.

While the most effective way to curb the virus if it has come in contact with your skin is washing with soap or using hand sanitizer, once it is inside your body, there’s not much you can do about it. “It is up to your immune system to kill the virus off.”

#10

Driving To Another State Just To Avoid Using A Mask

Driving To Another State Just To Avoid Using A Mask

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 month ago

"Me showing my stupidity to the whole world"

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#11

Anti-Mask Sign In My Town

Anti-Mask Sign In My Town

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C. Mayo
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

You know how all the other countries hate Americans? I get it now.

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#12

Not Wearing A Mask Around Healthcare Workers And Patients

Not Wearing A Mask Around Healthcare Workers And Patients

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BusLady
Community Member
1 month ago

He and Trump are exempt. They special.

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#13

Student’s Father Died From Covid, Professor Unsympathetic

Student’s Father Died From Covid, Professor Unsympathetic

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

That's so rude and heartless

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#14

I’m A Hair Stylist. I Have A Client That Keeps Trying To Get An Appointment With Me But Refuses To Wear A Mask. Her Response Tonight

I’m A Hair Stylist. I Have A Client That Keeps Trying To Get An Appointment With Me But Refuses To Wear A Mask. Her Response Tonight

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

It's unbelievable the hoops people will jump through to avoid wearing a mask.

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#15

Wow, I Wonder How That Happened?

Wow, I Wonder How That Happened?

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 month ago

a real mystery....

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#16

No Mask In A Crowded Waiting Room Full Of Old, Sick People. Some Coughing! When I Confronted Her She Said, "It's Too Hot." And Waved Me Off Like I Was A Bothersome Gnat

No Mask In A Crowded Waiting Room Full Of Old, Sick People. Some Coughing! When I Confronted Her She Said, "It's Too Hot." And Waved Me Off Like I Was A Bothersome Gnat

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magnadar
Community Member
1 month ago

she also has other problems

Anne
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes. And the most obvious one is why she definitely should wear a mask.. Being overweight puts you in a high risk group o_0

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Malakai
Community Member
1 month ago

Too hot? TOO HOT? I live in motherf*cking Florida, have some difficulties breathing, and I STILL wear my damn mask anywhere I go indoors! Ffs, these stupid c*nts and their excuses--just admit you don't give a sh*t about others already!

Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 month ago

I live in Phoenix. I'm obese (skinny compared to her). I wore a mask in 116F degrees with no issue.

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Red rockin lobster
Community Member
1 month ago

And then she ate the telephone. And a patient in the line before her

Chris Hardtke
Community Member
1 month ago

I’ve spent the last 8 weeks wearing a mask outside while working in South Florida heat and humidity for 45 hours a week. I guaranfuckingtee your fat ass can sit in an air conditioned waiting room for an hour with one.

Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, maybe if you lost 100 pounds, you wouldn’t be so hot. (Menopause put 50 pounds on me, and I was hot all the time too—-and not just from hot flashes. I have lost the weight now that I’m post-menopause, and I am as once again as cool as a cucumber.)

David K
Community Member
1 month ago

"How about I tell you that the medical staff is obliged to wear their mask 12 hours a day! 12 f*****g hours a day and sometimes even more!"

Sathe Wesker
Community Member
1 month ago

I wonder why she finds it hot...

itz kimora
Community Member
1 month ago

she literally has a mask on her chin. she can just pull it up. b*tch.

Týna Ef
Community Member
1 month ago

in those cases I just want to spit or splatter into the persons face and say something like "enjoy your covid" sadly I'm too polite to do that...

Levi Baker
Community Member
1 month ago

What do people NOT understand about GLOBAL PANDEMIC

meowgie catster
Community Member
1 month ago

I am not intending to fat shame for saying this, but if you are at risk due to being obese, its especially important to wear a mask

NMN
Community Member
1 month ago

I would get up, remove my mask and cough on her face a couple of times

Katy McMouse
Community Member
1 month ago

Problem with that is YOU would be slapped with charges and nothing would happen to the jerk not wearing a mask.

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Katy McMouse
Community Member
1 month ago

What the hell?! In a doctor's office, no less. The staff, or the doctors themselves, should have put a stop to this.

Serena R.
Community Member
1 month ago

They’re probably scared she’ll try to eat them

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Jeff Diamond
Community Member
1 month ago

The stupid is strong with this one.

Bob Belcher
Community Member
1 month ago

Bet if it smelled like sweet tea she'd put it on.

Quazmodic
Community Member
1 month ago

It's HUGE!!! You were so brave to confront it! I would have just blasted the homicidal disease super spreader with a flamethrower!

Lykke Søby
Community Member
1 month ago

If she gets it she will probably die - COVID19 is not great when you're obese

Granny
Community Member
1 month ago

It would interfere with eating her hohos

Shauna Blaize
Community Member
1 month ago

The mental levels ....

abby smink
Community Member
1 month ago

Get up and leave, then call the doctor's office from the parking lot, letting them know why you have to reschedule

Banjo Peppers
Community Member
1 month ago

No, she has a mask. She’s just not wearing it right.

Douglas Turner
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh boy...

J Marvel
Community Member
1 month ago

She looks like a prime candidate for getting covid and dying from it.

deanna woods
Community Member
1 month ago

My mother gets overheated all the time and she still wears her mask.

Tiffany Marie
Community Member
1 month ago

American?

Jennine Paul
Community Member
1 month ago

There's a LOT to unpack here.

Lynn Pacione-Holman
Community Member
1 month ago

You wear the mask PROPERLY, or you GTFO.

Gregg Bender
Community Member
1 month ago

Talk about someone who is high-risk...

Michael Dworkin-Robertson
Community Member
1 month ago

it's also the fault of the employees who don't enforce it...

Thomas Turnbull
Community Member
1 month ago

Pretending to be a cushion won't help either

M Kate McCulloch
Community Member
1 month ago

The other issues she has make it likely if she contracts the virus, she will not survive it.

James DeBorde
Community Member
1 month ago

I worry for the chair

Bone Daddy
Community Member
1 month ago

How the f**k she got in that chair.

Perfumista Perfumista
Community Member
1 month ago

"crowded waiting room" where do you live that you can actually have a crowded waiting room these days?

StrawberryParfait
Community Member
1 month ago

A woman not known for making good choices, clearly.

jk nbt
Community Member
1 month ago

when she gets it, she will feel so bad she will stop eating... get the virus & lose your lard, lady!

Karen Loftus
Community Member
1 month ago

Damn you!

Oskar vanZandt
Community Member
1 month ago

She's hot because her body is not able to self-regulate her temperature due to her obesity... the cotton mask would NOT be the main contributory factor!

Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 month ago

Dude I'm over weight and can wear a mask just fine, she is just being selfish. Nothing to do with her weight.

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Erica Fuller
Community Member
1 month ago

I think this is quite unfair. I am overweight like this lady, I have an invisible condition that causes pain in all my joints which is the route cause of my weight issue. I have hair cut very short, firstly cause it’s too painful to style long hair but also because I overheat. I try wearing a mask whenever I can but sometimes I just cannot bare it, this is because my invisible condition causes autonomic dysfunction and I cannot regulate my temperature so warring the mask suddenly becomes unbearable. I have facial antiperspirant and haven’t owned a coat since 2014. I went To the butchers on the 23rd December in a string top once. Looking at me there is nothing that prevents me wearing my mask so I hate this woman was so heavily judged. And the assumption that due to being overweight she have other health factors that she can pass on is just ridiculous!!

Ben Smith
Community Member
1 month ago

It’s important to understand that you’re the exception and a VERY rare one at that, not the rule.

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Diandra “Mss Didi” Blackthorn
Community Member
1 month ago

Should have told her to lose 100 pounds and she wouldn't be so hot

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, we could do without her!

Steven Meyer
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, if she gets Covid she’ll probably die. And you know Darwins rule… So she’ll probably die.

sam thecat
Community Member
1 month ago

F*****g fat twat

Barry Patterson
Community Member
1 month ago

Twins?

Tóth Gábor
Community Member
1 month ago

Overweight cow 🐄

Sasha Kuleshov
Community Member
1 month ago

Overweight much lady?

Jozie
Community Member
1 month ago

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Treessimontrees
Community Member
1 month ago

Too hot? Insulation on that beast!

Blackheart
Community Member
1 month ago

Try wearing one in the South...in July...on a sunny day

Dre Mosley
Community Member
1 month ago

If I were carrying 200 extra pounds, I'd be hot too.

Arctic Fox Lover
Community Member
1 month ago

She's, uh, big...

Suzi Gauthier
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1 month ago

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She'll probably die soon anyway.

Grumble O'Pug
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1 month ago

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Well, her piglets are probably waiting in the car.

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#17

People In UK City Have Been Putting Up Posters In Bus Stops Urging People To Ignore Guidance For Coronavirus

People In UK City Have Been Putting Up Posters In Bus Stops Urging People To Ignore Guidance For Coronavirus

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

There are COVIDiots all around the world.

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#18

This Is How My Class Practices Social Distancing.. Nobody Is Wearing A Mask Either. (I'm On The Left In The Back)

This Is How My Class Practices Social Distancing.. Nobody Is Wearing A Mask Either. (I'm On The Left In The Back)

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

So young, and so idiots... I feel sorry for them and for all around them

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#19

Karen Goes To Trader Joe’s Without A Mask, Employees Ask Her To Put On A Mask Or Leave, She Refuses & Makes A Commotion Because It’s Her “Civil Liberty”, Then Posts It On Youtube

Karen Goes To Trader Joe’s Without A Mask, Employees Ask Her To Put On A Mask Or Leave, She Refuses & Makes A Commotion Because It’s Her “Civil Liberty”, Then Posts It On Youtube

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Good on Trader Joe's for tossing this self-enititled idiot out on her ass.

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#20

Ukrainian Deputy Wearing A "Homemade" Face Mask

Ukrainian Deputy Wearing A "Homemade" Face Mask

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JustSomeKid
Community Member
1 month ago

The fact that it looks like it's made out of those rubber bands that you make bracelets with, and she would rather leave the imprint of them on her face instead of wearing a mask is just unsettling.

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#21

Patient With Fever Removes Mask On Female Nurse And Spits On Her Face In Wuhan, Saying ‘I Don’t Want To Live Anymore And You Guys Should Not Live Too!’

Patient With Fever Removes Mask On Female Nurse And Spits On Her Face In Wuhan, Saying ‘I Don’t Want To Live Anymore And You Guys Should Not Live Too!’

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Monday
Community Member
1 month ago

Pretty sure this is considered assault. I hope charges were pressed.

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#22

My School Just Canceled Spring Break To Stop Covid. Here’s A FB (Football) Game From This Year

My School Just Canceled Spring Break To Stop Covid. Here’s A FB (Football) Game From This Year

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brukernavn340
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1 month ago

It took me some time figuring out what a "Facebook game" meant

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#23

This Is A Real Ad From My Local Newspaper

This Is A Real Ad From My Local Newspaper

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Monday
Community Member
1 month ago

Looks like Santa isn't bringing the naughty kids coal this year....

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#24

Idk What To Do With This. My Girlfriend Snapped This Real Quick At Walmart Today. Yes That’s A Visor As A Mask

Idk What To Do With This. My Girlfriend Snapped This Real Quick At Walmart Today. Yes That’s A Visor As A Mask

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Daren Tan
Community Member
1 month ago

quack quack

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#25

Folks Like This Dude Are Why Covid-19 Ain't Going Away Smh

Folks Like This Dude Are Why Covid-19 Ain't Going Away Smh

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Hey, Mr Tough Guy, let's see how you do when you have a tube shoved down your throat because your lungs have been attacked by the COVID-19 virus and you can't breathe. Have a good morning as well.

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#26

Wedding During Covid Has Chairs Inches Apart But At Least Each Plate Has Hand Sanitizer

Wedding During Covid Has Chairs Inches Apart But At Least Each Plate Has Hand Sanitizer

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Whoop-de-do. Give it a couple weeks before symptoms start. Then we’ll see how many are there for the first anniversary.

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#27

We Have A Mask Order Too Tf

We Have A Mask Order Too Tf

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 month ago

But if you have pneumonia, you're welcome to come in.

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#28

Pennsylvania Server Finds This After Asking Customer To Wear Their Masks Until They Were Seated

Pennsylvania Server Finds This After Asking Customer To Wear Their Masks Until They Were Seated

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Monday
Community Member
1 month ago

Did this person never learn how to write numbers in school?

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#29

This Mask I Got An Ad For...

This Mask I Got An Ad For...

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ML
Community Member
1 month ago

A gimp mask would do the trick

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#30

99.9% Idiot

99.9% Idiot

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itz kimora
Community Member
1 month ago

if we drink bleach we can be unstoppable

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