You might not be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes everything in the universe aligns so precisely, all you have to do is press the shutter-release button in the right place at the right time. Every now and then, perfect timing can make or break a photo, turning it into a hilarious coincidence or a beautiful illusion, so Bored Panda has compiled a list that proves you don't necessarily need expensive gear to take an unforgettable image.

From a fabulous ostrich that appears to have the best hair in the world to a struggling substitute teacher sending subtle hints, these shots will definitely make you look twice. But remember, it doesn't mean you don't have to work on improving your photography skills. To quote a popular saying, "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." Scroll down to please your eyes with some of the best perfectly timed pictures, and if this collection isn't enough, check out our similar lists here and here.

#1 Firefighter In Peru

Firefighter In Peru

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

He must have been an Angel to many stuck in there.. So, pretty accurate.

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#2 When The Timing Is Right

When The Timing Is Right

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#3 Bumblebee Carrying The Sun

Bumblebee Carrying The Sun

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Sop Hie 1 year ago

when it's the trucker's day off

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#4 Right Place, Right Time

Right Place, Right Time

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Saurabh Nagar 1 year ago

The color of her overcoat just made it look perfect.

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#5 Pier Sunset

Pier Sunset

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Amazing Shot!

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#6 Was Taking Random Pictures Of My Mother And This Came Out

Was Taking Random Pictures Of My Mother And This Came Out

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WaLe 1 year ago

Reminded me of The Village xD

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#7 The Struggles Of A Substitute Teacher

The Struggles Of A Substitute Teacher

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

And his expression is making it much better..

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#8 When The Timing Is Right

When The Timing Is Right

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just a thought ! 1 year ago

#NoMakeup #WokeUpLikeThis #NaturalBeauty 😂😂😂

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#9 This Guy's Earbuds Made A Treble Clef

This Guy's Earbuds Made A Treble Clef

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just a thought ! 1 year ago

And mine looks like noodles which never wanna untangle

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#10 Holy Sh*t

Holy Sh*t

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WaLe 1 year ago

So...is there a quest in there?

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#11 Snapped A Lucky Shot Of A Truck Trying To Steal The Sun

Snapped A Lucky Shot Of A Truck Trying To Steal The Sun

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summare 1 year ago

Mr Gru got a new enemy

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#12 Dads Rock

Dads Rock

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Ronja Rövardotter 1 year ago

Wow! Lucky boy. This I call good reflexes sir. Impressive catch.

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#13 Perfectly Timed Photo Of A Wave

Perfectly Timed Photo Of A Wave

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Erin Hunter 1 year ago

Truly amazing

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#14 Suspicious Hair

Suspicious Hair

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

The phantom hairdo!

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#15 Fourteen Wind Turbines All In A Row

Fourteen Wind Turbines All In A Row

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Shanna Westhof 1 year ago

Finally! I found my Christmas tree topper!

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#16 Perfect Timing

Perfect Timing

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RaroaRaroa 1 year ago

Taking that hairstyle to the next level.

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#17 Maybe She's Barn With It

Maybe She's Barn With It

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Ronja Rövardotter 1 year ago

Children. They all wanna try dress which mama wears. :)

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#18 Lightning Strikes A Plane As It Flies Through A Rainbow

Lightning Strikes A Plane As It Flies Through A Rainbow

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Maike 1 year ago

... someday we find it, the rainbow connection, the lovers, the dreamers and planes...

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#19 Seen At The Airport In Tel Aviv, Israel

Seen At The Airport In Tel Aviv, Israel

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Rabbi by day... Babe by night... This was captured at dusk.

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#20 The Moment A Trout Eats A Mayfly And The Second Before Water Tension Gives Way

The Moment A Trout Eats A Mayfly And The Second Before Water Tension Gives Way

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Great shot !

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#21 Watching TV With My Feet Up When Suddenly

Watching TV With My Feet Up When Suddenly

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RaroaRaroa 1 year ago

Fair question.

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#22 In The Right Moment

In The Right Moment

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

*sniff sniff*

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#23 Perfect Timing

Perfect Timing

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Jasmina Wetherley 1 year ago

i didn't see it at first

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#24 My Cat Has A Six Pack

My Cat Has A Six Pack

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ANKAN BANERJEE 1 year ago

Cat abs? Cabs? Anyone? No? Okay I'm outta here. :-|

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#25 Miss Ostrich

Miss Ostrich

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1 year ago

The pose is amazing!

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#26 Took A Picture Of My Fire Pit Last Night And Caught Peter Pan And Tinkerbell

Took A Picture Of My Fire Pit Last Night And Caught Peter Pan And Tinkerbell

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frederic eeckman 1 year ago

And what is she doing to him exactly ?

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#27 Perfect Timing: Level > Alien

Perfect Timing: Level > Alien

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Cip IESAN 1 year ago

The horse is called Xenomorph.

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#28 Have Your Own Beer Towel

Have Your Own Beer Towel

FCBayernEN Report

Saurabh Nagar 1 year ago

P E R F E C T

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#29 I Took A Photo Of My Brother. He Jump At The Right Moment And It Looks Like He Has To Go Because His Planet Needs Him

I Took A Photo Of My Brother. He Jump At The Right Moment And It Looks Like He Has To Go Because His Planet Needs Him

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#30 Chief Vitamin Water Surveys His Domain

Chief Vitamin Water Surveys His Domain

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Cip IESAN 1 year ago

Big Chief "Bottle Feather"...

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#31 I Caught A Pic Of Lightning Bouncing Off A Double Rainbow

I Caught A Pic Of Lightning Bouncing Off A Double Rainbow

DJ-C-Gill Report

Aaron Pie 1 year ago

The poor Leprechaun :(

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#32 When You Spend All Summer With Your T-Shirt Off

When You Spend All Summer With Your T-Shirt Off

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just a thought ! 1 year ago

Tanned just a bit

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#33 Dear God What Have I Done?!

Dear God What Have I Done?!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Aladdin has aged now and so has his magical carpet.

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#34 What Would You Call This Beast?

What Would You Call This Beast?

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Troux 1 year ago

Gazellican

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#35 Moment When It Looks Like Dilma Rousseff Is Getting Stabbed

Moment When It Looks Like Dilma Rousseff Is Getting Stabbed

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Maike 1 year ago

and from behind, too... this looks convincing

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#36 The Sweet Escape

The Sweet Escape

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Maike 1 year ago

so peaceful. It looks perfectly still

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#37 Perfectly Timed Shot

Perfectly Timed Shot

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Aaron Pie 1 year ago

Nah that's just an Uber Owl dropping the mouse off. No worries, mouse is fine.

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#38 Very Unfortunate Time To Blink With White Mascara

Very Unfortunate Time To Blink With White Mascara

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Monika 1 year ago

gurl, that aint mascara

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#39 Perfect Timing

Perfect Timing

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Maike 1 year ago

holding up the ocean with your hand.

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#40 Perfect Timing

Perfect Timing

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Teija 1 year ago

Nothing to do with timing...

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#41 Perfect Timing At Its Best

Perfect Timing At Its Best

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Oh Come on... That's just a Doggo grabbing his work coffee

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#42 Amazingly, Perfect Shot Of My Friend Skydiving Into Burning Man

Amazingly, Perfect Shot Of My Friend Skydiving Into Burning Man

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San Dri Nette 1 year ago

the perfect profile picture haha

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#43 An Airplane Is Silhouetted Against The First Solar Eclipse Of The Decade, Seen Over Bangkok, Thailand, 2010

An Airplane Is Silhouetted Against The First Solar Eclipse Of The Decade, Seen Over Bangkok, Thailand, 2010

CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM Report

Aaron Pie 1 year ago

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Yes it's a plane. Carry on.

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#44 Dat A**

Dat A**

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just a thought ! 1 year ago

Bat girl knows what's up ...

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#45 Long Jump In The Sand

Long Jump In The Sand

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Victor Calamity 1 year ago

LOL sand boobs

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#46 Just The Right Moment

Just The Right Moment

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ANKAN BANERJEE 1 year ago

Behold, the flying fluffy flufferson

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#47 Look At That Body

Look At That Body

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Aaron Pie 1 year ago

Purrrrrfect! Sorry, will get my coat...

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#48 Smile

Smile

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#49 Yoga In The Park Perfect Timing

Yoga In The Park Perfect Timing

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Cip IESAN 1 year ago

The Human Centipede!

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#50 Just A Pic That My Friend Took Down At The Beach The Other Day

Just A Pic That My Friend Took Down At The Beach The Other Day

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1 year ago

GIMME IM HUNGRY!!!

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#51 Twin Tales

Twin Tales

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Patti Brock 1 year ago

Beautiful

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#52 My Twin Boys Jumping And Landing At The Exact Same Time

My Twin Boys Jumping And Landing At The Exact Same Time

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Maike 1 year ago

there must be a mirror

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#53 Due To The Chair Leg And This Guy's Posture, It Looks Like He's Wearing High Heels

Due To The Chair Leg And This Guy's Posture, It Looks Like He's Wearing High Heels

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1 year ago

I thought he was lol :P

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#54 Best Photo I Have Ever Taken

Best Photo I Have Ever Taken

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Maike 1 year ago

blobcat

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#55 Here's My Best Perfectly Timed Photo

Here's My Best Perfectly Timed Photo

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Dark Half 1 year ago

warm isn't it?

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#56 This Is The Hilarious Moment A Curious Pufferfish Managed To Photobomb An Unsuspecting Diver

This Is The Hilarious Moment A Curious Pufferfish Managed To Photobomb An Unsuspecting Diver

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Shanna Westhof 1 year ago

Are you OK? Your face looks a little puffy!

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#57 So I Turned Into A Toad Last Night

So I Turned Into A Toad Last Night

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David KH Wong 1 year ago

Evolution gone wrong

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#58 Couldn't Ask For Better Timing

Couldn't Ask For Better Timing

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Teija 1 year ago

You have a calendar with that pic. You have a cat and a red box in front of it. This had nothing to do with timing.

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#59 Still Wondering Whether He Did This On Purpose Or Not

Still Wondering Whether He Did This On Purpose Or Not

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1 year ago

WHOA!!!

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#60 My Brother Took A Picture With His Iphone At The Exact Moment A Spark Ricocheted Off Of My Ear

My Brother Took A Picture With His Iphone At The Exact Moment A Spark Ricocheted Off Of My Ear

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Saurabh Nagar 1 year ago

Ouch!

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#61 Seafoam Splash Captured At A Thousandth Of A Second

Seafoam Splash Captured At A Thousandth Of A Second

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Patti McKay 1 year ago

Perfect timing

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#62 What Do You Mean, What's Wrong With Her Feet?

What Do You Mean, What's Wrong With Her Feet?

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

I must say, Bigfoot is cuter than I imagine.. :)

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#63 Strange Dirt Formation On My Car Looks Like People Hanging

Strange Dirt Formation On My Car Looks Like People Hanging

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1 year ago

whoa that's creepy

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#64 Perfect Moment

Perfect Moment

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Cip IESAN 1 year ago

Is this Moses right foot?

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#65 The Invisible Hockey Player

The Invisible Hockey Player

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Maike 1 year ago

wow not good.

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#66 Oh, Good. Another "Holding Up The Leaning Tower Of Pisa" Pic

Oh, Good. Another "Holding Up The Leaning Tower Of Pisa" Pic

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1 year ago

Go Doggo

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#67 Two Rows Of Judges Ignore A Gymnast

Two Rows Of Judges Ignore A Gymnast

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Chloe Oldenberg 1 year ago

He put in all that effort to levitate and they didn't even care

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#68 Timing Is Key (But Luck Doesn’t Hurt Either)

Timing Is Key (But Luck Doesn’t Hurt Either)

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Dana Erasmowitz 1 year ago

The cliff spinning the Moon like a ball on its fingertip ...

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#69 Where We're Going, We Don't Need Boats

Where We're Going, We Don't Need Boats

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Black Dahlia 1 year ago

That man has a clean anus.

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#70 Perfect Timing

Perfect Timing

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Bunzilla 1 year ago

Earthworm Jim, is that you?

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#71 Watch Me Neigh Neigh

Watch Me Neigh Neigh

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Sarcasticow 1 year ago

The day I saw a twerking horse...

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#72 Perfectly Timed Picture

Perfectly Timed Picture

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Avinas Anzelmas 1 year ago

Birdman, is that you?

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#73 I Accidentally French-Kissed A Dog At Work Today

I Accidentally French-Kissed A Dog At Work Today

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Black Dahlia 1 year ago

It's good for your immune system. That's why we kiss, to share antibodies.

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#74 The Wind Had Some Perfect Timing

The Wind Had Some Perfect Timing

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Jon Sleeper 1 year ago

"Your hair smells so good."

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#75 Did You See That, What If Its Real?

Did You See That, What If Its Real?

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Jack Tripper 1 year ago

Oh deer... is that a parratolope?

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#76 New Schrödinger Experiment

New Schrödinger Experiment

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Steve Bowman 1 year ago

I don't get it. And I do. At the same time!

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#77 My Mom Accidentally Caught Lightning When Trying To Take A Picture Of Palm Trees During A Storm

My Mom Accidentally Caught Lightning When Trying To Take A Picture Of Palm Trees During A Storm

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alwright 1 year ago

epic!

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#78 This Sun Giving A Shoulder Rub To This Navy Officer

This Sun Giving A Shoulder Rub To This Navy Officer

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Hayley Lightcap 1 year ago

That sun looks really creepy lol

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#79 Tried To Take A Picture Of The Sunset While Driving And A Bird Totally Ruined My Shot

Tried To Take A Picture Of The Sunset While Driving And A Bird Totally Ruined My Shot

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Peak25500 1 year ago

I would say it makes it perfect...

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#80 This Dog Trying To Catch The Ball

This Dog Trying To Catch The Ball

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Is there a dog Olympics ?

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#81 Buddha Sunglasses

Buddha Sunglasses