Fact is stranger than fiction. The real world is stranger than movies. And life is full of mystery. I believe it, but it sounds a bit cheesy when you say it out loud, doesn’t it? Well, fortunately for all of you mystery-loving, secret-adoring, hidden detail-worshipping Pandas out there, the phrase turns out to be very true. And we can’t wait to share this with you.

Sitting in a nook on Reddit, there’s a very special community called r/IRLEasterEggs. Created back in 2015 and now housing over 433k members, it’s dedicated to documenting, sharing, and celebrating all of the tiny (and not so tiny) Easter eggs hidden in real life that people happen to stumble upon. As it turns out, it’s not just movies, TV shows, and video games that have delightful secrets stashed away for only the most perceptive and the incredibly lucky to find. Human beings and real life are much more interesting than some of us give them credit for.

Check out some of the most brilliant IRL Easter eggs that people have lovingly crafted below, give the tastiest finds an upvote, and be sure to let us know which ones were your faves and why. Found any Easter eggs in real-life yourselves? We’d love to hear all about them, dear Pandas.

#1

When You Being Rickrolled Silently

When You Being Rickrolled Silently

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Adam C
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4 months ago

How did you even find out??

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#2

Thats Sooo Coool!

Thats Sooo Coool!

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Sarcastic Panda
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4 months ago

wow. just wow.

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#3

Ha. Beetle

Ha. Beetle

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Andrew Gibb
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4 months ago

the love bug

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“You know in games or movies when you find an odd little secret that someone in production left unnoticed for the few in the audience that would look for it or happen to stumble upon it? This is the place to share those things you find in real life,” the r/IRLEasterEggs community explains its goal and what their online community is all about.

From the first moments that you visit the subreddit, it’s very obvious that the r/IRLEasterEggs community and its moderators have a wickedly awesome sense of humor and like to have fun. But I guess that comes with the territory—finding small secrets sprinkled all around the world makes you see the fun in life, no matter how hard the silver lining might be to find on some days.

#4

The New Subway Cars In Stockholm Have Some Interesting Ventilation Covers

The New Subway Cars In Stockholm Have Some Interesting Ventilation Covers

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Vic
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4 months ago

Run Ms. Pacman, run..

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#5

On The Back Of An Innocent Bottle

On The Back Of An Innocent Bottle

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

nearly choked

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#6

Canadian Passport When Held Under UV Light

Canadian Passport When Held Under UV Light

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

im moving to canada

Vic
Community Member
4 months ago

Send me a passport..

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Sonja
Community Member
4 months ago

Many passports and IDs have it. It is not just to be pretty, it is a security element against falsification. One of many others. Some are publicly known and some are secret.

Jody Rich
Community Member
4 months ago

Can confirm. I check IDs for a casino and we have a book full of images of IDs and passports with photos of what they're supposed to look like under UV light. Helps spot lazy homemade forgeries!

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
4 months ago

Wow. Just like the US Declaration of independence 😁

jwashere
Community Member
4 months ago

fbi open up

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Elli Rahim
Community Member
4 months ago

Sense AND style, Canada!

Hans
Community Member
4 months ago

Cool and hard to forge at the same time!

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
4 months ago

That is so pretty, for a passport.

Kendra Keller
Community Member
4 months ago

Why does it just seem like Canada loves its people more

Gregory Hewitt
Community Member
4 months ago

You should check out our money !

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
4 months ago

Canadians are just awesome.

SydBrooks
Community Member
4 months ago

alr that's the last straw- I'm going to Canada.

Jonathan
Community Member
4 months ago

Cool

Gay and trans Ethan
Community Member
4 months ago

thats so cool!

James016
Community Member
4 months ago

This is amazing

ArhomR
Community Member
4 months ago

Canada, so full of happy surprises!

Joseph OReilly
Community Member
4 months ago

Probably counterfeit protection but still looks awesome

Ole Peder Amrud Hagen
Community Member
4 months ago

Here's the new Norwegian passport: 29b77d85-a...4-jpeg.jpg 29b77d85-a983-4f01-9688-b944987f31de-6009674617f04-jpeg.jpg

A
Community Member
4 months ago

I have a Canadian passport but no UV light :(

AppleDragon
Community Member
4 months ago

You can get one from one of those invisible ink pens, the caps shine uv light

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Kellie Christine
Community Member
4 months ago

Neat

wyatt hollingsworth
Community Member
4 months ago

why arent all passports like this?

Soggy Crumpet
Community Member
4 months ago

A lot already are

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Susan L. Miller
Community Member
4 months ago

That is truly awesome....and hard to copy!

Mae Mosse
Community Member
4 months ago

Now try and fake that passport!

May Day
Community Member
4 months ago

Must check my passport

Sandy Kavanaugh
Community Member
4 months ago

Those are gorgeous!!

Lisa Tetlow
Community Member
4 months ago

VERY cool!!!

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
4 months ago

WOW!!! I had no idea!!!

LegendYak
Community Member
4 months ago

Ok... that's epic

Janine Hunt-Jackson
Community Member
4 months ago

Gorgeous!

Kim Lorton
Community Member
4 months ago

Coo!

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
4 months ago

very cool

Gyan Ranjan Pruthal
Community Member
4 months ago

What do those numbers signify?

Joyce Barnett
Community Member
4 months ago

Isn't this fun. And hard to copy

Paloma Vita
Community Member
4 months ago

I am Canadian and I did not know that. Now I need a UV light!

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
4 months ago

Clever.

Glynna Bowood
Community Member
4 months ago

That is so cool!

Jessica Clement
Community Member
4 months ago

Some other countries do this too - it's not just pretty but is useful to help uncover (and prevent) counterfeit/fake passports

Marilyn Holt
Community Member
4 months ago

I went and got mine to check it out. Yup!!

23AClark
Community Member
4 months ago

So cool.

Max Andersson
Community Member
4 months ago

This is what happens after legalizing weed

Schrodinger's Cat
Community Member
4 months ago

*Puts passport under UV light* Excuse me while I pack my things and move to Canada

InfiniteZeek
Community Member
4 months ago

Buying UV light right now!

Nina
Community Member
4 months ago

Cool ... 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦

Geri Taran
Community Member
4 months ago

Somebody has a marvelous sense of humor.

Catherine Brady
Community Member
4 months ago

So cool!

MARVEl,Animals,& HP
Community Member
4 months ago

what:DPack the car,lets go

Alyssa Fiedler
Community Member
4 months ago

wow, now that's cool

Eva Schmutz
Community Member
4 months ago

cool

Debi Blackshaw
Community Member
4 months ago

That is so cool

Pearl Of the SeaWing RainWings
Community Member
4 months ago

I knew this one!!!! *jumps around in desk with hand in the air*

Glenn Komus
Community Member
4 months ago

wth, i've got one and never new that... too funny

Stimpy
Community Member
4 months ago

When the LSD kicks in...

Mia
Community Member
4 months ago

Sheesh, I'm Canadian and I've never seen that! Cool looking is right!

Jennifer Frank
Community Member
4 months ago

that's awesome

No you didn't
Community Member
4 months ago

It's a party.

Sasha Kuleshov
Community Member
4 months ago

Ok, this is pretty cool :D

cheezydinosaur
Community Member
4 months ago

Wow that’s Is so cool!

AlmightyOne
Community Member
4 months ago

We need this in the US

Madi D.
Community Member
4 months ago

wow i'm Canadian and I didn't know that

あんぱんまん
Community Member
4 months ago

does tht happen only in canada???

Ali_M
Community Member
4 months ago

LOVE

Night Owl
Community Member
4 months ago

So cool 🤩

Sanguinius
Community Member
4 months ago

wow

Adam C
Community Member
4 months ago (edited)

Swedish also have something like this

CAILIN FRITSCH
Community Member
4 months ago

wow

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The moderators are very clear and concise with the rules other members have to follow. They add tiny quirky comments to the rules, making it all really self-explanatory stuff, to be honest. From “don’t seek out conflict” (i.e. don’t be a jerk) to “I feel like I just saw this…” (i.e. try not to repost too often).

The fact that this subreddit exists also shows how many artists, craftsmen, and just your average Joe creatives adding magic to the hidden corners of the world there really are. Who needs Hogwarts when we’ve all got the potential to be wizards anyway?

#7

This Definitely Caught Me Off Guard

This Definitely Caught Me Off Guard

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Gay and trans Ethan
Community Member
4 months ago

Lmao

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#8

Damn, Okay T-Shirt

Damn, Okay T-Shirt

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Shazz Winchester
Community Member
4 months ago

Laughed a little too loud.....

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#9

Every Autumn In The Oregon Coast Range As The Leaves Change, This Image Emerges From A Pine Forest

Every Autumn In The Oregon Coast Range As The Leaves Change, This Image Emerges From A Pine Forest

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troufaki13
Community Member
4 months ago

Love this!!

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#10

Read The Whole Thing Not Just The Red Circle

Read The Whole Thing Not Just The Red Circle

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Mieke Fabry
Community Member
4 months ago

Hilarious, credits for the person who wrote this

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#11

My Friend Who Passed Away Was Always Seen With His Beloved English Bulldog, I Noticed This When I Walked To The Backside Of His Tombstone

My Friend Who Passed Away Was Always Seen With His Beloved English Bulldog, I Noticed This When I Walked To The Backside Of His Tombstone

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The Breadman
Community Member
4 months ago

Not usually one to state the obvious, but that is really brilliant and thoughtful

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#12

At Precisely 11:11 A.m. Each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), The Sun’s Rays Pass Through The Ellipses Of The Five Armed Services Pillars To Form A Perfect Solar Spotlight Over A Mosaic Of The Great Seal Of The United States

At Precisely 11:11 A.m. Each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), The Sun’s Rays Pass Through The Ellipses Of The Five Armed Services Pillars To Form A Perfect Solar Spotlight Over A Mosaic Of The Great Seal Of The United States

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Raksha swami
Community Member
4 months ago

What about leap second it will cause it to change

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#13

Found In The Bottom Of My Bag Of Coffee

Found In The Bottom Of My Bag Of Coffee

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Rowlie
Community Member
4 months ago

What WERE You doing there?

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#14

This Bridge In Germany Was Painted To Look Like Legos

This Bridge In Germany Was Painted To Look Like Legos

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Troux
Community Member
4 months ago

Does it hurt when you walk on it?

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#15

Box Gives Funny List Of Extra Uses

Box Gives Funny List Of Extra Uses

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Charlotte
Community Member
4 months ago

I love this company - Who Gives A Crap. They make recycled toilet paper and tissues and 50% of their profits go to building toilets and proper sanitation for communities that don't have them. Plus the rolls are wrapped in paper, not plastic. The rolls are bigger, last longer and look cute too! I strongly recommend them!

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#16

Found This In My Maternity Shorts Today

Found This In My Maternity Shorts Today

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Rowlie
Community Member
4 months ago

that's actually sweet

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#17

The Tag On My New Belgium Brewing Shirt Has A Picture Of The Lady Who Sewed It

The Tag On My New Belgium Brewing Shirt Has A Picture Of The Lady Who Sewed It

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Shazz Winchester
Community Member
4 months ago

That's better than a brand name for sure!!

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#18

In Sweden There Are These Statues Of Planets Placed Around The Country. Together They Form The Solar System With Correct Proportions. Globen (The Globe) Is The Sun

In Sweden There Are These Statues Of Planets Placed Around The Country. Together They Form The Solar System With Correct Proportions. Globen (The Globe) Is The Sun

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
4 months ago

Do they have Pluto?

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#19

Medieval Humor. - Abbey Of Sainte Foy, Conques, France, C.1050

Medieval Humor. - Abbey Of Sainte Foy, Conques, France, C.1050

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

oh, verey funnye

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#20

Incredible Sidewalk Art

Incredible Sidewalk Art

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Beverly
Community Member
4 months ago

This really is fantastic. I'd like to see more.

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#21

The Way These Milk Jugs Line Up!

The Way These Milk Jugs Line Up!

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
4 months ago

Shut up and take my money!

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#22

Irl Ant-Man

Irl Ant-Man

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

wow, love stuff like this!

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#23

Walking Past A Local Garden In My Neighborhood, I Noticed They Labeled The Power Line Along With All The Other Plants

Walking Past A Local Garden In My Neighborhood, I Noticed They Labeled The Power Line Along With All The Other Plants

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Kirsten Kerkhof
Community Member
4 months ago

Now that's the kind of humor I like!

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#24

Found On My Baguette!

Found On My Baguette!

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Rowlie
Community Member
4 months ago

That escaleted quickly

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#25

Anthony’s Vital Wheat Gluten

Anthony’s Vital Wheat Gluten

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Rowlie
Community Member
4 months ago

Who wouldn't look?

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#26

I Have This Qr Code Sitting Behind Me In Zoom Calls. If Someone Scans It, The Light Comes On

I Have This Qr Code Sitting Behind Me In Zoom Calls. If Someone Scans It, The Light Comes On

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Oliver
Community Member
4 months ago (edited)

That’s so cool! Now that’s a bright idea.

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#27

The Futurama Boxes Have 30th Century Fox

The Futurama Boxes Have 30th Century Fox

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Hans
Community Member
4 months ago

:D

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#28

Paisley Abbey (Scotland) Has An 'Alien' Gargoyle Above It's Archways

Paisley Abbey (Scotland) Has An 'Alien' Gargoyle Above It's Archways

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
4 months ago

easter egg bonus: some original gargoyles are of the stone masons who built the church or cathedral

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#29

Under My Beer’s Seemingly Easy To Peel Label

Under My Beer’s Seemingly Easy To Peel Label

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Justin G
Community Member
4 months ago

Welp

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#30

In These Troubling Times...

In These Troubling Times...

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Vic
Community Member
4 months ago

Amen!

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#31

This Pole I Found

This Pole I Found

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Maren Gärtner
Community Member
4 months ago

Marge after months in quarantine

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#32

There’s Brass Fish In The Floor At The Seattle Airport. This One, Off By Himself, Has A Suitcase

There’s Brass Fish In The Floor At The Seattle Airport. This One, Off By Himself, Has A Suitcase

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Laura Craig
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4 months ago

Of course he has a suitcase, he's going places!

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#33

From Our Local Dairy Farm

From Our Local Dairy Farm

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Rowlie
Community Member
4 months ago

buh-bye indeed

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#34

Old Sweatshirt

Old Sweatshirt

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wandile dludlu
Community Member
4 months ago

Is that a reddit post?

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#35

Found While Digging Through Some Old Cat5 Cables At Work

Found While Digging Through Some Old Cat5 Cables At Work

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Marcellus the Third
Community Member
4 months ago

An African or a European pterodactyl?

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#36

The Irish Passport Has A Tricolour Flag Binding

The Irish Passport Has A Tricolour Flag Binding

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
4 months ago

And a bunch of leprechauns binding it all together.

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#37

Patagonia Knows Whats Up

Patagonia Knows Whats Up

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

yes. yes it does.

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#38

Found This On The Back Of My Shirt Tag

Found This On The Back Of My Shirt Tag

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Saranya Sajith
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4 months ago

BETTER RUN!

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#39

Jerry In The Wall Of A Pet Store

Jerry In The Wall Of A Pet Store

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deanna woods
Community Member
4 months ago

Where's Tom?

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#40

The Footrest In This Jeep Says “Sand Snow Rivers Rocks” In Morse Code

The Footrest In This Jeep Says “Sand Snow Rivers Rocks” In Morse Code

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Don Golosso
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4 months ago

JEEP cars are full of eastereggs, cool company!

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#41

The Saturn V LEGO Set Has 1969 Pieces, Which Coincidentally Is The Year Humans Set Foot On The Moon

The Saturn V LEGO Set Has 1969 Pieces, Which Coincidentally Is The Year Humans Set Foot On The Moon

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Serial pacifist
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4 months ago

That's the dedication to details.

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#42

Bottom Of Milk Carton

Bottom Of Milk Carton

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Premislaus de Colo
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4 months ago

Just wanted a glass of milk, now I'm into fourth hour of pondering

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#43

Can’t Let Those Little Buggers Escape

Can’t Let Those Little Buggers Escape

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

true, very true

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#44

My Dog Ripped Open Her Platypus Toy And Found A Beaver Egg And A Duck Egg

My Dog Ripped Open Her Platypus Toy And Found A Beaver Egg And A Duck Egg

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

where can I get this? asking for a friend

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#45

One Of My University Buildings Has A Teeny Door

One Of My University Buildings Has A Teeny Door

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Vic
Community Member
4 months ago

The Shire has modern buildings now?

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#46

When The Easter Egg Gives U A Lil Treat

When The Easter Egg Gives U A Lil Treat

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
4 months ago

Hopefully, you published it after you used the discount.

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#47

Cgp Books (British School Revision Books) Always Have Jokes Sprinkled In, But Always A Little Joke About The Book On The Back

Cgp Books (British School Revision Books) Always Have Jokes Sprinkled In, But Always A Little Joke About The Book On The Back

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

yes, I've seen these. they always make me laugh.

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#48

Cadburys Snuck Their Trademark 'C' In The Middle Of Their Roses' Rose

Cadburys Snuck Their Trademark 'C' In The Middle Of Their Roses' Rose

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

the number of Roses consumed in my life, and I never noticed...

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#49

Thanks For The Advice, Hat. I Shall Go And Give My Butt To My Mama

Thanks For The Advice, Hat. I Shall Go And Give My Butt To My Mama

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James016
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4 months ago

Mama knows how to wash butts

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#50

Addition To All The Bottom Easter Eggs

Addition To All The Bottom Easter Eggs

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Charlotte
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4 months ago

Malteasers have very innuendo-heavy advertising - check out some adverts on YouTube

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