props

Happy Days

Sit on it, dad.

(submitted by Sarah)

Giftwrapped

A novel idea for re-gifting.

(submitted by Ivette)

Roman Shade

Clearly, all of the other props were occupied at this photo studio.

(submitted by Trevin)

Cabbage Pat

“This photo was taken in August 1984. I was 10 and my sister was 13 (although she looks 40). The Cabbage Patch Kid was Emalia Arlene, and I swear she never left my freaking side. With my boy haircut, huge glasses, and braces, I look like such a mess.”

(submitted by Jennifer)

The Three Amigos

Three mariachis in very convincing old lady costumes.

(submitted by Katie)

Recreational

“This is my family showing that windsuits are not just seasonal apparel. For the years of 1990-1995, this was our default family outfit for weddings, funerals, bar-mitzvahs, and the like. True story.”

(submitted by Kate)

The Girl Under the Chair

“So my grandfather died today and we’ve been all grieving. Somehow i got roped into the creation of the photo slideshow at the funeral. Everyone brought over their photos for me to scan and I saw this gem. Its my grandfathers step-children (which includes its very own ‘red-headed step-child’, a dude with a mullet, a dude who looks stoned/sleepy,a dude who looks angry, and a A girl under the chair.

The girl under the chair is my little aunt – as in younger than me (she was adopted by my grandfather and step-grandmother).

So on top of being an awkward photo they are, in fact, a pretty awkward family.”

(submitted by Eric)

Shhh

Here’s Santa taking some time out from his busy schedule to freak out some nice people.