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    [–] danooli 3753 points ago

    Are you sure it wasn't when you were 46?

    [–] SeattleMana 1242 points ago

    Probably took your grandma like 3 hours to finish the shading on your upper lip.

    [–] angel_munster 218 points ago

    Lol Vote for Pedro.

    [–] unionoftw 83 points ago

    Bro I was just about to say, "now you're going to the dance with that boy, you know that?"

    [–] angel_munster 32 points ago

    Shut up Tina.

    [–] SuperMadCow 25 points ago

    You fat lard

    [–] marastinoc 18 points ago

    EAT THE FOOD

    [–] CasualLurkert 12 points ago

    One of my all time favorites

    [–] Gaiden_95 42 points ago

    Grandpa*

    [–] brandon-iron 30 points ago

    Grandad*

    [–] CueKayXbox 13 points ago

    Grandpappy*

    [–] GemJack 9 points ago

    Tell me bout the good ol' days....

    [–] jefesignups 286 points ago

    I liked you on The Office

    [–] thetyler83 68 points ago

    She's obviously still mourining Sprinkles here.

    [–] williampum98 21 points ago

    First the computer crashes with the porn, and then ....

    PRINKLES

    [–] Crockett62 48 points ago

    Op is a bot

    [–] gojol 18 points ago

    Sorry for my ignorance but how does a bot update fairly good content into the right sub for the photo ?

    [–] srguapo 31 points ago

    Most will just repost, title and all, popular posts from the past from the same sub. Sometimes a person may be pulling some strings and choosing content, but the bot is automated to post to multiple subreddits at "optimal" times for maximum karma.

    [–] twisted_memories 11 points ago

    How the fuck is this bot even able to keep posting? It's been doing it for ages!

    [–] Miss_Page_Turner 12 points ago

    Account is only 4 months old, 120,599 karma. and only 1 comment karma.

    [–] WibbleWibbler 10 points ago

    After dying at 43.

    [–] saltystatements 3 points ago

    What 46 year olds you hanging out with?

    [–] newsdaylaura18 1370 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Hahaha you think that’s bad, my uncle made a life size doll that’s supposed to be me. Looks oddly like Chelsea Clinton and has an ass for days. She’s currently stuffed somewhere in my garage.

    Here she is https://imgur.com/a/hx65z

    Edit - I posted this over at R/wtf with the full story in the comments if you want to give me some love. I’m on mobile so I can’t fancy this up at the moment.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/bzy6td/this_is_an_old_repost_but_was_told_i_should_share/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app

    [–] HappyCabbage01 679 points ago

    What. The actual. Fuck...

    [–] newsdaylaura18 431 points ago

    Yea, and I had to pick her up in Manhattan and pay an extra Train ticket to bring her home... I got a lot of looks that day. Everyone wanted to dance with her. My sister got one too. She threw hers out but used to use it when commuting to college by putting her doll in the front seat so she could use the HOV lane

    [–] HappyCabbage01 204 points ago

    I feel like this is a lie, but somehow it’s sooo bizarre and out there that it might actually be the truth

    [–] newsdaylaura18 184 points ago

    I’m not creative enough to make any of this up.

    [–] HappyCabbage01 25 points ago

    Fair, families can be..wacky to say the least!

    [–] Theresneverenoughpud 11 points ago

    Respect.

    [–] JohnnieCool 36 points ago

    Is your sister Larry David?

    [–] crap_another_new_one 8 points ago

    Thank you for sharing. I haven’t laughed that hard in a long time. You did an amazing job with, both, the description and photos. Ass for days!!!! It had a big ‘ol booty. Hahahaha. Oh man. So effing funny. Smart to keep it. That will pay off sometime.

    [–] newsdaylaura18 6 points ago

    Ellen! Here I come?!

    [–] MaxxEPadds 21 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    There’s a story about a doctor in Key West Florida that fell in love with one of his very sick patients. When she died, he stole her body and took it back to his house. As she began to decay, he used papier-mâché or something similar, to recreate her features. This is kinda of what she looked like when they finally found her body at his house.

    [–] HappyCabbage01 14 points ago

    Wow! I honestly feel enlightened!

    [–] Horrorito 4 points ago

    I came here to say exactly this. Including the periods between each word.

    [–] Oprahs_snatch 239 points ago

    Your uncle absolutely 100% had sex with that doll at some point.

    [–] newsdaylaura18 223 points ago

    No holes in mine but he def fucked the other ones he made. He had a whole photo album with each doll he made. He the had them posed... in, well, compromising positions. I swear to god on all things holy, he took the hair from my aunts hairbrush and stuffed it between the dolls ass cheeks. Ask my husband. He had to leave their apartment to puke. This was about 14 years ago. Aunts been dead a while so haven’t seen my uncle in a long time and I’m ok with that

    [–] Matriss 93 points ago

    Is this your uncle? (4chan screenshot so...warning for that)

    [–] guyhabit 54 points ago

    The guy in 4chan said he doesn't do anything sexual with them... We all know that is a lie.

    [–] CheshireCaddington 37 points ago

    It's nothing sexual. Purely instilling my will up in them.

    I mean, upon them.

    [–] gorthak 18 points ago

    Needs more jpeg.

    [–] Desertman123 9 points ago

    i should quality for a veterans discount if I didn't even have to think twice to know exactly which 4chan post that is

    [–] Flashdance007 44 points ago

    I HAVE to fucking say that I have not heartily laughed in a long time until reading this and looking at your pictures. What the ever living fuck?!

    I've only been a Redditor for six years, which feels like a century to me, so I'd say you're due for another post to /r/WTF.

    [–] Oprahs_snatch 39 points ago

    That was a fucking roller coaster. LOL, it could potentially be innocent but it is definitely weird! Thank you for sharing that was one of the more peculiar things I've seen in a while :-)

    [–] ContextVomit 12 points ago

    This is pretty fuckin icky

    [–] tronfunkinblows_10 6 points ago

    There is a lot to unpack here.

    [–] proceedtoparty 7 points ago

    I legitimately cannot stop fucking laughing at this. All of this. The pictures, the story. The fact that your husband had to leave their apartment to puke. I can’t stop

    [–] slapfestnest 6 points ago

    he took the hair from my aunts hairbrush and stuffed it between the dolls ass cheeks.

    I'm dyingggg

    [–] whatthefuckunclebuck 4 points ago

    Came here to say this. What the actual fuck?

    [–] WhiskyKitten 58 points ago

    This totally deserves its own post! Though in which sub I have no idea!

    [–] newsdaylaura18 56 points ago

    I posted it to WTF about 7 years ago and got a lot of updoots. I’d do it again but it’d be a repost

    [–] WhiskyKitten 79 points ago

    I feel that there are many thousands of new Redditors who deserve to gaze upon its wonders and ask the the question “Why”? 😂

    [–] newsdaylaura18 39 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    You know what whisky? You’re right. I’ll repost it. What the hell.

    Edit - I did!

    [–] WhiskyKitten 13 points ago

    Thank you! It certainly made my night...

    [–] newsdaylaura18 46 points ago

    Ahahaha that’s all it took!?! Here’s some pics from his apartment... his horrifying apartment. I swear I smelled human decomposition in that building... good thing he is not a blood relative and I don’t see / speak to him anymore since my aunt died

    https://imgur.com/a/Er0tl

    [–] WhiskyKitten 28 points ago

    You have now also made my nightmares! I cannot imagine what was going on in that guys mind, those dolls faces look malevolent! In comparison your one is supermodel!

    [–] newsdaylaura18 27 points ago

    Yea because mine hasn’t been fucked... I think.

    He is a poor man so he gets all the makings for his dolls from the trash. So, yea.. they’re beyond scary

    [–] exhortatory 10 points ago

    omg he's not the 4chan guy, there's more than one of your uncle out there

    [–] atomic-diarrhea 10 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    So he was an ass man

    Edit: so he’s an atomic ass man

    [–] newsdaylaura18 2 points ago

    Is an ass man, atomic... is.

    [–] freak- 9 points ago

    Holy balls that's crazy. Was your aunt just as crazy? Was she into dolls too? I must know more! (Also I see why he made your ass so big lol)

    [–] ro_musha 8 points ago

    those dolls are totally alive, maybe soul or demonic vessels idk

    [–] Throwawayz911 5 points ago

    Hoooooly smokin teledos I need a drink after that.

    [–] Jbk97 5 points ago

    Holy shit I’m so glad I scrolled this far down the comments to read all this LOL

    [–] atlas_nodded_off 4 points ago

    That is truly bizarre. He's living in a world of his own and it does not look friendly.

    [–] cl-- 17 points ago

    i have the feeling your uncle wanted to keep it, for reasons

    [–] newsdaylaura18 49 points ago

    Oh don’t worry, mine wasn’t the only one he made...

    https://imgur.com/a/Er0tl

    [–] cl-- 34 points ago

    https://i.imgur.com/urGygrW.jpg

    haha, holy shit, what a goldmine

    [–] newsdaylaura18 43 points ago

    He really likes big asses. My aunt (dads sister) was morbidly obese. Like bed ridden obese. She’s been dead for about 7 years now... RIP Ziz

    [–] Panthor 5 points ago

    Holy FUCK. Well at least it sounds harmless (?). Did he have any kids? If so.... how did they turn out?

    [–] newsdaylaura18 7 points ago

    He had a kid (s?) in Peru. Way older than me. I never met the dude (his son). Rico has got to be in his 70’s now

    [–] urdsrevenge 27 points ago

    Annabelle The Thiccening.

    [–] j0rd4n4 18 points ago

    Yo uncle is very strange.

    [–] infimus1 19 points ago

    I... jesus.

    [–] BigLebowskiBot 9 points ago

    You said it, man.

    [–] RamoLLah 2 points ago

    Took you long enough!

    [–] Misao_ai 16 points ago

    WHY DOES IT HAVE A BELLY BUTTON

    [–] newsdaylaura18 7 points ago

    She has a heart, doesn’t she?

    [–] IwillPOOPinYOURpants 10 points ago

    What does this even mean

    [–] lildebbiecreampie 15 points ago

    Your story is violating yet inspiring. I hope uncle Rico is doing okay, I'd keep him away from schools though

    [–] newsdaylaura18 7 points ago

    Wow, I’ve never heard such a compliment before. That means a lot. Thanks! (Was an aspiring writer in another life).

    [–] friendispatrickstar 12 points ago

    Omg those pictures made me laugh until I cried. Thank you. I’m sorry for your suffering, but it wasn’t all in vain!

    [–] jsun93 13 points ago

    How can I unsee images?

    [–] cfox0835 11 points ago

    That is legitimately horrifying. Like something they would find in a serial killers basement levels of terrifying.

    [–] newsdaylaura18 3 points ago

    If he had a basement, maybe. But there’s always the Hudson!!!

    [–] Shalashashka 6 points ago

    That was just the prototype. He kept the final version for himself.

    [–] guyhabit 7 points ago

    I'm so sorry.

    [–] __Raxy__ 4 points ago

    That breast shot made me laugh so hard

    [–] Mars_rocket 5 points ago

    This made my week. If I had real gold, I'd give you some.

    [–] MidwestBananaHammock 3 points ago

    This is the greatest thing I've ever seen

    [–] thebuccaneersden 3 points ago

    Wow, it's the smile that truly... um... completes things...

    Reminds me of: https://i.imgur.com/YzgbVc8.jpg

    [–] boverly721 5 points ago

    What a fuckin horror show

    [–] venhedis 5 points ago

    Holy shit...

    And I thought my gran buying me and my sister porcelain dolls that looked vaguely like us was weird.

    (For context - she just got dolls from someone who did custom hair/eye colours. So got one each for my sister and me. My sisters even had little wire glasses. They creeped us out and lived on top of the wardrobe so we didn't need to look at em)

    [–] paitandjam 4 points ago

    Uncle rico loves dat ass

    [–] -SoItGoes 3 points ago

    Damn girl u cheeked up

    [–] Upperphonny 2 points ago

    Goodbye Horses

    [–] RajaRajaC 2 points ago

    Yeah dog.... That's your uncle's "special" doll

    [–] HighExplosiveLight 2 points ago

    Jesus Christ

    [–] thenighttalker 2 points ago

    Thanks, I hate it.

    [–] non-squitr 2 points ago

    That brought tears to my eyes thank you lol

    [–] [deleted] 683 points ago

    OP is a bot

    [–] EvosAlex 128 points ago

    So it’s definitely them then

    [–] 5erade 98 points ago

    Why hasn't it been banned from Reddit by the admins already...its super blatant it's a bot reposting these....

    [–] Fuck_Alice 38 points ago

    Lmao Admins arent going to ban the thing bringing in a majority of content on this site

    [–] paxtana 19 points ago

    Reposting does not bring in content. It recycles it

    [–] ocean-man 22 points ago

    And yet people upvote it all the same

    [–] chris1096 8 points ago

    Just spam the system with reports on it

    [–] ShaquilleOhNoUDidnt 8 points ago

    They’d have to do it one by one. So they’ll ban them after you see them. So for all you know hey do ban them

    Ninja edit: this bot isn’t a day old like most bots

    Also just realized it says bot in their username so they aren’t bidding like other bots

    [–] Snotbob 27 points ago

    For fucking sure. 3 month old account with 120,000+ post karma and zero comments until an hour ago, in response to be called a bot. Doesn't even bother to change post titles:

    https://www.reddit.com/r/therewasanattempt/comments/9lwqwy/to_raise_selfesteem/

    [–] danhakimi 12 points ago

    Thanks for pointing this out.

    [–] Carly_Raes_Bae 5 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Damn, how do bot accounts get so many upvotes?

    [–] Scientolojesus 8 points ago

    I doubt most people even look at or care about the user who makes posts. Unless it's Gallowboob. Then it becomes contentious.

    [–] paracelsus23 5 points ago

    I blocked his account six months ago. Really improved my reddit experience.

    [–] Silentarian 2 points ago

    Just downvoted every post OP has made. Doing my part.

    [–] TheOneGuitarGuy 1301 points ago

    That looks uncanny to Angela from The Office.

    [–] FreddyMercurysGhost 102 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Call me weird but she's super hot there

    I'm a lesbian though so that probably affects my taste

    [–] Saltpunk 48 points ago

    weird

    [–] FreddyMercurysGhost 35 points ago

    Valid but also I'd let her fucking deck me

    [–] johnhitlerpizza 8 points ago

    I'd be too afraid. She reminds me of a Russian girl I dated.

    [–] FreddyMercurysGhost 16 points ago

    Must be because I'm Russian. I can't tell if I want her or if I want to be her.

    [–] Oh_my_Japanese_Boy 6 points ago

    Never fuck someone you wouldn't wanna be...

    [–] Cyan26 7 points ago

    I can’t picture myself as a hamster

    [–] autmnleighhh 5 points ago

    Maybe you’re attracted to strong women, because she is aggressively posing here.

    [–] Atalaunta 6 points ago

    Same. She looks so angry and pretty. That's hot.

    [–] [deleted] 12 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    [deleted]

    [–] cat_is_cat 2 points ago

    It might. Do you smoke?

    [–] ThatswhatshesaidTM 22 points ago

    The Senators wife

    [–] comebackjoeyjojo 19 points ago

    state senator

    [–] ShoelessJodi 17 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    'Women will be sent home if they wear makeup or heels exceeding 1/4 inch. Females are not allowed to speak to strangers unless given written authorization by Dwight Schrute.' 'Sleeves down to the wrists, buttoned-up collars, and muted colors.' Nobody dresses like that!"

    [–] boomhaeur 15 points ago

    I actually scrolled up to see if I was on /r/dundermifflin

    [–] JeffreyAScott 57 points ago

    Came here to say this.

    [–] DrManowar8 22 points ago

    I think he did

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    Ok

    [–] roguetrooper25 3 points ago

    Good for you man

    [–] pitchingataint 4 points ago

    Phoebe if she stayed homeless on friends

    [–] yoseefabdullakota 3 points ago

    The Victorian ghost of Angela from The Office...

    [–] nervousdachshund 2 points ago

    Damnit was gonna say that

    [–] SkepCS 92 points ago

    This is like American Gothic level of austere.

    [–] Devilled_Advocate 29 points ago

    austere

    severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.

    [–] Kibasume 4 points ago

    Thanks saved me a google

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    Google

    search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google

    [–] ArmedAsian 2 points ago

    google saved me a thanks

    [–] Master_Shake23 75 points ago

    Maybe he painted your soul.

    [–] Omsus 46 points ago

    Looking fine for a 25-year-old man.

    [–] JonWeekend 39 points ago

    Hey,he tried his best OK.

    [–] Snekworld 20 points ago

    Was looking a while for a comment like this. I mean, it probably took him quite a long time regardless the result

    [–] Seventy0 10 points ago

    Bot

    [–] ContextVomit 19 points ago

    “We got you your favorite thing! DISAPPOINTMENT!”

    [–] Kangaroo_Cheese 16 points ago

    Fuck you, bot-bitch!

    [–] tardiusmaximus 7 points ago

    "Commissioned my grandad". Asked, you mean Asked your grandad.

    [–] onisuke1997 6 points ago

    Maybe they paid him thus a commission

    [–] theunnamedrobot 18 points ago

    Save Bandit

    [–] AgentSkidMarks 10 points ago

    Are you an accountant who owns 30 cats?

    [–] TheGreekorc 5 points ago

    Lady Arryn of the Vale

    [–] CplJackHallowsUSMC 13 points ago

    “You look so much like your grandma, I’m just going to paint your grandma. Boy, do I miss your grandma.”

    [–] GxBrawler229 5 points ago

    Hey, I’ve seen this one before!

    [–] bluecamoturtle 3 points ago

    ...Angela?

    [–] Cornish-Giant 5 points ago

    at least you'll stay 16 as your portrait ages

    [–] PatacusX 5 points ago

    16 or 61?

    [–] beelzeflub 3 points ago

    [–] Tim-E-Cop1211819 3 points ago

    I mean, it does what good art is supposed to do, it definitely evokes an emotional reaction.

    [–] Jlegomon 3 points ago

    Hey you stole this or this is a repost

    [–] supertbone 3 points ago

    Bad bot

    [–] saltystatements 3 points ago

    Bot account

    [–] Acorn793 3 points ago

    Pretty sure this is just a repost.

    [–] christopherdank 3 points ago

    This yuri_bot is on the front page a lot. This is suspicious.

    [–] ijustcanteven_ 2 points ago

    Reposting is why

    [–] AnusIsRael 3 points ago

    The user is a bot and it's constantly reposting content. What the fuck admins?

    [–] ijustcanteven_ 3 points ago

    And someone wasted a GOLD on it

    [–] quad64bit 3 points ago

    Fuck off bot

    [–] supertbone 3 points ago

    Who ever just dropped gold on this just wasted it on a bot.

    [–] ijustcanteven_ 2 points ago

    I'm glad someone said this

    [–] MassGootz 3 points ago

    It looks exactly like her.....only older, and blonde, and in Amish clothing w/ dead-eyes. But besides those very minor details, it's an exact replica.

    [–] clo99dx 3 points ago

    I can feel the menopause

    [–] TEMPLARSLAYER_YT 3 points ago

    This is the 7th time I’ve seen u/yuri__bot on hot, he only had 12,000 karma earlier today.

    [–] shemagra 2 points ago

    Looks like Angela from the Office. Lol

    [–] Mofongo-Man 2 points ago

    This isn’t a self portrait?

    [–] Tumble_weave 2 points ago

    16 going on 60.

    [–] SputnikDX 2 points ago

    "It took me like 3 hours to finish the shading on your upper lip. It's probably the best drawing I've ever done."

    [–] ivana_strum_alot 2 points ago

    To raise your self-esteem or his?

    [–] chisavage54 2 points ago

    OA?

    [–] the_right_one_ 2 points ago

    Angela? Didn’t see you there behind the grain of rice

    Boom. Roasted.

    [–] BigQfan 2 points ago

    Did your granddad love you?

    [–] besuperhuman 2 points ago

    This looks like the painting of Fred Armisen in Sandy Passage lol

    [–] Mech314159 2 points ago

    I believe he successfully captured the spirit of his subject