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Sellotape selfies become the latest version of the internetís most popular craze

Posted on 03/22/2014 10:06:00 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine

Sellotape selfies, aka sellofies, have spread in popularity on Facebook as the latest baffling craze for people with too much time on their hands.

Since Bradley Cooper and Ellen Degeneres sent Twitter into meltdown with their Oscars selfie, the world has been subjected to a relentless stream of copycat acts.

From Dylan Hartley and the England rugby team to the old dude with two dogs, some efforts have been mildly amusing, while others have just left us thinking WHERE WILL IT ALL END?

This latest hybrid is apparently inspired by Jim Carrey film Yes Man, but there is also evidence that the ‘Sellotape selfie’ owes its origins to this American photographer.

Either way, just in case you haven’t already seen enough selfies, here is a selection of nine people who wrapped sellotape around their face and then uploaded the evidence to the internet:


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: cellophane; fads; napl; packing; selfie; sellotape; sellotapeselfies; tape
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1 posted on 03/22/2014 10:06:00 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Forgot to post the link.:

http://metro.co.uk/2014/03/20/sellotape-selfies-become-the-latest-version-of-the-internets-most-popular-craze-4670461/


2 posted on 03/22/2014 10:06:26 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

If Bill Maher would do a comple facial wrap with no airholes it would work for me...: )


3 posted on 03/22/2014 10:08:52 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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4 posted on 03/22/2014 10:08:54 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

They look like burn victims.


5 posted on 03/22/2014 10:10:05 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Looks like a typical Obama voter to me.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 10:10:41 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

The internet is a very efficient concentrator of human silliness.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 10:11:08 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Jack Hydrazine

8 posted on 03/22/2014 10:11:10 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

New app will let you take a regular selfie and automatically convert it to a selloselfie.

Federal government will spend millions on CDC PSA announcements warning of dangers of real selloselfies after suffocation deaths.

And...

Children will be warned that selloselfies can cause blindness just like selfies can.


9 posted on 03/22/2014 10:12:11 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

No one says “sellotape”


10 posted on 03/22/2014 10:12:57 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: ElkGroveDan

In the UK they do.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 10:13:34 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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12 posted on 03/22/2014 10:14:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Gasshog
You beat me to exactly what I wanted to post after the first photo I saw.
13 posted on 03/22/2014 10:16:17 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Shoulda used a can of Spotted Dick.


14 posted on 03/22/2014 10:18:49 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Screw the farmers. I can get everything I need at the grocery store.)
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To: doorgunner69

Post again using “Low Information Voters”

Or maybe Brain-Dead Progressives

so many choices...


15 posted on 03/22/2014 10:20:48 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Gasshog
Post again using “Low Information Voters”

Or maybe Brain-Dead Progressives

Well, they are social media addicts, so it is all good when describing them............

16 posted on 03/22/2014 10:22:49 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Jack Hydrazine

A Bean-Headed ham beard egg-eyed crumpet-cheeked Loon!!

a rare bird if I ever saw one.


17 posted on 03/22/2014 10:23:06 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: doorgunner69

oh, I left out sausage-mustachioed. Or maybe thats really his upper lip..

Or is it a girl??


18 posted on 03/22/2014 10:25:41 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Hillary does not need Sellotape:


19 posted on 03/22/2014 10:26:07 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Gasshog; doorgunner69

Looks like - the staff at MSNBC.


20 posted on 03/22/2014 10:26:33 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Kinda interesting how they all look sorta like Jim Carrey.


21 posted on 03/22/2014 10:29:57 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: shibumi

We NEED before AND afters...

I am not so sure the Sellotape is making that much difference on most of these mugs.


22 posted on 03/22/2014 10:31:21 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Since he's not running anymore, I was hoping I wasn't going to have to see Henry Waxman's ugly mug ever again.

Guess I was wrong.

23 posted on 03/22/2014 10:31:25 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Gasshog
Or is it a girl??

You are not supposed to ask those sorts of questions in democrat land...............

24 posted on 03/22/2014 10:36:17 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69

Lots of these pics on the web.

I see one flaw invovling the application of the tape though over and over.

Not enough wraps over the nose and mouth to prevent oxygen from reaching the lungs - thus, they live to do it again.


25 posted on 03/22/2014 10:41:30 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Jack Hydrazine; Gefn; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
"Heh. Amateurs."


26 posted on 03/22/2014 10:43:58 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

This just proves that technology is wasted on those low on brain power.


27 posted on 03/22/2014 10:45:44 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: Jack Hydrazine

And now folks for my impersonation of Jim Carrey wearing banana ears and a carrot goatee.

28 posted on 03/22/2014 10:48:22 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m afraid to ask what he was trying to get from the hooker.


29 posted on 03/22/2014 10:52:04 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Scared ya huh? You should see me without the tape on.

30 posted on 03/22/2014 10:53:18 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Further proof that Idiocracy was a documentary.


31 posted on 03/22/2014 10:54:09 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Gasshog
It all started with Planking...



Then others followed...


Hadoukening


Vadering


Teapotting


Owling


Cat bearding


Batmanning


Hogwarting


Horsemanning


Koalaing


Tebowing


Gronking


Bradying


Griffining


Leisure Diving


Extreme Ironing


Coning
32 posted on 03/22/2014 10:58:06 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

You have a good memory.


33 posted on 03/22/2014 11:01:06 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jack Hydrazine

With luck they will all totally tape up their mouth and nose and croak!


34 posted on 03/22/2014 11:02:24 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Sellotape?? I dont need no steenkin tape!!

35 posted on 03/22/2014 11:10:55 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: Gasshog

Is that Henry Waxman’s daughter?


36 posted on 03/22/2014 11:14:12 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

That image kind of sticks in the mind.


37 posted on 03/22/2014 11:14:27 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: RichInOC
He was hoping she'd give him a piece of her mind. </clean_version>
38 posted on 03/22/2014 11:15:43 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
We need a nuclear Holocaust.
39 posted on 03/22/2014 11:17:44 PM PDT by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yeah. Yeah, that’s what I thought.


40 posted on 03/22/2014 11:18:46 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Jack Hydrazine

There is a precedent to this kind of activity, one that is uniquely British. As a child, I used to see tabloids of the early National Enquirer. In those days (early 60s), The Enquirer was far more raw and gruesome than it is now. It used to show lots of burn or beating victims up close, the way Mexican Media do now. There were a LOT of photos of Thalidominde deformed babies from Germany. One common feature in the early Enquirer was photos from England showing a sport called Gurnning, or the act of twisting your face into an unrecognizable knot of whiskered flesh. There were all sorts of black and white photos showing 70 plus year old men from London hoisting a beer while posing with a face that would make a Bulldog run whimpering out of the room. Maybe this is the latest incarnation of an armchair ‘activity’ best forgotten.


42 posted on 03/22/2014 11:45:06 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Jack Hydrazine

In a world of Poetic Justice, somebody would tell them to be careful, because their faces might stay like that! As punishment for imitating the disabled.


44 posted on 03/22/2014 11:47:58 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Jack Hydrazine

LOL — wonderful. This is the playful side of the innovativeness that lets us dominate all other cultures.


46 posted on 03/23/2014 1:01:07 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: F15Eagle
Interviewer: Perhaps you can explain your FB photo.

Applicant: Yes, well....no, not really.

long pause

So I guess that's it for the CEO position?

On the internet people can laugh at you forever

47 posted on 03/23/2014 2:10:28 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: doorgunner69

The pictures have all been male, over weight, with poor dental hygiene. What’s up with that?


48 posted on 03/23/2014 2:26:02 AM PDT by healy61
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To: Jack Hydrazine

More proof that IQ is declining and eternal childishness is on the rise


49 posted on 03/23/2014 2:40:33 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

We did this in college while we watched The Day After in 1983 from our bunker that was made out of empty cases of Strohs pounders. These “people” probably weren’t even born then. Still it’s funny-looking.


50 posted on 03/23/2014 4:13:26 AM PDT by KingLudd
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