Weekend nonsense: Chinese net users post weird pictures from their childhood

C. Custer
9:00 am on Aug 31, 2013

It’s the weekend, and we all deserve a break. What better way to enjoy than break than with a little taste of how weird China’s internet can get? Recently, according to CUTV, Chinese web users have been blowing off steam by posting ridiculous photos of themselves when they were kids. And if you thought your parents made you dress up too much for photos, well, get a load of some of these:

The ties are nice, but the lipstick might be a bit much.

The ties are nice, but the lipstick might be a bit much.

These guys look so bundled-up they can't even move.

These guys look so bundled-up they can’t even move.

This is an appropriate age for a full opera costume, right?

This is an appropriate age for a full opera costume, right?

What have you done, mom?

What have you done, mom?

Nothing like getting the wedding photos out of the way creepily early...

Nothing like getting the wedding photos out of the way creepily early…

It was the 80s.

It was the 80s.

I'm not sure this is how it looked in the parents' heads.

I’m not sure this is how it looked in the parents’ heads.

"Kill me."

“Kill me.”

(And yes, we're serious about ethics and transparency. More information here.)

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