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The Most Awkward Pictures Of One Direction Before They Were One Direction

OK, they’re still pretty awkward. But this is some next-level awkward.

1. OK, just for reference, this is what One Direction looks like now:

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From left: Harry, Louis, Niall, Zayn, and Liam.

2. This is Liam Payne now…

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3. And THIS is pre-1D Myspace Liam Payne…

Rocking the metal dog tags and graphic tee.

5. And chubby-schoolkid pre-1D Liam Payne…

6. This is what Harry Styles looks like now…

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7. And THIS is what suave Harry Styles looked like before 1D…

13. This is Zayn Malik now…

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14. And THIS is chubby fast-food Zayn Malik before 1D…

18. This is Louis Tomlinson now…

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19. And THIS is awkward Louis Tomlinson before 1D…

This is Louis trying to make a hand sign happen…

Trying to make these outfits happen…

Wearing a girl’s coat…

And getting just a touch too comfortable with some girl…

30. AND FINALLY: This is Niall Horan now…

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31. And THIS is pre-1D Kanye West–wannabe Niall Horan…

34. Also pre-1D anti-terrorist officer Niall Horan…

38. And best of all, pre-1D ladies’ man Niall Horan…

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