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17 Selfie Sticks That Went Beyond The Call Of Duty

Heroes live among us.

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Whether you love or loathe selfie sticks, they exist and they cost money.

UNLESS YOU MAKE YOUR OWN OUT OF HOUSEHOLD OBJECTS, that is. Like these forward-thinking individuals!

(N.B. It seems...improbable that anything other than a self-timed photo or video will work with most of these homemade contraptions, but if you wanted something fancy you would be shelling out for the real version, so.)

1. The innovator who used this child's toy.

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2. The minimalist who used this 2x4.

3. This festive family of champions.

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4. This old-school #disruptor.

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5. These outdoorsy Einsteins.

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6. And these ones.

Me and @lemonadejar made a selfie stick it's high tech

KAYLA HADLINGTON@kaylahadlingtonFollow

Me and @lemonadejar made a selfie stick it's high tech

5:53 PM - 07 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. This brilliant grandma.

Gran goes quiet. Then she produces this straw-chopstick cracker-compact thing. 'Look I've made you a selfie stick'

Felicity Morse@FelicityMorseFollow

Gran goes quiet. Then she produces this straw-chopstick cracker-compact thing. 'Look I've made you a selfie stick'

8:03 AM - 31 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. This astute grandpa.

Created a homemade Selfie-Stick out of Grandad's Walking Stick & some Gaffer. Wishing my pals a cost-effective Xmas.

Sam Mac (McMillan)@MrSamMacFollow

Created a homemade Selfie-Stick out of Grandad's Walking Stick & some Gaffer. Wishing my pals a cost-effective Xmas.

1:11 AM - 25 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. This uncle who went way beyond the call of duty.

My uncle just made a selfie stick out of a golf club 😩🔫

em@ameelya_jaydeFollow

My uncle just made a selfie stick out of a golf club

6:00 PM - 06 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. All of these should-be Nobel laureates who know what cleaning supplies are REALLY for.

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Who needs the real stuff when you can make it yourself #homemade #selfiestick @annawillett2 @mariawillett19

Brian Nguyen@Bry32guyFollow

Who needs the real stuff when you can make it yourself #homemade #selfiestick @annawillett2 @mariawillett19

9:34 PM - 06 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

13.

Couldn't find a selfie stick anywhere so made my own

banana@hannahbananayewFollow

Couldn't find a selfie stick anywhere so made my own

8:15 PM - 26 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@tescomobile Made my own :-D #letmetakeaselfie #selfiestick

Grant @whynotnoFollow

@tescomobile Made my own :-D #letmetakeaselfie #selfiestick

7:10 AM - 03 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. This guy making the most of his time at work.

My attempt at making a DIY selfie stick, don't think this will catch on, funnily enough!

kevwan@kevinjordan2002Follow

My attempt at making a DIY selfie stick, don't think this will catch on, funnily enough!

8:31 PM - 02 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. This girl making the most of her time in school.

17. This goddamn artist.

My sister ordered me a selfie stick but it didn't come in the post in time, so she made me a temporary one...

Evie Hebden@evie_hebdenFollow

My sister ordered me a selfie stick but it didn't come in the post in time, so she made me a temporary one...

4:52 AM - 25 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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