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    Sep 9, 2014

    Here's What Happens When You Give Play-Doh To A Bunch Of Adults

    When life hands you Play-Doh, make the poop emoji.

    Yesterday all activity* came to a grinding halt when a group of BuzzFeed employees were presented with a box full of CHILDHOOD DREAMS.

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    *A very small amount of activity.

    Reactions ranged from "omg that SMELL!" to "fuck I'm so bad at art fuck."

    But one thing was constant: These professional, office-job-having grown-ups were absolutely transfixed in the face of the near-mystical element.

    One editor made an Illuminati symbol.

    One drew inspiration from the very internet we swim in.

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    James Grebey

    Some made Pokémon.

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    Koffing by James Grebey, Pikachu and high-as-heck Snorlax by Ann-Marie Alcántara.

    While others made Adventure Time characters.

    There was a Play-Doh piñata.

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    And a Starbucks cup.

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    By Alexis Nedd, in a seamless display of childhood-meets-adulthood.

    And a pizza angel.

    James Grebey

    By Erin Chack duhhhh.

    Some folks showed an innate grasp of the medium.

    Tashween Ali

    Like Tashween Ali, noted rock star and apparent Play-Doh enthusiast.

    Others...less so.

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    This is Sonic the Hedgehog (obviously) as rendered by Joe Bernstein.

    Some turned abstract.

    Hillary Reinsberg

    "This is a pendant or something I guess" by Hillary Reinsberg.

    While others conjured up past favorites.

    But only one editor used Play-Doh the way God and our childhoods intended.

    National Play-Doh Day is, apparently, happening on Sept. 16.

    If you are inspired to create masterpieces of your own (or happen to have [hopefully photographic] relics from yr past), add 'em in the comments.

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