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19 Halloween Costumes That Literally No One Could Figure Out

They just couldn't see your genius.

We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to show us the Halloween costume they wore that no one got and the responses were hilarious:

1. "Meatloaf and meatloaf."

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"I would do anything for love, but I wouldn’t wear this costume again."

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2. "Gilly from Saturday Night Live."

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"Everyone just thought I was Annie." —taylorroseb2

3. "Chicken Strip."

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"Hilarious in my mind, awkward in execution." —brittanym4b63ffc37

4. "The 'Lit' Kimoji'."

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"I was called a Christmas Tree the whole night." —jessicav450eaff08

5. "Holy Cannoli."

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"No one got it."—eunicek44062d740

6. "Jimmy Buffett's Lost Shaker Of Salt."

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"Everyone thought I was Princess Leia." —allisong4ebbfbda5

7. "Mother Nature and Father Time."

8. "The Money You Could Be Saving By Switching To Geico."

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"No one I met that night thought it was funny, but I really enjoyed sitting on the floor and playing that song by Rockwell." —kaylyns

9. "Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet."

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"We searched everywhere for the perfect Hawaiian shirt for this costume and we were a bit devastated that no one really got it!" —brissiebuzzer

10. "A Copy Cat."

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"I got called “Key Cat”, “Control Kitty”, and a number of other names that caused me to lose faith in the technological literacy of my generation." —lilye44f8914a0

11. "Literally The Color Yellow."

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"Everyone thought I was Big Bird. I thought it was clever." —kristyna2

12. "Grey Goose."

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"I got called 'Black Swan' all night." —jillians4c0ad7a40

13. "Arthur the Aardvark."

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"A lot of people thought I was Velma from Scooby Doo." —savannacopap

14. "The Girl From Sia's 'Chandelier' Music Video."

15. "A Butter-fly."

16. "Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), a type of dialysis."

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"Spent the night 'hooking people up to dialysis' on the dance floor, poking them with my pipe cleaner 'tubing.'"—kristinal40d109715

17. "A Guardian Angel."

18. "Topanga from Boy Meets World."

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"I think maybe one person at the party got the reference." —hollenkah

19. "A Rainbow."

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"People thought I was a gay clown, a gay pride flag with fluffy pants, Rainbow Brite, Rainbow Dash, and (my personal favorite) the gayest thing on Earth." —lawris

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