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    Here's Your Reminder That Literally Nobody Can See You Smiling Underneath Your Mask

    We just want to spread JOY.

    ATTENTION, FELLOW MASK WEARERS**.

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    **I know y'all are wearing your masks if you're able to, right? RIGHT?

    We CANNOT see you smiling underneath your mask.

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    As a fellow mask-smiler, I feel your pain!!! Every time I go to the grocery store? I smile. Every time I see someone delivering mail? I smile. Every interaction I have while wearing a mask? I AM SMILING.

    Even if you're smiling really, REALLY hard...

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    ...it still just looks like you're staring.

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    Occasionally, you might be able to tell who's smiling based on their eyes. But even that isn't a completely reliable strategy!

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    Is this woman smiling? Is she frowning? Is she shooting you an absolute death glare underneath her mask?! WHO KNOWS?!

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    No matter how hard you try...

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    No matter how sincere you are...

    me smiling in my mask while i look like i’m just squinting

    No matter how much you just want to be a ray of sunshine and brighten everyone's lives with joy...

    I just realized how much of an idiot I am… I’m still smiling at people with my mask on when I’m out.

    WE STILL CANNOT SEE YOU SMILING!!!

    why 🤡 do 🤡🤡🤡 i keep 🤡 smiling 🤡🤡 at people 🤡🤡🤡🤡 when im wearing a 🤡🤡🤡 fucking mask 🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡

    I know we're all just trying our best to survive and spread what little positivity we have left. But this is what we're all walking around looking like!!!!!

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    This has been a PSA.

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