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The 29 Most Life-Changing One Direction Moments Of 2014

It was truly a great year to be a Directioner.

1. When Zayn gave us the gift that keeps on giving — a public Instagram account:

#1DBestMoments2014 Remember when Zayn unblocked his Instagram on July?!

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#1DBestMoments2014 Remember when Zayn unblocked his Instagram on July?!

1:01 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. When Sophia was like, "OMG I'M FREAKING DATING LIAM PAYNE HOW DID I GET SO BLESSED":

Remember when sophia represented the fandom.... #1DBestMoments2014

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Remember when sophia represented the fandom....

#1DBestMoments2014

2:19 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. When Harry's beautiful braided long locks gave you life:

WHEN LOU BRAID HARRYS HAIR IT WAS ONE THE BEST THINGS EVER #1DBestMoments2014

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WHEN LOU BRAID HARRYS HAIR IT WAS ONE THE BEST THINGS EVER

#1DBestMoments2014

2:44 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. When they met Prince William and Kate Middleton and you weren't sure who the actual royals were:

5. When 4/5 *finally* did the Ice Bucket Challenge and everything was beautiful:

6. When, in one quick moment, we all realized that Zayn is God and God is Zayn:

ZAYNS LOOSE PIECE OF HAIR THAT MADE THE ENTIRE WORLD ZAYN AF #1DBestMoments2014

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ZAYNS LOOSE PIECE OF HAIR THAT MADE THE ENTIRE WORLD ZAYN AF #1DBestMoments2014

12:31 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. When Liam admitted he's a Niall girl:

#1DBestMoments2014 WHEN LIAM TURNS TO A FAN ACC

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#1DBestMoments2014 WHEN LIAM TURNS TO A FAN ACC

12:52 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. When this happened on stage and you swore you saw your life flash before your eyes:

9. When they danced in tight tracksuits on SNL:

10. When they made this sweet, sweet perfume and you never wanted to wear anything more in your life:

#1DBestMoments2014 The boys releasing 'You & I' Fragrance.

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#1DBestMoments2014 The boys releasing 'You & I' Fragrance.

2:25 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. When the boys rocked ugly Christmas sweaters in a special taping of Classroom Instruments:

#1DMemories2014 #1DBestMoments2014 The Christmas Special.

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#1DMemories2014 #1DBestMoments2014 The Christmas Special.

12:44 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. When Niall made you hot cocoa by the fireplace.

13. When Liam finally joined Instagram so we could stare at his perfect face all day:

#1DBestMoments2014 Liam made an Instagram account and posted his first selfie!

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#1DBestMoments2014 Liam made an Instagram account and posted his first selfie!

12:48 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. When Harry ran on stage late to accept their award because when you gotta go, you gotta go:

15. When Louis hung out with a sassy monkey and Danny* DeVito:

#1DBestMoments2014 louis+sweet monkey+denny 🙊💕

16. When Harry Styles took you on the figure skating date of your dreams:

17. When they were all sweaty and beautiful on the field:

18. When Louis & Niall dressed up like Harry Potter during #1DOrlando and it made you cry a little inside:

19. When Zayn took you on a fancy dinner date and you lost all consciousness:

20. When Harry started sporting a beautiful man bun, crafted by the hands of angels:

Harry Styles is beautiful. Forever in love with the man bun.

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Harry Styles is beautiful. Forever in love with the man bun.

2:54 PM - 27 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. When Zayn didn't show up at #1DOrlando and we all were certain the world was going to end:

22. When Harry kicked off the Year Of The Butt:

23. When a guy proposed to his girlfriend at a concert because One Direction = love:

24. And then her sister had a baby and Harry sent her a beautiful tweet:

25. When they literally slayed every single award show they went to this year:

#1DBestMoments2014 One Direction won 10/10 awards for the Teen Choice Awards #HollywoodMusicAwards One Direction

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#1DBestMoments2014 One Direction won 10/10 awards for the Teen Choice Awards #HollywoodMusicAwards One Direction

1:31 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

26. When Harry calmed down a fan who was having a panic attack over the sight of him:

27. When God opened the skies and rained down upon them so we could be graced with Wet Direction:

RT for wet Direction #MTVStars One Direction

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RT for wet Direction

#MTVStars One Direction

9:08 AM - 07 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

28. When they embarked on the Where We Are Tour and going to the concert was the best few hours of your entire existence:

Where we are tour was the best thing that happened in 2014 #1DBestMoments2014

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Where we are tour was the best thing that happened in 2014

#1DBestMoments2014

2:14 AM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

29. When we were blessed with multiple 5/5 selfies:

30. And finally, when our ears were graced with Zayn's high note once again:

#1DBestMoments2014 fourth album called FOUR. (Underlined)

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#1DBestMoments2014 fourth album called FOUR. (Underlined)

4:04 PM - 30 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Thank you 1D gods for a truly beautiful year. Here's to a New Year filled with sassy dance moves on stage, perfect hair, tight pants, and getting a 5/5 follow.