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    Posted on Feb 26, 2013

    Remembering The Adorable Awkwardness That Was Maffleck

    I still can't even take you two. Maffleck 4ever.

    Long ago, 15 years ago, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck walked the red carpet together as a couple. They were basically like middle school boys. Tweens.

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    Those arms! That face! He didn't know what to do with them!

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    Ben was the silly (and sometimes slightly annoying) one that demanded a lot of attention.

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    Matt was more of the adorable shy type. He just wanted Ben's approval.

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    Matt would try to try to talk to Ben, and Ben would act totally disinterested.

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    Ben was taller. Middle school logic suggests that taller people are more dominant, which would describe Ben's man-handling of Matt.

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    Whatever it was cute.

    They also brought their moms as chaperones...

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    ... because the two of them couldn't keep their hands off of each other.

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    They would pose for pictures, but they didn't really know how to smile so most of them turned out like this.

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    And this.

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    They were legitimately precious.

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    And when they won. THOSE FACES.

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    So playful.

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    So full of love.

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    They even made their statues kiss because duh...

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    That's what you do....when you can't kiss each other.

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