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    24 People Who Really Messed Up Their Halloween Costumes

    When you dress up as an onion and people think it's sperm...

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to send us their Halloween costume fails. Here are the results:

    1. Identity theft:

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    "Not a single soul had an inkling of what I was going for." —melgthecouz

    2. Tana Mongeau:

    Twitter: @cremeeggstan

    "It still gives me war flashbacks."

    cremeeggstan on Twitter

    3. SpongeBob, Patrick, and Gary:

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    "My friends and I were SpongeBob, Patrick, and Gary. We looked great all together, but when separated at parties, everyone just asked if I was a unicorn or something."

    staceyf42e794401

    4. Onion/sperm:

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    "Tried to be an onion. Ended up a sperm. Most popular kid in the fifth grade."

    joshk41e65fd04

    5. Error 404:

    6. Britney from Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel:

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    "I was Britney from Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. Yup."

    AllisonIsTired

    7. Grass:

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    "One year I went as grass..."

    aubriedphillips

    8. Elsa or Anna from Frozen:

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    "Well, this is the costume I had for a musical once. Guess what that play was? That’s right...Frozen!"

    allis4e15ab313

    9. Static electricity:

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    "Static electricity. Not one person got it."

    jillianb49ccd5389

    10. Kidney/kidney stones:

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    "My friends and I decided last minute to go to a Halloween party on campus, but we had no costumes. My friend's boyfriend had just told her he had kidney stones, so she wanted to be a kidney stone, so she and her friend wore black trash bags while my friend and I wore pink sheets because we were the kidneys. Not great-looking costumes, but we won most creative!"

    emmakayk

    11. Frank-N-Furter from The Rocky Horror Picture Show:

    Twitter: @cmerechicken

    "I went as Frank N. Furter from Rocky Horror Picture Show. I didn’t have any ‘women’s clothing,’ so I wore my brother's Jedi robe, a diluted red lipstick, and the smokiest of all eyes."

    —@cmerechicken on Twitter

    12. Leela from Futurama:

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    "This was my attempt at Leela from Futurama. Not seen: the obnoxious amount of purple hairspray I used that just made it look wet. Lesson learned."

    rebeccal4b5a1258d

    13. A flying pig:

    14. Blue Man Group:

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    "We were going as Blue Man Group but accidentally bought purple paint."

    amandal4dfaa155b

    15. Troll dolls:

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    "My mom dressed us up like the troll dolls. You know, the ones with the tall, colorful hair, and gem belly buttons? Looks like we got sliced open."

    kaylae4e2e8c6e1

    16. Justin Timberlake:

    17. Cards Against Humanity:

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    "The easiest and truest Halloween costume I've ever done with my now ex-boyfriend."

    ashleyc42c71267c

    18. Primary school teacher:

    19. Rubik's Cube:

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    "Needless to say, but my best friend and I didn’t get boyfriends till college."

    meganb443bb575b

    20. "Wrecking Ball" video:

    21. Whatever they could find:

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    "My friend and I just put on whatever we could find to make a costume, and this was the result."

    robina46869a9bf

    22. Cupcake:

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    "When I was 12, my mom tried to make me a cupcake costume hours before Halloween festivities began. When I went trick-or-treating, multiple individuals asked if I was intestines."

    wisegirl36

    23. Hipsters:

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    "One year, we thought it would be a really great idea to dress as 'hipsters.' Why did we think that this was a great idea? #hotmessexpress."

    brandong4578622a4

    24. Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist:

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    "Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist. My friend wrapped her whole, bare arm, shoulder to fingertips, in duct tape. Trying to take it off afterwards totally sucked!"

    cthorpe340

    Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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