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23 Halloween Costumes That'd Be So Freaking Confusing If The Year Was 1998

Things were so much simpler in the '90s.

Throughout the years, we've asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us their best Halloween costumes. Here are the ones that would make absolutely zero sense if we took a time machine back to 1998.

1. A Hawaiian banana:

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What it actually is: A Minion.

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2. A concerned bunkmate at summer camp:

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What she actually is: Taylor Swift in the "You Belong With Me" music video.

halliee44

3. A hippie who really likes doing laundry:

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What they actually are: Florence and the Machine.

jennadafeline

4. A gay-friendly Grim Reaper:

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What it actually is: Apple's spinning pinwheel of death.

chialynnk

5. The Tin Man and an octopus:

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What they actually are: Bender and Dr. Zoidberg from Futurama.

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6. Tonya Harding grabbing a trophy:

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What they actually are: Sia hanging from a chandelier.

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7. A celebration gone wrong:

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What she actually is: Kim Kardashian breaking the internet.

monican42

8. A bloody volleyball and random package:

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What they actually are: Tom Hanks and Wilson from Cast Away.

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9. A woman in a garden:

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What she actually is: Regina George at Spring Fling in Mean Girls.

jorditiffany

10. A woman who fell asleep in the Cheetos factory:

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What she actually is: Snooki.

debbieg4504

11. Someone from Animorphs, probably:

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What she actually is: Grumpy Cat.

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12. A random guy coming back from the spa:

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What he actually is: Yeezus.

danichavez

13. Two friendly coworkers:

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What they actually are: Flo from Progressive and Jake from State Farm.

whyhellojessica

14. Hugh Hefner and a Playboy Bunny:

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What they actually are: Ron Swanson and Tammy II from Parks and Recreation.

sarahg48

15. A... styrofoam man?

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What he actually is: A Minecraft character.

barbaratogelb

16. A hot air balloon:

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What she actually is: The house from Up.

mollywack

17. Very, very, very bad decisions:

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What they actually are: Cards Against Humanity.

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18. The Mouse Trap board game:

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What she actually is: A trap queen.

d4ff80

19. A Disney princess morphing into her prince:

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What he actually is: Jon Snow White.

reilz2003

20. Someone who doesn't want a stake in your business proposition:

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What she actually is: The Kermit "but that's none of my business" meme.

alim4f33

21. Cellophane woman and a grocery store butcher:

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What they actually are: Dexter and his latest victim from Dexter.

jennc426

22. Beetlejuice and an angsty toddler:

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What they actually are: Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus from their VMAs performance.

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23. And a biker who's on fire and needs to cool down by the fridge:

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What she actually is: Guy Fieri.

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