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Ah, prom pictures. No matter how old you get, they’ll always be lurking somewhere in the back of a closet or an old photo album. And just when think you’ve finally outgrown your ugly duckling phase, your awkward prom photos will resurface in order to remind you of just how ridiculous your senior prom was. Whether you sported a truly heinous fad hairstyle or still can’t believe you agreed to be the town weirdo’s prom date, all of us made some terrible choices back in high school. Through the magic of prom photography, we’ll get to relive those embarrassing moments for the rest of our lives.

To make your feel better about your embarrassing prom pictures, we've gathered a collection of some of the most awkward prom photos ever leaked to the Internet. Get ready to cringe along with the poor, unsuspecting kids in these photos as they rock the worst fashion decisions ever made by mankind.

We've got everything from overbearing background fathers to bizarre accessory choices for which we can offer no explanation. So if you thought your funny prom pictures were bad, the dated prom dresses and awkward prom couples in these shots will help you feel at least a little bit better.

You’ll count your blessings with everything click as you get a load of these unfortunate couples whose formal mishaps have been proudly paraded through the vast halls of the Internet for all to see. Or perhaps you’re still so young that your first prom hasn't yet arrived? Trust us, this is about the best “what not to do” guide out there! Behold and learn.
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These Wise Planners


These Wise Planners is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Awkward Prom Photos to Ever Exist
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The Classy Protective Dad


The Classy Protective Dad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awkward Prom Photos to Ever Exist
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These Guys Who Are Definitely Not Getting Lucky Tonight


These Guys Who Are Definitely ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awkward Prom Photos to Ever Exist
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This Jilted Background Guy


This Jilted Background Guy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awkward Prom Photos to Ever Exist
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