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The Greatest Awkward Family Photos In Internet History  

Ariel Kana
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List Rules Upvote the best cringeworthy awkward family photos, downvote the ones that seem normal (Note: if any seem normal, then please upload your photos!)

"Awkward family photos" are one of the oldest, most well-known, and most consistently funny internet memes the world has ever seen, so we decided to finally put the best family photos from the web together all in one place. For a meme with such well-established roots and a photo concept that's inspired thousands to share their awkward families, even doing a list of 99 awkward photos seems like it's not enough. 

But, they're all here, in their awkward photo glory. The glamour shots of the '80s and '90s, the Sears' backgrounds of the '60s and '70s, and all the socially weird stuff that makes these pictures into Internet gold. From shirtless dads, to shirtless non-dad fat dudes, to the ones who are obviously everyone's least favorite family member: this is not a list of glamour shots, that is for another day; these are funny FAMILY photos from across the ages of the internet. 

Upvote the greatest, most awkward family photos in internet history, and downvote the vintage family pictures that make you cringe the least. One thing's for sure, these pictures of families just trying to take a nice photo all together will make you feel grateful for your (relatively) normal kin. Which of these creepy family photos are the most awkward? You decide!

All photos via AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com

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The Perfect Prom Photo
The Perfect Prom Photo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Awkward Family Photos In Internet History
Photo: Unknown/Imgur
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There's No Way They Didn't Know About This
There's No Way They Didn't Kno... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Awkward Family Photos In Internet History
Photo:  IRetardedMom/Twitter
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Discount Seaworld
Discount Seaworld is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Awkward Family Photos In Internet History
Photo:  dzennon/Twitter
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A Boob-Hating Family
A Boob-Hating Family is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Awkward Family Photos In Internet History
Photo:  Sopify/Imgur
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