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All the Kinds of Selfies, Ranked

Whether they've got supermodel good looks or their faces are melting off, people love taking selfies. The main purpose of these self-obsessed shots? To show the world that you have a life. Selfies prove that you’ve been somewhere, be it to the gym, the beach, or that super exclusive restaurant you paid way too much to eat at. If you're new to the phenomenon, it can be hard to know which kinds of selfies you should take. Are you a duck face queen, or would you rather let your butt do the selfie-ing? Decide which kind of selfie-taker that you want to be once you check out all the kinds of selfies.

The selfies you like to take say a lot about you. Are you the kind of person who loves pull up your shirt and show off your abs? Or would you rather share the selfie spotlight with your best friend or pet? Almost everyone has taken a selfie at one point or another, and we all unknowingly fall into at least a few of the different selfie categories on this list. Pop open your Instagram and figure out who you are and who you want to be. With so many different kinds of selfies out there, you're bound to find one that suits you.

Vote up your favorite kinds of selfie poses, and if you’ve been pioneering a new type of selfie, tell us all about it in the comments.
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