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Perfect Pictures for an Imperfect World


Very well-produced commercial, but it might be the most depressing commercial ever. Or is it? Slightly NSFW (boobies).

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Date: 12/13/07 12:40 AM

113 Responses to Perfect Pictures for an Imperfect World

  1. Profile photo of dierdrekali
    dierdrekali Female 18-29
    14 posts
    December 12, 2007 at 4:39 pm
    Link: Perfect Pictures for an Imperfect World - Very well-produced commercial, but it might be the most depressing commercial ever. Or is it? Slightly NSFW (boobies).
  2. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
    307 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:43 am
    COCKTEASE!
  3. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:44 am
    Not safe for my underwear.

    But, yeah, depressing.

  4. Profile photo of wakeofshadow
    wakeofshadow Female 13-17
    175 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:46 am
    OMG! now i have to go develope my pictures there! ALRIGHT!
  5. Profile photo of Anish
    Anish Male 13-17
    509 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:48 am
    Well-produced? I agree...heh
  6. Profile photo of owen402005
    owen402005 Male 13-17
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    December 13, 2007 at 12:48 am
    IT`S A TRAP!
  7. Profile photo of Berserk505
    Berserk505 Male 18-29
    411 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:49 am
    I`m sure akappy thought he hit the jackpot at first.
    Yeah, that was despressing, what`s with all this gloomy posts today? Is somebody being emo?
  8. Profile photo of TheWyvern
    TheWyvern Female 18-29
    81 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:50 am
    yeah depressing
  9. Profile photo of Tymberwulf
    Tymberwulf Male 30-39
    99 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:51 am
    What in the hell was that suppose to be? Seemed more like a commercial to encourage suicide more than a photo development center.

    Tymberwulf feels sad now, time for bed. :(

  10. Profile photo of Pabasa
    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4012 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:53 am
    Not really the best way to promote your photo processing company. The guilt trip is overwhelming to even think about taking pictures.
  11. Profile photo of Kyur
    Kyur Male 18-29
    896 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:55 am
    "IT`S A TRAP!"

    Ok Admiral Ackbar.

    Yay you kids with guns! I liked this commercial. It made me happy.

  12. Profile photo of Kyur
    Kyur Male 18-29
    896 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 12:56 am
    PS: Also lol at the boobies. I was all, hmm boo.. OH SNAP!
  13. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:00 am
    I was all, MAN I like boobs, but it`d be better if it were actually a dude. AWESOME!
  14. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
    4246 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:02 am
    You can`t deny, those were some impressive photographs.
  15. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
    307 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:03 am
    not NSFW enough, needs MOAR PR0N.

    that`ll cure any depression

  16. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:06 am
    i liked this :)
    it made me smile! tbh!
  17. Profile photo of Kyur
    Kyur Male 18-29
    896 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:09 am
    Indeed it will arkansas, indeed it will.
  18. Profile photo of mag3ing1
    mag3ing1 Male 18-29
    270 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:12 am
    damn the old lady ruined it
    i wish we could see her (boobies)
  19. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
    307 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:14 am
    mag3ing, YOU FAIL
  20. Profile photo of mastercif
    mastercif Male 13-17
    458 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:19 am
    yeah that ad made me want to stay away from whatever that company produces
  21. Profile photo of AnwarNova
    AnwarNova Male 18-29
    2076 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:47 am
    note to self: never go to that company
  22. Profile photo of mag3ing1
    mag3ing1 Male 18-29
    270 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:54 am
    i fail at what... lookin at your grandmas (boobies)?
  23. Profile photo of maryinblue
    maryinblue Female 18-29
    63 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:06 am
    Depressing, yes.
    But you had to watch it again, didn`t you?
    DIDN`T YOU?
  24. Profile photo of AlfishKK
    AlfishKK Female 18-29
    782 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:13 am
    Good lord, that was crushing. Especially the old lady removing the hand from her shoulder... :( They should have done it in a positive direction!
  25. Profile photo of Marram
    Marram Male 18-29
    316 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:05 am
    How is a girl (guy?) with no boobs, a kid holding a handgun, a lady without a husband, and a kid who most obviously lives in a country that the U.S. and other major places but landmines but never took them out and the child had her leg blown off supposed to be make me want to use their company to make copies of pictures!? If anything I want to go to the company and blow my brains all over the place because this poo is depressing. What the HELL
  26. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:15 am
    This video was excellent as a short film but absolutely terrible as a commercial.
  27. Profile photo of Danceaholic
    Danceaholic Male 18-29
    146 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:34 am
    Aw shucks, they start off with some boobs to make people interested then they make you feel bad for black people. CONSPIRACY
  28. Profile photo of BigBonny
    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:35 am
    Not good for an advert, but a very thought provoking sad ad.
  29. Profile photo of Wyrenth
    Wyrenth Male 18-29
    251 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:39 am
    Agreed; this is an excellent video, but a terribly poor commercial
  30. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    December 13, 2007 at 3:48 am
    Agree with Tiredofnicks, BigBonny and Wyrenth, great video, major failure as a successful advert.

    Don`t get the reference to black people (or conspiracy for that matter) Danceaholic but whatever...

  31. Profile photo of VikingGuy
    VikingGuy Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 4:19 am
    this is why emos should not be allowed to direct commercials...
  32. Profile photo of leon109
    leon109 Male 13-17
    91 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 4:28 am
    That poor old woman!!!!! *sob sob*
  33. Profile photo of punkitonic
    punkitonic Female 18-29
    124 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 4:33 am
    not such a bad ad, really affective
  34. Profile photo of Almighty77
    Almighty77 Male 13-17
    163 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 4:36 am
    the one with the leg... it made me rewind quickly so i could see the boobies again to calm my nerves
  35. Profile photo of WNLD
    WNLD Female 18-29
    243 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 5:24 am
    I was thinking "this is well done" until I saw the tagline at the end. What are they selling? Illusions and sugar coating so far as I can tell, to cover for the intolerance and lack of love. Yeah, that was really depressing.
  36. Profile photo of teph2112
    teph2112 Male 13-17
    650 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 6:17 am
    So is really having a flat chest the worst nightmare for women?
    (scribble scribble)
  37. Profile photo of Declan191919
    Declan191919 Male 13-17
    1275 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 6:34 am
    I think I missed the selling point
  38. Profile photo of icelover
    icelover Female 13-17
    215 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 6:42 am
    why would u like to adversize ur compony like that?
  39. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
    307 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 7:10 am
    if anyone coincidentally feels suicidal soon, kill yourself inside one of these places and make them feel really really bad in the suicide note.
  40. Profile photo of PixiStix
    PixiStix Female 18-29
    30 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 7:15 am
    It seems pretty tasteless as an advertisement for `perfect pictures.` In fact I think that commercial could only succeed in making people care less about "100% digital quality" photos.
  41. Profile photo of gilderof
    gilderof Female 18-29
    375 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 7:27 am
    This ad FAILS.
  42. Profile photo of cahalla
    cahalla Female 18-29
    961 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:04 am
    emo i-a-b
  43. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:05 am
    FAILS!!! so depressing... theres no point to it. I`d rather have seen that old epic beer at, the one with thousands of monks chanting about beer. THAT would have been something to see. Of course people would say repost, but in their hearts they would rather have seen that then this.
  44. Profile photo of Hypersapien
    Hypersapien Male 30-39
    111 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:07 am
    The point was that the photos are so good that you couldn`t tell that they were photos until they were moved away.
  45. Profile photo of Dakkar
    Dakkar Male 18-29
    1256 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:23 am
    Foto...prix? Are you serious? What a terribly funny name.

    Almost as good as the Japanese baseball player Kosuke F-u-kudome. Haha, they`re gonna have fun with that in Chicago.

  46. Profile photo of th25tina
    th25tina Female 40-49
    368 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:35 am
    creepy...
  47. Profile photo of leesah
    leesah Female 18-29
    1566 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:46 am
    "not such a bad ad, really affective"

    Effective for what? Making us all feel the need to get some depression meds?

  48. Profile photo of Discomonkey
    Discomonkey Male 13-17
    1361 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 9:08 am
    Akappy the first one isnt a guy sorry to burst your homo bubble there
  49. Profile photo of Hansbo
    Hansbo Male 18-29
    901 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 9:12 am
    I really feel like developing photos right now.
  50. Profile photo of Dooked
    Dooked Male 18-29
    516 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 9:27 am
    It depressed me
  51. Profile photo of Manar
    Manar Male 30-39
    196 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 9:29 am
    "if anyone coincidentally feels suicidal soon, kill yourself inside one of these places and make them feel really really bad in the suicide note."

    I guess they will just take an old picture of their place. Cover up the body with it, and noone will ever know it did hapend.. ;-)

  52. Profile photo of lmaonaise
    lmaonaise Male 13-17
    773 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 9:39 am
    ^lol
  53. Profile photo of VONLINE
    VONLINE Male 18-29
    578 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 9:58 am
    If you play it backwards, it becomes a happy video. Hurray!
  54. Profile photo of GummyWurmz
    GummyWurmz Female 13-17
    1412 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:05 am
    Wow that is depressing.
  55. Profile photo of spongamabob
    spongamabob Female 18-29
    2084 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:37 am
    very sad. AlfishKK is right. they should have done it in a positive direction.
  56. Profile photo of BlankTom
    BlankTom Male 30-39
    1674 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:38 am
    I hope this company gets destroyed for this video.
    To use spousal abuse in an ad complain for photofinishing, that`s just horrible. Especially with of the issues spain is having (this place seems to be based out of spain). I`m not saying all the other images were any better
  57. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
    307 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:43 am
    lmao vonline: play it backwards, just like a country song, and it becomes hella more happy
  58. Profile photo of randomer
    randomer Male 13-17
    277 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:59 am
    *sigh* Another amazing commercial ruined by the fact it makes no point to the company whatsoever apart from the fact that it`s photos. I think they make us want to think, "Yay boobies and guns! I want to process my photos there. Whoopee!"
  59. Profile photo of Pikachu42
    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
    1492 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 11:46 am
    that commercials was beautifully done, but depressing as hell. if you want to advertise your business show me some friggin` puppies and rainbows, not little kids with missing limbs.
  60. Profile photo of whyaskwhy
    whyaskwhy Female 13-17
    275 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 11:51 am
    i know it doesn`t meet the usual requisites, but i think this post should be the wtf of the day
  61. Profile photo of mluther
    mluther Male 13-17
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    December 13, 2007 at 12:45 pm
    thank you for specifying why it`s nsfw.
  62. Profile photo of astridhaze
    astridhaze Female 18-29
    738 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:30 pm
    OMG that was really depressing.

    The old woman with missing husband got me the most... sheesh IAB, what the hell.

  63. Profile photo of Shortone0726
    Shortone0726 Female 18-29
    1244 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 1:55 pm
    That`s a bad commercial..i don`t ever want to use that company
  64. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:04 pm
    Clearly a tranny. You see that man-jaw?
  65. Profile photo of mikeyisred
    mikeyisred Female 13-17
    161 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:09 pm
    great commercial.

    just not for the product.

  66. Profile photo of jakeman203
    jakeman203 Male 18-29
    80 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:22 pm
    wait can someone fill me in please. Is that a girl with flat boobs? and if so are flat boobies a girls worst nightmare?
  67. Profile photo of kaltek
    kaltek Male 13-17
    5 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:31 pm
    I think everyone here is missing the point. `Perfect pictures for an imperfect world`, now ponder that. Each person`s pictures is a memory of a good epoch, pull away to reveal a bad one (except for the first boy in which it showed a hope). Following that one could conclude that the company is stating: we will help you remember good times; which I think is a good advert. Secondly because it IS powerful and depressing, as the preponderance has stated, you will remember this commercial. Two points- echoes of tranquility and memory. I say this is a good commercial, just not analyzed enough, even though you say it is thought provoking.
  68. Profile photo of Alanda
    Alanda Female 18-29
    295 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:34 pm
    So they want me to buy their product by making me depressed....aha! I can really see the profit in that.
  69. Profile photo of Gigaman
    Gigaman Male 18-29
    161 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 2:36 pm
    ;_; *gets a box of tissues*
  70. Profile photo of Ani187
    Ani187 Female 30-39
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    December 13, 2007 at 3:01 pm
    That was depressing as all get out. Talk about bad PR.
  71. Profile photo of justKatrina
    justKatrina Female 13-17
    1007 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:06 pm
    Well, breast cancer girl`s mastectomy was short. :-P
  72. Profile photo of Dodo-
    Dodo- Male 18-29
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    December 13, 2007 at 3:14 pm
    Impressively made commercial with a wrong ending
  73. Profile photo of Mbirdgurl
    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
    920 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm
    intriguing...
  74. Profile photo of omggilyy
    omggilyy Female 13-17
    576 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 4:02 pm
    *dies*
  75. Profile photo of WhatInThe42o
    WhatInThe42o Male 30-39
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    December 13, 2007 at 4:14 pm
    I`m surprised nobody has picked up on this yet, but this is not a commercial for a photo developer. I`ve seen this video before, I just can`t remember where (I`m counting on you, link hounds! If anyone can find it in its original context, it`s the folks here). Then, someone tacked on the foto-prix bit at the end in an attempt at humor. That attempt is an abysmal failure. This was/is a very powerful video about perception vs. reality, wants vs. needs, and hope vs. dismay. While I think that there is no topic which is off limits when it comes to comedy, I do feel that you have an obligation to actually be *funny* if you are going to do something along these lines.

  76. Profile photo of sorakey
    sorakey Male 13-17
    12 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 4:31 pm
    *sniff* the lonely old lady made me cry...
  77. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
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    December 13, 2007 at 4:45 pm
  78. Profile photo of robertdog
    robertdog Male 13-17
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    December 13, 2007 at 4:55 pm
    Arkansas- nice
  79. Profile photo of Nina221
    Nina221 Female 13-17
    72 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 5:23 pm
    DEPRESSING, BUT TRUE
    I DONT LIKE THAT IT WAS A COMMERCIAL for a photo thing

    sry bout the caps
    but at least i noticed half way through

  80. Profile photo of ChestyLaRoo
    ChestyLaRoo Female 18-29
    215 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 5:51 pm
    im all warm and fuzzy inside now...=[
  81. Profile photo of shiggin
    shiggin Female 13-17
    1470 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 6:20 pm
    Wow, depressing
  82. Profile photo of StapleMeElmo
    StapleMeElmo Male 18-29
    1029 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 6:40 pm
    Whatever. Hate on the new kid some more.
  83. Profile photo of okmjuilk
    okmjuilk Female 13-17
    56 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 6:52 pm
    that was an amazing commercial. i dont really want to go print my pics there, but it was really beutiful.
  84. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    December 13, 2007 at 7:07 pm
    Good god...I actually want to die after seeing that...
  85. Profile photo of vanillabear
    vanillabear Male 18-29
    174 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 7:11 pm
    ummm that guy pulling breasts of of himself didnt really make me depressed. more like, disgusted-reeling-in-grossness.
  86. Profile photo of Mantistador
    Mantistador Male 18-29
    2200 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 7:48 pm
    the last one killed me... i feel like crap now for being so selfish when theres poor kids like him with much, much less...
  87. Profile photo of Joey11y
    Joey11y Female 18-29
    500 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:00 pm
    Great marketing strategy. I`d never buy for them because of that, but I did have to watch that video again.
  88. Profile photo of cndian_mouse
    cndian_mouse Female 18-29
    142 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 8:55 pm
    What a HORRIBLE commercial! "The world is horrible, but at least YOU can pay money and have great pictures!"
  89. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:07 pm
    I think I want to kill myself. Life has always been, and will forever remain, tragic. But at least my digital prints are more vibrant than ever.
  90. Profile photo of arkansas
    arkansas Male 18-29
    307 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:33 pm
    if u kill urself, have the obligatory pics processed there. im sure they can put a positive spin on ur death.
  91. Profile photo of wcclark
    wcclark Male 18-29
    731 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:45 pm
    Photo Pricks.
  92. Profile photo of avidfilipino
    avidfilipino Male 13-17
    300 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 10:47 pm
    This commercial was perfect. . .for an activist cause, but for a fricken photo printing company, gosh. . .they just blew it
  93. Profile photo of SarahofBorg
    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    December 13, 2007 at 11:26 pm
    ;_;
  94. Profile photo of shamille
    shamille Female 18-29
    831 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 2:12 am
    nooooo your company destroys lives!!!
  95. Profile photo of Hecathe
    Hecathe Female 30-39
    44 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 3:31 am
    It`s ironic...this makes you depressed because you only want the perfect picture....
  96. Profile photo of Hecathe
    Hecathe Female 30-39
    44 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 3:40 am
    ..meaning the photo company have noticed that in people. We all want to be happy and "perfect" and preserve that image. So we take pictures to remind us of the good times so that they can comfort us in the bad.
  97. Profile photo of sarajayne33
    sarajayne33 Female 13-17
    47 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 7:58 am
    well i feel terrible now.

    nd ive seen this before.

  98. Profile photo of Tadpole_Rulz
    Tadpole_Rulz Female 13-17
    58 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 9:40 am
    Well I`m glad it`s not actually a photo commercial (Some Dude on page 2 or 3 cleared that up) but I just don`t like that video no matter what. It IS thought provoking but I don`t want to think, people have enough sadness in their life to think about others within reason but yeah...
  99. Profile photo of Marsilvanian
    Marsilvanian Male 18-29
    275 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 12:02 pm
    Whoa...
  100. Profile photo of Unbalancing
    Unbalancing Male 13-17
    271 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 1:57 pm
    I don`t get the underwear one...
  101. Profile photo of Ditas
    Ditas Female 18-29
    313 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 3:40 pm
    ^^ She wanted to have a skinny body, but just went too far :-( (at least that`s what i think)
    Anyway, i really liked it, and Hecath`s explanation makes sense to me =)
  102. Profile photo of denea
    denea Female 13-17
    224 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 5:04 pm
    what is with the underwear flick i dont get it
  103. Profile photo of Resilience
    Resilience Female 13-17
    31 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 5:36 pm
    I found it to be beautiful.
  104. Profile photo of YinYang78
    YinYang78 Male 13-17
    876 posts
    December 14, 2007 at 6:31 pm
    Umm... No emo shall watch this please.
  105. Profile photo of ashwey
    ashwey Female 13-17
    943 posts
    December 15, 2007 at 8:37 am
    uh i dont get how this relates to cameras
  106. Profile photo of Hitchhiker42
    Hitchhiker42 Male 18-29
    61 posts
    December 15, 2007 at 7:42 pm
    i don`t like mag3ing1. he`s possibly 12 years old and will undoubtedly become a sexual predator. just throwing that out there
  107. Profile photo of _Requiem_
    _Requiem_ Female 18-29
    469 posts
    December 16, 2007 at 1:02 am
    Awww, the old lady made me sad :(
  108. Profile photo of mastacheif
    mastacheif Male 13-17
    42 posts
    December 16, 2007 at 5:17 am
    kickass comm. its sorta funny th its for a phto place though coud they show the boobs on tv though idk where this come from but it wuld e illegal to show this in america wat did the first one want t be a tran thats gay
  109. Profile photo of tootiinc
    tootiinc Female 13-17
    51 posts
    December 16, 2007 at 12:23 pm
    well, thts okay, the boobs didnt match anyways
  110. Profile photo of Mouichi
    Mouichi Male 18-29
    637 posts
    December 19, 2007 at 8:25 am
    That`s very depressing, I don`t want them touching my photos and getting emo all over them! >:O
  111. Profile photo of thetoastking
    thetoastking Male 18-29
    625 posts
    December 27, 2007 at 2:43 pm
    tjay was an advert for a dratING CAMERA??!?
  112. Profile photo of nescient1
    nescient1 Male 18-29
    521 posts
    January 3, 2008 at 11:53 am
    thats pretty damn effective
  113. Profile photo of LUVPEACE90
    LUVPEACE90 Female 13-17
    348 posts
    April 5, 2008 at 11:11 am
    nice but why would that make me wanna go get my pics developed there wtf but very sad commericial but should be for something else idk

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