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Someone Put This "Grow Baby" Toy in Water and What Came out Can't be Unseen

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There's something undeniably magical about toys when you're a kid, especially the weirdly niche and gimmicky ones - and boy are there tons of those.

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Mystery bag toys that dissolve in water so you don't know what you get, offensive trading cards like Garbage Pail Kids, the Easy Bake Oven for boys, "Creepy Crawlers"... I mean shelves were filled with so many off-the-wall concepts and playful ideas that any kid walking through a toy store was bound to find the specific toy that spoke to them, no matter how weird.

For some reason, intentionally ugly and gross toys became a big thing to market to young boys when I was growing up. There was even a major video game release about a janitor-turned-superhero called "Boogerman," who would literally flick boogers and fart.

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The game wasn't great, but it was super duper gross in all the ways that kids love. I remember playing it at a party with my younger brother's friends and they cackled in delight with every nose flick and fart noise. Whoever developed that terrible game knew what they were doing.

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The thing is though, when you're creating something intentionally gross, it's probably best to let your intended audience know that this is an on-purpose ugly and weird product, without leaving any room for speculation.

This kind of confusion led to some hilarious results when a Tumblr user shared photos of a "Grow Baby" toy they found and decided to put in water, following the product's instructions.

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The 15-hour-long process started delivering results around the 9-hour mark.

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But the birthing process ended up taking a lot longer than 15 hours. The egg finally opened up at the 23-hour mark, and the person who bought it did not like what they saw inside.

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Does this look like a normal baby head to you?

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What emerged from the toy egg wasn't a cute and cuddly baby — but rather an infant version of the leprosy dad from Braveheart.

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I mean look at this dude and tell me this baby isn't a dead ringer. 

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Some people shared their other "baby surprises".

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While some noticed that the baby looked very similar to certain public figures.

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Lots of Twitter users wanted to unsee the disaster that emerged from the egg.

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As it turns out though, lots of toys that grow in water for some reason wind up looking busted.

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And if you're still trying to figure out exactly what this baby looks like, "deep fried Buddha Statue" pretty much hits it on the head.

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Please, toy manufacturers, if you're going to make a toy really gross, just market it as such to your target demographic. Thanks.

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