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15 F-ed Up Vintage Valentines

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These days, everyone loves to get up in arms about the commercialization of Valentine’s Day. (“I was at CVS in January and THEY ALREADY HAD V-DAY CANDY!” etc etc.) This attitude supposes that there once was a time when Valentine’s Day was pure and innocent, a day when people could just share their wholesome affections.

Yeah, no. Turns out, if look at the Valentines people were exchanging back in the day, you’ll see that they’re about 1,000 times more messed up than anything we have today. Seriously, there once was a time when it was perfectly acceptable to express your love with such festive themes as suicide, stalking, cannibalism, and bestiality.

Having to buy a box of Hello Kitty valentines for your third-grader doesn’t seem so bad, now does it?

1. Problematic

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Magic Ray is a fine superhero, but he’s nothing compared to “Installs A Hidden Camera In Your Shower” Man.

2. Frozen

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Who knew the Hallmark company used to employ Jeffrey Dahmer?

3. r/MensRights

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OK, two things. First, GREAT attitude for a Valentine. “All women are liars. You are literally the devil. Wanna go out sometime?”

Second, if you’re gonna ask someone out, ALWAYS bring a big bucket of human remains. Maybe they’re from the last person you asked out. Maybe they’re from that drifter who went missing a couple months ago. Who knows? Point is, ladies love guys who are mysterious.

4. Fatal Attraction

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It’s nice to know that women could also buy Valentines that were totally psychotic. #Equality

5. The Ties That Bind

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Won’t you be my Valentine? No? Well, my soundproof basement says otherwise.

6. Phrasing

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Surprisingly, this is only the third-least sexy way to ask for a prostate massage.

7. The Stone Age

 

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“Grandma, how did you meet grandpa?” “Well, it all started when he gave me a traumatic brain injury…”

8. Love Cannon

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Hey, let’s put a flesh-colored cannon right on top of his crotch! Nobody will read anything into that!

I’m pretty sure that’s what his actual penis looks like, too. Some STDs you can only get from being an old-timey sailor.

9. Hunting For Love

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Oh cool, they based a Valentine’s Day card on Dick Cheney’s honeymoon.

10. People…Who Eat People…Are The Happiest People

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This is the exact moment she realized, “Wait, this isn’t a jacuzzi!”