How much thought do you put into your desktop background? If you’re like me, the answer is “I forget it’s even there.” The desktop is what you see for a few seconds before you open up the programs you actually want to use. And thanks to smartphones and tablets, some people might not even know what a desktop background is!

But there are a few folks out there who refuse to let their background be boring. These people look at it as an opportunity for self-expression. Using a combination of background image and icon placement, they make their desktop into a tableau. Below, here are 15 people whose desktop backgrounds are truly next-level. (via Bored Panda)

1. Desktop with a view.

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2. Desktop-ception

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3. Clothesline

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4. Calvin & Hobbes

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5. Soccer

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6. C is for Cookie

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7. Jedi vs. Sith

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8. Rec room

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9. Desktop within a desktop.

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10. Fascinating

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11. Red pill or blue pill?

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12. Spider-Pig!

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13. Nobody likes Internet Explorer.

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14. I mean it, nobody.

15. What did that Internet Explorer ever do to anyone?

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