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Memes inspire creative Halloween costumes

October 31, 2012 -- Updated 1313 GMT (2113 HKT)
<a href='http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-865574'>Sarah Elizabeth Ruff </a>photographed her two friends dressed as Internet memes. On the left is the <a href='http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/the-most-interesting-man-in-the-world' target='_blank'>Most Interesting Man in the World</a> meme, which was inspired by a Dos Equis beer commerical. On the right is a zombie version of PSY, the Korean singer from the <a href='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0' target='_blank'>viral music video Gangam Style</a>. Sarah Elizabeth Ruff photographed her two friends dressed as Internet memes. On the left is the Most Interesting Man in the World meme, which was inspired by a Dos Equis beer commerical. On the right is a zombie version of PSY, the Korean singer from the viral music video Gangam Style.
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Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
Hallow-memes, anyone?
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Internet memes are becoming increasingly popular as Halloween costumes
  • Among the most popular meme costumes this year was "binders full of women"
  • Click through the gallery above to see clever and creative meme costumes
  • CNN iReport: Dressing as a meme this Halloween? Share a photo

(CNN) -- Planning to dress as a plain old witch or scarecrow this Halloween? Sorry, that's not going to cut it anymore.

In the age of Internet memes, creative and punny costumes are becoming the norm. Dressed as Mitt Romney? Boring. Dressed as "binders full of women?" Now that's more like it!

At CNN iReport, we asked for your best photos of Internet-inspired costumes. From "The Most Interesting Man in the World" to "dog shaming," you didn't disappoint. Click through the gallery above to see the cleverest costumes we received.

CNN's Jareen Imam and Rachel Rodriguez contributed to this story.

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