This Twitter Account Hilariously Captions Old Paintings And It’s Brilliant

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1. WTF Renaissance is a delightful Twitter account that gives insight into what the people in old paintings might have been thinking.

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On behalf of the band, Pam had to break the news to Sarah that she was the 'Ringo'.

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Thu Aug 14 02:46:22 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Thu Aug 14 02:46:22 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590747”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Thu Aug 14 02:46:22 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590747”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Thu Aug 14 02:46:22 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

3. Like the awkwardness of showing up to a party in the same outfit as someone else…

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Monica just couldn't see how Katniss would ever be able to choose between Peeta and Gale.

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Sun Aug 10 07:30:18 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Sun Aug 10 07:30:18 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590763”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sun Aug 10 07:30:18 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590763”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sun Aug 10 07:30:18 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

5. The minefield of friendship etiquette…

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Rochelle was dedicated to breast checks, but her insistence on intense and unflinching eye contact was unnerving.

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Sun Aug 10 10:42:14 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Sun Aug 10 10:42:14 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590788”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sun Aug 10 10:42:14 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590788”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sun Aug 10 10:42:14 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

7. The true suffering of an Etsy boyfriend…

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Valerie had enthusiastically responded to the Craigslist ad, but now wondered whether this modeling job was legit

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Sun Aug 10 04:23:33 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Sun Aug 10 04:23:33 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590769”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sun Aug 10 04:23:33 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590769”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sun Aug 10 04:23:33 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

9. And, well…

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Pray as she might, Isabelle's child remained a mermaid. She would always regret getting drunk and shagging that fish.

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Mon Aug 11 12:59:11 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Mon Aug 11 12:59:11 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590773”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Mon Aug 11 12:59:11 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590773”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Mon Aug 11 12:59:11 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

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Can anyone else see that? This some good shit, Dwayne.

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Wed Aug 06 01:09:33 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Wed Aug 06 01:09:33 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590776”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Wed Aug 06 01:09:33 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590776”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Wed Aug 06 01:09:33 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

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I was going to be a dancer.

BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘tweet_posted_date’, ‘Sat Aug 09 06:03:31 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘utc_posted_date’, ‘Sat Aug 09 06:03:31 +0000 2014’); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590780”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sat Aug 09 06:03:31 +0000 2014’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_3590780”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Sat Aug 09 06:03:31 +0000 2014’, ‘tweet’); });

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Even in its earliest incarnation, Batman's costume attracted a lot of criticism regarding the ears.

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17. You can follow WTF Renaissance on Twitter here, and they’re also on Tumblr and Facebook.

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/jennaguillaume/dont-get-drunk-and-shag-fish

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