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Then again, I'm not sure little girls should pose like little girls. So there!

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Miracle Kawaii! Master Posing and Taking Pics is a guide book aimed at grade schoolers to show them the "cutest" way to appear in photos. The book looks to be rather in-depth, showing kids how they should curl their lips and open their eyes for maximum kawaii (cute). For example, in the images above, you can see duck lips.

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Japanese comedy site Daily Portal Z decided to see if those same poses work for a 30-something year-old man. They do not.

Let's have a look.

The "a-ha-ha smile."

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Ha. Ha. Ha.

Here's a wink.

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Don't ever do that again.

And here's a slightly embarrassed smile.

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I'm not sure what this guy is doing.

Let's see some more elaborate poses.

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Okay, that's enough.

Here's a cute, spoiled-looking kid way to ask for something.

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Officer, arrest this man.

You might think that one grown man doing these expressions is creepy. You are wrong. A group of grown men doing them is.

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This pose is called "jumping with all your might."

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This pose is called two jumping khaki versus one jumping jeans.

Here is the "friend star."

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Let's pretend this never happened.

Looking down shoots like this, it seems, can be cute.

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This isn't sinister enough.

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There we go.

This pose is called "lots of faces."

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Put your tongue back in your mouth, background dude!

女子小学生向けの [Daily Portal Z]

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