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A product for non-narcissists from the Close but No Cigar department

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Haute couture from the Close but No Cigar Department

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A valiant effort from the Close but No Cigar department, Far East division

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from the Department of Extremely Convincing Knockoffs

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from the Close but No Cigar Department

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When imitations don’t quite work

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A last minute gift idea …

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from the Close but No Cigar Department

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from the Close but no (Cuban) Cigar Department

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The Stupidest Put a Sock in It Brand Name

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The Stupidest Buggy Sign from the Close but No Cigar Department

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An Intriguing Tee Shit from the Close but No Cigar Department

Hmm.  What’s wrong with this shirt?

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The Stupidest Disney (or Rather Diznky) Knock-Off

We wonder if the other sock shows Mindny?

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10 Very Stupid Superhero Knock-offs: The Secret Lives of Superheroes

Very dubious — and definitely unlicensed — knock-offs from the close-but-no-cigar products department. Batman’s secret fetish; Superman’s secret brother; Peter Parker’s other job … and more.

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The Stupidest Almost-Snoopys from the Close But No Cigar Department

Today we ran across the newest member of the “Snoopy-esque” knock-off characters.  It’s … SNAZZY!  (with his little bird pal who, oddly enough, is still named Woodstock (properly spelled too!)  And here are MORE of the almost Snoopys…  

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a somewhat worrisome beverage from the Close but No Cigar Department

This does not make us want to belly up to the bar.  It does, however, make us think of many things other than scotch.  In fact, we are thinking this is a wonderful gift for ob-gyns.

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The Stupidest Pirated DVD Blurb

We can’t imagine anything that would make us want to see a film more.  Truly.

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from the Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Business Names Department, Caffeinated Spelling desk

So much for Starbucks’ world domination plan …

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from the Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Business Names Department, Fruit-Inspired Nomenclature subdivision

We assume they specialize in designer tropical wear?

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from the Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Business Names Department, Not-Very-Timely desk

So close.  So very close …

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from the Close but No Cigar Department, Numerically Problematic Moments in

Something’s not quite right here …

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The Stupidest Somewhat Exciting Candy Treat

from the Close but No Cigar Department:

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The Stupidest Somewhat Confused Superheroes

More from the Close but No Cigar Department:

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The Stupidest Gay Pride Of a Sort T Shirt, Almost Designer

In honor of the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, we present the following t-shirt — which could be from design firm Dolce & Gabbana if we are to trust the D&G logo.  But we are mot convinced.

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another “Something’s Wrong Here” Product from the Close But No Cigar Licensed Product Knock-offs Department, Super Hero Section

Perhaps this is Superman’s motility-enhanced, hormonally-charged brother.  

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