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May 31, 2017 11:27 AM EDT

Some of 2017’s best memes on the internet have already happened.

The year has been a surprise machine. From Beyoncé’s pregnancy to an astonishing Oscars mix-up, the fodder was steady. So to capture the most unforgettable events, people created some creative, cathartic and hilarious memes. There were memes that made internet celebrities out of everyday people and memes that were the release valve people needed.

Below, the year’s ten best memes so far.

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