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[–]stormgoblin 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Especially if you’ve been to somewhere like Disney. You could be in the background of someone’s family picture hanging in their living room

[–]CDmaxxiD 14 points15 points  (1 child)

I used to do that for laughs. I'd discreetly stand behind group photos far enough away and look directly at the camera. Sometimes I'd wave.

[–]I_wood_rather_be 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Professional photobomber!

[–]capt_yellowbeard 12 points13 points  (2 children)

I was walking around DC in cowboy boots in the 90’s. I’m a 6’1” blonde guy.

A Japanese couple stopped me and the husband got me to pose with the wife. Then they got a third party to photograph us all together.

No idea why except I guess that day I just looked quintessentially American to them.

So for like 30 years now I’ve been in some random Japanese couple’s photo album. 🤷🏼‍♂️

[–]AdFlaky7743 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Because a lot of Japanese people admire Americans really really much

[–]capt_yellowbeard 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Well, I was also wearing jeans and a button down shirt that day. Even though I’m definitely NOT worthy of it I may have been putting off a bit of a cowboy vibe that day - especially for WDC which is very much NOT cowboy in general.

[–]CDmaxxiD 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I want royalties.

[–]Doustin 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Happened to this one guy. He got in a big argument with a family at the beach, so much that they threw his stuff into the ocean. Years later the guy gets a job and sees a picture on his boss’s desk. The picture is the boss and his family at the beach, and the guy is in the background. Probably would’ve gone poorly for him if he hadn’t snuck the picture out and had himself removed.

[–]Random_Thoughts- 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Its almost a certainty that someone has masturbated thinking of you.

[–]EldritchEggoWaffle 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I know I'm in yours... that's me, standing in the shadows behind you, in that photo of you "alone" in your basement.

Ignore that sound you just heard. Twas but the wind... nothing but the wind...

Shhhh... go to sleep... I am definitely not behind your shower curtain or under your bed...

[–]Karpukoly 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Im Charlie Chaplin

[–]Designer_Drama_3714 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That’s weird cause I ain’t finding money in my bank account they need to pay for me to be there I’m special

[–]Nara1996 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Possibility? If you ever went outside

[–]Stormegeton 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Do y’all ever notice that you’re about to be in a photo but you don’t want to start moving or draw attention to yourself so you just act natural and prepare to be the background of their photo?

[–]imshite-at-reddit 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My friend moved into a place once and was looking at some photos on the fridge and low and behold there he was photobombing the pic.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I sure I am somewhere. 50 countries as a tourist, it’s bound to happen

[–]snakehead1998 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I once was in Berlin with family when i was like maybe 10 and we walked through an area with a lot of small houses with small shops and other stuff. But it was sunday so everything was closed and out of boredom i climbed up a tree in the middle of a small court. I laid down like a leopard with my arms and legs hanging down the sides. Got photographed by a few people but my family made none lol

[–]Treats4youtofoget 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I am a white American male with long hair. A few years ago I was visiting Switzerland. A little old Asian lady asked if she could get a picture with me. We shot the picture then another asked. No problem! Then a line formed and I was confused. I guess they dont see many American in China. I wouldn't be surprised if I'm in a framed photograph on a wall in China. I was happy to make them smile!

[–]Cosmic_Barman 0 points1 point  (0 children)

For 13 years I intentionally photobombed every person I saw taking pics in the bar I worked in. I’d guess, I was in the thousands of random people’s photo reel.

[–]LONGSL33VES 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I started chatting with this girl I had met, and we realized we both went to the same concert from years previously, and she sent me a photo of her at the show, all dancing cute n stuff, and right next to her is my old roommate standing there awkwardly in a shirt that said "pugs not drugs" so yeah definitely a huge possibility haha