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2012 was a great year for the r/photoshopbattles subreddit, as you can see from these winning images.

Mitt Romney holding a pistol sideways at a rally. Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie walking away from an explosion. The Olympics stadium filled with memes.

These are some of the best altered images this year according to Reddit's Photoshop Battles, a place where users take topical, funny, or just plain disturbing images and remix them.

This year's winners were were decided by the number of upvotes (not the total score) an image received on the social news site, wrote moderator thatoneguydunno.

The following are this year's winners:

Best Animal/Nature Image


Posted by FueledByCoffee

Best Apocalyptic/Zombie Image


Posted by dr_mantis_tobaggan

Best Celebrity/Political Image


Posted by DaminDrexil

 

Best GIF/Reaction Image


Posted by ListenChump

Best Meme Related Image


Posted by Daanando

Best Plot Twist/Unexpected/Troll Image


Posted by /t3hTr0n

Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Anime Image


Posted by heavymetalpancakes


Best Sports/Games Image


Posted by Monkeyknife

Best WTF Image


Posted by elf_destruct_in_321

Art via heavymetalpancakes/Reddit

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