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Big Ol' Texas-Sized Mums are one of Texas' ridiculous, wondrous,  silly idiosyncrasies. New to Texas? Mums are the corsages-on-steroids that high schoolers wear during the week of the homecoming football game.

What's the deal with those ridonkulously huge Texas homecoming mums?

Forget tiaras and hot dates. Who needs a few rhinestones flattening the meticulously coiled tendrils falling stylistically from the up-swept 'do that your aunt's friend spent 90 minutes pinning and spraying when you can construct a chromed-out chest-wreath that would impress even Xzibit? (Sadly, that reference will likely soar over even the Class of 2016′s loftiest coif.)

We scoured social media for this year's best and tossed in a few throwbacks that deserve another shout-out.

Proud of yours? Tweet us a pic. Or tag us on Instagram for a shout out. 

This year's crop

Chewbacca themed garter full view! #chewbacca #starwars #homecominggarters #homecomingmum

A photo posted by Annie Marrs (@annies_mums) on

#myprincess #hoco2k16 #hhspurplepride #homecomingmum #madewithlove #pawprintmum #letsgowildcats

A photo posted by 🎀Lila Skittlezz Vazquez💎 (@nailzbyskittlezz) on

;)) #homecoming #Texas #crazy #football #mums #gobigorgohome #homemade #DIY #montgomerytx #homecomingmums

A photo posted by ❃ Miranda Lee Brooke ❃ (@markynlerden) on

Tia the season💙🏈 #homecoming2016 #itsatexasthing #biggerisbetter #homecomingmum

A photo posted by Just Me (@adrianna_grinke) on


Some beloved alumni

GHS Homecoming

A photo posted by Nancy Kirkpatrick (@ccmums) on

Homecoming 2014 #homecoming #homecomingmum #texas #fun #friday

A photo posted by Gina Helm (@ginamhelm) on

✨HOMECOMING✨ #mumandgarterexchange #homecoming #hoco2015 #lovethispicture ❤️

A photo posted by Aimee Monago (@amonago) on

Senior Mega in Tiffany! #thebeehive #homecoming #homecomingmum

A photo posted by MumMadame (@mummadame) on

Ohkay last one for tonight me and Dalaney #homecoming#hoco#hoco2k14#homecomingmum

A photo posted by Sarah Ramirez (@sarahelizabethramirez) on

A-plus performances: MUMford & Sons, Super Mario Mum and Beyonce feat. a "light-up singing weave"

Yes I'm the girl with the light-up-singing-weave Beyoncé mum. #sashafierce #homecoming #homecomingmum #beyonce

A photo posted by Tiffany Antony (@tiffanyantony) on

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