Prom season means two things: 1) restaurants will be filled with gawky teens who can’t afford their meal because they spent all their babysitting money on a dress or tux, and 2) awkward photos that capture the essence of being a teen.

As these pictures prove, prom season is the most awkward season of all.

Cat scratch fever.

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Image: Imgur

The theme of the prom was “Florescent Vinyl.”

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I hope those are his “good” jeans.

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Their parents must be so proud. 

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Image: Heavy

I guess a scooter is cheaper than a limo.

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Image: Reddit