Welcome to our Friday GIF roundup, featuring a collection of this week's most important, amusing and/or newsy GIFs and GIF sets by Mike Hayes of Buzzfeed and Gifhound.


It was a good...no, great year for GIFs. Maybe the best. Below, my top 10.
 

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1.) Dog GIF of the year. Definitely. [IRaffIRuse]

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2.) The Best Frank Ocean GIF on Tumblr, brought to you by Frank Ocean, the man who won Tumblr in 2012. [hanzohasashigunzo]

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3.) The Best/Worst Moment of Andy Cohen's year is one of the best GIFs of 2012. [realitytvgifs]

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4.) Obama stumping in the rain was Obama's best GIF from the 2012 campaign trail. [gifhound]


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5.) McKayla Maroney's perfect moment. Sporting GIF of the year, clearly. [buzzfeed] 

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6.) Hillary Clinton GIF of the Year. [buzzfeed]

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7.) Remember this storm that hit the Bahamas hard, delayed the RNC for a day -- creating one the great GOP herp derp moments of 2012? Storm GIF of the year... [flickr]

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8.) Best GOP GIF? Eastwooding. [buzzfeed]


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9.) Mitt Romney gets a GIF of the year, too. Jenga! [brooklynmutt]

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10.) And last but not least...possibly the pinnacle GIF of 2012: Felix doing Felix. [@buzzfeedsports]


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The Best + Worst Films of 2012
Listen to PAPER's 2012
The Top 15 Celebrity Bulges of 2012
Our Top 10 Year-End Music Lists
Kim Hastreiter: 10 Things That Inspired Me in 2012 
Rebecca Smeyne's Favorite Photos of the Year
Chris Black's Favorite Blogs of 2012
Julie Besonen: The Top 10 Dishes I Can't Get Out of My Head

Alia Akkam: The Top 10 Cocktails I Drank this Year

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