Annie Barrett
May 01, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT

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Studies have shown that Hidden Gems of the Week,’s collection of reader-submitted ridiculata, is the best way to enjoy Dancing With the Stars without ever having to turn it on. It’s a visual feast of sparkles, fringe, and stunning awkwardness. Ready to go down the rabbit hole? Behold this bountiful smattering of Visible Gems!


“The sweat running down William’s chest is perfectly vertical next to his suspenders.” —DonnaW, endorsed by Amy in KC

“William was absolutely glistening at the end of the show. It’s like his sweat had transformed into tiny bits of glitter on Planet Mirrorballus.” —MLM


“Creepily hidden hands, clapping the curtain, as Katherine and Mark ran up the stairs.” —Kevin M. Kawa, endorsed by Anthony, Twickenham

“Was it the Phantom of Planet Mirrorballus? Bet his mask is heavily bedazzled.” —kfran

“The ghost of Johann Pachelbel? Perhaps perturbed that his beloved melody was used in the dance of love? Or perturbed that it was danced by a shirtless, cape-wearing bugaboo?” —WiltedYouth

“It looked like one of Mark’s tattoos is a cartoon bubble of dialog.” —jmm, endorsed by duranmom

“Leave it to Maks to send us off to commercial with a quick flash of his rear end! This man knows how his bread gets buttered!!” —SpeechTeacher89, endorsed by Kevin, orville1970, WiltedYouth, kfran


“I just saw Reverend Camden (7th Heaven, anyone?) in the audience! I smell a future contestant!!” —SpeechTeacher89, endorsed by duranmom, Amy in KC

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“The stained glass images on the floor during Cheryl and William’s dance” —MLM


“William is by far the sweatiest star. The good thing about that is it makes him extra sparkly. It’s like gems all over his forehead.” —Jem H, endorsed by ADC, Lorie

“The shot of William’s son getting kisses from him sister was too cute!” —drniknak, endorsed by orville1970, duranmom, jam, Bvonly, MLM

<img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-196947″ title=”“Donald’s rehearsal shorts are so baggy they look like a skirt.” —DonnaW

<img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-196948″ title=”<3 “Peta was literally wearing her heart on her shoulder during rehearsal.” —Liz, endorsed by Kevin

<img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-196949″ title=”<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 “Ooh, at the end of Donald and Peta’s dance the spotlights on the floor formed the shape of a heart.” —Cindy

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