Annie Barrett
May 15, 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!


“Derek was so frustrated about the quest for the mirrorball that he walked into the mirrorwall.” —Jem H, endorsed by Trena Kos, Wilted Youth, Kevin

Jay Maidment

“The final pose of William and Cheryl’s Tango: between the pants and the pose Cheryl’s legs look super bendy…like they’ve bent the wrong way.” —TrenaKos, endorsed by Jem H

“The laser lights on the floor and walls are making me think of both Tron and the game Bejeweled. Weird combo, I know.” —SpeechTeacher89, endorsed by Caryn c (TVs?)

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“Much like Tristan gave me a special smile directly at the camera earlier this season, William gave me his own special secret smile after Carrie Ann did her nitpicking on him. I know William, I heard it. I’ll comfort you.” —Jem H

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“We saw a bit of Planet Mirrorballus’ moon when Katherine Jenkins pulled down Mark’s pants and saw some of his butt.” —Anthony, endorsed by Kevin M. Kawa (“Worse than seeing him shirtless?”)

Jack Plunkett

“Is that Sir Ben Kingsley going wild for Katherine in the audience?” —DonnaW, endorsed by Amy in Pittsburgh and chattypatra, Anthony, MLM

“Is that a strand of hair, a necklace or a shadow that’s making a diagonal line into Brooke’s cleavage?” —DonnaW

“BBC got streaks in her hair — or blonde tips.  She’s ready for summer!” —duranmom

I just figured out what BBC’s dress reminded me of last night…a giant Slinky. It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky, fun for a girl and a boy…” —daphne99

Jack Plunkett

“There is a Tyne Daly doppelganger between Len and Carrie Ann!” —Liz

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“Mini driver is not wearing a hat today :-(” –Fridgedancer, MLM

“Perhaps the Gavin DeGraw hat collection got new spokespeople?” —Colleen

“I love that Mini Driver looks to see if he’s on camera before breaking into a big smile! These Hollywood kids today!” —SpeechTeacher89

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