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10 Off-the-wall iPhone Apps

Zit Picker
Zit Picker
Zit Picker
Screenshot by Peter May

And you thought Moop Sounds Funny was gross! Zit Picker is exactly what the name suggests. Here's how the game works: A face (Veronica, to be specific) appears on the screen and zits begin to sprout in various locations. Your job? Pop as many of those suckers as you can in the allotted time. While this may sound easy, it takes a considerable amount of time and practice to master the precise method required. Also, like a fine wine, you can pick no zit before it's time. There's no popping allowed until the white head appears. They ripen quickly, however, so if you snooze, you lose and poor Veronica gets a blackhead.

If you tire of Veronica, or just want to add an additional layer of grossness to the game, take (or import) a photo of a friend, foe or unwilling foil and pop their zits to your heart's content. The app keeps track of your scores and allows the top five players to enter their initials. You can also save end-of-game faces to your photo album. You just knew someone had to do it.

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