15 Instagram Captions Perfect for All Your Fake-Laughing Photos

"Plandids"—or planned candids—are the norm on Instagram these days, and there'no shame in it.

Let's be real—very few of us have friends who know exactly when to casually snap a picture when you're face is tilted perfectly down and to the left, showing off the most amazing and flattering angle of you in that new swimsuit.

And for the record, we're totally on board with plandids. In fact, our personal favorites happen to be fake laughing photos—and for every perfect laughing plandid flaunting that gorgeous smile, you need the perfect caption. Keep scrolling for all of the best quotes for your pics.


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For being real about the fact that your pic is totally staged:

"Fools are those that believe smiles are a sign of happiness."

-Paula Acedo


For a photo that you know looks absolutely fake:

"There's power in looking silly and not caring that you do."

-Amy Poehler

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For when you're faking it 'til you make it:

"Laughter is good for you."

-Jim Butcher


For a photo of you brightening up a cloudy day:

"Create your own sunshine."


For a photo for when your fake laugh doesn't look quite natural:

 "I'm hopeless and awkward and desperate for love."

-Chandler Bing, Friends 


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For when the laughter is fake, but the joy isn't:

"A loud smile is often a fake laugh."

-Saahil Prem


For a photo where you look genuinely happy:

"Life is better when you're laughing."


For when you're pretending to laugh at absolutely nothing:

"Queue the laugh track!"

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For a photo where your fake laugh crossed the line from cute to ridiculous:

"I like being absurd."

-Jimmy Fallon


For when you and your bestie are both showing off your fake laughing skills:

"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people."

-Victor Borge


For a photo letting everyone know exactly why you're so happy:

"I try not to laugh at my own jokes, but we all know I'm hilarious."


For a photo acknowledging that your laugh might be fake, but it's still cute:

"I mean sure, I have my bad days, but then I remember what a cute smile I have."

-Chandler Bing, Friends 

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For a photo explaining why forced laughs aren't all that bad:

"A day without laughter is a day wasted."

-Charlie Chaplin


For a photo of you just being honest:

"Laughing because I had to get the pic right."


For when the dull look in your eyes gives you away:

"Her face smiled but her eyes didn't."


Looking for something a little more authentic for your next Instagram caption? Click HERE to check out our favorite quotes for flaunting your eyes.