Well, we made it to Christmas Day 2012 in one piece, relatively speaking. But we’re not gonna lie, folks: It was touch-and-go there for a while. There were plenty of meanies who wanted to snatch equality right from under us and drag it into the gutter. So, as the world over celebrates a joyous noel, we’re taking a hot second to recall ten Grinches who tried to steal 2012—and nearly succeeded.
Sadly, unlike Dr. Seuss’ wicked holiday figure, these guys’ hearts didn’t double in size. (If anything, they got smaller and even more bitter.)
Click through to check out Queerty’s Top 10 Grinches Who Tried to Steal 2012!