Kids Win 'Messiest Bedroom' Contest & the Photos Are Grossing People Out

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When you walk into your kid's room and see dirty clothes everywhere, crumpled-up papers, demolished Lego houses, and five library books that should've been returned a week ago, it's easy to feel like your child could take home the award for having the messiest room ever. But, in reality, that award belongs to two sisters who just won an official contest to find their country's messiest bedroom -- and their catastrophe of a living space has everyone talking.

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Grace and Faith Wilkins, who are 5 and 7 years old, just walked away with the grand prize in the UK's Messiest Bedroom Competition.

Here's a look at their, um, accomplishment:

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The competition was organized by Time4Sleep, a local bed store, and the winners will receive a new bed -- though judging by the Wilkins sisters' messy room, they might not have a place to put it.

Time4Sleep put out the call for contestants earlier this year, and dozens of people submitted photos of their own disastrous bedrooms.

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Surprisingly, there were even some sloppy adult bedrooms featured in the contest's entries.

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If you've got it, flaunt it.

The contest was all in good fun, but not everyone saw it that way.

In the discussion on Facebook, you can find dozens of comments shaming the parents involved in the contest for letting their kids live in "filth" and not teaching them to "have respect for their property." One person even referred to the messy rooms as "neglect."


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But others weren't so quick to judge.


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After all, kids don't exactly have a reputation for being neat and orderly, and most parents have seen worse.

Whether you're a neat freak or you live for the chaos, one thing is clear: These rooms set a new standard for "messy." Maybe the grand prize should've been a one-time visit from a highly skilled cleaning crew.

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