14 Times The Chainsmokers Had No Idea What To Do With Their Arms

Someone help them

Arms are hard. When you’re not using them to twiddle knobs or shotgun beers, they dangle there, unused. Like many men their age, when The Chainsmokers are not doing a rep of push-ups or high-fiving their very best bro, they struggle to find natural positions in which to place their arms.

Over the years since their rise to fame, Alex Pall and Drew Taggart have found several ways of coping with their arm confusion during photo shoots and other instances of limb inactivity. Here are just a few positions that have been caught on camera.

Tangled In Phone Wires At The Grammys

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The 59th GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

Sometimes you've got to break free from a bunch of electrical cords just so you can show up to win Best Dance Performance.

The Cross/Reverse Cross

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When two sets of crossed arms would look too severe, you get your buddy to do the backhand cross.

There Should Be Pockets

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2016 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet

But there aren’t pockets, so you have to do the “searching for pockets” motion with your hands in perpetuity.

Hugging An Invisible Tree

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106.1 BLI Summer Jam

Where’s a sturdy oak when you need one?

Hugging A Visible Tree

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7th Annual Hard Sumer Music Festival - Day 2

Much better.

The Half-Thrown Punch and The Half-Shrugged Shrug

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2016 Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival - Day 2

Fifty percent is still a failing grade.

Pointing To God

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97.1 AMP Radio Presents AMPLIFY 2016

Even He can’t help you now.

Pointing To Hell

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No, neither can he.

Arm Flex Emoji

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SiriusXM Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of The SiriusXM Music Lounge At 1 Hotel South Beach Leading Up To Ultra Music Festival; SiriusXM Music Lounge Airs Live On SiriusXM's UMF Radio - Day 3

Sun’s out, guns out (sort of).

Knock Knock

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The Chainsmokers Visit Music Choice

Who’s there?

General inability to compose myself in front of a camera.

General inability to compose myself in front of a camera who?

Double Double Fisting

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Electric Mack-A-Poolooza

Double fists everywhere and not a beer to smash.

Three Thumbs Up

MTV Artist To Watch Live Show With Flume And The Chainsmokers

So close! They very nearly arranged their arms like human men and not oversize spiders with a popular DJ act.

Somebody Hug Me

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Spotlight: The Chainsmokers


Here, Hold Some Dogs

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2016 Daytime Village At The iHeartRadio Music Festival On September 24, 2016

There you go. It’s perfect. You fixed it.