New emojis are coming and these are the finalists. (Bacon had better make the cut.)

NEW EMOJIS WILL SOON BE UPON US.

So, it turns out there is some kind of all-powerful emoji deciding group that decides what hilarious little pictures we’ll send each other while drunk and/or when we can’t be bothered typing words.

The Unicode Consortium is a very technical-sounding important online thingy that makes sure internet code follows international standards. Or something. Anyway, obviously the most important thing they do is PICK WHAT EMOJIS WE USE.

And in 2016, a whole new bunch is dropping, you guys. The Unicode people have decreed that there are serious gaps in our emoji alphabet, and they are working night and day to rectify that. There are now 38 finalists, and the ones that make the cut will be in your phones by mid next year.

What are the finalists, you ask? Take a look:

FINALLY – BACON AND CHAMPAGNE. And some other vegetables or whatever.

emoji-foods

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A preggo lady:

preggo-lady-emoji

 

The fist pump we’ve all been waiting for:

emoji-hands

A black heart to match your ex’s:

black-heart-emoji

OMG STAHP A SELFIE ARM:

facesemoji

 

A Mrs Claus to go with Santa:

mrs-claus

 

A dancing man for the dancing lady!

dancing-man-emoji

 

And, like, some random animals.

animals-emojis

IF BACON AND SELFIE ARM DON’T MAKE THE CUT SOMEONE IS GONNA GET IT.

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