South Africans are by nature a positive bunch with a sunny outlook only matched by our amazing climate.
But 2017 has been a year which most of us would rather forget.
Political turmoil has led to economic uncertainty and a rise in living costs which has caused most already struggling South Africans more pain.
This combined with the inevitable end of year tiredness has sparked South African Twitter users to start the #101ThingsToBeLeftIn2017 campaign.
Briefly.co.za brings you some of the best tweets that can be found when searching for this trending hashtag.
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