If the internet’s something like the collective unconscious of humankind, then it says a lot about us if we’re both incredibly brilliant and WTF-level weird all at once.

A great example of this is one of the best-known online resources—WikiHow, a quality database of useful tips and tricks to help people do whatever they need to get done, step by simple step. Easy, right? What could go wrong? Well, some WikiHow illustrations look a tiny bit bizarre when taken out of context and it’s the source of a lot of laughter on the net.

There’s such a large fan-base for these drawings that they joined the ‘Disney Vacation’ subreddit that’s dedicated to sharing the “weirdest, terrible, terrifying illustrations from WikiHow.” All with hilarious captions, of course! Check out some of these side-splittingly funny captions below, remember to upvote your fave ones, and read through Bored Panda's interview with the main moderator of the subreddit, Xalaxis! Oh, and when you’re done, have a look through our previous post about WikiHow illustrations right here.

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Brandy Grote
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11 months ago

Oh god, the flashbacks...

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Purr·maid
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11 months ago

I used to make my own dollhouses out of cardboard boxes. (If your child's dollhouse is a cardboard box you don't have to worry about Biden's tax plan, lol)

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Jasmine Donald
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11 months ago

lmao

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Xalaxis, the main moderator of the 'Disney Vacation' subreddit, told Bored Panda that the community isn't really worried about running out of content. Not as long as Wikihow exists, anyway.

"Ultimately, the content in our subreddit is made by the users, so as long as there's redditors around and content to post, I don't think we'll run dry. We are, of course, immensely grateful for their contributions and I always strive to remind people that without them there would be no subreddit. Thanks everyone!" Xalaxis said.

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Monika Soffronow
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11 months ago

Yeah, that one person who can really screw up your day, without hesitation. Stay away from mirrors!

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Walter Brameld
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11 months ago

I wonder how many readers are old enough to get the reference.

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kjorn
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11 months ago

money... you only need money

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We also wanted to find out more about the subreddit's ban on political posts. Xalaxis was kind enough to go into detail about this and actually drew attention to the fact that not all political posts are banned.

"We decided to disallow 'political posts' recently after noticing that content related to the (then upcoming) US 2020 election was causing division amongst our members. After taking a poll which showed generally spread views, we decided to introduce the political posts rule on the basis that disneyvacation should primarily be a place you come to get away from current affairs—If we avoid divisive political jokes, then hopefully the net number of people enjoying our subreddit can increase," the main mod explained that the decision was made with the goal of unity in mind.

"That being said, it's worth noting that the political posts rule actually doesn't disallow all political posts, just those that reference a candidate, their party, or a news organization at the moment (see current rule). That's deliberately so posts like this are allowed, where the caption is more likely to appeal to those across the political spectrum. Really, it should probably be several different rules, but for now we're keeping it in one and judging everything as it goes. So far, I think we've seen a lot less arguing about politics since the rule was introduced in September. I imagine the workload related to this rule should calm down a bit now the election is nearing it's end."

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Jasmine Donald
Community Member
11 months ago

lol XD "yeah, man I'm an artist"

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Holly D
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11 months ago

But how to not get fat in a world made of butter?

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Brandy Grote
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11 months ago

Wear a Snuggie?

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Xalaxis also revealed that they've been in contact with a WikiHow staff member in the past when passing on some concerns about content that was a tad too peculiar, even for WikiHow.

"They were very prompt in replying and dealing with the issue, and here's a quote from the email: 'Yep, familiar with the subreddit and get a giggle out of the occasional out-of-context image myself :)' (smiley from original email)," Xalaxis shared. "I felt quite proud that we'd been acknowledged by our 'parent' if you like."

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Kahlo Smith
Community Member
11 months ago

Why not check out that sweet little cardboard apartment in the Bay Area above?

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nanashi
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11 months ago

Cat's be like, "Should I tell this lady that I'm not the kitty he meant, or should I just witness the hilarious reveal."

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BusLady
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11 months ago

And that was little Jeffry's first lesson on how to read a non-digital clock.

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In all fairness, WikiHow is a bastion of quality content (with a few hilarious exceptions) and boasts over 227k+ articles. The average WikiHow article gets edited by 23 people and reviewed by 16 individuals.

Experts also frequently review these articles and give the thumbs-up when everything matches their standards (that’s what the green checkmark means). The WikiHow team also looks at reader feedback which means that each article gets changed 9 times each year, on average.

Meanwhile, the ‘Disney Vacation’ subreddit has a whopping 584k members which just goes to show that there are quite a few people out there making up the WikiHow illustration cult following.

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Brandy Grote
Community Member
11 months ago

Crap....

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ANGEL UMOREN
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11 months ago

And he is lunch.

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Daria Z
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11 months ago

Omg I lost it here 🤣🤣

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The sub moderators point out the community isn’t actually about posting about your Disney vacations. As a matter of fact, the sub got started after somebody shared a creepily-drawn WikiHow illustration showing a family watching a video about Disney-themed food. So it’s an inside joke that’s bound to have confused at least a few people if it warranted an extra caption.

For anyone wanting to post something on the subreddit, fortunately, the moderators provide very clear instructions on how to do this. Once you’ve found your terrifyingly weird WikiHow drawing, post it with a funny caption and a link to the source in the comments.

But keep in mind that you can’t repost content that somebody else has already shared. What’s more, you should also probably avoid political posts, as discussed up above. “Remember—it's always possible to find a funnier caption than a political one,” the mods explain.

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Monika Soffronow
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

The inimitable John Cleese! "Ministry of Silly Walks Monty Python's Flying Circus" : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoIdEjdZIls . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCLp7zodUiI

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BusLady
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11 months ago

Isn't it supposed to be Pin the Tail on the Donkey, not Pin the Extra Leg on the Horse?

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nanashi
Community Member
11 months ago

I don't know anything about the movie/broadway show Cats; do people hate the story or the CGI?

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Lily
Community Member
7 months ago

poor doggo

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Caffeinated Hedgehog
Community Member
11 months ago

"How to cover up your recent victim"

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Janelle Madison
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11 months ago

Lmao😂

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BusLady
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11 months ago

Shiny, happy people.

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*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
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10 months ago

I- oOOP-

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Monika Soffronow
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11 months ago

Free and comprehensive healthcare ROCKS!

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Iris Wolfie (づ ◕‿◕ )づ
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11 months ago

"So long, bi*ch"

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Martin Kaine
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11 months ago

Leadership strategy: Hitler, Old West Bartender, or Genghis? Honestly, is it even a choice?

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BusLady
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11 months ago

Most popular class on campus.

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Becky Samuel
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11 months ago

That bat isn't going to do much - the handle doesn't join up with the rest of it.

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Kennedy Longworth
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11 months ago

What the-

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BusLady
Community Member
11 months ago

Aliens on UFO: Hey, wait, that's a perfectly good cow.

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