Turns out, there's a whole subreddit dedicated to celebrating software acting outside its parameters and its unpredictable malfunctions. It sounds geeky, but believe me, you don't need to be a hacker to appreciate it.

Nearly 1 million members belong to the online community, sharing pics and videos of the biggest glitches in the Matrix, including the time Netflix praised the Nazi party and an Uber driver went exploring in the sea.

#1

I Got A Coupon Code For 30% Off Bluetooth Headphones That Ended Up Being 98% Off When I Entered The Code

I Got A Coupon Code For 30% Off Bluetooth Headphones That Ended Up Being 98% Off When I Entered The Code

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

Best of the bugs! Good for you! 😉

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"The failures that go viral within our community are usually those that have some humor in them," a moderator of the subreddit told Bored Panda. "For example, the description for the 'Hitler and the Nazis' documentary being displayed under the Spongebob movie."

The moderator said people who follow the subreddit seem to be really invested in it. "From the interactions I've seen, people often have an interest in programming and will try to theorize why the software failed. Some will also often meme the failure if it's funny."

#2

Thanks For Having My Back Tinder, I Guess

Thanks For Having My Back Tinder, I Guess

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laggy in zoom
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2 months ago

Sounds like something my psychiatrist would say.

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But don't think that only regular home users experience software disruptions. For example, more than 100 flights to and from London's Heathrow airport were disrupted on the 16 of February 2020, after it was hit by technical issues, affecting departure boards and check-in systems. A spokesperson for Heathrow didn't say much, just bleated that it happened "due to the sensitive nature of those processes."

Another memorable software hiccup happened a few years earlier, in mid-January, 2016. Then, the Nest smart thermostat (owned by Google) experienced a glitch after a software update went wrong, forcing the device's batteries to drain and leaving it unable to control temperature, meaning that American users were unable to heat their homes or get hot water on one of the coldest weekends of the year. The company said the fault had been caused by a firmware update and quickly rolled out a new one to solve the issue.

You can't live without technology but sometimes you can't live with it, too.

#3

How?

How?

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

Well computer is very positive. We could all learn something from him. 🤭

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#4

What The Hell Did I Do

What The Hell Did I Do

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Lexibeast
Community Member
2 months ago

Sounds like your phone is having a rough time in quarantine too

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#5

Setting A Reminder

Setting A Reminder

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Rare Wubbox
Community Member
2 months ago

Google and Siri are just pure smart with this stuff.

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#6

Could Not Copy Files Because No

Could Not Copy Files Because No

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

" Computer says noooo".

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#7

Scuber Diver

Scuber Diver

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

He can fly. He stole Mr. Weasley's car clearly. Damn!

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#8

Everything Is Broken

Everything Is Broken

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Anna Meyer
Community Member
2 months ago

Congratulations, you just broke EVERYTHING!

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#9

Thanks For The Help, Siri

Thanks For The Help, Siri

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Dynein
Community Member
2 months ago

Achtundsechzig.

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#10

Netflix, What Are You Trying To Do?

Netflix, What Are You Trying To Do?

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Ian Milne
Community Member
2 months ago

The Gaystapo?

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#11

Homonyms Are Such A Bliss To Virtual Assistant

Homonyms Are Such A Bliss To Virtual Assistant

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Skye Kelly
Community Member
2 months ago

she wants to murder u

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#12

I Was Driving, And My Phone Vibrated In My Pocket To Tell Me This

I Was Driving, And My Phone Vibrated In My Pocket To Tell Me This

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pei meow
Community Member
2 months ago

Aah, the irony.

Laurie Stewart
Community Member
2 months ago

My Equinox will have a message come onto my console screen about reminding you to keep your eyes on road and not driving distracted. It does this randomly. It also doesn’t just go away after a few seconds, minute. You have to take your eyes off the road to X out the message to make it disappear.

Munhu Afro
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, at least you can have peace of mind driving, knowing that it won't vibrate again till you stop. Isn't that calming? Or anxiety inducing?

Phunny Philosopher
Community Member
2 months ago

Hypocrite phone!

Dragon girl
Community Member
2 months ago

The phone is evil.

sharkbyte
Community Member
2 months ago

Well you don’t say

Sanchi Shiva
Community Member
2 months ago

It's the thought that counts :D

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
2 months ago

Thank you Mom.

Jace
Community Member
2 months ago

Please tell me this was while it was on fucking beta.

BluestarIsAwesome
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes, I also get ads for ad blocker.

Dave Chapman
Community Member
2 months ago

Hey...WAKE UP....time to take your sleeping pill...

Nul Nemo
Community Member
2 months ago

This actually happened to me in a hospital...EVERY FRIGGIN EVENING!!!

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Leisa Farrow
Community Member
2 months ago

hahahahahaha!!!

Ingela Axelsson
Community Member
2 months ago

That's nice to remind you...

Peter “Kepro” Kasarda
Community Member
2 months ago

not true...

Umatsu Obossa
Community Member
2 months ago

Ok, I can see how it knows how quickly you're moving and therefore you're in a car........but how's it know you're the driver and not the passenger?

ISAAC HARVEY
Community Member
2 months ago

Most people just say they aren't driving anyways, just to look at the notifications. I may be a supporter of Apple, but maybe phones could just tell us what the notification says verbally?

J Anthony
Community Member
2 months ago

Ignore that last notification informing you about not receiving notifications, because clearly it was a notification. Just like this notification is... a ffs!

Tony Zito
Community Member
2 months ago

"Paperwork Reduction Act notice."

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#13

Yes Google, That’s Exactly How Bridges Work

Yes Google, That’s Exactly How Bridges Work

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MissyTheUniverse
Community Member
2 months ago

Would be fun though.

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#14

Ah Yes The Ultimate Relaxation

Ah Yes The Ultimate Relaxation

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Troux
Community Member
2 months ago

'Done' is right!

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#15

Everything Is Good

Everything Is Good

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Oathbraker
Community Member
2 months ago

And this is why you don't use Avast.

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#16

Did My Dog Just Discover Teleportation?

Did My Dog Just Discover Teleportation?

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Why u surprised? Dogs are secretly superheroes, quietly saving our collective asses. U know that thing u lose, and can't find and after sometime u do. Who do u think does that?. The good boy is just safety persona., So u don't suspect a thing

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#17

I’m This Unpopular

I’m This Unpopular

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laggy in zoom
Community Member
2 months ago

me too man, me too.

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#18

I Think My Subway Is Trying To Tell Me Something

I Think My Subway Is Trying To Tell Me Something

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

U suffer, suffer slowly and surely. U suffer the way no-one has ever suffered before.

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#19

That's A Pretty Strong Password Policy

That's A Pretty Strong Password Policy

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laggy in zoom
Community Member
2 months ago

*puts in sentence from Moby Dick*

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#20

Cool Sign

Cool Sign

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80 Van
Community Member
2 months ago

Cool sign, Bro.

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#21

You Learn Something New Every Day

You Learn Something New Every Day

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Gerrit
Community Member
2 months ago

This one made me laugh :)

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#22

Jesus Christ Siri

Jesus Christ Siri

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Rare Wubbox
Community Member
2 months ago

I'll take the cash.

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#23

My School's Cafeteria Survey

My School's Cafeteria Survey

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Wolfblood Fanatic
Community Member
2 months ago

Do you go to an all girls school?

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#24

And You’re Telling Me Now?

And You’re Telling Me Now?

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

Nice response time. Lolz

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#25

Damn Robots

Damn Robots

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

He knooowwws!

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#26

Shrug Emoji? Sorry Mate, No Idea

Shrug Emoji? Sorry Mate, No Idea

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Wolfblood Fanatic
Community Member
2 months ago

Now they're just messing with ya

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#27

My Microwave Is Disagreeing With Me Again

My Microwave Is Disagreeing With Me Again

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laggy in zoom
Community Member
2 months ago

maybe it doesn't want you to defrost your pizza. you see it cares about you.

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#28

I Don’t Really Know What To Say

I Don’t Really Know What To Say

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Lexibeast
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

You actually needed a 20/19 to get 100%

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#29

I Can't Use My Notes App For 3.5 Weeks Because I Used The Right Password

I Can't Use My Notes App For 3.5 Weeks Because I Used The Right Password

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Lexibeast
Community Member
2 months ago

If only you tried one more time

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#30

Firstly, Her Hair Is Right In My Face. Secondly, Where Is My Plane Going?

Firstly, Her Hair Is Right In My Face. Secondly, Where Is My Plane Going?

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Sol Veig
Community Member
2 months ago

Up up and away...

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#31

This Is Getting Ridiculous

This Is Getting Ridiculous

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pei meow
Community Member
2 months ago

Wait what?

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#32

Ok

Ok

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Pixie
Community Member
2 months ago

Ok

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#33

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

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ebony1k124 touch
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Now presenting the legendary Microsoft Word Christmas Tree.

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#34

Scooter App Right Before The App Crashed. Behold The Rideable Cyclone

Scooter App Right Before The App Crashed. Behold The Rideable Cyclone

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

U bet yo ass , I m gonna ride that shit. Viva la resistance. Rebel without the cause

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#35

Guys, I Think I’m Addicted To Settings

Guys, I Think I’m Addicted To Settings

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laggy in zoom
Community Member
2 months ago

reddit is a whole other story man

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#36

Fastest Driver

Fastest Driver

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

He doesn't like u very much. He is running away with your food

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#37

This Website Really Wants Me To Choose Iraq

This Website Really Wants Me To Choose Iraq

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
2 months ago

What the hell are they selling?

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#38

I Broke The Snapchat Filters. That’s All I Can Say

I Broke The Snapchat Filters. That’s All I Can Say

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

Why does social media exist? So we can discover new horrors each day. Good times

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#39

Believe It Or Not Google, There Are Hospitals Closer To My Location

Believe It Or Not Google, There Are Hospitals Closer To My Location

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Marcellus the Third
Community Member
2 months ago

Maybe you have something very embarrassing and this is the best you can do?

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#40

That's My Jam

That's My Jam

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Dynein
Community Member
2 months ago

Ok, this really made me laugh out loud! And now I want to listen to it, just to know what it sounds like. Did the program really interpret system preferences like an audio file (that would be so cool and weird)... or did someone make an audio file with that title and matching thumbnail for the laughs? Now I come to think about it, probably the latter...

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#41

Oh No, My PC Ran Away

Oh No, My PC Ran Away

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Kate
Community Member
2 months ago

C: DOS C: DOS run C: run DOS run C: good boy

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#42

Help

Help

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MissyTheUniverse
Community Member
2 months ago

The fact that this person knows the word quintillion. Impressed.

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#43

Looks Pleasant Outside

Looks Pleasant Outside

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Munhu Afro
Community Member
2 months ago

Location settings might have been set to Uranus.

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#44

This Glitched Dentist Sign Looks A Bit Inappropriate

This Glitched Dentist Sign Looks A Bit Inappropriate

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Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
2 months ago

It looks inappropriate also without a glitch! What the hell is that?

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#45

This Crystal Ball At A Harry Potter Exhibit

This Crystal Ball At A Harry Potter Exhibit

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Joran Quinten
Community Member
2 months ago

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of IT support

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#46

Turnitin Marked The First Word Of This Sentence As Plagiarism

Turnitin Marked The First Word Of This Sentence As Plagiarism

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80 Van
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, it isn’t a very original word.

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#47

Google Thinks I'm Fit

Google Thinks I'm Fit

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Damn. U the flash! Maan 🏃

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#48

Same

Same

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Jaded Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

Sounds like a blackmail threat. Windows has your computer. I will release search history if u don't met with my demands. Beware !!

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#49

Where Is That Thumbnail Coming From?

Where Is That Thumbnail Coming From?

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Wolfblood Fanatic
Community Member
2 months ago

funeral planners:

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#50

Wait, What?

Wait, What?

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Wolfblood Fanatic
Community Member
2 months ago

How many 21 year olds are there? Only 1, right?

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