Most of you Pandas should already be familiar with Quora, an extremely popular website where people ask questions and other internet users answer them. To the best of their knowledge, of course. It’s a very social way of getting to the bottom of any queries you might have, as people can comment on answers as well. You end up getting a variety of opinions, some of which you definitely might not have expected to see the light of day.

However, it’s most often the case that the questions themselves are the most intriguing part. Some of them are so out there, so bizarre, they’re likely to stun you with their Twilight Zone aura, making you wonder what timeline you’re in. That’s where the r/InsanePeopleQuora subreddit comes in. It’s an online community that documents the weirdest posts on Quora and other question-based sites. We’ve collected some of their best featured posts to share with you as well, dear Pandas.

So go on, grab some popcorn, get comfy, and let’s go explore the weird Land of Quora. Don’t forget to upvote the pics that amused you the most. And if you’ve seen any super peculiar Quora questions previously, you can always share them in the comment section for all the other Pandas to see.

I reached out to the subreddit's moderator team and they were more than happy to talk about the community, its history, and why Quora is so popular. Scroll down for Bored Panda's full interview with them below.

#1

Stupidity Is Contagious

Stupidity Is Contagious

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

Best. Answer. Ever

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#2

Well Then

Well Then

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Laugh or not
Community Member
8 months ago

The answer is right.

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#3

Mom Thinks Depression Isn't Real. Thankfully The Person Who Responded Is Sane

Mom Thinks Depression Isn't Real. Thankfully The Person Who Responded Is Sane

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

Yay answer person! A modicum of sanity on quora!

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The ‘Insane People Quora’ subreddit has been active since June 2018, recently having celebrated its 3rd birthday. During that time, the community has grown to become over 291k members strong. Most redditors visit the group for their daily dose of fringe weirdness that reminds them (and us!) that fact can often be stranger than fiction.

The founder of r/InsanePeopleQuora told Bored Panda that the online group was founded once there was a rise in the number of Quora posts shared on r/insanepeoplefacebook, a "catch-all for social media insanity." There was a demand for a separate subreddit dedicated exclusively to Quora posts.

#4

What Is It With Parents And Their 14 Yr Olds Stuffed Animals

What Is It With Parents And Their 14 Yr Olds Stuffed Animals

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

Great answer

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#5

Uuummmm... What?

Uuummmm... What?

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Eppe
Community Member
8 months ago

I would watch that trial

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#6

Umm... What? She Wants To Call The Cops On The Person Minding His Own Business In His Own House

Umm... What? She Wants To Call The Cops On The Person Minding His Own Business In His Own House

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XSpooky_Mint
Community Member
8 months ago

The daughter's the perv, not the dude

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"I saw a comment suggesting there should be a specific one for Quora as it's quite different to standard social media (having Q&As only) and decided to make it from there. Getting the first few thousand members took a while with crossposting Quora posts I found to r/insanepeoplefacebook. Some reached the front page of Reddit which is when the sub started seeing a large increase in numbers and became self-sustaining, meaning I didn't need to post as much to keep the sub going," the founder shared how the community started to grow.

According to r/InsanePeopleQuora's mod team, moderating the community is "fairly easy" for the most part. "The main issues we've faced is when we became the trending subreddit of the day we got a large number of unique views (~200k which is way more than the hundreds we would've been getting at the time) and new members within a few days (I think doubling or tripling our size at the time)," they explained.

#7

Oof Ow My Privacy

Oof Ow My Privacy

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Laura Mende (Human)
Community Member
8 months ago

YES! Definitely yes!

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#8

Does This Mean It’s Over?

Does This Mean It’s Over?

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

No but she might want to consider a restraining order if you do

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#9

Classy S*icide

Classy S*icide

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YoyoSthlm
Community Member
8 months ago

This is the smartest question so far. I actually wanna know the answer.

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Politics is almost always a touchy subject. And political discussions on the subreddit are no exception. "The other posts which are difficult are those that bring up political issues. Most of the time this will result in people flinging personal attacks at each other, a large number of bans, and often a locked post. Otherwise, since the number of insane posts on Quora each day is fairly small we tend to only get a few posts a day on most days."

I was interested to get the subreddit founder's opinion about why Quora is such a popular platform. In their opinion, it has to do with the site's ability to adapt. "I think Quora is so popular due to its age and keeping up with the times. Age obviously helps as it takes time to build up a user base, but then you have to do something to maintain that base. For Quora, they've added several common social media features such as the ability to upvote questions, comment on questions (as opposed to answering them), and following people for their questions or answers," they pointed out exactly how the platform has changed with the times.

"I don't think there's anything specific that attracts weird questions, I think it's just because of the popularity of the site, with enough people on there you're always going to get some strange questions as well as trolls."

#10

She Should Be Proud And Supportive

She Should Be Proud And Supportive

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

Oh wow. He needs to move FAR away

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#11

Huh

Huh

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Anne
Community Member
8 months ago

Bless him and the closet he lives in

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#12

All Women Were Lesbian Before The Invention Of Baby Bottles And Formula!

All Women Were Lesbian Before The Invention Of Baby Bottles And Formula!

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beastmachine.
Community Member
8 months ago

I recommend you pop open your cranium and wash your brain once, it will solve majority of your problems

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Quora itself was founded in 2009 by former Facebook employees Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever and became public a year later, on June 21, 2010. Fast-forwarding to 2020, a whopping 300 million users visited it each month. With that kind of popularity, it’s no wonder that some Quora posts end up being weirder than weird.

There have been some large changes made to how Quora operates this year. On April 19, 2021, the site eliminated the requirement for users to use their real names. That means that users can use pseudonyms of their choice as of that date.

#13

This Is Incredibly Disgusting, And Also Child Abuse

This Is Incredibly Disgusting, And Also Child Abuse

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Eppe
Community Member
8 months ago

* the right person

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#14

Don't Forget The Padded Bra, Champ!

Don't Forget The Padded Bra, Champ!

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Annanana
Community Member
8 months ago

Very. Keep us posted

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#15

How To Make Your Child Grow Up

How To Make Your Child Grow Up

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

It's really sad that such people have kids

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What’s more, in August, Quora announced that contributors can now monetize their content. A new subscription service called Quora+ was also launched, where subscribers can access all the content that anyone puts behind a paywall. For a small fee, of course.

The r/InsanePeopleQuora subreddit has a few rules for any up-and-coming members of the community. For instance, obviously, all the posts have to be screenshots from Quora, though other question-based sites also allowed. That includes certain subreddits dedicated mainly to questions.

#16

Perfect Relationship Doesn't Exist

Perfect Relationship Doesn't Exist

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Brandy Grote
Community Member
8 months ago

If you're DATING his mother, you aren't his step anything. And he's older than you so... chill.

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#17

Uh Yes It’s Immoral

Uh Yes It’s Immoral

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BoredPandaAddict
Community Member
8 months ago

This is interesting...

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#18

Okay.. I Feel Bad For His Condition

Okay.. I Feel Bad For His Condition

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Caro Caro
Community Member
8 months ago

Dear Idiot. After reading your post I felt soo bad for you. I have posted a pair of balls and they should arrive in time for your honeymoon. Enjoy. Love, Auntie CaroCaro.

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What’s more, the subreddit’s moderators ask their members not to post any personal information. That means no links to the source material! The mods also frown upon reposts and posts that are obvious satire presented as serious questions (satire needs to be marked as such).

And there you have it. The next time you’re browsing Quora for some educational content, you should keep an eye out for any bizarre posts. We’re sure that the r/InsanePeopleQuora community would be more than happy if you share your finds with them.

#19

Maybe School Wasn’t A Big Priority For Them?

Maybe School Wasn’t A Big Priority For Them?

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Laura Mende (Human)
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

The stress that parents put on this child ... "You must be a good student or else..." SAD; REALLY SAD!

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#20

Not All Racists Are Bad

Not All Racists Are Bad

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beastmachine.
Community Member
8 months ago

Can you describe a good racist?

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#21

Uhhh.. Don't?

Uhhh.. Don't?

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Vicky Z
Community Member
8 months ago

Let him pee on the carpet! That will teach him a lesson! I just hope you like smelly carpets

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#22

Butt Out

Butt Out

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

Mind your own buisness

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#23

Thiefs These Days

Thiefs These Days

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beastmachine.
Community Member
8 months ago

Who is the question exactly for?????

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#24

Psycho Parent

Psycho Parent

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Joanne O'Brien
Community Member
8 months ago

Why? Because you're racist

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#25

Just Wow

Just Wow

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Annanana
Community Member
8 months ago

And she's procreating, mind you

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#26

Help Me

Help Me

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Anne
Community Member
8 months ago

There's actually people believing this.. and we wonder why so many things are wrong in the world

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#27

Must Be A Karen

Must Be A Karen

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Emma Byrne
Community Member
8 months ago

Mask = access to Grandson. No mask = no access to Grandson. Your choice.

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#28

My Brain Just Hemorrhaged. Ohhhh, Honey--Where To Start With This

My Brain Just Hemorrhaged. Ohhhh, Honey--Where To Start With This

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Caro Caro
Community Member
8 months ago

OMFG

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#29

Why Would You Think This?!!

Why Would You Think This?!!

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

Paranoia

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#30

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ

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Joanne O'Brien
Community Member
8 months ago

Yes

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#31

Hypothetically

Hypothetically

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Kirsten Kerkhof
Community Member
8 months ago

"Hypothetically" Uh-huh ...

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#32

Really Dude

Really Dude

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beastmachine.
Community Member
8 months ago

Resign

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#33

How Can I Convince Him Otherwise?

How Can I Convince Him Otherwise?

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Emma Byrne
Community Member
8 months ago

I guess you could boast about your free access to health care... Oh right. Or your comprehensive social security... oh, never mind. Umm... You could talk about your affordable housing... Actually, don't bother.

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#34

"Water Privileges"

"Water Privileges"

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Annanana
Community Member
8 months ago

I am petrified to ask what those privileges are

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#35

No, We Eat Them. A Touch Of Lamb Sauce, Delicious!

No, We Eat Them. A Touch Of Lamb Sauce, Delicious!

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Laura Mende (Human)
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

How do this person think atheists are made? You go to the forest and *POP* there is an atheist? Growing from the ground like a mushroom??? Edit: thanks, I never had such much upvotes!

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#36

Sweet Revenge

Sweet Revenge

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Melanie Weatherwax
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

So ...... By going against her will (She used a condom ) he made this lady pregnant, giving her an unwanted child ..... Who's existence is a punishment for your marriage failing? Interesting. Well hey, at least he showed her who was boss.

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#37

Sue Him For Building His House Next To You Too, He Had No Right To Do So!!!!!!

Sue Him For Building His House Next To You Too, He Had No Right To Do So!!!!!!

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beastmachine.
Community Member
8 months ago

A psychologist

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#38

“Why Do Some People Choose To Live In Depression?”

“Why Do Some People Choose To Live In Depression?”

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404 Panda Not Found
Community Member
8 months ago

JuSt DrInK WaTeR, AnD Go OuTsIdE!

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#39

Is It ?

Is It ?

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XSpooky_Mint
Community Member
8 months ago

They laugh in German only

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#40

Nice

Nice

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Laura Mende (Human)
Community Member
8 months ago

Common sense??? Oh, it's sold out right now? What a pity!

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#41

How To Sober Up Fast

How To Sober Up Fast

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Bear Hall
Community Member
8 months ago

Meaning which one you can blame for acting dumb?

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#42

They Even Took The Bed

They Even Took The Bed

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BoredPandaAddict
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

FAIR ENOUGH TAKE THE PC AWAY BUT THE BED??!!? WTH IS WRONG WITH YOU

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#43

The Horror

The Horror

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BoredPandaAddict
Community Member
8 months ago

Don’t make her stop! It’s clear she enjoys history and might become a historian!

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#44

Dave Ramsey Has Entered The Chat

Dave Ramsey Has Entered The Chat

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

Well I guess we know where the dysfunctional rich kids on the other threads come from

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#45

Okay, Yes But Who's Bra?

Okay, Yes But Who's Bra?

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Caro Caro
Community Member
8 months ago

Yes

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#46

Suing Bees Is Logical

Suing Bees Is Logical

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XSpooky_Mint
Community Member
8 months ago

Can I sue my brother-in-law for breathing the air in my house?

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#47

This Kids Life Sounds Horrible

This Kids Life Sounds Horrible

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

How to make sure you never see the kid once he becomes an adult. Also using god to justify being a controlling bitch is sick

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#48

This Person Seems To Be Genuinely Asking, Somehow

This Person Seems To Be Genuinely Asking, Somehow

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404 Panda Not Found
Community Member
8 months ago

Yes. because if someone likes you that doesn't mean your sexuality isn't invalid.

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#49

Yeah Autistic People Everywhere Hate You

Yeah Autistic People Everywhere Hate You

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
8 months ago

No. Why would an adult even THINK this was the correct thing to do?

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#50

Yeah! You Should Totally Go On The Date And Get This 27 Year Old Man In Potential Danger With The Law!

Yeah! You Should Totally Go On The Date And Get This 27 Year Old Man In Potential Danger With The Law!

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XSpooky_Mint
Community Member
8 months ago

You shouldn't go on the date at all

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