Oh, we like to think of ourselves as real hardy internet veterans who've seen it all and can't be surprised by anything anymore. The fact is, every once in a while, we come across something so ‘out there' that it reminds us that the waters of the net are vaster and more tempestuous than they might seem.

One place that's chock full of the weird things that people do and say online is the ‘insane people tweets' page (yes, yes, no capital letters to be found in the name). It's something else, I tell you, dear Pandas. Have a look at some of the most bizarre things that people have tweeted below, upvote the photos that caught your attention the most, and be sure to give the Twitter page a follow if you like how uncomfortable it makes you feel.

But a note of warning before you start: this really is just downright weird stuff that'll make you leave your comfort zone. Here be Twitter dragons. As well as dark humor and not-so-humor.

However, one person who's mastered the art of posting great content on social media is British comedy writer Ariane Sherine. She's an expert on what's quality and what's not and told Bored Panda that the rules that govern social media definitely don't apply in real life. "That's why people are so horrible to each other online, where there's no response except for text. You can't get punched in the face over Twitter! This lack of consequences can lead people to say crazy and awful things, secure in the knowledge that there won't be any real-world consequences."

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Natalie Bohrteller
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1 month ago

That's enough internet for today.

Noemie Houtekie-N'Da
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1 month ago (edited)

I'll head out with you.

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FatRabbit
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1 month ago

What the actual f...

James016
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1 month ago

*Back and to the left. Back and to the left*

Juliet Hadaway
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1 month ago

i once had a pet leach called doctor sinister. (had him/her for 2 hours on a camping trip before we let it go)

Mare Freed
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1 month ago

I have one now. But she feeds off raw liver, not my skin.

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Some Cool Guy
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1 month ago

What the HELL internet?

Full of Giggles
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1 month ago

Honey, leeches don’t cure crazy. Take your meds.

Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

And the OP will continue to bleed for a while after removing Princess. Leeches secrete an anticoagulant.

Sonja
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1 month ago

well, everybody is weird in some way..but someone is actually weirder...

Lisa Yario
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1 month ago

Handy if you need to get rid of a fresh bruise. Leeches are used in medicine to improve blood flow after some surgeries. Maggots are still used in medicine to get rid of necrotic tissue from bad wounds.

Marlowe Fitzpatrik
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1 month ago

Leeches are amazing. But I wouldn't put a pink ribbon on them... So yeah, a little bit crazy, I'd say.

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Eslamala
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1 month ago

Gross!

Duchess Raven Waves
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1 month ago

Not gonna make friends here but I think that she is cute. I respect the level of goth displayed here.

Janus Sanders
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1 month ago

how does one even find themselves in the position of owning a leech? and then actually enjoying it???

m squared
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1 month ago (edited)

Ew, I think I'm going to be sick

MandaPanda
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1 month ago

Omg I'm internally screaming. This is like a cartoon character or something!!!

John Doe
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1 month ago

unsee juice *big sip*

denzoren
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1 month ago

A pet leech....really...was there no other animal options...maybe a worm?

Shirley Heyn
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1 month ago

. . . and a bow besides?

CincyReds
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1 month ago

What the actual hell? Is that a damn leach?

Caroline Overill
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1 month ago

Are there any leeches that feed on fat because if so I want five or six

Lila Launehase
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1 month ago

THERE IS A PINK RIBBON AROUND THAT THING!!

Moe Lewis
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1 month ago

It's the fact that she put a f*****g bow on it that's really getting to me.

Kam-Fong Tjin Kam Jet
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1 month ago

Mister Sweet and Winifred Gillyflower

Merino
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1 month ago

I loved that episode.

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Jazzy Mc. Jaz
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1 month ago

T.F

Crouching hippo hidden panda
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1 month ago

Ahahah the bow just adds a whole new level of crazy

Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Umm, okay then.

Candace Alagappan
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6 days ago

THE F**K

Anja Schmidt
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1 month ago

In fact those animals are healers. instead of just biting and consuming as other parasites they provide a lot of effort to the client. They produce a juice that is just perfect for the area they bite into. that´s the reason why they are taken for medical treatment in severe cases of blood, skin or wound topics ... needs only one bite a year to survive ... such an underrated healer ... love them from the far. # leech therapy

Fred Burrows
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1 month ago

Wash it with Bleech

Barbara Vandewalle
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1 month ago

NO

June Dominguez
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1 month ago

Are you freaking INSANE?

k1ddkanuck
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1 month ago

Awwwww. She's adorable! /s

Lovey Dove
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1 month ago

just let her die. natural selection

Amelia G
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1 month ago

Are you ok?

Markus Holstein
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1 month ago

Apparently you can really order medicinal leeches through pharmacies, and you only need to feed them every couple of months. Would make for a fine pet, I reckon

Holes2Heaven
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1 month ago

What a strange one!!! She needs psychiatric help!!

Nikki
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1 month ago

Not the bow lol

Tom Pepper
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1 month ago

WTF ???!!!!!!!!!

Sam rice
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1 month ago

Ummm

A Random Panda
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1 month ago

And nope.

Norman Persona
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1 month ago

W H A T

Bitemabum
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1 month ago

What the fkin fk fk f*k

A. Jones
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1 month ago

aww that's actually cute

Ivy Ruonakoski
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1 month ago

Nope!

Daphne Williams
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1 month ago

That's some goth desperateness right there

Lil' Thottie
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1 month ago

wtaf

*me*
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1 month ago

OH GOD NO

Sakuhana
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1 month ago

Aaaaaaaaaaaah yup, yup yup yup the cringe is real

Jigsaw's Puzzle
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1 month ago

I uh.... um.... bye.

Analyn Lahr
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1 month ago

A pet leech? Ummm...

SnoopyChuu
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1 month ago

What on earth........

Princess Toadstool
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1 month ago

Wtf?!

Autumn
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1 month ago

I’m scared...... and disgusted

Jackie
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1 month ago

I-

If I could I would live under water
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1 month ago

Lol

Rod Egret
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1 month ago

Those emo kids....

Lady Artemis
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1 month ago

iiiiiiiiiiits squishing time!

Verena
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1 month ago

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Leeches are still widely used in modern medicine. Educate yourselves before posting stupid s**t.

CalicoKitty
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1 month ago

...this is clearly not medical. Leeches are used to keep the blood flowing in cases where the vessels in concern are at high risk of developing clots and causing the area to become permanently inviable. That's just a leech going slurp on someone's arm.

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Davor Jelacic
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1 month ago

Get help

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1 month ago

I sincerely hope she is joking

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In British comedian Ariane's opinion, sarcasm "can definitely" translate over social media. "And if a respondent doesn't realize, there'll always be someone to post the 'missed the point' stick man gif in reply! Sure, you can type an asterisk and say 'joke', but that kind of ruins the original joke," the social media virtuoso said, adding that there are subtle ways to indicate sarcasm, but each post is unique, so it'll be different on a case-by-case basis.

Ariane told Bored Panda that if anyone's ever sitting on the fence about whether or not to post something online, they should reach out to their friends and family to get their take on everything. "I often run tweets past friends if I'm worried they're dodgy! And my friends usually reassure me, and they're generally correct. I haven't had a pile-on or been canceled yet—touch wood!"

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James016
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1 month ago

Well then, if anime says so.....

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Dhukath
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1 month ago

Stalker much?

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1 month ago

And there goes her recovery..

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The 'insane people tweets' account has grown massively in popularity in just a few short months. Founded in December 2020, ‘insane people tweets' has racked up nearly 417k followers in that small period of time. If that's anything to go by, the odds are that the page is going to be hitting a million followers pretty soon.

Oh, some of these posts are funny in a dark humor kind of way. But it's not something that you'd bring up at the dinner table. It makes your eyebrows shoot into your hairline and wonder what's wrong with some people and if they might genuinely require some counseling or professional help. Either that or they're shocking others for attention on the net and trying to be ‘funny' on purpose.

If dark humor makes you feel uncomfortable, dear Readers, that's kind of the point—it's meant to go against the grain. However, you can't just blurt something, anything out without considering the impact it might have. While at the same time, you want to avoid overly censoring yourself for fear of making somebody feel uncomfortable. There's got to be a balance between the two (and if only Aang, the Last Airbender, were around to help us achieve it).

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James016
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1 month ago

WTF??

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Davor Jelacic
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1 month ago

They should have left you with your mom then

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James016
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1 month ago

Somewhere, out there may be the words to describe this

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Earlier, I'd spoken about dark humor with professional stand-up comedian Ariane, who's based in London. Ariane explained that we laugh out of the shock and the inappropriateness of the joke, post, or situation. “It's a kind of 'that shouldn't be allowed, but it's really funny as a result' laughter,” she said in a previous interview with Bored Panda.

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Sleazy Weaver
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1 month ago

What a disgusting person, invalidating & glamorizing the trauma experienced by actual victims while simultaneously basing their self worth on a stranger's recognition. They need serious help.

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I I
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1 month ago

what a d**k

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Just Your Regular Avocado
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1 month ago

Wow, two of these...

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The comedian pointed out to us that if we were mindful of absolutely everyone's sensitivities in what we say, joke and write about, then there would be massive self-censorship. And that's not good for anybody.

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Autumn
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1 month ago

I mean... at least they realized they were wrong

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Sleazy Weaver
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1 month ago

Body-positive means accepting & appreciating ALL body types, including fit & athletic ones.

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James016
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1 month ago

Weirdo. Pic 2 shows that he is on to you

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"I don't think there are any topics that should never be joked about, but people are unlikely to respond receptively if you're making dark jokes about a tragedy in the immediate aftermath,” comedy expert Ariane said that we have to be tactful how we approach certain topics. The more sensitive they are, the more tactful we have to try to be.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago (edited)

What a pig. Correction coz it's insulting to pigs. What disgusting piece of s**t.

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Dhukath
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1 month ago

So attempted murder then!

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James016
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1 month ago

How was that an accident?

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“Everyone has something personal they're sensitive about, whether that's cancer, obesity, miscarriage, etc. If you start factoring in everyone's sensitivities, you'd be censoring yourself a lot and would be an extremely safe comedian, and these comics tend not to make it big,” she said.

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Softsquatch
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1 month ago

being pregnant does not give you licence to be a rude asshole.

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SamJo_thefirst
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1 month ago

Makings of stalker...

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CatWoman312
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1 month ago

That’s called being a pyromaniac

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"As a comedian, I'm not very shockable,” Ariane, from the UK, revealed to Bored Panda. “But that said, someone I know made a joke about the Grenfell Tower tragedy which was just too horrible for my taste—and when something's too distasteful for you, it ceases to be funny." The same goes for any and all social media posts: at a certain point, shock value ceases to amuse and simply pushes the audience away.

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If I could I would live under water
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1 month ago

I like that one, plus it's harmless :D

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Friday
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1 month ago (edited)

Are you part rat? Very dodgy building materials, should not be legal

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Real smooth.....NOT.

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Ariane drew attention to the fact that plenty of comedians are scared of being de-platformed or canceled for what they joke and post about. Social media is a tad tone-deaf in that it's easy to take comments out of context, in spite of the original tone or sarcasm that the author intended. So, in the comedian's opinion, you have parts of society that need to edit what they say more while others should try to loosen up and be less sensitive. Especially when it comes to humor.

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Iso
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1 month ago

can you rap along to them then?

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If I could I would live under water
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1 month ago

So only of there's a chance of the Corona virus in someone's saliva she's not drinking it? All the other viruses and bacteria are fine.

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Sonja
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1 month ago

Thanks for sharing.

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“I think 'too touchy' can't be applied across the board—but if we're making dark jokes, we should aim for the space between 'too safe' and 'too distasteful!'" the British comedian reiterated that we should strive for balance.

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I'm lay sheep in China
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1 month ago

Psychopath

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Sleazy Weaver
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1 month ago

Just throw the whole person out.

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me
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1 month ago

I didn't know you could buy this.

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