Trust me, cringe is addictive. Once you cringe over [insert a wish-wash subject of debate] or the anti-vaxxers and get that sweet aftertaste from the sheer absurdity, you want a second hit. ‘Cause cringe is real and everyone loves it, from me, you, to 1.2 million members of the “Cringetopia” subreddit.

And there’s an infinite source of things to recoil from in laughter and embarrassment because the world, like the people in it, and like the subreddit itself, is colorful. As the community’s description says: “In this moment, I am euphoric. Not because of any phony god's blessing. But because I am enlightened by my intelligence.” You may even get a philosophical drift on your way to the cringe journey.

So get ready to swim in the ocean of biased opinions, naive beliefs, less than logical statements, and anything in between. Be sure to upvote the cringiest posts down below and check out part 1 of this post.

#1

Dude Probably Begins Posts With "Females Of Reddit..."

Dude Probably Begins Posts With "Females Of Reddit..."

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

Pants actually make sense for women more than they do for men...

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#2

Gatekeeping... A Language?

Gatekeeping... A Language?

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

It's Thursday and I thought I would go a whole week without seeing a post about a dumb American

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To find out more about this insanely popular community, Bored Panda reached out to the “Cringetopia” subreddit's moderator Fjallmadur, who was happy to share some insights.

“We started this subreddit to break away from the politics and hate that CringeAnarchy was becoming saturated with. /u/IAmMrPositive founded this subreddit and brought along me and a few other CringeAnarchy moderators who were tired of the mess that place had become,” the moderator recalled.

Fjallmadur added: “He basically made it a full-time job promoting this place in relevant subreddits and building this community from the ground up while telling people that this subreddit was going to be a place for everyone to come together, put politics aside, and just cringe at the people doing really weird and awkward stuff that they post online.” Today, it has turned into the one of the most regularly active subreddits on the entire site.

#3

W H I T E P E O P L E A M I R I G H T!!!

W H I T E P E O P L E A M I R I G H T!!!

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Laura Dawson
Community Member
3 months ago

Do people not realise that “skin” is literally the wrapping paper of your body. It’s nothing more than that. The pigmentation was decided by evolution as it it light or dark depending on what side of the world your ancestors lived given hotter countries have people with darker skin so the sun can’t burn them. Likewise colder countries people have lighter skin as the sun isn’t there often

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#4

Face Of Unemployment

Face Of Unemployment

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
3 months ago

CNN is often loads of crap these days.

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When asked what the term “Cringetopia” refers to, the moderator explained that it’s exactly what it looks like, “an amalgamation of the words 'cringe' and 'utopia.'” Moreover, “It's a place where any cringe that doesn't break our relatively lax community rules or Reddit sitewide rules is allowed.”

The moderator of the community sees cringe as inherently subjective. “What makes one person cringe, another person may think is entirely normal,” he said and continued that “My take on it is that we've all done stupid stuff that we look back on and cringe about, and looking at these people is a good way to relive that feeling, even if it's not the exact situation that we've been in ourselves.”

#5

The Youth Baseball Team Had To Put These Signs Up Because Of The Amount Of Karens Acting Like Karens

The Youth Baseball Team Had To Put These Signs Up Because Of The Amount Of Karens Acting Like Karens

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Yort
Community Member
3 months ago

Nah they aren’t Karens, they’re just assholes.

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#6

Magnetic Vaccine

Magnetic Vaccine

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 months ago

This....can't ........be.....true....!

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#7

Shakuhachi Master Piled On By Sjws For Being White

Shakuhachi Master Piled On By Sjws For Being White

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Coleonema
Community Member
3 months ago

It's a shame that people don't play that instrument

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#8

Bruh

Bruh

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troufaki13
Community Member
3 months ago

Whoosh!

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#9

News Channel Body Shaming, She Doesn't Even Look Bad

News Channel Body Shaming, She Doesn't Even Look Bad

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

I don't understand where she's ugly

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Fjallmadur also added that “we laugh at those folks, feel second-hand embarrassment over what we see, and share it with others, but I think that it's ultimately a way for us to empathize with the people who are being featured on this subreddit.”

And although there are “some bad apples in the bunch,” according to the moderator, “we're not about bullying or spreading hate at all; it's all just for entertainment and understanding other people at the end of the day.”

Turns out, the subreddit has a bit of a bad rep from other communities because “they feel like we're bullying people,” but Fjallmadur stressed the fact that their community is exactly the opposite. “Our community is all-inclusive, as you can see from our wonderful mod team, and I feel like we do a pretty good job as a whole to enjoy the light-hearted picking while avoiding actually hurting anyone,” they concluded.

#10

Those Damn Scorpios

Those Damn Scorpios

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Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago

The owner deserves to be bitten.

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#11

A Divorcing Couple Dividing Up Their Beanie Baby Collection In Court, 1999

A Divorcing Couple Dividing Up Their Beanie Baby Collection In Court, 1999

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Flowers
Community Member
3 months ago

This is hilarious!

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#12

Rip Ronnie......

Rip Ronnie......

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LC Greenwood
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow. Just wow.

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#13

This Is A Classic "Ooof" Moment

This Is A Classic "Ooof" Moment

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Hans
Community Member
3 months ago

Using someone's picture without approval is level 1. Tagging them wrong is level 2. Tagging them grossly inappropriate to get own likes is the final level.

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#14

Offended King

Offended King

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

holy s**t

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#15

Stole This From A Discord Server I’m In. Other Kin On Tumblr

Stole This From A Discord Server I’m In. Other Kin On Tumblr

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J. Cole
Community Member
3 months ago

Eggkin... Right

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#16

Notice At An Anime Convention

Notice At An Anime Convention

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

It must have been a very sweaty day

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#17

This Made Me Cringe

This Made Me Cringe

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Lena Hill
Community Member
3 months ago

Rip

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#18

The Meme Itself Isn't Cringe. I Mean The Article Part

The Meme Itself Isn't Cringe. I Mean The Article Part

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

Hahahahaha... it's like this story when they banned some dude from speaking his own language because a word sounded like n****r. (and yes, I'm black from africa and have zero whiteness in me, I can say n****r)

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#19

Nihari And Pulao Are Both Names Of Dishes In Pakistan

Nihari And Pulao Are Both Names Of Dishes In Pakistan

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago

Hah! Bazinga

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#20

Lisa Still Hasn't Enightened Them

Lisa Still Hasn't Enightened Them

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Paul Davis
Community Member
3 months ago

It's a secret plot to get people to accept trans fats in their cookies

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#21

A [friggin] Child

A [friggin] Child

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago

How. Omg i hate people so much sometimes, its so hard to be tolerant when people are so harmful

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#22

Fellas Is It Gay To Change Your Underwear Everyday?

Fellas Is It Gay To Change Your Underwear Everyday?

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Johanna
Community Member
3 months ago

🤮

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#23

Airsoft

Airsoft

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Vanta Black
Community Member
3 months ago

"I fought for this country. And by that I mean I yell at minorites when I go to Walmart. Look at this smoke canister! It's Trump colour! 'Murica!"

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#24

Alternative Medicine At It's Best

Alternative Medicine At It's Best

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

Isn't urine something the body gets rid off because it is toxic to the body

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#25

Female Dating Strategy Man... They're Calling This Fragile Masculinity, Not Knowing That He Was Knowingly Doing That To Make Fun Of His Own Height

Female Dating Strategy Man... They're Calling This Fragile Masculinity, Not Knowing That He Was Knowingly Doing That To Make Fun Of His Own Height

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

Or, just like tall guy reporters and even women have to spread their legs to be around the same height as someone they are interviewing. It just looks better on Tv and doesn't distract from anything if the frame is centered

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#26

Probably Refers To Him As "He's 173 Months Old"

Probably Refers To Him As "He's 173 Months Old"

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh God no!

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#27

The Virus Only Affects Women, Obviously

The Virus Only Affects Women, Obviously

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

Religion is a problem most of the time... believing in something is nice, but more often than not, people have different theories for everything

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#28

Gen Z Army For Ever

Gen Z Army For Ever

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IzzieM
Community Member
3 months ago

Do they need the doctor's appointment after picking up that tear gas canister?

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#29

What Legs???

What Legs???

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Sum Guy
Community Member
3 months ago

Some people are always ready to throw down online

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#30

God I Hate These

God I Hate These

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troufaki13
Community Member
3 months ago

This is hilarious!

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#31

The Duality Of Man

The Duality Of Man

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Kira Okah
Community Member
3 months ago

Ew!

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#32

I Mean, I Understand Being Protective Of Your Daughter To A Point, But Come On...

I Mean, I Understand Being Protective Of Your Daughter To A Point, But Come On...

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

That is f****d up id just not date that girl if shes ok with that kind of extreme. I guess maybe im weird about guns coz they are uncommon as here, not even police carry them unless special circumstances, but i dont think one pointing at someone is funny it seems so unsafe. Not to mention the dude is clearly uncomfortable/not ok with it

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#33

Boomers, Am I Right?

Boomers, Am I Right?

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Jonathan
Community Member
3 months ago

The jumping off for a challenge is so true though.

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#34

What A Waste Of $100,000

What A Waste Of $100,000

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troufaki13
Community Member
3 months ago

Sad

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#35

Huh

Huh

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J. Cole
Community Member
3 months ago

What in the literal ef

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#36

Wth

Wth

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
3 months ago

That's their thing. Why wasted 5.99 for something so random?

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#37

If I Had To See This, So Do You

If I Had To See This, So Do You

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N G
Community Member
3 months ago

That's quite good. As a meme. As a tattoo...

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#38

More Of A Sad One

More Of A Sad One

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago

Well he took that well via his response :) good for him

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#39

Why… Just Why...

Why… Just Why...

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Lena Hill
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

HOW DO HUMANS HAVE THIS LITTLE COMPASSION, I CANT WITH SOME PEOPLE

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#40

Losing Weight Is Fatphobic

Losing Weight Is Fatphobic

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LC Greenwood
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh I didn't realize that! So taking care of myself has to do with you how?

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#41

Why?

Why?

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MiriPanda
Community Member
3 months ago

Just say 'no'...

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#42

Yikes

Yikes

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Lena Hill
Community Member
3 months ago

I don’t know who to side with in this

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#43

I Wonder If This Has Ever Worked

I Wonder If This Has Ever Worked

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troufaki13
Community Member
3 months ago

I think this is cute, actually

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#44

He Looks So Depressed

He Looks So Depressed

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J. Cole
Community Member
3 months ago

What is this world coming toooo?! Why did I scroll down this far?!?! Ahhh!!!

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#45

How Dumb Do You Have To Be?

How Dumb Do You Have To Be?

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engineer_nope.avi
Community Member
3 months ago

If you're dumb enough to put a phone in a microwave while it's on, you deserve to have your phone broken.

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#46

This Feels Really Smug

This Feels Really Smug

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago

Chiropractor needs to just put a mask on the tables face hole, but still beside the point I just can't understand why people think it's not real or that masks are bad

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#47

Yeah, This Is Cringe

Yeah, This Is Cringe

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago

Well how insecure are you to make a brag meme

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#48

The Baby Would Rather Be Deaf

The Baby Would Rather Be Deaf

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Annie Niemands
Community Member
3 months ago

I take issue with the idea of a baby's consent here. All decisions for a baby is against their knowledge and consent. No one consents to being born. That's not problematic, that's literally how babies work. If a toddler says they don't want to change diapers ever again, letting them decide that would be abuse. Just take care of babies and don't scar them and they'll be fine. Consent is a super important topic but it really means something else when it comes to babies.

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#49

Bruh

Bruh

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
3 months ago

Hey look, a bandwagon! Let's jump on it!!

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#50

Restore A Saved Game To Restore The Weave Of Fate, Or Persist In The Doomed World You Have Created

Restore A Saved Game To Restore The Weave Of Fate, Or Persist In The Doomed World You Have Created

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narmadha weerasinghe
Community Member
3 months ago

Nikocado Avocado still has time to turn back. He's going to a dangerous place in the future.

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