rust 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

Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

Notice her skin color difference? There is a huge skin lightening industry in India that equates being darker with ugly

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

But she wasn’t even ugly back then. She was a good looking young girl, especially since she looks about 12 - 14 years old in that picture, an age at which most people were gangly, pimply, and awkward. Maybe the staff of News24 should publish pictures of themselves at that same age for comparison. Now, THAT would be interesting.

Al Jones
Community Member
3 months ago

Calling someone - anyone - ugly is extraordinarily cruel. It's magnitudes worse if it's a child and saying she looks beautiful later doesn't make it one bit better. This would absolutely terrible for for an individual to post but the fact a news outlet posted it is truly awful.

Truth Monster
Community Member
3 months ago

So. This is problematic. Calling the picture where she has a more natural and darker skin tone "ugly".

Piper McLean
Community Member
3 months ago

If anything she was beautiful

beja flor
Community Member
3 months ago

Really like her in the first picture . .

Casey McAlister
Community Member
3 months ago

She's not ugly in either of those photos.

Max
Community Member
3 months ago

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Well, either the lighting or the photoshop job on the second one isn't exactly flattering.

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elStiJneriNO
Community Member
3 months ago

an STD class sound not fun :s

Bender Bending Rodríguez
Community Member
3 months ago

"7th std calss" in India stands for "7th grade class" in USA.

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Erin E
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

What?!?!? Why did they feel this was even close to ok??

Schrodinger's Cat
Community Member
3 months ago

She was not ugly-

BlackPearltheSeaWing/NightWing
Community Member
3 months ago

What a horrible thing to out on the news. Obviously there are no decent people left that work at that news station.

Soviet_catto
Community Member
3 months ago

These newspeople have no lives....

crazy_cat_notAlady
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

where is she ugly exactly? stupid news channel.

Dest
Community Member
3 months ago

She's pretty tho in both photos. Not having makeup and hairstyle on daily basis is no reason to call someone ugly

TERYSSA FOWLER
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

she's prettier, in my opinion, in the 7th-grade picture more than the other, because makeup and your outfits don't decide if you are pretty or not, you do, and she definitely has natural beauty, and in my opinion, so is everybody else.

Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
3 months ago

The fact that she looks EXCEPTIONALLY beautiful in her 7th grade pic. I would have killed to look so put together.

Narwhal Blast
Community Member
3 months ago

They could've said that she didn't know how to pose at that age, which might not even be true, considering the fact she seems to be somehow moving in that photo... I have only one question: how do these people live with themselves?

John Doe
Community Member
3 months ago

i wish i looked as pretty as her in 7th grade

Alex Luiz
Community Member
3 months ago

If anything she is even more beautiful 'before'!

Samtheperson
Community Member
3 months ago

Her picture was in 7 grade. And you call her ugly? Jeez

Xylle Flora
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

How is she ugly she's very pretty

panda123
Community Member
3 months ago

She's pretty in the first picture

Marcellus the Third
Community Member
3 months ago

I think the main complaint is "pre-pubescent girl lacks curves, unacceptable!" which is... despicable? deranged? diseased? Not sure what's the term.

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Yort
Community Member
3 months ago

She looks great on that one picture as a 13 year old, dafuq.

Lena Hill
Community Member
3 months ago

She didn’t even look bad, she looks really good in both pics

Pumpkin Spice
Community Member
1 month ago

I think Disha Patani is prettier in the first pic, she looks honest and real, whereas in the second she looks like any other pretty celeb.

RealSans666
Community Member
2 months ago

news24 doesn't seem very reliable...

Wim Cossement
Community Member
2 months ago

Too bad she's whitewahsing herself, like so many others... While white people go to solariums to get a tan.

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
2 months ago

Talking about racism.

Ralph Burton
Community Member
2 months ago

Woww, not ugly at all, wish there were girls that pretty when I went to school.

Green Cappy
Community Member
2 months ago

Indian news colorism

Iva Kazalova
Community Member
2 months ago

This is absolutely vile and whoever wrote this is probably a fat old jealous female troll!

Jane Alexander
Community Member
2 months ago

So now they give classes for stds?

Lynn Morello
Community Member
2 months ago

Not the young lady who is Ugly, It is the commenter who is ugly.

Meredith Gossland
Community Member
2 months ago

I want to see a picture of the poster at News 24

Paige Garberding
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful in both pics. Wtf is wrong with this complainer!?

Thomas Turnbull
Community Member
3 months ago

She is beautiful in both photos

Steve in Denver
Community Member
3 months ago

That's not really "body shaming," that is OFFENSIVE SEXISM. What males have they made similar comments about?

Cathryn Cade
Community Member
3 months ago

Hope someone at News24 lost their job for that

Linda Robinett
Community Member
3 months ago

I have no idea what a 7th std class is but she looks like a school girl and in my school she definitely would have been considered pretty.

grafxgal60073
Community Member
3 months ago

She's never an ugly day in her life.

Amanda Hartley
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful then & now !

Anke Dieken
Community Member
3 months ago

I like her reaction. You go, girl!

Vicky Z
Community Member
3 months ago

Her answer was too polite for them I think

pusheen buttercup
Community Member
3 months ago

That's just mean and negatively affects the self image of children everywhere. Don't any of them have children, and if so, are they thinking of them?

Vanessa Nunez
Community Member
3 months ago

I'd like to see the person that posted this.

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
3 months ago

She's not ugly, you are.

Amy Pattie
Community Member
3 months ago

But she not ugly??

Clearly sunny
Community Member
3 months ago

She's hot in both pics.

Valley Girl
Community Member
3 months ago

Nothing like insulting children. I'd like some paparazzi to follow every employee of this station and find the most embarrassing pic of them as possible, past or present. Better yet, let's post pic of their kids. That was so lame!

tw 72
Community Member
3 months ago

First of all, she is beautiful in both pictures. Secondly, @news24tvchannel needs to stop acting at spoiled 12-yr-old girl.

Little Panda Bear
Community Member
3 months ago

You must've been desperate to do that, she isn't even ugly!

Lucy Skinner
Community Member
3 months ago

She’s so pretty in both photos!

VeryDarkMatter
Community Member
3 months ago

she is pretty in both pics. What idiots ..

Mushroom Garden
Community Member
3 months ago

Whaaaaat??? That's not ugly!

Corey Brown
Community Member
3 months ago

Not ugly in either picture! Beautiful woman!!

CatWoman312
Community Member
3 months ago

Sexist news

Autumn
Community Member
3 months ago

I actually think she's prettier in the first picture. I'll admit the dress isn't great but otherwise she looks nice in both.

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
3 months ago

She looks ADORABLE

menna asf (he/him)
Community Member
3 months ago

she looks the same just in a uniform

Paul Davis
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Whoever the reporter was, is one of those people who are astonished when the already obviously gorgeous girl takes off her glasses and lets down her hair and is suddenly "hot". And also doesn't realize that Clark Kent is Superman.

Aria Singh
Community Member
3 months ago

Disha Patani is one of my favorite bollywood actresses. Tbh she looks so pretty in the before pic.

Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
3 months ago

What kind of giant Ahole wrote this?

Roxy Eastland
Community Member
3 months ago

What?? Any news channel that calls anyone 'ugly' should be deplatformed immediately.

rabbitsrabbit
Community Member
3 months ago

For a raw unedited candid photo, she looks really really good?

Eliška Hůlková
Community Member
3 months ago

Good response.

Meredith Gossland
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't get it

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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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