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AskReddit is a popular subreddit on Reddit that allows any user to post interesting questions for anyone to answer, often generating funny discussion threads. These are their stories. 

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Strangest Occurrences People Can't Logically Explain

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the weirdest things that happened to people that people simply can't logically explain. Sometimes you're out and about, going through your day's series of obligations, and then all of a sudden you witness what basically feels like a "glitch in the matrix" moment. This universe is brimming with far more mysteries than we ever really stop to stew over. 

People describe the strangest things that happened to them that escape logic. | That_Weird_Girl_107 7h 1 Award hit patch black ice dark going 60mph down highway. At time drove 1 ton cargo van hit guard rail and flipped. Not only did walk away without scratch car drivable and only 30 min late work.
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Worst Scams That Young And Gullible People Fell For

This life is a wild emotional rollercoaster that chucks curveballs our way on a stubbornly consistent basis. If it seems like things are running along smoothly and you haven't hit a bump in the road for a while, maybe you've finally gained all the wisdom that you can, or life is just taking it easy on you for a hot second. With that being said, many of us have fallen prey to the shadiest and sneakiest of scams when we were young, gullible, and blissfully ignorant. This AskReddit thread pays homage to those unfortunate scams that preyed upon the young souls of the world when they just didn't know any better. 

A collection of the worst scams that people fell for when they were young and gullible. | fist_is_also_a_verb Columbia House CDs could buy 12 CDs 1 penny, then agreed purchase certain number CDs future full price not sure thought they'd call cops or ruin my credit forever, or But bought all my agreed upon CDs at full price. Iread years later could have just not bought single thing because they can't enforce contracts made by minors.
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Moments People Realized Their Jobs Were Toxic

Sometimes during the job interview process you unfortunately overlook the glaring red flags. As a result you can find yourself entrenched in a gig that seems to slowly yet consistently drain your soul. Life is far too short to put up with a toxic workplace environment. There are numerous opportunities out there. Sometimes they're hard to find, but the amount of good it'll do your mental health to remove yourself from a job that's occupied by toxic energy vampires is priceless. 

A collection of moments when people realized their workplaces were toxic. | had job where my girlfriend's Mother my boss, so guess moment realized my workplace toxic my girlfriend cheated on and then my girlfriend's Mom hired guy she cheated on with hindsight, probably more than just workplace toxic
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Dumbest Things People Have Said With Full Confidence

It's remarkable to witness the ungodly displays of confidence that can end up encircling completely ignorant statements. This particular AskReddit thread pays homage to those very moments. You've likely been out in the wild at one point or another and heard something reminiscent of one of these at one point in your life. From there, it's really up to you as the listener to either intervene or just let the ignorance carry on as it seems to so stubbornly do. 

A collection of the dumbest things that people said with full confidence. | kahrissay 5d 3 1 Award My 6th grade science teacher told class moon bigger than sun because moon covered sun during an eclipse.
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Most Hypocritical Behavior People Witnessed

Someone on AskReddit fired up a thread about the most painfully hypocritical behavior that people ever witnessed. Few things in this life bring one's blood to a boil like witnessing someone do the very thing that they openly condemn everyone else for. It's a gross display of ignorance and pretty much some of the most unbecoming behavior that one can adopt. 

The most hypocritical behavior that people ever witnessed. | StandCroissant 2d 1 Award My girlfriend criticises always being on my phone yet is seemingly unaware much she is on hers.
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Most Obvious Scientific Conclusions People Witnessed

Someone on AskReddit fired up a thread about the biggest "well duh!" scientific conclusions that people have ever witnessed. Sometimes it seems like folks spend all this time and energy on reaching big old scientific conclusions that a whole lot of other people already considered common knowledge. Oh well. At least their scientifically confirmed. 

The most obvious scientific conclusions people ever witnessed. | DoctorSneak• 3h Most sharks attacks happen shallow water close beach. Makes sense as 's where all people are.
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People's Best Body Life Hacks

Our bodies are strange. You never know if you're going to wake up after a night of completely restful sleep and still find something within your body that's just completely out of whack. Or maybe you'll be out navigating your day's responsibilities, cruising along, and suddenly get hit with a wave of gut-wrenching panic that just blinds you with crippling fear. From there it can be nothing short of a life saver to have the necessary body life hack in your back pocket. Life's crazy enough, so you might as well take these along with you for the emotional rollercoaster. 

People's most effective life hacks for their bodies. | WeAllHaveOurMoments 22h 1 Award Splashing cold water on face triggers mammalian dive response, which instantly lowers BPM and blood pressure s not just movie trope panicking character bathroom actually works and is sometimes even utilized emergency rooms
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Triumphant Times Liars Got Called Out

Nothing quite gets us going like the blatant liars of the online world that insist on trying to pawn off their bundles of lies on people that they just don't think will call them out on their dishonest antics. So, when we see liars actually getting called out for all the BS, it just makes our hearts grow warm. 

A collection of triumphant times that liars were successfully called out. | purplemonkey55· ly worked at fast food joint had someone call during opening shift while were still prepping everything day. He tells he just there and service terrible and his order wrong asked him exactly he came he said about half an hour ago said Oh 's weird, because don't even open another 45 minutes He just hung up without word.
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Dumbest Things People Have Said In All Seriousness

There's nothing so discouraging and mystifying as someone who is completely off their rocker with pure dumbness, spewing off something that they think the rest of the world should take seriously. This AskReddit thread pays homage to the hopelessly lost souls that said unbelievably stupid stuff without having any idea that everyone else recognized what they were saying as plain old stupid. 

A collection of the dumbest things that people said in all seriousness. | AngryOrca1 There is no proof earth is round Reply
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The Weirdest Things About America

Someone on AskReddit asked for non-Americans to share the weirdest things about America that Americans don't even realize are weird. It's amazing how weird your country's normalized behavior can seem to the rest of the world. 

A collection of AskReddit replies to the weirdest things about America that Americans don't realize are weird | Endless_intermission toilets are full water Australia water is much lower. No wonder complain about splashes on bum.
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AskReddit Thread: People's Most Invaluable Mental Health Tips

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about people's most indispensable mental health tips. There's no denying that these are trying times. Many of us have had our worlds turned completely upside down. Such a situation can really do a number on one's mental health. Thus, these effective mental health tips might be just what you need to put in your back pocket. 

People share their most invaluable mental health tips. | a_snails_pace Never evaluate life tired. This is so true. Ever notice things seem much worse at night worries seem at their worst next morning brain can think ways fix them and most times they aren't there next day. Edit: My mother told this once and l've never forgotten
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Men Who Married Bridezillas Share Their Post-Wedding Stories

We've seen our fair share of bridezilla implosions at this point in the game. Weddings have an uncanny knack for bringing out the worst in people. Sometimes that ends up manifesting as a senseless, belligerent bridezilla who is just on a toxic tear. These poor lads describe their experiences with bridezillas after the wedding days had passed. As you might expect, a whole lot of bad stuff. 

Men who married bridezillas describe what happened after their weddings. | LurkersGoneLurk 1h 3 1 Award Divorcasaurus Ex.
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The Most Insulting Compliments People Have Received

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the most insulting compliments that they've ever received. Insulting compliments are a confusing predicament to find yourself in; on the one hand, someone just said something "nice" to you, but on the flip side, the nicety was paired with something else that pointed out how you were less than, in the person's eyes. Like, you're great, but not as good as everyone else in the room. 

AskReddit replies to the most insulting compliments that people have ever received | reddit posted by pat_patrol actually look good emphasis on 'actually' and surprise my friends voice still haunts. pic of two people sitting together.
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Funniest Toddler Breakdowns That Parents Witnessed

To be a parent is to be subjected to a continual emotional rollercoaster, as you work on raising your devilish children into reasonably functional adults. The toddler phase especially is marked by a steady procession of spontaneous, and absolutely explosive emotional meltdowns. You never know what bone a toddler will have to pick with the world. Every day brings with it a new internal struggle in the life of a toddler. These toddler breakdowns are certainly something else. 

A collection of the funniest toddler breakdowns that parents witnessed. | Fluffyfluffycake 2d 1 Award My boy cried after stuffing his sandwich VHS recorder (early 90s there no movie about sandwiches. Reply 977
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Guy Gets Scammed For $600 Over Xbox, Humiliates Scammer

Don't go messing with Norwegians and their code of honor. Also, just don't be a scummy scammer like this dude. Apparently the scammer played the guy trying to buy an Xbox One for $600. Not cool! Fortunately, the revenge was successful and the scammer learned their lesson. 

Guy scams a buyer for $600 over an Xbox One, but ends up getting taken out by pro revenge | scammed 600 an xbox with games never showed up? Let's humiliate entire family and close friends see. About 3 months ago buying an xbox one x with like 10 games on on Finn.no which is Norwegian equivalent Craigslist Ebay contact seller and ask buy with tracked shipping pay up front because generally honor is pretty big thing Norway and stealing is very frowned upon, people usually follow up on sending with
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Obvious Scams Americans Have Been Conditioned To Accept

Nothing quite brings the blood to a boil like learning that you've been played by some manipulative, deceptive, straight up illegal scam. Unfortunately, the reality is that we share this world with many folks that are always proactively trying to pull a fast one on unsuspecting victims. The good news though is that you can read up on a thread like this, and hopefully break free from the vicious cycle of falling for scams that Americans have been conditioned to accept. Along a similar vein check out this woman's wonderful experience with the Icelandic healthcare system

Clear scams that Americans have been conditioned to accept as normal. | imnotyourbrahh 1d Charging $1 add cheese Reply 1.4k
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