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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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Grossest Things People Ate To Be Polite

So long as you have a decent enough grasp on your moral compass you probably walk through life doing what you can to not upset the people you cross paths with. Sometimes, that can manifest in rather harrowing acts of eating just the kinds of food that make you genuinely sick to your stomach. Maybe these people's accounts of their own experiences eating various foods they found to be utterly terrible, will strike a chord with you. 

A collection of the grossest things that people ever ate with the intention of being polite.
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Dumbest Things People Said With Mystifying Confidence

There's nothing quite as puzzling as the bold confidence of a glaringly evident fool. It can be quite entertaining and disheartening at the same time to watch someone go off on whatever tangent they feel compelled to go on, all the while with no idea that they have no idea what they're talking about. Maybe these insights will take you on a trip down memory lane to an experience of your own. 

People describe the dumbest things that they've heard other folks say with total confidence.
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Nightmare Customers Share Why They Caused Scenes

You just never know what's going on in someone's life. There can be all kinds of inner turmoil boiling underneath the surface of a carefully practiced, totally artificial smile. Sometimes the inner war that someone is struggling with ends up manifesting in them causing a bit of a scene. With that being said, it's obviously ideal to not stage the public freakout if you can help yourself. People working customer service gigs are already having a hard enough time. 

Nightmare customers describe why they had their public meltdowns.
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Most Absurd Lies People's Parents Told Them

Just because they're your parents doesn't mean that they're also not prone to coming up with all kinds of absurd lies that you only end up realizing later on in life were pure works of impressive, mind blowing fiction. Maybe these people's stories of their parents' most ridiculous lies will resonate for some folks. 

A collection of the most ridiculous lies that people's parents told them.
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Most Embarrassing Ways People Messed Up Dates

The world of dating can be a tough one. In this modern era we have all of these crazy dating apps available at our disposal, and those very apps can end up resulting in quite the ridiculous series of encounters with individuals that seemed sane enough on the surface level, but ended up showing up for the date, brandishing all the bright red flags. Hopefully these people's stories about their most embarrassing dates make you feel a bit better about your dates that erred on the side of disaster. 

People describe the most embarrassing ways that they screwed up their dates.
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Cringiest Things People See Posted On Social Media

The different realms in the overall universe of social media can get to be quite ridiculous. You have this massive online gathering of folks, and with that can come the unfortunate, awkward results of various individuals mindlessly throwing out posts that could've used just a little bit more thought, before being shared with the rest of the world. Some posts are certainly more awkward than others. 

People describe the cringiest things they've seen posted on social media.
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People's Grueling Encounters With Spoiled Rich Kids

Many of us have crossed unfortunate paths with terribly entitled rich kids that all seem to carry this unconscious assumption that the world as they know it exists to satiate their every pressing desire. Maybe you've had an experience where you were able to serve up a swift and satisfying reality check to one of these rich kids. Sometimes, even the reality check itself isn't enough to shake a spoiled rich kid out of their ways. Check out some more of people's craziest rich kid syndrome stories over here

People describe their close and grueling encounters with spoiled rich kids.
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Ridiculous Things People Brag About For Some Reason

There's just something innately insufferable about someone who takes it upon themselves to brag to no end. It's like, we get it, you're awesome, you're absolutely killing it, but maybe, just maybe keep all that aggressive self praise to yourself. Especially when you have people bragging about completely absurd things that seem completely nonsensical to brag about in the first place. 

A collection of absolutely ridiculous things that people brag about for some reason.
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Most Unexplainable, Creepy Moments In People's Lives

Many of us have endured those bone-chilling moments where what feels like some kind of "sixth sense" kicks into overdrive, and some part of your brain is tuned into a borderline supernatural event. You know, the moment that you just can't explain no matter how hard you try to drive logic into the explanation? Well regardless of whether or not you've had one of those moments yourself, these folks certainly have enough horror stories to go around. For some more unsettling moments, check out these absolutely bonkers apparent glitches in the matrix

A collection of the most unexplainable, creepy events in people's lives.
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Creepiest Things People Experienced That Escaped Explanation

Existence is strange. There are so many moments all of us seem to encounter in our lives where things simply just don't add up. It can end up feeling like you're straight up witnessing a glitch in the matrix. Maybe you end up sharing that glitchy moment with another human being, who also can't explain the occurrence. Well, all we can do is shrug it off, and accept the fact that there will always be those strange moments lurking right around the corner that we'll never be able to explain through the lens of a rational mind. 

People describe the creepiest things they experienced that just can't be explained.
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Dumbest Lies People Actually Believed

The world's unfortunately never been in short supply of deceptive liars that all try to pawn off their lies on unsuspecting victims. Sometimes, folks are lucky enough to have the wherewithal to catch the lies as they come across, and even call the liars out in the process. Other times though, people aren't so fortunate. It's a wonder that people actually fell for these lies in the first place. But oh well, you live and you learn. Check out some delusional liars that got outed in righteous fashion over here

A collection of the dumbest lies that people actually ended up falling for.
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Things People Get Hypocritically Irritated Over

Most everyone is guilty of being hypocritical at one point or another in life. It's as if so often the things that grind our gears the most are the very things that we're guilty of doing ourselves. Weird how the psyche works like that. Maybe some of these will strike some chords for folks. 

A collection of things that people get hypocritically irritated over.
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Weirdest Behaviors From People's Damaged Computers

In this technologically-infused era it's easy to forget just how wildly far our various technological devices have progressed. And then from there, how truly strange different pieces of technology can end up being if they get busted. Honestly, these insights are pretty hilarious. You just never know if that old laptop might be on its last legs. 

People describe the strangest behavior that they've ever seen from their damaged computers.
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Professors Share Most Unbelievably Dumb Things Students Did

This delightful AskReddit thread has college professors describing the most profoundly, unbelievable things that their students ever did. Some of these insights might inspire you to take a walk down memory lane and relive your own moments in the classroom, where someone muttered off something so mindless nobody had any idea what to say. 

College professors describe the most unbelievably dumb things that their students did.
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Dumbest Things People's Pets Have Done

Anyone who has ever had a pet knows that they can end up getting themselves into quite the entertaining, absurd series of predicaments. They also have a profound ability to encourage each of us to stop worrying about everything going on in our lives, and just laugh. Also, what's with dogs and goldfish being scared of their own farts? 

A collection of the dumbest things that people have seen their pets do.
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Pro Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Ingredients

Many of us enjoy the art of trying to prepare a beautiful, tasty meal at home. It's certainly one of those things that's easier said then done. Sometimes, right when you're in the thick of preparing what you think is the immaculate meal to end all meals, you only come to realize that you forgot that one essential ingredient that would've leveled up the whole dish. Well, we live and we learn, and we can learn a whole lot from these pro chefs about what their favorite ingredients are. 

A collection of responses from pro chefs that reveal their favorite ingredients to cook with.
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