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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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AskReddit Thread: Dumbest Lies People Actually Pulled Off

There's something hardwired into us as human beings, where we're terribly susceptible to willing ourselves into believing completely blatant lies that people are telling right to our faces. Maybe it's some sort of conflict avoidance. Maybe it's that romantic, idealistic urge to try to see the best in someone. With all of that being said, it's nothing short of a stupefying wonder that these people were able to get away with the dumb lies that they were. 

People describe the dumbest lies that they were actually able to get away with.
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AskReddit Thread: Reasons People Noped Out Of Relationships

In this modern era with its wealth of dating apps, there are an unfortunate number of people that end up finding themselves seated across the table from waking nightmares that aren't at all like the people they presented themselves as on their dating profiles. If anything, an informative AskReddit thread like this can be helpful in terms of showcasing the red flags to keep a wary eye out for when you're dipping your toes in the dating pool. For another AskReddit list with a similar theme, check out this post about the embarrassing times that people missed obvious hints

Reasons that people noped right out of their dates.
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People's Finest Moments Of Revenge

Humans' capacity for enacting cunning and truly brutal revenges on one another is both impressive and vaguely terrifying. If anything it's revenge stories like the ones we have here that should serve as a solid reminder to treat other folks nicely. The last thing you'd want is to find yourself on the receiving end of one of these revenges because you wouldn't play nice with someone. 

People describe their finest moments of revenge.
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AskReddit Thread: Sailors' Craziest Supernatural Stories

It's easy to forget about just how much craziness is occurring out in that big ole ocean. The idea of being far out at sea in the middle of night, and encountering some kind of sound that escapes all explanation is just a little bit unsettling. If anything these accounts from various sailors might inspire you to fully commit to never taking up with a sailing gig. 

Sailors describe the craziest supernatural experiences that they've had.
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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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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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Dumbest Things People Had To Convince Their Parents To Not Do

Just because someone's a "parent" doesn't mean that they're not hopelessly clueless in some facet of life. In fact, many of us have fielded all kinds of ridiculous questions from our folks about how to navigate the ins and outs of all this disorienting technology we have available at our disposal. Maybe these people's stories about the dumbest things they had to convince their parents to not do will send you on a trip down memory lane. 

A collection of the dumbest things that people had to convince their parents to not do.
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Parents' Funniest Tooth Fairy Stories

There's no getting around the fact that parenting is a wild emotional rollercoaster that can test a human being's ability to be patient and understanding beyond all measure. If you're a parent with a little kid you're likely muddling through many days where you've had little to no sleep at all, while trying to juggle a wealth of responsibilities that somehow fit into your day. And then you factor in the moments when the tooth fairy needs to clock in. The whole tooth fairy situation can go on to inspire many funny moments with your kids. These stories are something else. 

Parents' funniest stories about the tooth fairy.
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Most Annoying Things People Say To Sound Intelligent

The internet's full of mind titans and obnoxious "brainiacs" that spew off half baked sentiments that are wrapped up in flowery words with the intention to flex those fragile egos. Unfortunately, these brainiacs are blinded by the love they possess for hearing themselves talk, and thus don't realize that everyone else is having none of it. Hopefully you don't find yourself realizing you say a lot of the things mentioned in this list. But, if you do, never too late to change. 

A collection of the most annoying things that people say to sound smart.
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People's Pettiest Pet Peeves

It's AskReddit threads like the one we have here that can remind you that there are a whole lot of people out there being proactively stressed out, frustrated, and straight up angered by the very same things that make you tick. It could be those moments when folks comment on the food that you're eating, or perhaps it's the people that leave cooking time on the microwave instead of clearing it. You'll likely connect with at least one of these petty pet peeves. 

A collection of people's pettiest pet peeves.
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Most Ridiculously Spelled Words People Have Encountered

It's far too easy to take for granted just how strangely spelled some of the words in the English language are. The weird spellings themselves can end up making for quite the hassle for when it comes time to actually say the words out loud. Seriously though, have we just accepted that desert and dessert are actually spelled wrong? 

People describe the most ridiculously spelled words that they've heard of.
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Inventive Ways People Would Ruin Dates In 5 Seconds

In case you ever find yourself suffering through a date that you can't find a good reason to be a part of anymore, then these devilishly inventive ways to ruin a date in under five seconds might come in handy. Sometimes, you just need to hit the eject button on a date as soon as possible for your own good. Are there more graceful ways to go about the process than what we have here? Of course, but to each their own. 

A collection of inventive ways that people would ruin dates in under 5 seconds.
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Times People Were Able To Witness Their Enemies' Downfalls

Nothing quite uplifts the downtrodden spirits like being able to witness or hear about your archenemy enduring their ultimate demise. It's pretty much music to the ears. Especially if you were chugging along through life with the exhausting weight of a profound grudge being held against them. Maybe these people's stories will strike a chord for some folks out there. 

People describe the satisfying times they were able to watch their enemies come undone.
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Things Movies Do That People Absolutely Hate

There are certain times in this chaotic life when you actually might find yourself thinking that you wish life were just a little bit like what it's portrayed as in the movies. Then, then there are other times where it's a very good thing that life doesn't compare to what it's depicted as in movies. It's probably a good thing that computers don't make a ton of bleep/blop/blip noises when we type on them. That might get just a tad bit irritating after awhile. 

A collection of things that movies do that people absolutely hate.
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AskReddit Thread: Things People Say To Scammers Instead Of Hanging Up

Unfortunately, an inevitable reality of having a phone in this day and age is that it's only a matter of time until you end up fielding a call from a nonsense-spewing scammer who is by their very design going to waste some of your time, that they quite frankly don't deserve. Maybe you'll pack a few of these sentiments with you for the next time that you end up being caught up on the phone with a scammer. 

People describe the things they say to scammers instead of hanging up right away.
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People's Craziest Neighbor Stories

What's with people messing with other people's lawns? Also, it seems like there's a pattern with all of these "crazy neighbor." Specifically, a whole lot of them seem to be right out of the HOA. There's something about the dang HOA that just brings out the very worst in people. Boundary issues run amok. For some more juicy neighbor drama check out this quick story about a woman who reported her nightmare neighbors, and the righteous fine that ensued

The crazy kinds of things that people's neighbors did to be labelled the "crazy neighbors."
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