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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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Ordinary People Share Creepy & Unexplained Experiences

Whether or not you believe in things like aliens or ghosts, there's no doubt that abnormal, unexplainable experiences are pretty damn unsettling. Where does the fear come from? That chill you feel when you suddenly hear or see something out of the ordinary. Is it superstitious fear of something supernatural or is it simply fear of the unknowable? It seems like we humans are easily unnerved by the things we can't explain and have no control over. But these feelings can also be pretty vicariously exhilarating. Why else would horror and mystery be such popular genres in fiction? 

We're stoked that u/LBE asked redditors to share their own spooky experiences because these strange stories from ordinary people gave us quite a thrill. If you're into unsolved mysteries and unexplained phenomena, you might be into this unsettling Reddit thread. 

creepy stories, scary stories, creepy, unexplained, unsolved mysteries, stories, reddit, askreddit, thread, weird, spooky, mysterious | redditaccount1_2 Right after quarantine started got package mail addressed my name and my address and contained 1 pink starburst and nothing else this day have no idea who sent or why return address vacant office space across country. Edit did not eat postmark matched address believe but 's been so long l'm not positive, there is one friend
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Classic 'Dad and The Dog' Memes Filled With Wholesomeness

This "Dad and the dog" dank meme combines two of our favorite things: dads and doggos. The meme exploits the idea that dads are truly marshmallows under their tough exteriors. The first instance of the meme featured Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson with a cute dog, paired with a joke about a dad's hesitance about getting a dog, and his eventual love for the damn critter. The memes have been popping off since early this week, and it's easy to see why. 

Dad and the dog memes, keanu reeves, john wick, john wick memes, silly memes, dogs, dog memes, doggo memes, furries, animal memes, family gets a dog | Dad doesn't want dog Family gets dog anyway Dad and dog: john wick shooting pistols with a dog on his head. man grilling and a dog standing on two waiting by his side.
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32 People Share Shady Secrets From Their Industries

It's no surprise that many professions cut corners and do some sketchy shit to make an extra buck or save themselves a hassle. Many businesses claim their wares are homemade when they're actually mass-produced, or in food, pre-prepared and frozen. Some places commit highway robbery by upcharging at a serious margin. These are some pretty widely accepted (albeit unfortunate) truths. But u/CircleBox2, in the name of demystification, asked redditors to share the darkest secrets from their industries. And some of them are shadier than we expected.

Askreddit thread about shady and sketchy secrets from various professions | hopefulcynicx 9h markup on glasses (specifically frames) is stupid ridiculous can buy frame 4, then turn around sell 160. Lenses too lenses cost us under $10 can easily be marked up 100 mean business is business but taking advantage people who can't see is sorta shitty lol Reply 950
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Clever Comebacks That Deserve A Plaque For Their Spice

Replies this clever are pretty hard to come by; you've kinda just just gotta be in the right place at the right time, and brands like Wendy's - the absolute champions of the roast - know this all too well. Some of these people seriously deserve an award for their witty replies!

comebacks | tweet by abby @abbypauline been 7 car accidents this year, y'all can't tell God doesr have plan senpai @jasminsenju Girl sound like he tryna kill u
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17 Cringey Times People Witnessed Exquisite Foolishness

There's such a thing as blissful ignorance, but we're pretty sure these people aren't it. We do feel sort of bad for them, but at the same time, they provide us with a lot of entertainment, and they kind of make us feel better about our own intellect...

Funny AskReddit post asking people moments they heard people saying stupid things | Suzanne_Marie 11335 points 4 hours ago locked my purse with my keys and cell phone my apartment went office ask maintenance let woman at desk said she would call maintenance and asked phone number they could reach at said there wasn't one because my cell phone locked my apartment. She insisted she needed number said could give her number but wouldn't be able answer if they called. She suggested get my phone out
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23 People Recount Bizarre Things They Found In Strangers' Homes

There are a lot of jobs out there that require people to enter the homes of strangers on a regular basis. Have you ever wondered about the crazy shit electricians, carpet cleaners, social workers, realtors, and movers have seen? Well one curious redditor asked people with these sorts of occupations to recount some of the most bizarre scenes they've happened upon while on the job. While most of these stories are pretty hilarious, a few of them are straight up disturbing. Some of these people could seriously write a book about their experiences! We've gathered some highlights from the Reddit thread to feed your curiosity. 

askreddit, ask reddit, hoarders, wtf, sex toys, stories, yikes, oh god why, bed bugs, reddit, dirty jobs, scary | nolatime 6h Realtor here showing house supposed be empty knocked and rang bell make sure. Once inside walked into bedroom and found current tenant butt ass naked absolutely slamming on an electronic drum kit mostly sound proof room. He never noticed there, but ill never forget him.
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People Imagine What 2020 Would Look Like As A Cocktail

The interminable disappointment and disaster we humans have brought upon ourselves throughout history is certainly nothing new, but 2020 has been like a giant mirror reflecting our failure as a species back at us. As the global pandemic just keeps truckin' on into the new year, people are dealing with the darkness in different ways. We at Memebase look to those who use humor as a coping mechanism, because what else can we do but just laugh sometimes? One redditor had the same idea and asked Reddit what a hypothetical 2020-themed cocktail would look like if they ordered one in a bar. The answers are hilariously befitting and communicate how people feel about this cursed year with perfect simplicity. Take a look at some of the best answers from the thread. 

ask reddit, funny, 2020, quarantine, pandemic, funny comments, clever, witty reply, covid-19, alcohol, funny threads, reddit thread | r/AskReddit u/ggfchl go up bartender and tell him Make 2020 drink does he make? snowballer918 6h 14 Awards Pours everything 's spilled on bar mat into shot glass.
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20 Disappointed People Describe The Worst Birthday Gifts They Ever Received

While this thread may seem like "first world problems" to some of you, we found it to be pretty entertaining. Earlier today, Redditor u/sulemannkhan asked the r/AskReddit community to share the absolute worst birthday gifts they'd ever received. The people of Reddit complied, sharing tragic tales of callous re-gifting, second-hand hairbrushes, and for one lucky eighteen-year-old? A used Disney coloring book. If you've ever received a "dud" gift and had to bite your tongue and feign happiness, this gallery is for you.

funny askreddit thread about the worst birthday gifts people have ever received | JPO_5x5 11h 8 Awards 8 years old growing sunflowers with my mom one summer. My aunt decided get some fertilizer flowers my birtbday. On my birthday unwrapped my present and saw looked like tub vanilla ice cream, but opened there literal horse shit.
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Embarassing Instances Of Absentminded Stupidity

Someone on /r/AskReddit asked people to tell their most embarrassing instances of stupidity and absent-mindedness, and boy did the people deliver. Lucky for you, we've gathered some of those stories below! Check out Fail Blog for tons more fails!

Funny stories from /r/AskReddit of people who did embarrassing things | MissyDeanna 2y 34 years old and my Dad still tells following story doing dumb thing anyone willing listen 8 years old got pack Big League Chew gum hanging out garage with my Dad he saw about open gum he said Now whatever do, do not put this eye said ok won't then walked into house, went upstairs into my bathroom, chewed on ton gum, took out my mouth and put on my eye gum perfect texture sticky and stuck my eyebrow and all my
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Employees Share Horrific & Bizarre Incidents That Nearly Made Them Quit

Anyone who's worked a bunch of jobs in their lifetime has likely experienced a volatile work environment at some point, but these stories from a recent r/AskReddit thread are seriously next level. I doubt many people have had to deal with the head of a rabies-infested javelina on their first day of work, or chase down some disembodied lobster tails running around a grocery store. Whether these tales of employment are totally shocking or all too familiar, anyone can relate to that moment where you think 'damn, I don't get paid enough for this shit.'  

askreddit, reddit, stories, funny stories, work, retail, funny, yikes, employees, customer service, bosses, worst job, facepalm, wtf | r/AskReddit S u/indian_boy786 1d Top Awarded 111 102 83 S 73 74 1 is don't get paid enough this shit" moment? 65.8k 17.6k 1 Share
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People Fantasize About What Their Ideal 2021 Would Look Like

The end of 2020 is finally approaching after what felt like a whole decade of disaster and disappointment. Many are lamenting the failures of this year by looking ahead and fantasizing about what 2021 would look like if it was as good as 2020 was bad. u/ilikepintobeans posted this exact question to r/AskReddit and the general consensus was that in an ideal world, coronavirus and global warming would be 'cured.' Some redditors put a pretty entertaining sci-fi spin on their answers. Considering all that's happened and what is to come, it's safe to say that we all desire a better world for everyone. 

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askreddit, wholesome, 2020, coronavirus, scifi, aliens, future, climate change, comments, reddit | r/AskReddit u/ilikepintobeans If 2021 is as good as 2020 bad will see happen 2021?
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Distressed Dude Asks Reddit For Help With A Very Crappy Relationship Issue

Well, sh*t. One very shook gentleman took to Reddit after discovering that his girlfriend was wiping her butt with his gym socks. The entire situation is insane, and after she explains herself it gets even more crazy. Could you stay with your significant other if you found out they'd been using your socks to clean their bottoms? 

Funny reddit thread about girlfriend poop on socks, using socks to wipe | r/relationship_advice posted by whattodobedroom think my girlfriend (26) has been using my gym socks wipe after going bathroom. Throwaway, because reasons. TL;DR: Found my gym socks garbage covered poop. Asked girlfriend about She started yelling at and crying and left
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People Confess To What They'd Do With 48 Hours Of Frozen Time

If you disregard the physics of time actually 'stopping' and what that would mean, essentially the real question becomes: If you had 48 hours to do anything you wanted, what would you do? According to the answers in this r/AskReddit thread, people generally fall into two categories—those who would do crime and those who would prank as many people as possible. A handful of the busier redditors would love to just do nothing for once. We've collected some of the most amusing answers from this popular thread. It's hard to read through these without considering all the different possibilities, which makes for a pretty fun daydream session. 

reddit, funny comments, funny, social media, askreddit, funny threads | Time freezes 48 hours and only thing not affected do choose do? Brassknuckletime 3h Crime Reply 314 OneSchott 1h So much crime. 153 Canduffi 1h So so much crime 29 KillerChicken506 1h so so so much crime 18 MemeLocationMan 1h So So So So much crime 10 TrippyAT 1h So so so so so much crime
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Very Dumb Things People Once Believed

Humans aren't perfect. We make mistakes. We goof. And sometimes our gullible natures get the best of us. Redditor u/Vinyl_BunBuns provided us with ample proof of this gullibility yesterday with an especially entertaining r/AskReddit thread. They asked followers of the page to share the absolute dumbest things people have believed. And while some of the examples are a testament to pranksters and impressionable child-minds, others are a wonderful reminder that kids (and adults) have absolutely incredible imaginations. 

Funny and dumb things people used to believe, askreddit, funny memes | HappyGoLuckyBoy 23h 38 Awards dark meat and white meat come 2 different birds 12 they asked as they did each year at Thanksgiving, which kind meat wanted year said Dark meat, please but feel bad l'm only one who really eats and always have get an entire second Turkey just still teased about this day at 46 years old.
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Partners Of Sleep Walkers And Talkers Share Amusing Anecdotes

If you've ever dated or married a sleep walker or talker, you know that nights can be anything but boring. Reddit user u/hoeka_mos made this extra clear after asking the r/AskReddit if the partners of weird sleepers had any wild stories to tell. The community came through with some incredibly entertaining tidbits that make us wonder if our sleep cycles could survive such excitement. Here are our favorites.  

Funny askreddit thread about stories from partners of people who sleepwalk and sleeptalk, relationships, dating, marriage | Cocamello 11.8k points 6 days ago 3 2 3 More My grandfather hard sleep talker my grandmother has funny story. One day my grandfather while sleeping saying" do punch this asshole" my grandmother replayed yeah punch him then my grandfather his sleep punched her.
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People Share Their Irrational Childhood Fears

While we miss the lack of responsibilities that came with childhood, and being blissfully unaware of the absolute shit-show that is adulthood, we don't miss the weird and debilitating fears we grappled with when we were young..Redditor u/Shay_la_da reminded us of those phobias when they asked the AskReddit community to share the ridiculous fears that tortured them as kids. While some of them are understandable (um, escalators) others are just a little more absurd. But they're all entertaining. 

funny askreddit thread about harmless things that terrified people as children | r/AskReddit u/Shay_da_la 13h Join 's harmless thing terrified as child? 31 35 32 55 27 35 41 | kalooboo 12h 27 Awards Lawn flamingos. My big sister told they could take soul if looked into their eyes so l'd run past them with my eyes covered. O Reply 17.4k
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