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Accurate And Thought-Provoking Musings About Anxiety And Flat-Earthers From Reddit's Showerthoughts

By Jodi Smith | Social Media | July 28, 2020 |

By Jodi Smith | Social Media | July 28, 2020 |


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The sub-reddit Showerthoughts is a collection of random ruminations that pop into minds while otherwise on auto-pilot. They’re the surprisingly insightful or ridiculously simplistic explanations that flit in and out of existence while we go about mundane tasks. Other times they’re just hilarious possible justifications for the behaviors of some people.

It is possible Flat Earthers are merely running a scam so that someone will take them up in a spaceship just to show the world is round. It is all angling for a free ride on a spaceship. from r/Showerthoughts
A major difference between dogs and cats is that when you take care of a dog, the dog assumes you must be some sort of king, while when you take care of a cat, the cat assumes that it must be some sort of king from r/Showerthoughts
“Unsolved Mysteries,” can just be titled, “Mysteries.” If they were solved then they wouldn’t be a mystery. from r/Showerthoughts
When you were a kid, you thought only kids misbehave. When you grow up, you realise adults are worse than kids. from r/Showerthoughts
During a nuclear explosion, there is a certain distance of the radius where all the frozen supermarket pizzas are cooked to perfection. from r/Showerthoughts
Anxiety is like when video game combat music is playing but you can’t find any enemies. from r/Showerthoughts
Being 35 and not wanting to work in the field for which you’ve prepared is like being half way through an RPG and realizing you’ve built out your skill tree all wrong and you can’t respec and you can’t make a new character and there will never be another video game again from r/Showerthoughts
A guy named “Weird Al” has had a 40+ year long career with no allegations of sexual impropriety. from r/Showerthoughts
Coffee makes you hyper, but coffee shops are designed for people to chill, whereas alcohol is a depressant but bars and clubs are designed for people to be energetic. from r/Showerthoughts
Talent shows like Britain’s got talent become much more disturbing when you realise that it’s just 4 rich people dangling money in front of poor people and telling them to dance for their entertainment. from r/Showerthoughts
Replying “k” in morse “-.-“, has the same passive aggressive tone from r/Showerthoughts
USPS could make more money if they put post offices in airports so instead of throwing something out that you forgot was in your bag you could mail it home. from r/Showerthoughts
People who respond with “That’s not how the world works” when told to be nice are the reason that’s not how the world works. from r/Showerthoughts
If wookies have a 400 year life span, then Han Solo is basically like Chewbacca’s third dog from r/Showerthoughts
It’s entirely possible that two random people on the internet have had a friendly conversation on one forum and later an aggressive hateful conversation on another forum, without ever knowing of their previous wholesome interaction. from r/Showerthoughts
The movie industry considers you to be an adult when you’re 17 to see a rated R movie, but they conveniently lower that age to 13 when they are deciding who pays adult ticket prices. from r/Showerthoughts



Jodi Smith is a Senior Reporter, Film & Television at Pajiba. You can email her or follow her on Twitter.



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