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[–]iamjacksleakyfaucet 1636 points1637 points  (91 children)

Texting while driving. YOU ARE GOING TO HURT SOMEBODY!

[–]elissav19 234 points235 points  (7 children)

I witnessed something like this before. Where I live, it's illegal to text and drive, but some people do it anyway.

Once, I was stopped at an intersection. There was a kid who was crossing the street when all of the sudden, this car is coming from the opposite direction. Except he was wasn't slowing down. The kid scrambled back just in time before the car lurched to a stop. The guy, unsurprisingly, was holding a phone in his hand.

Had the kid not moved at the last minute, he could've been injured, or killed. All because the driver thought it was important to send a message. I was pretty ticked off. I considered getting out to yell at him, but he looked guilty enough and the kid seemed alright. So yeah, don't text and drive.

[–]DA-FUNK-5555 57 points58 points  (0 children)

Good for the kid keeping an eye on things. Yea the driver was wrong. But rule number one in life is assume everyone else is an idiot and not paying attention therefore you must pay extra attention. Car vs body; car wins every time. If you want to live watch out for larger, faster, stronger moving objects.

[–]RedTrailWildcat 45 points46 points  (3 children)

My job requires a lot of traveling. You can always tell when people are on the phone. They swerve so much and then jerk the car back over when they realize they’re going into the other lane.

Edit: I went to a seminar within my company once where the guest speaker told us he scrolls through Facebook while driving. What the hell?!

[–]iamjacksleakyfaucet 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Yeah, my family (with my kids in the back seat) was cut off horrendously by some idiot lady who was texting and driving. I wanted to call the police but I don’t know what good it would’ve done.

[–]MyLouBear 4 points5 points  (1 child)

And they brake at weird or inappropriate times. I’ve noticed that it seems when people know they’re going to look down and away from the road, they put their foot on the brake.

[–]AntTheMighty 116 points117 points  (0 children)

My dad was a ups driver so he was hammered about his driving habits. He would tell us "when you drive you drive, nothing else." it scares me that there are people out there endangering others because they can't put the phone down for a minute.

[–]Neogodhobo 53 points54 points  (23 children)

my brother always text and drive. I always tell him not to, especially when Im in the car, but he simply does not give a flying fuck. He says, it wont happened to him, hes a good driver, bla bla bla.

I love my brother but I find him very stupid to do that. Its something that drives me nuts. Its okay if you want to risk you own life, but not when you put others in danger.

[–]Scottie3Hottie 46 points47 points  (14 children)

It amazes me when people say this. It's been proven hy countless studies and that the human brain cannot handle driving and texting at the same time. The few times I've texted while driving, I noticed that my concentration on the road and control of the car dropped instantly.

[–]Neogodhobo 18 points19 points  (9 children)

yeah, well I come from a family where drinking and driving was a daily routine. My father would have us on his lap while he drinks and we were driving around town.

Haha, oh man, the things you wouldn't see today.

[–]dog_in_the_vent 38 points39 points  (0 children)

hes a good driver

"But you're not a good driver. You're a bad driver. You're texting and driving. That's what bad drivers do!"

[–]Dorksim 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Take his phone and throw it in the back seat. Your brother is an asshole.

[–]Yinz_Know_Me 18 points19 points  (1 child)

You need to NEVER get in a car with him again. He has no respect for you.

[–]DKIMBE 10 points11 points  (0 children)

My mom had a habit of doing this. Thankfully, she stopped. I haven't told her this, but the main reason it pissed me if was cuz my dad died a few years earlier from a brain aneurysm (completely unpreventable), and I didn't wanna lose my only parent cuz of a reason as preventable and stupid as texting while driving.

[–]ProjectAliceX 3 points4 points  (0 children)

If my friends are doing I take the phone and throw it on the back seat.

[–]theGreatBrainiac 927 points928 points  (33 children)

Getting prescribed antibiotics and then not finishing them. Guess what - the antibiotics won't kill you, the now antibiotic resistant bacteria will!

[–]underwatermagpies 194 points195 points  (4 children)

Also insisting they need antibiotics prescribed when they have a cold.

[–]IlIIIIIIllI 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Fucking Michelle. Your Doctor knows better what you need than you stupid bitch

[–]SCORE4 52 points53 points  (6 children)

Oh shit just did this a month ago with my ear infection... nice knowing y'all

[–]stupid_penis 46 points47 points  (1 child)

/u/SCORE4 just doomed the entire human race

[–]robots914 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Well, at least you know not to do it again. With any luck, your ear infection won't come back and everything will be fine.

[–]TheVindicator07 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Or it does come back and he dies a slow and painful death. No biggie...haha...

[–]Suntripp 4 points5 points  (0 children)

You actually don't only put your self at risk but all of us

[–]petroelb 14 points15 points  (6 children)

Actually, some antibiotics WILL kill me.

[–]brzztffn 19 points20 points  (3 children)

Alright Mr. Shyamalan

[–]Fray38 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Same. But people who aren't allergic should definitely finish their meds

[–]ministerman 380 points381 points  (17 children)

listening to your music in public places on speaker phone.

[–]PurplePumkins 62 points63 points  (3 children)

Fine I'll bring a speaker next time

[–]FetchingTheSwagni 48 points49 points  (1 child)

No, go old school. Carry around a big boom-box with flashy lights, and wear a beanie and shades.

[–]FunkyHats 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Letting your kids watch shows in public spaces without headphones, with the speaker on. (bonus if it's a restaurant or a plane).

[–]kitz0426 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Even worse: watching videos on the phone at the airport full volume. Even worse: watching porn

[–]imminent_riot 4 points5 points  (0 children)

People in my local Walmart have started doing this while shopping, while there's already music playing in the store...

[–][deleted] 683 points684 points  (16 children)

Everything. Just everybody fucking stop for one goddamn minute.

[–]CommissarAdam 154 points155 points  (10 children)

stops everything

Oh no, I'm dead now.

[–]koakova 90 points91 points  (7 children)

you mean oh yes

[–]TheGeneral525 48 points49 points  (6 children)

Me too thanks

[–]turnip-cake 25 points26 points  (4 children)

Don't include me in the screenshot

[–]Hairyantoinette 27 points28 points  (3 children)

Include me but crop him out

[–]Kraymur 19 points20 points  (2 children)

Crop out everything except for this.

[–]FetchingTheSwagni 8 points9 points  (1 child)

See you on Reddit

[–]BaconReceptacle 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I think I remember saying this the first time I ever got fucked up.

[–]djjesushchrist 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Hammer time?

[–]Krissy_ok 55 points56 points  (7 children)

Failing to indicate.

[–]merukit 11 points12 points  (4 children)

Failing to indicate what?

[–]mghoffmann 15 points16 points  (0 children)

That's what British people say when they're trying to talk about not using turn signals.

[–]SleeplessShitposter 54 points55 points  (6 children)

Having their location in their Facebook posts.

First off, that's a huge security risk. For younger Redditors, someone could come find you. For older Redditors, the further you are from home, the easier you are to be robbed. Save your vacation photos for AFTER your vacation, too!

Second, how the hell are you gonna lie that grandma's in the hospital when your annoying friend is messaging you?!

[–]hubbishobbis 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Your use of the word 'Redditors' in this context tickles me.

[–]LanguineO 434 points435 points  (38 children)

Drunk driving

[–]badassmthrfkr 207 points208 points  (32 children)

And driving while high. Some people think it's not as dangerous but it is.

Source: Pothead.

[–]Randomd0g 37 points38 points  (17 children)

The stat about it being "less dangerous" is just that less people do it.

I mean, how many times do you feel like going for a drive when you're stoned?

[–]Swan543 37 points38 points  (1 child)

People drive stoned all day every day (at least in California). When I was in high school, the only place to get away from parents to get stoned was in the car. Everyone I smoked with grew up driving stoned, and many still do. I have been in cars where the driver was ripping a bong on the 405 at 60mph. I'm not saying this is okay, but it happens, a LOT. You don't hear about it because they don't get caught, and if they do they are RARELY charged with DUIs. Although, I think they are beginning to crack down on stoned driving now that weed became legal for recreational use earlier this month.

[–]Brando_Fett 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I know that’s a lie cuz no one has ever gone 60mph on the 405. /s

[–]pedantic_asshole_ 10 points11 points  (3 children)

That's not what the stat is, stoned drivers perform much better than drunk drivers on tests.

[–]FetchingTheSwagni 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I feel like the people who think it's not dangerous take like one hit and say "Whoa man, I'm a pot head, lol"
I'm pretty sure a good portion of potheads know not to smoke and drive. Like, you don't become senseless like you do when you are drunk. You are still aware of what you are capable of.
If anything, smoking makes you not want to drive.

[–]Malgaras 11 points12 points  (2 children)

Along a similar vein, driving while really tired. Just because we don't focus on it as much as drunk driving doesn't mean it's not dangerous as hell.

[–]mofei 51 points52 points  (5 children)

Living beyond their means. Like, why is that even considered as an option for adulting? It's not an option, if you have any sense of responsibility whatsoever. Leveraging yourself to the hilt will never lead to wealth or happiness.

[–]mailto_devnull 7 points8 points  (4 children)

It often isn't a decision that is knowingly made. Expenses creep up, and with inflation and unexpected expenses, living paycheque to paycheque ends up being living beyond your means.

The constant needs to keep up with the Jones's doesn't help either. Both of you are mortgaged to the hilt, but he's got that brand new riding mower...

[–]kill-dog 4 points5 points  (2 children)

I will oppose your opinion with something I found. I was struggling to make ends meet, so I created a spreadsheet to help me track my spending. I will be 100% debt free 12 months from now (student loan notwithstanding) due to being very conscious of how much I have available to spend and tracking that amount well.

[–]pookiki 244 points245 points  (23 children)

Worrying. It doesn't change anything that has happened or will happen it just messes up this moment...and this one...andddddd this one...

This one too. Stop worrying. Seriously.

[–]AntTheMighty 79 points80 points  (8 children)

Easier said than done.

[–]DraqonBourne 35 points36 points  (1 child)

Practice makes better. :)

[–]botcomking 6 points7 points  (4 children)

The way I did this was just pretend I wasn't worrying about stuff and eventually I wasn't

[–]Khadgaar 15 points16 points  (4 children)

"My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice."

[–]tacodepollo 23 points24 points  (3 children)

You have a problem, Can you do something about it?

Yes - great, what are you worried about?

No - well there's nothing to worry about then.

Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but you won't get anywhere.

[–]atomofconsumption 3 points4 points  (1 child)

but maybe if you think really hard there will be some magical solution that would allow you to do something about it.

[–]Psychokinetic_Rocky 630 points631 points  (61 children)

Eating tide pods

[–]AntTheMighty 248 points249 points  (43 children)

I thought this was one of those ironic suicidal memes. Are people actually doing it?

[–]Psychokinetic_Rocky 181 points182 points  (13 children)

You KNOW that someone’s doing it.

[–]AntTheMighty 94 points95 points  (8 children)

Well that's natural selection at work I guess...

[–]BobbyWatson666 106 points107 points  (6 children)

Human. At the top of the food chain, man has conquered basically every kind of animal, insect, or whatever. However, a greater enemy remains..................................

TIDE PODS

[–]FaceBasket 15 points16 points  (5 children)

Read your comment while listening to this, and when the music gets quiet, say "tide pods". Epic.

https://youtu.be/zoyiRis_-ds?t=34

[–]akm862 11 points12 points  (1 child)

It's gonna be called the pods challenge and a bunch of 12 year olds will be at poison centers for eating laundry detergent

[–]HostOrganism 4 points5 points  (0 children)

It already is, and they already are.

[–]Redhy1 22 points23 points  (9 children)

There was one kid who ate a bowl of em and as he was being put in the ambulance he said “I don’t regret it”

[–]knightofkent 15 points16 points  (6 children)

Are you referencing the collegehumor skit about tide pods or is the sketch referencing someone that actually did this?

[–]Redhy1 6 points7 points  (5 children)

Someone actually did this....

[–]knightofkent 7 points8 points  (4 children)

Christ, kids are dumb

[–]Gas-Station-Shades 39 points40 points  (1 child)

Yes. Started out as an ironic joke, but some people were too stupid to understand the "ironic" bit and are actually eating them.

[–]HollerinScholar 60 points61 points  (1 child)

According to Snopes:

A spokesperson for the American Association of Poison Control Centers told us that in the first 11 days of 2018, there had been 40 reported exposures to liquid laundry detergent pods by 13- to 19-year-olds. That figure represents 20 percent of the total number of similar incidents in all of 2017. (i.e. about 2.5 months in 2017)

[–]mechilide 7 points8 points  (4 children)

Kinda there are videos of people putting them in their mouths, taking a bite to Pierce the plastic, then spitting it out

[–]lumpydukeofspacenuts 11 points12 points  (3 children)

I saw a video of a kid putting the tide into a dab rig and smoke it. HE SMOKED TIDE PODS. Kids these days are so bored. What happened to smoking banana peels and bible pages???

EDIT: https://youtu.be/0KsJlbTnMwY that's the video I saw.

[–]Kraymur 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I just watched a compilation video of people putting them in their mouths and chewing (most spit the liquid out, but there was one dude that i'm pretty sure swallowed it, it was also produced really well??) some people were frying them in pans as a joke, but yea.... people are really chewing on Tide Pods for a meme.

[–]AboveUnderscores 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Someone smoked one in a bong then proceeded to bite into one like a sandwich

[–]Disproves 11 points12 points  (2 children)

What's that subreddit about things that look good but you shouldn't eat?

[–]PM_ME_SEX69 25 points26 points  (0 children)

If Rob Gronkowski is telling you not to do something, you really shouldn't be doing it.

[–]Randomd0g 4 points5 points  (1 child)

What the fuck is a tide pod?

[–]JenJen460 117 points118 points  (5 children)

Snap chatting literally every thing you do

[–]jack0rias 38 points39 points  (4 children)

"haha I'm taking a dump! 💩" 10 second video... with sound.

[–]Natcur 78 points79 points  (17 children)

Holding pee.

[–]HollerinScholar 59 points60 points  (6 children)

But that's my fetish...unless, that is, you decide to stop holding it while you're laying on me ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)whichisalsomyfetish

[–]musicaflight 36 points37 points  (4 children)

Who are you

[–]HermesCat 17 points18 points  (2 children)

I like to inagine the the author of the comment is a well-respected celebrity. Makes it funnier.
You keep doing you.... whoever you may be....

[–]Worksr 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I'm yourself but stronger.

[–]FetchingTheSwagni 18 points19 points  (6 children)

I learned this as a kid. I'd hold my piss until after school let out, and it never felt good.
Now, I take a piss as soon as possible. Working? No problem, the moment a coworker is available I excuse myself.
Driving home? First thing I do when I get in the door, not get undressed, not eat my food, not get a drink. Sometimes I'll even stop on the side of the road if it's really pushing it (preferably at a rest stop, but my area has a lot of dirt roads so).

Don't hold your piss, people. You're doing more harm to yourself than you think.

[–]otacon7000 4 points5 points  (5 children)

Curious, what kind of damage does holding your pee do or could do?

[–]FetchingTheSwagni 4 points5 points  (1 child)

It can cause urinary tract infection, and I believe (not 100% sure) kidney stones.

[–]dropkickhead 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Holding in your pee for long durations causes the muscle to stop working normally. I went hours and hours at times holding it and developed two problems, and it's taken a decade to retrain it to work normally again

One: my urethral tract widened out such that it only empties fully if I press on my taint/prostate area. If I forget to do this, I have to deal with moist undies. Doctor told me it's because it would slowly fill with urine after my bladder became too full, though there's another "valve" further along the tract that still held it in. It acted like a second bladder almost, and probably would hold almost 30ml on my worst days.

Two: if I held my pee too long, even an hour if it's urgent, the muscle sort of weakened or something over time and it would instead slowly leak. Apparently it's what our muscles do naturally to relieve pressure on the bladder, which absolutely has to empty regularly since the body needs to avoid ketosis by having the kidneys constantly working. The muscles say "well, gotta still make urine to avoid dying, so we'll dribble it out a drop at a time instead" and the more often this happens, the more often they'll default to the slow leak option

These days it's much better, I literally spent 10 years of my life exercising good bathroom habits as best as I could to retrain the muscle that's in the prostate. Nowadays I rarely have an issue but if I were to go to sleep while needing to urinate and refusing it, I'll wake up the next morning with ever so slightly damp underwear.

TL;DR Pee when you need to, not when you want to, or you'll end up peeing when you don't want to more and more often.

Edit: I will add that I had at one point a very persistent and very painful (sometimes odorous) urinary tract infection that wouldnt go away for a year or so as well. It was terrible. 0/10 would not go through it again.

[–]zarathus73 23 points24 points  (0 children)

Stop being in the way all the time. Have a tiny bit of self-awareness.

[–]--Doom-- 95 points96 points  (6 children)

posting questions about ballistic missiles. Crime

[–]honestpie 330 points331 points  (21 children)

Polluting. Like right now.

[–]skallskitar 34 points35 points  (5 children)

brb while I forcibly stop my cells from producing CO2.

[–]30-xv 40 points41 points  (2 children)

That's not pollution, if you stopped all CO2 sources in the whole world, we'd be in a bigger problem than today's pollution.

[–]skallskitar 19 points20 points  (0 children)

I... Didn't think that through very well... - Ghost Me

[–]Diamond121111113 433 points434 points  (46 children)

rape, i mean seriously stop

[–]sandrrawrr 120 points121 points  (1 child)

Even after being sexually assaulted, it's mind boggling for me that people rape. Just keep your genitals away from other people's genitals unless they want you to. That's it.

[–]theycallmemomo 90 points91 points  (22 children)

Also, blaming the rape victim for the rape.

[–]DarkSideOfTheBeug 59 points60 points  (8 children)

Yeah unfortunately there’s certain parts of the world (I’ll let you guess) where rape isn’t considered wrong. Those fuckers will rape a woman/child and put about as much thought into it as we do when we take out the garbage bags.

[–]hoo321 23 points24 points  (4 children)

I don't why you got downvoted. What you said is true because in some parts of the world people (such as gangs) do rape and think its no problem. They are evil monsters (just look at what happened in Pakistan recently).

[–]longpantsman18 50 points51 points  (4 children)

God I hate when everybody rapes me

[–]this_person_tho 168 points169 points  (38 children)

Using your phone while in bed.

Or for that matter, dont do anything in your bed besides sleep and sex or masturbation. Trust me, you will sleep so, so much better.

[–]rivlet 48 points49 points  (3 children)

I’m trying to do this and it’s so much harder than I thought.

I used to be the person that read in bed before falling asleep or spent a half an hour in the morning reading (a book, I mean, nothing to do with my phone). Now I reach for my phone to read things or check up on people and it bothers me.

I KNOW nothing crazy exciting is going on in people’s lives. I know reading that book or spending quality personal time with my dog or my fiancé is way better for me, but I get the weirdest urge to just check things.

Honestly, I should probably stop being tied to my phone for a thousand reasons, the most important of which being I miss how much more fun the world was when I was presently invested in it rather than it being the side chick to Facebook/Reddit/Snapchat/etc.

[–]puppylust 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Have you considered uninstalling those from your phone? Leave them on your tablet, laptop, etc but just not having it on your phone can reduce the distraction.

[–]thstephens8789 13 points14 points  (4 children)

But like, where else would I go? My room is small so I don't have a desk, or a chair, or anything besides a bed and tv stand. Gaming, tv, phone, all from my bed

[–]NotForPornStuff 21 points22 points  (11 children)

This is my dream. I want a bed room. Like a room with a bed. For sleeping. I do not want anything electric, buzzing, beeping lights, nothing... unless it has something to do with the aforementioned masturbating.

[–]HollerinScholar 46 points47 points  (3 children)

So a Nap n' Fap Room?

[–]mytrillosophy 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I need a sign that says Nap n’ Fap Only on my door now

[–]Shelf_Company 7 points8 points  (5 children)

But I watch porn on my phone to masturbate

[–]Captainrosebeard 37 points38 points  (4 children)

Reading buzzfeed (and other) top 10 articles. Seriously, we are rotting our society with this crap. The other day I swear I saw one that said 10 pictures of Disney princesses drawn if they were paperclips.

[–]7URB0 6 points7 points  (1 child)

OMG yes. So many people getting paid to shovel pure shit every day just to generate clicks and ad revenue, regardless of whether they have anything important to say. End result is that the important shit goes unheard as it drowns in a sea of meaningless garbage. What's more? Nobody EVER gets that time back.

[–]CL350S 17 points18 points  (1 child)

Running onto the goddamn elevator without even looking to see if people are getting off first. I’m about to just start mowing people down I’m so tired of this.

[–]najing_ftw 78 points79 points  (6 children)

Being an asshole

[–]Murph87 98 points99 points  (14 children)

Looking at your phone. Pay attention to your kids you shitty parents.

[–]nt96 280 points281 points  (16 children)

Being offended over every single little thing. Doesn't this kind of stuff get exhausting?

[–]Rockrasom 178 points179 points  (3 children)

Wow, okay. I see how it is.

[–]Redhy1 36 points37 points  (2 children)

Wtf he’s just trying to post a comment I am so offended right now.

[–]DraqonBourne 17 points18 points  (1 child)

Don't you use that foul language in front of me.

[–]Redhy1 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Don’t insult my language you hypocrite!!!!!!😡😡😡😡😡😡😡(this is what angry offended people do right?)

[–]turkeytowel 23 points24 points  (3 children)

I read a good quote on here the other day that I'm going to try to remember. "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."

Maybe this is a dickish way of thinking, but maybe it can make a person less likely to take offense to everything if he/she just considers that a lot of people are just dumb, & they really don't know any better.

[–]HollerinScholar 4 points5 points  (0 children)

This is just a chicken and egg scenario. "Every little thing" to /u/nt96 is obviously not "every little thing" to some people out there. Everyone has some kind of personal threshhold or standard, and if someone can articulate a good reason for why they're pissed off, and it's clear that it's something that pisses other people off too, maybe it's worth listening to.

The offender and offended learn nothing about eachother if they can't communicate with eachother constructively. And on an internet forum where your conversations have almost no impact on your life other than to express yourself, it's just pain for both sides if they don't talk in good faith.

[–]mrleprechaun28 39 points40 points  (2 children)

While sometimes people are over sensitive or get offended on behalf of others, some people definitely use it as an excuse just to be an arsehole.

[–]wrathionis 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Slouching. You're probably doin' it right now.

[–]toodaloohi 167 points168 points  (28 children)

using social media. People would become way more self aware and would prob use their time better

[–]RedTrailWildcat 27 points28 points  (2 children)

YES!!!!

I deleted Facebook and Snapchat off of my phone before Christmas and I feel like my mental health is in a better place. Yes, I might be “missing out” but honestly I think the fear of missing out is worse than actually missing out. Everyone makes it look like they are living perfect lives, when in reality, they aren’t.

[–]purplehailstorm 51 points52 points  (3 children)

This is interesting. I think everyone should be moderating their use of social media, but I can't agree with stopping it completely. There are certainly some benefits.

[–]toodaloohi 18 points19 points  (1 child)

There are, but it's out of control. I wonder what would happen if it was wiped away today. People would lose their minds. That's a really sad thought.

[–]thenewmannium 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I think many people have stopped, at least with Facebook because it makes them feel like crap. That’s why they changed their algorithm again but may be a bit too late for some to want to go back.

[–]turkeytowel 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I agree, particularly with Facebook. I got a replacement phone in December, & I didn't install Facebook. I haven't missed it one bit. I now realize that I was getting jealous, disgusted, depressed, etc while viewing everyone's highlights. I'm in a difficult period of life, which I know is temporary, but I have very little free time and hardly any opportunity to spend time with friends and family, besides my 1- and 3-year-old kids. I was also judging people on Facebook a lot, trying to mentally put them down, because I was jealous of the good times they were posting about. It was weird and twisted, but at least I realized it, and I'm happy that I cut the Facebook cord.

[–]BobbyWatson666 60 points61 points  (14 children)

(Reddit is a social media)

[–]shapeup_us 23 points24 points  (0 children)

When you’re in the hospital with your child, be with your child in the hospital. (Not on FB posting about being with your child in the hospital)

[–]redditwonltemailme 10 points11 points  (0 children)

My friend broke up with his gf because she couldn't break the habit of texting and driving. It was so bizarre. She was genuinely in love with him, but could not put her phone in the back seat to save their relationship.

[–]RandysBack 44 points45 points  (2 children)

Holding phones in front of your face at live events. You went there to see it with your own eyes, not through a lense and a 5 inch screen. Also nobody is the slightest bit interested in the footage you get.

[–]longpantsman18 20 points21 points  (2 children)

Stop attributing malevolence to an act or belief which can adequately be explained by ignorance

[–]sly_cooper25 34 points35 points  (7 children)

Dabbing...please just stop

[–]trapdoor_tirade 26 points27 points  (2 children)

Thinking with the "me vs them" mentality. So many people refuse to accept that they aren't "special" or "unique" and that they're different from everyone else who does X, says Y or likes Z, etc. The majority of your sense of individuality comes from your own thoughts rather than outward actions, and many people just can't comprehend that they're just one of dozens, even hundreds of people that any certain individual would react to that way.

I started trying to intentionally view myself from the perspective of outside my head as an excersise to combat anxiety, separating logic and fact from emotion. Assessing everything from a strictly factual basis and THEN analyzing your own thoughts instead of doing them simultaneously can really help intrusive thoughts in people with BPD or anyone else who feels like people are out to get them / the world is against them.

[–]sunset_moonrise 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I know! Fuck the 'us-vs-them' people.

[–]atlel 7 points8 points  (1 child)

listening to people on reddit

[–]heyy0ho 8 points9 points  (0 children)

forcing your own beliefs on other people.

[–]Pimping_NZ 39 points40 points  (8 children)

Go ahead and get off Reddit, you have something to do

[–]Dat_Boi_Frog_Memer 43 points44 points  (0 children)

No I don't. I'm at work and there is no work.

[–]Mymvenom001 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Xanax, fuck xanax.

[–]Asylumsix 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Having so many kids they can't afford to do anything other than pay bills and feed them.

Wish I had sports etc when I was a kid I would have probably turned out way different.

[–]uncertainhope 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Littering

[–]mikeytlive 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Pooping. I been sitting on this toilet for an hour now browsing through Reddit..

[–]DandyEmo 16 points17 points  (1 child)

Living off someone’s else’s money. Do something you lazy bastard.

[–]ClownsInMyPants 63 points64 points  (16 children)

Stop getting offended at things that aren't offensive

[–]crawling_king_snake1 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Don't tell me what to do.

[–]WoollyMuffler 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That's offensive.

[–]TheSameAsDying 22 points23 points  (9 children)

Based on whose definition of "offensive?"

[–]an_acquired_taste 38 points39 points  (12 children)

Buying bottled water.

[–]eprahshteb 17 points18 points  (6 children)

Should say stop needlessly buying bottled water. Bottled water does serve a purpose.. But most people aren't buying it for that purpose.

[–]Chester555 38 points39 points  (0 children)

Tell that to people in Flint Michigan, and that's just the location that got national attention there are plenty of other places in the USA that have toxic water supplies.

[–]WoollyMuffler 8 points9 points  (1 child)

My university banned the sale of bottled water on campus because plastic. Now you have to buy coke or something else with a ton of sugar in it - and also comes in a fucking plastic bottle.

[–]an_acquired_taste 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Do the buildings have water fountains in them?

[–]jeff_the_nurse 43 points44 points  (6 children)

Saying what a "real man"' does.

[–]rent-a-reaper 13 points14 points  (1 child)

I saw this subject come up once. Guy 1 was being a totally over the top alpha male ass, and guy 2 got tired of it

Guy 1: a real man wouldn’t do that

Guy 2: a real man does whatever the fuck he wants!

[–]jeffgro 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Ten Things You Should Stop Doing Now! You'll Be Surprised At #5!

[–]tgomkills 59 points60 points  (15 children)

Breeding.

[–]twinfyre 18 points19 points  (6 children)

Could you imagine what would happen if everyone all over the world suddenly became infertile? It'd be like an apocalypse without any real catastrophe. Slowly we'd all just grow older and eventually be gone.

[–]darksoft125 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I'm already way ahead of you there!

[–]thehungryaZn 69 points70 points  (30 children)

Using plastic bags. Bring your own goddamn reusable shopping bag.

Edit. Lots of people are suggesting the use of plastic bags for garbage. That's a great idea to reuse the bag. My main issue with them was using the bag once and then throwing them away. But it'd still be great if we could use the reusable bag and minimize plastic bag use!

[–]avathedot 31 points32 points  (9 children)

But what if I reuse the plastic bags for cat poop later?

Edit: I’m illiterate and words hard.

[–]CommanderInQueefs 34 points35 points  (1 child)

I reuse mine in the small garbage bins in my house.

[–]FetchingTheSwagni 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I reuse mine to suffocate my victims put my recycling in.

[–]Wojinski 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Soft drinks. Its a perfect recipe for wreking havoc on your health and teeth

[–]HeartsCreed 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Calling people who are bisexual "unsure" or "confused" about their sexuality.

[–]core_al 9 points10 points  (1 child)

sucking my dick

please stop sucking my dick, everyone

[–]Sergeant__Slash 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Borrowing more than you're able to, there really isn't a reason that the average person in many places spends more than they earn. I understand that there are people in genuine financial hardship, but there are so many more that could cut back on things. Do you NEED that vacation? Do you NEED that brand new iPhone? Do you NEED that new car? Do you NEED to have a pet? Just stop. Build up your finances and live those dreams when you can afford them.

[–]jury-rigged 4 points5 points  (4 children)

Washing their hair everyday. At most, you should wash your hair every other day.

[–]_Z_E_R_O 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Eating fast food and similar garbage. Just stop and eat something healthy instead. It’s easier than you think and you’ll feel so much better.

[–]Toomuchcustard 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Assuming that everyone on Reddit/the Internet is male and located in the US. It gets old fast.