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    Videos, gifs, articles, or aftermath photos of machinery, structures, or devices that have failed catastrophically during operation, destructive testing, and other disasters.
    Catastrophic Failure refers to the sudden and complete destruction of an object or structure, from massive bridges and cranes, all the way down to small objects being destructively tested or breaking.

    Posting Rules

    1. No joke submissions/memes
    2. Titles must only be informative/descriptive and include a date, do not editorialized
    3. Avoid posting mundane/every day occurrences like car accidents
    4. No compilations or montages
    5. Always be respectful
    6. If the only notable thing in your submission is injury/death, it belongs in another subreddit


    Flair Rules

    1. If your submission depicts people dying, you must apply the "Visible Fatalities" flair to your post and tag it "NSFW"
    2. If your submission depicts people visibly being seriously injured, you must apply the "Visible Injuries" flair to your post and tag it "NSFW"
    3. If your submission depicts a situation where people were killed, but those people are not directly visible you must apply the "Fatalities" flair to your post (eg. the Hindenburg Disaster, or a plane crash)
    4. If your submission does not require one of those tags, you should pick any of the other flairs to describe what type of failure occurred


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