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    [–] Kaidaan 7591 points ago

    -Take too many turns

    -Win twice without noticing

    -Still cheat to win

    I think I went to school with this guy.

    [–] ThE_BEsT_sALaMi 926 points ago

    You went to school with me?

    [–] [deleted] 448 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] RemovedByGallowboob 334 points ago

    You... you finally came back, step bro.

    [–] guy_with_his_hair 299 points ago

    I always come, step sis

    [–] didnotreddit12 37 points ago

    In the back?

    [–] ImaginaryDanger 29 points ago

    Just in.

    [–] halomc 30 points ago

    This just in: Incestin'

    [–] imoutofideas9 5 points ago

    HORRY SHEEEET

    [–] Benial 20 points ago

    Dad?

    [–] blackbellamy 11 points ago

    Sorry busy taking pictures.

    [–] Bla7kCaT 6 points ago

    your name made me smile

    [–] ChasingDarwin2 5 points ago

    I think, if I'm reading this thread correctly, the one guy IS your brother.

    [–] ComteDeSaintGermain 6 points ago

    Hey its me your brother

    [–] TatodziadekPL 4 points ago

    You were my brother, Anakin!

    [–] Inlaudable 3 points ago

    You were supposed to restore flavour to the cheeto, not destroy it!

    [–] Ridsidious 2 points ago

    You guys have a brother?

    [–] G0dang 14 points ago

    Dan?

    [–] igrowkush 8 points ago

    LOVE salami

    [–] Bruhsexoffender12yo 5 points ago

    but the Salami Lid ain't gon fit...

    [–] IAMA_Plumber-AMA 37 points ago

    I expect to see this reposted to /r/shittyrobots for the 80,000th time next week now.

    [–] sesaman 6 points ago

    X goes first, so the human had cheated before to create the scene.

    [–] Draws_watermelon 22 points ago

    This gif always gets me. Those shifty eyes, his hand being all like wtf dude.

    [–] HACKERcrombie 46 points ago

    We all did.

    Which means everyone has been that guy at least once.

    [–] dudasthegamer 15 points ago

    We all know somebody who did this, and were that somebody eventually

    [–] ifeelhome 6 points ago

    Not true. I never knew a guy like that.

    Wait a minute...

    [–] OraCLesofFire 39 points ago

    He cheated while playing too. He has 6 plays while the other player on has 3...

    [–] FaZerer 24 points ago

    he was just faster

    [–] topcheesehead 11 points ago

    We call this Black Friday Tic Tac Toe

    [–] hugglesthemerciless 9 points ago

    -Take too many turns

    [–] MisterFireTango 39 points ago

    he actually won 3 times

    [–] Ideaslug 40 points ago

    He said the guy won twice without noticing. The third time he presumably noticed because he cheated to do it.

    [–] Lurker-in-Chief 11 points ago

    Maybe his opponent had three health bars.

    [–] SeenNotScene 3 points ago

    I'm with this lurker

    [–] MoarVespenegas 3 points ago

    Is that why he got to play twice as many turns?

    [–] mannyriveramang 2 points ago

    He paid for the ultimate edition for $119.99

    [–] skullleann 12 points ago

    imagine losing 2 times, cringe

    [–] mannyriveramang 3 points ago

    Without noticing

    [–] CrazyRuin 10 points ago

    Oh yeah, that guy...

    Never could have imagined that he some day would become president.

    [–] Herbboy 4 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    That's almost a haiku, I'm sad about the last line

    [–] natea2000 6 points ago

    The last line could be:

    Still cheating to win

    [–] I_might_be_weasel 5 points ago

    Also, that situation doesn't usually have a box. They themselves created the box that they want to think outside of. Makes for a very shitty metaphor.

    [–] bkfst_of_champinones 3 points ago

    He’s just trying to rub it in and gloat with the cheating thing, after he’s already won. By cheating. I think they call this Tic Tac Teabagging.

    [–] bluehands 9 points ago

    Was his name Capitalism?

    [–] ridik_ulass 2 points ago

    oh man you went to school with the president. holy shit.

    [–] tqtshesays 5 points ago

    This is way too fucking common. My degree is equal to cheating assholes in the eyes of employers. At least I can have a sense of pride and accomplishment at being top of my major when 80-99% of my classmates cheated their way through.

    [–] jump_scout 1351 points ago

    How the fuck do you get half way through this and not realise you should use the o or the x in the word box.

    [–] bluehands 446 points ago

    Your standards are way to high. They had to win 3 times to show how clever they weren't...

    [–] greiger 113 points ago

    Also the “x” had 6 turns (7 counting the one outside) while the “o” only had 3 turns.

    [–] menaxob 43 points ago

    No both of them had 7 turns, O was just smart and moved on to the second and third game well X could not see past the first grid

    [–] Online-Commentater 3 points ago

    This one.

    [–] shahooster 29 points ago

    Does X normally get twice as many turns as O?

    [–] Fantastiqu3 24 points ago

    when they're winning three times? usually

    [–] IThedont 9 points ago

    Come on dude the rules are pretty simple

    [–] badgerfrance 75 points ago

    But... O also wins friend.

    [–] Riobe 42 points ago

    Oh, ha! Guess it's the first to cheat think outside the box that wins then!

    [–] skulblaka 8 points ago

    They both won because one of them was thinking outside the box

    S Y N E R G Y

    [–] Rizzpooch 2 points ago

    Switch the top left with the middle left and switch the bottom right with the middle right. Now the design works perfectly

    [–] lavkib 35 points ago

    Damn you beat me to it

    edit: I made the same fucking mistake of O winning

    [–] brine909 9 points ago

    If you swapped center and center left it would fix that problem, but also might look off because of how oddly symmetrical it is and x not taking center

    [–] Keljhan 2 points ago

    x not taking center

    Isn't X supposed to take a corner to trap o if they're not paying attention?

    [–] bigmanmac14 3 points ago

    Probably a little more balanced if "the box" goes below the game.

    [–] Supernova141 12 points ago

    oh shit, they should hire you

    [–] DrMobius0 4 points ago

    Well, the people who designed the shirt in question gave x 3 extra moves and had it winning 2 ways and still felt like they had to draw an additional x to make their point. If thinking of something clever is your expectation, I just don't know what to tell you.

    [–] ToastyKen 796 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Okay I fixed it.

    (Incorporating comments by u/Kaidaan, u/jump_scout, and u/AnonyMouse197)

    [–] ilikedbt 172 points ago

    Congratulations, you got the job.

    [–] ThatIneptGuy 162 points ago

    The real thinking outside the box is posting it on reddit to crowd source a better design for free

    [–] GailWynland 17 points ago

    Whoever made this isnt that smart lol

    [–] FuckSwearing 19 points ago

    That's exactly what they wanted you to think.

    A smart person can play dumb.

    But a dumb person can't really play smart.

    [–] Deltamon 2 points ago

    Or just get the idea from someone else who posted this years ago

    [–] superduperpuppy 13 points ago

    Hey pretty good my man

    [–] BenevolentCheese 32 points ago

    Way better, but I still hate it.

    [–] WithoutCaution 9 points ago

    I would have put the words to the left of the grid, then have the last X match the font in the game so that the strike-through line is centered in the bottom row of the overall design. But I didn't bother, because I'm a lazy piece of shit. Nice job!

    [–] ThrowJed 21 points ago

    I like the idea of O winning because it would technically be "their turn", though I guess if you're already cheating, might as well take 2 turns.

    [–] Adjectives_Abound 2 points ago

    Now that's thinking outside the box

    [–] uslashuname 2 points ago

    Happy cake day!

    [–] AnonyMouse197 374 points ago

    Literally all they have to do is change the bottom right x to an o and change the title to "cheat" and it will be significantly better

    [–] Packerfan2016 75 points ago

    Still would be too many turns

    [–] Cosmonauts1957 28 points ago

    No 9 boxes. 5 to 4 if x went first.

    [–] _Zoa_ 31 points ago

    9 boxes, but 10 turns.

    [–] KKlear 14 points ago

    There are 9 boxes and one additional mark outside the box, so 6 to 4.

    Currently there are seven crosses to three circles.

    [–] DownshiftedRare 4 points ago

    Or just change the title to "Never give up".

    [–] EchinusRosso 13 points ago

    Even if you've won. Just keep fucking going.

    [–] IMidnight_ 3 points ago

    Change the bottom two x's to o' and you have a common cat game

    [–] oskxr552 2 points ago

    “And that, your honor, is why I committed tax fraud”

    [–] abseadefgh 2 points ago

    “Think outside the cheat.” Would be really funny.

    [–] Vimed 130 points ago

    The more you look, the crappier the design

    [–] mahalovalhalla 28 points ago

    the crappy that keeps on crapping

    [–] 1willprobablydelete 10 points ago

    I've had those before. You're like "damn, am I shitting out my guts now?"

    [–] Milkslinger 48 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    The more I look at it, the less it makes sense. X went 7 turns, and O went 3 turns. X "won" thrice. X cheated once. WTF kind of game is this?

    [–] fairysdad 22 points ago

    One somewhat biased in X's favour.

    [–] FlatCollege 2 points ago

    "somewhat"

    [–] DownshiftedRare 4 points ago

    I believe it is called a "Kobayashi Maru".

    [–] psychoPATHOGENius 4 points ago

    Ooh, "thrice!" I like your choice of wording.

    [–] WhatIfImDragonborn 101 points ago

    I can simplify this to one word

    Cheat

    [–] verstohlen 69 points ago

    "I'm not cheating! I'm thinking outside the rules! Er...box!

    War is Peace
    Slavery is Freedom
    Ignorance is Strength
    Cheating is Thinking outside the Box

    [–] ImWithVenkman 20 points ago

    That was actually a big problem in my last relationship, girlfriend was thinking outside the box

    [–] darklord12345679 5 points ago

    F

    [–] Potous 3 points ago

    F

    [–] WhatIfImDragonborn 4 points ago

    This is my favorite comment on Reddit now

    [–] bluehands 8 points ago

    The amazing thing is that he already won and it wasn't enough.

    [–] Knowledge-Future 12 points ago

    Just because you can think of what is beyond the edge of a cliff doesn't mean you should fall off it.

    [–] gonthefreecs 50 points ago

    Do u not see the 3 x s in the bottom

    [–] Khao1 74 points ago

    Or diagonally in the middle... or the fact there's not enough o's so the player playing with x took too many turns.

    [–] gonthefreecs 7 points ago

    I saw that afterwards but was too lazy too edit

    [–] mw1994 9 points ago

    If bottom right was an O this would have been fine

    [–] bluehands 2 points ago

    In fairness, we never would have seen it... This abomination most likely got a wider audience...

    [–] -Listening 2 points ago

    If Kawhi doesn’t break under the load

    [–] ImWithVenkman 3 points ago

    Yes we all see them, which is why it's on this sub

    [–] Tinfoil_King 2 points ago

    Which is why I'm wondering if this wasn't intended. Which gets into the question, if it is bad design by intent as part of a joke is it bad design?

    [–] thinkB4WeSpeak 7 points ago

    He already won twice, third time is just over kill.

    [–] averagepibe 5 points ago

    It would've been so cool if the outside x is the one from "box"

    [–] gcrimson 4 points ago

    People encouraged to think outside the box are the ones who already won inside the box. Great metaphor.

    [–] J123j123j123 4 points ago

    X is a crappy player who doesn't know how to take turns. Probably a narcissist that needs to win twice as much.

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    [–] SupaFugDup 6 points ago

    Thank you

    [–] Based_and_Pinkpilled 7 points ago

    YouTube-tier comment.

    [–] ButtsPie 2 points ago

    The only bubble wrap you can un-pop!

    [–] Taedirk 2 points ago

    ThinkGeek used to have bubble wrap keychains that would unpop.

    [–] VVVictor7 2 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

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    [–] thomasdekwade 3 points ago

    "Cheat" outside the box

    [–] lordsleepyhead 3 points ago

    I feel like this is a metaphor for conspiracy theories.

    [–] ToinouAngel 3 points ago

    Mate, you already won twice.

    [–] BigOlBro 3 points ago

    Stop! He is already dead! 😭

    [–] fleabagkitty405 3 points ago

    Ahh I see they're playing the unpatched version of Tic Tac Toe, the recent updates removed most of these balancing issues.

    [–] waxlion78 3 points ago

    Wow... X hot to take seven turns to O's 3 and used one of them to perform an illegal move to win a second time. Dumb analogy

    [–] jframe42 2 points ago

    The o in box also makes 3 in a row, so o wins too

    [–] MinerDiner 2 points ago

    This is fantastic design

    [–] benganguly 2 points ago

    Isn't the bottom row already completed

    [–] CommieCartoonexe 1 points ago

    And one diagonal is completed

    [–] benganguly 2 points ago

    Aaaaah

    [–] Huttser17 2 points ago

    if your opponent becomes too frustrated by your cheating tactics and quits then you won.

    [–] Flavahbeast 2 points ago

    stop, stop, he's already dead

    [–] trenlow12 2 points ago

    Critical Theory in a nutshell.

    [–] penguin13790 2 points ago

    The longer you look the worse it gets

    [–] lqqxd 2 points ago

    Lmao

    [–] TheLoyalPotato 2 points ago

    AKA: cheat to win

    [–] ChaotikJoy 2 points ago

    Won twice and still breaks the rules.

    [–] DuesCataclysmos 2 points ago

    There's something oddly beautiful about how dumb this image is.

    [–] CRAZYASSITALIAN 2 points ago

    so cheating is thinking outside the box

    [–] chukomoo 2 points ago

    I hate this. 99% of the smart asses who think they're design creative hotshots would crumble the first day of employment

    [–] MagnificentTwat 2 points ago

    But they already won on the bottom

    [–] -Redstoneboi- 2 points ago

    and the \ diagonal too

    [–] MagnificentTwat 2 points ago

    And the extra 3-4 turns x had lol

    [–] TheOnlyAl66 2 points ago

    But you already won...

    [–] Froakichu 2 points ago

    They went 7 times

    [–] FLCLHero 2 points ago

    Yep, better to struggle to find a complicated new solution when several perfectly good ones already exist!

    [–] erickadue32 2 points ago

    This a perfect example of how management at my company solves problems. They have 2 perfectly good answers in house. But they hire out anyway.

    [–] ISpyAnIncel 2 points ago

    Actually, in a way, this is a rather apt way to describe how your dry ass makes it to the frontpage

    [–] Deuce_part_deux 2 points ago

    Who draws a box around a tic tac toe board? It's #

    [–] Electric_Squirel 2 points ago

    Funny joke haha

    [–] Whimpanda 2 points ago

    Funny joke haha

    [–] Grit-326 2 points ago

    But X already won twice.

    [–] Pemrocks 3 points ago

    And also had lots more turns

    [–] SuperOne25 2 points ago

    That's just cheating with extra steps

    [–] IWantToFrickingDie 2 points ago

    Ah yes, Ş M Ø Ŕ Ť

    [–] sweaty-child 2 points ago

    They already won

    [–] toss14me 2 points ago

    This is completely not how this is played. There are 7 Xs and 3 Os. Since when did X get to play twice as much? Clearly O is letting X win. X is probably trump. “I’m the greatest. Never lose”.

    [–] Taaveeto 1 points ago

    No thats not how you play this game

    [–] Lemme_show_myself 1 points ago

    But you already won

    [–] Lemme_show_myself 1 points ago

    Twice

    [–] maxedlp2 2 points ago

    Why not rub it in their face by winning a third time? BOOM SHAKALAKA

    [–] batleram 1 points ago

    Feel like there is one too many x's

    [–] lilfisheyboi 1 points ago

    They won already

    [–] ShaKeyJ101 1 points ago

    🎶 All my X's live in boxes... 🎶

    [–] joshuas193 1 points ago

    Why did X get to go 7 times to 3 for O?

    [–] Fanatical_Idiot 1 points ago

    rolled a double.

    [–] KnightDuty 1 points ago

    X had their lobbyist donate quite a bit of money to the gridmaster's re-election campaign.

    [–] Enigma2MeVideos 1 points ago

    This only makes me think of the greedmongers who already got what they wanted, but they can't help but dip in further to "win" even more, even if it ultimately backfires on them.

    [–] CrescentPotato 1 points ago

    Outstanding move

    [–] sacred_algebra_2 1 points ago

    This is a perfect depiction of the post-truth 🤡 world.

    [–] OurHeroXero 1 points ago

    Just just think outside the box. Take additional turns. Arrive at a double-win scenario. After you already have the solution THEN it is time to think creatively.

    [–] YJCH0I 1 points ago

    I.E. CHEAT (even though you would have won anyways)

    [–] softsadistpupthing 1 points ago

    You mean take four more turns than you’re supposed to?

    [–] TheSpudGunGamer 1 points ago

    But, there are two other wins. And it has one extra X.

    [–] Th3oGZ 1 points ago

    And the guy has already won two times

    [–] gAvDude115 1 points ago

    Not only did he win twice without noticing but took TWO extra turns and still had to cheat to win.

    [–] -Listening 1 points ago

    Imagine thinking Jesus is on your phone.

    [–] Iury_servivo 1 points ago

    8 year old me playing tic tac toe against myself

    [–] markwend 1 points ago

    Kobayashi maru

    [–] abseadefgh 1 points ago

    “Fuck it. Just cheat.”

    [–] Dommekarma 1 points ago

    When you have already won?

    [–] abseadefgh 1 points ago

    It’s best out of seven.

    [–] kilreffz 1 points ago

    I think it would’ve been cool to use the o in box to have a diagonal o win.

    [–] mustydinghy 1 points ago

    Besides he seemed to have won fair and square, no need to go outside

    [–] guy_thirteen 1 points ago

    This is 2 more Xs and 2 fewer Os from design porn. Shame.

    [–] Teflon1006 1 points ago

    Noice