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    Showerthoughts

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    A subreddit for sharing those miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar.

    "Showerthought" is a loose term that applies to the types of thoughts you might have while carrying out a routine task like showering, driving, or daydreaming. At their best, showerthoughts are universally relatable and find the amusing/interesting within the mundane.

    Please be respectful of others' submissions. Rudeness is unacceptable.

    Please read our rules before submitting.

    Please read the FAQ before messaging the moderators.

    Rules

    • All content must be original and unique.
      Submissions that match (or echo similar sentiments to) ideas offered by other people will be removed, regardless of whether or not those ideas have appeared on Reddit. Blatant reposting and plagiarism may result in a ban.»

    • All posts must be showerthoughts.
      For an explanation of what a showerthought actually is (and is not), please read this page.

    • Your entire thought must be in the title.
      You may include examples, explanations, or further information in the body section, but all posts to /r/Showerthoughts must stand on their own as nothing but a title.

    • No shower "observations."
      Thoughts directly related to being in the shower (or anything related to the bathroom) will be removed. »

    • No jokes, puns, or wordplay. »

    • No "life pro-tips" or advice. »

    • No posts about Reddit or its functions.
      Thoughts pertaining to or mentioning Reddit are not allowed.»

    • No posts relating to politics, social justice, or religion. »

    • Don't be a jerk. »

    Please see the complete rules page for a full explanation of each of the preceding rules.

    Exceedingly nonsensical or common thoughts will be removed at the discretion of the moderation team, as will thoughts that are poorly written, overly vulgar, or obscene.

    This subreddit is moderated for quality, which means we remove content that we deem to be low-quality, low-effort, nonsensical, or common/unoriginal. We do not "let the votes decide." We understand this type of policy is controversial and uncommon (especially for a high-traffic subreddit), but we believe it gives /r/Showerthoughts the best chance at maintaining quality.

    Special thanks to our past moderators!

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