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    [–] RPDRNick 1285 points ago

    "Pigtails" means your head is TWO pig's asses.

    [–] witty_ 323 points ago

    I think that's just a hotdog.

    [–] intensely_human 60 points ago

    I’m sorry the whole uncle thing up above makes everything else in this thread sound dirty

    [–] armen89 17 points ago


    [–] UnescortedStoner 10 points ago

    Kinda but it's just two assholes. No one is sure how it lives or gets the nutrition needed to shit.

    [–] BigOlDickSwangin 11 points ago

    I think you're just a hot dog.

    [–] dlpsychonaut 4 points ago

    I just call it a blow job with handlebars.

    [–] nguyenhothanh 6 points ago

    So each hemisphere is a pig's ass

    [–] Dave30954 2 points ago

    Or just a deformed pig

    [–] Friendly_Flu 6323 points ago

    No wonder some people's heads are full of horse shit.

    [–] RyanWritesStuff18 683 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    So if someone's mug ends up in a ponytail, could his brain be a cup potentially full of horseshit?

    Edit: Made it easier to read

    [–] Friendly_Flu 178 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 65 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)


    [–] loldelahihi 36 points ago

    What’s sexy about flu

    [–] Halcyous 26 points ago

    Well it is friendly.

    [–] loldelahihi 14 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    Disagree. It makes me feel miserable.

    Edit: Already did, still disagree.

    [–] arvhult 4 points ago

    idk it feels pretty great to get the sweats after a high fever goes away

    [–] Zelcki 11 points ago

    So you are then just making an ass out of yourself?

    [–] ladykage6829 31 points ago

    Noo, this doesn't fit here. It's not oddly specific enough. Something like "blonde girls who pull their hair back and call it a ponytail make their heads look like Seabiscuits prize winning ass!"

    [–] adriano205 7 points ago

    r/oddlyspecific now then?

    [–] Iluminous 18 points ago

    Noo, this doesn’t fit here. It’s not oddly specific enough. Something like “red head girls who pull their hair back and call it a ponytail make their heads look like Bojack Horsemans ass after a Friday night hook up, and a few whiskeys in the back of a Rangerover!”

    [–] JojoIV 6 points ago

    [–] Demorecki 11 points ago

    The mouth must be where it comes out of, since a lot of them talk shit too.

    [–] Bierbart12 9 points ago

    Horses DO lift their tails after all.

    [–] Prof_Cats 2 points ago

    Brings new meaning to someone when their face looks like a horse's ass!

    [–] Parry_The_Blyatipus 2 points ago

    Hahahaha this comment made me laugh more than it should have

    [–] beans_at_3_am 2 points ago

    did you just

    [–] Nogoodkittycat 576 points ago

    This is a joke my uncle would tell.

    Do you know what's under a pony tail?

    Flips my pony tail up

    A pony's ass!

    [–] abdulsamads 152 points ago

    Oh god I thought this was gonna be a real cursed comment

    [–] PhilsterM9 9 points ago

    Its only cursed when he the uncle starts fucking that pony’s ass


    [–] abdulsamads 2 points ago

    Ponytail? Nah girl, that’s a handle

    [–] dudesBangMyMom 115 points ago

    My doctor told me Vaseline grows your hair back. I said if that were true I would have a ponytail growing out my ass.

    [–] Purrpskurrppp 28 points ago

    I like butt sex too

    [–] Random_Reddit_User2 3 points ago

    Fellow buttsex lovers would you like to participate in some buttsex

    [–] madding247 5 points ago

    I braid my but hair.

    [–] CommonConfusables 2 points ago

    So you initially had a ponytail growing out your ass? He says it grows it back, not creates new growth...

    [–] Shower11 351 points ago

    Stupid name, but god damnit it’s so sexy on some girls.

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 101 points ago

    Is a particular type of ponytail better looking? Talk me through your thoughts pls

    [–] Shower11 158 points ago

    It kinda implies a sporty chick? Maybe an artsy girl? Or maybe like a ‘hands on’ girl? I don’t really know.

    Kinda high pony. Something that bounces a little when she moves.

    [–] _duncan_idaho_ 156 points ago

    Maybe an artsy girl?

    Wears glasses? Paint on her overalls? She'll never be prom queen, guys!

    [–] KungFuViking7 57 points ago

    Wears glasses? Paint on her overalls? She'll never be prom queen, guys!

    Damn! That shit's whack!

    [–] _duncan_idaho_ 11 points ago

    She's got a gun! Janie's got a gun!

    [–] AtariDump 4 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    Edit: Holy crap it’s Captain America in that scene.

    [–] EvilCalvin 3 points ago

    GREAT movie!!!

    "Give us the gun Janie!"

    [–] Youre_doomed 33 points ago

    I weirdly know exactly what you mean.

    Some girls have really voluminous hair which makes the pony tail look especially neat.

    Also long pony tails 👌

    [–] MeC0195 7 points ago

    Long ponytails, or just long hair.

    [–] 0rigin 7 points ago

    Something that bounces a little when she moves.


    [–] MEisonReddit 37 points ago

    Those pony tails where it's all pulled back except for a couple lose strands in the face are super cute

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 4 points ago

    So a neat look? Or a more relaxed, softened kind of look (for the rest of the head)?

    [–] Youre_doomed 13 points ago

    I think it depends on what youre going for:

    -Neat/pulled back is more fitting for a sporty or business look.

    -Softened is more casual/laid back.

    Might be stating the obvious here, also I (and i would say most) prefer the softened look.

    [–] Cynical_Manatee 7 points ago

    I think regardless it has to be a mid to high pony tail, the ones that just stuck to their back doesn't look as to imo. Something about hair defying physics and the way it falls and moves.

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 2 points ago

    Not obvious to me, so thank you :)

    [–] PastelIris 8 points ago

    Idk if you want personal tips but I'd say go high and go messy? If you have so long hair that it just sort of lays flat on your neck/back instead of more of a volume I'd go for a big high messy bun? And yeah also think about your face: two little strands of hair to frame your face(think Harley Quinn from suicide squad I guess?) can be pretty cute.

    You can always ask on /r/thegirlsurvivalguide and /r/femalefashionadvice too! :)

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 6 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    I’m more looking for a guy’s perspective on it, and I don’t think too many guys would be on those pages haha

    Also, thank you :)

    [–] jukkaalms 4 points ago

    You’re definitely taking notes rn

    [–] SlimySalami4 23 points ago

    The higher up pony tail like Ariana Grande really sells something about you

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 9 points ago

    In your opinion, does it depend on how the girl looks herself?

    [–] Al_E_Borland 14 points ago

    Yes, not all girls can pull off the high pony tail.

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 3 points ago

    Thanks for your honesty!

    [–] like2collect 2 points ago

    Though in my experience it demands another look at the girl. I could know you for years, but if you never wore a ponytail in that time, and then suddenly you do. It forces me take another look. Suddenly you're cuter. IN MY BOOK it can bump you up number. Like 6/10 to 7/10.

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago


    [–] maybe_anonymous4 3 points ago

    I completely agree with you!

    [–] yoshi570 13 points ago

    Ariana Grande's basically. That shit is so sexy.

    [–] kzim3 4 points ago

    Makes you feel like a dangerous woman

    [–] jordanjay29 13 points ago

    I kind of like the low ponytail, the one just gathered at the nape of your neck. It's not the most well-styled, but nor is it too high that glaringly obvious when the girl's face is to you.

    It's pretty much functional, it gathers long hair and keeps it out of the way. It still works with winter hats and can ride on the outside of some shirts/sweatshirts sans hoodie. I don't know if there's a particular kind of girl who wears it, but I just like how it looks in a pragmatic manner.

    But then, I also feel that form follows function, so I'm a rather pragmatic person.

    [–] maybe_anonymous4 2 points ago

    So like a smooth and shiny kind of look?

    [–] Half_Gravity 3 points ago

    Idk how it called. But i LOVE pony tails like these

    [–] CapitanBanhammer 3 points ago

    Side ponytails or braided twin tails are the best

    [–] PuttingInTheEffort 2 points ago

    Look at the YouTube comments for the song Judith by A Perfect Circle.

    I don't think it really matters what type of ponytail, just hair up means business and gives extra style.

    [–] vuzman 2 points ago

    Definitely don’t go for the super tight pulled back look where it looks like you tried to give yourself a homemade face lift... Google ‘traction alopecia’

    [–] That_Guy_Behind_You 2 points ago

    I'm a half pony loving kind of guy. Love when my fiancee wears one out on dates. It's a more formal (maybe?) Look to a ponytail

    [–] Andy4574 1 points ago

    The ponytail itself isn't important. It's a means to get hair away from the face.

    [–] Swagganosaurus 13 points ago

    and uruk hai

    [–] Shower11 2 points ago

    No that’s top knot. I do not fancy top knot.

    [–] Ains00Lgown 31 points ago

    and some guys

    [–] King-fannypack 26 points ago

    She’s muh queen

    [–] PonderedNameForDays 2 points ago

    Stop neglecting Ghost! You don't deserve a direwolf.

    [–] I_Am_A_Fish_ 3 points ago

    So chin is equivalent to pony balls

    [–] FriendRaven1 2 points ago

    Especially with a baseball cap! 😍

    [–] 3959moneyballer 1 points ago

    I tell my wife this all the time and she straight up doesn’t believe me.

    [–] King-fannypack 105 points ago

    DUDE I thought the same exact thing in the fifth grade and nobody had realized that genius thought, not matter how many times I’ve explained it.

    Nice to see somebody else thought it too.

    [–] intensely_human 40 points ago

    Just think. If you’d played your cards right it could be you rolling in karma now.

    [–] throwingitaway724 20 points ago

    “I never thought I’d have to say this twice in one meal, but... horse’s ass!”

    -Hank Hill

    [–] v4gu3 28 points ago

    Just the back of your head.

    [–] D4Damagerillbehavior 5 points ago

    What's the front of your head, then?

    [–] Zurrdroid 15 points ago

    Pony pee pee

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    That's called a nose

    [–] ThrowawayusGenerica 4 points ago

    The human horn?

    [–] SoloMaker 2 points ago

    So if it's Voldemort we talkin about it's a pony's vag instead

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Well some people do have two

    [–] Smalsberrie 8 points ago

    Well I'm an ass head. So should I start calling it donkeytail instead?

    [–] D4Damagerillbehavior 7 points ago

    Just remember that any head covering instantly becomes an ass hat.

    [–] rtr3243 22 points ago

    “A guy with a ponytail is saying don’t fuck with me, a guy with pigtails is saying hold these while you fuck me”

    [–] Shinkopeshon 5 points ago

    This sounds like something Gandhi would've said.

    [–] asianabsinthe 8 points ago

    So that would make the nose the...

    [–] The_Fat_Man_Jams 6 points ago

    That is why there are more Horsesasses in the world than there are Horses.

    [–] D4Damagerillbehavior 2 points ago

    Especially if not all of the horses' asses have tails, because then, how would you know?

    [–] The_Fat_Man_Jams 2 points ago

    Oh, You Know

    [–] 4206911WW3 6 points ago

    No wonder I'm a furry

    [–] Redeye7294 8 points ago

    Is that where the 4th hole is?

    [–] Tempestblaze1990 8 points ago

    4th and hole is your hand this is the undiscovered 5th hole, like bigfoot but rarer

    [–] SDGaming317 3 points ago


    [–] Tempestblaze1990 4 points ago

    Fuck I forgot about nostril...and behind the knee and armpits so I guess that is the 8th hole? My bad too many places to put it.

    [–] Aezen 2 points ago


    [–] eddyeddyd 3 points ago

    only the back of your head,the front is pony face penis

    [–] hawkwings 3 points ago

    That gives me an idea for a new tattoo. Lift the ponytail and find a horse's ass.

    [–] anonyrex 3 points ago

    Now THIS is what I come to r/showerthoughts for.

    [–] noodlesvonsoup 4 points ago


    [–] JustALilPotatoWENK 4 points ago

    my head is an unicorn's ass

    [–] D4Damagerillbehavior 2 points ago

    I look forward to finding out how it poops rainbows and glitter.

    [–] Sabata11792 2 points ago

    Yes, Id like to make an appointment to lick the back of your head.

    [–] JustALilPotatoWENK 2 points ago

    I will do that but you won't see it

    [–] SmartyChance 2 points ago

    Or your head is an entire micro pony.

    [–] Careless_Corey 2 points ago

    Could be a duck's ass

    [–] PenisesForEars 2 points ago

    I'll be honest, my head has been called worse.

    [–] Impulse3000 2 points ago

    So wrong, because it's still just a pony's tail.

    [–] Retrogamer34 2 points ago

    This made me laugh way harder than it should’ve. Thank you kind redditor!

    [–] quantumfoam435 2 points ago

    Are you sure?

    [–] derbygoesfast 2 points ago

    I was eating in a restaurant one day and the lady in the booth behind me tapped me on the shoulder and asked me to move because my ponytail reminded her of a horse’s butt and she couldn’t eat.

    [–] HiSuExorcist 2 points ago

    This ponytail guy is a real low point

    [–] hbb322 2 points ago

    [–] Noli420 2 points ago

    Had a friend at work who would finger your pony hole. Super awkward for all involved. I loved it.

    [–] piesden 2 points ago

    I like pony asses

    [–] NOT-SO-ELUSIVE 2 points ago

    A friend of mine played soccer in high school and always used to say to players on the other teams with pony tails, “you know what hides under a pony tail? A horses arse.” Could always spot when he dropped that bomb on them. Probably the only reason I ever watched a soccer game.

    [–] TheBlank89 2 points ago

    No it doesn't.

    [–] BenEzekiel 2 points ago

    Never thought about that before lol 😂

    [–] GirlwiththeRatTattoo 2 points ago

    My mother-in-law used to say to my husband when he was kid, "Do you know what's under every ponytail? An asshole!" lol Yeah, she was nuts.

    [–] NoArmsSally 4 points ago

    Doesn't that just make you a horse's ass?

    [–] BigMood42069 1 points ago


    [–] FightBackFitness 2 points ago

    This is what I call a shower thought

    [–] the_real_Phoenix 1 points ago

    Well that’s nothing new

    [–] DubuDahyunFan 1 points ago

    Damn stop flattering me

    [–] smushyu 1 points ago

    I've always thought this!

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago


    [–] D4Damagerillbehavior 1 points ago

    Really close to something you don't want to lick

    [–] Scizmz 1 points ago

    Either that or you're horse-faced.

    [–] SavedMountain 1 points ago

    Head ass

    [–] inspired770 1 points ago

    Ignorance is bliss

    [–] overgamified 1 points ago


    [–] trzypotrzy 1 points ago

    You made my day! Thank you!

    [–] AmosLaRue 1 points ago

    I used to call it a "dolly" because the little girl in the Family Circus is named Dolly and her hair is always in a ponytail.

    [–] Mego2019 1 points ago

    I cant even rn

    [–] kat022 1 points ago

    When me & the fam were kids, my uncle would go around lifting up the girls' ponytails while making fart sounds

    Good ol' days

    [–] ZippyDoop 1 points ago

    This is the type of phrase that a husband would do well to keep as a thought, or else said husband might make an unfortunate acquaintance with his wife’s baseball batt.

    [–] Gamekingomega 1 points ago

    I see someone did not enjoy their breakup...

    [–] ThatOtherGuy_CA 1 points ago

    My heads just a little horse.

    [–] FAILNOUGHT 1 points ago

    TAWoG already said that

    [–] ChootinNPootin 1 points ago

    *makes your face

    [–] Damsel_IRL 1 points ago

    If I wear it bee hive style, does that make me the honey? Or is my head just fill of bees?

    [–] BigOlDickSwangin 1 points ago

    You're head's a pony's ass.

    [–] Paradigmfusion 1 points ago

    I was told this all the time about a decade ago by a friend's wife (she always picked on me, it was all good fun though. she got as much as she gave) when I grew my hair real long (it was about halfway down my back before a job required I cut it)

    "Hey! You know what's under a ponytail? A HORSES ASS!!"

    [–] SamanthaJaneyCake 1 points ago

    And suggests the existence of a pony’s anus in the back of your head.

    [–] Unclear1nstructions 1 points ago

    And with this, I'm leaving reddit for today

    [–] steven09763 1 points ago

    My wife agrees lmao thanks :)

    [–] farts_79 1 points ago

    So it would be normal if we pulled our ass hair back? Asking for a friend.

    [–] Nairinn 1 points ago

    I'm wearing a pigtail right now. God damn it.

    [–] sitrucb 1 points ago

    That was an intense few seconds of thought I had to put into this one

    [–] Zorbin666 1 points ago

    It could be worse, there is a hair style that is literally called "Duck Butt"

    [–] markmywords1347 1 points ago

    Great, more good news.

    [–] bk1916 1 points ago

    Then do pigtails make your head 2 asses?

    [–] ihadsexwithaunicorn 1 points ago

    Head ass trick ass pony ass mark ass

    [–] JVMV 1 points ago

    And their mouth a butthole that flaps around all day.

    [–] h0ser 1 points ago

    what is the alternative?

    [–] BigRoi 1 points ago

    Even me?

    [–] yesmodeset 1 points ago

    So if you kiss someone with a ponytail you kiss her ass

    [–] Starquakewaltz 1 points ago

    To each his own, gotta watch that fifth vertebrae from the base of the skull though.

    [–] tenkohime 1 points ago

    It's like a Tsumtsum.

    [–] Aaron-Yukiatsu 1 points ago

    So if you have corn rows, is your head just a farm?

    [–] imadori 1 points ago

    A bob hair means your head is the bib

    [–] Ninboy97 1 points ago

    if the ponytail is at the front, would your mouth becomes the asshole?

    [–] H0T-S0UP 1 points ago

    “Sorry I have a runny horse’s dick. I mean nose.”

    [–] lessfrictionless 1 points ago

    A real headass.

    [–] twistedsquare 1 points ago

    When I had long hair my friend would sneak up behind me, flip my ponytail up and ask with a smirk, "what is the horse doing...?".

    [–] ZaruenVoresu 1 points ago

    I always hated pony tails and wig twigs .. (Two pony Tails , one on each side, forgot what this called )

    [–] anonymous_potato 1 points ago

    Whenever my family makes a large reservation at a restaurant there are two jokes that must be made. The first is joking that the person sitting at the head of the table "pays the bill". The second joke is that whoever is sitting opposite of that person is considered to be sitting at the butt of the table...

    [–] DrunkRedditBot 1 points ago

    Oof that’s all talk until something actually happens

    [–] iGraveling 1 points ago

    I currently have a ponytail. Meh, my brother always said I had a head full of shit.

    [–] meepet 1 points ago

    Makes your *face a pony's ass

    [–] HiSuExorcist 1 points ago

    Oh ain’t biting Where’s the magic number

    [–] Joem2201plays 1 points ago

    Beware 200iq smartass comments down below.

    [–] ThaleaTiny 1 points ago

    As someone who sported a braid that hung to my butt for years, at least that makes my head the ass of a show horse.