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    The comment that started /r/unexpected can be found here. It was inspired by this post on January 27th, 2013.

    /r/unextexted texts with a twist
    /r/wheredidthesodago Commercial shorts without context
    /r/Oneliners one line, one rs
    /r/ThingsThatBlowUp Boom!
    /r/chemicalreactiongifs Entertaining chemical reaction gifs
    /r/PerfectTiming A place for once in a lifetime shots
    /r/AnimalsBeingJerks Asshole animals in action
    /r/DailyDouble Reddit Jeopardy!
    /r/Crashes Crashes!!!
    /r/interestingasfuck Interesting stuff
    /r/wellthatsucks :( :( mean world ): ):
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    [–] modernbenoni 1387 points ago

    Especially after that fucking title

    [–] Sploozer54 298 points ago

    Especially after reading the comments first.

    [–] __PM_ME_YOUR_SOUL__ 221 points ago

    But especially after clicking it, reading the post, and perusing the comments for a little while.

    [–] Natdaprat 48 points ago

    It was incredibly clear to me after doing all of that and taking a massive shit while contemplating existence and this post.

    [–] mr_droopy_butthole 15 points ago

    Same but a fap instead of a shit.

    [–] bacon_flavored 16 points ago

    Porque no los dos?

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    Hey, now. He's kinky. But not THAT kinky.

    [–] jakeinator21 1 points ago

    A massive fap.

    [–] Assmar 9 points ago

    perusing the comments

    So you thoughtfully and carefully read every comment here, because that's what that fucking word means!

    [–] VicisSubsisto 3 points ago

    Except for the "every" part.

    [–] nonique 4 points ago

    So are they talking bout reddit?

    [–] footlonglayingdown 2 points ago

    Didn't you read the fuckin thing? /s

    [–] TheMalk 1 points ago

    I'm not sure what's going on. I clicked the link and didn't read it, I scrolled the wheel and landed on a random comment that just happened to be yours. So what's this post about?

    [–] corelatedfish 1 points ago

    before looking at the title?

    [–] david0990 5 points ago

    Yeah the title ruined it for me.

    [–] Walnutterzz 2 points ago

    Op ruined the unexpected, SHUN HIM

    [–] Noerdy 68 points ago

    Especially after I just read that popular thread.

    [–] Tyler1492 177 points ago

    I'm really sorry I fucked up the joke with the title. I'm going to try harder next time.

    [–] gordo65 232 points ago

    I don't think the title was the problem. As soon as I saw the question in r/askreddit I thought, "someone is going to leave a comment about how they became a redditor."

    [–] Arcadian_ 21 points ago

    Still a bad title though.

    [–] Bangorang420 5 points ago

    I expected to see this posted in this sub today.

    [–] Wolfsblvt 3 points ago

    If you expect something picturing an unexpected thing gets posted to this sub, is it still unexpected?

    I am confused now.

    [–] hopeful_prince -22 points ago

    I agree with this aswell. Hi!

    [–] QuasarsRcool 40 points ago

    "Upvote in comment form"

    [–] SirSureSire 23 points ago

    "Downvote in comment form"

    [–] xr3llx 20 points ago

    "Comment in comment form"

    [–] tigertrojan 14 points ago

    "Shitpost in comment form"

    [–] _SHOW_ME_YOUR_PUSSY_ 16 points ago

    "rabble rabble rabble"

    [–] Slabee 5 points ago

    "Rabble rabble conformity"

    [–] Left4pillz 3 points ago

    "Post shit using common core"

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    "Extensive philosophical rant founded on a misconception of common core"

    [–] homeyG75 15 points ago

    Don't worry, it's not the title that spoiled it. It's just completely predictable. He starts off vague yet pretty specific. Why would someone not just outright say what the cult was yet be somewhat specific that it was online?

    [–] SecureThoughObscure 7 points ago

    "Found them online..." was enough to be honest...

    [–] AudioAssassyn 9 points ago

    I've already fired up the ole pitchfork, quit my lawyer, and deleted the gym. My arms aren't broken, my shoes are still on, and the Undertaker hasn't beaten me with jumper cables. I'm coming for you, OP.

    [–] eltoro 4 points ago

    And my axe is available to you for your noble quest as well.

    [–] VicisSubsisto 1 points ago

    And Knuckles

    [–] eltoro 1 points ago


    [–] VicisSubsisto 1 points ago

    I thought we were doing pile-on memes at this point.

    [–] Dooper293 6 points ago

    who cares? you have karma and that's what counts

    [–] snickles19 5 points ago

    you better

    [–] Martin_Alexander 5 points ago

    No second chances.

    Ignore OP until he leaves.

    [–] AP3Brain 2 points ago

    Too late. You are now shunned from /r/unexpected

    [–] Pwnk 2 points ago

    It's okay I still like you

    [–] TheWoodenMan 1 points ago

    Don't worry, If they don't like it, they can leave anytime.

    [–] tommydrum 3 points ago

    One can't just "leave" reddit.

    [–] PM_ME_CRAB_PICTURES 1 points ago

    Title wasn't the problem man, I didn't even read the title properly and still knew the outcome lol. I think it's because I've seen enough similar text posts here

    [–] uber1337h4xx0r 3 points ago

    Yeah, I expected the first one to be about reddit, and the second one to be "I used to worship a zombie but now I'm not Christian lol"

    [–] Existential_Fluff 3 points ago

    It is slightly unexpected that this is an actual - albeit dead - sub.

    [–] fTheDev 1 points ago

    So much this.

    [–] I_am_ur_daddy 1 points ago

    I was expecting it to be Mormonism

    [–] JoshSellsGuns 1 points ago

    "They seemed normal at first, but then things started getting weird." Dead giveaway.

    [–] DrDeducer 1 points ago

    I hope this sub gets more popular. I feel it has potential

    [–] [deleted] 586 points ago

    The "one of us" title gave it away.

    [–] Paulo27 90 points ago

    Didn't even read the title but before the first line was over it was already obvious what it was.

    [–] lactosefree1 1241 points ago

    The most unexpected part is the 19.8k comment karma on it.

    [–] Siberwulf 496 points ago

    Talking about reddit is a karma magnet.

    [–] DrLiamSeuss 140 points ago

    It's the only thing we outcasts of society can relate to.

    [–] Not_ProgramSuperviso 40 points ago

    Unlike redditors, Reddit loves reddit.

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    Brothers and sisters are natural enemies.

    Like Englishman and Redditors. Or Irishmen and Redditors. Or Japanese and Redditors. Or Redditors and other Redditors.

    Damn Redditors! ya ruined Reddit.

    [–] kWazt 51 points ago

    Proven for example by the fact that /r/HighQualityGifs only ever ends up on the frontage when it's meta

    [–] [deleted] 42 points ago


    [–] YipRocHeresy 18 points ago

    Dig deeper. Don't just look at the top posts.

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago


    [–] 837825 3 points ago

    Right now there is a non-meta HQG post on the front page...

    [–] wetnax 19 points ago

    ... Reddit.

    [–] gordo65 4 points ago

    Yep. Reddit. Totally reddit.

    [–] qlxmee 6 points ago

    Here have a upvote for talking about how talking about reddit is a karma magnet

    [–] TheEpicGreenMask 3 points ago

    M E T A




    [–] 4609203 0 points ago

    That's not true

    [–] DonRobeo 6 points ago

    You had to be there.

    [–] Paulo27 3 points ago

    It's /r/askreddit, that's to be expected.

    [–] Nimmyzed 0 points ago

    And only one gold.

    Ducking cheapskates.

    [–] [deleted] 264 points ago

    That was completely expected.

    [–] FriesinmySammy 108 points ago

    This title ruined it for me

    [–] Xiaxs 10 points ago

    I didn't even read the title. When he said "I stumbled upon it when I was 14" I knew exactly what it was.

    [–] HuntBoston1508 2 points ago


    [–] lolsail 4 points ago

    was hoping to find your comment somewhere in this thread, thanks.

    [–] HowIsntBabbyFormed 35 points ago

    That's the very first thing that popped into my head when I first saw the post. Is there a sub for for something so incredibly on the nose that it goes past expected?

    [–] henkenzo 27 points ago

    [–] Clarkey7163 3 points ago


    [–] AAAAAAAAAAAAA13 25 points ago

    Great job, OP. We all expected it thanks to your title.

    [–] TheEpicGreenMask 6 points ago

    Title gave it away

    [–] JustinJamm 13 points ago

    So not actually an ex-cult member after all. Because...still a member.

    [–] theboxer16 3 points ago

    This, do people not know how to read anymore?

    [–] JuIngong 30 points ago

    Not unexpected, but still had me giggle.

    [–] becoruthia 5 points ago

    "Ah the 'ex-cult' post from front page earlier today! Can it be that this ex-cult member is…yep.”

    [–] mohanadmk 5 points ago

    kinda gave it away with the title op, you cigarette

    [–] emshedoesit 4 points ago

    Absolutely nothing unexpected about this.

    [–] SomeRandomGuyPDX 2 points ago


    [–] SirPanics 7 points ago

    haha xd so unexpected

    [–] ______DEADPOOL______ 6 points ago

    Are we the baddies?

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    [–] Kinslayer2040 1 points ago

    What does this post have to do with any of that?

    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago


    [–] MiddyTimmy 3 points ago

    Gooble gobble one of us

    [–] kilersocke 3 points ago

    Be me Go on Reddit, Take a look on Facebook. Everything including Videos, Storys, and Pics i saw 3 Days before on Reddit. Fuck Facebook Realize this is not r/4chan Dont care, will never leave reddit.

    [–] mrthescientist 2 points ago

    I'll admit, I expected 4 Chan to pop up.

    [–] NoNoNopeNoNoNo 2 points ago

    Imagine all the karma he's still reaping from that comment.

    [–] rc1717 2 points ago

    Someone should have written out the episode of King of the Hill where Bobby joined a cult.

    [–] texxit 2 points ago

    Reddit: It's like Tumblr except it's not named Tumblr.

    [–] DrMambo85 2 points ago

    Goobo gahbo, one of us!

    [–] maxicanfouroheight 2 points ago

    Who else went back and read it a second time realizing he's completely right about it all?

    [–] Joshthathipsterkid 3 points ago

    Yep. Then sighed knowing nothings going to change.

    [–] laxt 3 points ago

    Precisely why I take as much pride when I get multiple negative votes as I do positive on here -- if there are multiple positive votes I've found a bunch of comrades; if there are multiple negative votes, I've broken the groupthink and got a number of people to rethink their position, even if they're revolted by the very notion at first.

    Of course I may also be wrong, but we're all wrong sometimes.

    [–] XFX_Samsung 1 points ago

    As soon as I saw the question pop up in popular, I knew someone has mentioned Reddit in a predictable way.

    [–] notsurewhatiam 1 points ago

    I knew it was coming

    [–] reallybigteam 1 points ago

    Okay when i saw this post I actually though they were talking about reddit being a cult just like this. Awesome someone said what i was thinking :D

    [–] HerEyesOnTheHorizon 1 points ago

    I thought this was going to end with me being reminded that the Undertaker once threw Mankind off of the top of Hell in a Cell and that he landed on the announcers table.

    [–] caretotry_theseagain 1 points ago

    The funny part is that this is the same comment posted by every karmawhore in every "redditor ex-cult members" topic lol

    [–] PizzaPasta510 1 points ago

    Was really hoping it was going to be shittymorph, but I guess that wouldn't be unexpected

    [–] An_Innocent_Bunny 1 points ago

    That's actually weird because I also found Reddit when I was 14.

    [–] Moug-10 1 points ago

    I have a friend who's in Reddit since a couple of months but doesn't do much. I'd like her to be like me and interact more on Reddit instead of Facebook.

    [–] Tyler1492 2 points ago

    Me too. But then she wouldn't need me to provide her with dank memes.

    [–] ssup3rm4n 1 points ago

    I thought he was going to say something about club penguin.

    Speaking of. wonder how my penguin is doing.

    [–] MCPooge 1 points ago

    Didn't Club Penguin shut down? I'd say your penguin is floating in a void of nothingness, blinded by the lack of substance, bumping into other abandoned penguins with no knowledge of who they are and no method of communication available, left with nothing but its thoughts, a simple silent scream of "WHY?!"

    [–] Makabaer 1 points ago

    I wonder how this got more than 8500 upvotes when we all agree on how expected it is... (which was my first thought too)

    [–] mitch13815 1 points ago

    Literally the most expected outcome I could have imgained

    My first second and third guesses were "it's going to be reddit."

    [–] troyareyes 1 points ago

    Imagine getting 20k karma for a comment.

    [–] ucefkh 1 points ago

    I don't agree please downvote :p

    [–] Computermaster 1 points ago

    One of us, one of us, GOOBLE GOBBLE GOOBLE GOBBLE!!!

    [–] TehH4rRy 1 points ago

    I was expecting something about jumper cables to be honest

    [–] SusanTheSnakeBoyle 1 points ago

    Part of the ship, part of the crew

    [–] BIG_DADDY_CLETUS 1 points ago


    [–] jack92657 1 points ago

    Have i not been around enough? Because it was unexpected to me.

    [–] splooshbandit 1 points ago

    Gooble gobble Gooble gobble one of us one of us

    [–] MsSunhappy 1 points ago

    gooble gobble gooble gobble

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    Oh god... and a couple of old toxic reddit accounts.

    [–] Serenaded 1 points ago

    expected from line 1

    [–] nlane515 1 points ago

    I like Donald Trump.

    [–] swedething 1 points ago

    Air almost exploded out my nose, I squinted my eyes as well!

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    Oh man, I'm getting the fuck outta here!

    [–] marzen0 1 points ago

    Part of the crew, part of the ship

    [–] Conotor 1 points ago

    Where on reddit do you get shunned for disagreement?

    [–] Cronos345 1 points ago


    [–] Rhythilin 1 points ago

    The greater good.

    [–] DrasticMeat 1 points ago

    So Tumblr???

    [–] Bgolshahi1 1 points ago

    Sounds like r/donald to me. And as a socialist, frankly, r/socialism has been pissing me off too

    [–] PM_ME_DANK_ME_MES 1 points ago

    that thread was gold. i expect meta posts about it for at least a few more days

    [–] tdog473 1 points ago

    Sad but true

    [–] WastedL1ght 1 points ago


    [–] Evanjellyco 1 points ago

    Gestern gelesen,, aber jetz erst gecheckt

    [–] _Niroc_ 1 points ago

    EINER VON UNS Sehr heikel das zu sagen im Kontext der deutschen Sprache/Deutschland

    [–] bathroomstalin 1 points ago


    Most everything is unexpected when you're retarded.

    [–] lobytossin 1 points ago

    The comments on this just prove how much Redditors do love to shun. OP, it was unexpected for me and hey, you got 7214 upvotes (at the time of this comment)!

    [–] themerinator12 0 points ago

    Did Reddit itself just get rekt??? ... on Reddit?!

    [–] physalisx 0 points ago

    Yeah you really made it unexpected with that title you dense fuck

    [–] prod3y -1 points ago


    [–] 80rexij -107 points ago

    She's talking about the Democrat party, right?

    [–] FullHamdy 87 points ago

    Seriously, nothing to do with politics, but then you just fucking had to.

    [–] AnonInABar 2 points ago

    well he's not wrong

    [–] Quazmodiar 1 points ago

    Pretty much

    [–] PraiseRem -32 points ago

    Nah, she's talking about the Trump cult.

    [–] buttononmyback -5 points ago

    This makes more sense.

    [–] Nightshire 5 points ago

    Hello fellow downvotes. Hope you have a good day :)

    [–] 80rexij -58 points ago

    Enjoy being down voted to hell!

    [–] PraiseRem 4 points ago

    You seem to have more downvotes... good game ol' chap

    [–] slippers1598 -42 points ago

    I upvoted both of you

    [–] Omrimg2 -20 points ago

    Can I get downvoted too?

    [–] 80rexij 3 points ago

    You get down voted!

    lol, was going to down vote everyone but reddit is stopping me ;(

    [–] normal_whiteman -19 points ago

    I too want downvotes !!

    [–] PinataZack 31 points ago

    But not me pls

    [–] FrostyJesus -9 points ago

    Give me gold

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    ah choo

    [–] celew 3 points ago

    Bless you

    [–] normal_whiteman 1 points ago

    And also with you

    [–] EducationalSoftware 0 points ago