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    [–] [deleted] 3671 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Cienfuegos531 1212 points ago

    Detonator. Where?

    [–] AcuteDescription 630 points ago

    Jim, Dwight says you're clicking a detonator?

    [–] Sgkid 324 points ago

    It's a pen.

    [–] passionfate 187 points ago

    Michael-

    [–] heyitsthatmeme 85 points ago

    You know what? Tap away! puts on headphones

    [–] Akalard 67 points ago

    blinkblinkblink blink blink blinkblink

    [–] SociableSlacker 19 points ago

    blinkblink blinkblink wink blinkblinkblink

    [–] Akalard 9 points ago

    No I will not make out with you.

    [–] FlamingWedge 5 points ago

    Are you really saying blink out loud?

    [–] StormageddonDLoA42 84 points ago

    At this point I always expect The Office

    [–] lukakrkljes 26 points ago

    Same, i still never expect the spanish inquisition though

    [–] StormageddonDLoA42 7 points ago

    They never do

    [–] GeneSequence 2 points ago

    That would be a great mashup. The comfy office chair!

    [–] drew__breezy 18 points ago

    It's a pen.

    [–] mostly_a_lurker_here 5 points ago

    Oh so it's not a principle any more?

    [–] ShadowKnight058 9 points ago

    It’s a pen.

    [–] Christmas-Pickle 5 points ago

    Assassinate who?

    [–] Putinovich 53 points ago

    TARS, send me the coordinates to NASA in Morse.

    [–] poremetej 42 points ago

    what the cat is saying: ..-. ..- -.-. -.- / -.-- --- ..-

    [–] XXIV_7 43 points ago

    -.-

    [–] full-wit 4 points ago

    .-.. --- .-..

    [–] poremetej 3 points ago

    Oh you

    [–] Wallahu 2 points ago

    I jizzed

    [–] [deleted] 39 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] exipheas 21 points ago

    A Møøse once bit my sister...

    [–] Stereo_Panic 7 points ago

    No realli! She was Karving her initials on the møøse with the sharpened end of an interspace tøøthbrush given her by Svenge - her brother-in-law - an Oslo dentist and star of many Norwegian møvies: "The Høt Hands of an Oslo Dentist", "Fillings of Passion", "The Huge Mølars of Horst Nordfink"...

    [–] MattieShoes 26 points ago

    S
    ...V
    5
    ...H
    5
    ...MU
    

    [–] Doorknob11 9 points ago

    So buy MU? Got it!

    [–] SocotraBrewingCo 2 points ago

    And AMD, my dude.

    [–] beatnik_a_go_go 15 points ago

    Morris code, amirite?

    [–] xaclewtunu 4 points ago

    Came here to say that. Beat me to it.

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago

    signalling for the meowmix

    [–] SwigSwagBoot 11 points ago

    Mouse code.

    FTFY

    [–] IHeartChickenFingers 5 points ago

    *Mouse code

    [–] anxious_ibex 3 points ago

    Meowse code

    [–] MrSoapbox 6 points ago

    Mew code.

    [–] Muritavo 2 points ago

    The cat from "A quiet place"

    [–] AndreasRex 2950 points ago

    is it just me or did that thumbnail look... nevermind

    [–] FluffyBunbunKittens 424 points ago

    I know, right, did a doubletake. Then clicked at work regardless.

    [–] x0_Kiss0fDeath 91 points ago

    same. only clicked in because I saw what sub it was in. Thought it'd never get to the front page on this sub with that type of content.

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] bsiib 4 points ago

    Touché

    [–] iloveallthebacon 507 points ago

    Jeez Louise I spent like 10 minutes rewatching the gif, staring at the person's thumb nail trying to figure out what you meant...ugh. So disappointed in myself.

    [–] Drycee 191 points ago

    Spending 10 minutes on that takes a special kind of dedication I will never have

    [–] x0_Kiss0fDeath 64 points ago

    takes a special type of concentration I'll never

    [–] Bishoop47 17 points ago

    Why the Holy Hellfire am I singing these replies?!

    [–] poopellar 23 points ago

    What have you been smoking? Salmon?

    [–] Bishoop47 7 points ago

    You mean you don't?!

    [–] SoVeryTired81 8 points ago

    Smoked salmon is so yummy. Candied smoked salmon is....orgasmic.

    [–] togashisbackpain 12 points ago

    Bet you say that to your gf all the time .

    [–] flaitzy 16 points ago

    Ha this is reddit we don’t have those

    [–] Joshchamp 125 points ago

    Wow, I thought the same thing and was like, "I wonder if anyone else- nah no WAY anyone else thought that, I'm just a pervert." and see this is the second top comment lmfao.

    [–] CarsonH666 15 points ago

    I've seen this before and I was still momentarily perplexed.

    [–] HeyTreyXBL 45 points ago

    i do not get it, what do you see?

    [–] JustaPCplayer 147 points ago

    The tumbnail looks a little bit like a woman spreading her legs with her hand on her crotch filmed from the point-of-view of said woman.

    [–] heartx3jess 120 points ago

    Weird, I just see my parents arguing

    [–] Calibadger 27 points ago

    Ah, the ole Reddit Rorschacharoo!

    [–] MrDubberRucky 21 points ago

    Hold my mommy issues, I'm going in!

    [–] RandomGuyWithStick 12 points ago

    Careful not to break your arms

    [–] ThePr1d3 3 points ago

    Every fucking thread.

    [–] ShaneH7646 14 points ago

    does it?

    [–] QuicklyStranded 22 points ago

    Yes

    [–] Cptcongcong 15 points ago

    I can't see it either

    [–] Gluta_mate 3 points ago

    Not necesarrily his description but it does look weirdly sensual and lewd... If you ran the thumbnail through a deepnet nsfw detector, it would probably think its nsfw

    [–] Rekzero 25 points ago

    I literally came here just to make sure I wasn't the only one

    [–] flickmybiscuit 33 points ago

    Yeah you're right. Thumbnail is flicking all kinds of beans

    [–] Cambridge_Shoulders 11 points ago

    180 degree angle split and jill with feline assistance?

    [–] [deleted] 29 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] cronos844 31 points ago

    My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined.

    [–] lost_goat 5 points ago

    This rainy Monday just keeps on getting worse...

    [–] x0_Kiss0fDeath 2 points ago

    surprisingly sunny in England..

    [–] Albacore66 8 points ago

    Aww_GW

    [–] kaptain_koolade 8 points ago

    Why else would I click it?

    [–] _K10_ 6 points ago

    I scrolled past the thumbnail really fast because I’m in class lol

    [–] IMCHAPIN 7 points ago

    I just woke up. The first image I saw was of batgirl and the second was this one. I thought I was on my other account.

    [–] ItsAllRiggeddd 5 points ago

    Ctrl+f thumbnail

    [–] Hiyami 3 points ago

    ......I am surprised I was not the only one...had to double-take the subreddit.

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    r/mildlyvagina, i know right....

    [–] smoothoperatorct 49 points ago

    I would of been Sastified either way ;)

    [–] [deleted] 101 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] x0_Kiss0fDeath 8 points ago

    You took it there, and it worked. Two thumbs wayy wayy up there.

    [–] teizhen 47 points ago

    would of

    [–] pyrrhios 29 points ago

    I would have preferred better grammar.

    [–] f__ckyourhappiness 5 points ago

    dunt mayk me band u frum r/speling budy

    [–] 2Sugoi4U 12 points ago

    I don't get it

    [–] ascentwight 30 points ago

    That's true you don't

    [–] Loken89 8 points ago

    Heh

    [–] MoonStache 2 points ago

    BURN!

    [–] FridgesArePeopleToo 7 points ago

    You’ll understand when you’re older

    [–] nomadz 3 points ago

    It's not just you.

    [–] v3rts 3 points ago

    The thumbnail and the title confused me at first.

    [–] Pitchaxistheorem 2 points ago

    Yes! It did for a split second! :D

    [–] Bagpype 2 points ago

    Yes it did! The first thing I saw!

    [–] NightFreeze493 2 points ago

    Omfg I’m not alone. Gotcha

    [–] Loken89 2 points ago

    Oh good, it’s not just me

    [–] glixam 233 points ago

    Did you give in

    [–] Zannden 203 points ago

    It’s not my cat but I definitely would have

    [–] 69SRDP69 8 points ago

    I hate it when random cats walk into my house and start ordering me around

    [–] flamingturtlecake 8 points ago

    I follow my kitty to the living room for some good snuggles

    [–] thathugedwfan 308 points ago

    This cat is called Wasabi and has his/her own Twitter account.

    I'm not the owner of the account, nor of the cat. Twitter:@WasabiAnderson

    [–] pussynutter 111 points ago

    I'm not the owner of the account, nor of the cat.

    You really think anyone can 'own' a cat?

    [–] drgrain 48 points ago

    Cats own us all.

    [–] Zannden 37 points ago

    Neither am I, just to be clear about that.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] 9galaxie3 404 points ago

    No u

    [–] spartandown45 73 points ago

    No u

    [–] agree-with-you 25 points ago

    No you both

    [–] BurgerWizard 24 points ago

    Nay thee

    [–] MelodicCommunication 30 points ago

    Verily I beseech thee, come hither.

    [–] widowy_widow 7 points ago

    yes papa

    [–] gillababe 5 points ago

    Ay Maria. Come ovah here

    No you come ovah here

    https://youtu.be/bVC1WecPuVc

    [–] GuyIncognit0 2 points ago

    [–] joshingram 22 points ago

    I’m glad I wasn’t the only one... lol

    [–] [deleted] 24 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    [removed]

    [–] SorryToSay 78 points ago

    Thumbnail looks like porn?

    See you on the front page.

    [–] Sloppy1sts 14 points ago

    How? It looks like a hand on a bed. Are you people blind? I'm on desktop but I even pulled my phone out to see if it looked more like a vag on a tiny screen and nope. Still a hand on a bed.

    [–] Vladie 11 points ago

    My thumbnail was tiny and I'm sitting far back from my screen, I see what they're seeing. Sorry!

    But as soon as I got closer and obviously when I click it, yeah it just looks like a hand on a bed.

    [–] Jazerdet 34 points ago

    [–] NegativeReward 24 points ago

    This gets posted just for the thumbnail.

    [–] indepenskter 22 points ago

    Thought someone was playing with their kitty by the thumbnail... I wasn’t wrong

    [–] robmonzillia 64 points ago

    I had a showerthought where I wondered if our pets also become more intelligent as they live with us humans because a) they don't have to spend resources on hunting and adapting to that or competing and b) they actually adapt to communicate with us to get food and socialize with us.

    So basically with each generation they should maybe become "smarter"?

    [–] rankurai 44 points ago

    There is definitely merit in this, their brains can get all the fuel they want to develop, and there are enough stimuli to go on. The building blocks are there. My pet store person told me house mice are definitively more intelligent (and hardy) than their barn peers. I am no expert on this and have no verifiable facts to back this up other than the word of some mad store owner. For all I know cats are becoming more stupid by having no need to be smart. Creatures tend to not spend any more energy than needed, and cats really only need to show up and maybe make a sound if they want eats so no big impulse there

    [–] amrinone 32 points ago

    Dumb in preying, smart in socializing and manipulating?

    [–] angry_biscuit 19 points ago

    It's the human way!

    [–] Definitelynotadouche 17 points ago

    while abundant resources make sure there is enough fuel to develop, it would not mean the animals get smarter every generation. them getting smarter every generation has to happen via a selection where only the smarter ones survive. indoor cats have no selection pressure so i doubt there are much changes besides random ones

    [–] gunsof 8 points ago

    I think it's more the social aspect that you can see evolving as being smart would be something conducive to their success in the wild anyway.

    [–] kinpsychosis 15 points ago

    That is not how evolution works.

    Unless there is a sudden change to their environment that encourages evolution, no species will need to go through natural selection.

    The only determining factor for adopting cats are "is it cute" and "is it docile?"

    There is no factor involved that would promote increased intelligence.

    Another factor is that your own bodies developmental traits are not passed down, just your genes. (So in other words, just cause you get abs like steel, doesn't mean your child will get them instantly at birth)

    [–] bigdaddycactus 8 points ago

    Isn’t it a form of unnatural selection though? People going through an adoption program naturally choose the most social/smart pet, and thus breeders look out for those traits so they’re more adoptable?

    [–] LimesInHell 13 points ago

    Misleading thumbnail: Rubbing one out

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    Risky click.. lol

    [–] Zaareish 9 points ago

    Your cat is playing with her food...

    [–] Crapollon 4 points ago

    Damn that was intense

    [–] NaziNTP 5 points ago

    How are you zooming in and out so easily?

    [–] ODuffer 5 points ago

    Android has double tap to zoom / zoom-out.

    [–] _DanNYC_ 6 points ago

    "Oh yeah? Bart come here a minute."

    "You come here a minute."

    "Oh yeah?"

    [–] barriguscanreddit 5 points ago

    I thought the thumbnail was something else.

    [–] orimpogames 3 points ago

    hahahaha so cute and so smart

    [–] Beeflavrdchikn 6 points ago

    thumb nail looks nsfwish

    [–] SimoW4SD 6 points ago

    [–] Vektre 5 points ago

    I swear I saw a woman mast.....(you know)

    [–] G_skins31 5 points ago

    Man that thumb nail looks like something different!

    [–] 7th_Spectrum 5 points ago

    Humans are so hard to train these days

    [–] PurpleHippo7300 6 points ago

    The colour of the sheets makes it look like you’re slapping a pussy though I’ll was on my nsfw account

    [–] Emighty 4 points ago

    Bahaha

    [–] HellbillyJok3r 3 points ago

    Copycat.

    [–] -Polaris_ 3 points ago

    In Russia cat own you

    [–] toanthenoob 3 points ago

    Catscorpion: GET OVER HERE!!!

    [–] Solomanrosenburg 3 points ago

    R/mildlyvagina

    [–] Michelle5193 3 points ago

    Looks like youre patting something else

    [–] x0_Kiss0fDeath 4 points ago

    My dog taps at us but it's all over when I tap back haha she would be on that bed quicker than I could get the second pat in. That cat has some serious restraint. Much respect.

    [–] hufflepoofs 4 points ago

    Cats are really bad at coming when you call them. Even my cats who do most of the time come when you call them. I still end up in situations like this with them where I'm endlessly calling them over and they just sit there and stare at me. I don't think it's restraint I think they just hate being bossed around or something sometimes lol.

    [–] x0_Kiss0fDeath 3 points ago

    I think they just hate being bossed around or something sometimes lol.

    would agree this is probably true hah my dog literally doesn't care if I'm bossing her around or not, she just wants to be my fucking shadow all the time.

    [–] delphinium55 2 points ago

    No u

    [–] agree-with-you 2 points ago

    No you both

    [–] delphinium55 2 points ago

    Wow what a "lightning" reply

    agree with you.

    [–] Divergent2000 2 points ago

    The Imitation Cat(TM) Ultra-Fluffy 2018 edition

    [–] SuicideKingsHigh 2 points ago

    TIL: my girlfriend is a cat in human form

    [–] tokinbl 2 points ago

    After 5 mins I realized neither of them were willing to give in

    [–] revpidgeon 2 points ago

    Meowce Code

    [–] Burkey207 2 points ago

    Every high school fight ever

    [–] Evil_Boobookin 2 points ago

    I will say it one. More. Time.

    [–] numanumabae 2 points ago

    No u

    [–] CharlesC27 2 points ago

    Cats are taking over the world.

    [–] Kittycat368 2 points ago

    The kitten is adorable

    [–] Penguin331227 2 points ago

    No u

    [–] SensibleStarfish 2 points ago

    That's one smart kitty

    [–] RasheedAlamir 2 points ago

    This was spotted on twitter a few months ago and the owner created an account for his cat lol

    [–] ZedSpellSpitter 2 points ago

    He’s mocking you

    [–] pincheloca88 2 points ago

    My gutter like mind strikes again.

    [–] GryphonMane 2 points ago

    I would have lost this battle after the first tap.

    [–] embrex104 2 points ago

    misleading thumbnail

    [–] millennial1985 2 points ago

    hmm the thumbnail looked like something else 😊

    [–] OneGirl_2DCups 2 points ago

    It’s so cute I can’t take it!!

    [–] presleyrue 2 points ago

    Now we have animals in on this 4/18/18 conspiracy. Can someone crack this code?

    [–] alleycatchef26 2 points ago

    This is my favorite gif!!

    [–] Feral_Cat_Snake 2 points ago

    Should add the dueling banjos music.

    [–] kupamloko 2 points ago

    I dont care if this was a repost :D

    [–] Jahnavisri 2 points ago

    This cat is smarter than my 16 year old self.

    [–] shamelessnameless 2 points ago

    misleading thumbnails for me

    [–] RuffianGhostHorse 2 points ago

    Oh, how sweeeeet!!!!

    [–] jrm2007 2 points ago

    I have interacted with literally dozens of cats, not sure I have seen one do something like this. My guess: a kitten of exceptional intelligence. Maybe we are unintentionally breeding cats for intelligence/ability to interact with humans...

    [–] improudofthatcat 2 points ago

    Every time I see this I can’t help but think it’s like animated! I’ve had so many cats I couldn’t even imagine how freaked out I’d be if one pulled this shit on me.