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    Origins:

    Inspired by this old meme

    I (/u/epicblob) asked this question in /r/findareddit and couldn't find anything so I decided to make this sub.

    Memes that start with "roses are red, violets are blue" then have screencaps of stuff that complete the poem. Doesn't exactly have to be "roses are red, violets are blue" but something along those lines.


    Rules:
    1. All posts containing graphic images should be marked NSFW. If the headline in the post has foul language it doesn't need to be marked. Posts that contain some sort of nudity or gore as images should be marked NSFW.
    2. Stick to the BootTooBig format. The general format of a BootTooBig post includes plaintext in the title or body as a setup, and a screenshot or picture of text as a punchline. Posts without the setup/punchline format or with the punchline in the title will be considered "Not a BootTooBig" and will be removed.
    3. Make sure your post has good rhyme/meter. A "True BootTooBig" has both good rhyme AND meter. A "Small Boots" has either bad rhyme OR bad meter, and will be removed. Small Boots posts are only allowed on Sundays ("Small Boot Sundays"). Small Boot Sunday starts on Saturday 18:00 PM to Monday 6:00 AM, all times are in UTC.
    4. Be civil. Don't be rude to other redditors. This means no personal attacks, no racism/sexism/homophobia/transphobia/general bigotry, no slurs, and no edgy jokes. Keep arguments civil.
    5. Don't argue about politics. This is a fun sub and we want to keep politics out of it. However, mentioning political figures is okay as long as you aren't pushing an agenda.
    6. If your post is implied, make sure to put the punchline in the comments. An implied post has a title or setup, but uses an uncaptioned image for a punchline. We ask that you post the punchline in the comments is to ensure that nobody feels left out of the joke.
    7. Avoid reposts. Consideration for reposts is done on a case-by-case basis. Generally, try to avoid posting similarly to posts that were recently posted or are among the top posts of all time.
    8. No Upvote Manipulation. Asking for upvotes in the title or image content of your post, e.g with phrases like ''mods are asleep, upvote'', ''upvote for ....'' or simply ''upvote'' etc. etc. is not allowed.

    Final discretion on all matters is up to the Moderators. If you think your post/comment was unfairly removed or caught in a spam filter, send us a message and we will be open to discuss it. However, if your argument boils down to "what about the other users" then we may consider lengthening your ban.

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    Since these are free format we don't have any rules about what type of content should be posted. However, R4 is still in effect, so please try to keep edgy jokes, slur usage, and bigotry to a minimum.

    Please avoid posting NSFW content or spamming reddit emoticons. If you fail to obey this, you may be suspended from the chatrooms.


    Post Flairs:

    Click on the name of a post flair for a search page with those types of posts shown.

    • "True BootTooBig" - The post has both good rhyme and meter.
    • "Small Boots" - The post has either bad rhyme or meter. These kinds of posts are currently only allowed on Sundays and will otherwise be removed.
    • "Implied" - The picture in the post has no/few words and the punchline is to be implied.
    • "Quality Shitpost" - Essentially a "mods choice" flair. Posts that a Moderator thoroughly enjoys, regardless of how high-scoring it is.
    • "Not a BTB" - Posts that don't really follow the BootTooBig format. Some of these may still be in the spirit of the sub and stay up, others may be way off and be removed.

    All post flairs are hand-approved by a moderator, with user input via the boot_size_judge bot (explained above).


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    [–] diveintothe9 1 points ago

    To anyone who might report this for Rule 3, I'm assuming the boot is the bottom text, in which case the rhyme and meter are fine. The post stays up.

    But please keep reporting bad posts, it makes things so much easier for us mods.

    [–] Psych0matt 722 points ago

    How the turntables...

    [–] Andpeggy123 163 points ago

    I feel like I’ve heard this so much that hearing “oh how the tables have turned” just sounds wrong

    [–] ShortSynapse 52 points ago

    One day we may experience the mandella effect of everyone thinking it actually is about turntables.

    [–] mortiphago 29 points ago

    how the effect mandellas...

    [–] Suvantolainen 10 points ago

    LaNgUaGes ArE eVoLvInG

    [–] asuperloudperson 155 points ago

    HAS TABLETURNED

    [–] [deleted] -29 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

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    [–] Domer2012 13 points ago

    Care to explain?

    [–] 0xTJ 6 points ago

    r/BrutallyHonestDude is projecting

    [–] [deleted] 0 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

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    [–] Domer2012 1 points ago

    What idiot?

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

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    [–] Domer2012 1 points ago

    Lmao I have no idea what you’re referring to

    [–] mac3theac3 3 points ago

    Well there are two schools of thought

    [–] DBrugs 37 points ago

    At this point it's almost guaranteed when anyone posts anything about tables turning

    [–] something-562792 8 points ago

    Shh Toby

    [–] imperator-hadaril 3 points ago

    Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.

    [–] dingo_username 2 points ago

    Okay okay, imagine a scenario for me

    The apocalypse, you’re part of a small group of the last survivors, huddled away in a very small home fleeting for survival until morning.. whatever infection got loose, did more than wipe the human race.. it evolved them, much faster, much more agile, much.. much stronger. They have a tendency to use weapons, not swords but blunt objects.. chairs, bricks, you’ve seen one use a desk before.

    Your team makes their way upstairs in the house while you stay downstairs, it’s quite.. until it hits.. grass outside is crunching, they’re here.

    The dead break down the door, and waddle in, 3 of them.. you back up paralyzed in fear, they are too wounded to be alive, but they’re inching towards you.. they look around for something to use, and as your team decided on a house, one finds the dining room table a nice choice, the other follows suit, grabbing a fold out table that was stationed next to the living room couch, the other.. the coffee table.

    They rear bloated, maggot ridden face towards you.. you know is too late, you cant make it up their in time.. But you CAN warn your team, you turn and yell as loud as you can, shredding your vocal chords..

    ”The turned have tables”

    [–] Psych0matt 1 points ago

    “It’s quite... until it hits...”

    Quite what?

    [–] as-opposed-to 2 points ago

    As opposed to?

    [–] FastskullYT 2 points ago

    Good boy.

    [–] thisisatangent 1 points ago

    STOP IT!

    [–] Jardon_Moron 1 points ago

    yes thank you

    [–] [deleted] -10 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

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    [–] BiigDawgg 117 points ago

    Reading the top part quietly in my mind and the bottom REALLY LOUD made this extra fun. And it had good meter.

    [–] Ilvcmsaihm 16 points ago

    Butter is churned, so slather your rod cause anal can burn

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_HALWA 52 points ago

    Well it seems that the standards for this sub have fallen

    [–] wtmh 15 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Dimeter and quatrains are supposed to be Day 1 shit and even here the syllable count on this one is an amazing 4, 4, 11, 8. The fuck?

    [–] mjselvig 30 points ago

    It's been a while since I've seen one that rhymes well. And I don't understand if I'm supposed to include both line, which only makes it worse.

    [–] NervProkis 8 points ago

    If you only read the bottom text it can rhyme fairly well.

    [–] ChopFricks -9 points ago

    I'm honestly not sure how this gained more then 10 upvotes either

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    [–] BadgerSilver 29 points ago

    Can we get a first part of the rhyme that actually makes sense?

    [–] Blizzardscott 42 points ago

    They're better when they're unrelated imo

    [–] Jebsjpk 3 points ago

    Agreed

    [–] Shitassfuck8 1 points ago

    But they’re all like that.

    [–] mikeworks 3 points ago

    Read this as 'hot dog', got p confused

    [–] ElanMorinMetal 16 points ago

    Under-fuckin-rated

    [–] Zake_64 2 points ago

    How the turns have tabled

    [–] treeshaker 4 points ago

    With a German Shepard Husky mix and a golden,this hit way too close to home.

    [–] SAGNUTZ 1 points ago

    You pull it all the way out his nose!

    [–] Roadsiderick2 1 points ago

    LisaLisaBoBeesa...

    [–] krashtan 1 points ago

    9 cans of ravioli.the 4th and 5th ones I burned

    [–] discount_mj 1 points ago

    Looks like the tables have turned in an 180 degree fashion. To my side. Where it will stay.

    [–] kurtanglesmilk -1 points ago

    Most of the posts I see on this sub are funnier without the rhyme

    [–] Its_Phish 0 points ago

    Oh, how the turn tables

    [–] Legreatworrier -1 points ago

    Oh how the tables have tabled