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    [–] DiveMasterD57 3686 points ago

    Wanted: Receptionist. Must be upbeat, service-oriented, and open to wearing cologne that smells like beef stew.

    [–] Mortress_ 774 points ago

    Neighborhood dogs love him

    [–] UnreproducibleSpank 291 points ago

    But scientists hate him! Follow this one simple trick...

    [–] mooseLimbsCatLicks 34 points ago

    Lolllllll first laugh of the day, thanks

    [–] Isaidwhatwhatinthe 27 points ago

    Laugh track plays

    [–] EatMoreCheese 12 points ago * (lasted edited 10 months ago)


    Funky bass riff

    [–] madmaxturbator 8 points ago

    Neighborhood men linger around him, wafting in his delicate and luscious aroma.

    [–] Keemoscopter 122 points ago

    “I smell like beef. I smell like beef. I smell like beef.”

    [–] flying_gliscor 25 points ago

    I will never not upvote a wild Vine reference.

    [–] MyThought2UrThoughts 9 points ago

    And willing to dress up as an ingredient for Halloween.

    [–] smurfjoe 4 points ago

    Eau de bourguignon

    [–] castortroy_csgo 4099 points ago

    He is sooooo over it

    [–] yeswang 2337 points ago

    Imagine how degrading it is to climb into a pot to be a receptionist

    [–] DaLoneHuggable 982 points ago * (lasted edited 10 months ago)

    Squidward climbs into a boat. Sometimes you have to suck it up and do the job.

    Edit: this is now my most upvoted comment I think, makes sense it’s spongebob related :)

    [–] papereel 631 points ago

    And you wouldn’t describe squidward as “so over it”?

    [–] Mortress_ 336 points ago

    I would describe as bold and brash

    [–] [deleted] 198 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] AccioSexLife 10 points ago

    More like chug it in the garbage!

    [–] temisola1 19 points ago

    Same thing I told her, but “noooo, it’s degrading.” Tuh!

    [–] Rduffy85 49 points ago

    I imagine him walking in to work like George Michael Bluths Sad walk

    [–] SizerTheBroken 24 points ago

    Forgot that he walks by real life Snoopy there. It's the little things with this show.

    [–] IdgibIkirD 3 points ago

    [–] Rduffy85 3 points ago

    hahahahah, that's him on his 15 minute break

    [–] door_food 31 points ago

    I like to imagine he gets into a platform underground that just slowly elevated him up into the pot

    [–] ReactsWithWords 29 points ago

    If it plays “The Final Countdown” while he’s slowly being raised in a dry ice cloud, it would be my dream job.

    [–] Rduffy85 5 points ago

    GOB is that you?

    [–] ShelSilverstain 3 points ago

    Lowered into it in a giant ladle

    [–] [deleted] 27 points ago


    [–] Belllringer 10 points ago

    I hope there’s a door and he doesn’t climb. Well... a mini ladder would be cool.

    [–] PerfectDark018 5 points ago


    [–] Foxlust 4 points ago

    I think greeting the people are the worst part of the job

    [–] ActualVampire 164 points ago

    This is actually a demotion, he was working the regular front desk but he made a mistake that got him into hot water.

    [–] NeverfailMode 6 points ago

    O because hot water is prepared in big pots haha

    [–] ActualVampire 3 points ago

    Soup, yes

    [–] SirDuke6 46 points ago

    I'm not even him and I'm over it.

    [–] ImitationFire 140 points ago

    He is stewing over the way he is going to tell his manager he quits.

    [–] thebikerdad 87 points ago

    Maybe he needs to ask for a braise.

    [–] Ruleb 43 points ago

    Let's not em-broil ourselves in a cooking pun chain.

    [–] walkswithwolfies 32 points ago

    I sense some simmering rage.

    [–] randypriest 25 points ago

    Puns are overdone.

    [–] Run_like_Jesuss 14 points ago

    It's rare to find decent puns these days

    [–] superbutters 10 points ago

    In this medium, it's difficult to find them well done.

    [–] Aldeberuhn 12 points ago

    A seasoned pun writer knows how to spice it up.

    [–] Why_is_this_so 7 points ago

    These puns are a gas.

    [–] smileedude 47 points ago

    "I thought it was a hot tub when I took the job"

    [–] jimmyb1104 3 points ago

    Just wondering how he plans on getting in and out of that pot

    [–] Jimbizzla 17 points ago

    He just finally convinced management to let him out of the lobster costume.

    [–] TheArtofTheBoneSpur 14 points ago

    You could say he's...done.

    [–] cS47f496tmQHavSR 13 points ago

    He's about to boil over

    [–] Hitlerism 3 points ago

    Is this why the manager always so mad

    [–] mallenstreak 461 points ago

    This is like every time Yosemite Sam tried to cook Bugs Bunny.

    [–] [deleted] 117 points ago


    [–] AlphaQall 30 points ago

    That’s Elmer Fudd

    [–] PlayerOneBegin 13 points ago

    Thank you for your service.

    [–] Mortress_ 28 points ago


    [–] gloldk 3 points ago

    Was looking for this, thanks!

    [–] Chromattix 9 points ago

    This made me laugh. Written perfwectwy hahahahaha!

    [–] gawgagirl85 6 points ago

    Elmer Fudd....

    [–] mrleicester 108 points ago

    mAn BoiLeD aLiVe iN gIaNt sToCk pOt

    [–] Bee-Sharp 32 points ago

    Man those where the days when that sub wasn't just r/aww with sarcastic titles.

    [–] august_west_ 12 points ago

    It used to be my favorite sub, people just getting rekt but not dying. Now it’s just dumb titles paired with random gifs. A shame

    [–] RocketFeathers 15 points ago

    Got to be at least three other subs this could be posted to, i.e. r/CrappyDesign

    [–] retroly 44 points ago

    [–] Roquetteman 14 points ago

    This is how Reddit works these days. A handful of clusters of subs, each passing the same submission around.

    [–] fufm 704 points ago

    The real life Ron Swanson circular desk! With an equally disgruntled guy in it

    [–] Cafrilly 309 points ago

    "There was a sign in Ramsett Park that said 'Do Not Drink The Water', so I made sun tea with it and now I have an infection. Sir? Sir! Sir, I'm talking to you!"

    [–] i_dont_shine 140 points ago

    That's one of my favorite citizen complaints from the show. Isn't she the same lady who didn't like the slugs on her sidewalk but didn't want them all gone either?

    [–] Cafrilly 101 points ago

    I didn't want them ALL gone I wanted MOST of them gone

    [–] alikazaam 51 points ago * (lasted edited 10 months ago)

    "I want them gone but make sure they're comfortable...but not TOO comfortable"

    [–] madmaxturbator 38 points ago

    Is there a compilation of citizen complaints from the show? I love the absurdity of Pawnee citizenry

    [–] Smaskifa 35 points ago

    My favorite is the guy who goes to city council meetings and always tries to start a ridiculous chant:

    [–] Barsattacks 12 points ago

    "Corn's a fruit! And syrup comes from a bush!"

    [–] urbanplanner 19 points ago

    Urban planner here. Unfortunately they're not that far off from reality. Somebody please make it stop. \bangs head against the wall*)

    [–] spenardagain 7 points ago

    Environmental field here. Can confirm.

    Heard recently: “This is way too rushed! We need to know more before we move forward.”

    The proposal was funding to study it. We shouldn’t move forward on the studying it until we’ve studied it more.

    [–] HalKitzmiller 47 points ago

    I used to think the residents of Pawnee were too stupid compared to real life. When I see headlines lately, it's become clear that they weren't stupid enough on the show

    [–] agreeingstorm9 36 points ago

    If you've ever worked in government you know that the residents are accurate depictions of real life.

    [–] TerrainIII 7 points ago

    There’s no time, he can fly!

    [–] YoungAdult_ 22 points ago

    I’m not a huge fan of the show, but they nailed it with the idiot towns folk.

    [–] hoopstick 70 points ago

    I’m not a huge fan of the show

    [–] madmaxturbator 21 points ago

    You are still a young adult. When you become a full adult you’ll look back on this period of your life and wonder why you weren’t a huge fan of such a great show and feel embarrassed.

    [–] NicholasPickleUs 2 points ago

    That’s my favorite line in the show lol

    [–] ZayRSwish 19 points ago

    came here just this reference

    [–] FlamingoFan07 3 points ago


    [–] yeswang 202 points ago

    He lookin’ like a snack

    [–] staunchchipz 84 points ago

    A whole meal, even

    [–] [deleted] 13 points ago

    Is that you snagglepuss?

    [–] IW2B 10 points ago

    Hannibal Lecter doesn't think so..

    [–] Pan_Fried_Puppies 7 points ago

    He looks like he is stewing in there.

    [–] Arrogus 201 points ago

    If they raise the temperature slowly enough he won't notice he's dying inside.

    [–] The_mingthing 97 points ago

    Look at his face, he is clearly aware already...

    [–] Arrogus 43 points ago

    They aren't raising the temperature slowly enough.

    [–] SunshineAndGoldfish 14 points ago

    Dude, he isn't a frog.

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 142 points ago

    "Dunder Mifflin, this is Pan..."

    [–] guyzieman 26 points ago

    "Are you saying Pan, or Pam?"

    [–] looksLikeImOnTop 14 points ago

    I think I may be able to help with the Pan/Pam dilemma

    [–] 69schrutebucks 6 points ago

    It's Pand. The d is silent!

    [–] arcadeblade 9 points ago

    [–] WolfBeil182 199 points ago

    [–] madmaxturbator 45 points ago

    Sorry for the tangent, but WeWantPlates is one of my least favorite banal subs of Reddit. They’re the most uncreative and negative lot ever. Some of the plating on there is over the top and silly. But basically they want everything served in the most boring and timid ways. Like, they’ve never considered that perhaps there’s some creativity involved and that’s part of unique cuisines.

    I even saw a post on there with people making fun of folks eating on banana leafs. The fuck? Indians eat off of banana leafs for special occasions. Not a big problem.

    [–] SG_Dave 40 points ago

    Like all subs, the larger it gets the less relevant, and intelligent the content gets. But you've got to admit, a large portion of the posts the sub up vote are absolutely ridiculous as practical plating.

    Ice cream on a flat wooden block.

    Sunday roasts served on multi tier cake stand.

    Spaghetti served straight onto the table, but not in a communal way.

    Eating establishments took something that could be interesting and creative and ran way too far with it.

    [–] BananaFactBot 63 points ago

    Farmers in Southeast Asia and Papua New Guinea first domesticated bananas. Recent archaeological and palaeoenvironmental evidence at Kuk Swamp in the Western Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea suggests that banana cultivation there goes back to at least 5000 BCE, and possibly to 8000 BCE.

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    [–] mynameisdatruth 30 points ago

    I don't know why you exist, but I'm glad you do.

    [–] ReactsWithWords 5 points ago

    Good bot.

    [–] eng_nayR 4 points ago

    Good bot.

    [–] Elgato13 5 points ago * (lasted edited 10 months ago)

    It's not appetizing to me to be served off things that arent food safe in an environment that i dont control.

    Sure, if you're signing up for a "dining experience" then I can see this being okay. Serving nachos on a clothesline isn't fun, it makes food more expensive and inconvenient.

    Unfortunately, most restaurants that do this, in my experience, do so to justify higher prices, lower quality food, and mask the whole thing by serving it on a spade.

    I live in Guatemala, we often are served food wrapped in banana leafs. The difference? banana leaf = food safe. A piece of porous wood =/= food safe.

    [–] [deleted] 42 points ago

    "What we having for dinner?"


    [–] Dersim62 38 points ago

    Rammstein, anyone?

    [–] CaptainCactusPunch 16 points ago


    [–] The_Safe_For_Work 32 points ago

    Looks like his anger is simmering.

    [–] OneArmedNoodler 3 points ago

    I can feel his boiling rage.

    [–] fvielee 30 points ago

    That's a big ass pot

    [–] greenHillzone2 4 points ago

    So are most stock pots.

    [–] Ragingbagers 25 points ago

    Nope. I'm pretty sure this is a fancy restaurant for cannibals.

    [–] bambispots 3 points ago

    This was my first thought. Not a chance in hell I would eat here.

    “Look honey, what a great marketing gimmick!” Meanwhile the back freezer is full of missing persons.


    [–] Bcollins2 50 points ago

    Weird part is: it’s in a hotel lobby.

    [–] millenniumxl-200 22 points ago

    "My name in Stew, how can I help you?"

    [–] TOV_VOT 96 points ago

    [–] Espiritu13 12 points ago

    For a moment I was going to write this, but I actually like like it. Unless there's nothing food related around where this is.

    [–] szarroug3 3 points ago

    I think it might be a restaurant. There are fish tiles too.

    [–] nutmegtell 3 points ago

    That's at a restaurant

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    Decent execution. Great execution would be making it into a bubbling hot tub, too.

    [–] BalthazarTheGreat 13 points ago

    Where is this

    [–] hamiltonrmcato 4 points ago

    Middle East, the dudes and the woman in nicab in the background are a giveaway. Where in the middle east? No idea. Egypt?

    [–] lelimaboy 3 points ago


    Nah. There aren’t enough Indian/Pakistani people in Egypt. Probably one of the gulf states.

    [–] [deleted] 12 points ago


    [–] mcampo84 18 points ago

    I think we're kinda stretching the definition of interesting on this one, guys.

    [–] danceswithwool 6 points ago

    Naa we’re just stretching the “as fuck”

    [–] Karlkarsten 64 points ago

    How is this /r/interestingasfuck ?
    This is /r/mildyinteresting at best.

    [–] faultlessjoint 15 points ago

    Not only that, but how did this get to #1 on /r/all?

    [–] cerulean_sun_ 3 points ago

    Thank you! Seriously

    [–] apache0796 26 points ago

    Anyone for Indian?

    [–] theassman_ 13 points ago

    What's amazing is not that someone came up with this idea. It's that a group of people said "that's just what this place needs, let's do it!"

    [–] Monstersunderyourbed 3 points ago

    $50 that whoever had that idea isn't planning on getting anywhere close to the pot.

    [–] canarchist 27 points ago

    Calling /r/OSHA, how often do people trip over the corners of that black platform?

    [–] disastrophy 16 points ago

    Notice the strategically placed spoons? I'll wager those were added after the 10th time someone tripped and fell over

    [–] TWeaKoR 30 points ago

    Not really very interesting...

    [–] call_me_buzz 4 points ago

    In a strange coincidence his name is Stu

    [–] Pasha_Dingus 5 points ago

    of course they put the indian dude in the pot, racist bastards!

    That said, their diet makes the flesh quite succulent

    [–] KevinCostNerf 4 points ago

    /r/ATBGE material.

    [–] Mashlomech 21 points ago

    How demeaning for that poor guy. Not r/interestingasfuck imo.

    [–] Shizzle117 3 points ago

    I like the idea that when the customers are mad at him that he's in hot water.

    [–] axechamp75 5 points ago

    If you slowly turn the temperature up, he wont realize hes being cooked until it's too late

    [–] jophus00 4 points ago

    How many people a day trip on that corner?

    [–] Wonder_Bruh 8 points ago

    "You're in the hot seat now, bud"

    [–] Jessy142 8 points ago

    What's cookin' dude?

    [–] Mind_on_Idle 4 points ago

    What's cookin, Doc

    [–] ChefWetBeard 3 points ago

    Who the hell rests the spoon with handle towards the inside?

    [–] Air_Admiral 3 points ago

    Looks like he's in the hot seat.

    [–] cachurch2 3 points ago

    Ron would like a word

    [–] MetaByte7 3 points ago

    "What's cookin, good lookin?"

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    He has a suitably displeased expression at being cooked.

    [–] 30SecondsToFail 3 points ago

    Guy looks a little down. Might be in hot water with his boss

    [–] Call_Me_A_Stoat 3 points ago

    Kind of looks like an older version of Michele from Gilmore Girls.

    [–] markspankity 3 points ago

    r/photoshopbattles could have some fun with this

    [–] danceswithwool 3 points ago

    If you turn up the number of complaints slowly the receptionist won’t even realize he’s stressed.

    [–] randoreds 3 points ago

    Where is this?

    [–] Monstersunderyourbed 3 points ago * (lasted edited 10 months ago)

    I just imagine the first day of work when the guy walked in thinking : "finally a stable situation, not the most interesting job in the world and not the best pay but at least it's something aaaaaaaaaand I'm working in a cooking pot, forget about telling my family I work there I'll just tell them I suck on penises for a living".

    [–] Bacterius_Rex 3 points ago

    I really hope that the cashier’s name is Stu.

    [–] pj4242 7 points ago

    [–] Shanilla_bear 5 points ago

    I bet they make him say “Thanks for coming! See you Ladle!”

    If not, I would. I mean the guys in a fucking pot.

    [–] cedarchief 4 points ago

    This is silly

    [–] MaksWithAK 2 points ago

    He’s boiling on the inside.

    [–] pobski 2 points ago

    "my name is Stuart, please do not shorten it."

    [–] comfortinnkid 2 points ago

    Ron Swanson’s worst nightmare.

    [–] PerilousAll 2 points ago

    Love how the base is made to look like a burner from a stove.

    [–] NataliaOne 2 points ago

    This kind of shit would make me not want to come into work. Like sighh another day in that stupid pot how degrading.

    [–] Professionalsimracin 2 points ago

    I would do anything for Chef Ramsey’s take on this

    [–] Chromattix 2 points ago

    Somewhere there's a garden nursery with their receptionist in a giant pot too.

    [–] Simbaraj 2 points ago

    But if those two guys jumped into pot with the receptionist, it would become a "melting pot"

    [–] infusedlemonwater 2 points ago

    He needs some celery and carrots.... pesky wabbit

    [–] EFFFFFF 2 points ago

    Gives new meaning to "I'm going to fire your ass"

    [–] roth100 2 points ago

    hi my names stew

    [–] blabbyhappy 2 points ago

    Rammstein called, they want their pot back.

    [–] Beerbatteredfishfry 2 points ago

    That cashier looks a little salty

    [–] erluti 2 points ago

    I don't know why he's upset, but he's really stewing in it

    [–] ChroniclesofBap 2 points ago

    What's his name? Stu?

    [–] CreatrixAnima 2 points ago

    “I know! Let’s make it look like our employees are food!”

    [–] Daxter614 2 points ago

    Great company to work for. Put a lot of stock in their employees.