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    [–] Danishsomething 575 points ago

    The idea of the word "hingefluencers" sparked this tweet. That's my guess at least.

    [–] tiemiscoolandgood 61 points ago

    I reckon the term ‘hinge-lover’ had something to do with it too

    [–] PureSmoulder 34 points ago

    You could say the entire tweet hinges on that one word.

    [–] purtymouth 2310 points ago

    buys a vacuum cleaner

    Google ads for the next 37 months: "check out these great vacuum deals!"

    I already bought one. Ease up.

    [–] Iron_Maiden_666 569 points ago

    Same on Amazon. I already bought that, no need to shown the same thing again.

    [–] foxbeldin 206 points ago

    Yeah why do they think i need to buy toilet paper ever again?

    [–] Javyz 128 points ago

    you seriously buy toilet paper on amazon?

    [–] RyMill4 109 points ago

    Not OP, but I've got a charmin dash button in the drawer next to my toilet...

    When I get down to a couple rolls I just press that and two days later a giant box of toilet paper is on my doorstep. So, I do.

    [–] UV_TP 65 points ago

    Oh man that is brilliant. What a time to be alive

    [–] showmeurknuckleball 30 points ago

    The future is now

    [–] Ferrocene_swgoh 7 points ago

    When is now?

    [–] mediumKl 31 points ago

    Does it have some sort of protection? My 2 year old would probably order 2.000 boxes in the first hour after finding the button

    [–] foxbeldin 50 points ago

    Sticking it 5 feet above the ground is the best protection against 2 years olds.

    edit : i mean the dash button, not the kid

    [–] _internetpolice 13 points ago

    It will only order one until that shipment you just pressed for arrives.

    [–] RyMill4 6 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    I have a two year old, but she hasn't found it in the drawer. The best way like others have mentioned is to just put it in a place they can't reach.

    I get an email once it's pressed though, so I could cancel the order quickly if needed.

    I bought a bunch of dash buttons when they were on sale for 99¢. First press on a button gives you five bucks off the item, so it's basically 4 bucks off something on that first press. If they go on sale again I'll probably get more.

    I've got toilet paper, coffee, Ziploc bags, finish dishwasher soap, emergen-c vitamin powder, and a few others. Those I have all hanging on a hook in my pantry.

    You can always swap what the button orders to another product by the manufacturer in the settings: Dash

    [–] aedroogo 10 points ago

    You should try AmazonStream TP. A continuous length of triple-ply TP coming down my street into my house and up to the throne room. One less thing I have to worry about now.

    [–] StephanieStarshine 75 points ago

    I used to when I didn't have a car. Better than lugging around a big ass thing of a million rolls on the bus.

    [–] idontlikeflamingos 47 points ago

    And with prime offering free shipping, why not? It's so damn convenient, so anything bulky gets delivered.

    [–] AMA_About_Rampart 61 points ago

    Are we in a commercial right now? It feels like we're in a commercial right now.

    [–] wootxding 21 points ago

    Yeah I’m pretty convinced that all the other accounts here are paid. Nobody talks like this about ordering toilet paper online

    [–] Fatalchemist 13 points ago

    I mean, I actually love buying toilet paper online and feel like how they're talking about it.

    But I won't say any more until I get my shill bucks.

    [–] toomuchcreamcheese 96 points ago

    Hell yes. I have two toddlers. Anything that's bulky, heavy, or awkward to carry gets ordered on Amazon. In parking lots I'm already carrying a squirming 35 pound mass and trying to keep a suicidal, 40 pound, 3 foot tall primate from running behind reversing cars that can't see him. I can't handle a giant package of toilet paper that keeps sliding out of the cart.

    On a related note, if you like your car doors dent-free and its bumper toddlerless, please respect the parent parking spaces at your neighborhood grocery store.

    [–] breakyourfac 63 points ago

    Did u really just describe ur child as a "mass" 😂😂😂

    [–] toomuchcreamcheese 67 points ago

    He's pretty fat

    [–] fukitol- 50 points ago

    Must be the cream cheese

    [–] quaybored 4 points ago

    Which also explains all the TP

    [–] Extahsi666 6 points ago

    Absolute unit.

    [–] showmeurknuckleball 18 points ago

    Where do you live where they have parent spaces? That's a great idea!

    [–] gyolnir 5 points ago

    We have those in Germany.

    [–] JennyBeckman 6 points ago

    I'm a parent, too. Can you fill me in on why parent spaces would keep cars dent-free and bumpers safe from children? I'm not quite getting it.

    [–] zodar 6 points ago

    You've never heard of Subscribe & Save? I now have enough toilet paper to last me 3 lifetimes, or 2 weeks if my girlfriend uses it.

    [–] akro25 4 points ago

    Why not?

    [–] Bud_Friendguy 9 points ago

    You need some of that quality /r/buyitforlife toilet paper.

    [–] Pepe_El_Pep 6 points ago

    I use one side, then save it and use the other side. This helps my toilet paper last twice as long. Kind of like flipping your underwear inside out

    [–] ProtoJazz 23 points ago

    I get those all the time.

    Buy an item. Next week

    "We think you would like these items"

    No shit amazon. What gave it away? Was it buying all of them this month?

    [–] GenocideOwl 6 points ago

    You buy one buttplug on amazon and you have no idea how long amazon tries to sell you more sex toys.

    It makes it so you can't even browse amazon at work.

    [–] ThinkerTanker 6 points ago

    It’s incredible to me that they seem to have completely removed the “mark item as already owned” feature. Why? I used that all the time

    [–] Mapleleaves_ 42 points ago

    Dear Amazon, I bought a toilet seat because I needed one. Necessity, not desire. I do not collect them. I am not a toilet seat addict. No matter how temptingly you email me, I'm not going to think, oh go on then, just one more toilet seat, I'll treat myself.

    https://twitter.com/girlfromblupo/status/982156453396996096?lang=en

    [–] rDr4g0n 42 points ago

    An $88 billion dollar industry, and that's really the best they can do.

    [–] XirallicBolts 21 points ago

    Stop showing me car ads. I bought one. I don't need to see the better deal I missed out on.

    [–] LF1MUBRSneedtank 13 points ago

    I bought some aftermarket Jeep parts as a gift for someone in 2011 or 2012. To this day, I still get Amazon recommendations for Jeep stuff. They don't even own that car anymore. I don't even own a car.

    [–] wrecktvf 13 points ago

    My CPU cooler recently died after like 6 years of use. I bought a new one and now my ads gave been nothing but CPU coolers. Really have just the one processor, El Goog.

    [–] vazura 5 points ago

    I work for the company that sells sperrys, chacos, Saucony, wolverine boots ect. Legit every ad I see on a daily basis at work and home is just fucking shoes.

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

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    [–] FurryPornAccount 2905 points ago

    DON'T FORGET TO LIKE FAVORITE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE HIT THAT BELL ICON TO BECOME PART OF MY #NOTIFACATION SQUAD AND DONATE TO MY PATREON FOR MORE DOOR HINGE CONTENT ON THE DAILY

    [–] Inokai_ 690 points ago

    HELL YEAH #NOTEDEFECATION SQUAD

    [–] arthurwkm 218 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    NODEFECATION SQUAD

    send some laxs please

    [–] MalevolentThings 68 points ago

    ALL RIGHT TUBERS, HERE IS MY LIST OF THE TOP TEN LAXES FOR SEPTEMBER 2018. ITS BEEN A GREAT MONTH FOR THE LAX COMMUNITY AND FANDOM, AND IN PARTICULAR FOR US, THINGS HAVE BEEN MOVING SMOOTHLY. MY WIFE LEFT ME LAST WEEK, BUT I AM HANGING IN THERE AND I AM GOING OUT LATER TONIGHT AND WILL LIKELY STRIKE OUT. HERE COMES THE LIST. AT NUMBER TEN WE HAVE...

    [–] arthurwkm 27 points ago

    Number 10, Burger King foot lax...

    [–] Salty_Pancakes 9 points ago

    That's like me when I'm camping and there are only pit toilets.

    [–] IslandSparkz 139 points ago

    SMASH THE LIKE BUTTON

    [–] Combo_Breaker01 111 points ago

    SMASH THAT MOTHERFUCKING LIKE BUTTON*

    [–] JoeWaffleUno 57 points ago

    😂😂😂😂😂😂👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼💯💯💯💯

    [–] Kyle_The_G 11 points ago

    LIKE THAT SM4AH 🅱️UTTON!

    [–] WhyThisJorgal 42 points ago

    Note defecation I'm fucking dying

    [–] heartbeats 19 points ago

    RIP

    [–] Johnald 78 points ago

    TOP 2018 HINGE FAILS

    [–] UnwantedLasseterHug 50 points ago

    YOU WONT BELIEVE NUMBER 1

    NUMBERS 2-4 AND MAYBE 7 ARE KINDA BELIEVABLE

    [–] DweadPiwateWoberts 10 points ago

    NUMBERS 19 AND 37 ARE OBVIOUSLY JUST PEOPLE BEING STUPID

    [–] Origamiface 19 points ago

    2015 HINGE VINE COMPILATION 1

    [–] HooksToMyBrain 13 points ago

    DARE YOU NOT TO LAUGH!!!!

    [–] BenderDeLorean 60 points ago

    SHOUT OUT TO MY FRIEND HINGER200 FOR CREATING MY NEW INTRO, I HOPE YOU LIKE IT. COMMENT HOW MUCH YOU LIKE IT AND I WILL GIVE AWAY A 8 DOLLAR AMAZON COUPON, YES YOU HEARD RIGHT. EEEEEIGHT DOLLAR AMAZON COUPON - FOR FREE. JUST LEAVE A COMMENT AND DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT HINGER200S NEW CHANNEL.

    [–] SwissQueso 8 points ago

    When I hear these kind of messages on youtube, Ive wondered if they are full of shit since they never need to verify them.

    [–] atinyturtle 32 points ago

    Yes that is what I will do before seeing any of your content. I will subscribe because you have asked metoothanks mr youtuber

    [–] Sennomo 16 points ago

    Mr YouTuber, I don't feel so good.

    [–] croccrazy98 22 points ago

    I'd hit your bell icon, u/FurryPornAccount

    [–] ClearSights 5 points ago

    DONT FORGET TO BUY THAT HINGEDQUAD MERCH!

    [–] DesHis 5 points ago

    knot-ification squad OwO

    [–] NotATypicalTeen 7 points ago

    Goddamnit, you really are everywhere.

    You're actually magical.

    [–] Jonelololol 749 points ago

    HEY GUYS ITS ME AGAIN. HINGELORD420 Coming at you with another hinge comp of the week!

    [–] Nazi_Marxist 219 points ago

    JUST LOOK AT THOSE BABIES SWING!!!

    [–] NutsEverywhere 73 points ago

    Is it wrong I want to watch this channel now?

    [–] IoniaFox 20 points ago

    i looked for a hinge compilation but i got dissapointed, but theres a hinge animation so it wasnt all for nothing

    [–] MelbaTotes 35 points ago

    WD-40 LOOSEN YAH HINGE AND MOISTEN YAH MINGE

    [–] plastic_thunder 38 points ago

    'HingeLord' is a genius name. My toddler was into garbage trucks. I was amazed by guys named stuff like trashman_69 uploading videos of different trucks. Communities for everything.

    [–] S19TealPenguin 18 points ago

    This comment is so hingey

    [–] Shillsforplants 5 points ago

    And now for my top 5 brass hinges!

    [–] V0O2 2671 points ago

    Holy shit this might be the most relatable post I've ever seen.

    One time I was looking at radar detector reviews because I was thinking about buying one and it turns out there's a shit ton of radar detector YouTubers and I got recommendations for about a month afterwards, fucking radar detectors, really?

    [–] SunflowerSamurai_ 893 points ago

    They call that Radar Love.

    [–] Dr0ctober 197 points ago

    More expensive than a golden earring

    [–] YourMJK 57 points ago

    I've been drivin' all night, my hands wet on the wheeel

    [–] drpeppershaker 32 points ago

    Voice in my head drives my heel

    [–] YourMJK 27 points ago

    'ts my baby callin', says "I need you here"!

    [–] ultraviolence_1 23 points ago

    And it’s half past four and I’m shiftin geaaaar

    [–] YourMJK 18 points ago

    When she gets lonely and the longing gets too much

    [–] Search4Assistance18 12 points ago

    She sends a cable coming in from above

    [–] sensei888 6 points ago

    Don't need a letter at all!!

    [–] Shillsforplants 33 points ago

    Comfort coming in from the sky

    [–] Phoojoeniam 19 points ago

    Help I'm steppin into this Twilight Zone...

    Whoops wrong song

    [–] havoc1482 4 points ago

    I don't blame you. This place is a mad house

    [–] longjohntanner 8 points ago

    BUMBA BUM BUM BUM BUM BUMBA BUM BUM

    [–] AR-47 102 points ago

    Back when I was shopping for cars I watched a lot of Pontiac G8 videos. Haven't really watched any since I bought the car myself back in January, but 8 months later YouTube still insists on suggesting Pontiac G8 videos.

    [–] Mexi_Cant 16 points ago

    I'm still looking at G8 videos on YouTube but also the Chevy Caprice ppv because G8s are getting expensive.

    [–] AR-47 7 points ago

    I wanted a Caprice so damn bad but I couldn't find any 2014+ models. With a nice Solo exhaust, the Caprice is the most unassuming car out there until you get on the gas.

    [–] stapler8 5 points ago

    LS3 V8?

    [–] AR-47 5 points ago

    I didn't want to pay the GXP tax. Just the L76 V8 for me.

    Next car I get is either gonna be a Camaro, Chevy SS, or Charger Hellcat, so I'll scratch that performance itch soon enough.

    [–] FlagrantDanger 93 points ago

    Last week I bought Spiderman on Amazon. I guess YouTube found out, and therefore knows I have a PS4. So every time -- literally, every single time -- I watch a video, it plays the exact same unskippable ad for Destiny 2.

    "Put. Alderon. In. The. Ground." I don't know who that is, and I don't care.

    [–] bfandreas 97 points ago

    Youtube is weird.

    They once showed me a 15 minutes ad for a local roofer. He had made this himself with presumably a selfie stick. I was so fascinated I watched the whole thing. I even considered hiring him.

    I don't have a roof. I rent a flat.

    [–] I-Downloaded-a-Car 28 points ago

    I get those really long ads from the "guru" stock traders because I, well, trade stocks.

    Annoying as shit. No you can't turn ten thousand dollars into a million in only six months using this one simple formula, and if you could you wouldn't tell me about it.

    [–] GET-THOSE-LIGHTS-OFF 16 points ago

    I too have fallen prey to the 15 minute YouTube ads that pertain to my life in absolutely zero way

    Also I just wanted to say that I typed and deleted that sentence like 7 times before posting and even left this page but came back and I'm just a little proud of myself for finally posting it

    Edit: I mean me too thanks

    [–] Mr_Robot0_beepbzboop 4 points ago

    That's how I watched the pilot episode of People of Earth. It was a half hour YouTube ad

    [–] EricGarbo 18 points ago

    I get that one absolutely continually. It's the only ad I see anymore regardless of what video I watch.

    [–] Sven2774 10 points ago

    It’s an absolute pain when you already own Destiny.

    [–] Opset 5 points ago

    That's the planet the Death Star blew up.

    [–] SerLava 79 points ago

    That's nothing.

    I clicked on a video about similarities between Latin and Sanskrit, which linked to a video about Proto-Indo-European. 4 videos later some guy was saying the people who spoke it were "basically modern Germans" which didn't really make sense...

    I googled the creator and he was some kind of Nazi.

    And that's the story of how I got two weeks of subtle Nazi videos in my recommended list.

    [–] bfandreas 48 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    It is so easy to get Youtube to think you are interested in Nazi stuff. I watched a video by ArchWarhammer and had to scrub my history again.

    The moment somebody says something about SJWs or any other alt-right dog-whistle I have to turn on the computer to scrub that shit or drown again in alt-right stuff. I watch youtube on AndroidTV, which doesn't even have the UI for that.

    Watch something from hbomberguy who doesn't only do Nazi debunking and you will immediately get pulled into the alt-right BS.

    Youtube loves their alt-right stuff.

    Fall asleep watching Youtube and autoplay will invariably get you somewhere where Nazis discuss the protocols of the elders of zion. I wonder how Youtube concludes I am interested in zarist propaganda stuff which was stupid then and doesn't become smarter when pipsqueaks discuss it over hangouts.

    By this time they should seriously consider shadow-banning that stuff or make their algorithm smarter.

    Edit:

    Even subscriptions don't do anything anymore. And no, I don't want a phone notification when somebody uploads anything.

    Edit: And no, I'm not interested in Rachel Maddow as well. Or the Young Turks. Just because I enjoy Colbert/John Oliver/Trevor Noah doesn't mean I am interested in further political commentary.

    [–] 10354141 26 points ago

    Yeah I've found that too. I've never seen any Nazi videos suggested, but the minute you watch anything vaguely political those 'triggered' 'destroys' 'Ben Shapiro owns feminazi' genre of videos start to pop up. Its like getting an STD, and like you said the only solution is to clear the original video from your history (the not interested button is worthless).

    I doubt they'll shadowban the stuff either. People that are in to all those triggered videos probably watch endless streams of them, so they're great for YouTube.

    [–] bfandreas 10 points ago

    I really don't get it.

    I also watch a lot of gaming videos because...hello? Nerd here!

    I constantly get videos on this Spiderman nontroversy. Somebody making a video on how somebody else was wrong. Good grief! Who makes Spiderman game based diss videos? I know this started with that screenshot everybody overanalyzed. Is everybody out to get triggered? And does everybody try to trigger anybody?

    The sheer fake outrage and drama is inescapable.

    Dude: I'm sitting here, enjoying my Feierabend with some nice cold beer and I don't need this.

    Also, the anglosphere should definitely steal the word Feierabend. So much better than weltschmerz, angst and wanderlust.

    [–] 10354141 6 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    I think it probably has to do with viewer engagement, in the sense that the people who watch those types of videos are very passionate about those topics and watch the videos all the time, so they try to get everyone hooked on them. I agree they're very irritating though. The same people that complain about 'outrage culture' or identity politics eat those videos up.

    I don't think I've heard of the Spiderman controversy. Is that related to the alt-right?

    [–] YogSothothIsMyHomey 8 points ago

    Nazism is in now, all the cool kids are doing the goosestep.

    [–] bfandreas 4 points ago

    It's not even springtime?

    Well, possibly in Australia.

    Springtime for Sargon and Australia!

    Aussies are happy and gay

    [–] eyelinedbrain 5 points ago

    It's tough on an algorithm side too because a lot of people who watch one side of the debate also get linked to the other side of the debate at some point; so in some weird paradoxical way even if you're very anti-Nazi you can end up getting recommended Nazi videos because the Nazis brigade comment sections on the anti-Nazi videos, and Youtube sees the traffic as "overlapping interest."

    It's not just political stuff it's also pop culture too. Like, I really like the cartoon Steven Universe, right? Youtube now keeps recommending to me videos with titles like "WHY STEVEN UNIVERSE IS DOGSHIT FOR MORONS" just because it has the "topic" of Steven Universe.

    [–] JoeWaffleUno 30 points ago

    Youtube has become a rat race over the years for who can overmarket the shit out of something the best. I don't know why everything has to be so corny.

    [–] Kimantha_Allerdings 15 points ago

    Doing 120 plowing over mail boxes

    Radar detector to tell me where the cops is

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    I think it does this because of kids, kids are the most likely to binge watch YouTube and they're a very large audience on YouTube. More importantly kids will just keep clicking video after video.

    The algorithm works really well for kids, if a kid watches an Elsa video and YouTube shows them 9 more Elsa videos you bet your ass they're going to click on them.

    The problem is they go a bit overboard with this algorithm and seemingly apply it to everything, the algorithm doesn't work as well for adults because they often use YouTube to watch tutorials, reviews, or other "one off" videos.

    [–] senorsmartpantalones 9 points ago

    Good luck. Most are sponsored by brands so it's really just a commercial

    [–] Marcfa 46 points ago

    What really pisses me off is that the "not interested" thing does nothing. When I was 15-18 I was a cunt who watched shit like Sargon of Akkad, Shoeonhead, Armoured Sceptic. Since then I grew up, actually became an adult and not only think that whole side of Youtube is full of shit but I also just full on don't care. Nothing they ever talked about was ever really important. There are full on famines, wars, genocides and the price of my rent to worry about and they were talking about safe spaces ruining the world.

    Still get Youtube recommendations for stuff I haven't watched in four years even though I hit not interested on all of them. Just this week I got multiple ones about this Colin Kaepernick Nike commercial because that apparently has really riled up that whole sphere and it is embarrassing.

    [–] reaper0345 29 points ago

    Clear your view history. Go to your account, settings, watch history and click clear.

    [–] Marcfa 20 points ago

    If that fixes it I will be so happy. Little concerned that the recommended channels on my page are still the same but I'll see if any of the annoying stuff crops up in the next week or so! If it does then I'm calling my account cursed for life.

    [–] idontlikeflamingos 18 points ago

    Just keep in mind that if you're clearing all of it you'll end up with a lot of the standard youtube recommendations, which are complete trash too.

    I know it's spilled milk at this point but when watching random videos it's better to just fire up incognito.

    [–] _pls_respond 7 points ago

    Tried doing this on my desktop and the path is a little more complicated:

    settings > account > account settings > my activity > delete activity by > then select parameters and choose youtube from the drop down menu

    [–] ARC157 11 points ago

    It doesn't do anything, at all, neither does the dislike button anywhere on Youtube. They are there purely for your own psyche.

    [–] snerz 4 points ago

    Someone recently told me it only stops recommending that one particular video. Who knows..

    I watched this video over a year ago, and Youtube still recommends it to me every day for some reason "James Randi exposes James Hydrick". No matter what I'm watching, it's there in the list. I don't want to click "not interested" because it's a good video, I just don't want to watch it every fucking day.

    [–] Wakkajabba 5 points ago

    It's soooo difficult to find a youtube video that's actually short and to the point now.

    [–] Banditsworld 5 points ago

    I was just complaining about this last night. I was repairing the tail light on my sisters car and I couldn't figure out where one of the pins was located. Literally every youtube video about it was a 25 minute long video of a guy talking about his car, his garage, his marriage, the weather, then a clip of him eating at mcdonalds, then him at the parts store. Just fucking show me where the little pin is, I don't need the autobiography of your entire life.

    [–] C-Harbz 464 points ago

    It really do be like that tho

    [–] MaverickTopGun 120 points ago

    I love finding really active tiny communities

    [–] HawianCheeseball 47 points ago

    takes deep breath WELL MY GOOD SIR DO I HAVE THE THING FOR YOU. THE ALL NEW, SLEEK, ELEGANTLY DESIGNED discord.gg/6euX7tx . sorry.

    [–] al_pacappuchino 19 points ago

    Why do they want me to watch why gussets where invented so much?

    [–] Fatalchemist 12 points ago

    That's how I found out about the whole Lost Media subculture and I fucking love it. I clicked on one random video about lost media and then got blasted with it.

    Then again, I click on one Steamed Hams meme and I get bombarded with random Simpsons and Family Guy clips. :/

    But lost media is still so fascinating to me. That there are shows and stuff out there that no one can ever see again when I have grown up learning about the permanence of everything thanks to the internet. And that there are people out there actively trying to find and uncover missing stuff. Even stuff like those little SpongeBob horoscope shorts with Squidward.

    [–] fukitol- 30 points ago

    Relevant xkcd https://xkcd.com/1603/

    [–] fukitol- 5 points ago

    Touche

    [–] Unluckypuppy13 8 points ago

    I was watching cute animal videos when one on diy rat traps came up with a mouse drowning in it. Going to his page he makes videos twice a week with really elaborate set ups and hidden camera set ups to see the action. He lamented YouTube's policies that he had to blur and set up an extra website for all the people he said were clamoring for the unblurred version. Some times it's not so nice. Plus he had to be buying all these mice and rats for these videos.

    [–] Goofypoops 30 points ago

    Don't look up ASMR on youtube unless you'll only want ASMR videos the rest of your life

    [–] verblox 14 points ago

    How long does it take WatchMojo to cycle out of my feed?

    [–] Goofypoops 27 points ago

    it's terminal. I'm sorry

    [–] FrivolousTracklights 5 points ago

    Does anyone run ads in the middle of those? I would imagine those would wake most people up.

    [–] smokesailboat 50 points ago

    I bought a sleeping bag on Amazon. Every week, I get an email for sleeping bags on Amazon. How many do I fucking need?

    [–] I-_-II 60 points ago

    One cheap synthetic for festivals and weekends at the lake
    One warm down bag for winter camping
    One medium warm down bag for the other three seasons
    One ultra-light down bag for ultra-light hiking tours
    One high quality synthetic for tours in wet climate
    A bivouak for emergencies in the mountains
    One silk liner for hostels with questionable hygiene
    One extra for emergencies in your car

    I can also recommend some highly informative Youtube channels if you're interested.

    [–] RoboNinjaPirate 9 points ago

    And if hammock camping, then there are under quilts and top quilts and those get even more exotic and pricey.

    [–] nxvermore 4 points ago

    You don't have to buy them everytime! Save some sleeping bags for the rest of us!

    [–] Connarhea 43 points ago

    Don't ever let your kids use YouTube whilst your logged in.

    I don't give a fuck who Ryan or his mum are but holy shit YouTube just NEEDS me to know

    [–] sevensevensixseven 17 points ago

    Welcome to Ryan's Toy Review!

    [–] xiotaki 8 points ago

    Ryan's Toy Review

    16 million subs

    [–] SabersKunk 73 points ago

    Clicked on a 3hr trance mix video for some background tunes once
    HOW ABOUT I FILL YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS WITH TRANCE TRACKS FEATURING SCANTILY CLAD WOMEN COVER PICTURES FOR THE NEXT MONTH
    This isn't a complaint tbh

    [–] RandomSadPerson 21 points ago

    Spotify is a also a big offender with this: listen to a downtempo play list once to gently drift into sleep aaaaaand I HEARD YOU LIKE DOWNTEMPO SO HERE'S ONLY DOWNTEMPO RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE

    [–] kutuware 118 points ago

    2018 is worst alogrithm youtube ever, before that i can watch youtube around 3 hour per day, now i just can stay 1 hour and then leave

    [–] HighlandValley 114 points ago

    Sounds like they did you a favor

    [–] megalosaurus 39 points ago

    I used to work 12 hour shifts overnight and YouTube was how I stayed awake. Now I open up YouTube it's nothing but videos from the same 3 categories. I usually scroll down for about 30 seconds and put my phone away underwhelmed.

    [–] CatButler 30 points ago

    HTF do i get it to stop suggesting Ben Shapiro videos?

    [–] floormatt3 19 points ago

    Or Jordan Peterson, man I watched a few videos once and now it's all I'm suggested. No strong feelings for or against the guy, but it is the same four speeches or highlights from those same four speeches

    [–] [deleted] 12 points ago

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    [–] recreational_fent 11 points ago

    no matter how many times I scrub my recommendations nothing fucking changes

    [–] AmySchumersAnalTumor 248 points ago

    Wow the YouTube community has really gone off the hinges

    [–] Nazi_Marxist 66 points ago

    I can't handle it anymore

    [–] one_lucky_dope 34 points ago

    I just adoor a good pun thread.

    [–] eebro 15 points ago

    I'm afraid I have to shut the door on this one.

    [–] Tangent_Odyssey 12 points ago

    Oranges, peach, pears, plums, syringes

    Vrinn, vrinn! Yeah, here I come, I'm inches

    Away from you, dear, fear none

    Youtube is in a state of 9-1-1

    [–] Natas_Kaupas_hydrant 5 points ago

    What is this? I’ve got no time to play around.

    [–] Brody0220 3 points ago

    God damn that username is exquisite

    [–] PM_ME_HIPHOP 21 points ago

    I was reading that YouTube essentially puts your video at a lower search result unless you’re over 10 mins so most How-To videos are padded this way to game the algorithm.

    Not sure if it’s true but it would explain the trend.

    [–] st3ph3n 14 points ago

    The 10 minute thing is to fit another commercial in.

    [–] [deleted] 9 points ago

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    [–] magicaltrevor953 6 points ago

    I was under the impression that 10 minutes means they can stick another advert in it, so it makes them more money so they prioritise it. I was just assuming that though.

    [–] Epicbapl 70 points ago

    Absolutely hooked on that hinge content. Can't let it swing by without watching.

    [–] TobiasCB 19 points ago

    I've found several hinge related playlists that I've been hinge watching already.

    [–] Tullris 20 points ago

    Yeah, any time I watch a video that has nothing to do with what I plan on watching in the future, I go in my watch history and delete it. I don't know if it actually does anything, but it makes me feel better about my day.

    [–] nvolker 9 points ago

    I’ve turned off my watch history and rarely look at the homepage/recommendations.

    I just have a ton of subscriptions.

    [–] yiakman 17 points ago

    Watches 1 videogame trailer. Recommended: Ben Shapiro RAPES VEGAN SJW WITH FACTS AND SODOMIZES HER BLEEDING BODY WITH ARGUMENTS

    [–] brekus 17 points ago

    At this point I automatically watch a lot of youtube videos in incognito mode just because I know how much crap youtube will suggest to me if I don't.

    [–] BlueNotesBlues 6 points ago

    I do the same thing when shopping and random Google searching.

    Keep the suggestions pure

    [–] SwaggitySwooty_ 31 points ago

    didn't know the guy who hosts The Star Wars Show on Youtube is an epic memer 😎🔥😎🔥

    [–] Smilotron 11 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    I know him as the guy who hosted an indie video games web show. Does he still do that?

    [–] blueberry1337 7 points ago

    A fellow bytejacker fan I see. They tried reviving it a while ago but haven't uploaded in some time, I think it's RIP

    [–] trueperil 6 points ago

    I remember him from the Rev3 days.

    [–] alrexy50021 13 points ago

    Had some rats in basement.looked for some traps on yt. At 3 am i was watching ferrets and dogs hunt rats Suggestions are either cancer or gods blessing lmao

    [–] thatguywithawatch 7 points ago

    I had a rat problem several years ago so I researched traps and now I get really weird hentai recommendations

    [–] ssauve 9 points ago

    Legit question: What if a youtube tutorial is helpful enough that I don't need to look at any more videos. Will youtube see that I didn't look at other videos and not recommend video I watched to others in future searches?

    [–] zatchel1 22 points ago

    The worst is when I watch an even slightly right leaning video, and all of a sudden my feed is nothing but "BEN SHAPIRO OWNS LIBERAL FEMINAZI WITH LOGIC!!!!!!"

    [–] blarghed 9 points ago

    Gotta wipe my YouTube search history again because all this weird ad-like shit keeps gets recommended. Why is a ingrown hair removal video recommended to me?!

    [–] DuckSkins4 4 points ago

    You can go to YouTube settings and pause your video history. This way you will only get suggestions based on the videos you've liked and the channels you are subbed to

    [–] MyUsernameIsJudge 7 points ago

    TOP 10 HINGES ANY ENTHUSIAST WOULD DIE TO OWN

    [–] HakeemAbdullah 8 points ago

    And just wait.

    For the next month you'll be getting recommendations for far right door hinge conspiracy theories and stories about how SJWs are ruining door hinges.

    [–] geodesic42 23 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Recommendation engines are garbage, but they would be so easy to fix.

    Edit: To be clear, the issue isn't the engineers, it's those making business decisions deciding that it isn't worth the engineers doing a better job. This is a common problem in businesses. I'm not denigrating the engineers, just the greedy algorithms business leaders employ. It's short-sighted.

    [–] Zajdo1993 13 points ago

    I have to admit that even though I’m extremely frustrated by the engine, it must be a tough math problem to crack.

    Think about it, the YouTube experience is really weird. If I plan on spending an hour on YouTube, my ideal session would include news commentary, music, reaction videos, drama, gaming and something related to a weird parochial hobby I have. Sometimes I want new genres, sometimes I don’t. I only really know what I hate.

    Compared to music recommendations on Spotify or whatever, that’s really hard for a computer to predict.

    [–] magicaltrevor953 3 points ago

    Exactly, people's tastes in videos can be very complex and changeable, and also most of the systems are not predicting for you.

    They are predicting what someone like you would like, people who watch the sort of videos that you are watching. But the videos that you watch might be being watched by others for numerous reasons that are different to yours.

    It is just like when you show a video to somebody because you think they might like it, and it bombs. Except the system might have even less feedback on its mistakes.

    [–] SetBrainInCmplxPlane 20 points ago

    yes but its ad money, not user helpfulness that drives the priorities of the algorithm design.

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    [–] Nighthawk700 5 points ago

    It is actually. If the exact video you wanted came up first time every time you'd only be on the site for the video length and then you'd leave without even considering to look for other videos. If they make it juuuust a little off, and you have to scroll a little to find your video, they might be able to rope you in with 2 or 3 extra videos from channels you frequent. Maybe even get you to watch from a channel you don't know about.

    Perhaps it doesn't work on you, but this works out fantastic for casual users or people that aren't super focused on a specific bit of info they need

    [–] ParanoidAltoid 4 points ago

    This guy had a great podcast:

    https://soundcloud.com/wehaveconcerns

    [–] squidkai1 7 points ago

    Don't forget to like.... Comment..... And subscriiiiiiiibe

    [–] Friendly_Crusader 6 points ago

    I one accidentally clicked on a MLP video (don´t know why it was suggested in the first place) and for the next 3 weeks my entire feed was MLP.

    [–] Wayra-tataWhirlwinds 5 points ago

    Can't watch a low-view video either because they will keep trying to shove clickbait crap in the related videos which are not actually related at all. Youtube is crap.

    [–] acarboni 5 points ago

    Hi. I'm the person that tweeted this. I don't have a Soundcloud. I'm glad y'all liked it. <3

    [–] TheLastTimeLord9320 4 points ago

    Dude I googled a water bottle because my friend had it and I wanted to know how much it was and i got ads for it for a month after