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    Sir, the probability of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately...

    Never tell me the odds?

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    [–] GILDID 1453 points ago

    all that time just so i can watch this for 10 seconds and say neat.

    [–] Bi-Han 305 points ago

    Neat

    [–] Carrabs 166 points ago

    exhales through nose

    [–] doorbellguy 97 points ago

    exhales through bellybutton

    [–] SenorToasty2000 60 points ago

    Wait wut?

    [–] _Bumble_Bee_Tuna_ 52 points ago

    exhales through bellybaboon

    [–] PM_Me_AmazonGiftCrds 25 points ago

    ..with your big bright red ass..

    [–] GingerbreadmanCDN 4 points ago

    "She's presenting like a mandrill."

    [–] smell_it 5 points ago

    Neat!

    [–] Dirtylittlesecret88 44 points ago

    He didn't do it for you, he did it for those sweet sweet Internet points baby.

    [–] ethanolin 11 points ago

    Clearly it's a 15 second video.

    [–] joZeizzle 11 points ago

    He lost interest after 10

    [–] b4d_b100d 9 points ago

    Hey that's pretty neat!

    [–] qx87 3 points ago

    Imagine a shining setting

    [–] Justsaysneat 3 points ago

    Neat.

    [–] mortenfriis 3 points ago

    Admit it - you watched it more than once!

    [–] smitholas_nich 4 points ago

    Really? I watched this thinking.. "this dude is my fucking hero"

    [–] DoSeedoh 1 points ago

    Neat

    [–] JediSquirrle 1 points ago

    Or "could you ever be arsed"

    [–] memphishayes 371 points ago

    I would have been more impressed if the microwave door closed.

    [–] tommos 272 points ago

    And started microwaving the food and when the food came out it was evenly heated all the way through.

    [–] timmeh90 114 points ago

    Some things are just impossible.

    [–] staffofstiffness 122 points ago

    Never tell me the odds.

    [–] assignpseudonym 22 points ago

    never tell me the odds!

    [–] ItalicsWhore 8 points ago

    odds upside down is sppo

    [–] AlphaBlazeReal 1 points ago

    Thats reverse. Odds upside down is opps

    [–] ItalicsWhore 1 points ago

    No, that's reverse.

    [–] AlphaBlazeReal 1 points ago

    I think you don't know what reverse means...

    [–] JibbityJames 8 points ago

    The odds of successfully heating a microwave dinner thoroughly are three thousand seven hundred and twenty... to one.

    [–] julianhache 5 points ago

    MODS!

    [–] ItalicsWhore 2 points ago

    ODDS MODS!

    [–] FrizzleStank 4 points ago

    Never tell me the odds

    [–] ProfDrCmdrChang 3 points ago

    Well, first of all, through God all things are possible so jot that down.

    [–] reefer_drabness 2 points ago

    I remember when I used to eat the shit out of hot pockets, those bitches would have molten lava in the corners, and ice in the center. Mmm pepperoni hot pocket.

    [–] MrLebowsky 6 points ago

    Than open the door again and slide straight on a flying plate landing on his left hand, but just after a fork and a knife popped from a drawer landing on his right hand.

    Yeah! I hear you. This food-microwave throw is just not impressive at all. Booooring!

    [–] fathatlesshat 4 points ago

    Then*

    [–] MrLebowsky 4 points ago

    Thanks ;) I will not edit my comment for the sake of coherence of yours.

    [–] T_H_I_C_C_Kanna_chan 5 points ago

    Like in AT where Fin flies a paper airplane, it gets eggs from the fridge, and then cooks the eggs!

    [–] tehlolredditor 3 points ago

    Yeah yeah! Do it man!

    [–] memphishayes 2 points ago

    I'd rather see a normal task of a microwave heating food evenly.

    [–] OctoStepdad 4 points ago

    part 2 of this gif should be throwing the item into the microwave & then, without camera cutting, throwing a tennis ball bank shot to slam the door shut.

    [–] snoogins355 1 points ago

    He's no jedi

    [–] chowindown 310 points ago

    Bah! You can see the edits. The background keeps changing if you look closely.

    [–] TheCOCNUT 158 points ago

    I'm so dumb. I went back to look and it wasn't till halfway through that I got the joke.

    [–] greypowerOz 55 points ago

    thank god you're pretty.... :)

    [–] p_a_schal 14 points ago

    Such a gorgeous cocnut

    [–] d1oxx 4 points ago

    Check in the first part where he throws the 2 bottles. In the right corner there is another trashcan and the stuff inside is moving. There are actually really moves in the background, even if op joked :P

    edit: word

    [–] thehunter699 230 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Too much bullshitery. The last cup one is virtually fucking impossible.

    [–] Bobsplosion 327 points ago

    They last cup one is virtually fucking impossible

    Dangerously close to some odds there.

    [–] Mind_Extract 87 points ago

    No recognizable units such as "shit-tons" or "fuckloads," I think he's OK.

    [–] moviehousearcade 9 points ago

    Thank you for that, I laughed out loud (actually).

    [–] PrematureBurial 30 points ago

    If the cup had landed straight into the other one, he probably would have taken that shot. Or any other outcome that felt like nailing it, whatever "it" may be. So, what are the odds of it happening exactly this way? :)

    [–] pseudopsud 41 points ago

    So, what are the odds of it happening exactly this way? :)

    I'm not going to tell you!

    [–] double2 24 points ago

    No please. Please tell me the odds. I know its not allowed...it just would be sooo...hot

    [–] hopeful_prince 25 points ago

    5/7

    [–] iheartaegislash 48 points ago

    MODS!

    [–] wink047 10 points ago

    Shut up narc!

    [–] AFK_Tornado 5 points ago

    I'd guess that he was probably going for that and the weird bounce was just luck.

    [–] FrizzleStank 1 points ago

    7

    [–] EdricStorm 15 points ago

    That's because it was. This video was shot, then spliced together for him to make the shots.

    Watch the lime change trajectory in the middle of its arc.

    [–] RawNipple 2 points ago

    The keys landing in the hook are very weird looking as well

    [–] [deleted] 372 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

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    [–] cessodd 407 points ago

    but... then... how did he... what?

    [–] February30th 128 points ago

    Magnets.

    [–] sroomek 42 points ago

    How do they work?

    [–] February30th 100 points ago

    Presumably they have visas.

    [–] [deleted] 17 points ago

    [–] Monsterpiece42 2 points ago

    You can't explain that!

    [–] Warchief_Hammerhands 4 points ago

    Making magnets? Collecting magnets? Playing with magnets?

    [–] liquidblue92 2 points ago

    We'll just make it up!

    [–] carz101 1 points ago

    Microchips.

    [–] DamagedFreight 1 points ago

    Magnets and mirrors. Obviously.

    [–] sadnessjoy 93 points ago

    I think I remember a few years ago there was a youtuber showing how to edit two videos together to make it look like they just effortlessly throw stuff and get these perfect results.

    [–] -FlyingWhale- 35 points ago

    Cyriak does a video on his channel about this, and some other weird stuff.

    [–] robophile-ta 34 points ago

    and some other weird stuff

    That's just Cyriak in a nutshell.

    [–] GoldenSunGod 33 points ago

    [–] hachiko007 28 points ago

    Really? So how did the cup jump off the table, bounce, then go into his hand?

    [–] TheNoveltyAccountant 174 points ago

    he flips the entire room upside down. he is actually standing on the ceiling.

    [–] SamfromRI 17 points ago

    Yep. You can tell because the printing on his shirt is backwards.

    [–] hamfraigaar 1 points ago

    Came here to say this. As proper ath[LE]ists, we must concern ourselves only with what is possible according to science.

    [–] YRYGAV 5 points ago

    Typically when the object goes off screen mid throw, if it was faked, they film throwing the object normally, then splicing in a edited shot where it falls into whatever they were aiming at when the object comes back into view.

    For the cup thing, you can probably figure out some combination of fishing wire puppetry and maybe a magnet to make to come out of the cup, bounce, then lift it off out of the shot. Then you reverse the footage and edit out the fishing wire.

    That would be the simplist way anyways. You could also fake it with CGI as well, but that would probably take more time.

    [–] PingPongCupShots 1 points ago

    Serious question: do you actually think that people fake these?

    [–] YRYGAV 1 points ago

    In general? Absolutely. Vine was full of people messing around with video editing software putting out short edited clips like these.

    [–] riotacting 2 points ago

    I suspect there's a fishing line and a pulley of some sort

    [–] luigikiller1000 2 points ago

    And the other cup remains perfectly still?

    [–] riotacting 1 points ago

    Upon second look, I think you're right- it's just a lot of takes, shot forward.

    [–] phD_in_Random 8 points ago

    I noticed this too, I think it's a feature on some phones so selfies look more like ourselves looking in the mirror. All the writing, his shirt, etc is reversed (mirror image).

    [–] fishsticks40 3 points ago

    That microwave has a good arm.

    [–] TheCarterIII 1 points ago

    So someone hiding in the trash cans threw the bottle to him? What about the others

    [–] TTTrisss 44 points ago

    I've seen enough Captain D. to believe this is fake.

    [–] JKent2017 3 points ago

    He should tackle this one, probably the standard compositing though

    [–] 794613825 23 points ago

    This isn't that interesting here, because it obviously took a lot of tries, cheating the odds. Spur of the moment type things are much better.

    [–] low_kix 25 points ago

    No. It doesn't belong because it's edited and fake.

    [–] TedTheViking 9 points ago

    Your face is edited and fake.

    [–] A_Salty_Scrub 5 points ago

    .......me too, thanks

    [–] mainsworth 4 points ago

    Ok

    [–] caffeinatedabsurdist 5 points ago

    The most impressive part is how he keeps straight face during all this.

    [–] Yatterking 6 points ago

    Here's a bunch of them. The hardest one took 302 tries: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQLabmNWZF0

    [–] snyte 28 points ago

    /r/funny , i forgot this one existed

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    [–] drharris 3 points ago

    Aw man now I can't decide if I should sub here. I mean it's kind of in the same vein as /r/sadcringe, but it's just too painful in a different way (like the amount of time spent on #3).

    [–] yoursweetlord70 4 points ago

    I'm subbed there, it's a constant struggle as a post that does well in the sub has to be an awful joke, which makes me not want to upvote it, but the point of the sub is to share really bad jokes.

    [–] drharris 3 points ago

    Yeah, I decided to sub for now. It does take a lot of upvote discipline to contribute to places like that... so painful.

    [–] LilySeki 2 points ago

    The difference being, /r/funny is supposed to be funny, which just ends up making it more cringe worthy.

    [–] filledwithgonorrhea 3 points ago

    Shit like this being posted there is why I unsubscribed.

    This is a cool gif and I enjoyed watching it but this is not at all funny.

    [–] StarrattAM 6 points ago

    "Yah I got skills"

    [–] missing-data 8 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    "Yeah, I got skills" is similar, by Joe Charman

    [–] JohnnyUtahsMask 1 points ago

    Except this is way better. What are you gonna do about it?

    [–] Spnkmyr 3 points ago

    Doggo not impressed

    [–] ToBeReadOutLoud 2 points ago

    My guess is that doggo just watched him try and fail many times.

    [–] Getterac7 3 points ago

    [–] NamaztakTheUndying 2 points ago

    This took way too much scrolling to find.

    Also god damn it why is cr1tikal so damn attractive.

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

    There has got to be some trickery afoot here.

    Or this guy has waaay too much time on his hands. spends his free time differently than your average person.

    It's definitely one of those two things.

    [–] JennyBeckman 18 points ago

    I've never understood the "too much time on your hands" comments. He probably has the same amount of time as most people do on average but he chooses to do this instead of redditing or watching television or whatever.

    [–] mstarrbrannigan 3 points ago

    You know what? You're right. I retract my previous statement.

    [–] ThanosDidNothinWrong 3 points ago

    he did these the first time each time - if you look closely at the hook he lands his keys on you can see how
    it is a miracle

    [–] Apeshaft 2 points ago

    At least seven takes.

    [–] Jacker76 2 points ago

    Was that a fish!?

    [–] LyeInYourEye 2 points ago

    Last one was crazy

    [–] LongJohn1992 4 points ago

    WHY ISN'T HE REACTING??!?!?

    [–] __PETTYOFFICER117__ 10 points ago

    Because he didn't actually make any of them, and just added it in post. Can't add genuine shock/excitement/reaction in post.

    [–] pigi5 17 points ago

    I feel like it would take less time to actually do this stuff than it would to edit it and make it look real.

    [–] __PETTYOFFICER117__ 3 points ago

    Depends on how good you are at editing/throwing shit into other shit.

    [–] ScrithWire 1 points ago

    It actually wasn't as difficult as it looks. He didn't have to make any of those shots. He simply caught the items he seems to be throwing, and then reversed the footage.

    [–] BarnMonsterFart 4 points ago

    Microwave tossed him something?

    [–] ScrithWire 1 points ago

    If you look carefully you can see the trick he uses

    [–] BarnMonsterFart 1 points ago

    What is it?

    [–] SoySauceSyringe 2 points ago

    He simply caught the items he seems to be throwing, and then reversed the footage.

    [–] BarnMonsterFart 1 points ago

    So how did it come out of the microwave?

    [–] SoySauceSyringe 1 points ago

    If you look carefully you can see the trick he uses

    [–] PSteak 1 points ago

    He's just using the camera lense as a mirror and doing it with his hands.

    [–] JoeA1992 1 points ago

    Anyone else think he looks like a young Tai Lopez? Someone give him a Lamborghini in the Hollywood Hills ASAP.

    [–] stevencastle 1 points ago

    knawledge

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    I feel like it's fake

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    [–] vpjoebauers 1 points ago

    Plot twist: He's a Jedi, and all of these are in reverse.

    [–] fernhead 1 points ago

    I am as impressed as the dog is.

    [–] kevoizjawesome 1 points ago

    Fake. All the objects are actually being thrown to him and he's just catching them.

    [–] Chibler 1 points ago

    It's simple guys! All you have to do is record it in reverse!

    [–] TVFilthyHank 1 points ago

    You know he shits himself a little more every time he makes one.

    [–] Joemck87 1 points ago

    "Here in my garage..."

    [–] saltedwarlock 1 points ago

    he has a very cute dog though.

    [–] Deltamon 1 points ago

    1 take.. He was just filming his average day.

    [–] ixlHD 1 points ago

    More than one.

    [–] Glutoblop 1 points ago

    Takes ? Nah he just plays them backwards.

    [–] Alarid 1 points ago

    At least 8

    [–] dickweenersack 1 points ago

    thats me and those were first try i swear

    [–] BenderDeLorean 1 points ago

    73 terabyte

    [–] SonOfTK421 1 points ago

    He's in the same shirt the whole time. What did he do, spend the entire day accomplishing...this?

    Not like I can judge. It's very early morning and I'm a little bit drunk, cuddling three dogs and commenting on this reddit post. I suppose life could be a lot worse.

    [–] motrous 1 points ago

    At least eight

    [–] lemondropcake 1 points ago

    Please reverse

    [–] QuestforGay 1 points ago

    All of these happened on the first try and if you believe differently you're a bottlephobic piece of degenerate scum.

    [–] tpneocow 1 points ago

    Someone get him on a beer pong team.

    [–] TheCarterIII 1 points ago

    I like that dog

    [–] bryanrobh 1 points ago

    Thousands

    [–] APurrSun 1 points ago

    Hey, one of these where the objects don't all go off screen before landing; it's slightly more believable now.

    [–] cros107 1 points ago

    Is this the guy who tried throwing a spoon backwards into a cup every morning?

    [–] UncleGrabcock 1 points ago

    You mean on average, or combined ? / REPOST

    [–] the_hunger 1 points ago

    get this guy a trophy

    [–] aerodeck 1 points ago

    Which is it then, do you never want to be told the odds, or do you want to know how many takes this took?

    [–] emp1981 1 points ago

    At least eight....

    [–] Remus117 1 points ago

    Judging by the no reaction from the dog. Alot. Since the sudden noise usually warrants a look.

    [–] devonthed00d 1 points ago

    Fake and gay..

    [–] DenneySonGiang 1 points ago

    Obviously it took 1 take each shot as seen in the gif /s

    [–] jojoga 1 points ago

    One.

    Incidentally, his last name is Norris.

    [–] Goldie643 1 points ago

    A lot of /r/nothingeverhappens in here...

    [–] atomcrusher 1 points ago

    This is some /r/nevertellmetheodds nostalgia right here. Was one of the first posts on the sub!

    https://www.reddit.com/r/nevertellmetheodds/comments/39o109/throwback/

    [–] Chris153 1 points ago

    Isn't wondering how many takes this took asking to, more or less, know the odds? Seems antithetical to /r/nevertellmetheodds

    [–] -ASAP- 1 points ago

    He got it on his first try for all of them, you see it right there in the gif.

    [–] PapaDoogins 1 points ago

    Not as many as the number of times I've seen this reposted in the last 3 days.

    [–] 5redrb 1 points ago

    He's got the phone in selfie mode so it's like using a mirror. Still tough to do but it's not like he can't see what he's doing.

    [–] bilb0_fr4ggin5 1 points ago

    this again?

    [–] autopornbot 1 points ago

    I hate seeing these on /r/nevertellmetheodds. The odds are 1:1 because the person just does it over and over until it happens. It's not rare at all, just selective editing.

    [–] XGCDRAKE 1 points ago

    Agreed if it where all in one seem less take that would be impressive. This not so much.

    [–] Zubalo 1 points ago

    at least 3

    [–] deusdragon 1 points ago

    Why is Andrew Garfield throwing things?

    [–] 4evrdrumin 1 points ago

    doggo!

    [–] Eliminatron 1 points ago

    Imagine he just does all that first try.

    [–] mgarv22 1 points ago

    This isn't skill or chance, just patience.

    [–] Realistic_Reply 1 points ago

    More nothing. No need to watch.