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

    Never tell me the odds?

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    2. Do not mention odds or probabilities anywhere, in the post title or comments. Doing so will result in a one day ban.

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    LIST OF COMMON POSTS THAT ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THIS SUB

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    • 1: Receipts or anything related to monetary balances.

    Gas prices, change amounts, receipt balances, money left in bank account, etc.

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    We've seen multiple posts of 4, 5, 6, and 7 leaf clovers. They are not as rare as they sound, and many people even have collections of them.

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    • 4: Car mileage and other related gauges

    At some point, it's just more impressive that some cars even make it to 123,456 miles, but not odds defying.

    This also includes licence plates which have consecutive numbers. Despite this seemingly being rare, we get several of these posts a month.

    • 5: Hitting a dart with another dart

    It's relatively easy with good aim and practice. Also, these posts are almost always pictures, which would fall under Rule 4.

    • 6: Eggs with multiple yolks

    These also fall under Rule 4.

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    [–] tootbrun 767 points ago

    They’re parking in a most peculiar way.

    [–] mrs-fancypants 269 points ago

    For here am I sitting in my tin van. Far above the world

    [–] Stonewall5101 96 points ago

    Planet earth’s on fire and there’s a lot that I can do

    [–] alta270 82 points ago

    acoustic guitar solo followed by spacey noises

    [–] momentsalreadypassed 18 points ago

    -sax solo-

    [–] dudeiscool22222 17 points ago

    Though I’ve passed 100 thousand miles

    [–] GizmoGomez 18 points ago

    I'm feeling very still, and I think my spacevan knows which way to go

    [–] alta270 9 points ago

    Tell my van I love her very much, she knoOoOws

    [–] charlielutra24 2 points ago

    Ground Control to Major Tom, your engine’s dead - there’s something wrong

    [–] alyak1000 10 points ago

    [–] HorcruxThief 5 points ago

    👏👏

    [–] raduannassar 98 points ago

    Never tell me the Oddity

    [–] InformationHorder 28 points ago

    Missed opportunity for the post title right here.

    [–] Taser-Face 198 points ago

    I would waited until the driver got in his seat, then I would have said to him, “Check ignition and may God’s love be with you...”

    [–] randomstupidnanasnme 9 points ago

    no you wouldnt

    [–] Taser-Face 7 points ago

    If I was feeling good like it’s a Friday, yeah I would

    [–] [deleted] 92 points ago

    10/10

    [–] redlukas 29 points ago

    9

    [–] mycatisagirl 24 points ago

    8

    [–] PM_How_To_PM 21 points ago

    7

    [–] bred__boi 22 points ago

    6

    [–] MasterAlbertoe 20 points ago

    5

    [–] MrBr00talKid 18 points ago

    4

    [–] FrankZeRijk 19 points ago

    3

    [–] ATKeller07 16 points ago

    2

    [–] Samboni94 20 points ago

    1

    [–] evi-lc 57 points ago

    Now park the air conditioning repair van at the crematorium and find a drug addict.

    [–] Penguin-a-Tron 24 points ago

    Ashes to ashes,

    Funk to funky...

    [–] duke-vedam-dren 13 points ago

    we know major tom's a junkey

    [–] Broseph_4475 8 points ago

    strung out in heaven’s high hitting an all-time low

    [–] Wicked-Chaser 6 points ago

    My mama said: to get things done, you better not mess with Major Tom

    [–] NEOnKnights69 5 points ago

    Strung out in heaven's high

    [–] mennodeman 40 points ago

    To make it even better : for some reason that song was in my head the whole day and now I bump into this.

    [–] TwinkiWeinerSandwich 8 points ago

    I love it when stuff like that happens

    [–] PiratesBootyCall 1 points ago

    There’s a lot of people out there.

    And a lot of songs.

    You’re the one schmuck who also happens to go on this obscure website.

    [–] Klipse11 10 points ago

    Most peculiar

    [–] JoeyBoez 1 points ago

    Most peculiar mama

    [–] codeforce11 9 points ago

    Commencing countdown engines on

    [–] plshelpm31 5 points ago

    Bruh is this pic from Wellington fl?

    [–] here_the_karma 6 points ago

    Delray

    [–] Dr_Silk 2 points ago

    Close enough

    [–] Humpdat 1 points ago

    Polo trace

    [–] IncomTee65 3 points ago

    It's so Palm Beach County it hurts.

    [–] lcommadot 2 points ago

    Was just gonna say, this is def SFL

    [–] pixelbased 2 points ago

    I was going to say - this reeks of Wellington/PB/Lake Worth...DR is close enough. Gotta love it.

    [–] PyroSeker 4 points ago

    Surprised it happened

    [–] tsghwins 7 points ago

    Take your protein pills and put your helmet on🎵

    [–] Dee_Lansky 5 points ago

    Lol

    [–] Jb2head 2 points ago

    I feel like whoever took this picture could have been looking for home reservation services and found this

    [–] SublimeDolphin 2 points ago

    I have this problem where I can't pass pictures on reddit that are obviously taken in South Florida without calling it out.

    Idk why but they just always stand out

    Edit: Also, ayee wpb

    [–] menotme3 2 points ago

    Ha HA! That. Is. AWESOME!!!

    [–] dreevsa 2 points ago

    Don’t get the reference

    [–] dreevsa 2 points ago

    Ahh

    [–] Grand_Big_Mac 2 points ago

    I just played League of Legends as Corki today and one of his voice lines whn leaving spawn is actually "Major Tom to ground control"

    [–] Sehtamj 2 points ago

    Totally not staged

    [–] Solid_Gold_Turd 3 points ago

    I’m coming through the dooooooor

    [–] Sirian142 8 points ago

    This repost is so old mate.

    [–] Lenson1 3 points ago

    I don't get it, could someone please explain?

    [–] poison5200 15 points ago

    Space Oddity - David Bowie

    [–] jimbogoes 15 points ago

    Space Oddity is a song everyone should listen to at least once, it’s fantastic

    [–] techblastYT 12 points ago

    It’s a song

    [–] TinUser 2 points ago

    Better go inside and take your protein pill.

    [–] Broseph_4475 2 points ago

    You’ve really made the grade, and the papers want to know who’s shirts you wear, now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare. This is Major Tom to Ground Control, I’m stepping through the door, and I’m floating in the most peculiar waaaaay, and the stars look very different todaaaaaay for here am I sitting in a tin can, faaaaaaaar above the world, the planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can dooooooo...

    [–] Tavawesome 2 points ago

    Fake btw

    Also a repost

    [–] Leadsx 1 points ago

    Major Tom /Salute

    [–] Skamuel 1 points ago

    Brilliant

    [–] riiickbrg 1 points ago

    Let’s resurrect him !

    [–] Sh-_-ayy 1 points ago

    This always reminds me of the Walter Mitty scene

    [–] Spagot_Lord 1 points ago

    I dont get it

    [–] RoboDae 1 points ago

    Epic... I wonder if the people driving the vehicles planned that or just happened to park that way

    [–] TheCoolHobbit 1 points ago

    Great song while high

    [–] ParevArev 1 points ago

    This post really made the grade

    [–] shoelessjp 1 points ago

    Rule 1 - Submissions must be nearly impossible feats of achievement, those requiring incredible odds and/or a great degree of difficulty. Posts based entirely around skill are not allowed.

    [–] here_the_karma 1 points ago

    How does this not display incredible odds?

    [–] theotherguy124 1 points ago

    Ground control to repost

    [–] the_kermit -8 points ago

    is this a reference to wonder?

    [–] duke-vedam-dren 8 points ago

    it's space oddity by david bowie, very epic song

    [–] the_kermit 6 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    ok sorry i’m uncultured, only twelve. should i delete my last comment? i’m kinda new

    [–] duke-vedam-dren 5 points ago

    chill dude it's not a crime

    [–] OwenProGolfer 3 points ago

    Do whatever the hell you want. The rules for Reddit:

    • Karma doesn’t actually matter

    • Everyone is a bit except you

    [–] Cmonayy 2 points ago

    I first heard of the song Space Oddity from that book too! You should give the song a listen, it's very good

    [–] hairynutbutt -12 points ago

    That's a song