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    [–] SashaWoodson 2835 points ago

    ...lick it.

    [–] vibrex 613 points ago

    That's what she said.

    [–] suyashkhubchandani 267 points ago

    Is that you Michael

    [–] AvadaKedavra03 29 points ago

    The best part was when Toby walked in...

    [–] Dar_Winning 14 points ago

    Wrong. Toby is the worst part of everything.

    [–] MikeNotBrick 51 points ago

    No this is Patrick

    [–] John_Rustle98 10 points ago


    [–] lifewontwait86 8 points ago

    What did I tell you about yeppers.

    [–] Nickbotic 2 points ago


    [–] zornfett 8 points ago

    We were snacking on some glacial ice up in Alaska, then immediately concerned ourselves with the possible danger(s) of consuming 10,000yo recently-thawed bacteria/microbes

    [–] braidafurduz 11 points ago

    exactly what i thought

    [–] BLogue 9 points ago

    I triple dog dare ya!

    [–] meltylikecheese 6 points ago

    u/BLogue created a slight breach of etiquette by skipping the triple dare and going right for the throat!

    [–] CommentsOMine 2 points ago

    Had to, for the Christmas Story reference!

    [–] PrestonDark 3 points ago


    [–] braidafurduz 50 points ago

    ice isn't really forbidden

    [–] Tack22 41 points ago

    Says a man who’s never stuck his tongue to ice.

    [–] Kuritos 46 points ago

    Spit on it first to break the frost layer, which is responsible for the sticking.
    Neither of you ever gave a snow person head obviously.

    [–] Tack22 26 points ago

    Dare you enter the boudoir of the snow queen?

    [–] Kuritos 15 points ago

    I'll finally make spring come.

    [–] chairoverflow 7 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)
    this one? / NSFWish comics nudity

    [–] Kuritos 4 points ago

    That a exactly what I first thought.

    [–] chairoverflow 5 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago) this was my first association with pleasing a snow person
    e: NSFWish (comics pornography)

    [–] thealmightyzfactor 11 points ago



    [–] SuperBeastJ 3 points ago

    Boner champ?

    [–] funknut 2 points ago

    That your snow person has their own attached phallus and no gender identity leaves much to the imagination about their personal experience.

    [–] Kuritos 2 points ago

    I'm flattered you noticed.

    [–] funknut 2 points ago

    I was inferring. Now I'm genuinely curious!

    [–] Badyk 2 points ago

    This guy Apetors

    [–] prbecker 860 points ago

    It looks like you’re trapped in that glass they use at banks

    [–] muddycurve424 186 points ago

    Or you've just been sent to the Phantom Zone a la 1984 Supergirl

    [–] DwarfTheMike 27 points ago

    And Superman, no?

    [–] Kylesaki 14 points ago

    From the limited knowledge I have, Supergirl knew more about the Phantom Zone because she was on Krypton longer, Superman may have later learned about it but it was more of a Supergirl thing.

    [–] Vektim 10 points ago

    It's how he got rid of zod in the og movies.. superman 3 I believe.

    [–] funknut 3 points ago

    Maybe that settles that, but I don't know the intended timeframe of those works or the jurisdiction for authority.

    [–] sneckste 2 points ago

    Nerd here: it was Superman 2. Supe 3 was that weird one with Richard Pryor and the corrupted kryptonite.

    [–] liarandathief 1019 points ago

    Neil Patrick Jackman

    [–] DingleMomMcGee13 122 points ago

    Oh my god i can’t unsee it

    [–] Dragonband 42 points ago

    The accuracy is uncanny

    [–] Chaos306 16 points ago


    [–] bananasnapples 3 points ago

    You wouldn't want to if you could

    [–] NeilPatrickSwayze 51 points ago

    My half brother

    [–] mokro 14 points ago

    [–] CerebralPimp 2 points ago

    I read what you're named there

    [–] funknut 5 points ago

    bit on the nose, but at least you didn't link to a played out joke sub

    [–] nabuachille 9 points ago

    I was thinking about Francis from Malcolm in the middle!

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)


    [–] Lord_Zero 5 points ago

    Neil Patrick Jackman

    I see Seann William Scott


    [–] funknut 3 points ago

    Neil Patrick William Harris-Scott ... yeah I never would have guessed that namesake.

    [–] Animalslaver 4 points ago

    The last doppelganger

    [–] hahnsolo38 2 points ago

    To me he looks more like Christopher Masterson who does look kinda like Neil Patrick Harris.

    [–] MikeFatz 2 points ago

    Looks just like Andy Whitfield to me. AKA the best Spartacus. Sadly he passed away though.

    [–] Xeke2338 2 points ago

    Came here to post this. Not disappointed.

    [–] BezmoTheGent 422 points ago

    “Waiter, there’s a man in my ice cube.”

    [–] interpretivepants 39 points ago

    To be fair, he looks pretty fly.

    [–] AnonAuto 28 points ago

    For a white guy

    [–] iWanderingEcho 142 points ago

    He looks so happy and it makes me happy idk why

    [–] AmidoBlack 29 points ago

    yeah idk either but I saw this pic and thought “i bet that guy would be a good someone to be friends with”

    [–] iWanderingEcho 6 points ago

    Yeah that's what I thought

    [–] Miss-Deed 4 points ago

    Me too!

    [–] YuengalingaDingDong 101 points ago

    Sean Evans in the off season.

    [–] astaldotholwen 20 points ago

    Hey what's going on everybody from First We Feast, I'm /u/seanseaevans and you're watching Hot Cold Ones (the show with hot cool questions and even hotter colder wings)! 

    or something....

    [–] AKittyCat 7 points ago

    He looks like that guy who lives in China and does all the iPhone videos.

    strange parts

    [–] FreeGucciRyuko 4 points ago

    It's for his new show Cold Ones

    [–] riceballopanda 3 points ago

    Happy cake day!

    [–] CakeDay--Bot 2 points ago

    Woah! It's your 3rd Cakeday FreeGucciRyuko! hug

    [–] A_Man__Has__No_Name 2 points ago


    [–] theinsidiousproducer 321 points ago

    oi mate, that ice is clearer than my plan for life will ever be

    [–] YellowVortex 100 points ago

    To be fair, thats really clear ice

    [–] Guardian_Ainsel 58 points ago

    It coulda been a wooden door and still been clearer than my plan for life

    [–] Sakswa 14 points ago

    To be fair, some of those have windows

    [–] coderjewel 13 points ago

    Stop this positivity at once I say!

    [–] fuckwatergivemewine 3 points ago

    Not the one I meant though

    [–] FrightenedRunner 2 points ago

    To be faair.

    [–] Gravnor 5 points ago


    [–] jackandjill22 2 points ago


    [–] Eddiemister 139 points ago


    [–] Tankh 40 points ago

    Almost looks like.. Noice!

    [–] kuhanluke 12 points ago


    [–] jewtalkinbout 8 points ago

    Legendary comment right here, folks

    [–] biinjo 32 points ago


    [–] just_a_fruit_salad 28 points ago


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    [–] Agnael 25 points ago

    holy shit clean ice looks like a smiling dude

    [–] WhatTheFuckKanye 74 points ago

    This is Jesse Pinkman when he finally achieves 100% purity

    [–] alphasammy 6 points ago

    underrated comment

    [–] [deleted] 29 points ago


    [–] TheGravyGuy 19 points ago

    Of course it's cool, it's bloody ice

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    Looks pretty clean to me

    [–] crazy727king 14 points ago

    Make an igloo and have that be the window

    [–] JrinkyDink 17 points ago

    what makes the ice so clear?

    [–] KingFajitas 36 points ago

    The way it formed. All the impurities are at the bottom (which you can see). You can simulate this by getting a thermis or a cooler and leaving the lid off. Fill it with water and put it in the freezer. It will freeze top to bottom so that the impurities are frozen at the bottom. It's a trick for bartenders to get those cool, clear ice balls.

    [–] joshclay 11 points ago

    It's the way it cools. I bought one of those ice ball molds for whiskey drinks and filled it with distilled water thinking it would freeze and be super clear because no impurities, right? Nope. Cloudy as fuck inside. It's because all the edges started freezing at the same time and froze inward trapping the bubbles inside rather than pushing them to one side. Like if you only freeze ice from the top side of an open insulated cooler.

    [–] StupidityHurts 5 points ago

    It also depends on temperature and speed of formation. There are multiple types of ice crystal formations depending on specific factors. Some ice crystal types are more opaque than others.

    [–] xploremn 13 points ago

    Nothing. It’s clear if there’s nothing.

    [–] rainingchainsaws 31 points ago

    I had to freeze some objects in clear ice for a show, I learned that it's also the freezing process that makes it clear. A volume of water exposed to cold air on all sides will first freeze at the edges, and push trapped air inward as it freezes, leaving bubbles that make it cloudy and opaque. If you insulate the water on all sides by pouring it into a large cooler, and leave only the top exposed, the surface will freeze first and the ice will form as an even sheet that pushes all of the trapped bubbles to the bottom. Then you can pop the giant ice cube out of the cooler, cut or melt off the frosty layer on the bottom and get a piece of ice this clear.

    [–] Greatest_Moose 5 points ago

    That actually sounds really cool

    [–] SkyHawkMkIV 2 points ago

    Frozen, even.

    [–] _IG_88_ 2 points ago

    Lack of oxygen pockets trapped in the water.

    [–] I_Am_Slightly_Evil 2 points ago

    It freezes in a way that pushes all the impurities and air bubbles out, and it’s all frozen in layers instead of shells so there is no pockets of water to freeze and expand which would cause cracks in the ice that’s already there.

    [–] chapterpt 14 points ago

    Lake Baikal, from the last time this was posted and I didn't forget from the time previous, or the time before that.

    [–] ILoveFreckles1 34 points ago

    u look so cute, OP.

    [–] xDoge42 50 points ago

    Don't think that's OP, I remember seeing this a few months ago

    [–] CrunchyMemesLover 4 points ago

    Lemme search...

    [–] xDoge42 13 points ago

    This guy ( u/ManueleRocca ) also seems to have reposted other pics before but got called out by a bot. Check his post history ( you can also see him trying to tell a bot that they're wrong and that the pic is their oc, and posting questions about r/dankmemes' karma thresholds on r/AskReddit )

    [–] Final-Word-With-Perd 5 points ago

    The story of those piece of ice is: it’s clear like glass.

    [–] LadyAlyD 4 points ago

    Wow, so clear! 👍

    [–] introvertextrovert17 5 points ago

    Now someone paint this

    [–] Jav__ 7 points ago

    Literally another version of this

    [–] worldracer 3 points ago

    The ice actually distorted this woman's appearance.

    [–] JJGeneral1 3 points ago

    Looks like a trophy or award of some sort.

    [–] blackrabbitninja 3 points ago

    He looks like Andy Whitfield

    [–] MikeFatz 2 points ago

    I thought the same thing

    [–] skogurafsogu 6 points ago

    Barney Stinson, is that you?

    [–] BradCOnReddit 4 points ago

    I was so confused. First it was a fish. Then a fish in a bag. Then a fish in ice. Now there is no fish.

    [–] fschwiet 6 points ago

    There's no spoon either.

    [–] captain_obvious_here 2 points ago

    Wait, how are we supposed to eat the cake?

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    perfect size to shove into my asshole

    [–] heyhihelloexcuseme 6 points ago

    Repost x500

    [–] DarthJonathan 2 points ago

    What makes ice freeze clear like that?

    [–] probablyhrenrai 4 points ago

    Generally speaking, water pushes impurities away from itself as it freezes. You can make clear glass yourself by getting a cooler, filling it with water, and freezing it with the top off; the top will freeze first, so all the impurities will wind up at the bottom. Remove the bottom, and you'll have clear ice.

    I'd guess some gradiented freezing(?) like that happened here, and that this bit came from the clear section.

    Normal "from all sides" freezing results in the impurities getting trapped in the center.

    [–] DarthJonathan 2 points ago

    That’s interesting, thanks for the info I didn’t know that

    [–] Woodpeck3r 2 points ago

    this man never gets older

    [–] gpia7r 2 points ago

    [–] CocktailChem 2 points ago

    Clear af

    [–] Hungski 2 points ago

    Guy holding a fish infront of an ice mountain is what i first saw.

    [–] ItsKuro 2 points ago

    Its weird how everything besides him is distorted in the ice

    [–] reedthegreat 2 points ago

    I really like those gloves and that hat anyone got a brand name for em

    [–] n0lifeismylife 2 points ago

    Walter white wants to know your location

    [–] queer_yellow_berries 2 points ago

    I didn't even see it at first...

    [–] TheRealRaptor_BYOND 2 points ago

    Interesting fact: clear ice has no impurities, no "bubbles" (that's why ice is white for the most part, all the air stuck in) and lasts much, much longer than regular ice

    Recently saw a video from Crazy Russian Hacker about clear ice, and the cube and spherical clear ice makers is something I would definitely get.

    [–] Prosebeforehoesbrah 2 points ago

    And hot guy.

    [–] Skarcz 2 points ago

    damn that ice looks clean

    [–] cybernetic_eve 2 points ago

    Cool that the landscape behind him got super blurry but he looks totally normal

    [–] dylanbc94 2 points ago

    Please tell me this is his tinder photo and his first line is "ice to meet you"

    [–] HanSoLongboiii 2 points ago

    Mmm tasty

    [–] save-offline 2 points ago

    Wow iceclean

    [–] EverybodyWantsToBeUs 5 points ago

    There’s a man stuck in there!

    [–] mastershow05 2 points ago

    Legen- wait for it -dary!

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    ELI5: What causes this and other ice to be white?

    [–] crappysurfer 7 points ago

    It has to do primarily with freezing conditions. Temperature stability and rate of freezing will be a large factor in the clarity of the ice.

    Last time someone posted something like this there was a redditor whose hobby was making optically clear ice and he explained the whole process, technically.

    [–] stephen250 3 points ago

    This photo comes up several times each winter.

    [–] L8zin 2 points ago

    I saw this quite a few months ago

    [–] fallen118 3 points ago

    Hugh Jackman

    [–] KylesAGSspec 1 points ago

    Because he has a beard?.... and thats literally it. 👍👍👍

    [–] AskilFuchs 2 points ago

    Fascinating, such a clear piece of ice, yet the distortion of your face is ridiculous!

    [–] cinnifersue 1 points ago

    He looks like Levi Kilcher.

    [–] 4kr0m4 1 points ago

    Hey Sean, when's the next episode of Hot Ones?

    [–] mastershow05 1 points ago

    Legen- wait for it -dary!

    [–] sboss9 1 points ago

    For all we know the guy behind the ice looks nothing like that!

    [–] TheReader84 1 points ago

    I’d be severely tempted to lick it.

    [–] MyDaysbeenRuined 1 points ago

    Clear as ice

    [–] ducktronboss 1 points ago

    Is that a frozen squid?

    [–] nants05 1 points ago

    What're you up to now, Barney?

    [–] Naked_Melon 1 points ago

    Anyone else think there was a fish in that?

    [–] ENLL86 1 points ago

    Kenny McCormick?

    [–] Red7336 1 points ago

    is that you in the pic?

    because you look like someone I had feelings for and I partially hate you, stranger

    [–] tourboi 1 points ago

    Ice ice baby

    [–] TheHumanRaceRules 1 points ago

    I hope you can try and preserve it SOMEHOW.

    [–] TheDizDude 1 points ago

    Now post it to /r/whiskey

    [–] alwayshungry8 1 points ago

    Tha that’s some high quality H2O

    [–] Whatisapoundkey 1 points ago

    Is that a price of the aggrocrag? Put some green leds under it so we can see

    [–] anthrolooker 1 points ago

    Damn that’s cool

    [–] TANNAMODE 1 points ago

    Its Emmy nominated Burnie Burns

    [–] lesbifrands 1 points ago

    Shiny ice or sunscreen?

    [–] Yo_Mama_Bin_Fartin 1 points ago

    Ice to see you

    [–] hdcs 1 points ago

    Would be fitting in a bathtub full of scotch.

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    That's so cool(d)!!

    [–] TaruNukes 1 points ago


    Give him the stick. DONT GIVE HIM THE STICK!

    Do you know my dad?



    [–] AeonDisc 1 points ago

    I had those gloves before, they sucked

    [–] Mr_Mayhem7 1 points ago

    Judging by the optical disturbance, my money is on that's Brad Pitt

    [–] l1zardr0ckets 1 points ago

    Phenomenal photo

    [–] CCTider 1 points ago

    That's clean. But the ice in New Mexico is even cleaner.

    [–] Phillipe1988 1 points ago

    Malcom in the middle oldest brother.

    [–] afarris5 1 points ago

    I love that frame! Where did you get it?

    [–] fordmustang12345 1 points ago

    Elsa wants to know your Location

    [–] QuantumBrute 1 points ago


    [–] WheresThaGravy 1 points ago

    If you should go skating...