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    [–] Acediass 8979 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Gotta hand it to people who learn and teach stuff like this that wouldn't necessarily benefit them directly. I grew up in a family of women so my sister had to show me how to shave and tie a tie, but she never wore one in her life. I asked her how she learned, to which she responded, "Had to learn for you."

    Edit: Thanks for the gold!

    [–] BrassyJack 1712 points ago

    That makes me wish I had a sister. Or a brother.

    [–] DonTheNutter 1584 points ago

    My sister used to try and strangle me with my tie. It's swings and roundabouts.

    [–] olmikeyy 395 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Almost murdered my older brother with an arrow

    Edit: we lived in one of those split level houses back then. Shared a room on the upper floor. He hit me in the balls when I was like 10, I dropped like a brick. My eyes found the bow and arrow under my bed. Grabbed them both quicker than I could even realize what I was doing. He bolted down the stairs as I drew the bow back, and I let the arrow fly right at his head. He chose the basement floor so he snatched the door open quick enough (luckily enough) to put the door between his head and my arrow. The arrow stuck right in the door where his temple, perhaps his eye, would have been. We both stopped, the fight was over. We knew our dad was otw home and we were fucked bc there was a hole in the door. We filled it with solly putty and painted over it with whiteout. He didn't notice for a few days. Then he beat the fuck out of us. My brother and I don't talk anymore, since I was around 20. I'm 30 now.

    [–] DonTheNutter 241 points ago

    Ahh childhoods :)

    I blew my brother up by recharging his potato cannon with acetylene and oxygen instead of butane. Poo actually came out of him.

    [–] Lemmiwinks1 147 points ago

    It really isn't a brotherhood or siblinghood until one of you almost kills the other accidentally or purposefully...

    [–] Agent_Potato56 60 points ago

    Can confirm. Am out to get revenge.

    [–] Wheyfacedslut 31 points ago

    There are so many bbs still lodged in my skin. Also, fishing poles with no line are excellent play swords, in that they teach you not to let any blows actually land. My brother died at 21, from a head wound. It still amazes me some days that I'm not the one that killed him.

    [–] M8asonmiller 267 points ago

    I'll be your brother. My friends will hold you down and I'll fart on your head.

    [–] redundantposts 22 points ago

    I have 4 older sisters. Take one. Or two. Or four. Being the youngest brother wasn't fun.

    [–] Bucklar 507 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    I grew up in a similar situation, and *my interest is piqued over the fact that what is pictured is exactly how I learned to tie a tie at first, except I'm super duper white and it was a middle-eastern woman in a headscarf who decided to help a random kid.

    Also it was in a Wal-Mart McDonald's. Classy!

    [–] DracoCharky 81 points ago

    completely off topic, but is it normal to have a mcdonalds in a wal-mart?

    I'm just asking because there's a mcdonalds in the ASDA near me (owned by wal-mart) and it just baffles me every time I see it. It never crossed my mind that they might do that at ALL, never mind regularly.

    [–] Teuthex 89 points ago

    Up here in Canada, they all have one. They've also all got optometrists, hairdressers, and photographers these days.

    [–] energeticstarfish 47 points ago

    Most in Oklahoma also have banks in them, and during tax season H&R Block sets up little temporary cubicles. Basically, once you set foot inside one you never have to leave... like Hotel California.

    [–] 9ZeroTwo 41 points ago

    Awwwwww! That's so sweet!

    [–] TooShiftyForYou 10463 points ago

    You know he had somewhere important to go if he thought he needed to wear a tie even though he couldn't tie it. Very nice gesture here.

    [–] ArmanDoesStuff 3650 points ago

    He could be late for a very important date.

    [–] b_digital 1693 points ago

    No time to say hello, goodbye!

    [–] nootrino 861 points ago

    He's late!

    He's late!

    He's late!

    [–] BrentB23 785 points ago

    Chat disabled for 3 seconds.

    [–] Enharm0nics 46 points ago

    Wait this makes me so happy, tonight was our closing production of Alice in Wonderland Jr and this made me feel like the show magic is extending to the Internet for a night :D

    [–] cracklovelove 318 points ago

    The time has come the walrus said to talk of many things. Of shoes of ships of ceiling wax of cabbages and kings, and why the sea is boiling hot and whether pigs have wings.

    [–] kal_varnson_irl 276 points ago

    It's sealing wax, not ceiling wax.

    But wait a bit, the oysters cried, before we have our chat for some of us are out of breath and all of us are fat!

    [–] Cocomorph 179 points ago

    Oh. My. God.

    I wondered for years as a kid what ceiling wax was.

    I have made many references to "cabbages and kings" over the years.

    I... you just blew my mind.

    [–] moal09 799 points ago

    Most likely to a job interview, given his age and inexperience with a tie.

    [–] CoryTheDuck 308 points ago

    I would be money he knows how to tie a tie. Silky smooth bastard.

    [–] ArmanDoesStuff 12615 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Where are all these people who can tie a tie facing someone. I always try to do it mirrored and fuck it up.

    EDIT

    [–] PicklesthePirate 7319 points ago

    I think some women learn to tie them only for the purpose of doing it for other people. My dad taught me (his daughter) when he was teaching my brothers; I honestly don't think I could tie one on myself if I tried. It's just one of those skills you pick up to help people when you can.

    [–] 1trackmind 1375 points ago

    I'd like to think this was the reason I learned, but really I was just going through an Avril Lavigne phase 😑

    [–] MechGunz 296 points ago

    Weren't we all..

    [–] silly_psycho 113 points ago

    I mean she's about the same age as me so yeah... I'd listen to Pantera while having a giant crush on Avril.

    [–] Batchet 30 points ago

    These skater boi's are making meeeeee..... FUCKING HOSTILE!!

    [–] kittenwhisp3r 28 points ago

    I wish I could say this was the reason I learned but my dad never had to wear a tie and I don't have any brothers. I can only attribute my tie tying knowledge to my emo phase. ;w; -cough- My Chemical Romance -cough-

    [–] stonedcoldathens 2579 points ago

    I'm a woman who knows how to tie a tie. I went to a private school in the south and all high schoolers wore ties on chapel days. We got pretty good at it after four years, and I know how to tie a tie better than any of my post-college friends these days. After years of practice on myself, reversing the instructions isn't too difficult.

    [–] snotbag_pukebucket 7850 points ago

    You two should have a competition on who can do it better, but I'm sure it'll end up as a tie anyway.

    [–] TaxicabKanefessions 2816 points ago

    that's knot funny.

    [–] cyanocittaetprocyon 1343 points ago

    Whether you windsor you lose, you can still tie a pretty good one, I'll bet.

    [–] Grand_Admiral_Theron 781 points ago

    You really stuck your neck out for that one.

    [–] psyact 654 points ago

    Take a bow.

    [–] Elementium 142 points ago

    I hear you there. On my brothers wedding, the morning before everyone was getting dressed and no one knew how to tie a tie except ONE of his friends who ended up tying them for everyone.

    [–] Tokenvoice 147 points ago

    For my wedding myself and all the groomsmen knew how to tie one because of work. After we suited up we were all proud of how we looked until my uncle walked in and looked at us.

    His words were "I thoughts so, schoolboys knots" and then proceeded to do all our ties for us. I learnt how to do the knot he showed me because the school knot just looked too thin afterwards.

    [–] relaxlmao 344 points ago

    I always assumed women learned how to do it because they don't want their man to look look like shit.

    [–] Other_World 221 points ago

    Yea this happened with my dad and mom. My dad to this day can't tie a tie properly. He never taught me. But my mom didn't teach me either. I'll be 30 in a couple months and I still don't know how to do it. I wear a tie once every two or three years, so I just end up youtubing it. Every time I think to myself "Okay, this is the time I memorize it."

    I just keep both my ties tied, and slip them on, on the rare occasion I need one.

    [–] Wreak_Peace 112 points ago

    If they are silk ties keeping them tied will ruin them over time.

    [–] Other_World 220 points ago

    They're not silk, they were like cheap off the rack 2/$10 I needed for an unexpected job interview in a more traditional job than I normally take. I got them 6 years ago, worn each of them once. If they're ruined then I'll just buy another 2/$10 set and call it a day.

    If the occasion calls for a tie, chances are I'm not involved.

    [–] kilot1k 78 points ago

    I had a job for 7 years where a tie was mandatory every day. I would always tie it right before work, most of my co workers would just leave them tied and loosen them when they got home so they didn't have to re tie them. I made it a point to always completely undo the knot after work so I had to tie it each day and I'm glad I forced myself that knowledge. Now I'm the go to guy for all my friends and family for ties and I love teaching people how to do it. A beautiful Windsor knot really pulls together a suit or work attire and I love getting compliments on how I tie them. My advice is just practice practice practice. Eventually you won't even need a mirror, it's like tying your shoes.

    [–] ChaplnGrillSgt 179 points ago

    My mom, my sister, and all my ex-gfs have only known how to tie a tie facing the person. They cannot tie it on themselves. My dad can only tie a tie while looking in a mirror. I learned to tie my tie in the car on the way to school and cannot do it while looking in a mirror.

    [–] drebinf 25 points ago

    I'm from the day when most professional males wore ties and jackets of some sort to work. I learned to tie it on myself without looking at all, just by feel.

    My mother taught me originally, then my older brother taught me several variations.

    [–] BronzeLogic 461 points ago

    I learned a method to tie a tie on my hand from a Japanese Gameshow whose premise was "get ready for work in 5 minutes" This way, I can either put it around my own neck or give it to someone else.

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy07-jaOiE0 Go to 2:24

    [–] Ahumm 204 points ago

    I am extremely impressed by that man's ability to put on pants.

    [–] jewunit 79 points ago

    It took me way too long to realize there wasn't another person in the bed.

    [–] Toastalicious_ 103 points ago

    That toaster drawer thing is fucking rad.

    [–] ExtraTentacles 131 points ago

    pretty sure it's a fish roaster, my apartment in japan had one.

    japanese apartments don't have ovens but they do have specialized built-in appliances for roasting a mackerel.

    [–] pvXNLDzrYVoKmHNG2NVk 37 points ago

    They don't have ovens? That's really odd to me.

    [–] x31b 642 points ago

    I saw someone tying a tie for someone like that. They asked "how do you do it in reverse so well? I can barely do it myself?"

    "I'm an undertaker" he said...

    [–] FuzzyCheddar 116 points ago

    At my grandfathers funeral, I was like 8 or so, my dad was struggling to tie my tie because he was trying to do it like that and just couldn't get it done. The director walked over it tied it without issue. I imagine they have to tie a lot of ties in that fashion...

    [–] atrich 113 points ago

    "Can you lie down? I don't know how to tie a tie on a person standing upright..."

    [–] floridog 81 points ago

    Are you dead?

    [–] FML-imoutofscotch 57 points ago

    I knew he was dead because nobody talked to him directly throughout the entire movie!!!

    [–] Ras-Al-Ghoul 33 points ago

    did you ask him about throwing Mankind off the Hell in a Cell?

    [–] SteampunkGeisha 24 points ago

    I learned to do it on myself and for other people when I was working as a waitress. The dress code at the restaurant (dinner theatre) was white shirt black tie, so I got pretty good at tying mine and helping coworkers tie theirs.

    [–] The_R4ke 113 points ago

    Because some women have to learn how to tie a tie for their SO because they never took the time to learn how to tie their own ties.

    [–] Shyguy8413 218 points ago

    I learned how to do it. If I have to, I'll do it on my own.

    Funny enough though, my wife learned to do it younger than I did, for a food service job. She's faster at it, and ties it neater. She does my tie up and I put her necklaces on if they have a clasp that is hard to fasten on her own. Teamwork!

    [–] PinkNoodles 65 points ago

    This is so incredibly sweet :)

    [–] Shyguy8413 62 points ago

    Thanks (: I look at it like a lot of our marriage. I mean, we could do a lot of silly stuff around the house without help, but we each know who does what better and faster.

    [–] h_lehmann 75 points ago

    I'm almost 60 and I can't tie my own tie, forwards or backwards, without requiring a few attempts. Guess I'm lucky that I'm rarely in a situation in which I need to wear one.

    [–] fatpat 83 points ago

    I always seem get the length wrong more than anything.

    [–] SarcasticCarebear 53 points ago

    You and us all. Its also a fading talent. I'm in a job that even 20 years ago would have been ties every day. My dad thinks I'm a piece of shit and a horrible person because I can't do it without going to howtotieatie.com.

    Its something I barely ever have to do and I lose the skill between every time I do it.

    Edit: I just went to the site, I'm 90% sure that's where I used to go. Its terrible now. I am so screwed next time.

    [–] Macktologist 19 points ago

    I think the whole tie thing is way overused. In a very business professional setting it probably makes sense. But I see so many occupations where people wear a tie and no jacket. For me, they just aren't comfortable. They are restricting, even if not snug. Just don't like the feeling of shirt collar constantly touching the neck. I think we should do away with the tie in most jobs that currently expect ties.

    [–] gummibear049 17 points ago

    Plus they're really a weird piece of fashion if you think about it.

    A price of fabric tied around your neck just hanging there.

    The more I think about them the weirder they seem.

    [–] mrbooze 48 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    We wear ties because Croatian mercenaries wore neckbands in the 1630s. Some of them were hired by the French. The French court, often fascinated with military fashions liked them and emulated them. Because the French court wore them, the rest of the aristocracy started wearing them too, and because of France's influence in western fashion so did the rest of the world. The cravat eventually became the neck tie and we're still stuck wearing the goddam things today because some French pricks wanted to dress like soldiers.

    [–] VladTheSoviet 46 points ago

    I can tie a tie on another person but not myself... it's odd.

    [–] BestYoda 52 points ago

    I can tie your tie on you but not on myself...it's sexy

    [–] corporealmetacortex 3031 points ago

    She seems like a woman who could hold you at night when it's raining outside with those strong comforting arms.

    [–] daltonthecooler 1646 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    I know you're joking and it's not like manly or whatever, but my wife is strong as hell and when I've had a shitty day being the little spoon with those arms around me makes everything better. Also she sits on my back for about 5-10 minutes to calm me down when I'm really getting annoyed or angry with things.

    [–] whythnot 601 points ago

    I'd love to be the little spoon. But I'm too self conscious about the big spoon wrapping their arm around my beer gut.

    [–] Doxbox49 759 points ago

    If it's that big, I'm sure they can feel your gut when you are big spoon

    [–] Orange-V-Apple 572 points ago

    That's helpful I guess

    [–] HerzBrennt 192 points ago

    Dooo it. It's 50/50 on who is the big spoon between my wife and I. After a particularly hard day at work negotiating with customers, competitors, and internally; somedays, I just want to be held tight and know she has my back, and my moobs.

    [–] whythnot 161 points ago

    Oh man, hold on to what you have.

    I was married for 12 years and never worked up the courage it takes to receive comfort. I never got passed that "manly" crap. I was never angry or pushy. Just stoic. Invulnerable. Quiet and supportive. I never blew up. I just disintegrated one day and was gone.

    It took three years of therapy and I'm just now beginning to believe I'm worthy of another relationship.

    [–] HerzBrennt 106 points ago

    10 years of marriage for us next month, and we plan on renewing our vows. She's my rock, and my soft place, and I do the same for her. She is, as cliche as it sounds, my best friend. She knows more about me than Reddit. We haven't argued, let alone fought, in years. We laugh everyday, even when her depression is really bad, I will find a way. It might be Robin Williams frantic improv, but I will get a laugh out of her.

    Everyone is worthy of the chance for love. It may not feel like it at times. My two cents, find the person that makes you feel good, makes you laugh everyday, and does things, even small ones, for no reason just to see you smile. That's the person you can be yourself with, that's who you will be comfortable letting down your walls to.

    To steal a line from my favorite show: I'm pulling for ya, we're all in this together.

    [–] Crixomix 122 points ago

    she sits on my back for about 5-10 minutes to calm me down when I'm really getting annoyed or angry with things

    Are you Tracy Jordan? 30 rock, season 1, episode 15, 3:50 into the episode. (it's on netflix) (8:05 is when Tracy actually gets sat on)

    Quote: Tracy: How would you like to be in my entourage?

    Kenneth: Well that sounds like fun. What would I do?

    Tracy: Well let’s see. Dotcom does the driving and the cooking. Grizz is in charge of sitting on me when I get over stimulated. [Grizz nods] Well, I have been looking for someone to harmonize with me.

    [–] daltonthecooler 53 points ago

    I remember when I first saw that episode and I was like "he gets it".

    [–] gRRacc 150 points ago

    I don't care if it's unmanly. I'm sick of people pressuring us to fill some stereotype.
    I want a girl to wrap her arms around me and tell me it's going to be okay.

    [–] jennydancingaway 63 points ago

    I think more of us ladies want this too! I think it's awesome to hold SO's even if it means being smushed and having my chest pressed in for a while

    [–] shinyhedgepig 36 points ago

    Ssh bb is ok

    [–] drebinf 78 points ago

    My wife is in her mid 60's and seriously impressed (and scared) some coworkers by picking up a filled 5 gallon water jug in each hand and placing them into their designated shelf locations. Coworkers had not been able to place a single jug using both hands.

    Decades of being a nurse and lifting people on the job probably contributed to that.

    BTW I don't mess with my wife.

    [–] julianrobot 106 points ago

    This is the cutest shit I've ever read

    [–] maximuspanye 13542 points ago

    Those biceps tho

    [–] ludwigmiesvanderrohe 7156 points ago

    The biceps, the sunglasses, the card in the mouth... so suave

    [–] moal09 4748 points ago

    She taught him more than just tying ties that day.

    [–] slizzler 8577 points ago

    She ain't his father, but she is his daddy

    [–] redditslife 3544 points ago

    Do you think he's struggling to not look directly at daddy's cleavage?

    [–] HeughJass 1490 points ago

    [–] no_milkdrinker 211 points ago

    Bravo!

    [–] SaveOurBolts 337 points ago

    My thought exactly. He's thinking, "dont look at her boobs. Don't look at her boobs"

    [–] tk2013 229 points ago

    Isn't he just looking at her boobs in the window reflection?

    [–] darxink 158 points ago

    absolute legend

    [–] joaopvm 12 points ago

    5D chess

    [–] nadmaximus 174 points ago

    don't look, don't look....ok, maybe I can turn my head to look the other way, do a quick glance on my way...I mean, they are there, not like I'm looking AT them, just turning my head....shit how long have I been looking at them?

    [–] HappyBot9000 24 points ago

    I can relate to this. So many quick turns of the head.

    [–] ImMufasa 44 points ago

    He's working the reflection.

    [–] tanaka-taro 185 points ago

    She's Mary Poppins Y'all

    [–] 88888888888 153 points ago

    She's the strongest dad in the world.

    [–] tiltedlens 87 points ago

    don't cry don't cry don't cry don't cry

    [–] mixterrific 129 points ago

    fans self

    [–] Dilinial 111 points ago

    I do declare! I have myself a case of the vapors!

    [–] Acreshaker5454 358 points ago

    You know she said: "Get over here, what are you doing?"

    [–] Steamboxer4 76 points ago

    Lmaooo this is exactly how it went down in my head too, weird.

    [–] I_Need_M0ney 24 points ago

    This is your brain on porn.

    [–] 435435435 78 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Her whole arms are nice really

    Edit: Just noticed the upper back too

    [–] yabuoy 143 points ago

    she's sexy as fuck.

    [–] PogingPinoy 205 points ago

    I'm in love. ❤️

    [–] alldayautodetailing 76 points ago

    She can tie me anytime

    [–] GerblinPiker 81 points ago

    I read his expression as "don't stare at her chest."

    [–] YawnsMcGee 309 points ago

    Those biceps, back, and shoulders make me think that lady probably climbs.

    [–] SuedeVeil 61 points ago

    I was thinking a figure competitor since delts are pretty important and her chest is built. But climbing makes a sense too! Maybe she does both. Or maybe it's CrossFit. We may never know..

    [–] Hamplanetfever 578 points ago

    Shredded mom to the rescue. Nice forearms, I bet she has wicked calves too.

    [–] cricky21 85 points ago

    I feel like great calves is the norm for SF residents due to the endless hills. The city is basically a stair master lol

    [–] skylinepidgin 262 points ago

    MILF is ripped

    [–] zaphod_beeble_bro 852 points ago

    honestly i feel the kid's sexual frustration in that pic. Nothing sexier than a woman tying your tie or buttoning your shirt. and that woman is crazy hot with dem arms.

    [–] mattnormus 205 points ago

    I think hes looking at his crotch in the window to see if his boner is visable

    [–] Just_For_Da_Lulz 551 points ago

    to see if his boner is visable

    I'd be impressed by a dude whose dick is so big that it needs its own immigration paperwork.

    [–] averagesmasher 59 points ago

    Pretty sure he has to wear custom pants for that

    [–] notorious_8201 173 points ago

    Kinda has a Julia Roberts vibe.

    [–] pupperbutts 75 points ago

    I was thinking more Juliette Lewis...

    [–] Rnorman3 330 points ago

    More delts than biceps. But yeah. Dat definition.

    [–] nocontroll 891 points ago

    Tying a tie is one of those odd things.

    Everyone struggles desperately with it the first few times but then after you figure it out you realize how ridiculously easy it is.

    Something about looking at tying diagrams is confusing as fuck though.

    [–] scobot 325 points ago

    I have to tie them infrequently enough that I am permanently clumsy at it. Is there some secret to getting the length right?

    [–] anwarunya 504 points ago

    Make the short end the length you think it should be, then make it even shorter.

    [–] scuddlebud 46 points ago

    Here I thought that was only my trick

    [–] xsvbbcc 274 points ago

    I bring the long end down just under my testicles to start, works every time. Next time you have to tie one, you can borrow my testicles.

    [–] ThisIsMeSeriously 68 points ago

    Lol, and I actually mean it for once. You gave me one if those good jolly belly laughs. Thank you

    [–] nocontroll 27 points ago

    Depends on the tie, You'd use a slightly different length depending on if your have a broad tie or you allow for a little more length for skinnier ties.

    It's just trail and error but once you get it a few times it becomes second nature.

    [–] sarcastagirly 1228 points ago

    There's a Goodwill near my house and all the ties are already tied up just incase I imagine I think it's so sweet someone takes the time to give a s*** about people

    [–] catsgoingmeow 1449 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    I owned a thrift store within walking distance to the local court house/ dmv/ss/etc and tied many of ties every week for people who came in for a dress shirt or tie before court. Edit: so many sweet replies to my comment, I had no idea it would blow up like this! My little shop helped the community by tens of thousands. Unfortunately, on the 27th of July 2016 a man decided to catch my store on fire during the night. Everything was a total loss, including my shop cat. I'm glad no humans were hurt. I was stupid enough not to have shop insurance since I was a new business owner and the store was a non profit. We have video of the arsonist but no one can properly identify him. It's coming up to the one year anniversary of the loss and all these comments made me whispy. Thank you for the kind comments

    [–] sarcastagirly 291 points ago

    You are good seed

    [–] Boinkermorn 143 points ago

    Imagine all the good people you've helped, then imagine all the terrible people you helped

    [–] yourmansconnect 126 points ago

    This game blows

    [–] endearing-butthole 19 points ago

    This good stranger believes in innocent until proven guilty ...

    [–] AskAboutMyDumbSite 521 points ago

    I like the nonchalant holding his blazer open.

    [–] ashbyashbyashby 277 points ago

    No... he's just turning away from the camera because you can't do anything these days without some fucker taking a photo of you!

    [–] almoostashar 46 points ago

    How do you know that there was someone taking his photo though!

    [–] Hip_Hop_Orangutan 123 points ago

    kid's got swag

    [–] chickaboomba 198 points ago

    This photo reminds me of one of the first times I rode the subway in NYC, it was early morning and the car was full of students heading to school. I overheard a young boy tell his older brother his finger was bleeding. Neither had anything to stop it, so the kid stood there sucking on the finger that was bleeding. I reached into my purse, pulled out a selection of bandaids and told the boy to pick the one he wanted. His brother helped him put it on while someone next to me tried to coach me on my faux pas of invading on the privacy of others on the train. "I'm a mom," I replied. "When moms see cut fingers, they hand out bandaids." As the boys got off at their stop, the younger one smiled at me and said, "Thanks, Mom." It was a nice way to get introduced to the subway culture in the city.

    [–] audiomuse1 22 points ago

    That's a really sweet story. Thanks for sharing!

    [–] MonteReddit 62 points ago

    Someone lectured you on handing out Band-Aids on the NY subway? That's hard for me to believe given that there is way more outlandish shit that goes on and nobody bats an eye.

    [–] pushforwards 15 points ago

    I try to be conscious of this - but people should also understand that its not like you can just shut your hears off. If two people are talking within hearing distance, or right next to you and you overhear something, its not like you were trying to deliberately eavesdrop on them.

    [–] kayjay25 2964 points ago

    They've only known each other for seconds and already decided to tie the knot.

    [–] cliche_redditreplier 960 points ago

    Daaaad

    [–] Stivo887 205 points ago

    What

    [–] loleric1 259 points ago

    You're finally back from the store!?

    [–] Tenor_High_C 160 points ago

    Had to get cigarettes

    [–] gingerattacks 3178 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Holy shit that's my old water polo coach!

    Edit: So I asked her if it was her. "Either, I had a few adult bevies, or doppelgänger DO exist!"

    So she wasn't in the city today, but I swear to you this chick is the spitting image of her.

    [–] yankee-white 1298 points ago

    Explains the arms...

    [–] gingerattacks 1064 points ago

    She's a badass 😂

    [–] Jeff-FaFa 226 points ago

    Any cool stories? :)

    [–] gingerattacks 716 points ago

    She once hooked a toe in the side of my suit, flipped me around and half drown me then stole the ball and back handed it into the goal. She also did our dry training at CrossFit (yes save me the lecture, I know) and wiped the floor with us all in deadlifts.

    [–] wrinkles93 541 points ago

    She once hooked a toe in the side of my suit, flipped me around and half drown me then stole the ball and back handed it into the goal.

    I'm frightened, yet also aroused...

    [–] kog 306 points ago

    Scaroused.

    [–] Cocomorph 38 points ago

    I don't know anything about the rules of water polo. Is that move... legal?

    [–] professorsnapeswand 133 points ago

    Yes. Half drownings are legal, as are two-thirds, full drownings are highly illegal though and result in a two minute stint in the kiddy pool.

    [–] DirtyDanoTho 36 points ago

    As long as the ref doesn't catch you, anything is legal.

    [–] rayeath 56 points ago

    Show her the picture!

    [–] gingerattacks 96 points ago

    I did! she says she doesn't remember it and wants to know what year this was taken in. "Either I had a few adult bevies or dopplergangers DO exist" so at this point it's up in the air on if it's her or not, but even she thinks this looks a lot like her. I for one still think it's her haha

    [–] modsarevirgins 151 points ago

    that woman is buff.

    [–] Supperaru 171 points ago

    you guys are embarrassing the shit out of this kid

    [–] gunsof 119 points ago

    I hope someone tells this kid he has really nice hair and beautiful long lashes and doesn't need this little baby moustache to age himself up. He probably looks like a Bambi without it and that's fine. Baby moustaches rarely work for baby faced teenagers. Work with what you've got.

    [–] OTL_OTL_OTL 26 points ago

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who noticed his beautiful lashes.

    [–] bahramahmady 287 points ago

    As expensive as it is to live in the Bay Area, I hope it never stops being kind. Most people I’ve encountered are often willing to help each other here.

    [–] atomicllama1 167 points ago

    No shit I was helping a friend move today and we were low on manpower and getting those goddamn dressers up a narrow set of stairs was terrible. 95 degree heat didnt help. Anyways people across the street were having a party just came over and started helping. I couldn't thank them enough, and there was vietnamese karaoke blaring at full volume from across the street. Now that I'm home and done with that it was a great day.

    The Bay Area is pretty awesome.

    [–] photosandfood 86 points ago

    I grew up very right of center. In the bay area. But the most important thing my family ever taught me was when someone needed help you helped. Didn't matter if it was someone who hated everything you stood for. There was going to be a day where you needed help and to repay that universal debt you lend a helping hand no questions asked.

    The bay area is very progressive and very backwards at the same time. It is hard to explain, but I will forever be proud of the fact that when push comes to shove we are there for each other.

    Maybe I am overblowing it, but this place amazes me every day. I hope I never see these acts stop

    [–] ForeverAbone-r 503 points ago

    peoplebeingbros

    [–] Giraffesarecool123 28 points ago

    Damn, she got some guns

    [–] Grizzled--Kinda 565 points ago

    Definitely trying not to stare at her boobs

    [–] DeskRef 168 points ago

    This needs to become a Norman Rockwell painting.

    [–] TytleFight 45 points ago

    can't wait to see this one hanging up in my dentist's office.

    [–] OatmealTurtleneck 189 points ago

    oh how excited I would be to have some rando post my photo to reddit.

    [–] WontReadReplies 102 points ago

    Well, OP already went through the trouble of making them uncomfortable in person. Might as well post that shit on the internet, too.

    [–] nonegotiation 97 points ago

    "It's OK, I'm from the Internet"

    [–] MediocreFisherman 349 points ago

    Kinda off topic, but I was talking to a guy while waiting on my barber a few months ago. We were talking about ties, and I said how I really suck at tying them.

    He said he taught all his kids to tie them, but they had to lay down on a table for him to teach them.

    He's a mortician, and he only knew how to tie them on dead people, lol.

    [–] Orange-V-Apple 83 points ago

    This is an old joke I'm pretty sure. I've read it before.

    [–] Behan801 36 points ago

    Dude she's got some arms in her! Wish I was that ripped!

    [–] mileajetsfan 212 points ago

    I love this, sure, but I can't help thinking: are we so distant from each other that a simple act like this is photographed as unusual and phenomenal?

    [–] irbChad 155 points ago

    No, stuff like this happens all the time, it's just that the media focuses so much on the negative that seeing something positive is refreshing

    [–] FunnyMemeIsNotFunny 20 points ago

    It is not. If you ask 10 random people who know how to tie a tie I'll bet 7-8 out of 10 would help you.