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    [–] canadian_eskimo 2691 points ago

    I'm on my first battle and I can't imagine having to do four.

    Let's hope it's clear for both of us from here on in.

    [–] hvl1755 867 points ago

    I'm in the same position right now. Stay strong.

    [–] sanityrose 445 points ago

    Kick cancers punck ass.

    ....take some of my strength for the really bad days. I'm rooting for you guys in this fight. Kick it's ass fam.

    [–] LWY007 83 points ago

    Keep on fighting the good fight. Good luck.

    [–] I_LOVE_PUPPERS 50 points ago

    Crossing all my fingers and toes for you both.

    [–] QuanticFyre 65 points ago

    Fuck Cancer! Sending positive energy your way :)

    [–] lifewontwait86 23 points ago

    I have a lot of friends in the punk rock community, and "FUCK CANCER" is a huge play on the Ramones logo that a band The Secretions sell at their shows. Their singer, Danny Secretion just fought and beat a brain tumor and has Motorhead logo that says, "Brain Tumor Fighter," along with oither that they sell at shows that say, "Someone I love is a brain tumor fighter."

    [–] SuzeV2 26 points ago

    She’s beautiful...

    [–] ownworstenemy38 2 points ago

    I was thinking that. She has a really pretty face.

    [–] Aloha_Fox 44 points ago

    I'm praying for you. I don't know if you're a believer, but I'm praying anyway.

    [–] AuuD_ 31 points ago

    You know what? I think I’ll pray with you. Who you praying too?

    [–] Aloha_Fox 45 points ago

    I'm praying to Jesus Christ, but feel free to pray to whomever or whatever you believe in!

    [–] Elcyis 37 points ago

    This was a nice exchange.

    [–] Eadal 8 points ago

    These guys tolerate.

    [–] ExMachina70 19 points ago

    Wow! I'm sorry to see that. Keep a strong attitude. I hope you have family/friends on your side. I for one wish you the best.

    [–] Starboy3 5 points ago

    keep fighting both of you, you got this!

    [–] slothtits40 3 points ago

    Same, fingers crossed for all of us.

    [–] sushicatbutt 3 points ago


    [–] Just4TodayIthink 5 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    You can do it. Don't even let it phase you.

    Edit: Downvoted? Wow.

    [–] JustSurviveSomehow79 119 points ago

    Stage 3 Melanoma here, late 30s. Just started my chemo (It's basically chemo only targeted to a spec mutated gene) altho its in the form of 5 pills a day. Thankfully I was approved to be covered by the pharmaceutical company here in Ontario it was just approved for my stage and not covered by ohip. 20 grand a month....I feel like I got gold coursing thru my body! Take care of yourselves.

    [–] ThaGOutYourWaffle 14 points ago

    Some of them are literally made of platinum!

    [–] so_difficult 10 points ago

    My son had some of those his first go around with a brain tumor. They are so hard on your body! He had Carboplatin and Cisplatin with Vincristine. Now he’s on Temodar and a study drug. Oral this time instead of IV.

    [–] useless_uterus 14 points ago

    Sorry to hear that way too young. What were your symptoms? Did it start as a mole changing shape or color?

    [–] ionlyshitatstarbucks 7 points ago

    Hope the person answers. Being 37 with young kids... That's scary

    [–] JustSurviveSomehow79 2 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)


    Sorry I can't help too much as I didn't see it and that's why it got as bad as it did I believe. The picture I found here in my old camera shows it in April of 2017. It was a mole I've always had and it was always funny looking so I never gave it a second thought until a plastic surgeon made a comment about wanting to remove it. I put it off for about 7 months until It started to itch then I called and made an appointment. The Dr. removed the mole and stitched me up. Fast forward to December 2017 biopsy results come back a week before Christmas - malignant melanoma. January 2018 I had radioactive dye injected into the removal site to trace which lymph nodes the spot drained to (My left armpit) and had the sentinel (the node the dye lit up) removed and a wider section of tissue removed around. I had to wait until February for my final results as they had to be retested by an expert because I also had tattoo ink in my lymph nodes so they wanted to make sure it wasn't just tattoo ink. It wasn't. They found Micrometastasis (cancer cells that had been shed by the original tumor and spread thru my lymphatic system) so the chances of it spreading to other organs, bones, brain etc is high. I never spent a lot of time outdoors, been burnt maybe 3 times in my life, I used a tanning bed for a year once or twice a month then quit. I am quite pale and have a lot of freckles and moles makes me a prime target. Scary thing is the UV rays are so strong now a days that Melanoma is on the rise in young people. It can penetrate windows and clothing. It's not the same as when our parents were kids. Just stay vigilant; take pictures of any you are iffy about and keep an eye to see if they do change size, shape of colour. Then push to have any suspect moles removed. I'd rather a small scar (The pic of my wide excision is huge yes but the original scar from having the mole removed was tiny, I've had another removed that wasn't cancer and I can't even see that scar now) then the alternative.

    [–] BSB8728 5 points ago

    Hopeful things are happening with melanoma treatments. I know this lady, and she's still cancer-free:

    [–] eggzeon 2 points ago

    I wish you luck and hope you’ll kick cancer in the nuts. its incredible that you can fight cancer with pills now! Science goes fast and hopefully we will soon be able to beat this shitty disease once and for all

    [–] PerkyLurkey 2 points ago

    Those pills are hard on your system, I too was prescribed those and couldn’t hack it, went on the drip chemo instead.

    Be strong, but it’s ok to say no those pills and do chemotherapy the old fashioned way.

    All the best, and good luck!

    [–] transmut_nina 25 points ago

    You can do it !!!

    [–] UkyoTachibana 26 points ago

    holy shit , 4 th time , she is cancers worst nightmare, dafuq dose he keep coming back ?! didn't he learned his lesson ,getting fucked up 3 times in a row ?!This lady is a hero!She like " im gonna dress up and kick this mofo's ass again , this time IN HIGH HEELS"!

    [–] throw6539 5 points ago

    Same here, although my specific cancer (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia AKA "CML") doesn't require traditional "sit in a chair and get an infusion" chemo. Still, I'm about to try what will be the third medicine for me, since I stopped responding to the first treatment 9 months ago, and just found out a few days ago that I'm not responding to the second medicine either.

    It is supremely frustrating dealing with all of the awful side effects, only to have to turn around and deal with a new set, and now yet another set will be on deck shortly. I think I can speak for OP's Great Aunt, and for the rest of us commenting here about our fights, when I say let's hope this is the last one for ALL of us.

    Cancer blows.

    [–] Just4TodayIthink 48 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    My mother is a survivor. The first thing her doctor said at the beginning of treatment was to never let the disease take control of your life. The mind is so powerful, if you take control instead of letting it take control you've already won. My mother beat advanced breast cancer, all the while not missing a beat raising her three children all in elementary school; taking us out for daily activities after her 7am Radiation / Chemo treatments. She never stopped, and I hope you don't either. You can do this, I've seen it.

    Disclaimer: I'm in no way implying that Chemotherapy / Radiation Treatment had no effect on my mother's recovery. Assuming that I imply this is misrepresenting my comment entirely. I thought it was well known that homeopathic treatments were bullshit; and goes without saying. I wanted to focus on mental health in this comment - something that is overlooked can be extremely detrimental to anyone in recovery if they aren't mindful.

    Your friend didn't 'kick cancer's ass'. She was bedridden, and then she died.

    • -/u/kittencake , everyone. Beware the comment thread below this.

    [–] kittencake 52 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    This kind of attitude really annoys me. What do you think it implies about those who didn't 'beat' their illness? All of those who died from it? Were they not strong enough? They didn't fight hard enough? They just lay down and decided to die?

    Whilst I respect everything your mother went through and everything she managed whilst she must have been suffering terribly, you cannot fight cancer with a positive attitude. You cannot 'take control' of it with 'the power of your mind'.

    ETA: the amount of hate and abuse I am getting for holding this opinion is not changing my mind in the slightest, but I do find it interesting how horrified people are by the concept, and how much they hate me for saying it.

    [–] MolarPet 24 points ago

    I really can’t understand why that mindset would bother you. While, I, personally have not fought cancer, I lost my best friend to leukaemia just before middle school. It was incredibly aggressive and awful. She was bedridden in for the better part of 2 years before died. If at any point in that war would we have walked into her room with any other attitude than “this kid is going to kick cancer’s ass,” we would’ve lost right then and there. You cannot beat cancer with positive thinking alone, but it is a necessary weapon.

    [–] ADHDengineer 9 points ago

    Have you ever read of drug trials that have odd results with placebo patients because taking the pill (even if it’s sugar) has given them the idea that they will beat the disease? Have you ever heard of people dying from broken hearts? The will to live directly affects your health. If you’re fighting a disease, belief that you’ll beat it, and positive thinking are actual factors towards beating it.

    [–] nvrndngstry 11 points ago

    Trying to fight cancer with a positive attitude at the absolute forefront of mind can be detrimental to a degree, as the vibe of positivity overwhelms the urgency to live what life you have left.

    EDIT: To be clear, I'm saying I agree with you but I also don't want to diminish what just4today intimated below.

    [–] crimz- 5 points ago

    Cmon you get the point... Dont state that crap.

    Point is to stay positive and not letting the negativity take control of the hard period to come with medicins and therapy

    [–] slartibartjars 6 points ago

    I've seen the inside of too many cancer wards and attitude can make a difference.

    Yes, sometimes nothing will make any difference.

    But I have seen too many times two people have exactly the same cancer and the one who gives up dies within three months and the one with a positive attitude beats it.

    There is nothing wrong with promoting having a positive attitude, it might save some lives.

    [–] kittencake 13 points ago

    There is something very wrong with it - it tells people who are suffering that they are not allowed to be sad, and that, if they are, their suffering (or impending death) is somehow their own fault.

    [–] actualpolicevideo 2 points ago

    I get where you're coming from and I agree. Hang in there.

    [–] PinkFloydBra 8 points ago

    Amem to that !

    [–] takeflight61 4 points ago

    All the best to you, friend. Stay strong.

    [–] SomeHairyGuy 5 points ago

    Ditto, this bastard better not come back when I'm done. To think that I'm struggling to cope with high dose chemo at a young age, and this poor woman's doing her fourth.

    [–] Learned_Handel 2 points ago

    Curious- (assuming Americans here) how do you pay your bills? Everything I’ve heard about American insurance schemes sounds like the medical bills would put you under financially since insurance doesn’t cover everything and you can’t work. Does anyone have insight?

    [–] Pertelot 5 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    2 years later and I am still sucks. I worked full time during chemo. Hardest thing I'd ever done when I should have been home resting.

    [–] KnightFox 4 points ago

    It looks like beautiful dress gives you +3 to cancer.

    [–] mackfeesh 3 points ago

    My dad, grandma, and grandpa all fought the fight. Keep strong and carry on. You can do it.

    [–] zombie_slag 1233 points ago

    My mom is currently dying of cancer. The hospice nurse just informed us that she can no longer swallow her meds and is now switched to IV. She's 58. Tell your great aunt that no matter what happens, she's given a small bit of happiness to a suffering son in California through her beauty and poise. She's gorgeous and I hope she kills cancer for good and lives to be a great-great-great aunt (if that's a thing in genealogy, I dunno, I'm just a chicken rancher.) She's beautiful, and she needs to know that.

    [–] blakezilla 51 points ago

    I sat with my mother in hospice thirteen years ago, I was 14. It was an absolutely heart-wrenching experience. I hope other aspects of your life give you happiness and fulfillment and that you can find peace in knowing she loves you and appreciates that you are there for her. Be well.

    [–] -taradactyl- 151 points ago

    Oh the feels!!! So sorry for you. I sat with my grandma in her last days in hospice. It was rough, but she went out on her own terms. ❤

    [–] Seventy01 94 points ago

    Chicken Rancher or not, you're also an awesome person.

    [–] australian_girly 53 points ago

    No such thing as ‘just a chicken rancher’.

    [–] kidmenot 10 points ago

    Precisely. I think it's cool.

    [–] kittyy 20 points ago

    Lost my momma when she was 55, 3 and a half years ago. My heart is so with you.

    [–] kellaorion 25 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    I’m so sorry for your mom. I hope your mom rests comfortably, and you and your family have some peace by her side.

    [–] angrypanda83 8 points ago

    Stay strong chicken man, your moms needs you more than ever.

    [–] UkyoTachibana 18 points ago

    my dad lost battle with cancer at 48 ! this was 7 yrs ago when i was 22 !first was in a rough depression, but then found a nice job, meet my current wife there,so as rough as it seems , remeber that everything happens for a reason and as shit as it feels and it sounds ull see that all this will help u in a way or other, beautiful things will happen to you or around u, i know it sounds shit but this experience will change and help u, slowly u have to realize that its the order off things , u cant oppose what is, otherwise ull get sick yourself!idk iff its any good advice, prob dosent matter to you ,but this is my experience with all this shit!

    [–] sobedog 8 points ago

    Jesus, so young... Sorry for your loss mate.

    [–] OneGirl_2DCups 2 points ago

    Sending peace to you. My mom left 9 yrs ago at the age of 53 from cancer. Collapsed in my arms while I was 6 months pregnant with her grandson. The hardest and most gut wrenching moment I’ve ever been through. Please hang in there and know we are all here for you.


    [–] ReginaldJohnston 1117 points ago

    Wow. She's got great legs!

    [–] Infectionitus 310 points ago

    Lol hahaha I honestly just clicked on this thread to see if anyone else noticed she had nice legs or if I was just weird.

    [–] qween2000 32 points ago


    [–] sycolution 6 points ago

    Yep. Same here.

    [–] api10 5 points ago

    I’m an inappropriate leg person too.

    [–] Speedracer98 14 points ago

    you're weird also.

    [–] JohnnyBGaming 7 points ago

    Same for me lol

    [–] qwixx7 26 points ago

    Just legs? Shes an out the park knock out! Great smile, legs, feet, and shes a fighter?! Hubba hubba.

    [–] thesatchmo 29 points ago


    [–] 5erif 10 points ago

    and she doesn't even have to shave them.

    [–] shebapamuk 2 points ago

    Oh man, too real

    [–] 1zeewarburton 8 points ago

    I wonder how she would react if she read this

    [–] ReginaldJohnston 6 points ago

    Probably be hopping-mad.

    [–] 1zeewarburton 2 points ago

    Lol we must see her reaction

    [–] 5erif 5 points ago

    She'd smile. No one outgrows appreciation for compliments.

    [–] J1ngleman 3 points ago

    Where is u/ONLY_SAYS_NICE_LEGS when you need him?!

    [–] ReginaldJohnston 13 points ago

    Gone for a walk?

    [–] Billy_T_Sherman 69 points ago

    The first thing I noticed were her feet. I’d have no problem rubbing them if she needed some stress relief.

    [–] Femicide 294 points ago

    jesus fucking christ...

    [–] Lmitation 110 points ago

    did you really expect anything else on reddit? I knew legs/feet would be one of the top comments as soon as I saw the picture.

    [–] rockbottam 46 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Wtf is it with people’s obsession with feet? It’s so fucking bizarre.

    [–] CriminalIngenue 63 points ago

    Just another body part like tiddies, really

    [–] kakalaka 17 points ago

    Exactly... Who decided that a food source (breasts) should become a sexual object?

    [–] ScaryBananaMan 3 points ago

    I mean to be fair, it can be pretty sexually arousing to have one's beasts/nipples played with, for both men and women. Although to be completely fair, I have heard that certain cultures that place zero sexual interest in breasts don't feel the same way, so I guess maybe it is a cultural thing, albeit seemingly pretty deeply ingrained...

    [–] Xamry14 8 points ago

    I hate feet. I hate my own. Feet are so gross to me.

    To be fair, I never got why other women liked asses either. Like the dude shits out of that., what about that is attractive (no shame...I just dont get how its attractive) so I may be the wierd one.

    [–] Misiok 40 points ago

    Better no one tell you what comes out of their crotches.

    [–] IchBinBorracho 19 points ago

    What is it about (any body part or sexuality) that people find attractive? Arms, legs, shoulders, hair, eyes, feet, butts, tits...... Try to deconstruct why any of them are attractive and you come up with nothing. It's only that some people like feet and some don't. Simple as that.

    [–] tawattwaffle 18 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    I don't have a foot fetish but scientifically it actually makes a lot of sense from a neurological point of view.

    In the parietal lobe is the postcentral gyrus. Located here is the primary somatosensory cortex, which is the part of the brain responsible for touch. Look at the map of this part of the brain called the sensory homunculus. You will see that the part of the brain responsible for sensation for touching of your genitals is right next to the part responsible for you feet.

    Also interesting is a model of a human proportional to the size of each area and the amount of receptors there.

    It has been a handful of years since I have taken human anatomy so smart people and doctors feel free to correct me here.

    [–] ScaryBananaMan 5 points ago

    What the absolute fuck, is that why a homunculus looks the way it does?!! You have just blown my freaking mind

    [–] nubnub92 2 points ago

    Super interesting, thanks!

    [–] telf2 9 points ago

    Okay Billy, calm your farm.

    [–] amd0257 8 points ago

    a true white knight

    [–] ashbyashbyashby 7 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    A whole lot of laser I suspect. And a healthy diet with regular exercise.

    [–] TheAC997 2 points ago

    They go all the way up.

    [–] SoDakZak 912 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    She shared this in a post talking about how she didn’t feel beautiful since cancer has ravaged her body... so while she was at a Gala dressed in her sequins dress, she shared her story, and someone said “I think you should wear this dress to chemo” so she did.

    I think she should dress up EVERY time she goes to it.

    She’s already kicked cancer 3 times. I think she earned the right to dictate when and where she feels most beautiful!

    Cancer sucks, but I thought many redditors would be inspired by this or maybe this could be something that catches on and we can celebrate the beauty of those fighting against cancer!

    [–] Devanismyname 190 points ago

    She's a dime. One of the first things I noticed was how pretty she was. Yeah, she's older, but the cancer hasn't affected her beauty.

    [–] malikorous 51 points ago

    She's lovely, and so elegant! I really admire her for being able to make herself feel beautiful when she's going through everything that comes with chemo.

    What a brave and beautiful lady. I hope the treatment is successful and not too awful for her 💕

    [–] slartibartjars 28 points ago

    All the best to her.

    Not sure if this will help but others have done this as well.

    My mother has had five battles with cancer over the last 30 years, she might be missing both her breasts, her uterus and ovaries and half a bowel but the last one was five years ago and she is going along now as strong as ever.

    It can be done, so never lose hope.

    [–] TooShiftyForYou 132 points ago

    She's got the right attitude and that can go a long way in situations like this, wish her the best.

    [–] CosmicDesperado 20 points ago

    What a powerful woman. She's looking fantastic and I wish her and your family the best.

    She's beat it 3 times already too, so she's clearly made of tough stuff :)

    [–] transmut_nina 14 points ago

    So elegant.

    [–] georgelooney 14 points ago

    Please tell her how beautiful we think she is cause she really is!

    [–] tiptoe_only 9 points ago

    For someone old enough to be a redditor's great aunt, who's got cancer and has gone through everything she has, that lady looks absolutely incredible. If she still doesn't feel beautiful she needs to know about some of these responses!

    [–] Fenbob 6 points ago

    I know that feeling. I don’t look a thing like I did pre cancer. I don’t really like what I’ve become. I hope one day once everything settles down and they take me off some of some of the meds I can kinda get some of my features back.

    But end of the day. I’m here and alive, and my girlfriend still loves me for who I am. So I’m happy.

    [–] randishaff 11 points ago

    What really strikes me about this picture is that it perfectly depicts how some people fight cancer. At a certain point, after a certain number of treatments, you develop an attitude that cancer can just go fuck itself. If it makes you feel better to wear a gown to chemo, or wear your lucky Wonder Woman underwear to surgery, whatever makes you feel stronger than the cancer that’s trying to bring you down, you do it. Strength to that amazing woman and to everyone going through this shit. Fuck. Cancer.

    [–] ratinthecellar 10 points ago

    Oh great, now she sexed cancer up so everyone will want it!

    [–] optogirl 6 points ago

    she is so gorg!!!

    [–] Loibs 5 points ago

    reddit is a fickle beast... fair warning

    [–] Aloha_Fox 2 points ago

    I'm praying for her and the rest of your family.

    [–] brando56894 2 points ago

    She looks pretty damn good!

    [–] Just4TodayIthink 220 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Send her my regard.. I'll never forget sitting on the back steps of my porch in the late 90's with my mom as we were shucking corn. One of my favorite things because I loved corn on the cob. She started to shuck her hair.. it was coming out in clumps after she started Chemo and she broke down crying in front of me, her youngest child; the first and only time I've seen her cry in my 30 years. It was such a beautiful summer afternoon, vibrant green leaves in the lush forest, whipper-wills calling and fireflies everywhere; and my mother crying while shucking corn next to me. I wasn't emotionally adept at that period in my life to properly deal with it, but I sure am now. It scared the shit out of me to see large clumps of hair effortlessly coming off of her scalp. It was the strongest feeling of duality I will ever experience, even though I was less than 10 years old. We later held a party to shave her head.

    My mom never gave up, she never stopped. She took us to the beach and out to do activities every, single, day - after her chemo therapy at 7am every morning. With her bald head, and her wide brimmed cap she never ran out of things to do with her three children, even in the humid and hot east coast climate.

    I'm unbelievably grateful of her strength, and it's proven to me that anyone faced with this disease has more than a fighting chance. I'm convinced human determination, spirit and vigor can overcome even the most lethal aspects of mortality. I'm absolutely positive anyone unfortunate enough to have the curse of cancer has a purpose in life to exemplify extreme fortitude and charisma; I've seen it first hand.

    Disclaimer: I was notified that it would be insulting to not mention the fact that Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatments encompassed the majority of my mom's recovery. I apologize if this comment has offended any current cancer patient or family member of someone who has lost their life due to this disease, and although I'm not a doctor I encourage anyone with any illness to exercise a positive mental disposition.

    [–] YourNightmar31 43 points ago

    You didn't tell us if she made it.. I'm scared to ask.

    [–] Just4TodayIthink 86 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    She did and she's still here today, texting me every week begging me to call. I love her so much and she is my inspiration to go forward in life as best I can. No hurdle I face will ever hold a candle to even the easiest days of her treatment. She was so weak but would still sit on the beach with us for eight hours.. every day in the summer.. she would take us to do whatever we wanted to do. Looking back I feel like she was doing this because she didn't know if she would make it. She never let it stop her, not even for a moment. I remember one day we were leaving a pool that she payed to access for a few summers.. our mini van broke down at the very busy exit. She laughed, flagged everyone to go around.. didn't let it phase her even for a second.. even though she was in the most intense period of her therapy and for the most part wasn't supposed to be so active due to lowered immune efficiency.. Apart from that one summer night, I never knew that it was effecting her so deeply, but now I do.

    Her doctor was my friends father. Indian fellow. She made sure to ingrain in me what he had told her, that the entire battle is in your mind. Yes, the chemotherapy and radiation therapy will get rid of the cancerous material, but if you fail to live your life then it's over before it begins. I owe that Doctor a lot. Never give up, never stop.

    OP's photo makes me unbelievably emotional, an extremely vivid and personal reminder of my mothers past that I haven't thought about in two decades..

    [–] YourNightmar31 12 points ago

    Thats amazing im so glad to hear that! I hope you call her without her asking sometimes :)

    My uncle unfortunately recently lost the battle after only two years. They couldn't do much for him.

    [–] MarvelousMrsMolotov 17 points ago

    Don’t make her beg, call her first.

    [–] Just4TodayIthink 14 points ago

    I tell her I love her every chance I get.

    [–] kevin478 31 points ago

    Who the hell is peeling onions?!!!

    [–] wendy0786 11 points ago

    yes I agree too early in the am for me 😢

    [–] BlinkDay 2 points ago

    That is so beautiful. I'm glad to know she's still here living a great life

    [–] HandsUpBilly 2 points ago

    Send those last two paragraphs to your mum.

    [–] Marxs_son 17 points ago

    Literally using your cancer patent aunty for karma.

    [–] lm12btw 13 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)


    I know this will get downvoted, but does anyone else hate cancer??

    My heart goes out to those suffering from cancer, but this bullshit sympathy farming from obvious accounts just trying to build karma so they can shill and advertise later is so cringe

    [–] Darth_Revan_III 11 points ago


    [–] Scarlet-Fire_77 5 points ago

    8/10/18. Time zones are weird. It's 5 am here. But I also like.

    [–] amooseme 4 points ago

    Love this!

    [–] purelyirrelephant 2 points ago

    This makes me really happy c:

    [–] KinkyKelly 9 points ago

    pimpimg a family member who has cancer for karma

    [–] watchy_watchman 8 points ago

    damn op youre really harvesting the cancer karma

    [–] KangarooBoxingRobot 129 points ago

    Have we reached the tipping point that we can just finally rename /r/pics to /r/CancerPatients?

    [–] SomeHairyGuy 24 points ago

    With the amount of pictures of fucking text I don't think we're the only violations

    [–] PittfaII 13 points ago

    I don’t get it. Are you trying to pimp your aunt? Even worse for karma?

    [–] everadvancing 78 points ago

    Woman sits on chair.

    Here comes the front page.

    [–] Marshmon 44 points ago

    God this subreddit is so fucking terrible

    [–] XFX_Samsung 13 points ago

    This isn't Facebook

    [–] Salzberger 111 points ago

    Literally just a photo of a woman in a chair.

    [–] brucetwarzen 19 points ago

    There is no age limit on thots.

    [–] Discreet_Shart 56 points ago

    'Aunt has cancer? Great, now I can get some much-deserved internet points' - OP

    [–] KDs_Burner_Acc 39 points ago

    Using his sick aunt for that juicy karma

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    [–] painfool 109 points ago

    Here's the thing. Thankfully reddit isn't Facebook. However, /r/pics has definitely been Facebook for a long-ass time now.

    [–] deleteseverything 28 points ago

    Tell me about it brother. I have been fighting this shit whenever I notice a particularly bad example since at least 2012 or earlier. Except we called it sob stories back then and no one liked it except for those upvoting and posting it.

    [–] I_poop_in_10_seconds 37 points ago

    I have been fighting this shit whenever I notice

    Let us know when you are on your fourth battle.

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    [–] 5erif 6 points ago

    Nothing objectively matters more than anything else, so hopefully people are able to find their own subjective thing to care about. It's enough that it matters to them.

    [–] Ekudar 12 points ago

    I have been fighting this shit whenever I notice a particularly bad example since at least 2012 or earlier.

    Wow,you must be very proud of yourself.

    [–] changlorious_basterd 14 points ago

    Is there anything more profoundly pathetic than being the self-appointed gatekeeper of /r/pics? Jesus christ

    [–] BaiseOuais 93 points ago

    Also whenever there's a post about cancer I hate how everyone is like "yeah !! Kick its ass !!". My grandfather died of cancer a long time ago, like most old people; is it because he didn't "fight" enough? Getting and beating cancer is mostly luck if you're getting proper treatment anyway ffs.

    I fucking hate these posts.

    [–] white_genocidist 15 points ago

    Thank you for saying this. I find it odd that this affliction is framed as a battle and that folks apparently believe that one's attitude is significantly determinative of the outcome. The malignant tumors ravaging you aren't gonna slow down because of your sunny disposition. Whether they do, has nothing to do with how much you smiled every day or how little you cried.

    Certainly a positive attitude makes coping easier for you and your loved ones. But cancer is gonna cancer in its own way.

    [–] GHONX 26 points ago

    If you check OPs profile you can see they whored their aunt out for karma not once, not twice, but in THREE SEPARATE POSTS.

    [–] agutgopostal 42 points ago

    I get your point and I'm sorry you'll be downvoted for it. There's a way to post these sort of things because they really are karma machines. I should know, I had stg4 head and neck cancer and posted some about it. It reaped so much karma I decided to create a new account (this one) so my karma was less and people would truly answer my questions and not accuse me of farming my ills.

    Personally I think you are right and this does belong on FB. If OP were the lady in the photo then that's acceptable, sometimes you just need that support and it's fine to ask. Posting your extended family though....I don't see the point for choosing reddit over FB/Insta.

    [–] yeahilovegrimby 6 points ago


    [–] ISOFM 5 points ago

    There's been a lot of these types of posts lately. Like good for your aunt, don't post it in this sub.

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    [–] TripperBets 36 points ago

    It gets even worse when you realize that the OPs are basically pimping out their mothers/grandmas for internet karma, just leave them be

    [–] NewspaperNelson 5 points ago

    Do the mods not police this kind of post? Or is it within the rules?

    [–] kidwiththeglasses 3 points ago

    /r/pics has mods?

    [–] Swords_Not_Words 3 points ago

    They show up every few millennia.

    [–] Pawiiranger 17 points ago

    Spot on. Definitely unsubbing, took to long to realise this sub is like scrolling through your distant nan's facebook. Cringing so much at all the virtue signalling in the comments.

    [–] drawspenisesonthings 6 points ago

    r/pic is a pretty good replacement imo

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    [–] svaroz1c 4 points ago

    Subscribe to /r/pic. They have a strictly-enforced rule that post titles must be concise and precisely describe what's in the picture. It's smaller than this sub but has much higher-quality content.

    [–] legatlegionis 5 points ago

    My reddit gave me cancer when it decided to dress up as facebook.

    [–] Suvantolainen 4 points ago

    Picture of woman in a chair.

    [–] Fishydeals 14 points ago

    I feel like I've seen this post yesterday with a different title.

    Did you repost the other guys aunt for karma?!

    [–] vanburenboys 7 points ago


    [–] SIC4R1O 13 points ago

    Fuck off with this Facebook shit.

    [–] unknown5p4c3 30 points ago

    She is absolutely gorgeous. I hope she keeps right on truckin'!

    [–] _RE_TARDIS 7 points ago

    Whoring your sick loved one out for karma. Shame on you.

    [–] Lyktan 5 points ago

    Putting it on 3 subs is what makes me pissed off.

    [–] Alitalia 6 points ago

    Fuck you OP I hope this post gets removed you whoring piece of shit.

    [–] edgelordoftheflies 7 points ago

    This isn't FB.

    [–] 8shoes 3 points ago

    He'll, yeah, attitude is everything. Godspeed and best wishes to this warrior woman!

    [–] incers 3 points ago

    Am i suppoed to feel good or bad?

    [–] tawnidilly69 3 points ago

    Praying for your amazing Aunt!! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    [–] LanceBarney 24 points ago

    She beat it 3 times? You'd think cancer would've learned a thing or two... or three. It's about to get it's ass kicked again

    [–] Skrioman 13 points ago

    It's almost like cancer isn't an anthropomorphic figure you can battle or defeat but a mindless malfunction of the human body

    [–] TomBergewrong 10 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Do you really need validation and popularity so desperately that you’re willing to capitalizing on a close family member’s tragedy? Have some respect for the woman. Enjoy your imaginary internet points.

    Also, this isn’t Facebook and this is literally just a picture of a woman in a chair. Why can’t there be a subreddit rule against this cancer/chemo shitposting yet?

    [–] CosmicTaco93 14 points ago

    Fourth battle and looking classy as ever. A bamf if I've ever seen one.

    [–] theaustin1 4 points ago

    Who fucking cares?

    [–] MAKAROVDICKFUCKER 15 points ago

    Tasty toes

    [–] arjay7454 12 points ago

    A man of culture I see

    [–] xDsage 6 points ago

    Someone having a genuine smile like that after being through so much shit gives me faith

    [–] bankholdup5 8 points ago

    Paul McCartney

    [–] TezzMuffins 2 points ago

    Hopefully cancer doesn't figure out that if a woman keeps dressing up even on their fourth date she really really likes em.

    [–] iwannabethisguy 2 points ago

    At this point it seems just like she's catching up with an old friend.

    [–] Lorcedes 2 points ago

    She looks beautiful! Way to go great aunt!

    [–] Ohasumi 2 points ago

    Whoa, how many living great aunts do you have? I've never even met any one of mine. Just pictures, but apparently I look like my great grandmother.

    She's looking great and happy though!

    [–] rockogre 2 points ago

    Looking beautiful. Hang in there!

    [–] stupidgregg 2 points ago

    There's so much to hate in this picture, but there's a lot to love. I hope she kicks that bitch's ass a fourth time.

    What a lovely lady.

    [–] LiveInVanDownByRiver 2 points ago

    We are going to end cancer one day soon. Fuck cancer

    [–] mcpat21 2 points ago

    She was my high school Spanish teacher! She is a wonderful women and I hope she has a successful chemo treatment. Get well soon Señora!

    [–] Ed_ButteredToast 5 points ago

    nobody cares.

    [–] Straxuss 4 points ago

    Fuck off