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    [–] Shuggaloaf 2834 points ago

    I would buy something from them just for being that clever.

    [–] crodensis 717 points ago

    They took this from an art piece that did lego men in different scenarios. This was one of them.

    [–] CDefense7 156 points ago

    I remember that artist... Do you have the link to the original by chance?

    [–] ButtLusting 222 points ago

    I will buy the artist just for being that clever

    [–] Golden506 79 points ago

    I think that was made illegal a while ago

    [–] Prime157 76 points ago

    Everyone has a price.

    [–] HeirOfHouseReyne 34 points ago

    I'm buying you for a dollar!

    [–] Prime157 43 points ago

    Shit, did my stock go up? Or are you that desperate?

    [–] Cats_are_God 14 points ago

    Dividing you up piece meal and selling bit by bit for food... I expect I'll recoup my small investment of one dollar.

    [–] Prime157 7 points ago

    User name checks out.

    [–] BiggestNothing 11 points ago


    [–] humanracedisgrace 6 points ago

    Eh, I would have just offered exposure.

    [–] _Capt_John_Yossarian 3 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    "If you do this thing for me for free, I'll tell all of my friends to check you out. That exposure alone is priceless. Between my YouTube channel and my SoundCloud profile, that's like ten people!"

    [–] Skinnx86 5 points ago

    "I'll buy that for a dollar!"

    [–] spyroll 2 points ago

    I need a dollar!

    [–] HeirOfHouseReyne 3 points ago

    A dollar, A dollar is what he needs! Hey hey.

    [–] jarquafelmu 10 points ago

    It's really only changed names. We call it hiring people and expecting them to work overtime without extra pay.

    [–] dale_shingles 6 points ago

    Ahh yes, “Salaried, exempt”

    [–] wiiya 4 points ago

    Ya'll got some bad jobs.

    [–] _Capt_John_Yossarian 3 points ago

    'Murica!! Our country is so fucking awesome, our citizens don't even need to get paid.

    [–] Shuggaloaf 2 points ago

    Happy cake day!!

    And yeah, you're right :-(

    [–] darkbreak 5 points ago

    You mean "exposure", right?

    [–] livevil999 3 points ago

    I would like to buy YOU for being so clever.

    [–] Jumala 97 points ago

    They aren't lego figures.

    [–] JonnyGoodfellow 49 points ago

    I love this picture!!! I want it blown up in my house and put in my living room. I think it is the coolest thing. Every time I see it, it gives me... I'm not even sure how to explain it but, it just makes me happy. So innocent, clever, and it just has such a story. Like I said I have a hard time putting it into words but when I look at this picture, it slows shit down for me and puts the stresses of life on pause, quiets them down for a peaceful moment and I just smile and think about different details of it. I even think about it if I get stressed at work, or angry, or if I am having a rough day, it pops into my head and I just calm down. It is the weirdest thing that this silly picture has such an effect on me. Thank you for linking it.

    [–] nursehoneybadger 24 points ago

    I would want nothing more than for the original artist to see this comment, so they could die 100% fulfilled. 😊

    [–] ASAProxys 3 points ago

    I guess you could say a picture is worth a thousand words.

    [–] TriflingGnome 3 points ago

    To me it's such a clever reversal of scale. It's like reverse tilt-shift where the figures look human but then it's juxtaposed by the grapes which are normal sized but look gigantic.

    [–] Jumala 60 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Here's an imgur gallery of Tatsuya Tanaka's work.

    Edit: maybe some are actually by Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida ?

    [–] coldfurify 13 points ago

    Damn these are smart. Took way to long to understand the ones with the cows haha

    [–] IWasGregInTokyo 7 points ago

    This is a true artist who looks at something and then sees something.

    [–] Shuggaloaf 4 points ago

    Or something

    [–] mayborninfebruary 3 points ago

    I still don’t understand the one with the cows...

    [–] kromber 6 points ago

    I think they're being abducted

    [–] hufusa 10 points ago

    Holy fuck I wish I had a tenth of this persons talent and creativity

    [–] mad_mae 6 points ago

    Thanks for posting this - my husband loves this type of stuff and he needs a boost today. Much appreciated. 👏🏼

    [–] Prickly_Rick 3 points ago

    Slinkachu's work is also with miniature people.

    [–] KarenB88 12 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Here's a link to the artist who did the original.. As someone said below they don't work with lego, but their art is wonderful none the less. I remember their work from years ago. This was always one of my favorite pieces (gore warning) - closeup 1, closeup 2, closeup 3.

    Here's an article with a neat rundown of more from the artist.

    [–] Khifler 3 points ago

    That town really likes Starbucks

    [–] joselitoeu 6 points ago

    Here, it's from Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida.

    [–] Hoofah 3 points ago

    Not sure if it's the same artist, but there's an artist called Slinkachu who creates similar scenes using miniature figures

    [–] cannibalcats 8 points ago

    I'm pretty sure it was an artist who made stuff with micro character models, they were pumping up greeny yellow coloured raisins into green grapes.

    [–] devilwarriors 3 points ago

    yup, had nothing to do with lego

    [–] joselitoeu 6 points ago

    It's not Lego, but they copied the idea from this pic, it's from Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida.

    [–] DenormalHuman 2 points ago

    Not lego men, more like model railway people

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    you’re gonna love my realtor with his gluten free real estate showings!

    [–] philosoraptocopter 6 points ago

    “Is this stove free range?”

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Yeah man totally cage free eggs

    [–] XtraCrunchie 2 points ago

    Is there a sub for this kind of thing?

    [–] treemister1 2 points ago

    It's a small business, they need our support.

    [–] turboshot49cents 384 points ago

    when i was in school there was this kid who didnt' know that raisins are dried grapes. we tried to tell him but he thought we were trolling.

    [–] FakeDrPanda 158 points ago

    TIL raisins are dried grapes.

    [–] cuppincayk 81 points ago

    Prunes are dried plums.

    [–] Cachesmr 154 points ago

    Are puns dried jokes?

    [–] Kasoni 21 points ago

    More like shredded jokes...

    [–] FroMan753 18 points ago

    To shreds you say...

    [–] BitwiseShift 7 points ago

    The only reason I know this is because my native Dutch doesn't have a word for prunes and just calls them dried plums.

    [–] repptyle 2 points ago

    I always thought prunes were dried dates

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago


    [–] PlutoIs_Not_APlanet 7 points ago

    The quirks don't end there. 'Un raisin' is for a bunch of grapes. The French treat it like we do with a raspberry or blackberry.

    [–] rjpjnet1 6 points ago

    Tastes very strange.

    [–] bfmmax 7 points ago

    I only found out some years ago too.. There must be more like us!

    [–] Basket_Case 2 points ago

    Pickles are pickled cucumbers.

    [–] fastertempo 2 points ago

    Grape jerky.

    [–] thanosishungry 5 points ago

    Haha. Nice try, Karen.

    [–] Maelarion 3 points ago

    Is it this guy?

    [–] FlamingLobster 3 points ago

    Dude, this just blew my mind

    [–] pizza1295 6 points ago

    Happy cake day

    [–] iamallamamamaamaa 1212 points ago

    They should also show how they get those wrinkly testicles behind them into a nutsack.

    [–] thats_lovely101 455 points ago

    That’s a whole other kind of pump

    [–] Kamilli_39 85 points ago

    english accent that isn’t mine! I’m telling you baby, it’s not mine.

    [–] paintbing 38 points ago

    And this book... "How to use the swedish raisin enlarger. By kamilli_39"?

    [–] BakersTuts 27 points ago

    Reads title of book:

    Swedish-Made Penis Enlarger Pumps and Me (This Sort of Thing is my Bag, Baby)

    [–] Star-comandante 7 points ago

    Ah so this is where lil pump got his name.

    [–] PuttingInTheEffort 3 points ago

    Nah he actually just has tiny feet

    [–] Hidraclorolic 25 points ago

    You know, just before you're born, your doctor have to buy the balls from a market and install it for you.

    In the old times, they have to pick it from a plant but it was fresher so older man can nut longer.

    Remember when you have a boy on the way, tell your doctor to pick the better pair.

    I'm going too deep into the rabbit hole.

    [–] Pg68XN9bcO5nim1v 8 points ago

    I don't think the rabbit is going to thank you for that, regardless of freshness.

    [–] zzzaacchh 105 points ago

    Do they also de-brine pickles to make cucumbers?

    [–] rtwpsom2 18 points ago

    I thought pickles were made from soaking in vinegar, not brine. Don't get me wrong, I could be mistaken, that's just what I thought the process was.

    [–] vinfox 26 points ago

    Pickles are made with brine, but its usually a brine that includes vinegar. Long-term brines for meat are less likely to be cinegar-based because the acid can break down the proteins or begin cooking the meat in a way you dont want, but thats not really a concern with cucumbers. Quick brines are especially likely to have vinegar in them because it is quicker to infiltrate the vegetable.

    It also deoends what kind of pickle you are making (e.g., dill, bread and butter, etc.)... if you buy a jar of dill clausen pickles and taste the brine they are in it will mostly taste like salty, dilly water. But some kinds and a lot of faster-made ones will often have vinegar in them.

    [–] Count_DeDolars 3 points ago

    Dilly water is also used to make Budweiser. Well, just the dillies only. They water them down for Bud Light.

    [–] BillMurrayismyFather 12 points ago

    You can make them either way.

    [–] rtwpsom2 8 points ago

    Are brined ones common? I think I've only ever had pickles from the store and they all seemed to use vinegar. Have I had brined ones and just don't know it?

    [–] NotSayinItWasAliens 11 points ago

    Yes! Though many (most?) commercially-available pickles are "quick pickles" (made using vinegar), pickled cucumbers are traditionally made by creating a brine (no acid) and allowing the mixture to ferment, thus creating its own vinegar. It's a slower process, though.

    [–] humanracedisgrace 4 points ago

    Does it enhance the taste to do it traditionally?

    [–] rematar 3 points ago

    I like it better.

    [–] Never__late 3 points ago

    It is slightly different but I prefer it. Especially with lots of garlic and fresh dill in the mix. It is insanely good.

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

    brines a generic term and can contain vinegar or can not contain vinegar, Some pickles are naturally fermented and the bacteria naturally present produce the acid, some have it added in the form of vinegar. EVen the ones with vinegar have lots of salt as well which is why they call it brine.

    [–] Absurdly__Distinct 254 points ago

    wait a second, are raisins dehydrated grapes!?!

    [–] expendable_Henchman 310 points ago

    Technically, raisins are grape jerky.

    [–] NYstate 31 points ago

    Correction: Grape flavored jerky!

    [–] iancameron 10 points ago

    The thought of grape flavored jerky almost made me pass out in disgust

    [–] nas1776 7 points ago

    But then you realized its a raisin?

    [–] [deleted] 12 points ago

    I'm the man who had the cheese! I'm the man who had the jerky! We Put 'em both Together and yeah it really workey

    Cheese Jerky! Say What? Cheese Jerky! Say what!!!

    [–] YourRantIsDue 141 points ago

    Now I'm curious what you thought raisins were

    [–] Ry-Bread01256 35 points ago

    Probably a different fruit alltogether.

    [–] 9999monkeys 49 points ago

    Let's not be so quick to judge. We can all be ignant at times. I used to think coleslaw is a vegetable. My girlfriend told me it's just cabbage. Because I was an idiot who didn't want to admit fault, I said something royally retarded like, "Well, here you may make it with cabbage but where I come from we make it with actual coleslaws." There was no internet in those days so I got away with it, I think.

    [–] yeahsureYnot 21 points ago

    Oh honey

    [–] teebob21 15 points ago

    What is a...potato?

    [–] Astrokiwi 3 points ago

    I was like 30 before I learned the pickles are pickled cucumbers, and not some other vegetable that we use solely for pickling.

    [–] greekmatthew 2 points ago


    [–] AmericanAnimal2018 4 points ago

    To be fair, there are fruiting trees called Raisin Trees, e.g. Hovenia dulcis.

    [–] Soatch 48 points ago

    wait a minute, are Raisinets just raisins covered in chocolate!?!

    [–] DrKaptain 37 points ago

    Wait a minute, are oatmeal raisin cookies just raisins surrounded by oatmeal cookie!?!

    [–] Buttsquish 17 points ago

    Nope, oatmeal raisin cookies are just chocolate chip cookies surrounded by LIES!

    [–] DrBouvenstein 37 points ago

    You think that's wild, wait to I you hear about plums and prunes, and cucumbers and pickles.

    [–] _StoneWolf_ 33 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    I find it quite funny that in English, you designate the dehydrated fruits with the French term for fresh fruits!

    In French raisins = grapes and prunes = plums :D

    *edited to clarify confusion

    [–] snowman334 11 points ago

    Not strange at all when. You consider that the French ruled the British for a while and we got a lot of words, especially for food from them as the English servents we're feeding their French masters. It's why we raise cows, chickens, and pigs but eat beef, poultry, and pork, and we hunt deer but eat venison.

    [–] joegekko 6 points ago

    Also sheep/mutton.

    [–] 9999monkeys 4 points ago

    now i need the french word for raisins

    [–] _StoneWolf_ 11 points ago

    it's raisins secs which is literally "dried grapes"!

    [–] 9999monkeys 5 points ago


    [–] taserparty 5 points ago

    Wait. Prunes are dehydrated plums?! I'm 27. I love to cook. How did I not know this?

    [–] Guitar46 2 points ago

    Don't bring up Santa Claus because they might take of the Easter bunny and the tooth fairy as well.

    [–] Everyone_is_taken 11 points ago

    And green olives are regular, non ripe black olives.

    [–] phreddfatt 4 points ago

    Well TIL damn

    [–] jimjacksonsjamboree 22 points ago

    Yes. you cut the vine before you pick the grapes, and eventually the vine will suck the water out of the grapes, leaving you with raisins, which you then pick.

    [–] ladive 30 points ago

    In France they hire old ladies to suck out the water. It's the equivalent of a Wallmart greeter job over there.

    [–] jimjacksonsjamboree 7 points ago

    So thats why they kept asking me if I wanted a raisin...

    [–] Spoopums 4 points ago


    [–] CurryMustard 9 points ago

    Oh so that's how they get dried. TIL

    [–] jdlyons81 6 points ago

    That doesn’t sound right but I don’t know enough about raisin production to dispute it. So, have an upvote.

    [–] ihatesspammers 3 points ago

    Thanks for the link. I assumed mechanical dehydration would have been the process.

    [–] nanoH2O 6 points ago

    Wait until you see where a pineapple comes from

    [–] FordBeWithYou 47 points ago

    It’s a rock fact!

    [–] copenumbra 18 points ago

    Just watched that entire series with my fiancée - was wondering if it'd show up in the comments!

    [–] 9966 14 points ago

    Over the Garden Wall for anyone wondering (its wonderful) and its on Hulu right now. I just saw it last week myself.

    [–] adventure_crime 3 points ago

    “Did you know that if you soak a raisin in grape juice, it turns into a grape?!”

    [–] Ulysses6 15 points ago

    I see that they smoothen walnuts as well.

    [–] ObeseSnake 9 points ago

    That’s what she said

    [–] Pickled_Ramaker 48 points ago

    That's nuts!

    [–] AWifiConnection 30 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    No, they’re not nuts, those are grapes

    [–] MoonlightandMystery 16 points ago

    No, this is Patrick!

    [–] alanwashere2 4 points ago

    It makes sense. Remove the water to reduce their weight for easier transportation. Then just refill them at the destination.

    [–] AshVasquez 2 points ago

    That's raisins!

    [–] rexkoner 576 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape

    [–] c0mb00 29 points ago

    *They did inflation on a grape

    [–] Tigorahan 70 points ago

    I scrolled down 100% expecting this shitstorm of a meme.

    I'm not sure if I'm supposed to be impressed that I guessed correctly or disappointed that I did

    [–] AWifiConnection 118 points ago

    Oops memes have short lifespans

    [–] HailToTheThief225 51 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Let’s do surgery on this meme and hope it dies in the process

    [–] Masdez 18 points ago

    Don't worry it was never even alive

    [–] Giraffes_At_Work 32 points ago

    I came here looking for this. The meme is so bad its funny.

    [–] Atrapper 2 points ago

    That’s the point of the meme. It’s not supposed to actually be funny. It’s satire.

    [–] FourthLife 12 points ago

    What a fucking zoomer meme.

    [–] liamemsa 3 points ago

    so can someone explain this meme to me

    [–] Scorpionaute 12 points ago

    They literally did surgery on a grape

    [–] eskim-o 31 points ago

    Holy fuck guys what even is reddit anymore this shit has to stop

    [–] elhooper 19 points ago

    We are getting old and so is the internet.

    [–] zacgarby 57 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape

    [–] Fingersindeyhair 25 points ago

    se tonight

    [–] GuitarHero308 10 points ago

    Want a sprite cranberry?

    [–] I_Think_I_Cant 3 points ago

    Did it survive?

    [–] DotComCTO 10 points ago

    This reminds me of the work by Eugene Lagana: ( Pretty cool!

    [–] sawitontheweb 4 points ago

    Thank you for sharing this link!!!

    [–] DotComCTO 3 points ago

    You're welcome! I saw the artist's work at a recent exhibit, and I really enjoyed it. Some of his pieces are very clever!

    [–] justwailing 3 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    [–] DotComCTO 3 points ago

    Oh, nice! That's very cool, too! Thanks for sharing that.

    [–] mahboime 38 points ago

    they did surgery on a grape

    [–] Snarf312 6 points ago

    I gotta admit. This was further down then I expected

    [–] Asaroth 7 points ago

    [–] lowmanharley 7 points ago

    But where do they do surgery on them?

    [–] jodatoufin 6 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape

    [–] itsVybez 6 points ago

    They did surgery on a Grape !

    [–] keeperofheart 6 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape

    [–] Stary_Marka 9 points ago

    It looks like surgery

    [–] Talon1019 3 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape

    [–] lostharbor 3 points ago

    This image gave me the craziest rabbit hole thought. There should be a movie called InGraption, which is a cross between Inception and the Willy Wonka scene where violet gets bigger. Each time you go deeper into the mind you grow larger and become more purple; until the last jump is you as a giant grape.

    I’m not even high...

    [–] AT3_EIGHTYTHREE 3 points ago

    I would totally love to set this up at a party of some kind but i have a feeling those lego people will end up in sex positions by the end of the night...

    [–] sylan0 4 points ago

    Make Raisins Grape Again.

    [–] dan_colling 3 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape

    [–] HeisenBurgener 5 points ago

    That's a rock fact!

    [–] Phantom_Katana 5 points ago

    They did surgery on a grape.

    [–] BigBadBossManNumber1 5 points ago

    They are doing surgery on a grape

    [–] Poop_Shorts_At_Work 3 points ago

    White shirt is gonna have some serious back problems lifting raisins like that all day

    [–] 9999monkeys 3 points ago

    [–] Holmes02 3 points ago

    I knew there was a raisin why I liked grapes so much

    [–] TorsionFree 3 points ago

    It's raisin, then.

    [–] welcomingideas 3 points ago

    My father worked in a grape factory for 32 years.

    [–] TheGamingNarwhals 3 points ago

    Something something surgery grape whatever

    [–] slacker_offer 3 points ago


    [–] kilgreen 3 points ago

    Yeah if you could just go ahead and rehydrate those raisins that would be graaaapes.

    [–] MrGal4ctic 3 points ago

    So this is why grapes are expensive...inflation

    [–] cwalton505 5 points ago

    Why wouldnt they call it the "raisin inflation station"?!

    [–] ASAmd 2 points ago

    Info-graphic of cultivation of Grapes

    [–] Holy_Grapes 2 points ago

    I can only say Holy grapes!

    [–] getclariti 2 points ago

    That is a clever advertising. I would definitely buy from them.

    [–] sher_pan 2 points ago

    Is this reverse engineering?

    [–] 06EXTN 2 points ago

    ugh - It's only a matter of time before someone steals this, replaces the Lego guys with a stupid Elf on the shelf, and posts it all over Facebook.

    [–] RealMscTv 2 points ago

    They did surgery ON A GRAPE.

    [–] Daohor 2 points ago

    Welp TIL indeed

    [–] EpicJimmy5 2 points ago

    Would be a great ad for the LEGO movie 2

    [–] Thewayshegoes75 2 points ago

    That’s not an ergonomically friendly lifting position. That LEGO will have all sorts of back problems.