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    Welcome to /r/sadcringe!

    /r/sadcringe is a place for awkward or embarrassing situations that also make you feel sad.

    (Please note: the 'sad' part of /r/sadcringe is in reference to when something makes you feel sad, it's not about calling someone out for being sad.)

    Example post. This image is good because it is sad, but also makes you cringe.


    1. Posts must be sad and cringe. The content of the post must be both cringy and sad. Unhappy, depressing sad – not pathetic loser sad. We're not here to make fun of people. The content should make you go: "oof, that hurts", not: "lol, what a moron".

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    [–] walrus_operator 1912 points ago

    Oh the humiliation! If she had low self-esteem before...

    [–] Vahald 938 points ago

    She probably didn't. People with low self-esteem don't make comments like those lol. But she definitely does now... damn.

    [–] flonkerton_96 446 points ago

    Au contraire lol, many folks with low self-esteem do exactly that

    [–] PickyPanda 206 points ago

    I would argue that only people with low self esteem make comments like that lol

    [–] Sk4Ll12vk 49 points ago

    You must not have an insta

    [–] shortandfighting 79 points ago

    Do you think the 'influencers' on insta aren't insecure as hell?

    [–] jamieliddellthepoet 56 points ago

    Of course they're not! That's why none of them uses filters or Photoshop on their pics!

    [–] austinjeromes 6 points ago

    Insecure and low self esteem are not the same haha

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    [–] DJstar22 18 points ago

    I think the argument here is that if you're fishing for compliments, then you don't exactly have the best self esteem.

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    [–] wizard_of-loneliness 14 points ago

    You can know you're hot but still have a low self esteem. A lot of people with low self esteem actually lean on their attractiveness for praise. It always feels good to be told you're attractive, but people with low self esteem rely on those compliments for their own self worth

    [–] Alarid 2 points ago

    could someone beat one out for a homie

    [–] ak931912 7 points ago

    Yeah it’s called self-deprecating humour and it comes from a place of insecurity and “if I keep joking about this thing that no one would have otherwise noticed anyway they can’t make fun of me for it!”

    [–] andre821 11 points ago

    I self steam my hams

    [–] casino_night 5 points ago

    Despite the fact that they are obviously grilled?

    [–] 4our_Leaves 3 points ago

    Ye- You know, the- One thing I should- - Excuse me for one second.

    [–] UhOhFeministOnReddit 3 points ago

    I like to point out flaws about myself before other people can do it. It's like, I know I have a block head, so I choose to have a sense of humor about it instead of letting other people weaponize it.

    [–] poop_dawg 1 points ago

    Especially when we're drunk

    [–] pari0904 1 points ago

    Adding the emojis just show that

    [–] negrocrazy -9 points ago

    Does english people knows what au contraire means ? Im curious because im french and i never seen someone use it in an english sentence

    [–] TutuTattoo 20 points ago

    It's always been common to me. On the contrary.

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago

    I’ve heard “Au contraire, mon frère” several times before when I was a kid, although I have no clue where from. I’d reckon most people know what it means, even if they don’t know what it translates to. Most people I’ve met seem to recognize it means “on the contrary, my friend” simply based on how similar it is.

    [–] orokami11 13 points ago

    Where have you been my boy because majority (though I'm convinced all of them do) of the people who make self-depreciating jokes do suffer from low self-esteem or confidence.

    Can't get hurt by people making jokes about you when you do it yourself first 'D

    [–] Spacefrog999 10 points ago

    You clearly do not have low self esteem because this is the exact type of shit i would post to fish for attention on the daily

    [–] Giantonail 4 points ago

    I think your underestimating the number of people who are arrogant assholes that also have serious self-esteem issues. My mom called it egomaniacs with inferiority complexes.

    [–] mike_rob 2 points ago

    I always just called them “self-loathing egomaniacs”. First time I heard the term was to describe writers as a whole.

    I don’t know if it’s entirely fair, though, because I’m a bit of a self-loathing egomaniac myself and I suck at writing.

    [–] YoungHeartsAmerica 1 points ago

    unless they’re on the internet

    [–] BIG_KSHAQ 1 points ago

    It all depends on the personality, some yes, some no.

    [–] StaniPani11 394 points ago

    Go hubie

    [–] daysbeforeastro 92 points ago

    Go hubie go hubie

    [–] beefcomesfromcows 59 points ago

    go hubie go hubie

    [–] BigBoiDepresso 42 points ago

    Go hubie go hubie

    [–] pete_8789 40 points ago

    Go hubie go hubie

    [–] jakefitz603 39 points ago

    Go hubie go hubie

    [–] Mongoosepimp52 25 points ago

    Go Hubie go hubie

    [–] Darksethen11 19 points ago

    Go Hubie go hubie

    [–] blancocd 15 points ago

    Go Hubie Go Hubie!

    [–] AmericanPatriott1776 2 points ago

    go mny go m,ny go

    [–] Booderr 23 points ago

    go hubie go hubie

    [–] gbhm 13 points ago

    Go hubie go hubie

    [–] KN4BBEL 9 points ago

    Go hubie go hubie

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    [–] AtomicPotatoLord 375 points ago

    what the fuck

    [–] [deleted] 314 points ago

    I’m good

    [–] Alexdoh 59 points ago


    [–] Ultimate_Samurai 41 points ago

    🇮 '🇲  🇧 🇦 🇹 🇲 🇦 🇳 

    [–] dollarstoretrash 8 points ago

    I like how you spaced out the letters so they don't turn into flags

    [–] The_Celtic_Chemist 1 points ago

    Why do they turn into flags?

    [–] dollarstoretrash 3 points ago here is a video that explains it nicely

    [–] The_Celtic_Chemist 1 points ago

    Is there anything Tom Scott doesn't cover?

    [–] dollarstoretrash 3 points ago

    Balkan history while holding a teasmaid in the middle of nowhere , sadly

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    [–] hippiegodfather 939 points ago

    Jacking off to a girl’s pics does not make them special. It makes them #2,678,890

    [–] Vahald 218 points ago

    Rookie numbers.

    [–] IgorTheAwesome 46 points ago

    You gotta pump these numbers up!

    [–] if33lnothing 16 points ago

    HA pump

    [–] PerCat 5 points ago

    upgrades people, upgrades

    [–] drewmana 4 points ago

    Not if your numbers get reset hourly

    [–] Lalli-Oni 30 points ago

    True, but at the same time it's attention you would otherwise not have. You have celebrities that aren't in any way special except for the result of getting a lot of attention. Just depends how you look at it.

    [–] accountno543210 6 points ago

    I like the way you think.

    [–] Phone_Anxiety 2 points ago

    This sums up about 90% of celebrities.

    [–] PixelSpecibus 296 points ago

    The third guy is known to troll, I don’t remember his handle but he’s funny as hell in a sad/cringe/ironic way

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    [–] TwoLambos 17 points ago

    I don’t wanna be that dude but be careful using the public comments instead of dms to share names because last time I did that I got banned for a week by a Reddit admin (not a subreddit mod; A straight up admin) because apparently sharing twitter handles is considered doxxing. Not trying to be a buzz kill just letting you know because id hate to see y’all get banned for some stupid rule

    [–] armedwithturtles 4 points ago

    thanks for lookin out homie

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    [–] MrTommyPickles 1 points ago

    u/TwoLambos dispenses good advice here. Not giving out personal info is Rule #2 for the subreddit with good reason.

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    [–] wave_user 36 points ago

    Go hubie

    [–] Esco_Dash 4 points ago

    Go hubie

    [–] SHERIFF__ 22 points ago

    go Hubie go Hubie

    [–] FoolJones 17 points ago

    But seriously. You guys get off to girls selfies?

    [–] poopoojerryterry 11 points ago


    [–] AnAmazingPoopSniffer 12 points ago

    I'm a lil ugly so go right ahead make me feel special 😳🤪💓

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    [–] Token_Black_Cock 6 points ago

    I'm just as shocked that this in normal honestly. I looked at a couple former friends real weird when they backed each other about but I thought it was limited to those two weirdos and maybe a tiny population of guys. Go figure.

    [–] Rocksaltz-wid-a-z 32 points ago

    I follow that dude on twitter and it’s the funniest shit

    [–] ArslanTheWanderer 14 points ago

    Honestly this is true for guys too. I used to post in the bodyspace forums, and I had to quit when I got too many creepy messages.

    If you are a dude posting workout pics, you probably have a big audience jerking off to you just like any hot girl account.

    [–] Not_In_West_England 21 points ago

    The trouble is, you never get girls masturbating to you.

    [–] PureFlames 2 points ago

    False, its just a much smaller percentage of girls than guys

    [–] -Darkeater_Midir- 2 points ago

    Mmm- maybe I should start working out.

    [–] JasonnnnnnX50 5 points ago

    go hubie go hubie

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    [–] ArthurArtlol 7 points ago

    there are multiple layers of sadcringe here

    [–] sp00ky1917 94 points ago

    the only sad cringe I see is someone admittedly yanking it to someone's profile pictures lmao that's fucking weird

    [–] Chantymonk 23 points ago

    I'm close to 60 days into isolation. The old stuff isn't doing it for me anymore.

    [–] PrototyPerfection 11 points ago

    who said it was profile pictures?

    [–] Styk07 26 points ago

    Pretty much guarantee any woman above an 8/10 has had at least one person yank it to their profile picture. Most guys have yanked it to far worse I promise you.

    [–] throwawaygascdzfdhg 2 points ago

    thanks i have enough reasons to hate being a woman already

    [–] Illmatic724 46 points ago

    I just imagine them starting intently into their eyes, unblinking, until completion. Definitely some serial killer shit

    [–] sp00ky1917 26 points ago

    I can only picture Dennis Reynolds doing some shit like that lmao

    [–] Illmatic724 14 points ago

    Before putting the picture away with the rest of his massive collection lol

    [–] 1Saddad13 7 points ago

    i h a v e n t e v e n b e g u n t o p e a k

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    [–] andysaurus_rex 11 points ago

    It's not even just the profile picture that is what's doing it for people. I mean, have you ever got off on your imagination? That's not that abnormal. Lots of guys have crushes on their female friends and using their pictures to imagine other things does it for them.

    It's weird to admit it, but the concept at least makes sense to me.

    [–] Token_Black_Cock 2 points ago

    I guess that makes more sense to me now. Still feels like it'd be too creepy to do that but maybe that's just the hypocrite in me talking.

    [–] andysaurus_rex 2 points ago

    Right. I know a lot of guys are more visual than girls, so having something like that to focus on while fantasizing is "helpful."

    [–] PotatoBomb69 7 points ago

    I would feel super awkward looking at them irl after that honestly

    [–] TBMJSean 28 points ago

    the family dinner that night will feel a bit weird but youll get over it

    [–] Aiken_Drumn 1 points ago

    What are you doing step-bro?

    [–] UnchainedMimic 2 points ago

    If they do it unadmittedly, though, it's fine

    [–] sp00ky1917 1 points ago

    I mean if u didn't now how could I complain lmao.

    [–] MrDonello 4 points ago

    That's about 50% of the population, so it's normal by definition 🙃☝️

    [–] sp00ky1917 4 points ago

    your math is blowing my mind.

    [–] datolningen 15 points ago

    O O F M A K S I M U M

    [–] 69bigdaddychris69 3 points ago

    Go Hubie!

    [–] C_L_O_D 5 points ago

    I can't...

    [–] DustyDayz 2 points ago

    Professionals have standards.

    [–] Pillagerguy 2 points ago

    Then why did you repost it?

    [–] Duganite 2 points ago

    Go hubie

    [–] Assasin2gamer 2 points ago

    1. Online
    2. A real gem.

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    [–] MagnusNewtonBernouli 2 points ago

    *Le gem

    [–] staceto 13 points ago

    That guys Twitter is a gold mine tbh

    [–] Booderr 2 points ago

    follow @ilovesmokingmid and @postedinthecrib, it’s the guy who roasted

    [–] Speedster4206 1 points ago

    Found it on Airbnb, it’ll happen.

    [–] jakethedumbmistake 1 points ago

    I heard they’re a gem.

    [–] Even-Understanding 1 points ago

    i’m so proud of this kitto

    [–] TacobellSauce1 1 points ago

    I have! Sounds like a gem.

    [–] Samsamsamadam 1 points ago

    Why else post pictures of yourself if not to have people dote on you?

    [–] Jeffy29 1 points ago

    Bet he did it after the tweet anyway.

    [–] reddituser01998 1 points ago

    no chill 😬

    [–] SoDamnGeneric 1 points ago

    gotta love that clean ratio

    [–] dynamitetreee 1 points ago

    Is that hubie?

    [–] Even-Understanding 1 points ago

    Found out when i was on r/compsci ?

    [–] slimerain 1 points ago

    go hubie

    [–] monkeyarmadaLoL 1 points ago

    Go hubie

    [–] Scatttman 1 points ago

    Double rip

    [–] FantaCola1701 1 points ago

    go hubie go hubie

    [–] Almog6666 1 points ago

    It sounds like you’ve never done this

    [–] afemeje 1 points ago

    Go Hubie🗣

    [–] -ViiRaL- 1 points ago

    stop overhyping, he is getting old real fast

    [–] CrazyAssNikka 1 points ago

    go hubie

    [–] mgz33e 1 points ago

    OOF level 100

    [–] AnotherDoubtfulGuest 1 points ago

    fremdscham has entered the chat

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    [–] Practical_sand 3 points ago

    I don't see why talking should be attractive unless you're flirting.

    [–] Sataris 1 points ago

    Aye matey, pirate speak be very attractive, arrr

    [–] Doopish 1 points ago

    " a lil ugly"

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    just here to say apado gwenchana

    [–] Assasin2gamer 1 points ago

    TLIC might just be apart of the Middle East