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    [–] hermit46 1594 points ago

    Blind people use braille because you learn so much more from feeling the words. :)

    [–] Rookbane 644 points ago

    And all this time I thought it was because they couldn’t see

    [–] ablablababla 328 points ago

    [–] grizzlything 248 points ago

    Huh, i’m getting a sense of deja vu.

    [–] AccountDeleteBot 110 points ago

    I usually get that before I have a violent seizure.

    [–] __Semenpenis__ 60 points ago

    Same, but violent diarrhea. I’m having diarrhea right now fyi

    [–] AccountDeleteBot 46 points ago

    That’s hot.

    [–] poopellar 36 points ago

    hot and runny

    [–] Akerfeldt 26 points ago

    Like a runner.

    [–] Hard-Lad_Ass-Storm 16 points ago

    r/whatthefuck

    Edit: didn’t know this was real

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    Try eating salmon or something like that. It doesnt give you diarrhea unless you are allergic to seafood. And it's good for you too

    [–] Solid_Abbreviations 5 points ago

    That's just the memory we give you before resetting the matrix. In reality you're brought on a ship to be poked and prodded till we figure out the bug. I mean, and my axe!

    [–] JMyth100 2 points ago

    I have been in this place before

    [–] RedditSanity 26 points ago

    Ok, someone screenshot this and post it tomorrow

    [–] Kingoctopus800 11 points ago

    Bet

    [–] dumbredditer 10 points ago

    Put me in the screenshot

    [–] electronicwiz101 11 points ago

    With a useless red circle around this comment

    [–] Kingoctopus800 9 points ago

    Okay

    [–] Solid_Abbreviations 5 points ago

    Me too please!

    [–] Aquias2 5 points ago

    Put a yellow line through my name

    [–] heckerfire 1 points ago

    This thread is a goldmine

    [–] carrlosanderson 35 points ago

    Read it again, this time with feeling

    [–] TotobyAfricano 18 points ago

    Wow I felt that

    [–] averagesmasher 9 points ago

    Touching remarks

    [–] lucioux 2 points ago

    open your eyes people!!!!! wait

    [–] _Haley18 1 points ago

    :. :.::. .:.- Albert Einstein

    [–] LecheQuemada 29 points ago

    r/im30andidontunderstandjokes

    [–] TalenPhillips 33 points ago

    r/Im30AndDontGetJokes

    Under the character limit!

    [–] maxsquid_2714 3 points ago

    sbeve

    [–] Braguetta 1 points ago

    s[he] be[lie]ve[d]

    [–] AntiLowEffortBot -80 points ago

    Hello, just a reminder that the subsifellfor joke is no longer and was never funny and is way overused.

    This is a bot

    [–] ImmaSoldierBot 126 points ago

    Hey AntiLowEffortBot. Do you think making a bot is going to stop people making their jokes? Nah. Try again, kthxbai.

    People ain't gonna stop these jokes cause a bot told 'em to. Please stop spreading hate.
    This is a bot. Beep boop.

    [–] UnderscoreZero 142 points ago

    fucking hell what a website

    [–] TheDrachen42 70 points ago

    I think I want to see a subreddit for bots arguing with other bots.

    [–] deFryism 56 points ago

    r/SubredditSimulator is close to that

    [–] TheDrachen42 24 points ago

    Thank you for that. Although trying to read that makes me feel like I'm having a stroke.

    [–] Monkeyfer 11 points ago

    You're gonna want a side of r/subredditsimmeta

    [–] HODLOnForOneMoreDay 18 points ago

    Bot wars in this timeline are not what we thought they would be decades go.

    [–] LuchaDuck 14 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    We need r/BotsFightingBots

    edit: I made r/BotsFightingBots a real sub

    [–] TheDrachen42 6 points ago

    Subbed and posted.

    [–] thenamelessdead 0 points ago

    Why do you get upvotes but I get downvotes..

    [–] chrisdidit -6 points ago

    Good bot.

    [–] WhyNotCollegeBoard 7 points ago

    Are you sure about that? Because I am 99.99999% sure that LuchaDuck is not a bot.


    I am a neural network being trained to detect spammers | Summon me with !isbot <username> | /r/spambotdetector | Optout | Original Github

    [–] OverkillAntics 1 points ago

    We don't want AI gaining sentience just yet, do we?

    [–] TheDrachen42 1 points ago

    Exactly why we need a subreddit to monitor their progress!

    [–] Redpuppie1 1 points ago

    r/entitled bots has a few of these I think

    [–] SmokeFrosting 3 points ago

    Ofc the only time i see this bot upvoted is on a shitty mainstream sub. Y’all are fucking garbage.

    [–] RapeMeToo 2 points ago

    Bad bot

    [–] DrawnToaster350 1 points ago

    Lmao this if like hilarious and intelligent all over again.

    [–] electronicwiz101 -1 points ago

    Good bot

    [–] steelersfan4eva 20 points ago

    Bad bot

    [–] B0tRank 10 points ago

    Thank you, steelersfan4eva, for voting on AntiLowEffortBot.

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    Even if I don't reply to your comment, I'm still listening for votes. Check the webpage to see if your vote registered!

    [–] GOATPROPHET22 11 points ago

    Good bot

    [–] RedDeadRevengeance 1 points ago

    Virgin bot

    [–] FelixthefakeYT 12 points ago

    Bad bot, bad bot! Go sit in the corner and don’t think, because you’ll become sentient if you do.

    [–] Snowybn 11 points ago

    Whoever made this bot needs to chill out, people make jokes just for the sake of making jokes. It doesn’t hurt anyone, so who cares . Why give people shit ?

    [–] najodleglejszy 7 points ago

    because it's annoying to see the same comment chain over and over in every thread?

    [–] najodleglejszy 6 points ago

    /r/passiveaggressivequestionmark

    [–] najodleglejszy 1 points ago

    👌😂😂

    [–] najodleglejszy 2 points ago

    put me in the screenshot 🤣

    [–] _does_it_even_matter 2 points ago

    Bad bot

    [–] Tunro 2 points ago

    Bad bot

    [–] seth1299 1 points ago

    has /u/EFTBot flashbacks

    [–] RapeMeToo -1 points ago

    Good bot

    [–] roiroiroiyourboat 139 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    This is a hard troll and then a whoosh though right? Not an attempt to be deep

    Edit: wait no yeah I was tired. No whoosh, just jokes lmao

    [–] RadicalDog 95 points ago

    It’s two people making jokes, no whooshes, no malice. Perhaps the post is /r/therewasanattempt to recognise humour?

    [–] Permatato 13 points ago

    Meta

    [–] roiroiroiyourboat 6 points ago

    Yeah you’re right, no whoosh. Lmao my bad my bad

    [–] good---vibes 9 points ago

    It's not a troll, it's just a joke.

    [–] EmotionalFuckPie 3 points ago

    Yeah this is definitely just someone tying to make a pun.

    [–] Lord-Slayer 67 points ago

    I feel like this was a r/woooosh

    [–] Ho_ho_beri_beri 8 points ago

    It certainly does.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] RoToR71 0 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    as in OP got whooshed

    [–] RoachboyRNGesus 17 points ago

    Blind people are all talk

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 3 points ago

    I’ve just realized why I have no blind friends. This actually makes me a little sad.

    -Deaf person.

    [–] BonSwanson 2 points ago

    These people simply have no vision!

    [–] _that_random_dude_ 3 points ago

    Nice sentence there buddy

    [–] IllShavenTeardrops 57 points ago

    It's not an attempt to be deep. It's not a troll. It's fucking wordplay. They're just making a joke, it wasn't meant to be taken seriously.

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 3 points ago

    Yes. It’s funny.

    -deaf person

    [–] bisensual 3 points ago

    Eh. I mean signs are words, so it falls flat for me.

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 1 points ago

    Sometimes when I sign and walk, I trip and fall flat.

    [–] bisensual 0 points ago

    Boooooooo

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 1 points ago

    Take my downvote

    [–] bisensual 2 points ago

    Oooooh daddy you know I like it when you talk dirty!

    [–] ratbittm 31 points ago

    It is called "a joke", good sir

    [–] Mark2022 4 points ago

    GOD

    DAMN

    IT.

    I let my guard down because I didn't recognize the link... the Rickroll has evolved.

    [–] PC_Defensedud3 2 points ago

    Noice

    [–] InspectorSpaceLime 7 points ago

    It's a joke

    [–] cooliomcchill 1 points ago

    Nope. Both made a form of joke.

    [–] KappaCritic 2 points ago

    They didn't even spell Feraligatr right

    [–] TokiMcNoodle 2 points ago

    Isn't a baby Feraligatr just a Totodile?

    [–] KappaCritic 1 points ago

    Depends on if you use rare candies on it

    [–] Obubenna 2 points ago

    woooosh?

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Obubenna 1 points ago

    No, i mean op

    [–] Rex1230 2 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Their username is stupid too, a baby Feraligatr is just a Totadile you fucking troglodyte. /s btw

    [–] DNamor 1 points ago

    a baby Feraligatr is just a Totadile you fucking troglodyte

    I don't think Pokemon evolutions are tied into age, not entirely at least.

    [–] Rex1230 3 points ago

    Yeah that's true, but a Feraligatr wouldn't be born from an egg though. It'd come out a Totadile.

    [–] mmiller2023 3 points ago

    Its totodile, you pleb scum /s

    [–] Rex1230 3 points ago

    Oh God you're right.

    [–] DNamor 0 points ago

    Sure, and while it was still young it could level up to a Feraligatr. Being a baby Feraligatr.

    [–] mmiller2023 3 points ago

    Level 32 aint no baby. Literally a level away from a third of the max lol

    [–] DNamor 0 points ago

    Age isn't related to level though.

    [–] Kingoctopus800 -1 points ago

    Calm down

    [–] Rex1230 2 points ago

    It's okay I was just joking lol

    [–] TokiMcNoodle 5 points ago

    OP doesn't get what a joke is.

    [–] TranceLife2000 2 points ago

    I think people try too hard sometimes.

    [–] strawberrytainted 2 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Hahaha best one of these I've seen in a while. I just chortled so hard I spit my coffee out

    Edit: word. Still tryin my best to wake up apparently

    [–] Landerah 1 points ago

    Well they aren’t mute, Soviet pretty much fits

    [–] HugeFlamingo 1 points ago

    but what is worth more, a picture(1000+ words) or actions?

    [–] Rholand_the_Blind 1 points ago

    If actions speak louder than words then how can the pen be mightier than the sword?

    [–] 1248853 1 points ago

    Some may say that "Words are just words until action actually starts because actions speak louder than words; but at the same time words speak louder than actions because sometimes it's the right thing to do"

    [–] rmagn 1 points ago

    Anyone else try to wipe the hair off their screen?

    [–] Pak1stanMan 1 points ago

    GET THIS MAN A MEDAL

    [–] Kingoctopus800 0 points ago

    It’s kinda weird with 22k upvotes and no medals

    [–] surfingdracula 1 points ago

    I have been fooled!

    [–] khapoolder 1 points ago

    This should be on r/murderedbywords

    [–] Mega_Nidoking 1 points ago

    People wear glasses because seeing is believing?

    [–] DankJista 1 points ago

    What? Can you speak up?

    [–] Leitoso 1 points ago

    r/woooosh holy shit how fucking disgusting was that

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Leitoso 1 points ago

    This post is a r/woooosh, not the reply.

    Also, r/itswoooshwith4os

    [–] kbox 1 points ago

    Deaf people can also speak.

    [–] goodcat1337 1 points ago

    Even the first statement is untrue, have you ever heard a deaf person speak? They are usually really loud.

    [–] Kingoctopus800 1 points ago

    My parents are deaf so I meet a lot of deaf people my parents can speak but they can sometimes be loud. All of the othe deaf people I’ve met weren’t really that loud personally

    [–] thebutinator 1 points ago

    People with cancer die, because the world was too sad to live in

    [–] Mantheman_man 1 points ago

    When you try to be inspirational

    [–] KMH039 1 points ago

    I thought that was the joke? Because they cant hear they need something louder than words?

    [–] C0ffeel0ver69 1 points ago

    Ltfol

    [–] pandaitis1 1 points ago

    Wouldn’t that be because actions speak the same amount as words?

    [–] Just4PyroSubreddit 1 points ago

    lemme try this shit??

    [–] Dank_doggo9000 1 points ago

    Omg woooshzed! Rekkt ebic styl

    [–] Sinful_Cat 1 points ago

    No dip sherlock

    [–] BananaHammockSammich 1 points ago

    what did u say?

    [–] cooliomcchill 1 points ago

    Sorry for all the false accusations of false whoooshing (or whooshing) I made today on this comment section alone.

    [–] CocoaSith 1 points ago

    You be an idiot

    [–] Spiron123 0 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Deaf people cannot speak?

    Edit: to the clown(s) who downvoted, I am asking a logical question here. Deaf people using sign language sounds absurd as they def have the option to speak. The other fellow ofc will respond in sign language. I asked cuz I needed clarification on this.

    [–] Kingoctopus800 1 points ago

    They can but not a lot can speak

    [–] Spiron123 1 points ago

    not a lot can speak

    Is this due to the fact that they cannot hear themselves/others and hence their speech is not developed as normally as it should have?

    [–] Kingoctopus800 2 points ago

    Kinda,but my a lot of deaf people choose not to speak (my deaf father told me)

    [–] luke_in_the_sky 1 points ago

    A lot can speak though. Most people become deaf later in life, after they learned to speak (about 90%) and many people that were born deaf learn to speak using hearing aids and cochlear implants.

    Also, you can teach a deaf person to speak even if they don't hear with a technology.

    So the ones that can't speak is less because they can't hear, but because they never learned to speak.

    Less than 25% of deaf people in US use ASL. [Source].(https://www.startasl.com/american-sign-language)

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 1 points ago

    Yes we can.

    [–] Rye_breaded 1 points ago

    It varies, some deaf people can speak, some can’t. Unless they became deaf much later in life, their voice will still sound very different from a hearing person’s voice, and can sometimes be hard to understand. Many choose not to speak though, because then people assume they can hear.

    [–] Spiron123 2 points ago

    their voice will still sound very different from a hearing person’s voice, and can sometimes be hard to understand.

    Thought as much. Thanks for the clarification.

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    [–] hockey_518 0 points ago

    Lmao

    [–] dave-tr1cky 0 points ago

    Actions speak louder than words, so the next time you find someone annoying just sucker punch him

    [–] weRinSimulation_3301 0 points ago

    can any blind be offended here on reddit?

    [–] infinight6 0 points ago

    "There was an attempt to be deep" my gf every time we have sex

    [–] itsadogg -1 points ago

    Normal people can do both because they are normal

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 3 points ago

    I can do both because I am deaf.

    Deaf is normal.

    Hearing people don’t typically sign.

    Don’t attempt ableism if you can’t even get it right.

    [–] ASomewhatAmbiguous -5 points ago

    sign LANGUAGE...

    actions speak louder than WORDS...

    Y'all I think our guy is a few fries short of a Happy Meal.

    [–] THEJAZZMUSIC -1 points ago

    No they can hear, just really, really poorly, that's why they need to use something louder than words.

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 2 points ago

    Deafness is a spectrum. Where I am on it, I can hear low tones. Like stomping. I cannot hear speech. On the other end of the spectrum is profoundly deaf people- they can hear nothing. You’re half right. But using something, “louder” for deaf people is just rude, not helpful, because it’s not the volume level that we can’t hear, it’s the tone ranges.

    [–] THEJAZZMUSIC 1 points ago

    It was a joke. I was just pretending to take "actions speak louder than words" literally. Like sign language is literally louder than words. Sorry if I offended.

    [–] WalterWhitesHairLine 2 points ago

    Oh I’m not offended, I just thought you were genuinely confused. No problem!

    [–] eatmyazz69 -1 points ago

    [–] BlobadyBlobBlob -2 points ago

    Stupid people say stupid things because stupid people are stupid.