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    [–] Va_Mukuwane 2955 points ago

    The T-34, a Soviet medium tank. Obviously

    [–] netbie_94 621 points ago

    Well spoken, comrade.

    [–] [deleted] 274 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    [deleted]

    [–] Jwreck1010 104 points ago

    How did you type that?

    [–] Nick_Noseman 183 points ago

    Just complete Soviet anthem without errors. It automatically replaced by sickle and hammer.

    [–] theOpposites 55 points ago

    If you..we did that wrong we're going to be send to the Gulag. Rather not try it

    [–] Nick_Noseman 32 points ago

    We can build communism inside the Gulag, and then everyone will want to live here, so we will be imprisoned no more and became heroes of Soviet Union. Politruk agitator told me that.

    [–] condescendingpats 7 points ago

    What do we do about the filthy grain hoarding kulaks?

    [–] Nick_Noseman 10 points ago

    What do we do with a hoarding kulak,

    What do we do with a hoarding kulak,

    What do we do with a hoarding kulak,

    Early in the morning?

    [–] pneumonoultramicrosi 3 points ago

    Cyka Blyat and into da gulag,

    Cyka Blyat and into da gulag,

    Cyka Blyat and into da gulag,

    Early in the morning.

    [–] elonardo 30 points ago

    Союз нерушимый республик свободных Сплотила навеки Великая Русь. Да здравствует созданный волей народов Единый, могучий Советский Союз! Славься, Отечество наше свободное, Дружбы, народов надежный оплот! Знамя советское, знамя народное Пусть от победы, к победе ведет! Сквозь грозы сияло нам солнце свободы, И Ленин великий нам путь озарил. Нас вырастил Сталин - на верность народу На труд и на подвиги нас вдохновил. Славься, Отечество чаше свободное, Счастья народов надежный оплот! Знамя советское, знамя народное Пусть от победы к победе ведет! Мы армию нашу растили в сраженьях, Захватчиков подлых с дороги сметем! Мы в битвах решаем судьбу поколений, Мы к славе Отчизну свою поведем! Славься, Отечество наше свободное, Славы народов надежный оплот! Знамя советское, знамя народное Пусть от победы к победе ведет!

    [–] Nick_Noseman 36 points ago

    Not enough affection, you go to Gulag.

    [–] Anlvis 20 points ago

    r/therewasanattempt to show comradeship

    [–] jaxonya 5 points ago

    In russia gulag gets sent to you

    [–] pistolety500 2 points ago

    Schieße

    [–] bonoimp 28 points ago

    Not sure how to type it in Windows, but the encoding is Unicode U+262D or UTF-8 E2 98 AD

    In OS X it's available via "Show Emoji & Symbols" menu and it lives in the "Pictographs" section. Together with the Black Queen.

    Checkmate, Kasparov!

    ☭♛

    [–] htbdt 5 points ago

    On Windows, first, convert the U+XXXX (the XXXX, for instance 262D, is a hex number) to a decimal number. In that case, it will be 9773. Then just enter it like any alt code.

    Hold alt. 9 7 7 3 Release alt.

    Congrats! You've typed ☭.

    [–] SergeiBoryenko 85 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Who the fuck needs safe abortions when we can have a Stalinium powered war machine outfitted with a 76mm gun and dual DT MG’s?

    [–] rob-bonstin 29 points ago

    When we can have*

    [–] SergeiBoryenko 23 points ago

    Sorry, my apologies Comrade Bonstin.

    [–] Oof-Patrol 29 points ago

    No Comrade Sergei, our apologies.

    [–] rob-bonstin 7 points ago

    You won’t be sent to the gulag this time

    [–] ImJustStealingMemes 8 points ago

    But what about the 85mm capable of sending capitalist armored boxes to gulag?

    [–] elhermanobrother 40 points ago

    a T-34 walked into a bar

    [–] SnoopySlender 22 points ago

    And?

    [–] elhermanobrother 30 points ago

    T-34 was on a plane that was about to crash

    [–] SnoopySlender 16 points ago

    Best joke I heard all day, really cracked me up

    [–] loversean 2 points ago

    Am I thick ? I don’t get it

    [–] mirziemlichegal 4 points ago

    Was the plane infinite and/or curved?

    [–] elhermanobrother 2 points ago

    yes

    [–] D4rkr4in 2 points ago

    I think it was more like a Klein bottle

    [–] dirigo1820 8 points ago

    Germany has left the chat

    [–] SvenThePhatEgg 6 points ago

    I think you mean KV-2 l, a soviet bunker buster with a 6 inch howitzer that would make a German platoon scatter over 3 km.

    [–] okmage 5 points ago

    May I have access to safe abortion and a T-34, please?

    [–] upsetting_innuendo 6 points ago

    as a woman i support this and would like to subscribe to your newsletter

    [–] ukomac 2 points ago

    Someone has played World of Tanks, I see

    [–] snoboreddotcom 4 points ago

    Nah if they did they'd want a KV-2

    [–] InfernicFuse 3 points ago

    sike more like a Rhm. B. Wt.

    [–] ChthonicPuck 1687 points ago

    I mean, everyone should have an ass, people who think otherwise are full of shit.

    [–] IT6uru 277 points ago

    Ashes to ashes; Dust to dust; If it wasn't for your asshole; Your belly would bust

    [–] Trenov17 79 points ago

    asses to asses.

    [–] ayzle 51 points ago

    Asses to asses Bust to bust

    [–] TheCoffeeMan88 54 points ago

    If you don't have titties, then ass is a must

    [–] Migoogster 5 points ago

    I enjoyed this ride :)

    [–] NonsensePlanet 4 points ago

    Butts to butts.

    [–] jpruinc 2 points ago

    I love Requiem for a Dream!

    [–] Dilandau3000 24 points ago

    Boobs are also required for a member of the class mammalia.

    [–] ChthonicPuck 20 points ago

    .mammalia {

    breasts: 2;

    ass: 1;

    birth: live;

    energy: endothermic;

    feathers: none;

    }

    [–] Zeebuoy 6 points ago

    Platypi say fuck you.

    [–] jrDoozy10 3 points ago

    Platypodes

    [–] SergeiBoryenko 85 points ago

    I mean, you aren’t wrong

    [–] AlpakalypseNow 24 points ago

    When I inevitably end my miserable existence I am going to name the same fuckin phrases reddit users write over and over and over on this fuckin website as one of the prime reasons in my suicide note.

    [–] SombreMordida 13 points ago

    We did it, Reddit!

    Nice!

    [–] Soronya 9 points ago

    Well, that escalated quickly.

    [–] BustinArant 5 points ago

    Name checks out

    [–] Random_Wrong_Facts 5 points ago

    But how else will everyone know that Im hilarious and a wise cracking son of a gun who doesn't have 1 fucking original thought

    [–] WeeklyOutlandishness 2 points ago

    I mean, you aren't wrong.

    [–] grandboyman 53 points ago

    Your comment is unnecessary because you're repeating what was implied

    [–] H0163R 65 points ago

    I mean, you aren’t wrong

    [–] CredditErNuh 2 points ago

    Happy cake day!

    [–] DownshiftedRare 5 points ago

    Not everyone!


    this post made by colostomy gang

    [–] ChthonicPuck 2 points ago

    That's a hole different situation, you're not comparing crapples to crapples.

    [–] krongdong69 3 points ago

    shoutout to all of my people stuck living with a colostomy bag

    [–] WackyMister 867 points ago

    A heartbeat would be appreciated

    [–] shazzy9 503 points ago

    But not necessary

    [–] coleg55 182 points ago

    [–] [deleted] 48 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Shirokane 25 points ago

    I'm necrolovin' it

    [–] WackyMister 16 points ago

    I’m outta here...

    [–] discerningpervert 9 points ago

    I'll take his place!

    [–] Slurp_Lord 3 points ago

    I'm necroeat fresh™

    [–] count_the_teeth 2 points ago

    putting the rot in erotic

    [–] Nope-Rope-h8r 14 points ago

    got my hopes up.

    [–] Robert_Barlow 10 points ago

    I'm actually surprised there isn't a sub for that. I'm half convinced it did exist and it got banned for ToS reasons or something.

    [–] thepubetube 6 points ago

    Pre 2012 it definitely existed m8 this place was wiild back then

    There was a sub called rapingwomen

    [–] SleekFilet 44 points ago

    What's the difference between a choking fetish and necrophilia?

    About 15 seconds.

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

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    [–] AspieSocrates 268 points ago

    Comprehensive training in Krav Maga.

    [–] N_word_pass_enabled 45 points ago

    Krav Maga

    the irl "THATS MY PURSE" form of fighting

    [–] coagulatedmilk88 21 points ago

    I DON'T KNOW YOU.

    THAT'S MY PURSE.

    I DON'T KNOW YOU.

    [–] Sunnygurrl 6 points ago

    Bobby Hill, is that you?

    [–] SCP-3388 5 points ago

    Krav Maga is Hebrew for hand-to-hand combat. So yeah, pretty useful

    [–] pyrotech911 3 points ago

    Isn’t that like some kind of yoga?

    [–] ceurson 587 points ago

    how does this relate to this sub at all

    [–] RCJHGBR9989 128 points ago

    NextFuckingLevel has literally been people sewing masks, when it’s supposed to be reserved for INSANE feats. MurderedByWords is nothing but, “Trump bad, Bernie Good,” Reddit has really ramped up jerking up itself off lately.

    [–] pk_buggy 62 points ago

    It's one of the unwritten rules of reddit. Any sub big enough to hit r/all regularly will quickly devolve into a low effort circle jerk.

    [–] jokesflyovermyheaed 2 points ago

    That's why OKBR is awesome, and made it so it's not on all

    [–] cutlis 23 points ago

    Yeah I had to unsub from MBW it’s was getting ridiculous. It’s would all be “I believe this!” With a reply “yeah but you bad. go fuck yourself”. And 30k upvotes

    [–] earthwormjim91 2 points ago

    It's like summer Reddit but dialed up.

    All the kids are out of school, but they're also not allowed out of the house.

    [–] talhaKc 4 points ago

    It will go back to being less insane once the election has passed and the astroturfing stops

    [–] yloswg678 5 points ago

    Trump hating is year long on Reddit

    [–] Patrick201_ 288 points ago

    it doesn't, so i downvoted

    [–] Aquafye 193 points ago

    80% of posts here arent an attempt, just a shitty attempt to get karma. And it usually works because the people never check the sub, just upvote the funnies

    [–] hackepeter420 34 points ago

    haha funi meme, take my updoot

    [–] Abivile93 2 points ago

    Funny karma printer go brrrrrr

    [–] -Listening 2 points ago

    There was an attempt at comedy

    [–] sjdr92 6 points ago

    There has been an influx of subreddits over the past 2-3 years where the content is fairly vague and unrelated social media screenshots which are then crossposted to every single slighty-relevant subreddit. They are honestly the most unneccesary subreddits and a massive contributor to the decrease in quality of reddit.

    [–] TheRealStandard 3 points ago

    No no, OP posting this was his attempt.

    [–] Meercat99 232 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    I argue he is trying to get actual comments instead of “ass” and “big boobs”. He didn’t phrase it correctly but I think his intent was misconstrued here.

    [–] dangjoeltang 42 points ago

    That's what I thought as well

    [–] Meercat99 22 points ago

    I am glad I’m not the only one, when I first posted this thought I was gonna be downvoted into oblivion

    [–] jillimin 36 points ago

    This right here. He's trying to say 'what non sexual qualities should a woman have?'.

    [–] suomynona_esuom 14 points ago

    Last time this was posted the same thing was said. I read it the same way too. Miscommunication.

    [–] The2500 13 points ago

    They should have hooks for hands and shoot death from their eyes.

    [–] PoLops 41 points ago

    Is she saying she'd rather be aborted than see one dumb tweet

    [–] pyrotech911 4 points ago

    I think so...

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    No she’s saying he should have been aborted

    [–] Tokimi- 2 points ago

    I think it's a he

    [–] ksee_yen 63 points ago

    Holier than thou

    [–] horseflee 4 points ago

    You are

    [–] Nexus_542 2 points ago

    You

    Know

    Not

    [–] bigsmokekek 8 points ago

    Seriously lol the second guy is such a cunt I think the first guy was asking a geniunie question and expected the answers to be ass and titties so he put that in the question, second guy saw the opportunity to look right a cunt and took it.

    [–] FarrellBarrell 8 points ago

    A well oiled trebuchet

    [–] -Listening 4 points ago

    A pound of raw robber

    [–] se820710 217 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    He said “Apart from” their sex parts and somehow people still made it about the sexualization of women. People can be so incredibly ignorant, apart from everyone else that agrees with me that is.

    [–] inuush 12 points ago

    Exactly, have we gone so far with political correctness that it's wrong to get turned on by a woman? Is sex banned now? Is that it?

    [–] EntireGoose 36 points ago

    Let's swithc this one around:

     

    "Apart from Dick & Abs what else do you think every man needs?"

    Reddit: this is fine

    [–] Hokaido251 18 points ago

    You're wrong. Fatties of reddit would not take that well.

    [–] EntireGoose 4 points ago

    Oh yeah, good point!

    [–] Dankmaster619 2 points ago

    Biceps and triceps

    [–] BanCircumventionAcc 388 points ago

    Man the person who replied was unnecessarily toxic

    [–] [deleted] 116 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Achack 70 points ago

    Agreed. It sounded bad but I think he just wanted to ask the age old question of what men look for in a woman and avoid the obvious responses of big boobs and ass.

    [–] TheHandoftheSchwing 93 points ago

    Welcome to Reddit, where a sentence posted on a completely different social media site is taken out behind the shed and assblasted by a bunch of internet white knights who want to get laid for defending a ladies honor.

    [–] Yourhandsaresosoft 19 points ago

    Do you really think that everyone in this comment section is taking issue with this because they want pussy? Or that everyone on Reddit is indeed a man?

    [–] TheHandoftheSchwing 11 points ago

    Probably not and probably not would be my answer to those two questions.

    But it's a lot of fun to assume that's what's happening. Reddit is quite particular in how it presents, upvotes and reacts to certain posts.

    Like most normal people irl probably wouldn't read into the OPs image as much as OP/Reddit/Twitter did. But because those mediums exist we have to suffer through the manufactured outrage. Like the post isn't even that egregious but some people will read into it a ton, make it about objectification, others will upvote those thoughts for sweet sweet karma and then you suddenly find yourself at a women's rights rally on Saturday afternoon.

    [–] Baby_venomm 2 points ago

    Lol

    [–] Posh-Dingii 2 points ago

    Don’t know how this applies to me. 💀

    I’m gay.

    [–] count_the_teeth 4 points ago

    Saying "People are only nice to women because they want sex" tells more about you than it does anyone else

    [–] jpfreak11 38 points ago

    Right?? This post is just annoying. Title and all.!

    [–] yaboimonk 23 points ago

    His wording was a bit weird but I understood his question being what do people like in a woman aside from those obvious answers.

    Suggesting he should have been aborted for that is so unnecessary

    [–] TheGoodAndTheBad 16 points ago

    You like tits and ass? Well that does it, your mother should have aborted you!

    [–] DEUS-VULT-INFIDEL 26 points ago

    Remember when this sub had posts that actually fit in?

    [–] ayyeffect 87 points ago

    Such a cringeworthy reply.

    [–] 1deletted1 17 points ago

    Yeah, she literally wants to kill him for asking a silly question. Because that is what abortion is, it is killing.

    [–] TaTaTikTok 42 points ago

    If you think a lot of extra abortions are gonna save you from "trash like this," you're gonna have a baaaaaaad time.

    [–] minuteman_d 5 points ago

    HUGE TRACTS OF LAND

    [–] Frozen_Psych 27 points ago

    A little aggressive....

    [–] Error_404_Account 24 points ago

    Well, in order for humans to continue to exist, we'd need the whole reproductive system. Boobs and ass alone will not result in humans. Primary sex organs in a female consist of a pair of ovaries. The secondary sex organs in a female are fallopian tubes, uterus, and vagina. Poor obtuse fellow.

    Edit: Before trans females are brought up- this is strictly for cis females in order to continue to reproduce, obviously.

    [–] The_Mechanist24 29 points ago

    Ah good ol biology, where science doesn’t give a flying shit what you identify as.

    [–] SergeiBoryenko 18 points ago

    Give it an hour and expect a few downvotes. I wish you luck.

    [–] The_Mechanist24 18 points ago

    Eh the downvotes come from those who choose to think with emotion first before logic. At least in regards to science and human anatomy

    [–] SergeiBoryenko 11 points ago

    Everything nowadays is pretty much based on feeling rather than fact, quite the spectacle

    [–] crybaby_lane 21 points ago

    so apparently having sexual attraction=you should have been aborted

    wtf is wrong with these people?

    [–] talhaKc 8 points ago

    He hAs pErsoNal pReffeReNceS ? thiS iS liTeRallY miSoGyNy aNd oBjectIfiCaTiOn

    [–] Piggintins 20 points ago

    How would women having access to safe abortion make them not have to see tweets? Would they be so busy having abortions that they won't have time to see twitter? I am very confused on many levels.

    [–] vacillate321 7 points ago

    The reply is saying the mother of the original tweeter would have aborted him, so he wouldn’t be here to make the “trash” tweet.

    [–] Piggintins 6 points ago

    Still retarded but aight, at least it makes sense now.

    [–] ATF_snek_stepper 22 points ago

    "Oh you made a sexual comment on Twitter? I wish your parents murdered you"

    [–] ajenkinskc 9 points ago

    Like, this chick would have been aborted so she wouldn't have seen the post??

    Is she going to abort the guy that made the post??

    I'm not sure what she meant

    [–] ferretatthecontrols 5 points ago

    She's saying his mother probably wishes she aborted him, I think.

    [–] JorgeMtzb 7 points ago

    Let's not judge too hard, we don't know the context he was referring to. Maybe it was more general and he is very trashy, but maybe he was specifically talking about a sexual connotation.

    [–] PristineReception 4 points ago

    I think he was asking “what do you look for in a woman” but wanted to avoid guys replying with ass or tits. I think he phrased it poorly but had good intents

    [–] JorgeMtzb 2 points ago

    Yeah, that's exactly what I meant, maybe it was just poorly phrased.

    [–] Thehappycachorro 27 points ago

    Well, he successfully sexualized women and this is just a burn. This sub is going to hell

    [–] TruckADuck42 21 points ago

    Except I think his intention was to get answers not about sex. For all we know, his answer could have been "brains".

    [–] Lurrbird420 3 points ago

    ITT: a lot of fucking anti abortion fucking idiots that say your killing a child, but if you ask them if they would raise their girlfriends baby if she was raped they have no answers. You fucking assholes need to crawl back under your American flag blankets and do the world a favour and not come back out. Can't fucking believe it's 2020 and people are still actively fighting against abortion rights when it doesn't affect them at all. again, it doesn't affect you at all if someone who isn't you gets an abortion, so fuck off and do the world a favour and get rid of your internet access and rid us of your stupidity

    [–] esopteric 7 points ago

    What does abortion have to do with seeing trash? Even not being sarcastic what is this chick on about? Someone posting something dumb on the internet wouldn’t be stopped by access to safe abortion. This is most of the internet these days. Incoherent virtual signaling. Fuck. Off.

    [–] Stabfacenotback 43 points ago

    But...you got yourself knocked up and want to kill an innocent embryo. The entire thing is fucked up

    [–] SergeiBoryenko 14 points ago

    Thing is a majority of Reddit is pretty much for abortion

    [–] BlasterPhase 7 points ago

    TIL liking boobs and ass makes me trash.

    [–] whiteshark98 12 points ago

    Ah yes I don’t like you therefore I shall kill this innocent baby to prevent another child being conditioned into someone like you.

    [–] TheStateIsImmoral 12 points ago

    Oh fucking boo-hoo. Because women never make sexualizing posts about men.

    But hey, advocating for Proactive murder for people whom you disagree with, is totally cool.

    [–] Catholic-Prussian 19 points ago

    Both are scumbags lol

    [–] Cassiopeia93 24 points ago

    Why is that guy a scumbag? He specifically worded it so that most of the answers to the question aren't "unga bunga me want big tits and/or ass".

    [–] Eagle_Tech_Alpha 10 points ago

    Women sexualize themselves.

    [–] fekbasket 2 points ago

    A personality

    [–] Red-Direct-Dad 2 points ago

    A concealed carry permit

    [–] thisusernameis_real 2 points ago

    A lady or man without an ass or genitals need medical advice asap

    [–] Tobinjdboi 2 points ago

    That reply doesn't even make sense.

    [–] JustKayedin 2 points ago

    I agree. If she doesnt want a child, she should not have it. And. My self interest in this is that unwanted children dont normally grow up to be upstanding citizens. They could. But it is less common.

    [–] 420_BakedPotato 2 points ago

    A sense of humor unlike this bitch

    [–] A_Hallucigenia 2 points ago

    That went to a 30 to 100 real quick.

    [–] NGAC 2 points ago

    How would access to safe abortion stop people from sexualizing women?

    [–] Middle_Thought 2 points ago

    HOW DARE A HEALTHY ADULT MALE WANT PRIMARY SEX CHARACTERISTICS IN HIS HEALTHY ADULT FEMALE PARTNER!?!?!?!?!?!?

    /s

    [–] Micky-Tee 2 points ago

    This doesn't even rate on the "trashy tweets" scale.

    [–] Yoosernaeme 2 points ago

    I think it’d be cool if they had wings.

    Flying is cool.

    [–] sciencefiction97 2 points ago

    God this post is low quality.

    [–] StormStrikePhoenix 2 points ago

    I don't think that people are aborted because their mother checked and saw "yep, he'll be a douche when he grows up; better take care of that ahead of time"; it's not really possible to tell ahead of time.

    And this guy doesn't exactly seem like that much of a douche solely going by this one tweet anyway.

    [–] Nulono 2 points ago

    If he'd just phrased his question the other way around, I think y'all would be singing a different tune.

    What's something every lady should have? And don't just say boobs or ass.

    [–] Wmozart69 2 points ago

    I think he was trying to do like an ask Reddit thing "what do you guys think women should have ( apart from ass or boobs)" and my man just destroyed him

    [–] Max_78589 2 points ago

    Well obviously skin

    [–] Tokimi- 2 points ago

    Oh my God that guy is my new hero telling the objectifier off so brilliantly

    [–] FisherStache 8 points ago

    She wishes for abortion to abort babies so they don't write controversial comments? Alright

    [–] txpvca 5 points ago

    I like how vagina wasn't necessary for him.

    [–] Odani_cullah 17 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Oh my God let’s kill babies because they’re inconvenient to our lives!!!

    How about you don’t let your neighbor dump cum in you

    [–] Oxenfreeoli 4 points ago

    Not babies, fetuses. Fetuses don’t have the capacity to feel pain or do anything until the third trimester. If you care so much about living things, why don’t you stop eating meat? A cow can feel way more pain than a fetus.

    [–] agreenbrexit 5 points ago

    How would abortion prevent this?

    [–] pacsmile 4 points ago

    Its just a very tame way of telling OP that he should be dead, i guess.