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People Describe The Most Evil Person They've Ever Met

People Describe The Most Evil Person They've Ever Met
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Evil isn't always on the surface, and it isn't always so easily defined.

Years after your time with someone, you might realize their actions had an evil core Selfishness, pain, and chaos, laced throughout their interactions.

You don't need to understand evil.

You just need to feel it.

Reddit user, Adrhhhy12, wanted to know the epitome of evil when they asked:

"(serious) Who is the most evil person you've ever met?"

What is it in some people that makes them evil?

Is it their desire to, to quote a film, watch the world burn?

To make others miserable?

Some People Live Off The Chaos

"My ex wife. I've never met anyone that thrived on conflict like she did. I had to constantly walk on eggshells around her and be hyper aware of her moods. It took years of therapy to undo the webs that she spun in my mind."


"I'm sorry, man. My SIL is just like that. But according to him, we "can't judge because [we] only see her a few times a year and when there are parties she is at her worst". Makes no sense to me. Walking on eggshells is ALWAYS a sign that something is wrong."


Don't Ever Mess With The Dog

"My former friends mom."

"She drinks all day, spends her husbands money, and is a selfish narcissist."

"She injured her leg years ago working at a troubled youth clinic. A “bad kid” attacked her for “no reason” but the more I grew to know her and saw how cruel she was I believe she said something very hurtful and is also milking government money with her injury."

"My friends boyfriend suffered a freak accident and almost died. While he was in the hospital, they got a dog to help him with his recovery."

"Fast forward to them breaking up, he kept the dog and she traveled the country for a few months. They were still friendly. He asked her to watch his dog while family (with an aggressive dog) came to visit. She agreed, then the mom refused to give the dog back. (She was now living with the mom post break up)"

"It wasn’t in his name so he had no merit to get the dog back, besides massive court fees."

"She took a stroke survivors support dog from him. Lol. I felt so bad for him. He talked with attorneys and they said they can get the dog back for sure but it would be pricey and she will be vengeful."

"He ended up having to get another dog."


There has to be an easier way than murder.


Get Out While You Can

"Former step dad. Mom filed for divorce and had the papers served as she got on a plane to England (from America) so my step dad couldn't find her."

"My step dad's brother called my mom after a hunting trip and begged her to leave him as he spent the entire trip discussing how he was going to kill my mom and hide the body."

"Unfortunately my former step dad's brother died before he could file a police report."


"how did he die tho?"


"Massive heart attack. Dude saved my mom's life, I'm certain."


Seems Like There's An Easier Way Out Of This

"My high school rugby coach’s wife was murdered. She was shot as she waited for the bus. Everyone made a show of supporting him as he seemed to be really devastated."

"He left his volunteer position as our coach a few months later.Turns out he paid someone to kill her so he could get out of his marriage. There was a huge undercover operation to catch him."


Repeated, Violent Patterns

"My first ex husband. It wasn't just a matter of "he cheated!", though he did that, too. He was abusive to me, and tried to kill my son (can't think of him as "our" son)."

"He went to prison, and when he was out, he continued the same pattern of behavior with other women and children. He went to prison again. Not sure what he's doing now, but I can guess..."



"A kid I knew from gym class in 9th grade ended up killing his mom and stabbing his brothers before fleeing across pastureland I used to deer and turkey hunt on."

"This was in the late 1990s and the guy is still locked up in a Texas prison. He told investigators that he murdered his mom because she wouldn’t let him see his girlfriend."


And then there's people like this, bottom of the barrel, scum of humanity who probably shouldn't be allowed others.

Yet they were. And that's how we got where we are.

So Evil You Don't Know Where They Ended Up

"I had a student who beat his girlfriend, his mother, and his sisters. Showed absolutely no remorse. Threatened his female teachers. The kid was a f-cking psychopath."

"He dropped out after getting suspended a bunch of times. Probably in prison or dead now."


Not Enough Time Behind Bars

"My school friends stepdad. He was violent even when friends visited her, one time he threatened us all (my friend, her sisters and her mom) with a huge knife, luckily we were able to leave the apartment unharmed."

"That man is a f-cking monster and I hope he’ll burn in hell. Bastard is out of jail already thanks to my country’s sh-tty justice system."



"A Muslim family was out for a post-iftar stroll during Ramadan when a van pulled up and someone opened fire, killing the wife and wounding the husband. The baby in his stroller was covered in blood but physically unharmed. Obviously, everyone assumed this might be a hate crime and there was an outpouring of support from the entire community. "

"The ER where the couple was taken was so full of well-wishers and prayer vigils that they actually had to have security move some people outside to clear the hallways for emergency crews to get through. Days later they found the husband's side chick, still in possession of the murder weapon."

"She'd helped the b**tard fake a hate crime to get out of his marriage/ the lies he'd told his wife about being in a nonexistent PhD program. So evil."



"A South African ex-police officer. He boasted about killing suspects by dropping them out of helicopters over the sea or shooting them pointblank when they were caught instead of arresting them."


"As a South African this doesn't surprise me. I've been told to my face by the police to kill home intruders and dump them instead of trying to call the cops."


Radiating Evil

"Ronnie Lee Gardner, he killed a bar tender in a robbery gone wrong, then had his girlfriend sneak a gun into a court house and shot and killed an attorney. I was a Court Security Officer during one of his death penalty appeals. I didn't technically meet him, but was in court with him, that man just radiated evil."



"My stepmother. That woman has no soul. Child abuse against her 3 step kids, the youngest was 1. Runner up would be my father. He sat back in silence and allowed the abuse. F**k them both with rusty barbwire. NC was the best thing I ever did."


“go bag”

"Coworker’s husband. Seemed like a picture perfect family from the outside, always pleasant at company functions and 3 kids were sweethearts. Then she brought a 'go bag' to the office and he found out she was going to run. Apparently abuse had been happening at home for years. He stabbed her to death that night, took the kids to school in the morning, and set the house on fire. Caught himself ablaze and the neighbors saw him run out of the house. He’s in prison for life but good God, those poor children."


Placing Blame

"Hands down the mother of one of the girls that bullied me when I was a child, her daughter treated a lot of kids like hell and her mother not only didn't do anything about it, but actively encouraged her into keeping the act up and partook in it (either by actively laughing at the kids being mistreated or by scolding them if they tried to defend themselves from her daughter). I almost blame her for my traumas more than her daughter."


Uneasy Presence

"Someone from my school bragged about killing animals for fun and one of my friends told me he once started showing people pictures of mutilated dead animals that he claimed to be responsible for. He killed animals like turtles, snakes, all sorts of rodents, and lots of bugs too but still in a messed up, torturous way. Idk if he was evil as opposed to just a f**ked up person but I always felt really uncomfortable around him."



"The most evil people I’ve ever met were not criminals; they played by the rules and simply didn’t care how their actions affected others. If they could press a button that would make them $1000, but would make someone else homeless, they’d press it endlessly."



"Probably the woman who threatened to fire me for wanting to take time off to be with my new born twins who had suffered from strokes while in NICU despite my already being approved for the time off 5 months in advance."



"There was a guy in high school that took pride at "f**king up" the life of others, like incriminating them of things they didn't do, spreading false rumors to friends of the person in an attempt to leave the person friendless. People like this exist."


"I always wonder to myself if there is a floor to the depths of human depravity then I read comments like these and I'm reminded that their clearly isn't."


Keep your eyes open and keep your ears sharp.

You never know when the next great villain is going to be right around the corner, in your life or in your nightmares.

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People Reveal The Weirdest Thing About Themselves

Reddit user Isitjustmedownhere asked: 'Give an example; how weird are you really?'

Let's get one thing straight: no one is normal. We're all weird in our own ways, and that is actually normal.

Of course, that doesn't mean we don't all have that one strange trait or quirk that outweighs all the other weirdness we possess.

For me, it's the fact that I'm almost 30 years old, and I still have an imaginary friend. Her name is Sarah, she has red hair and green eyes, and I strongly believe that, since I lived in India when I created her and there were no actual people with red hair around, she was based on Daphne Blake from Scooby-Doo.

I also didn't know the name Sarah when I created her, so that came later. I know she's not really there, hence the term 'imaginary friend,' but she's kind of always been around. We all have conversations in our heads; mine are with Sarah. She keeps me on task and efficient.

My mom thinks I'm crazy that I still have an imaginary friend, and writing about her like this makes me think I may actually be crazy, but I don't mind. As I said, we're all weird, and we all have that one trait that outweighs all the other weirdness.

Redditors know this all too well and are eager to share their weird traits.

It all started when Redditor Isitjustmedownhere asked:

"Give an example; how weird are you really?"

Monsters Under My Bed

"My bed doesn't touch any wall."

"Edit: I guess i should clarify im not rich."

– Practical_Eye_3600

"Gosh the monsters can get you from any angle then."

– bikergirlr7

"At first I thought this was a flex on how big your bedroom is, but then I realized you're just a psycho 😁"

– zenOFiniquity8

Can You See Why?

"I bought one of those super-powerful fans to dry a basement carpet. Afterwards, I realized that it can point straight up and that it would be amazing to use on myself post-shower. Now I squeegee my body with my hands, step out of the shower and get blasted by a wide jet of room-temp air. I barely use my towel at all. Wife thinks I'm weird."

– KingBooRadley


"In 1990 when I was 8 years old and bored on a field trip, I saw a black Oldsmobile Cutlass driving down the street on a hot day to where you could see that mirage like distortion from the heat on the road. I took a “snapshot” by blinking my eyes and told myself “I wonder how long I can remember this image” ….well."

– AquamarineCheetah

"Even before smartphones, I always take "snapshots" by blinking my eyes hoping I'll remember every detail so I can draw it when I get home. Unfortunately, I may have taken so much snapshots that I can no longer remember every detail I want to draw."

"Makes me think my "memory is full.""

– Reasonable-Pirate902

Same, Same

"I have eaten the same lunch every day for the past 4 years and I'm not bored yet."

– OhhGoood

"How f**king big was this lunch when you started?"

– notmyrealnam3

Not Sure Who Was Weirder

"Had a line cook that worked for us for 6 months never said much. My sous chef once told him with no context, "Baw wit da baw daw bang daw bang diggy diggy." The guy smiled, left, and never came back."

– Frostygrunt


"I pace around my house for hours listening to music imagining that I have done all the things I simply lack the brain capacity to do, or in some really bizarre scenarios, I can really get immersed in these imaginations sometimes I don't know if this is some form of schizophrenia or what."

– RandomSharinganUser

"I do the same exact thing, sometimes for hours. When I was young it would be a ridiculous amount of time and many years later it’s sort of trickled off into almost nothing (almost). It’s weird but I just thought it’s how my brain processes sh*t."

– Kolkeia

If Only

"Even as an adult I still think that if you are in a car that goes over a cliff; and right as you are about to hit the ground if you jump up you can avoid the damage and will land safely. I know I'm wrong. You shut up. I'm not crying."

– ShotCompetition2593

Pet Food

"As a kid I would snack on my dog's Milkbones."

– drummerskillit

"Haha, I have a clear memory of myself doing this as well. I was around 3 y/o. Needless to say no one was supervising me."

– Isitjustmedownhere

"When I was younger, one of my responsibilities was to feed the pet fish every day. Instead, I would hide under the futon in the spare bedroom and eat the fish food."

– -GateKeep-

My Favorite Subject

"I'm autistic and have always had a thing for insects. My neurotypical best friend and I used to hang out at this local bar to talk to girls, back in the late 90s. One time he claimed that my tendency to circle conversations back to insects was hurting my game. The next time we went to that bar (with a few other friends), he turned and said sternly "No talking about bugs. Or space, or statistics or other bullsh*t but mainly no bugs." I felt like he was losing his mind over nothing."

"It was summer, the bar had its windows open. Our group hit it off with a group of young ladies, We were all chatting and having a good time. I was talking to one of these girls, my buddy was behind her facing away from me talking to a few other people."

"A cloudless sulphur flies in and lands on little thing that holds coasters."

"Cue Jordan Peele sweating gif."

"The girl notices my tension, and asks if I am looking at the leaf. "Actually, that's a lepidoptera called..." I looked at the back of my friend's head, he wasn't looking, "I mean a butterfly..." I poked it and it spread its wings the girl says "oh that's a BUG?!" and I still remember my friend turning around slowly to look at me with chastisement. The ONE thing he told me not to do."

"I was 21, and was completely not aware that I already had a rep for being an oddball. It got worse from there."

– Phormicidae

*Teeth Chatter*

"I bite ice cream sometimes."


"That's how I am with popsicles. My wife shudders every single time."


Never Speak Of This

"I put ice in my milk."


"You should keep that kind of thing to yourself. Even when asked."

– We-R-Doomed

"There's some disturbing sh*t in this thread, but this one takes the cake."

– RatonaMuffin

More Than Super Hearing

"I can hear the television while it's on mute."

– Tira13e

"What does it say to you, child?"

– Mama_Skip


"I put mustard on my omelettes."

– Deleted User


– NotCrustOr-filling

Evened Up

"Whenever I say a word and feel like I used a half of my mouth more than the other half, I have to even it out by saying the word again using the other half of my mouth more. If I don't do it correctly, that can go on forever until I feel it's ok."

"I do it silently so I don't creep people out."

– LesPaltaX

"That sounds like a symptom of OCD (I have it myself). Some people with OCD feel like certain actions have to be balanced (like counting or making sure physical movements are even). You should find a therapist who specializes in OCD, because they can help you."

– MoonlightKayla

I totally have the same need for things to be balanced! Guess I'm weird and a little OCD!

Close up face of a woman in bed, staring into the camera
Photo by Jen Theodore

Experiencing death is a fascinating and frightening idea.

Who doesn't want to know what is waiting for us on the other side?

But so many of us want to know and then come back and live a little longer.

It would be so great to be sure there is something else.

But the whole dying part is not that great, so we'll have to rely on other people's accounts.

Redditor AlaskaStiletto wanted to hear from everyone who has returned to life, so they asked:

"Redditors who have 'died' and come back to life, what did you see?"


Happy Good Vibes GIF by Major League SoccerGiphy

"My dad's heart stopped when he had a heart attack and he had to be brought back to life. He kept the paper copy of the heart monitor which shows he flatlined. He said he felt an overwhelming sensation of peace, like nothing he had felt before."



"I had surgical complications in 2010 that caused a great deal of blood loss. As a result, I had extremely low blood pressure and could barely stay awake. I remember feeling like I was surrounded by loved ones who had passed. They were in a circle around me and I knew they were there to guide me onwards. I told them I was not ready to go because my kids needed me and I came back."

"My nurse later said she was afraid she’d find me dead every time she came into the room."

"It took months, and blood transfusions, but I recovered."


Take Me Back

"Overwhelming peace and happiness. A bright airy and floating feeling. I live a very stressful life. Imagine finding out the person you have had a crush on reveals they have the same feelings for you and then you win the lotto later that day - that was the feeling I had."

"I never feared death afterward and am relieved when I hear of people dying after suffering from an illness."



The Light Minnie GIF by (G)I-DLEGiphy

"I had a heart surgery with near-death experience, for me at least (well the possibility that those effects are caused by morphine is also there) I just saw black and nothing else but it was warm and I had such inner peace, its weird as I sometimes still think about it and wish this feeling of being so light and free again."


This is why I hate surgery.

You just never know.



"More of a near-death experience. I was electrocuted. I felt like I was in a deep hole looking straight up in the sky. My life flashed before me. Felt sad for my family, but I had a deep sense of peace."



"Nursing in the ICU, we’ve had people try to die on us many times during the years, some successfully. One guy stood out to me. His heart stopped. We called a code, are working on him, and suddenly he comes to. We hadn’t vented him yet, so he was able to talk, and he started screaming, 'Don’t let them take me, don’t let them take me, they are coming,' he was scared and yelling."

"Then he yelled a little more, as we tried to calm him down, he screamed, 'No, No,' and gestured towards the end of the bed, and died again. We didn’t get him back. It was seriously creepy. We called his son to tell him the news, and the son said basically, 'Good, he was an SOB.'”



"My sister died and said it was extremely peaceful. She said it was very loud like a train station and lots of talking and she was stuck in this area that was like a curtain with lots of beautiful colors (colors that you don’t see in real life according to her) a man told her 'He was sorry, but she had to go back as it wasn’t her time.'"


"I had a really similar experience except I was in an endless garden with flowers that were colors I had never seen before. It was quiet and peaceful and a woman in a dress looked at me, shook her head, and just said 'Not yet.' As I was coming back, it was extremely loud, like everyone in the world was trying to talk all at once. It was all very disorienting but it changed my perspective on life!"


The Fog

"I was in a gray fog with a girl who looked a lot like a young version of my grandmother (who was still alive) but dressed like a pioneer in the 1800s she didn't say anything but kept pulling me towards an opening in the wall. I kept refusing to go because I was so tired."

"I finally got tired of her nagging and went and that's when I came to. I had bled out during a c-section and my heart could not beat without blood. They had to deliver the baby and sew up the bleeders. refill me with blood before they could restart my heart so, like, at least 12 minutes gone."


Through the Walls

"My spouse was dead for a couple of minutes one miserable night. She maintains that she saw nothing, but only heard people talking about her like through a wall. The only thing she remembers for absolute certain was begging an ER nurse that she didn't want to die."

"She's quite alive and well today."


Well let's all be happy to be alive.

It seems to be all we have.

Man's waist line
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Trying to lose weight is a struggle understood by many people regardless of size.

The goal of reaching a healthy weight may seem unattainable, but with diet and exercise, it can pay off through persistence and discipline.

Seeing the pounds gradually drop off can also be a great motivator and incentivize people to stay the course.

Those who've achieved their respective weight goals shared their experiences when Redditor apprenti8455 asked:

"People who lost a lot of weight, what surprises you the most now?"

Redditors didn't see these coming.

Shiver Me Timbers

"I’m always cold now!"

– Telrom_1

"I had a coworker lose over 130 pounds five or six years ago. I’ve never seen him without a jacket on since."

– r7ndom

"140 lbs lost here starting just before COVID, I feel like that little old lady that's always cold, damn this top comment was on point lmao."

– mr_remy

Drawing Concern

"I lost 100 pounds over a year and a half but since I’m old(70’s) it seems few people comment on it because (I think) they think I’m wasting away from some terminal illness."

– dee-fondy

"Congrats on the weight loss! It’s honestly a real accomplishment 🙂"

"Working in oncology, I can never comment on someone’s weight loss unless I specifically know it was on purpose, regardless of their age. I think it kind of ruffles feathers at times, but like I don’t want to congratulate someone for having cancer or something. It’s a weird place to be in."

– LizardofDeath

Unleashing Insults

"I remember when I lost the first big chunk of weight (around 50 lbs) it was like it gave some people license to talk sh*t about the 'old' me. Old coworkers, friends, made a lot of not just negative, but harsh comments about what I used to look like. One person I met after the big loss saw a picture of me prior and said, 'Wow, we wouldn’t even be friends!'”

"It wasn’t extremely common, but I was a little alarmed by some of the attention. My weight has been up and down since then, but every time I gain a little it gets me a little down thinking about those things people said."

– alanamablamaspama

Not Everything Goes After Losing Weight

"The loose skin is a bit unexpected."

– KeltarCentauri

"I haven’t experienced it myself, but surgery to remove skin takes a long time to recover. Longer than bariatric surgery and usually isn’t covered by insurance unless you have both."

– KatMagic1977

"It definitely does take a long time to recover. My Dad dropped a little over 200 pounds a few years back and decided to go through with skin removal surgery to deal with the excess. His procedure was extensive, as in he had skin taken from just about every part of his body excluding his head, and he went through hell for weeks in recovery, and he was bedridden for a lot of it."

– Jaew96

These Redditors shared their pleasantly surprising experiences.


"I can buy clothes in any store I want."

– WaySavvyD

"When I lost weight I was dying to go find cute, smaller clothes and I really struggled. As someone who had always been restricted to one or two stores that catered to plus-sized clothing, a full mall of shops with items in my size was daunting. Too many options and not enough knowledge of brands that were good vs cheap. I usually went home pretty frustrated."

– ganache98012

No More Symptoms

"Lost about 80 pounds in the past year and a half, biggest thing that I’ve noticed that I haven’t seen mentioned on here yet is my acid reflux and heartburn are basically gone. I used to be popping tums every couple hours and now they just sit in the medicine cabinet collecting dust."

– colleennicole93

Expanding Capabilities

"I'm all for not judging people by their appearance and I recognise that there are unhealthy, unachievable beauty standards, but one thing that is undeniable is that I can just do stuff now. Just stamina and flexibility alone are worth it, appearance is tertiary at best."

– Ramblonius

People Change Their Tune

"How much nicer people are to you."

"My feet weren't 'wide' they were 'fat.'"

– LiZZygsu

"Have to agree. Lost 220 lbs, people make eye contact and hold open doors and stuff"

"And on the foot thing, I also lost a full shoe size numerically and also wear regular width now 😅"

– awholedamngarden

It's gonna take some getting used to.

Bones Everywhere

"Having bones. Collarbones, wrist bones, knee bones, hip bones, ribs. I have so many bones sticking out everywhere and it’s weird as hell."

– Princess-Pancake-97

"I noticed the shadow of my ribs the other day and it threw me, there’s a whole skeleton in here."

– bekastrange

Knee Pillow

"Right?! And they’re so … pointy! Now I get why people sleep with pillows between their legs - the knee bones laying on top of each other (side sleeper here) is weird and jarring."

– snic2030

"I lost only 40 pounds within the last year or so. I’m struggling to relate to most of these comments as I feel like I just 'slimmed down' rather than dropped a ton. But wow, the pillow between the knees at night. YES! I can relate to this. I think a lot of my weight was in my thighs. I never needed to do this up until recently."

– Strongbad23

More Mobility

"I’ve lost 100 lbs since 2020. It’s a collection of little things that surprise me. For at least 10 years I couldn’t put on socks, or tie my shoes. I couldn’t bend over and pick something up. I couldn’t climb a ladder to fix something. Simple things like that I can do now that fascinate me."

"Edit: Some additional little things are sitting in a chair with arms, sitting in a booth in a restaurant, being able to shop in a normal store AND not needing to buy the biggest size there, being able to easily wipe my butt, and looking down and being able to see my penis."

– dma1965

People making significant changes, whether for mental or physical health, can surely find a newfound perspective on life.

But they can also discover different issues they never saw coming.

That being said, overcoming any challenge in life is laudable, especially if it leads to gaining confidence and ditching insecurities.