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There's something seeing a person litter that drives me up the wall. I remember being a kid and being explicitly told to hold on to my trash and not just throw it in the street. As a kid, I distinctly remember being made fun of for not just throwing the bag of chips I'd just eaten or an empty soda bottle into the gutter.

I can't imagine doing that. Why?! We truly treat this planet as if we have somewhere else to go.

After Redditor pnrddt asked the online community, "What small action immediately makes you dislike a stranger?" people shared their observations.


"Playing music..."

Playing music or having a 'private' conversation via speaker phone in a public place.

LLCoolBrap

"When they exhibit..."

When they exhibit a personality trait that I also have, and don't like about myself. Every time I find myself being dismissive or judgemental of somebody, it's just my own insecurity.

iotangle42

"When I'm talking..."

When I'm talking and they are not listening. Like they are not even trying to pretend that they are listening.

eat-the-rich-07

"Because one of these days..."

A person can treat me like a princess but as soon as I see them mistreating either animals or people, I am out of there. Because one of these days, you'll be on that receiving end.

starlightradio

"It just screams..."

Telling people to smile. It just screams condescending and a lack of emotional intelligence.

3FoolsinaTrenchcoat

"When I hear that..."

Grown ups using "baby talk" to try to get what they want. I'm not talking about when people goo-goo at babies, but when they use a silly whiney voice to try to persuade people or make people do them a favour.

"Aww, pwease hewp me wiv dis wittle pwoject."

When I hear that I instantly lose respect for that person, be it a stranger or someone I know.

Pet peeve.

handsahwill

"Okay, we get it..."

One-upping people. "Yeah, that's pretty good, but one time I..." Okay, we get it, your life is more amazing than everyone else's.

well-uh-yeah

"When out driving..."

When out driving, someone who pulls out in front of you, then proceeds to go 5-10+ mph under the speed limit.

FuzzMcBeefy84

"If you don't..."

Talking negatively about anyone who's just trying to have a good time in a fun setting. If you don't have nice to say shut the hell up.

intergLACTIC

"When people..."

When people put other people down to try and make themselves look better. "Oh I'm just playing around with them we're friends." I don't care quit being an @ss you know what you're doing and you should be able to tell you're making them feel bad.

inf303

"If it's into a drain..."

Spitting on the pavement.

If it's into a drain, that's fair enough, sometimes you get phlegm and you need to get rid of it. Going for a drain shows you're at least considerate of other, imo. But on the floor where anyone can step in it (or if you're in a wheelchair, get it all over your hands from pushing the wheels) is just gross.

ghostmadlittlemiss

"I understand..."

Scolding someone else's kid. Unless you're a babysitter or nanny, this is unacceptable. I understand wanting the kid to behave, but let the parents handle it.

Realpokesatu

"Using the button..."

Using the button for disabled people to open doors even though they are perfectly capable of opening the doors on their own.

BobDaBanana132

"Punctuality..."

Being late. Punctuality is an underrated virtue.

universalsoul11

"People who don't..."

People who don't put their carts away! What kind of a-hole just leaves it in a parking space when there are corrals for carts all over the damn lot?!

almostaliveinside

"I hate people who can't..."

"Spilling the tea."

Stop talking crap about your friends or other people I don't know/don't care about. I hate people who can't keep their mouths shut.

WinterIsComing392

"Just in general..."

Putting your belongings, like bags, on other seats. Just in general taking up more than one seat on public transport. Seriously, other people need to sit, and it's even worse if there's limited seating at the time.

AM_1_2_3

"When I talk about something..."

When I talk about something serious going on with either me or someone else,

And all they do is chuckle and say "same."

Satan_Stew

"When they pull out..."

When they pull out any type of tobacco or nicotine. I know it's hard to quit, but still.

the_omen_2

"Being in a situation..."

Being in a situation where they're meant to engage with someone else -- a clerk at a desk, for instance -- and just staring at their phone. Basically treating people like tabs in the background that they switch to at their convenience instead of... you know, like people.

smellincoffee

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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