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It's not hard to move beyond high school. Just understand once you're out of there, life can truly begin. You can track down your dream job, take college courses to help you learn, or even travel the world. You are no longer bound by the imaginary walls of your classmates and peer pressure.

However, some people just can't move past it.


Reddit user, u/OlFashionedHandy, wanted to know what's a surefire way to recognize the peak of puberty when they asked:

What screams "I peaked in high school"?

Go Badgers...For Forever!

I dated a guy with his high school mascot tattooed on his arm.

It was such a turnoff.

shs0007

Alright, Alright, Alright

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Partying with high schoolers when you're 30.

tobraham

I can't imagine this.

I'm 32, and high schoolers seemed ridiculously young to me after about 23.

CursesandMutterings

Just Leave, Man

Selling herb to teenagers and then trying to get them to stay and smoke with you.

ChunderForce

We're Barely In College...

Sharing EVERY memory from Facebook talking about the "good ol days" and "wish we could go back" when it's only been a few years since graduation

WillFlash4DoggoPics

Timeframes Clash

Me, in a horrid realization, in the back of my 92 Camaro, while icing that knee I blew out at the championship game senior year, reading through the divorce papers.

Jaeburwahkei

Haven't Done A Single Thing Since Then

Still bragging about high school basketball games from 10 years ago.

MasterTeacher123

Never Finding Life Outside Of The Game

I went to school with a girl whose parents graduated from our high school 20 years prior. All 4 members of their family got the school's logo tattooed. Her boyfriend still goes to the football games and reposts his game highlights on Instagram. We're all 21-22.

I'm from New Mexico and live in the largest city in the state. We've never had a good hs football team and the bf usually goes to pick up HS girls and brags to everyone about how he was the star football player. If someone from another team makes a really good play he'll make some kind of remark about how he could've done it better or he'll go into a detail about his JV football experience.

bbyriss97

Who Needs A Boss?

Want to earn money from home and set your own hours?

Ionovarcis

Hey hun, long time no see!! 😚🤪💖❤️💚

I know I bullied you in high school, but we;re past that now right?? Now, wanna buy some terrible overpriced supplements/makeup/essential oils from me???

#bossbabe #beyourownboss #killingit

testsubject347

Never Getting Past Labels

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Still bullying the "nerds" at your 10 year reunion.

BigGrombus03

Or worse, in real life. I briefly worked with a guy I went to high school with, and like ninety percent of our not work related conversations were him reminiscing about how much he'd bullied me in high school (and acting like it was all a big joke).

Agnol117

Never Letting Go

A guy who graduated from my high school back in 2003 was arrested a few years ago for his 2nd DUI.

He was wearing his Letterman jacket in his mugshot.

gil_beard

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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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