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The answer to these questions is the kind without words, and typically involves the far more efficient thrown object or a cold shoulder.


There is a common theme to these most hated inquiries: they all alienate the one being asked.

They're characteristically personal, asking why some core aspect of the person is there in the first place. These questions are leading ones. The implication behind them is nearly as loud as the question itself. It's as if they demand, "Why would you be the way you are?"

Then again, parties or work picnics can be chaotic places, bringing out the worst social faux pas in folks. Perhaps this list will go a long way and instruct people how not to lean on the worst questions when they find themselves at a loss for what to talk about.

After all, if these come out most when the conversation is dying, they do little to resurrect a flow of discussion. Instead, they kill the vibe completely.

gypsy888888 asked, "What's one question you hate being asked?"

Care to Make That More Specific?

"What's your favorite song?"

"Forgets every song iv'e ever listened to"

"Uhh i guess All Star??" -- FishyFishu

"It's like I've never listened to any song, watched any movie, or learned any color!" -- luluing

"Someone asked me something like this in a team meeting when I had just started a new job. What is my favorite band? I panicked and said Weird Al" -- MadGreenJellyBean

Stocked with a Deflating Answer

"'Do you and your twin share boyfriends?' No. She's married to a man and I'm a lesbian." -- babyimafiend

"That's how you know they watch too much porn." -- CaKeWeed

"Twin here. my bro and i have been asked if look and compare each others penis's. No. No we don't." -- nicolasmaclean

A Racist Red Flag

" 'Are you Chinese?' NOOOOOOOOOO." -- PepeHands217

"People that say ni hao to every Asian need to be smacked across the face." -- 1337speak

"This is relatable on a spiritual level and I f*cking hate it." -- Quickscope_noob

" 'What kind of Chinese are you?' " -- stinkycum

This One's From the Void

"Would you like to upgrade YouTube Premium?" -- ElGato-TheCat

"Or Weather Channel Premium...just f*cking let me see the temperature." -- RabidPlaty

" 'No, but please ask me every time I open the app.' " -- Qukeyo

He Can, But Now He Won't

"My dad was my principal in my middle school."

"Everyone would walk up to me and say,'Are you the principal's son?' And then they just sit there and say, 'Can you ask your dad to give me free 100's?' I hated it." -- Kboyd3366

"Bro, they thought I was getting high grades because my mother (principal) showed me all the exams, so no one ever talked to me." -- KyloRenWest

On. The. Spot.

"Why don't you drink?"

"Because mind your own business, that's why. Because my answer is depressing, a real conversation-killer. Because I don't feel like explaining to my boss why I'm a teetotaler when I decline to drink at out-of-office social functions."

-- Surax

Former Cashier's Commiserate

" '"Haha, it didn't scan, must be free, right?' " -- Dabistar

"As a former retail person this burns down to my core, like no Karen, there is a price, the machine either can't figure it out or doesn't know it." -- throwaway126400963

"I am just a man that wants to watch the world burn. I say things like this specifically to see my cashiers eye twitch/see them cringe. Something about it is so satisfying. It started after I became a dad. I am sorry that I am not sorry." -- BareBearFighter

Excellent, You Know the Definition

"I'm colorblind, so.... 'WhAt iS ThiS CoLOr?' " -- HannibalLectR

"I have a colorblind friend, and my favorite line to use is, 'HOW MANY COLORS AM I HOLDING UP?' It's earned me a slap to the face more than once." -- Karjo2000

"Ditto I rely on my 7 year old to decipher what colors what. It's why most of my wardrobe is white black and grey." -- NoLameBardsWn

A Few Very Good Reasons

"Why are you not talking?" -- iS3ed

"I am an introvert and i HATE this question. Especially when they ask that in front of a whole crowd." -- J1mmy09

"I answer, 'I speak when I have something to say, unlike you.' " -- HelpfulDescription4

"I'm listening to you." -- KiloMegaGegaTeraNoob

Believe it or not, a WHOLE LIFE Gave Some Certainty

"Are you sure [my slightly unusual last name] is pronounced like that? Yes, I'm sure." -- pistachiomeeting

"How the f*ck are people confidently able to argue about the pronunciation of the name of the person they're arguing with?" -- Vsauce666

"I mean yeah, I know it like my last name. Oh wait." -- Iced_Road

"Whats worse is my last name is completely phonetic. But people love to throw in silent e or long a that don't exist. Just read the letters dammit." -- ZoiSarah

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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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