People Break Down The Rare Things People Complain About As Though They Happen Every Day
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People easily complain about the things that bother them, but when they're asked to explain what they're talking about, they can't elaborate.


Sound familiar? That may be because they've become conditioned or socialized to believe in how certain things are in real life.

Curious to explore this strange phenomenon about delusions, Redditor CoverYourself-inOil asked:

"What do people complain about like it's everywhere constantly but is actually rather rare?"

What goes on in the neighborhood is likely nothing at all.

Wrestling Alligators

"Being from Florida, the amount of people that think I have to fight off gators daily. Lol"

– kaybee666

Danger Down Under

"The frequency of dangerous australian animals. Like yes they are there but not really at the same time."

– RainbowPoopicorn

Trick Or Treat

"People giving out edible pot for Halloween. Can guarantee that no stoner is gonna give those away for free."

– painfully--average

Violent Neighborhood

"According to my suburban Nextdoor feed, apparently there are gun shots going off all day every day 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄"

– slykido999

Caution While Traveling

"The danger of the Bermuda Triangle. I honestly thought it would be a regular threat in my adult life when they kept talking about it while I was young."

InvisibleMe21

These are questionable behavior, and the jury is still out as to what's actually happening.

Witching Hour

"Satanist out sacrificing."

– finding_harmony

What Everyone Is Not Talking About

"People complaining about people complaining about something, but it's just one guy on Twitter. Or someone they entirely made up...."

– crap_whats_not_taken

Tormented In School

"I was bullied relentlessly in elementary school. But it took me longer to realize it than it should have, because no one ever demanded my lunch money."

– MFWicantusername

Not everything we learn comes in handy.

Cartoon Disasters

"I have not had a single anvil, piano, or sandbag dropped on my head."

"Pretty upset about it, tbh."

– garden_and_grump_

Cute Bait

"A van giving away puppies to snatch you."

– Complete-Fudge-2888

Snuffing Out The Flames

"10 years old me thinking we'd need to know how to 'stop drop and roll' a lot more in life."

– YeahILiftBro

Many of these mentioned were either from urban legends or seen depicted in the movies.

Some of them could even be examples of the Mandela effect, where false memories are shared by multiple people.

Regardless of where these thoughts and beliefs stem from, there's not much to say other than acknowledging how extraordinary the human mind is.

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