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50 Facts That Will Freak You Out If You Think About Them For Too Long

"The only part of your reflection you can lick is your tongue."

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Folks, let me ask you a question: Have you ever been standing in the shower, totally spaced out, when a thought crosses your brain that makes you go, "WHOA"?

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Well, there's an entire community on Reddit called r/ShowerThoughts, dedicated to those dumb little thoughts you have that end up blowing your mind.

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Here are some of the WILDEST realizations people have had:

1. "The only part of your reflection you can lick is your tongue."

—CardboardDreams
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2. "The best part of a cucumber tastes like the worst part of a watermelon."

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3. "Drinking water with a minty mouth is the cold version of spicy."

RoflGhandi

4. "It must suck to be an air conditioner repairman. You spend your day working in buildings that have no air conditioning. When it's fixed and finally cool, you leave."

SbDakMax

5. "I have seen more of the surface of the Moon with my own eyes than I have of Earth."

—Iron_Gunna
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6. "Security at every level of an airport is absolutely ridiculous. Until you get to the baggage claim. Then it’s just, like, take whatever bag you want."

PainMatrix

7. "At special occasions, girls with curly hair straighten it and girls with straight hair curl it."

Jmz22

8. "Watching a graduation ceremony is like sitting through a movie that's entirely end credits."

definitelyusername

9. "There is no physical evidence to say that today is Wednesday, we all just have to trust that someone has kept count since the first one ever."

Wastedtalent442

10. "At the age of 60, Snoop Dogg will be 420 in dog years."

—creator1998
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11. "Dragons would think it's cool that we create water in our mouths."

EvilTerabite

12. "The first person who inhaled helium must have been so relieved when the effects wore off."

marchillo

13. "Pets are the one-percenters of animals."

svenkarrmatey

14. "When medication says 'do not operate heavy machinery,' they're probably mainly referring to cars, but my mind always goes to a forklift."

megadumbbonehead

15. "If wookies have a 400 year life span, then Han Solo is basically like Chewbacca's third dog."

—BookerDeWittsCarbine
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16. "If you drew a dick on a vampire's face while they were sleeping, they'd never find out about it."

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17. "The movie industry considers you to be an adult when you're 17 to see an R-rated movie, but they conveniently lower that age to 13 when they are deciding who pays adult ticket prices."

AbbatoirOfDuty

18. "Imagine how rich you would've had to be 200 years ago to have music playing in the background while you cook dinner."

DadThrowsBolts

19. "College students are simultaneously stereotyped for not getting enough sleep and for sleeping all the time."

BruceDwayne1

20. "Bob's Burgers would also be an appropriate title for SpongeBob SquarePants."

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21. "When we're young, we sneak out of our houses to go to parties. When we're old, we sneak out of parties to go home."

Reef22

22. "You know you've reached adulthood when your bed is in the middle of the wall instead of in the corner."

AquilaDewi

23. "A different version of you exists in the minds of everyone who knows you."

Mauveinex

24. "It’s weird to think that nighttime is the natural state of the universe, and that daytime is only caused by a nearby, radiating ball of flame."

DoodleQueen626

25. "Water is a beverage whose flavor is its temperature."

—umbrazno
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26. "'Based on a true story' movies are all part of the same series."

yetanotherAZN

27. "An underrated perk of being an adult is you no longer outgrow your clothes."

Katneto

28. "Making a typo in an online argument is the equivalent of voice cracking in a verbal argument."

Metamight123

29. "Fitbits are just like Tamagotchis, except the stupid little creature you have to keep alive is yourself."

Jimoiseau

30. "Accidentally liking someone's post while snooping through their profile is the digital equivalent of stepping on a twig while sneaking through the forest."

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31. "I hate to spend $6.50 on six pieces of raw chicken, but don't hesitate to spend $5 on one chicken sandwich."

Dakota4791

32. "Corrupt cops are just undercover criminals."

jabertcul

33. "The brain not only named itself, but it also recognized that it named itself and was surprised when it realized that."

gopackdavis2

34. "If you drive a new car, you are rich. If you drive an old car, you are poor. But if you drive a super old car, you are super rich."

MechantVilain

35. "There is probably a tree somewhere out there now that is growing the wood for your coffin."

—irishtown101
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36. "If you see someone wearing a $20,000 watch, it's hard to know if they're really good with money or really bad with money."

towerhil

37. "If your identical twin got plastic surgery, it would be hard not to feel a little insulted."

FrankBurlyPI

38. "When you're sick, the advice you get is to literally do drugs and stay out of school."

usna21

39. "We use tables to keep food off the floor, tablecloths to keep food off the table, placemats to keep food off the tablecloth, and plates to keep food off the placemats."

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40. "It kinda makes sense that the target audience for fidget spinners lost interest in them so quickly."

—Aristea84
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41. "Technically, almost every mirror you buy at a store is in used condition."

dylannmarriott

42. "A successful marriage ends with watching the other person die."

WhiteVanilla69

43. "The person who invented audio recording probably thought it didn't work right when their voice sounded different in the recording."

MintyTruffle

44. "If you're 25 years old, you've already been around for more than 10% of American history."

shamelessquestion

45. "Most orchestras are just 1800s cover bands."

—basspl
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46. "Whenever you buy and eat half a chicken, you are secretly sharing a meal with a stranger."

instantpowdy

47. "It's crazy that something like a Walmart gift card is printed on plastic, but my social security card is printed on the flimsiest piece of paper I've ever handled."

amish_no_wave

48. "The object of golf is to play the least amount of golf."

HansOlavLee

49. "It's always easy to fall asleep on a couch unless you're actually trying to fall asleep on a couch."

zusuela

50. "Your belly button is just your old mouth."

—Ryskill
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Here's me after reading all these. I need to go lie down.

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Some responses have been edited for clarity.

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