The Brief: r/showerthoughts is a subreddit for profound realizations about ordinary things.

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Have you ever had a mind-blowing epiphany in the shower and scrambled to jot it down before you forgot? This subreddit is dedicated to those fleeting moments of clarity, usually regarding mundane everyday occurrences.

It kinda makes sense that the target audience for fidget spinners lost interest in them so quickly
byu/Aristea84 inShowerthoughts

The olympics is the only time when you hear “Great execution by North Korea” and it seems okay.
byu/IronPhi inShowerthoughts

When you’re a kid, you don’t realize you’re also watching your mom and dad grow up.
byu/zjb55446 inShowerthoughts

It would be cool if after you died you could see the top 5 times you almost died.
byu/TerminalGay inShowerthoughts

Apparently, a lemon is not naturally occurring and is a hybrid developed by cross breeding a bitter orange and a citron. Life never gave us lemons; we invented them all by ourselves.
byu/TripleRangeMerge inShowerthoughts

Coffee makes you hyper, but coffee shops are designed for people to chill, whereas alcohol is a depressant but bars and clubs are designed for people to be energetic.
byu/ybarraymapea inShowerthoughts

If EA suffers big enough losses from the backlash of Battlefront 2, and it all started because some guy couldn’t unlock Vader, this will be the second time Anakin brought balance to something.
byu/Fourohfourscore inShowerthoughts

The biggest flex is using mobile data in your own home because the WiFi is being slow.
byu/RbnAwsm inShowerthoughts

Night before a day off is more satisfying than the actual day off.
by inShowerthoughts

The sentence “Don’t objectify women” has “women” as the object of the sentence.
byu/Stormfly inShowerthoughts

A guy named “Weird Al” has had a 40+ year long career with no allegations of sexual impropriety.
byu/BillionTonsHyperbole inShowerthoughts

Most people know so little that if they were transported 200 years into the past, they wouldn’t be able to invent anything any quicker.
by inShowerthoughts

Dads probably bond with dogs so much because, in our society, men don’t get shown a lot of affection but dogs give tons of affection regardless
byu/bypirates_myman inShowerthoughts

Anxiety is like when video game combat music is playing but you can’t find any enemies.
byu/Canadaba11 inShowerthoughts

Dads probably bond with dogs so much because, in our society, men don’t get shown a lot of affection but dogs give tons of affection regardless
byu/bypirates_myman inShowerthoughts

Being able to do well in high school without having to put in much effort is actually a big disadvantage later in life.
by inShowerthoughts

College students don’t want to go to graduation ceremonies, but they go to please their relatives, while relatives don’t want to go but go to support the students; we should all just be honest and skip that ceremony and go out for pizza.
byu/SightlessSenshi inShowerthoughts

Whoever created the tradition of not seeing the bride in the wedding dress beforehand saved countless husbands everywhere from hours of dress shopping and will forever be a hero to all men.
byu/Yorkshire45 inShowerthoughts