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Mod Post Rules of the Subreddit. If these are broken, your comment/post will be removed and you could be banned. You should read this before posting.

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Posts must be interesting as fuck (IAF)

This is a purely subjective rule. Just because you find something IAF does not mean it belongs here. It's impossible to define what is IAF, but for a general idea browse the top posts of all time from this subreddit. It's easier to define what isn't IAF, here are most of the things that are NOT IAF.


The content of a post (image/gif/video/article) and title must be interesting and interchangeable. The title must describe the content of the post. A post which has the content of a portrait of Albert Einstein with the title listing all of his accomplishments is not interesting as fuck, the content must show those accomplishments. The content of the post must show/depict what the title says.


Things that aren't IAF

  • mildly interesting things, kinda interesting things, interesting things

  • Social media screenshots, or screenshots in general.

  • No unnecessary sound

  • Memes, funny things, edgy content

  • Things that are purely cute

  • Things that are NSFW

  • Click bait, "Top 10 best X"

  • Just because something is old does not inherently make it IAF.

  • Hold your phone a certain way to see an image, or shake your head to see an image, or light mod/dark mode pictures

Note: Breaking this rule usually just means your post gets removed. (extreme violations, as in you have no idea what belongs here will get you perma banned)


Titles Must be descriptive

Titles should describe the content of the post. If you're going to claim facts/interesting as fuck stuff in the title the image/gif/video/article/content should show that claim in some way. Titles like "Wow, this is awesome", "top 10 best posts EVER" will get you banned. This isn't a click bait subreddit. Titles that "piggy back" off of other posts, like "Since we're posting Mcdonalds...." will also get you banned. You also shouldn't include where you're cross posting it from, just throw a source link in the comments.

We don't need unnecessary information in the title, just describe what you're posting.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you a temp ban in most cases (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban).


If needed provide a source

If you can't completely explain why the content of the post is IAF please comment with more explanation. If your post claims something that most everyone can't easily confirm from reading your title and viewing your content please provide some type of proof of what you claim. Do not claim ownership or creation of something you did not create. Do not post false or misleading information

*Note: Breaking this rules will get you perma banned in most cases. *


Don't spam

Pretty self explanatory, don't post spam, don't spam the subreddit with many links. If you're solely posting to promote yourself/sell something you will be banned.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you permabanned.


No gossip or tabloid type material

This isn't the place for celebrity news, or general "TIL" type posts.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you temp banned in most cases (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban.)


No text on images/gifs/videos

In most cases text on an image is useless. It can be put into the title or into the comment section. Text on gifs is sometimes useful, but still preferred to put information into the title and/or into the comment section. This also encourages discussion. There are some exceptions to this rule, mainly dates or little labeling on images/gifs/videos. Youtube videos are not allowed

Note: Breaking this rule will get you temp banned (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban.)


Be Civil

It's perfectly fine to disagree with anyone about most things, but there is no need to insult the person. Debate/discussion/talk about the idea/content, not the person. If someone is arguging in bad faith, concern trolling, baiting, general trolling, or just being a rude individual REPORT THEM, DO NOT ENGAGE with them.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you at minimum temp banned, the more offenses/worse they are means the longer the ban (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban.)


Other things to note:

  • If the moderators feel you/your post(s)/your comment(s) are harming the subreddit they will be removed.

  • This sub filters new users in order to remove spam. If you are a new reddit user, please gain some karma and wait before posting. This is to prevent spam and new users who don't understand reddit

  • The rules are final, there is no debating them, doing so could increase your ban.


r/interestingasfuck 8h ago Wholesome

/r/ALL Male Gorillas tend to be incredibly patient with their young. Studies have shown that males who show the most interest in caring for their young, tend to be more succesful with the females

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r/interestingasfuck 1h ago Silver

How game developers trick you in an open world

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r/interestingasfuck 14h ago Helpful Gold Rocket Like Take My Energy Faith In Humanity Restored Narwhal Salute Wholesome (Pro) Silver All-Seeing Upvote Wholesome Seal of Approval Bravo Grande! I'll Drink to That Timeless Beauty Wholesome

/r/ALL A man invades the pitch at the World Cup in Qatar with a shirt reading "Save Ukraine" and a rainbow flag during Portugal vs Uruguay

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r/interestingasfuck 10h ago

Title not descriptive The office at this car dealership.

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r/interestingasfuck 17h ago Helpful Wholesome Coin Gift Take My Energy Heartwarming Silver

How Jupiter saving us

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r/interestingasfuck 19h ago Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Dread Silver Helpful

/r/ALL The largest quarantine camp in China's Guangzhou city is being built. It has 90,000 isolation pods.

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r/interestingasfuck 1h ago

Stone sculptures by Jose Manuel Lopez Castro

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r/interestingasfuck 11h ago

The actual size of Greenland next to the USA

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r/interestingasfuck 4h ago Laser Eyes

In Michelangelo's Moses, made in 1513-1515 CE, there is a small muscle carved into forearm. Human body contracts this muscle only when little finger is lifted, otherwise it remains hidden.

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r/interestingasfuck 15h ago Wholesome (Pro)

The Bomber that Dropped Fat Man on Nagasaki

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r/interestingasfuck 10h ago

If you've ever had a hard time understanding the plays of Shakespeare, just watch this mastery of a performance by Andrew Scott and the comprehension becomes so much easier

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r/interestingasfuck 21h ago Silver Wholesome LOVE!

How marbles are made using old glass pieces

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r/interestingasfuck 11h ago

Japanese paper sculptor Harukiru crafts sculptures from discarded snack packaging.

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r/interestingasfuck 17h ago Silver Wholesome

A tomato sorter removing green tomatoes

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r/interestingasfuck 7h ago

Lebanese man smokes a cigaret from his destroyed apartment after the August 4th 2020 Ammonium Nitrate explosion in Beirut Lebanon - It was detected by the United States Geological Survey as a seismic event of magnitude 3.3 and is considered one of the most powerful non-nuclear explosions in history

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r/interestingasfuck 21h ago Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

No proof/source BBC journalist Edward Lawrence was beaten and arrested by Authorities while covering China's Anti-Covid restrictions protests, BBC has expressed they haven't received any apology from the Chinese authorities, they stated they had arrested him for his own good in case he caught Covid from the crowd

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r/interestingasfuck 21h ago Wholesome Silver Helpful

Incredible fluid motion-effects and interesting shapes produced when everyday objects are dropped in thickened water, apparent in slow-motion

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r/interestingasfuck 1d ago Wholesome

KFC has just opened its first ever pub in London where you can order pints and food straight to your table.

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r/interestingasfuck 12h ago

Full context: Pitch invader in the Qatar World Cup also shares a message in support of the Iranian people

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r/interestingasfuck 1d ago Wholesome Starstruck Masterpiece To The Stars Silver LOVE! Narwhal Salute Rocket Like I'll Drink to That Helpful

/r/ALL Proudly representing my best lunar capture after 3 years of practicing.

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r/interestingasfuck 1h ago

Austin politician sends different Mailers to both Republican and Democrat voters

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r/interestingasfuck 15h ago

Blue bees exist (blue carpenter bees)

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r/interestingasfuck 20h ago

Longest animal lifespans

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r/interestingasfuck 11h ago

A bilingual parrot

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r/interestingasfuck 1d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome

/r/ALL Barringer Crater in Arizona was formed 50,000 years ago when a meteor hit the earth at 26,000 mph

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