r/unpopularopinion 6d ago

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Greetings, you opinionated, unpopular lot! This is your one-stop shop for all of the ridiculously reposted topics on this sub. This hub and the linked threads below will be replaced every 7 days to keep things fresh.

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r/unpopularopinion 4h ago Silver

That leftover meatloaf do be hittin' Breakfast foods are terrible, dinner leftovers are a far superior morning meal

1.0k Upvotes

There's nothing redeeming about traditional breakfast foods whatsoever. They're mostly filled with sugar and are all bland. Looking at you cereals, which taste the same regardless of the brand, like milk covered cardboard. Bacon is the second worst meat out there, next to breakfast sausage. Why does sausage need to be sweet? Eggs are a mushy, gag inducing mess no matter how they're prepared. I'd much rather cook extra portions with my dinners for the following day. Heating up some lasagna or chicken pot pie to start the day is where it's at!


r/unpopularopinion 6h ago

Tall people should be given a break on low-to-the-ground stuff

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As a tall person, im always expected to reach shit for people on high shelves. Like that's just my lot in life. Like I just SHOULD. Okie dokie i can do that. Im more than happy to use my height to help people out.

But then that completely changes with shit that's way down low. Bending over to pick shit up or clean the bottom of that window or something? I have a lot farther to go to get down there than the guy who is like 5'1. I'm find being asked to put the star on the tree, and the short guy should have no problem putting the skirt around it.


r/unpopularopinion 3h ago

Sneakers with your formalwear look like horsesh-t

204 Upvotes

I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but when you’re heading into the office for the day would you please do us an ocular justice and put on some decent or at least more appropriate shoes.

If you insist on wearing runners, at least make them fit with your outfit, not extremely multicoloured and/or white.

Runners, by definition, are sportswear, and that’s where they belong.

Have some self respect.


r/unpopularopinion 2h ago Helpful

ADHD is being used as a excuse too often

143 Upvotes

Using my throwaway for this and speaking as someone who has Both autism and ADHD.

People too often use ADHD as an excuse not to do work, I’ve hear it all the time at my school and so many people use to it be on their phones, try to get away from not doing their works or just talking in class and bothering other students.

I can understand that it’s harder for people with ADHD but some people just don’t want to apply themselves or do work and will find any excuse or way to get out of it. Haft of the time I hear that being said it makes me believe you don’t even really have ADHD and just looking for an excuse to be lazy.

Edit: Thank you all for being very Civil in the comments I really like that and thank you for all of your perspectives :)

Please continue to be respectful in the comments and to other commenters. I appreciate all perspectives from people agreeing and disagreeing! Just if you choose to engage please keep it respectful, please and thank you


r/unpopularopinion 21h ago Bravo Grande! Truly Unpopular Opinion Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Keep Calm Take My Energy Bravo!

The standard of dress for adults in North America is way too casual.

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The casualization of the Western wardrobe has been going on for decades, and I definitely am not suggesting some sort of return to 1900-1950's fashion where you have to wear a suit or long dress every day.

However, the hyper-casual nature of post-2019 fashion is going way too far imo. I think it's a real shame that adults have regressed our standards to match those of children/teenagers. If you're 30+, you shouldn't be wearing the same things as a 13yo.

It's now commonplace for people to wear street clothes into work. I see teachers at school wearing jeans and a t-shirt, people showing up to an office in a hoodie and distressed denim, and wearing beanies and caps indoors. You go to a public building like the mall, library, museum, etc. and you'll find people in pajamas!

I would strongly encourage anyone (especially if you're over ~25-30) to reflect upon your wardrobe and the message you're projecting.


r/unpopularopinion 17h ago

Trader Joe's is a convenience store masquerading as a grocery store, that successfully convinced its rabid customer base that reheating factory-processed, factory-prepared, and factory-packed foods constitutes as cooking

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Look, I tried...many times, over many years to shop at Trader Joe's. Every single time I came out very short-handed. Yeah they sell raw meats and produce but the selection is extremely limited and the spaces dedicated for them is comical in comparison. Part of me thinks it's there just for show, to provide their patrons the illusion that they're shopping at a real grocery store.

Next, look at their frozen foods aisle, where you'll find most customers bumping shoulders. They use open freezers because it's their highest velocity items. Imagine the congestion and what it'll sound like if they had sliding doors on them.

Then observe the checkout lines and you'll see just about everyone's baskets and carts packed with processed foods that just need to be reheated before consuming. But not before they post a picture of it in a dish with a caption that goes something like 'decided to stay home and cook dinner tonight #iloveTJ'

I don't mean to disparage Trader Joe's in a totally negative way. They have several good snacks at decent prices. But to me, they are closer to 7-11 than a Kroger/Safeway/Ralph's/Whole Foods


r/unpopularopinion 7h ago

A lot of Fitness enthusiasts have a superiority complex.

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As the title said, I feel that many people who are into fitness think they are better than everyone else. One prime example of this is those fitness influencers who call ordinary people "NPC". I do not have any bias toward the fitness community but I believe that those people are the ones making people more intimidated to start working on themself.


r/unpopularopinion 10h ago

Dogs are better left at home than at a daycare.

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People seem to think it’s so cruel to leave their dog home alone all day but that is the best place for them. A healthy dog will be perfectly happy sitting at home waiting for you to get out of work. But people seem to think they are lonely because they can’t separate human emotion from their dogs wants and needs.

Daycares are chronically understaffed and undertrained. Not only is there an inherent risk of dog fights but daycares often over stimulate dogs by having them go go go all day and never getting a break. Not to mention how many shady businesses are out there that care more about their bottom line than the health and safety of your pup.

Please just teach your dogs to be ok alone and leave them at home. Separation anxiety shouldn’t just be given in to because then it’s never going to get better. Daycare maybe once a week and only after extreme vetting of the business.


r/unpopularopinion 4h ago

I hate how hotels tuck all the bedding into the bed

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Why the hell do hotels tuck the quilt/duvet/comforter into the bed with the bottom sheet? It infuriates me. Every evening when you want to get into bed you have to untuck it and it pulls out the bottom sheet too. You then have to spend time remaking the bed. Why???


r/unpopularopinion 1d ago

People on reddit have no sense of humour and don't understand sarcasm or tongue in cheek statements.

2.6k Upvotes

Seriously tho, unless it's in a meme, everyone on here takes comments so literally and cannot understand obvious sarcasm or humour without a /s by it. I wouldn't want to hang out with a majority of redditors because they're too easily confused and take things way way way too literally. It's really sad tbh.


r/unpopularopinion 4h ago

Music about video games is cringe

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The title says it all. I just can’t stand music about video games. Let me be clear: I’m not talking about game soundtracks, I really mean producers who base their music and lyrics around video games such as FNAF, Bendy and the Ink machine, stuff like that. I don’t get Friday Night Funkin music either. I really don’t get how so many people non ironically listen to some of this stuff.


r/unpopularopinion 23h ago Take My Energy

The US should have 0 tolerance laws for people who cause serious car accidents

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Cars are extremely dangerous and most people wield them extremely carelessly. That’s why everyone thinks everyone is a terrible driver because most people are actually pretty terrible and complacent drivers.

I genuinely believe if a person causes even one serious accident that either injures/kills someone or totals a car they should be barred from owning a drivers license or a car for at least one year and depending on severity or frequency of their offenses they should be permanently barred from owing a license or owning and operating a car.

Furthermore, If you get caught drinking and driving you shouldn’t be allowed to legally own or operate a car for at least 5 years. If you are caught operating a vehicle after being barred the punishment should be seen no different than a felon with a fire arm and should be punished equally as harshly.

Driving is a privilege, not a right and I think we could save a lot of lives and make the roads infinitely safer if we actually took accidents more seriously and treat the people who cause them as derisory threats.


r/unpopularopinion 7h ago

Podcasts are so incredibly boring

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Yes I do have the attention span of a child, but I just don’t understand how anyone can listen to a 1+ hour long commentary straight through. Even with topics that I’m super interested in, I just feel like maybe a good 3 minutes are worth listening to while the rest is just annoying ads, sidetracks, and irritating voices constantly talking/laughing over each other if there’s more than one commentator. I really want to like them, but they all just bore me rather quickly. I know some of my friends listen to them for white noise, but I just think music is a better substitute.


r/unpopularopinion 1h ago

Singers with raspy voices are much better than singers with clean voices

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I find singers with 'clean' voices (example; Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Adele, etc) bland and boring compared to singers with raspier voices (example; Janis Joplin, Joan Jett, Lorraine Crosby, Melissa Etheridge etc.)

I may be biased because I prefer rock to pop, it's not to say i don't enjoy their music, but I'd much prefer listening to a raspy voice than a 'clean' one. I find the songs have more 'emotional punch' behind them.


r/unpopularopinion 9h ago

A whole soup can full of water in your soup is way too much

50 Upvotes

I’m specifically talking about vegetable soup here I don’t care what you do with your other soups but another unpopular opinion is that I use water in my tomato soup. The instructions say fill the can up with water and put it in the soup but I don’t want my soup to be that watery. Some rules are better when they are broken.


r/unpopularopinion 1d ago Silver All-Seeing Upvote

People sending voice messages instead of texting is annoying

19.9k Upvotes

Instead of just being able to read your message, I have to find a quiet, private place for me to listen to the message. It’s annoying. I understand being too lazy to type, but instead, use speech to text so you can still speak but I can read it like a normal text message.


r/unpopularopinion 7h ago

more than u might think, wholesome content on the internet is just there because people know it will get upvotes.

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So much of it looks soooo much like "hey im gonna do something kinda nice and ur gonna film it." Sometimes its so dumbly obvious that everyoneeeee is acting in the scene, esp with tiktoks. Dont get fooled


r/unpopularopinion 7h ago Take My Power

Stray dogs in turkey should not be praised

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I keep seeing these cute stray dogs videos taken in istanbul, where they are just on their own chilling, being cute and dumb. On comments section I see so many people typing down "o wow thats so cute!! I wish my country was like that! Turks are animal lovers" There is a difference between being an animal lover vs being obsessed over animals. What most Turks do is obsessing over animals, they keep feeding them on the streets, and some are even against them being sterilized. What you guys don't know is that those stray dogs actually do attack on people especially when they are in a group. And these obsessed dog-worshippers believe dogs attack because they sensed something bad about the person even though its a 7 year old kid. Examples:

https://mobile.twitter.com/kopeksorunu/status/1532069535557492736 https://mobile.twitter.com/KopekSorunu/status/1584954397724856320 https://mobile.twitter.com/kopeksorunu/status/1559833953405730816

So, turkish people love worshipping dogs and that is not cute, that's dangerous. I have no problem with cats being fed on the streets even though cats do fuck up the natural life, as we literally have no squirrels or small bird species anymore in Istanbul. They just don't pose a literal hazard to humans at least.


r/unpopularopinion 9h ago

Predicting what happens ruins tv shows

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I love discussing shows but I find it irritating when people predict what will happen, even if it’s minor. There’s only so many outcomes of a show or a situation and I don’t want the element of surprise to be taken away.

It’s very popular as any Reddit for any show episode, the top comments will be ‘I think Sam is probably going to divorce Pete’ or ‘I think Jack is the killer because the camera focused on his red jacket’. In my opinion, say what you liked or disliked but don’t put pre-spoilers in my head about an ending please! I didn’t even like the one about ant-man going up Thanos’s ass! It could have happened!! The only exception is Westworld where you needed this type of discussion to even comprehend what was happening. Ok rant over thanks


r/unpopularopinion 4h ago

Wearing socks with flipflops is comfy and looks kinda cool.

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I'm sorry but one of the best feelings in the world is when you finally wedge in that part of the flipflop that goes between your number one and number two toes while wearing socks.


r/unpopularopinion 1h ago

I would love to have Michael Scott as a boss.

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Jumped on “The Office” bus late, but can’t understand all the hate Michael was getting from the employees in the office. This man is pure comedy. They love to hate him..


r/unpopularopinion 6h ago

it's really annoying when people don't tell you what they're laughing about

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it could be anyone, friends classmates colleagues etc.

i find it really fucking frustrating when my friends or classmates are laughing at something together and i ask them why they're laughing and they respond with "oh nothing nothing". what is so bad it has to be hidden from me? why am i not supposed to know? i'm sure this happens to others too.


r/unpopularopinion 20h ago

Basic car maintenance should be included in driver's ed and on driving tests

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TLDR: Most people don't teach themselves how to take care of their cars and won't try to learn until they get car problems. We should include car maintenance in driver's ed classes and have people preform car maintenance on a car as part of the road test.

I understand that most people could learn any topic of car maintenance by watching a 5 minute video on youtube but the reality is that nobody (who isn't already car savvy) does that until the problem arises. People won't notice or ignore car issues until it bites them in the ass and now they have to pay a mechanic a large bill that could've been a fraction of the cost most of time had they followed a self maintenance schedule. There's also the possibility that your car breaks down and needs to be towed and if your car breaks down in an area without cell service then you're out of luck.

This is especially true with teenagers who are often the most reckless and uninformed drivers. Of course everyone is different and there are plenty of teenagers who work and save up for their first car thus having a huge level of care and awareness for the state of their cars. But there's also plenty of lazy or ignorant teenagers who receive their first cars from parents and these are the type of people I'm talking about. I understand though as it is exciting to have the freedom of driving for the first time so it's more tempting to get in and go without learning how to keep your car in good shape, especially when no one is forcing you. It SHOULD be the responsibility of the caretaker to educate their kids about car maintenance but the reality is some people are too lazy or are uninformed themselves. Another thing is that gen z are the most fatherless generation yet. Of course there are plenty of car savvy women out there but the statistics show that <96% of mechanics in the US are male. ( https://www.zippia.com/auto-mechanic-jobs/demographics/ )

I'm not sure how realistic this could be but apart from including car maintenance in the driver's ed curriculum, I think the most effective way of teaching would be to include a hands-on part of the road test. There could be a designated car at DMVs for mechanic related tests (the car could come from a junk yard, be an unclaimed car from a police lot or it could be the driver's own car) used for stuff like changing tires, oil, wipers, head/tail lights, ect and for practicing check ups like checking tire pressure, all of the fluids, and all of the filters.

I think this could be an unpopular opinion because the wait times at most DMVs are notoriously long and extending the driving test would significantly increase the time it takes for people to complete it, thus adding more time to anyone behind them.


r/unpopularopinion 5h ago

I hate the phrase "making love",

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It indicates immaturity, naive confusion between sexual activities and the emotion that is known as "love". I really find this word combo highly annoying. Especially when it occurs within song lyrics, that's the best way to ruin what might have been a good song. Sex is not love. Love is not sex. Yes, sometimes these 2 things can come together simultaneously, but it's not to be counted on as fact.

After a wild romp in the sack all weekend with a partner that you just met, you are a gullible fool to believe that love has anything to do with it. You cannot "make love", but you can "perform sexual activities", you can engage in sexual escapades, but the only thing that you might be "making" is an unwise decision especially if you fail to use contraceptives and protective gear, and then you are both permanently tethered by means of reproducing an offspring.

You and your brand new sidekick in carnal pleasures most likely will end up "making" a messy situation if you think that you are "soulmates" after a phase of mind-blowing mad delicious sex. It will get old and redundant as the charm fades, it will.

If you both are mutually striving to stay with each other when the times get tough, when and you have a sincere loyalty to be there and support one another, then you might could possibly call that "love", even though you are no longer having sex with each other, and at least one of you are looking at other people with a sexual interest, and you are able to deal with that without getting jealous and possessive.

When my rude little chihuahua starts humping on my foot because he is aroused (although he is neutered), he is not making love to my foot. He is attempting to relieve his tension by using my foot as a substitute for his little hot bitch, and after I give him a little kick to discourage that behavior, he'll masturbate by humping on one of the teddy bears in my room. He is NOT "making love" to the stuffed animals.


r/unpopularopinion 1h ago

Celebrity “stan” account holders are the most pathetic and annoying people on the internet, especially on Twitter.

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You have to have some form of mental disability or be severely troubled to obsess over random people you’ve never met once in your life. Like I’m genuinely concerned about these people and what leads them to want to pursue something like this. Go get a job, go outside, touch grass, do something.