/r/Whatcouldgowrong

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The best place to learn what not to do.

What Could Go Wrong?

Welcome to /r/whatcouldgowrong, the home of stupid ideas and their consequences. Grab a chair and popcorn, sit back, and you're all set.

Banner Art Creds: u/j0eg0d, u/Peanutbuttered, u/donutsfritos

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RULES

NOTE We've switched to New Reddit. View us on New Reddit for the most up-to-date Rules.

1) Golden Rule: Links must contain a stupid idea and something going wrong.

2) Direct links to gifs/videos/pics only. (Gfycat.com is great for gifs). No compilation videos are allowed. Also, posting a pic of text describing the event is not acceptable.

3) Tag your material with NSFW if it is NSFW. Any posts involving severe injury needs to include NSFL in the title. Overly NSFW material will be removed.

4) No death posts, no young children getting injured.

5) Mods can remove obscene material, racism, sexism, and re-re-reposts at their discretion, and banning may ensue.

6) No straight up fighting posts

7) No videos from Tiktok or videos that promote individual content creators

NOTABLE SUBS

/r/nononono

/r/holdmybeer

/r/idiotsfightingthings

/r/ANormalDayInRussia

/r/PlayingWithFire

/r/vastlystupid

/r/instant_regret

/r/hadtohurt

/r/onlyintheory

/r/CatastrophicFailure

/r/RubeGoldbergFails

/r/bzzzzzzt


Created by /u/Peanutbuttered

/r/Whatcouldgowrong

7,548,923 Subscribers

196

WCGW Biking

25 Comments
2024/06/28
19:16 UTC

6,665

Trying to drive across a flooded road

166 Comments
2024/06/27
17:22 UTC

3,581

Adding ethanol to a fire

127 Comments
2024/06/27
06:06 UTC

3,119

WCGW when you try to bring down the house

89 Comments
2024/06/25
15:03 UTC

8,098

Standing on the edge of construction hole

192 Comments
2024/06/25
08:50 UTC

1,064

WCGW Entitled passenger insists on staying in sleeping car without a ticket

178 Comments
2024/06/25
07:56 UTC

25,207

WCGR standing next to a horse

2829 Comments
2024/06/24
14:48 UTC

6,753

WCGW when you try to put out a fire without a fire extinguisher

366 Comments
2024/06/23
00:25 UTC

7,940

WCGW helping a person

211 Comments
2024/06/22
21:57 UTC

5,383

WCGW cutting grass

247 Comments
2024/06/22
14:41 UTC

12,921

Inserting a hand behind a swinging mallet

257 Comments
2024/06/22
14:40 UTC

7,323

Swinging at the same time

192 Comments
2024/06/21
02:01 UTC

6,966

WCGW tripping on gasoline

146 Comments
2024/06/20
12:45 UTC

4,344

Well deserved

33 Comments
2024/06/18
08:49 UTC

19,416

WCGW playing with cow's intestines

454 Comments
2024/06/18
07:59 UTC

16,454

WCGW fighting a mannequin

405 Comments
2024/06/18
03:52 UTC

72,100

WCGW throwing your drink at a barista

3060 Comments
2024/06/17
14:55 UTC

12,271

He just wanted to get his ear pierced

394 Comments
2024/06/16
14:52 UTC

8,377

WCGW parking a car there

562 Comments
2024/06/16
00:18 UTC

2,386

Not hearing the warnings

Boy frantically shouting, apparently to nothing, "there's a [VW] Kombi!!!". Yes, there was a Kombi from a social assistance organisation coming down the road.

49 Comments
2024/06/15
23:31 UTC

1,342

WCGW running on a wet floor

76 Comments
2024/06/14
16:40 UTC

2,250

Recording a car at a takeover

127 Comments
2024/06/14
13:10 UTC

2,402

Jumping down onto the top bunk with all your weight.

32 Comments
2024/06/12
10:51 UTC

2,790

WCGW if I try go-cart move on ATV

24 Comments
2024/06/12
08:34 UTC

3,592

A little romance beside the pool

75 Comments
2024/06/12
06:07 UTC

1,643

lighting a Roman candle out of an apartment window

62 Comments
2024/06/11
14:25 UTC

6,158

WCGW if I sit in front of a bike coming downhill

168 Comments
2024/06/10
05:42 UTC

14,769

WCGW running a stop sign after egging someone’s house?

571 Comments
2024/06/09
18:34 UTC

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