Reddit Mystery Spot (your guide to crazy subreddits): r/fiveheads

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Here on NMR’s Weekend Edition, we’re always looking for the weird stuff on the web. Maybe because it’s the weekend, maybe because we ate too much paint as a kid, but we like ODD. On Sundays, we dredge up the strange and amazing that YouTube has to offer with our YouTube Treasure Hunter series. We highly recommend it if you like WEIRD nostalgia. On Saturdays, we focus on one of the best sites for weird content: Reddit.

Reddit is sort of a catchall of the web — all the world’s information, disinformation and cat pictures filter through there and users of the free site upvote or downvote the information based on how interesting they find it. This usually winds up in some pretty strange stuff being upvoted to the front page. But to get REALLY WEIRD you have to crawl down into one of the many subreddits out there — and there are thousands.

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Like the Parisian catacombs, you can truly get lost in Reddit’s subterranean layers. That’s why, each Saturday, we’ve dedicated ourselves to presenting you with one unusual subreddit for you to explore at your leisure.

Caution: Some of the stuff found within might be VERY NSFW depending on the subreddit we explore. If it’s an entirely NSFW or nasty subreddit, we will warn you below.

Also, if you’re working today, you deserve to look at NSFW stuff!

Today’s Reddit Mystery Spot:


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Fiveheads is dedicated to pointing out the obvious: some people have such big foreheads that it is more like a fivehead! Once you see some of these fiveheads on your favorite celebrities though, you might not be able to unsee them!

r/fiveheads information:

Totally riddled with NSFW: No.
Violent, morbid or outright evil: No. 
Okay for kids: Yes.
Started: 2013
Number of members: 4,010
Is it active: Yes.
Friendliness of community: What community? Although posts are made daily, there are few comments from the people involved.
Funniness of comments: Weak
Sample comment:

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Subreddit’s best feature: Aside from the fact that cataloging people with giant foreheads is pretty funny, this site doesn’t use a traditional upvote/downvote feature. Instead, they simply ask if the picture in question/comment is a praiseworthy “5” or merely a lowly “4.”


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