The Odd Connection Between Reddit, John Cena & Potato Salad

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Quick name three phrases that don’t seem like they belong together.

Did you say Reddit, John Cena and potato salad? If you did, congrats, you’re already as puzzled as us by this whole mess. And yet, on Reddit, John Cena and potato salad are actually pretty much the same thing.

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Since there’s pretty much a subreddit for everything, head over to the fan page for your favorite modern wrestler — John Cena. You likely want to check out some fan art, maybe there’ll be some clips of him doing his signature move, the Attitude Adjustment.

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Instead you find … potato salad. Yup, all potato salad, all the time. There are recipes for potato salad, pictures of potato salad and even news stories pertaining to relevant potato salads. You’d think that everyone just mixed up what subreddit they were in, but what’s odd is all the headlines are about John Cena, but all the stories are pure potato salad. Yup, John Cena quite simply IS potato salad on Reddit.

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Well, that’s odd, you might say and chalk the internet up to being an occasionally silly place. But bear with us and head over to r/potatosalad. Yeah, that exists too.

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Where you might expect to find recipes for potato salad, pictures of potato salad and even news stories pertaining to relevant potato salads, instead you find EVERYTHING IS JOHN CENA! At r/potatosalad, you can check out John Cena fan art, see him in clips doing his signature move, the Attitude Adjustment, and anything you want regarding news about the wrestler. The one thing you won’t find? Pictures of potato salad — that is unless the moderators of the subreddit have stepped out for a moment.

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Why does all of this happen? Who knows.

Oh Reddit, you so crazy.

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