Rare Insults example posts from the r/rareinsults subreddit and twitter account.

Rare Insults

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Rare Insults refers to the subreddit /r/rareinsults that collects screenshots of inventive and unusual insults shared by people on social media websites and in personal messages. Collecting rare insults since November 2017, the Reddit community accumulated over 2.1 million subscribers in five years. In May 2022, a Twitter gimmick account of the same name was launched, reposting viral posts from the subreddit.


On November 17th, 2017, the subreddit /r/rareinsults[1] was created for the purpose of collecting unusual and elaborate insults shared by users on Reddit and other social media websites.

The subreddit gained over 2.1 million subscribers in five years, with multiple posts reaching Reddit's front page during this period (top posts from the subreddit shown below).

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The subreddit has frequently been used as source material for videos by various YouTubers. For example, on October 31st, 2019, PewDiePie uploaded[2] a video in which he read through the top posts from the subreddit, with the video gaining over 15 million views in three years (shown below, left). On November 27th, Cr1TiKaL posted a similar video that accumulated over 2.8 million views on YouTube[3] in three years (shown below, right).

On May 12th, 2022, the gimmick Twitter[4] account Rare Insults (@insultrare) was launched, sharing posts from the subreddit and user submissions. The account garnered over 101,300 followers in six days.


/r/rareinsults collects inventive and elaborate insults and roasts posted by social media users or sent over DMs. The posts are usually shared in the format of screenshots, with usernames sometimes blacked out for the purpose of respecting privacy.

Traffic / Following

The /r/rareinsults subreddit accumulated over 2.1 million subscribers in five years since being launched. The gimmick Twitter account @insultrare archived over 100,000 followers within less than a week since launch.

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DRE DR CHRONK Comments 1.6K • 5 years ago bruh no offence but that haircut is the reason hats were invented 5.5K 7 | 23 23 REPLIES 150 F- UFT. RUFC Reebot 三X Comments 780 LILU • 1 year ago I love justin but the dude looks like he spends his free time lifting up rocks in his back garden looking for cool bugs I6 5.9K T 日 80 80 REPLIES : Anonymous 07/20/21(Tue)13:04:11 No.859369845 photo_2021-05-16_12-45-46.jpg 178 KB JPG Do I look like I could steal your girl? 8 Replies View Thread : Anonymous 07/20/21(Tue)13:07:43 No.859370013 No, you look like you're a savant with lawnmower machine parts.
Mark Zuckerberg always looks like the guy in a zombie movie who's been bitten but is trying to keep it a secret from everyone. Comments 29K •1 year ago (edited) The kid looks like someone who would have the world record for the most n-words said in a Fortnite match 6 18K 7 目 69 69 REPLIES So many furries in one flight. Tag them if you know them! 7:27 PM - 10/25/21 · Twitter for Android 1,017 Retweets 1,448 Quote Tweets 8,144 Likes 14h Iobject to that many Furries being on the same airplane because if there were an accident it could basically cripple the American IT industry in an instant.

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