13 People Share the Things That Definitely Do Not Make Others Look ‘Cool’
Reddit user VictorJ45 asked, “What’s something that people think makes them look cool but actually has the opposite effect?” The Reddit community had many examples to share. Scroll down to read some of the best ones. Beware: If you do any of these things, you are probably not cool.
Reddit user SenorHielo wrote:
Bragging about not reading
Written by Reddit user ZenBacle:
Never admitting when you’re wrong. It may seem like a confidence power play, however, most people just don’t care enough about you to say anything or indicate that they noticed. They’ll just slowly drift away from you till one day you’re all alone wondering why no one with any level of competence wants to hang out/work with you.
People listening to their voice messages with many people around.
Putting People Down
One upping and putting other people down to make yourself look good.Rife in white collar jobs. I despise people who do it.
“It’s a Joke”
Hiding being the “it’s just a joke, stop taking it seriously. Why can’t you take a joke” statements.
Shared by bsparks73:
When people play their music loud at the gas pumps.
Kids bragging about their parents wealth and success
Written by SlerpesWithHerpes:
I’m not sure if this is just an Australian thing, but people who rev their cars/motorbikes really loud, and it’s usually quite late at night while most people are trying to sleep
Judging random people and making fun of the less fortune. No you’re not cool… you’re a douche
BobFred1211 has another example:
People who come out with life lessons and quotes. They think they are so profound and deep but I think they come off as big headed and stupid.
Written by Alkirawr:
Having a side chick/girl/guy. Especially in some instagram ‘comedy’ cringe sketches where it’s ‘relatable’ jokes. No, it’s not funny or cool to cheat on your significant other, you’re trash.
I’m So Smart
Bragging about how smart you are to other people.
Grown women who use baby-talk to other adults in normal conversation. No, you are not cute or cool or whatever the hell you think you are, weirdo.