The Hilarious New Sub-Reddit That Has Gone Viral

Meet "Behind the GIFs," a genius new subreddit that catalogs the theorized background stories behind the internet's funniest .GIFs. The results are hilarious and according to Reddit metrics, it's grown faster on its first day than any other subreddit in history. See below:


1. Zombie Preacher

The result:


2. Pussy Magnet


The result:


3. To The End

The result:


4. Provoking Couch

The result:


5. John's drug problem has really been escalating.




The result:


6. Hey John!

The result:


7. Last day at work for Agent Smith

The result:


8. Send to:

The result:


9. Your dad just has some anger issues ...



The result:


10. "It's terrible but I so want this subreddit to take off so I made this"

The result:


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