Whimsical Urban Scene: Cardboard Box Stuck in Newspapers Trash Can

Riley Sundew

Updated Sunday, July 7, 2024 at 12:00 AM CDT

In a bustling urban street setting, an amusing and peculiar scene has captured the attention of many on Reddit. The image showcases a busy city atmosphere during early evening or twilight, with blurred lights hinting at the lively activity of the area. However, the focal point of this image is an oddly wedged brown cardboard box that has found itself stuck between a large green pole and a dark green metal trash can labeled "NEWSPAPERS."

The positioning of the box has led to a flurry of humorous comments from Reddit users. One user humorously remarked, "Dr Who's latest attempt at remaking the Cybermen, got binned," pointing out the oddity of the situation. Another user, feeling sympathy for the inanimate object, simply commented, "Poor Steve :(" while another added, "Poor thing, it's fallen and can't get up."

The image has also sparked comments about the perseverance of the little cardboard box with one user saying, "Little fella is hanging on," and another taking a more tough-love approach with, "You got yourself into it, get yourself out of it. πŸ’πŸ˜‚." The scene has even led to suggestions for the image to be shared on the r/Pareidolia subreddit, where people find patterns in inanimate objects.

A few users have made light of the situation by commenting on the state of the area with remarks like, "Downtown New Spapers is looking rough," while others simply expressed their feelings with an "Awwww."

This image not only captures the hustle and bustle of a busy city but also provides a light-hearted and humorous glimpse into the everyday oddities that can bring a smile to one's face. From the delivery cyclist in the background to the pedestrians going about their day, this scene is a reminder of how even the smallest, most unexpected things can create a moment of levity in our daily lives.

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Top Comments from Reddit


Dr Who's latest attempt at remaking the Cybermen, got binned


Poor Steve :(


Little fella is hanging on


Poor thing, it's fallen and can't get up.


You got yourself in to it, get yourself out of it. πŸ’πŸ˜‚






This belongs on r/pareidolia


Downtown New Spapers is looking rough.



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