Witty Fortune Cookie Message: "About Time I Got Out of That Cookie" Takes the Internet by Storm

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Updated Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 12:00 AM CDT

An image of a fortune cookie slip has recently gone viral on Reddit, captivating users with its witty and humorous message. The fortune slip, which reads "About time I got out of that cookie," has sparked a flurry of reactions and shared experiences from people who have encountered similarly amusing fortune cookies.

The image showcases a small piece of white paper placed on a light wooden surface. Slightly bent, the fortune slip carries a message printed in blue ink, flanked by small blue markers or symbols at the edges. The natural grain pattern of the wood surface adds an aesthetic touch to the photograph.

Reddit users quickly jumped in to share their favorite fortune cookie messages. One user reminisced about a fortune that read, "Ignore previous cookie," while another humorously recounted a message that said, "Send help I'm trapped in a fortune cookie factory." A fan of Douglas Adams shared that they once received a fortune saying, "Don't Panic," which they cherished and kept in their wallet.

Another user brought some humor to the thread by sharing a prank they played on a friend with a fortune that read, "other side jack a**" on one side and "made ya look" on the other. This prompted calls for more joke fortune cookies, including a suggestion for a fortune that reads, "Aaaaaah! After 10,000 years I’m free! It’s time to conquer Earth!"

Other notable mentions included fortunes saying, "Only listen to fortune cookie, disregard all other fortune telling units," and "beware of cookies bearing fortunes." Some users shared more personal experiences, like a friend who received a fortune advising, "Seek help from professionals trained in mental health care," and another who found a fortune that simply stated, "Love."

The lighthearted discussion continued with fortunes such as "You will get new clothes," "The price of stamps will climb ever higher," "This biscuit suits me fine," and "That wasn't chicken."

Fortune cookies have long been a source of amusement and unexpected wisdom. This recent viral image serves as a reminder of the joy and laughter these tiny slips of paper can bring into our lives. Whether it's a clever joke or a piece of sage advice, the fortunes found in these cookies continue to entertain and inspire people around the world.

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Top Comments from Reddit


'Send help I'm trapped in a fortune cookie factory' is my all time favourite.


I saved my favorite so far, "Ignore previous cookie."


I got one once that said "Don't Panic." I'm a Douglas Adams fan, so I folded it and put it in my wallet.


I made one fortune one time and managed to squeeze it in my buddies cookie and it said other side jack a** and then the other side said made ya look


My favorite fortune 🥠 “You will be stuck with the bill”


There needs to be more joke fortune cookies


…In bed?


Someone needs to do an “Aaaaaah! After 10,000 years I’m free! It’s time to conquer Earth!” fortune.


I have one pinned to my fridge that says "Only listen to fortune cookie, disregard all other fortune telling units"


The best one I ever saw said “beware of cookies bearing fortunes”

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