Memes and jokes about everything programming and CS

Public description

Dedicated to humor and jokes relating to programmers and programming.#### Description

Not everybody understands the humor of programmers.


  • All posts

  • No memes

  • Just memes

  • No Bad UI Posts

  • Just Bad UI Posts

  • No instanceof Trend

  • Just instanceof Trend


Submission rules

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###0. Posts must make an attempt at humor, be related to programming, and only be understood by programmers.

Per this rule, the following post types are not allowed (including but not limited to):

  • Generic memes that can apply to more than just programming as a profession
  • General tech related jokes/memes (such as "running as administrator", sudo, USB or BIOS related posts and OS memes/jokes)
  • Non-humorous posts (such as programming help)

###Content quality

In addition, the following post types will be removed to preserve the quality of the subreddit's content, even if they pass the rule above:

  • Feeling/reaction posts
  • Posts that are vaguely related to programming
  • Software errors/bugs (please use /r/softwaregore)
  • Low effort/quality analogies (enforced at moderator discretion)

###1. No Hotlinking

Hotlinking is not allowed without explicit permission, unless it is obvious that the host allows it (e.g. Imgur or other image hosting services). Rehosting for the purposes of offering a direct link to an image is allowed in the comments.

###2. No reposts

All posts that have been on the first 2 pages of trending posts within the last month, is part of the top 200 of all time, or is part of common posts is considered repost and will be removed on sight.

###3. Common posts

Any post on the list of common posts will be removed. You can find this list here. Established meme formats are allowed, as long as the post is compliant with the previous rules.

###4. Titles

Titles must also be creative, high effort and relevant to the content. Titles such as “Interesting title”, “.”, “print(title)”, and “I don’t know what to put here” are not allowed.

Suggestions are welcome.

With regards to commenting, please follow reddiquette.


If you have any thoughts on how the moderation could be improved do not hesitate to message the moderators. If you feel that a metadiscussion is required with the whole subreddit either request that the moderators start one or start one yourself and tag it [Meta].

Perhaps More Apt Subs To Post:

  • /r/softwaregore - f collection of things that users shouldn't see.

  • r/pcmasterrace - for all of the general computer/gaming memes.

  • r/linuxmasterrace - for anyone that likes Linux memes.

  • /r/sysadminhumor - a sub for sysadmins with a sense of humor.

  • /r/itsaunixsystem - for all the embarrassing cases of hollywood hacking you find in media.

  • /r/recruitinghell - for all those horrific recruiting offers and job postings.

  • /r/programme_irl - me too, thanks.

  • /r/programmerreactions - expressing the life of programmers through reaction images.

  • /r/learnprogramming - for those that have general programming questions

  • r/badcode - for intentially bad code.

  • r/badUIbattles - a sub for intentionally bad UI.

  • r/ProgrammerAnimemes - for the anime referenced programmer memes

  • r/ProgrammerDadJokes - for the punny bunch of you.

  • /r/justgamedevthings - for memes, reaction gifs, production glitches and other fun related to game development.

  • r/programminghorror - for unintentionally bad code.

  • r/css_irl - describing real life photos with CSS


Hackathon 2019 - Overengineering (Results)

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