Popcorn ceilings, leaded gas, and other inventions that have "done more harm than good," according to Reddit

"What invention has done more harm than good?" Two days ago, redditor idc_aboutusernames posted this query to r/AskReddit. With 27,000 comments so far, the following are some of the answers ranked "Best" or "Top":

  • "Popcorn ceiling."
  • "Those plastic containers that are like crimp plastic stitch welded around the entire edge and it's super thick plastic that will slice your shit open."
  • "Those low flow toilets that result in you wasting more water because you have to flush it multiple times to get it to take a log down."
  • "Lobotomy. Worst Nobel Prize winner ever."
  • "Leaded gasoline."
  • "The 24-hour news cycle."
  • "High fructose corn syrup."
  • "Reality TV."
  • "Rigged claw machines. Like seriously, fuck you i just want my squidward plush."
  • "Dat ass."

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