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cottoneyeryan

I’m not gonna lie….that last guy caught my attention the most


Chuggles1

Fred is lit


[deleted]

Observations: Fred does not look like your typical Minnesota Vikings fan. Fred is the only guy here who probably cleaned up from his video.


cerberus00

Frederick the Great


onetimenative

Great ... *rolls eyes* .... Fred


Showerice

I need to see more of Fred.


[deleted]

I'm certain this was Fred's entire video. "I'm FRED." Mic drop.


typhoidtimmy

The Viking is ALL IN.


Space4Time

If he's in, I'm in.


SpunkedMeTrousers

well if *he's* in, I'm out


kek_provides_

Well if he's out, I'm in.


kobemustard

Storming the capital since 1980


memento_mori_1220

This is how my parents met no bullshit lmao


Pudding_Hero

Was your dad the Viking


memento_mori_1220

I wish lol


HuevosSplash

He was Big Phil wasn't he? I knew it, the ladies couldn't resist.


memento_mori_1220

Na he’s not on any of these videos but did one in the 80s which resulted in him getting married to my mother..actually a really good looking dude idk why he even tried doing this he never had problem getting women even to this day(parents have been divorced 20 years)


Knife7

Probably did it for fun.


memento_mori_1220

Imma ask him tomorrow and I’ll report back lol


kek_provides_

ITS BEEN SIX HOURS HOW LONG DOES THIS MAN SLEEP?


memento_mori_1220

I just asked him he literally said “ because I felt like it” lmao


VerySpecialGuest

Chad


Remorseful_User

No. Wake him now. I gotta know.


memento_mori_1220

I did he said because he “felt like it”


memento_mori_1220

I wish he was Fred the Viking! But sadly not


chimp20

Same here!


BlaxicanX

I see online dating has not changed in 40 years.


magnetic_mystic

I would a 1000% rather have these video clips than flat pictures on tinder or bumble.


lilhippieboi

harder to fake a video than to cap the best lighting, angle and possibly edit pictures together


magnetic_mystic

Yes, and you get a feel for someone's vibe this way. Even 10 seconds of video of you talking will give me so much more info than any profile ever.


lilhippieboi

agreed. I want to know right off the bat if someone sounds like Kermit or not


mattyh2433

That’s good


Sonadel

There was a dating app I used years ago that let its users chat via video clips. You could choose to blur or unblur yourself too. I’m guessing it failed because I have never been able to find it again. Apparently, most of the biggest dating apps allow video calls or voice clips in-app now.


I_dont_like_bubbles

Seriously! I was thinking that throughout the whole thing. Yup. All the guys on the apps are just like this. (Chucks phone out the window).


ilovehotsauceyeah

Less eggplants


uncannyinferno

I hope these people found love


Sieze5

Fred did. I love Fred.


imtougherthanyou

Fred, as John Oliver might say, ffffuuuuucks.


[deleted]

Is he the “refined valley dude?”


Melodic_Assistance84

Swiping left or right took A LOT of effort back then. I remember a friend back then had to do one of these videos except that he was donating his sperm. I’d love to see the videos for those.


DrizzleDrain

By the looks of it, a few probably found each other.


[deleted]

Fred getting all that trim.


cottoneyeryan

My name is cottoneyeryan but my friends call me “big” cottoneyeryan….classic


Zanydrop

I'm borderline thinking of putting this on my Tinder Profile.


supguy99

Just don't mention that you're also borderline. 🚫


magnetic_mystic

Please do. It helps when they self-screen.


gorka_la_pork

If it hadn't been for cottoneyeryan, I'd been married, no I ain't lyin'


invisiblenorms

You've probably already noticed that I have incredibly blue eyes...


OriginalName18

Incredibly blue eyes white dragons


[deleted]

"Them shits is brown, you Douglas lookin MF."


Recluse_18

Believe me, the 1980s was an interesting decade.


Superb-Spare-8032

O I believe you


back2basics13

Big Phil? ….I’m listening….


NonPolarVortex

But.... Only his friends call him that 🤔


[deleted]

Bwaaa ha ha Big bill to his friends because he's always driving up the bar tab with his alcoholism and he thinks it's his member.


fatogato

Came here for big Phil


IdesOfMarchCometh

In the 80s everyone was dorky. Even the cool people. It was a simple time without globalization and memes to remind us how ridiculous we were.


agnes238

And they were sincere about it. I’ve really started missing sincerity lately - the guy who said he was a wild guy at night literally felt he was a wild guy at night and was proud of it. Meme humor is starting to irritate me…


britboy4321

Nowadays folk spend 50% of their time saying we should all be who we want to be, and the other 50% taking the piss out of outliers :/


przhelp

What really gets me is terminal unseriousness. Like you're too cool to care about anything.


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apocalypt_us

Globalisation started in the 80s, so I wouldn't say it was without. I think they also had memes too, just delivered by fax instead of online, IIRC.


mondaymoderate

ALF is a good 80s meme.


plainoatmeal

This is awesome!


AdamWestsButtDouble

🎵*Lowered expectations*🎶


Gypsyrocker

There it is!


GendoIkari_82

This is the comment I came here to make.


Sad-Sprinkles-4523

Exactly


SigSalvadore

Guy after Big Phil looks like the love child of Matthew McConaughey and Nicolas Cage.


glennnn187

The first guy looks like Weird Al in a costume


JaSoLo78

The 80's didn't waste any time.


ChuckACheesecake

How did video dating work? like did people just mail VHS tapes to each other or was there some centralized service? Could you request tapes of certain kinds of folks? I wonder how much of that model is what online dating is like now


pedorroflaco

Probably a little bit of both depending on the company. The guy with the coke bottle glasses said fast forward if you're a smoker so they probably had several profiles to go through per tape


GrumpyGuss

lol, swiping right only took 20 seconds back in the day


pedorroflaco

Tracking tracking tracking....Oh and then if you were an audiophile you had a big assed center channel with a magnet and the first time you thought up on the TV was a good spot...oops! makes a rainbow on the top of your screen. So back to the hypothetical origins of the post. Was it a guy going through Dad's stash– looking for some '80s adult entertainment and stumbled upon this trainwreck? Or maybe it's Mom, who kept the tape of her husband before they met


PM_MEOttoVonBismarck

I think the person who recorded the tape would fill out a form of their interests, hobbys, desires, preferences etc and the company or business would keep a record. Then person B would come in and tell them their interests and what their looking for and the company would give them the appropriate tapes. I think there were also sections for things like normal friendships and casual hookups.


hcollector

There used to be dating bureaus where people could go in and say what they're looking for and based on that they'd be given some videos.


the_fault_line

My name is Jeff


mells3030

Thought this was a comedy sketch for a second. Turned out to be even better.


back2basics13

Fred is the most interesting man in the world


zad_atl

A refined valley dude?


[deleted]

Uncanny valley. He's telling us what a convincing humanoid robot he is.


sktoev

Mawreese definitely had a basement holding cell and a shrine to Barbara Streisand in a hidden alcove behind his bed.


Ask_me_4_a_story

That’s why some people call him the space cowboy


EnglishReason

But he's a h'wild man by night (and an executive by day). What even is a h'wild man?


sevasnex

Hi mom


monkey_trumpets

That was the best one.


drewiscool300

Fred fucks


Figgabro

Oh Fred, I hope you found your viking princess. For all of us.


Leclairage

I think this was debunked years ago as being a comedy skit filmed in the mid 2000s, it’s very funny though


Scarboroughwarning

Brian Potter (1st guy)


ianrushesmoustache

Haha I was looking for this comment


Freekey

I forgot all about Fred! He's probably the most down to earth and real candidate from that singles service.


iheartstjohns

The guy who does “fashion photography” has George Michael hair.


au_tom_atic

Eternal tao by the voidz


steelep13

Why the hell did it cut off right when we got to Fred with the Viking horns??


TheSquigglesMcGee

Dont tell me Fred is single.


JDub755

Fred don’t play no shit


Musicianship

I’d be friends with Fred.


Xu_Lin

Tom Cruise on red?


a1drt

Editing the title (Sex-offenders dating video ) Sorry about the mistake


Remind_Me_Y

If I could give you an award I would.


Ok_Airline_7448

Some people call me the space cowboy, some call me the gangster of love…some people call me Maurice…


mcPetersonUK

I thought the first guy was Peter Kay in disguise.


redviper192

If you're introducing yourself on a singles ad, you probably shouldn't start with saying "Hi mom..." lmfao


bigchoney

Love on the spectrum: 80’s edition


Nightpain9

Fred 3000!


myk_lam

BIG PHIL is back!!!


Faebit

Fred 100%


GermanCruiseMissle9

Lol Fred is awesome.


SubatomicPlatypodes

Hi i’m fred


BrentChevy

The first guy is just a character played by Weird Al right?? Right?


Sea_Cardiologist1568

I thought that was weird Al on the first guy


ivanparas

4th guy is definitely Jason Sudekas


HiddenFlowerDesi

My dyslexic ass though this said "edible singles" and I was so fucking concerned


M-G-obrien

Phil McCracken.


[deleted]

Damn, Fred is one hell of a catch, I doubt he was on there long 😂


mattgrieser

Where Are They Now?


hanatheko

They're angry boomers.


WanderNutz

Where can we find more of these? I'd love to see a montage


Gr00vemovement

Fred putting it all out there. And I’m here for it.


sshuligan

I wonder how many of them are still looking


TappedIn2111

🎶“Low-ered Ex-pec-taa-tiooons“ 🎶


pedorroflaco

You know if it was b&w it could almost be r/oldschoolcool I'm still oldschoolcringe tho. As said above, hope they found love.


Genethemerman

Fred a goat


scottwax

Lowered expectations!


enzo_baglioni

we have different definitions of cool. And I'm pretty sure yours is wrong


plaguebutt

...ok...thanks for stopping by with an opinion no one asked for. Although, judging by your predictable, bland, uninspired, tiresome, and lacklustre post history, you are hardly one to be throwing around judgement of anyone's "coolness" of their post.


nicholsz

You both seem fun. I'm into a nice bath with some champaign. By day I'm a real-estate consultant, and by night I'm a real party animal. You should get in touch.


GrumpyGuss

I like to talk late into the night about propane and propane accessories.


Playful-Awareness-15

Mike is Weird Al


newbjapan

Was just about to say this!


spikejonzein

I was waiting to see Stuart Bloom.


jimmymd77

This is the greatest sweater ad I've ever seen.


PrayerWarriorSpecOps

1st guy: Weird Al Yankovic(?)


Hank_Hil1

Funny af


redbarron97

99% sure the first guy was McLovin


finnjakefionnacake

ok but some of these guys are kinda cute ngl


grazerbat

The first guy reminds me of Weird Al in "Fat"


B-Millz31

I’m fucking dying 😂


pauls1993

I wonder what the body count between them come to


phoenix_jet

Mike Francesa ?


FearkTM

That's one weird Weird Al at the beginning.


CTFDYDB

Mike...they're already hitting the fast forward button.


luislapuz

Haha 😆


Gills_L

Fred’s a baller


-Disagreeable-

Fuck yea, Fred. Get it, boy.


Whammydiver

My friends call me “big Phil”. Not-so-humble-brag, Phil. Why aren’t you just dating these “friends”, Phil?


iamagainstit

big phill seems cool


JonesyOnReddit

r/incel brought to life


fuckonomics

Was waiting for Dr. Steve Brule


tac_dad

Sauce? There has to be a couple hours of this somewhere.


Bristol509

My friends and I have had a group chat for years. It's called Executives by Day


XWontdowhatyoutellme

Fucking Fred...


Badabing__Badaboom

I was convinced the first guy Mike was British comedian Peter Kay!


ImberAstra

Problem is most kids in the 70’s didn’t watch much TV.


oodelally1

The first one is Brian Potter from Phoenix Nights hoping he’ll pick up Beverly!


jcoleburneraccount

Hi, Fred!


woody2081

The guy who does fashion photography definitely has some bodies in his crawl space.


DrizzleDrain

“Hi mom” why tho?


RegretParticular3194

60 percent murderers


munrorobertson

I have literally never heard of somebody else with Munro as a first name. What a cool dude.


Limiyanna

I honestly thought the first guy was Matt Lucas in character 😆


moonboatpotato

Get some Fred!!


infinitely-golden

I’m a real steak and potatoes type of guy. Different video same premise


DelapidatedSagebrush

Fred is cool!


Eponarose

Fred looks the most interesting of the whole lot! Can I date Fred?


set-271

u/savevideo


Cariad73

The first one looks like British comedian Peter Kay when he did Phoenix nights


cglmrfreeman

r/Unexpected at the end there...


broom-handle

Hi Mom


Indysteeler

You know, now I don’t feel so bad not having date anyone in the past 8 years. Somehow.. these people have it worst.


Lavatwlight

u/savevideobot


Lavatwlight

u/savevideo


RightChemical3732

Hysterical.


subcow

The most incredible part of this video is that everyone in it were between the ages of 22 and 26.


pauliepitstains

Pretty sure Thomas Lennon was at least 2 of those guys.


DilithiumCrystals

Ted Cruz was a "refined valley dude" in his younger days.


evilchumlee

Since 1980, Fred had conquered a mighty empire and sired an army's worth of children.


justmike12

Why can't my dad be Fred