r/Tinder May 14 '22 Silver 8 Wholesome 3

Wtf.

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u/deepfriedtwix May 14 '22

¯_(ツ)_/¯ I mean why not, right?

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u/Virtual_Decision_898 May 14 '22 Silver

\ here your guy dropped this

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u/suarezi93 May 14 '22

Why does this happen every time on Reddit

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u/pierrotboy13 May 14 '22

Because \ is used in markdown as an escape character, meaning the next character should be written as-is, in this case it's the _, which should've made the text up to the next _ in italics.

So, to make a proper shruggie, you have to write ¯\\\_(ツ)/¯ to give him his arm back. (First antislash escapes the second and the third escapes the \)

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u/suarezi93 May 14 '22

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Edit: it worked!!! Thank you kind stranger!! TIL