Over the past couple of years, we have been picking up on the Easter eggs that Pixar cleverly hides in plain sight in every movie they release. And one extremely talented singer-songwriter has made it a point to engage her fanbase with ‘Easter egg hunts’ when she’s about to release an album. So, we think we can all agree that there’s a certain level of satisfaction in discovering something that people usually fail to notice. But this little fun game isn’t limited to games or movies – the real world is rife with it, if you’re attentive or snoopy enough. In fact, there’s even a Reddit page dedicated to real-life Easter eggs and it’s currently got over 436,000 members!
The Reddit page r/IRLEasterEggs has been around since 2015 and its rules are simple. When you find a real-life Easter egg, share it! The moderators have made it clear that those found in games or movies aren’t considered as real-life, as they belong under the digital category instead. So, a quick scroll on the page will show you a variety of uncanny discoveries shared by members. And, it seems like a lot of brands enjoy poking fun at their consumer’s bottom-peeking. While many have discovered unexpectedly brilliant messages on their t-shirt tags. We’ve selected 49 of the best Easter eggs from the subreddit for you to chuckle at, so sit back, relax and enjoy scrolling!
There’s a subreddit dedicated to real-life Easter eggs
At precisely 11:11 a.m. each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), the sun’s rays pass through the ellipses of the five Armed Services pillars to form a perfect solar spotlight over a mosaic of The Great Seal of the United States from r/IRLEasterEggs
Several surprises are on the technical side
While some can be really small
But others can be hard to miss
These clothing brands have messages hidden in their clothes’ tags
You never know what you’ll find in the nooks and crannies of the world around you
Some brands are adding some surprising messages to their product packaging and labels
While other brands give their customers unexpected gifts
And others are incorporating Easter eggs in their marketing strategy
LEGO went above and beyond to create a fitting tribute to the Saturn V Lego
You can also find plenty of real-life Easter eggs on official documents
Have you ever discovered a real-life Easter egg before? If you have, feel free to share your lucky find(s) in the comment section below!