1033 Ways to write a clickbait title — from the best in the business

Walter Reid
42 min readJul 20, 2022
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

I’ve just gone a crazy rabbit hole that I’m just now just coming out from. Want to see 5000 different buzzfeed article titles? I got you covered. This is honestly the gift that keep giving. How, I mean, how, does one come up with such a diverse variety of article titles.

Personal note —I don’t know what happened to the last 2 hours, but my “read” stats are going to be 0.01%. Honestly I dare you to try to get to the bottom of this. I’m a little still shell shocked at the moment.

Here we go…

  1. Can You Guess Which Hipster Maple Product Is The Most Expensive?
  2. How The Elks Club Made Its Way To The 21st Century
  3. Only A True Science Nerd Can Get More Than 70% On This Quiz
  4. Do You Know What Happened In Tech The Week Of May 23?
  5. This Woman Tried To Find Her Best Friend Through A Game Show
  6. 25 Awesome Father’s Day Gifts You’ll Want To Keep For Yourself
  7. We Gave People Tequila Then Asked Them About Love And Shit Got So Real
  8. This Guy Got Burnt To A Crisp By The Scripps Spelling Bee On Twitter
  9. Olly Alexander Had The Perfect Reaction To His Album Being Placed In A Store’s Gay Section
  10. 18 Tumblr Posts Asian People Will Find Just Excellent
  11. 25 Parenting Products To Get You Through The Summer
  12. Jessica Lange Definitely Isn’t Planning On Returning To American Horror Story
  13. This Couple Experienced Cuddling With Strangers And It Was Adorable
  14. One Man Opened Up About Surviving The Holocaust
  15. We Oiled Our Pubic Hair For A Week And It Was Quite The Experience
  16. The Most Interesting Photo Stories Of The Week
  17. The Most Surprising Stories You Can’t Miss This Week
  18. Chewbacca Mask Mom Dishes On Her Viral Success, And Choice Of Streaming Platform
  19. 69 Thoughts You Have While Getting A Pedicure
  20. Can You Guess Which Handbag Is The Most Expensive?
  21. After One Year And 200 Million Users, Here’s What…

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Walter Reid

I write for the uplifters, the engagers, and the passionate. My alter egos alter ego.