It is really easy to become blinded with positivity and optimism. It is also easy to find yourself eating your words after celebrating something a little bit prematurely. This kind of twist often applies to overly confident sports fans or a brand that doesn’t have the foresight to make realistic claims about their product. These situations, while sometimes depressing, are a very satisfying and relatively harmless type of schadenfreude – a guilt-free kind of sadism that anyone can enjoy. These moments are painstakingly documented in the r/Prematurecelebration by eagle-eyed redditors with a sense of humor. We’ve put together some of the funniest examples of the facepalm-y moments here for your convenient perusal. They’re a good reminder to not count your chickens before they hatch.