Bill Amend of Fox Trot fame has a rather bizarre chore for his son to do in order to earn his allowance. Pretty sure I would have killed to be "forced" to do this as a child. Any crazy chores you've made your kids do, or any you remember doing growing up? Let us know in the comments!
(Talking to my ten-year-old cousin about Pokemon while celebrating my uncle returning from Iraq.) Me: Bulbasaur was my favorite starter. Cousin: What's a bulbasaur? Uncle: Good work son, the only proper starter is a Charmander. Cousin: What's a charmander? Uncle: (Turns to my aunt) What in God's name have you done to my child?!
(My dad and I at home while the credits for Captain America start.) Dad:I really like this movie even though it has some flaws. Like Bucky was way too old and he should've been fighting the Nazis not Hydra. Me: True but at least they stayed true to the character and didn't try to make him all dark and gritty. Dad: Fair point. Me: It suddenly occurs to me that we're a family of comic book snobs. Dad: You say that like it's a bad thing.
Hey, remember that time that I said you would have to wait for a full week to get Halloween costume FAILs from kids and their parents? I LIED. Check out all of the most cringe-worthy and terribad costumes in the gallery below and let us know which ones made you facepalm the most!