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Embarrassing Times People Missed Obvious Hints

There's no perfect script for how a physical relationship should unfold. That means any interaction which might turn sexy can be fraught with ambiguities. As people, sometimes we're just not looking for those signals right away. That or we don't believe anyone would ever be as direct but also indirect as "can you help me change my sheets with me in them." Whether it's because people are scared, overly polite or totally oblivious, there are times guys miss obvious signals.

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Dude Shows Up At Wrong House for Party, Looks Like Weirdo

It's pretty much every grown man's worst fear to look like an absolute creep. Like, in the top ten "things guys shouldn't shouldn't do" at least numbers 4 through 8 are some variation of "make it seem like you're friends with stranger's kids." It goes without saying why that precedent is in place, but there are good reasons for it. This guy had the less than comfortable experience of accidentally talking his way into a random girl's house. Interesting choice from the mom to just let the whole situation play out just to watch him suffer, but alright. Small errors can snowball out of control, like this guy who accidentally ate 420 dollars worth of beef.

guy accidentally goes to wrong house for party, it's a young girl's house
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Most Embarrassing Ways People Messed Up Dates

The world of dating can be a tough one. In this modern era we have all of these crazy dating apps available at our disposal, and those very apps can end up resulting in quite the ridiculous series of encounters with individuals that seemed sane enough on the surface level, but ended up showing up for the date, brandishing all the bright red flags. Hopefully these people's stories about their most embarrassing dates make you feel a bit better about your dates that erred on the side of disaster. 

People describe the most embarrassing ways that they screwed up their dates.
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It's okay to like dumb things like bouncy pop music, but liking these kinds of things publicly can leave us open to severe criticism. Listening to the music, it is a little understandable why this guy wouldn't want to be recorded clapping along, but it's also a little sad that he didn't just say "screw it" and clap harder.

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It's one of those record scratch "how did I get here" moments that no one wants to find themselves in. This poor dude found himself hanging from a ski lift, to be caught in the waiting net of ski patrol, with plenty of inconvenienced strangers waiting for him to fall. At least it wasn't that high up.

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People's Most Embarrassing Office Christmas Parties

Office Christmas parties have a tendency to spiral out of control quickly. It could be all the aggressive enthusiasm and nerves that are already engrained into the holiday season, or people just letting themselves go a bit too much in honor the season. But alas, sometimes people manage to keep it together and actually have a genuinely, reasonably mannered good time. It's rare, but it can happen. 

People's wildest holiday parties | party held basement restaurant on slick/snowy night made my entrance by slipping and falling down entire flight stairs, dead sober. My coworkers all said like something out slapstick silent film.
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"And Everyone Clapped" Stories

Sometimes strange things happen that just plain old defy people's expectations, and the result is a steady round of applause. These stories might just put a grin on your face, and make you feel better about any moments you've had where you did something silly, and everyone around you proceeded to clap about it. I mean, hey, just take the applause and roll with it. 

AskReddit replies to people experiencing "everyone clapped" moments | b_wald81 15h driving some friends home christmas party hit some black ice, sending car careening sideways down 180° offramp saved and got damned thing stopped, pointing right direction and our lane, by time got bottom ramp. There no clapping, but there cheering.
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Stupid Ways People Injured Themselves

Probably the only good thing about getting injured is that it gives you a cool story to tell about how you tried to do a back flip or you punched through a cinder block. But too often injuries come from jarringly mundane, stupid and dull tasks then you're only embarrassed to admit. People have some real dumb and embarrassing freak injuries.

Stupid ways people got an injury | alyssaoftheeast 1.2k points 3 days ago got paper cut on my foot by walking past an open book
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There's not much more to say, it is what it is. We don't envy whoever had to use that intercom after he did, but damn that was resonant.

Hold on is this a political statement?

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The Time a Student Got Their Professor's Name Incredibly Wrong

Back in school, many of us were tempted to write a goofy fake name or have a bunch of stupid place holding statements in essays like "Dumb evidence goes here god dammit." More times than we'd like to admit, we remembered and deleted them moments before turning in said essay. This time a student actually turned it in, tried to save themselves with an apology, and the professor had a sense of humor about it. It's not too far-fetched, teachers have to deal with dumb essays all the time.

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Wild Things People Overheard While Pretending to Be Asleep

Maybe it's better to be a heavy sleeper, so you don't hear your parents and friends say damaging crap about you. Maybe it's better to hear it and know what they think? Either way, people really need to do a better job of keeping things to themselves. Here are things that people overheard through paper-thin walls as well as the kindest things people overheard about themselves.

Things people overheard while pretending to sleep | whiteblaze-22 36.8k points 2 days ago edited 2 days ago ?26 Something like “She's too old this not going carry her up bed anymore and last time magically transported living room couch my bedroom.
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Embarrassingly Basic Stuff Adults Didn't Know

Every responsible adult has to learn some really basic, extremely necessary information to help them through life. It can range from paying your bills to how to cook and egg to knowing that metal doesn't go in the microwave. Sure, there are plenty of factors people didn't anticipate about adulthood, but sometimes people learn basic things embarrassingly too late in life.

Stupidly Basic things adults didn't know | ReddishWedding2018 40.1k points 16 hours ago edited 16 hours ago friend who pushing 40 had never paid bill before. She had gone living with her parents living dorm living with her parents again until she got married, then she got divorced and living on her own first time. Got text her asking if my power out too, then she realized just her. Her excuse she never paid attention bills because she thought they were "receipts" and cost included her rent. Her
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Lousy Liars That Got Called Out Online

These liars just keep coming out of the woodwork. For whatever reason, a ton of people that use the internet have convinced themselves that other folks don't know any better when it comes to fact checking. On top of that, some of these lies are just plain lousy. Fortunately, we have our fair share of people who are ready to shine the light of truth on all the fabricated nonsense. 

A collection of times that people got called out for lying online | love food here but not tonight had awesome asparagus till tonight out date asparagus. Told manager and he argued with Who does am manager at hair alon. Customer is always right no matter Like Response owner 6 months ago Our asparagus is brought fresh daily KNOW food excellent wrote this because were caught walking tab (literally snuck out back door) without paying bill | My landlord wants play but he picked wrong tenant IS RESPO
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Soldier's Microwave Mishap Creates Chaos

Man oh man, sometimes the brain takes a lunch break, and a true fail presents itself. Take for instance, this soldier who microwaved a can of Chef Boyardee (with the lid on), on an active military base. Naturally, the resulting mess created a nice eruption of chaos, given the environment. 

A soldier accidentally microwaves Chef Boyardee on an active military base | r/tifu Join u/RoemerRanch 1y 1 TIFU by microwaving chef boyardee on an active military base As with most things this happened last week currently deployed middle east got off work little later than expected and missed galley hours so stopped at mini mart on base grab some food. They have decent selection mostly just typical gas station food. So some guys grab cold
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Company Overhears Employee Roleplaying with Lunch

Usually embarrassing unmuted moments like this come from when someone is badmouthing the CEO, but this person was just being weird while eating food. Hopefully things end up okay. Sometimes we get ourselves into some embarrassing ad stupid situations, like this guy who thought a date was a job interview.

Employee talks to food while boss and coworkers overhear | O r/tifu Posted by u/I_Ate_That_Food 4 days ago 2 3 F2 S TIFU by forgetting wasn't muted during Zoom meeting ate my lunch, causing irreversible harm my reputation talk my food eat have been working home recently (obviously and am pretty fortunate because basically there is no function my job need be office But have let some bad habits seep .
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Twitter Users Share Their Memorable Bad Dates

A date can be a little like a deal in a mob movie. Both parties are skeptical of the other, but are still mutually invested in the interaction going well. Often you choose a public place with exits, so just in case things go pear-shaped and someone brings their mom, you've got a way out. Here are some Tinder dates that went south real fast as well as some awkward first dates.

Twitter users bad date stories | Ignoble Savage @drayzze 9h Replying millercycle and @bartandsoul Went back her place after dinner and drinks, started making out, made our way bedroom only hear cough closet, where her husband hiding with video camera. 274 47 Kiss my Fat Ash @Tobi_Is_Fab 6h GIF 4
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