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Absurd Things People Said In Complete Seriousness

Most of us have been in a situation where we've laughed at the wrong time. Maybe someone gave you outlandish news, or said something so completely stupid that anyone with decent social skills would assume that they're joking. These people were not joking. You remember those moments when someone says something dumb and you just laugh at them. For some sweet failure, here are classic facepalm moments of dumbness.

Times people said something so strange or dumb that others thought they were joking | closettransman 2.1k points 2 days ago edited 1 day ago "Is there J alphabet This year 12 student. Her name Judith. Edit This rural Australia. No other languages other than English. No religion. No accent other than Aussie. No other cultural background.
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25 Things People Would Treat Differently If They Had Better Names

There's a lot in a name. Some stuff that should be taken more seriously like deep vein thrombosis or hurricane evacuation areas gets bogged down under a name more pleasant than it should be. Other things like particular food and games would sound less dangerous if the name was more accurate. Other stuff, particularly urinal cakes, could just use a much more fun update.

askreddit, different names, giving new names to things, calling sunburns radiation burns
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Edgy Teen Jokingly Asks If Friend's Date Has Killed Anyone, He Says "Yes"

Dark jokes are fun and awesome until the exact moment when they get too real. I guess the lesson here is to not fully assume that everyone's got the same background as you. Damn that's awkward. I guess they got a bit of a history lesson out of it. Here are more awkward cringe moments that keep people up at night.

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12 Straight Dudes Share the Most Intimate Moment They Had with a Guy

Goes without saying that men aren't encouraged to share their feelings. These moments are sometimes funny, sometimes awkward, and other times necessary. 

men share intimate moments with other men
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