While filming a sex scene for The Wolf of Wall Street. Robbie told Manhattan Magazine, "We were positioned while they lit around us in one scene, and I kind of pushed Leo's head to one side and told him he was in my light and he moved out of [it]," she said. "He was so incredulous that I had told him to get out of my light, and physically moved him out of the way, he was like, 'Did you really just do that?' I don't think anyone has told him to get out of their light in quite some time. He seemed extremely [shocked], but it was kind of funny."
Source: E! Online
2/25. Lizzy Caplan Got Drunk Before a True Blood Sex Scene
For her first sex scene in True Blood, Caplan admitted she got totally wasted beforehand. "It was like 7 am in the morning and I was chugging vodka completely naked while a make-up artist I had just met was on her knees in front of me sponging my ass," Caplan said on Chelsea Lately. After the shoot, the really embarrassing part happened. "I was so drunk, that after I shot the scene I was going up to the crew members. I had just met all these people the day before and I was going up to them like, ''You got a boner! You do! You've got one!"
Source: Daily Mail
3/25. That Time Kate Winslet Had a "Nutsack" on Her Face
In an interview with V Magazine, Kate Winslet (who has had famous sex scenes in many films) talked about what filming sex scenes is really like. "I hate it! Listen make no mistake, I just get on it. As actors you talk about it all the time. You can literally be tangled in sheets, and you turn to the other actor and say 'What the f*ck are we doing?' Dear Mum, at work today I had so-and-so's left nut sack pressed against my cheek. It's sort of unethical if you think about it in those terms."
Source: Huffington Post
4/25. That Time Anna Paquin's Husband Directed Her Making Out With Someone Else
Anna Paquin did lots of nude and sex scenes for HBO's True Blood. But none of them could have been more awkward than the one her real life husband, Stephen Moyer, directed. Said Moyer, "There are moments where I'll be watching on a monitor [and say], "Oh, Joe, just move your hand up towards Anna's breast. Good. And can you move your right thumb just a little bit ...? Great. And then I'll go, "Babe, babe, enjoy it." I'm certainly talking to her as "babe." "Darling, go for it.'"
Source: Daily Mail
5/25. That Time Kristen Schaal Accidentally Farted
While filming a sex scene for their TV show The Last Man on Earth, actress Kristen Schaal let one rip on costar Will Forte. Schaal was trying to hold it in, but it got out, forcing her costar to crack. Schaal told Seth Meyers that she proceeded to keep farting and farting. If you fart on your scene partner its the most intimate you can get."
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6/25. Jesse Metcalfe "Needed a Minute" After Filming
Metcalfe told radio station 106.5 Sacramento that the first time he shot a sex scene with Eva Longoria on Desperate Housewives, he got a little excited and "needed a minute" after the scene was done to... relax. "As a matter of fact, in the first scene we ever had, where Gabriella and John first had sex, we were rehearsing and then the director was like, OK, get out of bed, we have to reset the set,' and I was like, I need a minute," Metcalfe said.
7/25. Allison Janney's Costar Ended Up in the Hospital
Allison Janney isn't known for her sex scenes, and this might be why. When filming her first sex scene for the film Life During Wartime, it got so dangerous, her costar Michael Lerner went to the hospital. "He had to push me up against a wall, and they wanted us to look sweaty for the shot, like weve been at it for a while. So they sprayed this glistening stuff all over us. They didnt realize that were on a marble floor," Janney told Entertainment Weekly. "So he pushes me up against the wall and all of a sudden we drop out of frame because he slips and he drags me down with him. He falls on his knees and I cant stop laughing. Todd was trying to get me to stop because I think Michael was really hurt. And I couldnt. And the cameraman couldnt stop either. But he really hurt his knees. He had to go to the hospital. So that was my first sex scene."
Source: Entertainment Weekly
8/25. Jennifer Lawrence Got Wasted
In an interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Lawrence let slip that she got hammered before filming a sex scene with Chris Pratt. "Because you forget, like when you're shooting, I was like oh I'm gonna get hammered for the sex scene, 'cause it's stressful and scary," she said. "And then you forget like, you know, you're at work and so you're gonna be here for eight hours. I was incredibly hungover by the time they got to me."
9/25. Allison Williams Smelled Like Cake
Things got pretty intense when Allison Williams had to shoot a scene for Girls in which she had her rear end... tasted... by costar Ebon Moss-Bachrach. No matter how you spin it, the shoot was going to end up pretty awkward. So in an attempt to make it more comfortable, Williams spread vanilla cream all over her... nether regions. She also concocted a pillow-like contraption for his head that involved Spanx and menstrual pads. Sounds sexy, right?
10/25. Ashton Kutcher Took Too Long to Fake an Orgasm
When filming No Strings Attached with Natalie Portman, the sex scenes between the two were awkward to say the least. Even though they'd chat about benign things like weekend plans in between takes, it was Kutcher who had to swallow his pride when director Ivan Reitman told him he was taking "too long" to... finish. "Ivan comes back in and is like, 'I think you need to orgasm sooner,'" Kutcher told ComingSoon.net. "Your male machismo is like, no, no, it would take me much longer than this!"
Source: Huffington Post
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11/25. Dave Franco Had a Pimple on His Butt
Dave Franco was filming his sex scene for the film Neighbors when he realized his ass wasn't as camera-ready as he thought. "I woke up that morning and I had a giant pimple on my ass. I had to go to the makeup artist who I had also met that week and be like, 'Can we go in the other room and you'll put makeup literally on my ass?' So that was that," said Franco. He also kinda forgot his co-star Halston Sage's name during the scene.
Source: E! Online
12/25. Zac Efron Had to Fake It with His Childhood Crush
As if Zac Efron wasn't nervous enough to shoot his first sex scene for the film At Any Price, add the fact that his costar was Heather Graham, his childhood crush, and he was all jitters. "Shes always been the epitome of that perfect girl. I wanted to get it right," Efron told Page Six. Graham added, "Zac and [director Ramin Baharani] were like, Weve never done a sex scene before... Were kind of nervous. I thought it was so funny. I was suddenly this expert.
Source: Page Six
13/25. Robert Pattinson Couldn't Stop Sweating
Robert Pattinson is a sweater, especially in the bedroom. The heartthrob said that while filming a sex scene with Julianne Moore in Map to the Stars, he had a sweating attack that was beyond embarrassing. "It was so hot in Toronto [where the movie was shot], and she's one of these people... she doesn't sweat at all, Pattinson told Heat magazine. "But I sweat like a f*****g crazy person. And I was trying to literally catch drops of sweat to stop them hitting her back! Afterwards she was like 'Are you having a panic attack?' It was so embarrassing.
14/25. Jon Hamm Nearly Crushed Kristen Wiig
Jon Hamm had quite an embarrassing story from filming his Bridesmaids sex scenes with costar Kristen Wiig. So embarrassing, he nearly crushed her to death! "I am not a small human being. I weigh at least 200 pounds and I'm six-foot-two. And Wiig is a twig; she's a skinny little thing. I told her, 'Just punch me in the side if I'm hurting you'," the actor said. He also admitted that wearing a "weird flesh-colored thong" and bouncing on top of Wiig certainly made for an awkward shoot.
Source: US Magazine
15/25. Margot Robbie Punched Alexander Skarsgrd
Tarzan might be a rugged, sexy hero, but that doesn't mean Jane is just a damsel in distress. In fact, Alexander Skarsgrd managed to get through almost all of filming for The Legend of Tarzan without any scrapes or bruises. At least until he had to film a sex scene with Margot Robbie's Jane.
According to director David Yates, even Robbie's playful punches pack a wallop. Yates said: Theyre doing this love scene together, and I said [to Robbie], Just slap Alex while youre making love, just kind of give him a punch." He continued, it was sort of an earthy, sensual moment of her enjoying sex with Alex, and the only bruise he picked up during the entire shoot was probably that punch from Margot. Which says a lot about her feistiness.
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16/25. Dakota Johnson Suffered Whiplash
Fifty Shades of Grey, an incredibly sexual movie, demanded a lot from stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan. In the middle of one sex scene, Johnson got so embarrassed because she actually suffered from whiplash when he tossed her on the bed. Johnson told The Mirror, "I got whiplash once from him throwing me on the bed; so f***ing painful."
17/25. Ewan McGregor Felt Like He Was Getting It On With His Sister
Ewan McGregor has appeared naked in many films, but it was his sex scene with actress Nicole Kidman for Moulin Rouge! that seems the least sexy of all. "After the initial nerves, we got on great. It was like having an older sister," McGregor said of the sex scene with Kidman. "I'd belch or swear or tell a rude joke and she'd go, 'Ewan!' as if she was slightly embarrassed by me. So that was how it was. It was amusing for me, because I'd play up to it."
Source: Daily Mail
18/25. Judd Apatow Had to Put String on a Woman's Nipple
Apparently while shooting a scene for The 40-Year-Old Virgin, director Judd Apatow needed a woman's nipple pop out. So, he placed a string on her nipple and had someone pull it at the right time. "I was so uncomfortable shooting it that I only did one take," Apatow told MTV. He tried to get star Seth Rogen to be the guy pulling the string, but Rogen refused. Not that it would have made the scene any less embarrassing for the girl.
19/25. Emilia Clarke Had a Laughing Fit
Even though the sex scenes on Game of Thrones can be quite disturbing, star Emilia Clarke fell into a fit of the giggles when filming one with Jason Momoa. Turns out that, instead of using the normal modesty sock to cover his junk, Momoa opted for a fluffy pink sock which sent Clarke into hysterics. "It's huge, and it's pink, and I don't know what to do," Clarke said on The Graham Norton Show.
Source: Huffington Post
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20/25. Henry Cavill Got a Boner
Superman star Henry Cavill experienced one stiff situation when filming a scene for Showtime's The Tudors. A girl had to be on top of me, she had spectacular breasts, and I hadnt rearranged my - stuff into a harmless position. Shes basically rubbing herself all over me and, um, it got a bit hard," Cavill told Men's Health. I had to apologize profusely afterward. Its not great when youre in a professional acting environment and somebody gets a boner, is it? No, not acceptable.
21/25. Ryan Reynolds Forgot His Lines While Holding Olivia Wilde's Boobs
While filming The Change-Up, Reynolds admitted that he got himself into a very awkward situation. During an appearance on The Tonight Show, he told Jay Leno about touching Olivia Wilde's breasts and accidentally removing her pasties. "In the scene, shes sitting there and I take her top off and the bra off, and she has those pasties on, but shes drawn these adorable little smiley faces on them. And I forget every line in the scene - not just from this movie but from every other movie Ive done.
The actor continued saying, "At some point in the scene she takes my hands and puts them on her breasts. I take my hands away and I look down at my hands and theres two frickin smiley faces on them and I have no idea what to do. And I reflexively, like an idiot, just put my hands right back on her breasts!"
22/25. Keira Knightley Had Her Bodyguard Standing By
For their film A Dangerous Method, Keira Knightley had her bodyguards stand nearby when shooting a sex scene, just in case her costar Michael Fassbender got too out of control. Knightley told The Hollywood Reporter, "I did actually say to Michael before one of the scenes - I was like, 'I've got a security guard outside. You touch me and he's gonna break your legs!' And he was like, 'Keira, you're tied to a bed. You're not really in a position to say that.' I said, 'I guess you're right.'... [I did] a couple of shots of vodka - definitely - beforehand, and then a couple of glasses of champagne as a celebration of never having to do that again!"
Source: Huffington Post
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23/25. Christopher Mintz-Plasse's Mother Watched Him Film a Sex Scene
Because Mintz-Plasse was underage when he played McLovin in Superbad, his mother had to be on set the whole time and actually watched him shoot the sex scene in the film! "It was because I was 17," he told GQ. "Stupid law. I was just sitting there with my bors on, waiting for my mom to drive down to the set. She got there, and I had fake sexual intercourse in front of her." Now that's embarrassing.
24/25. Rebel Wilson Broke Out the Nunchucks
Rebel Wilson went on The Tonight Show and told Jay Leno that director Michael Bay wasn't loving the sex scene she was doing with Anthony Mackie for the movie Pain & Gain, so she whipped out some nunchucks, much to Mackie's surprise. She just "happened" to have the weapons on her.
25/25. Adam Brody "Sandwiched" Kristen Bell's Unborn Baby
It has to be a little awkward filming a sex scene when your costar is seven months pregnant. But that's exactly what happened to Adam Brody and Kristen Bell while filming a sex scene for House of Lies, which he found quite embarrassing. "It was very, very, very awkward for, I would say, about five minutes and then it was awkward in how normal it was. We were sandwiching her child in-between our stomachs," Brody said.
Source: Perez Hilton
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Any engaged couple looks forward to the big day when after months of planning, they get to tie the knot and declare their love in front of family and friends.
What could possibly go wrong?
It turns out there are so many variables that can contribute to making the bride and groom's celebration a major matrimonial miss.
Curious to hear examples of weddings gone wrong, Redditor lolf**kno asked:
"Those who have been to a ruined wedding, what happened?"
Dramatic brawls and speeches plagued these weddings.
Catty Attendees And Booze
"Very beautiful wedding in a huge barn at this apple orchard. They must have spent a ton of money on the decorations and catering because it looked like something out of a magazine. The ceremony was great, the flower girl did her thing, the vows got everyone choked up. Everything seemed to be going well. Not even 15 minutes into the reception the mothers of the bride and groom getting into a full out brawl, hair pulling, red wine being thrown. Their sons jump in to defend their honor, chairs start being throw, tables are flipped, parents are grabbing children and running for their lives."
"The bride and groom are horrified and leave immediately and head back their honeymoon suite. My fiancé and I left after this as well but we heard from some other friends that most people ended up staying and getting wasted at the open bar on the bride and groom's dime. Apparently, the fight started because one of the groom's sister complimented the bride's grandmother's dress. The bride's mom thought she was being sarcastic and called her a b*tch, then the drama ensued. Mind you they had all been pregaming the wedding pretty hard."
Playing For The Drunk Uncle
"I played a wedding where as we started playing the set, everyone ran outside and nobody was to be seen for the rest of the night."
"I originally assumed it was because nobody liked us but the bride came in afterwards and said there was a huge fight involving multiple members of both families and everyone basically went home upset, injured or in a police van."
"We couldn't stop playing since we were payed and it was our job, and the only person watching was the drunk uncle dancing on his own asking for requests we didn't know."
Maid Of Honor Speech Goes Off The Rails
"Was a guest of friend of the bride, did not know anyone attending. Very expensive over the top place, several hundred guests of this very Italian wedding. Maid of honor grabs mic at the cocktail hour begins her speech, rambling, drunk. Quickly devolves to stating the recently deceased mother of the bride was against this wedding and that's basically what killed her. Plus Vinny will never give up sex workers. She is tackled by several people and dragged away."
"The happy couple is separated and divorced within a year."
This is what happens when bad luck crashes weddings.
Tumbling Into The Sunset
"I work at a golf course with a lot of history behind it. We do wedding venues inside the clubhouse and the actual ceremony is held outside by the historic water fountain and large pond."
"First problem was the weather. I live in the high desert and it was very warm. A solid 90 degrees that day and it was also pretty windy. So everyone's outside, no umbrellas, no ezups."
"The next problem, and probably the worst, was the golf cart incident. The bride and groom wanted to 'ride into the sunset' on one of our golf carts. Drive around a little bit on the golf course. To be fair, it is beautiful on the course during sunset. However the cart had somehow gotten a nail in the tire, tire went flat, battery on the cart went crazy and the cart ended up freaking out. It came to an complete stop from 15mph to zero. The wheels and mechanisms locked up, almost seizing. Both the bride and groom (fairly overweight mind you) both fell out and rolled over a few times. They were totally okay, just a few bruises and perhaps a bruised ego or two. So retrieving that cart was fun."
"And last but not least, the power inside the clubhouse went out to do the high winds. There was no after party available. Only the cake was cut, hardly any food was given out. Yeah, not a great day to cover for someone on your day off."
"I was not born yet, but my parents rented the observation deck on the Hancock building in Boston for their reception. Tallest building in the city, beautiful view. My dad pored over historic weather charts to figure out what day was statistically most likely to be nice out. Day of the wedding comes and of course, thick fog unlike anything they'd ever seen before. Couldn't see a thing out the windows of the room they had picked specifically for the view."
"Worked out well though, they were happily married for nearly 30 years before cancer took my dad's life a few years ago."
"There's one other funny anecdote from that wedding: The wedding was held in Kings Chapel, which is an incredibly historic church here in downtown Boston that's somewhat of a major tourist attraction. To close that on a weekend afternoon for a wedding, it turns out, was not very expensive. The tourists waiting outside to see the church didn't know that, though, and someone started the rumor that my parents were incredibly wealthy, maybe even Kennedys. As a result, there were tons of people taking photos of them when they left the ceremony. Not sure if any of them ever figured out that my parents were most certainly not rich or famous."
"I was best man at my sister in laws wedding (stepped in for the brother of the groom, that's another story entirely)."
"For a whole year of planning all the bride (SIL) wanted was a dove release while they said handwritten vows to each other. Very small, non denominational (most of the family are atheist anyway) wedding."
"Day arrives (early summer) and something is off with the bird handlers. They show up a bit late and are sourcing help from the wedding party to get everything in line. When the time comes to say their vows I help the handler carry the chest with the doves in it over to what is to be the altar where the bride and groom are standing."
"Vows are just about wrapping up and the handler gives ME the signal to open the chest. I open it and see 20-30 DEAD DOVES IN THE CRATE!!!! I immediately close it to try and limit who knows what happened. Too late. The look of horror on the bride's was all that was needed. We spent the next few hours trying to cheer everyone up but by the end of the reception the entire wedding party had organized and filed animal cruelty complaints on the handler. It was all anyone could focus on."
Tragic losses unfortunately befell leading up to or at a couple's nuptials.
The Wedding Guest Who Left Too Soon
"When I was 6 or 7 I went to a cousin's wedding. Everything was fabulous for little me, so much sugar everywhere, basically heaven. The reception was in a big community center that was reserved for the occasion. Went to the girls' bathroom, passing by the men's room to see my uncle on the floor. Went back to the main room to tell my dad my uncle was looking weird. Well, uncle had a stroke and had died."
"The bride spent the rest of the afternoon crying, and everyone except close family left."
"Bright side is the mariage is still going strong 20 years later, despite what happened that day."
A Terminal Diagnosis
"Leading up to my friends wedding his father had been battling cancer after a terminal diagnosis. And it was touch and go whether he would be well enough to attend the wedding, in the end he was too unwell to attend despite wishing that he could."
"Just as we got to the wedding reception my friend was informed that his father had just passed away. It was devastating."
"Happened to my classmate. He is successful middle level manager, divorced, about 35yo or so. Found a girl of his dreams but from a provincial poor town. The girl insisted to have the wedding in her town to show off her 'success.' The wedding is crashed by her old friends including male friends who are not that sophisticated and have some tense feelings towards the successful groom from the city. Somebody starts a fight in the middle of wedding, groom is trying to stop it and got stabbed in the back. Died right there. And he was my classmate."
An Unfortunate Trespassing
"The wedding was at a state park that's famous for its giant gorge/waterfall. I don't know whose idea this was, but someone suggested a photo overlooking this gorge and everybody was game. The wedding party went around a stone security barrier and the maid of honor literally fell off the cliff to her death. It was like 500+ feet."
With a lot riding on a wedding to go off without a hitch, the mounting pressure is one where something is surely to buckle.
And because wedding guests are usually inebriated and high on the buzz of celebration, they throw caution to the wind and make some choices they wouldn't make under normal circumstances.
People's ill-advised actions can have regretful consequences, but no one expects death to be an outcome.
Fortunately, the weddings I've attended or heard about from friends were not as catastrophic as the anecdotes mentioned above.
While the Redditors' stories are sorrowful, it gives me a sense of relief these devastating examples are rare occurrences.
Sometimes I think back to a teacher I had when I was a kid who demanded to know whether any of us were "raised in a barn" in response to crappy behavior. Namely littering. She hated littering. Can you blame her? It's a horrible habit and some people do it with no sense of shame. She dedicated much of her time to telling students to pick up after themselves and dispose of things properly. For that, I'm thankful.
But why didn't anyone else get the memo? The trash I see on the streets is obscene.
People had lots of thoughts to share after Redditor SneakyStriedker876 asked the online community,
"What seemingly uncivilized thing is commonplace in society?"
"We delight in the deaths of others as long as we feel it was justified. But when the reverse happens we act all high and mighty like we wouldn't engage in the same behavior."
"Slaughtering each other..."
"Slaughtering each other via warfare to solve political differences. It's standard policy worldwide."
Indeed it is. And it seems impossible to stop.
"Littering. Especially dropping cigarette butts on the ground/flicking them out the window.
The world is not your personal ashtray/garbage bin."
Every now and then I find new trash in my yard and I am constantly amazed by how nasty people can be.
"Mobbing someone because of their opinion or for a comment they made a long time ago, even if that time was yesterday."
"Xenophobia. The fact that racism and racial violence still exist is an indicator that we're still tribal primates in fancy clothes."
And it makes no sense! It's not based in reality. We are truly a tribal species.
"Shouting while arguing, refusing to listen to the opinions of others, basically the inability to debate and maintain proper communication."
"Letting people die..."
"Letting people die of curable conditions simply because they can't afford healthcare."
Probably the biggest reason why much of the Western world looks at the United States with shame in their eyes.
"Parents forcing their kids to hug family/friends despite the kid being uncomfortable doing it. They feel uncomfortable for a reason."
"During the holiday season..."
"During the holiday season, customers take products off of our online fulfillment carts. Y'all have legs. Get your own."
"Using phone speakers..."
"Using phone speakers in public. I don't care what you and your friend think about that restaurant, or how much that Spotify jam speaks to you. Nobody else wants to hear it."
We truly need to stop all of these, don't you think?
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I love presents. I try to hide my enthusiasm, and I do my best to appease the greater public by saying "it's the thought that counts." But that is a WHOLE lie. I don't just love gifts, I love great gifts. And if you go rogue from my lists, please keep a receipt. It's just plain rude to divert from what the recipient has requested.
This thought process has emerged from experience. I have received some trash presents over the years and now I'm too old to pretend you just went crazy while shopping. Like... "do you even know me?!"
Redditor u/sulemannkhann wanted to hear all about the presents some of us have received that we prayed, came with a receipt, by asking:
What's the worst birthday gift you ever got?
Have we met? That is an actual question I asked a gift giver once. (Who shall rename nameless) Football tickets. FOOTBALL TICKETS?! Who? What? I can't.
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"My own scarf. Yes, that's right, my mother went into my room took my only scarf, wrapped it and gave it to me like it was a new scarf."
"Thought I was getting a bike for my 15th birthday but my foster parents announced that they were sending me to a group home after living with them for 11 years. Devastation! That place was a wake up call. More independence then at my foster home but those kids had it really really bad, 12 year old heroine addicts, abuse... what the entire hell! I hurried up, graduated from high school at 16 and got the hell out of that place. I turned out ok, work in the legal field, live in Las Vegas. I did forgive my foster parents before they died."
The Forgotten One
"My brother and I worked for a farmer one summer, and he paid us with a used car. At the end of the next year, my brother graduated high school, so my parents paid me out for my half of the car, and that was his graduation gift. I gave them all a big discount compared to what it was worth. So like $500 for my share of a $2500 car."
"2 years later, and I needed $50 for some graduation fees, so I borrowed it from my mom until I could get to the bank. (Before mobile banking and ATMs everywhere.) Later, when my mom is telling me they invited all their friends over for a 'graduation' party, I asked if they had gotten a gift for me. "Well I gave you fifty bucks."
"I paid it back the next day, and she didn't blink. The 'graduation party' was just my parents friends, who said congratulations to me, but it wasn't really for me. A few years later, my little sister graduated, she got a car. They bought a used car for her, and our other little sister got the same when she graduated. My parents are mostly nice, and I never felt like they singled me out at birthdays or anything. Just my graduation seemed like I turned invisible."
Office Party Fail
"HR complaint from two subordinates fighting over how to throw me a surprise birthday party."
"I've never worked in an office environment, but the stories I've heard of people being required to buy a cake for the whole office and to celebrate their birthday with their coworkers would be enough to keep me in blue collar work for life, were it not for the fact that I love being active and working with my hands and could never sit at a desk all day anyway."
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"My Asian mom's gift was "no extra Kumon homework after school homework" so my birthday gift was that I didn't get extra homework from her."
Regifting is trash behavior. Do better. I'd rather you just say I forgot. Or... I just don't care for that much. But regifting? No.
"Stomach flu and my first ever period, at the same time. I think it was my 13th birthday."
"Omg, exact same story for me. It was my 13th birthday and my family took us kids to visit our relatives in Subsaharan Africa for the first time. I was sick, jetlagged, overheated and riding down a bumpy road in a Jeep driven by my dad in the complete darkness. We had just eaten at a restaurant where I found a giant scarab beetle in the bottom of my soup bowl. I have flashbacks to this day."
"My grandparents have been gifting me (and my brother) the same set of three vice grips for almost 10 years. Collectively we have 60 vice grips. I don't know if they bought a pallet of them, or where they are coming from. GET A GRIP GRANDMA!"
"I had a friend who's father was famous for doing Christmas shopping at the last minute. One year she complained that she went downstairs on Christmas morning and found, sticking out of her stocking, a spatula. Her birthday was a few days after telling that story, so myself and her friends all decided to get together and get her spatulas for her birthday, as a gag gift."
"Well, when it was our birthdays she retaliated. Which lead to a counter-offensive. And soon a new tradition was formed. And guys, I have so many spatulas now. Everything from dollar store cheap plastic, to hand-carved spatulas, a golden spatula, and even a replica of the famous Malaysian fighting spatula."
"I've got seasonal spatulas. As in, today it's time to pack away the Christmas spatulas and bring out the heart-shaped Valentine's day ones, followed by the bunny-shaped Easter ones. We've also been passing around this clip from the Weird Al Yankovic movie UHF. "Spatula City, we sell spatulas, and that's all!"
Their ultimate whack-a-doo move...
"A pair of homemade custom pajamas. Only problem was that they weren't made yet. It was just the fabric and a promise to make them for me. I had to give the fabric back and I never got the pajamas."
"Nothing legal just at our wedding they gave us a card that basically said 'have some land.' When the dust settled I asked what they thought we would do with it, they said build a home. I said ok, gonna need legal ownership for like building a house. They said sure we will get right on that. Then they decide to sell out and retire and never mentioned our wedding 'gift' again."
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"My grandma got me a hairbrush with a plastic horse head handle. The horse head was all chipped up and there was hair in the brush."
"My Godfather sent me a Birthday card each year which said, he paid 100 bucks to a bank account which I was supposed to get, when 16yo. He then got into alcohol, used all the money and died."
Oh for God sake, why even bother giving anything at all? Lint rollers, used brushes, homemade pjs... y'all ever hear of a gift card? Just put five bucks on it and call it a day. You can't hide cheap, so stop trying.
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I'm still on the fence about this whole extraterrestrial situation. I need more proof. Now I'm not naive enough to think that in this vast, endless universe only the human race exists. I just need proof, tangible, solid, didn't see it from my trailer through beer goggles proof.
I also need proof about the afterlife, another out there topic. Truth be told, I've never been that into this whole conversation. I've got enough daily problems on this planet, let alone worrying about making Will Smith's biggest hits into documentaries and not just popcorn/comedy space farce.
But let's compare thoughts...
Redditor u/ValencikHannibal197 wanted to discuss life beyond this planet, what do we really think? They asked:
What's the best theory on UFOs or aliens you've ever heard??
I definitely wouldn't turn down an excursion to AREA 51. I'd like to poke around and get a sense of the place. I've never personally been up close and face to face with a "non-Earther." Not sure I'd like to be...
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"UFOs/Aliens are a cover for all of the secret projects that the government is working on. Actually stole that from the X files."
"How human birth parallels alien abductions:
- Babies are taken from their home (womb)
- They still developing sight, so they see bright lights and grey figures.
- They hear an "alien" language they don't understand.
- They suddenly feel cold after leaving their womb.
- They are in a surgery room being poked with tons of instruments.
Long story short: some people suggest that abductions are just people who had memories of their birth."
In the Mind
"I just don't think anyone will ever see this. But I think that UFO's are the projection of our unconscious collective mind. Everything that exists in reality, also exists, in our immaterial mind. Is it possible that the insides of our mind are also just one drop in the ocean of consciousness... and together we create the material reality were in, simply by experiencing it in a real way, inside-out through our senses."
"My father was an aircraft mechanic and fabricator for test and spy aircraft for the USAF. He spent 75-85 working with test aircraft. He said that when they were going to do a test, that could possibly be seen by the public, they would make a betting pool on how many UFO reports local authorities and flight towers received."
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"I like the idea that some UFOs aren't machines. Instead they are some sort of Upper-Atmosphere Jellyfish. I found the issue of Fortean Times that had this article. Here's the cover: http://ft.gjovaag.com/q/images/a/ae/FT291.jpg"
Interesting. There are some ideas we can look into. None of it proof, but possibilities. There are certainly plenty of future film ideas.
"We are like that un contacted tribe and everyone agrees not to bother us."
"I've heard it explained from a channel (idk if you know what channeling is) kinda like this. First of all, we as a species tend to freak out, shoot first and ask questions later. Most humans would have a literal psychotic break. You have to believe in vibrational energy as it relates to our consciousness."
"The aliens (certain ones) are at such a higher level that it would be jarring for us to come in close contact with. We are slowly getting there but it's a process. Like 2012, end of the Mayan calendar, wasn't the end of the world it was the end of an energy cycle that we as the human race had never made it past before."
"Previous civilizations have been destroyed or destroyed themselves before they got this far. We passed a point where we are very unlike to destroy ourselves anymore. This doesn't mean we won't see some real bad hardships yet but we will keep progressing."
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"I was a firm believer in t em when I was in high school and kept googling theories and info in my spare time and during my study halls. They said their bodies were so lightweight or something that the reason why you can't see the evidence is that they disintegrate before hitting the ground."
"And then LOL it was so funny, some people would swear you could "train your eyes" to see rods... HhhahAHAHAHA. Like there were these experts. Video showed him walking around with a serious face, then pointing. And he's like, "that was one just there." "You can't see them, you have to be used to them... like me."
"I've spent many years immersed into hunting them finding them. That's why I can see them." And then one day China, who loves occult stuff, had like a lab that set up a nighttime camera to capture footage of rods at night... then realized they were normal bugs at overexposure. lol"
"The Dark Forest theory. Basically the theory that the reason we haven't made contact is because all the other civilized life in the universe/galaxy knows not to broadcast their location. They've learned that there's something awful or predatory lurking in the dark forest of our galaxy, and that it's better if they keep to themselves."
"That the universe is so vast that we haven't been discovered yet."
"This makes sense to me because traversing the distance to or from even our our stellar neighbors would require technology that is not known to us now or likely to be known by us anytime soon if it's even possible at all. To assume without evidence that aliens could possess this technology and have visited us does not meet my skeptical standards."
Back and Forthback to the future great scott GIFGiphy
"Time travel exists, and UFO sightings are actually future humans coming back to our time. That is why they are so discreet, and never openly make contact."
I hope time travel exists. Now that I'm onboard for. If aliens do exist... just come on out guys. We could probably use your help.
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