Life is full of new things to try.[rebelmouse-image 18348646 is_animated_gif=
But every once in awhile we learn that just because we WANT to try something, doesn't mean we SHOULD. And often...we learn that lesson the hard way.
u/jseyfer asked Redditors to share their debacles: Reddit: What's something you tried once, then immediately decided "NOPE!" for the rest of your life?
Here were some of the "NOPE!"-iest of the Nopes.
Beware The Flip[rebelmouse-image 18353469 is_animated_gif=
That flip trick where you run forwards but do a backflip. I didn't commit and I pretty much back flopped. Never again. I pretty much avoid flipping in general now.
8-Legged Freaks[rebelmouse-image 18353470 is_animated_gif=
When I had the opportunity to hold a "tame" tarantula-like spider I thought it would be helpfull to get rid of my fear for spiders, but then it shoots his hairs(I didn't even knew they where capable of such a thing) and it felt like my face was on fire. I will never touch a spider again.
Two. Hours.[rebelmouse-image 18353471 is_animated_gif=
A 2 hour haunted house/hayride/field experience. It was fun for a bit. By the end I was done forever.
Scary AND Pointless[rebelmouse-image 18353472 is_animated_gif=
I tried bungie jumping once. I wanted to see if I could conquer my fears. As I got up to the platform and put on the gear, I just kept thinking about how stupid it was to jump off this tower for no real reason other than a thrill. I was terrified as well, but predominantly felt that what I was doing was just pointless. I asked the guy to push me off since I'd never have been able to jump on my own. I was pretty happy when I got to the bottom, only to realize that the force of elasticity meant I was going almost all the way back up, then had to do almost the whole descent all over again, and then repeat the process a few times. There was never any thrill; it was all just scary and pointless for me.
Thank You For Smoking[rebelmouse-image 18353473 is_animated_gif=
When I was 10 my mom sent me to pick up her cigarette she left in the ashtray in another room. On the way back I took a small puff and thought the nastiest thing I had ever tried .
Do The Crisco[rebelmouse-image 18353474 is_animated_gif=
Crisco (a kind of plant-based lard for cooking). Not me, but my daughter. When she was a kid, she thought that the can of Crisco was actually marshmallow creme. she got a big ol' spoonfull of the stuff, and shoved it into her mouth, with great anticipation of sweet, marshmallowy goodness.
Crisco isn't quite the same as marshmallow.
LDR[rebelmouse-image 18353475 is_animated_gif=
Long distance relationships. If you can make it work then more power to you, but it's f-cking hard only being able to see your SO 3 times a year.
Electrocution[rebelmouse-image 18346925 is_animated_gif=
Ignored my original nope and tried working on an electrical panel and POW! Nope, never again.
How Good Can You Be[rebelmouse-image 18353477 is_animated_gif=
Skydiving. It was the most amazing adrenaline rush of my life, but I kept recalling the instructor's words: "You don't want to be average at this sport, or pretty good at this sport, you want to be excellent at this sport, or you will die."
Naah. I'll just enjoy the memory of flying for a few minutes and not jump out of a perfectly good airplane ever again.
Lost Breath[rebelmouse-image 18353478 is_animated_gif=
Scuba diving. Nope not for me :(. I have a small part of me thinking I could give it another go but realistically I won't. I felt trapped, claustrophobic, like the breathing wasn't enough, didn't like the noise. I'm happy for other people to enjoy it.
This Took Guts[rebelmouse-image 18353479 is_animated_gif=
I was around people I didn't want to be around, so I got up and walked out of the coffee shop. Never seen them again.
Let's Blade, Bruh[rebelmouse-image 18353480 is_animated_gif=
Dropping into a half pipe.
Ewwwww[rebelmouse-image 18353481 is_animated_gif=
Tasting earwax. 7 year old me figured that if bogies were sort of OK, surely earwax would be as well.
Nope. Never ever again.
Swipe Me Not[rebelmouse-image 18349256 is_animated_gif=
Tinder. Depressing as f-ck.
Twice?![rebelmouse-image 18350910 is_animated_gif=
I have been on fire twice. I highly suggest not being on fire even a first time.
Henney[rebelmouse-image 18353482 is_animated_gif=
My boyfriend occassionally calls me "honey" but that's the only pet name he's ever used. But once when he was saying bye to me and said "seeya later baby"
We exhanged awkward glances for a good few seconds before he said "I'm so sorry"
Coney Island[rebelmouse-image 18353483 is_animated_gif=
Really tall amusement park rides. I don't care how many times I get called a baby for not going on those rides I'd rather not get on them and have an immediate panic attack.