Sleepovers are a fun rite of passage that allows kids to have some overnight fun with their besties without their parents around.
And while they are called sleepovers, sleeping is the last thing that ever happens at the overnighter.
Whether they engage in pillow fights or share scary ghost stories, the event is an opportunity to let kids be kids and engage in plenty of opportunities for mischiefs.
But how far can they go with their rambunctious night of fun?
That's what Redditor skep_JoJoFan wanted to know and asked:
"What's the most f'ked up thing you did in a sleepover?"
People recalled some of their NSFW memories at a sleepover.
Making A Dirty Connection
"In the Mid-Late 90’s, my brother got really into the anarchists cookbook and learned how to tap into neighbors landlines from a box on the pole using a touch tone phone and some connectors from RadioShack."
"We’d have friends sleep over (we are close in age), and we’d sneak out and He’d hook a phone up so we could call phone sex lines from outside a neighbors house in the bushes."
"I still wonder if they disputed the charges or if the wife just thought the husband was calling 1-900-big-t*ts at 2am."
You Always Remember Your First Porn
"Raided my friend’s dad’s Playboy mags. Then my friend showed me a porn video. Full disclosure: this was early 80s."
One Traumatized Kid
"I don’t remember what we were looking for, but me and another friend went through our buddy’s parent’s bedroom drawers and found a VHS tape. We were curious and idiotic so we popped the tape in to see what was on it. Our buddy walked in while we were watching his parents have sex. His scream was the most shocking/horrifying thing I have heard to this day."
The bathroom was where the action was.
"More embarrassing than f'ked up."
"Accidently clogged the toilet at friend 'X's house. There was no plunger and the toilet was filling rapidly. I panicked and ran to my friend who promptly called for his dad. His dad takes one look and yells from the bathroom, 'Jesus, 'X'! How big of a sh*t did you take?!' It took years before I went back to his house."
Way Off Target
"visiting a friends house for the first time and i couldn’t find the bathroom (i was about 10) during a sleepover. in the middle of the night, dark, confused, i pissed in the closet."
"I clogged the toilet at a friend's house in the middle of the night. It started to overflow and there was no plunger. I woke up my friend, who then woke his parents. Turned out that the water that had overflowed had soaked through the floor and was dripping into the kitchen. His mom started trying to collect the dripping water downstairs while his dad was on clog duty."
"I never saw a plunger that night. What I did see was my friend's dad elbow deep in sh*t water pulling out a wad of sh*t and toilet paper. The floor was covered. We had to get that cleaned up. More sh*t water. By this time his sister was awake and came to investigate."
"I haven't talked to them in over 20 years."
A Crime Scene
"Got a bloody nose... it was dark and I didn't know the house, so I stuck near the walls and went down the hallway and found the bathroom. Got the bleeding to stop, cleaned up, went back to sleep."
"In the morning, the mom came in frantic making sure everyone was alive after she saw smeared, bloody handprints all the way down the hallway..."
"In Boy Scouts, I was the morning cook, meaning I woke up before anyone else to chop wood, make fire, and get water boiling. I grab the hatchet and start splitting a log into little splinters for kindling. It was cold and dewy. The hatchet slipped from my hand mid upward-swing and went flying… to the tent circle. It seriously flew 10-15 yard and fell straight down though the roof of a tent, where 4 scouts were sound asleep."
"I’m not sure how long I waited to hear someone start screaming. I probably sat there in terrified anticipation for over a minute. Then I was worried someone might be hurt so I crawled over to that ten where the hatchet landed. I super quietly unzipped the flap, and saw it landed in a bag of clothes very close to some kids head. I snuck in, grabbed the hatchet, left the tent, zipped it back up, and finished breakfast."
"I heard them at breakfast complaining that “the raccoons” has ruined their perfectly nice tent by clawing a hole in it."
"Threw up on my cousins Christmas tree in the middle of the night at her house. I still get sh*t for that"
Curious prepubescents don't tend to have a filter.
Show And Tell
"We had a coed church group sleepover at a Vermont farm."
"I was 13 and recently got a fake testicle (I had my other testicle removed due to an accident)."
"I was getting people to feel my balls and take bets on which one was the real one."
Now Let Us Observe
"My friend and I were 11 or 12. His sister was about 14. She announced that she'd never seen a penis in person before and wanted to. Basically, it was a show me yours and I'll show you mine thing. Except it was directed at me and my friend. Which makes sense, I guess. If she'd never seen one before, why not try to look at two at once?"
"Ground rules were set. You can look for as long as you want or as close as you want BUT NO TOUCHING."
"After it was over, we never did that again, never spoke of it again or anything else."
Maybe it's the fact that kids are given the rare opportunity to be away from their parents for a night that leads them to believe they can get away with anything–even though they are most likely under the supervision of other adults.
And while it seems like these Redditors recalled a fun time in their lives, I can only imagine what the parents were going through while cleaning up after the many bathroom disasters left by their young houseguests.
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