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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:04 am

WOW! Some great stories there. OR, I was cringing for you as I read yours. It just felt like something that might happen to me.
Kudos to you, lucky, for doing the right thing -- though yelling might have worked, too. :twisted:
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby illy dilly » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:28 pm

My personal favorite awkward moment is when your sitting in the porta john making some room and reading the WWW. Minding your own business and figuring out what your gonna do that day....
When the door FLIES open,
You instantly think "Oops forgot to lock the porta potty"
Apologies are quickly exchanged,
But, the entire time the 'stranger' is taking their time in closing the door.
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby lucky420 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:53 pm

personally I try to spend as little time as possible in the portos.
Oh my god, it's HUGE!
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby Sham » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:50 am

illy dilly wrote:My personal favorite awkward moment is when your sitting in the porta john making some room and reading the WWW. Minding your own business and figuring out what your gonna do that day....
When the door FLIES open,
You instantly think "Oops forgot to lock the porta potty"
Apologies are quickly exchanged,
But, the entire time the 'stranger' is taking their time in closing the door.

It sound like two people are enjoying the awkward moment. Whatever works for ya!
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby illy dilly » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:36 am

LOL!
I probably should have just said something like
"That awkward moment when you're taking a leak and the porta potty door flies open because you forgot to lock it."


But, that would have been boring.
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:41 pm

I got mad and puked all over a brand-new thread. :oops:
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby ranger magnum » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:51 pm

A couple years ago I was at an older movie theatre, and had to use the bathroom. Not really paying any attention to where I was going, I still managed to find the bathroom.

I did find it odd that there were no urinals and only stalls, and that all the wall tile was pink. Nonetheless, i found an empty stall, and took a leak. There is quite a difference in sound between men and women urinating, and as I was well underway, the voice in the stall next to me said "honey, either your hovering way to high, or you have the wrong plumbing."

I ran outta there like a politician from the truth....
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby delle » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:32 am

Inappropriate hugging. Oh yes!!!! Got a few of those.

Here's one of my favorites:

I realized one day that my 3yr old son had no concept at all of what a "Daddy" was. For 2 reasons. First, his own father never really wanted to stay in the picture, and second, english was not his preferred language (he was definitely more comfortable in french).


So I explained to him how a "Daddy" was "a man who loved his children -- just like a "Mommy" did".


Later that day we went out grocery shopping.

And yep.... it happened.

There by the dairy section was a military man in full uniform, showing his toddler-in-tow some stellar affection.

Kev broke away from me and ran up to him. Threw his arms around his leg, and looked up, yelling "DADDY!!!!" lovingly.


I didn't have time to be heartbroken immediately. I was WAY more concerned with the look of absolute horror on the face of the woman standing next to Mr. Military Man. Obviously his wife.


I worry to this day if she accepted my explanation.
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby wh..sh » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:25 pm

The other day, I went to walmart around 9 pm (actually to pick up insulin for my dog but they didnt have it ready). I thought I should turn my fruitless walmart run into something useful.
So, I picked up superman underwear (for burn) and a tub of ice cream.
I walked to the self-checkout counter. The lady infront of me saw just my ice cream and offered to let me jump ahead of her in the line.
I politely thanked her and then proceeded to scan my superman underwear and ice cream. Oh, the look and horror on her face!
When we made eye contact, I grinned sheepishly and walked out... so awkward!
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby illy dilly » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:40 pm

wh..sh wrote:The other day, I went to walmart around 9 pm (actually to pick up insulin for my dog but they didnt have it ready). I thought I should turn my fruitless walmart run into something useful.
So, I picked up superman underwear (for burn) and a tub of ice cream.
I walked to the self-checkout counter. The lady infront of me saw just my ice cream and offered to let me jump ahead of her in the line.
I politely thanked her and then proceeded to scan my superman underwear and ice cream. Oh, the look and horror on her face!
When we made eye contact, I grinned sheepishly and walked out... so awkward!to my creepy white van with no windows

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Its alright Wh..sh, BMan shopping lists are some of the weirdest around.
We got some pretty bad looks when we went through the home-da-pot line with a roll of Black Plastic (evap pond), Duct Tape, Bleach, Rope, and a pack of Sawzall blades (cutting EMT...not bones).
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby wh..sh » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:56 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby MikeGyver » Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:21 pm

I don't even think twice about awkward moments shopping for burn clothes, Last year I put on a dress in the middle of amvets to see if it would fit and next thing I knew the whole isle (which was full of people before) was completely empty. Its like they've never seen a guy try on a dress before.
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby Savannah » Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:59 pm

Mrpatatomoto wrote:I don't even think twice about awkward moments shopping for burn clothes, Last year I put on a dress in the middle of amvets to see if it would fit and next thing I knew the whole isle (which was full of people before) was completely empty. Its like they've never seen a guy try on a dress before.


I wouldn't want to stand next to you in a dress. You'd get all the attention. :D
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby ygmir » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:26 pm

Savannah wrote:
Mrpatatomoto wrote:I don't even think twice about awkward moments shopping for burn clothes, Last year I put on a dress in the middle of amvets to see if it would fit and next thing I knew the whole isle (which was full of people before) was completely empty. Its like they've never seen a guy try on a dress before.


I wouldn't want to stand next to you in a dress. You'd get all the attention. :D


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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby wh..sh » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:22 am

So...
I was doing "back to school" volunteer work for Salvation Army. My job was to walk the kids through all the goodies that they need for school.
One family came in with four kids, what looked like 3 boys and 1 girl. I was telling the kids where the boys and girls stuff were. Their names were pretty unisex too.
I told one of the kid (wearing loose sweat shirt, hat, loose shorts) that there were some cool t-shirts in the boys' section. The kid looked at me, smiled, and said "I am a girl".
*face palm* It was SO awkward! I apologized to her like million times.
But, I am thinking in my head "Fuck! Fuck! Fuck! Now, I am going to be one of those people responsible for psychologically ruining this girl's esteem for good!"
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:39 am

Fcuk, wh..sh. It's better than having then patted her on the head and saying "Oh, honey, I'm sure you'll have that worked out in 10 years."
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby gyre » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:55 am

There is a great Addams cartoon of a hardware store checkout.

The shopping list adds up to a guillotine.
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby Turtleburp » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:10 pm

wh..sh wrote:So...
I was doing "back to school" volunteer work for Salvation Army. My job was to walk the kids through all the goodies that they need for school.
One family came in with four kids, what looked like 3 boys and 1 girl. I was telling the kids where the boys and girls stuff were. Their names were pretty unisex too.
I told one of the kid (wearing loose sweat shirt, hat, loose shorts) that there were some cool t-shirts in the boys' section. The kid looked at me, smiled, and said "I am a girl".
*face palm* It was SO awkward! I apologized to her like million times.
But, I am thinking in my head "Fuck! Fuck! Fuck! Now, I am going to be one of those people responsible for psychologically ruining this girl's esteem for good!"



Argh! I did something similar while doing education activities; I had put it out of my mind until now.

Poor lass was so upset I felt like such a dick.
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:54 am

it sure is...



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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby knowmad » Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:38 pm

Just revisited a Bar I hadn't been in since I had been dating the crazy ex-girlfriend. And the bartendress came over with my drink and kinda looked at me odd and said Hey Didn't you used to come in here with with that one blond girl back in the day? "Yeah." I kinda mumbled. "So it didn't work out hu? ... I kinda wanted to tell you she would come in with this other girl while she was seeing you, pretty sure she was a Lesbian!" "Oh. Realy? What did she look like? Bout my height? Dark hair, like mine? lots of eye shadow? big hands? kinda quiet?" I asked then started to laugh. Yeah she was really embarrassed.
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Re: Well... this is awkward.

Postby Savannah » Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:42 pm

knowmad wrote: ... I kinda wanted to tell you she would come in with this other girl while she was seeing you, pretty sure she was a Lesbian!" "Oh. Realy? What did she look like? Bout my height? Dark hair, like mine? lots of eye shadow? big hands? kinda quiet?" I asked then started to laugh. Yeah she was really embarrassed.



Brilliant. :lol:
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