People Share The Time They Saw A Post Online That Was About Them

Many online forums are all about users sharing stories and information anonymous over the internet. However, this AskReddit thread switched things up and asked people if they were ever on the receiving end and saw a post that was written about them. Check out their following answers.

Source list available at the end. 

Someone made up a story about me stealing their husband and posted it on those type of sites. They stole a picture from my Facebook profile and posted it. To this day, I have no idea who did it. The person must have known me, but they didnt know where I lived since it was posted from a town that was 6 hours away from where I actually live. 

I immediately told my husband about it, and thankfully, he didn't believe it. Somehow, someone had found it at my work though and everyone was talking about it (even the VP called me in to ask about it). It was embarrassing. 

The post still lives. Theres nothing I can do to get it taken down, but at least I got one of them to remove my picture.


I divorced my ex because of addiction/abuse issues, which then culminated into a serious felony assault. A few years later, he started dating. I checked her out online and stumbled across a post that she had made on a legal advice website asking questions about MY WILL.


My cousin posted about how his family makes fun of him for playing video games and collecting Lego since he's in his mid-20s. He has a job and buys his own stuff. He went on to say that two family members (without fail) would poorly sneak through his room every Thanksgiving so that they could buy him a LEGO set that he didn't already have from Christmas. Apparently, my husband and I aren't as smooth as we had thought.


There's this GIF of a kid playing soccer who takes two goal shots to the face back to back. That's me! I have no idea who filmed or posted it onto the Internet.


I made a post asking for advice about one of our roommates who didn't have a job and was worried about how to pay for rent. We ended up talking to him, and he got a job. Everything was cool. At the end of the conversation he went, "... and stop posting about me on Reddit" in a playful way. 


I found a post about my friend's band, and then I wondered who posted it. I found it very quickly, and it was my ex-girlfriend (who was now dating the guitar player from 'said band'). I clicked through her history, and I found a post about how I'd accidentally kneed her in the vagina during sex, and it made a funny noise. It felt pretty weird to read that.


When I was a freshman in university and Yik Yak was big (classic) I had a knee brace for an injury that I wore everyday. Im also 5' tall and generally petite. Once I went to pick up a big package from the mail center and brought it back to my dorm (which was a block away, so I knew I could do it alone and didnt ask for any help). Someone wrote a Yik Yak: "To the tiny girl with a knee brace and a giant box, hang in there!" It kind of made my day. My mom even has a screenshot saved of it.


My old roommate had posted that I was stealing money from her and not paying the bills. Everyone on the thread was calling me a piece of crap and stuff

What she forgot to put in the post was that she was a raging alcoholic. She never had money for the bills because she would spend it on booze. EVERYTHING was in my name because she still owed money on everything, and they wouldn't turn things on in her name even after she had cleared her debt. She didn't talk about how she would be late for rent every month, but I was always on time. It got so bad that the landlord would call me to collect the rent. She is now in rehab and still trying to reconnect with me. I don't know if I could ever be friends with her again after that.

There's always more to the story, but I'm glad I don't live with her anymore.


There was this story that I read about a girl that was walking home late on a foggy night. She saw someone that she thought was pretty odd walking towards her. As I remember, it was described as "angrily." She explained that she debated crossing the street but continued forward.

When they crossed paths, she said "Hello." After a significant pause, when they were already a few steps apart, she heard a faint little "Hey." (which she also found odd).

That guy was ME. I was actually just very drunk, a little high, and cold while walking briskly towards my house, which was a few miles away from the party I was at that evening.

I remember seeing a silhouette of someone coming through the fog and getting a little scared myself. It was followed by a huge relief that it was a woman then instantly filled with the realization that my drunk butt is probably frightening her which lead me to panic so that I could get the situation over with as quickly as possible.

I do remember thinking, at the time, of responding to the story, but somehow, the concept of: "Hey, I think I'm the guy who weirded you out. How neat is that?" didn't seem worth the neat to even weirder ratio.


I felt like dressing up one day for school, red lipstick and all. I checked Yik Yak later, and someone had called out my exact outfit down to the shoes and said, Why? 


Someone had posted one of my prom pictures pretending to be me. I saw it on the front page as did my ex-boyfriend, who was featured in it, and was pissed that I had posted it. To be fair, the picture was hilarious and totally front page worthy. There must have been someone who we knew in real life because they linked me to my ex's music site, mentioned what I was doing now, detailed our relationship, etc. They ended up deleting their account once it got big enough, and people were posting it on my FB wall and stuff. THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE.


I was dating an alcoholic, and when he fell off the wagon, I spent a lot of time reading alcoholic subs to try and better understand how to help him. I found some posts that he made about talking to me and explaining his disease to me since I had grown up with alcoholics, and it had deeply affected me. People kept telling him that we wouldn't make it, or that I must've had really low self-esteem, but he said that I was smart and cute and had a once in a lifetime soul and that I wasn't the type of person who gave up. I found it well after the fact, but my heart basically exploded. 


I stumbled across a post that was posted by one of my cousins picturing one of my other cousin's. The other cousin found it on Reddit and gave a Hey, thats me! comment with proof. Then, a third cousin said, "Hi." It was a big old Reddit family reunion while I said nothing and stalked all of their profiles for dirt.


I was judging for a writing competition and gave a poor score to one of the writers due to copious typos, grammar problems that were all over the place, and a jarring narrative that seemed to not serve any purpose.

She started stalking me and leaving abusive messages all over the forums and then went over to Tumblr and started talking smack about how horrible I was. I basically blocked her and reported her behavior to the mods, but they didnt do much. So I just continued to ignore her, and she eventually disappeared.

A few months later, she left a comment on one of my stories telling me that she had gone off of her bipolar meds at the time and apologized for her behavior. I didnt reply, but it does look like she's in a better place now and getting the help that she needs.


A couple months ago, I got a screenshot from a friend saying someone was posting awful things about me on their blog. I was never mentioned by name, but it referenced a lot of identifiers that made it plain to see that it was about me.

I went to the blog, and there were several entries that were just about why and how much she hated me, couldn't figure out why anyone would want to be around me, and a recurring theme that I was "copying" her. What made it a bit weird though was that I'd only met her once at a party, but there was such vitriol.

I have to admit, it did bug me. I'd love to say that it just rolled off my back, however, the part of me that struggled with making friends and trusting people just felt so insecure when I was reminded of it.


An unknown OP posted a picture of me from a concert tailgate. Apparently, I have the highest belly button ever. It was posited that I was raised by bats. I laughed at the whole thread, but I never figure out who posted the picture. It was grabbed off of a friend's Facebook account.


Almost exactly a year ago, I'd been dating this girl for 5 months. We'll call her "Linda." Everything seemed to be going well. I was almost in love and felt strongly that the emotions were reciprocated. She had had a very difficult relationship with her previous boyfriend, but she didn't really talk much about it.

Anyway, one day, after I'd met her when she came to my college, I got an anonymous email saying something along the lines of: "You don't know me, but I know you through Linda, and she's been using you. She's done this before, and I'm sorry."

The mail was linked to an online blog post where Linda had written about our previous date, complaining to her ex about how I was never going to be him, how I meant nothing to her, how I was just a rebound, and how when we kissed it felt awful and mechanical.

I didn't even mind the fact that I was a rebound. Many relationships start off as rebounds. What hurt me the most, though, was the fact that instead of talking to me about this she chose to put it out on a public blog post for everyone to see. I broke up with her.


After my loser ex and I broke up, I saw him post to Reddit saying that his "roommate" had moved out and changed the Neflix password on him. He was asking for advice on how to  get it back. It was my Netflix account (paid for exclusively by me), and I canceled it within 20 minutes after leaving because he couldn't tear his eyes from the TV as I packed my things up in tears.


A coworker of mine must have forgotten that I was on her Facebook and went on a rant about me. We were fooling around at work, and I made a comment that if I had moved away and somehow ended up at that job again that something had gone terribly wrong in my life. Little did I know that that was pretty much what had happened to her. I was incredibly embarrassed and apologized profusely. But that still didn't stop her from slamming me on Facebook while all of her friends joined in. At least I got to defend myself.


I saw a post asking for ideas for a fairly narrow research paper assignment because she needed to turn in her term paper topic to her professor the next day. My husband was teaching a class on that exact topic with that assignment due the next day. So, I suggested something I knew he would be really interested in. He came home the next day all excited that one of his student's had picked that topic.


In college, one of my roommates was airing his frustration out with me and our third roommate. I believe it was in reference to how "I had killed a Bonsai tree, and how we could barely take care of ourselves some days." Both accusations had merit at the time.

So, I made a new account and started taking to him about us. He ended it with, "We're into a lot of the same stuff/have a decent amount of similarities. I know they have my back if I really needed them and I have theirs." And talked about how we're basically brothers.


My housemate found an OKCupid post that was about me. She recognized my description of the date, and the girl who I'd described as having a high opinion of herself. Said girl had mentioned our second date on a thread about people's experiences that week. She said that I was funny and a good conversationalist then went on to say a bunch of pretty unnecessary stuff about my appearance. I'll be honest, it stung to read. But at least I knew that I was right to bail, she really wasn't that nice. 


My ex-husband wrote a ridiculous post in this divorce subreddit asking for people's opinions on his "custody situation" while leaving out half of the relevant details. Half of the comments were handing his butt back to him while the other half were denigrating me as a mother.

His primary concern was dating. How would he have time to date if he had his child on weekends? Unreal.


It's usually about the hair classes that I've created for dads, or it's about the hairstyles that I've done for my daughter. Sometimes I reply, and sometimes I just read the comments. I read the encouraging words and try to remember them. I disregard the negativity the best that I can. I smile when I see dads mention their stories of doing hair, and I appreciate the strangers that offer their support. I used to struggle with a ponytail, so I totally get it. Above all, it's cool to make an impact and it's nice to know that I'm leaving this world a better place.



Posts are edited for clarity. 

Have you ever found yourself in an argument so stupid and/or pointless that you were sure you were being punked? Like you keep looking away from the other person to check your surroundings for places Ashton Kutcher and a camera crew could come popping out of?

You're not the only one.

u/Anti-hollowkid asked: What is the dumbest argument you've ever been in?

Brace yourselves, folks. Some of these arguments are breathtakingly bonkers. The sheer number of people who are willing to argue with someone over provable facts and what that other person likes or doesn't like is just ... stunning. It's stunning, you guys. Just not in a good way.

I Know What I Like


My wife and I once argued over whether or not I liked mustard on my hot dog. I was for me liking mustard, she was against me liking mustard.

The argument lasted way longer that you could ever imagine it would.

- AardvarkAndy

A Stair Step

My brother and I argued if our staircase had 13 or 14 steps, based on an argument about if the floor of the second floor counts as a stair-step or not. We still have no solution.

- RazerWolf04

My dad is a stairbuilder and I spent many summers working at his warehouse, so I can clear this up. 14.

- Apples9308


My husband and I have this thing where we only say "I love you" on Saturdays. Every other day it's "I love you, but only on Saturdays." I don't know how it started, but it's been going for 11 years now.

We're both shiftworkers, so sometimes we have to stop and think what day it actually is. We had an argument recently over whether it was Saturday or not. I said it was Saturday, he said it was Friday. It was Monday.

- FormalMango


I remember when I was about 13 my parents had an hour-long shouting match that ended with them almost getting divorced. The issue? Whether or not the nation of Iraq has a coastline.

My mother arguing that Iraq had a coastline, while my stepdad argued that it did not. This was back in 2004, and they are still quite happily married to this day. That incident is something they look back on and laugh about, and both of them admit it was really a pretty stupid thing to argue over.

- dontcryformegiratina


With an ex:

"I owe you $80 for the bills of ours that you pay, and you owe me $40 for the bills of ours that I paid. Here's $40 in cash; we're even."

She did not understand this.

I literally had to go get another $40 out of the ATM, and hand the $80 to her. Then I had her hand me the $40 she owed me.

"Now how much do you have in your hand?"

She still didn't understand.

She somehow has a college degree.

- Speedly

Mini Wheats

When we were kids my brother and I got in a physical fight because he said I like mini wheats and I insisted I didn't. His argument was that I always sang the mini wheats song and I was deeply offended that he wasn't aware that it was just stuck in my head but I hated the cereal. I actually did like the cereal I'm not sure why I was arguing with him about it but I remember how genuinely angry I was.

- shicole3



I'll tell you about the only legal trouble I've ever been in, the fight that got me arrested. It started over whether we should return a box of crayons or not, and to this day I don't have any idea how it escalated to the point of the cops being called, but they were and I was the one taken in.

- CorrectionalChard

That's Unfair

My boyfriend insisted that when two people are in an argument and one makes a point so reasonable and logical the other one can't disagree with it - it's unfair. I tried, logically and reasonably, to explain several times why that is just winning the argument, proving your point thoroughly and is completely fair.

His answer was that I was being unfair.

- ShyAcorn

Pure Masochism

How the ch in masochism is pronounced. My friend caught me saying "masoKism" while he would say "masoSYism."

To be fair, he grew up speaking French, in which the ch in masochism is pronounced in "his" way. But he insisted that I was the wrong one here and that was just infuriating.

- argofire

Emailing NASA

A woman was adamant that looking at the big solar eclipse on the television was unsafe unless you were wearing glasses. She wouldn't believe us and insisted on emailing NASA to check.

- derawin07

A Non-Standard Ruler? 

I worked for a company that made signs. We had a customer ask for signs that were 7mm wide that were to go on a door. Our sign makers figured the order meant inches because 7mm is pretty small, so made them 7 inches. I got a phone call from the customer who went mad at me for making them the wrong size. So I put a reorder through for 7 mm.

Argued with the sign makers over it but they eventually agreed to do it after I shown them the order in writing. I even had the customer put her complaint in writing, reiterating the size they wanted.

7mm signs went out and a day later I get the customer on the phone literally screaming at me.

Cue the dumb argument - we ended up having an argument over how big a millimetre is, and obviously everyone in the office were laughing, but this customer just wouldn't accept it and said we must be using a non-standard ruler to measure.

Ended up being escalating to the sales department manager who refused to issue a refund. We still don't know what they actually meant.

- Lovelocke

This Unusual Vegan Argument

Was in a pub with a few friends, and some random Dude dropped an ear, and somehow figured I'm vegan. Well, people like him are the reason I usually avoid mentioning it. He came up to me and insisted on starting a discussion about veganism. He claimed that by the end of it, I would be eating meat again.

He listed some stupid arguments, I told him I was not convinced and then tried to keep on drinking beer with my friends. He followed me, and wanted me to "try to convert him to a vegan." I stupidly listed some of my reasons thinking it would make him go away. He told me he still was not convinced, so I was like whatever. Again, I really just wanted to drink beer with my friends.

That dude followed me all night and expected me to try make him vegan. Doesn't matter what I said, and all the reasons that for me are obviously good enough to be vegan. He'd be just like "No, that doesn't convince me, therefore your argument and how you life is stupid."

Didn't matter how often I told him that I honestly don't care; 5 minutes later he would come up to me again "I'm still not vegan, so veganism is stupid, all your arguments were stupid, now give me a good reason to become vegan!" At one point, I was literally yelling at him that I don't give a single flying f about what he eats and why, that it's in no way my responsibility to "turn somebody vegan" and in no way his business what I eat.

Honestly, for that dude, I would have bought a whole ham, just to shove it up his stupid annoying face.

- onlytruebertos

Monty Python

In college my roommate and I argued about a line in Monty Python & the Holy Grail. The scene with the Black Knight where the line "Alright, we'll call it a draw" is uttered. We argued about who said that line, whether it was King Arthur or the Black Knight.

It went on for hours longer than it should have because I was stubborn and refused to admit I was wrong.

- Skrivus

Albert or Arnold


Whether Albert Einstein or Arnold Schwarzenegger would be more useful to have around during a Zombie apocalypse. How on earth would Albert Einstein come in handy!?

- Gerrard1995

Below Sea Level

I live on an island and when you go upland and you look out the sea looks like it's higher than or on the same level as the land. It's just a weird perspective thing because of the horizon. One day some kid says that it's because the island is under sea level.

I'm like wtf bro all of us would be with the fishes. He argues that no that's not true and if I just go upland I'll see. We then spend a good 5 minutes of my time arguing about it until I decided to leave this kid in his stupidity. He even said we shouldn't believe everything adults tell us and sometimes we need to think for ourselves.

This kid was older than me and was going to a good school. Lost my respect for him ever since then.

- -justforclout-


Someone tried to fight with me over how to spell my name.

Now, my name is in a lot of languages with slightly different spellings. I would have accepted any of those spellings, but this one was just... Not even close. It didn't make any logical sense.

An analogous example is if my name was Thomas and someone was insisting it was spelled Tomash. And not just the name Thomas in general, but that me specifically, on my birth certificate, was named Tomash. I know how to spell my own name.

I swear to god, it went on for like an hour.

- TK-DuVeraun

Whales Are Mammals

I was in an online chat room one day, and we were talking about whales. I commented on how whales are mammals and the next thing you know, someone was arguing with me and trying to convince me that a whale was a fish.

- kawaii_psycho451


Stupid microwaves. Having a man child talk down to me about how microwaves work only for him to google it and prove me right. He slept on the sofa that night.

- sun_phobic

Shower Schedule

My friend keeps telling me that the norm is that a person should shower once a week. This has been going on for years. I'm almost convinced he's trolling me.

- LibrarianGovernment

No Balloons For Grandma

My cousin and I argued over a balloon going to Heaven. We were at his big sisters prom send off and he let a balloon go and it went high into the sky.

He then said this balloon will go up past space and go to Heaven and reach grandma (God rest her soul). And I was like no it's not and it's probably not even gonna reach space. Releasing balloons is terrible for the environment and kills/harms so much wildlife.

He got really mad and defensive and started telling me to google it and do my research and I'm like I don't have to google it you idiot. He was mad at me for a good week.

- Dskee02

Spontaneous Dolphin Existence


How dolphins reproduced. It took me a few solid minutes of explaining to her that dolphins have reproductive organs and that they did not just pop into existence. The argument began with her saying she wanted to work with sea creatures.

Personally, I hope she was messing with me cause I lost a little faith in humanity that day.

- thebeststory

Male Chickens

I repeatedly had the argument with a friend over whether roosters were chickens. She was convinced that only the females were chickens (hens). We were 18 at the time.

- bee_zah

Lightning McQueen

Me and my friend were drinking underage, we ended up in an argument of whether lightning McQueen's eyes were blue or green. Somehow throughout the whole thing both of us never thought to straight up google a picture.

- 23071115

But ... Ice Floats

Waiter/Host here.

Woman wanted ice on the bottom of her drink.

Now read that sentence again and try to imagine arguing with that particular brand of stupid.

- FarWoods

Time Zones Exist

Coworker claimed that it was the same time of day and the same season on the whole globe. Had to get 4 coworkers to confirm to him that time zones do in fact exist.

- JustARegularToaster


My brother is colorblind. And he CONSTANTLY tries to correct me on what color things are.

"Hey could you hand me that red _____?"

"that's orange"

"no, it's red"



It is the base of our most common and heated arguments.

- droneb2hive

Andre 2000?


I'm late, but I saw this question and instantly remembered that I was booted from a Facebook group because I called someone out on a lie that was not only bull, but extremely pointless. She was friends with the moderator and they made the case that my argument over such a little lie was more of a problem than the lie itself (though they didn't refer to it as a lie.)

The woman said that she used to babysit for Andre 3000 and that his name was Andre 2000 - but he changed it after the year 2000 had passed. This was so easily disproven it was ridiculous. Their debut album came out in 1994 and he was already going by Andre 3000 at that time.

The argument wasn't a huge long drawn out thing, but the fact that either of us were on Facebook at separate times meant that the responses were over a long period of time so this argument lasted a few days.

It was stupid.

- P1ST0L_Wh1PP3D

Stars Like Our Sun

I was arguing with my grandpa about stars he didn't believe that there are other stars like our sun. Basically he thought there is only the sun, the moon and the earth.


Richard Nixon

I have a degree in history. I mostly focused on nationalism. Wrote a 50 page paper on it and Richard Nixon with around 50 100 sources. Looked at micro film for hours on end. Part of the paper focused on how Nixon being chair of the house committee of Unamerican Activities was used as a powerful weapon to use against political enemies. It also inspired Joe McCarthy. Have had people tell me I was wrong and Nixon was never elected to a position besides the president and Joe McCarthy came before Nixon. I stopped trying to talk history to people.

I also know quite a bit about the history of the Balkans its amazing how many Serbs refuse to believe Tito did anything wrong.

Wrote 100 page paper on nationalism in Israel. Its frustrating to talk about because for some reason a lot of people think Palestinian firing rockets randomly into Israel is ok but if Israel retaliates the people get up in arms over a targeted air strike that kills 3 people.


Balloon to Heaven

My cousin and I argued over a balloon going to Heaven. We were at his big sisters prom send off and he let a balloon go and it went high into the sky. He then said this balloon will go up past space and go to Heaven and reach grandma (God rest her soul). And I was like no it's not and it's probably not even gonna reach space.

And he got really mad and defensive and started telling me to google it and do my research and I'm like I don't have to google it you idiot. He was mad at me for a good week.


Binder Clips

I got into an argument with a co-worker over how we were attaching two pages of a letter together: small binder clips or paper clips.

He felt that paper clips would leave a "dent" in the paper when removed, but binder clips won't. He refused to staple them together. I felt that binder clips would also leave a "dent", so we might as well just use the paper clips.

It ended with him saying: "Do what you want [me], I don't care!" and storming off.



Once got accused of faking being Jewish. Why? I have no clue. We argued over the course of a month, any time I'd bring it up and she heard about it, she'd begin going after me for "faking it".

My mother's side is ethnically Jewish. Grandparents were practicing.




3 friends and I once got into an argument about how to pronounce Nutella. It lasted for about 3-4 months. It was hilarious how serious we took it, it'd get heated but never for real serious.

I think someone even called the company that made it to check, or that may have been for the Cheetos company. We were really bored in high school.


Lingerie Boxes

Late to the party, but there it is.

I'm a manager at a small store. We're only 4 working there, so my team and I grew very close and we joke around a lot. Once during a slow shift, my employee and I had an argument because we were looking at the lingerie boxes, and I thought that two specific boxes had the same woman on it, but she was 100% positive they weren't the same person.

Looking back, I don't know why it was such a big deal to us at the time, but we even called another employee who lives across the street to come and tell us what the heck was up with that. Turns out I was right, and she was pretty salty about it. It was a great night.


Wicked Witch of the West

I almost got into an argument with an old girlfriend over Glinda the good witch from Oz. She insisted that Glinda was manipulating Dorothy to assassinate the Wicked Witch of the West and convince the Wizard to leave to create a political void she could fill.

I conceded the issue when I heard the whole premise because I thought it was too damn stupid to get worked up over.


Keep Your Hands to Yourself

Just the other day I legit got in an argument with my co-workers on why I don't like my butt being grabbed by anyone (I'm a guy). Seriously.

They went on about "I don't mind it. Mike and I do it all the time and we don't care." Yeah, that's nice dude, but I'm not you, and there's something called "Keep your hands to yourself" (which was taught to a good portion of us growing up). Just like how Karen wouldn't like it if I touched her boobs or her grabbing your crotch or frankly ANY area you wouldn't like being grabbed, keep away. In general, you should not be touching me in any areas after I've told you not to several times before.

So unless you're sleeping me or dating me, keep your damn hands off my toosh.



My best friend and I argued over whether or not telekinesis was possible. Her argument was that humans don't yet know what the human brain at 100% usage was capable of, and that telekinesis was inside the possibilities.

I said the brain does use 100%, just at different times.

We didn't speak to each other for four days.



How dolphins reproduced and whether or not ghost existed (back to back with the same person). It took me a few solid minutes of explaining to her that dolphins have reproductive organs and that they did not just pop into existence (the argument began with her saying she wanted to work with sea creatures).

How it shifted to the existence of ghosts is a solid and reasonable question to ask (I don't remember why). I had to then proceed to tell her that ghost hunting TV shows do not constitute as undeniable evidence.

Personally, I hope she was messing with me cause I lost a little faith in humanity that day. This was in high school SO... hopefully she was kidding.


Dogs and Chocolate


I told this stupid woman that chocolate is toxic to dogs. She went on to tell me how a little bit will just make them hyper and then they will calm down. I told her to google it. Her and her bf shut right up. Now they have a kid. Good luck, Jeremy and Andrea. morons.

I should also add that this argument started because Jeremy was giving his tiny dog chocolate and I told him it was toxic.


Is water wet?

My roommate and I have a recurring argument over whether or not water is wet l, and whether or not a person is considered wet underwater.

For the record, it is no to both questions.


Mission Trip

A kid a church telling me about the mission trip I went on. Not only was I not on that trip, but I had never been on any mission trip. We were good friends, so it's not like he would've mistaken someone else for me.

He insisted I was there as if an entire week long trip would just fall out of my memory. He even had stories of things we'd done together. I'm not sure if he thought I was lying, joking, stupid, or crazy, but I was pretty sure he was some combination thereof.


Dragon Tales

One time I got into a shouting match with my mom and little brother in the car. The issue? The names of the two-headed dragon from the PBS kids afternoon show Dragon Tales. I swore it was Zack and Macie.

It was actually Zak and Wheezie. I don't even remember why we were yelling about it.


Green Or Yellow?

When I was about 15 or so my mother and I spent about 20-30 minutes arguing about the color of a shirt. We agreed it was blue/green, but to me it was just a shade more blue, while to her it was just a bit more green.

Turns out, your eyeballs yellow as you age and hers were 24 years yellower than mine, so I think that skewed her color vision.


Stars In Their Multitude


I once got in an argument over whether or not a line from the song "Stars" in Les Mis says "...but mine is the way of the lord" or "mine is the way of the law".

I didn't even really care what he thought but he was so adamant and cocky that it got me heated. By the end of it we were shouting at each other and I had to apologize, which I think is what he wanted the whole time.



My brother is colorblind. And he CONSTANTLY tries to correct me on what color things are.

"Hey could you hand me that red _____?" "that's orange" "no, it's red" "orange" "YOU CANT EVEN KNOW".

It is the base of our most common and heated arguments.


Hot Water

About five years ago, my girlfriend (now wife) once had a very intense argument about whether or not hot water cleaned things better than cold water.

She genuinely believed that water temperature didn't matter. This is someone who has not one, but two masters degrees.

We argued for something like 2 hours, and we seriously almost broke up over the whole thing.


Biology Class

I had an argument with a girl IN THE MIDDLE OF A BIOLOGY CLASS in high school about how humans are not mammals. She thought a human was a human and we are not mammals because "mammals are animals and humans are not animals"

I tried explaining to her the difference between reptiles and mammals and how humans fall under the mammal category to try and educate her... but she just wouldn't listen.

I still have no idea why the BIOLOGY teacher did not get involved...


Solid Or Liquid?

Some classmates and I got into a heated debate as to whether or not the human body could count as a soup, salad, or sandwich. The teacher got mad at us, but hey! All we were doing was watching a movie.

For the record, my logic lays with soup- Liquid contained within a solid, at a hot temperature.