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R.A.F.
2005-Dec-06, 03:01 PM
Mine was...

About 10 years ago, my Wife and I were in a convenience store, picking up some "odds and ends" and buying gas. I was looking around, not really paying attention to where my Wife was. I turned and saw her, from behind, and decided to "cozy" up beside her, putting my arm around her waist. Imagine my surprise to find that I had put my arm around a total stranger!! I turned 8 shades of red, and repeatedly apologized...my "victim" and my Wife (who was standing about 10 feet away) thought it was really funny.

I have never been more embarrassed.

N C More
2005-Dec-06, 03:27 PM
Not to worry R.A.F., you probably made that lady's day! http://www.cosgan.de/images/midi/froehlich/d015.gif

Now here's embarassing:

When I was about 8 mos pregnant with my son, my almost 4 year old daughter was fascinated by my belly and with using the word, "pregnant". While grocery shopping in a crowded supermarket she saw an older man with a bit of a pot belly. Before I noticed her intention (I was choosing out tomatoes) she had asked him if he, too, was "pregnant". He (thankfully) was quite amused and said, "No, sweetie, I just drank a few too many beers last summer". To this my daughter shouted back to me (loud and clear), "Hey, Mom I think you got pregnant because you drank too many beers last summer".

The entire produce section erupted in laughter! http://www.cosgan.de/images/midi/konfus/e050.gif

Archer17
2005-Dec-06, 03:29 PM
A few years back I was at my local watering hole when the evening bartender came on duty. This lass took care of herself and had the figure to prove it and didn't have any qualms about wearing tight-fitting attire. Well, this particular evening I noticed a significant tummy bulge on her otherwise perfect figure and uttered .. "Congratulations, when are you due?"

Needless to say, she did not have a 'bun in the oven' .. :silenced:

That was probably the only time in my life I wanted to spontaneously cease to exist.

SolusLupus
2005-Dec-06, 03:35 PM
Being in the hospital after major surgery involving my groin (I'm not going to go into detail on that).

I was in Taegu, Korea, and in a very good hospital; though it was For Koreans, by Koreans, so I was the only real American in it. A group of nurses had a crush on me, and found me attractive. There were 3-4 nurses standing in the doorway of my hospital room, saying they "wanted to be my friend".

Considering the nature of the surgery I was in for, and my age (like, 14-15 years old), that was the most confusing and embarrasing day of my life.

But it's something to brag about =D

mickal555
2005-Dec-06, 03:43 PM
how old were the nurces?
:s

SolusLupus
2005-Dec-06, 03:50 PM
how old were the nurces?
:s

They seemed between 19 and 22... I'm not sure, in total, but they looked pretty darn young. They were pretty attractive, too, though that's probably my preference for "Exotic"-looking women talking.

mickal555
2005-Dec-06, 03:54 PM
Wendsday 7th, 00:51 Aus East
Green with envy ? :D:exclaim::razz:
(I poise?) ///tilt\\\

Gillianren
2005-Dec-06, 09:19 PM
I went out to dinner with a group of friends. Got all the way through dinner. Went to pay. My little sister had stolen all the money out of my wallet, and I was flat broke. I had to borrow money from someone I just met that night in order to pay for my dinner. Needless to say, I never went out without checking my wallet again. (I'd put $20 in it not long before.)

Donnie B.
2005-Dec-06, 10:09 PM
When I was about 8 mos pregnant with my son, my almost 4 year old daughter was fascinated by my belly and with using the word, "pregnant". While grocery shopping in a crowded supermarket she saw an older man with a bit of a pot belly. Before I noticed her intention (I was choosing out tomatoes) she had asked him if he, too, was "pregnant". He (thankfully) was quite amused and said, "No, sweetie, I just drank a few too many beers last summer". To this my daughter shouted back to me (loud and clear), "Hey, Mom I think you got pregnant because you drank too many beers last summer".
[Mel Brooks mode] ... and she wuz right! [/Mel Brooks mode] :razz:

Sorry, NC, I couldn't resist! Just kidding, honest...

Donnie B.
2005-Dec-06, 10:13 PM
I guess after that zinger I should at least post an embarrassing moment of my own. I once walked into a bathroom in a private home... that was already occupied... by a person of the opposite sex.

The fact that I was under the influence of mind-altering substances didn't really reduce the blush factor. :eek:

Jorge
2005-Dec-06, 11:07 PM
Mine was at a school dance 1,5 years ago...
I never slowed before (all other boys did loads of times),
So a girl I know quite wel asked me, afther 5 minutes of so of her contineusly asking i said yes.

Not really having a clew as what to do she had to show it to me, while she was doing that all other boys where pointing and laughing.

I felt like sinking through the ground, pitty it was made of stone and not quicksand.

gethen
2005-Dec-06, 11:17 PM
Many years ago my husband and I and our two year old son attended a church service to which we arrived late. So we wound up in the front pew, directly in front of the pulpit. During the sermon, our little darling suddenly had an urge to stick his finger up his nostril. While my husband and I frantically went through our pockets looking for a tissue, the boy extracted a world class booger out of his nose and was eying it warily. Before we could intervene, he casually flicked it off his finger. The last we saw of it, it was travelling in a very high long arc through the air headed for whoever was seated behind us. The minister saw the whole thing and he was the only one laughing. We were far too embarrassed to even turn around and face the victim.

Enzp
2005-Dec-07, 08:00 AM
This sorta happened to me, in absentia.

A good friend saw "me" leaving a porno store downtown. He was on the sidewalk behind "me," so he came up and jumped on "my" back and hollered, "Hey what are you doing in a place like that?" Of course it was NOT me. I can only imagine my friend's embarassment and the victim's reaction.

Candy
2005-Dec-07, 08:10 AM
I had used a public restroom. My normal routine is to place toilet paper down on the seat. I was about to exit, when my friend noticed the toilet paper hanging out from the top back of my pants. Very embarrassing.
http://www.cosgan.de/images/midi/ekelig/e040.gif

N C More
2005-Dec-07, 12:25 PM
[Mel Brooks mode] ... and she wuz right! [/Mel Brooks mode] :razz:

Sorry, NC, I couldn't resist! Just kidding, honest...

No way! Couldn't be, I don't care for beer....had to be the Merlot wine! http://www.cosgan.de/images/midi/frech/e040.gif

Clogs
2005-Dec-07, 12:37 PM
Mine was...

About 10 years ago, my Wife and I were in a convenience store, picking up some "odds and ends" and buying gas. I was looking around, not really paying attention to where my Wife was. I turned and saw her, from behind, and decided to "cozy" up beside her, putting my arm around her waist. Imagine my surprise to find that I had put my arm around a total stranger!! I turned 8 shades of red, and repeatedly apologized...my "victim" and my Wife (who was standing about 10 feet away) thought it was really funny.

I have never been more embarrassed.

No way, it was a "deliberate" mistake yes? You don't recognise the back of your own wife? I don't believe you. You wanted a cheap thrill! :naughty:

My embarassing moment was yesterday when I fell of the bus (clumsy). I'm still sore all over!

R.A.F.
2005-Dec-07, 02:45 PM
...you probably made that lady's day!

Well, she wasn't mad or anything...but she did say to my Wife (something like) "Better keep an eye on this guy or he'll wander off on you". Of course making my embarrassment worse.


You don't recognise the back of your own wife?

She "kinda" looked like my Wife from the back...and it was obvious from my embarrassment that it wasn't intentional. (I know you were just "kidding" me...I think...:))

Nicolas
2005-Dec-07, 03:37 PM
Not that I've mistaken them to a great extent, but my s.o. and her mother do look a lot like each other, certainly from the back. When not wearing my glasses I can hardly tell the difference from a distance if I don't recognize the clothes.

mugaliens
2005-Dec-07, 05:46 PM
No way! Couldn't be, I don't care for beer....had to be the Merlot wine! http://www.cosgan.de/images/midi/frech/e040.gif

Of which I'm having a glass right now!

I'd have to say it was the time about seven mixed-sex friends (some girls, some guys, not the other kind) went to Vegas for Halloween. We drew lots for costumes. Key word for idea submission was "outrageous." Guess what my costume was? Well, you're right, and I did the best I could to look like a member of the fairer gender, helped aplenty by the girls. We had three days to prepare. All the works.

It was near the Hard Rock cafe, but don't know the hotel. Just up the street. Dancing late, and I spotted this girl who was beautiful. Slightly (yeah) inebriated I was attracted and asked her to dance, she said yes, and the next dance was a slow one.

About a minute later she started doing this tapdance on my back like my high school sweetheart, then she pulled back and asked, "you look familiar, do I know you?)

Yes, because it was her.

I responded by holding her close, flush with all kinds of feelings (it had been five years before, she broke up with me, I was still in love her). I told her she was a "sweet amore" in a fake french accent, and she melted in my arms but I was so embarrassed if she should find out it was me that I bolted the hotel the second the dance ended.

The whole thing (yuk) cured me of her.

TheBlackCat
2005-Dec-10, 07:49 PM
I had a pretty embarrassing incident. During high school and the first few years of university I was in the habit of using "gesundteit" instead of "bless you" when people sneazed, just for the heck of it. However, one day I was in the elevator and someone sneazed, and as I always did I said "gesundteit". A girld in the elevator turned to me, said "oh!", and proceeded to try to strike up a conversation with me...in German. Unfortunately, I do not speak German at all. I had to hurredly explain this fact to her. She thought it was funny but I practically wanted to die. I never used gesundteit again.

paulie jay
2005-Dec-11, 01:03 AM
When I was younger I had a girlfriend who had an identical twin sister. Very identical - in fact the only way I counld tell the difference was that she had a small mole under her ear while her sister didn't. So one day I see her at the shopping centre and rush up and give her a big kiss which turned into quite a lengthy one. It was only after a while that I started thinking to myself "Why is she kissing differently?"

I'll leave you to join the rest of the dots...

SolusLupus
2005-Dec-11, 01:19 AM
When I was younger I had a girlfriend who had an identical twin sister. Very identical - in fact the only way I counld tell the difference was that she had a small mole under her ear while her sister didn't. So one day I see her at the shopping centre and rush up and give her a big kiss which turned into quite a lengthy one. It was only after a while that I started thinking to myself "Why is she kissing differently?"

I'll leave you to join the rest of the dots...

Dude, you got to kiss her sister!

Score!

Monique
2005-Dec-11, 01:48 AM
Dude, you got to kiss her sister!

Score!
boys!!! :rolleyes:
;)


Alright... I will tell.

I was on train some year ago. I get into argument with boyfriend when we are arrive at station. I stand up angry and do not wait for him. He call me from door of train but I turn to tell him I do not argue. I turn round, walk straight into wooden post. My boyfriend have to take me to hospital. :">

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-11, 05:04 AM
OK, I guess I will go next...


I was about 13 and was on a field-trip called "outdoor Classroom". (My entire 7th grade class was there) We assembled in a large lobby where we ate dinner and everyone was having a great time, people were getting juice out of machines are were adding sugar to it to make it taste good. Someone that was at my table decided that he should add some sugar to his Coke to see what it would taste like, he added a little, and said it was great, so I added some to mine, took a taste, and it was indeed great, so I just turned up the sugar dispenser and was pouring it into my Coke when unexpectedly some kind of chemical reaction happened and it starting to foam really fast, so I quickly put down the sugar and grabbed the cap and started to tighten it(at this time I had the bottle at an angle) the pressure was so great it blew the cap off...and guess where it went? It shot some girls Breast! She screamed in pain and fell on the floor, and caused quite the ruccus...I thought I was going to die...:doh:

SolusLupus
2005-Dec-11, 05:09 AM
....sugar in coke makes a chemical reaction that can cause a pressure-based weapon...

Thanks, Dragon.

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-11, 05:15 AM
....sugar in coke makes a chemical reaction that can cause a pressure-based weapon...

Thanks, Dragon.

Well you can bet that I didn't know:D

Al thought I have never tried it again, that was the result...

...if you ever do it let me know if it worked, there could have been something else in the sugar that caused the reaction, but I highly doubt that, as it was one of those large sugar dispensers with the quite small holes.

Gullible Jones
2005-Dec-11, 05:21 AM
CO2 bubbles come out of solution around the sugar granules before they dissolve. Like the way snowflakes form... Nothing more to it.

That said, I'd have to wonder why anyone would put sugar in their Coke... The stuff's already so sweet it's barely drinkable.

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-11, 05:25 AM
CO2 bubbles come out of solution around the sugar granules before they dissolve. Like the way snowflakes form... Nothing more to it.

That said, I'd have to wonder why anyone would put sugar in their Coke... The stuff's already so sweet it's barely drinkable.


Wow that sucks....wonder why it did it then:confused:

Yea it was stupid, but it actually tasted good...then again I have no taste for sweet things.:neutral:

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-11, 05:29 AM
Looking like Phil Plait would be really embarassing. Unless you put a bag over your head.

Who else things this guy is an MUP?

Monique
2005-Dec-11, 05:32 AM
....sugar in coke makes a chemical reaction that can cause a pressure-based weapon...

Thanks, Dragon.
Dragon, you have just created another terrorist... ;)

SolusLupus
2005-Dec-11, 05:50 AM
How am I a terrorist? I couldn't inspire terror in any other way than taking my shirt off.

I've heard that makes women pass out, and men flee.

Monique
2005-Dec-11, 05:52 AM
How am I a terrorist? I couldn't inspire terror in any other way than taking my shirt off.

I've heard that makes women pass out, and men flee.
I think you were saying thank you for new terror weapon.

LurchGS
2005-Dec-11, 06:44 AM
heh, in New Orleans (and I'm sure other places, but I wasn't there) we had fun involving MREs. no details. No embarrassment there - lots of fun

I, too must admit to having dated twins for a while... 3 weeks without even knowing. I didn't catch on until one slipped up with regard to the night before. After that... well, let's just say it was a great 9 months.

I guess the most embarrassing moment was when I was in the military, communications. I was ... in a bad bad mood. On watch, where the radios were making all manner of annoying noise ...

Watch is stood sitting with your back to the door..

I was having all manner of difficulty with the gear and with people (well, ok, officers, but really, they ARE people. Really.) popping in and asking stupid questions.

The darn door opened one more time, and I started yelling about people bugging me and yadda yadda.

Radiomen were generally accepted as a little wonky (along with Electronics techs, we were called squirrels), and were granted a little leeway ..

But it was close that time. It's generally considered bad form to scream and rant at the skipper.

Candy
2005-Dec-11, 07:00 AM
In 10th grade, I finished my Algebra Final early. I took it to the teacher, and he graded it. I had about 30 minutes to kill. I was getting fidgety in my seat (the kind that are attached to the desk). I was trying to get comfortable by leaning back. I guess I leaned a little too much... I fell backwards hitting the next desk and so on and so on. I toppled 6 desks in a row.

I guess this is one of the reasons I was voted Class Clown for Senior Superlatives.

mugaliens
2005-Dec-11, 07:10 AM
It's generally considered bad form to scream and rant at the skipper.

Oh, my! Did he smirk and take it in stride?


I toppled 6 desks in a row.

I was a consumate chair-leaner in the 7th grade. It took a few falls and paddles to my nether regions before I was cured.

LurchGS
2005-Dec-11, 07:24 AM
Oh, my! Did he smirk and take it in stride?



actually, yes. If he'd been the skipper we'd had a month earlier, though...



I was a consumate chair-leaner in the 7th grade. It took a few falls and paddles to my nether regions before I was cured.

eh, never worked for me... I *still* lean my chair way back, even though it's a reclining chair on wheels at the office... that's proven to be dangerous.

I moved my desk a lilttle farther away from the window.

mickal555
2005-Dec-11, 09:58 AM
I fell off my chair last year in english... I meant to lean aganst a wall... but it wasn't their... That wouldn't be my Most embarrassing moment... (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?p=622942#post622942) though...

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-11, 04:42 PM
I live in apartments and there were 2 girls going to collage (I found this out after the incident.) in the apartment beside me, of course I didn't mind. But they were often loud, real loud. So one day I took it upon myself to go and rant to one of the girls about their behavior on the night before. So I was looking out the window and saw a young looking girl pulling groceries out of her car. So I walked outside and up to the girl and just started going off about how they need to keep quiet. I gave about a 15min lecture on respecting the people around you and so on..... So I finished and I asked "do you have anything to say for yourself?" She replied, "Umm.... I live on the other side of the complex..." and she started bursting out with laughter.

Needless to say I helped her with her groceries, and apologized at least 20 times, I felt like such a retard:doh:

DukePaul
2005-Dec-11, 05:29 PM
Once as a young teenage lad with my girlfriend at her parents house, we were having a formal dinner and this was my first introduction to them. We were eating macaroni and just when the room was dead quiet the macaroni I was consuming turned perfectly on my lips to produce the sound of me trying to pull the entire room's volume through the pasta's little orifice. If I had stood on the table with a police whistle I don't think I could have gotten any more attention than the sound of me sucking air through that macaroni.

DukePaul
2005-Dec-11, 05:49 PM
Another embarrassing moment was an incident in high school. My school had steam radiators and one exceptionally cold day I was trying to keep my hands warm and at the same time pay attention to the teacher. Instead of putting my hands over the radiator I stuck one right in a wad of chewing gum that was just undergoing a supernova transition on the hot radiator. The outburst of curses from my lips was as hot as the bubble gum I had stuck my hand in. The teacher was as stunned as me at what I had said for all the world to hear.

Candy
2005-Dec-11, 07:08 PM
I was visiting my mom and stepdad in Indianapolis. I had gone down to the local pub for some beers. I returned, and I was trying to be very quiet. I got to the basement bedroom when I saw a SILVER grasshopper. I was amazed. I thought I had just found a new species. I was excited and woke my mom and stepdad. They came down to investigate. Then they started laughing. Apparently, my stepdad was trying to kill it earlier with a can of spray paint.

Titana
2005-Dec-11, 08:39 PM
I Think that my most embarrasing moment was one day that i went to a store that was on the corner of where i lived. I would go to that store often, because i had a big crush on a guy that worked across the street from the store. Anyway, that day it had just rained and i went and put on my best clothing ( white skirt sexy blouse) just so the guy i had a crush on would see me. As i was walking out the store i was looking across the street to see if this guy was observing me ( oh and he was :lol: ) and i did not see a small stone that was on the ground and i tripped and slid into pure mud! I was so embarrased. I turned to see if the guy was still looking at me but he and his friend had their face turned the other way because they did not want me to see them laughing at me :D .


Titana.

SolusLupus
2005-Dec-11, 08:43 PM
I guess this is one of the reasons I was voted Class Clown for Senior Superlatives.

I was voted as "Most likely to end up in jail". Though I never made it to Senior Year, it was in my Junior or Freshman, I think.

In Taegu... I tried to finish school in Seoul, failed, and ended up getting my GED.

Nicolas
2005-Dec-11, 09:23 PM
The "Cola and Sugar" thing also works with salt IIRC (and even more powerful!). But it could have been sugar that time, I don't remember.

Quite embarrasing moment: locking myself out and having to pay 100 € for someone who needs 1 minute and a piece of Cola bottle to open the door. The next day, I see the most beautiful electric guitar (second hand but MINT) in a store for 90€. That hurt even more than the huge cut in my finger I received when I tried to pull my key out of a lock (that same lock, that same day) and my finger got caught into the metal clip.

That was not my best day...

Zachary
2005-Dec-11, 10:29 PM
Once when I was going home from school on the tube I fell asleep (as I always do), however this time I must have been exceptionally zonked as I ended up leaning over and resting my head on the shoulder of this complete stranger and then I started dribbling on his shoulder!. Only in Britain would some guy let somebody dribble on their shoulder and not say anything...

Jorge
2005-Dec-11, 10:42 PM
The "Cola and Sugar" thing also works with salt IIRC (and even more powerful!). But it could have been sugar that time, I don't remember.



I though sould created an olie like layer on coke, might be wrong though been like 4 years since i tried it.

We should start a new thread:
What can we do with Coke and {fill in here}

Nicolas
2005-Dec-12, 01:39 AM
btw the "sausage in cola makes worms come out of the sausage" thing doesn't work. We checked it. :D Now for the salt/sugar bomb question: new thread! :D

Candy
2005-Dec-12, 06:27 AM
Once when I was going home from school on the tube I fell asleep (as I always do), however this time I must have been exceptionally zonked as I ended up leaning over and resting my head on the shoulder of this complete stranger and then I started dribbling on his shoulder!. Only in Britain would some guy let somebody dribble on their shoulder and not say anything...
:lol:

I love Brit's! They are so complacent. My goal in life is to marry a Brit. Who better to put up with my neurotic behavior? Plus, I have a fettish for the gorgeous "roman" eyes (like a Doonesbury cartoon). So dreamy... :shhh: Don't tell anyone.

Okay, I won't tell the entire story, but this has got to be my most embarrassing to date. I went to a Bachelorette Party and got super drunk. My friends dropped me off at home. I took my shoes and skirt off, lit a candle on a glass table, and passed out on the sofa. There was a Potpourri Spray Can on the table, as well. The candle burnt down, heated up the glass, and BOOM!

The foundation shook. I was in shock. I put all the small fires out first. I saved the biggest fire for last. There were so many other things happening in between - I was multi-tasking. The fire caught the blanket, and my first response was to stomp on it. This caused third degree burns on the bottom of my foot.

The firemen were called. By the time they arrived I was soaking my foot in the tub (ice cold water). I didn't realize I was half nude, until one of the firemen asked me if he could get me a pair of shorts to put on. He happened to be a childhood friend I grew up with. I told him where to find my shorts, and he picked these gawd aweful hot pink things.

Oh, that night was extremely long (and painful). This story has so much more that is so embarrassing, but not kid friendly. Oh, I feel as if I lead a wicked life sometimes. ;)

ZaphodBeeblebrox
2005-Dec-12, 07:12 AM
I though sould created an olie like layer on coke, might be wrong though been like 4 years since i tried it.

We should start a new thread:
What can we do with Coke and {fill in here}
There Already, Is One:

Coca-Cola® (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=17575)

:lol:

Jorge
2005-Dec-12, 10:32 PM
There Already, Is One:

Coca-Cola® (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=17575)

:lol:

:D

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-13, 12:16 AM
The "Cola and Sugar" thing also works with salt IIRC (and even more powerful!). But it could have been sugar that time, I don't remember.


Wait, are you saying that the sugar thing worked for you to?

If so good because it was starting to bug me about why it worked for me. Sadly I don't drink Cola anymore, so testings a no go...:(

Nicolas
2005-Dec-13, 12:19 AM
I tested it recently with sugar and it didn't work, but I remember a wedding party during which we did *something* (sugar, salt or pepper, most probably sugar or salt) in the Cola,a t which it heavily reacted. I think it was salt as we did not drink it afterwards.

Somebody just try to add some salt to a bit of cola and see if it starts to react :). If not, try sugar.

Candy
2005-Dec-13, 12:34 AM
You guys are funny. Remind me not to take a soda can from you. ;)

Laminal Cockroach
2005-Dec-13, 02:01 AM
What? You want more soda? :wink:

Andromeda321
2005-Dec-13, 04:02 AM
The night my friends discovered that, on average, one beer is enough to get me drunk and have a mild headache the next day. Yeah.
I will also note the day we prank called a teacher and he recognized the voice! He had fun with it the next day at school.

The Supreme Canuck
2005-Dec-13, 04:13 AM
Somebody just try to add some salt to a bit of cola and see if it starts to react :). If not, try sugar.

Salt works. My friends were messing around a while ago and I got to explain why the salt caused the soft drink to fizz. Fun and educational.

paulie jay
2005-Dec-13, 04:20 AM
The night my friends discovered that, on average, one beer is enough to get me drunk and have a mild headache the next day. Yeah.
I will also note the day we prank called a teacher and he recognized the voice! He had fun with it the next day at school.
How did you get his phone number???? :surprised

Enzp
2005-Dec-13, 08:40 AM
Many years ago our band was playing somewhere and this girl kept looking my way and smiling. I thought her appealing and was smiling back. At one point I reached down a put my cigar in my mouth (hey it was 35 years ago, I don't smoke them now.) the wrong way. After sputtering and spitting the ash and embers out and clearing my mouth, she never looked my way again.

galacsi
2005-Dec-13, 01:13 PM
More than twenty years ago , the company i worked organized a conférence where new projects were explained. I was a young project manager and had to talk technical matter after my boss who did a general presentation. We were good friends at that time and frequently joked about ourself. Presentations were not his forte so when he was just finished and very sure the micro was off , i said : Hey chief that was not bad , you did not even stammer like usual ! Alas the mike was ON . . . . The assembly erupted with laughter . After some time things cooled and i could deliver my speech.

R.A.F.
2005-Dec-13, 01:25 PM
Many years ago our band was playing somewhere and this girl kept looking my way and smiling. I thought her appealing and was smiling back. At one point I reached down a put my cigar in my mouth (hey it was 35 years ago, I don't smoke them now.) the wrong way. After sputtering and spitting the ash and embers out and clearing my mouth, she never looked my way again.

Oh MAN...that's not just embarrassing...that's a missed opportunity...

Candy
2005-Dec-13, 06:15 PM
More than twenty years ago , the company i worked organized a conférence where new projects were explained. I was a young project manager and had to talk technical matter after my boss who did a general presentation. We were good friends at that time and frequently joked about ourself. Presentations were not his forte so when he was just finished and very sure the micro was off , i said : Hey chief that was not bad , you did not even stammer like usual ! Alas the mike was ON . . . . The assembly erupted with laughter . After some time things cooled and i could deliver my speech.
This reminds me, Andromeda321 and yours combined, of this one kid during high school getting access to the intercom system and saying some naughty words about our principal. The entire school heard it. :lol:

Nicolas
2005-Dec-13, 06:44 PM
Our teacher went to the toilet during break, and apparently his wireless micro has a LOOONG coverage...

Reacher
2005-Dec-13, 07:24 PM
About a week ago I experience the most embarrassing thing a man can experience. My girlfriend's mother couldn't sleep in the wee hours of one morning.

While me and said girl were still awake. Work it out.

Not too long after that, I was arguing with my mother, and I ended up getting really riled up at her, as I had a guy I'm not incredibly fond over, and they ganged up on my about the improbablility that I'll be able to move out with said girl. "He'll be back in a month. He can't hack it." etc. And someone called. Asked for my mother. I handed the phone to her and said "Here, let this b**** shut you up."

It was my aunt, from my father's side of the family. The snobby ultra-conservative side of the family. I'm going to catch hell as soon as I can get hold of her to apologise.

The cream of the crop has to be when I was 11 or 12 and I spent a long while standing a pencil up on carpet so I could smash it. It took me so long that I couldn't just smash it normally, I had to make it special. So I got up on the couch and jumped off, slamming my foot down on the pencil, which proceeded unbroken through my shoe, my sock, my foot, my sock, and my shoe again.

Basically every nurse in the hospital had to drop in to ask why I did something like that.

Candy
2005-Dec-13, 07:46 PM
The cream of the crop has to be when I was 11 or 12 and I spent a long while standing a pencil up on carpet so I could smash it. It took me so long that I couldn't just smash it normally, I had to make it special. So I got up on the couch and jumped off, slamming my foot down on the pencil, which proceeded unbroken through my shoe, my sock, my foot, my sock, and my shoe again.

Basically every nurse in the hospital had to drop in to ask why I did something like that.
Oh, I cringed while reading this! Ohhhhhhhhhhhh!

Moose
2005-Dec-13, 07:52 PM
Basically every nurse in the hospital had to drop in to ask why I did something like that.

Yet another question that can only be answered by: "It seemed like a good idea at the time", hey?

I once needed stiches in my head because... well, let's just say it was self-inflicted. I was about thirteen or fourteen. [*funky-wavy fade to flashback*]

I was on the chairlift at the local ski slope. The ride up takes a good five to ten minutes, plenty of time for a young mind to wander. That time, it wandered far. So far that by the time it got back, I realized I was no more than fifteen feet from the lift exit, and I'd made no preparations whatsoever to get off!

I got my feet of the bar and shoved it upwards, then jumped. By then I was three feet over the ground, a bit past the top of the exit slide.

*WHACK!!!*

Just as my butt left the chair, the bar that I'd shoved a bit too hard finished bouncing back down, and the low part of the crosspiece nailed me on the top of the head. Hard. I ended up on the ground wondering whatinell just happened.

The lift supervisor, of course, made no move to help me, nor to stop or slow the lift until I got my wits about me. All he did was laugh his head off. Jerk.

About a minute later, I realized I'd split my scalp and was bleeding quite a bit under my hat.

I made a speed run down the bunny hill and found a ski patrol who patched me up until my mother could arrive and bring me to emergency for some stitches. You can, to this day, still feel the fold/scar on my scalp if you hunt for it with your fingertips. :doh: <<< Kind of like that.

I felt more sheepish (me'eh'eh'eh'ehhh) than embarrassed, mainly because I generally am utterly shameless. :D

LurchGS
2005-Dec-13, 07:53 PM
My wife used to do radio communications in Alaska - she had to deal with one emergency on the high seas - fisherman using a long-line and circle-hooks (big honking hooks, go through your hand in a heartbeat) for Halibut. Somehow this poor guy got a hook through.. a non-public place. The boat's captain had to explain what happened, and where, etc., to my wife - on HF radio (i.e. the entire world listening in).

All I could think at the time (I was hudreds of miles away) was "I am SO glad that's not me"

The money's good, but there's absolutely no way I would ever consider signing up for one of the fishing/crabbing seasons in Alaskan waters.

Dragon Star
2005-Dec-13, 10:27 PM
I tested it recently with sugar and it didn't work, but I remember a wedding party during which we did *something* (sugar, salt or pepper, most probably sugar or salt) in the Cola,a t which it heavily reacted. I think it was salt as we did not drink it afterwords.

Somebody just try to add some salt to a bit of cola and see if it starts to react :). If not, try sugar.


You know what? I bet someone pored salt into that sugar container...but if so they had to put sugar on top of it because everyone at that table was using it, and I can tell you that it wasn't salt at that time. It just seems unlikely that it could have happened that way, but I guess it is a possibility:eh:

Jorge
2005-Dec-13, 10:48 PM
Yet another question that can only be answered by: "It seemed like a good idea at the time", hey?

I once needed stiches in my head because... well, let's just say it was self-inflicted. I was about thirteen or fourteen. [*funky-wavy fade to flashback*]

I was on the chairlift at the local ski slope. The ride up takes a good five to ten minutes, plenty of time for a young mind to wander. That time, it wandered far. So far that by the time it got back, I realized I was no more than fifteen feet from the lift exit, and I'd made no preparations whatsoever to get off!

I got my feet of the bar and shoved it upwards, then jumped. By then I was three feet over the ground, a bit past the top of the exit slide.

*WHACK!!!*

Just as my butt left the chair, the bar that I'd shoved a bit too hard finished bouncing back down, and the low part of the crosspiece nailed me on the top of the head. Hard. I ended up on the ground wondering whatinell just happened.

The lift supervisor, of course, made no move to help me, nor to stop or slow the lift until I got my wits about me. All he did was laugh his head off. Jerk.

About a minute later, I realized I'd split my scalp and was bleeding quite a bit under my hat.

I made a speed run down the bunny hill and found a ski patrol who patched me up until my mother could arrive and bring me to emergency for some stitches. You can, to this day, still feel the fold/scar on my scalp if you hunt for it with your fingertips. :doh: <<< Kind of like that.

I felt more sheepish (me'eh'eh'eh'ehhh) than embarrassed, mainly because I generally am utterly shameless. :D

This reminds me of when i was around 7 and a small cabinet smacked my head.

I can aslo feel the scar i got like a flatt part on my head... but very flat.