11 Awkward Moments by People Who Had No Idea Who They Were Talking to Online

Here’s a protip from someone who has been on Twitter pretty much since its inception (and who is old enough to remember the introduction of MySpace (yikes!) – always take a moment to vet who you’re speaking with online before you let loose.

You’ll thank me when you don’t turn out to be the person who explains Stephen King’s books to Stephen King, et al.

If you think there aren’t that many instances of such a thing happening, well, think again – and these 11 people are the proof in the pudding.

11. To be fair, I had to Google this one.

He’s the guy who killed Bin Laden. Like, actually.

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10. This happens to women way too often.

The more educated she is, the more often it happens to her.

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9. That will mess with your head for a minute.

Then you can smack someone.

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8. The tongue-in-cheek is the best.

Hopefully gets the point across without being rude.

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7. Corporations are so disconnected.

Right hand, meet left foot.

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6. I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall there.

Or just to have seen the look on his face.

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5. Well, this is awkward.

You still don’t have to agree, but…

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4. Why is that so hard to believe?

Was she wearing jeans? Or just a vagina?

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3. You just shake your head.

And probably wonder if you’re the one who’s nuts for a minute.

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2. This is awkward.

Someone is getting fired and I don’t think it’s Renee.

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1. These random lectures are annoying.

You should probably make sure you’re not preaching to the choir.

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I’m embarrassed for these people. Really, really embarrassed.

If you have a story that would fit on this list, I want to hear it in the comments!