I don’t know about you, but I’m much better at expressing myself in writing than in person. There’s something about having the time to really choose the words and tone you want and really nailing it down before the other person reads it at all.

These 12 people really took the time to do it right, and I don’t know about you, but I love to see it.

12. The note might be uncomfortable.

But so is everything else that’s going on.

My friend came home to find this note on his door from funny

11. Well this is awkward.

I hope everyone is close.

My sister and her husband live in a small town, they came home to this note on their door. from funny

10. Foiled again.

That’s what you get.

The cafe where I work got broken into. The thief was greeted by this note I left inside the register. from funny

9. Because who doesn’t love that?

The price of using a public bathroom, my friends.

Came to work today and saw this note on the bathroom door from funny

8. Ahhh young love.

It’s so awkward and yet honest.

My niece is in 5th grade and got her first love note. This 5th grader has more game than I’ll ever have. from funny

7. Fair warning.

And one way to figure out whether or not he’s doing it on purpose.

A friend’s note to her husband this morning from funny

6. I feel like this is supposed to be funny, but…

It’s also kind of sad?

A note left on the coaster of a local brew pub. from funny

5. You think it’s going one way, and then…

It takes a hard turn into sweet.

My girlfriend left me a note. from funny

4. This has real “women, am I right?” energy.

I’m not here for it.

Mailbox damaged – Found this note from funny

3. Especially the other chickens.

You don’t need them to see that.

Watching my parents farm for the weekend… Note from my mom. from funny

2. That’s one you keep forever.

So precious.

My friend found a photo I gave her in kindergarten. My older brother helped me write the note [OC]. from funny

1. This is how you do vacation.

Those people don’t really need you.

Our IT guy went on vacation and left us this note… from funny

I hope to one day be this clever. Truly. Until then, I’m glad that reddit exists so I have a good model to follow in the future.

Have you ever received a note worthy of a list like this? Tell us about it in the comments!