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What was your most embarrassing moment?

  1. Jun 11, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    One good one:

    The time I was far out in the backwoods skinny dipping with my girlfriend when while standing on a large rock, I heard giggles and looked up, and about thirty Girl Scouts were walking by at close range! :surprise:
     
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    wow, that is beyond embarassing!!
     
  4. Jun 11, 2004 #3
    BTW,
    My enlish/history teacher had been a bit crabby, very thirsty and emotional/sensitive for about a week when a friend of mine came up with the conclusion that she was with child. Well, a few others and I believed her (with hints of doubt) when our teacher was absent for a few days.
    On the first of those days when we had a substitute, class started out normally. I was taking out my homework, my mind on a lot of things. I was partially conscious of what was going on in class. I was aware that the substitute was answering a question about our teacher's absence. I began thinking about my friend's explanation for it....so uh, I actually said my thoughts out loud! I said "Is she gone because she's preganant?!"
    This theory was supposed to be a secret, and I just blurted it out without thinking! I covered my mouth, turning reder by the minute. The whole class laughed at it; surely surprised to hear such an outrageously open comment by one of the shyest kids in class: ME!!
    Well, it turned out that my teacher was indeed preganant. I don't know if she knows about my comment or not....I hope not.
     
  5. Jun 11, 2004 #4
    Oh I've had too many.

    1. When I was on music high-school I played the piano for a mid-school audience, the school I had went on a couple of years before, so I knew some guys there. I was playing with the tuba which was standing on the stage. I was sitting by the side, right beside the audience. When we were almost midways I forgot the rest and the tuba played through the rest of the song alone which only consisted of a couple of boop baap here and there since the piano had to fill in a lot.
    I remember things on hand so if I get out of the song I easily have to start from the beginning. Even tho we had practiced alot I forgot. The whole audience of aged 13-16 was laughing and I was turning bloddy red obviously. omgawd it was so embarresing..
     
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  6. Jun 11, 2004 #5
    :biggrin: That was embarrassing! Poor Pace.

    I remember when I was 10 my mother made me wear a pair of black panty hose underneath the skirt for school on a very cold day. They were weird anyway but I was too ignorant to resist. By the time I discovered the huge holes in them I was in front of the class reciting poems, no words could describe my dread and embarrassment.
     
  7. Jun 11, 2004 #6
    Doing my military service, there was a person talking and I thought it was a sergeant (really it was a general). I said: Sergeant, can i ask you a question?, and he repplied: "I'm not a sergeant, I'm a general". And he buffed my face. All the rest of the soldiers were laughing, I thought that the general was going to send me to the jail, but fortunately it wasn't the case
     
  8. Jun 11, 2004 #7

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    the summer between my 6th and 7th year of school, i went to SOU for a summer camp. my group did a skit at the end of the week and my role was a nurse. my line was, "Okay lance, drop your pants" as i held a fake needle in my hand. what made it embarassing is the cutest boy at the camp was named lance. poor guy was teased after that. coincidently, when i began middle school that year, he began attending the same school as i. however, there were no hard feelings. :smile:
     
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    Ivan Seeking

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    Okay, most of these are respectably embarrassing but I think Polly and Kerrie can do better than that! Come on, surely you have been caught picking your nose... :uhh: or you have something a little juicier :yuck: than panty hose and drop your pants lance. :biggrin:

    Anyone ever trip and fall in front of a crowd? Anyone ever get caught by mom... :wink: Anyone ever walked into a wall. Come on, who didn't make it to the pee pee room in time?
     
  11. Jun 11, 2004 #10

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    One time I made my mom laugh so hard that she peed her pants. I literally had her rolling on the floor! Then, THEN, I told the story at her retirement dinner! We had nearly everyone she had ever worked with for the last 20 years - about 100 people. I was the surprise guest speaker. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: At one point in the speach she was trying to hide under the table.
     
  12. Jun 11, 2004 #11

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    How about driving a bicycle through the rain, walking all the way across a busy train platform to reach the other end, struggeling to be one of the first to enter the train so that you still have a chance to sit down for the 40 minute ride, the walkway in the train fills up with standing people not fortunate enough to find a seat, satisfied you look at the reflection in the window to arrange your hair when you realize a raccoon is staring back at you!! That's when you find out water resistant isn't always waterproof.. :surprise:
     
  13. Jun 11, 2004 #12
    A few months ago a few of my friends and I went down to this kegger by the University. We’d been to a keg party there before and it was really cool. Lot’s of people. Anyway, the first time we went it was mid October but still really nice out so most people were outside. There was a garage in the backyard and that’s where they kept all the beer.

    This time it was mid March and pretty cold out and we were all still wearing winter coats. The garage had about six kegs in it. My friends and I got there pretty early and decided to just hang out by the kegs and get out money’s worth. Well the students who rented the property were dispensing the beer and quickly became drunk so my friends and I took over pouring beer for everyone. As the night went on, and having only gone through two of the kegs we noticed less and less people outside. When we asked someone where everyone was they said that everyone had gone inside cause it was too cold out, and that they had a few kegs in the house. So there we were, 4 guys and 4 kegs of beer. (Of course no way did we even come close to drinking it all, but just the thought of all that beer…) We just got right into it by the end of the night we were all so drunk we were just spraying ourselves with the beer. My coat was soaked.

    We decided to leave around three in the morning, took a cab home. This is when my memory of the night turns fuzzy. I guess the cab driver had to pull over so I could puke on the side of the road. My friend had to walk me to my door. I was trying to be quiet but of course I was almost falling over and woke up my parents. I had to take a leak really bad so I quickly ran to the bathroom. Next thing I remember I’m laying on the floor, my pants and shorts around my ankles and my dad banging on the door wondering what was going on. I mumbled something and then he opened the door and both my parents came in. They were just like “damn, what the hell?” Tried to help me up but I guess I puked all over the floor. Anyway, they dragged my to bed…and then decided to wake me up at 8am for church. LoL. I was so out of it during the mass. When I got home, I had to clean up after myself…not fun. My mom was busy washing my coat. I noticed for the whole day that my house smelled like beer. I found out it was because I tossed my beer soaked cloves on the heater vent.

    My parents didn’t really seem mad (I was 19, legal drinking age). In fact, they keep making fun of me for it still. But yeah, that was pretty embarrassing.

    BTW, I’m not a terrible drunk. That was really the only time I had drank so much that I forgot what happened. But from what I heard from other people who were at the kegger that night, they went through a lot of the same that I did. Musta been the beer…
     
  14. Jun 11, 2004 #13

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    Okay, now that had me roaring!!!! :rofl:

    Classic stuff! :biggrin:
     
  15. Jun 11, 2004 #14

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    not sure if i can repeat my most embarrassing moment here on this website... :uhh:
     
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  17. Jun 11, 2004 #16

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    I got caught by mom once. :redface:


    The first time that I worked at USC medical center was quite an experience. You follow these colored lines on the floor all around the hospital. When you enter the ER area there is a color code on the wall. From there, just follow the color stripe to your destination. So I'm following my green line [I think it was] when it takes me to the elevator. I walked in, turned around and saw the green line marking the 10th floor button [or so]. I hit the button and waited until the elevator stopped at my floor. When it stopped it just sat there. Nothing happened. I hit the door open button but nothing happened. Then I heard the chuckling from a room full of people, behind me. I had never seen a double sided elevator. :uhh:
     
  18. Jun 12, 2004 #17

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    I had a buddy in my seventh-grade class who was from New York, and who was already heavily into discussing politics. He incidentally taught me the rules to chess. Another of his passions was stamp collecting. His enthusiasm for collecting (though not for politics) rubbed off on me, and for a couple of years I spent my pocket change on buying cheap stamps, mostly through the mail, and placing them in an album I bought at a hobby shop.

    I said all that to lead up to this: I was at the house of another school friend and was proudly describing my budding stamp collection to the guy. My friend, seemingly in all sincerity, told me with enthusiasm that a friend of his had a great stamp from Germany, and said I ought to rush over to that guy's house--he even gave me instructions how to find the house--and see if I could talk him into trading it for some of my stamps. I vaguely knew the guy he was talking about, enough to know that kid was the prototypical "jock" type, and I thought it was a little odd that the kid would be into as sedate a hobby as stamps. Anyway, the next day after school I walked to the house in question and rang the doorbell. I asked the woman who answered if Terry was there, and she went for him, and he came to the door. I told him why I was there, and he stared at me like I was from Mars, like he was thinking who the hell are you, and what are you doing bothering me? It finally sank in that the whole story that was told to me about Terry being a stamp collector was bogus, and it was just a practical joke. I don't think I have ever again been burned quite that badly.
     
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  19. Jun 12, 2004 #18

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    yes, i got caught once too, but let's just say, i wasn't caught alone and the person who "caught" me was his mother. is that considered pretty embarassing? and oh yes, we were in his mother's house.
     
  20. Jun 12, 2004 #19
    I live in Germany and well lets say being a single 16 year old guy one of my hobbies is going around checking out hott chicks. Well I was walking on the sidewalk in France on time with my brother and there was a group of French chicks, about 6 or 7 of them, standing in a parking lot across the street and about thirty feet away. My brother took French in High School and told me to say "Hey, beautiful" to them, so as we get to be right across the street form them I do and they wave and two of them start crossing the street. My brother and I were still walking but seeing them start to cross he stops but I'm stilling walking looking backward drooling at them walking. The next thing I know I connect with a big old light pole and fall on my butt.All of the girls saw and started laughing. The two crossing ran over to see if I was ok but I think the bump growing on the side of my head told them all they needed to know as they kept laughing. Now that I think about it I never did talk to them afterward. Maybe because my brother was luaghing so hard he decided to leave and go pee. So I left with him to nurture my bump.

    Now is that good enough. A display of American wit abroad. HAHA
     
  21. Jun 12, 2004 #20
    I was sitting at a dining table in a restaurant with government officials (ministry of works) and a local developer. The meeting was a prelude to a lawsuit I was threatening for unlawful excavation on private property. The developer was passing responsibility to government, who in turn were tap dancing around what was essentially an unlawful act expropriating mineral interests from private property holders. There was an older law that had been in place, and never removed, and government couldn’t make up its mind which law to appeal to so they tried appealing to more favorable (to them) aspects of both. I wasn’t going to have any wishy-washiness from them and slapped a cassette recorder down in the middle of the table and cautioned all parties that I had every intention to defend my rights. Well, after our conversation ended (45 minutes later) I looked down at the recorder and realized I had forgot to turn the damn thing on. The big LED that said “Power” was in plain view. There were four or five people at the table and I’m certain someone had to have noticed, haha.
     
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