When have smart people made dumb mistakes?

Dad and mother use a humidifier in the living room in the winter. One evening he was watching football and decided to fill up the humidifier. He put the bucket in the kitchen sink and went back to the game. My daughter was out there until I could pick her up. She stepped into the kitchen and hollered   Paw

What is the weirdest thing you have done that no one knows about?

I have mentally designed a number of fictional characters, and some of them are bizarre, disturbing or simply incomprehensible.I once designed a character called ‘Madame Meat Beat', and while I must gloss over the more NSFW details, I will say that yes, her name

What is the weirdest thing your spouse has ever done?

Thanks for requesting my answer. What is the weirdest thing my spouse has ever done? Well there was one time that he was blackout drunk and went under the sink cabinet,pulled out the extra paint we had and started eating it.

What is the craziest revelation you've ever gone through?

When I was a young kid, I'd go down by the railroad siding in this small town where we lived. I saw all these railroad cars with information on them about places. Santa Fe, Chicago & Northwestern, Capa city, Georgia Pacific, and all the rest.Of course I had no idea where these places were, but

Do you believe in miracles? Have you ever had one happen to you?

I don't really believe in miracles, but this happened with one of my relatives and it forced me to think again.My cousin is 7 years old and has a problem in her heart, earlier she was operated for hole in her heart and then there is blockage

What is the weirdest thing that someone has asked you?

Ahhhh! I have a story for this! This is my first ever post – going anonymous on this, as I'm not sure I want this story to be associated with my first ever post. Plus – if someone were to ever google my name,

What is your favorite travel anecdote?

I enjoy telling this one: Stephanie Vardavas's answer to What airlines are known for their customer service?The  greatest customer service experience I have ever had was with Thai  Airways (with a cameo appearance by the Peninsula Hotel in Bangkok) in 

What is the luckiest thing that has ever happened to you in an exam?

I did not prepare for the AP test. My general testing philosophy is that tests are measures of my knowledge and what's the point of relearning what I've learned? I enjoy taking tests, so I wasn't worried.The night before, I stayed up till 2 in the morning playing video games with my cousin. I woke

What is the most manipulative/vindictive thing you have ever done and why?

Manipulation is regarded as brutal murder in my eyes. I am very weary of respecting a person's will. There are types of manipulation which are socially accepted like in sales, or when picking up a partner.I think manipulation should get far more attention in school so

What is the weirdest thing you have ever seen?

Ever see a nun take a dump?A friend and I were walking to his house after school. There is a shortcut to his house, but it requires walking across a parking lot that is divided in half by a building in the center (black box in drawing). The

What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you in your school life?

Ive been embarrassed in front of the whole school.It was around Christmas. I was in 10th grade. Some colleagues, including myself, were raising funds for the less fortunate / poor students.At some point, there was a big meeting in front of the highschool with a microphone and everything. The highschool principal said

What was the highest point in your life?

Last night on my way home on the bus I realised something (I do all my best work on the bus or on the bog)For almost the only time I can remember I did not have a single point of stress in my life.And then I thought (damn you, brain!) - that happiness was not actually Nirvana as

What was your lowest point as a computer programmer?

Many small things, such as creating infinite loops (failing to increment a counter), or not calling a function and spending a few hours trying to figure out why I was not getting the expected value. But they happen to everyone at some point).I think my lowest point would be having to work on a project with a

What's the most awkward thing ever?

The soft warm glow of the candle light's fire sits above the massive chocolate cake that is beneath it. Everyone is smiling and holding their phones out to take a picture. Then, they began to sing,

What is the weirdest thing your date has ever done?

Here's a pretty weird one I refer to as "the bucket guy".I started dating someone and everything was going well. He invited me to spend the night on his boat. it was a 30 foot boat with a kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom and it was nice. I'd been there about 4 hours and we'd had

What is the weirdest thing you have ever seen?

About fifteen years ago I spent a few days on the island of Peleliu, part of the Palau Islands in the central Pacific; an island so small you can walk across in a day. Peleliu was the scene of some

What was the craziest/weirdest day that you have ever had?

I've had more than one of those, and it depends on the person who reads them to decide which one fits the question. I rescued a woman being beaten up, took her to the cops. After it was all said and done I got the

What's the weirdest thing you've discovered while moving?

Hey there!Well,this incident happened Wednesday Night.So i have been doing this for past two years, Relation-breakup-move on. I have experienced a lot of things thru this situation. But today i want to share the most funnier one and somewhere irritating too. So,here we go.So,as i mentioned above,i have been tried a lot of ways to

What's the weirdest thing you've seen while driving?

I've seen tons of weird things over the many years I've been driving.I've noticed people changing clothing, having sex, applying make-up, shaving, doing their hair, eating all sorts of food and even reading books or magazines.Yes, all while driving.Ironically, I recently saw something weird I've never seen before.I'm not

What's the weirdest thing you have ever seen while taking a walk?

I have a funny story. (This is a precursor to make sure you think that this story is funny. It's not really.)One day two years ago, my friend (we'll call her M) and I were taking a walk afterschool. It

What was the most interesting thing you ever heard?

This is a real story which my mother shared with us.It's about how my brother came into existence, how my mother ran from hospital to skip the scheduled abortion.So this happened when me and my sister were already on planet earth living happily with our lovely parents. My

What is the weirdest thing you have done that no one knows about?

Adult webcam workWhen I was at university, I hit a pretty desperate point financially. I was sexually harassed at work and had to quit (a little ironic given my next

What is the weirdest thing you like?

Based on what other people say, It has to be the fact that I read and walk.When I was in the fourth grade, through the vagaries of the school system, I ended up with a babysitter that was 3 blocks

What's the weirdest thing you've seen while working in a fast food restaurant?

I worked very briefly in a sandwich shop when I was 18 or 19. I found out fairly quickly that the fast food life was not for me, as I am not fast. But I digress.As I wasn't long in the food service industry, I don't have any wildly

What's the weirdest theory you've seen?

My kid just told me today that he thinks god exist because he had seen a painting of Neptune in a museum.

What is the weirdest thing you've seen on a flight?

During my time as an independent subcontractor, I was asked to join a flight crew originating from California and terminating in Texas. I had to go to Texas for a different job anyway, so I agreed.The passengers were interesting, to say the least.First to board: World War II veteran going to a reunion

What is the craziest, wildest, riskiest or just plain most insane thing you have ever done?

Eons ago, when I was still a young woman attending Arizona State University, I was enrolled in the ROTC program. Several of the students in the program were in the Green to Gold program. There were two that were former US Army Rangers. They loved to go rock climbing.They decided to

What is the weirdest thing that has ever happened to you in your mother's home?

I spent my teenage years thinking my father was a closet homosexual.We lived in a small, rural Oregon town. It was so small that if you wanted to call someone locally you only had to dial the last 4 numbers of their

What is the weirdest thing you have eaten just to be polite?

Oh boy, the memory of this still makes me flinch.To begin with, I have to tell you that I'm a lacto vegetarian. I wish I could say it's due to my ethics and responsibility towards Earth, but in all honesty, that's just how I was raised. 5 years

What is the weirdest thing you have seen on a cake?

Dog treats.In my wife's defense, it was for our English Bulldog Anne's 2nd birthday.In addition to my wife being in love with her Anne, the two of them also have the same birthday.

What is the weirdest thing you've seen in the office?

What is the weirdest thing you've seen in the office?Years ago, while working at a blanket factory, the following happened.Lunchtime came around, the boss left the office. My assistant and I had decided to stay in the office and read.It was quiet in the big warehouse, as the workers were

What is the weirdest thing you've had insured?

I never had a weirdo thing insured, although here in Brazil some women insurances some very weird things that I think it's interesting to share; Brazilian women has been insuring their ass since ever. The most famous one wasn't an international

What's the weirdest thing you've seen on a date?

The weirdest date I ever went on was with my Tinder date and his dad.He was super hot, training to be an MMA fighter. Really sweet over messages, funny too. So we agreed to meet up and day of, while deciding where to go for food, he texts me and suggests we

What's your craziest personal experience at a fast food restaurant?

At KFC something didn't seem right. The cashier was a young black girl with an attitude who gave me crackers with my chicken dinner. The mashed potatoes didn't look right, I didn't eat them. A week later on the radio I hear the DJ talking up a storm about this place and callers started

What's the best experience you've had at a restaurant?

The best service I've had a restaurant goes hands down to a local family owned restaurant that featured Cuban, Mexican and South American dishes. The old location of the restaurant was called

What's the weirdest thing you've ever witnessed at Starbucks?

Ooh, 3 stories came to mind actually haha but I'll tell just two of them.The Starbucks I work at is inside of a mall, and right down from us is a subway. One night we had a super slow close; and the guy from

What is the craziest, wildest, riskiest or just plain most insane thing you have ever done?

Eons ago, when I was still a young woman attending Arizona State University, I was enrolled in the ROTC program. Several of the students in the program were in the Green to Gold program. There were two that were former US Army Rangers. They loved to go rock climbing.They decided to

What is the weirdest thing that has ever happened to you in your mother's home?

I spent my teenage years thinking my father was a closet homosexual.We lived in a small, rural Oregon town. It was so small that if you wanted to call someone locally you only had to dial the last 4 numbers of their

What is the weirdest thing you have eaten just to be polite?

Oh boy, the memory of this still makes me flinch.To begin with, I have to tell you that I'm a lacto vegetarian. I wish I could say it's due to my ethics and responsibility towards Earth, but in all honesty, that's just how I was raised. 5 years

What is the weirdest thing you have seen on a cake?

Dog treats.In my wife's defense, it was for our English Bulldog Anne's 2nd birthday.In addition to my wife being in love with her Anne, the two of them also have the same birthday.

What is the weirdest thing you've seen in the office?

What is the weirdest thing you've seen in the office?Years ago, while working at a blanket factory, the following happened.Lunchtime came around, the boss left the office. My assistant and I had decided to stay in the office and read.It was quiet in the big warehouse, as the workers were

What is the weirdest thing you've had insured?

I never had a weirdo thing insured, although here in Brazil some women insurances some very weird things that I think it's interesting to share; Brazilian women has been insuring their ass since ever. The most famous one wasn't an international

What's the weirdest thing you've seen on a date?

The weirdest date I ever went on was with my Tinder date and his dad.He was super hot, training to be an MMA fighter. Really sweet over messages, funny too. So we agreed to meet up and day of, while deciding where to go for food, he texts me and suggests we

What's your craziest personal experience at a fast food restaurant?

At KFC something didn't seem right. The cashier was a young black girl with an attitude who gave me crackers with my chicken dinner. The mashed potatoes didn't look right, I didn't eat them. A week later on the radio I hear the DJ talking up a storm about this place and callers started