Until the machine overlords take control and we're all Facebooked into submission and total obedience, people still have the right to make mistakes. For now.

And believe me, we are definitely taking advantage of that privilege.

What you're about to see aren't just people who dropped the ball. 

How about people who dropped the ball, picked it back up, noticed something sticky on their hand, wiped it on their pants, took another shot, and missed the basket completely?

I forget where this metaphor was going.

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1. Let's have a moment of silence for the absolute state of this desktop.

1. Let's have a moment of silence for the absolute state of this desktop.
Reddit |  Iamthevengence

I'll give it to them, though. They did not ever give up or look back. Once that desktop was full, they just kept piling them on, one after another. Never surrender!

2. And take this one. Frankly, I'm not even convinced that this subtitle here is incorrect.

2. And take this one. Frankly, I'm not even convinced that this subtitle here is incorrect.
Reddit |  [deleted]

Like, this is the noise that everyone hears in their heads, nonstop, all day, every day since late 2016, right? Or is that just me?

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3. Well, just because something is allowed doesn't mean that you should do it.

3. Well, just because something is allowed doesn't mean that you should do it.
Instagram |  @mycringe

For example, I'm allowed to fart all day at my desk, but it would obviously be frowned upon. 

That's why I wait until our managing editor steps out for a second and fart at her desk.

4. The best part is that I'm not even fully convinced he ever found out he was holding it wrong.

4. The best part is that I'm not even fully convinced he ever found out he was holding it wrong.
Reddit |  LorcasOFFICIAL

After all, nobody ever accused news anchors of having even a single clue, and this guy's smile says, "Keep the Tide Pods away, because I'm in a snacking mood."

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5. Yeah, do they call you that, though?

5. Yeah, do they call you that, though?
Instagram |  @thehoodliives

I think if someone handed me two crayfish in what appears to be a banana peel, I'd call them much worse than the bastardized name of a fictional chef.

6. There's something oddly graceful about this dive. I'm not sure what it is, but I can't stop watching.

It's like a sitting position, but facing straight down? Plus waving arms, for...balance reasons?

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7. She is not happy.

Last-minute Halloween costume, or some sort of bizarre homeschooling punishment? Hard to tell, but I'm pretty sure this is going to be discussed on a therapist's couch one day.

8. Do Olympic coaches really get paid so little that this dude needs to focus on his knitting right at the top of the course?

I mean, you gotta have a side hustle, but still...

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9. You have to admire her honesty.

This is the sort of thing that really warms my heart. If you're a piece of human trash like I am, this rings so true, and Susan just accepts it. Legend.

10. I feel like this is totally a reverse metaphor for dudes who exaggerate themselves over Tinder.

10. I feel like this is totally a reverse metaphor for dudes who exaggerate themselves over Tinder.
Reddit |  [deleted]

Know your limits, my dudes. Also, truck drivers, watch out for bridges, I guess?

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11. "The mighty Huang dynasty endured through two generations before Stein of Acker shattered it to pieces. Later, the Huangs returned to power, but at what cost?"

11. "The mighty Huang dynasty endured through two generations before Stein of Acker shattered it to pieces. Later, the Huangs returned to power, but at what cost?"
Reddit |  tehsylveon

— Future history textbooks about memes, probably.

12. OK, get ready to cry, because this furry boi is every attempt you've ever made to be happy.

Or, every attempt I've ever made anyway. I just want to help you, doggo. You'll get it someday.

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13. You know the old saying...give a man a lemon, and he'll fish for a day, teach a man to fish, he'll make lemonade.

13. You know the old saying...give a man a lemon, and he'll fish for a day, teach a man to fish, he'll make lemonade.
Reddit |  [deleted]

This hasn't gone entirely according to plan.

14. This is a mistake I make literally every night.

14. This is a mistake I make literally every night.
Twitter |  @joshgondelman

I mean, smartphones have definitely improved my life in almost every way, but a good night's sleep is most definitely not one of those ways.

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15. Nice try.

Is that the new notched screen I've heard so much about? Wow, it's super thin too, you can barely see the outline of it in this snazzy belt holster. 

— Apple fanboys, circa 2002

16. As if owning this phone wouldn't be bad enough, imagine if you garbled your words so bad you accidentally claimed a fart cone as your own.

16. As if owning this phone wouldn't be bad enough, imagine if you garbled your words so bad you accidentally claimed a fart cone as your own.
Tumblr |  uncle-whisky

Although "my own fart cone" does rhyme, so I'll give it a pass.

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17. She does have the foot of a velociraptor in those shoes, but who's to say that's not some lucky person's fetish?

I mean, that person probably doesn't exist, but you should never give up on love.

18. Fantastic. Why don't I just skip a step and hook up my shoes to a fog machine right now?

It's gonna be a sauna in there by the time I get to work, and it's all downhill from there.

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19. You know, if someone's going to misrepresent themselves as Tom Cruise, I'm glad they did it with some bizarre meat on a stick.

Fun Fact: When holding unidentified meat stretched across a stick, you can legally claim to be anyone! 

20. Flawless victory.

You don't need money for brand-name socks when you got yourself a brand-name Sharpie marker. Best of all, when that runs in the wash, BAM! You got yourself some grey socks, no extra charge.

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