Well, that was awkward! People share cringe-inducing texts they’ve seen online – from compliments gone wrong to awkward screenshots
- People from around the world shared awkward interactions they’ve had online
- One boyfriend who cooked for partner saw text from mother reading ‘he tried’
- Girl from Washington was complimented on a face swap that was her actual face
No one is safe from an awkward interaction, and these messages prove the most innocuous of remarks can lead to a cringe-fest.
People from the US, Australia and Israel have shared cringe-worthy texts exchanges they’ve spotted online in a gallery for the trivia website Bored Panda.
One boyfriend who had put effort into cooking a meal for his girlfriend revealed he saw she received a message from her mother reading: ‘He tried his best, just eat it.’
A man named Gary was deflated when he got a Facebook notification reminding him no one had wished him a happy birthday.
One girl who was enjoying a hockey game with her father and shared a picture on social media was complimented for the ‘nice Face Swap,’ but had to explain it was her actual face.
People from the US have shared awkward interactions they found online in a gallery for Bored Panda. This person wanted a recommendation on the TV show You, but ended up having an awkward conversation instead
A jilted suitor revealed he had spent money on concert ticket but was turned down by his crush, who said she was sick, only to turn up to the same concert with a different man
An awkward family meeting: A woman from New York share this post where niece gave everyone a note saying ‘I love you’ except on person
Poor Gary! This man was reminded that no one wished him a happy birthday by a Facebook notification
A boyfriend from Australia who put effort in preparing a meal for his girlfriend saw she received a message from her mother reading ‘he tried his best, just eat it’
Sometimes, the joke is not worth it. An employee joked they were quitting as an April’s Fools, but was disappointed when no one reacted and had to awkwardly back out
An Ohio native shared this exchange, where a man asked where his real friends were, and another person replied they had tried to be his friends but he only wanted to date them
The friendship was thinner than the glass. One person was disappointed to find a glass they made for a friend available to buy in a second hand store
A woman who took a picture with her father at an ice hockey game was shocked when the team she had come to support complimented her on her ‘Face Swap.’ She had to explain it was actually her face, and not a distorted image
Bad timing, One man who had just buried his dog ‘Uno’ was outraged when his friend enthusiastically said they should play the card game of the same name
One person shared this extremely awkward interaction between a female delivery driver and the person they delivered to, who offended her by calling her ‘bruh’
An US-based boyfriend who had food delivered at his girlfriend’s house after a row was told by the delivery driver another man was there
One person from Israel shared this awkward exchange where someone was harshly shot down by their crush
One person from Oklahoma shared this tragedy in three acts: Connot asks Melanie out, she screenshots the conversation calling it ‘her greatest fear’ and she sends it to Connor instead of the friend she intended
Someone’s not heard of ‘let them down easy,’ as a man had to admit he didn’t mean to swipe right on this person’s profile on Tinder, and went as far as saying he would have rather pressed a ‘super nope’