They say you learn something new every day, even if it's the hard way. When you say or do things you don't know all the facts about, that leaves the door open for a learning opportunity. Thanks to the internet, people are champing at the bit to be the one to correct you. If someone else doesn't show you the way, you'll figure it out the hard way like these people did.
"Spent 10 Minutes Looking For The Drip Tray For The Forman Grill"
When you don't pay attention to things that involve heat, stuff like this can happen in the blink of an eye. Now, this person probably needs a new grill or at least a tray.
This Person Had No Clue
Why would you eat a hard-boiled egg with the shell still on it? Isn't it common knowledge that you need to get rid of the exterior of an egg before consuming it?
That's Not How Lily Pads Work!
In the three-second video capturing this epic moment, this woman walks up to the lily pad very cautiously. After she tried stepping on it, she immediately sunk into the water.
He Needs To Stay In School
You can't tell people to stay in school in your comments section when you're the one who doesn't know what you're talking about. This kid made a fool of himself, but at least he knows how the sun works now.
What Is Dark White?
I'm sorry to break it to this girl; it doesn't seem like her boyfriend has a lot going on in the brains department. Has anyone out there ever heard of the color dark white?
Jumping To Conclusions
If jumping to conclusions is your best trait, join the fun with this girl who burned something that could've helped her. The book is actually telling girls to love themselves first. This is why they say never judge a book by the cover.
She Knows A Thing Or Two About Harry Potter
People on the internet love talking as if they know everything. I'm glad in this situation, someone called this person out and made them feel silly. How are you going to argue with someone who wrote the books?
When The Fake Fruit Looks Real
When the fake fruit looks real, it's hard to know the difference. Well, if you couldn't tell by the other bite marks on them, you need to pay more attention.
Forgetting Your Password Because "You Know It"
Christian probably had to reset his password because his password hint was terrible. I'm sure he knew it at one point, but not when it mattered most. He now knows to make a better hint.
Never Trust Social Media With Sensitive Information
This man was probably so excited to enter this code and redeem whatever it was. In no time at all, someone stole his code from the post and used it for themselves.
Someone Needs Help With Their Math
Congratulations to this man for getting that many subscribers, but I guess he didn't pay attention to his math classes back in the day. He probably had to hire a PR person after this mistake.
Mashing Potatoes With A Tennis Racket
It might sound like a good idea on paper, but don't ever attempt this. Whoever did this found out the hard way, and I'm glad they posted it on Twitter for others to learn.
"My 4-Year-Old Cousin Ate This Thinking It Was Chocolate Chips. That's Dog Food."
A child thought this was a plate of snacks, but it was for the dog. Imagine that first bite into this puppy meal and the face the kid probably made.
"Accidentally Pulled On The Headphones Wire And..."
As things become more wireless, we'll start seeing fewer issues like this. In the meantime, make sure you aren't yanking out cords with no regard to what could happen if you pull too hard.
Not Checking Your Order
They might want you to get out of the drive-thru fast, but don't let them bully you. Check your food and make sure everything is how you want it or end up like this person.
"Hashtags" Have Been Around For A While...
You can tell the person who wrote this is fairly young. The new generation thinks they invented a lot of stuff, but they're really repurposing old things, It's like recycling.
Stealing Is Never A Good Idea
The smirk this store owner has is priceless. It's barely there, but he knows that the cops going to the thief's home is worth it. How did the person forget their phone??
Maybe Remove It Next Time
When you see something like this, you can't help but laugh. Sometimes, you might even feel bad for some of humanity. This person left a terrible review because they were incompetent.
Didn't Get The Insurance
You have all that money to have a car this luxurious, but you don't have the brains to get the insurance? That doesn't sound like a very good plan, but to each their own.
What A Great Coat Rack
This person must be in so much denial about their grandma, they really believe this is a coat rack. Once they try and sell it, they'll learn the truth about it.
Don't Fall For Everything
Here's someone who made the front page of an article because they didn't take the time to look at the listings for artwork at that museum. He and everyone else would have known that was just a regular pair of glasses.
Put Your Patio Umbrella Up When It Gets Windy
Even if you think it's only mildly windy, you should put your patio umbrella up. If not, you're going to end up like this homeowner who has shattered glass all on the ground.
After Getting Your Keys Stolen
This person lost their keys and had to learn the hard way that he could start his car with nail clippers. That's great for the time being, but he's gotta be worried now about how easy it would be to steal his car...
Learning You're A Jerk
Professors don't get enough credit, but they also don't give all their students enough slack. This one was disappointed and told the kids to drop the class after the first day.
Wholesome Mom Misunderstands
Susan must be on the market for someone if she's that willing to send photos of herself. Although, she did say it felt weird, but it was probably funnier when she learned what she really had to do.
When You Find Out Your Dog Is Addicted To Sugar Puffs
Many people had a thing for Sugar Puffs at some point in their lives. This dog probably won't ever forget this day and neither will the owner. Getting that cereal off was probably tough.
Make Sure You Look Before You Pour
The person who posted this said they poured the wrong carton into their coffee. Instead of oat milk, there was chicken stock in their morning beverage. That should teach anyone to keep similar-looking containers away from one another.
When You Don't Know Art
Whoever this is learned the hard way via social media. Getting put in your place with a retweet isn't fun at all. How can you mix these two up, though?
When You Open Paint In The Car
It would be best if you never opened paint in a moving vehicle. There could always be a bump approaching, or you might need to make an abrupt stop. This person learned the hard way.
Name One Thing You Shouldn't Forget To Do When Living In Snowy Areas
One thing you shouldn't do is forget to roll up your windows. That should be rule number one for anyone who lives where it snows. This interior probably never looked the same after this.
Don't Use A Walmart Bag When Bleaching Hair
If you're going to do anything to your hair that isn't natural, you better make sure you do it in the most legit way possible. Our hair isn't made for bleaching.
The iWeight Didn't Go So Well
I don't know what level of schooling this person had, but I think they need to go back and double their time. Unless they were about to weigh a snail on that thing, you're asking for trouble by standing on your iPad. It's basically built to break at any given moment.
Talk About Peeing In The Wind
If you need to have this sign up in your school bathroom, the future probably isn't so bright for the rest of us. The fact that kids are peeing into a hand dryer and probably getting tons of backsplash is really concerning.
When The Mover Overestimates His Abilities
Do you see what happens when you get fancy with stuff? I can't tell if those are Skittles on the ground, but if they are, that's a lot of wasted candy.
Wrong Turn, Lady
This could be anyone's fault, depending on the situation. There aren't any cones in front of the wet concrete, which is a problem. Unless they're out of the picture or under the car, the workers shouldn't have left this space without cones.
Well, two people are in the wrong here. Mom shouldn't keep secrets from Dad, and Dad shouldn't yell at Mom for going to a restaurant. They need to work on a compromise.
"My Accidental Sacrifice In The Name Of Art. Goodbye, Eyelashes"
She knows now that she shouldn't have attempted this. When it comes to art, you have to sacrifice, but some sacrifices weigh heavier than others. Now, the majority of her eyelashes are gone.
It's The Thought That Counts
"I wanted to cook my wife a fancy meal for her birthday, so I started with a slow-cooked homemade chicken stock. After simmering for hours, the recipe said to pour it through a strainer." If you ever wondered why some recipes give very simple, very explicit directions ("strain stock into a bowl" for instance), this is why.
This Is Why You Don't Follow Everything On The Internet
Do you see what happens when you listen to everything the internet tells you? Now, this person more than likely has to get a new windshield. This person's main regret is taking advice from Facebook and not using the common sense he has.