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Did you ever do something so dumb that when you look back on it you think, "Where was my brain?" This morning I got the idea to microwave my socks because I wanted them to be toasty warm. I ended up with the stench of burned cotton in my apartment.<br><br><br><br>
And a few years ago I went out to the garage to get the car warmed up. I didn't think about opening the garage door until my mother came out and yelled at me.
 

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Are you kidding??? I couldn't even begin to do justice to the list of things that I do sans thought!<br><br><br><br>
This week I went to work on the wrong day, twice. I woke up today and went in the shower, and when I got out, I got in my pajamas to get back in bed. Last night I took my dirty dishes into the bathroom and put them in the sink.<br><br><br><br>
It's not so much that I'm absent minded or stoned, usually, but I'm just thinking about more imnportant things, I guess.
 

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When I was in high school and my mom was away on vacation I decided to make Jello. So I boil the water and get to the part where it says to stir in the mix. I get this bright idea that it would be much easier to put the mix and the boiling water into a sealed Tupperware container and shake it up. So I pour in the mix and the boiling water, seal the lid, one shake, and BOOM! Red stuff all over the frickin' kitchen. I'm lucky I wasn't burned. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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Set myself on fire....impaled (and then swiftly de-impaled) myself on railings....crashed numerous tractors. Fell off walls, roofs etc....sigh....all so silly.
 

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ouch RiceBoy you sound like my roommate!<br><br><br><br>
thankfully i've never seriously hurt myself *knock on wood* but i do get moments of stupidity now and then. none come to mind right now but i'll post again later
 

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I cannot begin to list all of the stupid things I have done. When I was five I impaled my big toe on a rusty nail. The sad thing is I almost knew what I was doing. I just didn't know the nail would go through my shoe.<br><br><br><br>
Some of my more recent blunders include spending so much time on here that I have to stay up really late to get my homework done. That or I just don't do my homework.<br><br><br><br>
I've told regional jokes in places outside of that region. People just don't understand what's really funny!
 

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so I do odd stuff all the time.<br><br><br><br>
My most recent goof-up, however...<br><br><br><br>
I got one of those bamboo steamers to steam veggies in. I don't have a wok, so when I went to use it for the first time, I just sat it over a frying pan full of water. I figured it would take awhile, so I left the water simmering and went into the living room to do some other things.<br><br><br><br>
The burning odor finally alerted me to the fact that all the water had burned off, the pan was scorched, and the bottom of the steamer was blackening. ^^;;;<br><br><br><br>
The pan was ruined. ^^;;
 

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The first time I made lasagna, I left out the spaghetti sauce. I had all the layers neatly arranged in the pan when I realized it. I carefully pulled up the layers and spooned sauce between the layers. Not doing that again. :)
 

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Oh that reminds me of the time I went to make pizza bread and used tomato paste instead of tomato sauce. I ended up eating out that night. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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My most recent screw up was sucking my leg up in the pool vaccuum last summer (of course accidentally)...I really don't have to tell you that I will never do that again, for sure !
 

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When I was doing my stats homework a couple of days ago, I was supposed to make two frequency charts. I inverted both of them. Then I had to uninvert them, and I made a few mistakes in the uninverting process. Its no wonder that the whole homework assignment took me around two hours to do. I am going to be much more careful the first time from now on.
 

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Hehehe, back in college, I woke up late one morning, scrambled out of bed, grabbed a shower and went outside to find that my bike would not start. So I hitch-hiked 22 miles into the city to try and make my second class. I got there and the place was empty. It was Saturday.
 

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Robert,<br><br>
At least you were dressed, right? You were now ready to do some other fun things.<br><br><br><br>
I hate it when stuff like that happens. Or when I am just plain old late, and I have no one to blame but myself.
 

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When i was 11 I accidently crashed my cousins skateboard through a church window. i had to pay 60 dollars for it and i swear I never heard the end of it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":("> and everytime someone refers to the time when "Felicia broke the window" instead of my great grandmas 95th birthday. lol I should have been more careful with the skateboard.<br><br><br><br>
Another time I got lost in an amusement park. because i was looking at one of the rides and when i turned around everyone was gone. I was scared to death. How stupid of me.
 

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I once picked up this female hitch-hiker on the 401 westbound (main thoroughfare thru Toronto). It was around 2:30 am. She had cuts and bruises, etc. From conversation, she was a 16 year old hooker from London (Ontario) who went downtown Toronto to "work", only to be beat up by the local prostitutes. Some sort of Turf thing I suppose.<br><br><br><br>
It was kind of shocking, but she seemed like a good kid nonetheless. I ended up giving her a ride all the way to London before turning around and heading back home to Brampton.
 

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I took a backpack to an amusement park once with my swimsuit and towel in it and I never ended up swimming. I should have taken the backpack out to the car, but I carried it around with me.
 

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Funk,<br><br>
I love the backpack of tampons idea! What else can we dream up to embarass people? Keep it comin'!
 

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<div class="quote-block"><i>Originally posted by ceryna</i><br><br><b>so I do odd stuff all the time.<br><br><br><br>
My most recent goof-up, however...<br><br><br><br>
I got one of those bamboo steamers to steam veggies in. I don't have a wok, so when I went to use it for the first time, I just sat it over a frying pan full of water. I figured it would take awhile, so I left the water simmering and went into the living room to do some other things.<br><br><br><br>
The burning odor finally alerted me to the fact that all the water had burned off, the pan was scorched, and the bottom of the steamer was blackening. ^^;;;<br><br><br><br>
The pan was ruined. ^^;;</b></div>
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That reminds me, a few weeks ago I tried to boil rice...without the water. The pot survived.
 

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you know those stove element covers? once i took all 4 and piled them on one element away from the one i was going to cook on. and then i turned on the wrong element. guess which one i turned on? couldn't figure out why the pan wouldn't heat up, then i smelled smoke and realized the rims of the covers were glowing red and it dawned on me. i grabbed the nearest thing to grab them which ended up being a dish towel. i used it to pick them up off the element and tossed it all in the sink, towel and all. ran some water over them and it was fine. but the towel had holes burned right through and the covers were black and peeling apart. garbage.<br><br><br><br>
another time i turned the stove on and left the room to wait for my pan to heat up, and when i went back in i realized there were a couple of plates sitting on the stove that i hadn't noticed. they got really hot, i put them in the sink and ran water on them but the water came out cold and one of the plates sorta kinda exploded. was funny but not.<br><br><br><br>
also shortly after the element covers incident, my roommate at the time (who was still bugging me about it, especially since they were her covers) actually got flame off the element. a week's worth of her messy cooking left gunk in the element trap and it ignited. she panicked and just stood there shrieking and my bf ran over and saved the day by dumping baking soda on it. she stopped bugging me after that.
 

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<div class="quote-block"><i>Originally posted by LadyFaile</i><br><br><b>ouch RiceBoy you sound like my roommate!<br><br><br><br>
thankfully i've never seriously hurt myself *knock on wood*</b></div>
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I remember last year, after the railing accident (the spike actually came very close to my heart, narrowly missing lung), talking with my mother and girlfriend. My mother remarked that I'd been "so lucky", gf immediatley piped up with, "excuse me?" and listed the litanty of 'incidents' of which the above is but a small section. Certainly lightened the mood <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">.
 
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