31 Painfully Awkward Moments That Make You Want To Crawl Into A Hole

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1. Waving at someone you think you know but actually don’t.

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2. Holding the door open for someone far away and forcing them to run over.

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3. Replying to someone you think is talking to you, but actually they’re on their Bluetooth.

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4. Pulling a door that says “push” and vice-versa.

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5. When you’re caught without your glasses or contacts and the people around you are just moving blurs of flesh.

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6. When your server says, “Enjoy your meal!” and you reply, “Thanks, you too!”

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7. Telling a joke but then forgetting the punch line halfway through.

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8. Grabbing a pole on public transportation but then holding someone else’s hand.

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9. Saying goodbye to someone then realizing they’re going the same way as you.

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10. Walking on a crowded sidewalk and inadvertently swinging your hand into someone’s crotch.

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11. Using your phone in the bathroom and leaving the sounds on for everyone to hear.

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12. A: “How’re you?” B: “Doing well! How about you?” A: “Good, thanks. You?”

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13. Typing out a text/email in a rush and sending it to the wrong person.

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14. Facebook stalking someone and accidentally liking their profile picture from six years ago.

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15. Going in for a hug but all the person wanted was a handshake.

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16. Telling someone a hilarious story and realizing that they were the one who told it to you.

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17. Holding your hand near a person’s face for the longest time before they realize what you’re doing.

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18. Or you both go for it but you guys aren’t even on the same page.

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19. Asking someone at a store for a different size and realizing they don’t work there.

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20. Thinking there’s one more step to walk down and tripping over the unexpectedly flat ground.

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21. When you talk to someone and your voice is gross and croaky because that was the first time you spoke all day.

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22. Wearing the same outfit as someone else, probably because you both got it on sale at the same store.

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23. Attempting to parallel park in front of an outdoor café with plenty of people watching.

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24. Laughing out loud at something you read in public and everyone looks at you.

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25. Even worse when you just laugh at something you remember and everyone thinks you’re hearing voices in your head.

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26. Lip-synching to music with your earbuds on the street and looking like you’re talking to yourself.

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27. Trying to be smooth at the subway or Metro turnstile in a crowd of tourists but getting this dreaded message.

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28. When someone calls out your name but you don’t know if it’s you because there are five other Matts in the room.

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29. When someone says they’re going to a funeral or a hospital visit and telling them reflexively to “have fun!”

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30. Jamming along to a song with friends but then singing the wrong lyrics.

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31. And the classic: when you run into someone on the street and sidestep them, but they go in the same direction as you — and you do it seven more times until the requisite awkward laughter.

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