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31 Ridiculous Things People Have Cried Actual Tears Over

The struggle. Sometimes it is just so real, though.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the silliest things that have made them cry. And they did NOT disappoint.

Here are some of the hilarious, silly, charming, ridiculous, amazing, embarrassing, and downright delightful things that have brought people to true literal tears.

1. Teeny tiny car headlight wiper blades

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One time I got teary eyed in a parking lot when I thought about how teeny tiny those wiper blades on car headlights are, and how hard they have to work for being so little.

— Nicky Limbach, Facebook

2. 1-800-FLOWERS mess-ups

When you order the left from @1800flowers and the right shows up to your wife's workplace.

I started crying when I saw that 1-800-Flowers had sent some people crappy arrangements for Valentine's Day. I'm confused too.

— Veronica Lee Westrup, Facebook

3. That new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer

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The new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. "Chewie, we're home." *sobs*

— Nikki Urse, Facebook

4. The priest WATCHING the Star Wars trailer

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I cried watching that video of the priest watching the Star Wars trailer for the first time. He was just so happy and it made me happy.

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5. Cute cats stretching their toes

Late one night I cried because I just couldn't stand how darn cute it is when cats stretch their toes.— Rachel Manning, Facebook
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Late one night I cried because I just couldn't stand how darn cute it is when cats stretch their toes.

— Rachel Manning, Facebook

6. This squirrel meme

There is this meme, with a little squirrel, and he is saying "I'm sorry to bother you, but the bird feeder is empty" and he was just so innocent and polite and I felt so bad for him...might have teared up a little.— Rachel Jordan, Facebook
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There is this meme, with a little squirrel, and he is saying "I'm sorry to bother you, but the bird feeder is empty" and he was just so innocent and polite and I felt so bad for him...might have teared up a little.

— Rachel Jordan, Facebook

7. Netflix

I've cried at least two times because I couldn't decide what to watch on Netflix.— sarahelizabethl499500690
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I've cried at least two times because I couldn't decide what to watch on Netflix.

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8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the movie

I cried in the car on the way home from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix because the movie wasn't as good as the book... I lied to my sister and said I got salt and vinegar mix from the popcorn in my eye but I really was just mad at JK for letting this happen to me.— Jeanine Marie, Facebook
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I cried in the car on the way home from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix because the movie wasn't as good as the book... I lied to my sister and said I got salt and vinegar mix from the popcorn in my eye but I really was just mad at JK for letting this happen to me.

— Jeanine Marie, Facebook

9. Non-applicator tampons

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I had an unstoppable meltdown when my store was out of all but non-applicator tampons. It was really a straw/camel's back situation, but when an older store stocker saw I was crying, she asked, "What's wrong?" "THEEE-HEE-HEEEEZ," I sobbed. And that's the story of why I don't go to that Walgreen's anymore.

— Madonna Kilpatrick, Facebook

10. A demographic snafu

I was having the worst day ever. One of those days that stabs you in the back, twists, and then kicks you while you're down. At the very end right before bed, I opened a junk mail letter and it said I was eligible for something because I was in the 45 to 80 age range. I'm 26. I burst into tears and bawled— Chelsea Alana Hall, Facebook
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I was having the worst day ever. One of those days that stabs you in the back, twists, and then kicks you while you're down. At the very end right before bed, I opened a junk mail letter and it said I was eligible for something because I was in the 45 to 80 age range. I'm 26. I burst into tears and bawled

— Chelsea Alana Hall, Facebook

11. Wisdom teeth

I got way too emotional following my wisdom tooth surgery and when the nurse asked me if I wanted to see the teeth after, I cried and told her that they were my babies and (and now I quote) "the most beautiful things I have ever made!". I cried even harder when she said that I couldn't bring them home with me.— Melanie Stockley, Facebook
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I got way too emotional following my wisdom tooth surgery and when the nurse asked me if I wanted to see the teeth after, I cried and told her that they were my babies and (and now I quote) "the most beautiful things I have ever made!". I cried even harder when she said that I couldn't bring them home with me.

— Melanie Stockley, Facebook

12. Group projects

One time when I was still in elementary school we were doing something with partners and I went to the bathroom and my partner wrote my name on the page and I cried.I hate when people write my name for me.— Teslin Grace Roffey, via Facebook
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One time when I was still in elementary school we were doing something with partners and I went to the bathroom and my partner wrote my name on the page and I cried.

I hate when people write my name for me.

— Teslin Grace Roffey, via Facebook

13. Dad's mustache

My dad had a mustache my entire life, and he came to help me move out after my sophomore year in college and he had shaved it off. His upper lip traumatized me so much I cried in the parking lot by myself as he packed up my dorm room.— courtneyd423118982
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My dad had a mustache my entire life, and he came to help me move out after my sophomore year in college and he had shaved it off. His upper lip traumatized me so much I cried in the parking lot by myself as he packed up my dorm room.

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14. Google Docs

I cried over a Google Doc once.— Sarah Yo, via Facebook
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I cried over a Google Doc once.

— Sarah Yo, via Facebook

15. Pitt bull puppy

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I cried recently (after a stressful day at work) when a woman with an adorable pit bull puppy wouldn't let me pet it.

— Rachel Starnes, Facebook

16. Driving behind a slow person

One time I was driving home after a long day. We were in a place where the speed limit was 50, and the guy in front of me was going 25. I started crying, and cried the whole way home.— madisonh4dce03a2a
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One time I was driving home after a long day. We were in a place where the speed limit was 50, and the guy in front of me was going 25. I started crying, and cried the whole way home.

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17. The emotional inequality of human-pet relationships

Just yesterday I cried over the fact that humans will never love the same way dogs and cats love their owners. My dog heard me crying and ran to me causing me to cry even harder— busters3
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Just yesterday I cried over the fact that humans will never love the same way dogs and cats love their owners. My dog heard me crying and ran to me causing me to cry even harder

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18. The inevitability of death

I cried on Valentine's Day this year because I realized someday I might get married and my spouse could die. And that would be sad.— kateh40a83bfb6
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I cried on Valentine's Day this year because I realized someday I might get married and my spouse could die. And that would be sad.

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19. The inevitability of puppy death

About a week ago I hysterically cried for about 30 minutes because I realized that any puppy that ever lives is eventually going to die. I'm 24.— nigrochelsea
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About a week ago I hysterically cried for about 30 minutes because I realized that any puppy that ever lives is eventually going to die. I'm 24.

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20. A nice-looking man

I once cried at a picture of a man, because, "he looked like he was nice."— Jane Hood, via Facebook
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I once cried at a picture of a man, because, "he looked like he was nice."

— Jane Hood, via Facebook

21. Snooki and JWoww

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I cried at almost every episode of Snooki & JWoww because I was so proud that they were good moms and wives…..

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22. Pokémon poetry

I was sitting in the fairly crowded dining hall at my school with some friends. It is a widely known fact by my friends that I am a huge Pokémon fan (I have a pokeball tattoo on my shoulder.) My best friend Jacob, told me that he found a poem he needed to read me and read it out loud to me in the cafeteria. "Charmanders are red, Squirtles are blue,...."I'll stay by your side like Pikachu and Ash, I'll love you more than a level 80 Rapidash..."By Rapidash, I was crying/balling in the cafeteria saying "Pikachu and Ash, that IS TRUE FRIENDSHIP LOVE."— Lindsay Ontko, via Facebook
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I was sitting in the fairly crowded dining hall at my school with some friends. It is a widely known fact by my friends that I am a huge Pokémon fan (I have a pokeball tattoo on my shoulder.) My best friend Jacob, told me that he found a poem he needed to read me and read it out loud to me in the cafeteria.

"Charmanders are red, Squirtles are blue,

...."I'll stay by your side like Pikachu and Ash, I'll love you more than a level 80 Rapidash..."

By Rapidash, I was crying/balling in the cafeteria saying "Pikachu and Ash, that IS TRUE FRIENDSHIP LOVE."

— Lindsay Ontko, via Facebook

23. Taylor Swift

I cried like a baby when I watched Taylor Swift preform in Times Square on NYE. I was at a big party watching it on TV. No clue why she made me so emotional, but I'm okay with it.— Elizabeth Brown
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I cried like a baby when I watched Taylor Swift preform in Times Square on NYE. I was at a big party watching it on TV. No clue why she made me so emotional, but I'm okay with it.

Elizabeth Brown

24. Bobby Flay

I am obsessed with the Food Network. One time, my mom asked me what I would do if I got to meet Bobby Flay. I definitely started full-on crying just thinking about what I would do if one day hypothetically I got to meet Bobby Flay.— savannahm44ab09270
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I am obsessed with the Food Network. One time, my mom asked me what I would do if I got to meet Bobby Flay. I definitely started full-on crying just thinking about what I would do if one day hypothetically I got to meet Bobby Flay.

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25. National Cat Day

In high school, I really loved cats. I found out that National Cat Day was only a few days away, and I began to cry. Then I started watching the all too famous song where the woman sings "I love cats, every kind of cat", and I began to sob even harder. Needless to say, I really liked cats.— emilyd447b07f9f
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In high school, I really loved cats. I found out that National Cat Day was only a few days away, and I began to cry. Then I started watching the all too famous song where the woman sings "I love cats, every kind of cat", and I began to sob even harder. Needless to say, I really liked cats.

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26. Toddler ballerinas

I once bawled my eyes out watching a group of toddler ballerinas perform a dance.— amberc42ec8c906
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I once bawled my eyes out watching a group of toddler ballerinas perform a dance.

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27. Justin Bieber's haircut

When I was 13 I cried myself to sleep after Justin Bieber cut his hair off. HAHA ahh the simple times.— Katie Meneses, Facebook
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When I was 13 I cried myself to sleep after Justin Bieber cut his hair off. HAHA ahh the simple times.

— Katie Meneses, Facebook

28. Childhood toys

I bawled at the end (well most of it, really) of Toy Story 3 because I realized that I only have like 2 toys from my childhood...and the rest are all probably in landfills somewhere and they did nothing to deserve that end, because they made me so happy as a child......I'm 35, and even typing this made me tear up.— Elizabeth Nourse, via Facebook
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I bawled at the end (well most of it, really) of Toy Story 3 because I realized that I only have like 2 toys from my childhood...and the rest are all probably in landfills somewhere and they did nothing to deserve that end, because they made me so happy as a child......I'm 35, and even typing this made me tear up.

— Elizabeth Nourse, via Facebook

29. Unmatching socks

I had a full-blown meltdown to my husband because I couldn't find a pair of socks that matched. He walks in the door from work and I'm blubbering "Honey, what happened to all my socks???"— allisonreadi
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I had a full-blown meltdown to my husband because I couldn't find a pair of socks that matched. He walks in the door from work and I'm blubbering "Honey, what happened to all my socks???"

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30. A lonely goose

One time I cried because I saw a goose. Just one goose. He should have been flying in his "V" with his buddies. In my mind, he was lost and lonely, and I cried.— hannahr448d4babc
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One time I cried because I saw a goose. Just one goose. He should have been flying in his "V" with his buddies. In my mind, he was lost and lonely, and I cried.

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31. Pants

One time I couldn't find a pair of pants. I burst into tears and ran across the room and hid in a closet.— shauntela
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One time I couldn't find a pair of pants. I burst into tears and ran across the room and hid in a closet.

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The struggle. Sometimes it is just so real, though.

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