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18 Moments All Socially Awkward People Have Experienced At Some Point

"What's the time?" "I'm alright, thanks! How are you?"

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1. When a waiter or waitress says "enjoy your meal" and you say "you too!"

NBC

2. Or when you mishear a question so your reply makes absolutely no sense.

New Line Cinema

"What time is it?" "I'm alright, thanks. How are you?"

3. When you ask someone how they are, then they ask how you are, and then you ask them again.

NBC

4. Or when you ask someone for their name 30 seconds after asking them the first time.

Comedy Central

5. When you blurt out something that isn't even true and then don't know if you should correct yourself.

"Have you eaten at this restaurant before?" "Yes." "So you know how to order?" "...no. I don't know why I said I did. Please show me."
Warner Brothers

"Have you eaten at this restaurant before?"

"Yes."

"So you know how to order?"

"...no. I don't know why I said I did. Please show me."

6. When you and someone else talk at the same time and they let you go first, but then you feel an immense pressure to say something significant.

Fox

7. When you mean to talk at a normal volume but it comes out as a whisper.

Cartoon Network

8. When you talk to someone but they ignore you because they didn't hear you, so you just sit quietly and pray nobody else noticed what happened.

NBC

9. When there's a slight pause in a conversation and you're not sure if it's time to end the conversation or if maybe they're collecting their thoughts.

Logo TV

10. When you laugh at something funny you said but you laugh for longer than you meant to and now you can't stop.

Sony Pictures

11. Or when you laugh at a joke you've overheard someone near you telling and then they turn around to look at you.

Fox

12. When you're worried you got some spit on someone when speaking to them and don't know how to proceed.

Lionsgate

13. When you're stuck between saying two words and so you just kind of...mix them together.

Paramount

14. When you end a phone call with "love you" to someone you definitely do not love.

Your hairdresser, your colleague, the person from the pizza delivery place...
ABC

Your hairdresser, your colleague, the person from the pizza delivery place...

15. When you smile at someone who you think you know but then realise that they are in fact, a stranger.

Sony Pictures

16. When you make a joke but it comes out sounding serious so you have to explain it was a joke.

Sony Pictures

17. When someone gets a fairly important piece of information about you wrong but the window of time to correct them has gone.

Lifetime TV

"Well this person is telling everyone I'm a lawyer so I guess I better quit my job and start on a law degree."

18. And when you can hear someone talking to you so you reply, but it turns out they're on the phone.

Warner Brothers