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    14 Awkward Things Everyone Does But Nobody Talks About

    Has anyone figured out what to do when everyone's singing happy birthday to you?

    We all find ourselves in awkward situations from time to time.

    There are some scenarios that are just universally awkward for everyone.

    1. Like what the heck are you supposed to do when everyone is singing happy birthday to you?

    The most awkward thing that can ever happen to you is watching everyone sing happy birthday to you

    2. Why does this part of bowling always feel like a walk of shame?

    why is it so awkward walking back after u bowI in bowling

    3. And why is this walk equally awkward?!

    why is it so awkward walking to the car that someone is picking you up in


    why is it so awkward when someone drops you off and they wait for you to get into the house and your struggling to unlock the door

    5. How do you deal with the seven seconds of hell at the end of a Zoom call?

    Is there a term for the awkward 7 seconds at the end of a Zoom after people have said their goodbyes but are still trying to leave the meeting? If not, there should be.

    6. Or the intense pressure to keep the line moving at the supermarket?

    when the cashier says "i can help the next person" but ur still putting away ur change

    7. What exactly are you supposed to do when your dentist tries to talk to you WHILE THEIR FINGERS ARE IN YOUR MOUTH?

    Why do dentists try to make a conversation with all their tools in your mouth like bro am I supposed to reply you with my nose?

    8. Has anyone ever figured out what to do here other than stare at the floor?!

    [watching a sex scene with my parents] You guys ever try that?

    9. Why is this 20-second ride somehow worse than a 20-minute Uber ride?

    Why is it that when you step into an elevator things become significantly more awkward? Eye contact is very much off limits.

    10. Imagine having the courage to ask your waiter for a refill. Because I CAN'T.

    me: i should ask for a refill... *waiter walking by* my brain: don't freeze don't freeze don't freeze me:

    11. Whether it's the first day of school or a company meeting, introductions will always, always be awkward. Especially if your name is followed by a fun fact.

    why is it so awkward to say your own name? cringey asf

    12. How does one walk up a hill without making a public spectacle of themselves?

    Y’all ever try to breathe quieter while walking up a hill so bystanders don’t hear you fighting for your life

    13. Or go on a first date without letting it slip that you've already looked up everything about them on Facebook?

    [first date] Me: *dont let them know how awkward i am* Them: “nice weather” Me: “thanks”

    14. And finally, how do you come back from this??!

    i miss going to the movies and getting my ticket torn, and when the usher says "enjoy your movie", responding "you too. wait no. i'm sorry"

    If anyone has the answers, let me know.

    John Mulaney: "My vibe is more like, 'Hey, you could pour soup in my lap and I'll probably apologize to you."