18 stupid ways people have accidentally injured themselves
Got uppercut by a see-saw as a kid and split my chin open because I didn’t understand gravity or physics. 👍
Took pratfalls in a stage play so hard that I gave myself hematuria. 👌
Chased my students for a video project, took a bad step, and twisted my ankle. 💯 https://t.co/6ptIr64Wle
— Patrick Seitz (@Seitz_Unseen) August 16, 2018
I found a bullet when I was 9 and figured I could ‘shoot’ it if I put it on a really big rock and smash it with another rock. I have no idea where the bullet went but the shell ‘shot’ me in side of the knee. https://t.co/vJvdX09grj
— Brendan Fehr (@unrealfehr) August 15, 2018
I, however, set my ass on fire by wearing a pleather skirt and backing up to some candles while drinking wine and trying to read my friend’s tarot cards
— Meghan O’Dea (@themeghanodea) August 16, 2018
Smashing my head into a doorway hard enough to get a concussion because I was trying to ironically do a Homer Simpson impression after a kiss at the end of a first date. https://t.co/bloSha7vj6
— Joshua MacDougall (@FreakinClever) August 16, 2018
@jeremyscheuch My mom had just cut herself on a brand new Cutco knife while washing it. I said “dang it mom, you can’t wash it like that, you have to do it like THIS.” We went to urgent care in the same car.
— J.B. Bauersfeld (@JBBauersfeld) August 16, 2018
ah, yes, my personal brand is “shattering a toilet with my body while drunk” https://t.co/HfHio5D8e9
— spirit night (@sprtnght) August 16, 2018
When I was 6 I accidentally poured bubble mixture in my eyes while trying to karate kick a bubble I had blown. https://t.co/8D4pZTAtWf
— Michael Fry (@BigDirtyFry) August 15, 2018
Fell off stage while performing helicopter-spin headbang maneuver and getting my hair tangled in the machine heads of my bass https://t.co/fQR81v40cI
— Jay Kristoff (@misterkristoff) August 16, 2018
I sliced my hand open cutting a bun with my Swiss Army Knife while backpacking in Spain. Needed 4 stitches. And I was thinking to myself what a stupid idea it was to hold the bun like that AS I WAS DOING IT.
— Natalie Lanoville (@NatalieLanovill) August 16, 2018
Vlogger, Hank Green, had too colourful an injury history to make a decision.
I've been writing and re-writing dumb ways I've injured myself for like six minutes, I just can't decide what was the stupidest…does that count as my personal brand? https://t.co/frlB3REsHU
— Hank Green (@hankgreen) August 16, 2018
Political writer, Libby Watson had a completely different story.
pretty sure i've never significantly injured myself which is very on my brand of never doing anything fun or interesting https://t.co/M9eNpnbOOf
— libby watson (@libbycwatson) August 16, 2018
But, it’s clear that Eleanor Penny appreciated the stories.
you’re all so dumb, I love you
— Eleanor Penny (@eleanorkpenny) August 15, 2018