Text messages are awesome, because they mean we don’t have to actually speak to other humans unless absolutely necessary. That said, there are some pitfalls – it can be difficult to discern tone, for one, and don’t even get me started on autocorrect – but these 10 people honestly found new and interesting ways to fail.

10. Savage.


9. Um, well, since you asked…

8. Not really sure where we go from here.

7. Not sure how to explain it further.


6. Why am I laughing so hard?

5. God, kids are brutal.


4. Obviously something else fell through…

3. I don’t think this is going to work out.

2. This has to be a joke, yeah?


1. Can’t enjoy Thanksgiving with the bad vibes.

Be careful with your phones out there, friends. They’re more powerful than you know.

Have you ever sent or received something like these? Share them with us in the comments if so!