A wise philosopher once said, “Seek not perfection, seek only to live, for in living there – aw, dammit! I just spilled coffee all over my smock. My NEW smock. Dad was right, I’ll never make it as a philosopher. Stupid Carl. STUPID.” And you know what? He was right.
Here are tweets from ten people who are trying and failing and trying again.
10. Skin deep
Honestly even the fact that you’re talking about cleaning your room seems a little braggy to me.
sometimes u just gotta clean your room and apply an elaborate skincare routine and pretend that’s equivalent to getting ur life in order
— SZRP (@trvpism) April 19, 2018
9. High standards
When you realize that you may not be the catch you imagine yourself to be.
my 8 yr old neighbor saw my new keychain and said “is that your boyfriend?????” pic.twitter.com/h3BCeV7ZgW
— uhhhhhhh (@bladerwulf) June 19, 2018
8. Don’t mind me
When you’re so in the moment you can’t smell your kitchen on fire.
who just wrote 5 pages on mindfulness and then left a loaf of bread in the oven for 3 hours 🙋🏼♀️
— ditch pony (@molly7anne) July 31, 2020
I’m less concerned about the folding chair and more concerned about the two dozen paddles on the back wall.
Me in HS: OMG i cant wait to go be on my own and decorate my house
Me now: pic.twitter.com/sZF5VMq3dI
— Paxton Parris (@paxton247) May 21, 2018
6. Special delivery
I’ll bet he just ate all your fries and didn’t want to admit it.
ordered doordash for the first time and it has turned into quite the experience pic.twitter.com/o91EtYFDGJ
— jamie 🏳️🌈 (@radioaky) May 5, 2018
5. This is just grate
How…how did you manage to get home like that?
I think it’s fair to say I should never drink again pic.twitter.com/ItMx7oDxuf
— ttys (@TiaToldYouSo) February 17, 2019
4. The juice is loose
Gonna clean those things down to a pulp.
Know I’m high I done poured this shit in the washing machine all ova my clothes 😭 pic.twitter.com/aiUrRHsXhE
— 👱🏽♀️ . (@thebaddesttb) January 23, 2019
3. The pie goes on forever
Hey last time I checked you were my bank, not my mom.
My bank called me: "sir did you go to dominos at midnight three days in a row in Florida?"
Bank:*long pause* "alright then"
— Soul Simpin (@honzogonzo) July 2, 2018
2. Recipe for disaster
Honestly I thought the food might just be more impressive.
Applied for a job and got this email back pic.twitter.com/6zI3cBnTLD
— Leonardo DiCaprisun (@Heathernab) February 6, 2015
1. Shoe-less and clueless
At least you’re not stomping around trying to pretend your rights are being violated.
was so proud of myself for remembering my mask I forgot my entire shoes. now I’m in the grocery parking lot like ok what now Biblo
— ditch pony (@molly7anne) August 5, 2020
None of us has it fully together. And that’s ok. Just make sure to share your failures with others, because they’re usually really, really funny.
What’s been your biggest fail moment lately?
Tell us about it in the comments.