Getting arrested and then convicted of a crime is a process that many of us will never go through ourselves, which means we always have questions about what it’s like.

If you or someone you know is in this boat and wants to know what happens once you’re out but violate a condition of your probation, these 11 ex-cons (for now) are wiling to share!

11. Mom won’t be proud.

She probably already knows, though. Moms are like that.

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10. The meal wasn’t as good as he thought it would be.

Or at least, it doesn’t seem like it was worth it.

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9. At least it’s just three days.

I still think they’ll realize you’re gone, though.

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8. Crimes have a sliding scale.

But punishments often do not.

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7. Do something fun with that time.

You can’t get busted twice, right? Don’t quote me on that, though.

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6. Mistakes were made.

And now the price is going to have to be paid.

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5. There’s a lot to unpack here.

I think a year apart might be just what the doctor ordered, though.

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4. There will be trouble later.

For now, he’s just doing his best to enjoy the moment.

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3. It could have been way worse.

No more working for the weekend, I guess.

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2. This one kind of hurts your heart.

Some leniency should be available, don’t you think?

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1. It’s probably scarier once you know what you’re getting into.

At least, I assume so.

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Well, I can’t say any of these really surprised me, but it’s interesting for sure.

If you’re someone who has similar first or secondhand experience, tell us about it from your point of view in the comments!