When you are bored or just in need of a good laugh, you possibly turn to the internet for help. Almost everyone has browsed YouTube at point or another, but there are sites that you can read when you need amusement after a mind-numbing or stressful day at work. It can be a great way to boost your spirits and, in some cases, make you happy that some of the moments did not happen to you.
Disclaimer: Some of the information on the following sites contains material of adult nature. Please use discretion when allowing children to view these sites.
This is a new website that started in February 2009 and has become incredibly popular. Text messages are sent in from anyone that deems them jaw dropping or hysterical enough to share with the world. They give amazing insight to the strange and amusing information that is being texted on a daily basis, maybe even from the person sitting right next to you. An area code accompanies each text to provide anonymity to everyone involved. You never know if a text you send is going to end up on this site.
The “overheard” sites
This collection of websites can keep you entertained for hours. If you have ever overheard someone saying something ridiculous, you can put it on one of these sites. They include overheardatthebeach.com, overheardinnewyork.com, celebritywit.com, overheardintheoffice.com, and overheardeverywhere.com. Reading the quotes on these sites will make you feel better about the moments when something you said did not exactly showcase your intelligence.
At some point in your life, you have most likely had a secret you wanted to get off your chest but could not bring yourself to share it with another person. At truuconfessions.com, you can confess your darkest secrets, anonymously or not, under one of several sections. There are sections for singles, brides, wives, moms and military wives. There are also sections for when you need to vent about your body or your coworkers. It is finally an opportunity to express your dirty little secrets to everyone willing to read them.
Life is not always as perfect as you may wish it could be. When it is not, head over to fmylife.com and post your incredible moments. The site is a collection of moments sent in from readers about incidents in their lives that they would rather forget. When you are having a bad day, you can always find someone on this site who most likely had a worse day than you did.
There are bad photos and then there are just plain awkward ones. This site is devoted to the photo that you want to burn, keep away from your new significant other, or cry because you had to take part in it. After looking at this site, you may realize that your prom picture was not so awful after all.
Working in customer service can be one of the toughest jobs there is. If you have ever worked in customer service, you know how often you want to pull your hair out, laugh at a customer or throw something. Notalwaysright.com is a collection of all of those unbelievable, frustrating or amusing moments that some customers generate. It is better to read about the ridiculousness than to have to experience it yourself.
Any one of these sites has the ability to amuse you even on your most frustrating days. When you have an embarrassing moment, you may feel like you are the only person that stuff happens to. The posts on these sites can reaffirm that you are anything but alone in your awkward moments.