Well that escalated quickly! These messages started out sensibly and took a VERY unexpected turn.
When a situation escalates quickly, it can make you panic, but from the outside looking in, sometimes there’s nothing more fun to watch.
bored panda has compiled a list of funny messages from around the world that started on a quiet note and then blew up.
One involved a person advising others to take time off and ignore voicemails, before saying they should burn down their house too.
Another started out as a post about wanting to understand the joys of running, before moving on to darker material, which strangely garnered 400 likes.
Presumably, this message was intended to be flirty, but ended up not making any connection.
A third was a sign on a golf course, urging people not to steal balls or theirs would be taken away.
While another involved a person writing complicated notes on why you should never lose a pen.
Here, Femail brings you the funniest of all, including an advertisement for a new engagement ring, for sale after the man’s fiancée fell off a cliff and died before she could wear it.
Hopefully this shared by a British man on Facebook is a joke and the woman actually just said no. Still, it’s a nifty way to get attention.
All of these points make sense about how to improve your life, like exercising three times a week, but hopefully no one follows the penultimate piece of advice.
Not so sweet! An American woman bought Pocky candy as a gift for her boyfriend, who returned her kind gesture in the worst way.
This shop accepts cash and credit card payments, and also apparently uranium and goats in mushrooms.
Did the person who wrote this know what he was writing? After all, no one wants to have their balls taken away.
The Circle of Life – This funny post went from life, death and the most important parts of life to where TV remotes end
This started with a nice message about a dad from the US and a conversation with his son, and then took a turn to the dark side of life.
Drivers often have stickers on their cars, seeking feedback on how they are driving. But this one went off on a tangent
An excellent example of catastrophizing: it began with a note about the loss of a pen, then ended grimly
This cute post started out as a post about how American actor Dylan Sprouse and his girlfriend look alike, before taking a dark turn into the future.
That’s one form of digital detox! A Texas man shared tips on improving wellness, then encouraged him to burn down his house.
Not something to brag about! Some of the threads got competitive, like this one above, where people from the US rated which list their relatives were on.
Unmasked anger! What started as a polite notice to those who refuse to wear masks during the pandemic quickly turned into a rant at this vintage clothing store in Arizona
Furry depressing! This person started his message with a post about wanting to understand the joy of running, before talking about wanting to die. Strangely it got 402 likes.