Kids are known for playing pretty fast and loose with the truth. Yes, we're sure that your dad does work for Nintendo. Twitter user David Thorpe recently decided to ask his followers the greatest lies that kids have tried to sell to them.
Ok, tell me about the kid you knew as a kid who lied a lot. Hit me with their greatest lie.— David Thorpe (@Arr) January 20, 2018
Yes, there are some real doozies.
Kid in 3rd grade told me his uncle's computer was so advanced it could make orange juice and gold and platinum bars— Trey Cant Write (@Trebucket) January 20, 2018
Damn. This one went way too far.
tyler foley told everyone that he saved his marine-vet dad from a heart attack & he got an all-school assembly where the cops gave him a medal. turned out he made the whole thing up— Jewish Jalapeño 🌹 (@tinyjalapeno) January 20, 2018
and when i made fun of him for having a mullet, he said he got his hair cut normally but it grew back into a mullet on the ride home from the barber— Kyle Daly (@dalykyle) January 20, 2018
An age before the Internet.
This kid Luke described in great detail the plots for Terminators 3-5, claimed the video store in town didn't carry them because they were too violent, I had no way to parse this— Cody Peace Adams (@VentnerKendo) January 20, 2018
Alls I can remember specifically is a T-3000 that was a meat-morpher and a troubling fixation on the scenes where Arnold had to forcible disrobe people to take their clothes— Cody Peace Adams (@VentnerKendo) January 20, 2018
What a win!
kid who followed us around all the time claimed he won george washington's fountain pen in a rubber band shooting contest— nick (@JucheMane) January 20, 2018
Said when his dad got a vasectomy a sexy nurse had to play with his weiner but if it got hard it would ruin the surgery so she'd have to hit his weiner with a wooden spoon— bhlaab (@bhlaab) January 20, 2018
also said that once his dad was walking through "the hood" and a guy tried to offer him a drink. his dad just threw the bottle down and smashed it on the sidewalk because he knew all along that it was pee— bhlaab (@bhlaab) January 20, 2018
also notable is my brother, a serial liar who claims he slept on a water bed and woke up underneath it "because of osmosis"— jordan (@nu_handen) January 20, 2018
The ninja turtles?!
Knew a kid whose dad worked at a TV station, the kid claimed he’d gone to the station and met the ninja turtles— pixelated boat (@pixelatedboat) January 20, 2018
At least put some effort in.
I knew a guy in high school who claimed he was friends with Larry the cable guy. when we told him to prove it he printed out an extremely pixelated B&W photo and signed it “Larry” in his own handwriting— flu haver (@rachelmillman) January 20, 2018
The only two official top hats.
Girl said her mom had the world's only 2 official top hats in her attic.— Mike Ferraro (@MFerrar0) January 20, 2018
Happens to the best of us.
Dude used to get winded on his bike and pretend he was having PTSD flashbacks to when he got abducted by aliens instead of admitting he needed to catch his breath. Said like "I can't go on... Over there is where the Greys took me."— Samuel K: Important Elf (@samu3lk) January 20, 2018
That's a long time.
My friend Nicole told me she chewed a piece of gum so long, it came to life.— Halle Kiefer (@HalleKiefer) January 20, 2018
"they're introducing a new number that's going to go between 8 and 9"— dan (in 2018) (@danbrkr) January 20, 2018
If only he'd sent it to a record label...
Said he wrote "Gangsta's Paradise" but dropped it and Coolio found it. Presumably while one of them was on holiday, given that we lived in a small village in the west of Scotland.— Tom Houslay (@tomhouslay) January 20, 2018
"I AM YOUR GOD."
That's where you're going for lying, kid.
That's called a heart attack.
Was Jesus as cool as he seems?
A kid I went to school with told our entire second grade class that his grandfather was one of Jesus Christ’s disciples— Annie McGraw (@annie_mcGraw) January 20, 2018
So we have her to blame.
That's identity theft.
I'd do it for a Charizard.
Well, those were inventive.