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People Are Sharing Unbelievable True Stories And We're Skeptical

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Oct. 3 2018, Updated 5:16 p.m. ET

Into even the smallest of lives, some unbelievable wonder falls. Too bad no one will believe it. Even if you have a reputation for brutal honesty, there are some things that happen to a person in their life that you better have witnesses for. 

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Twitter user @mhoye decided to give everyone an opportunity to air these special events by asking followers "what's the least plausible story about yourself that's true." The request blew up, because apparently a lot of people have been sitting on some crazy-ass stories for a long, long time.

If you ever need some ideas for the next time you have to play three lies and a truth at a work ice breaker, we recommend scrolling through the tweets below for some inspiration. Trust us, you won't be disappointed. 

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Some comments are clearly jokes, but most of the stories are almost too weird to make up—or a little too on the nose, like this story about being related to the creator of Pinocchio aka Carlo Collodi. Is your nose growing, @AJLorenzini?

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There are several stories of muggings that turned out surprisingly well:

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Though one openly incorporates lying:

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Sure, the ferrets made your dad not go to work:

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Does anyone believe Tommy Wiseau had an acting coach?

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This just sounds like bad audience etiquette:

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There are stories that incorporate famous people, like Mr. Worldwide:

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And also famous locations, like a movie set contaminated with poop:

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But the stories of coincidence might be the best ones:

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And the stories that remind you to clear all your past debts to society ASAP:

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Some of these stories seem like they were lifted from the movies:

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Both rom-coms and horror flicks:

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Or maybe an animated movie about plucky pets:

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But basically nothing that has to do with science or medical trauma seems real. How do any of us manage to live so long?

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And how do you say no to Justin Bieber? The answer is apparently that you can't:

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But I believe this one, because nothing is more useful than a towel:

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And this one, because McDonald's is like this:

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Whether you believe any of these stories or not, they make a fascinating read. And amongst all the tall tales, there's a least this one guy who brought the receipts:

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Legend.

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