Monday 22 October 2018

10 stories about people doing remarkably stupid things

Including a driver who pretended to be asleep when pulled over by the police.

Reddit users are discussing people doing remarkably stupid things (BarnabyChambers/Getty Images)
Reddit users are discussing people doing remarkably stupid things (BarnabyChambers/Getty Images)

By Edd Dracott, Press Association

We’re all capable of moments of silliness, but we all know a person who seems to take stupidity to a whole new level.

This is the topic of discussion entertaining people on Reddit at the moment, after noelioli asked fellow users: “Who’s the stupidest person you’ve ever met, and what story perfectly sums up their stupidity?”

Here’s 10 of the best responses.

1. An incredible response to being pulled over

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2. A man in search of a Darwin Award

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3. Lost in translation

4. A biological misunderstanding


5. A serial offender


6. A terrible life decision

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7. Rock, rock, rock


8. A worried astronomer

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9. A mistaken astronomer

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10. And finally, a multi-layered mistake

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