veryone is at least a little bit awkward in school. Even the popular kids. But some of us were more awkward than others. Luckily, most people manage to make it to the other side (aka the "real world") at least relatively unscathed. When you're a grown-up adult with a paying job, your embarrassing childhood memories remain almost completely forgotten about. At least until one night when you're trying to fall asleep and suddenly remember every embarrassing thing you've ever done in your whole life in excruciating detail. (Thanks a lot, brain.)
But Twitter user Sarah_Woolley wasn't content to let those memories remain a secret. She decided to ask people about their dweebiest school memories and — holy moly — the Internet delivered.
Sarah started things out with her own dweebiest school memory:
Giving a 15-minute presentation on tiny ceramic animals at the age of 11, but it’s not like you created a PowerPoint presentation for your college boyfriend when you started dating. That would be insane and ridiculous, and it is definitely not something that I definitely did.
(I did that, actually. But he married me, so joke’s on him.)
Sarah was apparently not content to share just one embarrassing memory. She also blessed us with this gem:
To be fair, “The Celts” is a verified banger.
Although it is no “Orinoco Flow.”
People jumped at the chance to share their own dweeby memories. Like this person, who dreadfully misunderstood the point of Show & Tell:
As embarrassing as this may have been in the moment, it’s also actually pretty sweet.
I bet your grandpa had a wonderful time!
Remember the kid in your school who used a rolling backpack? This is their origin story:
The only thing dweebier than the kid with the wheeled backpack was the kid who had a wheeled backpack and ran everywhere between classes.
The only thing that redeems this particularly dweeby story is the fact that the child in question was a young Ruby Tandoh, aka one of the best competitors on Great British Bakeoff. If she can live through reciting a poem to her class on a whim and still go on to enjoy success, you can too.
Did you like books in school? Probably not as much as this next Twitter user…