We've all heard it plenty of times: "Fake it til you make it." But what does it mean to actually do that? Well, it can mean lots of different things. It can mean faking confidence in a new job to ease your anxieties on the first day. It can mean pretending you know exactly what you're doing, even if you don't have a clue. It can mean making up a story on the spot when it's time to give a toast at a wedding and you're stressing because your mind has gone blank.
Really, "fake it til you make it" has a ton of different meanings. A recent subreddit asked users to post their best "fake it til you make it story" and the stories that poured out are fascinating. They range from amazing to ridiculous to insane. I guess that's the beauty of faking it 'til you make it...it can mean so many different things to so many different people.
Here are the best "fake it til you make it" stories out there.