r/Unexpected May 04 '21

Bad idea.

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u/Iwishiknew2 May 04 '21

I get the pins so he wouldn't rub his eye. are the bricks so he wouldn't roll? I'm imagining their was a softer choice

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u/YouAndSunset May 04 '21

Yeah, there are a ton of different options to all of the things OP said lmao

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u/Shabozz May 04 '21

You aren't a dad if you don't go out of your way to inconvenience yourself so you can complain to your family about how inconvenienced you were.

Or at least that's what my dad taught me.

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u/shuffling-through May 04 '21

My dad was a kid at the time, and likely wasn't given much of a choice.

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u/gurg2k1 May 04 '21

"Back in my day we used bricks as pillows!"

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u/Slit23 May 04 '21

We walked to school up hill both ways in the snow

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u/drpussycookermd May 05 '21

Fun fact: that's originally a Bill Cosby bit

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u/ifukblackchicks May 05 '21

Less fun fact: so is drugging and raping women

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u/Hickelodeon May 05 '21

he did that more than a bit

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u/SimpoKaiba May 05 '21

And we wiped with sandpaper

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u/Murray-Industries May 05 '21

Och... we used to DREEEEAAAMMM of having bricks as pillows...

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u/Astridax May 05 '21

Nerf guns existed back then?!

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u/shuffling-through May 05 '21

Google says they were invented in 1969, and I don't recall if my dad specified his exact age.

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u/Astridax May 05 '21

Wow I feel like I've been living in the past then in the UK. The first time I saw them was about 8 years ago!