Remember when you were a little kid and you would go to your friend's house? You expected to have a normal, fun, and chill time? Well some of these people got the opposite...Some never returned back after what they witnessed...
Get Ready For Some, Uh, Interesting Stories
“My mother tells this story that when she was a child, at a friend’s house, the children were not given the privilege to eat at the table. They ate standing at a kind of shelf mounted to the wall. Meanwhile, she was there and got to eat sitting at the table,with the adults, since she was a guest”(Source).
Oh, But The Dog Can Eat At The Table!?
“The family’s dog literally ate at the table. He would bound up and place his hind legs on a chair and forepaws on the table and eats. The treated the dog like a KING at that house. And no one skipped a beat”(Source).
Pizza Hut – Pasta Party…
“This wasn’t actually at this family’s house, but something weird they did. 10 year old me got invited to a friend’s birthday party at Pizza Hut. It was great back in the early ’90s. I showed up and his mom had made a complete spaghetti dinner… and taken it to Pizza Hut. We sat and ate spaghetti, while the paying customers gave us weird looks. She brought in her own HUGE pot of spaghetti, her own oven mitts, and off-brand 2 liters of cola. She did actually go to the counter and gets paper plates, cups, and silverware. Super awkward”(Source).
“My Russian friend had a potato drawer. Just a normal silverware drawer… but it was filled with nothing but potatoes”(Source).
“This is not that weird, but, my childhood bestie and his siblings had been manipulated into thinking that vacuuming was a privilege. They were literally fighting over who got to do the vacuuming, whilst I played crash team racing”(Source).
Too Old For Toys!
“I went over to a friend’s house to drink some beers and hang out, while he had the house to himself: His parents were out of town. We get there and the first thing I noticed, were the countless amounts of stuffed animals that were EVERYWHERE. I asked him about them and he told me about how he has had them for a while and they were kind of an inside joke with his parents. I was like ‘okay weird but whatever’. And THEN he went on to start naming off each one. Hundreds of stuffed animals and they all had names that he knew, like wtf. Worst part was is that he’s a 22 year old college student”(Source).
“I can’t speak for others, but my friend thinks it’s f—ing weird that my family doesn’t keep the ketchup in the fridge, but in the pantry. Excuse me for not liking cold ketchup”(Source).
“My mom has a friend who still lives with his parents. They have a freezer full of just cakes over a decade old – some of the bakers of said cakes have been dead for many years”(Source).
“Not a friends house, but mine/my parents’. Many years ago, when we bought the house, the weirdest thing was that the shower was in the kitchen. Literally. Not the bathroom, but just the shower. You had to walk through the kitchen to get to the shower booth. It’s still there but it has been made into a small laundry room. Still have no clue why it was built like that”(Source).
“My cousin live a few hours away from me and one time, through begging and pleading, he got to stay the weekend with me. When he arrived I poured a glass of Pepsi and his eyes lit up like it was Christmas Day. He said: ‘You’re allowed Pepsi? I thought that was for adults only! Are you gonna get in trouble?’ The dude had two (2) Liters of Pepsi in one night! He also wasn’t supposed to play video games or ride bikes… Sadly I think I gave my cousin the best weekend of his life”(Source).
The Dishwasher Is NOT For Dishes…
“This family was keeping chips and snacks in the dishwasher because they never used it. Apparently the story for them is, they’d used the wrong soap for the dishwasher once, and the resulting mess freaked them out so much they decided to never use it again”(Source).
“I dated a girl who had a life size Michael Myers statue in her living room, year round. She really liked Michael Myers. Needless to say… I screamed like a girl the first few times I stayed there overnight, and had to get up for any reason”(Source).
Sharing With An EX?
“A friend of mine had converted her loft space into a spare room, which her ex boyfriend moved into after they split up. They were not living together prior to the split. I always found that a bit weird, because he had to go into her bedroom and pull down the loft ladder to access his own room. It must have been awkward when they had new boyfriends/girlfriends staying over”(Source).
“At my friend’s house, it was considered normal for cats to walk ON the dining room table, during their meals”(Source).
“My mom let me spray paint my room graffiti style with my friends. It was f—ing awesome. The landlord wasn’t too happy when we moved out, but f–k, we lived there for 14 years. And let’s be honest, it was gunna need a new coat of paint anyway. But I loved my mom for it”(Source).
“Went with a friend to his house and we get there and he knocks on the door. I was confused until his dad opened it and let us in. We go into the living room where his parents just shame the s–t out of him, grilling him on things he needs to get done and school. Personal and embarrassing stuff… like the fact he was about to have to pay them rent to live there. He was just saying yes sir and no sir to the questions and we grabbed what we came for and left. Blew my mind that a father would not let his own college aged child in the house, without knocking first”(Source).
“Every household in my boyfriend’s family, has carpeted bathrooms. We went and stayed at his grandparent’s place, out of state, and even that house had carpet in the bathrooms”(Source).
“I went to an estate sale, where the home owners were definitely into medieval decor. It was a normal, small, two story house, in a decent neighborhood that was decorated like a castle inside. There were even two ‘throne’ chairs, that had the most detailed, fancy wood carvings on them that I’ve ever seen. There were tapestries on the wall, swords hanging on the wall, very detailed chess sets, etc. Their house was so strange and not normal at all. I was in awe that someone would decorate their home like that”(Source).
Did They Want A Possible Intruder?
“I once went to a friend’s house and as I entered his house, I see knives on the wall. I mean c’mon, a burglar can easily murder your family as soon as he comes through the door”(Source).
“Had to deal with a crazy grandpa. My friend lived with her grandpa, who never thought about putting clothes on, from the moment I met him when I was about 8 to his death 20+years later. He cooked naked, helped us with our homework naked, hell-he even gardened naked”(Source).
“Went to my friend’s dad’s house last month to help pack her belongings, and spotted a Blue Bunny Ice Cream vending machine in her living room. One of the selections was Pepperoni Pizza Hot Pockets”(Source).
Pick Up Please!
“I was visiting at a friend’s house, when their mom stopped the movie we were watching to make all the kids clean the house. I sat awkwardly on the couch until she suggested I’d get to hang out with my friend sooner if I helped. I vacuumed the carpet and the mom picked up a tiny piece of popcorn and literally said ‘You missed this’…WTF! My friend and I were 19 at the time”(Source).
No More Sleepovers There…
“I once had to stay over at my cousins’ who we were never close with, and only ever saw them once every 2 years at family gatherings or special occasions. So I got woken up at 6 am the next morning, which was a Sunday, and got called to the living room. As I walked into the living room, eyes half closed, I see the whole family… sat on the floor, with all the pairs of black shoes lined up in front of them. Task? Polish the shoes. I was told to join them. It was my first and last sleep over at their place”(Source).