13 People Share Their Funny Sneezing Stories

I Asked 13 People The Weirdest Thing That's Happened When They Sneezed And Got Some Ah...Ahhh...Musing Responses

Bless you?


I randomly had this question come to mind the other day, "what's the weirdest thing to happen to you when you sneezed?" My response to myself made me chuckle (let's see if you can figure out which answer below is mine). I decided it would be interesting to ask the internet the same question and man, I'm so glad I did! It's very interesting to see what can of damage one sneeze can do.

Which story is your favorite?

*Some answers have been lightly edited for the article*

1. My contact popped out

"I sneezed so hard that my contact popped out of my eyeball. I guess it was that powerful. Trying to find your lost contact on the floor with one good eye was not fun. It took me so long to find it."

2. I got dizzy

"I sneezed 9 times in a row and got really dizzy, light headed, and stumbled."

3. A pencil went up my nose

"We were in class doing school work and I was writing with one of those standard no. 2 pencils, but it was the kind that had the eraser pulled out, so it just had the metal part left on top and I sneezed and it went up my nose. It wound up being the tiniest cut, but since it was the inside of my nose, it was bleeding so much. I went through a huge stack of those crappy, thin brown paper towels before it stopped."

4. I sneezed like Pikachu 

"So, one time I was working/moving stuff around in my attic and let me tell you, it was super stuffy and dirty. Consequently, I was sneezing nonstop (I think three to seven sneezes back to back in a 15-second time span over and over again). So, then I wanted to be a little creative and customize my sneeze. I sneezed a 'manly sneeze,' a more 'feminine sneeze,' and a 'kid sneeze' (that's where you sneeze, but try to sneeze like a baby). However, after many trials and error, I finally found my perfect sneeze and that is the Pikachu sneeze. And the cool thing about that story is just as soon as I started sneezing like that, three weeks later Pokémon go came out."

6. I sneezed and I farted

"It takes a LONG time for me to start farting in front of a girlfriend, but the first time I did with my last two girlfriends has been during a sneeze. It's also the only two times I've ever done it. It's probably because I've held it in for too long and the pressure just comes out when I sneeze. Thank you for coming to my TED Talk."

6. All three happened

"I've farted, sneezed and hiccuped at the same time."

7. I threw up on my desk

"One time, I sneezed so forcefully that I actually threw up all over my desk at work and told my boss that I had food poisoning just so I could take the day off."

8. I thought the time of the month happened

"I sneezed and I peed and crapped myself, but I thought it was my time of the month."

9. I got boogers on my hand

"I sneezed and a stream of boogers came out all over my hands all while at the same time, my crush asked me for a pencil."

10. Nature called

"I've peed on myself when my bladder was full."

11. I blacked out

"When I've sneezed, I've totally seen stars and blacked out before. Not lost consciousness, but lost vision briefly."

12. Chicken came out my nose

"I was eating chicken and I sneezed and chicken came out of my nose. I was blowing my nose for days since pieces of chicken were stuck in my sinuses."

13. I sneezed and hiccuped

"I sneezed and hiccuped at the same time. It was life changing."

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75 Of The Most Iconic Vine Quotes

"I smell like beef"


Vine may be dead but Vine references live on. I still watch Vine threads AT LEAST twice a day. Here are 75 of the most quotable vines:

1. "Ooooooo, he needs some milk."

2. "Hi, welcome to Chili's."

3. "It is Wednesday, my dudes."

4. "Country boy, I love you ahhhwweelhwh..."

5. "Escalera oooooooaaaa!"

6. "F**k ya chicken strips!"

7. "Barbecue sauce on my titties."

8. "Gimme your F**KING money!"

9. "That was legitness."

10. "Ms. Keisha, MS. KEISHA! Oh my f**king God, she f**king dead."

11. "Fre-sha-vocado."

12. "Staaaahp! I coulda dropped my croissant!"

13. "That's my OPINION."

14. "You're not my dad, ugly ass f**king noodle head."

15. "What the f**k, Richard."

16. "This bitch empty, YEET!"

17. "Road work ahead? Yeah, I sure hope it does."

18. "What up, I'm Jared I'm 19, and I never f**king learned how to read."

19. "Um, I'm never been to oovoo javer."

20. "My God, they were roommates."

21. "Why are you running, why are you running?"

22. "Whoever threw that paper, your mom's a hoe."

23. "I can't swim."

24. "Lebron James."

25. "It's an avocado, thanksssss..."

26. "Mother trucker dude, that hurt like a butt cheek on a stick."

27. "Watch your profanity."

28. "I love you bitch, I ain't never gonna stop loving you, biiiiiitch."

29. "What are thoooooose?"

30. "I smell like beef."

31. "You better stop."

32. "What the F**K IS UP KYLE?"

33. "Come get y'all juice."

34. "Two bros, chilling in a hot tub, 5 feet apart cause they're not gay."

35. "So you just gonna bring me a birthday gift on my birthday to my birthday party on my birthday with a birthday gift?"

36. "I wanna be a cowboy, baby."

37. "Why you always lying?"

38. "Nice Ron" "I sneezed, oh, what, am I not allowed to sneeze?"

39. "I'm washing me and my clothes."

40. "Honey, you've got a big storm coming."

41. "XOXO, gossip girl."

42. "Shoutout to all the pear."

43. "A potato flew around my room before you came."

44. "Chipotle is my life."

45. "Look at all those chickens!"


47. "I like turtles."

48. "It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen in my life, watermelon, INSIDE A WATERMELON."

49. "Deez nuts, HA GOT EM?"

50. "F**k you, I don't want no ravioli."

51. "21."

52. "I'm in my mum's car, broom broom."

53. "Iridocyclitis."

54. "You know what, I'm about to say it."

55. "That is NOT correct."

56. "Uh, I'm not finished" "Oh my God, can you let me do what I need to do?"

57. "I have osteoporosis."

58. "ADAM."

59. "Merry Chrysler."

60. "Wait a minute, who ARE you?"

61. "Try me, bitch."


63. "I didn't get no sleep cause of y'all, y'all not gone get no sleep cause of me!"

64. "Do you want to go see Uncle Cracker or no?"

65. "So no head?"

66. "You got eczema."

67. "I am shooketh."

68. "Hey my name is Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow."

69. "Can I PLEASE get a waffle?"

70. "There is only one thing worse than a rapist." "A child."

71. "Ah f**k, I can't believe you've done this."

72. "Bitch, I hope the f**k you do."

73. "Two shots of vodka."

74. "F**k off Janet, I'm not going to your f**king baby shower."

75. "JEEEEEZ, Jesus Christ."

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If These 25 College Majors Were New York City Neighborhoods

The city never sleeps and nor do college students.


New York City, a city full of diversity and opportunity (that actually is less than 30 miles from my house), has a wealth of different neighborhoods, each with unique characteristics, different "personalities" that distinguish them from one another. The city itself never sleeps, but as college students in rigorous majors, nor do we.

So as students, each with a unique major (or no major at all), here are the college majors as NYC neighborhoods:

1. Art: Upper Carnegie Hill, Manhattan

This smaller neighborhood within Manhattan's Upper East Side has both the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum! Home of the third most visited museum in the world and the museum that hosted NYC's most popular exhibition, this neighborhood is the perfect representation for art majors.

2. Sports Management: Concourse, Bronx

As a proud Yankee fan, I must say that the true NYC headquarters for sports is the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. You can't really beat 27 World Series wins so, therefore, you can't dispute that this is the sports capital of the city.

3. Hospitality: Coney Island, Brooklyn

A tourist-y and family-friendly part of the city (without the hustle and bustle of Manhattan), Coney Island is perhaps the perfect comparison for a hospitality major. This neighborhood must accommodate people of all ages to ensure the safety (and fun) of all of its visitors.

4. Biology: Bronx Park, Bronx

Home to both the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden, you get a wealth of life and nature in an otherwise urbanized region. There is plenty to study in both of these attractions, which makes it a perfect parallel to a biology major.

5. Business: Financial District, Manhattan

This comparison pretty much speaks for itself, but as home to the New York Stock Exchange and the leading financial center of the world, many business majors may end up finding themselves in this part of NYC.

6. Performing Arts: Times Square, Manhattan

Times Square holds the center of the Broadway Theater District, so it should go without saying that this part of the city is perfect for anyone in the performing arts whether it is music, dance, or theater. Where else would a performing arts major want to be than "The Crossroad of the World?"

7. Psychology: Washington Heights, Manhattan

This neighborhood situated at the New York end of the George Washington Bridge contains New York-Presbyterian hospital's psychological and psychiatry services that treat mental illness, addiction, and learning disabilities. Fun fact: according to many reports, these services rank #1 in the U.S.

8. Criminology: Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn

Vinegar Hill tops the list for the highest crime rate of all neighborhoods in New York City. What an appropriate neighborhood for criminology majors to set the law straight.

9. Liberal Arts: Greenwich Village, Manhattan

A music, arts, and literature center of New York City, Greenwich Village is home of Washington Square Park and a large part of New York University. However, without a doubt, it is definitely the capital of liberal arts majors as well.

10. International Politics: Corona, Queens

Corona, Queens is an extremely diverse neighborhood that has had large African-American, Italian-American, German-American, Irish-American, and more recently Chinese-American populations, there is the intermingling of many cultures. Luckily, we have international politics majors to studies these cross-cultural relations.

11. Pre-Med: Kips Bay, Manhattan

It is no surprise that at a premier institution like NYU, there would be high quality medical programs. However, as dispersed throughout the city as the university is, all of the medical programs are concentrated in Kips Bay. That's right, no neighborhood in NYC screams "pre-med" like this one on the east side of Manhattan.

12. Political Science: Ellis Island, Manhattan

It's hard to locate a place in NYC that is more American (and therefore more political) than Ellis Island. The land that seats the Statue of Liberty, it's been a site of immigration and a symbol of our identity as America and our place in this world (which among today's politicians is still debated).

13. Information Science: Flatiron District, Manhattan

There are many companies and many demands for technology in NYC, but the Flatiron District is where all of the high-tech industries are focused. It houses Silicon Alley, which gave many companies their jump start during the Internet boom in the late '90s and early '00s. To this day, many of the technological companies reside in this neighborhood.

14. Meteorology: South Beach, Staten Island

South Beach has been the unfortunate target of many hurricanes (it is located along the coast after all). However, impending harsh weather conditions are the perfect storm (no pun intended) for meteorology majors.

15. Civil Engineering: Randalls and Wards Islands, Manhattan

These two conjoined islands hold the viaducts of the Triborough Bridge (a.k.a. the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge) that links the 3 boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx. I think it's safe to say that this system required some pretty skilled civil engineers to link together three different NYC boroughs.

16. Electrical Engineering: Astoria, Queens

As the location of the transformer explosion that caused the whole sky to turn a bright blue (and subsequently made tons of headlines), it's safe to say that Astoria, Queens is in high demand for some electrical engineers to save the day.

17. Computer Science: MetroTech Center, Downtown Brooklyn

The MetroTech Center is a hub of the combination of technological development and engineering in New York City. These two practices are definitely intertwined in any computer science program which also makes it the perfect place for computer science majors.

18. Education: Morningside Heights, Manhattan

As the location for the Teachers College branch of Columbia University, one of the premier graduate schools for education, Morningside Heights in Upper Manhattan is the perfect place for any education major.

19. Environmental Science/Sustainability: Tottenville, Staten Island

Tottenville is the southern shore of both Staten Island and all of New York that has worked to protect the environment. With problems of ocean dumping that have threatened the oyster population to policies to prevent further contamination of the soil, people have taken many measures to make sure we are helping the planet.

20. Architecture: Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights is known for its vast variety of architectural styles ranging from Greek Revival to Classical Revival, from Italianate to Neo-Grec, from Romanesque to Victorian Gothic to Second Empire...the list goes on. This neighborhood is a heaven for current and prospective architects.

21. History: Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx

Named "In Spite of the Devil" or possibly "Spewing Devil," in Dutch, this wealthier neighborhood in the Bronx has historic architecture and an eerie history. While accounts say that men died swimming the waters "from the devil" in the form of a large fish, it takes a real historian to find the truth behind the establishment of this neighborhood.

22. Chemistry: NoHo, Manhattan

NoHo, or North of Houston Street (as opposed to SoHo), has The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art which boasts a top-tier chemistry program. Not to mention, it also essentially borders the NYU College of Arts & Science. Therefore, you can expect to create some pretty cool explosions north of Houston Street.

23. Food Science: Flushing, Queens

Flushing has one of the multiple Chinatowns, which presents what is ranked as not only the best international food in NYC but the best food throughout the entire city. It takes a true food scientist to not only pull off good international food but takes the crown on numerous rankings for the top cuisine in a major city.

24. Nursing: Upper East Side, Manhattan

Nurses certainly congregate in this larger neighborhood in Manhattan including the top-ranked nursing school at Hunter College, Mount Sinai Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Lenox Hill Hospital, with Metropolitan Hospital Center very nearby.

25. Undeclared: Silver Lake, Staten Island

And finally, for those who don't know their future prospects, for those who didn't yet pave their career path or urbanize their own land, Silver Lake represents the undecided people. Mostly a reservoir and land kept in its natural form, it has not been covered with commercial buildings like the rest of the city--and that is perfectly okay!

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