Cringeworthy Moments This Year Where Someone Had Absolutely No Idea Who They Were Dealing With

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Vote up the most awkward moments of people not knowing who they're dealing with.

There is a famous Internet proverb that reads: think before you post. Or tweet. Or respond. These people you're about to see below... did not do that. On the bright side, their fails have admittedly created some pretty funny and cringeworthy moments that we couldn't help but collect for the sake of comedy. All posts courtesy of r/dontyouknowwhoiam.

  • 1
    1,464 VOTES

    Rami Malek

    Listen, representation is important and all...but you might wanna do your research before you try to call someone out like this.

    1,464 votes
  • 2
    1,232 VOTES


    In a very twisted sense, this can be seen as a terrible form of flattery.

    1,232 votes
  • 3
    1,519 VOTES

    Store Manager

    Like a scene out of a comedy.

    1,519 votes
  • 4
    984 VOTES

    Professor Tom Nichols

    Professor Tom Nichols
    Photo: Reddit / Twitter

    This image tells us one thing and one thing only: YIKES.

    984 votes
  • 5
    1,613 VOTES

    Regional Reports Manager

    Hook, line, and sinker.

    1,613 votes
  • 6
    1,206 VOTES

    Tony Hawk

    Tony Hawk
    Photo: Reddit / Twitter

    Tony Hawk is constantly subjected to these awkward situations where people don't know who he is...and we're all here for it.

    1,206 votes