People Who Texted The Wrong Number At The Wrong Time

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Upvote the most funny wrong-number text screencaps, downvote the lamer ones.

We've all received various funny wrong number texts here and there, but these are the funniest wrong text messages ever sent. Maybe it's a person who didn't know they were given a fake number at a bar, or someone who honestly made a texting mistake, but sent a really embarrassing picture. Or maybe it's even someone aggressively threatening you, scaring the crap out of you and scarring you until they let you know that you're not the person they originally meant to harass. Either way, there's nothing not hilarious about a wrong-number text. Screencaps have come in from all walks of life to places like Reddit, Tumblr, 4chan, and the like, documenting the beauty of the wrong number accident text. 

The beauty of the mistaken number text lies in that it's not a phone call. Previously, when someone dialed a wrong number, they knew it immediately when either they failed to recognize the voice of the person on the other end or when they decided, once and for all, that yes, this was definitely a stranger. And at that point, the interaction was over. Everyone knew when they'd made a mistake. 

Now, when people text the wrong person, they won't know for a good long while that it wasn't their new friend, co-worker, or potential date they just sent that selfie to, but a complete stranger. 

The best responses come when those strangers choose to screw with the people sending the texts. This is a list of the best examples of funny wrong number texts, so vote for your favorites.

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  • 1
    23,996 VOTES

    Well Done, Troops!

    23,996 votes
  • 2
    24,528 VOTES

    Oh, This Is Just Cold

    Oh, This Is Just Cold
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    24,528 votes
  • 3
    19,581 VOTES

    Poor Guy (The Second One)

    19,581 votes
  • 4
    15,994 VOTES

    Buying A Car on Craigslist 101

    Buying A Car on Craigslist 101
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    15,994 votes
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    16,865 VOTES

    Missed Opportunity

    Missed Opportunity
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    16,865 votes
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    15,337 VOTES

    Lonely Dude, Must Party

    Lonely Dude, Must Party
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    15,337 votes