Teachers Reveal The Weirdest Excuses That Somehow Turned Out To Be True  

Ashley Reign
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List Rules Vote up the excuses you would never believe if you heard them from a student.

Sometimes the unexplained happens. If you're a teacher, then the odds are that you probably think you've heard every student excuse in the book. But sometimes the most outlandish excuses turn out to be true. The only thing more bizarre than some of these crazy excuses by students is that all of them actually turned out to be true. From pets who actually did destroy homework to wild stories that turned out to be legit, the teachers of Reddit share the wildest sounding stories that they were actually able to verify.

One Kid Missed A Day To Visit The Hypnotist

From Redditor /u/ostrich9:

"I didn't come to school because I was in Mexico at my hypnotist."

Yeah didn't think one would take a day trip to Mexico for a hypnotist and be back the next day but that was in fact what had happened."

Would you doubt this?
The Government Stole A Kid's Homework

From Redditor /u/shakeelraja:

That their homework had been confiscated by Colonel Gadaffi's police. Turns out the kid's father worked for a Libyan bank, and the homework was about aerosols. Kid had gone to visit him during the summer break, and it was taken by the border guards.

Would you doubt this?
A Kid Missed Class Because Of A Murder

From Redditor /u/spsprd:

I've had a few.

I'll be two weeks late for class because I'll be in Beijing at the Olympics.

My father was murdered.

I was deported last night.

Would you doubt this?
A Kid's Cousin Took His Homework On Vacation

From Redditor /u/Kenesaw_Mt_Landis:

"My cousin took my homework on vacation to Venezuela"

Would you doubt this?