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What's the worst thing you've been woken up to?

  1. waynet profile image45
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    For me it was only last week and the couple next door where making donkey noises ............eeeehhh ooooreee!!

    1. pddm67 profile image61
      pddm67posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's nothing - you're lucky smile

      I woke up to the fire alarm beeping. Had an electrical fire in the bathroom. At first i thought it was my regular alarm going off. Thank goodness it was pretty small and confined to the bathroom AND that it happened when I was home. Could have been much worse.

      1. waynet profile image45
        waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Whoa lucky escape there!!!

        1. pddm67 profile image61
          pddm67posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Tell me about it! AND I did the worst thing I probably could - I panicked and put it out with water - a big no-no from what I was told. Totally forgot about the extinguisher i had in the next room. Like I said, coulda been worse smile

          1. waynet profile image45
            waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Water and electrics do not mix...I know this from when I pee'd against an electrified security fence....for a full month my wife was treated to a black mans ding dong!!

            1. pddm67 profile image61
              pddm67posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              big_smile big_smile big_smile 

              Variety is the spice of life!

              big_smile big_smile big_smile

              1. waynet profile image45
                waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Yep and it was burnt spice... ouch!!

            2. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
              mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              LOL, I actually got chatting to a female friend who was telling me how her boyfriend and his mates went to a neighbouring island for a night out and dared each other to put their knobs on the cattle's electric fencing. Apparently they were being thrown backwards 5 or 6 metres at a time... ouch!!!

              1. pddm67 profile image61
                pddm67posted 7 years ago in reply to this

                LMFAO big_smile

                At a time!!! They tried it more than once!!! Wasn't seeing one mate thrown back enough to deter them - too funny!!!

    2. starme77 profile image86
      starme77posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      the puppy had diareah on the rug where I put my feet in the morning and that really felt gross this morning

    3. Superman05 profile image61
      Superman05posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I woke up to the house being on fire. That was an interesting experience.

  2. Rod Marsden profile image79
    Rod Marsdenposted 7 years ago

    Two neighbors fighting was the worst thing I ever woke up to. It was about three in the morning and after heated talk he hit her a few times. I phoned the police to sort it out as did a few other people. The cops came. It was basically a good neighborhood and the couple didn't stay for very long. I hope she eventually left him. They were in their twenties and neither one was suited to a live in long term relationship. They weren't what you would call mature for their either their size and age. This was about ten years ago.

    1. waynet profile image45
      waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ahh the bad neighbours awakenings, remember being woken up as a kid with some crazy women screaming because she burnt her toast...lol!

  3. Ohma profile image79
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    Daughter screaming like a banshee because son had just poured a whole bottle of pancake syrup on her. they were 13 an 15 at the time, and having cereal for breakfast.

    1. waynet profile image45
      waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol kids eh?

    2. Mieka profile image80
      Miekaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Haha, that is hilarious! I guess not if it happens to you though...

      My worst wake-up ever was in a hostel in sydney. Some drunk idiot Irish guy climbed in my bed with me by mistake. But he was to drunk to realise, and passed out hugging me. Took me a while to break free of his embrace. I was unable to wake him up and get him out of my bed. I ended up taking a shower in the middle of the night (this guy was smelly and sweaty), and then I just sat at reception, talking with the receptionist guy for the rest of the night. No way I was getting back into my bed, or his bed!

  4. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    long time ago, my ex coming in drunk as a skunkaroo about 3 am and wanting to argue - that was worse even then the time the neighbor guy (also drunk) was tearing down his fence at 4 am and the cops were there trying to get him to stop.

    1. waynet profile image45
      waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Neeeeiiiighbours! Everybody needs good neighbours!!!

  5. Ohma profile image79
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    Oh yea drunks I had forgotten how much fun they can be. I once had a beer bottle thrown through my window at 2 am because the guy next door was fighting with his wife and to drunk to know which house was his.

  6. waynet profile image45
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    Ohh drunken neighbours and passers by are the worst!!

    When I was a student someone tried to piss through our letterbox and I slammed that letterbox flap so hard...wasn't until the morning that I found the foreskin of the idiots ding dong splattered on the door....that made me sick for weeks!

  7. Ohma profile image79
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    ewww and ouch!

    1. waynet profile image45
      waynetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yep and that was probably the worst thing he ever woke up to lol!

  8. Ohma profile image79
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    No doubt!

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    I went to a big party while in college at locals house and I got pretty drunk so I passed out in one of the five bedrooms. I couldn't have been in there too long when I woke up to a warm, wet feeling on my chest and tummy...Yep, some drunk douche bag threw up up on me...nice!!! Ahhhh..good times tongue

  10. Green Lotus profile image60
    Green Lotusposted 7 years ago

    It was really bad. My brother in law got shot in a restaurant by a nutcase at another table. Hope that was my final worst wake up sad

  11. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
    mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years ago

    I woke up to a cat I had at the time raking its claw down the sole of my foot... that really really hurt.

    Another time I woke up when a different cat decided to pee on the duvet and I felt the warm wet feeling sinking through to the mattress....

    But the worst has to be waking up to hear my own somewhat pissed Husband peeing in the bed in his sleep, at which point I rudely woke him up and turfed him out of the bed and the bedroom at a rate of knots. I was NOT impressed!!

    1. Green Lotus profile image60
      Green Lotusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      now that's bad yikes

      1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
        mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        It was, but what do you reckon was the worst?? I am opting for my Husband peeing the bed!

        1. Green Lotus profile image60
          Green Lotusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          That's definitely the worst. All the others are acceptable by comparison big_smile

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    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago

    Hm... In my very first apartment, there was this old, perverted man who lived in the apartment next door. Every single night, I would be woken up by the sounds of him and his girlfriend... uhh... making donkey noises. Now, this wouldn't be so bad, but what I found disturbing was... that after they were done, the woman would cry for a good hour or two before they finally turned the TV onto some pornographic movie and were quiet.

    1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
      mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That is really weird and disturbing at the same time!

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        Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I agree. I actually considered calling the police a few times as I was concerned for the woman. She was quite a bit younger than him and... well, she was crying. But every time I saw her, she seemed happy, never had any bruises or black eyes, was free to come and go as she pleased. So... I have come to my own assumption that they were just really kinky... and not in a sexy way.

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    sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago

    My dog licking my nostrils at 3am. He wanted to go out.big_smile

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      Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Are you sure you maybe didn't have some leftover food still on your face? lol

      1. Green Lotus profile image60
        Green Lotusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        big_smile  big_smile  big_smile

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        sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I am a food wearer but I rarely snort my food.big_smile

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          Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Your nostrils thank you, BTW. big_smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    hmm...let me think...the neighbor talking and laughing really loud on the phone and he didn't get off even with me pounding on the wall so my husband and I were both up until 5 in the damn morning.
    then there is my husband's snoring that keeps me up and wakes me up.
    and last my kitten Tiger jumping on me in the middle of the night so he can snuggle, purr and kiss me before he falls to sleep, leaving me awake for a good 20 minutes before I could fall asleep again.

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      Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      This is all in the same night? big_smile

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        Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol thankfully no! but the snoring and the kitten one happens almost every night sad

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          Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Perhaps earplugs or a sledgehammer might help? big_smile

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            Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Tried ear plugs...that doesn't work. he is going in next week for a sleep study so yea we'll see how loud he snores for them lol

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              Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              They'll probably send him home to you before the night is out. lol Seriously, that could really be just a simple procedure to correct that. big_smile

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                Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                You would think but NO it took three doctors to say yea you need to get checked out. the first two said it's just allergies and gave him allergie medicine. I should have talked to them big_smile of course I would have been kicked out for yelling and curinsg lol and even the third doctor noticed that my husband's nose is crooked which is most likely the cause of the snoring. I saw that and knew it way back when and I'm not a doctor roll

                1. Ohma profile image79
                  Ohmaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  I wrote a hub about my experiance with slep apnea maybe it could help you and hubby know what to expect.

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    theawwwbutmumposted 7 years ago

    It's been the three D's for me that have hit the hardest!
    - Divorce
    - Death
    - Debt

  16. caravalhophoto profile image60
    caravalhophotoposted 7 years ago

    A phone call 1/03/1998 2:30am...my father died. sad

    1. Michael Willis profile image76
      Michael Willisposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I know the feeling. My dad hadn't died yet, but was told he would not survive and had to hurry to hospital if I wanted to see him before he passed. I was 4 hours away at the time and it was 3am.

      1. caravalhophoto profile image60
        caravalhophotoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I'm sorry Michael, I hope you made it in time to see him....sad

  17. Lita C. Malicdem profile image60
    Lita C. Malicdemposted 7 years ago

    A habitual drunk in the neighborhood who challenges everyone in sight to a fist fight.

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    moonphlowerposted 7 years ago

    An earthquake...small one but still freaky!  hmm

  19. Jumpness profile image61
    Jumpnessposted 7 years ago

    I hate alarm clocks. I can wake up to music or ocean waves, but a typical alarm clock will ruin my week.

  20. Lily Rose profile image84
    Lily Roseposted 7 years ago

    First time ever away from home, at college, alone in apartment because roommate hadn't moved in yet - was awakened by a 6.5 foot boa constrictor that came up my toilet!!!!!

    1. Ivorwen profile image82
      Ivorwenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yikes!  yikes

  21. flread45 profile image81
    flread45posted 7 years ago

    My dogs yelling at me to run a mountain lion off the porch..smile

  22. Ivorwen profile image82
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    I have been woken up by faulty fire alarms, more than once.  We finally replaced all of them.... at least I know my kids know what to do in an emergency.

    One time I thought I heard one of the kids crying and went to check, only to discover that they were all sound asleep, but that our furnace was on fire.  I was able to blow it out, but we were without heat for two days during the winter. 

    There have been a couple of neighborhood fires that have woke me up.  More than once I have had to call the fire department.

    There have been a couple of vehicle wrecks by drunks, which the cops never make it to... the drunks always get their buddies to rescue them and their vehicle.

    There was the AC/DC wanna be band, at the local bar that played until 3 or 4 am, before this little town got it's own police department.  That happened more than once. 

    Of course, there is the sound of someone puking, as every mother knows.  Hate hearing that one, and knowing it is my job to deal with it.

    But the worst was being woke up by sticks being broken, night after night, outside our tent, and knowing we had a stalker.  Every morning I could find a pile of twigs where the jerk had sat.  We finally started sleeping armed -- shot gun and knives.  He finally got the hint, and left us alone.

    1. Cassidella profile image86
      Cassidellaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      By far, I must say it was my mother's frantic voice on my answering machine telling me to wake up because the "US was under attack and NY was being bombed!" What she was trying to describe then without full details we now know as 9/11!

  23. H.C Porter profile image83
    H.C Porterposted 7 years ago

    Probably had to be when I was 18-had just had my tonsils removed 4 days prior. I woke up choking on what I thought was vomit. When I caught my breath and flipped on the light I noticed I was drenched in blood that was still coming out of my mouth.
    Ended up getting a blood transfusion and was told the incision had reopened. But waking up covered in blood isn't my idea of a good wake up call.

  24. heart4theword profile image61
    heart4thewordposted 7 years ago

    I was awakened to seeing the walls moving, and the waterbed moving like I was in a small boat in the ocean.  It was a 5.4 earthquake!

  25. Beth100 profile image83
    Beth100posted 6 years ago

    Something cold. 

    Stiff. 

    Discolored. 

    Dead.

  26. TLMinut profile image59
    TLMinutposted 6 years ago

    9/11 call, my little brother frantically telling me, "I'm okay, I was late to work and our older brother DIDN'T make it to work yet, I know he didn't, he couldn't have, he was only one train ahead of me. He's okay. I know he's okay. He is, he IS!" We did manage to find my older brother at around seven that night, not in the best shape but alive and now doing okay.

    And the kids' dad had just gone to D.C. And my brother-in-law was on the construction team at the Pentagon (nobody knew he had been moved a couple of weeks earlier).

    They're all okay but I certainly don't ever want a day like that again. Ever.

    1. Faybe Bay profile image82
      Faybe Bayposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      9/11, absolutely. My cable was out but my roommate had a dish out the back door for his TV. I was asleep on the couch, and he woke me up, and showed me the fuzzy view of local news on my antenna TV. I said, it's a trailer for a movie!, He said, no, and took me to his room to see a clear picture "We're at war" is all he said.

  27. Pandoras Box profile image82
    Pandoras Boxposted 6 years ago

    The news that my father had died.

  28. defenestratethis profile image60
    defenestratethisposted 6 years ago

    When my dad called to tell me that my older brother had drowned.

  29. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    A phone call in the middle of the night saying that my father had shot himself.

    1. Fluffymetal profile image78
      Fluffymetalposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      those are just so sad.  I'm not even gonna write down my worst thing... just doesn't compare to some of these.

  30. ddsurfsca profile image72
    ddsurfscaposted 6 years ago

    My son who was just under a year old, painting the wall next to his crib in his own poooh!!

  31. borge_009 profile image59
    borge_009posted 6 years ago

    My bed was half submerged in water when typhoon strikes at our place.  But that was when I was 10 yrs old

 
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