Things That Make You Ask Why, Part 10

I love these “why” posts. You guys rarely comment on them, but I love them so we are going to keep doing them anyway!
Why am I so amazed at this diorama? Because it was in the 1st grade science fair. “Everyone can just go home now, this kid wins science. Thanks for coming out today.”


Look closely. There are sculpted animals in there, WITH DETAILS.
Why was I tempted to buy a chair I have no need for?


Because who could pass up a deal like that!? Look at the price when it’s not on sale!


Why has no one ever told me that I have been calling my furniture by the wrong name all these years? I was always under the impression that a “single person couch” was called… a chair. My bad.

Why do I think that google translate might be having some technical difficulties?

What is this thing anyways?
Why do they do this? I swear grocery stores make the shelves ridiculously high and deep just so that the people in the security office have something to watch on their closed circuit TVs as they laugh at short people grocery shopping. There is no possible way I can reach the cereal I wanted to get unless I drag a chair over from the furniture department.
I literally held the camera in front of my eye so that you could see my view. I want the cereal way in the back next to the whole grain stuff on the left. Unfortunately I forgot my go-go-gadget arms at home.

Why did I think I was on a hidden camera show last week? Because I was supposed to pick up lunch for a meeting and I couldn’t find anyone in the entire restaurant. According to the door it had been open for 20 minutes, yet, no one.

Here I am standing in the kitchen. Still… no one.

And also, while I’m standing there, in the kitchen, where exactly are they packing up these orders? Next door? At home? And where exactly is this bell? The arrow means nothing to me when it’s pointing to Velcro. Did the waitstaff take it with them, when they all left?

Why do I have no idea what shift they are hiring for?

Why am I fairly sure that whoever came up with this advertising campaign does not have children?

“Sorry kids, did I say vacation? My bad, I meant vaccination.”

Why not glue your window shut?

Why on earth would any surgeon’s office have carpet that you can actually trip over? Really, so you are telling me that you decided that uneven carpet would be exactly the thing that your recovering patients hopped up on loopy drugs should be walking on. “Oh I’m sorry, did you fall and break your face? Good thing we do nose jobs here!”

That’s just mean

Why is there a random ankle brace lying on the track at the gym? I mean really, what plausible explanation could there be for not noticing that somehow your ankle brace came off, especially since you wear a shoe over it. I’m having visions of Forest Gump running by…


Why did I laugh when I saw this ad? Because it was running next to one of my articles over on YourTango. Apparently now you can read Eden Strong, find a lawyer, and get a children’s book about daddy being in jail, all at the same time!

Why am I showing you a picture of a leg lamp in my kitchen? Because I forgot to show you this at Christmas and that irritates me, so I’m showing it to you now just because I thought it was awesome. Do I have some awesome holiday decorating skills or what?

Why am I also showing you this? Because I found this photo next to the leg lamp photo and realized I forgot to share both of them with you.

Why am I not allowed to listen to this?

“Not For A Mom.” Otherwise known as “Not For A Moment.”

WHY DO I HAVE TO LIVE HERE? “Oh don’t mind me, I’m just going to be 49 minutes late to work because I have to chisel my car out of an ice cube.”

This is my car window from the inside. Ice much?

Alright, that’s all I’ve got! Now send me your funny pictures or post them to my facebook wall!
If You Liked This, Make Sure To Check Out The “Things That Make You Ask Why?” Series!

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  • snork maiden
    June 24, 2015 at 9:51 am


    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 21, 2015 at 10:51 am


  • Evelyn
    June 24, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    I like these posts 🙂

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 12:48 am

      Yay! I’m glad 🙂

  • afairytale84
    June 24, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    I love these posts. You always find the weirdest things. 🙂

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 10:51 am

      Haha! What can I say? Weird follows me…

  • Mzfuzz
    June 24, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    I see weird shit all the time, but I never pay attention or question it like you do. What was the deal at the restaurant??????

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 12:49 am

      I have no idea! I stood there for like ten minutes, walked around, and then found someone sitting at a booth doing paperwork. I was like “uh… are you open?” and they were all “yep!”

      Maybe no one is eating here because NO ONE KNOWS YOU ARE OPEN.

  • Facebook
    June 25, 2015 at 1:56 am

    “Single person couch”….. :,)

  • Anonymous
    June 25, 2015 at 3:06 am

    Was it only that color? I love it! I might just have to get one for myself

  • Anonymous
    June 25, 2015 at 3:13 am

    So the chair it's self is $229. 🙁 well it seemed like a good idea. The cover is just $29

  • CD
    June 25, 2015 at 7:55 am

    I can't remember where but I've seen that “The Night Dad Went to Jail” book. Fitting for a side ad for your articles as it is (those internet marketers know what they're doing) but on top of that, they are bunnies! If it weren't for bunnies you wouldn't have met your ex! (I wasn't sure since their ears don't stick up, so I Googled it to confirm they are, in fact, bunnies – and then I found the whole damn book online and HAD to read it, along with several WTF children's books. Still yet to find “The Night Mommy Went To The Mental Hospital”, though…)Seriously, Eden. THIS is why I come here. Sometimes I need to read something a little more serious, but after I'm glad you like writing them as much as I like reading them. I think when it comes to so many of these things, whether it's hilarious or just messed up, we find ourselves asking that same question “WHY?” I was always that weird kid who questioned everything… that's probably what got me through everything, honestly.And now, a serious “why” question you made me think of – WHY did Forrest Gump copy Inspector Gadget? “Go, Gadget, Go!”… “Run, Forrest, Run!” IT'S A CONSPIRACY I TELL YOU!!!! XD

  • CD
    June 25, 2015 at 7:57 am

    Oops, got cut off – Sometimes I need to read something a little more serious, but after a rough night, this is really the kind of thing I need to read. 😀

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 12:52 am

      Haha! If you find a mom went to the mental hospital one I need to read that!

      I’m glad you like the funny posts. The comments are always so dead I never know!!

  • Anonymous
    June 25, 2015 at 11:52 am

    Funny you're right they are both chair covers. Still though $29 down from $29,503 is quite the deal!

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 12:51 am

      Ah you are right, it was the slipcover! Still a great sale price though compared to the original! haha!

      • NotMyShametoBear
        June 28, 2015 at 12:50 am

        Ah you are right, it was the slipcover! Still a great sale price though compared to the original! haha!

  • Anonymous
    June 25, 2015 at 8:03 pm

    I love these posts!!! They are one of my absolute favorite things about your blog, please don't stop. You always make me laugh out loud…much love xoxo

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 12:53 am

      Well that makes me happy 🙂

      Thank you!

  • Sara A.
    June 26, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    Some crazy helicopter mom was up all night making that diorama like, “Little Jimmy is going to WIN this science fair if it's the last thing I do!””

    • NotMyShametoBear
      June 28, 2015 at 12:52 am

      RIGHT!? There is NO way a kid made that!!!

  • pjbac2001
    June 28, 2015 at 3:46 pm

    Was on another site, and somehow ended up on your blog. Have to say, it is great.l When I find something funny enough to make me laugh out loud, with tears in my eyes, it is a keeper. Will be back for a good laugh when I need one.

  • Lynda Charlton
    December 31, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Woke up with a major sinus headache and this was so funny it actually made me forget how bad my head hurts! Keep them coming.

    • NotMyShametoBear
      January 2, 2016 at 8:48 am

      Haha, sorry about the headache but I’m glad you got a good laugh!


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