Most Difficult/Annoying Things About Being Tall

I'm 5'6 and in 5th grade. It can be discouraging being tall, but it can also be fun. Can you relate to this list?

The Top Ten

1 Beds that are too short.

Oh yeah. Glad this is number one. I hate foot-boards in general because so many times the beds their attached to are too short. - BKAllmighty

I currently own the largest bed my family could find. I still don't fit in it. - PositronWildhawk

I'm 5'6 and a quarter and in 8th grade. - Catacorn

I'm 192 cm. fortunately (? ), my bed's 6'8, 4.5 inches longer than I am

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2 Low ceilings

In my basement, I constantly hit my head on the ceiling, my ceiling is about 1 inch shorter than I am. - Catacorn

That would also hurt a tall person's back an damage their spines.

Ceilings turn into tunnels - Nateawesomeness

3 Blankets that are too short.

This one and No. 1 are the biggest annoyances for me. - BKAllmighty

When I visited CA in 2015 my cousins gave us blankets to use. I got a blanket that was intended for little kids/toddlers to use. It was able to cover me up fine. I had to curl up in order for it to cover me, though.

I will use it to avenge my chest,and only my chest - Nateawesomeness

6' 3.5' at 14 sucks especially with this - NobodyFamous

4 Pants always seem to be too short.

Out of all of the hand-me-down pants that my mother gives me, a couple of them are too short. - Pegasister12

When I was 2 years old I was tall for my age and I wore clothes for 18 month olds which most 2 year old fits perfectly but the pant legs were too short for me.

Not a good sign of being tall.

Wow sets,these must be the skinniest jeans I've bought today m8 - Nateawesomeness

5 You have to look down at almost every one.

I'm 5'7 and going into 8th grade. And I'm the tallest girl in the grade, I constantly look down at my classmates, and my female teachers are shorter than me. - Catacorn

I tower over most of the girls at my school. I'm almost 5'7. - Pegasister12

I'm average for my grade, I'm about 5'7 or 5'8. - Therandom

Midgets are fun to talk to - Nateawesomeness

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6 Regular shirts seem like crop tops.

Regular shirts are NOT,the closet from the lion,the witch,and the wardrobe,and they need to - Nateawesomeness

7 When people sitting behind you in class or at a theater ask you to crouch down because they can't see.

THIS IS SO DANG ANNOYING! In class, 2 of my classmates that are shorter than me constantly tell me to move my body away - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

...Because little people like me can't see from behind you! - Britgirl

Then when I crouch, they still say "I can't see". So I end up stiffening my neck at the movies. - Catacorn

The midgets must migrate - Nateawesomeness

8 When people tell you that you're tall.

I'm 5'5. And nearly everyone in my grade has been telling me this lately. Most of the people in my grade are very very short. - cosmo

Somehow I'm 5'8. I get it I'm tall. Just. Just. Shh. - AnonymousChick

My reaction: Yeah, I know. (I'm 5'4, but tall for my age.) - RiverClanRocks

This is annoying to me also. I’m 6 feet tall but literally everybody thinks I’m much taller (like 6’2”). Like I get I’m tall you don’t have to remind me every time.

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9 When people ask things like "How's the weather up there?"

My short friend does this to me. - Pegasister12

Probably not as bad as the weather down there. - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

It's fine up here! Just a bit rainy! How's it doen there? Is it raining too? Haha, hope it's not flooded! - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

10 You get overcharged at restaurants because people think you're older than you really are.

I went to the movies with a friend and it said the adult price is for ages 13 and up. I was eleven and got charged as an adult. - AnonymousChick

This can happen anywhere. I'm 12 but some people think I'm 14. - cosmo

This is mainly a problem for parents with tall kids. - TheCobainDomain


The Contenders

11 Leg room in cars
12 When people start to call you Abe Lincoln
13 Being bad at hide-and-seek

I always lose, because its not easy being 5'7, and the rest of your friends are all 5'2 and under. - Catacorn

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