Top Ten Stupidest Reasons to Get in Trouble

We all have those days when our parents just get mad at us for stupid reasons. Here's ten of the dumbest reasons to get in trouble.

Shout out to BlueFrostOfThunderClan for helping me make this list!

The Top Ten

1 For being autistic

Whoever made their kid get in trouble for being autistic, let me tell you this: Did your child ever CHOOSE to have autism?! - HyenaLover

I'm not saying they're all like this, but most autistic people I've met are either violent, unintelligent, or whiny. And this is coming from an autistic person!

While I do not necessarily agree with your comment, I know where you're coming from. I am autistic, and I do not like being autistic because as a child, I got placed with unsuccessful autistic students and not successful, nice students. As a result, no one (except for Special Ed teachers and a few special needs students) knew me at all. That made me feel lonely. You are an awesome person. - anonygirl

I'm autistic and I really hate it when "normal" people bully those with autism for no reason.

I have this - Lunala

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2 For listening to certain music

Why would people get in trouble for listening to certain music? A couple of curse words won't cause the end of the world or anything!

Yup. It's true. All these reasons sound like reasons that would be used for someone being grounded in a lame Go! Animate grounded video. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Yeah, like listening to music with sexual and inappropriate lyrics. - DynastiSugarPop

Ok one time I showed my friend a Slipknot song called "Wait and Bleed", which is one of the few songs by them that doesn't even swear. The teachers got mad and wanted me to put my phone on her desk. She told me I'm not allowed to listen to music that swears when it only said "hell" in it. - Metalmaniakkk

I once saw a video of Dora getting grounded for listening to Justin Bieber. - Murvine_Taylor

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3 For missing an episode of a TV show

People get in trouble for this?

Ever heard of iPlayer? - Entranced98

I have missed every episode of my favorite T.V. shows. I even missed a new episode of The Loud House! - DynastiSugarPop

What the hell
this is a stupid reason to get in trouble - RoseCandyMusic

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4 For using your device or playing games

That's so messed up. What else will you do when you're bored? - Powerfulgirl10

This is very relatable.

I barely have anything else to do when I'm bored. - njalabi63989


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5 For "wasting" money 

I don't waste my money... because they're's nothing I want to buy.

Control freaks and their whacked up ideas

My parents said that I should spend my money less. What's the problem of buying something? They give me that money so I can buy whatever I want - RoseCandyMusic

I got grounded for buying a bag of Cheetos without asking. - Drawbox

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6 For breathing


7 For wearing certain clothes

If you're wearing see-through clothes, I think scolding would be needed. - BKAllmighty

I wanna wear jogging bottoms and a hoodie but of course, I have to look all fancy and formal - jmepa1234

There's a fine line between wearing whatever you want and dressing up for a porno. - MKBeast

I swear one day, I'll get barred for wearing a pony T-Shirt because I'm planning to have one someday - Neonco31

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8 For eating junk food

Meat isn't junk food. Stupid hippies! In fact, meat can be as healthy as your vegan crud.

So what if I had a few slices of pizza?! What I eat is not your concern!

I have eaten lots of junk food. My parents won't let me eat some. - DynastiSugarPop

That used to happen to me when I was younger, but it doesn't really happen to me anymore. - anonygirl

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9 For not playing with younger siblings

I hate my younger siblings, my mom just doesn't understand... - KianaLexi

Lol who plays with siblings? - Ananya

I don't have any younger siblings, so I unfortunately would not be able to relate to this one. - anonygirl

Exactly! I can barely relax with my brother!

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10 For hearing a dirty joke in a cartoon show

I wouldn't call this a dirty joke, but I got in trouble for watching Naruto season 2 episode 1. Don't ask. - mayamanga

Not my probably that Adventure Time was supposed to be a teens show. - AlphaQ

Well, at least I didn't get in trouble for that. - DynastiSugarPop

The Contenders

11 For Existing

In GoAnimate, Boris has grounded Caillou for existing. - Murvine_Taylor

12 For having an unpopular opinion

A lot of people I know cannot respect or try to change my opinion on things. When I told one of my friends that I hate anime the started saying "Why? " and "It's Awesome! ". and when I tell someone to stop ranting they start ranting about my opinion. I still wonder why I am still friends with these people. And I was ranted at by 15 people just because I said "I don't support Donald Trump". And my brother will not shut up with his ranting.

There are just some unpopular opinions that are more honest or even better than some popular opinions. (Like saying The Lion King should be hated and not deserve the praise it gets, while saying another film(s), like, well heck, even the worst non-Disney films, are better than The Lion King) Sorry but that's the truth.

@Disney1994 You can stop saying your life sucks. At least you're not in poverty.

Eh, I have tons of them. - AlphaQ

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13 For watching Regular Show

WHO EVEN HATES REGULAR SHOW? I respect opinions but I don't get why someone would hate this awesome show. Oh, cause it's supposed to be for adults but teens watch it instead?...Well same with a South Park. I'm always nagged for watching that show. It is t THAT bad. - AlphaQ

Oh come on, is it THAT BAD? - BorisRule

14 For getting hurt

But what if it's so serious that you need to go to a hospital? That's so messed up. - Powerfulgirl10

On GoAnimate, I saw a video of Caillou jumping on Rosie's bed, getting injured, and getting in huge trouble. In that same video, Rosie jumped on Caillou's bed, got injured the same way Caillou did, and got proper treatment and care. - anonygirl

*Falls off stairs* *gets arrested* - AlphaQ

I saw a GoAnimate video once where Caillou got hit by a car and got arrested for it. - Murvine_Taylor

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15 For having a horrible life

It depends on how you define "a horrible life". If you're defining a horrible life because you or someone you love is homeless, being abused, or lives in extremely violent place, then I can understand why this is a bad reason to get in trouble. However, if they are just hating their lives over different opinions, then this is no particular reason because their lives are not actually horrible. They just claim it is horrible because people have different interests. - anonygirl

No one should have anything handed to them on a silver platter, but no one should have that said platter thrown at them before the person who threw it beats them down. - MKBeast

@Disney1994 Just say your opinion instead of saying that your life sucks over and over again.

I just know Disney1994 put this on here.

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16 For not wanting to go anywhere

I'm always this way. I prefer to stay alone in my room all the time. I understand having to go to school, but other than that, I don't want to be dragged around to places I don't care about. I also get forced to come outside of my room and "visit" with my parents, even though I hate that too. - Element119

This list is pretty relatable - and really well-made. - Elina

When I don't want to go to shop, I didn't and stay home.

That used to happen to me all the time when I was younger. Since I am old enough to stay home by myself, this rarely happens anymore. - anonygirl

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17 For farting or burping

This happens a lot on GoAnimate videos, but I rarely see this happen in real life. - anonygirl

18 For not wanting to eat something

My dad forced me to eat some gross soup a few times. The soup itself looked like somebody ate too much and couldn't take it. And I'm talking about Chunky's soup. - Powerfulgirl10

I absolutely hate how some parents raise their children. I was forced to eat small servings of food that tasted like garbage at what they call a "fancy" place.

My grandma HATES it when I don't like something. She always says, "Oh, one day you'll like it and regret today when you didn't eat it."

In GoAnimate, the troublemaker will not want to have a certain food for dinner, but the parents will make them eat it. This infuriates the troublemaker to the point of flipping the table. Finally, the troublemaker gets sent to bed early and gets grounded. - Murvine_Taylor

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19 For reading a book

How could you get in trouble over this?! It's for entertainment and learning! If anybody gets punished over reading a book, then I fell so sorry for them. - Powerfulgirl10

What? People get in trouble for reading books? What is wrong with this world?

That's so dumb

I got in trouble for this at school. In a school library. what? - mayamanga

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20 For doing homework

Why should someone get in trouble for doing what he/she is supposed to do? That does not make any sense. - anonygirl

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1. For breathing
2. For Existing
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