Top Ten Things You Don't Want Your Parents to Catch You Doing

So you are minding your business home alone when surprise! One or both of your parents came home early! Here's the stuff they don't want you to see you ever doing.

The Top Ten

1 Masturbating

I got caught...
It was awkward - BananaBrain

Well I don't masturbate...yet.
Ok sorry. - Luckys

My dad caught me masturbating twice. The first time he walked in on me and it was kinda awkward but we didn't talk about it afterward, I guess he just accepted it because he knew it was normal and I'm sure he does it or he at least used to do it when he was younger. The second time he caught me I had my door open, which was stupid of me and he saw me masturbating. He had a chat with me about it but all he mainly said was its fine if I want to do it, he doesn't mind me doing it but I just need to close my door because he doesn't want my sisters or mum to have to see me masturbating. But mostly he was pretty chill, I guess cause he knew every guy does it, it is normal and he most likely does it or did it when he was my age. (to be honest, he probably just has sex every night now with my Mum! ) - That would feel better and you'd get better orgasms anyway!

I don’t masturbate yet - ArtisticLuna

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2 Burning down the house

If they do have a brain they would notice - iliekpiez

Why would you be doing that in the first place? - saturatedsunrise

My parents caught me doing this once and I was grounded for an entire week >:(

You shouldn't be angry because you deserved it. You were also lucky that you didn't get grounded for a year - DrayTopTens

By having the stove kitchen run a good portion, and KABOOM! There goes the home owners insurance. - htoutlaws2012

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3 Breaking their stuff

I have broken/destroyed MANY items when I was a kid...

I accidentally broke my mom's heater while carrying it down the stairs. She told me to take it down from her room and I accidentally tipped it over and broke the dials as I was picking it up. She forgave me afterwards.

Oh you broke insert high tech gadget that was overly expensive. - htoutlaws2012

This something that someone would do if they hate their parents really badly.-LitSavage

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4 Eating all of the food

I used to do this a lot... - Jasmine21064

I got busted for eating all the food at a party once...

Typical, but no harm no foul just make up for it next time around. - htoutlaws2012

It should be sweet food. Not all food is bad

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5 Having sex

I don't want my dad walking in on me with a boy in general smh - Luckys

Masturbating, they do not get angry. Sex, they go mad and ban you from the person you ar doing it with forever

Sex and Masturbate are basically similar aspects both found in the top 10 I wonder. - htoutlaws2012

What a disturbing thing to find. - Powerfulgirl10

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6 Watching porn

That's what I was thinking - DrayTopTens

Not a porno movie but it is an adult movie. I watched "Showgirls", a 1995 movie about topless showgirls in Vegas. I knew that my mom didn't approve of this so I decided to turn it on and watch when she's out of the room. She walked in later and caught me watching it and then soon she told me that it's too inappropriate for it and that I shouldn't be watching those types of movies.

by the way I am 26.

Remember kids, don't be like Jared Fogle! - htoutlaws2012

I don't necessarily watch porn but I do watch the stuff that I don't want my parents know I'm watching

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7 Getting into their stuff

Once during a party my relatives gave me permission to raid their pantry and I got in trouble with my dad for it

By starring at there personal fiance... that would be considered somewhat creepy intentions. - htoutlaws2012

I'm nosy, so when I'm worried about my parents, I go through their stuff to see what's going on. If my mom caught me, she'd just get mad. If my dad caught me, he'd kill me. That's why I do it when they're not home. - Elric-san

I am worried my parents are doing something bad all the time like chiting on them or going out with some one else but they always tell me that they would never ever do it but still so I get there phone s.and see who they texted or called one problem my dad's phone is vere hard to get like he has it all the the time I feel like this people


8 Committing suicide

I want the parents to walk in while the child is commiting suicide to try to prevent it from happening. - Luckys

Um. No. - Coreforce

What? Then they could stop you because everyone knows nothing's worth killing yourself over. - keycha1n

Depends if you are willing to give up you're life at the point of hopelessness. - htoutlaws2012

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9 Wasting electricity

My youngest brother does this all the time, yet my parents don't seem to care at all. - Jasmine21064

It's cloudy/raining outside during the day, I turn the lights on to see/read better and my mom is like "you're wasting electricity! Turn it of! "

My parents busted me turning the lights on many, MANY times...

I opened all of the lights and machines in my house. And 10 MINUTES LATER... *power goes out*. - nko32

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10 Breaking your own stuff

I got in trouble for dropping my phone many times

Yeah overheat, and not be up to date, by cleaning your files, and then buy a new computer that sucks. - htoutlaws2012

They'll rat on you regardless of whose stuff gets broken. - NuMetalManiak

The Contenders

11 Making a mess in the house

Not going to make the same mistake my brother ended up pulling. - htoutlaws2012

When I was 7 I got in trouble for puking on the carpet and when was like 11 or 12 I got in trouble for puking on the bathroom floor instead of the trash can (I was sick and I couldn’t make it to the trash in time)

12 Smoking weed

Duh! Off course parents would not let their own daughters and sons smoke weed. But it's also their own choice.

Unless you have parents that do drugs every day (and are subsequently awful at parenting, for the record), no parent ever wants to catch a kid doing drugs. You learn this kind of stuff is school yet some kids you might know decide to do it. Heck, I see lots of smokers on campus daily.

On the other hand, there is that whole legalization business for marijuana, so I'm not exactly sure what the future will hold for the pot smokers. - NuMetalManiak

Not my forte, but everyone else in the family does it. - htoutlaws2012

Once I said smoke weed every day and my parent almost killed me - assassin23

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13 Talking to yourself

I do this a lot. - Cyri

When I was little, my parents would tell me to stop because they think it's weird. I didn't stop, and now I still talk to myself. - Jasmine21064

Lol I do this all the time.

My parents think that only people with mental problems do this

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14 Getting naked

My mom constantly walks in on me whenever I'm in the shower...AND I'M FEMALE!

''We're going streaking! '' - htoutlaws2012

Two comments down, no offense but, becose is spelled because, thei is spelled they, and alrady is spelled already. But this is so much better to have my MOM catch me (I'm a girl) doing. My dad once walked in on me having sex with my boyfriend. yeh, much harder to explain and deal with. - Swiftdawn

When I'm naked its ME TIME for GAD sakes. -LetsGoSwagger

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15 Watching GoAnimate Grounded Videos

I would not want my parents to know that I'm watching a GoAnimate Grounded Video

You’re grounded (says 💯 times)
For 1847175038285872728427274836 years

16 Seducing inappropriate partners

Happened to me, I was sitting next to my girlfriend once and my cousin gave me a funny look. After my aunt left, my cousin took me for a walk and explained that my girlfriend is a hoe. I always end up dating hoes for some reason. - AlphaQ

They talk about getting a boyfriend or girlfriend but get skeptical when u actually do - Nonpointed

Better get some protecting otherwise this will come back to haunt you down the path, and before you know you could be on the Maury show lol. - htoutlaws2012

17 Being on TheTopTens

My parents don't know on this, but my mom wouldn't give a crap.
But my dad on the other hand just wants me to safe online. - Luckys

If my parents knew about this...I'm in troubs

This is the ultimate website for me to get away from all my problems, if my parents knew what I posted I would get my butt kicked, even though most of my comic comments always end in trouble for me...they would still get very angry...thank god mom doesn't know how to search history,


Well, there goes my butt... - Coreforce

Oh boy... - TimmyTurner

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18 Singing

My dad videotaped me singing to a song from some kid show when I was little when I wasn't looking. I felt super embarrassed when he told me. Thank goodness he didn't show it to anyone... - Jasmine21064

When I think everyone is outside, I sing really badly. - saturatedsunrise

That would be horrible because I sing really bad...I mean good.

Unsure if this would be a awkward, or good see doing type moment. - htoutlaws2012

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19 Twerking Twerking

More like "Watching twerking videos".

Nice picture by the way... - RogerMcBaloney

Oh gosh. That's just disgusting! - UltraLunalaX

Only losers twerk. - XxembermasterxX

Don’t know how - ArtisticLuna

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20 Wasting water

My parents complain that I shower long, yet my mom and sister showers last EVEN LONGER!

Imagine running the sink for a couple of hours... then a week later the water bill is up high gee I wonder what acts you pulled this time. - htoutlaws2012

21 Listening to inappropriate music

My didn't like me listening to Jocelyn Flores, but I think she's okay with it now...I hope. - Luckys

I hate inappropriate songs. - saturatedsunrise

That depends on the genre of music in all honesty in the parents acceptance level of all music genres. - htoutlaws2012

My parents blocked songs with explicit content on my iPod and she blocked my 6 favorite songs so I listen to them on Spotify and YouTube every day!

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22 Watching a parody on YouTube

She'd kill me if she knew I were watching Bart Baker. - Luckys

My mom called me "racist" because I was watching Asian parody videos (eg. "Vietnam is My City by Aznromeo" and "Things Asian Parents Do"). I am Asian, by the way.

But Bart Baker's parody of Anaconda is educational, Mom!

My mum always asks "what do you watch on youtube" in that voice as if she knew exactly what videos you saw. Why the heck would my mum be interested in a youtube channel about pokemon cards and cutting up Elemental Monkeys and Hawluchas - Lunala

23 Watching Angry Grandpa videos

Wait… what's wrong with watching Angry Grandpa videos? - RogerMcBaloney

24 Eating Dessert

I eat so much sweets yet I’m skinny. Lmao logic. - AlphaQ

My mom is paranoid about me getting diabetes so when I enjoy the occasional dessert during parties that she’s not attending I have to tell her in a way that won’t cause her to overreact like crazy

25 Staying up past your bedtime

Ha, imagine my mom walking in on me on my phone at 4am, I'd be grounded for so long. - Luckys

My bed time was 9pm when I was in high school.

(It's 9:30 pm, and I still can't fall asleep)
Mom: (enters may room) WHY ARE YOU STILL AWAKE?
Me: But I can't sleep!

Coreforce, the little devil in...BEDTIME BREAKOUT!

*begins in Coreforce’s house, it is almost 9:30 and Coreforce, our little devil is still up! *

Me: *playing on switch* “yes! Come on, I’m so close to the finish line I just gotta- *boom* wait wha...OH NO! A BLUE SHELL JUST HIT ME! I hope he hits a banana...or 500 blue shells!...or maybe even-“

Mom: “it’s 9:30! You know what that means, Coreforce...”

Me: “no...OH GOD NOOO! ”

Mom: “it’s...BEDTIME! Come on, let’s get you in bed.”

Me: “but mom, I'm NOT TIRED! ”

Mom: “you will be when you get into your warm bed.”

Me: “that’s what you think...I’m NOT going to bed! ”

Mom: “Oh I’m you want to be grounded for 3 weeks!? ”

Me: *dashes upstairs into bedroom and into bed*

Mom: “good boy...goodnight! ” *turns off lights*

Me: “well, you can put me to bed...but you can't make me SLEEP! Hahaa...hey ...more - Coreforce

26 Watching My Little Pony

I secretly watch it since I was 11. For some reason they hate it. - Arah2004

Once my mom caught me watching My Little Porno by cs188!

I watch My Little Pony!

What the heck - assassin23

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27 Stealing their stuff

Once I tried to "steal" money from my parents as a joke and my mom was mad at me but my dad knew that I was joking all along.

My dad had this giant bag of Starburst jelly beans in a drawer in his room, and I used to always steal them.

Such as wealth which ends up losing trust when being left alone. - htoutlaws2012

28 Bullying

My mom doesn't like it when I "terrorize" my little cousins.

When they were younger they would constantly annoy me on purpose and whenever I yell at them to get them to stop they would cry and I would get in trouble for "being mean" to them.

I wasn't terrorizing them. I was trying to teach them a lesson! >:(

29 Watching South Park

Lol. I watch South Park with my mom from time to time. Guess I'm lucky. - RogerMcBaloney

I get this one since they do attack pop culture in ruthless aggression fashion where it works really well, but at times way controversial methods. - htoutlaws2012

When I was SIX I watched South Park. Not joking. My dad knew and LET us watch it then said "don't tell mum". My dad is one of those parents who lets their kids do whatever. - Lunala

I really want to watch this show, but Mom doesn't let me. I even got to the point where one of the items on my christmas list was for mom to let me watch South Park. - Blaze

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30 Watching YouTube poop

Unless if it's clean. - TimmyTurner

I watch it every day lmao. - AlphaQ

Thanks Hotel Mario for giving this to us... you may be god awful of a video game, but this is probably the best thing that has come outta this cult phenomenon. - htoutlaws2012

For some reason I really would hate even if my mom sees me watching video game videos on youtube. How would I explain to her if she cought me watching YTP? - WhatAreWeHaving4Lulz

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31 Playing video games

I had limited age restrictions on what I could buy. - AlphaQ

I'm allowed to play video games. I'm just not allowed to play them on school days.

For me I had stricted guidelines back in the day playing video games on a limited basics on weekdays I kid you not. - htoutlaws2012

mine too - assassin23

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32 Drawing “inappropriate” Pictures

Once I drew a penis on the teachers’ head as a prank. I got suspended for school for a month. - AlphaQ

Once I drew a harmless picture of me as a 2 year old in a diaper and my mom was like “why are you drawing that? ”

33 Watching anime

My dad likes anime so I'm able to.
But I'm afraid that they'll catch me because I don't want them to say that 'it's why I'm so slow' but the truth is anime made me a better person! - HistorianaPhilippiniana

Not that much of a crime since Anime is allowed in the household... not the biggest fan, but its not that bad as some make it out to be. - htoutlaws2012

What’s wrong with anime? I like anime. - AlphaQ

34 Playing Grand Theft Auto

I play it all the time, my dad knows about this but he’s chilled. - AlphaQ

35 Doing drugs

My cousin once brought cough syrup and made lean, my aunt caught him and beat the crap out of him.

Stay away from lean, kids. - AlphaQ

I don't do drugs but my sister tried it once, my mom beat her. Sadie never did it again - Swiftdawn

Kids simply do not take drugs in any circumstance. - htoutlaws2012

My parents caught me. I'm surpised this isn't on the top of the list. they were super pissed!

36 Watching ISIS beheading videos

Somebody has a sadistically awful mind for even thinking about this in the fist place. - htoutlaws2012

37 Getting caught for enabling KinzChat Plus on Webkinz
38 Watching adult movies

I watched "Showgirls", a 1995 movie about topless showgirls in Vegas. I knew that my mom didn't approve of this so I decided to turn it on and watch when she's out of the room. She walked in later and caught me watching it and then soon she told me that it's too inappropriate for it and that I shouldn't be watching those types of movies.

by the way I am 26.

I watched Showgirls and The Hangover. They both have nudity in it so when my mom enters and there’s a nude scene coming up. I just skip to that part and tell my mom that it’s buffering. - AlphaQ

I watched “Leaving Las Vegas” and they have sex, nudity and a rape scene in it but based on my experience while watching “Showgirls”, I planned ahead and skipped all the graphic scenes when my mom’s in the room so she won’t catch me watching them...and it worked!

I’ll use this strategy every single time I watch adult movies

39 Posting comments on websites

So me. - HistorianaPhilippiniana

40 Watching any movie that has rape, sex, or nudity in it

I watched "Showgirls" in my mom's presence and she caught me and told me it was too inappropriate for me. I'm 26.

Also she nearly caught me watching the gang rape scene while I was watching "Leaving Las Vegas"

41 Picking on others

Being the bully yourself is not a very good attribute to ones personality corrupt by the raised background. - htoutlaws2012

42 Watching Dora The Explorer

This was one of the main shows I used to watch a lot when I was little, and my parents didn't care. - Jasmine21064

Huge difference between kid friendly, and total ''risk hub search.'' - htoutlaws2012

They always judge my moms like WATCH SOMETHING YOUR AGE. MAYBE THERE's NOTHING ON! - LetsGoSwagger

43 Kissing or having sex with someone of the same sex

Damn. - Luckys

That's not something a lot of parents get mad about, my sister was for a year and my mother was mad but my father supported her completely. (My mom gets mad when you look at her phone for the time) - Swiftdawn

Okay then you are referring to homosexuals, and Lesbians... by all means the preference of ones gender bias varies to this day. - htoutlaws2012

that's gay - assassin23

44 Suicide

How is masturbating and not suicide worse to catch your child doing. I would rather see my son or daughter masturbate the hang or stab themselves.

45 Eating Snacks

I have to sneak them and then hide them as I'm eating them

46 Watching YouTube videos

They think that YouTube gives my computer viruses

47 Watching videos of little kids on YouTube

My dad thinks it's child pornography.

48 Watching horror movies at night

I’m not allowed to watch any programming that features ghosts, the paranormal, etc during the night, especially in my mom or sister’s presence. Once at night I decided to watch an episode of ‘Ghost Adventures” and my mom heard the background music and told me to turn it off.

49 Reading in bed
50 Demanding/requesting presents and gifts from relatives

Last year my mom told me that my relatives were coming from CA and will be staying for a few weeks. I was so excited. It also happens that my birthday will be occurring during the time of their visit. Since my uncles, aunts, cousins and sister usually get stuff for their birthdays and I almost never get gifts for my birthdays, I secretly emailed them to give me $100 per person as a birthday gift. I made sure my mom wasn't around or aware before sending the emails. It worked great until they came over and gave me the $$ while my mom was watching. Then they told her my plan. They weren't supposed to say anything abut the emails to my mom! My mom then questioned me and I told her how unfair that everyone else got stuff on their birthdays but I never get anything on mine. She said that I shouldn't do that.

If you don't like my plan, then give me stuff for my birthday! >:(

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