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

Luckily I never got caught. Came really close though. - RogerMcBaloney

How did this become my most popular list again - NuMetalManiak

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 got caught...
It was awkward - BananaBrain

2 Burning down the house

Who would do that?

You're a sadist if you try This - TheAwesomeDude54

If they do have a brain they would notice - iliekpiez

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

3 Breaking their stuff

I don't touch their things, I don't have any reason to - DenyYourMaker

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.

It's one thing to mess with their stuff without permission. It's another to break something they own. - NuMetalManiak

4 Eating all of the food

I do this whether they see me or not, I don't care if it pisses em off - DenyYourMaker

Mom freaks out if I mention cookies

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

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

5 Having sex

Once my dad showed me a video of a father who caught his 12 yr old daughter having sex and he beat the Crap out of her. The video was about 34 seconds long but he was spanking her REALLY HARD ON THE HEAD AND THE LEGS. Abuse much? She could've got bruises from THAT! And I think the father is stupid because at the end he said get yo butt in dat bed! I mean that's probably the place where she was having sex at, your just giving her another chance to have sex.

I really don't care to be honest, I'd be more annoyed than awkward to be honest - DenyYourMaker

Lock the dang door. - Misfire

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

6 Watching porn

Don't really give a damn, I don't watch porn anymore anyway - DenyYourMaker

I never watch this kind of stuff, and never will. - Misfire

This kinda stuff is only for pervs - TheAwesomeDude54

That's what I was thinking - DrayTopTens

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

Never try this, please. I beg you. - Misfire

Yeah, I don't wanna be stopped - DenyYourMaker

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

I’m a ghost now, boo?

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

My mom wouldn't care but my dad would beat the hell out of me probably - DenyYourMaker

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

13 Watching GoAnimate Grounded Videos

I have to watch them with headphones/earbuds and out of my parents' sights

Okay then - DenyYourMaker

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

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

14 Talking to yourself

I got caught doing this once. My mom gave me a weird look. - RogerMcBaloney

I do this already and nobody seems to care anymore - SirSheep

I do this constantly - DenyYourMaker

I do this a lot. - Cyri

15 Singing

I am usually uncomfortable about singing in front of others although my teacher said that I have a good singing voice. - DrayTopTens

It's especially worse when you are metal screaming or growling. - RogerMcBaloney

I sing damn good so I don't care - DenyYourMaker

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

16 Getting naked

I enjoy being naked but I'd rather they didn't see - DenyYourMaker

My mom caught me naked, but that was ‘cause I was changing and I forgot to lock the door. Lmao
Good thing it was just my mom, not my dad or my brother. That would've been worse. - Misfire

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

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

17 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

18 Being on TheTopTens

I just don't like when my parents look at my screen in general, even if it's just something normal like Amazon or YouTube. - RogerMcBaloney

I do this in secret

As far as they both know, I don't go on here

I'm extremely protective of my internet privacy though - DenyYourMaker

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

19 Listening to inappropriate music

Only my dad cares, and he's barely home. With my mom, as long as there no major "language" she's fine.

My overprotective mom won't let me listen to "inappropriate" music but allows my YOUNGER cousins to listen to songs with expletive language in them...

Only thing my dad doesn't want me listening to is Rush cause they're """libertarian propaganda"""

My mom doesn't care what I listen to though and I listen to what I want anyway - DenyYourMaker

My parents don't care about music - SirSheep

20 Twerking Twerking

We don't need a pic - TheAwesomeDude54

Oh gosh. That's just disgusting! - UltraLunalaX

Imagine twerking in 2019 - DenyYourMaker

More like "Watching twerking videos".

Nice picture by the way... - RogerMcBaloney

21 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

22 Watching a parody on YouTube

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

If she knew that I watched Tabbes, I'd die. - RoseWeasley

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

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23 Staying up past your bedtime

I stayed up twelve minutes past my bedtime, and my dad forced me to stay up until 4 a.m. cleaning! Then, I can't take any naps, even though I'm so sleepy! Like, who does this to their children?

I don't sleep 90% of the time and they can't make me - DenyYourMaker

I do this every day. Only my dad cares though - SirSheep

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

24 Watching YouTube poop

Once again, my dad watches Gamerpoop, so - DenyYourMaker

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

25 Watching Angry Grandpa videos

My dad watches Gamerpoop, so - DenyYourMaker

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

26 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

27 Trying to nuke North Korea

Yeah I got caught and I was grounded for a couple months

I got caught, and now I'm grounded. - RoseWeasley

28 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!

They already caught me watching it before - Neonco31

29 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

30 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! >:(

31 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

32 Playing video games

I don't really play a lot of video games anyway - DenyYourMaker

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

33 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? ”

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

Once Upon A Time In America is in my top five movies - DenyYourMaker

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"

35 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

36 Playing Grand Theft Auto

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

37 Doing drugs

Decided against doing hard drugs but I love me some dab - DenyYourMaker

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

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38 Watching ISIS beheading videos

I browse bestgore sometimes - DenyYourMaker

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

39 Getting caught for enabling KinzChat Plus on Webkinz
40 Watching adult movies

Again, my parents don't really care - SirSheep

Midnight Cowboy is so ' good though - DenyYourMaker

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

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41 Posting comments on websites

So me. - HistorianaPhilippiniana

42 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! >:(

43 Picking on others

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

44 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

45 Kissing or having sex with someone of the same sex

My mom does know I'm bi and doesn't care. - ThatIntrovertedEmo

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

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46 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.

47 Eating Snacks

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

48 Watching YouTube videos

They think that YouTube gives my computer viruses

49 Watching videos of little kids on YouTube

My dad thinks it's child pornography.

50 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.

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