20 Funny Texting Fails That Prove Parents Shouldn't Text

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Daily Ha Ha.

Haha, isn't it hilarious when a beloved family member dies? Tell everyone in the family! We could all use a good belly laugh.

Dear old mom and pop might try hard to stay up to date on technology and web trends, but they don't always succeed in that mission. Whether they're embarrassing their offspring on Facebook or trying (and failing) to be relevant on Twitter, the following twenty text exchanges prove that those sweet but hilariously clueless parental units should probably not text. Maybe just call us or send us an email?  If all else fails, there's always snail mail!

Click through the gallery to see some of the funniest text messages ever typed by some of the delightfully inept people who gave us life.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Imgur.

"Well, that's fantastic!"  Aw, mom. Don't ever change.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Damn You Autocorrect.

File this one under "TOO MUCH INFORMATION" and cross reference it with "OMG My Eyes, my eyesssss!"  Pass the eye bleach!

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via BuzzFeed.

Moonocababa? Is that like the mom version of "Hakuna Matata" or is she having a stroke?

Sounds like something you'd see on Urban Dictionary. 

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via ParentsShouldntText.

As far as funny pranks go, changing the language setting in your iPhone's settings is pretty tame. Just be glad they didn't play around with your keyword shortcuts, because that can get embarrassing, FAST.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Bored Panda.

Ohhh, Disney World, not divorced. Big difference. Huge.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Reddit.

Real smooth, mom!  Speaking of smooth... what comes up when you google Johnny Depp's butt, anyway?

*One hour and one cleared browsing history later*

Wait, what were we talking about again?

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via BuzzFeed.

I WISH I owned The Google, mom. Trust me. We'd all be living very different lives if I owned The Google.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via BuzzFeed.

You are SO doing it wrong, mom. #Moms #LOL #Hashbrown (Wait, what was that last one again?)

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Reddit.

So I think what he's saying is, he's in a meeting. Or not. 

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via ParentsShouldntText.

Maybe throw some spaces in there, mom. Perhaps add a coherent word or two. Just a suggestion!  Don't shoot the messenger.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via ParentsShouldntText.

The poop emoticon is pretty darn cute, and it is admittedly really weird that we have a creamy soft-serve-looking pile of poop with googly eyes at our disposal while texting.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via distractify.

You've got to admit that this is pretty darn adorable.  Not "pandas going down a kiddie slide" adorable, but still "mom" adorable.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Imgur.

Gee thanks, Dad. That's really helpful.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Damn You Autocorrect.

I'll shake my dick wherever I want, mom. You're not the boss of me!

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via CollegeHumor.

Oh yeaaaah, there's nothing more satisfying than taking a selfie while "dropping the kids off at the pool," am I right?

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via ParentsShouldn'tText.

7. Just 7. Classic grandma, a woman of few words! I like her.

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via Reddit.
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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via ParentsShouldntText.

 Mom, are you okay?! Is that even English? 

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20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging

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Via linkbeef.com.

Well, that was AWKWARD!