We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “What's the worst excuse someone has given you to get out of doing something?” We were very impressed by the flakiness of your friends but not by their lying ability. Here are 13 of the strangest responses.  

TELL US NOW. Joshua R. shares, My older sister once refused to do the dishes because they were dirty. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Sean W. was once told, I can't go to the hospital today. I feel terrible. I'll go when I'm feeling better. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Sam E. says, We had an engineer who sent out a mass email stating that he dropped his phone and broke the screen, so don't try to call him. The email signature said, 'sent from my Samsung Galaxy.' CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Mary L. had a friend say, I'm sorry, I can't come out tonight. I have the worst case of the hiccups.' Sent me a video of her hiccuping and everything. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. Angey C. says, My friend and I were supposed to meet some guy she was talking to while on vacation, but we didn't. Next time we saw him, he asked her why... she said she stubbed her toe, couldn't walk. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Kathryn B. says, Someone who worked for me remotely instant messaged me on the computer and told me they couldn't work because their internet was out. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. David F.'s mother said she couldn't see her grandkids because My sock drawer is a mess. I just can't come, I've really got to organize it! CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Jolie G. says, Friend was going to help me pick up a couch when he got home from work. He got home late and canceled because Star Trek was on. It was a rerun he had seen many times... and he had the VCR programmed to record it. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. 2net 4nn. w-2rf dt j-4p-Fot cosd 4t We-West 30 PE-That Vilday- 2 - or CM Nick M. shares, My grandma died, I have to go to her funeral that day.' After the fourth time in two years, I asked her how many grandma's she has left waiting to cover her excuses. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Clint F. shares, I have to clean.' Friend of mine in high school was his go-to excuse. Which is interesting because his house was always a cluttered mess. 'Can't go on Friday, have to clean.' Saturday at his house, looked the same as it did on Thursday. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Sunnie A. once heard, The doorknob on my apartment broke, and I can't get out. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Linda G. was once told, I'm changing my curtains tomorrow.' Asked for minor help ANYTIME during the the next day. Never asked again. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Bramwell S. says, I owned a restaurant and someone texted to say they were sick. Then they actually texted 'cough cough' like it was a phone call. I saw them out later that night. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Jim J. has heard, I'm psychic...and I just got a premonition that my children were on fire. I have to go check on them. CRACKED.COM

TELL US NOW. Joe E. tells US, I coach a high school age baseball team. Kid said he could not make the game because of work. It was Sunday. He works at Chick-fil-A. CRACKED.COM
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