The 10 Dumbest Reasons People Called 911 Last Year

posted by Scott and Sadie -

If you ever have an emergency but you can't get through to 911, these geniuses might be the ones to thank.

 

Here's a list of the 10 dumbest reasons people called 911 last year.  (Well, technically they called 999, since this is from England, but based on all the stories we see, Americans definitely would have made all of these calls too.)

 

1.  A person was worried about someone pouring a strange substance on their body . . . turns out it was a person pouring milk on themselves for a performance art piece.

2.  A person wanted sleeping pills delivered.

3.  A person had a toothache.

4.  Someone saw a dead fox and wanted to report it.

5.  A person found out there was a half hour wait at the doctor's office and figured if they called they'd get faster service.

6.  Someone's drink was stolen at a bar.

7.  A person wanted help changing a bandage.

8.  A person wanted help making breakfast.

9.  Someone was freaking out because their big toenail had come off.

10.  A woman had left a box of eggs open in the fridge overnight and wanted to make sure they were still safe to eat. 


What about that time that YOU called 911? Why? Is everyone okay? The only time Scott has is to report an accident. What about your kids? Scott's son, Jack, called 911 to report another kid taking his skateboard. That was a fun afternoon... 

 

(Leicester Mercury)

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