23 Absurd Emergency Calls People Thought Were A Good Idea

Some people shouldn't be given phones.

What would you define as an ‘emergency’? Sure, that time you stepped on an old grape in bare feet made you cringe so hard you felt that death was around the corner. Or that time you dropped a full box of fried chicken on the floor. RIP.

But would either of those situations make you call an emergency number? Probably not. Well, we really, really hope not.

A bunch of emergency telephone operators gathered on Reddit to recall what the weirdest calls they ever received were, and besides one woman reporting that her McDonald’s milkshake wasn’t thick enough (that, dear friends, is a legit emergency) they’ll make you feel like an exceptionally normal human being.

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