This Teacher's Clapback to Homophobic Parents Was Just Perfect

Something that teacher Michael Neri addressed when one of his student’s parents texted him and let him know that they were pulling their kid from his class. The reason? Because the teacher is gay.

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Michael, a drama teacher, shared screencaps of the conversation he had with a parent who informed him that because the parent is Christian and raising his children as such, he does not approve of Michael’s lifestyle and needs to pull his kids away from being “influenced by unconventional ideas.”

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That’s when Michael decided to lay down a verbal smack-down that tore the parent’s argument to shreds by making comparisons to other fields.

He argued that his sexual orientation in no way shape or form affected his ability to teach and that he took pride in his work and was confident in his teaching abilities.

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But Michael wasn’t all business in his response, however. He informed the kid’s parent that if he was looking for a good drama school for his children whose staff was entirely composed of heterosexual teachers, that he would be in for a rude awakening.

And he did so with a bit of humor that makes his response just that much better.

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Michael goes in and basically provides one of the politest and professional go-f-yourself-and-the-horse-you-rode-in-on text responses that’s ever existed in the world of anti-anti-gay clapbacks.

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It’s no wonder why his tweet went viral and is still racking up the retweets and likes.

It’s also no wonder so many people were digging the way he handled a very unfortunate and uncomfortable situation.

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There were tons of people who praised Michael for his restrained brand of savagery, especially the “nice” invitation he extended to the parent at the end of his text.

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In fact, many self-declared Christians went on the social media platform to condemn the parent who took their children out of Michael’s class for bigoted reasons under the guise of religious scruples.

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Some users even pointed out that Michael’s polite response to the parent’s discrimination was more Christian-like behavior than the self-avowed Christian claimed to value so much.

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There was just a lot of appreciation going around for the way Michael handled the entire situation, especially bringing up the fact that wearing “mixed fabrics” is expressly forbidden if one intends to devote their life to living the way the Bible states.

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And, of course, donating their security deposits for a charity that benefits members of the LGBT community was a pro-move as well.

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If you wanted a master tutorial in classy comebacks, well, this is a great rubric to follow.

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This Planet Fitness Member Was Arrested for Doing 'Naked Yoga'

There’s been a lot said and done about the Planet Fitness franchises’ “lunk alarms.”

Hardcore gym-rats despise the franchise for encouraging members to report overly-enthusiastic workout behaviors from fellow exercisers.

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The 34-year-old Massachussetts man had to explain himself to police after he reportedly walked around the Plaistow Planet Fitness, where he was a member, completely nude.

Officers who reported to the scene found Stagno lying face down in a yoga position wearing nothing but his birthday suit. When they asked him to get up and escorted him off the premises, Stango complied without incident or protestation. He only said one thing according to police Captain Brett Morgan.

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“The only statement that he made was that he thought it was a ‘judgment free zone’ – apparently referencing the chain’s slogan,” Morgan said in statement to WBZ-TV.

Gym members who saw the man strutting his stuff at the Planet Fitness location said they felt “sick” and “unsafe,” according to Morgan. 

As weird as Stagno’s story is, strange people doing strange things at the gym is nothing new.

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You have this guy who tried motivating runners, in the style of Mario Kart.

This 99-year-old woman who takes cocktail breaks between sets.

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This dude rocking a kitten singlet while helping someone train.

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This marching band who, I’m assuming, stepped in after a music speaker malfunction in the gym.

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This awesome dad who lets nothing get in the way of his workout.

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This woman who doesn’t conform to your workout attire standards.

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This guy who combined his love of knitting with cardio.

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This cyclist who takes his stationery bike sessions very, very seriously.

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Squats and reading are fundamental.

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Squatting in heels probably does wonders for one’s calves.

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Gym membership: $ 10 a month. Cable service: $ 90.

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Balance balls work with everything?

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Auditioning for the Broadway Spiderman revival.

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When you need to stay trim but gaming is life.

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“Mama always said I needed to be more headstrong.”

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“Batman might smell, but next time, the Joker will not get away.”

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Wario’s getting ready for Nintendo’s next party game.

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Ice cream at the gym.

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“Is this right? Yeah, it’s probably right.”

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“The Doc says I need to spend 20 minutes a day on the treadmill, fine.”

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I suddenly feel a heck of a lot better about my own workout habits.

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Pics of This Crazy Posh Airplane Will Have You Booking Your Next Adventure Immediately

Pics of This Crazy Posh Airplane Will Have You Booking Your Next Adventure Immediately

Over the past few years, air travel has become an arguable nightmare. Between cramped seats, terrible food, weird smells, and all those extra fees that always surprise you, flying is hardly something to look forward to. 

This is a shame because air travel is often the first step to starting off a vacation you’ve been saving money and sick days for, and to have this first step marred by a rude flight attendant or the constant banging of the bathroom door often feels unacceptable.

Enter, the Airlander 10! A return to the glory days of American aviation. A nod to luxury in the skies. A beacon of hope for the future of flying.

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The Airliner 10, designed and manufactured by British company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), is a diesel-powered, helium airship that is the largest aircraft flying today. It has been in development for years and in 2016, HAV started their first test flights. 

This admittedly did not have the best results, with the airship going nose-first into the grass on its second flight. But while HAV works on making sure the Airlander stays up in the sky, they recently released images of their interiors — and these will have you forgetting about any possible crashes. 

“We often like to think about Airlander as a cruise liner in the sky,” Tom Grundy, executive director of Hybrid Air Vehicles, said of this aircraft that boasts the pampered experience of a long-haul cruise with smoothness of air travel — complete with private bedrooms, communal lounge areas, multiple bars, and high-end dining options (options!). 

Also a point to note, the blimp looks a bit like a butt and to their credit, the makers have dubbed the aircraft the Flying Bum! 

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Unlike your run-of-the-mill private jet, the Airlander 10 is extremely spacious, with a 46-foot-long cabin area (bigger than most commercial airplanes), and a modular design that ingeniously can be customized depending on the journey. Traveling with your whole family and need some alone time to escape? The Airlander 10 can be configured to have private bedrooms.

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Traveling with friends and want to make it more of a party-ship? Configure the interiors to create an “Infinity Lounge” while you hang out around the Altitude Bar and get your drink on. 

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But the real standout features, in my opinion, are the floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as the glass-bottomed floor. Pictures of the main cabin show it’s virtually covered in glass, providing guests with insane views of the topography below and the skyscape from up to 20,000 feet in the air. 

The views seem pretty unavoidable so if heights aren’t your thing, you might want to reconsider before booking a ticket on the Airlander’s maiden voyage.

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The second notable feature is the fact that the Airlander 10 can take off and land on practically any flat surface, regardless of the terrain. This means the Airlander can bypass tarmac-to-tarmac journeys, going straight to natural attractions like the Great Barrier Reef, the Amazon rainforest and the Arctic Tundra — and with its eco-friendly focus, it sounds like a responsible way to enjoy these natural wonders without foregoing everyday luxuries. 

Imagine looking down at the craters of the Grand Canyon through those glass floors. Wow!

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As mentioned before, the Airlander 10 is still being tested and it could be a while before it completes the necessary 200 incident-free hours of flying. There’s also no mention of pricing, but it’s probably safe to assume tickets will not be cheap. But these are minor setbacks for unequalled luxury in the sky. 

I know I’ll be getting on that waitlist.

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This Homeless Guy Passed out Resumes Instead of Asking for Money to Find His Dream Job

This Homeless Guy Passed out Resumes Instead of Asking for Money to Find His Dream Job

David Casarez has a ton of experience in web development, a relatively in-demand field. He graduated from Texas A&M University. He is articulate and intelligent enough to piece together a resume that lists all of his skills and past work history.

He was also out of a job, and fell on hard times. So hard that he became homeless and resorted to sleeping in parks in the Mountain View, California area.

Rather than flipping the system “the bird,” David got dressed, made a sign, and went on the highway to ask people for help. 

But, his idea of “help” was different than other roadside panhandlers you often see during your commute.

David decided that instead of asking for handouts, he’d hand something out himself: his resume.

Which caught the eye of tons of people, like Twitter user Jasmine Scofield, who asked David if she could take his photo and share news of his search for a job on Twitter.

Her post absolutely blew up — it has over 216,000 likes and 135,000 retweets as of right now.

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Jasmine spoke with David to find out more about his background and what spurred him to make such a drastic gesture.

For David, it’s his desire to have a successful tech career Silicon Valley, the mecca of the tech world. A “teccha” if you’ve got a penchant for terrible pun-amalgams.

As much of a desperate act as it was, it paid off. David ended up getting calls from Google, Netflix, and LinkedIn, among others.

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David’s persistence paved way for the viral moment that ultimately ended up nabbing him over 200 job offers. 

In an interview with The New York Post, David sounds like he’s still trying to process the happy-insanity that’s befallen him since Jasmine’s tweet went viral.

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“Google reached out to me…So many other companies. Pandora. A bunch of startups. A product manager for Bitcoin.com was wondering if I could work remotely or if I want to relocate to Tokyo. But tonight, I’ll be back on my bench in Rengstorff Park,” he told the Post.

The 26-year-old David left a good job with General Motors in Austin and moved out west in the hopes of launching his own tech startup.

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He cashed out his 401k and pounded the pavement in Silicon Valley looking for a job. He was living out of his 2015 Ford utility van. More than a year passed and David was still living in his van. Thanks to free Starbucks WiFi, David was able to pick up some freelance gigs, but hadn’t landed a full-time job.

“No one was hiring. I had an interview with Apple in January, but the job was filled interally,” He told the Post.

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David’s van was repossessed, and didn’t have anywhere to stay, except for a local park. Still, he didn’t give up hope: he kept applying to jobs, sleeping in the park day in, and day out. On Friday, July 27th, he decided to dress up to “look presentable” to prospective employers. 

He carried his “Hungry 4 Success” sign and a stack of resumes.

“It was basically a make-or-break moment. I wanted to keep my head up high, keep looking forward and see what opportunity would come next,” he said.

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For David, the over-the-top gesture signaled the end of the line for him. It was his last-ditch effort to try and finally make it in Silicon Valley before cutting his losses and returning to his hometown.

“I was thinking, you know, like this was like my last stop. If this didn’t work, I’d go back home and give up on my dream.”

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A few hours passed before Jasmine stopped her car and snapped a photo of David and shared it online. From that fateful moment, the job offers kept pouring in for the young man.

We were all raised on movies that are filled with stories of people being driven to the edge where they’re forced to go past their breaking point before something finally pans out for them. For many who do this, things don’t pan out and they eventually give up. I’m happy that in David’s case, he did not.

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This Kid Asked The Rock to Hang Out With Him 100 Days Straight — He Finally Responded

This Kid Asked The Rock to Hang Out With Him 100 Days Straight — He Finally Responded

Not too shabby for an individual who at one point had his dreams of playing pro football crushed. Now everyone in the world wants a piece of The Rock — whether it’s to put him in leading Hollywood films, or just to hang out with him.

Jordan Baker’s the latter. He wants to chill with The Rock so hard that he’s tweeted at him 100 days in a row hoping to get his chance to kick it with the Great One.

The Anderson University college student from Indiana officially began his journey by making his intentions very clear.

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He thought that maybe coming up with creative photoshops of himself hanging out with Hollywood’s biggest action star would sweeten the deal and finally elicit a response from the People’s Champ.

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It seemed like each and every day, Baker stepped his game up.

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He even went so far as to bring fanny-pack Rock into the picture, along with this weirdly poetic-looking meme tweet.

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When news of The Rock’s new baby daughter broke up, Baker was there to congratulate him and offer a friendship baby-sitting discount.

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Baker tried every trick at his disposal, even trying to prove that The Rock would fit right in with his current group of friends.

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He didn’t want The Rock to think he was desperate, so he tweeted at him to let him know that there were some days that were off-limits for them to meet.

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He ultimately took a break from the photoshops and turned to memes and other methods to entice The Rock to hang out with him – like polls.

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He even turned to this oldie but goodie. Still, no dice.

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Nevertheless, Jordan persevered. Once word got out of his persistence, Twitter rallied behind him.

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He kept posting memes and memes.

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Until finally, he reached Day 100. But still there was no acknowledgment from The Rock in sight.

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People urged him to follow his heart and keep trying.

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Advice that proved to come at the right time. Because word finally got around to show business’ busiest man and he responded to the hopeful college student.

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So it definitely wasn’t the response that Baker was hoping for, but maybe he could apply for a job with Seven Bucks Productions and get to hang out with The Rock at work.

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Celebrities Who Put a Ring on It This Summer

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably caught wind of the long list of celebrities who started dating, like, yesterday and are already posting engagements pics on the ‘gram.

Summer is fun, and love is also pretty cool — so why not combine the two and take the idea of the ‘summer fling’ (so ’80s) into more full-throttle terrain?

At least, that’s what it seems a lot of industry faves decided to get up to this summer. Either that, or someone’s been contaminating the water (lacing it with love potions?) across all of Hollywood.

From Justin Bieber to Ariana Grande, and even Priyanka and Nick Jonas, scroll down to see which of your faves got engaged this summer — and who’s got the dazzling rings to prove it.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

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Here’s one I’m particularly invested in, having been a longtime Priyanka fan. Baywatch, anyone? 

Although the couple only started dating two seconds months ago, the two have already traveled to meet each other’s families and have been spotted sporting matching gold bands. Wait, what?

Speculation was rampant last month when Nick went to Mumbai, presumably to get permission from her parents for their daughter’s hand in marriage. 

Recently, Nick (who is maybe not even old enough to remember this movie) pulled a total Sweet Home Alabama move when he decided to close down the whole Tiffany & Co. store to pick a ring out (no pics of it yet) for his flame.

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin

On July 9, after a month of going steady (to be fair, they dated for a bit between 2014 and 2016 before rekindling in June), Justin and Hailey finally made it official. The pop star posted a double-PDA Instagram of Alec Baldwin’s niece sitting on his lap with this relatively spastic caption (but who am I to judge):

Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!

The accessory she’s wearing on her left hand doesn’t seem to be THE ring, but she did show it off in this pic with fellow celebrity BFF, Kendall Jenner.

Chance the Rapper and Kirsten Corley

This Fourth of July, Chance the Rapper was celebrating more than America’s independence. The 25-year-old musician and longterm girlfriend Kristen Corley, who are parents to 2-year-old Kensli Bennett, got engaged at a backyard barbecue surrounded by family and friends. 

Her account is private so we couldn’t get any close-ups of the jewelry, but from the looks of it, the couple couldn’t be happier. 

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson

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There have been a lot of internet theories and speculation circulating about these crazy-in-love kids, who started dating mmm… not even two months ago. But it should come as a surprise to no one currently reading this article that they’re currently engaged.

And before the two committed to a social media cleanse that wiped away the entirety of Pete’s page (Ariana just posted 3 minutes ago, though, lol), the SNL actor shared this photo of the three-carat pear-shaped ring he proposed with. Pete is head-over-heels, and has also gifted her his most-prized possession.

Karamo Brown and Ian Jordan

Research shows that no one has ever successfully finished an episode of Netflix’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy without breaking into tears. Let the floods continue: One of the Fab Five got engaged earlier this summer after being together with partner Ian Jordan for the past eight years. 

OK, so these guys aren’t in a race to get hitched and likely know a thing or two about each other. And I’m kind of into these matching black David Yurman bands they’re wearing — white diamonds are so overrated.

Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner

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Model Karlie Kloss and venture capitalist Josh, of Kushner fame, got engaged earlier this week with a ring that reportedly cost six figures. The couple enjoys their privacy, so it might shock some to hear they’ve been together for six years (quite a long time in celebrity years!). The Victoria’s Secret Angel is so committed to their union that she even converted to Judaism. 

Ahhh! Love in the air and festivities all around.

I’m just holding out for super-private, rumored couple Tessa Thompson and Janelle Monáe to pop the question. After all, Tessa’s already confirmed the two “love each other deeply” and “vibrate so close [they’re] on the same frequency.” 

Sounds like they must have known each other for more than a few weeks to make such sweeping declarations. I can’t wait to see the rings.

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This Girl's Younger Brother Made the Sweetest Gesture After Finding out They're Half-Siblings

This Girl's Younger Brother Made the Sweetest Gesture After Finding out They're Half-Siblings

There’s a kind of innocence that little kids have that makes them simultaneously beautiful and infuriating. The frustration is real when they constantly ask you questions they don’t know the answer to. 

In this instance with Twitter user @PamTina_, her “annoying” kid brother was the former: absolutely wholesome and pure.

When Pam’s younger brother discovered that he and his sister aren’t “fully” related, his reaction was an adorable one.

It moved her to tears and left a huge impression, so she decided to share photos of what her brother did on Twitter, where everyone was absolutely in love with his reaction.

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Growing up, my older brother would joke that I wasn’t really a part of the family: that our mom and dad found me in a garbage can and felt bad for me.

Although I knew he was probably lying, there was still a time period where I believed him — and it got me thinking that he and I are weren’t actually related. Which was a bit comforting at the time, considering how much we were at each other’s throats when we were younger.

I definitely wouldn’t have given my older brother a whole bunch of his favorite snacks, like Pam’s brother did, if I’d found out we were half-siblings.

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And I most certainly wouldn’t attach a heartfelt letter, either.

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Her younger brother’s message was an adorably sweet one — he tells Pam, in light of his discovery that they aren’t a fully biological brother-sister duo, that no matter what, how he sees her and feels about her hasn’t changed at all.

They’re 100% siblings in his book, for better or for worse. Here’s his letter in full:

“I just wanted to let you know how much I love you. I don’t care what people say, you are always going to be my sister — my full blooded sister. You are the best thing that happened to me, I love you with all my heart. Thank you for helping me on my worst and thank you for leading me the right way. I will always be there for you, just like you always been there for me. I love you.

With love,

Your annoying brother. <3

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People were floored by her younger brother’s reaction and got a bit emotional themselves after seeing Pam’s tweet.

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The tears were flowing for real.

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Some shared stories of their own sweet younger sibling encounters.

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And some of the encounters weren’t so sweet.

Like this one woman who asked her younger brother why he didn’t show her love the way Pam’s brother did. The response she got was great, but for an entirely different reason.

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And although Pam’s interaction with her younger brother was absolutely heartwarming, we all know that different people show love in different ways.

If it’s purity you’re looking for, then this guy’s story about his 8-year-old brother who just learned how to text will melt your heart.

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Or take a look at this girl’s older brother who pranks her mercilessly at every turn.

Ah, youth.

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This Girl Had to Get Surgery After Eating Too Many Spicy Chips

When I moved across the country a couple of months ago, I was trying to find a short-term place to stay while I looked around for an apartment to make my home. I’ve gone through my share of shady sublets, and was so worried I wouldn’t land a spot that I started looking for one to book months in advance. On my first day of browsing, I came across a gorgeous and affordable one-bedroom in a really convenient location, but was super skeptical of the post because of how traumatized I am from my previous experiences. 

I’ve dealt with creeps who ask for a cash deposit then claim they’re in the hospital on the exact same day they’re supposed to meet me for the keys. I’ve had people cancel my reservation once I’ve already landed in their city… Needless to say, I’m a seasoned subletter. When I found this lovely one-bedroom on Craigslist, I was sure the listing was too good to be true. So I took a proactively defensive stance when I reached out via email. I asked for boring specifications on the apartment and went over payment details with exhaustive thoroughness. I even asked if a friend could stop by to make sure there were no secret squatter tenants, or anything sketchy like that. Then, I got an email back. 

TWIST: I recognized the address from the gushing fan mail I had sent it years ago. The apartment belonged to my favorite living writer and here I was, casually emailing with her directly. Flash forward a few months and we’re friendly and occasionally email each other or meet for coffee to catch up. And that’s how my nightmare sublet search turned into a friendship with one of the best and most famous writers of our time.

I live for real-life plot twists like this. They keep us on our toes while we cruise through this journey of life. Which is why when u/whytho37 asked Reddit to share their most insane plot twists, the results were incredible. 

Scroll down for twists so good, you wouldn’t believe they actually happened if you saw them in a film.

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This History Buff Defends Millennials After Someone Says They're the Worst Generation of Students

When I moved across the country a couple of months ago, I was trying to find a short-term place to stay while I looked around for an apartment to make my home. I’ve gone through my share of shady sublets, and was so worried I wouldn’t land a spot that I started looking for one to book months in advance. On my first day of browsing, I came across a gorgeous and affordable one-bedroom in a really convenient location, but was super skeptical of the post because of how traumatized I am from my previous experiences. 

I’ve dealt with creeps who ask for a cash deposit then claim they’re in the hospital on the exact same day they’re supposed to meet me for the keys. I’ve had people cancel my reservation once I’ve already landed in their city… Needless to say, I’m a seasoned subletter. When I found this lovely one-bedroom on Craigslist, I was sure the listing was too good to be true. So I took a proactively defensive stance when I reached out via email. I asked for boring specifications on the apartment and went over payment details with exhaustive thoroughness. I even asked if a friend could stop by to make sure there were no secret squatter tenants, or anything sketchy like that. Then, I got an email back. 

TWIST: I recognized the address from the gushing fan mail I had sent it years ago. The apartment belonged to my favorite living writer and here I was, casually emailing with her directly. Flash forward a few months and we’re friendly and occasionally email each other or meet for coffee to catch up. And that’s how my nightmare sublet search turned into a friendship with one of the best and most famous writers of our time.

I live for real-life plot twists like this. They keep us on our toes while we cruise through this journey of life. Which is why when u/whytho37 asked Reddit to share their most insane plot twists, the results were incredible. 

Scroll down for twists so good, you wouldn’t believe they actually happened if you saw them in a film.

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This Guy Paid a Restaurant in Quarters and Got Upset When They Called Him out for It

This Guy Paid a Restaurant in Quarters and Got Upset When They Called Him out for It

We’ve all encountered things that are technically correct but still very annoying. Like when someone points out that there’s a difference between a blanket and a duvet. Or that in France, perfume is a fragrance for both men and women, as is cologne — it just depends on the time of day you’re wearing it. Or when someone calls a watch a “timepiece.”

All of these people are technically correct, but they’re still going to frustrate the ever-loving heck out of someone who just wants to be warm for the night, or buy some perfume for an evening out, or is curious to know where you got your watch.

“Oh, this timepiece? Let me think…”

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People who insist on paying with exact change are annoying too. 

They’re holding up everybody’s time by making sure they’ve got the correct cash denomination on hand while buying groceries with the coins they found lying around. One could easily take all of one’s quarters to a bank and get some nice crisp bills. 

Or, just deposit them in a bank account and pay with a credit card to rack up some sweet, sweet rewards.

I mean who wants to walk around jingle-jangling anyway? 

Apparently this dude does. Meet the Quarter Boy.

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He thought he’d go out with a few friends for some food at a local restaurant, and pay for the meal with the quarters he had lying around.

The thing is, it was a lot of quarters. So you can visualize it, here’s what they left on the table:

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Now, if I was a restaurant server, I’d be pretty upset. I’d grumble about it with my co-workers, maybe snap a photo to send my friends, and then go with my day, joking about it.

However, Beer 88, the restaurant where Quarter Boy ate, decided to take it a step further by posting about it on their social media page.

And they quarter-shamed him in the process.

Quarter boy didn’t take too kindly to them making him feel self-conscious about the way he paid for a meal, so he decided to get his revenge.

By being super kind and offering up a selfless act of generosity in response.

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He screengrabbed the restaurant’s message and shared it to his “Quarter Boy” Facebook page. Here’s his full message below:

The Quarter Boy
THE QUARTER BOY·MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018
Took a few friends out to lunch and only had enough to pay for theirs meal with quarters. Though it was enough for the meal and a great tip, I was blasted on FaceBook by the restaurant for paying in quarters. It was not a good day. Then I had a great idea. I love paying for people’s meals even if I have to scrape together my last quarters to do so. This whole thing made me realize how much I love doing this and why… Even if I get made fun of for it!
Everyone had bad days now and then. A bad day can make you see the world in a very dark and depressing way. But, one little act of kindness can change a person’s entire prospective about their life. I love picking up the tab for others and seeing what it does for them.
I decided that I would find restaurants out there that didn’t mind being paid in quarters and treat a patron at least once a week, just to see what this simple act of kindness could do for them! We will post videos so that you can see too how big a change just a little “change” can make.
If you are a restaurant that wouldn’t mind a register filled with quarters at the end of the night and a special treat for one of your patrons now and then please post so I know who I won’t offend by coming by.
If you would like to join the fun and see what a few quarters can do… go to my fundraising link and donate today! 

After feeling down and out about being made fun of for paying for his meal in quarters, Quarter Boy decided to turn his embarrassment into something productive: paying for other people’s meals — all in change!

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He set up a donation link where people could help fund unsuspecting strangers’ meals, which he would cover with quarters.

He hit up local restaurants asking if they would mind being paid in quarters and plans to, once a week, visit them to give diners a free meal.

Quarter Boy already has his first success story: a lovely couple at Bootleggers who appreciated his kind gesture.

He’s already got his sights set on other restaurants and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. You’ve got to hand it to this kid: He definitely turned a horribly negative feeling into a positive one.

I mean, it’s still annoying as heck to get a bunch of quarters for a meal, but at least he’s doing some good with it.

Beer 88’s Facebook page is no longer public, and I have a sneaking suspicion that Quarter Boy’s post has something to do with it.

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Although it’s hard to argue that he’s doing some good for peeps by offering to pay for their meals, I can only wonder the kind of messages Beer 88 received that caused them to shut their Facebook page down. 

I’d be upset too as a waiter or business owner if someone came in with a whole bunch of quarters to pay for their meal. Sure, they’re technically not wrong, but there’s also a reason why we get happy to see people paying off tow-truck companies with wheelbarrows full of pennies — because we know it’s a total frustration-inducing move.

Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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