Everyone has lied at some point in their lives. Taking it a step further, everyone has lied for the sake of expediency before. However, sometimes people take it to the extreme in order to get what they want. Now, they're coming clean.
It all started when writer Nicole Cliffe tweeted...
when I moved in with Steve three months into our relationship it’s because I lied and said I was getting evicted an… https://t.co/7sj6lFS35q— Nicole Cliffe (@Nicole Cliffe)1546988411.0
And Twitter quickly obliged.
There was this clever way to catch a concert.
@Nicole_Cliffe My best friend and I wanted to go to a Blink 182 concert in high school but couldn't afford tickets,… https://t.co/SJR5H2bwZW— M. Lockwood Porter (@M. Lockwood Porter)1547010260.0
This person just wanted to sweeten the good luck pot.
@Nicole_Cliffe In HS, I won 69 Big Macs and then 2 tickets to Paul McCartney’s Rock Show movie by being the 9th cal… https://t.co/CpYwfWpBaT— Emily Nussbaum (@Emily Nussbaum)1546993333.0
Monica Lewinsky even joined in.
@amychozick @emilynussbaum @Nicole_Cliffe in kindergarten, i told my friends that olivia newton john was coming for… https://t.co/HXmxGqUjzX— Monica Lewinsky (@Monica Lewinsky)1546996210.0
Peyton's friend tried an interesting film festival gambit.
@Nicole_Cliffe one of my friends, sixteen at the time, pretended to be a hot up-and-coming filmmaker to get into a… https://t.co/2RrTUZqVoJ— Peyton Thomas (@Peyton Thomas)1547009578.0
And Alexa came up with a dastardly plan to steal her little sister's money.
@Nicole_Cliffe When I was a kid I took my little sister’s money and taped it to a fake plant we had in the house an… https://t.co/6ZCrM3BeoO— Alexa McKenna (@Alexa McKenna)1547009595.0
Keith became the newly crowned king of his high school.
@MelodyRules_ @Nicole_Cliffe The principle of my high school gave me a key to a "supply closet" to deliver to my ho… https://t.co/fRjo0LWqrE— Keith Spy Kerr (@Keith Spy Kerr)1547002297.0
While Andrew had fake PTSD.
I didn't want to put my mouth on a CPR dummy in health class so I told the teacher it gave me flashbacks to my mom'… https://t.co/eeR42jMH8n— Andrew Otis Weiss (@Andrew Otis Weiss)1547003802.0
This is a pretty smart way to get some free fries.
@Nicole_Cliffe my sister and I (20 and 15 respectively) would go to the Denny's parking lot and cry that our parent… https://t.co/QsW4yjFojm— Rebecca Schoenkopf, Wonkette Editrix, King Of You (@Rebecca Schoenkopf, Wonkette Editrix, King Of You)1546990396.0
And Maggie's grandfather had a great tale of survival.
@Nicole_Cliffe Not me, but after fleeing Europe during the Holocaust—in which almost his entire family died—my gran… https://t.co/lSro4Kjka9— Maggie Astor (@Maggie Astor)1546989977.0
But some wanted to go back to Cliffe's original lie and get a little bit more detail.
@Nicole_Cliffe I would like more about this story when you are ready to share, please. Like...how? And did you fess… https://t.co/xwKxWAVGrp— Lisa Marie (@Lisa Marie)1546988743.0
@LSUcaligrl I fessed up almost immediately once I had moved all my shit into his place, he was fine with it but whe… https://t.co/lfnHrFfhl9— Nicole Cliffe (@Nicole Cliffe)1546989186.0
But there were still skeptics.
@Nicole_Cliffe is steve real— Edith Zimmerman (@Edith Zimmerman)1546989842.0
@cosetthetable @edithzimmerman https://t.co/zGg4NpAXfG— Nicole Cliffe (@Nicole Cliffe)1547005513.0
@edithzimmerman @Nicole_Cliffe THAT would be an interesting twist.........— Coset the Halls (@Coset the Halls)1547005477.0
Yes. Yes it would. Hm.