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  • Tawny

    I’m sure everyone has told their parents or someone close to them that they “hated” them.. I know I have said it quite a few times and wish I could take it back. Hate is such a dark, degrading, and ugly word that I haven’t used in years…

  • Marce McHone

    Of course the regret of saying “I hate you” in a heated argument or of a situation or job, but also that finalization of stating “we’re done” or “I quit”
    Biggest regrets. I said “we’re done” to a job of 17 years that i deeply regret, biggest mistake of my life. I wish i could take it back, go back and change the outcome.

  • I am not too sure, I usually say what I mean. Now was it right or wrong, maybe. But, what has been said cannot be taken back. I don’t dwell too much on things in the past, it fruitless.

  • Judy Burba McGarvey

    At a family dinner recently I said “Anyone who voted for Trump is not too bright.” My brother said “I voted for Trump.” OOPS!

  • ramadevi

    It is difficult to pause the time, impossible. Only thing if we said or did anything wrong, we say, I am sorry. But even saying sorry is clearing the differences and again next time we say the same. After doing my shift I say every day, I am done I am leaving now. After leaving the place I remember something not done, I call back and I tell the person that I forgot or I missed or why I could not do it. That means I am not really done, I have to finish things by priority, I need to leave the work place after 8hrs. If I go to the supermarket, I say that I am done and I can check out. After coming out some thing still to buy, I have to go next time. I cant be there in supermarket for hours and hours. I keep myself very alert whenever to say something because there is no take back. I try my best not to say in hurry. If I said anything wrong or the other person how he or she takes it. I feel sorry. I cant help with that. No one is perfect everyone do mistakes and we need to keep broad mind to be friendly with everyone. I leave the people if they say something hurting or something bad about me, I definitely feel bad and I forget that and leave the person for themselves. I give time to settle everything.

  • Nicole D. C

    I told my sister her husband didn’t know how to parent. He let his ex wife walk all over him. It was a terrible thing to say even after apologizing, I still feel terrible.

  • Maxine Hunter

    U should never say the word hate it’s a strong word and we are all human

  • edeliz

    Someone asked me to give them an honest opinion, I did. Turned out they didn’t want an honest opinion, I misread the situation.

  • Mimi Bou

    Telling things to myself that were diminishing my self-worth and confidence and were totally untrue..I ended up believing in those words and it really affected my actions and happiness.

  • Jason Provo

    It was a few years ago. Easter dinner at my sister’s with her family; some of whom I had never met, particularly her in-laws. Her in-laws are proper traditionally-minded Catholics but I was not aware of that at the time and when my sister’s little dog went under the table and started humping my leg….in an honest effort to alleviate any awkwardness at that moment, I said to the dog in a playful way “well, it looks like I’m getting lucky!”. Then, not realizing how I actually CONTRIBUTED to the awkward moment, I added, “and that’s the second time today!”….
    I was notified by my sister a few days later that her in-laws decided they don’t like me…

    • Colleen Goodbrand

      Great story!

      • Jason Provo

        Let’s just say that now there are TWO Easter dinners at my sister’s each year…..

  • Timothy Mccollum

    I wish I could take back what I said to a good friend, that I had an affair with his girlfriend.

  • jennyjet

    “Your not my friend anymore!”

  • Jason Pike

    I wish you would die l hate you I hate you

  • Erin Estilette

    Hm… I think I’ve said some pretty terrible things to my sister over the years. I love her so much, that sometimes her choices in life infuriate me. I think I’ve called her stupid and an idiot and some other not so nice names in heated arguments. The great thing is, we have arguments like that, but it doesn’t diminish our love for each other. Usually, 5 minutes later, we are laughing and getting along like the argument never happened.

  • Stannyboyc

    I’m obviously not perfect, but I don’t cuss and put down people and I don’t say something on purpose so I’m good.

  • Jan Karl Arcayos

    “Samuka ni oy! Wala nman kay nindot mabuhat.” It’s a Filipino language but it means “Stop annoying me! You don’t have anything good to do anymore”

  • Joanne Ahlert

    I hate you! Hands down!!

  • Pam Hazelwood

    Repent

  • Jackee Anderson

    Shut up and go piss in a can.

  • Leslie Anne Soloman

    You’re gonna wind up just like your father. The father died of a drug overdose. I will regret that comment as long as I live.

  • Gerardo Rodriguez

    “Haand boonniiiiinnggggg! (anybody get the reference?)”

  • Chris

    NONE! Because if I said it, there is no taking it back. That is why I must do better about really thinking before I speak. I am quick to judge, and it has always gotten me in trouble. I am working on this.

  • MT

    Shut up. Never helpful.

  • Noel Stewart

    One Christmas gathering, my cousin rudely complained about everything from the food, to the decorations, to the accommodations! Perhaps I could have changed her room, but I had finally had enough criticism and my nerves were shot. Before I knew it, I blurted out, “Being a witch, get on your broom and fly back home.” My cousin went to the airport the next day!

  • Julie Dascoli-Yanop

    I regret ever having told my husband almost everything I say while we are in a heated argument.

  • Colleen Goodbrand

    I was shopping at a craft fair with my mother and a cousin. We had stopped to look at a display of dolls made from wizened apple cores and dressed in corn husk leaves. I said “Boy, that doll looks just like C”. The doll looked just liked our cousin’s mother. Exactly like her!! My cousin took great offence to the remark and my mother was less than thrilled too, even though she did agree with me that ,yes, that wee doll did indeed look just like our cousin’s mother!!

  • Sue W.

    The first time I said “I Do”. That was a big mistake…the second time around was much better!

  • Sylvia

    My newborn son was not sleeping at night and I had finally got him to sleep about 11 am. My mother in law came to visit and asked if she could hold him and I whined, No, I’m too exhausted to have him wake up. I will forever regret that remark because she passed away unexpectedly 2 days later and she never did get to hold him. That was almost 30 years ago and I still feel sad I was so selfish.

  • jason b

    Those pants make your butt look big

  • Merm123

    When I said “I QUIT!”

  • Diane Lane

    I told my friend’s mother that my friend was having a baby with a married man. My friend at the time was 17 and the man was 35. Her parents threw her out of the house and the married man went back to his wife.

  • Barbara Edwards

    i wish i could take back my recent comment on facebook about all the meth in the world and all these kids out here stepping on needles but the truth is that i just cant take it back, just can’t……at least until these people get their lives straight!!!

  • Sherri Hardy Hicks

    Telling spouse to “shut up.”

  • Jessica Neiweem

    I wish I would not have let the words “I love you” escape my lips when I didn’t actually mean it. The truth is, though, I thought it was true when I said it — I thought I was in love and needed a relationship to fulfill me when all I really needed was to learn to love myself. If only I had known that being alone and learning about myself would have taught me that the love I needed started from within, perhaps I would have better understood love and waited to say it to the right person.

  • Rebecca lee

    “You’re not my real dad” is a comment that I often used during arguments as a teenager, and that I now bitterly regret. As an adult I realise how hurtful that must have been. It takes a real man to step up and take the place of a deadbeat dad, and I wish I could take those comments back.

  • dottie p

    when my daughter was young i said “i’m ashamed of you” thank god she was too young to remember it, what i meant was “i’m so disappointed” that’s why i made my last comment. after that i was very careful with what i said and how i acted toward her. i have never been ashamed of her, and since then instead of yelling and telling her i’m disappointed in her, i told her i was disappointed in what she did. it still haunts me to this day

  • DM

    Told my nephew to grow up. He is grown now and we are not close at all. I cannot help but think my comment may have attained our relationship. I have apologized but it is not the same.

    • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

      This isn’t on you any more. He’s an adult. It’s on him now, especially since you apologized.

  • MyKinKStar

    That time I said “I love you” first . . .

  • Deb

    Woulda, coulda, shoulda, but didn’t have the good sense to NOT say “I Do”. Nada yada yada……..

    • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

      Hahahahaha!

  • Zhulin Gao

    “You are the worst dad in the world.” I wish I could take back this sentence cause I feel like it hurt him deeply even if he pretends this is nothing.

    • Karen T

      If you’re still able to, just one little sentence like, “I’m sure glad you were there for me”, can make all the difference in the world.

  • rose morgan

    “I know how to do that”.

  • justinkeene

    wishing to get older when i was 18 years old

    • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

      Right!

  • Diamond Love

    Moving out as a teen, should of stayed home lol

  • Diane Krumenaker Eugenio

    About two months before my mom passed away, one of her “friends” convinced her to ask her kids to give her money to buy a new car. She only had 62,000 miles on hers. I had 109,000 on my car and my husband had 150,000 on his. We didn’t have the money to replace our own cars. I remember getting a little angry (more at her friend suggesting it than at mom) but I’m sure I said something that may not have been too nice. I definitely wish I could take back anything I may have said to her that may not have been too nice. Miss you, mom!

  • Tbag

    Saying yes when someone asked me to do something, especially when i really didn’t wanna do it. Still learning to say no 🙂

  • Kara Bowersock

    Telling everyone that I was ok in times that I wasn’t. Now everyone thinks I am stronger than what I really am and hardly ever thinks that I need a shoulder to cry on. I mean I like people to think I am tuff but I also want people to be there for me too! I don’t want to face situations alone!

  • Tiffany

    If you need anything day or night just call……

  • Stacie Snow

    My baby brother had come to my house and I found out he was doing drugs in his car in my driveway and i told him not to ever come back to my house! He ended up going to prison a few months later and we’ve not talked since and that’s been almost ten years ago.

  • Kazz Charmy

    I remember when I was 12 years old and couldn’t wait to become an adult and move out of home and have my own place, so I could do my own thing, wow I regret thinking that, life isn’t as easy as I thought being an adult !

  • Joseph Alexander

    I think the worst thing I have said that I desperately wanted to take back was when I told my partner(was on again, off again but steady now) that “no I no longer have any feelings for you anymore…” It was really said to help her be able to sever the bond between us and move on but boy did I feel atrocious for being “that guy”. Never again…

  • bhoori

    I wish I can take back saying “You married me only for my money.”

  • Denise N.

    I was taught if you are going to say it, mean it and to think before I open my mouth. There isn’t a comment that I’ve said ( or written ) that I feel the need or desire to retrack. But there are times where, without face-to-face communication, ideas are misinterperted and the whole thing turns defensive spiraling into argumentative. This especially happens during online conversations. I’ve perserved online friendships despite being right just by agreeing with the line of thought on their side.

  • Dicksy Maneschyn

    The regret of saying “It’s all your fault” when in fact It was nobody’s fault at all.

  • Pang5891

    Sadly, there are alot of things that I have said that I regret. I have apologized to those who’ve I hurt and I make it an everyday effort to atay positive, speak positively, and do positive things. I am guilty of blurting out things that I really do not mean. Many of us say things without realizing the damage that comes from it or the effect it has on the other.

    I remember telling an ex, that I hated him and wish he would just get into an accident and die for hurting me. Two months later he was involved in a bad accident and went into a coma. I felt so guilty and bad for wishing such horrible thing upon someone else. Even though he did hurt me alot and treated me wrong, I realized that we are no different. Just two young and niave human beings searching for our place in this chaotic world. We broke up on bad terms, but, I felt so guilty that I visited him while he was in the coma. I prayed for his full recovery and for him to wake up. Two months later, he woke up from the coma and five months after physical therapy he was able to regain most of his physical abilities back. We spoke to each other and I apologized and wished him well.

    From that I learned that as human beings, we make mistakes and we will continue to make mistakes. Life is all about learning – sometimes, we are going to hurt others, unintentionally, but, in order to grow from that we must accept the fact that things are not always going to go the way we planned or want them to. Wishing someone pain and hurt because they hurt you in someway, is not going to help you grow as a person. It only makes you become a much more bitter and spiteful individual. Accepting reality, and realizing that people change and letting that negative experience shape you into a better and wiser person is the only way to grow!

  • Ray Ayala

    One of my friends in our clique has low self-esteem when it comes to his singing voice. He was really depressed because he did not make a singing group he wants to join. He asked if a group of us could listen to his audition piece and critique it so he could re-audition and nail it in the future.

    Wanting to put him in good spirits, I told him he sounded really good. He asked, “Really?” I told a white lie and said, “Yes.”

    Now, whenever he sees our group of friends, he sings for us. It gives him such joy to sing out of tune to his friends. I wish I had told him something else, like maybe, “You know I am tone deaf. How about we find you a voice coach?”

    But, I guess, that’s what friends are for –to lift you up.

  • I regret telling a husband of a coworker that she was having an affair!

  • Richard Vargas

    “I don’t need your help. I can do this by myself.” Cut to the next day, “Can you come over. I really need your help.”

  • Kari McDowell

    I regret telling my daughter-in-law that she should seek professional help. Of course I really do think she needs help because she has such violent anger issues, but I shouldn’t have said it.

  • Till death do us part…:P :/

  • Candie Coffey Frazier

    My worst commet ever has to be to the father of my son. In a heated argument and I do mean heated he said some things that were hurtful and my mindset was hurt him back. I told him I hope our son doesnt grow up to be anything like him. He is a tough man who refuses to show hurt but in that moment I seen it. It was just words. We have been together seven years. He works 12 hours a day in construction so I can stay home to raise our son. He has flaws ues but if his son grows up to be like him it wouldn’t be a bad a thing.

  • Theresa Holly

    when you are younger and do not what to include someone in the playing of a game. I know how that feels because it happened to me several times. You feel hurt.

  • dottie p

    i’m so ashamed of you. i said it to my daughter when she was very little, i’m glad she doesn’t remember it. the other one is “I DO”

  • Andréanne Mory

    ”I do my paté chinois (sheppard pie) with horse” to a horse lover and owner’s wife.
    I kinda didn’t tought about it before saying it. They were all leaving on farm, raising animal killing some u know ! Let just say that the conversation turn sour after that. She look at me like I was so kind of a monster.
    And my boyfriend of the time and me were on edge at that moment (I was from city area Qc province, him rural Ontario) so that seal the deal for the break up …

  • Tina R.

    I’m not the kind of person who says things to hurt people, but I’m not perfect and when I was younger, I said a lot of things that I regret. Being young and dumb, I got into an argument with my mother (who I’m close to now, as an adult) and she told me I couldn’t go out on this particular night (I was 16 at the time). I didn’t understand why because I hadn’t done anything wrong, but she was insistent on me not going out with my friends that weekend night. Obviously, being a hormonal 16 year old girl, I got angry and told her that I didn’t want to ever talk to her again…and that she was being a “crazy person” for not letting me go out with my friends. She just kept telling me that she didn’t want me to go out and her reason was because she had a “bad feeling” about what was going to happen that night. That’s when I totally lost it and said things that I honestly don’t remember because I was so furious! She took my keys so I wasn’t able to leave and I just went to my room trying to figure out what she meant. Now, I must preclude that my mom has kind of a “sixth sense” but at that moment, I wasn’t even thinking about her uncanny ability to have these “bad feelings” about things that happen before they actually happen. When the next day came, I got a call from one of my friends that I was supposed to go out with the night before and she was in a panick, asking me if I’ve heard the news about the shooting that happened at the place we were going to be the night before. I didn’t know what she was talking about but later saw on the news that a shooting happened at the party we were supposed to go to and 3 people were shot…2 in critical condition and the other died. My friend said she was so glad that I wasn’t able to go to the party because she didn’t go either. I instantly had this feeling in my gut that made me sick….I argued with my mom, like a brat, and all she was doing was keeping me safe. From then on, anytime my mom told me she had a “bad feeling” and to not go out, I would listen. The lesson in this story is that moms are always right! Love your moms (or someone who is like a mom to you) and cherish your time with them because they are the most amazing women….their intuition is usually right and with my mom, she has this uncanny ability to just know when something bad happens. She is one my best friends and I don’t know what I’d do without her ❤️

  • I wish I wasnt tied down to a dog… now I miss him so much RIP lil buddy

  • Richard Jefferson

    Telling off my kids when they made me angry and frustrated. We love them dearly and would do anything for them, but sometimes you just want to walk away and not give them what they want/need and let them realize how much we really do for them.

  • Teresa Rojas

    I wish you were dead! OMG! What a horrible thing to say to anyone,wishing I wouldn’t have said that doesn’t change the pain it had to have caused.

  • deedee walker

    I wish I could take back “i wish you would “drop dead” self explanatory

  • deedee walker

    I wish I could take back “I wish you would drop dead” self explanatory

  • Kathy Martin

    I’m not your play toy

  • Rukiana Ana Aurela

    I wish I was 15

  • OSCAR LOUBRIEL

    I really regret telling a former boss of mine that “I QUIT!!!!” It was a really good paying job with nice benefits and travel perks. But I sound a job that I thought was better, but in actuality it wasn’t. Oh well, you live and you learn!

  • Bryan Williams

    “There is no comment that I wish I could take back.” http://tryvindale.com/VzmcMlpj

  • Killin

    Sure I’ll take care of your Dobermans while you’re away for two weeks.

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  • Scott Cook

    I was 19 and at work bar tending, when one of my best friends called from his work as a security guard. He had a lot of disabilities and always depressed about his existence. I always tried to get him more upbeat and optimistic, except that one night when he really needed to talk and I told him that “I didn’t have time for you right now” Actually I did have time and he killed himself that night.

  • Maxiee Sanita

    Be careful what you wish for

  • Andrea Somers

    When I said I hate you
    When I said I love you but didn’t mean it etc