Back in the olden days before Tinder and Instagram DM's, most people had to meet romantic partners by *gasp* meeting them in person. This method had some benefits, like a much lower rate of unsolicited dick pics. It also had some downsides, like having to choose to go out with someone without knowing if they've ever posed for a picture with a tiger.
One thing is certain: meeting people the "old school" way made for much better stories. This was highlighted in a recent Twitter thread started by someone named Colleen, who shared this hilarious and inspiring story about how her grandma met her grandpa:
And there's more...
Colleen's tweet went viral, inspiring other people to share their own stories of the unusual and hilarious ways their parents and grandparents met. Here are 29 of the best responses: