It's a beautiful thing to reunite with an old childhood love, but to do that, you have to be sure that you're talking to the right person. And, oh, try to leave 9/11 out of your pick up approach.
Redditor whatsupbrooklyn got a cringey series of messages from an alleged "old flame" that's even more awkward than middle school.
(Note: "What's up?" "The sky"?? Grow up, dude.)
And then it gets even worse.
As if the poster wouldn't remember who she had dated, this creepy dude tries to convince her otherwise, with a tale of "when the towers fell."
This dude is as best, delusional, and at worst, trying to implant memories like some sort of Inception or reverse Eternal Sunshine maneuver, because his history of high-stakes kisses seems highly unlikely.
Plus, his logic is flawed: everyone knows where they were on 9/11.
That's part of what makes 9/11, you know, 9/11.