It’s a time-honored tradition of students everywhere – pulling an all-nighter to complete that paper that has been hanging around your neck for weeks, just before time. These days work is usually submitted online, so all that needs to be done after your caffeine-fueled n
ightmare is a simple attachment, and off it goes to be graded. No hungry dogs around to eat it, no printer-based dramas to fall back on.
Things can still go hilariously wrong though, as student Alex Sparrow found out to his cost. Having completed his literary essay about diversity in society, and in a sleep-deprived, euphoric state, he somehow contrived to attach the wrong file when submitting. He shared his story on Twitter and it has since gone viral, being retweeted almost 100,000 times.
“For several days I couldn’t even scroll through Twitter without it freezing up on whatever was showing,” Adam told Bored Panda. “I had a video stuck on my phone for 5 minutes as I was getting hundreds of notifications every second.”
But why? What’s the big deal? You might ask. You will understand when you see the file he sent by accident! Scroll down to check it out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments below!