It seems like the older generation always has the wildest, most exciting, and sometimes even borderline comical stories of how they happened to meet their significant others. Which often makes the youngsters out there feel at least a tiny bit envious. But mostly—absolutely entertained.

If you, just like us, enjoy a good "how we met" story, get ready for a real treat! Recently, Twitter user @Coll3enG shared a post that currently has almost 800k likes and more than 60k retweets. Her tweet contained a brief summary of her grandparents' "meet cute" story: "my grandma just asked me if i had a boyfriend and i was like 'no' and she was like 'well i went to a random funeral because i was bored and that’s how i met your grandfather' ??????"

Credits: Coll3enG

Thousands of people absolutely loved this story and it inspired some of them to share more bizarre tales of how they or their relatives met their significant others. With that being said, Bored Panda invites you to look through some of the most wild, funny and wholesome movie-level "how we met" stories shared by people on Twitter. By the way—we had a chance to talk to Colleen (the girl who started this whole thread) and find out a bit more about her grandparents’ love story, so make sure to look for her answers while scrolling down!

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Elsabeth
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2 weeks ago

This needs to be higher!!

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2 weeks ago

good for her!!!

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2 weeks ago

I love this so much <3

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We were extremely curious to learn more about the love story of Colleen’s grandparents that started this whole thread. Here’s what she told us: “My grandma and grandpa were from a smallish town with several big families, so my grandma knew of my grandfathers family and decided to go to his dad’s funeral with a friend because most funerals in their town are just large social gatherings.”

“My grandma and grandpa didn’t actually approach each other at the funeral because the funeral was for my grandpa’s dad, but my grandma saw my grandpa and asked her friend ‘which son is that boy,’ because she thought my grandpa was cute,” said Colleen.

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Dana
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2 weeks ago

I thought they were talking about dogs for some reason?!?

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EQXL
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2 weeks ago (edited)

Sounds so much better than him saying "I came to deliver a cow, but came home with two" 😅🤣

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Doggo
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2 weeks ago

"Uh ok so you wanna switch?" "Uhh what?" "I take yours you take mine" "..sure"

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“After learning his name she found him at school (he was a year older) and asked him out to her formal dance and he said yes. From there they went out, even after my grandpa went to college,” Colleen continued. “While my grandpa was away at college, he actually dropped out and didn’t tell my grandma and my grandma was so upset that every time he called for the next several weeks she would slam down the phone and refused to speak to him. My grandpa still called her every day to apologize and eventually my grandma agreed to give him another chance.”

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That_WeirdBunBun!
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2 weeks ago

😂 this is kinda funny

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2 weeks ago

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!

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2 weeks ago

lol!

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What can we say—Colleen’s grandparents’ love story turned out to be even more beautiful than we imagined. “He proposed to her on a romantic bike ride through town, he went back to college to become an inventor, and they had 7 children,” Colleen told Bored Panda. “They were married for almost 60 years before my grandpa passed away! My grandma actually still carries their formal engagement announcement everywhere she goes. I don’t think it was love at first sight, but they loved each other so much.”

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MRS FLASHMAN
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2 weeks ago

They look so happy!

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Who? Me?
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1 week ago

They sure are ❤

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That_WeirdBunBun!
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2 weeks ago

Aww

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Mimi M
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2 weeks ago

Wonder how they moved past that!

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MERCI LANGSTON
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2 weeks ago

I wonder why

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No
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2 weeks ago

They pulled an Uno reverse

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Zoe's Mom
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2 weeks ago

Oh, the writing on this one hurt my head but cute story.

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Renae Weidman
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2 weeks ago

Sounds kind of like my parents. My mom was supposed to be at her BFF's house to spend the night. They went to a USO dance at Ft. MacPherson in Atlanta, GA. My mom and her friend had the same color hair and style. My dad came up behind my mom and put his hands over her eyes. She spun and slapped him and he told her he thought she was Beverly. They talked all night at when she was leaving he asked her to marry him. She said yes and they eloped. They were together until her death at 36.

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2 weeks ago

LOL! Love this!

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K.
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1 week ago

I would babysit for a man like this.

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Helen Haley
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2 weeks ago

That's adorable

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demon
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2 weeks ago

excuse me but how old was the bus driver and your grandma??????

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Amy Jo Buchanan
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1 week ago

That's just so sweet... "He took her home for the next 50 years..."

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gracey grace
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2 weeks ago

That's the level of confidence I want to be when I meet my match. lol

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2 weeks ago

rotten

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Arctic Fox Lover
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2 weeks ago

Well, people say that all endings make new beginnings, so...

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Isabella Vega
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1 week ago

So cute

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Agnes Jekyll
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1 week ago

were there some awkward Thanksgivings?

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Isabella Vega
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1 week ago

Haha poor uncle

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Mimi M
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2 weeks ago

Aww - that works!

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Harry Potter
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2 weeks ago

lol

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