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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3 months ago

This needs to be higher!!

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serenagun
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3 months ago

good for her!!!

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3 months ago

wow

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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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3 months ago

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

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Kimberley Thomas
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3 months ago

ROFL. Can't do that here in NYC.

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3 months ago

lol

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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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3 months ago

😂 this is kinda funny

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Bendy Rainbow
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3 months ago

that's perseverance

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3 months 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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3 months ago

They look so happy!

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Who? Me?
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2 months ago

They sure are ❤

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That_WeirdBunBun!
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3 months ago

Aww

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Mimi M
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3 months ago

Wonder how they moved past that!

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MERCI LANGSTON
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2 months ago

I wonder why

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No
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3 months ago

They pulled an Uno reverse

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Zoe's Mom
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3 months ago

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

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Renae Weidman
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3 months 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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3 months ago

LOL! Love this!

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K.
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2 months ago

I would babysit for a man like this.

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Helen Haley
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2 months ago

That's adorable

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demon
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3 months ago

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

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Amy Jo Buchanan
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2 months 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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3 months ago

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

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DungeonQuestPlayer
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3 months ago

rotten

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Arctic Fox Lover
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3 months ago

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

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Isabella Vega
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2 months ago

So cute

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Agnes Jekyll
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2 months ago

were there some awkward Thanksgivings?

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Isabella Vega
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2 months ago

Haha poor uncle

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Mimi M
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3 months ago

Aww - that works!

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Harry Potter
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3 months ago

lol

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