Reddit has a sub-Reddit called Today I F’d Up (TIFU) though which Reddit users can have an online confession of sorts. Yesterday, a woman posted “TIFU by hugging John Green.” She explained that she had gone to see The Book of Mormon with her husband in Indianapolis, saw John Green at intermission, sprinted up to him and could think of nothing to do but hug him.
When she was telling the story the next day at work, a co-worker said something like, “I was with John Green at the show. He hated it.”
So she admitted her TIFU to the Reddit world.
What she didn’t know is that John Green is a Reddit user. (She hadn’t seen this earlier post.) And she certainly didn’t expect him to reply to assuage her mortification.
Here’s a link to the online encounter between the two. Or click here if you’d like to tweet it from your account.