They say all the elderly do is sit around and play bingo, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In an effort to dispel unflattering notions about the elderly, Use Me has compiled a list of the most hilarious instances in which grandparents caught everyone off guard.
These priceless memories, from making a homemade butter dish to giving the birds nesting materials, show that the elderly are capable of much more than sitting around all day looking for their glasses. Click through the gallery below to see what your life would be like if you spent more time with your grandparents, and then vote for your favorites!
#1 The neighbors say that since this grandma started using her hair dryer, the speeding problem on their street has been resolved.
#2 ATM Security Level: Grandma
#3 So, my grandma turned 69 today, and I made a cake in her honor, thinking you might appreciate sharing it with the family.
#4 To cover up her late (and not-so-nice) husband’s face, Grandma pasted a magazine cutout of Leonardo DiCaprio. To put it another way: 80-year-olds’ Photoshop
#5 My grandmother was bitten by a pelican on the pier, and she proceeded to scold the bird.
#6 After a New Year’s cruise, a picture from a grandma’s camera was found.
#7 My grandparents were waiting at the mall for each other.
#8 This was posted by my grandmother on Facebook this morning.
#9 My friend’s wedding was based on the Middle Ages, and her grandfather came dressed like this.
#10 Prankmaster Grandma
#11 My friend posted a picture of her grandparents on Thanksgiving, but it definitely needed more exposure. Cheers to being this cool when I’m older
#12 I forgot to bring my pajamas, but my grandmother said she had something I could wear, so she brought this back.
#13 Grandma’s Butter Dish
#14 I’m going to hell, but she reminds me of Tweety’s grandmother, right?
#15 My Friend’s Grandma Commented On Her Status
#16 My best friend’s 83-year-old grandmother created a Facebook profile today. This is her profile photo.
#17 The best thing I ever did was buy my grandmother a camera phone. The cat might say otherwise.
#18 When I got home from work, I saw that my grandmother had fixed up my worn-out jeans. I Can’t Stop Laughing, Lol
#19 My grandmother pins cat hair to the trees so that birds can use it to make nice nests. So goddamn thoughtful
#20 My Spouse’s Grandmother. We Can’t Deny the Similarity
#21 My grandfather was hilarious.
#22 My grandmother has expressed concern that this Christmas may be her last, so we snapped this photo at the holiday meal (We Are Not Religious)
#23 My Grandmother, Who Has Alzheimer’s, Was at the Wedding. She then inquired, “Where is the Body?”
#24 Princess Leia And R2D2 (My Grandpa’s Costume)
#25 No, Grandpa, You Should Not Enroll In Painting Class
#26 My Grandpa Keeps A Detailed Record Of All Maintenance On His Car In This Memo Book. This Was His Last Entry:
#27 My Grandma Visited from Italy. What you see here is her suitcase.
#28 My Granny Knitted A Sombrero For My Hamster
#29 My Grandma Has Had This “Decorative Rock” On Her Table For 8 Years. I Don’t Have The Heart To Tell Her
#30 I Ordered A Wonder Woman Costume Online. It Was A Little Big For Me When It Arrived And My Grandmother Said She Wanted To Try It On. This Is The Fabulous Result