It Happened to Me: A Collection of One-Line Stories


We all have fun stories about meeting celebrities, punching windows, and being stood up by our professors that have so many twists and turns that not even a full post can thoroughly cover. However, some stories only need a single sweet line to burst into the world. Here are some of the Thrill Editors’ best, and shortest, “It Happened to Me”s.

“Campo caution taped up all the doors in Horvitz during a blackout while I was still inside.”

“I threw up in old side and just left it there.”

“I drunkenly tried to have phone sex in the middle of a Taft party.”

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Tried and True: Group-cest is Bad

groupcest is baaahd

Last year, The Thrill threw a small party in a New-Apt to welcome its newly hired writers. During the party, The Thrill witnessed its very own case of group-cest. With almost a year gone by, the crime was finally discussed in an editors’ meeting where the perpetrators agreed to write separate accounts of the night. These are their stories:

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Your Sunday Study Break, Courtesy of Buzzfeed and “Arrested Development”

"Look, I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but..."

“Look, I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but…”

You need a break. Look at you. You’re disgusting. You haven’t left Olin all weekend and there’s coffee all over your shirt and the various strands of your unwashed hair are forming to create one massive, greasy chunk of super-hair that cannot be pried apart by sheer human will.

On that note, here’s a Buzzfeed article that tells you “How to Get Instantly Alerted The Second “Arrested Development” Shows Up on Netflix” — just text “ANN” to 619-EGG-VEAL. If you’re as passionate as we at the Thrill are about Arrested Development, this should bring some joy to your finals-ravaged heart. Now, for the love of God, close your notebook and go re-watch Season 2 of AD on Netflix.

10 o’clock list: Arrested Development Lines You Should Use In Everyday Conversation

It’s no secret that the staff of The Thrill loves Arrested Development. And in case you are unaware, it should be mentioned that the fourth season airs on Netflix on May 26th. I’ve compiled a list of some lines (with videos) from the show that I believe we, as Kenyon students, should work into everyday conversation.

  1. “I’ve made a huge mistake” – this can be used in a variety of situations, you just have to time it right. Extra points for you if the other person understands the reference.  Continue reading