A pre-med student at New York City’s Columbia University, US, made a ridiculous attempt to get out of his midterm exams — he faked being in hospital using his Macbook charger and headphones as “convincing” medical tubes.
Terrell Finner posted the photos of himself in “hospital” in the hope that he could skip his midterm Chemistry exam.
I'm emailing these pics to my chem prof bc I had a nosebleed & had to be hospitalized & can't take this midterm Wed. pic.twitter.com/Q9qp0Ju16H
— Pleighboi (@_KingAres) February 14, 2016
But on closer inspection, it was pretty clear that those were in fact headphones up his nose.
And a Macbook charger around his wrist.
We’re awarding full marks for effort, with details including a (sort of convincing) makeshift hospital bracelet.
As beady-eyed social media users spotted the joke, Teller’s prank quickly went viral with thousands of retweets.
Although reportedly Teller was also inundated with messages telling him how stupid he was from people who weren’t so quick to spot the joke.
And Teller found himself a little overwhelmed.
I just wanna go 2 school & come home & do homework & make small jokes on twitter that don't go viral…clearly that's too much to ask
— Pleighboi (@_KingAres) February 23, 2016
But he still found time to post another selfie after being “discharged”, writing, “Gotta have oxygen tho”.
Unfortunately it’s not known if creative Teller managed to skip the exam — somehow, we think not.
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