Texts to Mom, “How Long Does it Take to Microwave a 25-Pound Turkey?” is Going Viral for ALL the Right Reasons

With Thanksgiving just one week away, people are pranking their moms by asking how long they should cook a full turkey in the microwave.

The social media challenge is taking over the internet this week, and the responses are ACTUALLY the greatest thing you’ll read all day!

Things pretty much went one of two ways. Some parents responded with a supportive, but cautious encouragement to their obviously desperate and potentially deranged child, while others came extremely close to disowning their offspring altogether.

You guys, she told her kid to buy a precooked turkey for the Fire Department!! I’m dying. 

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This savage mom who pulled the only line any mother every needs. 

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This mom who figured there was absolutely no logical reasoning for her kid to be asking this question.

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Mom is never wrong, you silly, silly child.

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Then there’s this mom who had the most natural response to the prank question: “Google it.” 

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Then there’s this mom who DID in fact, Google it. 

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This mom whose three words say it all! 

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And this mom who reminds us that common sense should be free…but it isn’t. 

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I think it goes without saying, but please never microwave a 25 pound turkey.

Here’s to growing up, adulting like a pro, and giving your mom a heart attack every now an then with a text that genuinely makes her question the job she did raising you.

If you’re a mom and you’ve gotten this text, we’d love to see how the exchange went! Submit your conversations to [email protected] and your texts might be featured!

Bri Lamm
Bri Lamm is the Editor of foreverymom.com. An outgoing introvert with a heart that beats for adventure, she lives to serve the Lord, experience the world, and eat macaroni and cheese all while capturing life’s greatest moments on one of her favorite cameras. Follow her on Facebook.

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