John Niven is releasing his new book 'No Good Deed' and he's decided to give away a copy on Twitter.
How do you enter, we hear you ask. Well, he's asked his followers to tell him about a good deed of theirs that backfired.
The responses are truly comical!
Thought my boss was having a stroke in work, called ambulance, made a huge scene. Turned out he was drunk, he got fired.— Stewart Armstrong (@FuzzyGolf) May 15, 2017
Told my son to let elderly lady on train first.Doors closed he got left on platform & me on train.— Scottish Wummin (@ek46) May 15, 2017
He was 4
We were visiting Berlin.....
...felt ill one day and went home early, found her husband in bed with her best friend, a charming lad called Jonathan.— Danté Banks (@Dante_Banks) May 15, 2017
When I was younger I tried to stop a woman from smoking weed at a party because I thought she was pregnant, but she wasn't pregnant.— Callum McPhee (@Callum0510) May 15, 2017
I rescued a distressed cat that was trapped in brambles. It responded by grabbing my head in its clawed paws and biting me on the face.— Red Sky At Night (@redskyatnight) May 15, 2017
Stopped the car in dead of night cos saw a man lying on pavement. Bent over him to check he was breathing, hot projectile vomit in my face— Pearl Barley (@BarleyPearlo) May 15, 2017
Fed breakfast to old woman in shared hospital room. She shit explosively over both beds and me.— niki kirke 🕷💙 (@ozymandias57) May 15, 2017
Dived in to save a kid drowning in Norfolk. Ruined phone wallet. His mum then had a go at me for pulling him out by his arms!!— Toby White (@Tobermoree) May 15, 2017
Helped an old lady at bus stop who'd dropped her messages. She then told 20+ ppl queue that I was trying to steal her stuff— Shizweasel (@Shizweasel) May 15, 2017
I offered to babysit a kid for a friend of my mum's (kid 13, me 19). Kid chopped off all her hair and said she'd tell her parents I did it.— eyejayare (@eyejayare) May 15, 2017
Helped a drunk old guy who'd hit his head get home. Youths by a chippy mock us as we pass arm in arm. He points at me & says "He hit me" wtf— Al (@Jiffster) May 15, 2017
At new primary school became friends w/ 2 girls who famously hated each other. Got them to make friends and they started bullying me.— Saved By The Blush (@SavedByTheBlush) May 15, 2017
I once gave up my seat on the tube for a pregnant lady. Turned out she was neither pregnant nor female. (Beer-gutted iron maiden fan).— penguins penguins penguins penguins penguins (@KingPenguin72) May 15, 2017
I voted Lib Dem in the 2010 election....— Graham Hackney (@ghackney78) May 15, 2017
We have to agree with John, he'll have to part with more than one copy after these!