Featured Stories of the Week

A 15hr train journey in the wrong cabin - Part 1

I was in China and travelling from Jinan to Xian - that's a 15hr train journey (and that's if the train decides to go fast). As I ignored every person in the station staring at me gawp-eyed as if I was wearing a clown outfit and had just shat myself I got on to the train.

Nick Bennett
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Stan’s Bike Has A Creepy Admirer

I grew up in the suburbs of Albuquerque and we lived in close proximity to nature. My younger brother Stan had just received a new bike as his birthday gift – it looked brilliant in black and red. Every day, when he returned from school, he would take the bike on a ride through the neighborhood.

Susan Smith
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Smelly Lessons in Life

When I was about 5 my mum had a demonstration of what you would call my "child's honesty". We got on a bus and took a seat.

Everything was going well until I heard and smelled a big fat fart. I went pale, and with wide open accusing eyes I shouted:

Camila Santos Simmons
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Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.