17 people share their most ridiculous made-up reasons for avoiding jury duty, and we’re taking notes

Anyone who’s ever been summoned for jury duty is well aware of the court’s long, monotonous selection process. This is why many people will go to incredible lengths to worm their way out of becoming a juror.

Whether they pull a Liz Lemon and pretend they can read minds or attempt to convince the judge that they’re completely biased on the case, there’s nothing that hasn’t been tried. Or, at least, that’s what I thought before I came across this Twitter thread of ways to get out of jury duty and damn, people are creative.

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