These Students Were So Funny Their Teachers Had To Give Them Extra Credit

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the most desperate time of the year for college students is finals week.

Twitter user @ColinChambers44 shared a hilarious screenshot of what he’s been reduced to, just a few hours before his research paper was due and the “M” key mysteriously crapped out on his computer keyboard:

And yes, there is an M in May:

He’s working on it, but it’s hard to explain the problem:

Though some people have presented him with some workarounds:

Workarounds are important, because you will be driven to desperate measures, like begging for extra credit:

And yes, people do email everyone in class with their pleas all the time, so double check that reply button:

Because your teachers are over it:

No matter how outlandish your excuses:

No matter how high you were:

Your only chance is luck. Catch them in the right mood with the right meme.

It’s not about your mood:

And some teachers do respect the workaround:

Sometimes they’ll even give you the cheatsheet:

Thanks, teach! But seriously, about that extra credit…