Polite Canadian Leaves Best Boozy Apology After Trying to Break In

After a long night of boozing it up, a man named Cliff in Halifax, Nova Scotia, responsibly decided it was time to head to his buddy’s place where he was staying. Upon reaching the house, he knocked and hollered for his pal Danderson to let him in. But Danderson never came. Instead, Caitlynne Hines and her husband Nick, the actual occupants, arrived and politely told him to leave. But in his inebriated state Cliff last-name-withheld refused, and fervently continued to attempt to gain entry, even going so far as to try to pick the lock. Finally, though, he gave up and stumbled down the road.

Hines waited for Cliff to return with the number for the police at the ready, but he never did. And the next day, she found something wonderful on the doorstep: a six-pack of beer and an apology note. She posted a picture of the note and the beer on her Facebook and it quickly went viral:

If you can’t read Cliff’s somewhat scrawly handwriting, here’s what the note says:

Hey fellas!

I’m the guy who was relentlessly (and very drunkenly) trying to get into your house last night. It turns out Danderson’s place was upstairs. I hope it doesn’t reflect poorly on him that he has such an asshole friend such as myself. Anyway, I sincerely apologize for waking you up and being so disorderly in the middle of the night. Please accept this six pack of average tasting beer as a token of my appreciation.

Take care,


P.S. I walked like 8km to some random girl’s house after all that. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

If only all would-be criminals were so polite.

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