Whether it's juvenile idiocy or a severe operation, people are always curious about how others got their scars. It's a strange fixation which has always confused me a little — people staring with such intensity at a little indent on your forehead, positively burning to ask, "Go on, how did you get that then?!" and then looking quite deflated when you say you fell onto a table as a kid.
However, one Reddit user sought to find out the myriad of reasons as to why people get scars in one go, by posing the simple question to Reddit: "How did you get your scars?"
Well, the internet answered with a variety of insane, painful sounding, and occasionally tragic stories that I have gathered for you here.