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And you thought YOUR dad's jokes were bad! Children share cringe-worthy texts they've received from their fathers (and they'll leave you with your head in your hands)

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 22/04/2019 Harriet Johnston For Mailonline

Portrait of a young man and daughter watching TV while eating popcorn on the sofa © Getty Portrait of a young man and daughter watching TV while eating popcorn on the sofa Children have left the internet in hysterics with the groan-inducing texts they have received from their fathers. 

From technophobic questions to clueless run-ins with celebrities, the messages are sure to strike a chord with families everywhere. 

The gallery, compiled by Worldwideinterweb, reveal just how clueless fathers can be.

Many of the messages reveal dad humour at its best - relying on bad jokes and an immature pun that will leave anyone reading them with their face in their hands. 

a screenshot of a cell phone: This father texted his daughter to let her know that he'd bumped into 'Harry Potter' only to realise it was someone completely different - Harry Styles from One Direction © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This father texted his daughter to let her know that he'd bumped into 'Harry Potter' only to realise it was someone completely different - Harry Styles from One Direction

a screenshot of a cell phone: In this case the father was useless at technology, and sent his question to his child instead of Google © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited In this case the father was useless at technology, and sent his question to his child instead of Google

a screenshot of a cell phone: Another was unimpressed by their dad's attempt at humour, admitting 'I hate you' in response to their father's text © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Another was unimpressed by their dad's attempt at humour, admitting 'I hate you' in response to their father's text

a screenshot of a cell phone: This creative father came up with a new name for a selfie with his family pet, although his child was initially unimpressed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This creative father came up with a new name for a selfie with his family pet, although his child was initially unimpressed a screenshot of a cell phone: Another hilarious joke! One father told this turkey related pun as their child wondered how the turkey smelled © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Another hilarious joke! One father told this turkey related pun as their child wondered how the turkey smelled

a screenshot of a cell phone: This police officer father had the best tips for their child to avoid getting caught for murder © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This police officer father had the best tips for their child to avoid getting caught for murder

a close up of text on a black background: In this case, the child received a ridiculously random text which left them with this thought-provoking question © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited In this case, the child received a ridiculously random text which left them with this thought-provoking question

a screenshot of a cell phone: Another father completely missed the point of a gender reveal party and their child was left to explain it to them © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Another father completely missed the point of a gender reveal party and their child was left to explain it to them

a screenshot of a cell phone: One technophobic dad couldn't believe he'd finally mastered the features of the iPhone keypad © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited One technophobic dad couldn't believe he'd finally mastered the features of the iPhone keypad

a screenshot of a cell phone: Another teen shared their Papi's text on Twitter, as she admitted: 'my dad is so dramatic when I'm not home all day' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Another teen shared their Papi's text on Twitter, as she admitted: 'my dad is so dramatic when I'm not home all day'

a close up of a dog: One dad shared this adorable snap of his dog laying down with a very Trump-style haircut © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited One dad shared this adorable snap of his dog laying down with a very Trump-style haircut

a screenshot of a cell phone: This father's technology skills haven't quite mastered the hashtag, but at least his daughter is trying to help him © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This father's technology skills haven't quite mastered the hashtag, but at least his daughter is trying to help him

a screenshot of a cell phone: 'Why are you like this': Another child couldn't believe their father would text them such random facts © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Why are you like this': Another child couldn't believe their father would text them such random facts a screenshot of a cell phone: The first Apple watch in Canada! One child shared their father's classic dad joke online, which they couldn't help but cringe over © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The first Apple watch in Canada! One child shared their father's classic dad joke online, which they couldn't help but cringe over

a screenshot of a cell phone: This father couldn't help but share his immature joke with his child © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited This father couldn't help but share his immature joke with his child

a screenshot of a cell phone © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

a screenshot of text © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

a screenshot of a cell phone: One teen posted this three-part text conversation with their dad, which featured a dad joke so cringe-worthy that they were offended © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited One teen posted this three-part text conversation with their dad, which featured a dad joke so cringe-worthy that they were offended

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