On The Whale Facebook page, we recently asked The Whale Nation 'What was the dumbest way you've gotten a scar?' We got a lot of interesting (and scary) responses.

Before I give you a few of those responses, I have one of my own to tell. When I was about 8 or 9 years old, we had a family gathering at my parents house. There were grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins all gathered together for a day of fun.

Well for some reason, one of my uncles who is about four years older than I am, tied a rope through a cinder block and tossed the other end up and over a tree branch. The idea was to lift up my cousins, one at a time onto the tree branch without them having to climb the tree.

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Well, he tried a dry run without a person standing on the cinderblock. Up it went, and then the branch broke and down came the cinder block hitting me on the head, since I was stupidly standing underneath it all. At first, I didn't feel any pain. That is until I touched my head with my hand and came back with a hand covered in blood. Off to the hospital I went, ending up with eight stitches in my head. I still have the scar to prove it.

Here are some comments of scar stories from The Whale Facebook page:

Samuel - Get down from the tractor and open your foot on metal.

Jesse - Running and fell, putting a nail in my knee. Table saw with no guard...two fingers permanently scarred.

Kevin - Shooting a rifle and having the scope kick back and bust open my orbital bone.

Brian - Sticking my hand in a garbage disposal.

Michelle - Pencil scar in grade school. Still have the pencil tip in the palm of my hand.

Jim - Working in a Grocery store and slitting open my arm with a box cutter, because my mom walked in and distracted me by saying "Hi Jim!"

Check out more interesting and gross scar comments on The Whale Facebook page, and add to it about any interesting scar story you may have.

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