Young Man Shows What Happened After Parents Left Him Home Alone for the Weekend in Video, SA Offers Advice

Young Man Shows What Happened After Parents Left Him Home Alone for the Weekend in Video, SA Offers Advice

  • A video of a young man revealing what happened to the bakyard in his home after a weekend alone has gone viral
  • The clip posted on TikTok shows the stressed gent and a separate building with a collapsed thatch roof
  • While some Mzansi netizens couldn't help but joke about the man's dismay, others offered questionable advice

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A young man left South African netizens with many unanswered questions after sharing what happened to him when he was left home alone for the entire weekend.

Man shows what happened after parents left him home alone
SA peeps offered advice to a young man whose home was damaged while home alone. Image: @datboi.sway/TikTok
Source: TikTok

A video posted on TikTok by @datboi.sway shows a young man looking speechless before revealing a collapsed thatch roof of a small stand alone building at his house.

While it is unclear what happened, the dried thatch can be seen scattered all over the ground as though a hectic storm or tornado had wiped through it. Hebanna!

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One can only imagine the young man's parent's reaction when they got back after entrusting him with their home.

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South Africans share some words of advice to the young man

Netizens were amused by the strange sight and responded with banter and funny advice as they consoled @datboi.sway.

Sibbi wrote:

"But ayy, rather let it be the roof of the lapa than the roof of the actual house."

Gaone Mandy said:


GoddessTheGod commented:

"Ilento yokuthi uhlezi uhleli efonini. Owuzwa noma sekubheda."

Lerato 2023❤️ replied:

"10 past 4, indlu yawa."

okandabezithashan said:

"Iyawa iroof, ibambe (The roof is falling, hold it up)."

Bit_of_bliss reacted:

"Leave and come back fifteen minutes after they have arrived and ask what happened."

Wanda Medias Mdekazi replied:

"Put it in rice."

Tasia said:

"It's because you're always on that phone."

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Woman’s 2 kids make huge mess out of boredom, daughter’s explanation on TikTok has SA laughing

In another story, Briefly News reported that two kids landed in hot water after they made a big mess. Online users could not help but crack jokes after one of the kids decided to explain herself.

The video got thousands of likes, and many people gushed over how cute the children were. Other parents could relate to how stressful it was.

@ladykamati was talking to her kids about their mischief. The two children were covered in a brown cream from head to toe. When asked what they were doing, the oldest sibling explained that they got bored because the mom would not give them the phone, and they decided to do something evil.

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