Many of us have had that sinking feeling the morning after the night before when we realise we have been tagged in a photograph on social media.
So imagine these revellers horror when their embarrassing shenanigans were not only posted online but went viral with millions of hits.
This unsavoury collection of nightclub moments, posted on Tumblr and various other sites, show just how ugly things can turn after one too many cocktails.
Drink together, dance together… go to the toilet together? These friends couldn’t be parted for one moment
One lip-locking dance floor Casanova tears his eyes away from his fair maiden to check his texts.
Many men have wondered why women insist on taking toilet trips together. It’s so they can take group photographs if this snapshot is anything to go by. Amber manages to spill all three drinks she is carrying, splashing herself in the face in the process.
Another couple manage to pull off the most uncoordinated kiss of all time, complete with tongue-sucking and a glow stick necklace.
You know the golden rule, never drink more than you can carry. This clubber learnt her lesson the hard way
Another couple manage to pull off the most uncoordinated kiss of all time, complete with tongue-sucking and a glow stick necklace
One young male clubber is spellbound by a scantily-clad dancer, with his gawping face captured on camera
Unfortunately for him the camera caught his shifty gaze.
Another shot of three clubbers pulling some shapes could easily be mistaken for a still from zombie comedy Sean Of The Dead. This trio were no doubt left feeling like the walking dead the next morning.
In another image, a romantic kiss continues uninterrupted despite the spray of projectile vomit flying towards the unsuspecting couple.
One young male clubber is spellbound by a scantily-clad dancer, with his gawping face captured on camera.
A group of young lads create a genius method to deal with the cold of the smoking area, using their friend’s head as a fire. What could possibly go wrong?
Get a room: This drinker couldn’t hold her vomit in any longer at the sight of this public display of affection
It can get cold in the smoking area, but these lads have an ingenious solution; use your friend’s head as a fire
A gruesome group, one of which appears to be spilling her white wine, would have Prince Charming hoping that the glass slipper fits none of them.
Another snapshot perfectly demonstrates the perils of the naked crowd surf, both for the crowd and the surfer.
One elderly gentleman relives his youth, clutching a pint and dancing behind a much younger woman.
A group shot of four young women shows the pitfalls of doing your make-up in the dark, with one exhibiting a very orange face.
In one photograph a male clubber points out a rather mysterious and embarrassing stain on the back of a dark-haired reveller’s dress.
Men can’t multitask? A caring male blows that theory out of the water by propping up his ailing friend while planting a smooch on a female companion.
Prince Charming would have a hard time deciphering Cinderella from the ugly sisters in this gruesome group
Naked crowd surfing will get you a mixed reception. One girl recoils while another can’t believe her luck
This elderly gentleman seems overjoyed to be reliving his youth. Hopefully he has that hearing aid turned down
Mysterious stain: A club-goer points out a rather dubious stain on the yellow dress of this dark-haired woman
If you get hungry on the dancefloor it’s advisable to wait until you get to the kebab shop to snack, unlike this lady who appears to be devouring her fist
This probably is not the reaction he hoped for when he tried to impress the ladies with his biceps
And one man’s Ibiza tan is not all is seems. A tell-tale pale line below his hair belies his true pasty hue.
One guy appears to be copping a feel of his semi-naked male companion – but the other party appears to take it in his stride.
One unfortunate chap should probably wear a belt next time he ventures out, but at least his friend had a bit of a giggle.
Meanwhile it all got too much for one clubber who passed out on the pavement, revealing her ample assets.
Three’s a crowd: This unlucky-in-love man looks downcast as the lady on his shoulders puckers up with a friend rather than him
An opportunist strikes while his companions are somewhat occupied with a kiss, bending down for a sneaky sip of the woman’s drink through a straw
The most unsavoury photobomb ever? This scene-stealer puts on a spectacular display sat on the curb with two friends
This unfortunate chap should probably wear a belt next time, but at least his friend had a bit of a giggle
It got too much to handle for this clubber, who passed out on the pavement while revealing her ample assets