Dads and technology aren't always the best combination, but these hilarious messages prove that teaching your father how to text is worth it for comedy value.
A collection of images shared by BoredPanda showcase some of the most amusing - and occasionally inappropriate - messages people have received from their fathers.
Many of the messages showcase dad humour at its best - relying on bad jokes and and immature puns guaranteed to leave their offspring cringing.
In other amusing exchanges we see what happens when auto-correct goes wrong - with one father mistaking his daughter's chores for a sexual encounter.
Whether they make you laugh or groan, these messages are sure to have you double checking the recipient before you hit send.
This daughter thought her cryptic message was too complex for her dad to figure out but he proved he was smarter than she thought.
While some might not have the nerve to ask their parents to pick up contraception for them, this father and son clearly have quite an open relationship .
This practical joke backfired when the father chose to completely ignore the apparent danger his son was in.
After failing their exam one teen decided to soften the blow by sharing some fake news to begin with.
One teen tried to drop some rather heavy hints about wanting to borrow some money however their dad wasn't having any of it.
One daughter was left unimpressed by the nickname her father had for her and her sister.
While his daughter was clearly in distress this father took the opportunity to play a cruel joke.
Dad jokes were also popular topics among fathers and their offspring.
This father had clearly experienced some technical difficulties while texting their child.