If you think you screwed up a photo badly, this woman’s driver’s license shows an empty chair

Aug 14, 2020

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If you think you screwed up a photo badly, this woman’s driver’s license shows an empty chair

Aug 14, 2020

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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I don’t think any of us has ever been satisfied with our driver’s license photos. But this lady’s photo is an absolute winner because it doesn’t even show her – it features an empty chair.

Jane Dodd from Tennessee had recently renewed her driver’s license and it came in the mail. Like many of us, she was surprised by the photo, but because it wasn’t her in it at all. It was a photo of an empty chair, so she had to speak to DMV and have her license fixed.

“The lady at the DMV did not really believe me when I was like ‘hey, I need my license fixed because it has a chair on it,’” Dodd told WKRN. “And then she looked it up in the system and goes, ‘oh, I need my manager for this.’”

Jane shared the photo of her license on Facebook and it gained quite a lot of attention. I’d say it made many people’s day, including me, and some of Jane’s friends even photoshopped the chair into other photos of her. “My boss thinks it’s funnier than anyone,” Jane said through a smile. “I was at work Friday and he pointed to a chair outside of his office door and was like, ‘I thought this was you, I waved at it this morning’ and I was like ‘thanks.’”

Currently on hold with the dmv since this is what I got in the mail when I renewed my license…. 🤦‍♀️

Posted by Jade Dodd on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

But how did this happen? Wes Moster, director of communications, issued a statement to explain the situation:

“When the customer recently renewed her driver license online, she received an image of a chair because that was the last picture taken on file. When the Department was made aware of her situation, we immediately made things right with the customer and provided her with a license with her actual photo and have addressed this situation internally.”

So if you’re ever again not happy with a photo you took or a photo in your ID or driver’s license, just remember this. If nothing else, it will make you smile and improve your mood.

[via CNN]

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4 responses to “If you think you screwed up a photo badly, this woman’s driver’s license shows an empty chair”

  1. Lars Stokholm Avatar
    Lars Stokholm

    I am tempted to almost “quote” Albert Einstein “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty chair a sign?” ?

    1. Ralph the Bus Driver Avatar
      Ralph the Bus Driver

      A bathroom break?

  2. Martin Gillette Avatar
    Martin Gillette

    Or she might be vampire…

  3. Kim Beard Ekstrom Avatar
    Kim Beard Ekstrom

    it is the Volunteer state..guess she did now want to ” volunteer a picture of herself” lol