25 ‘Unfun Facts’ For People Who Want To Feel Unsettled

We’ve been seeing a lot of wholesome content lately. It makes sense. When the world feels bleak, most people need a little positivity to remind them that even the pain is temporary. This post is not for these people. Reddit user u/mc_gnome took to r/AskReddit requesting people share some ‘unfun facts’ on the thread. The responses weren’t just ‘unfun,’ they’re actually mind-blowingly morbid and depressing. But some people, like us, enjoy learning of the cruelty of nature. And these posts are for you.

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Text - 1 Award When your skin becomes red from spending too much time under the sunlight, it's basically because your skin cells are committing suicide to avoid becoming cancerous. EDIT: Source https://www.google.com/amp/s/ www.livescience.com/amp/38039-what-causes- sunburns.html the process is called apoptosis, and when cells whose DNA gets messed up by UV radiation doesn't commit suicide, that's when it starts growing out of control and thus becomes skin cancer. I'm no expert, but many medical

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Text - Wespiratory • 10h In 2014 the CDC once found a smallpox sample that they had lost and didn't even know it. It was just laying around in some random storeroom. https://www.npr.org/2014/07/08/329884145/in-a- lab-store-room-an-unsettling-surprise-lost-vials- of-smallpox Reply 16.0k •..

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Text - Fenius_Farsaid • 10h 1 Award Fatal familial insomnia exists. It's a rare, prionic brain disease that progressively destroys your brain's ability to sleep. Eventually you stop sleeping altogether, go insane, have seizures, and die. incurable Reply 14.1k ...

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Text - KatAnansi • 10h 2 Awards Brush tail possums are coprophagic (eat their own shit). They need their food to go through their digestive system twice to get all the nutrients. They're nocturnal, so spend the night eating eucalyptus and other plant leaves and flowers. During the day, they curl up into a little ball with their mouths close to their bums, and eat the soft poo as it comes out in. Then while they're out at night, they poo out hard, long pellets of poo, having absorbed all the nutr

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Text - Chocolate_Jesus_ • 10h Around 1.5 million people die from TB annually, which is a disease consistently treatable by antibiotics in almost all cases. Reply 4.3k heichwozhwbxorb • 6h In most places where TB is endemic, HIV is also endemic, and you see a lot of comorbidity with those two. Even if people can afford and access antibiotics, their immune systems are often too compromised to fight it off. 438 ...

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Text - ItsFiin3 • 11h Only one in every 1,000 sea turtles born ever make it to adulthood Reply 20.9k ... p-oonis- • 10h To add to this, saving baby turtles at the beach does less (almost nothing) for conservation compared to protecting adult turtles in the осean. 7.2k ...

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Text - EschatonDreadwyrm • 10h 2 Awards Suicide bombers are a lot easier to identify post- mortem than you'd expect. This is because the blast from the suicide belt hits the base of the head in such a way that the head pops off like a cork. Investigators therefore have a relatively intact head to ID. Reply 30.1k ...

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Text - TheDeputyDude • 9h 1 Award Depends on what you find as "fun" but King Henry VIII exploded in his coffin while the grave was being dug, the mess was cleared up by stray dogs. Reply 11.3k ...

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Text - nawjas69 • 11h a human tooth has 36 calories Reply 9.9k ...

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Text - ashisnotloading • 10h dead people can get goosebumps Reply 3.8k ...

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Text - guitar_chica13• 11h Male cats have spines on their penises that rake the walls of a females vagina to trigger ovulation and to hold the female in place while mating. Reply 6.6k KeeksiLooLoo • 10h I know for a fact the female cats were not consulted about this. 2 6k ...

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Text - Silverfox17421• 10h The youngest female to ever give birth was a Peruvian girl, Lina Medina, who gave birth to a child in 1939 at age 5. She had precocious puberty. The man who molested her was never found, and she was silent about how she got pregnant. She considered her son to be her little brother, and he was also told that this was the case. The case is well documented in medical journals, including photos of her pregnant body. It is also in the Guinness book. In the ensuing years, sh

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Text - 2 Awards The female tarantula hawk wasp stings a tarantula between the legs, paralyzes it, then drags the prey to a specially prepared burrow, where a single egg is laid on the spider's abdomen, and the entrance is covered. Sex of the larvae is determined by fertilization; fertilized eggs produce females, while unfertilized eggs produce males. When the wasp larva hatches, it creates a small hole in the spider's abdomen, then enters and feeds voraciously, avoiding vital organs for as long

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Text - gkibbe • 11h 4 Awards People who handle cockroaches develop allergies to them. This usually prevents them from drinking pre-ground coffee because of the cockroaches that get grounded in with the large batches. Reply 21.7k ...

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Text - adragonthatsgay • 9h 2 Awards Touching an AM radio broadcast tower will kill you, and not only will it kill you, but it will hurt the entire time you're dying. Number one, the voltage is so high that your hands would instantly clamp to whatever charged part of the tower you touched, then because it's oscillating at a frequency your cells can't feel you wouldn't be able to feel yourself being electrocuted until it starts to heat your body from the current, and you'd also be able to hear yo

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Text - Smoother1997 • 12h Sea otters kill and rape baby seals, not always in that order. Reply 12.6k •..

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Text - sbdtech • 9h 3 Awards Whales don't die of old age. Eventually they just don't have the strength to resurface and slowly drown. Reply 18.6k ...

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Text - robocommander • 11h When a male bee (drone) ejaculates, its testicles explode and the drone dies. It is literally a one shot wonder. Reply 13.9k ...

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Text - Behkeybeerkey • 11h There are only 2 states in the US that have outlawed child marriage. One of them only just put it into law a few weeks ago. 23 states don't even have an age limit on marriage. Reply 7.2k ben0216 • 9h It's three states: New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, with Pennsylvania being the one to outlaw it a few weeks ago. We still have a long way to go, though.

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Text - PM_Me_Nudes_2_Review • 13h 1 Award That brain eating amoebas exist at all, and is also pretty commonly found in freshwater ponds and lakes. Apparently only 4 people have survived getting it in the last 50 years. Reply 29.3k ...

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Text - cocaineandcaviar • 9h The first first responder to die in 911 was killed by someone jumping out of the building and landing on them Reply 1.8k ...

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Text - Olli3popp • 11h Scuba Divers can experience a sudden change in pressure when swimming near pipes and will get sucked inside, doesn't matter the size of the hole. It's called Delta P, worst part? Someone else usually has to go inside the pipe to remove the body. Reply 19.7k

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Text - yo_gabba_gavin 12h 3 Awards There are at least 8 nuclear weapons known to be missing. edit: just woke up to this! Thank you for the awards! And thank you for wishing me a happy cake day! Reply 47.5k

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Text - nopekill • 11h 2 Awards Every unborn baby grows a moustache in the womb, which then spreads to cover the entire body. The baby then eats the entire hair called lanugo, and excretes it after birth with their first bowel movement, which is a substance called meconium Reply 9.1k

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Text - Omny87 • 12h 1 Award When preparing a body for an open casket, the mortician will sew the person's jaw shut (to keep their mouth from flopping open) and place special contact lenses on the eyes lined with hooks, both to keep the eyelid from snapping open due to shrinking tissues, and to give the eye a bit more natural bulge, as the eye tends to sink into the socket after death. Reply 33.8k ...

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Totally Random Things People Remember From Childhood

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the totally random things that folks recall from childhood. Some of these might hit close to home. It’s funny how unexplainable memories stick with us as we grow older and continue on walking through life. 

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the totally random things that folks recall from childhood. Some of these might hit close to home. It’s funny how unexplainable memories stick with us as we grow older and continue on walking through life. 

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Text - clusterlove • 5h My mum trusted me to post a letter for her and I put it down a drain cos drain grills kinda look like a letter box

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Text - heystellaaa • 4h Someone my mom knew came over for a visit. Her son and I went outside to play. He accidentally rattled a bee's nest. They started swarming. He yelled "run for your life!" So I did. The last thing I remember was looking back while running away and seeing him punching the bees. I don't know who he was or what happened to him. My mom has no recollection of this.

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Text - Super_Kami_Jojo • 4h I once had a dream where a gorilla walked into my room, grabbed and casually ripped out my hair (it didn't hurt though), ate it, and then walked out. That's it. Has stuck with me for 20 years

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Text - OffbrandJelly • 6h I called a bulldozer a duck once

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Text - rainbowwws •6h When Shrek came out, Heinz released ketchup in bright green and purple

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Text - Box_O_Bunnies • 5h I remember laying in a play tent on my back with my legs crossed in the air, bobbing my foot, surrounded by stuffed animals, looking at a picture book pretending I could read. Either in preschool or kindergarten. It's a nice little calming flash of childhood that pops into my head every now and then.

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Text - WeebNoob • 4h I remember when the Yorkie bars were advertised as "Not for girls!" Forward-thinking, aren't they? When I was six I got really upset because I wanted one but they were not for girls but I took that literally because I was a kid. Nowadays, I eat Yorkies a lot purely out of spite because I have never forgotten the torment they caused me all those years ago. They taste great, tho.

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Text - hulagirlslovetoparty • 5h Bunny Man. Weird dude in a bunny suit used to roll up outside my elementary school on a custom bike, blaring creepy carnival music out of a portable record player (sped up, too, so the voices were high and warbled). It was a whole thing, parents were worried he was a pedophile and trying to groom or abduct a kid.

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Text - Jekas_ • 6h We were like 2 years old, in the kindergarten, and the teacher asked us if we drinked milk from the baby bottle or from the mug. Everybody answered but there was this guy who said "I drink from the glass.". I never forgot that moment for some reason... pretty random.

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Text - corollaquestion2019 • 4h I remember very vividly, one day, sitting at the lunch table with my second grade class. A kid down the table picked up his orange Juicy Juice juice box and said, "I can suck this baby down in two seconds flat!" He did. Reader, I married him (20 years later).

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Text - aaareed • 5h The time in first grade I called the teacher mom and then the whole class started laughing and I stood up and started crying and as soon as it got quiet I farted loudly :/

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Text - Yeahlprobablydidit • 6h I remember when I was 5 or 6 a guy from my neighborhood told me happy birthday. I responded "happy birthday to you too Tommy" then I ran away mortified that I had responded to his happy birthday with the same reply. I felt like such a putz. Plot twist it was his birthday too so my response surprised him. I had no idea.

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Text - bru53001 • 4h Remember my dad telling me "You're no longer 3,little boy" on my 4th birthday Remember me crying in 1st grade because I couldn't find my friend And perhaps the most cringy thing I remember is trying to pee in a bottle, then missing it and peeing all over the car.(I was 6)

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Text - jacqueluvsjakie • 4h I was in kindergarten and I had collected these huge nuts from a tree during recess. A girl across from me had a huge birthmark on her arm and I kept staring at it. She got upset at me and was about to tell the teacher. I said, "No please! Here, have a nut!" She smirked, gladly took the nut, and didn't tell on me.

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Text - Delica • 6h My mom had a friend over and they were hanging out on the back patio. My dad came and got me with a mischievous look on his face. He lit a smoke bomb and threw it out a 2nd story window so it landed in the grass, and we both giggled. The women didn't react at all, just "Huh, (dad) must have thrown that."

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Text - okimlom • 4h Back when I lived with my mother, I want to say I was 4 or 5 years old, I built a "paint roller" out of legos and I would go around the house "painting the walls".

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Text - ArsonistL • 4h I thought I could fly as a kid and thus proceeded to yeet off a staircase, only to tumble two flights down... And the weirdest part was that I didn't cry but started to laugh instead.

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Text - glitteronthetrails • 4h I had a sink fall on my head when I was 3 or 4. Was at an orange-themed home improvement store, wandered away from my parents while they were looking at vanities and saw a pretty porcelain sink on the second shelf. I tried to climb up to get a better look, grabbing the rim of the sink. Apparently it wasn't secured and already tilted at an angle, so the entire thing tipped over and took me down. I remember screaming on the floor with huge shards of porcelain around

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Text - ZeroJackOogie • 4h My 9th birthday was the best ever because when I got home from school my mom gave me my present which was the play doh barber shop. I don't know whyI remember that so vividly. It's not even the best gift l've ever been given.

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Text - TheWertiestWertt • 4h I was eating a bag of chocolate cookies and let one fall to the floor, an old lady that had just bought some saw me desperately try to reach it and offered one. I accepted and was about to eat it when my mom came out of absolutely nowhere and slapped it right out of my hand, scaring me shitless, turns out she thought it was the floor cookie. Nowadays she justifies it by saying "you shouldn't accept food from strangers"

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Text - Kant_win • 5h A girl in my 3rd grade class named Renee tried to kiss me and I literally spit in her face. Obviously this was super mean and I definitely regret it. Renee, if you're reading this I'm so sorry and if it makes you feel any better it wasn't you and I still don't know how to give or receive love and physical affection; this has caused me a lot of misery in my adult life

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Text - nocreamjustsugar • 5h I was 9 years old and created my first AOL IM account with the screen name "sugarbby9" since I liked the candy with the same name

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Text - GigaPhoton78 •6h Being on the backyard as the sun sets eating my dog's food. Also remember being playing on my PSP outside, seeing the battery low and running inside so I could keep playing it as it charged.

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Text - WaterMelonShowerCap • 4h The entire lyrics to pretty woman Between the ages 1 and 11/2 me and my dad would dance to this song and as i got older i would wander what this song is and why i know it. A year ago i watched the movie and finally realised where the song was from, although now i realised it was about a woman and not a goat.

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Text - SwedeLikesBanana • 4h I found a lost phone at school, I ran around the playground screaming "I FOUND A PHONE!"

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Text - hitj • 4h An old lady lived a few doors down from us. I have a memory of her feeding me butterscotch candies and telling me they were actually dog treats.

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Text - BuryMelnPitaChips • 4h The slang from my elementary school. We had something called "fiddies" which was like a do-over and I've never heard anyone not from my town say it.

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Text - quirkyunoriginalteen • 4h One time when I was 4 I caught a fish (at Lake Tahoe at the time) and ended up being so terrified of it ran into the forest screaming like a banshee. My mom has to chase me down so I didn't get lost in the forest like a dumbass

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Former Flat-Earthers Moments Of Enlightenment

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the moments that former flat-earthers realized that the earth is indeed not flat. We love a good roundtable discussion involving newly enlightened flat-earthers. A strange bunch, but at least we get moments like this as a result. 

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the moments that former flat-earthers realized that the earth is indeed not flat. We love a good roundtable discussion involving newly enlightened flat-earthers. A strange bunch, but at least we get moments like this as a result. 

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Text - spacedandy1baby • 4h This will probably get buried but as someone who entertained but never fully believed the idea and went pretty deep down the rabbit hole it's time. On a flat earth map circling the north pole should be an extremely short trip while circling the south pole would be the longest route on the planet. The further south you get the further apart things should be and the longer trips would take. The flat earth map really falls apart there. Once they start arguing that time w

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Text - hasslesass • 5h S 1 Award Hey something I can finally answer! Not me but my good friend and room mate fell into the flat earth black hole while in university. Started out as a joke but then he just fell into it more and more. Eventually I challenged him to do an experiment to figure it out ourselves. We went to opposite ends of a big inlet - bay. He had calculated the supposed curvature of the earth and figured out that from the distance between us me at one end and him at the other we sh

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Text - Madrea_to_you • 4h My ex husband is a flat earther. Literally nothing you can say to him will make him think otherwise. Including that damn "fifteen degree drift." He acknowledges that he doesn't think like everybody else but insists that everybody else is wrong. I can't tell you the countless hours that I wasted in YouTube rabbit holes with him explaining the logistical ways the earth is flat, and that there is an ice wall encapsulating us to prevent the oceans from pouring over. They ar

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Text - CounterStreet • 7h 4 Awards I think I was about 3 when first saw a globe and had it explained to me.

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Text - _Nyarlethotep_• 7h 3 1 Award I doubt you'll find many, if any reformed flat earthers. For people like that who are so entrenched within their ideology, the flat earth isn't just something they believe, it's who they are. They have flat earth friends, listen to flat earth podcasts, watch flat earth YouTube, and wear flat earth clothes to their flat earth meetings. Even if deep down, someone like that had an epiphany and realized that they were wrong, imagine how hard it would be to reject

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Text - CaptHorney_Two • 4h I got a tattoo about a year ago. The guy was highly rated in tattoo and his photo realistic style was exactly what I was looking for to commemorate my mothers passing 20 years prior. While he is setting up, he puts on the tv and the first thing that comes on is a youtube channel about flat earth theories. What followed was the wildest 4 hours I have eve or had strapped into a chair with a man going at my arm with a device that stabs my skin hundreds of times per second

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Text - Geno_Breaker • 4h I think my favorite recorded Flat Earther interaction was when Elon Musk tweeted at the Flat Earth Society and asked them why they believed the Earth was flat when we could plainly see that Mars is round. They responded that unlike the Earth, Mars has been observed to be round.

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Text - Aslzglobal2 · 5h Ah finally a question perfect for me, I became a flat earther for quite a long time and it was still suprising that I realised that Flat earthers is just straight up Stupid, because for me, the fact that we see the earth flat ia because its an illusion of our eyes. (And yes I became a globe earther again and believed In the moon landing again) (Edit : fixed typo)

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Text - jigitafoo • 7h When i was 5 i thought the world was infinite like minecraft and where i could not see past, i just thought the chunks where still loading

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Text - TrungusMcTungus • 3h I have an acquaintance I met in the Navy, who joined specifically so he could see that the earth was flat while at sea. Every day he would chart the ships location, speed, heading, etc, a few times a day so he could make a map of their path. Ultimately he realized that the path the ship was taking would be impossible if the earth was flat, based on the distance they were travelling vs their speed. When he finally got skeptical of the earth being flat, his LPO went top

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Text - secretlyawolf • 7h Mountains, man. There is more to the world than an endless expanse of corn fields.

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Text - rokiiin • 3h I'm not a flat earther, but my ex was. He believed all conspiracy theories, no matter what evidence I showed him. My ex made me watch an hour long documentary in which in the last 3 minutes the man said the world is infact a Mobius strip and that's why no one falls off. I just looked at him after that documentary and could not take him seriously. We broke up soon afterwards.

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Text - MadEarthTheory • 8h 1 Award Round about the time I was at the round-about, I remember thinking, round here roundness is not just on the round-about but about being round. Having rounded down my choices and choosing the round Earth I instantly felt like a more rounded individual.

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Text - seaotter_toebeans • 3h My husband got trapped in a YouTube black hole of flat earth videos for awhile. Drove me up a wall. As of recently I discovered he changed his mind. His reasoning? He discovered the majority of flat earthers are Trumpers with extreme political views and who agree with trumps stupid logic. Husbands flat earth ideas died that day.

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Text - Hadrian_Haldol • 7h I think for flat-earthers it is less about proving the world is flat but more about to prove that there is a god. And in a certain way I get that you won't let this go. So in the end facts do not matter, I guess you could shoot a flat-earther to the moon and they would still find a way to explain that this was just a simulation or whatever.

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Text - AngryAnchovy • 5h Former flat earthers here. It was the horizon. A flat earth could never explain the horizon. It surrounds the observer and it is typically assumed to be a circle, which we know it's not a true circle, drawn on the surface of a slanted model of the earth. That's why the earth is really a triangle. #TriangleEarth

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Text - Aussie-Nerd • 6h I thought oceans were a myth, sort of. When I was a kid the largest body of water was a river I could swim across. When I eventually say the Pacific Ocean for the first time it scared the shit out of me.

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Text - Konjuga2 • 3h There is a flight from santiago (chile) to somewhere in australia. On the flat earth it is impossible to fly this route without stopping. Yet, there are several videos of people flying this route. You only need one thing to disprove your theory and yeah that changed my mind. People still called all the videos of this flight fake and stuff smh.

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Text - Nerdonic • 3h I'm not a flat earther, but I think it truly hit me the world was not flat when I flew from Toronto to Singapore in two different directions, both east and west. Before that, I have this concept that the earth is round and accepted it through the (overwhelming) evidence presented to me. Maybe we should get some flat earthers on some planes and throw them around the globe.

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Text - NervousBreakdown • 3h I'm expecting to read a lot of "someone made me see a doctor and they found a crayon up my nose poking my brain turning me into a moron. They removed the crayon and I also stopped chanting USA USA whenever I heard it."

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Text - actionyann • 5h I built a flying device to take picture of the other side of the disc. But I forgot to remove the camera cap, therefore I did not got any picture of the 4 elephants, and couldn't figure the sex of the turtle. What a disappointing waste of time!

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AskReddit Thread: English Language Rules That Baffle People

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going that has people who picked up English later in life, or as a second language, describing the parts about the language that baffles them the most. Learning new languages is certainly not an easy thing to do. Maybe some folks that have muddled through the disorienting process of learning a new language, or picking up English, will connect on a deeply painful level with these replies. 

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going that has people who picked up English later in life, or as a second language, describing the parts about the language that baffles them the most. Learning new languages is certainly not an easy thing to do. Maybe some folks that have muddled through the disorienting process of learning a new language, or picking up English, will connect on a deeply painful level with these replies. 

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Text - 01rafa • 11h tough though thought through thorough

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Text - Hmmhowaboutthis • 12h Why do alarms go off? Aren't they really turning on?

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Text - AmigoDelDiabla • 10h Taught ESL to Russians, who don't use articles for nouns. Was asked why you say, "I had breakfast" but also would say "I had A big breakfast." Let's just say I wasn't a great teacher.

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Text - Sab_accha_ho_jayga • 10h Rough Dough Through Rhyme? No But Pony Bologna Yes

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Text - lina360 • 10h Fucking articles! A, an, the, no article. I hate it. Thank God I know how to use them in most cases out of pure luck, but it's so frustrating! Oh, you want to name a mountain? Use no article. But only for one mountain. For mountain chain use the. And all the exceptions in each and every rule. Why even bother inventing rules if in half of the cases when you are trying to use it there is an exception?!

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Text - Mojrzeszg • 11h The inconsistency in pronouncing of the same letters or sets of letters. Like in Pacific Ocean every "c" is different. "Ea" in diffrent tenses e.g. lead, read. You can pronounce "a" in 8 different ways. You can also find "a" sound like in "art" in words that aren't spelled with "a", for example, down, clerk, choir.

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Text - arnoldone • 12h Why are there words that even though they are spelled exactly the same, they are pronounced different based on the context. • The guy is an invalid, he is bound to his bed. The strategy used is invalid. It shouldnt have ever been accepted. • I read every night. • I read the whole book while I was on the plane.

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Text - aonele • 11h Chaos. Why the fuck is it pronounced like that? When it's spelled like this??

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Text - DragonDivider • 9h More the missing of a word. In german you can say something like: Geht es dir nicht gut? (Do you not feel good?) Doch mir geht es gut. (I'm feeling good) The "doch" is a word to say after no/not to state that the no is wrong. But there is no translation for that in english. Edit: es

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Text - notamistakeihope • 12h Hey kids! Remember, it's I before E except after C, or when sounding like "A" as in "neighbor" and "weigh"! Plus these few exceptions: caffeine, species, science, sufficient, ancient, society, weird, theism, protein, sovereign, foreign, feisty, kaleidoscope, codeine, deify, deity, seize, beige, neither, counterfeit, zeitgeist, sheik, conscience. And that's I before E except after C. Plus a few exceptions.

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Text - Lucretius91 • 11h I don't know what a participle is. What's a preposition? Was I supposed to end my first sentence with 'is'? It's not something I'm aware of.

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Text - listentothiscrap • 10h The syntax. La camisa roja (the shirt red) vs the red shirt. Now that I speak English predominantly, going back to spanish is always a trip and it makes me stutter.

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Text - CADS_AZRG • 10h We were taught that verbs like is, am, are, are "verbs to be". What the fuck is a "verb to be". And how are they even verbs in the first place

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Text - Guilty_Coconut • 7h The spelling and complete lack of rules for it. All other languages I speak have spelling that is more or less phonetic. English spelling is all over the place.

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Text - leaky_eddie • 11h I shed a tear when I tear my fingernail on the door that's ajar

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Text - kingbane2 • 10h inflammable means the same as flammable.... why?

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Text - ObliterAsian • 11h HOW DO I SAY VEGETABLE Like is it veggie table Or vej ter bul

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Text - GamersStrike • 11h Posh what the hell does this word mean

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Text - Dynasuarez-Wrecks • 6h Dude, I speak English primarily, and even I have to wonder about some of its conventions. Why do we have to capitalize the first word of a sentence? What does the capital do that the end punctuation of the previous sentence does not? that question mark already told you one sentence had ended and that another was starting. "I" before "E" except after "C" or when it sounds like long "A". You may break this rule at your leisure. It also doesn't apply during seizures. T

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Text - Noobster646 • 3h We have noses that run and feet that smell

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Text - mellbell13 · 7h My non-native speaker friend used to pronounce cafe as "kayf". It's the only way I say it now.

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Text - dontgetthejoke2 •6h Colonel is pronounced kernel. Why didn't they just spelled it as kernel.

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Text - Royal_Count • 6h How do you pronounce "comfortable" "Com for te bl" or "comf tebl" i really have problems with that

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Common Sayings That Annoy People

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about those common sayings that just grind people’s gears. Many of us have that one thing that upon hearing it, just brings our blood to a boil. 

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about those common sayings that just grind people’s gears. Many of us have that one thing that upon hearing it, just brings our blood to a boil. 

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White - bornk828 • 4h S 1 Award Live. Laugh. Love.

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Text - Kongbuck • 4h "Just kidding!" When you catch someone red handed doing something they shouldn't, and they dismissively say, "just kidding" as if it never happened and they're thus absolved of everything. It drives me up the wall. At least own up to it!

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Text - schadenfreudig_me • 4h 1 Award More recent "We're all in this together".

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Text - shopcounterwill • 5h "Hello. We're calling about your car's extended warranty."

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White - Born_Slippee • 3h 3 1 Award "Give 110 percent"

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Text - lamNurgle777 • 5h Nothing can stop a team. If you work your hardest you will succeed. stuff like that

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Text - llcucf80 • 5h 2 Awards The customer is always right. Reply 7.1k ...

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Text - AskAccount1234 • 4h Here's the kicker. I have no idea why but it does my head in.

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White - mpedno • 3h 3 1 Award No one: Literally no one: Мe:

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White - BOOPO • 5h 2 Awards "No offense – but" -

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Text - Gunch_Bandit • 4h My buddy vehemently opposes the word "anyways" claiming it is not a word and only "anyway" is acceptable.

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Text - grumpybatman4 • 4h 1 Award Idk if it really fits, but when people write "would of". It makes me hate people

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Text - GoodLordChokeAnABomb • 5h "Everything happens for a reason." Someone actually wrote this on Facebook to a family member of mine after she had a miscarriage.

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White - Heyitsj1337 • 4h Irregardless.

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Text - JaneEyreosmith • 4h It's just a word but I loath the term "hubby". It makes me want to claw my own face off and throw it at whoever said it.

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Text - TheBassMeister • 4h "If you cannot handle me at my worst, you don't deserve me at my best".

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Text - Elias19990 • 4h "If they told you to jump off a cliff, would you?" It is always a false equivalence.

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Text - ToshiAyame • 3h "If it doesn't scan it's free!" No, Janet. If it doesn't scan, I can't sell it to you. It's not a posted policy, so get bent.

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Text - scaredandlesbian • 3h 1 Award I'm so OCD! or I'm just super anti-social. or any other time someone claims they have a mental illness they know nothing about.

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Text - Mercurial_Rhombus • 4h 'Just be positive.' Well, if I could I would.

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Text - Michael12390• 3h "think about everyone else that has much bigger problems than you and realize your problems aren't that big" something like that

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Text - ReaverRogue • 4h Every single piece of office jargon ever. Hits include: Let's put a pin in that Let me swivel chair that Nice to e-meet you (email exclusive) Our core values are Let's touch base I'll just ping you on X There's no "I" in team It's on my radar Hit the ground running Literally anyone that uses this crap in day to day speech needs a slap.

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Text - hot_bipolar_action • 5h 2 Awards "I could care less." This means that you care. What you meant to say is, "I couldn't care less." As in, you don't care. The irony hurts.

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Text - Lgonzalez0399• 3h "I don't know isn't an answer" Or the parent version of I don't know "Because I said so"

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Foods People Would Serve To Torment Gordon Ramsay

Someone started a fun AskReddit thread on the various foods that people could cook, prepare, etc. torment Gordon Ramsay to no end. We can just imagine Gordon foaming at the mouth, red faced, and lost in an abyss of rage over these abominations. Who knows what he’d come up with in the way of those iconic Gordon Ramsay roasts in response to these foods.

Someone started a fun AskReddit thread on the various foods that people could cook, prepare, etc. torment Gordon Ramsay to no end. We can just imagine Gordon foaming at the mouth, red faced, and lost in an abyss of rage over these abominations. Who knows what he’d come up with in the way of those iconic Gordon Ramsay roasts in response to these foods.

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Text - mrflouch • 17h One of those savory jello dishes you always see in old cookbooks.

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Text - Egg-MacGuffin • 16h A tiny piece of the most delicious food in the universe. He'll be tormented for the rest of his life. Nothing else can compare. Everything tastes like sand compared to that. And he'll never have it again.

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Text - Sir_twitch • 13h Cheesecake. Made with Velveeta, but don't tell him. Also, no salt.

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Text - Apex112358 • 16h Plain Greek yogurt, forever

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AskReddit Thread: People’s Favorite Clean Insults

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the clean insults that exist without the swear words attached. It’s a fun variation on those typical rare insults that we often see online, that usually have the profanity attached. Instead, we get to enjoy some insults that keep it nice and friendly (enough), free of the cussing. Fun stuff. 

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the clean insults that exist without the swear words attached. It’s a fun variation on those typical rare insults that we often see online, that usually have the profanity attached. Instead, we get to enjoy some insults that keep it nice and friendly (enough), free of the cussing. Fun stuff. 

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Text - RunDNA • 3h Robert Muldoon, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, once said that the annual exodus of Kiwis to Australia raised the average IQ of both countries.

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Text - QuietlySmirking • 3h If brain cells were bombs, you couldn't blow your nose.

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Text - DeltaBeaner • 3h you're hat is a bad hat it works for everything situation even if they don't have a hat because no hat == bad hat

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Text - norbiplaymc • 4h You're more salty than McDonald's fries

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Text - Mystenon • 3h You're the visual representation of the word "mistake".

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Text - spdrv89 • 3h I hope your day is as lovely as you are

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Text - Back2Bach • 3h "I wish I were among the people that don't know you. I feel so jealous of them."

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Text - Froglottery • 2h "Even Bob Ross would call you a mistake" Brutal and wrong

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Text - jigitafoo • 3h Saying yes ma'am to my dad

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Text - notwithagoat •3h Id agree with you but then we'd both be wrong.

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White - MercutioElessar • 4h "Please excuse me".

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Text - Idrinknailpolish • 2h "You have a face for radio." So subtle. So brutal.

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Text - rinimens • 3h "You absolute piece of..." followed by literally anything, as long as you use a British accent.

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Text - Chihiro-with-a-gun • 3h 12-Piece ChickenMc Nobody

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Text - neverbeaten • 3h When god made you, he poured your brains in with a teaspoon, and someone was shaking his arm.

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Text - fatbird666 • 2h I got called a "rodeo clown" once. (I live in the U.K). We dont even have rodeos. No idea what that means. Maybe it was a compliment? They do have a tough job.

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Text - JustAnotherAviatrix • 1h Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, SCRUFFY-LOOKING NERF HERDER!!! "Malfunctiong little twerp" is also a good one.

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Text - НЕЕ НЕЕ_1 . 2h You shouldnt play hide and seek, you. no one would look for

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Text - ImaCroissant13 • 3h Cotton headed ninny muggin

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Text - sm363 • 4h "Is this coffee bitter? No, must be you."

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Text - sly-ders • 1h Not an insult but more argumentative words: "Eat rocks!"

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AskReddit Thread: Ways Workers Got Their Bosses Fired

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going on the ways that workers managed to get their bosses fired. The workplace can stir up some serious dramas, and sometimes people need to go, regardless of their positions in a company. These cases blend together all kinds of satisfying tales that sometimes border on those cases of pro revenge that we’ve come to enjoy. 

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going on the ways that workers managed to get their bosses fired. The workplace can stir up some serious dramas, and sometimes people need to go, regardless of their positions in a company. These cases blend together all kinds of satisfying tales that sometimes border on those cases of pro revenge that we’ve come to enjoy. 

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Text - mynameisjudygarland • 3d I used to work at a title company and witnessed our department manager forge mortgage documents on a fairly regular basis. So when she went to upper management to throw the entire department under the bus for being behind on recording documents, I marched straight to HR to resign and let them know what she was doing. She was fired and they called me and offered my job back before the week was out.

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Text - Jenniferinfl • 3d I had a boss who was skimming off employee hours at Walmart. I took screenshots of my employees hours on Thursday before the shift started and then screenshots of their hours on Friday that showed that all of them had a couple hours skimmed off their work week. I was a low level manager- he was an upper tier manager. He got fired. I believe his motivations was that he wanted to get promoted and wanted to show that he could get more done in less man hours. Probably would

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Text - Needless to say he lost his position and whenever we came back from the Holiday break the school was hiring for his position. Reply 11.1k

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Text - IronSorrows • 3d He was always slacking off; he'd go and do a 15 minute task, and be gone 2 hours. He'd have to 'shoot off early' for a doctors appointment, or a dentist appointment, always with no prior warning and whenever he was obviously bored. This was, mind you, within weeks of the new shop opening & all of us being hired. I was young and went along with it for a while, my colleague was in her 40s and vaguely knew him anyway, so was not standing for it. She reported him repeatedly t

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Text - GrumpyScapegoat • 3d I used math to prove to their superior how severely my boss had underestimated turnover 3+ years in a row, costing a ton of money and labor issues. One day earlier the boss had screamed at my team until his face went purple, making a huge spectacle in front of the entire floor. The gist was that we were colluding against the company by (a handful of us) electing not to renew our contracts. Came back with graphs and maths, baby. He was demoted and transferred out a cou

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Text - LochNessMansterLives • 3d I had proven myself as a competent management level employee. She on the other hand, showed favoritism, broke rules, set schedules nobody could work and all around didn't give a shit as assistant manager. When the manager left she assumed she was a shoe in, after all she was the assistant manager so why wouldn't she be promoted? We both got called into a meeting the district uppity up, told us both that I was going to be the new manager and she lost her shit. I n

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Text - BlueFalconPunch • 3d 1 Award I've told it before...not fired but transfered. Had a squad leader make us all stand out in the Missouri winter soaking wet until someone volunteered for weekend duty. I told him I had previous cold weather injuries (frostbite) he ignored it. The corporal saw my blue feet when I took off my boots and sent me to the aid station. The Dr. Lost his shit and that squad leader was in another company the next day. It's not as justice bonering as getting an asshole fi

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Text - filthy_lucre • 3d Advanced through the company through hard work and dedication and slowly began to usurp the boss's duties and responsibilities. Eventually the owner realized what a lazy schmuck the old boss was and "laid him off." A week later I got a new title and a 35% raise.

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Text - ExcitedlySuprised • 3d I quit because I was sick of her shit. On my way home the companies president called to talk to me about what had happened. He offered me two weeks of paid vacation (extra vacation on top of the 5 weeks I already recieved) and promised she would be gone when I came back.

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Text - Pentacostal-Haircut • 3d She was hired as a new director. Didn't know much of anything about what she claimed she did. The straw that broke the camel's back was when she stated her boss would sign anything she put in front of him because he didn't know what it was. Oops!

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Text - NoctheMighty • 3d Proved he didn't know how to do his job and was just passing my work off as his

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Text - halftone84 • 3d Not fired, but moved stores and demoted. He posted publicly on his Facebook asking "why so many of his staff have mental problems"... He also posted a few weeks before that, that he was "having a cheeky snow day" and skipping work. I reported it myself. Considering I had been on a final written warning for breaking the "social media policy", I don't see why he shouldn't be either.

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Text - mofugginrob • 3d I worked for a pharma company and my supervisor was always a dick to me. On one of my annual reviews, he put that I had changed the parameters on one of our pieces of equipment so that it was out of spec. It's a lot more complicated, but I refused to sign my review and basically proved that it didn't happen. Now, everything was documented there including our reviews and him submitting false information on my review was a fireable offense. I ended up quitting right after I

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Text - OhAces • 3d I didn't get him fired per se, but something I was involved in did. I was testing welds in the bullnose area of a power boiler and basically a 20' piece of steel boiler tube with 5/8" membrane welded to each side so it looked like a huge axe fell and just about chopped me in half. I reported the incident to my boss the night shift supervisor and he said we would take care of it. I had to fill out a report myself which I handed off to the safety lead when he showed up inn the m

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Text - LostBabyBear • 3d Hotel manager, my hotel was undergoing a full renovation. During this time both my managers were putting in less than 30 hrs a week, and I was racking up 70+ doing their jobs as well. I'm ambitious and knew it would look great on my resume so was happy to bust my ass. 2 months in i started to notice things going missing like furniture, funds allocated by corporate to offset LoR were not used, and just general bullshitery. Found out both my managers were pocketing the 20k

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Text - whateverbutalsoducks • 3d I told supervisors that my direct boss was stealing so much product and time from the store. I knew it. Her stories didn't add up, she was never helping us on the floor, always in her office, would take 1.5 hour lunch breaks and not clock out, leave early, tell me she was coming in early when the store didn't open until 9 (which I knew was shit because she didn't have a store key). I told them for about 8 months. No one followed up on it. I didn't get her fired,

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AskReddit Thread: False Things That School Taught Us

Someone on AskReddit got a fun and enlightening thread going about the various things that school taught us, that we later learned were false. Better to learn that those tidbits of “knowledge” were false, late than never at all. 

Check out another recent AskReddit thread that we ran, which focused on the most awkward questions students asked in sex ed.

Someone on AskReddit got a fun and enlightening thread going about the various things that school taught us, that we later learned were false. Better to learn that those tidbits of “knowledge” were false, late than never at all. 

Check out another recent AskReddit thread that we ran, which focused on the most awkward questions students asked in sex ed.

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Text - PM_Me_Nudes_2_Review • 19h That we had a "permanent record"

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Text - michaeltheantisocial • 20h College professors would be more strict

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Text - ABronawithCorona • 19h The body cannot produce new nerve/brain cells. Turns out neurogenesis is a very real phenomenon. Btw: I was taught that the body cannot make new nervous cells this year in my senior Human Anatomy class, long after neurogenesis was discovered.

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Text - qwatschel69 • 19h You will need this for the rest of your life

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Text - "These are the best years of your life"

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Text - Notmykl • 19h Hawai'ians wanted to be a territory so they could join the US and become a state and were overjoyed when they achieved statehood.

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Text - jonahvsthewhale • 19h That grades in elementary and middle school actually matter. I had a 45 in my 5th grade history class at one point, and I LOVED history. I just didn't like having to memorize the preamble to the constitution and other pointless things my school made us do. I now read and study history on my own and know far more history than the average person

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White - Rustyy60 • 19h Teachers aren't biased

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Text - HumanoidRobot • 20h You can rely on authority figures to resolve your interpersonal conflicts.

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Text - AskAboutMyCoffee • 20h That I can be whatever I want when I grow up :( I'm still not a fire truck.

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Text - JaWiCa • 19h There are more people alive on earth than have ever died.

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Text - frequentstreaker • 19h You won't get anywhere in life without learning how to write in cursive

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Text - Cahpoewn • 20h That blood is actually blue

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Text - TurkeyBLTSandwich • 19h Two things: 1. Keep these papers they're important don't lose them (I ended up hoarding papers all the way from 1st grade to senior year of high school) 2. If you ever get a C or into a fight or cheat you'll never go to College and you'll be blacklisted from applying or attending any of them. I didnt really think of the impact these things had on me and suffice to say I feel like I'm worse off for it.

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Text - llcucf80 • 19h Nutrition. When I started elementary school it was the four food groups, by high school it was the food pyramid, and by college it turned into myplate. You can't ever keep up and it constantly changed, so who knows what'll turn into next.

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Text - hypo-osmotic • 19h The provinces and territories of Canada (I'm in the United States). We had to memorize them in middle school in the mid-00's, but our teacher didn't update any political border changes that happened after the fall of the Soviet Union, so I didn't know Nunavut exists until I happened to look at a map of Canada as an adult

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Text - TKinfinity • 16h "You will be using Cursive writing more than printing when your older' The only thing I use it for is my Signature. Other than that it's useless.

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Weirdest Things H.R. Employees Have Seen

This wild AskReddit thread has human resources employees describing the weirdest stuff they’ve ever seen, on the job. People are full of surprises. One certainly wouldn’t want to find themselves sharing a space with any of these folks. We’re talking about some serious curveballs. 

This wild AskReddit thread has human resources employees describing the weirdest stuff they’ve ever seen, on the job. People are full of surprises. One certainly wouldn’t want to find themselves sharing a space with any of these folks. We’re talking about some serious curveballs. 

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Text - thedarlingbuttsofmay • 2h I once had a temp job in HR. I was scanning lots of old personnel files, and the one perk of the job was reading old complaints against people. The best one I came across was a mediation caused by one member of staff accusing another of witchcraft.

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Text - StaceysDad • 2h The maintenance guy had been living up above the ceiling of the building. He had built a little cubby living area with electricity and a small fridge and everything. Edit: For years.

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Text - TenDollarTicket • 2h F 2 Awards Years ago I worked HR for a retail store. A manager would always clock out on time however the alarm wouldn't be set until about 30-45 min after he clocked out. Since we had a lot of trouble with internal theft we assumed he was stealing. Loss prevention approved the installation of cameras across all stores but we were told not to talk about it to see if we could catch any internal theft. The way the ceiling was set up,the cameras weren't too obvious but i

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Text - Blueiguana1976•4h O 1 Award I was a recruiter, and you would be shocked to see what some people actually have as their personal email. Most people have come around to using just their name, but then every once in a while you'll have to verify that "brownglitter69" is in fact how they would like to be contacted.

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Text - smokefrog2 · 3h I work HR for a call center. Entire company has around 500 employees, maybe 250 of them are in the call center. Entry level work, tiny bit more than minimum wage. A girl started her first week doing really well and then week two got really weird. She walked into the CEO's office (on another floor in the building) WHILE HE WAS MEETING WITH SOMEONE, to demand that he buy her a dog because she thought having a companion would improve her work performance. That was the entiret

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Text - Garimasaurus • 2h One of my relatives worked in tech support for a really high-profile company in Silicon Valley during the height of the dot com boom. Some guy who desperately wanted to work there was emailing his resume to HR one thousand times every day. Several times a day, the number of emails would get too overwhelming. So the people in HR would just select everything in the inbox and delete all of it, whether it was from the applicant or not. My relative had to show them how to fil

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Text - McNugget_Princess • 3h The new receptionist was coming in every morning and opening up programs/documents to make it look like they were busy, and they'd sit with one hand on their mouse and one hand on their keyboard and stare blankly at their screen for 8 hours a day and not do anything. They'd also consistently pick up the phone and hang it up without saying anything so that it would stop ringing. I sat in on their termination, and the employee started screaming at the manager about ho

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Text - T469 • 2h I work at my family's business in the industrial sector, and HR is one of the hats I wear. 2018 was insanely busy for us, so we had to hire a staffing agency to get some General Labor guys in. It's a simple wax-on, wax-off kind of job. The most memorable part of that hectic summer was one temp that the agency sent over for 3rd shift (Midnight-8AM). We will call him Bobby for this story. Bobby shows up wearing nothing but a pair of cargo shorts, so we had to provide pants, shirt,

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Text - Canuckleball • 1h Guy came in to the interview in sweatpants and a hoodie, and said he didn't need the job because of how much money he was making illegally, but he wanted to have a job so the IRS didn't get suspicious. Weirdest part is I don't live in America, I very much doubt the IRS cares about Canadian tax returns.

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Text - Savgrod96 • 2h Hi. I'm not in HR but my mom has been for quite a while. A few years ago when my mom worked at an automotive plant, my mom had an issue with an employee who would clock in on time and then dissapear. She asked another of the floor employees if they had seen him and was told "he's in the parking lot." So, my mom and one of her co-workers went out to the parking lot and found the employee asleep in his car. Apparently, he'd been clocking in and immediately going out to his ca

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Text - testreddit01LP • 2h I don't work at HR but remember one time, a girl HR started working on a software company, she got her pc hacked (I think he remote her desktop and typed in a notepad) by an IT member with a "wanna date me?" message. weird.

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Text - Championpyro • 2h Younger guy brought a toddler and baby in a stroller to his interview. He expected me (front desk) to watch them while he interviewed. I mean thanks for making the effort to come in and interview, but l'm not responsible for your kids.

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Text - Poeticlandmermaid2 • 1h Someone put their social security number on their resume.

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AskReddit Thread: Red Flags When Looking For Jobs

Someone got an AskReddit thread going about the red flags to keep a watchful eye out for while job hunting. Taking note of these might come in handy next time you find yourself looking for a new job, and don’t want to end up in a difficult situation that could’ve been avoidable from the get go, if you but knew what to steer clear of from the start. 

Someone got an AskReddit thread going about the red flags to keep a watchful eye out for while job hunting. Taking note of these might come in handy next time you find yourself looking for a new job, and don’t want to end up in a difficult situation that could’ve been avoidable from the get go, if you but knew what to steer clear of from the start. 

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Text - CollisionFactor • 6h Making jokes about overtime and "crunch time". Guaranteed it's going to be a nights and weekends are optional (but not actually optional) place.

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Text - Sttommyboy • 6h This was a red flag I had during an interview process once. I was doing a phone interview for an IT position and the person I was interviewing with basically changed the details of the job during the interview. Instead of the first shift hours the position promised, he immediately went into saying it would be 6+ months before the opportunity for first shift would even be a possibility. Also, he was big into asking how dedicated I was to jobs. The idea of weekend shifts (ag

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Text - insane_knight• 7h Couple of things. Open interviews Admittedly l've fallen for this a few times but I was young and stupid. It's clear they have a high turn over so they're trying to secure as many people as they can. Most of the time these open interview jobs don't have salaries, just commission. Refusal or reluctancy to share details over the phone This is what usually ends up in you turning up to an open interview. If they withhold information about the role (what you'll be doing etc.)

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Text - Lord-AG • 6h 1 Award "We are a family here" which means this is how they try to make up for the shitty pay and long hours.

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Text - JermStudDog • 4h 3 1 Award A former coworker shared this tidbit with me years ago and it works wonders. Try to schedule your in person interview as late in the afternoon as possible, relevant to your position. If you're expecting a 9-5 job, schedule your interview for 4:00 or 4:30. You probably discussed after hours work etc during the interview, when you are done, you should be able to look around - are people still working? Is the parking lot empty? You can match up the evidence with wh

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Text - theassholeofalabama • 7h A employer who treats you like they are doing you a favor. With good servant leadership it should be the other way around. An unclear job description, or a job description that includes too many duties. Not being offered the opportunity to see the working areas or talk to people who would be your peers. Just generally trying to feel out whether or not they have things under control or not. I don't want to walk into a shit show.

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Text - every1luvsanunderdog • 7h Manager who doesn't really interview you or who doesn't take the interview seriously. They are on their phone the whole time, don't ask any questions, are too casual.

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Text - eternalrefuge86 • 7h Earning potential is stressed over current salary.

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Text - MAVERICKRICARDO • 6h If you ask them what the pay is and they start off with what you COULD be making after so much time and they start rambling about the raise process, run the other way

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Text - FistFullOfQuarters • 7h Any job that requires an upfront cost. This is a telltale sign that you are getting wrapped up into a MLM pyramid scheme.

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Text - Parienteenene • 8h For me when they do open interviews lol

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Text - todorooo • 7h Initially unpaid, but will result in full time offer upon completion of XYZ

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Text - OldMork • 7h "We work hard and play hard", it actually means all work and for sure no play.

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Text - RonnieVanDan • 7h 1 Award "Master's Degree Preferred" for an entry level job. Reply 14.6k

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Text - Hungryboystrucking • 7h Unfortunately I have worked for a couple of places that hired roughly 75+ people 3 times per week at several location just to keep up with turnover.

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Text - hail_to_the_beef • 6h I interviewed for a company that had a recruiter after me pretty hard. The company was just moving into my market and the reviews on Glassdoor definitely mentioned people being frustrated with the "bro culture". All of my interviews were over facetime with the managers showing up in their pajamas from home and admitting that since the company is still growing the work load was pretty much 7 days a week until you got your new team hired and running - it just wasn't ve

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Text - Clapperoth • 7h S 2 Awards If the job description has about 20 items of which one is "sales" your job is going to be sales.

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Text - finester39 • 7h "Looking for rock stars" in the job description, unless of course the posting is in fact for a position to be a rock star!

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Text - Mungolorian • 8h When they say you could be earning 6 figures in less than a year

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Text - Kakitai • 5h If it feels like you have the job before your 'interview'. I once applied to a trainee position, I got to the interview and it felt like I had already got the position and the meeting was just for details. It was weird, he looked at my docs more as a formality but apart from the excessive praise, I was never actually asked anything. I was told I would do a week trial with only travel expenses paid. During that week there was no training or anything, I heard some not nice thin

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Text - JustSomeFatBastard • 8h Hiring lots of people on the same position, everyone who calls gets a job. Often means the job is either bullshit or they're setting you all up to compete for the actual job.

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Text - Loeb123 · 8h Job description: You will be in charge of the Online Marketing. Because of that, we expect that you will also be the web- developer, photoshoper, community-manager, coffee-maker and dick-sucker. That kind of crap will tell you if that business understands the role they are looking to fill or are just expecting some kind of magical entity that will do everything online-related by himself.

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Text - PassMeCharger • 6h Always ask them why the person you are replacing left the job. The way they answer this could be a red flag.

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Text - Tantric819 · 7h Arrived for an interview not to long ago. Showed up 15 minutes early and had all my certs to prove training. Waited over 20 minutes before the secretary led me to a conference room. Waited another 40 minutes and got fed up. Quality manager walked in as I was getting up to leave. He was very offended when I told him he had wasted my time and i would never accept a position after being left to wait almost an hour while having an appointment.

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Text - telestrial • 7h When they shit talk previous employees. They're going to do it to you.

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Text - I got a call from a subway I applied to telling me my interview was in ten minutes. That was the first I heard from them after submitting my application

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Text - Kakitai • 5h If it feels like you have the job before your 'interview'. I once applied to a trainee position, I got to the interview and it felt like I had already got the position and the meeting was just for details. It was weird, he looked at my docs more as a formality but apart from the excessive praise, I was never actually asked anything. I was told I would do a week trial with only travel expenses paid. During that week there was no training or anything, I heard some not nice thin

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Text - VoijaRisa • 5h I turned down a second interview for a position in which the interviewer said something to the effect of "If your boss Emails you on a Friday night, you don't have to respond, but you know how that looks..." Made it pretty clear that they expect work to be your first priority.

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Text - lildewford • 6h 1 Award Requires 10 years experience, two masters degrees. Start. 8.50 hr

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Text - BobbySanchoas • 6h If the job ask for money to begin. Will hide it this behind "oh you know we just need 90 dollars for the piss test, and 180 for the marketing training" Definitely not talking from my scammed ass's personal experience

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Text - TimeToRedditToday • 5h "if you're the kind of person who likes a 9-5 job this may not be right for you"

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Text - Oreo_Salad • 6h I can think of a few specific examples. A) When I was younger I was in between my dads house and my eventually wife (and then ex-wife)'s parents house, kind of living both places but I was transitioning to move in with her family. We lived about 50 minutes apart. She stayed with me on occasion at my dads, too. This all becomes relevant. I applied at the McDonalds in her town just trying to do anything. Well I got a call one morning at 7 AM, McD manager says interview in 25

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Text - B) A job for online Apple tech support through a third party working from home. In the interview they told me they'd send me a Mac to work from and a phone to use. I was a little smarter than the me in example A, so I had questions. My main red flag popped when she said "you're responsible for the equipment and the cost of any repairs if it breaks".. Okay makes sense. But I asked "Are these new devices?" She danced around the question but I was persistent. Finally she said no, they're ref

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Text - Count2Zero • 6h If they ask you to pay for training, that's usually a red flag that it's a MLM or pyramid scheme. If they ask you to buy stuff on commission and then it's your job to resell it, big ol' red flag. I've had job interviews where the whole company gave me a weird vibe - lots of psychology questions like "do you like to be in control?" while sitting in an office building with zero privacy - all of the offices had glass walls, so everyone could see everyone else. Needless to say

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Text - mecromace • 5h I had a team lead interview me for a contract once say bluntly, "you don't want to work here; it's horrible". He was right and still undersold the experience somehow.

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Text - gothmombietings • 5h "We are family around here!" Means they are ready to gaslight the living hell out of you.

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Most American Things That’d Sound Crazy To Non-Americans

This fun AskReddit thread has folks sharing the most American things that’d sound completely absurd to non-Americans. It’s funny how the outside perspective helps create awareness over the normalized weirdness of a particular place. Things like giant soda cups, free refills, or how Americans are afraid to call for ambulances due to the costs, are some of the things that pop up in this thread. 

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This fun AskReddit thread has folks sharing the most American things that’d sound completely absurd to non-Americans. It’s funny how the outside perspective helps create awareness over the normalized weirdness of a particular place. Things like giant soda cups, free refills, or how Americans are afraid to call for ambulances due to the costs, are some of the things that pop up in this thread. 

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Text - MinimumEmotion7 • 4h As a South African what amazed me was the competitors call each other out in advertisements. I couldn't believe it at first it seemed so unusual.

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Text - SilentSamamander • 6h As a Brit, what shocked me was learning about just how huge your COLLEGE SPORTS games are. A university/ college football (soccer) team game here might draw a crowd of a few hundred; a friend who went to the University of Texas told me their (American) football stadium seats 100,000. What the actual fuck.

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Text - Dugan_8_my_couch • 4h Hospitals buy ad space on billboards. I've never left the country, but we must be the only country that has hospitals advertising like Burger King.

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Text - ishcapital • 5h Walmart you can get a haircut, buy a gun and amo, with your groceries

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Text - kangarooninjadonuts • 6h Shooting a red sports car into space seemed like a pretty quintessentially American thing to do.

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Text - SFBushPig • 6h When purchasing an item, the listed price is actually NOT the amount you'll have to pay at check out....it will be more

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Text - Matrozi • 4h One of my canadian friend told me that, back in 2003, when we (France) refused to take part in the war against Iraq, some congress cafeterias and some restaurant in the USA renamed "french fries" in "freedom fries". I think it's the most passive aggressive AND american thing you could have done. Plus, fries come from Belgium, not France...

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Text - HangmansWay • 5h Play the national anthem at almost every event

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Text - jonnythe5th • 3h I was on a night train in Italy from Rome to Venice. I explained beef jerky and he asked me why we would do that to steak, and I was like blame the cowboys.

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Text - TJB2K3 • 6h I live in a "right to hire" state. That basically means that, with a few exceptions, my employer can fire me at any time without reason. With zero notice. It is possible to get a job with a contract, but those are rare unless you have a very high paying position. This is quite common in the USA from what a lawyer told me. I've read stories on this site of other places that are not like this. I always thought this was normal before.

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Text - TheTedk • 6h Still weirded out about refills and sizes of drinks specific to soda. The low bar to get a drivers license. Traveling between major cities the distances are insane especially just feeling completely alone in the middle of nowhere

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Text - drugdealersdream • 5h 1 Award I honestly couldn't believe people had to worry about calling an ambulance because of the fees. Like... wtf? Imagine being seriously hurt or sick and hesitating to call an ambulance and having to think about how much it will cost. Can't imagine it

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Text - Radioactivocalypse • 4h Do you guys in the US get paid holidays? We have weeks of paid holidays (not including the bank holidays) I saw someone saying that in the US they practically work perpetually for their company with NO time off. How?

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Text - LeopoldParrot • 3h 3 1 Award Health insurance. Premiums, deductibles, coinsurance, copays, out of pocket maximums, in-network, etc. It's an insane amount of knowledge that you need to have to make a good decision about your health coverage. And no one teaches you any of this shit. You have to go and learn it yourself on the internet.

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Text - fuktardy • 5h Do you guys know what S'mores are?

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Text - NaSoWirstNedOid • 5h "I'm totally Irish!" meaning "your great-great- grandfather's uncle once had a pint of Guiness".

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Text - lolipip2 • 6h hello someone plz explain the imperial system and how tf farenheit works i would like to not set my house on fire setting my oven to 360 degrees

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Text - lostsperm • 5h The crazy amount of food you guys serve.. Like.. The french fries you serve as a side and Large glass of Pepsi is enough to fill me up..

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Text - jakepauler6969 · 3h Waiters and waitresses are essentially required to tip because their actual wage is very low, in my state they are usually paid $2 an hour. If you don't tip, they'll give you a glare and might even tell their manager. The only reason you shouldn't tip is if their service made you feel worse than you did coming in.

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Text - Elmino_248 • 5h From the perspective of a swede • not including tax in price tag shoes on inside healthcare prices gun laws

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Text - iRonicH15 • 6h The worrying tendency of the South to deep fry anything and everything

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Text - pronkytonk • 6h That it's standard when going out for a meal to ask for the uneaten half of your giant meal to be put into a box to eat later.

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Text - AlexeiGilbert • 4h 1. Most americans are monolingual, so they basically only speak English. 2. They spend grands for health care services. 3. Paying student loans will hunt you down, even after having a family.

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Text - oldmanjim1 • 6h I am a UK citizen, and I find it strange and confusing the different levels of law enforcement officers there are in the states, and what their allowed to do, while in pursuit of a criminal. For instance if someone crosses a state line, the criminal can't be arrested if his offence was in the other state. Well that's how it seems when I watch american films/tv shows.

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Text - adhiyodadhi • 1h Fraternities/Sororities. Yeah so we just join brother/ sisterhoods when we go off to college with secret rituals and traditions.

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Text - Komische_Katzenlady • 5h That eating outside/takeaway food is the normal thing while staying at home and cooking is something special. Or at least that's how it's portrayed in TV. Are you guys all millionaires or something?

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Text - bounybeard • 3h I'm a British citizen (Scottish) moving to America, a lot of the things that surprise me aren't what reddit Americans think would surprise me. The one that really gets me is what is used in holy communion where grape juice and saltine crackers replace wine and communion wafers.

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AskReddit Thread: Strange Rules Families Have

Normal to the family and weird to the rest of the world. This fun AskReddit thread has people sharing the various weird rules in their families that are ultimately harmless. It’s funny to see what kinds of traditions and “rules” can be hatched up by a family. 

Normal to the family and weird to the rest of the world. This fun AskReddit thread has people sharing the various weird rules in their families that are ultimately harmless. It’s funny to see what kinds of traditions and “rules” can be hatched up by a family. 

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Text - Wombat--Combat • 16h My family always has 2 dogs, you may insult the younger dog as much as you want, but you must never insult the elder dog.

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Text - Commonsensewho • 18h 3 3 Awards My rule for walks: Every duck you see must be confronted about their various love affairs. A lone male duck? "Sir??? Sir are you aware of where your wife is???" I have gotten every person l've walked with in on this joke/rule. And in case you're curious, ducks are all having affairs, squirrels you can only get for tax evasion, and geese are always up for a turf war.

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Text - JustPlainSimpleGarak • 1d We do not fight at weddings

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Text - Red-Stilleto • 19h We're all incredibly sarcastic and kinda rude to each other. It's how we show love but to avoid any actual hurt feelings if anyone ever says the exact phrase 'stop teasing' it's over and everyone apologieses. Grew up with this rule and trust me kindergarten was a rough awakening when bullies don't bend over backwards at my magic phrase. Overall good way to grow up goofing around and joking with family but make sure no one is actually offended when you roast them nonstop

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Text - Chibeyond • 19h When eating a meal together, we have a certain sitting arrangement. But when drinking a coffee, me and my mum swich seats. Same table, different arrangement.

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Text - verminiusrex • 22h Don't bother dad while he's eating. I was a stay at home dad and did most of the cooking. After dishing up and serving everyone, l'd plate my food just in time for everyone to come back for seconds, which i would dish up for them. After a couple years of eating lukewarm food (and the kids were big enough to dish up their seconds) I made the rule so I could actually have a hot meal. I still enforce this rule.

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Text - SuperCoffeePowersGo • 17h 2 Awards If you are the last person to leave the house you need to put the radio on for the cat

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Text - Stressful-stoic • 23h There is a framed photo of the girl which came with the frame among our other family photos on the cabinet. My grandpa received the frame and he died before he'd exchanged the photo so we're just keeping it like that.

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Text - teenage_dirtbag_03 • 23h If you find the gnome, you hide the gnome.

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Text - PsychOmatt • 18h If ever giving someone a ride home, wait for them to get the door to their house open before leaving. This may have been more important when I was growing up before everyone had a cellphone. My parents did a lot with our church youth group so there were a lot of events or times after get togethers where some of them would need rides, and this was to make sure they were home safely and not locked out or anything.

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Text - foopiez • 20h no sweeping or mopping at night Mom & dad claim its bad luck but I know it's cuz they're tired of us quickly doing our chores as they pull up in the driveway

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Text - Eradikate • 22h The last slice of birthday cake belongs to the person whose birthday it was made to celebrate. Not strange in and of itself, strange in that my family had to actively spell it out.

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Text - agaggleofsharts • 19h As a child, if you repeatedly farted, you were sent to the bathroom. An understandable rule with basis in fact of what you probably needed to do if you were farting a lot. I never realized how funny it was until I was telling my husband about it and he lost it.

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Text - archavex • 20h 1 Award When we have game night, whatever game we play, everyone must sit through a reading of the entire rule book and state that they understand the rules as they have been read, and any rule which has not been read shall not be included. House rules caused so many games to be all fucked up, especially monopoly. So we dont use house rules any more, and by reading the rules every time, no one can say they didnt know the rules

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Text - Captainrosebeard • 20h You have to try a food twice before saying you don't like it.

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Text - dataminer-x • 22h If you touch whatever is cooking, you become the cook. For example, if you come stir a pot or lift a lid, you own it. Exceptions are made for preventing something from overflowing or catching fire, though if the latter happens, it may be best for someone else to take over. TLDR: don't touch my stuff when l'm cooking, or l'll stop cooking.

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Text - FLCLHero • 20h Never whistle when you're near the pond. This was at my old family home. We moved away from there nearly 30 years ago. Strange thing is, when I ask my parents about this rule they have no idea what l'm talking about. I very much remember it being sort of a big deal.

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Text - OnlyNameLeftUnused • 22h 1 Award We all have ice cream or nobody has ice cream. (don't eat the whole friggn' carton solo) OH, and using 2 icing on one toaster strudel apprenly now carries the death penalty.

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Text - Six_Foot_Dwarf • 20h When you cook a turkey, you have to give it a lemon boob-job. Started a few years ago, when my mom saw it online, and thought it was the funniest thing. She past away a couple years ago, and us kids have been doing it ever since.

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Text - snoqualmie • 22h No books at the dinner table unless it's the dictionary. A serving of cookies is exactly 3 cookies.

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Text - Rolling_Gear • 22h Most of the shows we watch are recorded live, and then watched later in the week. Mother cannot control the remote, as she will skip the commericials and go 5 minutes further, then spend just as long getting back to the correct stop as it would have been to watch the commercials in the first place.

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Text - betzevim • 21h You know how most people worship cats? We do that, but for ducks

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Text - mrsrariden • 20h Youngest person that knows how to read hands out the Christmas presents.

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Text - sunnypamom • 23h When a guest leaves you need to walk out to their car with them no matter what the weather. We were taught its a sign of care and respect for the guests

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Text - TaintedCaribou • 21h You may not use any tools to open a gift, with one exception. A tool may be used if it was also presented as a gift during the same gift giving event. Example: Going to get a pocket knife is prohibited. Using a pocket knife you normally carry is prohibited. If you are given a pocket knife as a present, it may be used to open other gifts at that time. There are no rules limiting how presents may be wrapped.

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Text - xylophonefox • 18h We have a "First Day" rule. You are not allowed to ask to play with or use any toys/items of your siblings on the first day they receive them. So birthdays and holidays that you get presents, you do not have to share with the others. And if they try, you get to yell "First Day!"

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Text - shockingpomegranate • 19h If it is a guest's first time attending movie night at my parents' house, the movie is always Pride and Prejudice (2005). How does this happen? Either an invitation is extended phrased as "would you like to come over and watch Pride and Prejudice?" or a "spontaneous" decision is made to watch the movie after everyone has eaten dinner. It's never spontaneous. They always plan it. If someone declines to watch Pride and Prejudice, movie night suddenly becomes board

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Text - MerylSquirrel • 22h 1 Award When there are multiple dessert options after a large family meal, the lime jelly must be included in the options offered to everyone, but nobody may accept the lime jelly. Only my stepdad may have the lime jelly. The strange thing is that this was never a conscious decision we made, and it was never really noticed until I was seventeen. It was the first time my now partner was invited to a big family meal. After the meal, my grandma told us the dessert options

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Text - Montrealgirl • 19h 3 2 Awards I wouldn't call it a rule... more of a tradition. Every Christmas eve, after dinner and the presents etc, my mom ( sometimes against our will )turns off the power in the house and makes us all play hide-and-go-seek for at least 30 minutes. Some years we are all into it, some years we aren't. But I never regret playing afterwards. It's great memories for the smaller folks and it's lots of laughs for the older ones. Overall would recommend.

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Text - tired_fire_ants • 21h No one tells mom that my sister and I didn't buy our graduation photos and just framed the sample photo with the huge watermark. Been four years and she hasn't noticed

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Text - JayDeeWee • 21h When we need some time by ourselves we say, "I'm going to do saying we need some alone time. _, don't bother me." It's just our way of

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Text - Pxander • 22h Whenever ANYBODY comes over, you put the kettle on. However, this may be the case for many British families

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Ridiculous Requests That IT Workers Received

This fun AskReddit thread has IT workers describing the most ridiculous requests/calls/occurrences they’ve had while on the job. IT workers really need to possess a superhuman level of patience to navigate the ins and outs of their jobs, while maintaining a grip on sanity. It’s astounding how many people call for tech support, before checking to see if the computer is plugged in. 

This fun AskReddit thread has IT workers describing the most ridiculous requests/calls/occurrences they’ve had while on the job. IT workers really need to possess a superhuman level of patience to navigate the ins and outs of their jobs, while maintaining a grip on sanity. It’s astounding how many people call for tech support, before checking to see if the computer is plugged in. 

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Text - Hysterical_Realist • 2h I work in web development/maintenance. I got a call from a client who was absolutely livid when I told her that she could not take the hyperlinked text from her webpage, transfer it over to their print ad, and still have it function like a link.

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Text - soiledpantsforsale • 3h Drove for 2 hours to replace a touchscreen monitor that had stopped responding; turns out they were wearing gloves. We used to log these type of callouts as ID-10-T errors

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Text - Estella_Osoka • 3h Once had a person call in to the IT desk because the soda machine stole their money.

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Text - dietderpsy • 2h Got a call to to remove a plug on a radio and push the wire through a small vent in the cabinet because the wire was "unsightly." I did this while 15 executives watched. None of them knew how to change a plug, and had never even seen the inside of one; but because it had a wire it was ITs responsibility.

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Text - MangosAreForLove • 2h Not necessarily an IT worker but a computer scientist (a lot of people get those confused) but one time I was at my sister's house and she needed help getting her printer connected so she ask me "You know how to do this help me" and I tried to do it because it was a simple google search to fix this but she is breathing down my neck because I'm not getting this solved at the speed she wants me to get it done. She then drops a "Didn't you go to school for this" on me a

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Text - theSQUINTYazn • 2h Lady called to report her monitor wasn't working. After troubleshooting and asking her multiple times if everything was plugged in she finally pipes up that the monitor "doesn't have the light on." The monitor wasn't plugged in and she wanted me to wake a guy up at 3am to do it because she was dressed to nicely to do it herself because she was preparing for a meeting at 6am. Told her to do it herself because I was not about to wake up the on call for that. She complaine

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Text - EtherBoo • 4h I'm an application architect for medical record software. My primary users (I REFUSE to call them customers) are physicians and nurses in a clinic setting. There's one specific doctor who will call and give a very vague description to the helpdesk. She refuses to do a shadow session, refuses to let us get screenshots, and the person from the helpdesk isn't an application expert so they're trying to write down her issue and she's using the wrong words. By the time we usually

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Text - D-Rez • 5h Vague tickets that give no clue as to what's wrong beyond "computer broke lol". Then you ring them up asking them to fill it in properly, and they get annoyed, "I thought you guys knew what you're doing". Or when the Karens at work drop off their personal laptops or phones, and expect us to fix it. That's not what we're here for.

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Text - NetworkMachineBroke 5h I'll start. One time somebody at a company asked me "Why isn't the microwave working? You're in IT after all! Fix it!" I thought they were joking, but after a bit of deliberation, they were either serious or very committed to the role.

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Text - ledow • 2h All sorts. It wasn't a demand, but I was once called to help get a fish out of a fish tank (it had decided to go on a suicide mission into the pumps and I had to dismantle it all to get it back out - it died). I'm regularly asked to help hang doors, fix locks, thermostats and boilers, change time on program clocks, even repair people's spectacles, shoes, and anything they carry that could break and look "technical". Hell, helping people with their broken- down cars, or breaking

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Text - NonHipster72 • 3h My favorite is... when our internet service goes out. Usually when this happens, there is a fiber or cable line down or our ISP is doing general maintenance. I try to explain to baby-boomer co-workers that my responsibility ends outside of our Local Area Network and it's our ISP's duty to repair whatever is causing the outage. No matter how many times I try to explain... they don't listen, it's my fault and I'm a lazy, piece-of- do-nothing shit and the reason they can't

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Text - TheDeadGunslinger • 2h One place I worked it was pretty much if it got electricity, it was IT's issue. We had to fix the water fountain that wouldn't stop running. We had to fix the coffee machine.

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Text - CommodoreFiftyFour • 2h Posted this before, but i was a remote tech and had a woman call me and wanted me to drive 6+ hours to her facility to turn on her computer, because hitting the power button was 'not her job'.

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Text - UltraChip • 2h I was asked to fix a cabinet once. I don't mean like a server rack or anything, I mean a literal wooden cabinet with shelves and stuff.

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Text - Frammingatthejimjam • 2h I have the stack of loan applications on my desk, why can't you come up with a way to get the data into the system.

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Text - brianh71 • 2h The power went out in our building and the owner of the company wanted to know what we were doing to get the computers up.

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Text - phillipinio • 2h I'm not an IT worker but this would happen when I was in school. We used laptops in school on some occasions and the person's account who would use a laptop the previous lesson would still be logged on. My teacher would really make the IT guy working in the school walk to our class and log accounts on and off because the kids were too stupid to know that all you had to do was log off the previous person's account.

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Text - Digibollocks • 2h Had a call in the middle of the night from India asking me if I was the administrator for a particular piece of software. I was not. No idea how he got my number. Must have read it off an email chain or something.

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Text - PioneerTheLegend • 3h I Work in the networking department as a support technician. I had a lady yelling at me and telling me our network service is totally crap. After calming her down I found out that her tv is showing a blue screen and won't switch channels... the wifi is working more than fine on her phone and her kids xbox as he is playing an online game while we were talking... I was expected to fix her old tv as it was a "network" problem...

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Worst Movie Endings People Didn’t Expect

Many of us have shared in that experience where we’re watching a movie, maybe even enjoying parts of it, and then bam: it all falls apart, and the ending is a confusing disasterpiece. Or you have movies like Eragon or any of the Percy Jackson films, that have been hailed as fails in their entirety. 

Many of us have shared in that experience where we’re watching a movie, maybe even enjoying parts of it, and then bam: it all falls apart, and the ending is a confusing disasterpiece. Or you have movies like Eragon or any of the Percy Jackson films, that have been hailed as fails in their entirety. 

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Text - PersephoneXXX1209 • 23h The Devil Inside, the movie was basic horror everyone dies fare, but it suddenly ends after a car crash and a title card appears listing a website for more info and the movie just ends. Seriously one of the worst endings imaginable.

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Text - wocytti • 23h The Dark Phoenix. I was so stoked about the story and then the end... What stupid shit is that?? I was literally fuming about that ending for days. Full disclosure I have not read the comic, so, I suppose it's my fault.

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Text - -valt026- • 22h Frozen. And l don't mean the Disney movie. I mean the one about the skiers stuck on the ski lift.

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Text - DependentBar6 • 22h Maze runner: The Scorch Trials. Spoilers obvi When Teresa betrayed Thomas at the end I felt so bad for him. It's all fine at the end though. Still hurt me from the inside.

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Text - milutin_miki • 20h Percy Jackson. Any of them. Honestly, they're completely bad. "l'd rather pull out all of my teeth than watch that movie" -Rik Riordan, author of PJ

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Text - tptch • 20h Eragon. Well honestly, i didnt quite expect the whole movie to suck so much.

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Text - King6965 • 21h Hancock started out really interesting but the second half seemed completely random and separated from the first

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Text - Administrative-Koala • 16h Downsizing. What the fuck was even happening in the second half of that movie?

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Text - russellb87 • 22h Buried, call me silly, but I genuinely thought he was going to be rescued, I was really sad for him when I realised that was the end for him

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White - xandercide • 23h I am legend

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Text - nizo505 • 23h Knowing. It started out great, looked amazing, so much potential, but the ending is just absolutely terrible.

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Text - The_Dapper_Rabbit • 23h It wasn't a BAD ending, but it was way too sudden. Karate Kid. It went like this: ok they're fighting... BANG Daniel kicks the other fella in the nose. Everyone cheers and surrounds him. The old Japanese fella nods approvingly. Aaaaand its done. That's it. Credits. No resolution whatsoever. Edit: Again... It is not a BAD ending, but in my OPINION, it was quite abrupt

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Text - VulcanAndroid1701 • 23h Pay it forward. That movie messed me up when I was a little kid

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Text - Megasdoux • 20h Law Abiding Citizen It was a solid movie and it fell flat when Jamie Foxx's character still won, despite the while movie showing that he was a part of the corrupt system. I recall reading was that the original ending was that Foxx was supposed to be arrested, but he changed it and got an ending that made it seem that being apart of the corrupt system is okay.

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Text - thewhaz • 18h Any movie that ends with 'It was all a dream. It's a cop out.

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Text - TheGeofoam • 23h Bridge to Terabithia Thought it was going to be a fantasy film, then discovered just their imaginations. Then the ending happened. I heard parents were pissed because they took their kids to see a light hearted movie.

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Text - BlackDragonofDoom • 21h Lucy. Ugh, me and my family were so pissed off by that movie. Scarlett Johanson gets awesome super powers after being made a drug mule by the same people that violently murdered her boyfriend. gets revenge, helps some scientists, is about to smash a hot cop, turns into organic computer data on a flash drive. Awesome action sequences and concepts throughout this movie and it end like: Cop:*storms into room* "where is she? where is Lucy" *text message on his crappy p

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Text - carsonnwells • 1d Indiana Jones and The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

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Text - that_electric_guy • 22h That wolverine movie where they cut his claws off at the end. Or that wolverine movie where they have shitty no mouth deadpool at the end.

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Text - Bed_human • 1d When i was a child, i loved the Fox and the Hound. But i always skipped the ending because they let todd go. why?!

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Text - Datapower • 22h When I was little my mother sent my brothers and I to a "Disney movie". Safe choice right? All 3 of us were bawling our eyes out when she picked us up after. The movie was Old Yeller

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Text - terific-toph-fan32 · 21h "The last air bender" that movie deserves to be captured by azula

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Text - ChuckawayDB • 19h A series rather than a movie but to this day it still angers me so much that I have to mention it... Dexter.

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Text - big_fella672 • 19h Ralph Breaks the Internet. It totally disregards the message of the first. Fuck that movie.

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Text - eck226 • 22h Reign of Fire. Great post apocalypse movie. The angels jumping scene was fan-fucking-tastic! Once that scene is over, the movie goes to absolute shit and makes no sense. The whole "magic hour" thing was a cop-out. The dragon kept changing size. One scene it's as big or bigger than the castle they live in, then it's small enough to get down narrow alleys. The whole third act seemed like they just phoned it in and couldn't figure out what to do with the story. It had so much po

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Text - The_Law_of_Pizza • 1d 14 Awards I didn't expect much from The Rise of Skywalker, and it still disappointed me. • Why was Palpatine surprised that Rey and Kylo were connected by the Force, if Snoke was his puppet and Snoke directly talked about their connection in Episode 8? How did a single hidden Sith Planet have the resources and manpower to build a fleet that the First Order's own admirals, masters of an entire sector of the galaxy, admit dwarfs their own?

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Text - If force ghosts can now interact with the material world (e.g. Luke raising his Xwing from the ocean and Yoda blasting a tree with lightning), why the fuck didn't Luke, Yoda, and Obi Wan just teleport over to Palpatine's house and fucking yeet him back into the afterlife? Or fuck, even force Anakin could have done it - thus preserving the prophecy that the sequels just kind of forgot existed. • How did Lando round up an entire fleet of random, ragtag ships in less than an hour? Remember t

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Text - Further on the point of Lando's magic band of misfits - if the First Order had Supreme military control of most of the galaxy, and the Sith fleet dwarfed their own, how did a bunch of random civilian pleasure and cargo ships defeat the Sith Fleet? If they could do that, why couldn't they overthrow the First Order? Why did Palpatine root his entire fleet to a planet with only a single fragile control tower allowing travel into orbit? At least the Death Star's tiny weakness was explained as

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Text - • Why did Palpatine, the master of intrigue and shadowy plots behind the scenes, announce to the entire galaxy that he had returned and was going to crush them - before he had his armada ready to go in Space? Who hid the map to the Sith Planet in Palpatine's chambers on the Death Star? It clearly wasn't something he put there himself, because somebody built a magic dagger that acts as a map to find it on the Death Star. Somebody had to have known the map was there and deliberately craft t

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Text - Furthermore, why did somebody make a secret Sith dagger map the only purpose of which was to lead to another map? What possible purpose could that have served to anybody in-universe? How did Kylo return to the Sith Planet after being stranded on the wreckage of the Death Star - full of nothing but old, broken Tie Fighters that Episode 4 made clear couldn't go to light speed anyway?

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Text - If Force Healing is such an easy thing to do - even to the extent of resurrecting the dead, why was Anakin Skywalker so desperate to find a cure for Padme that he would turn to the dark side? He lived at the height of the new Republic - surely this technique that an untrained desert girl discovered on her own would have been known to the Jedi at the height of their power.

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Text - And this isn't a plot hole per se, but why did Rey bury Luke's and Leia's sabers on fucking Tatooine? Luke hated Tatooine, his father hated Tatooine, his grandmother was enslaved on Tatooine, and Leia spent her time on the planet as an implied sex slave to a hut.The entire family line hated that desert shithole where they experienced so much misery. That's like taking your Jewish grandmother's old necklace and burying it in fucking Auschwitz. The movie and its ending weren't just "bad" -

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Text - BeaversAndButtholes • 1d 1 Award Titanic. Rose spends 4 days on a boat with a guy when she was 16. She spends the next 80 or so years living a full life with a man she loved, married, had children with, explored the world with, etc. But when she dies, her last thought (afterlife) is with a teenager she had a 3-day fling with when she was a child with not a thought spent on the people she spent her life with. Fuck you, Rose. Fuck you very much.

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Text - Martipar • 22h While the entire series hasn't been made into films the Chronicles of Narnia has the worst ending, there is a train crash, the children get flung into Narnia, they end up witnessing Narnia get destroyed by outside elements who then kill all the creatures and then they witness the world end at which point they realise they all died in the train crash and they will never get back to the real world and the Narnia they knew also no longer exists. I didn't read the full series u

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Text - greywolf248 • 19h Bird Box I mean, the concept was cool and it was occasionally suspenseful but they [spoiler] somehow manage to find a sanctuary for blind people out in the middle of a forrest and everyone just welcomes them in? Then what happens? They live on the tiny compound in fear until they die?! To me, it doesn't really end. At least the ending of World War Z made sense. They move from safe zone to safe zone until they find a "cure" for the vrius.

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Text - Ericbazinga • 20h Artificial Intelligence. It's like they had to pull an ending out of their ass.

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Text - MsMagnificent33 • 23h Suicide squad. Tore a city apart and broke a man down to the point of comminitting full arson against enemies just to get thrown back in cages, I was disgusted

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AskReddit Thread: Funniest Things People Saw At School

People are describing the most absurd and hilarious things that they witnessed while at school. Many of us might be able to recall those times that absolute ridiculous chaos broke out in the classroom. Kids get bored enough and they’re bound to do some silly stuff. 

People are describing the most absurd and hilarious things that they witnessed while at school. Many of us might be able to recall those times that absolute ridiculous chaos broke out in the classroom. Kids get bored enough and they’re bound to do some silly stuff. 

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Text - lil_zagawy 18h A kid in my class tried throwing a glue stick up in the air and swiping at it to catch it but instead launched it and it hit the teacher

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Text - Mister_Khim • 19h In middle school I saw a girl run into a pole cause she wasn't looking. She screamed then kicked the pole and screamed again. 10/10

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Text - Legend_of_Utopia • 17h Our gym teacher telling us how to dribble and shoot and she missed every shot she took and double dribbled every time

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Text - sniffleprickles • 18h 1 Award A couple guys I went to high school with came in one day wearing spider Man and venom costumes under their clothes. During lunch they shed their regular clothes and fought.

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Text - Princessm3m3s • 18h When I was in third grade, the principal said that we are gonna host a crown party because of a recent event. So In the next 2 days we were all dressed royal n stuff but then you see the class next to me they misheard crown for clown and LEMME TELL YOU. These kids looked so funny. I kinda felt bad because they might've been embarrassed. But hey, what else can I do?

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Text - Acidic_White_Girl • 18h Once, in fifth grade, we had a lockdown drilI, and this kid hopped up onto the lockers. Above the lockers, there were windows that looked into the classroom. He looked through, and in a really strange voice, yelled "I seeeee youuu".

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Text - Kastillex • 18h A teacher (M around 35) walked into a class dressed up as Marge Simpson for Halloween.

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Text - Soullessly_Wandering • 19h I mean... someone went to the breakfast line from the exit, took a piece of bread then booked it out of the cafeteria with 2 security people following them.

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Text - Habfier25 • 15h My friend asked to go to the bathroom, and the teacher responded with "I don't know, can you?" And he said, "I don't know, can you settle the divorce your in?" (By the way, he couldn't settle it)

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Text - th3_warth0g • 18h It was my senior year of football. Before practice, some players were on specialty teams meanwhile the linemen were bored on the side line. We had this one lineman/backer who transferred from one of our rival schools and was arrogant af. He wasn't that bad but he really pissed some of us off. He was called over to the specialty teams practice. My buddy wanted to practice his punt because we had nothing better to do. He picked up a ball, dropped with ease and a strong ass

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Text - idklilb • 15h Freshman year, there was a vegetarian kid who sat at my lunch table. One day for lunch, he wanted to eat but just wanted his lunch without the meat (which they could've easily done for him). The lunch lady refused to do it, so he jumped over the counter, got it himself, jumped back over and slammed his money down by the register before walking out of the cafeteria.

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Text - fell-deeds-awake • 17h Freshman year, (honors) world history. Watching some documentary about Napoleon, one of those that has reenactment scenes included. Guy asked the teacher, with a totally straight face, if it was actual footage.

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Text - swagerito • 18h In high school some students had made a meme account that was just about the school, making fun of teachers etc. so one day it was gonna snow real hard and the school didnt want to let us go home before it was gonna snow so one of the students announced on the meme page we were gonna protest that and like 200 people ended up throwing moshpits in the small ass halway next to the principles office, and it worked! best day of my life.

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Text - Incognonymous212 • 15h first day of the new school year couple of years ago we walk into our social studies class and saw our new teacher. she was probs in her mid twenties, incredibly hot, hands down hottest teacher in my schools history. she introduces herself, and then leaves to go to the bathroom. as she is walking out the door, one kid, who didn't see that she wasn't out of earshot, yelled: "SHES SO HOT OH MY GOD!"

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Text - CatoTheWeen19 • 16h I think about this often... Freshman year of high school we had a substitute teacher for math who was super old. He was everyone's favorite because he would fall asleep more often than not. The class clown, Jezreel, was in my class, first hour algebra I. He decided it was the perfect time to start jumping on top of the desks and hissing at everyone. He then proceeded to dive out the open window from the desk and got stuck but managed an escape. What a memory.

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Text - godthe4th • 15h Year 6, my friend didn't want his pizza and wanted to throw it out, than another friend tells him not to, then decides to throw the pizza onto the street to feed the birds who we were having dumb conversations with. After the birds were gone, a Ute drove by and ran over the pizza, sending it 4 feet into the air and it made a beautiful sound. It was so hilarious at the time. 11/10

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Text - Alieneater • 14h One time in 9th or 10th grade I had a big bag full of nickels, dimes and quarters. I threw it all by the handful down the stairs over a horde of kids while everyone was running around between classes. Total mayhem ensued. You'd have thought those were hundred dollar bills the way people were scrambling.

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Hilarious Times Gamers Forgot To Turn Off The Mic

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the hilarious, absurd, and straight up bizarre times that gamers unknowingly had their mics on. Funny things can be overheard when someone is carrying out their personal business, without having any idea that the rest of the online world is listening in. 

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the hilarious, absurd, and straight up bizarre times that gamers unknowingly had their mics on. Funny things can be overheard when someone is carrying out their personal business, without having any idea that the rest of the online world is listening in. 

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Text - firefighting101 • 12h Kid on PC arguing with his mom because he didn't want dinner. I was so hungry. And his mom sounded sweet.

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Text - thevoiceofterror • 7h Not bad, but memorable. I get to my buddies house, and he is playing COD. Has his headset on. This house is a work in progress, so every time I get there, something has changed. I walk into his gaming room and see he has made some modifications to the house and ask him about it. He proceeds to give me a lesson on construction fundamentals/building technique/and the why. After about 5 or so minutes he realizes he was mic'd the whole time and he goes "Oh shit!". Someon

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Text - YaBoyChadCarrington • 12h Older sister was telling his little brother (our team mate) that is her time to play and she will turn off the console if he doesnt get up, he insist "just this one match... Please... No..no... NOO00O" Aaand disconected. Lol

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Text - Lexilogical • 11h I don't have any as weird as the ones here, but I definitely recall one time getting ready to pull a raid boss in WoW and hearing one kid's mother yell at him to take out the trash. The kid was 16 or something, and all 24 of us were like "Nope, not pulling yet, go take out the trash for your mom." I also have a friend who used to fall asleep on discord after taking Ambien, and some of those conversations were hilarious, but l'm pretty sure he knows where I live and will

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Text - zosobaggins • 11h Years ago, Halo 3. My cat was being unusually affectionate and cuddly. I liked killed a guy in multiplayer and was distracted by the cat. I start asking "who has a fuzzy belly? Who is my fuzzy girl?" And it turned out the guy I killed could still hear my voice and he was having none of it. I wish I still has the XBL message he sent. He seemed really insecure about his fuzzy belly.

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Text - Shalevt27 • 11h Was playing on a csgo server. this squeaker comes in the server actin' all tough, Trash talking, Mocking other people, etc. now it's about 11 at night now, and we hear this kid saying: But mommy I don't wanna go to sleep I wanna playyy! We all started laughing our asses off and he disconnected.

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Text - Apostrophe_T • 13h I was "that dude" once. Nothing scandalous, just embarrassing. You know how sometimes couples will be all sugary sweet, lovey-dovey to each other when they're alone, in a way that they'd probably not do in front of other people because it's so cringey? Don't pretend you don't know what I'm talking about, people-in-relationships! Anyway, I had my headset on and was being a typical idiot with my friends. My then-partner was nearby so I took off the headset, FORGOT TO MUTE

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Text - CaptainWordseye • 14h He had a wireless headset and proceeded to have a wee. Then went "I'm back" clearly didn't mute his mic like he thought he had.

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Text - ImNotTom05 • 12h Ok so this one was actually on me... I first got Cod 3 fro ps4 a while back. Like I was a serious squeaker. So eventually I joined my first online match and was getting whooped. I kid you not, my mom mas making tater tots that night and proceeded to yell (loud enough for my dinky little earbud mic to pick up) "OwEn YoUr TaTeR TOTS ArE ReAdY!" not my proudest moment but I still laugh at it.

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Text - sirgog • 7h Was playing a game after a few beers once and I was "that dude" Me and the ex were talking shit around the house. We were weird (we broke up after she grew up and I didn't). Like really weird. We'd make weird noises around the house in a sort of ritual. Seagull noises, cat noises, (poor) imitations of guns going off, etc. Here's what my group would have heard first her making a cat noise (she had a really, really realistic meow) then me "Gotta go help my partner with something

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Text - Obese_pidgen • 14h i was playing with like a 12 year old kid in a competitive match and it was close to valentines day and this kids brother walks starts yelling at him to make a card for his mom and the the kid says no and starts telling us he's annoying and then his brother got mad. the kid left the game and we lost :(

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Text - insanithee • 6h This happened to me. I'm a female and I was playing Dota 2. I never use the mic to talk in solo queue games. My mom called me asking about some things. After the call, my teammates started asking if I was a girl. I realized my mic was on. I hesitated telling them that I am because I didn't want them to have biased thinking about me playing the game. Next thing that happened they all added me on steam and tried to invite me to matches. I honestly think getting that girl gam

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Text - NB_Inferior • 12h Yelled at his new wife while she was asking for help with groceries and their 3 month son.. We chose not to hang out with him after that.

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Weirdest Things Parents Caught Their Kids Doing

Kids are just chaos. You never know what a kid is apt to say or do. They’re wildly unpredictable, and prone toward spewing absolute, hilarious nonsense. These moments that parents caught their kids doing bizarre things are something else. Wonder what that one kid was talking to in the sink. 

Kids are just chaos. You never know what a kid is apt to say or do. They’re wildly unpredictable, and prone toward spewing absolute, hilarious nonsense. These moments that parents caught their kids doing bizarre things are something else. Wonder what that one kid was talking to in the sink. 

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Text - chargedunicornpeach • 16h When my son was about 4 he was playing in his playroom. I was on the couch and heard some sounds behind me (it was just us). So I turn and see my son looking up at the light fixtures and whispering. I ask what hes doing. His response: I'm asking all the lightbulbs in the house to not fall and kill you. Thanks son! He's truly got my back.

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Text - Bhavana1234• 17h My son licked my toe. I asked him what he was doing, and he said " time traveling." He was three

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Text - taikalainen • 17h Found my kid talking to the hole in the sink when he was 2. Turns out that's where he said god lives. Carry on, ya weirdo. Ex's eldest hoarded cardboard tubes. If asked they were simply for later. The youngest adopted and formed a strong emotional bond with a garlic for about a week.

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Text - Goose_Season • 16h When my son was first learning to talk my mom kept saying "Just wait until he learns to say no!" Like, really building up the anticipation. Well, I open my eyes one morning to my beloved child, 3 inches from my face and staring at me. As soon as he sees I'm awake, he loudly and dramatically whispers "NO". I still feel like he was letting me know that whole phase had started

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Text - NinaBanina22• 19h My boys share a room. They were about 2 and 7 at the time and I walked in their room and found them rocking on their hands and knees singing "we aaaaaaareeeee the weeeeeeeeeeeeiner doooogs". I have no fucking idea.

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Text - StuShepherd • 21h Packing peas from our garden up her nose. This required a trip to the local hospital emergency room, where the doctor (a dad of several young children himself) thought it was hilariously funny. Soon my wife and I were laughing as well.

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Text - darkpixie1 • 22h S 2 Awards When my son was about 3 years old, he liked to wash his eyebrows with my facial cleanser. Just the eyebrows. Wet, lather, rinse, repeat. He said it made them nice and soft.

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Text - rebekahah • 19h My mom caught me bringing eggs from the kitchen into my room and sitting on them in a blanket nest, hoping they'd hatch. What she didn't catch was that I had been doing this for a while and would put the eggs back into the fridge when they wouldn't hatch after a few days.

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Text - KiuDaso • 18h When my daughter was little, old ladies would come over and enthusiastically ask her simple questions. Like "what's your name?" And she would always reply in flat monotone "Birth-day-Cake". Then they'd ask another question like "Oh, well, how old are you?" And she'd say "Birth-day-Cake". They would look over at us with great concern. So annoying.

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Text - Text - Gtrinker • 19h Let's see, my daughter was drinking strawberry milk and then spitting it back into the cup so she could drink it again. I had hosed off a tarp and it was drying on the patio, we went outside and she just stooped down and took a drink out of a puddle on the tarp. just today I was in the garage and she came out, instantly grabbed a toothbrush I use to clean car parts and stuck it in her mouth. I don't even know anymore.

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Text - Compulsive-Gremlin • 20h I woke up to my five year old spraying windex on the window beside my bed, cleaning it thoroughly, then nodding at me and moving on to cleaning the windows in the next room. I still don't know what the hell was happening.

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Text - MotorizedDoucheCanoe • 21h S 1 Award Caught my 2 year old son licking the floor. He seemed really into it.

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Text - Text - DobbylsMyHero • 17h Few years ago the "cinnamon challenge" was a thing. Walked in the door to my son with his head under the kitchen faucet gulping and spitting water. He accidentally grabbed the cumin instead of the cinnamon.

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Text - Text - LaurenLumos • 19h When my brother-in-law was three he was so obsessed with the toilet plunger they had to buy him his own so he'd stop grabbing the used one. It was his best friend.

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Text - Text - RigobertaMenchu • 21h 1 Award I saw my kid, who was 4, in the back yard looking for bugs or worms. He grab something and put it in his mouth. I asked him about a few minutes later. He said he ate a worm. I laughed and asked why. He said he wanted to know what it tasted like. So I asked what did it taste like. He said it tasted like mud. The next day I asked him if he really ate a worm. He replied "Yea" in the most defeated and embaressed way any human could. Ya live, ya learn eh.

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Text - Text - djsantadad • 21h 1 Award My 3 year olds first joke was "hey look at my armpit" and she would point at her armpit and laugh. She would do this over and over. They warn you about first steps and first words but first joke? I am a proud dad.

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Text - Text - R1Ppaulwalker • 20h Not a parent, but my little sister used to do pretty weird stuff. She used to lay over the side of the couch so her head was upside-down and drool spit down her face until it filled her nose. She said that it would go through her nose back into her mouth like a circle.

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Text - Text - Stabfacenotback • 22h Upon hearing that my pre teen daughter tried to "escape" home via her bedroom window, I spoke up to her. I showed her how easy it is to just walk out the front door.

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Text - Text - barely-famous • 18h My mother was horrified at the many drawings of coffins floating down rivers I made for her in preschool. She literally cried at the thought a child could do something so morbid. I only drew them because my mom and I watched a magic show on TV a few weeks prior that was so cool to me at the time - the magician locked himself in a coffin and went over a waterfall and came out at the end perfectly unharmed! I didn't get why she was so upset at something so amazing

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Text - Text - lightjim • 18h I was the son. When I was about 7 years old I started to develop an interest in ants. So l came up with the idea of having an "ant farm." I got a shovel and took the sod out of my backyard in a circle around 4 ft in diameter. I would dig little holes in this plot to reveal and confirm that there were indeed ants there. Upon discovering the ants I would get the sort of bricks that had holes in them, and plant them in the ground so the ants had a "place to live." I the

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Text - Old-Mac-Donald-Trump • 22h My mother caught me licking butter from the box. Still remember the look of absolute horror on her face.

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Adult Life Equivalents Of Calling A Teacher “Mom”

Sometimes brains fart. Yes, sometimes we get caught up in the middle of a moment where our intentions don’t align with the words falling out of our mouths. A severe form of miscommunication where things in the brain are misfiring, and we’re just basically speaking a ton of nonsense. It’s wonderful. At the very least, it’ll inspire some laughter as people realize you had no idea what you were saying for a moment. 

Sometimes brains fart. Yes, sometimes we get caught up in the middle of a moment where our intentions don’t align with the words falling out of our mouths. A severe form of miscommunication where things in the brain are misfiring, and we’re just basically speaking a ton of nonsense. It’s wonderful. At the very least, it’ll inspire some laughter as people realize you had no idea what you were saying for a moment. 

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Text - [deleted] • 1y 3 6 Awards This happened to a coworker years and years ago. We were tellers at a local bank. Every Christmas we had tiny candy canes to give to the kids of customers. One guy came through with his. With his transactions he had cash back. Teller 1 was helping him. She proceeds to give him his cash in a 100 bill and the candy cane for his kid. He looks at her and says, "Can I have that broken up?" She then proceeds to bash the candy cane to a pulp with my stapler and gives it

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Text - Bennnnettttt • 1y Not me, but my mom. She was in a meeting and not paying attention for whatever reason. Then someone asked her a question and she responded with "What's that honey?". Made me crack up for so long.

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Text - [deleted] • 1y I've worked in restaurants since I was 16. When I bring someone to a table I say "enjoy." After any drink or plate of food I put down at a table I do the same. Well I guess it was just inevitable that when a man asked me where the washroom was and I directed him that I told him to "enjoy!"

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Text - ver03255 • 1y I once called an older female coworker "mom" because she kinda looks (and gives off a vibe) like my mom.

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Text - SaysShowUsYourDick • 1y I'm one of those "never save numbers in my phone" kinda guys. When I was in the Army, I was stationed somewhere with a different area code than mine, and got to talking to a local girl. Things were getting heated one night over text, so we were sending raunchy things back and forth. I wasn't paying attention for a moment and sent a message to the wrong person by mistake. My sergeant replied, "Alright, I'm not really into all that, but make sure you show up to forma

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Text - TurnAroundUrMyATeam • 1y I once saw a flustered young lawyer address a judge as "Oh Lord." He was a big church person and had kind of fallen into a prayer cadence as he nervously argued. Everyone pretended it had not happened.

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Text - ImemokidGtav • 1y 3 1 Award I work in a prison where I have occasionally have a inmate say" alright officer emokid have a good night drive home safe" hit him with the thanks you too... multiple life sentences. My first silver :) thanks ya

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Text - ally12321 • 1y 3 1 Award At Dollar Tree the other day my boyfriend walked up to the cashier and she said almost immediately "How was your meal?" and then "Oh! wrong job!"

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Text - KnivesForward • 1y 3 1 Award These days I rarely talk on the phone to anyone who isn't family so "love you, bye " is a standard phone call ending. We had some issues at our house last year and I'm pretty sure I told 2 contractors and the insurance adjuster I loved them.

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Text - dbrianmorgan • 1y Mixing up text messages between your wife and boss.

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Text - mssDMA • 1y 3 1 Award I'm a teacher. I unthinkingly scolded my dog the other day with, "Follow the directions!" We kinda just stared at each other for a second while I realized how ridiculous I sounded.

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Text - alison_bee • 1y 3 4 Awards I'm a dental hygienist. my patient was a man who had just turned 91 the day before. instead of saying "happy late birthday!" like a normal fucking human being, I accidentally (and very loudly) said "HAPPY LAST BIRTHDAY!!!!" the look on his face... y'all. this was also my second day at my new job.

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Text - MBH2013 • 1y I had a coworker who would jokingly call our chief "big daddy" behind his back. We were all working a little late one night and she let "hey big daddy!" slip as he walked in. To her credit she owned it and now calls him that in regular conversation. Still weird though.

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Text - parentaccount1143 • ly My old boss, and my husband's names were one letter apart. (I worked in a daycare, so the owner and all the staff often texted one another to update each other on kids, any issues parents had, and general questions.) My husband was working 3rd, and I was working 1st. We didn't get to see each other much, and most of our conversation was done via text. On my very first week, I was in a rush after getting into work, and texted my husband the same thing I always texted

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Text - nice_strada • 1y 3 1 Award Walking up to the wrong car and freaking out when you can't unlock it

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Text - SoapyRibnaut • 1y 3 1 Award I was given a lift home by a colleague from work once, and when he stopped to let me out of the car I leaned in for a kiss as it was what I would do to my wife. Thankfully he was looking the other way at the time.

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Text - Kutzelberg • 1y 3 2 Awards Once I was in the airport and I went to get a sandwich. I stood at the counter to tell the worker to give me a turkey sandwich, which he prepared. He handed it to me and his co-worker noticed he didn't microwave it, so he extended his hand to me over those glass container thingies,which have food displayed in them, so he can take it to microwave it. I didn't understand why he was extending his hand so I smiled and shook it. He laughed and pointed at my food and

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Text - CandacelsHungry • 1y 3 1 Award I alled my housekeeper Daddy instead of Darcy. It was an autocorrect mistake in a text but I didn't notice for 24 hours when I realized she never texted me back. I was absolutely mortified but she thought it was hilarious. When she texted me two weeks later her opening line was "who's your daddy?! 9" - | actually lost my mind in a meeting reading that. She's the sweetest older lady and now my nickname for her is Daddy.

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Text - bingobanggo • 1y 1 Award My boss is old enough to be my dad although his kids are younger than me. Sometimes he reminds me of my dad and I have almost told him "oh okay Chip (my Dad's name)" in a sarcastic I don't agree with you tone. Once when we were having a we don't agree about something conversation that had to do with our other leader he slipped and called me his daughters name while giving me advice. He wasn't telling me I had to do what he was saying but was sharing why he thought

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Text - Oocanada • 1y 1 Award Handed a 20 to the officer instead of my license last night.

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Text - hollymir • 1y 3 1 Award When talking with family we always end our calls with " love you." So l'm on a call with my long time assistant and as the call ends without thinking I say "I lo..." and stop horrified as I couldn't think of how to finish it. Thank God she had a sense of humor. She said, " Aww, come on now, you can say it, go ahead, tell me you love me. So I did and we laughed about for years. п

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Text - gazzaskebab • 1y S 2 Awards I have accidentally said "love you" when hanging up on a work call.

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Text - amoutoujou • 1y My husband has mixed up my and his sister's name more than once. Also, calling your kids the pet's name.

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Text - HHS2019 • 1y Easy: Calling your boss "daddy".

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Text - ilovejackiebot • ly 3 1 Award On the way back from a client meeting with one of the partners, he wasn't paying attention when the light turned green and I said "Hey, babe, you gotta go." And then I died.

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Text - sofia6664 • 1y 3 1 Award My friend was on a toilet, someone knocked and she said: , Come in!"

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Text - Charleroy26 • 1y Calling your wife "Mom" is pretty bad. I did that once almost 20 years ago and the cringe hasn't lessened over time.

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Text - [deleted] • 1y 1 Award Does putting vegies in the washing machine instead of the fridge count?

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AskReddit Thread: Europeans’ Biggest Culture Shocks In America

This fun AskReddit thread had various Europeans share their experiences with culture shock moments, upon visiting America. As it turns out, America can be a lot weirder than Americans give it credit for. Things like the portion sizes, the incessant advertisements on TV, and the constant jaywalking are just some of the things covered in this thread. 

This fun AskReddit thread had various Europeans share their experiences with culture shock moments, upon visiting America. As it turns out, America can be a lot weirder than Americans give it credit for. Things like the portion sizes, the incessant advertisements on TV, and the constant jaywalking are just some of the things covered in this thread. 

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Text - TheBassMeister • 3h Raccoons stealing our bread over night while camping. The box was closed and we put weights on it, yet these clever little trash pandas found a way in and out.

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Text - DaveLakowski • 3h Jay walking and the lack of pavement/sidewalk on many roads. I found it so hard to just get from one place to another.

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Text - back-in-black • 3h • You guys do not seem to have have touch and go card payment systems. A lot of places still rely on signatures. Almost all food tastes sweet, including bread. • Credit history anywhere outside of the US isn't considered “real" and will not hep prove you're a real person when you want to open a bank account. All this from living in NYC a few years back.

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Text - watercolorinc•5h I thought the gap in bathroom stall doors were a myth. Didn't get privacy for my five day stay. How do you shit when someone can look you in the eye?!

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Text - Darkyral • 2h The infrastructure is much older than what you see on TV

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Text - Karazhan • 1h How low down the toilets are compared to here in the UK. Went to sit on one, dropped as I thought l'd missed the darned thing then felt like l'd broken my ass on impact. It's like missing the bottom step of the stairs, but even worse.

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Text - TheSentinelsSorrow • 5h "I'm Irish too" said in a Texan accent after they heard me speak I'm not even Irish l'm Welsh E: also the people that welcome you to a store as you go on...it has...sinister undertones

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Text - Needakill • 4h You can actually go to the ATM without leaving your car. Line for the driveby is longer then in the Coffee shop it self.

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Text - TAS_Snoop • 4h Was on an exchange. 2 most memorable questions were "Can you see the moon in Europe" and "Do you have Pizza in Europe". Something else l'll never forget was the map of Europe in the school I went to which still showed the country of Yugoslavia (which doesnt exist anymore) and all the borders were fucked up. A map IN THE SCHOOL.

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Text - avlas • 3h Tax not included in the price tag. It's... weird!

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Text - Bighow • 3h LA - The amount of homeless people, straight up walking past an elderly woman living on the streets to get to the 7-11.

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Text - Rust Dawg • 2h Went to Burger King and got a "medium" fizzy drink and they gave me this fucking plastic tank that held about a liter and a half. Plus, about half of it was ice. What the fuck

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Text - APerson629 • 2h The ads in between tv shows felt unnecessarily long, and also repeated the same info, just worded differently.

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Text - xeonxTT • 2h At the Petro station, sorry gas station; you can purchase ammo, gas, milk, rifle, beer, fireworks and other 'daily' use objects. This was in Montana, 2005.

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Text - rb357 • 1h When in Boston someone realised we were British and came over to have a conversation: "Oh my god, I have a friend in England. She lives in London. Do you know her?" Hmm, there are 9 million people who live in London, and 65 million in the UK. The chance of me knowing one individual is quite remote!

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Text - frnoss • 3h Their size. I'm American, but was in Europe for a few years on a work assignment and didn't come home in between. When I came back home, I was dumbstruck by how many morbidly obese Americans you see when you, for example, walk around a mall.

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Text - Grumpy_Yuppie • 5h - Portion Sizes - Extreme airconditioning (like fridge- temperature inside) - Advertisement (seems to be everywhere possible) - Ads on how much you can sue people (honestly, wtf?!) - Extreme patriotism (stars and stripes on every item you can think off) - Homeless people (especially in San Francisco)

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Text - mOrp • 1h • Not having sales tax included in the sticker price. • What I perceived to be fake sincerity. A lot of tour guides and service people seemed like they hated life but pasted on a fake mask of being happy and sincere. It felt weird. I don't encounter that much in my own country and I'm sure many of them hate their job just as much.

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Text - Diddleronthehoof • 6h Portion sizes. The number and length of ads in tv shows, it's crazy disruptive.

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Text - IsezToHimlsez • 2h Advertisements every few minutes on tv.

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Text - iamsoveryverytired • 4h Everyone wanted me to have a great day.

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Text - DuncSully • 2h Surprised this one isn't more up there: Flags. My British friend pointed out the crazy ridiculous amount of American flags everywhere. We're just sorta used to it, don't think much of it, but if you actually start counting flags you see in people's yards, at businesses, just put up on random products and such, etc. it's basically cult-esque.

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