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'He had it coming': Resident gets car towed from neighbor's driveway after parking it there for days, resulting in $3000 fines

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 17:00

What does one should do when a strange car all of a sudden gets parked in one's private parking? Should they look for the car's owner and get them to move it? Should they hold tight and see if the owner will simply move their car on their own? Or should they get the car towed right then and there and let the owner deal with the rest?

The Redditor who wrote this petty revenge story tried a few of the ways listed above when their neighbor decided to park their car in the Redditor's driveway. OP (original poster) first tried to give the neighbor a chance to move it, but when two days went by and the car stayed put, OP had the car towed. That action revealed just how much the neighbor will have to pay to get their car back, since they have several unpaid parking tickets and other debts.

Scroll down to read the full story. Once you are done, and in the mood for more stories like this one, click here for a story of an employee who got fired after learning of her boss's tax evasion. 

'You need to get me back online': Remote employee left with no internet at home after assuming company pays for it, then gets fired for blaming tech support

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 16:00

Instant karma is the best kind of karma. Nobody wants to see destiny play out slowly over time… We want karma now.

One remote worker called up tech support on a Friday, just as the IT employee was about to head home. The worker was livid that their internet wasn't working, and they completely flipped out on the poor IT employee who hadn't done anything wrong. The worker explained that their internet wasn't working, and demanded IT fix it right that instant. After a couple of questions, the problem became clear… the IT Helpdesk that this worker had called didn't provide their internet services. If the internet didn't work, that wasn't IT's problem. It was the worker's, who refused to accept that they would go the entire weekend without internet. As it turned out, the worker had canceled their internet provider after assuming their company would pay for the services. Oops, guess you have no internet… ever? The IT employee explained that the worker needed to renew their internet with a provider, but that's not what ended up happening. Scroll down for the full story, then check out this engineering firm that lost a huge client after management punished one employee. Gotta love karma.

'None of your candidates enjoy it': Candidate declines one way interview as part of job screening process, leading to dispute with HR

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 15:00

One fed-up candidate who had the privilege of job searching while they still had a job snapped back at an HR representative over text after discovering that a 'one-way interview' was part of the screening process. What exactly is a one-way interview? Well, it can vary but it's usually a brief video recording that job candidates send potential employers to aid them in their screening process. You typically answer a few pre-selected interview questions. Awkward, right? Demeaning almost.

This candidate was not having it… They promptly told HR that they should reconsider this process as it was degrading, to which HR replied that many of their candidates enjoyed it! Yeah right. People who need a job will say anything… I mean, if you're left with two choices, one being telling the truth and two being putting food on the table, it's a no-brainer.

Next up is a story about a micromanaging CEO who flip-flopped between calling an employee a remote worker and an on-site worker. It led to a hilarious dispute where the employee refused to come to work.

'I put in my 2 weeks. And this is where it got fun': General manager reprimands employee over 'neutral' workplace review

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 14:00

This general manager has his crews filling out customer satisfaction surveys. Yes, you read that right. This fast-food GM decided to rig his customer satisfaction ratings by getting his employees to write them! It's one of the hallmarks of super-sketchy businesses. Companies that have satisfied customers don't have to beg their employees to help them get a 5-star rating on the internet. 

As you might imagine, that wasn't even the only unethical behavior going on at this company. The employee who shared the story, u/thejakeboi, writes that they've watched from the sidelines as the GM made questionable choices. Throughout their years of working in fast food, the employee saw issues like "false advertising [and] telling us to serve old nasty food to reduce waste." But this employee's salary was on par with a manager's pay, so they just put up with it for a while. And as an employee, it's hard to make big changes anyway---what the general manager says, goes. 

Check out this great malicious compliance tale for yourself, as well as comments from other people who've dealt with similar work experiences. Then, this researcher felt guilty after denying a woman she worked with a job, so she turned to Reddit to ask for advice. 

'I'm done with you!': Truck driver drags micromanager to upper management after complying with her demands to 'follow company policy' goes wrong

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 13:00

With great power comes great responsibilities. Sometimes, very 'rarely', people in positions of power might get blinded by their power and turn it against you, thereby reducing your chances of success.

The account of an irritated truck driver is told in the story that follows. The Original Poster (OP) is employed by a freight transportation company and operates a semi-truck. OP distributes between ten and fifteen deliveries per day. Throughout the delivery process, it is anticipated that OP will snap a picture of the package outside the apartment building as proof of delivery. At first, everything appeared to be going smoothly, but when OP's manager decided to write him up for no apparent reason, things quickly got ugly. For context, a driver is only legally obligated to provide photos of the parcel being delivered to a residential address. That is to say, there is no requirement to record the transaction when an item is delivered, say, to a construction site or corporate building.

As a result, after receiving a formal warning for acting in accordance with the company's policies, OP devises a devious plan to exact revenge on the entitled manager while also refraining from violating corporate policy. So, be sure to read the story below if you're interested in learning the specifics of what happened and how OP exacted revenge on his terrible manager! When you're done, don't forget to read about the new hire who boldly defies the rigid company hierarchical order to give the seasoned employee a dose of her own medicine!

'Why are companies doing this?': Job-seeker shows weird questions they were asked in online questionaire

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 12:00

Why in the world was this job seeker asked such odd questions? They aren't sure either, and they took to Reddit to see if other people are also doing personality quizzes while applying for jobs. 

No one ever said it was easy to apply for jobs. Even using that "easy apply" option that submits your resume with one click doesn't help---a lot of companies follow up with their own questions. Or, like this job-seeker found out, they want you to take a lengthy personality test so they can figure out if you're fit for the job. 

It's not enough to submit a resume and a cover letter, apparently. One sports drink company is asking candidates to basically take one of those online quizzes that everyone was hooked on in the late 2000s and early 2010s. You know the ones: you'd take a quiz to find out what character you were from a popular TV show, or you'd get to find out what vegetable you'd be. I know it sounds absurd now, but believe me, everyone and their mother was obsessed with these cute quizzes. It was fun! It's a lot less fun to do them for as part of an IRL job assessment. 

The questions are also kind of baffling, and seem like there would be tons of room for individual interpretation or user error. One question asks what the person would do if someone ate their lunch. They can feel like a dove, like someone giving or taking a gift, like a crying baby, or like a lion pouncing on a zebra. I would've selected the baby photo probably, assuming that they're asking about how you'd feel about your lunch being stolen (you'd feel sad, right? Not peaceful or giving or extremely angry). But in the comments, people debated if picking the dove or the gift would be the right option. Maybe you should feel like a peaceful dove if someone takes your lunch. But maybe that's the option for liars. 

Check out these questions for yourself! Then, check out this airplane drama that spilled out onto social media

Young couple gets payback on entitled neighbor after he repeatedly trespasses property: 'I’ve honestly never seen somebody shut up so quickly'

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 11:00

When young couples move into a neighborhood, it's no surprise that some of the lifers in the neighborhood will roll their eyes at the "new blood." That being said, this entitled neighbor, whom the Redditor refers to as Tim, really thought he could get away with ongoing manipulation, endless plotting and scheming, and frequent trespassing of property without any repercussions. Young folks may be new to the neighborhood, but that in no way means that they are willing to be used and played around with. After this ordeal, it seems like Tim learned this the hard way.

The problem began with a drainage issue, and Tim requested to take a look at his neighbors' backyard to fix the issue. It turns out he never needed to do that, but he really was looking to flex his muscles and find someone else to blame (and potentially pay) for this issue. Keep scrolling below to see what happened when the young people confronted him after numerous trespassing incidents and threatened him with legal action. To all entitled neighbors out there who think they can take advantage of the newbies in the neighborhood, let this story serve as a cautionary tale.

For more stories like this, take a look at this post about another neighbor's revenge against his HOA.

23 Fire Memes for the Recently Fired Entering Their Funemployed Era

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 10:00

We're giving "funemployment" a whole new MEMEing! Hahaha Yeah…. Anyways, do people still use LinkedIn?

'Okay, have it your way': Smug DIYer losing $3,000 dollars worth of decking after ignoring the sage advice of a professional

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 09:00

These days, every DIY enthusiast sees 'amateurs' online who are achieving their home improvement goals without any experience. Armed with a flathead screwdriver, hand-me-down power tools, and a whole lot of gumption, a lot of DIYers feel builder's confidence flowing through them before ever setting foot into a hardware store. But regardless of their smug arrogance, at the end of the day, DIY builders lack the experience and the know-how to properly get things done. 

Take for instance the guy in our next story–drunk on the prospects of building his deck (and saving on the cost of hiring professionals), this particular busybody got the lesson of a lifetime after ignoring the wisdom of a seasoned pro. Scroll onward to read how one man lost thousands of dollars of building materials after failing to acknowledge the tried-and-true sage advice from the one man at the loading dock who offered to help him. 

After this, here's another story of a pair of newbies in the neighborhood who wanted to improve their house–only to get ousted by their impetuous HOA.

'So much drama on the plane right now': Couple shares text messages about their plan to annoy dude on their flight

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 08:00

This couple posted all over social media about their recent flight, and they're getting plenty of backlash over it. 

There's never been a crazier time to fly than the 2020s. Airline incidents have risen significantly, and since everyone has their phones in their hands 24/7, there are endless recordings of these incidents. Some people get on planes and get too tipsy, then start drama with other passengers or the flight attendants. Other passengers start yelling at each other over seating issues or personal issues. People aren't being very empathic while traveling, and instead, they're only caring about themselves as they fly from one destination to the next. 

This couple had their own story to share, and they gleefully posted about it to their socials. However, they were called "entitled" and "petty" by commenters who just couldn't understand their behavior. Even if they did act so over-the-top towards another passenger, it's odd that they then wanted to share that with the world. The couple are somewhat well-known---one woman starred in a season of "The Bachelorette," and her girlfriend is a writer and comedian. I wonder if their followers found the posts relatable… because the commenters of the r/ImtheMainCharacter subreddit certainly didn't. 

Ready to read some more texts full of drama and intrigue? Check out these people who shared all the drama from their group projects gone wrong

'Why did you choose to wear those shoes today?': 10+ Workers share the hardest interview questions they've ever had to answer

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 07:00

Interviews are never easy, the pressure of bidding for your own dreams and livelihood can cause you to slip up and miss the chance at your dream job—failing a pivotal moment of your career. They can even cause you to become so nervous that you miss a shot at a job that you're well and truly qualified—or even overqualified—for.

Of course, this is the case even when interviews follow a predictable course, asking all the common questions that test for aptitude, probe for personality flaws, and seek to trip candidates up and expose their red flags. Some interviewers follow a more unorthodox approach, using their own methods (or one they derived from a self-help book about management 20 years ago) in order to sniff out candidates they think that they want to work with.

These workers shared the most challenging interview questions they were ever asked, some aced their tests with flying colors while others fell flat on their faces.

'You're gonna pay, one way or another': Technician uses company commute rules to get 50% pay bump after being promoted without a raise

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 06:00

Getting promoted without a raise… Tsk, tsk. It's almost like managers want you to work twice as hard without being properly compensated… Oh wait, that's actually what they want. So silly of me.

This technician was working on large machines, and the site he worked on was across a border, so he had quite a commute every day. Unfortunately he didn't get any mileage because it was the site he was assigned. Alright, fair enough (Is it though?). After some time, the technician got promoted to work on more complex projects, which sounded good, until he was informed he would not be getting a raise because it wasn't 'in their budget'.

We've all heard those words before… 'Not in our budget'. Sure it isn't, Karen. In any case, the technician decided to maliciously comply with management… and found a way to receive a 50% pay bump nonetheless. This just goes to show that upper management doesn't always win. Scroll down to read what happened, and then check out these wholesome posts for employees who are in serious need of a vacation.

20 times people discovered their partners were not bright: 'She thought the Statue of Liberty was made of plastic'

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 05:00

There comes a time in everyone's dating experiences when you realize that the person with whom you have been spending time is a complete and total doofus. When this happens, you have three options. 

First, you can give them the benefit of the doubt. You let whatever silly comment they made slide, you try to explain why they are mistaken, and you move on. Sometimes, people simply do not know things because they have yet to be exposed to them. You taught your partner something. Isn't that a productive step forward in the relationship?

The second option is that you get ahead of this and you call it quits right then and there. With this option, you are saving yourself from further embarrassment or further infuriating circumstances in which you have to explain the ways of the world to your significant other again and again. But what if you're acting too rash and it really was just an innocent mistake? You have to be careful not to self-destruct based on a minor mixup.

The third option is the "ignorance is bliss" choice. Perhaps this person is so good-looking that they are worth ignoring these very serious flaws. Nine times out of ten, this is a horrible choice that will only lead to more conflict, but we felt that it was only fair to present all the options to you.

Keep scrolling below to see what these Redditors did when they realized their partners had hollow brains. For more content like this, check out this compilation of out-of-touch comments.

'I gave your job to someone else': Employee returns from sick leave and discovers manager promoted coworker instead of her

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 04:00

If being an employee is a challenge, being a manager to several employees is no picnic either. Having to answer to all of their requests, being the person they turn to whenever they have any problem, and yes, even being the person they blame when things go wrong, are all difficult tasks that can really drive a person up the wall. Though the title can be tempting, you have to remember that with great power, comes great responsibility.

This person who wrote this Reddit piece is just starting to realize the responsibility of being a manager. She was offered a promotion and had the opportunity to give her own job to one of her employees. After she offered it to one - Belle, it was quickly becoming clear that Belle was not up to the task, as she went on illness leave for almost two months. The manager decided to offer the job to another employee instead, but that didn't bode well with Belle, who was mad when she learned her position was offered to someone else.

Scroll down to read the full story. Once you are done, click here for a story of an employee who found a flaw in the hotel's security policy, which can cost the hotel over 70 million dollars.

‘Be careful what you wish for…’: New manager cuts employee's deal with old boss, rearranging their work hours, only to find out former deal benefited company

Sun, 02/25/2024 - 15:00

Hierarchy is the cornerstone of corporate business. Because of this, it is very likely that when the time comes and a new management enters the picture, she or he will want to completely revamp the scene in an attempt to assert their authority.

The story that follows recounts the story of a clever employee. The Original Poster (OP) and his former manager had an unspoken understanding that allowed OP to arrive early and depart early. Basically, as long as he completes his work and puts in the necessary number of hours, it is of no significance when he leaves. However, with the arrival of the new manager, she felt obliged to reprimand OP for his supposed 'tardiness', to which OP replied that had simply been following the previous instructions.

Having said that, be sure to read the story below if you're interested in learning how OP maliciously complies with his manager's demands! When you're done, don't forget to read the story of the underappreciated retail worker who was written up for attempting to prevent a robbery! 

'She's in for a reality check': Aspiring van-life YouTubers are "floored" that no one will let them park in their driveways

Sun, 02/25/2024 - 14:00

This aspiring YouTube couple are having some awkward realizations about their friends. 

One person took to Reddit to share the story of their mother and father's hijinks. It seems that as the reach retirement age, these parents are planning to sell their house. They've already bought a fifth wheel, which is the style of RV that is pulled behind a person's truck. Many a retiree would love to embark on a trip with their own RV, and plenty of them do. But these parents aren't just doing this for fun---they're convinced they're going to make it big on YouTube. 

Working as a YouTuber is a perfectly respectable job, and there's a lot of money to be made if you've got the talent and the equipment. It's a lot of work, though, and only a small percentage of YouTubers ever "make it big." Most do YouTube for the love of it, while still working their regular 9-5 jobs. They may earn a little bit of money, but it's probably not enough to focus 100% of their energy on it. 

That's why it's so startling to hear that these parents hope to make "$50k in the first year" of their video-sharing career. Optimism is one thing, but that's setting themselves up for failure! There's the cost of buying camera equipment and editing software, and maybe even buying a computer if they don't already own one. They'll have to dedicate hours each day to filming and editing… and their kid doesn't mention how tech-savvy this couple already is. For someone who's just starting out, learning to edit videos can take quite a while. If everything goes exactly as planned, perhaps this traveling couple will gain the YouTube following they desire. It seems like they haven't fully thought out their plan yet, and hopefully they figure out a solid plan before hitting the road. Commenters had plenty of opinions to share, and the OP added a wild detail in the comments that adds a whole other aspect to the story. You can check it all out below, and then read the story of a micromanager boss who left a restaurant in chaos


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