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Absolute Weirdest Things People Have Seen In Real Life

Existence is quite bizarre. Sometimes we can end up taking that for granted, and then suddenly, life throws us a reality-shattering curveball that leaves us unable to figure out what happened no matter how much analysis and logic are applied to the strange event. This fun and disorienting AskReddit thread takes us down a lightly unsettling rabbit hole, where people share their most unforgettable "glitch in the matrix" moments. 

People describe the strangest things that they've witnessed in real life.
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Dumbest Things That People Ever Said

We all have our unfortunate, humbling moments where the ego itself can't stand to exist in the face of unexplainable, self-created dumbness. Maybe these people's stories about the dumbest things that they ever said will make you feel better about your own cringeworthy moments that still manage to haunt you at night when you'd otherwise be catching a great night's rest. 

A collection of the dumbest things that people ever found themselves saying.
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AskReddit Thread: People's Comebacks After Failing At Their Dream Jobs

You probably know someone in your inner circle who is extremely hard on themselves. Some people were just conditioned from a young age to despise and fear failure to such an extent that it only ended up creating for trouble for them down the road. All that stress isn't good for anyone. So, it's nice to have threads like the one we have here, where you're able to read up on the times that people were able to bounce back after completely wiping out at their dream jobs. 

People that failed at their dream jobs describe how they made their comebacks.
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Worst Business Decisions People Have Ever Seen

Unfortunately a reality of being human is that there will come various times when your judgment is seemingly chucked right out the window. Hopefully, when this happens you don't find yourself in a position of power where you're being held responsible for the very health of a business. Or, maybe if you've already suffered a self-created business blunder of your own, then these fails will make you feel a bit better about whatever cringe from the past keeps you up at night. 

People describe the absolute worst business decisions that they've ever encountered.
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AskReddit Thread: Red Flags For Problem Roommates

The last thing that you or anyone else wants to find themselves confronting is the grim realization that the new roommate is a literal waking nightmare. Unfortunately, it seems like so often some of the world's most insufferable human beings are that much better at putting on a whole carefully practiced act when it comes to tricking people into thinking that they're nice human beings. Hopefully this AskReddit thread that's filled with red flags for troublesome roommates will be all the information you ever need to never find yourself in hot water with a nasty roommate. 

People describe red flags that they picked up on for problem roommates.
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Craziest Things People Did During Divorces

Love already inspires people to do some truly crazy stuff, but when you factor in what can happen when a once loving relationship runs its course, and divorce ends up being the outcome....oh boy, can things get hairy very quickly. Some folks that have weathered the profound emotional toll that can be muddling through a divorce, just end up completely losing their minds. You can only hope that people don't ultimately take things too far, but that can't necessarily be said for some of the people in this thread. 

People describe the absolute craziest things that they ever did after divorces.
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Best Euphemisms For Telling People They're Clueless

We've all had our run-ins with people that are in glaring need of guidance in this world. It's as if they managed to fall through the cracks when it comes to every bit of common sense. Well, some people hit their breaking points when it comes to the amount of pure and unadulterated ignorance that they'll put up with. From there, it can be a game of trying to call someone out for being clueless, but not wanting to be completely transparent in the process. 

People describe the best euphemisms for telling people that they're dumb.
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Horrible Things Home Inspectors Almost Didn't Notice

Just in case you weren't already aware, home inspectors are at the literal frontlines for when it comes to making sure that new homeowners don't get completely screwed over. It's both highly discouraging and outright remarkable what kinds of nasty things that people will try to get away with when it comes to foregoing repairs on homes that are already treading in dangerous waters. Like that toilet story. Yikes. 

Home inspectors describe the worst things that almost escaped their inspections altogether.
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Glitch In The Matrix Moments

There's nothing quite like a fresh batch of glitch in the matrix moments to send you off on a disorienting reality trip where you might be left with your head in your hands, shakily wondering whether or not this is some grand simulation. Well, simulation or not we've still got to play the game. If it were a simulation, it's kind of "nice" to know that whoever/whatever is running said simulation is also prone to fails just like the rest of us measly human beings. 

A collection of the most notable glitch in the matrix moments from the month of June.
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AskReddit Thread: Reasons People Quit Their Jobs On The Spot

Unfortunately, far too many of us end up missing the red flags at jobs that can end up costing us all kinds of precious energy further on down the road. The reasons these people ended up dishing out for why they had to quit their jobs on the spot seem entirely warranted. Sometimes you've just gotta dip out on the scene as soon as possible. Check out some of the biggest red flags that people got during job interviews over here. Maybe you'll be able to take their own lessons with you so that you don't find yourself in the same boat as them. 

People describe the reasons that they quit their jobs on the spot.
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Most Bizarre Things People Faked For Attention

Unfortunately, you've probably already crossed paths with someone who was so committed to being the center of attention that they seemingly had zero boundaries when it came to what they'd fake for attention. If anything, it's immensely satisfying to see someone get caught up in the middle of their web of lies, and ultimately exposed for all of their dishonest antics. Check out some liars that got called out for their shady antics online, over here

People describe the strangest things that they've seen other people fake for attention.
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People's Weirdest Experiences On Public Transit

Unfortunately, there's no getting around the fact that public transportation invites all kinds of chaotic behavior from humans. It's as if some people seemingly leave their moral compasses at home, and succumb to not acting like decent individuals right upon entering a bus or even worse, the subway. Oh boy, the subway. Talk about a petri dish of vile and generally unacceptable behavior. 

People describe their strangest experiences on public transportation.
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Surprising Reveals From 5-Star Hotel Workers

It's an AskReddit thread like the one that we have here that might push you into a headspace where you find yourself committed to avoiding hotels at all costs. Yes, there's a whole lot more dirty, straight up nasty stuff occurring underneath the surface of those polished, carefully presented environments. You've really got to feel for anyone that's working in a hotel. They're putting up with enough nonsense and belligerence to drive someone insane. 

5-star hotel workers reveal their dirtiest secrets.
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Giveaways That People Are Pretending To Be Rich

The world already has plenty of genuine rich people that stink up the air with their gross displays of delusional entitlement. The last thing that we need tossed into the mix is a bunch of other people that are possessed by such haunting levels of insecurity that they end up insisting on pretending to be rich. Many of us have just enough awareness to be able to sniff out someone who is clearly putting on a front. Maybe these people's stories about their own experiences with encountering fake rich people will ring some bells. 

A collection of giveaways that people are clearly pretending to be rich people.
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Worst Advice People Were Ever Given

Just because someone who is older than you or in a position of authority gives you advice doesn't mean that their "advice" isn't pure and unadulterated nonsense. Seriously, there's something hardwired into far too many folks that results in people deluding themselves into thinking they "know best" just because they've been kicking it on this strange planet for a bit longer. If your gut instinct is telling you that you just received some bad advice that you should never put into practice, then you should probably listen to that gut instinct. 

People describe the worst bits of advice that they were ever given.
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Reasons People Absolutely Hate Their Neighbors

Some neighbors can end up being literal waking nightmares. It's like, one moment you naively assume that you're not living next to a complete head-case, and then the next moment you're pretty much ready to pack your bags and get as far away as possible from those nightmarish human beings. Hopefully none of these people's neighbor stories ring any bells. Check out some more of people's craziest neighbor stories over here

People describe the various reasons that they have for absolutely hating their neighbors.
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