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Extremely Bad Financial Decisions Clients Made

For most of us, it would seem like having a lot of money would be easy. As long as you don't spend it all on chocolate fountains and solid gold cars, you'll be fine. But for some reason, some people have a really hard time stopping themselves from making extremely ill advised investments. Whatever the bad decision, financial professionals have to hear about all of this disappointing behavior. For some other money shenanigans, here's wealthy people being extremely out of touch.

Stories of terrible financial decisions | vwh808 1.1k points 18 hours ago S 1 client who joined an MLM and racked up half million dollars worth losses before finally listening us and quitting. 2 client who spent $40k on Farmville over 3 months. 3 clients who give their adult children allowances exceed my salary, fancy cars, and houses without expecting them ever hold down job themselves.
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Mom Lets Black Widows Hatch, They Escape

In an extremely ill-advised parenting move, this mom kept a black widow spider and its egg sack in what she thought was a sealed container. It doesn't take much thought to realize why this is probably not a good idea. In fact, in may even be a bad idea. A really bad idea. For something slightly less bad but still about spiders, here's a tumblr thread on how wolf spiders run cranberry bogs.

Mom traps black widow and babies escape | r/tifu Posted by u/Psalms143-6 TIFU by hatching nest hundreds baby BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS my bedroom This did, essentially, happen today couple weeks ago my 5 year old daughter found black widow mom and her egg sack. She wanted look at so very carefully scooped up into jar, twisted on top and went around with duct tape good measure. She begged let them hatch so she could watch them, and this seemed be decent science homeschooling, after which
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Foods Being Eaten Improperly

Sometimes we discover things that we didn't realize we were passionate about. For example, there's a right and wrong way to eat a burrito, and no one is allowed to argue otherwise. Sure, there are people out there making cursed foods from lucifer's larder all the time, but to go as far as to eat basic stuff the wrong way? That's asking for a fight.

food beings eaten the wrong way | bite taken out the side of an unpeeled banana | cutting pieces from the center of a pizza with a fork and knife
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People Doing Stupid Risky Junk

We've all had the thought when we've had to reach an extra high ceiling or move a couch out of a hard-to-move-out-of place. "Well as long as I keep my balance we'll be fine." It's tempting to climb on top of a car and just weigh a mattress down with your body, but most of us can at least acknowledge that that's kind of a bad idea. Here are more unapproved safety failures that OSHA wouldn't like.

People being unsafe and doing risky stuff | person hanging from the back of a car holding a box on the roof of it | two people carrying a large box across a thin plank balanced in the air between a window and a truck outside
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Really Bad Life Pro Tips to Not Do

Sure, there's a lot of great advice out there in the form of life pro tips. But don't be fooled by all the comically bad life pro tips with zero shame.  We don't support the use of these tips, be they illegal, completely wrong or just ridiculously stupid. That said if you can't tell the difference between these and actual good advice, there may not be much hope for you.

Funny and stupid life pro tips | bad boy @badboychadhoy my credit score is low but 's because want protect myself identity theft. no one can take out mortgage my name if can't even take out mortgage my name.
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Trashy Behavior that Belongs on Mount Garbage

If you're like anyone else, it's hard to escape garbage moments made possible by shortsighted people who aren't thinking with everyone's best interest in mind. There are crook landlords, people stealing crap, and some massive disrespect just floating around the world. This trashiness belongs on Garbage Island.

trashy moments | Reno man charged with stealing surgical masks VA hospital wanted | TO THE PRETTY YOUNG GIRL PINK PANTS THANK VIEW! sign taped to pole in the street
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Moments That Made It Clear The Wedding Was a Bad Idea

People get married for a lot of reasons. You hope it's because they love each other. Sadly, and more dramatically, people get married over lies and convenience. Sometimes it's even made clear during the wedding that it's not gonna work out. For more wedding drama, here are some wedding meltdown stories as well as the time a bridezilla kept 30K in gifts after cancelling her wedding.

Stories of times from weddings when it seemed clear the marriage wouldn't last | PapillonMom 23.5k points 4 days ago edited 3 days ago About an hour before my cousin's wedding she made comment her next wedding wasn't going be as big and complicated. She right- her 2nd wedding super small.
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Pimple Popper Goes Too Far, Targets Lymph Node

We didn't know that you could accidentally do this to yourself, but this is really just horrible. Anyway, stay safe out there. If there's a lesson to be learned here it's probably pretty obvious. Here are some other stupid ways people injured themselves

Person accidentally pops lymph node | r/tifu Posted by _peter_tingle_ TIFU by popping forbidden pimple This wasn't today, this actually few months ago get lot pimples on my face, not lot at once, just usually 1 or 2 will last week or so until pop them or they go away.
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Trashy Moments from the Garbageverse

They say that that nothing can be certain except death and taxes, but it seems like there's always something trashy going on somewhere. You can trust that someone will be acting selfishly, be it stealing dinner plates for no reason, or leaving a futon on the highway. Trashy moments are a  regrettable fact of life.

Trashy fails, gross, bad and cringey moments of selfish and bad behavior | DEBIT CARD FOUND found this on ground at Pak Sak north went ahead and used pay my gas at pump and threw shit back on ground. PLEASE STOP TRYING STEAL THIS.
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19 Cursed Tattoos That We Don't Wanna Deal With

Here are some tattoos that are just off, really not well done, or were a not great idea from the start. Hopefully these people had a really good reason for their unorthodox ink. Done with cursed anything? Think some images could cursed but blessed at the same time? Here are some blursed images spawned from purgatory itself. For some straight up tattoo fails, here are some really not great tattoos people went through with.

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A painful reminder for why you shouldn't take a mobility scooter to a skate park. It's just not made for the grade, man. We hope they're okay.

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19 Dismal Essays That Made English Teachers Lose Hope

Everyone knows you don't just copy and paste from Wikipedia! You've gotta change some of those sentences around and throw in some synonyms to throw em off your trail. Students have always been pretty stupid. Are they getting dumber? Who knows. Maybe these days we just have much better ways of documenting the stupid. For more, here are teachers sharing the dumbest essays turned in by students.

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19 Regretful People Share What Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

In the heat of the moment, you might think it's a good idea to ride a shopping cart down a hill or see if you can catch a hammer thrown by your friend. Usually we realize after the fact, especially if these brilliant ideas go wrong, that maybe it wasn't so smart to do in the first place. In a similar vein, here are people sharing some of the dumbest injuries they've ever had.

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25 Unfortunate Events That Dried up People's Good Times

Life isn't without its tense failures and laughable blunders. It's a miracle that most of us can get through the day without something colossally stupid going on. Anyway, here are mistakes, failures and unforeseen foibles that derailed people's days. For more stuff like this, here's some more moments of misfortune and failure.

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Women on Twitter Point out Major Flaws with Well-Meaning Consent Condom

Women on twitter are poking holes in the consent condom. The logic for this product isn't exactly airtight. There were a range of criticisms, from the more theoretical to the pragmatic, to the more ridiculous. We don't think this product will become commonplace.

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31 Cringe-Inducing Moments of Regrettable Behavior

People are embarrassing, they make dumb mistakes, and they actively do crappy things with prodigiously low levels of self awareness. Luckily for everyone else, they document all of it. For some more jaw dropping cringey-ness, check this out.

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