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Horrible But Common Financial Choices People Have Seen

Everyone knows that skipping a morning coffee isn't going to push you into the next tax bracket, but truthfully, there are a few really unwise financial options that people see being made every day. For example, renting a lamp is a bad idea. Getting laid off and then immediately buying a brand new car when you haven't paid off the old one is a bad idea. And if you like having disposable income, getting super into Magic the Gathering is a really bad idea. Some bad financial options make themselves too available, but then there are also everyday scams and sketchy businesses that all we can do is hope to avoid. Here's a tumblr user's scary debt lesson and just for fun, the easiest and stupidest money people made.

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Bad And Dumb Pro Tips To Really Jack Up One's Life

If anyone needed some tips on becoming wealthier, healthier and happier, then here are some ideas. They're not good ideas, but they are definitely a type of ideas. Sure, these bad life pro tips might jack up your game instead of doing any benefit for anyone involved, but at least you can say you "tried." Here are moredumb and bad life pro tips to not do.

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Activities That Look Fun In Movies But Are Actually Terrible

Movies have a way of making being a struggling business owner seem folksy when in reality it's a whole lot of paperwork and barely paid bills. Movies make fights look like great stands for justice when most often they're a great opportunity to break your hands, even if you win. Movie logic is unrealistic. Maybe that's why we like them. But that said, there are still things movies do that people hate.

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People's Brilliant Ideas That Were Dumb Upon Review

It could be caused by inebriation, tiredness or just our own lack of mental faculties, but we get bad ideas. Sometimes our ideas are phenomenal, but that's only because we've just "invented" something that already exists. As stupid as our brilliant thoughts are, we can all have faith that even a stupid thing we invent could be used for something other than its intended purpose.

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Hilariously Bad Marriage Advice To Not Follow

Relationships are hard, and good advice can be hard to come by, especially when the world is so full of dumb and bad life pro tips to not do. These folks were asked to embody the world's worst marriage counselor and give advice that would result in irredeemably fractured relationships. So just do the opposite of what's in here and you're probably good to go. For some more playful relationship disagreements like mis-cut waffles and tangled cords, here are the annoying things that people's spouses do.

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Dubious Pro Tips of Questionable Origin

Here's a combination of totally crap life hacks, immoral life pro tips, impossible advice that isn't based on objective facts and a few plain bad ideas. So they're pretty funny. When we're looking for a leg up, it's always a bad idea to check out some dumb and bad life pro tips to not do. They're generally bad tips that aren't worth it, but it's something.

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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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The Dumbest Financial Advice People Have Gotten

It's weird learning that someone you trust is absolutely crap with money. Debt isn't something to play around with, but there are some out there who either don't know or don't care, and see taking out frivolous loans and making dumbass purchases as a way of life. For more money madness, here's a tumblr user's scary debt notice lesson as well as some of the most absurdly expensive thing people witnessed.

bad and dumb money advice people got | kor_hookmaster 32.9k points 19 hours ago One my uncles once told never really had pay my phone bill. He suggested simply jump another carrier and let first company cut off. His life has turned out exactly as imagine.
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The Worst Foods People Have Eaten

Food is one of the great joys of life. But when it goes wrong, cursed food can quickly become one of its great terrors. Sometimes we eat stuff that sucks to be polite guests, sometimes we don't realize what we're eating is gonna be bad, and sometimes we're just stupid. At least when it's over we have new insight on the worst things we've tasted.

stories of the worst food people tasted | stephacharlotte 1.6k points 5 days ago Hot dog soup. My dad rehab/assisted living facility. He had both and my sister taste were all super grossed out def hot dogs, with chunks, but also with pureed hot dogs base.
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It should be mentioned that this guy has officially stated to not try this at home for fear of starting a fire or losing something down your gas pipe. Apparently a gas range is just one popped off diffuser plate away from being a flame-spewing, wok heating machine. It's probably a bad idea to modify your own stove against the wishes of any warranty agreement or insurance adjuster, but like, it's pretty cool.

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Dumb and Bad Life Pro Tips That Aren't Worth It

Good advice is hard to come by, and these make it even harder to find. Want to learn how to make milk or not get hit by cars? These kinds of bad life pro tips won't help at all. Don't get them confused with life hacks or actual life pro tips. These are dumb and bad life pro tips to not do. Or, if you want your life to go badly, go ahead.

funny stupid and bad advice | keep christmas lights on no matter power electrical safety switch | Take an item is about expire and place into another container without an expiration date make last forever! pouring milk
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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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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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