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20 petty ways people got back at their exes: 'Put non-vegan meat in her sandwich'

20 petty ways people got back at their exes: 'Put non-vegan meat in her sandwich'

Some breakups do not call for maturity. Some exes are so deserving of payback that it would be a grave injustice if you chose not to do something. Obviously, the sensible thing to do following a breakup is to take the high road and to trust that the best revenge is success and happiness. That being said, we cannot expect the anonymous folks from this Reddit thread to do the sensible thing in these situations. We can only expect drama and unnecessary overreactions because, let's be real here, th…
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'I made him too insecure': Guy dumps girlfriend after she scores higher on IQ test

'I made him too insecure': Guy dumps girlfriend after she scores higher on IQ test

It's no secret that people can feel insecure in relationships. This can manifest in many ways, but when it comes to intellectual insecurity, sometimes there is nothing you can do to make your partner feel secure in their own intelligence. Perhaps it's all in their head, in which case, this person is too insecure to date. Whatever you do, do not dumb yourself down for this person. Or perhaps none of this in their head, and your partner really is not the brightest bulb. If that's the case, depend…
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Mother gets back at childless ex-husband who pressured her to have kids early: 'I want to send him a "Happy Birthday" message from me & my son'

Mother gets back at childless ex-husband who pressured her to have kids early: 'I want to send him a "Happy Birthday" message from me & my son'

This might have been a situation where the higher road was worth taking. As tempting as it is to twist the knife and be your fullest, pettiest self, there is a limit to how far one should go. It's easy to roll your eyes at the concept, but happiness is the best form of revenge at the end of the day. This mother of a now toddler realized that her ex-husband's 30th birthday was approaching. They hadn't seen each other in two years since their divorce was officially finalized. Their marriage fell…
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'He got a puppy and realized he couldn't balance that with dating': 20 ridiculous reasons why people got dumped

'He got a puppy and realized he couldn't balance that with dating': 20 ridiculous reasons why people got dumped

They say every breakup is unique. That would be true if these anecdotes serve as any indication. Sure, there are the standard reasons why people split up: infidelity, different life goals, timing, location, etc. And then there are these folks who shared their breakup stories via the following r/AskReddit thread. Some of my favorites include the girl who was dumped because her now ex-boyfriend got a dog and realized he couldn't balance the two. Then, there is the person who got dumped because th…
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25+ signs that couples are going to break up: 'Couples who post about how much they love each other on social media -[always] break up'

25+ signs that couples are going to break up: 'Couples who post about how much they love each other on social media [always] break up'

It's never easy to spot red flags when you're actually looking for them. Often, we see them in hindsight or when it's far too late. What gets in the way of catching these obvious signs? Tunnel vision, social pressures to be in a serious relationship, or perhaps the other person is legitimately a convincing pathological liar. Here's the thing to remember if you think this applies to you or a close friend: ignorance is actually not bliss. The illusion of happiness and stability is still just an i…
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15+ Top 'I Told You So' Moments: 'I told my ex-wife's new husband she's a cheater [...] Forward 5 years, they're divorced'

15+ Top 'I Told You So' Moments: 'I told my ex-wife's new husband she's a cheater [...] Forward 5 years, they're divorced'

Every so often, you find yourself in a situation where you call a specific outcome from a mile away. This can be a friend's future divorce, a coworker getting fired, or an infuriating neighbor getting their overdue comeuppance. When these outcomes finally come to fruition, it can be oh so tempting to blurt out, “I told you so.” Of course, this kind of sassy remark is almost never constructive, but sometimes, you just can't help yourself. As I always say, if everyone in the world listened to me,…
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‘[She was] trying to turn him against us’: Loyal roommate breaks up with Karen-ish girlfriend after she tries to get his roomies evicted, epic showdown ensues

There's no relationship more complicated than that of a person and their roommate's significant other. Like the parasitic third wheel in the house, even the nicest boyfriends and girlfriends can quickly become unlikeable, clogging up the fridge, leaving their belongings in communal spaces, and stealing the quality time you once had with your house-bestie.
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‘Your new squeeze Darren can pay [the bills] now’: Meal-ticket boyfriend gets the ultimate payback on a cheating ex, leaving her with 3 months of unpaid bills

Financial parasites can hunt for prey in a lot of ways, but the easiest targets are always the ones with generous spirits and a bleeding heart. While not everyone is wary of their romantic suitors in this department (especially if you're not particularly wealthy), disillusion doesn't mean that you're safe from a parasitic girlfriend or boyfriend.
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20 times people discovered their partners were not bright: 'She thought the Statue of Liberty was made of plastic'

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

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 produc…
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Woman gets back at ex-boyfriend by rubbing his sweatshirt in pet rabbit's litter box before returning it: 'If you held it up to your nose it REEKED':

Woman rubs ex-boyfriend's sweatshirt in pet rabbit's litter box before returning it: 'If you held it up to your nose it REEKED':

Who doesn't love a creative way to get back at your ex? It almost comes with the territory of a bad breakup these days. If you've wronged someone, you better prepare yourself for some petty revenge. Look, I don't make the rules, but that's the way the cookie crumbles now. We have seen countless methods of that kind of revenge here at FAIL Blog from prank calling to cutting off your ex's power. All of these valid, but what's special about this case of petty revenge is that on first glance, it di…
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'[He] spent almost $1300 on these girls': Woman discovers so-called 'frugal' boyfriend's infidelity, gets even while he's on vacation

'[He] spent almost $1300 on these girls': Woman discovers so-called 'frugal' boyfriend's infidelity, gets even while he's on vacation

This lady decided it was time for her soon-to-be ex to pay up! After he spent the majority of their relationship refusing to pay for more than his fair share when he made over $100K more annually through his job, his girlfriend discovered that he had been spending nearly $1300 on other women. I guess it's hard to be frugal with your partner when you're spending so much money outside of the relationship. It gets better, though. She discovered the truth about all these other women while staying a…
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'We know you're single. Can you come in [for] an extra shift tonight?': 15+ Valentine's Day dinner disasters, as told by servers

'We know you're single. Can you come in [for] an extra shift tonight?': 15+ Valentine's Day dinner disasters, as told by servers

Everyone knows that there are just as many disastrous Valentine's Day dinners as great ones. Something about the commercialism of the fake holiday creates a bizarre mix of emotions, unrealistic expectations, and a weird amount of stakes despite, you know, the meaning of the holiday to be virtually empty. However, instead of hearing about all the Valentine's Day fails from the perspective of the couples themselves, let's looks at these dinners gone wrong from a more objective viewpoint. These se…
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My Ex Kept the Power Bill in My Name for a Decade...Until Today

'A true hero amongst us divorced ladies': Woman discovers ex-husband still has power bill in her name, she plans glorious petty revenge

As it turns out, this lady had the power the whole time.
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'We were on a break!': 15 newly single people share their ex's version of the breakup

'We were on a break!': 15 newly single people share their ex's version of the breakup

Everyone wonders what their ex is saying about them to their group of friends, so it's not uncommon to imagine what those conversations might sound like. Sometimes, your ex was so “in the wrong” that it will take a tremendous amount of creativity to fabricate another reason why things fell apart. Other times, the reasons behind the split remained nuanced, and both parties may still have wildly different perspectives years after all the drama went down. These newly single folks shared what they…
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‘I’m gonna give your dog away': Woman gifts her sister and boyfriend a puppy but they break up, now the sisters can't decide who is responsible for the dog

‘I’m gonna give your dog away': Woman gifts her sister and boyfriend a puppy but they break up, now the sisters can't decide who is responsible for the dog

You can divide the people of the world into two groups. The first group is people who see their pets as actual family members. People who think twice before they adopt an animal, and seriously consider all the factors of bringing in a pet inside their household. Once they do, that pet gets treated like any other family member, and is loved equally. The second group of people, and I'm sure you can see where I am going with this, are the people who see pets as just another piece of furniture in t…
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'They made an offer to buy it. I refused': Guy purchases ex-fiancé's dream house, she finds out and loses it

'They made an offer to buy it. I refused': Guy purchases ex-fiancé's dream house, she finds out and loses it

Imagine finding out that your former fiancé is now living in the house you always hoped to buy one day. Well, that's what happens when you turn down the wrong guy. This woman cheated on her future husband at her bachelorette party, panicked, and called off the engagement right before the ceremony. She ended up marrying her high school boyfriend (who just happened to be at that bachelorette party… not suspicious at all). Unfortunately, this left her ex with an unrevealed wedding gift: the dream…
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