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'They blocked out the sunlight to our neighbor's property': Determined dad plants trees to get back at his neighbor after they snub his building permit

Dads always have some kind of problem with the neighbors. Perhaps the innate dadness of living in a neighborhood and showing your dadly dominance over the other dads, but at some point, there's a natural progression from friendly competition into neighborly rivalry.
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'I revoked her status completely': Facility manager removes a clients' special access card, grants her entry to just one room

'I revoked her status completely': Facility manager removes a clients' special access card, grants her entry to just one room

“Everything that happens and goes wrong, is my responsibility,” this facility manager wrote about their encounter with an irritating client. Key cards are pretty great inventions. Although, if you recall, the first round of major hotels to use keycards were kind of a disaster. In the mid 2000s at some point, hotels began switching from manual keys to key cards . The walk from the pool back to the room was brutal, especially when key cards were in their infancy. While on vacation as a young kid,…
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‘Enjoy your view of my 8ft fence': Resident builds 8ft fence to obstruct Karen neighbor's view after she called HOA on him, following his refusal to mow lawn in accordance to bylaws

‘Enjoy your view of my 8ft fence': Resident builds 8ft fence to obstruct Karen neighbor's view after she called HOA on him, following his refusal to mow lawn in accordance to bylaws

Nitpicky Karen neighbors are as prevalent as they are pesky; they derive pleasure in being as disagreeable as possible. In this case, OP moved into their late grandfather's house, which needed some upkeep to maintain its good looks and nice lawn. OP's neighbor was using OP's backyard as her ‘virtual’ backyard. This neighbor also happened to be a pesky Karen who always seemed to have something to say and never was that something pleasant. After a while, OP became sick due to stress at work and d…
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Bungled benches and scary stairs: 20+ Hostile designs that will turn people away ASAP

Bungled benches and scary stairs: 20+ Hostile designs that will turn people away ASAP

There's an entire branch of architectural design that's made not to entice people, but to drive them away instead.
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'You will NEVER complete a project with a single visit to a home store': Homeowner shares the unfortunate 'unwritten rules' of house ownership that no one talks about

'You will NEVER complete a project with a single visit to a home store': Homeowner shares the unfortunate 'unwritten rules' of house ownership that no one talks about

Homeowners had some sage advice to offer to the Reddit community about what it's like dealing with nosy neighbors, property issues, and going to the hardware store 857 times for a single project. For many people, switching from renting to owning a home can seem like a major upgrade . You have more space, maybe you have a lawn and some friendly neighbors , and you can have parties and barbecues whenever you feel like it. What's the catch? Well, owning a home means you have to care for the house…
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30+ Building blunders from people who don't even know which end of a hammer to use

30+ Building blunders from people who don't even know which end of a hammer to use

Designing and constructing a building - how hard could it possibly be? Draw a few blueprints here, toss a few bricks and cement there, easy peasy. Joking, of course, but these 35 structures below have suffered from some poor planning. It looks like a lot of these buildings , staircases, and a surprising amount of bathrooms, were all just thrown together as quickly as possible. It's like the construction crew just cared about completing the building ASAP, and didn't even worry about the people u…
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Cabinet installers' viral screw-up demonstrates the extreme power of MRI magnets in the worst way

Cabinet installers' viral screw-up demonstrates the extreme power of MRI magnets in the worst way

One guy's massive MRI goof is a window into curiosity and science. This video, shared by ericmartinmoney, is truly enlightening. It answers an age-old question, which surely terrifies all of us when we go in to get an MRI. The technician will ask if you're wearing anything metal, because the MRI is literally a giant magnet . You then take off your earrings or belt, and take a peaceful rest inside the machine as it makes noises at concert volume. But you never actually get to find out how powerf…
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Construction Failures That Sorta Went Off The Rails

That's a lot of pipes.
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Insanely Awesome WarHammer40K Terrain Build, Homemade With Love

Gamers unite
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Fancy Brickwork To Gawk At And Feel Unskilled Over

The one time "being as graceful as a brick" is a compliment.
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Stupid Design Failures That Deserve Criticism

There might be an issue here.
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Kids Playing On High-Rise Rooftops Is A Big Yikes

NOPE.
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Inconvenient, Weird and Stupid Interior Design

When in doubt, carpet the bathroom.
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"Not My Job" Moments Of Unprofessional Failure

Looks good enough.
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"Not My Job" Moments of Unprofessional Blunderosity

Break time.
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25 Incompetent Moments of "Unique" Construction and Installation

She's nonstandard, but she gets the job done.
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