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Disrespectful Customer Gets Toasted By Owner's Response

Goes to show, if you have a problem at a restaurant, it's pretty likely that if you just respectfully tell them what's wrong with your food they might have a chance to fix it. Stewing in your own hatred is just ensuring that everyone has a bad time. But people would rather make a scene and leave a bad review, like this lying Karen who got decimated by an owner's response.

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Secrets McDonald's Employees Discovered While Working There

This enlightening AskReddit thread has McDonald's employees revealing various secrets they learned while working at the infamous fast food restaurant. If anything, it's surprising that things aren't grosser. Also, that idea about throwing an apple pie in a plain McFlurry and blending the two together sounds like pure genius. 

McDonald's employees describe the various secrets that they discovered while working there.
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Woman Complains About Lousy Customer Service, Gets Called A Karen

The term "Karen" gets thrown around a whole lot these days. It's grown to be the go-to name to assign to anyone who insists on being a terribly entitled, straight up nasty human being to folks that are working customer service jobs. With all that being said, it seems like this woman was wrongly called a "Karen." She was dealing with some genuinely poor customer service, and decided to call the company out on it. 

Woman gets called a Karen for complaining about lousy customer service.
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Savvy Customer Accuses Karen of Being Manager

It's not uncommon for an irate Karen to find a fellow customer and assume they're an employee based on the color of their shirt. In typical hyper-aggressive Karen fashion, any attempt to let the Karen know that she is mistaken will be met with a "you're just a lazy employee who just doesn't want to help me." Cue this bystander who figure out a way to beat Karen at her own stupid game. Customer service is a wild game.

Mistaken Karen berates customer, another customer accuses Karen of being a manager
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Vegan Learns That Mayo Isn't Actually Vegan

Well, you can learn something new everyday. It just might be a bit more humbling, if not humiliating, to learn that mayo isn't a part of the vegan family while you're busy telling people that you're vegan. If anything, it's a quick and funny scenario like this one that should encourage people to do their homework before they go back out into the world and tell other people that they're subscribed to a certain kind of lifestyle, without actually knowing all the rules associated with said lifestyle. 

A vegan learns that mayo isn't actually vegan.
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Man Mistakes Credit Card For Gift Card, Expensive Fail Ensues

I mean, it's genuinely hard to process the fact that we do indeed share a planet with hopelessly lost souls like the one in this story. The dude literally thought he was making his hefty purchases on a credit card, when in fact it was a credit card. Like, how do you end up in that kind of self-created debacle? The recklessness of blind ignorance is a mystifying thing to behold. 

Man mistakes his credit card for a gift card and then an expensive fail ensues.
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What is going on with management at that hotel? Do they just not care anymore, or what? Maybe it was someone's last day, and they couldn't be bothered to do their one job correctly. No matter the cause, the resulting setup for this guy who just wanted a nice view is a glorious fail. 

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Customer Tries To Get Tech Support Employee Fired, Employee Shows Customer Up

There's nothing we love to see more than an entitled, aggressive, straight up toxic customer get their rightful comeuppance after issuing threats to an employee. We can only imagine how stressful this must've been for the tech support employee to navigate, but to see them come out on top when it's all said and done makes it all worth it. For some more gold from the tech support world check out the time that tech support had to explain what computers are

Aggressive customer tries to get a tech support employee fired, and it goes on to backfire for the customer.
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Customer "Forgets" Where They Parked Car, Sweet Justice Ensues

It sounds like there was a whole lot more going on in this lady's life. It was confirmed in the comments section that the hospital parking lot she ended up parking the rental car at was pretty dang far away from where she was supposed to return the rental car. Seems like she could've just parked close to where she lived, and then when that turned out to be a faulty move, she tried to play dumb. The thing about playing dumb in her case was it only made the fees worse. 

An irate customer forgets where she parked a rental car, and then sweet justice ensues.
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Rude Customers Get Called Out For Being Entitled And Impatient

It's stories like these that might inspire other folks out there to take action and intervene when they see someone else wrongfully giving a hard working employee a hard time over something that they simply have no control over in the first place. There's enough irrational entitlement in this world to make you feel sick to your stomach. So, when you get someone who steps up like this woman, it can temporarily restore your faith in humanity. 

Rude customers get called out for being rude to a hard working employee.
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Entitled Karens Who Karen'd All Over The Place

It's important to remember that the designation of "Karen" is always a judgement of behavior. Karen is an attitude of entitlement, ambivalence, and a lack of sympathy for fellow people (especially those in customer service). From to Karens getting defeated by kindness to lying Karens getting decimated by restaurant owners, the self involvement, lack of basic understanding and absurd, audacious entitlement in a modern Karen is something to behold.

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Manager Tries To Give Customer Predatory Car Loan, Customer Doesn't Fall For It

There's nothing we love more than to see an immoral car dealership manager get his rightful comeuppance after trying to take down a customer with a predatory car loan. Suffice to say, our mohawk'ed customer wasn't playing any games. This is why it's of the utmost importance to read the fine print before going ahead and signing anything. Check out some more of the pettiest petty revenge cases over here

Manager tries to give customer a predatory car loan, and it completely backfires. | r/pettyrevenge Join u/tapir top-hat 1d 3 2 8 2 story got out bad car loan This is story bought my car little over year ago had recently returned working overseas and had been shopping around about month found myself at yet another used car dealership, and on whim test drove vehicle cost more than hoping spend. Being young and dumb also let slip looking finance didn't really NEED get car loan just didn't have any
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Aggressively Excessive Orders From Starbucks Customers

If you've ever worked a customer service job you're likely familiar with the series of daunting demands, entitlement, and other kinds of stressful nonsense from customers that can fall into one shift. Starbucks really brings the wild ones out. Some people just act like animals and take out all the emotional turmoil they're experiencing from their own life situations on the very folks in stores/restaurants/etc that are just there to help them. It's a gross cycle, and hopefully one that stops altogether, sooner than later. 

With all that being said, we couldn't say that these drink orders are exactly rude, but they are extra. Would really suck to be waiting in line behind a few of these orders. But it'd be even worse to have to make them. Our hearts go out to any baristas that field these kinds of orders. 

A collection of ridiculously lengthy orders from Starbucks customers.
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Kid Tries To Eat Ham Sandwich In Vegan Restaurant, Gets Denied, Mom Complains

Look, this isn't the first time we've encountered a dramatic tale involving a conflict of food ideologies, and we certainly doubt that it'll be the last time. In this case though, it sounds like the mom and kid were really testing (if not altogether crossing) those boundaries put in place by a vegan restaurant. Maybe next time, just have the kid eat the ham sandwich before sitting down at the vegan restaurant, and then bring some plant-based snacks to keep them entertained for the rest of the outing? Or, maybe there'll be folks who think that the restaurant should've just been more accommodating to the kid's meal choice. For some more vegan-themed drama check out this post about a parent who forced their vegan kid to cook meat.

A kid tries to eat a ham sandwich in a vegan restaurant and ends up getting denied.
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Entitled Karen Thinks Army Cadet Works At McDonald's

You just never know if you're about to cross paths with a ferociously entitled, plain old belligerent Karen who is determined to enact chaos and misery upon someone else's existence. In this case, we have no idea what must've been going through this entitled Karen's brain. It's almost like some of these people only get angrier when they're rightfully corrected on their prior brain fart. Sounds like this Karen absolutely got put in her place. For some more ridiculous Karen drama check out this story about a Karen who took her sweet time in a handicap space, and then proceeded to get blocked in

An entitled Karen thinks that army cadet works at McDonald's and learns otherwise.
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Employee on Last Day Leaves In Middle of Transaction

The last few days at a job can be a cornucopia of not giving a heck. And when it comes to staying late on your last day, only the rapidly decaying, invisible bonds of convention are what keep people from just going screw this I'm out. After dealing with enough ridiculous customer demands it sure has got to feel good to just leave in the middle of a customer interaction.

An employee staying late on their last day leaves in the middle of a customer interaction
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