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‘You still have to pay me for the work I’ve done': Manager cancels project and leaves freelance employee in the dust, refusing to pay them $2,000 for finished work

‘You still have to pay me for the work I’ve done': Manager cancels project and leaves freelance employee in the dust, refusing to pay them $2,000 for finished work

The cost of living is so high that many people feel like they are left with no choice but to snag a few side gigs for some extra cash, because once you pay rent, a big chunk of your paycheck vanishes from your bank account, leaving you grasping at straws for groceries and other basics. One person, u/Cryptographer552 found themselves in a tricky position after working on a project for a rather large company that ran major stadiums and event venues. From the very beginning, things just weren't ru…
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'I had to literally pick up my 3,000 pound redwood gazebo and move it': Neighbor delivers HOA repeated email requests after HOA says their yard is 'out of compliance'

'I had to literally pick up my 3,000 pound redwood gazebo and move it': Neighbor bombards HOA with requests after HOA says they're 'out of compliance'

This person's "dirt cheap" home came with a catch — an unceasing HOA.
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25 Designs that should go back to the drawing board

'Forget you're never loved': 25 Designs that should go back to the drawing board

Graphic designers have “off” days too. But sometimes these designs are so poorly done that I wonder if the designer was trying to do it badly on purpose.
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 'I actually gave them the 33% they paid for': Clients refuse to pay web designer, designer takes back two-thirds of their website

'I actually gave them the 33% they paid for': Clients refuse to pay web designer, designer takes back two-thirds of their website

Contract work is for people with thick skin — just ask this person, who had to fight to get paid for their work . There's a reason freelance work has a reputation for being more effort than it's worth. It's clients like the woman in this story who make the job pretty thankless. U/No_Concept_9848 told this workplace story to r/MaliciousCompliance. As they wrote, they took on a job creating a brand new website for a client and her husband. They ran a frozen yogurt business and were looking to hav…
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20 Shirts with questionable designs

20 Shirts with terrible designs that will definitely cause wardrobe malfunctions

Don't be caught stepping out in any of these outfits . Check out these outfits below that you'd only buy for your worst enemy to wear. The only kind-of good shirt is the coffee stain one… in case you're a messy sort of dude. I'd also rock the “ Never do your best, quit ” shirt! It's subtly genius of the designer to create that one. Next up, check out this tale of an entitled shopper .
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'Classy if you're rich, but trashy if you're poor': Home designer exposes 1%ers for stealing low income aesthetic and calling it booshie

Some skills are considered classy if you're rich but trashy when you're poor. But why is that? When you speak a second language in an upper class household, you're highly praised at every cocktail party every time you share a pretty embarrassing, accented sentence of broken French. But if you're from a lower income family and you're completely fluent in a second language (maybe English isn't even your first language) then it's considerably less impressive.
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Top Sign Fails of the Week (February 13, 2023)

Top Sign Fails of the Week (February 13, 2023)

Some signs capture the truth in ways you could never have anticipated.
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Detestably Designed Kitchens and Catastrophic Cooking Fails

Detestably Designed Kitchens and Catastrophic Cooking Fails

Some people have remarkably poor taste.
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Disastrous Design Fails That Only Make Things Worse

Disastrous Design Fails That Only Make Things Worse

Who signed off on these?
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creepy designs

Terrifically Creepy Designs That We Hope Weren't Intentional

Yikes.
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25 Dumb Design Failures That Need To Think About What They've Done

Who dares carpet a bathroom.
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Weird And Bad Design Failures That Could Have Gone Better

Maybe give the taco another shot.
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Stupid Design Fails That Made Things More Complicated Than They Needed To Be

Maybe choose a different font.
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Design Nightmares To Give Architects The Creeps

The thing about rooms is that nothing feels wrong with one until something totally is. We've all seen enough bathtubs to know that they shouldn't be carpeted, and a kitchen that's designed to only fit a backwards oven is somehow anxiety inducing. Also what's the deal with people putting bathtubs and Jacuzzis on display in a main living area? What was going on in there? Here are some more rooms with bad vibes.
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Interesting, Freaky And Weird Stairs To Look At Without Blinking

Stairs. They're always up to something. They get us places that are way up there. It's like flying with extra steps. Some stairs are beautiful while others are cruel. For stairs are statistically some of the most dangerous places in the home, and a few of these look like some real doozies. For some more junk, here are construction failures that went off the rails.
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funny not my job moments

"Not My Job" Moments of Occupational Laziness

"Sure, that's fine."
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