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People's Most Expensive Mistakes

Someone on AskReddit kickstarted a thread about people's most costly mistakes. Some mistakes have a knack for wiping out the wallet, depleting all the funds, and ultimately teaching folks very expensive lessons. But sometimes, there's no lesson to be learned. It was just an honest accident. 

People describe their most expensive mistakes | reddit posted by Tobouyen 8h Spending all my bitcoins back days way before they went through roof bought box mixed tea 2,5 million dollars
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Jerkbag Gives Server Ultimatum, Ends Up Paying for 25 Beers

If you're gonna be really serious to your server and demand that they bring you a beer with every passing, then get ready for your wallet to explode. It's hard to tell what this guy's goal was, but his words were the nails in the coffin. The service industry is at times lawless and full of characters, so you get a lot out of tales from servers who have seen it all.

Jerk customer demands a beer every time the waiter comes by, so he ends up buying 25 beers | r/TalesFromYourServer Posted by purplebikeshorts Jerk gets exactly he asked Last night worked 14 top. They were all terrible people, douchiest people have ever come contact with royal family Douchland. One guy sits down and orders beer. He says Every time come table want have beer thought he probably just joking, so leave and come back and he says Where is my beer? Did really forget
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Owner Sheds Light On Impossibly Demanding Customer's Review

This customer left a poor review for this mechanic without letting all the facts out. The owner responded with some pretty critical information that put the reviewer in a very different light. For another review that demanded a heavy response, here's a donut shop owner who handled a customer's angry review like a boss.

Mechanic responds to bad review of entitled customer | Local Guide Be Aware recently changed starter here. They told 780 first, as student couldn't afford s 1/5 value my car. They brought down 700 with an $30 oil change value which initially appreciated as borrowed some money my friend and couldn't come up with more thought good deal as they "helped made some phone calls after agreed change and guess quoted $580 at express oil change just across street And around $50
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Artist Provides Take on the "120K Banana" Fiasco

Recently Artist David Datuna made a statement by eating Maurizio Cattelan's art installation, which was a banana taped to a wall that was worth well over a hundred thousand dollars. Call us haters of modern art, but we're pretty happy to see low effort trash that people get to call "art" get eaten like the goddamned banana that it is. Artist Karla Ortiz said this about complacency of modern art galleries. Oh, also people are pretty sure this was part of a money laundering scheme.

Artist's take on modern art industry stemming from artist who ate expensive banana art | banana taped wall sold at an art exhibit 120,000.00 This guy walked up, peeled back, and ate police are looking into filing charges. Man eats $120,000 banana Art Basel exhibit. question is art, is certainly an intriguing one. One fine art world has recently tried define as banana with duct tape see this answer as cynical, boring and one continues harm our culture perceives as pinnacle visual/fine art. If wer
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Landlord Won't Pay to Fix Washing Machine, So Woman Racks Up Laundry Bill to Force His Hand

Landlords always seem to promise things like working dishwashers and hot water, but sometimes fall short of their ability to provide an adequate living situation in exchange for your cash. Rent is expensive too, so paying a whole lot to live in a place with a terrible landlord who doesn't fix anything is an absolute nightmare. When this woman's boyfriend was being taken advantage of, she stepped in and made it too expensive for the landlord to NOT get the washing machine fixed.

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Tools Rack Up Boss's Tab, in turn Boss Has Them Pay Their Own $3K Check

Feels good when someone's crappy behavior is rewarded with a fitting punishment. In this case, two rude dudes who overstepped their bounds got a talking to and left with the massive bill they created. Sometimes employees get their own petty revenge on terrible customers, but this one came down from their own boss.

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29 of The Dumbest Things People Spent Too Much Money On

If you're frugal, consider this encouraging. If you yourself choose to spend money on stupid things, then here are some people like you. Who knew there were so many people out there spending money on useless scams, golden motorcycles and terrible concerts. For some more regrets, here are 30-year-olds sharing what they regret about their 20s.

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11 Memes Of All The Sh*t You Can Buy Instead Of Apple's $999 Stand

Apple recently revealed that their new $5000 dollar computer does not come with the stand. Here's a video of them unveiling their thousand dollar stand. Thanks Apple. Anyway, the internet did what it did best and did the math on the other things you could buy if you have $999 laying around. Choose wisely.

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Insane Customer Demands Refund for Her Own Vase She Ruined

We're not sure what kind of person tries to spray paint a four hundred dollar vase, but it makes sense that it's the same kind of person who demands that the store she bought it from pay for her mistake. We're kind of hoping this customer is lying about the whole thing in order to defraud the store, but given the stupid-ass customers we've dealt with in our own lives, she's probably telling the idiotic truth. For a triumphant story of an employee who actually gave an awful customer a piece of their mind, check out this cashier who told off a Karen and lived.

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23 Red Flags to Look for to Avoid Miserable Restaurants

Cooks and Servers are eager to tell you exactly what to look for to avoid wasting too much money on bad food in a dirty restaurant. So here are some red flags to look for the next time your friend tries bringing you to a place they "swear is decent." For more insider knowledge on restaurants, here are some of the biggest mark-ups and ripoffs in the industry.

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Server Accidentally Serves $4500 Bottle, Restaurant Is Actually Cool About It

A UK steakhouse got some free publicity over the awesome fail of a server who mistakenly served a crazy expensive wine. Seems like a win to be the person who finished dinner and only afterwards realized they drank a bottle of wine that's worth a car. Seriously, each sip of that is worth like 200 dollars. Anyway, it seems like the restaurant was cool about the mistake, so that's nice.

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Deluded Dude Tries to get his Chef Friend To Cater Huge Party For Exposure

This guy thinks he can just walk into an old friend's life and get him to put down his time and money for nothing in return? No sir, that will not fly. If you wanna frustrate yourself further with the demands of irrationally entitled buttheads insulting hard working people and trying to get shit for free, then look no further.

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You can see the greed leaking from his pores. Australia's most notoriously crooked plumber preys on pensioners, and proceeds to treat their backyards like one big blown out fire sale. 

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23 Unfortunate Times People's Days Took a Turn for the Worse

Even a normal day is going to have its small tragedies. Maybe you forgot something at home. Maybe traffic made you late. While we can all agree that a normal day has its own disappointing pitfalls, someone is having an unusually bad day. There's someone out there who's looking into an unyielding void of disappointment.

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21 Absurdly Unfortunate Moments That'll Put Things in Perspective

Yeah, being late to work or stepping in dog poop does suck, but things could be worse. You could be publicly humiliated, accidentally cause an enormous amount of property damage, or even come into mortal danger. Some unfortunate situations are more ridiculous or ironic than others. Chances are you aren't having all of this happen to you right now.

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Unhinged Bridezilla Tells Epic Story Of How She Lost It All

She wanted the perfect wedding. That is, a wedding completely out of her means, and an utter burden on her friends. There's being delusional and then there's THIS.

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