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People That Couldn't Believe They Got Paid For Their "Work"

Someone on AskReddit asked people about the times they caught themselves in the middle of a day's work, and genuinely couldn't believe that they got paid to do what they did, for "work." Some jobs are more surreal and enjoyable than others. Some jobs literally make you forget that you're working. These examples might make you all kinds of envious. 

AskReddit users share some, "I can't believe I'm getting paid for this" moments.
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Loopholes That Sneaky People Are Currently Exploiting

Someone on AskReddit asked people to share the loopholes that they're currently exploiting. From using the vending machine to make change, to adopting a stubborn philosophy centered on the ideal that you're (potentially) getting paid to be "present" but not productive; people can get away with some sneaky shit. It's all about finding the loophole that works for you. 

Various loopholes that people are currently exploiting.
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Ex-Girlfriend Shafts Guy Out Of Hundreds, So He Reports Her For Tax Fraud And Leaves Her Liable For Thousands

When this guy's ex-girlfriend shafted him out of hundreds of dollars, he ended up going on to report her for tax fraud, and left her liable for thousands more. A revenge well done if we do say so ourselves. 

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If you thought you were muddling through a tough Wednesday, sit back and count your lucky stars that you're not the guy who threw away his life savings (that he kept in a shoe box) of $23K. Ouch. 

Last Thursday this man from Ashland, Oregon accidentally threw away his life savings of $23K into the recycling bin. Upon realizing his dreadful mistake he immediately contacted Recology, which is a company that provides garbage service to over a million homes and businesses in Washington, Oregon, and California. The odds of anything shaking out in his favor from there were quite slim, but lo and behold he ended up getting the lucky break of his life. 

"We take quite a bit of material every day so the odds of finding that are not much better than a needle in a haystack," said Linda Wise, general manager of the Samoa Resource Recovery Center operated by Recology.

Miraculously $22,940 of his savings managed to stay in the shoebox without falling out. Now that is just wild. Maybe he won't be keeping his life savings in a damn shoe box for m 

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Guy On Twitter Challenges Stereotype About Tech Billionaires' Empires Starting In Garages

This guy's trying to challenge the stereotype about all these brilliant tech masterminds starting their global operations from within the confines of a stuffy garage. Instead, he asserts that some of these billionaires enjoyed the benefits of other factors like generational wealth, family investments, nepotism, etc. 

Twitter user calls out billionaires and their garage stories for not being accurate about how they started out.
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Why not fine him a million dollars a day and a kidney? Let's really just get this show started. The fact that they apparently hired a PR firm for $25,000 to say something nice about them is really the icing on the cake. 

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Woman's Viral Twitter Thread Explains Why It's Wrong To Shame People For Eating Junk Food

It's better to eat junk food than to not eat at all. Twitter user @sibylpain, explains how junk food ultimately served an invaluable role in ensuring her family managed to stay fed during very rough times. This Twitter thread definitely serves a purpose while celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, rampages around online with his #AdEnough campaign, which aims to promote a new sugar tax. Were that sugar tax put into effect it'd raise the prices of junk food, to try and promote healthier living. 

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Viral Tumblr Post Breaks Down The Poverty Cycle In America

The devil is in the details. This informative Tumblr post dedicated to breaking down the poverty cycle in America, is making the rounds. You be the judge on whether or not they're on point with their breakdown. 

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Enraged Twitter Thread Calls Out Chase Bank For Being An Evil Money Hungry Monster

The moral of the story here is that Nicole is one ruthless, cold, and careless customer service rep. Outside that, Chase bank gets "exposed" for being a money hungry, evil sac of bullsh*t. Aren't we all just...shocked. If anything, take this guy's fiery twitter thread about his bizarre number-crunching money debacle with Chase bank, as a cautionary tale for what your bank could be pulling on you, under the table. Who knows. 

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Internet Rages Against The Average Budget Of A Privileged Couple Making $500K Yearly

A CNBC article has the internet angrier than usual today; maybe. The article suggests that a couple that makes $500K a year can actually have an average budget. Um, what we see in their expenses is anything but average. Apparently "little to no money" is having $36K lying around to throw into your 401K, WITH $7,300 left over. 

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Twitter Debates Whether Billionaires Have Ever Worked Harder Than People Who Clean Toilets

Following Thomas Violence's quote saying, "no billionaire has ever worked harder than anyone that cleans toilets for a living", people on Twitter began to passionately debate whether this actually held up. The resulting tweets are brimming with spiciness, potential truths, awareness, and appreciation (?) for the common struggle that can afflict any human being just trying to make ends meet. 

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Panicked Employee Costs His Company Thousands Of Dollars After Pressing The Spacebar

You can almost make out this employee's stress-sweat in the story, told. This story's the stuff of fever dreams. My hands get clammy just trying to picture myself in his nightmarish scenario. 

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Article Factually Breaks Down Ideas About If The Wealthy Ever Really Paid 90% In Taxes

Bloomberg's, Joe Nocera, asks the internet whether or not they think the rich really ever paid 90% of their income to the "taxman." Check out some of his findings that were shared on Twitter. The results might surprise you, or make total sense. It's a funny thing: people making a whole lot of money, can (key word being, "can") put up a long-drawn out fight to keep their money. These are some of those moments. 

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Monthly Spending Breakdown Of 25-Year-Old With $100K Salary Is Pissing The Internet Off

These articles by their very design seem intended to piss people off, but we're still pissed off. As it turns out, this young go-getter has a whopping $43,000 put away, with $20K of that being in liquid assets. Maybe those charitable donations are a bit stingy after all...

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