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'[They] tried to get sole custody of both of their children...who are in their 20s': 15+ Wild divorce cases

'[They] tried to get sole custody of both of their children...who are in their 20s': 15+ Wild divorce cases

These divorce lawyers and divorcees have seen tough times. In divorce law, you see all kinds of marriage drama, as numerous legal professionals told u/DarkFander in response to their question. This person wanted lawyers and divorced people to share their “evil, funny, dumb” ways that a spouse tried to get back at the other . Divorce law is known for being an immensely petty kind of business. Two people go from saying their vows and promising to love each other forever, to fighting over their ho…
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'I never learned this, just fail me': 20+ AP test proctors who got the funniest papers to grade

Standardized testing is no fun for students, and yet every year, great importance is heaped upon these tests. It takes time away from actual learning, since teachers are forced to teach to the test instead of highlighting information they want their students to learn. No one really likes these tests, but many kids take AP tests get into colleges or to gain college credits. When I was in high school, our school introduced a new standardized test, even though we already had a few others we also n…
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‘I got 25000 miles from my email nemesis’: People share the most clever ways to get strangers who use their email addresses to stop

‘I got 25000 miles from my email nemesis’: People share the most clever ways to get strangers who use their email addresses to stop

People with common first and last names all deal with the issue that they have to share their names with a lot of other people around the globe. There must be thousands of people with names like John Smith or Mary Williams, and that can create a lot of issues. One of those issues is presented in this funny petty revenge story. OP (original poster), for years, has been dealing with a person, probably with the same name as her, trying to use her email account. That person doesn't really have acce…
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'[He] showed up 4 hours late because he "overslept"': 25+ Workers reveal the reasons everyone at their workplace dislikes 'that one colleague'

'[He] showed up 4 hours late because he "overslept"': 25+ Workers reveal the reasons everyone at their workplace dislikes 'that one colleague'

Every workplace has at least one person who is somehow employed there, leaving everyone else baffled as to how that could’ve happened. You’ll know exactly how this feels if you’ve ever had to work with someone who doesn’t take care of their hygiene. When a coworker comes to the office and reeks, it’s hard not to take notice. Maybe it’s that one coworker who keeps biking to work on the hottest days of the year, showing up drenched in sweat. Other people seem like they just never brush their teet…
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'[He] just wanted to see how many free burgers he could eat before getting canned': 20+ People who couldn't make it through a single day of work before getting fired

'[He] just wanted to see how many free burgers he could eat before getting canned': 20+ People who couldn't make it through a single day of work before getting fired

If you ever feel like you're failing at your job, these stories will make you feel like a model employee in comparison to the folks who couldn't make it a single day. That's right, some people get fired from their jobs before they can even meet everyone in the office. It's rare, but it happens, and it's often memorable. You know it's memorable when more than 23,000 people replied to u/roor1337's query: “People who got fired on the first day of the job, what happened?" Up next, an impatient DIYe…
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'A really nice car with tires that have no tread': 20 Foolproof ways to spot people who are faking being rich

'A really nice car with tires that have no tread': 20 Foolproof ways to spot people who are faking being rich

Some people just love flexing how much money they have . They can't help it. They've made good money, and they want everyone to know about it. Oftentimes, people like this will pick a particular name brand, and then buy a bunch of bags and shoes and clothing all with that branding on it. It can get a little ridiculous when that person is dressed from head to toe in one brand. Other people spend every penny they have on expensive cars . There's nothing wrong with being a car person, but some peo…
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‘Landlord bought an expensive boat and then tried raising my rent’: 15+ Financial decisions that made no sense whatsoever

‘Landlord bought an expensive boat and then tried raising my rent’: 15+ Financial decisions that made no sense whatsoever

In life, only you can control how you spend your money. It’s one of the best and worst parts of adulthood! You get that fresh paycheck in your bank account, and it feels like the world is your oyster. Time to treat the besties to brunch, or have an extended shopping spree over a weekend. But once that money is gone, you get that pit in your stomach that makes you realize you have bills to pay still…Oops! Everyone has a different approach to their finances. Some people save every penny, and save…
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'He made me order off the dollar menu': 15+ Disastrous dates that went completely wrong

'He made me order off the dollar menu': 15+ Disastrous dates that went completely wrong

What's your worst first date story? We all have one. Some people fumble before the date even ends, while others make their date uncomfortable after the fact. After that, read about the company CTO who demanded to “ see every line of code in this project ” after becoming suspicious of his coders.
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'A used sweater with spaghetti stains': 25+ Bad gifts that were unforgettably weird

'A used sweater with spaghetti stains': 25+ Bad gifts that were unforgettably weird

Getting a really bad present can throw you for a loop. On your birthday, you probably expect the usual gifts: books, some candles, or maybe a nice tee shirt. The people in your life who know you best will sometimes get you some excellent gifts, like tickets to see your favorite band live in concert, or an expensive video game that you've been wanting for ages. After receiving all of these good and amazing presents, it takes you by surprise when you get a really awful gift. The people below told…
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'I can mimic that sound perfectly': 20+ Crafty workplace pranks that totally fooled coworkers

'I can mimic that sound perfectly': 20+ Crafty workplace pranks that totally fooled coworkers

Boring workplace? Time to liven it up with a few pranks! That's what these people did, and they shared the resulting hilarity with r/AskReddit. If you've ever gotten to prank your coworkers , you know how funny it can be. If you're on the receiving end of a stapler encased in jello, you might be a little miffed. But everyone around you will remember your surprised face, and they'll get a great laugh out of it too. It's an entertaining way to build camaraderie. And for a lot of the people below,…
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30 People share the stupidest things they ever witnessed : 'I saw a woman ditch her stroller with the child inside because a bee was flying nearby'

During our time on this earth it's pretty safe to say that, even through sheer force of chance alone, we've each witnessed some darn ridiculous things. In the same way that an infinite number of monkeys hitting keys at random could reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare, meeting an infinite number of individuals in your life means that you'll inevitably witness something incredibly stupid. While these individuals might not be breaking any records or winning any awards (save but one) for thei…
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'Mostly I just laugh and wave at the screen': Tech support employee shares ridiculous customer stories from the call center trenches

Working at a call center that deals with computer support can be pretty tough. You get calls from all sorts of people throughout the day, and this employee has the stories to prove it. Once a customer gets transferred from customer support to him, his job in tech support allows him to access a customer's computer remotely to provide assistance on whatever they need. The guy who does this job has seen it all - from older customers who took 40 minutes just to set up a Gmail account to entitled cu…
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'My landlord installed cameras because she took him to court so often': 20+ Extra petty neighbors

'My landlord installed cameras because she took him to court so often': 20+ Extra petty neighbors

If you have good neighbors , count your blessings. As the people in this thread below can tell you, having bad neighbors can interfere with your life in endless ways. U/Collins71514 was curious to know people's stories of the pettiest things their neighbors ever did . There were a surprising amount of stories with a common theme: neighbors who were determined to move their property line. It doesn't matter if it's just a couple of inches or a few feet. These people were utterly determined to get…
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'I bought $40 wire elf ears. I have worn them zero times': 25+ Times people spent good money on terrible products

We all make a few big purchases in our lifetime that we end up regretting. Some people do this as teenagers, which makes sense, because at that age you're new to budgeting and knowing the price of things. When you get that first paycheck from your retail job, it's hard not to blow it all at once! The people of r/AskReddit shared their stories of the “absolute worst purchase” they've ever made, and there's a wide variety of items that people regret getting. For some people, buying a new vehicle…
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'A guy proposed to his girlfriend of two weeks at my senior prom': 25+ Moments of cringe that happened in front of other people

'A guy proposed to his girlfriend of two weeks at my senior prom': 25+ Moments of cringe that happened in front of other people

Every friend group has at least one cringe friend. So if your friend group isn't cringe to you… you're the one! It's one thing to act goofy in front of your friends. It's a whole other story when people do stuff in public that's wildly embarrassing. There's a whole type of cringe where folks decide to propose in public, whether they're asking for a hand in marriage, or asking a date to prom. For some reason, a lot of people feel comfortable asking someone they've barely dated to prom publically…
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'When he stepped on the banana peel, his body flew forward': 20+ Childhood memories that had no business being this funny

'When he stepped on the banana peel, his body flew forward': 20+ Childhood memories that had no business being this funny

We all have that one childhood memory that was so funny it turned into a legend. Being a kid is one of the most fun times in life. You wake up in the morning and get to play all day long. It's a time of endless creativity as kids learn how to interact with the world around them and the people in their lives. And, if you've ever interacted with a toddler for more than five minutes, you know that kids get into trouble like it's their job. They're like little whirlwinds of chaos . They find an ope…
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