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'I made $140k last year and now I work for $15/hour': Admirable single mother gets fired but persists, putting her pride aside and finding a minimum wage job to bring home the bacon for her family

No matter how much we complain about clocking in every day at the office or on the job site, we need that paycheck every two weeks–otherwise, what're we doing here? Although we may feel like we're on top of the world one minute, we could lose our job in a second...
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Gen X dude confronts his father after getting hypocritical advice about retirement: ‘He retired at 50… but [I'm 56] and should continue to work?’

We're all working to eventually retire, right? Apart from the 1%ers and people whose entire identity is entwined in their career, most of us just want to age out, cash in, head to Florida, and live out the rest of our days on the beach with a piña colada in one hand and a good book in the other.
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Dad turns salty when the ‘fruit fairy’ next door builds a net around their guava tree: ‘I said he could buy some [fruit] off me if he wanted’

Would you be unwilling to share the fruits of your labor with an ungrateful neighbor?
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‘I sneezed and my back swore at me’: Gen X cringes over the realization that they're not young anymore

Who are these famous people?
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'She's nuttier than those poisoned cookies': Fake-nice neighbor leaves a cryptic message using baked goods, sparking a stalemate between floors

Chocolate chunk with an extra dash of revenge?
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'If I have to go up to order, I'm not tipping': Working woman shares a hot take on tipping culture, raising torches and pitchforks in the comment section

We've all been there, standing at the front of the line at the coffee shop and the blue-haired barista with an eyebrow piercing lethargically whips the iPad around towards you before saying, 'It's just going to ask a few questions'. We don't want to tip 35% but with the next customer in line breathing down our neck and the angry cashier in front of us, the peer pressure can be insurmountable.
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Married man finds a secret folder on his wife's laptop where he makes a spine-chilling discovery: 'There were over 300 photos of MY ex'

Pretty sure this is the premise of a couple true crime stories...
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31 Smart-Aleck Comebacks to Keep in Your Back Pocket for Your Next Verbal Joust

Quips that are a whole lot snarkier than a basic 'yo mama' joke
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‘Classy guy, kudos to him’: High-road husband deescalates the neighborhood Karen after being accused of theft, fighting fire with kindness

When she introduces him as her 'better half', we know she really means it
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'If you can't buy it twice, you can't afford it': 33 Moolah masters share unpopular opinions on money

Extra cheddar please
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'Booking directly through their website [instead of VRBO] saved us $1500': 24 Life tips that are so smart, they feel illegal

Who was always the person who gave you the best advice? Was it your grizzled high school sports coach? Was it your wild college best friend? Or was it someone more traditional like your cargo-short-clad, dear ol' dad?
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'Not putting the shopping cart back': 27 Judgey Judys confess common things they can't help but scorn

Are you guilty of anything on this list?
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'When I tried to cancel HBO, they offered me an 80% discount [to stay]': 18 Life tips that are so smart, they feel illegal

From smelly feet to insomnia, we've got the pro tips to solve all the weirdest problems you never knew you had
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Prospective employee withdraws his job application after being forced to take a bizarre personality test: 'Needless to say, the results are completely inaccurate'

'You just know that they were sitting around the corporate round table with those stupid grins, patting themselves on the back, remarking, "What a great idea!"'
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20+ Unbelievable Oddities Once Considered 'Crazy Talk' That Ended Up Being 100% True

Where would humanity be without the crazy dudes at 7-Eleven, shouting about the end of the world? What about you kooky coworker who thinks that we live in a simulation? Or even your strange uncle who thinks that birds are actually surveillance drones? Can you imagine a world where there weren't any doubters or any speculators?
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22 Time-Tested Tech Devices That Are 'Obsolete' But Still Surprisingly Useful

Back in Magellan's days, there was a tech device for everything. A sundial could tell you the time, a compass could help you get to where you're going, and an abacus could help you solve algebraic math problems. Imagine telling a 16th-century peasant that a pocket-sized, shining rectangular device could do all of that (and more), while resting in the palm of your hand– Mind-blowing!
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