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'Pay up': Client refuses to pay catering service, leaving company with $2000 expenses, client demands they cater another event

'Pay up': Client refuses to pay catering service, leaving company with $2000 expenses, client demands they cater another event

The food sector is fast-paced, exact, competitive, inventive, and, let's face it, merciless. Like any industry, there are benefits as well as drawbacks. Still, do you think it's a field worth getting into? Below is the tale of a caterer who can meet a wide range of dietary needs. As a result, the majority of the customers they serve ask for professionally prepared menu items. The business was doing well and everything was going smoothly until one day a new customer, a group that supports food a…
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'The only thing in the 'back' is the cardboard crusher': Toy store employee gladly ditches a Karen at the register after getting ordered to dig through ‘the back’ for an out of stock item

Mama Bears are the fiercest competitor at the store, collecting goods and gifts for their offspring. However, as they're vying for front-of-the-line positions, fighting for special deals, and demanding that retail employees jump through hoops for the purchases, mothers can quickly transform into Karens.
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‘You are not university material’: Student gets back at guidance counselor who told her she wasn’t smart enough to get into college

‘You are not university material’: Student gets back at guidance counselor who told her she wasn’t smart enough to get into college

It should come as no surprise that the comments teachers make can haunt you forever. Sure, there are the words of encouragement that can empower you to pursue a particular path, but there are also the subtle and sometimes not-so-subtle insults that can damage someone’s self-esteem. The only positive outcome that can arise from dealing with these unfortunate comments is if they become a motivator for you as you continue to do what you want and be who you are despite what a silly authority figure…
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'She won...': Passenger on a short flight is sat next to woman who proceeds to portray the epitome of ‘bad’ airplane edict

'She won...': Passenger on a short flight is sat next to woman who proceeds to portray the epitome of ‘bad’ airplane edict

If the airline industry needed a poster child for what “bad airplane edict” looked like, they found one. Sometimes it is simply mindblowing how impolite and utterly repulsive someone can be. Like, can you not see what you are doing? You are very obviously acting like a child, but you are a grown adult. Do you not know that you are a grown adult and are expected to act as thus? What a world…
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'Don't get smart with me': Top Karens of the Week (January 31, 2024)

'Don't get smart with me': Top Karens of the Week (January 31, 2024)

If you work in a customer-facing role, you have probably collected a treasure trove of experiences with Karens. Perhaps you have had far more upsetting encounters with these infuriating individuals than you would have liked. Or perhaps you find the whole thing entertaining and are able to handle these kinds of entitled humans without very much emotional damage along the way. If that's the case, then you are a far more well-adjusted adult than I could ever be. That's because when I encounter Kar…
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'I absolutely know I’m in the legal right': Woman closes gate to lake access on her private property, entitled neighbors impersonate fake HOA to intimidate

'I absolutely know I’m in the legal right': Woman closes gate to lake access on her private property, entitled neighbors impersonate fake HOA to intimidate

When you purchase a property, do you intend to follow all the unwritten rules that other neighbors feel “grandfathered” into? What if those rules get your car dinged up or your dog loose? The entitlement to your own private property can be intimidating. And if your good old-fashioned neighborly intimidation tactics don't work, then some extremely entitled neighbors might take it too far. Perhaps even going against the law.
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'Let me do my job': Karen refuses to listen to employee's advice, ends up getting zero coverage

'Let me do my job': Karen refuses to listen to insurance employee's advice, ends up getting zero coverage

She had it coming! People who seek the assistance of customer service representatives should take a moment to check their egos at the door before getting on the phone. No one needs to know how important you are to help sign you up for the right insurance plan. What you do need to do, however, is be patient and listen because these folks have the ability to make things a lot easier or difficult for you depending on how you choose to behave. This thread was posted to Reddit's r/MaliciousComplianc…
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War-Veteran Mechanic Wins a $400,000 Settlement After Calling His Dirtbag Ex-Boss's Bluff

Not many of us have the financial luxury to sue anybody. Even if we have a case of a hostile workplace or cut wages or unpaid overtime, usually the cost of a lawyer is enough to dissuade us from pursuing justice. Unfortunately, this is how a lot of blue-collar and minimum-wage employees are exploited time and time again... But there are stories of fabled heroes standing up for the little man, where justice prevails and dirtbag bosses get exactly what they deserve.
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'Cancel my service now, I will go to your competitors': Australian woman loses internet access for two years

'Cancel my service now, I will go to your competitors': Australian woman loses internet access for two years

This service provider tried a lot of different ways, but they couldn't convince one customer that she was wrong . As case worker at an internet service provider, this person had to work with all types of customers. If you've worked in a customer service role for even a day, you'll know that people are not always kind to the person on the other end of the phone. In fact, some people are under the impression that the louder they talk, the better their results will be. This person, u/JimmyRecard,…
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'Fine lady, as you wish': Post office blacklists shopaholic Karen after she accused postman of misdelievering her endless stream of packages

'Fine lady, as you wish': Post office blacklists shopaholic Karen after she accused postman of misdelievering her endless stream of packages

Every single person in the world had a package misdelivered at some point. It's a right of passage to adulthood, you simply can not argue with that. But, the question of who's at fault when that happens, and who is to blame, is a completely different issue. Well, 99% of the time it's the delivery company's fault, that is why people don't like them. But on some occasions, they actually do a decent job. Like in this Reddit story, in which a post office worker had to deal not only with a Karen, bu…
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'Idk Karen': Woman calls the police to the pharmacy because dude won't let her cut in line, gets lectured by the cops about what is an actual emergency

'Idk Karen': Woman calls the police to the pharmacy because dude won't let her cut in line, gets lectured by the cops about what is an actual emergency

If there is one thing sure in life, it's that Karens are gonna Karen. There's no stopping it. If they have their eyes on the tantrum-prize, nothing can simmer down that entitlement bubbling up inside. One theory is that Karens have zero empathy; they are simply unable to see anything from anyone else's point of view. Makes sense, really, once you see them in the wild.
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'We did exactly what they wanted': First-time homebuyers upset due to ‘missing items’ previous owners tried to leave for them, too late to back out of the deal now

Sometimes you can repeat yourself a thousand times and be as crystal clear as possible, and someone will still misunderstand you. Like, how much more do you need to spell it out? You literally spelled it out with written words multiple times. You would think this only happens from time to time, but nope. It happens all the time! It seemed to happen recently when these veteran homeowners sold their house to some first-time homebuyers. Now, they're not trying to play the blame game here, where th…
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'Yes ma'am, I will destroy your lawn': Woman flips out over tire tracks left on her lawn by volunteer workers

'Yes ma'am, I will destroy your lawn': Woman flips out over tire tracks left on her lawn by volunteer workers

This woman was very upset at the state of her lawn . She did not hold back while scolding the people who caused it… but they were a little confused about why she was so upset in the first place. The OP of this story, u/Emergency_Reason_242, has an important job as a disaster relief volunteer . These are the people who show up after a town has been demolished by a hurricane, a devastating flood, or a tornado. For residents of these towns, life transforms overnight. Instead of living their lives…
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‘Cut the nonsense!’: Entitled customer fabricates an allergy claim in order to ensure a customized meal, chef calls her out in front of entire restaurant

‘Cut the nonsense!’: Entitled customer fabricates an allergy claim in order to ensure a customized meal, chef calls her out in front of entire restaurant

Working in customer service is, as we often say, both a blessing and a curse. However, I don't believe I've covered the subject of tourists mixed with the pleasure of providing top-notch customer service. The story below is an account of a chef who worked at a popular seafood restaurant for tourists. By then, OP claimed, he had been employed in the food business for around eight years. As a result, he has grown accustomed to dealing with demanding clients. Therefore, when the ultimate Karen sho…
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'Enjoy your [new] drama-free life': Entitled sister quits the job her sister got her after only 2 days, sister cuts her from her life and blocks her from getting her W2 tax forms

Isn't it just a kick in the teeth when you really go out of your way to help someone and they aren't even grateful? Or worse, they totally take advantage of your kindness? That knife in your back feels even worse when it's from your own family. But, family drama is no mystery to the world and happens often. Take this woman, for example, who recently cut her own sister out of her life. Her sister was a struggling mother of three, so she went out of her way to help her as best as she could. She d…
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'The boss praised her for being the bigger person': Employee gets revenge on office Karen by using her to become the boss's favorite

This Karen story takes an unexpectedly wholesome turn while still having a satisfying dose of malicious compliance. In this office, there's a classic work Karen—a woman who takes joy in being condescending, takes credit for others' achievements, and eagerly throws colleagues under the bus. If you've been fortunate enough to avoid the experience of working alongside such a coworker, count yourself lucky.
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