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'Think of the baby!': Passenger claims 3 seats on the plane and refuses to make space for a mother with a baby despite flight attendant's request

'Think of the baby!': Passenger claims 3 seats on the plane and refuses to make space for a mother with a baby despite flight attendant's request

One of the first things a young person should learn and become proficient at before embarking on the road to adulthood is plane etiquette. There are three main guidelines that one should always abide by. Window etiquette comes first, followed by aisle etiquette, and finally—possibly the most crucial—baby/parent etiquette. The original poster (OP) is traveling with her 19-month-old son on a three-hour flight. As instructed by the airline, she only purchased one seat, hoping the baby would drift…
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Nannies share their stories working for rich families, entitled parents, and Karen mommies: 'The 3-year-old slips up and calls me Mama constantly'

Nannies share their stories working for rich families, entitled parents, and Karen mommies: 'The 3-year-old slips up and calls me Mama constantly'

Working for wealthy folks can be endlessly frustrating. People may think The White Lotus and Triangle of Sadness are heightened exaggerations of what it's like, but based on these stories, it's quite clear that those films may be leaning closer to nonfiction territory than anyone wants to believe. Although I have never worked as a full-time nanny , I have worked in education, specifically for wealthy families. I have seen the entitlement, the distorted view of reality, and the unrealistic expec…
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'She got what she wanted—we decorated': Nosy new neighbor insists that couple decorate their house to "fit in to the area"

'She got what she wanted—we decorated': Nosy new neighbor insists that couple decorate their house to "fit in to the area"

When this woman marched over to her new neighbor's house , she wasn't there to greet them and welcome them to the town. She didn't bring along a plate of cookies, or offer to water the plants if they're out of town. Instead of doing any number of nice acts, this woman decided to chide her new neighbors over their house decorations (or lack thereof). First impressions matter. The couple who told this story in the r/MalciousCompliance subreddit know that all too well. Since their neighbor didn't…
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'Get in we're going Karening': Guy gets his lawn inspected by a Karen-van of HOA members patrolling the streets from the back of a pickup truck, playful roast ensues

Every neighborhood has a Karen, but if you live in an HOA-regulated area, you're most likely living under the thumbs of a whole gaggle of Karens.
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Karen throws tantrum after local newspaper publishes article about her: 'She tells me I have absolutely no right!'

Karen throws tantrum after local newspaper publishes article about her: 'She tells me I have absolutely no right!'

This Karen needs to check herself because she's not that big of a deal. Imagine your local newspaper publishes an article that, in passing, lists the new board members of the local school. Now imagine that one of those board members, the Karen in question, throws a fit because she feels that she has been wronged. Why, you may ask? Well, apparently, she feels that she needed permission to have her name mentioned in passing like that! Of course, she didn't need permission. She's holding an electe…
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Airbnb guest wrongly labeled homeless and denied entry to the building based only on appearance

Airbnb guest wrongly labeled homeless and denied entry to the building based only on appearance

Safety should always come first, and it should be approached with extreme caution. Having said that, how would you respond if you were excluded from your apartment complex just for having a ‘different look’? Would you take offense at your neighbors' actions, regardless of the driving force, or would you respect your neighbors for keeping themselves and the other building occupants safe? The story below is an account of a startled Airbnb guest. The original poster (OP) and his friend had rented…
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'My manager asks Karen exactly what she wants': Helicopter parent refuses to accept dorm roommates for her college-aged son

'My manager asks Karen exactly what she wants': Helicopter parent refuses to accept dorm roommates for her college-aged son

Being a helicopter parent to a toddler is one thing, but if your kid grows up and you're still acting that way, it's going to get awkward real fast. When you're raising a toddler, it makes sense to keep a close eye on them. They're whirling dervishes of destruction who can color your couch with markers one minute and climb inside the dishwasher the next. But over time, you've got to let your kids gain independence by seeing the world on their own. Too bad no one ever told this college kid's mot…
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'Ma'am, what do you want me to do?': Karen accuses passenger on flight of shaking the seat and interrupting her sleep, cue petty payback

'Ma'am, what do you want me to do?': Karen accuses passenger on flight of shaking the seat and interrupting her sleep, cue petty payback

There are certain recurring characters on flights that you cannot escape no matter how hard you try. These characters range from the crying babies to the perpetual coughers to the entitled Karens. Here, we've got a Karen who was attempting to use her tray table as a pillow (already a strange choice). She started to throw a tantrum after accusing the passenger in front of her of intentionally shaking the seat too much, thereby preventing her from getting her much-needed beauty rest. The passenge…
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‘Hundreds of pies… Stopped [by me]’: Pizza place manager forced to apologize and then fired after snubbing customer responsible for corporate's largest yearly order

‘Hundreds of pies… Stopped [by me]’: Pizza place manager forced to apologize and then fired after snubbing customer responsible for corporate's largest yearly order

Rule number one: Never come between someone and their pizza order.
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'You better have all 30 bags on my car before I get back': Teenager mistaken for hardware store employee gets back at impatient DIYer

'You better have all 30 bags on my car before I get back': Teenager mistaken for hardware store employee gets back at impatient DIYer

This DIYer got schooled by a teenager on how to treat employees. That's because this dude really thought that employee worked for the store he was at. Even though the kid literally told this guy, a random stranger, that he wasn't an employee, this guy just wouldn't take not for an answer. And in that case, as u/wing_nut_101 puts it, “be careful what you wish for.”
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Entitled office worker insists that coworker conform to her dress code: '[My manager] told me to drop it'

Entitled office worker insists that coworker conform to her dress code: '[My manager] told me to drop it'

This nosy worker seriously asked for advice about another employee's attire . Why would that be any of her business? Good question! Many office places have become way less strict about their dress code in recent decades. Instead of donning a white shirt and a tie, or a dress and tights, lots of folks just show up in jeans and a tee shirt every day. If you're not customer-facing in your role, what's the harm in that? The employees get to be comfortable during their eight-hour workday. And let's…
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20+ guests share the most bizarre house rules they have encountered: 'No closed doors. Bedroom, bathroom, closet, whatever'

20+ guests share the most bizarre house rules they have encountered: 'No closed doors. Bedroom, bathroom, closet, whatever'

Being a guest in someone else's house means adjusting to new rules, some of which can be, well, ridiculous. Sure, there are the common ones that visitors are used to, such as taking off your shoes at the front door or house rules regarding how pets are treated (how they're fed, where they're allowed to go, etc.). Unfortunately, these folks had to deal with a lot more than the average house guest. For instance, one of these guests had to endure leaving doors open at all times. Yes, that included…
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'Who do you think you are to be here?': Top Karens of the Week (May 9, 2024)

'Who do you think you are to be here?': Top Karens of the Week (May 9, 2024)

The sun may be coming out this week, but the Karens of the world seem to be shining even brighter. This week, we have a plethora of Karens to dissect, analyze, and fear. The first is the spouse of someone serving in the military, who is demanding free stuff everywhere she goes. Then, we have a Karen who tried to make a customer service representative try on her sweaty earbuds. Next, we have a Danish Karen with the hair and everything who accused innocent tenants hanging around in their own apar…
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Retail worker shares how she shut down 2 different super Karens in 1 day, manager has her back: ‘We laugh about it’

Retail worker shares how she shut down 2 different super Karens in 1 day, manager has her back: ‘We laugh about it’

“We laughed about it but it really was the craziest encounter with entitled people…”
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'[Karen] got fired for her recklessness': Entitled employee refuses to follow password guidelines, company's emails get hacked, she pays the price

'[Karen] got fired for her recklessness': Entitled employee refuses to follow password guidelines, company's emails get hacked, she pays the price

It's not easy for the Karens of the world to follow rules. They tend to operate according to their own flawed and delusional sense of reality and ethics. So when this Karen employee was told to follow a specific set of rules when setting up her new work email and she didn't like the fact that she couldn't name her password after her generic dog's name, she decided to do away with the rules entirely and do what she wanted instead. Unfortunately for her, she would learn the consequences of those…
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Male Karen won't stop griping at neighbor's wife whenever her husband leaves for work, husband leaves perfectly vengeful parting gift when they move out: 'Best. Gift. Ever.'

Male Karen won't stop griping at neighbor's wife whenever her husband leaves for work, husband leaves perfectly vengeful parting gift when they move out: 'Best. Gift. Ever.'

If you're going to be a Karen, you better be able to face the consequences of your actions.
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