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‘You messed with the wrong neighbor’: Neighborhood middle school kids throw eggs at neighbor's car, neighbor drives egg-covered car to their parent's house to get even

‘You messed with the wrong neighbor’: Neighborhood middle school kids throw eggs at neighbor's car, neighbor drives egg-covered car to their parent's house to get even

‘Kids these days’ is a saying that has been used for centuries to describe the younger generation, who have some serious courage (more than I ever had, to be sure). Kids don't really get the implications of their actions unless they are taught a lesson, and that lesson can come in all shapes and forms. Good parenting is critical to solving recurring issues, such as the one I am about to tell, and luckily the dad in the story understood the assignment. OP began his tale by explaining how two kid…
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'Why are you always dressing your girl in pink?': Karen neighbor gets mad at father for dressing his 2-year-old daughter in pink clothes

'Why are you always dressing your girl in pink?': Karen neighbor gets mad at father for dressing his 2-year-old daughter in pink clothes

This bizarre and completely unnecessary exchange did not help this Karen's cause at all. She accosted her neighbor demanding to know why he always dressed his two-year-old daughter in pink clothes. Her logic was that while girls traditionally enjoy the color, they deserve the opportunity to wear other colors as well. Listen, from an ideological standpoint, we're inclined to agree with this Karen's thinking. However, there is no way she is seeing what this young girl is wearing all the time, so…
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'I feel like I'm justified': Dad gets roasted online for leaving son's wedding early, directly after the ceremony

Part of having kids and being a parent is showing up for your kids and continuing to show up for them through their lives. So, when you're absent from one of the most important events in your life, what are they supposed to think? Further—when their spouse calls to let you know how much you've let your now-adult child down and you have the audacity to call your child back and declare that their spouse has a temper , don't be surprised when you get completely cut out of their life. This post is…
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'Get your kids out of the way': Wannabe mom-fluencer gets banished from the park after dominating the playground for her own personal photoshoot

Mom-fluencers are objectively the worst. Half the time, they're the type of parents that film their child's tantrums to teach their 20,000 followers how to manage meltdowns, but in real life they're forgetting to give their kid any genuine attention, they're late to pick them up from school because they were live-streaming at Target, and they're the parent that would rather get those likes instead of putting a bandaid on their kiddo's scraped knee.
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‘They never did it again': Neighbor gets even with kids who dump trash over fence, throws trash right back into their backyard

‘They never did it again': Resident gets even with neighbor's kids who dump trash over fence, throws trash right back into their backyard

Having kids as neighbors can result in quite a hassle if their parents aren't doing their job right… These kids in particular were an absolute headache for an entire neighborhood, as they would constantly throw trash (among other things) over their backyard fence. One of the residents in the neighborhood had been moving some of the stuff that had ultimately ended up blocking the sidewalk for years. That is, until he ended up scrolling the neighborhood Facebook, finding out that he wasn't the on…
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'We don't want a dog': Aunt buys nieces puppy as a surprise present without asking their parents, dad loses it

In my completely unbiased opinion, dogs might be one of the greatest creatures on this earth. Though, it remains a fact that they're a lot of work—work that is worth it if you have the patience, time, and money… and are willing to make the sacrifices necessary to ensure that they have a good quality of life and that you're being a responsible owner. If you think bringing a dog into your life doesn't require a huge change in lifestyle and responsibility—then I really worry about your poor dog an…
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'Now she gets work with my mom': Woman gets her mother to work with her terrible ex-coworker when her parents refuse to listen

It has often been said that the enemy of my enemy is my friend—and I'm not exactly sure how that's supposed to all workout. Sure, they might not like the person you also don't like, but that doesn't necessarily mean that you guys are going to be all buddy-buddy, either. With your prickly and challenging personalities, it's more likely that the three of you will all be enemies together and carry on feuding perpetually like those three brothers after they offed their ginormous-jerk parents. Speak…
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'She didn't say we had to be seen': Employee rebels against her boss who forced her to turn her camera on during virtual meetings, maliciously complying by sitting out of frame

One of the best perks of working from home is that you can look absolutely depraved, un-showered, and unprofessional– and nobody needs to know it! You can click through emails, study spreadsheets, and make Zoom calls, while wearing pajamas in the comfort of your home. Some bosses however– tyrannical micromanagers, that is– will insist on destroying that beautiful facade that you've grown to love and demand that their employees turn their cameras on for every meeting.
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'Update: She was yelling and stomping': Roommate threatens to sue woman for putting vegetables in the food the roommate is trying to steal

'Update: She was yelling and stomping': Roommate threatens to sue woman for putting vegetables in the food the roommate is trying to steal

There's always that one kid who is extremely picky about eating their vegetables, refusing to touch anything green in color, or that has the remotest possibility of being somewhat healthy. This was not helped in our childhood by the sheer amount of media depicting kids refusing to touch vegetables like it was cool. Still, you would expect that at some point during all those years between eight and thirty, there would be some maturing and growth and that, even if vegetables still aren't your fav…
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'What do you mean she doesn't pay rent?': Woman goes on rent strike after finding out sister doesn't pay a cent

'What do you mean she doesn't pay rent?': Woman goes on rent strike after finding out sister doesn't pay a cent

These parents had a great arrangement with their kids regarding rent, until they actually talked about their financial situation . Living with your parents used to be the kind of thing that lots of people only did until they were in their late teens or early twenties. But these days, it's more common than ever to live with your parents well into adulthood. Millennials and Gen Z know this all too well, since both generations are living with their parents way longer than previous generations. Whi…
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Millennizoomers Confess Things That the Boomers Actually Got Right

There are too many touch screens, iPad-dependent parents are screw ups, music is too loud, and everyone needs to get the heck off my lawn!
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'His sister will come in and "doctor up" the food I'm making': Husband and SIL refuse to stop ruin woman's dinners

'His sister will come in and "doctor up" the food I'm making': Husband and SIL refuse to stop ruining woman's dinners

This kitchen has too many chefs . The secret to great cooking is following a recipe. Unless you're a super skilled chef with years of experience eyeballing your measurements and tweaking your recipes, you're gonna need a proper recipe. Everyone has different skill levels in the kitchen too, so it doesn't hurt to have a list of ingredients and steps to follow. This person is trying to follow their own recipes for dinners for their family. They keep making food for their kids, husband, and the SI…
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'I was gone for about 30 minutes': Dad gets put in his place for ditching dinner party to take son to McDonald's

Teaching your kids that they're not always going to have everything handed to them when (and how) they want it is an important lesson to share. It helps prepare them for the reality that things aren't always going to be exactly to their liking; different people do things differently and have different ideas about what is "good" and how things should be done, so learning to work with that as early as possible will only make their life easier and ensure that they don't grow up to be a micromanagi…
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'She said of all the... things I’ve done this is the worst': Woman is infuriated to find out her brother randomly turned their family house into an Airbnb

This dude has what he believes is an excellent money-making scheme, but his mom is going to be so mad at him. U/NicoDeeMaus had a query for the r/AmItheA**hole community. As a budding landlord, he's renting out several rooms in the house he's staying at, and living in the basement . He needs to earn some quick cash, and this is how he's decided to do so. But the OP should have known that commenters would call him TA, which they unanimously did, instead of taking his side of the argument. This i…
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'Her mother had a fit': Caring father stands up for his daughter when superstitious mother refuses to pay for their child's life changing surgery because it's scheduled on her own birthday

Birthday obsessives are the bane of everyone's existence and we all have that one friend who can't stand it when people don't worship them once a year. Some random childhood trauma created the birthday-obsessed adults that we see today and, even though it's just a regular day marked on the regular calendar, folks get a little crazy about the anniversary of their birth. Like Disney adults, birthday obsessives tend to be emotionally immature...
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'It was too late': Toddler cracks expensive artwork during open house, parents flee the scene

'I felt extremely embarrassed': Toddler cracks expensive artwork during open house, parents flee the scene

When something happens in a small town, everyone is going to hear about it. So when this couple chose to let their toddler roam unsupervised around an open house , they'd be crazy to think the whole town wouldn't know what happened by the next day. The OP, u/open852, wrote to the r/AmItheA**hole subreddit with their rather intriguing etiquette question. In the post, they describe how they and their husband brought their 4 year old kid to an open house . While the parents were strolling the prop…
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