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'Invest in DVDs': 30+ Pieces of bad advice

'Invest in DVDs': 30+ Pieces of bad advice

These people thought they were getting good advice , only to realize years later how wrong the advice was. Relying on trusted friends and family members is how many people get through life. Of course, you trust the judgment of your mom or your best friend… but they aren't always right. Sometimes well-meaning bits of advice can totally miss the mark. Just because dad can dole out some advice that his father gave him in the 1970s, doesn't mean that's useful in today's day and age. Thanks, but no…
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Fierce college girl legally annihilates the shady contractor trying to rip off her elderly parents: 'I was possessed by the ghost of a prosecuting legal shark'

Who knew you could win a legal battle with the jargon you learn in a college freshman's 101 class?
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'This is going on your permanent record': 20+ lies kids were told by their parents and teachers

'This is going on your permanent record': 20+ lies kids were told by their parents and teachers

Sure, it's true that kids will do and say crazy things, but let's take a look at all the crazy things parents and teachers say to them. Perhaps craziness begets craziness. After all, and this will annoy all the anti-musical theater folks out there, but it was Stephen Sondheim who said “children will listen.” If you tell an impressionable eight year old that toilets are evil creatures trying to swallow you whole, that eight year old may very well believe you. And what happens when they believe y…
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'She's in for a reality check': Aspiring van-life YouTubers are "floored" that no one will let them park in their driveways

'She's in for a reality check': Aspiring van-life YouTubers are "floored" that no one will let them park in their driveways

This aspiring YouTube couple are having some awkward realizations about their friends. One person took to Reddit to share the story of their mother and father's hijinks. It seems that as the reach retirement age, these parents are planning to sell their house. They've already bought a fifth wheel, which is the style of RV that is pulled behind a person's truck. Many a retiree would love to embark on a trip with their own RV, and plenty of them do. But these parents aren't just doing this for fu…
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'She said, "Family doesn’t make each other pay"': Daughter selling car for $5k so she can move gets called ‘selfish’ by her family for not just giving it to her mother

'She said, "Family doesn’t make each other pay"': Daughter selling car for $5k so she can move, gets called ‘selfish’ by her family for not just giving it to her mother

When it comes to family, sure, you let a lot of things slide for free—in fact, you're usually battling it out to see who will pick up the bill. But when dot he financial situations become more serious between family members?
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'Why don't you just live off of your savings?': 20 out-of-touch comments from bosses, parents, and Karens

'Why don't you just live off of your savings?': 20 out-of-touch comments from bosses, parents, and Karens

One of the common threads that unite the horrible bosses, entitled parents, and over-the-top Karens of the world is the wildly out-of-touch remark they are wont to make on a daily basis. Nine times out of ten, these comments have something to do with privilege and/or money because of course they do. It's remarkable how people with all the opportunities at their fingertips can forget what it's like to not have those opportunities. Surely, not all of these individuals have had that level of wealt…
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'Apparently he sent me to the office for detention': Principal mistakes a youthful mom for a tardy student, hilarity ensues in the teacher's lounge

Is this a compliment?
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'In retrospect, I might HAVE been too harsh': Father takes making-a-point too far and gets a dose of reality when grown daughter goes no-contact

When you become a father, you are now a father 24-7 for the rest of your life. Even if you choose to ignore those duties, that is still you affecting your child as a father, a bad father, but still a father. One of the biggest struggles parents tend to have is letting their child be free to do what they want. Parents want their kids to not make the mistakes they did growing up, so they forbid them from it. But the thing is, that isn't going to stop them, especially once they are grown…
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‘It’s not my fault you spent all your money': Woman refuses to lend brother money after he blew through his entire inheritance

‘It’s not my fault you spent all your money': Woman refuses to lend brother money after he blew through his entire inheritance

Should money and family go hand in hand? The reality is, there isn't really a way around it. From the moment you are born, your parents have to financially support you, and as you grow up, money is always an issue that needs to be addressed. Even once you become a financially independent adult, somehow money always is a conversation at some point in family meetings. So as much as I would love to say you shouldn't mix family with money, I know it is not the most realistic advice, and the woman w…
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Single Mom Gives $2,000/per Semester to Her Spoiled Daughter's College Tuition, Girl Complains ‘[Mom] Should Be Paying More’

College is expensive, yet it's widely believed that to be a successful (employed) adult, you need a degree. As if a little piece of paper with fancy script and the name of the overpriced university you attended is going to prove that you're responsible. In our next story, one college girl proves that there are a lot of life lessons and privileges that are completely ignored during your college years– especially if you're an entitled brat.
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'I move to impeach all of you': Determined parents battle HOA's 40-year-old rules to repair their roof

'I move to impeach all of you': Determined parents battle HOA's 40-year-old rules to repair their roof

This family decided to stand up for what they believed in… and what they believed in was their right to put a roof on their own home . When you're deciding where you want to live, there are plenty of factors. But one that people don't always take into consideration at first is how the weather will impact them. Now, if you're going to live somewhere like Florida, you'll have to keep that in mind right from the get-go. The weather can be warm and sunny plenty of the time. But it rains multiple ti…
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'Back off and wait for us to be ready': Childfree couple snaps when tenacious parents pressure them to have kids immediately

When you're in your late 20's or your early 30's, if you've been in a semi-stable relationship for more than 5 minutes, nosy relatives start coming out of the woodwork. You've heard the phrase ‘it takes a village’, but never thought it meant the village coming after your ever-fruitful loins, chasing you with baby-mongering pitchforks and flaming fertility torches.
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'Babies heads are hard': Server gets tipped 40% after accidentally kicking a breakaway toddler on a busy night, chill mom proves to be down-to-earth

Every server feels their stomach drop when they see a toddler seated in their section. Like any service industry member with PTSD, for a split second, they'll imagine the terrors of cleaning melted ice cream from the corners of the booth seats, Karenish mothers yelling at them for a side of ranch, and scrubbing the crayon scribbles off the tabletop...
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'The best customers I've had in weeks were kids': Longtime servers share memorable moments of kids outshining the adults as ideal customers

Kids get a bad reputation in the service industry. However, anyone who has ever worked at a family restaurant know the truth—it's always the parents. Kids will be kids, we all know that, and it's up to the parents or guardians to teach their kids how to behave. So when an adult allows their tiny human to run around a restaurant like it's their personal playroom, of course everyone working there is going to be annoyed. Other than the fact that it's a real danger for your kid to be doing that whi…
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'People don't like their own kids': Teacher openly roasts the parents complaining about snow days

To kids, snow days are magical. You've woken up to a white blanket of frozen fun covering your neighborhood, then all of your dreams come true when your mom gets that fateful call from your teacher. School is canceled! Without the worries of driving on icy roads or working to put food on the table, all you're left with is the insatiable desire to have the best day ever with whichever parent is forced to stay home with you.
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'DADDY'S LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB!': Employee's kid spills the beans to the whole office that his dad is on the verge of quitting

Kids say the darndest things...
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