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Tyrant Manager Fires Employees Over Hair, Whole Staff Quits

It's a mystery how so many angry and unreasonable people hold positions of power, but nevertheless we get moments like this monstrous manager who snapped on an employee. Hierarchies break down when power is wielded unjustly, and it's interesting to learn about an entire staff just saying "screw this, I'm out." If only manager/employee relationships could be more cartoonish, like this fed up manager's many notes for their troublemaking employee.

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Employee on Last Day Leaves In Middle of Transaction

The last few days at a job can be a cornucopia of not giving a heck. And when it comes to staying late on your last day, only the rapidly decaying, invisible bonds of convention are what keep people from just going screw this I'm out. After dealing with enough ridiculous customer demands it sure has got to feel good to just leave in the middle of a customer interaction.

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Teacher Given Pink Slip, Chooses Least Qualified Students for School Project

School drama can be strange. While it's probably not advisable to use the mediocre work of students to get back at faculty, this teacher played it cool in an unfair situation. That said, teachers often totally misjudge their students, like these students in this social experiment. In a twist on teacher/student expectations, here's a student who won an art contest to spite their rude teacher.

Teacher gets pink slip, uses bad student skills to get back at faculty | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/itsthebman12 19 hours ago O 5 4 3 3 4 Have students build oc M am Technology Education teacher who always went above and beyond my school, students, and administrators spent countless hours designing and building things school e. signs, murals, wall art, games, etc really didn't mind because enjoy design challenges go along with these builds until received pink slip those who are not aware
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Delusional Manager Won't Accept Resignation

This person asked if they were right to walk out after their boss tried some weird manipulative BS by "not accepting" their two wees notice. It seems like they were well within their right, and are better off to have that garbage behind them. For another interesting quitting story, here's an employee who walked out and got a promotion out of it.

Ridiculous Manager won't accept that employee is resigning | Posted by u/Iquitscrewyou 20 hours ago AITA walking out after boss tried refuse accept my resignation? Not hole had boss who real turd. He labored under delusion he an excellent boss and couldn't put together his behavior and crappy pay why he had such hard time keeping employees. He also thought acceptable call his female employees hun, sweetie, and sugar. He condescending asswipe who consistently passed over more qualified women
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People's "I Don't Get Paid Enough for This" Moments

At some unfortunate jobs, your boss doesn't pay attention to your job description, and will make you do whatever you're willing to do. At other jobs, you're basically a punching bag for mindless customers. There's so much a person is willing to take for ten bucks an hour, and there are times when we're compelled to say "screw this, I'm out."

Moments at jobs that made people say that's enough | delaneyk19 19.7k points 23 hours ago 2 3 3 ran entire company's financials and general management 14/hr had meeting with owner telling him need raise and hire an assistant, he told wasn't “business minded" and should be stay at home mom quit next day.
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People's "Screw This, I'm Out" Moments

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations that are intolerable, and we can only ask ourselves how the hell we got there. It could be a nasty relationship, an overdemanding and underpaying job, or just an absolutely creepy situation. At some point in one's life it's likely they'll have a "screw this, I quit" moment.

quitting, frustrating and creepy quitting stories | cyainanotherlifebro 26.0k points 4 days ago edited 4 days ago S hired as temp, on day 91 told 2 they fact didn't have hire after 90 days and they were gonna keep on as temp clocked out lunch and never went back
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22 Surprised People Who Screwed Up at Work But Didn't Get Fired

These people screwed up big enough that they thought they'd be fired on the spot, but apparently life isn't as cutthroat as you'd think sometimes. Whether they had an understanding boss, did the right thing, or just straight up weren't caught, these employees lived to work another day.

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Rage Quitters Share What Their Last Straws Were At Work

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share what the last straws were for them at work before they rage quit their jobs. The resulting insights are filled to the brim with frustration and people just plain old getting to the end of their tolerance for BS. On a totally different note, you could strike gold, and end up like this guy who got hired, was never told what to do, and managed to stay on for months. 

Redditors share what the last straw was for them at work before they rage quit their jobs.
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Dude's Awful Boss Asks Him to Consider His Role, so He Does and Gets a Better Job

A bad boss can make or break a whole company. Sometimes they can even make everyone quit at once. Here's a good reminder that even if you feel stuck at a crappy job, you can evaluate your skills and may realize that you totally don't have to put up with the BS that a bad boss sticks you with daily.

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28 People Who Quit Their Jobs In A Not So Typical Style

Sometimes you and a job just aren't meant to be. From that revelation it's up to you whether or not you want to quit the job in style. 

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16 Times People Left Legendary Quitting Notices

There's nothing quite like the freeing sensation of quitting a job you hate. It's like a 40+ hour, minimum wage burden has just melted off your shoulders. No more annoying customers, boring coworkers and incompetent managers. Feels like sitting in a warm bath, just thinking about it. Anyway here are some fantastic notices people left. For more quitting related stuff, here are the stories of people who quit their jobs on the spot.

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In Honor of May Day, Twitter Shares Their Most Horrible Bosses

It being International Workers' Day, Talia Lavin asked people share stories of their most horrible, unfair, incompetent and downright nasty bosses. If you've ever been yelled at for having to take off work for an emergency, or been fired for actually doing your job correctly, these might resonate with you.

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This was a memo actually issued to the employees of QC Marts, an Iowa-based chain of convenience stores, back in March. The owner of the chain announced a contest in which employees would guess which of their number would be the next to get the proverbial ax. Four employees, who for some reason felt uncomfortable turning on their coworkers like rabid wolves, quit in protest. QC Marts denied them unemployment benefits, arguing they had quit voluntarily, until a judge ruled against the chain yeste