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Valuable Collections People Regret Getting Rid Of

We all like to think, in our own nostalgic haze, that our old toys would be worth something today. In actuality, most of your old magazines, cards and complete collection of McDonald's Transformers probably aren't worth anything. But in some rare cases, people realize 20 years after the fact that their mom threw away thousands of dollars worth of stuff. On the other side of things, here are stupid purchases people regret making.

Things people regret getting rid of because they're valuable now | DinaDinaDinaBatman 24.7k points 10 hours ago had complete collection teenage mutant ninja turtles figures packed them into box and put them away then later looking them couldn't find them asked my mother oh those threw them out weren't playing with them anymore"
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Guy Buys Too Much Toilet Paper For Years, Runs Out Now

This guy would stock up on excess amounts of toilet paper for years, only to end up running out when some folks at this current moment are stocking up like the world's going to end, tomorrow. Hopefully he's able to lock some down as soon as possible. 

Guy buys too much toilet paper for years, and ends up running out now | TIFU: After accidentally buying way too much toilet paper years finally ran out. THIS WEEK. This is FU is three years making, culminating today few years back started buying toilet paper on Amazon subscription. But my kid had just moved out so apparently overestimated much buy so didn't all fit linen cupboard. My darling spouse started storing extra garage. But didn't know this as never go there.
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Work Email Fails That Haunt People At Night

Twitter user @mo87mo87 started a thread about work email fails, and people were quick to offer their excruciating experiences. Many of us have lived to regret sending off an email or text without taking the extra minute to make sure it's without typos. Nothing compares to that moment of profound panic right when you hit "send" and realize what you've done. 

People on Twitter share their most embarrassing work emails | tweet by Some Organised Chaos @ChaosSome Replying mo87mo87 My manager pointed out after 3 years my working there had spelt 'library' as 'libary my email signature
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Woman Calls Off Wedding After Fiancee Complains About Wedding Dress

This guy decided to take to Reddit and ask people whether or not he was in the wrong for arguing with his newly ex fiancee over the extravagant cost of a wedding dress. His biggest flop of all here was that he used her real name, which apparently resulted in people creating fake accounts pretending to be her. What a nightmare. Goes to show that sometimes you really can spare yourself a life of trouble by not airing out your dirty laundry online. 

Woman ends up calling off her wedding after finding out about her fiancee complaining about wedding dress on Reddit | AITA 38 m telling my fiancee f 27)her wedding dress choice is way too extravagant and suggesting alternatives? sorry on mobile and throwaway as she's redditor are getting married july this year, venue is booked and wedding is pretty much sorted.
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Dumb Moments That Made People Question Themselves

We sometimes regret decisions that we put a lot of thought into, but it's the ones that you didn't think about at all that make you feel truly dumb. For more dumb stuff, here are the dumbest things people have been told, dumb things people did to their own cars, and the times people realized their kids were dumb.

Stories of people's dumb mistakes | PianoManGidley opening can food my cat, and some gravy got on my finger. My brain went on autopilot and licked my finger clean regretted immediately.
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Regretful People Share their Dumbest Purchases

There are a crap ton of things to buy out there, but very few of them are actually worth buying. Here are some people who regret their purchases because the product was deceptive or horrible, or they didn't realize the implications of their purchase, or they just wanted it so bad for no explainable reason. Sometimes purchases will lead to massive regret.

People's stories of their dumbest purchases
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A Quick Funny Lesson In Oversharing On Social Media

What we have here is a clear and quick story on why it can prove to be a terrible (or amazing) idea to "overshare" on social media. While they might see all the drinks as a problem, others might be more parched, and utterly stoked that you've got people storming you with rounds of drinks and peas. Can't forget the peas. 

Twitter user shares a quick and expensive lesson in why it's not good to overshare on social media.
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AskReddit Users Share Their Cringiest Teenage Phases

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share stories of their cringiest teenage phases. We're talking frosted tips, cat ears, and literally trying to convince classmates that you're a robot. All kinds of cringe run rampant through these flashback stories. 

AskReddit users share their cringiest phases during their teenage years.
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Guy Misses Out On Business Venture Cause Of Gmail's Spam Folder

This guy's story about an exciting business venture falling through the cracks and into his spam folder serves as a cautionary tale, to keep a wary eye on your inbox AND spam folder. You never know if that one email you were waiting to hear back on just got filed to the wrong folder. 

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Man On Holiday In New Zealand, Lives To Regret Taking His Wife Adventuring Up The World's Steepest Street

This vacationing couple's expedition up what he's called the world's steepest street, is brimming with hysterical hyperventilating and fitful punches of wife fury. Considering the context he provided; it sounds like the journey was destined for this kind of climactic fallout. Dude, she doesn't like heights. You proceed to ascend a terribly steep hill? This is what happens. This TIFU story is entirely the husband's fault, and he knows it. 

tifu man regrets taking his wife up steepest street in New Zealand
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If you thought you were muddling through a tough Wednesday, sit back and count your lucky stars that you're not the guy who threw away his life savings (that he kept in a shoe box) of $23K. Ouch. 

Last Thursday this man from Ashland, Oregon accidentally threw away his life savings of $23K into the recycling bin. Upon realizing his dreadful mistake he immediately contacted Recology, which is a company that provides garbage service to over a million homes and businesses in Washington, Oregon, and California. The odds of anything shaking out in his favor from there were quite slim, but lo and behold he ended up getting the lucky break of his life. 

"We take quite a bit of material every day so the odds of finding that are not much better than a needle in a haystack," said Linda Wise, general manager of the Samoa Resource Recovery Center operated by Recology.

Miraculously $22,940 of his savings managed to stay in the shoebox without falling out. Now that is just wild. Maybe he won't be keeping his life savings in a damn shoe box for m 

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17 Times Regret-Filled People Realized They Were the Bad Guy

There are moments that you realize you were being a bastard. Sometimes you realize it years later. Sometimes you didn't have a crucial piece of information and you need to be humbled in the moment because you were being an ass. It doesn't feel good to realize you were being the bad guy, but it happens a lot. For more like this, here are ashamed people sharing their most embarrassing moment.

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Dude Doesn't Open Gift for Years, Suffers Belated Regret

It's at least good that he didn't stake his whole life on the relationship, but yeah, that's a bit of a flub. It's best to not think about what could have been. These commenters are right though, maybe she was actually the one who dodged a bullet. For a story that might actually be considered too sad, check out this guy who broke his dad's dog's heart all over again.

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30 Year Olds Share Their Biggest Regrets over Their 20s

Life comes at you fast, and it's best to make the most of the time you have. If you're in your 20s, pay attention closely to what the wise 30-year olds have to say. If you're in your 30s, then who cares, you haven't even hit middl age yet. If you're older than that, you probably think all this is stupid. On a slightly lighter note, here's some funny things people regret that they said.

30 year old share 20s regrets
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An Employee Regrets Telling Their Boss Too Much Info About Themselves

Pro Tip: DON'T let your boss know you're too good at your job. If they don't already know, they'll find a way to make your life more difficult with potential for no pay increase, OR they'll cut your hours down and you'll watch that money fade away. At least people got helpful in the comments section. Here's another pleasant story of a boss being despicably cheap, except in this case it's a revenge tale! 

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