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Radio Tower Threat is Bold HOA Fighting Strategy

Depending on where you live, an active Homeowner's Association can be filled with some of the most boring, cruel and power hungry people you've ever met. Their draconian rules can suck the life out of your own living situation and you can be punished for something as simple as where you choose to store your garbage bins. So here's an interesting strategy to combat their rules. And for more, here's someone who got revenge when the HOA tried to remove their trampoline.

Absurd radio tower HOA strategy | Well There's Problem Podcast @wtyppod folks Here's best piece advice dealing with an HOA. If they ever start giving trouble, just threaten put up radio tower backyard. Like let's say just got trampoline kids enjoy and HOA tells have take down.
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Employee Enrages Bad Boss by Actually Following Rules

If you've worked for a place that cut every corner possible, so most businesses, you've probably ended up complying with some hell boss's stupid policy or ended up doing some irresponsible or unsafe junk that goes against your actual work guidelines. This person decided to actually follow the rules, and became hated by their crappy boss. Here's one about a boss that tried to get all Alpha and it didn't work out.

Bad boss cuts corners, employee follows rules and makes them mad | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/antipatico_6 1 day ago My first job lesson work rule Very Obedient Payback oc XL got hired on my first job 17 something fast food/coffee shop blend, and my region, there are more these chains than there are Starbucks chains. After 10 minute interview and some paperwork hired on would later find out minors were preferred hires at this location, since likely their first job, and they might turn be
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People flocked to Florida's Clearwater Beach on Monday despite national warnings to keep to smaller groups and avoid crowds. It seems like a shortsighted thing to be doing given everything we know, but there they all are.

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Things That Exist Because of Human Stupidity

Stupidity is one of the only attributes we can trust people to have consistently. Because of this, we have to get extra explicit when it comes to labels and laws. Stuff like, "please don't put salt in eyes" and junk like that. In a similar vein, here are some jobs that only exist because people are dumb. And for some extra scary warnings, here are spooky signs that are doing their job too well.

Laws, rules and warnings that exist because people are stupid | reddit posted by flipping_birds tag on iron says "Do not iron clothes while wearing them."
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House Rules People Thought Were Normal Until They Grew Up

It's the natural development of almost every kid that you think your home life is pretty standard until you visit a friend's house or live with someone else. People just believe dumb things as kids. Some some folks realize how good they had it while others just have more questions about their strange parents. Other times rules were just creatively pragmatic.

Askreddit of people who had strange house rules growing up | posted by anxiousjellybean My mum used pay be my own babysitter between ages 10-14 or so rule as long as didn't make mess and put myself bed by time she got home then got $10 morning.
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Guys Make Full Use of Their School's Stupid Printing Policy

For whatever reason, almost every printing policy is stupid. Whether you work somewhere with one, or go to school, there's always some sort of wast-of-money plan that never seems to work out in your favor. There's even another dude who complied with his school's unfair printing fee by using every printer at once.

Guys take advantage of stupid printing policy | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/UrPokemon get 250 pages print per semester. My roommate and attend university where are given 250 pages per semester print as part our attendance. Well hardly used since have our own printer, so went over print room and asked them if could have our ~500 pages. They said pages were only printing and not quantity letter paper were entitled So said okay.
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Retail Employee With Broken Foot Outwits Chair-Taking Boss

Whether it was the pain of a broken foot, the unionization or the fact that it was their last month on the job, this employee found the courage to stand up to their unfair boss. Feels good to see someone get some justice out of an unsympathetic manager. Retail can be a surreal world, like the funny and weird story of this guy who never got told to do anything and still stayed on for months.

Retail employee breaks his foot, boss won't let him have a stool, so employee uses union rules to explain why he needs chair.
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21 Weird Things Teachers Confiscated from Students

Maybe you broke the rules by having your phone out or smuggling in the "dreaded gum". These folks went above and beyond with weird crap that has no business being at a school. There's always that one kid who has like a toaster or something. Speaking of school rules, here are some salty folks who shared what was banned from their schools.

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21 Frustrated People Share Some of Life's Mind-Melting Double Standards

Life is full of people saying one thing and doing another thing. It's probably one of the most frustrating things about other people. This frustration was felt hard in this Askreddit post asking about the world's many double standards. So drink in the hypocrisy and try not to freak out about all this got-damn BS we all have to deal with every day.

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14 Times People Followed Rules Way Too Well

You've gotta hand it to these folks for following the rules as literally as possible. Maybe they weren't followed just as they were intended, but the irony is worth it. For people who broke the rules in their own special way, here are some first-world anarchists.

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15 Complete Lies Our Parents Crammed into Our Heads

As you get older, it becomes more and more clear that your parents didn't really know what they were doing. Some lies were rooted in real concerns our parents had for us. Some were just hearsay. And in some cases, they were just trying to make fun of us. Thank God we have Google to undo what our parents did to us. Anyway if these made you have flashbacks, here's some more lies parents told their kids.

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21 First World Anarchists Who Sent a Strongly Worded Message to the Man

When the world told these people, animals, and things to not do things, they did them, by gum. Not necessarily enough to get themselves in trouble, but more just for the thrill of breaking the rules. If you wanna see more people break the world in a way that it can be easily repaired by tomorrow, then here's more.

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17 Times One Moron Changed the Rules For Everyone

You don't know what you have until one idiot does something stupid and unprecedented that changes the rules for everyone. Whether it's why you can't see the guts of a McDonalds anymore, or why you can't wear your favorite pants to work. Sometimes rules even exist because someone did something so unthinkably dumb that they had to make up a new category, just for that one jackass. And sometimes new rules don't even work.

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14 Rules of the Road that Idiots Seem to Forget

Do you keep waving people in at a stop sign even though you have the right of way? Quit it. You should be predictable, not nice. Do you cut off faster drivers trying to merge? What's that all about? Here are some things dumbasses seem to forget about while driving.

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27 Unexpected Times Rules Backfired Absolutely Terribly

You've got to get real specific when it comes to rules unless you want to deal with people finding ALL the loopholes. Outside of that, sometimes you end up confronting an entirely avoidable scenario that only came about because you told someone not to do the thing. See Prohibition era. 

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