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Customer Lies to Get a Free Washer, Doesn't Get Her Way

In what world does someone think that if they complain about their new washer being broken that they'll get a second one and just get to have two washers? Seriously. Customers can be a handful but sometimes people get through to them with an honest approach. For when you can't, here are some customer service memes to help laugh away the pain.

Reddit story of a customer who tries to lie to a business and keep two washing machines.
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That lady was on one! She tried and failed multiple scams. To continue trying to push scams after her "unopened power tools" ended up being a box of newspapers was an unreal kind of bold. 

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Guy Gives Rundown On Experience With Incredibly Convincing Scammer

The world of scamming attempts isn't all just idiot scammers getting trolled, though we love to see it. Sometimes there's some really believable phishing attempts out there that you wouldn't have thought of. Scammers can dig up personal information in order to help give themselves false credibility, like this guy who almost fell for another believable scam.

Guy does step-by-step of how he almost fell for a scam.
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People Share When They Successfully Stopped A Repeat Marketing Or Scam Call

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to reveal the times that they victoriously put a stop to repeat marketing/phone scam calls. You might get some secondhand satisfaction from these people getting a leg up on those bastardly scammers. 

People share times that they were able to put a stop to repeat marketing/phone scam calls.
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Things People Wrongfully Think Are Scams

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share things they're aware of that people wrongfully think are scams, but actually are nothing of the sort. Those crazy things like the dentist and sites that require you to enter your credit card information before you can purchase their legitimate products, are actually just around to help you. The paranoid suspicions are fair in a world that can feel like it's just trying to pull one over on you, too often. 

Things that people wrongfully believe are scams just trying to take their money.
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Things That Are Pretty Much Scams But Most People Accept As Legitimate Business

There are a surprising amount of businesses out there that exist not because their service requires that much time or skill, but because of some dubious sociological precedent in place, or because they actively try to keep people from knowing the truth. Unlike these things people wrongfully think are scams, some industries are just run by bastards. 

Fees, businesses and services that are basically scams.
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Med Student Leaves Aggressive Review For Computer Repair Shop, Owner Responds with Fury

Sometimes people come into a store ready to start swinging. When this customer called this business a scam, the owner chose to respond with some convincing aspects of the whole story that were left out of the original review. Business owners tend to put a staggering amount of time and energy into responding to negative reviews, like this person who left a one star review and was met with justified condemnation.

A person leaves a review calling laptop repair business a scam and the owner responds.
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Things People Should Stop Buying (25 Replies)

Someone on AskReddit asked people to share those things that people should seriously stop buying. Whether it's buying into MLMs, or purchasing those sketchy bath products that give off all kinds of questionable chemicals, the following should serve as a guide into how you can avoid spending your money recklessly. 

AskReddit replies to why people should stop buying different scams.
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Dude Almost Falls For Incredibly Believable Scam

We like to see idiot scammers get trolled, but sometimes they're incredibly clever and have access to way more of your information than you thought. Seriously, someone can dig up tons of personal information on you like your family members and past addresses in order to look legit, and frankly that's spooky as hell. This guy had to deal with just that but thankfully had the sense to back out.

scammer alert story by person who almost got scammed
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This video required a ton of dedication on his part, with little advantage for himself. A true scammer fighting hero in the making right here, folks. 

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Woman's Crazy Story About Her Friend That Lied About Having Cancer (19 Tweets)

This sounds like one massive mess. Best to leave a person like that out of your life ASAP. Some people will go to extraordinary lengths to tell their lies. This particular case involving lying about having cancer is an all-time low. 

quit your bullshit twitter lying cancer social media ridiculous scam - 8552197
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Marine Scams The Scammer With Police For A Brilliant Revenge

We're all about brilliant revenge tales here at Fail Blog. You know, the ones that just leave that sweet taste in our mouths like someone finally got what was coming to them. You might say a well-executed revenge is just the right amount of karma and tactical planning. Anyways, this particular revenge story involves a couple brothers scamming the scammer with the police. Buckle up and enjoy the ride. 

If you're looking for something similar, check out the time an IT guy came up with a masterful plan after being told he had to work on vacation.Not exactly pro revenge, but still very satisfying and brilliant! 

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Sassy Pyramid Schemer Gets Called Out With Facts In The DMs

Hey girl, iTs NoT a PyRaMiD sChEmE those are iLleGal! When this spicy and overly enthusiastic pyramid schemer got called out for being just that, she didn't take too kindly to it. Even went ahead and tried to flash that big 'ol 6-figure earnings info. Thing is, how much did it take for her to spend to get there? 

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Jim Browning can't stand scammers and tries his best to make their jobs as hard as possible. In this video, he gives a more insider perspective on a specific group of scammers, how they operate, and some of the particularly evil things they do. He also takes the opportunity to throw a few wrenches into their operation.

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23 Times People Got Hilariously Duped by Their Purchases

If you find some nice boots on amazon for 3 dollars, you should half expect to get a picture of boots mailed to your house. This stuff is either ridiculously small, a completely shoddy version of what was advertised, or just something totally different entirely. For some more amazon shenanigans, here are some fantastically funny and creative reviews.

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