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Scams That Many People Overlook

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about various scams that people don't realize are scams. These might be helpful to have in the back pocket so that you don't fall prey to any of those sneaky scams. 

Scams that many people don't realize are scams | peezoki 2d 1 Award Verizon $1 scam. Verizon tacked on 1 fee onto 8 their customer's bills each month so over course year, they did every customer, about 150,000,000. Their rationale 50% wouldn't notice and just pay charge or would notice and wouldn't spend anytime fighting 1 charge. 50% would notice charge and call have removed those, 35% would get frustrated while on call and give up. This added approximately $120,000,000 bottom line each year (3
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Man Requests Day Off For Concert, Boss Fires Him, Man Takes Boss To Court

Oh boy, this sounds like a nasty Karen of a boss indeed. This guy put in a very reasonable request for a day off to attend a Slayer concert, and the request proceeded to set off a chain reaction of highly unanticipated toxicity. Fortunately, the guy was able to pull off a satisfying victory in small claims court. 

Man's boss fires him after he requests day off for concert, so he takes his boss to court | r/ProRevenge u/Vicodingh 1d Join 1 sued my boss because he fired wanting attend concert. Good afternoon everybody stumbled on this post! First up, some backstory, During my gap year between studies decided work Company N. Company N run by husband
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Industries that are Shadier than They Seem

It seems like when you get down to the nitty gritty of just about any industry, there are some shady parts of it that no one wants to talk about. Even the most fun and simple seeming industries like avocados or tropical fish have seriously dark sides. When it comes to how a company treats it's employees, there are some definite red flags when it comes to looking for a job.

Industries that are surprisingly unethical. | pajmahal 20.3k points 22 hours ago All industries are shadier than they seem used work flute manufacturer and shady as hell.
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Tumblr Thread: Radioactive Lava-Like Material Has Medusa Powers

This is one of those quick and informative Tumblr threads that is just brimming with absurdity. Apparently the world hatched this thing, which was labelled the "Elephant's Foot", and that ended up possessing literal "Medusa" powers. Specifically, that you couldn't stare at it directly without meeting your demise. Wild. And to make matters even more wild (somehow), a mold came along and started chowing down on the lava-like material. 

Tumblr thread describes a monster mold that has the powers of Medusa | unexplained-events photo above is closest humanity has ever come creating Medusa. If were look at this would die instantly | image is reactor core lava formation basement Chernobyl nuclear plant s called Elephant's Foot and weighs hundreds tons, but is only couple meters across. Oh, and regarding Medusa thing, this picture taken through mirror around corner hallway. Because wheeled camera they sent up take pictures destroyed
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Important Details Clients Neglected To Tell Lawyers

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the important details that clients neglected to tell lawyers. If anything it's a fascinating study in how important it can be to not leave anything out, if you ever find yourself hiring a lawyer. The devil really is in the details. Just don't lie to your lawyer. 

Important details that clients failed to let lawyers know about | reddit post WoodenDeck Defendant written cell phone ticket while driving and defended himself honor not using smart phone while driving actually using flip phone Guilty
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Safety Fails That Would Make OSHA Faint

Some OSHA regulations seem sort of strict and ridiculous, but some really bad safety fails make you concede the point that some rules are there for a reason. It's non an enviable situation to be in to have a boss who wants you to do some sketchy-ass moves just so you can replace a light bulb, but we've been there.

Safety fails of people in dangerous situations and on high ladders | person sitting on top of a tower of barrels balanced on a forklift in order to reach a street light. man using a circular saw with out any safety equipment with all the sparks flying on another person.
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Tumblr Thread On Farm Animals Takes A Dark Turn

Some things are really better left unsaid. In this case, a seemingly fun and educational Tumblr thread on farm animals takes a dark turn when someone brings up how pigs are omnivores. And specifically, how pigs have no problem feasting on humans. 

Tumblr thread on farm animals and procedures on them takes a dark turn when someone explains how pigs are omnivores | ratcoded who else is didn't realize sheep have long tails until like 20 club. row of sheep walking in a green field in front of a blue sky
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Domino's Pizza Delivery Hero Saves Guy From Psycho Ex

Domino's pizza should really consider using this for some sort of marketing stunt. Turns out their delivery drivers are actual heroes. This guy managed to literally dodge a bullet. 

Domino's pizza delivery guy ends up saving another guy from getting stabbed by his psycho ex-girlfriend | ALWAYS choose Domino's over pizza hut had been having trouble with my now EX- girlfriend quite awhile won't go into details, but let's just say she went crazy thought, simple: l'll just break off. Wrong.
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One Man's Wild New Year's Eve Story

Not everyone's NYE went smoothly. This guy found himself in quite the predicament, after a little trip down to Mexico for the miles. Thankfully, the kindness of perfect strangers helped him out in a miraculous kind of way. 

Guy tells a crazy story about his rollercoaster of a New Year's Eve | Andrew Kimmel @andrewkimmel Dear @AmericanAir, After arriving back LA Indonesia 275 EQDS under (yet 25K miles over maintaining status asked pay $1875 keep status, so instead booked 400 rt ticket Mexico 24 hrs. Here's my fucking night went
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Guy Rents Fake Apartment, Accidentally Takes Pro Revenge

As far as pro revenge cases go, this one right here is the perfect combination of someone getting their comeuppance, and the other person getting to right a wrong. In this case, the phony and sketchy lady trying to run the apartment scam got what was coming to her. Apparently she even made it into the local news at one point.

Guy rents a fake apartment and accidentally ends up taking a pro revenge | Genius4Hire rented fake apartment, and accidentally got pro revenge So this happened long time ago s probably ok post here.
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Job Applicant Lives To Regret Bathroom Visit Before Interview

This prospective employee absolutely demonstrated a willingness to do whatever it takes to show up for the job. When they found themselves in the nightmarish situation of getting stuck in a bathroom stall, they proceeded to kick their way out to make the job interview. Now that's a promising display of dedication. Give this person a job! 

A job applicant uses the bathroom before their job interview, they get stuck, have to kick their way out.
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People That Noped Out Of Job Interviews

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share why they felt compelled to quit the job interview process. Sometimes the red flags are just too bright and numerous to ignore during the job interview process. 

A collection of AskReddit replies to why people would quit during the job interview process.
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