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Things People Did and Said "Never Again"

There are a few experiences out there that are probably better to avoid. Maybe it's because they're super difficult or crazy stupid, but people find out really quickly what stuff to not do again. Sometimes a situation is jus so frustrating you have to be like "screw this, I'm out." Also, avoid three-hour-long amateur musicals.

stories of things people won't do again | Dragontre 26.3k points 3 days ago Living with couple. Roommates suck general but 3 times my life split an apartment with couple and awkward at best, and truly miserable they fought.
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Times Students' Parents Obviously Did Their Work

Sometimes people think it's the students that ae the most challenging part of a teacher's job. That's only true most of the time. It can actually be the parents trying to interfere too much with their kid's education. Sometimes a teacher can just look at a finished project and go, "looks like dad did a great job." Sometimes it goes the other way. Sometimes teachers have no faith in students but they succeed anyway, like this student who won an art contest to spite their rude teacher.

Stories of times parents obviously did their kid's school projects | Departure_Jaded 689 points 11 hours ago His dad accidentally wrote his own name on paper tortured kid week by calling him by his dad's name. Ah good times.
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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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The Moment People Realized They Were Old

Feeling old is a new prospect for many of us. We tend to feel like ourselves most of the time, and it takes an outside reminder to help show that maybe we're not spring chickens anymore. An ill-timed back-ache or finding your favorite song used in a "throwback" compilation can make aging a too-close reality. To feel a little younger, here are some things that are older than people think.

funny moments people realized they were old | jellybellymom More fell down at work and no one laughed. Instead three people came running over make sure ok.
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Times People Were Awkwardly Misjudged

Sometimes people are all-too ready to make assumptions about other people, and those assumptions get in the way of empirical facts. You hope someone doesn't misjudge you so publicly that they make a total fool of themselves. Or maybe you do. Everyone knows wrongful times people were misjudged tend to stick in their memory for years.

Stories of times people were very misjudged | MAXIMILIAN-MV 32.6k points 3 days ago My ex wife convinced had another family another state. Simply because she heard kids voice background traveling work and sitting restaurant once. During divorce depositions once spent full day being questioned, and half questions were slightly different wordings so have another family/child/spouse/kid/dependent/etc.
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Dumb Ways People Got Scars

There's no reward without a little risk, but sometimes we take huge risks for to prospect of no actual reward. Understandably, there are a lot of stupid ways people injure themselves. Sometimes people get caught up doing a dumb thing, and other times it's total chance, like biting into a particularly sharp waffle. Come to think of it, there aren't a whole lot of smart ways people injure themselves.

Stories of stupid ways people got scars | Vnv_23 More have scar on my forearm weaponized paper airplane taped razor blades and launched with rubber band.
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Karen Throws Away Expensive Cake, Office Fights Back

Karen power tripped a little too hard and made a big, unpopular authority flex. It just so happens there were a lot of employees around to maliciously comply with that authority she brandished so haphazardly. Misuse of authority can backfire, like this VP who got canned for pulling rank.

Whole office pesters Karen for throwing away expensive cake | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/NFkappaBalpha 1 day ago need check all our food? Fine. oc L So this happened like 7 or 8 years ago jobbing at driving service while student driving service one people with disabilities could not drive ot walk on their own. Our main office building housing/working facility disabled people two companies (our drivers service and housing facility) were loosely connected as they were both financdd by same
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Things People Said Under Anesthesia

People have a lot on their minds, and surgery drugs have a special way of letting all those things fall out. With that precious little filter stripped away, things get said that might be regrettable or completely nonsensical. Maybe the only thing that makes it all okay is that it's extremely common for people to say wild stuff while waking from anesthesia.

Funny things people said under anesthesia | neeeeerrrrrddddd 6.9k points 7 hours ago most memorable funny one guy who sat bolt upright, mime rolling cigarette and tuck behind his ear "saving ron asked he doing. Anaesthesia can be wild trip kids will always scream they wake up
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Things People Later Discovered Were Illegal

Honestly, everyone is probably doing something illegal right now. It's not mandatory to be aware of every single law, so in all probability there's some weird edict about wearing underwear on a Friday that no one is respecting. At the same time, there are tons of things that feel illegal but aren't, so everyone is just walking around feeling guilty and confused all the time.

Stories of things people realized were illegal after doing them | TheHud 325 points 17 hours ago Not but my cousin (who is now his upper 20s) thought up until few years ago paper yard bags stacked outside hardware stores were free. He would routinely grab stack on way out his car
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Times People Really Screwed Up at Work

Humans aren't perfect, so naturally we're bound to make mistakes at work. It's when we're using expensive tools, or facing ten angry customers that a really big screw-up can have some extreme consequences. In the right field of work, one misplaced screw or faulty measurement can turn into literally millions of dollars of losses. We try not to think about those.

Stories of big mistakes people made at work | anexistentialpeanut 4.8k points 9 hours ago My first day working at coffe shop left my sharpie oven. Finally found while trying warm sandwich and had shut whole thing down be cleaned smelled like chemical weapon
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Wild Things People Said While Waking from Anesthesia

Anesthesia lets us do amazing life-saving surgeries on people all the time, but another one of its effects is that it creates some good stories. People say some funny stuff when they'e under anesthesia, and almost none of it makes any sense.

funny things people said waking up from anesthesia | iletthe12dogsout 6.5k points 10 hours ago 2 3 got my wisdom teeth out nurse trying wake up and said okay s time open eyes. Can open eyes said Say pleee-eease She said please very nicely, and opened my mouth as wide as could
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Teachers' "That's Amazing But Please Stop" Stories

Students are curious and motivated individuals especially when it comes to breaking the rules or mocking each other. They'll go to impressive lengths in order to tastefully vandalize restrooms or expertly cheat the system. You can't tell them it's the right thing to do, but it's at least impressive. To give the kids some credit, here's a Tumblr thread on a teacher who underestimated their students during a social experiment.

Students who broke rules in impressive ways teacher stories | mgraunk 3.1k points 3 hours ago My coworker and discovered one our students running an underground crime syndicate selling individual Icebreaker mints 50 cents pop agreed not punish him or inform administration, but did confront him privately and told him he needed stop before got him trouble. He had about half dozen employees and selling at every grade level by time put an end Kid C student at best, but he's definitely going places.
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Awkward "Forgot to Turn Their Mic Off" Stories

With so many classes going remote, it only makes sense that there would be a huge number of instances of students and teachers making some serious errors over video calls. There's students getting caught badmouthing their teachers, students getting extremely personal, and all sort of mishaps going on when people forget to turn off their mic.

Stories of students and teachers forgetting to turn off their mic | redditor_number_2156 during an all school meeting teacher and his wife got an argument and could hear them yelling at each other
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Absurd Things People Got Offended By

You can never know what incredibly specific thing someone might take personal offense to. People get upset over the dumbest things thanks to their own paranoia, assuming malice in people, or extremely non-standard view of how people ought to act. It's when someone makes something out of a mistake or an utter non-issue that has people scratching their heads.

weird and dumb things people got offended by | SnooPaintings2137 52.8k points 2 days ago 5 3 22 More One time someone got offended put on my seatbelt, thought commenting on her ability drive.
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Alarming and Humorous Junk said by Sleep Talkers

When it comes to sleep talking, people run the gamut of unintentionally hilarious to mind-mindbogglingly creepy. On one hand you could have a guy farting himself half awake and demanding an apology, and on the other hand you could find a loved on in your corner begging to be let out of their flesh-tiled skin prison. Sometimes people get sleep paralysis and their loved ones mistakenly think they're getting visited by Satan.

Weird and funny things people said in their sleep | burgervann 31.1k points 3 days ago O 2 8 2 13 More my boyfriend once blurted out putting BREAD my ears his sleep, mumbled something unintelligible and then followed up with "and becoming SANDWICH still makes laugh whenever remember
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Scary Things that Happened to Divers

There's a reason divers have to go through training programs. There's a whole lot of danger that can come with being a hundred feet from the surface, getting all your air out of a can. Usually the biggest danger itself is human error. It's pretty common to be afraid of large bodies of water, and people see really creepy things at sea.

Scary diving stories | Specialist_Celery 36.2k points 13 hours ago E 8 4 6 22 More Diving day before hurricane on small south pacific island. Out nowhere black and white sea snake (venomous) wrapped itself around my arm. Apparently this happens time time before major storms- they can sense and look things are heading towards shore so they don't have put so much effort get out sea. As soon as shallows uncurled and headed up beach where hid under breadfruit tree thought going get bitten death by
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