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Spurned Tenant Spams Crap Landlord With Notices

There are some landlords out there who are looking for any reason at all to keep that security deposit. That's when the situation calls for a very strict reading of the rules, and a ridiculous overadherence to those rules. It's like they got a notice in every font but wingdings. For one that went even further, here's one where the landlord tried to keep the deposit and lost in court.

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Karen Demands Exact Change, Upset That She Gets It

There's no winning with some customers. If there's anything that working retail teaches people, it's to never expect decency or understanding out of another single person. Is that too harsh? Nah. When there's people like this scheming rotten salad lady walking around, there's no question why customer service can take on an adversarial tone.

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Teen Driver Forces Parents Hand On Stupid Rule, Actually Wins

It sucks to find yourself on the receiving end of a stupid rule, especially when it's an overzealous parenting decision. It's rare, but sometimes teens find a way to turn the tables, like this kid who rented out his stepmom's house after giving away his PS4. At least the parents ended up admitting defeat. When people can't see reason, it forces others to take stock of the power they have over a situation, like this dude who fought back when a store owner wouldn't change his phone number.

teen driver told they can't go anywhere without permission, so he forces parents hand
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Guy Defeats Dumb Locked Gate Policy With Well-Timed Fishing Trip

In our own lives, we find ourselves in inconvenient petty struggles that take up way too much of our time. While these challenges are cosmically small, they can grow to inconvenience our personal lives and become intolerable, forcing us to become creative problem solvers. For example, here's a dad who designed a masterful basketball hoop loophole and a guy who battled an unreasonable store owner who wouldn't update his phone number.

story of guy who battles locked gate policy by asking for boat early
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Tumblr Thread: The Ageless Matriarch That is Mamaw

Some family members take on mythical status, be it from their longevity or antics. In some cases it's both. But really if someone is around for long enough they usually have a wealth of interesting qualities to reflect on. For example, this huge list of all the animals one tumblr user's grandpa brought home or this grandpa who hate banana bread he hated for years out of love.

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Unreasonable Store Owner Won't Update Phone Number, Dude Fights Back

Remember that even in hopeless situations with unreasonable people, it's important to take stock of the things you actually can control. This guy kept getting dozens of wrong number calls, and he found that he actually had more power than he thought. It's like this time a learning center refused to change their number on their website and inspired a pro revenge. Some wrong numbers can be blessings in disguise, like this time a smooth Scotsman turned a wrong number into a job interview.

store owner won't change wrong number on business cards so wrong number recipient messes with calling customers
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Rude Customer Has Fraudulent Reservations For Fake Floor, Gets Taken To Roof

It wasn't this customer's fault for getting duped into being sold a nonexistent hotel room. They didn't have much control over that. That said, she could have gotten less combative with the only person trying to help her. In the end, she had to accept the reality of her situation. For some more drama from the world of hotel management, here's a hotel guest who refused to be reasonable and got kicked out.

Woman buys fake reservation to hotel, is unreasonable, and gets taken to the nonexistent 4th floor, the roof
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How Pepperoni And Seagulls Got One Man Banned From A Hotel

It's a well-known fact that seagulls have no sense of honor, so naturally they would be the ones involved in this guy's banning from a hotel. In this piece, he tries to explain the pepperoni-fueled madness that led to this ban, and appeals for a formal end to the censure. It's a wild ride. In honor of those pepperoni seagulls, here are some animals who shamelessly wrecked stuff.

man tells story of how pepperoni-loving seagulls got him banned from a hotel
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Wholesome IT Bro Revives Totally Destroyed Laptop

IT has to deal with so many stories of corporate BS, like this tech support employee who got fired and unfired on the same day. They even get to see the horrible things people do to their own technology, like these excruciating moments of tech support gore. But the fact remains, most people need IT as badly as they need oxygen, because without them, life as we know it would grind to a halt.

Consultant runs over laptop with his car and IT guy saves it
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Overworked Flight Attendant Told To Play "Interesting" Movie, Plays Disaster Film

Flight Attendants have to deal with some strange, and wildly entitled people, but they're put in an interesting position of power with the ability to control someone's entire travel experience. That means we get tales like this flight attendant who handily dealt with a problem flyer and this tumblr thread of a flight attendant's wildest stories. This particular flight attendant said "screw it" and watched the fallout of playing a plane crash movie during a flight.

story of overworked flight attendant who played a plane crash movie on an airplane
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Lawyer Pulls Dash Cam Switcheroo On Rigid Insurance Attorney

Anyone in search of drama should highly consider any case of bad faith legal shenanigans. We don't know enough about law to know if people are allowed to do crap like this, but lawyers are experts in absolutely hammering at the rules to suit their needs, so anything could happen. Here are some things people later discovered were illegal.

attorney demands dashcam footage and lawyer sends a different tape, then sues a wins case
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New Owners Get Rid of Vacation Policy, Crucial Employee Debilitates Company

There's a rich history of new owners coming in and completely destroying what was good about a workplace, like this time new owners bullied employees and ran their company into the ground.  In this case they made the mistake of depending on one person, making him very angry and then giving him time to think about it. Good on Jimmy.

company changes vacation policy, one crucial employee leaves and debilitates company
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Company Forces Employee to Use All His Vacation Days, Incapacitates Company

It's another one of those unfair changes in policy made by management with zero foresight. It seems like a huge company should be able to adapt when their employees use the benefits they promise to give. In a similar story, here's a guy who came up with a masterful plan when told he had to work on vacation.

Guy is told by company that he has to use all his vacation or lose it, so he does and cripples the company | reddit post MaliciousCompliance Posted by -S--R-E-N- Vacation- use or lose Fine. MC coming right up. This is not mine, but my late dad's. He loved telling this story tried typing this story few times here last few months, but couldn't get through am daddy's girl and miss him terribly. He brilliant and wickedly clever sob and hope all enjoy. TLDR at bottom.
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Condescending Genius Brother Finally Gets Told He's a Jerk

Giving a kid every opportunity and telling them they're the smartest kid around is a terrific recipe for raising an emotionally dense narcissist, and that's why we have siblings to tell us the hard truths about ourselves. You hope moments like these are learning experiences that help people avoid the rough path of becoming a ridiculous individual who brags about their intelligence online

child prodigy brother told a girl doesn't like him because he's a jerk, not because he's smart
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Tumblr Thread: Foiling The Psychic Ice Cream Cat

Live with anything long enough and you're bound to notice some patterns. This tumblr user found that for some mystical reason, their cat knew exactly when there was going to be ice cream, so it became a process of tricking the cat. It fits into the long line of tumblr users who seem to notice things about their cats, like how cats are just eloquent enough to be melodramatic.

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