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The Creepiest Things People Saw at Sea

A lot of people have a fear of open water, and that fear kinda makes sense. Whether it's the isolation, the exposure to the elements, or the danger of unseen wild animals, it makes sense that people, especially sailors have creepy stories of things that happened at sea.

stories of creepy things that happened at sea | 1kz_akl 3.1k points 1 day ago mate mine working on Tuna boat with came across an aeroplane emergency life jacket floating water about 200miles out at sea, east coast New Zealand
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Guy Accidentally Panic Bought Only Incredibly Spicy Ramen

A health scare and a failure to read the product description left this guy with 40 packages of some of the hottest ramen on the market, which this dude is determined to finish on principle. Recent panic buying also led to this petty revenge of a toilet paper hoarding Karen.

Story of a guy who panic bought a ton of very spicy ramen | r/tifu Posted by u/GiveItARestYhYh 3 days ago 2 2 F2 4 2 TIFU by panic buying 40 packs hottest instant ramen on planet without actually reading description. M 10 days ago, my younger sister started developing cough. Understanding now need shut myself at least two weeks set about getting few supplies. Near enough everything completely sold out online, however managed find an amazon listing 40pcks ramen. Couldn't believe my luck! All were
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Woman Wonders if She's a Jerk For Booking Entire Row For Broken Leg

Flying can be a stressful experience already, and problem flyers can cause some drama. This woman asked the internet if she was wrong to stick to her guns and maintain her dominion over the seats she paid for. If she wasn't injured and hadn't paid for the seats things might be different, but as it stands it seems pretty clear.

Woman books full row of seats for broken leg and asks internet if she's wrong | r/AmItheAsshole Posted by u/super_poggielicious 1 day ago AITA booking up an entire row seats just myself? Not hole reference this, all happened before lockdown and orders shelter place 32f) broke my leg two places couple months ago and placed full leg cast took convalescent leave and decided fly my home state originally CA but stationed NC this is relevant so everyone understands time frame flight question.
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Group Chat Accidentally Texts Foreign Stranger for a Year

It only dawned on this group that they might have the wrong number when their friend mentioned that he felt lonely and wondered why no one texted him. Turns out they'd been texting a foulmouthed total stranger the whole time. For a wholesome mistake that went on way too long, here's a story of a woman who mistakenly thought a random office was a dog daycare for months.

Group chat accidentally texts russian speaking stranger instead of friend for a year | r/tifu Posted by u/tjmaxal 23 hours ago TIFU by assuming my friend joking Russian almost year Obligatory stuff: This is not throwaway account just own this one. This actually started May 2019 but only discovered today. So my close friends and have few on going group chats. They are all variations like same 10 people but know them all decades and on my iPhone just been adding numbers their contact profiles we
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Jerkbag Gives Server Ultimatum, Ends Up Paying for 25 Beers

If you're gonna be really serious to your server and demand that they bring you a beer with every passing, then get ready for your wallet to explode. It's hard to tell what this guy's goal was, but his words were the nails in the coffin. The service industry is at times lawless and full of characters, so you get a lot out of tales from servers who have seen it all.

Jerk customer demands a beer every time the waiter comes by, so he ends up buying 25 beers | r/TalesFromYourServer Posted by purplebikeshorts Jerk gets exactly he asked Last night worked 14 top. They were all terrible people, douchiest people have ever come contact with royal family Douchland. One guy sits down and orders beer. He says Every time come table want have beer thought he probably just joking, so leave and come back and he says Where is my beer? Did really forget
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Mistaken Woman Thinks Office is Dog Daycare for Months

In this weirdly wholesome story, a woman dropped her dog off at a dog friendly office, and her dog was so nice that the employees didn't bother to correct her. You could also say "years ago, this person operated an illegal dog sitting business" but where's the fun in that. For some wholesome dogness, here are tired dogs in awkward sleeping positions.

Woman drops her dog off at an office for months thinking it's a dog daycare, only to find out that it's not in the Christmas card | O r/IDontWorkHereLady Posted by u/SwarmTendon 1 day ago 11 ?239 This isn't dog daycare at all XXXL tl;dr at bottom while back working an office allowed dogs an open floor plan and since customers never came into office kept dogs food and water bowls right by front door just because most convenient space and no one else would see them but us who worked there.
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Guy Gets Sweet Padlock Revenge on Gym Thief

It's rare that you get to catch your thief with their pants down like this, and this dude made a quick judgement call on some very suitable petty revenge. People get some great revenge on theives who can't respect other people's stuff, like this guy who got back at his thieving roommate with a usb booby trap or this guy who got revenge on his food stealing roommate with a habanero cake.

Guy gets revenge on gym thief by locking his clothes in a locker | r/pettyrevenge Posted by u/itdoesntmattermybro 5 days ago poor thieving technique gym locker room backfires. One morning at gym put my beats headphones over one coat hooks above central bench, then covered them with my jacket got changed, put my bag locker, and went work out, forgetting put both my jacket and headphones away bad kind thing.
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Chef Gets Hired by Law Firm to Foil Security Guard

This chef was just trying to deliver some food to a law firm as usual when the power-tripping security guard got in the way. Luckily things got sorted out. For another work story, here's an Australian engineer who let a farm owner destroy his own car.

A Chef delivering food to a law firm gets hired and fired to get by the rules of the security guard | r/IDontWorkHerelady Posted by u/Ars-Torok 8 hours ago 4 day hired and fired law firm XXXL Not sure if this one belongs here, but hope enjoy anyway. So this is about five years ago worked as chef at bakery my job make everything but baked goods. Every morning Baker and would walk at about 4 am and knock out all food needed day. This would leave ready go home around 10 AM or so. This put us at
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Mom Scares Off Karen Using Sign Language

Having a rude Karen mistake you for a customer service person can be a huge inconvenience, but some people see it as an opportunity. This Karen got way up in a mom's face and ended up playing herself. For another one, here's a shopper who got some petty revenge on a Karen hoarding toilet paper.

Mom tricks rude Karen into thinking she's deaf | r/IDontWorkHereLady Posted by 2 u/dtlove87 6 days ago 34 Are deaf? Um XL So this just happened and actually kind proud bit backstory stay with my kids during day and work nights. My husband and have opposite shifts, so can save on daycare. Because this dont usually go grocery shopping during week because can be difficult getting my kids through store My daughter sometimes has meltdowns big crowds. She doesn't have any sensory issues according her
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Grandma with Alzheimers Defeats Rude Karen

Experiencing your loved ones deal with aging is emotional and difficult, to put it lightly. But the moments of clarity when your grandma can sling a hardcore diss at a rude Karen are the kind of stuff you remember for a long time. For another wild Karen encounter, here's a story of a Karen who demanded fresh donuts and got them.

Grandma with Alzheimers insults rude Karen | r/IDontWorkHerelady Posted by byebyebrain1 7 days ago Don't mess with my Grandma, Karen. XL denotations people involved are pretty obvious so am not going list them Summary: Grandma with Alzhiemers puts Karen her place.
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Dude Gets Petty Pizza Revenge on Entitled Coworker

After this guy's coworker bullied the office mom to get his way, he stepped in to make sure his coworker's selfish pizza plan didn't come to fruition. The world has its fair share of entitled people and their wild demands, and a whole lot of people who get inadvisable but satisfying petty revenge.

Choosing beggar coworker gets pizza revenge | r/pettyrevenge Posted by u/anon98199 1 day ago Coworker complains about free pizza So told this belongs here as well. Please enjoy So one my coworkers is huge choosing beggar. Like aggressively choosy point he will bully people who are buying him free things get exactly he wants. This normally doesn't affect as have learned just tell him fuck off course he always complains and pretends like just attacked him out nowhere but 's not point this story
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New Hire Barely Works, Still Uses Company as Reference

This person had the misfortune of hiring Karen, who found herself constantly sidetracked with a variety of intriguing excuses. After being let go, she topped it off by using them as a reference. They gave a polite, yet clear message as to their ex-employee's behavior. Sometimes new hires just can't pull it together, like these new hires that got fired on the first day.

New Hire Karen doesn't come to work, lies, gets fired and then uses the company as a reference | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by SumoNinja17 New hire misses MOST first three weeks work, then uses as reference TL:DR neighbor/Karen takes advantage our company with outrageous claims, then uses us as reference get our point across with creative wording. Karen continues use us reference and clueless protected fellow business owners
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Guy Tricks Noisy Neighbor into Smashing His Own TV

Having a noisy neighbor who keeps you from sleeping can feel like literal torture. After it kept getting worse, this dude took matters, and aux cords, into his own hands. Here's a similar story of a guy who got cunning revenge on his noisy neighbors.

Guy messes with his noisy neighbor's TV until his neighbor smashes it | r/pettyrevenge Posted by parkesc Loud Neighbor Gets Silenced started my sophomore year college (over 2 decades ago guy who moved into dorm next just stereotypical meathead jock who kind overweight. And turns out, he shitty neighbor. Two things about these dorm rooms: 1 walls were rather thin. Not only did hear every decibel his loud music and TV, but one night he brought some girl home with him some fun whole
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Dude Gets Burned Trying to Give Away House

This level of trashy behavior can be found in all walks of life; be it a boss, customer, landlord or straight up stranger. And seeing someone take advantage of a charitable situation leaves a bad taste in the mouth of anyone who could actually use this kind of help. You can see more of this kind of wild stuff in entitled people making wild demands. A real spicy one is this mom who lashed out at her baby sitter for leaving her bad job.

Guy gets taken advantage of trying to give away house | gave away house single mom and don't recommend working house flipper doing actual renovations and he offered sell property very cheaply he had bought but didn't think worth flipping because would never be worth much because small 900 sq ft and neighborhoods not terrible but not on way up anytime soon thinking might try renting so renovated bought all new appliances, new floor
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Angry Customer Thinks Cabinets are Blue, Employee Peels off Covering

Customers try to return things for some real stupid reasons, like this lady who thought she'd get to keep two washers. This guy thought he was being justifiably upset when he was sold blue cabinet doors covered in logos. Nice going, man. For another dumb client interaction, here's a customer who didn't know what a broken arm meant.

Dumb guy returning cabinet doors thinks the plastic covering is the door itself | r/TalesFromRetail Posted by u/esotericality 27 days ago My cabinet doors have COMPANY NAME written all over them Short This happened worked at well-known furniture store few years ago see livid customer coming up Returns counter. He's got bunch cabinet doors with him and greeted by my colleague.
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We have the stupid fake positivity that most morning shows bring to the table, and this one is no exception. That said, this guy's retelling of his story of catching a burglar and giving him some advice is pretty funny.