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Dude Accidentally Spends $800 on Wine

Like most reasonable people, we're out to find a bargain. Sadly when your brain malfunctions over exchange rates, things can get hairy. It's gotta be hard to take a sip of anything and think "well there goes the cost of a whole pizza." At least for once in your life it's probably good to do something absurd? Here are people's reckless uses of money they don't regret at all. For some worse prospects, here's some of the dumbest financial advice people gotten.

guy accidentally spends 800 dollars on wine | TIFU by getting exchange rate wrong and spending $800 on bottle wine M So been living Japan almost two years now and have been seeing girl about six months. Today being Valentine's Day made reservations course meal at hotel restaurant.
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Stupid Rules That Backfired Immediately

People want order, and in any institution like work or school that's usually a good thing. The problem is, the powers that be tend to get overzealous with what kind of standards they can make people cooperate with, and you end up with great loopholes and other terrible ideas with unintended consequences. There's a delicate balance of what stupid junk people are willing to tolerate.

stupid rules people made int work and schools that backfired instantly
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Employee Realizes They Were Used In Work Plot Years Later

Work politics are weird, and having a shady figure with unclear motives is pretty much a standard boss. In this case a guy realized that his boss hadn't ignored his advice, but used it in order to prove a consultant wrong. Sort of weird and deceptive, but also clever and effective. For a boss with a more direct approach, here's a boss who used an eye gag to remove problem customers.

employee realizes they were used in malicious compliance | My boss used MC five years ago and just figured out. oc M Edit: MC stands Malicious Compliance. This has nothing do with Minecraft. Story starts now: About five years ago office guy small lumber mill. My direct supervisor general manager, but owner also pretty hands on.
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Bus Driver Strategically Gets Rid of Bus Zone Parkers

It's all about aligning those incentives and consequences. This bus driver was told not to pick people up outside of the designated zones, but dudes just kept parking in those zones, so naturally something had to give. When put in a no-win situation, it's time to change the game. Parking can be a big source of stress and justice, like this one where a guy teaches a lesson to a handicap spot hog.

People keep parking in bus zone so bus keeps going. | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/crazygrof left 40 guys standing rain after 12 hr shift. oc S Up until fairly recently worked as camp bus driver major industrial area my duties where pick people up camp (where they lived certain amount time two weeks one week out) and take them into plant and drop them off at variety dropoff areas (depending on their job then pick up anyone returning camp their rest period.
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Tumblr Thread: Inspired DND Campaign Is a Feels Trip

Dungeons and Dragons lets your most creative friends come up with amazing ways to send you on adventures. Sometimes dungeon masters take the story far enough that it actually draws out a real emotional response from the players. People think a lot about fantasy worlds, like how this guy proposes that wizards are a bunch of magic snobs or this thing about dwarves having intelligent super beards.

Tumblr thread on dungeons and dragons campaign | thouartathaumaturgeharry O battlecrazed-axe-mage forgamers They should make co- op game where and buddy go through many levels, leveling up and beating bosses But final boss is each other were my brother Player 2 | crunchthedeerstroyer one time did campaign DND where entire party woke up trash heap, memories wiped man shining white armor approached them. He helped them up, healed them, and helped them escape essentially dump and find their way
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Karen Says She Knows CEO, Tech Support Calls Her Bluff

Karen thought she could get through on a lie, but had another thing coming when tech support got wise to her BS. For a more direct approach, here's a boss who used an eye gag to remove some problem customers. And sometimes, fellow customers join in, like this customer who weaponized the tip jar to defeat a Karen.

Story of Karen Customer who claims to know CEO, tech support calls her bluff
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Mom Lets Black Widows Hatch, They Escape

In an extremely ill-advised parenting move, this mom kept a black widow spider and its egg sack in what she thought was a sealed container. It doesn't take much thought to realize why this is probably not a good idea. In fact, in may even be a bad idea. A really bad idea. For something slightly less bad but still about spiders, here's a tumblr thread on how wolf spiders run cranberry bogs.

Mom traps black widow and babies escape | r/tifu Posted by u/Psalms143-6 TIFU by hatching nest hundreds baby BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS my bedroom This did, essentially, happen today couple weeks ago my 5 year old daughter found black widow mom and her egg sack. She wanted look at so very carefully scooped up into jar, twisted on top and went around with duct tape good measure. She begged let them hatch so she could watch them, and this seemed be decent science homeschooling, after which
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Employee Walks Out, Gets a Promotion

After dealing with a nightmare manager trying to force an impossible shift, this employee just said screw it and went home. Luckily, someone else saw the situation for what it was and actually made things right. It's rare but sometimes a higher up is actually sensible, like this cool CEO who fired a VP who pulled rank.

Employee forced to do crazy shift, quits but then gets a raise and promotion | Posted by u/SGCanadian 17 hours ago Gets fired, ends up with promotion instead oc L This story comes used work global big box store may or may not start with W As an aside they also aren't known well they treat staff either TL;DR at bottom. At time this happened worked store room unloading trucks and bringing stock floor be stocked by overnight crew. Our shift at time 330pm-12am. Our store manager made clear no
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Tumblr Thread: Super Coffee Is Not A Great Idea

Caffeine makes you more alert, and college students want to be more alert, so naturally they take the effects of caffeine to their  limits. For more stories about people doing stupid things, here are people's high risk low reward moments. For more junk from Tumblr's trunk, here are various Tumblr Gems to keep the day moving.

Tumblr thread story of college kid who drank too much caffeine | korrakun: my favorite college experience is had 7am class and kid next literally poured monster energy drink into his coffee said going die" and drank whole thing knew guy who brewed his instant coffee with monster instead water. three cups two hours think he ascended astral realm survivability human race never ceases amaze TABI ANECDOTE
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Picky Eater Husband Demands Fancier Meals

So like does this guy want his wife to make two dinners every night or something? Seems like if he doesn't want to do any cooking, he might have to learn how to grit through the pain and learn how to eat a vegetable. It's dietary drama like this that harkens back to this uncle who couldn't handle a vegan meal at a wedding and demanded a meat one.

Picky eater husband doesn't like that his wife makes fancy healthy food for herself and their child. | r/AmIthe. le Posted by u/Cantbethathealthy AITA making myself nice meals and not my husband? Not hole So preface by saying and my husband have vastly different tastes basically everything most part doesn't matter, but clash heavily comes food. Before met basically never ate out, drank nothing but water and unsweet tea (with occasional juice and ate mostly
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Rude Customer Doesn't Realize He's Returning Collector's Item

Even after having the distinction explained to him, this dude just wasn't having it. It's one of those rare times when "the customer's always right" doesn't exactly benefit the customer. But he got what he wanted, so that's fine. It's like the time this customer ordered exactly a pound of wings and got less wings.

rude customer returns collectors item and watches someone else buy it | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/SalvaPot 18 hours ago G 6 2 18 20 3 20 11 want money back on this item is selling 10 times are paying and demand now? Sounds good. oC L run an anime/geek store and are really lenient with pre-orders used not require deposit make an order, and case needed more time pick-up an item, all had do ask could also hold items as long as needed our storage if wanted gather lot items so could save on
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IT Guy Learns Machine Is Stuck On In "Explode" Setting

It's not crazy to wonder, maybe there's a way to avoid having a piece of equipment risk explosion if one computer monitor fails. Not trying to be pushy here, but it's a thought. Tech support sees its own share of nightmares, and we should thank them every day for solving the problems everyone else seems so inept at dealing with. For another fun tech support story, here's the tale of Miss Jones.

IT guy responds to ticket, a machine is stuck on and the gas inside could explode | Posted by u/Rusty99Arabian 1 day ago 2 34 Explosive Gas story Short Or one time had Priority 1 (multiple lives threatened) support ticket worked at number universities, where pay is bad and clients have unusually weird problems. One day ticket came at 4 PM on Friday, stating user's monitor wasn't working our furthest building, which due bus route inefficiencies, would be 3 mile round trip walk. And, our boss had
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Tumblr Story: The Epic Saga Of Goat Guy

You might've already stumbled upon this olden golden gem from the depths of the wild world of Tumblr before. The epic saga centers on a mom who was absolutely committed toward getting her son set up with a woman through the offering of goats. You might as well call this guy the goat guy. Check out some more funny, random, and sweet Tumblr gems over here

An epic wholesome Tumblr story about a mom who tried to purchase a woman with goats. | probably-voldemort My family is not very religious most time pray at Christmas and Easter and Thanksgiving dinners, and my mom's entire side family excluding her parents and siblings is hardcore religious so whenever do anything with them 's kind religious. But point is, most time aren't, but every year at Christmas time church next town over puts on Bethlehem and 's kind tradition go. They go all out building
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Jerk Boss Bumps Vacation, Employee Changes Passwords and Leaves

If there's ever a time to show your worth at a company, it's when you're not around to put out all the fires. This boss just had to have his vacation exactly when he wanted, even if that meant screwing over his employee. His poorly timed request for new passwords ensured things wouldn't run smoothly when the employee ended up taking a break. For another boss that did it to themselves, here's an employee who derailed their incompetent boss by working their scheduled hours.

Employee changes passwords and then goes on vacation story | Posted by u Morgoth 9 hours ago 2 3 2 35 3 Force take my vacation time dont want and tell secure my station by freshening up my passwords before go? Okay boss. oc s start with, my boss had his moments. Sometimes he dick who would push off on my raises or screw with my system, sometimes he would hook up and make my life pleasant. This not one latter.
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Back when Mike Judge was doing Beavis and Butthead, or as some would call it, Porky's Butthole, he got a strange and interesting critic who would one day become the inspiration for everyone's favorite mushmouthed jargon-spewer Jeff Boomhauer.

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Entitled Influencer's Dad Disputes Contest, Ruins Entire Project

All it had to be was a dumb marketing project with some giveaway stuff, but one "do you know who my father is" type just had to be involved. Overzealous and aggressive parents speaking on behalf of their children can lead to a lot of pain and suffering down the road, like this parent who blamed a teacher for their own kid not being in virtual class.

Entitled influencer's obsessed dad gets involved in contest and ruins project | Posted by u/EstamelTharchon 3 days ago an obsessed parent can lose biggest client Long told this story all my friends, and suppose 's time share with developer at an $agency. Our biggest client at time bank. Apparently, banks our area have huge hard-on raffles, giveaways, and similar marketing tricks get new accounts opened. Better yet, they are constantly trying one-up each other, which is great marketing/developer
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