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20 times people discovered their partners were not bright: 'She thought the Statue of Liberty was made of plastic'

20 times people discovered their partners were not bright: 'She thought the Statue of Liberty was made of plastic'

There comes a time in everyone's dating experiences when you realize that the person with whom you have been spending time is a complete and total doofus. When this happens, you have three options. First, you can give them the benefit of the doubt. You let whatever silly comment they made slide, you try to explain why they are mistaken, and you move on. Sometimes, people simply do not know things because they have yet to be exposed to them. You taught your partner something. Isn't that a produc…
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Woman gets back at ex-boyfriend by rubbing his sweatshirt in pet rabbit's litter box before returning it: 'If you held it up to your nose it REEKED':

Woman rubs ex-boyfriend's sweatshirt in pet rabbit's litter box before returning it: 'If you held it up to your nose it REEKED':

Who doesn't love a creative way to get back at your ex? It almost comes with the territory of a bad breakup these days. If you've wronged someone, you better prepare yourself for some petty revenge. Look, I don't make the rules, but that's the way the cookie crumbles now. We have seen countless methods of that kind of revenge here at FAIL Blog from prank calling to cutting off your ex's power. All of these valid, but what's special about this case of petty revenge is that on first glance, it di…
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'We know you're single. Can you come in [for] an extra shift tonight?': 15+ Valentine's Day dinner disasters, as told by servers

'We know you're single. Can you come in [for] an extra shift tonight?': 15+ Valentine's Day dinner disasters, as told by servers

Everyone knows that there are just as many disastrous Valentine's Day dinners as great ones. Something about the commercialism of the fake holiday creates a bizarre mix of emotions, unrealistic expectations, and a weird amount of stakes despite, you know, the meaning of the holiday to be virtually empty. However, instead of hearing about all the Valentine's Day fails from the perspective of the couples themselves, let's looks at these dinners gone wrong from a more objective viewpoint. These se…
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'We were on a break!': 15 newly single people share their ex's version of the breakup

'We were on a break!': 15 newly single people share their ex's version of the breakup

Everyone wonders what their ex is saying about them to their group of friends, so it's not uncommon to imagine what those conversations might sound like. Sometimes, your ex was so “in the wrong” that it will take a tremendous amount of creativity to fabricate another reason why things fell apart. Other times, the reasons behind the split remained nuanced, and both parties may still have wildly different perspectives years after all the drama went down. These newly single folks shared what they…
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‘[Don’t] even look in my general direction’: Entitled sister-in-law enforces petty rules after couple moves in, malicious compliance ensues

‘[Don’t] even look in my general direction’: Entitled sister-in-law enforces petty rules after couple moves in, malicious compliance ensues

It’s remarkable how immature fully grown adults can be when they are forced to share space. What’s even more remarkable is that none of the three adults in this scenario can afford their own places. Our condolences to the poor parents who have to hear all this squabbling from these literal children who refuse to grow up. This thread was posted to Reddit’s r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit by u/KingQuenchie , who never seemed to get along with their future sister-in-law. Matters were made worse wh…
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‘I don’t really like committing to labels’: 30 dating red flags people wish they noticed when they were younger

‘I don’t really like committing to labels’: 30 dating red flags people wish they noticed when they were younger

Does anyone else wish you could sit down your younger self and talk some sense into yourself about your unfortunate dating taste? I certainly do, and if you have no regrets, congratulations. You’re a unicorn individual. The rest of us will be sulking in the corner cringing at our prior mistakes and hoping to never run into ~certain~ people ever again. Everyone says it takes experience to know your habits (both good and bad) in dating and relationships, but if I could sit myself down and say, “D…
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'Let's try this again': 20 Worst Dating App Bios and Profiles

'Let's try this again': 20 Worst Dating App Bios and Profiles

Who hasn't come across a bizarre dating app profile in this day and age? It is an unfortunate part of contemporary culture that when we have to resort to re-downloading the apps in order to “put ourselves out there,” that means we also have to be bombarded with cringeworthy, creepy, and straight-up odd profile descriptions. It used to be that only certain apps attracted these kinds of weirdos, but they're just everywhere at this point. People aren't even masking their controversial opinions, pr…
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'When I text you good night later, what phone number should I use?': 20+ bartenders share the most memorable pickup lines they've heard on the job

'When I text you good night later, what phone number should I use?': 20+ bartenders share the most memorable pickup lines they've heard on the job

Here's a friendly reminder that when you approach someone at a bar with a bold pickup line, chances are there is at least one other person who is hearing everything you say: your bartender. If this list serves one productive function in this world, let it be something that motivates you to always tip your bartenders generously because you know they have to hear a ton of nonsense on the job from singletons attempting to flirt. Sometimes, as these folks from r/AskReddit shared, people were trying…
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'All my money is mine': 20+ people share their 'I'm so glad I don't have kids' moments

Everyone says there is never a perfect time to have children and that you can never be fully prepared for such a monumental life change, and that may very well be true. However, that's not to say that we shouldn't at least be sure we understand the details of what that life shift might look like beforehand. Societal pressure to have kids is real, and there is no denying that having kids can be a beautiful thing. But like most things in life, it's not for everyone. In an online world where so mu…
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'I clogged the toilet in Hawaii': 20+ anonymous secrets from men who can't confess to their partners

'I clogged the toilet in Hawaii': 20+ anonymous secrets from men who can't confess to their partners

Everyone has secrets, but have you ever kept one from your partner for so long that if you reveal it now, everything could unravel? Perhaps your first thought to this question might make you think about someone having an affair or lying about where they're from. However, more often than not, it turns out people keep small truths hidden from their partners because they either don't want to hurt their significant others' feelings or they don't want their significant others to think differently of…
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Update: '$170,000 dollars of the money was missing:' Guy discovers his Karen wife had been using their daughter's college fund to satisfy her shopping habits

Update: '$170,000 of the money was missing:' Guy discovers his Karen wife had been using their daughter's college fund to satisfy her shopping habits

Can you imagine needing to scratch your shopping itch so badly that you had to dip into your child's college fund? It doesn't get much more desperate than that, not to mention risky. I mean, if you're willing to go there, you're willing to sacrifice your future relationship with your kid, all for a pair of shoes you'll probably wear twice or three times a year. Thankfully, this shocking revelation and the difficult consequences for the family at the center of it all did not stop the daughter fr…
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'I only matched [with] you as a social experiment': Top Tinder Moments of the Week (November 19, 2023)

'I only matched [with] you as a social experiment': Top Tinder Moments of the Week (November 19, 2023)

Finding kindness on dating apps is like an elaborate game of Where's Waldo: you know it's there somewhere, but you have to scan through a lot of nonsense to find it. Of course, there are success stories that allegedly make all of those hours spent swiping worth it. Sure, the chances that you will find your soulmate might be slim, but at the very least, you are destined to get a couple of good stories and maybe even a free meal or two out of the whole “dating thing.” In this economy, that's wort…
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'OK, keep the deposit and do it all by yourself': Guy dumps girlfriend, moves out and maliciously complies with ex's ultimatum so she has to clean for once

'OK, keep the deposit and do it all by yourself': Guy dumps girlfriend, moves out and maliciously complies with ex's ultimatum so she has to clean for once

It's important to be careful with your wording over text, especially if you're delivering an ultimatum to your ex. This woman was trying to threaten that if her ex didn't come to clean their apartment before he moved out, she would keep all of their security deposit. The trouble was that he had no interest in doing all of the work and was pleased to let her take the money. She did not anticipate that he might maliciously comply with her demands in a way that would make her have to clean the apa…
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'I've left my father the contents of my kitchen trash': 15+ lawyers share the craziest statements written in people's wills

'I've left my father the contents of my kitchen trash': 15+ lawyers share the craziest statements written in people's wills

There's always a surprise that comes when learning about the contents of someone's will. It's honestly a way to stay entertaining and iconic beyond the grave, so if you've started thinking about it, it's definitely worth getting creative. These lawyers shared the craziest wills they came across throughout their careers and posted them on this r/AskReddit thread.
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'She never throws anything away': 30+ annoying quirks significant others do that drive their partners crazy

'She never throws anything away': 30+ annoying quirks significant others do that drive their partners crazy

Part of being in a relationship means getting used to the things you simply cannot change about your partner. Sure, we all love our significant others, but that doesn't mean we also want them to realize how crazy and bizarre their little quirks and idiosyncrasies are. Look, we're not just talking about the classic ones like snoring at night or leaving dishes in the sink. We're talking about the weird niche stuff you could never have predicted until you started to build a life with that person.…
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'The last straw was my laptop': Wife loans out her distressed husband's things and they never come back, he takes money to replace them

Your stuff is yours… and yours alone. I don't care how long you've been together, how committed you are, or how joined at the hip you might be—I guarantee there are things that you're not keen on sharing with your partner and certainly not keen on them lending out to other people… especially when those things always fail to come back. That's the problem that this husband was facing when he found his wife continually lending his belongings out to various members of her family. We're not talking…
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