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Tech Support Calls Karen's Bluff, Deletes Her Website

Well, that is what she wanted, right? After a long stretch of bullying and threats, this employee finally called Karen on her word and got rid of her account. IT workers receive some ridiculous requests on a day-to-day basis, and that's when they're not even dealing with a malicious and absurdly demanding Karen.

Tech Support calls Karen's bluff and deletes her account | r/talesfromtechsupport Posted by u/goatwomble 18 days ago O 3 3 3 DELETE MY ACCOUNT *NOW Medium This story took place about 6 years ago, and my second week into new job with web hosting company taken call customer call her Karen about some problem with hosting service she had with us took look and determined whilst there an issue fault lay with her CMS and wasn't anything would fix.
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Admin Tells IT Guy to Look Busy So He Runs Errands

There's that age old problem of being hired to do a job that works on a task by task basis, but you're still paid hourly, so half of your time is spent pretending to do your job just so management stays happy. These guys said screw that. For some funny IT stories, here are ridiculous requests IT workers received.

Funny work story of tech support guy asked to stay busy | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/kc1328 4 days ago Cant be visibly doing nothing affects employees morale. No problem. oc M My buddy and were hired be glorified help desk, support, hand holders special project. Senior management at large corporation had their laptops upgraded including new software they had never used and major upgrades software they had previously used are talking maybe 20 people spread across 3 buildings downtown, all
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Worst Things Coworkers Did Without Being Fired

Someone on AskReddit got a wild thread going about the worst things that people's coworkers have done, without getting fired. Some folks seem to really defy completely reasonable expectations that we have about what people can get away with. It's honestly a wonder that some of these folks got the jobs in the first place. 

A collection of the worst things that coworkers have done without getting fired | kirage 3d Stole bunch marked tools (they were painted white) Showed everyone shop pictures his deer with said tools background. Gets reported, boss calls him on He said got stole gallon white paint Never heard boss laughing so hard Year later or so he gets promoted lol
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Open Secrets In Various Professions

Everybody has to put on some kind of a front for their job, whether it's acting like you have a technical solution or pretending you don't gossip about the customers behind their back. Some industries are way shadier than they seem.

Open secrets of various industries | ITworksGuys 9.1k points 19 hours ago am don't always know WHY fix worked and don't care. Sleepycoon 2.5k points 17 hours ago number times put "gremlins" under cause problem and/or "fuck if know" under solution ticket without anyone ever batting an eye is appalling.
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Impressively Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments

Maybe the task is too difficult, or maybe you're just too difficult. "Not my job" moments encapsulate how the laziest among us deal with problems. These "solutions" may be majestically incompetent and ridiculously unprofessional "not my job" reactions to a hard task, but we can't say we haven't done similar things at some time in our lives.

funny "not my job" and "you had one job" moments | pipe installed in the air above a large rock boulder | single orange traffic cone before a pile of trees blocking the road
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Twitter Thread: Employees Have Meetings On Red Dead Redemption

Wow, this sounds like quite the fun and engaging way to run a meeting. Viviane Schwarz described how she'd grown tired of the infamous Zoom meeting format, so she and others that she worked with mixed it up by having meetings on Red Dead Redemption. We love it. 

A Twitter thread about employees that decide to have their editorial meetings on Red Dead Redemption | Viviane Schwarz @vivschwarz Zoom sucks started having editorial meetings Red Dead Redemption instead s nice sit at campfire and discuss projects, with wolves howling out night
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Weirdest Stuff Escape Room Employees Have Seen

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the weirdest and most outrageous stuff that escape room employees have seen. As it turns out, many of us are apt to do completely absurd, and entirely incorrect things when trying to escape a room. Shoutout to that one person who dug through tons of sand to dig out a wire, and then tried chewing through it. How could someone think that that was the move? Unreal. 

Escape room employees describe the weirdest stuff they've seen | LondonJam3116 17h 1 Award Someone dug through six tonnes sand on floor follow live electrical cable which she then tried chew through. Edit: this after being told multiple times there were no clues under sand.
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Ridiculous Things Coworkers Didn't Get Fired For

There's always that one person at work who you're amazed hasn't been fired yet. Maybe they just haven't been caught by a manager yet, or maybe your boss just doesn't want to go through the process of hiring someone else. People have to deal with some horrible coworkers, but it's definitely interesting witnessing people who do not give a heck.

Coworker mistakes that didn't get them fired | Aufwader 25.6k points 16 hours ago Accidentally send last three years account details/back statements one company their direct competitor
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Horrible Coworkers People Had To Deal With

You meet a lot of interesting people in life, and you get to learn more about them if they're your coworkers. Sometimes you learn that people can be mindbogglingly lazy, mean, inconsiderate, or just impossible to be around. Sometimes for better or worse, people do not give a heck and in the workplace that can lead to some wonderfully unprofessional "not my job" moments. For some more work stuff, here are stories of people who worked smarter, not harder.

Stories of horrible coworkers | litkat16 16.8k points 17 hours ago had manager once who dumped trash on my desk my third day there. She said remind taking out trash part my job description wasn't research assistant at mortgage firm)
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Woman Tries To Ruin Employee's Career, Pro Revenge Ensues

Man, this tale is about as pro revenge as they come. Sounds like one woman who was a real piece of work tried to ruin another employee's career, so that employee retaliated by enacting a plan that created total destruction. 

Woman tries to ruin an employee's career, so they go after everything | r/ProRevenge Join u/[deleted 1y want mess with my career and my freedom? Watch entire life go down flames! Obligatory LTL; FTP. Added edits addressing naysayers at bottom posted this story elsewhere and someone suggested would fit here. TL;DR at bottom. Sorry advance any formatting or grammatical errors. English is not my first language.
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Company Overhears Employee Roleplaying with Lunch

Usually embarrassing unmuted moments like this come from when someone is badmouthing the CEO, but this person was just being weird while eating food. Hopefully things end up okay. Sometimes we get ourselves into some embarrassing ad stupid situations, like this guy who thought a date was a job interview.

Employee talks to food while boss and coworkers overhear.
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Employee Amuses Himself, Delights Customers, Irritates Manager

This employee sounds like he was having a fun time not taking anything too seriously. Upon getting a request from some customers for some ice cream, and not knowing which size bowls, he made the most out of the confusion. A solid tale of malicious compliance. 

A restaurant employee keeps himself amused, delights customers, and irritates the manager. | r/MaliciousCompliance JOIN u/Mango123456 2y Restaurant employee amuses himself, delights and my kids Yesterday decided take my kids an international chain restaurant this restaurant kids' meal comes with ice cream. But have serve yourself problem because there weren't any bowls beside ice cream machine.
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Woman Takes Nuclear Revenge Against Company

This woman took a truly nuclear revenge against a company that was up to all kinds of no good. The best part about this revenge, other than the fact that she brought justice to the company, was her added touch of subscribing everyone at the company to hundreds of different email alerts. She left the operation in complete and utter chaos. 

Woman takes a nuclear revenge against a company for their shady antics. | r/NuclearRevenge u/digitalgirlie 1y JOIN 1 1 20 Years Paying Bitch Back TheBomb Buckle up s long ride end but oh so satisfying. Posted ProRevenge and users recommended share here too. Some time back hired company by CEO had previously worked someplace else. He good friend so his newest company wasn't achieving sales, he headhunted join new one.
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Majestically Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments

Work in any field long enough and you'll see your fair share of wonderfully unprofessional "not my job" moments. There's slides that go right off buildings, misspelled signs and extremely lazy line painting, just to name a few. It makes you feel good about yourself to see people's majestically incompetent "not my job" moments.

funny not my job and you had one job moments | yellow traffic sign with one edge removed because it was installed too close to a wall | CAUTION MAXIMUM LOAD Stay off LBS,
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Manager Tries To Fire Employee, Ends Up Out Of Job

This manager was power tripping all over the place. Fortunately, the employee was ready to take their revenge, and the manager's fraudulent practices end up being their ultimate undoing. We love a good revenge story where the manager gets what was coming to them in the end. 

Manager tries to fire an employee, and ends up out of a job themselves | r/ProRevenge JOIN u/swimlikeaduck 5h Manager tries fire and then ends up out job So l'm not too sure if this is 'pro revenge' but l'll just write down my experience. Also long one worked this semi national corporation selling gym memberships our facilities had monthly targets had achieve and unfortunately our targets were set ridiculously high our facilities. Our gym included 3 treadmill, 2 bikes, 2 cross trainers 1 rowing
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