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24 People Share The Craziest Stuff They've Seen Happen At Work

People are sharing the wildest stuff they've seen at work in a trending AskReddit thread. The ensuing moments are filled to the brim with cringe and public freakouts, and people generally just acting like animals. 

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22 Surprised People Who Screwed Up at Work But Didn't Get Fired

These people screwed up big enough that they thought they'd be fired on the spot, but apparently life isn't as cutthroat as you'd think sometimes. Whether they had an understanding boss, did the right thing, or just straight up weren't caught, these employees lived to work another day.

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Man Tweets About "Invisible Advantage" When He Switched Clients With His Female Coworker

This guy's Twitter thread about an "invisible advantage" he encountered when trading clients with his female coworker. The ensuing tweets are bound to stir up a cocktail of fiery opinions on the matter. What do you think? 

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28 People Who Quit Their Jobs In A Not So Typical Style

Sometimes you and a job just aren't meant to be. From that revelation it's up to you whether or not you want to quit the job in style. 

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Twitter Users Share Their Workplace Fails After A Man Wears Mismatched Shoes

When Twitter User, Adrian Harewood, showed up to work wearing mismatched shoes, and lived to tweet about it; the rest of Twitter stepped forward to offer up their own experiences not being able to show up with their sh*t fully put together. The resulting thread is brimming with panicked moments that we all might (unfortunately) be able to relate to, when we weren't having our best days. 

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Wannabe Fashionista Co-Worker Throws Shade, Ends Up Getting Ruined In The Process

Thoroughly enjoyed the way this revenge tale played out. Wannabe fashion coworker gets called out and ultimately ruined for being unnecessarily rude to her "frumpy" co-worker. 

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21 Employees Share What Made Everyone Quit at Once

Quitting your job on the spot is one thing, but when you and all of your coworkers quit at the same time, that's usually a good indicator that an owner or manager somewhere totally screwed up. There's a whole lot of incompetence out there, and these people only tolerated it for a while before doing a mass exodus. For more stories about bad jobs, here are people who quit on the spot.

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31 Completely Stupid Reasons Customers Got Irrationally Angry

Here are the stories of cashiers, customer service reps, delivery drivers, service people and retail workers of all stripes who had to deal with the dumbest, most irrational, and outright furious customers to grace the planet. Man, these people suck. We understand why you'd be mad if a company actually wronged you, but to make impossible demands and turn into an abusive monster is completely out of the question. Here's a story of a cashier who talked back to a Karen and lived.

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New Target Employee Documents Their Bizarre First Week

Working retail, you get to see an amazing number of characters stroll through the front door. There's always something new around the corner, ready to completely derail your day, make you miss your lunch break, and in rare cases, actually make you sort of happy. This Tumblr user documented their first few days of working at a Target, and the world did not disappoint. For more retail stories, check these horror stories from Hot Topic employees.

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IT Guy Comes up with Masterful Plan After Being Told He Has to Work on Vacation

Sometimes it feels like work takes up more of our free time than it should, and sadly, not many of us are given an opportunity to actually do anything about it. When this guy's self-titled "boss" told him that he'd have to work on vacation, he figured out a way to get what he wanted and also make it more miserable for the jerk who tried to tell him what to do. Check this out for a story of a guy who got petty email revenge on the company that fired him.

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Guy Uses Photoshop To Get Out Of Work And It Goes Viral

The key thing to note here is that Twitter user @PapaBoardslide, has since clarified that this was a job he quit 2 years ago. This is not a case of mindlessly idiotic self-snitching. Instead, a moment of gloating for a massive past victory. Gotta love when someone uses Photoshop to pull off the win. 

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Working Dude Gets Help from Stranger's Act of Kindness in 4 Images

Anyone who's put in a full day's work in the wrong shoes can attest to this one. The idea of not having enough money to go to work is completely absurd and stupid, and it's awesome that this stranger helped out this guy on principle. For another act of generosity, here's a  random act of kindness from a total stranger using a Redbox rental.

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Guy Recreates Iconic Romance Scenes With His Boss' Dog In 9 Hilarious Images

If you ever get bored at work and your boss is cool with you kicking it with their dog, THIS is a solid idea for something to do. That being said, we wonder if his boss loved it, or fired him instantly. 

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Foolish Coworker Has Stupid Cake Request, Overreacts When Soundly Denied

Not sure what kind of person literally demands to have a cake on their desk by Monday but you better believe HR is gonna look into it and laugh their ass out of the office. People get stupid when they substitute common decency for a few dollars like these cheap bastards who tried to manipulate people.

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Boss Stops Paying Servers, so They Stick It to Him Where It Hurts

When their boss got overzealous cutting costs, this group of bartenders and servers took action right when it mattered most. 8:30 on a Friday. It seems like the natural thing to happen when you overwork your staff and stop paying them. For more, here's a satisfying revenge story of an employee ending his despicably cheap boss.

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