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Unexpected Problems Colorblind People Deal With

Perspective can change when you realize you've been taking something for granted. In this case it's interesting to think about how there are so many seemingly inconsequential things that color is used to indicate, like locked doors or plant health. It can be enlightening and pretty funny to learn about how everyone interprets the world, like this tumblr thread that appreciates different perspectives.

interesting colorblind problems | PondRides 10 hours ago On my stepdads behalf say he doesn't know kitchen utensils are all pink. And also time he got my mom fluffy "pink" robe Christmas, but actually green.
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Times People Really Screwed Up at Work

Humans aren't perfect, so naturally we're bound to make mistakes at work. It's when we're using expensive tools, or facing ten angry customers that a really big screw-up can have some extreme consequences. In the right field of work, one misplaced screw or faulty measurement can turn into literally millions of dollars of losses. We try not to think about those.

Stories of big mistakes people made at work | anexistentialpeanut 4.8k points 9 hours ago My first day working at coffe shop left my sharpie oven. Finally found while trying warm sandwich and had shut whole thing down be cleaned smelled like chemical weapon
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Karen Throws Away Expensive Cake, Office Fights Back

Karen power tripped a little too hard and made a big, unpopular authority flex. It just so happens there were a lot of employees around to maliciously comply with that authority she brandished so haphazardly. Misuse of authority can backfire, like this VP who got canned for pulling rank.

Whole office pesters Karen for throwing away expensive cake | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/NFkappaBalpha 1 day ago need check all our food? Fine. oc L So this happened like 7 or 8 years ago jobbing at driving service while student driving service one people with disabilities could not drive ot walk on their own. Our main office building housing/working facility disabled people two companies (our drivers service and housing facility) were loosely connected as they were both financdd by same
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Tumblr Goes into Gory Details of Why You Shouldn't Change a Customer's Order

Turns out sometimes people have legitimate and varied reasons for dumb and specific food requests. Eh, there's other ways to get back at people without poisoning them.

tumblr rant about staff messing with peoples order out of spite
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'Things Overheard By Uber Drivers' Is Why People Take Ubers

Ah, Uber. The revolutionary mode of transportation is a popular app used by millennials everywhere, and as expected, filled with funny and wild stories, which are mostly told from the passengers POV ... but what about the drivers? They hear everything. All day long. And here are some of the funniest things they've shared with the rest of the world:

Funny stories from Uber drivers that make sense but still funny
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Times Students' Parents Obviously Did Their Work

Sometimes people think it's the students that ae the most challenging part of a teacher's job. That's only true most of the time. It can actually be the parents trying to interfere too much with their kid's education. Sometimes a teacher can just look at a finished project and go, "looks like dad did a great job." Sometimes it goes the other way. Sometimes teachers have no faith in students but they succeed anyway, like this student who won an art contest to spite their rude teacher.

Stories of times parents obviously did their kid's school projects | Departure_Jaded 689 points 11 hours ago His dad accidentally wrote his own name on paper tortured kid week by calling him by his dad's name. Ah good times.
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Times The Quiet Kid Had Their Moment

Every school had it's extremely compelling drama, from ways people rebelled against school rules to weird and wild junk said by teachers. Every class had a quiet kid, and while that kid wasn't always the center of attention, they had their moments. When push came to shove, that quiet kid had something insightful or hilarious to say.

dramatic and interesting quiet kid moments | Chasesrabbits 20 hours ago friend mine had class college where professor offered extra credit person who could come up with best sentence using list made-up words he had found freshman papers winner quiet girl, with this gem Dude, do see chankles on girl going have go home and proiate."
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Wild Junk Substitute Teachers Did

Many of us have heard some wild and awkward junk said by teachers, but the substitutes are an interesting bunch. They seem to inhabit this weird gray area of accountability, and are somehow absolutely free to not give a rip. For some more teacher stuff, here are kids' hilarious misconceptions about teachers.

funny and weird substitute teacher stories | DrivingSharkBait 1.5k points 14 hours ago Back teacher had sub decide my plans weren't good enough her and went rogue. She decided show my students videos animals giving birth on YouTube taught English
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Total Strangers People Will Never Forget

It's weird that we're surrounded by people all the time, but it's against social convention to have a meaningful relationship with any of them. As rare as it is, people will take time out of their lives to make more of an impact than being just a face in the crowd. Some of these interactions are strange encounters, others are wholesome, but the one thing they all are is memorable.

stories of memorable interactions with total strangers | ThadisJones 22 hours ago 3 3 3 3 foreign exchange student and his parents who walked past my park bench on campus and dropped his passport chased after them return and his mom started screaming at broken English like "Why have his papers? Why steal his papers while kid and his father looked like they were going die embarrassment.
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