Is one of the Ashley Madison hackers living under your own roof?

August 27th, 2015 · 34 comments

A mother in Bellevue, Nebraska found these notes in her “drawer of fun.” (Looks like somebody wants a new little brother or sister!)

Don't you dare use these otherwise I will go public on you. My siblings know already

related: You should probably delete your search history…

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Sorry, I’m not an expert in con(ifer) law

August 25th, 2015 · 48 comments

Since spotting this sign in her Seattle neighborhood, Bethany has been trying to imagine what sort of “legal issues” these pine trees could have created. Any ideas?

Sorry, I am not an expect in con(ifer) law

related: Grow some thicker bark

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So much for functional design, huh?

August 20th, 2015 · 23 comments

“Someone at work left a giant box of these post-it notes in our break room,” says Kat in Austin: “ (Any guesses as to why they’re not flying off the shelves?)

So much for functional design, huh?

related: Right/wrong justified

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Think, people! How can we make our meetings even less productive?

August 14th, 2015 · 38 comments

Says Lem in Queensland, Australia: “Everyone at my local council always says they’re super busy. I figure it’s because they’re ‘busy’ creating extra signs to put up around the office.”

Do you intend using this room? Have you correctly made a booking? Do you intend to correct your oversight by booking the room? Have you successfully booked the room? Will your meeting be productive?

related: More passive-aggressive flowcharts

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Anonymous collaborative “problem-solving”

August 5th, 2015 · 20 comments

Writes our submitter in Seattle: “One of the refrigerators in the workplace kitchen was smelling a bit foul. A tragedy of the commons situation turns comical…and, apparently, passive-aggressive.”

Anonymous collaborative "problem-solving"

related: The stars of the office petri dish

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Candy CRUSHED

July 24th, 2015 · 37 comments

Writes our anonymous submitter from Michigan: “Yesterday, one of our salespeople was observed playing Angry Birds on her phone – with her headphones on to hear the game sounds. Today, this sign showed up  in the sales office.”

Angry Birds tournament today. High score wins a permanent vacation. Good luck!

related: Why Facebook is soooo gonna get you fired

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