Entries Tagged as 'Australia'
“Obviously there’s something I’ve been missing all these years,” says Marg (a muggle, clearly), who spotted this notice in the restroom at Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station.
Meanwhile, in the elevator of Lauren’s building in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada…
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Tags: elevator · Melbourne · piss · toilet · WTF?
This note — from Ulladulla, NSW — is for the Aussies who were disappointed by the lack of the word “arse” in Sunday’s post from Sydney.
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Tags: Australia · garbage · sarcasm · thanks but no thanks
Kyle in Sydney, Australia says this sign was posted near the elevator in the basement of his building, where apparently someone had spilled some cooking oil on the floor. Based on this note, I’m still a little unsure about how the person who cleaned up the mess felt about the whole situation.
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Tags: cleaning · fuck fuckity fuck fuck · more aggressive than passive · Sydney
Writes our submitter in Brisbane, Australia: “It wasn’t me that reported the rich guy to the council, but it sure gave me a few laughs.”
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extra credit: This Is Why People Think Mercedes-Benz Drivers Are Asshats [jalopnik.com]
Tags: Australia · car · money · parking · thanks (but not really)
Writes Renata: “On our holiday to northern Tasmania, we were driving to Mole Creek Caves when I spotted this sign in a tiny little town called Chudleigh. The town’s main point seemed to be the sale of honey, but obviously some of the residents have a sting in their tail.”
related: Canadian is angry; still says thank you
Tags: Australia · public shaming
Turns out there is something you can catch from a public toilet seat: orange. (As spotted by Sharna in the ladies’ room of a Sydney strip club…)
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extra credit: Can you catch germs from a public toilet seat? [everydayhealth.com]
Tags: Sydney · toilet
For a while now, our submitter in Australia says his neighbors — a couple in their mid-40s — have been complaining about his family’s “excessive noise.” It started, he says, with complaints about the sounds generated by their pool filter and their dryer.
“We accommodated by turning the filter off at night and reducing usage of the dryer,” he says, “but it escalated to them complaining about us talking inside our house with all the windows closed and the air conditioner running (during the day, mind you). Then they began coming over, literally banging on our door, complaining that the kids were being too loud while playing outside.”
David says the neighbors also started calling to complain to the real estate company from whom his family rents the house. The company’s response, below, made for a satisfying conclusion to the whole affair.
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Tags: Australia · landlords and property managers · most popular notes of 2013 · neighbors · noise · oh snap