Entries Tagged as 'most popular notes of 2011'
Writes our submitter in Philadelphia: “In our apartment building, packages are left by the block of mailboxes, relatively near where your individual mailbox is. I’ve never had a problem, but apparently not everyone was so lucky…this sign was on every floor of the building.”
related: I hope your cat chokes.
Tags: most popular notes of 2011 · neighbors · Philadelphia · stealing · toilet paper
Writes Erica in New York: “I don’t think this woman is aware that the aggressive automatic flush makes water splash all over the toilet seats…but she’s obviously very angry.”
related: Coffee pot flowchart
Tags: etiquette · flow chart · most popular notes of 2011 · New York · office · piss · toilet
This brilliantly understated little note comes to us from a campus library at the University of Auckland, where submitter Louise says the staplers do seem to get jammed into disrepair on a fairly regular basis.
(I have to admit that I kinda love this one. Hat tip to you, librarian!)
related: (Insert Office Space reference here)
extra credit: A rocket-powered detaching device
Tags: fed-up librarian · most popular notes of 2011 · New Zealand · office supplies
Dave‘s eight-year-old daughter is a huge of the Beatles…and at this moment, a not-so-huge fan of her father.
Dave, perhaps in a few years she’ll appreciate that, if nothing else, at least you spared her the unibrow gene?
related: Abbey Road idiots
Tags: Father-daughter notes · kids · most popular notes of 2011 · New York
Spotted next to a festive bowl of Halloween candy in a university administrative office: a preemptive strike at the Jeffs of the world.
(I love it.)
related: Cupcakes make people…
Tags: candy · let me stop you right there · most popular notes of 2011 · office
Tags: California · most popular notes of 2011 · politics · sarcasm
September 16th, 2011 · 41 Comments
When Shelby‘s third-grade son was having trouble with his homework assignment (two paragraphs of creative writing a day), her suggestion was to just write about what came to mind first. As she realized later when she found the page in a stack of old school work: “He did not hold back.”
related: “Drunk Mommy”
extra credit: “Don’t Write What You Know” [theAtlantic.com]
Tags: kids · Moms & Dads · most popular notes of 2011 · San Diego
“My kids take swim lessons at Tyler Junior College, and we have to go through the women’s locker room to access the pool,” writes Jennifer in Texas. “Something tells me that some of the ladies here in the Bible Belt don’t appreciate seeing their fellow females displaying the full glory of God’s creation, if you get my drift.”
And a shot of the whole scene…
related: “Do Not Leave Bathing Suit in the House” (and other pool rules)
extra credit: The horrors of locker-room nudity [Salon.com]
Tags: "polite notice" · a matter of taste · blitzkrieg approach · most popular notes of 2011 · swimming pool · Texas · that's disrespectful · Won't somebody think of the children?