This one was spotted by Liz from British Columbia in what she describes as “a popular drinkin’ park often featuring empty Colt .45 cans.”
Entries Tagged as 'not-so-veiled threats'
January 3rd, 2013 · 56 Comments
November 12th, 2012 · 55 Comments
Writes Catherine in Melbourne: “I was preparing breakfast in the office kitchen when I opened the fridge and reached for the margarine tub to butter my toast. Ten seconds later, I was fearing for my life.”
related: I Can’t Believe It’s Not (My) Butter
extra credit: Australians Losing Their Taste for Vegemite [time.com]
November 6th, 2012 · 34 Comments
Writes our submitter in Canada: “Of the 12 people living the house, only three do any sort of cleaning or washing up. This was the result of several months of accumulated angst.”
related: I did the dishes. Where’s my cookie?
October 15th, 2012 · 47 Comments
Our submitter, a college student in Texas, says this note appeared just two weeks into the fall semester. “I’m excited to see what gets posted a few weeks from now when nothing changes,” she adds.
In the meantime, can somebody get this kid a thesaurus?
related: Kiss your mother with that mouth?
June 20th, 2012 · 19 Comments
Dear Notewriter: Clearly, you’re not a scholar of Indian religious traditions, so just FYI: “Karma” doesn’t translate from the Sanskrit as “sword-wielding mercenary” or “the guy Liam Neeson played in Taken.”
(Also, the Knight of Flowers is offended by your insinuations.)
Thanks to Hannah in Oakland for submitting!
June 17th, 2012 · 48 Comments
Based on the dots between the words (a technique picked up at Montessori School), Lauren in Vancouver estimates she was about six years old when she wrote this note (translation below):
Dad, I am angry because you throwed away your father’s day present. If I catch you doing it again, I will hit you hard. Signed, Lauren.
In her father’s defense, “The gift in question was a giant, brightly-coloured fish made out of paper and stuffed with newsprint,” Lauren says. “I remember finding the ‘present’ in the garbage and putting it back on my father’s desk, which is probably where the threat came in.”
And then, of course, there’s the troll dad approach…
related: An honest Father’s Day card
extra credit: Dads on Vacation [tumblr]
April 27th, 2012 · 44 Comments
Kelli in North Dakota says one of her neighbors plastered the entire building with these notes, directed to a certain wannabe baseball player/bull rider/oral cancer patient.
(Some not-so-fun facts: At 15.3%, North Dakota has the second-highest rate in the country of tobacco-chewing high schoolers. Among North Dakotan adult males, about 1 in 10 chews.)
Meanwhile, here in Texas, submitter Katie is unsure whether her neighbors’ cars are being pelted with the likes of Copenhagen or queso. (In Texas, it really could go either way.)
related: My garbage can is not your spit cup.
April 10th, 2012 · 63 Comments
…where Santa brings you bunny stationery and a shotgun in the same stocking!
related: The right to bear fruit
March 1st, 2012 · 51 Comments
“I love my neighbor’s passion,” says Del in Chicago. “This is totally something I would do.”
Hmm, Del. To which of your two neighbors are you referring?
related: Panty raid!
February 16th, 2012 · 77 Comments
Putting decaf in the regular coffee pot? Now that’s just evil taken a step too far.
The decaf’s response: