Entries Tagged as 'public shaming'
Carolyn and her husband were intrigued by this message on a car they spotted at a roadside farmer’s market in Maryland. “We desperately wanted to know who the driver was and who wrote it,” Carolyn says. “Unfortunately, we never got to see either before we left.”
So, what do you imagine the story is here?
related: What does your car say about you?
Tags: driving · Maryland · public shaming
September 16th, 2013 · 18 Comments
Those must be some darn big pockets you’ve got there, Elwood.
(Thanks to Jessi in Illinois for submitting!)
related: A Roadside Intervention
extra credit: “Men accused of stealing $65,000 in chicken wings” [cbsatlanta.com]
Tags: food · Illinois · money · most popular notes of 2013 · public shaming · small town living · stealing
Our submitter in Portland, Oregon saw this sign while out for her morning run. Strangely, she took a pass on the hot date.
related: The saga of Tony Q69
Tags: ex drama · Portland · public shaming
Our submitter stumbled upon this (excessively punctuated) gem while reading reviews for a product she was considering purchasing on Amazon.
related: Well, at least she reads?
Tags: gift · posted online · public shaming · You call that punctuation?
“There has always been candy on the secretary’s desk at work,” writes Dennis in Louisiana, “but “someone recently moved in to the office who does not need to be eating any candy. I think the message here is pretty clear.”
related: This is a candy-optional office
Tags: actions speak louder · candy · hey fatty · mean girls · office · public shaming · way harsh
Writes Tom in Cleveland: “In the parking garage of my apartment building, some B parked in assigned spot 144, which belonged to another B, who then covered B1′s Jeep in harshly-worded notes on multi-colored construction paper.”
related: It’s my spot and I’ll park what I want to
Tags: blitzkrieg approach · Cleveland · parking · public shaming
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Tags: food · message to all intended for one · most popular notes of 2013 · office · public shaming
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
Stephen in Eugene, Oregon rode by this house on his bike and was a block away before he realized he had to go back and take a photo for posterity. “I question who is the good neighbor here,” Stephan says. “I suspect this is about more than just the hydrangeas. But maybe they just really want room to park another car on the lawn.”
related: And bad fences make bad neighbors?
Tags: flowers, trees, houseplants & gardens · neighbors · Oregon · public shaming
Nicole in Baltimore says her roommate returned home from work and found this note taped to the front door. Later, they discovered a copy of the same had also been taped to the doors of everyone on the entire street. (Kindling for the torch-and-pitchfork-wielding mob?)
Meanwhile, a submitter from nearby Silver Spring, Maryland snapped this photo during rush-hour traffic.
related: Buy one divorce, get the second one half off!
Tags: Baltimore · love & marriage · Maryland · public shaming · spurned lover