As amused as Emily in Houston was by this item description at the local Salvation Army store, she had to empathize a bit with the poor sucker who wrote it. (“The desk really was large and heavy-looking,” she says.)
Entries Tagged as 'United States'
December 4th, 2011 · 15 Comments
December 1st, 2011 · 77 Comments
As someone with a small bladder, Becky of Apostrophe Catastrophes says she’s peed in many a hotel lobby bathroom, but this was the first time she’s encountered a passive-aggressive note in the process.
“Ironically,” she says, on this occasion, “I actually was staying in one of the rooms they hint at in the note.”
November 27th, 2011 · 82 Comments
Perhaps the neighbors are Skyrim fans?
extra credit: ‘Modern Warfare’ removes one team’s call of duty [wtop.com]
November 22nd, 2011 · 66 Comments
The subtle version (from Denver, Colorado):
And the not-so-subtle version (spotted by Ariana in Boulder, Colorado):
extra credit: Coke, Sprite, or Ice-T
November 21st, 2011 · 61 Comments
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.
November 17th, 2011 · 123 Comments
Reports Barb in Las Vegas: “A woman in our office, originally from the Philippines, just got her citizenship. Our often inappropriate receptionist wrote this note on her card.”
Yes, that really does say “no more climbing over barbed wire in the nite.” Adds Barb: “She also printed lyrics from West Side Story in giant font and hung them in the area where we had celebratory cake. So odd!”
related: America the not-so-beautiful
November 16th, 2011 · 16 Comments
Apparently only the not-so-valuable employees get banished to this closet, as spotted by Lindsey in Kansas.
(Psst, Savanna! You might want to check this place out.)
Meanwhile, Kristi in Oregon noticed that inner peace is apparently not on the menu for the general public at this vegetarian restaurant.
related: The Sushi Nazi
November 15th, 2011 · 131 Comments
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
November 14th, 2011 · 90 Comments
When four people share one bathroom, true equity in toilet-paper purchasing is nearly impossible to come by without conflict.
Just take a look at the opening salvo issued at Laura’s apartment in Georgia:
…and the first response:
Your move, “Scott.”
related: Five approaches to TP maintenance
November 10th, 2011 · 81 Comments
Savanna in Michigan says her landlord left this note on the kitchen floor “next to a tiny pile of tiny scraps of trash on the floor from dinner I had made.” Her excuse? “I don’t think we even have a broom, and if we do I have no idea where he keeps it.”
Um, Savanna, honey? No. Just…no.