Entries Tagged as 'You call that punctuation?'
Found on the company dishwasher by Pete M….
The text at the bottom reads: “If you would like a lesson in telling the difference between the machine being on or not, please see reception.” ) Now that’s a Power Point presentation I’d love to see.
related: The needy little dishwasher
Tags: CAPS LOCK · confusion??? · dishwasher · office · opening/closing
Along with the Mad Bomber series, I’d say this note is one for the hall of fame. There are so many amazing elements here I can’t even pick a favorite.
related: care, it makes a difference
Tags: cleaning · college life · dishes · excessive underlining · exclamation-point happy!!!! · noise · odor · roommates · sex sex sex · whiteboard
Dispatches from an oh-so-common passive-aggressive battleground: “the common area.”
So, whose side are you on?
Tags: confusion??? · moving/not moving · questionable logic · roommates
Tags: moving/not moving · office · unnecessary "quotation marks"
Explains JDB: “The blue note went up first, then we hired a bunch of contractors. The red note went up shortly after that.”
Tags: cleaning · coffee · exclamation-point happy!!!! · office
Tim found this note in the basement storeroom of an apartment building in Kiel, Germany:
Tim’s rough translation:
THANKS for filling [up the storeroom]!!!
I was able to get to the meter just SUPER!!!
tenant 5/1 [fifth floor, first apartment]
[hand written at the bottom] Many thanks from me too, tenant 5/2
Tags: Deutsche · exclamation-point happy!!!! · neighbors
After receiving numerous “helpful tips” from her roommate at the University of Minnesota…
…Lydia decided to add a few “tips” of her own. (The large signs on the oven and the microwave were already there.)
related: Meet the world’s crankiest roommate
Tags: "helpful" advice · blitzkrieg approach · cleaning · college life · dishes · etiquette · excessive underlining · exclamation-point happy!!!! · food · kitchen · microwave · Minnesota · rebuttals · roommates · sponges
Maybe it’s the manic use of ellipses and exclamation points, but this note makes me extremely uncomfortable.
Says submitter Erica in New York City, “As bad as it can get in the ladies’, I’ve been told the men’s bathroom is even worse.”
Tags: "helpful" advice · bathroom · bullet points · Comic Sans Alert · ellipses-crazed · exclamation-point happy!!!! · hygiene · New York · office · spelling and grammar police · toilet
(from an anonymous submitter in Maryland.)
Tags: "helpful" advice · exclamation-point happy!!!! · illness · kitchen · Maryland · office · spelling and grammar police
From Amy in Ocean Pines, Maryland, who explains: “I have had a problem with the people I live with (namely my husband and sister) who do not understand the concept that a dryer full of lint is a fire hazard [!!!]”
Tags: exclamation-point happy!!!! · family · Maryland