Writes Eric: “My sister and her boss got a little tired of the constant banter outside their offices.”
(Note: This above sign is not to be confused with the “no cankle zone” delineated by a competing faction of office mean girls.)
related: The Office LOL Police
FILED UNDER: mean girls · noise · office · way harsh
Writes our submitter from Portland, Oregon: “People steal out of the fridge all the time, so I’m not sure why someone thought money would be safe taped to barbecue sauce.”
related: I hope you…
FILED UNDER: Christmas · holiday spirit · money · most popular notes of 2013 · office fridge · stealing
Victoria in Maryland received this heartwarming card from her mother a few years ago. (“She was mad because I put an end to her partying in the garage at my house.”)
related: More birthday mama drama!
FILED UNDER: birthday · Mother-daughter notes · way harsh
Writes Natalie in Cardiff: “I noticed this a little while ago in the changing rooms of my local leisure centre. I thought it fit in nicely with the public/private restroom notes these last couple of days. Perhaps people in South Wales are a little mixed-up too!”
related: Hair-raising indignation
extra credit: Weird Wales [bbc.co.uk]
FILED UNDER: gym · hygiene · Wales
Our submitter from Washington state found this note in one of the restrooms in her office building.”The toothbrushes and mouthwash have been there for a few weeks,” she says. “I’m not sure why they’re there or who posted the note, but I appreciate the incredulous tone.”
I don’t really have anything against brushing your teeth at the office, but between yesterday’s note and today’s, I’m starting to wonder if “public restroom” means something different to people on the West Coast. This posting from a Los Angeles-based Yelp user only deepened my suspicions:
related: “You are not fit to use a public toilet, you filthy mutt.”
extra credit: The Office Bathroom: Now a Home Away From Home [forbes.com]
FILED UNDER: bathroom · hygiene · office · Washington state
Our submitter in Tempe found this notice posted in the men’s bathroom of a classroom building on the ASU campus. In a word…yuck.
related: Body hair saga!
extra credit: 9 Things to Do with Human Hair [npr.org]
FILED UNDER: bathroom · Tempe · that's disgusting · toilet
Writes Sarah: “I am deeply sorry, long-suffering San Diego Public Library, for whatever past incident(s) made this sign necessary…though I do appreciate the superfun font!”
related: Colostomy bags!
FILED UNDER: library · piss · San Diego · so this is a thing?
Spotted by Elissa in Annandale, Australia:
related: Free coat rack, gently used
FILED UNDER: anthropomorphism · Australia · smartass
Writes our submitter in Washington state: “Shortly after our holiday party signup sheet was posted, this gentle reminder appeared, taped over the word ‘potluck.’ So far, no one has been brave enough to sign up for anything.”
(Because, you know, the best kind of potluck is six bags of chips, three plates of cookies, a one liter bottle of soda, and some plastic forks.)
related: THE POTLUCK THEME IS MONGOLIA[N] BBQ!!!!!
extra credit: Potluck fear and loathing [latimes.com]
FILED UNDER: holiday spirit · most popular notes of 2013 · obnoxious definition · office cop · party planning committee
Ever wonder how MIT undergrads spend their free time? Well, thanks to Benjamin in Boston, you have your answer:
related: How’s that for a group effort?
FILED UNDER: college life · dishes · most popular notes of 2013 · note wars · smartass