From Netherlands, the “killing you with kindness” approach:
June 28th, 2007 · 38 comments
June 27th, 2007 · 72 comments
Cassie in Orlando is a preschool teacher, and brings us this note posted by the school’s director. “I cannot help but be in awe of her after this note,” Cassie says, and I have to agree.
A classic, no?
June 26th, 2007 · 91 comments
Explains James, “My cool roommate tries to do something nice for the house, and then jerk roommate writes this.”
Seriously, Team Cormac all the way.
June 25th, 2007 · 41 comments
Paul in San Diego says this note showed up above both urinals at his office last week.
related: The bathroom-stall booger epidemic
June 25th, 2007 · 87 comments
An anonymous Brooklyn mom sends in this choice — dare we say priceless — example of Park Slope’s well-documented mama drama.
related: No money, no trophy
June 24th, 2007 · 47 comments
Dan in Miami Beach — who by the way knows a thing or two about roommate drama — bring us this sign from a clothing store in the gay mecca of Wilton Manors, Florida. Says Dan: “Sometimes, gay men are a little bitchy with each other.” (Again, something he knows a bit about.)
(And seriously, sweetheart, don’t even start with the whole “but that’s not exactly passive-aggressive” stuff.)
June 21st, 2007 · 43 comments
No lols from this feline — just some lovely passive voice!
(Thanx to Megan in Michigan for submitting.)
June 21st, 2007 · 36 comments
This is a special note indeed. The idiosyncratic spelling, spacing, and bolding are fascinating — and I love how the third sentence is so rhetorical it doesn’t even deserve a question mark. I think what I enjoy most, however, is the after-the-fact realization that the desired action here just wasn’t quite explicit enough.
(Thanks to Molly in Washington, D.C. for submitting!)
related: The needy little dishwasher
June 20th, 2007 · 33 comments
Writes Lauren in Kansas: “My roommate is known for her notes towards me and our other roommate. We never touch each other’s food as is, but I guess she felt the need to threaten us to keep it that way. Inside the box? A ton of containers of frozen cookie dough.”
Sadly, Lacey’s earlier notes to Lauren and her roommates went unrecorded. Lauren’s personal favorite:
If you’re hot run around naked
If you’re cold put on sweatshirts
Do NOT touch the heater
June 20th, 2007 · 35 comments
Exhibit a) From Richmond, Virginia: the pedantic approach
Exhibit b) From Minneapolis: the conditional approach
Exhibit c) From Hartford, Connecticut: the ALL for one and one for ALL approach
Exhibit d) From Dallas: the federal government’s approach
related: To the ICE GOBBLERS