This isn’t just a note — it’s a work of art. And it’s about 100 shades of amazing.
I’ll let Rich explain: “I had a party at my house once in college, and one of our roommates who was going to be gone was really scared that someone was going to sleep in his bed. so, instead of, you know, telling us not to use his room, he decided to post this hilarious note that only an aspiring personal injury lawyer could produce.”
related: CARE — it makes a difference
FILED UNDER: "helpful" advice · college life · excessive underlining · Iowa · more like crazy · not-so-veiled threats · questionable logic · roommates · TL;DR · touching
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
FILED UNDER: CAPS LOCK · confusion??? · dishwasher · office · opening/closing
Writes Heidi in Kansas City, Missouri: “In my building, the decorating committee of condo owners added lamps to the hallway tables on each floor. Someone started turning the lamps off on some floors, and someone else left this note on the bulletin board in the building’s laundry room. Gotta love that festive holiday stationery!”
FILED UNDER: holiday spirit · Kansas City · lighting · neighbors · nice stationery
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
FILED UNDER: cleaning · college life · dishes · excessive underlining · exclamation-point happy!!!! · noise · odor · roommates · sex sex sex · whiteboard
from the offices of “a large internet company” in northern virginia…thanks to liz for submitting!
FILED UNDER: bathroom · group bitchfest · office · smiley · toilet · Virginia
From an all-girls floor of a Boston University dorm…
Ah, college. Thanks to Vicky in Boston for submitting!
FILED UNDER: Boston · college life · grow up · pleasantries as afterthought · roommates · sex sex sex
Dispatches from an oh-so-common passive-aggressive battleground: “the common area.”
So, whose side are you on?
FILED UNDER: confusion??? · moving/not moving · questionable logic · roommates
CC found this note in one of the study carrels at her large midwestern med school:
this was her response:
(she continues on a second page.)
FILED UNDER: college life · excessive underlining · Michigan · moving/not moving · smartass
Sara is one of seven students sharing an apartment in Venice. After three months of living together, she says, it became clear that one of the flatmates had to go: he had nasty habits like, um, pleasuring himself in his in other people’s bedrooms while they were out.
“We gently told him we thought it was better for everybody if he looked for another house,” Sara says, but he didn’t take the hint. So one of the other roommates decided to leave him this note:
Roughly translated from the Italian, it reads: “It’s time you leave.”
FILED UNDER: Italiano · Italy · roommates
This important safety message is brought to you from an anonymous worker at a call center in Toronto.
FILED UNDER: attire · danger · e-mail · kitchen · office · spelling and grammar police · Toronto