Our submitter in Fort Collins, Colorado was a bit taken aback at the site of this local business’s breakroom. “The level of commitment dedicared to naming and creating backstories for the appliances was…mindboggling,” she says.
Indeed, my mind has been boggled.
related: The Needy Little Dishwasher
FILED UNDER: anthropomorphism · blitzkrieg approach · clip art catastrophe · Colorado · dishwasher · fridge · kitchen · microwave · office · TL;DR
Jeff in California was not too happy when a neighbor slapped this on his door. “I am a lover of vintage neon,” he says, “and do not drink Budweiser or hang out in dive bars.” (I’m guessing his neighbor didn’t catch the nuance.)
related: Tacky, you say?
FILED UNDER: a matter of taste · California · neighbors
Used books can be a real treasure trove for found notes. Jessica in Mandeville, Louisiana recently found this gem while straightening up the bookshelves at work one night. “It’s now posted, in all its glory, in the front office for all employees to see,” says Jessica (no relation to Asheley or her Dad, by the way.)
related: Dear Santa, do you whip your reindeer?
FILED UNDER: kids · Louisiana
…time to pay rent on Friday. (Hint, hint.)
related: A message for our former housemate
FILED UNDER: Facebook · money · roommates · U.K.
FILED UNDER: cats · kitchen · Los Angeles · note wars · office · shameless meme-mongering
“Our organization recently moved most of its employees from several small offices into one large office,” writes our submitter in Vancouver. “It only took five months for the kitchen conflict to ramp up into a full-blown note war.”
related: Let the rest of us eat cake.
FILED UNDER: birthday · cake · karma's a bitch · note wars · office fridge · stealing · thanks (but not really) · Vancouver
Laura spotted this yard sale sign outside Peet’s Coffee Shop in Portland, Oregon.
Peter spotted a similar sign in his Long Island neighborhood a while back.
related: Garage sale drama
FILED UNDER: ex drama · garage sale · Long Island · Portland · revenge
Deborah in Townsville, Australia says her 9-year-old son, Connor, made this card for her husband, a keen cyclist. “Clearly, Connor is aware of the inherently risky nature of cycling,” Deborah says. “Either that or the word ‘dead’ just rhymed well.”
related: My Dad weighs 15 pounds, does not have a job, and likes to wear shirts.
FILED UNDER: Australia · Father-son notes · kids · Moms & Dads · pure poetry
Today’s special comes to us from New York City, at the entrance to the building’s roof deck. (Just in time for summer, when the entire city already smells like urine and garbage!)
Meanwhile, Jenny spotted this outside a three-story office building in Vancouver, B.C.
related: Dear Bob, please do not pee out your bedroom window
FILED UNDER: dogs · ellipses-crazed · New York · newspaper · noise · piss · shit
And the riposte:
related: Have your people call my people
FILED UNDER: dishes · London · meta · rebuttals · roommates