“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.”
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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.”
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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.
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FILED UNDER: dogs · ellipses-crazed · New York · newspaper · noise · piss · shit
And the riposte:
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FILED UNDER: dishes · London · meta · rebuttals · roommates
At first glance, I definitely thought was one of those “don’t feed the zoo animals” signs. But then, whoa, an Aussie 180! Roz in Perth says the “fairly militant kitchen brigade” at her office posts notes like this all over the kitchen.
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FILED UNDER: Australia · dishes · office
Mike spotted this in one of the restrooms at his Atlanta office. As amused as he was by the snarky comment-ALL CAPS-clip art combo, “I can’t say I disagree with the note,” says Mike. “That’s just gross.”
related: Don’t vom in the urinals, either
FILED UNDER: Atlanta · bathroom · clip art catastrophe · most popular notes of 2013 · office · vomit
“It would appear my co-worker is sensitive to her plant being moved,” writes Claire in the U.K.
Meanwhile, in New York…
And in Baltimore…
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FILED UNDER: flowers, trees, houseplants & gardens · moving/not moving · not-so-veiled threats · office · office fridge · toilet
Writes our submitter in Phoenix: “Apparently, the baggage handlers at Southwest did not appreciate my ‘love note’ baggage tag and felt the need to respond — in permanent marker.”
Adds our submitter: “In my defense, I would like to point out that my bag was 46 lb., which is still under the airline’s weight limit, and I, at 5’2″, had no trouble lifting it.”
related: If the TSA was in charge of the office fridge
FILED UNDER: airport · most popular notes of 2013 · Phoenix
But…but…where is Elemenopee?
(Thanks to Erika in California, Angela in Illinois, and Victoria in Texas for submitting.)
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FILED UNDER: obnoxious definition · office · smartass