Belinda in Tennessee says her six-year-old daughter wrote this note “after I refused to let her try to glue a bouncy ball back onto the elastic of the paddle toy it had broken off of.”
Translation (for those who don’t speak six-year-old):
Mom (sigh) I really love you but why do you ruin each day of my life. I’ll be on the front porch if you want to talk with me.
Meanwhile, redditor thinkboxutah’s 7-year-old son put this together after getting grounded.
FILED UNDER: kids · most popular notes of 2013 · Mother-daughter notes · Tennessee
Writes Chelsa in Canada: “My first night moving in, I couldn’t find the bolts to put my bed frame back together, so I had to unpack some boxes and it was about 10 p.m. before I found them and could set up my bed. Moving sucks, right? Apparently at 10 p.m. on Saturday night, screwing in 8 bolts is THE WORST thing a person can do. This note was on my door in the morning.”
related: The Neighborhood Warning Wagon
FILED UNDER: Canada · neighbors · noise · smiley
Writes Randahl in Boise, Idaho: “I love me some Tapatío, and sometimes I forget to put it back in the fridge. My wife thought Mr. Tapatío should know his place.”
related: Eat it; love it. Got it?
FILED UNDER: fridge · heart · Idaho · love & marriage · xoxo
Writes our submitter in Boston: “Our mailman always finds the most creative and effective ways to convey his thoughts to those who neglect their mail.”
related: Apartment D is NOT vacant!
FILED UNDER: Boston · going postal · public shaming
Now that Girl Scout cookie season has ended — here in Texas, anyway — shit’s starting to get real.
related: Killer cookie dough
FILED UNDER: die bitch die · food · heart · most popular notes of 2013 · sharing is caring
Slow clap for this building manager in Boston, anyone?
related: Things to do this summer
FILED UNDER: bathroom · Boston · toilet
“Architecture students are known for their creative, um, madness,” writes our submitter. “Combine that with severe sleep deprivation, and voilà!” Among the architecture master’s students who share this studio, our submitter says, this masterpiece of a note has already become legend.
related: Untitled — Broken Glass
extra credit: Architorture School
FILED UNDER: college life · most popular notes of 2013 · touching
“I messed up and forgot to get something for my long-distance girlfriend for Valentine’s Day last year,” says Kyle, a college student in South Carolina. Soon after, he got this card in the mail…evidence that his girlfriend had morphed into some unholy hybrid of a 9-year-old girl and @horse_ebooks.
related: Public Displays of Long-Distance Affection
extra credit: Radiohead or Horse_ebooks?
FILED UNDER: crazypants · most popular notes of 2013 · sig o · Valentine's Day
Steve in Los Angeles says his dog has been having some separation anxiety, typically crying for about 30 minutes to an hour after Steve leaves for work. He recently found this oh-so-helpful advice taped to his front door. (His response: “WTF?!”)
Steve, just to put things in perspective, you might want to take a look at the Chicago approach:
related: My bite is work than your bark
FILED UNDER: "helpful" advice · Chicago · dogs · Los Angeles · neighbors · noise · warning
(As always, just click on the image to enlarge.)
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FILED UNDER: college life · library · TL;DR