Writes our submitter, “Bob L,” in California: “I posted a negative review on Yelp of a local business. Next time I came in, I saw this note posted on their bulletin board. Glad I didn’t use my real name!”
related: “The bathrooms are the best thing about this restaurant.”
extra credit: Portlandia “Bad Yelp review” [youtube]
FILED UNDER: "customer service" · California · posted online
“Understand,” writes Beck in Philadelphia, “I love this city. Filth and all.” But he also had to give props to this guerilla PSA — done in the style of the Philly Tourism Board’s “with love” ad campaign — adding, “I regret not actually being able to photograph all the trash that really was on the ground.”
related: People of Philadelphia, these tomatoes are not for you!
FILED UNDER: heart · littering · Philadelphia · signed with love · xoxo
Bill says he’s lived in the same building in Shenzhen, China for four years, “and the place still cracks me up, daily.” The latest from his building’s noticeboard:
related: Beware of falling hairballs
FILED UNDER: China · Clearly a non-native English speaker · landlords and property managers · neighbors
This one was spotted by Liz from British Columbia in what she describes as “a popular drinkin’ park often featuring empty Colt .45 cans.”
related: What kind of person steals flowers from a grave?
FILED UNDER: British Columbia · Canada · die bitch die · flowers, trees, houseplants & gardens
I’m normally not the littering type, but something about this mess of bullet points makes me want to upend the nearest trash can and just go absolutely apeshit. (And how was your holiday, boss?)
related: Clues that you might be trapped in a soul-sucking job
FILED UNDER: Birmingham · garbage · now that's management · U.K.
FILED UNDER: meta
Here it is: a look back at your favorite notes of 2012, from heartbroken kids to self-righteous vegans and everywhere in between. (Just click on any of the notes to see the original post, with context.)
But first — drumroll please — our two leading candidates vying for the title of 2012 douchecanoe of the year!
Of course, you could also vote for a third party candidate. Which write-ins are missing from the race? Cast your votes in the comments!
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FILED UNDER: most popular notes of 2012
While at his parents’ house in Indiana for Christmas, Jay says his mother passed this card around to everyone, saying, “Can you believe this?!” The awkward part: Terry (not that Terry) is their next-door neighbor.
related: Happy Holidays! So glad we’re not together!
FILED UNDER: Christmas · holiday spirit · Indiana · neighbors
The most extreme case of ice hoarding I’ve seen comes to us from an office in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania:
Personally, I think Nicolette’s “Aunt Anny” in California is onto something. (Assuming, of course, that people have the recipe.)
related: Four approaches to ice cube maintenance
FILED UNDER: ice · office
So far this year, we’ve gotten no missing Baby Jesus reports. (Yet.) However, it looks like it’s still hard out there for a giant candy cane.
Just ask Anderson in Huntsville, Alabama:
Gina in New Philadelphia, Ohio:
The Bishop Family in Genoa, Nebraska:
or David in Florence, South Carolina:
related: The circle of Hell Dante forget to mention
FILED UNDER: Christmas · holiday spirit · stealing · vandalism