September 26th, 2012 · 37 comments
Writes our submitter in Houston: “The secretary on our floor is never at her desk — so much, in fact, that she’s been reported numerous times. We recently got a new office copier and somehow she decided that she has ownership of it. Based on the note below, it looks like someone needed help and was a little frustrated that, once again, she couldn’t be located.” Aaaand troll mode activated!
Adds our submitter: “The secretary EXPLODED when she saw that someone had the nerve to touch her machine.”
related: My Secretary, Sybil
FILED UNDER: Houston · office · oh no you didn't · overzealous secretary · smartass · smiley · touching
September 25th, 2012 · 32 comments
At Ama’s office in Jacksonville, Florida, a friendly staff member brought a sweet treat to share. “This became too much for one anonymous coworker,” Ama says, “who maintained his or her strength under pressure long enough to leave this note.” (Honestly, as someone with a particular weakness for the sweet stuff myself…I kinda understand.)
This is a candy-optional office
FILED UNDER: cake · Jacksonville · office
September 24th, 2012 · 15 comments
I didn’t pay much attention to this bit of poetic propaganda until I noticed it was posted at an office in the United Kingdom. Is the awkward meter of the writing below Uncle Sam some kind a subtle comment on American imperialism, or just pure laziness? I suspect the latter, but I’d still be tempted to slap a “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster on top.
related: The Vicar of Glibly
FILED UNDER: clip art catastrophe · dishes · office · pure poetry · U.K. · Your mother doesn't...
Writes our submitter in Canada: “This is my neighbour’s cat, Byron. He’s a lovely boy, but given the chance, he’ll steal into my apartment and scarf down my cats’ kibble. The other day Bryon visited sporting this new heart-shaped tag.”
Please stop feeding my cat!
FILED UNDER: British Columbia · cats · neighbors
September 20th, 2012 · 34 comments
This bullshit, from an office in Baltimore?
Or the unused-microwave-time version, from Claire’s office in Columbus, Ohio?
The Breakroom Nibbler
FILED UNDER: food · garbage · office fridge · pizza
September 18th, 2012 · 60 comments
Welcome to the neighbourhood! xo, Carly Rae Jepsen
Or I’ll call the cops, maybe?
FILED UNDER: Canada · have a nice day · most popular notes of 2012 · neighbors · noise · smiley
September 17th, 2012 · 41 comments
This heapsort arrived via an anonymous sender in Wellington, New Zealand. (Notice the menacing-looking knife at right…)
related: An ABP on the V8
FILED UNDER: confusion??? · New Zealand · office · smartass
September 16th, 2012 · 58 comments
Spotted by Rebecca in a women’s dorm at an evangelical college in St. Louis, Missouri…
What Would Jesus Steal?
FILED UNDER: bathroom · bodily fluids · college life · hygiene · Jesus · message to all intended for one · St. Louis · that's disgusting · TMI
September 12th, 2012 · 56 comments
I’ll start with the moral of the story first: “It just goes to show you that passive aggressive notes are funny but not effective.” That observation comes courtesy of Janell in San Francisco, who admits that she penned the following note after her third coffee mug went missing from the office kitchen.
Explains Janell: “While a lot of people commented on the note, my mug never appeared. After six months passed, my boss bought me an identical mug just so I would take the note down. A year later, one of my co-workers quit. We found the mug in his office.”
related: Justice, with a side of fries
extra credit: The Anti-Theft “Plug Mug”
FILED UNDER: anthropomorphism · kitchen · office · San Francisco · stealing
September 11th, 2012 · 44 comments
I never got around to it then, so I figured now was as good of a wibbly wobbly timey wimey as any to take a nostalgic look back at the best-loved notes of 2008. Which one is your favorite?
(Just click any of the images to see the original post with backstory and close-ups.)
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FILED UNDER: Most Popular Notes · most popular notes of 2008