Though this may look like the the bloody rantings of a serial killer, Tino in Stuttgart, Germany says this was simply his flatmate’s way of stating his displeasure at the ongoing lack of parity in toilet-paper purchasing.
(Tino’s rough translation: YOU ASSES[,] BUY SOME TOILET PAPER.)
And my favorite part…
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FILED UNDER: Deutsche · Germany · heart · roommates · toilet paper
Debbie, Debbie, Debbie…what are we going to do with you? Your coworkers seem a bit incensed.
Don’t worry, Deb — this one’s all yours…
related: Especially Deborah
FILED UNDER: blitzkrieg approach · food · Hawaii · most popular notes of 2012 · office fridge
“I love my neighbor’s passion,” says Del in Chicago. “This is totally something I would do.”
Hmm, Del. To which of your two neighbors are you referring?
related: Panty raid!
FILED UNDER: Chicago · laundry · most popular notes of 2012 · not-so-veiled threats · stealing
Ashley and her husband were visiting her in-laws in a small town in Michigan when she spotted this old-school wall of public humiliation in the local pizzeria/video store.
Says Ashley: “What amazes me is that a town with a population under 1600 has this many people who owe significant amounts of money to a video store.” (Also amazing? That this video store is actually still in business.)
related: Roadside intervention
FILED UNDER: Michigan · money · public shaming · small town living
Heidi says what started off as a simple request turned into a whiteboard snark-off at the natural foods store where she works in (where else?) Portland.
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extra credit: Day in the Life of a Passive-Aggressive Vegan Grocery Store Clerk [mcsweeneys.net]
FILED UNDER: food · Oregon · Portland · unsolicited feedback
When it comes to this particular student share house, “It seems that the pure, unadulterated essence of corporate greed is found in forgetting to turn of the tap,” our submitter writes. “Clearly, society is a snarky bitch.”
P.S. Corporate Muppet, you say?
related: A not-so-friendly handshake
FILED UNDER: bathroom · roommates · The Earth · U.K.
Co-win-cidentally, these two notes were submitted within minutes of each other. (In my mind, both seem to demand being read with a kindergartner’s lisp.)
Stacey in Alexandria, Virginia spotted this almost-haiku in a high school hallway:
Meanwhile, this (just slightly) f-ed up display comes from an office kitchen in New York City:
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FILED UNDER: cleaning · clip art catastrophe · noise · spelling and grammar police
Our submitter in Ohio came into work recently to find this disturbing notice on the door of the women’s restroom. Even more disturbing? This apparently wasn’t the first time this type of incident has occurred.
Our submitter says a group of coworkers spend all morning trying to figure out the logistics of how this shit went down. “The stall is really not that big,” she says, “and in order to miss the toilet, one would have to be standing, practically leaning on the wall, rotated 90 degrees from the usual use of a toilet…and then somehow not see what happened or subsequently decide not to clean it up.”
Sadly, I think Drew of Toothpaste for Dinner has a point:
related: THE MAD BOMBER: Never Forget!
FILED UNDER: bathroom · bold-underlined-caps · Cleveland · office · shit · that's disgusting · WTF?
Michael says this chaotic jumble of parenthetical-underlined-CAPSLOCK has been up since he started working at this California sushi restaurant, much to his amusement.
Adds Michael: “I don’t care how much a customer tips me, I am not going to satisfy all of their needs.” (So, no rice dicks, then?)
Honestly, it’s that last missing parenthesis that really gets me. Just close it up! Do it now!
related: Under no circumstances shall any chef make a Rice Dick.
FILED UNDER: bizarro spacing · bold-underlined-caps · California · CAPS LOCK · confusion??? · restaurant · You call that punctuation?
Ty — an innocent bystander in this situation — saw this reply note taped to the door of his apartment building in Omaha. “I LOVE it!’ says Ty. Me too, Ty. Me too.
related: Save the earth, kill the kids?
FILED UNDER: car · heart · neighbors · Omaha · p.s. · smiley · thanks (but not really)