Angela and her father were poking around the local dollar store in Metuchen, New Jersey when we they came across these boxes of Christmas lights.
“We originally thought these vaguely ominous messages were meant to harken back to the ‘true spirit of Christmas’ but these threats don’t exactly engender goodwill toward men,” Angela says. “I don’t know for whom these vaguely ominous messages are really intended, but s/he must have seriously pissed off the manufacturer.”
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FILED UNDER: Christmas · most popular notes of 2011 · New Jersey · WTF?
Emily in Michigan happens to go to the university with the largest residence hall system in the U.S., and the Sunday-night scene in the dorm laundry room can be, well, a bit of a shit show.
This is the scene Emily came across one such Sunday:
(Adds Emily: “The laundry room is very clean, but I guess some people need a little extra.”)
The saga continues when an innocent bystander jumps in to make nice…
Meanwhile, the instigator of all this is not the smiley face type.
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FILED UNDER: college life · guilt trip · laundry · Michigan · non-apology apology · note wars · rebuttals · smiley · that's disrespectful · touching
In Joe’s Tuscaloosa neighborhood, a lot of folks go all-out with their Christmas decorations. While driving around the other night admiring the various Griswold-style scenes, Joe was especially amused to stumble upon this outlier.
Perhaps they took inspiration from the house below on the right?
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FILED UNDER: Alabama · Christmas · most popular notes of 2011 · smartass
Spotted by Analee at Houston’s annual Nutcracker Market, “a holiday shopping wonderland“…
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FILED UNDER: God · guilt trip · Houston · retail hell · stealing
(Thanks to Robyn from Durango, Colorado for the submission.)
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FILED UNDER: Colorado · driving · kids today · most popular notes of 2011 · old folks
According to our submitter, Jason and his cake-baking wife are newlyweds. So…I guess the honeymoon’s over?
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FILED UNDER: birthday · cake · guilt trip · love & marriage
Welcome to the set of Mean Girls: Orlando!
The initial note:
And the response…
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FILED UNDER: Christmas · cleaning · holiday spirit · nice stationery · Orlando · roommates · sarcasm
Apparently Meaghan’s roommates weren’t happy with how she disposed of her bang trimmings in the recycling bin. But c’mon, at least she didn’t leave em in the sink or the shower drain, right? Or…maybe she was confused about how the whole “locks of love” thing works? Or…aww, screw it. Can’t you bitches all just get along?
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FILED UNDER: hair · heart · Massachusetts · mean girls · recycling · roommates
As amused as Emily in Houston was by this item description at the local Salvation Army store, she had to empathize a bit with the poor sucker who wrote it. (“The desk really was large and heavy-looking,” she says.)
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FILED UNDER: Houston · retail hell
As someone with a small bladder, Becky of Apostrophe Catastrophes says she’s peed in many a hotel lobby bathroom, but this was the first time she’s encountered a passive-aggressive note in the process.
“Ironically,” she says, on this occasion, “I actually was staying in one of the rooms they hint at in the note.”
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FILED UNDER: bathroom · motels & hostels · New York