Writes our submitter in Dallas: “My ex-roommate is possibly THE most passive-aggressive person I’ve ever met. We’ve reconciled, mostly, but we still have our moments. For example, just after Christmas, she was going out of town and wanted me to look after her cat. She used the same e-mail as an opportunity to say thank you for the Christmas gift my girlfriend and I gave her.
January 5th, 2012 · 60 comments
January 4th, 2012 · 242 comments
Julie in Milwaukee has been trying to drag her nine-year-old daughter to get a haircut for ages. The day of the planned trim, Mom found this prize bit of melodrama waiting on her bed.
related: A Mother’s Day Report Card
January 1st, 2012 · 37 comments
They stole your food, disrupted your sleep, acted like slobs…and usually somehow managed to blame you. 2011: the year of assholes (and the snarky smartasses who goad them.)
Chief among them, and the landslide winner of the 2011 “douchecanoe of the year” award: the insufferably self-righteous vegan. Not that there wasn’t some stiff competition, of course. Cast your votes in the comments!
December 30th, 2011 · 39 comments
From the ladies’ room…
And the men’s room…
And the men’s room, one day later…
related: And a Happy New Year to you!
December 29th, 2011 · 56 comments
Jess in St. Louis says this dumpster “is definitely a manifestation of the microcosm of American value clashes that is my block.” Adds Jess: “Hopefully we can all survive the cardboard waste of Christmas in one piece.”
related: The right to bear fruit
December 28th, 2011 · 35 comments
Spotted (and Instagram’d) by Cecilia in Pensacola, Florida:
related: Scat, fat cat!
extra credit: Chase No Face
December 26th, 2011 · 23 comments
Writes Kristie in Tacoma, Washington: “My kids totally threw me under the bus in order to cover their tails for Santa.”
December 23rd, 2011 · 27 comments
Writes Mimi in Toronto: “Me being 17 and my brother being 19, we weren’t particularly interested in doing the whole ‘leave Santa provisions’ charade on Christmas Eve. Our mother took offense to our lack of Christmas spirit, and we awoke the next morning to this note, along with some half eaten cookies and carrots.”
related: All I want for Christmas
December 21st, 2011 · 86 comments
And here you thought your neighbors were assholes for dumping your dry laundry on a table.
Kita in Alberta particularly enjoyed the fact that this note — written on the back of a piece of wrapping paper — was stuck to the wall with a smiley-face Band-Aid.
extra credit: “How nice are we?” [cbcnews.ca]
December 20th, 2011 · 46 comments
Below: the first of many heartbreaking childhood disappointments to come for Kaeton’s six-year-old cousin, Laylah.
extra credit: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus