That lovely German word 'schadenfreude' describes the pleasure that one gets in witnessing another person's misfortune. While we don't necessarily condone this slightly evil feeling, it can be useful in putting one's own struggles and unfortunate events into perspective.

For example, you're not having a good time of things. You didn't get much sleep, the car won't start, and you're late for work. Seems like you're having the worst day ever! It's easy to feel grumpy and full of self-pity; you might even bring the people around you down as well, with your crappy mood.

However, one look at this list, compiled by Bored Panda, will immediately make you realize how much worse things can be. These people are having a really bad day, and it's sure to be worse than yours. Does that make things better? Yes. Should it really? Probably not. But somehow it does, so who are we to argue?

Scroll down below for your daily dose of schadenfreude, whether you need it or not, and feel free to tell us about your own funny accidents in the comments!

#1

This Amazon Review Though

This Amazon Review Though

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Miss Kitty
Community Member
10 months ago

All this is so tragical, but it still gave me a good laugh.

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#2

Keys Inside Armored Truck

Keys Inside Armored Truck

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Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
10 months ago

Oops

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#3

Today I Learned That I Sleepwalk

Today I Learned That I Sleepwalk

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago

At least the neighbor didn't takes pictures

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#4

Oops

Oops

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Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
10 months ago

Ha, ha, ha!

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#5

Two Brothers Won The Lottery On The Same Day

Two Brothers Won The Lottery On The Same Day

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Chris Watson
Community Member
10 months ago

I hope they shared

Max L.
Community Member
10 months ago

Yes, James 3.50 each sure agreed.

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
10 months ago

"Hey Bob, do you remember when I was six and you stole the last French fry from my plate? It's payback time..."

Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
10 months ago

most of us are Bob.

citcat
Community Member
10 months ago

Guess who is the favourite?

Cliff McIntire
Community Member
10 months ago

"Yours has a decimal point, huh. Mine doesn't have a decimal point. See? That's weird, right? I wonder why they put a decimal point in yours."

Mykola Iuzefchuk
Community Member
10 months ago

the both are lucky

Nicominde
Community Member
10 months ago

When You win 7$ and your brother 291,400,000$....

Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago

Hopefully James is generous enough to share with his brother

BusLady
Community Member
10 months ago

Bob: "Hey, you guys misspelled my name. It's J-A-M-E-S."

ElectroPhoenix
Community Member
10 months ago

Oh

tuzdayschild
Community Member
10 months ago

Mom loves James more.

pony33
Community Member
10 months ago

I split my $7.00, if you split your...

Bored Reader
Community Member
10 months ago

Poor Bob...

Friedlander Rosenzweig
Community Member
10 months ago

lotterycritic.com: https://www.lotterycritic.com/lottery-winners/the-stocklas-brothers-a-lottery-rivalry-for-the-ages/

Christy Smith
Community Member
10 months ago

I'd be ticked off at the situation if it was me.

Incognito
Community Member
10 months ago

the face of the brother on the left be like: ...

Wyndmere
Community Member
9 months ago

Bernie was always the competitive one who had to one-up Carl in everything. - Nothing has changed.

How Terribly Unfortunate
Community Member
9 months ago

Imagine being the $7 winner tho

TheReader19
Community Member
10 months ago

Why am I laughing so hard 😂

Giacomo Medici
Community Member
10 months ago

notice the degree of smile..

Jeff Diamond
Community Member
10 months ago

The guy that won the $7 probably still has his.

Reagan James
Community Member
10 months ago

Imagine being like “Hey, look! I got 7 bucks! That’s lucky!” Than Bob comes over and is like, “Hey! I won$291,400,000 million bucks! Well isn’t that lucky?” Me. “ I will hate you forever if you don’t give me half.”

dev mehta
Community Member
10 months ago

James, please share with your brother.

Laana
Community Member
10 months ago

Hmm... one of them has a bigger smile 😁

Ronnel Samonte
Community Member
10 months ago

Wow!

Brad Rieman
Community Member
2 months ago

If I was Bob, I would rather have just lost, than to ever have to tell someone I won $7.00 after brother James tells his story.

Sent From The Slytherin House
Community Member
5 months ago

They'rs so cute

Seino Gitre
Community Member
5 months ago

ouch

Carol Roeder
Community Member
7 months ago

My luck run like Bob's does! Ha ha.

Sam Leigh
Community Member
9 months ago

Oh god!! Yeah no way would I would have said yes to that photo shoot.

Pandemonium
Community Member
9 months ago

Ouch

glorytherainwing
Community Member
9 months ago

i dont think this is a BAD day...

Ava Bowie
Community Member
10 months ago

Of course, the favorite one gets more money.

Judith Wilson
Community Member
10 months ago

OH MY GAWD

Magic lady
Community Member
10 months ago

Certainly hope they had a really great relationship. Because if they don’t James will be enjoying all that money himself

Eric Forster
Community Member
10 months ago

Wow, Bob is a lottery dollarnaire just like me.

Laura Martin
Community Member
10 months ago

But did Bob share with James??

Tammy Ralph
Community Member
10 months ago

$291,000,000 HOLY MOLEY, enough to share with the whole town.

Alexander Brior
Community Member
10 months ago

Between me and my brother, I would probably be the one to get the $7.

OTTER
Community Member
10 months ago

Cheaters!!!

Rikke Hackner
Community Member
10 months ago

Now why does the one brother look a lot happier than the other?

Steve Cruz
Community Member
10 months ago

More than I've ever won…

Kim Bush
Community Member
10 months ago

One of them is a really good sport lol

Marreko De Bruig
Community Member
10 months ago

lets hope big brother has a big heart

Bettye McKee
Community Member
10 months ago

I guess luck runs in the family. Next time, Bob, you get to hold the rabbit's foot.

MARCO SOLIS
Community Member
10 months ago

i bet he is so mad

debrina blackmoon
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10 months ago

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Satirical Duchess
Community Member
10 months ago

Oof

I'm dark
Community Member
10 months ago

march 2!!! my birthday!!!!!

Sergio Serg
Community Member
10 months ago

The big check they printed cost more than the $7 it shows

Jo Choto
Community Member
10 months ago

That is really sad!

Tiggy Darling
Community Member
10 months ago

I bet Bob's cheque cost more than $7 to make.

Turtleturleturtle
Community Member
9 months ago

7 dollars. 😅😥 Hahaha... ha.

Tee Pridemore
Community Member
10 months ago

really :)

Michael Rodrick
Community Member
10 months ago

I bet the big winner changed his name & left the country!

JJM
Community Member
10 months ago

I'll take the one on the right, thank you.

Ashley Wright
Community Member
10 months ago

Will James be charitable toward his brother?

Mairlady
Community Member
10 months ago

I am sure they shared. Or they wont be brothers anymore!

Deborah Marquez
Community Member
10 months ago

The LAST day these brothers were brothers....

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
10 months ago

Bob's winnings paid for his gas??? I hope...

Louise Stange-Wahl
Community Member
10 months ago

Dammit--WHY can't that be me---the check on the right, I mean!

Kshitij Desai
Community Member
10 months ago

woah thats a lot of money

Donna Leske
Community Member
10 months ago

James is gonna share. That's how he was brought up.

Id row
Community Member
10 months ago

Ouch x 291 million. Sucks to be Bob.

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
10 months ago

Kiinda yes.

SUPERIOR STREAM
Community Member
10 months ago

WORST DAY EVER WHEN YOUR BRO GIVES YOU LIKE 100MLN

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#6

Oh Well

Oh Well

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
10 months ago

Nice guy.

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#7

Probably The Greatest Picture Of Myself That’s Ever Been Taken

Probably The Greatest Picture Of Myself That’s Ever Been Taken

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Geoffrey Holland
Community Member
10 months ago

Plot twist, it's the guy in the red jacket.

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#8

Just Married Couple In Front Of Their Burning Car

Just Married Couple In Front Of Their Burning Car

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

At least they're okay, and seem to have good sense of humor about the whole thing. It'll make an interesting story to tell the kids years later.(if they choose to have any)

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#9

Poor Guy

Poor Guy

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
10 months ago

Fair enough

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#10

Well That Sucks

Well That Sucks

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
10 months ago

Even the fork is giving you the middle finger.

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#11

Sucks To Be You, Tom

Sucks To Be You, Tom

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ElectroPhoenix
Community Member
10 months ago

He asked to remain anonymous, but didn't get his wish

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#12

Spent $11.75 Growing Tomatoes This Year. Here's My Whole Harvest

Spent $11.75 Growing Tomatoes This Year. Here's My Whole Harvest

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Tee
Community Member
10 months ago

That would work perfectly in the tiny kitchen

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#13

Scene Outside My Apartment Today

Scene Outside My Apartment Today

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago

I can almost hear the workers trying to figure out what to do

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#14

This Girl Was Bleaching Her Hair And Put A Plastic Bag From Walmart Over It To Help The Heat Stay In And It Printed The Ink Onto Her Hair

This Girl Was Bleaching Her Hair And Put A Plastic Bag From Walmart Over It To Help The Heat Stay In And It Printed The Ink Onto Her Hair

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Vicky Zar
Community Member
10 months ago

Well, at least it will not show when she brushes her hair normally

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#15

Context Matters

Context Matters

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European other
Community Member
10 months ago

Nice boss ?!

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#16

Not Dead

Not Dead

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Vilkas
Community Member
10 months ago

She has a sense of humour about it anyway.

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#17

I Give Up

I Give Up

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
10 months ago

Their phone is devoutly religious and could no longer allow such behavior.

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#18

Lanyard Caught On The Handle And My Keys Swung Inside The Door As I Closed It. Stupidest Way To Lock Yourself Out?

Lanyard Caught On The Handle And My Keys Swung Inside The Door As I Closed It. Stupidest Way To Lock Yourself Out?

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David Jeu
Community Member
10 months ago

*Mac Gyver theme plays

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#19

So I Started Work As A Beekeeper Last Week

So I Started Work As A Beekeeper Last Week

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Geoffrey Holland
Community Member
10 months ago

And you're now an Instagram influencer!

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#20

Dammit!

Dammit!

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Raine Soo
Community Member
10 months ago

Oh, that's cold.

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#21

Control + V

Control + V

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Demi Zwaan
Community Member
10 months ago

Oh wow, you can really see his face in there! Awesome!

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#22

Well, I Guess I'm The Chandelier Now

Well, I Guess I'm The Chandelier Now

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ElectroPhoenix
Community Member
10 months ago

Yes, you are the chandelier.

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#23

Someone At Porsche Is Getting Fired Today

Someone At Porsche Is Getting Fired Today

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago

I would've loved to hear the explanation the employee came up with.

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#24

It's A Me A-Marioooo ...oh

It's A Me A-Marioooo ...oh

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Ronnel Samonte
Community Member
10 months ago

This one is funny lol!

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#25

Rude Awakening

Rude Awakening

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
10 months ago

hope you are okay!

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#26

Jonah Hill Dropping His Coffee

Jonah Hill Dropping His Coffee

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Dream Wolf
Community Member
10 months ago

But why would you hold your coffee all the way up there?

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#27

I Received This Gift From My Crush

I Received This Gift From My Crush

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
10 months ago

That is an Oscar worth burn

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#28

Still Better Than a DUI

Still Better Than a DUI

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SAF saf
Community Member
10 months ago

Guy lucked out! happened to me and the cop gave me 10 mins before they towed it.

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#29

The Moment You Realize You Used The Wrong Spray

The Moment You Realize You Used The Wrong Spray

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WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

And realised you now have a perfect reason to turn the boring lawn into an amazing flowerbed.

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#30

When You Ignore The Foul Taste Of Morning Tea

When You Ignore The Foul Taste Of Morning Tea

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

Poor newt

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#31

Got A New Printer. The Old One Didn’t Go Out Without A Fight

Got A New Printer. The Old One Didn’t Go Out Without A Fight

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European other
Community Member
10 months ago

Nasty stuff that

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#32

Apparently The Kids Were Too Distracted To Shut The Door

Apparently The Kids Were Too Distracted To Shut The Door

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CherylTunt
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10 months ago

More like the parents

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#33

Picked My Car Up From The Mechanic Yesterday After Having A Bunch Of Things Replaced Totalling $2100 Just To Have Burst Into Flames On Me This Morning. I'm Too Poor For This S**t

Picked My Car Up From The Mechanic Yesterday After Having A Bunch Of Things Replaced Totalling $2100 Just To Have Burst Into Flames On Me This Morning. I'm Too Poor For This S**t

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DemPugs
Community Member
10 months ago

I remember reading the original Reddit post a few months ago, he posted an update saying he was suing the mechanic or something

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#34

Looks Like I’m Not Getting My Bluetooth Earbuds Back For A While

Looks Like I’m Not Getting My Bluetooth Earbuds Back For A While

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David Jeu
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

They should bind them together.

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#35

Imagine Getting Your Name Excluded Like This In A Movie Credit Scene

Imagine Getting Your Name Excluded Like This In A Movie Credit Scene

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Toujin C'Thlu
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10 months ago

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#36

When You Forget Your Friends

When You Forget Your Friends

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago

Poor girl

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#37

Chinese Man Chops Off His Own Finger After A Snake Bite ‘To Save My Own Life’, But Doctors Say It Was Totally Unnecessary

Chinese Man Chops Off His Own Finger After A Snake Bite ‘To Save My Own Life’, But Doctors Say It Was Totally Unnecessary

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Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
10 months ago

That's one hell of an over-reaction.

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#38

Took Mac And Cheese To A Different Level

Took Mac And Cheese To A Different Level

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ElectroPhoenix
Community Member
10 months ago

Well, that worked

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#39

Home Alone Cleaning The Roof And Gutters When I Heard A Loud Bang

Home Alone Cleaning The Roof And Gutters When I Heard A Loud Bang

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
10 months ago

How the hell did it fell over on its own?

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#40

A Statue Of Jesus In India Mysteriously Began Dripping Water From Its Toes. Worshippers Started Collecting It And Drinking It Believing It Was Holy. The Source Of The Water Was Later Found To Be Clogged Pipes

A Statue Of Jesus In India Mysteriously Began Dripping Water From Its Toes. Worshippers Started Collecting It And Drinking It Believing It Was Holy. The Source Of The Water Was Later Found To Be Clogged Pipes

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Asat Voong
Community Member
10 months ago

Holy shit!

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