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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

At least the neighbor didn't takes pictures

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
9 months ago

who knows...?

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Eduard Korhonen
Community Member
9 months ago

You also learned that your neighbor can't spell. *underwear

Sergio Serg
Community Member
9 months ago

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Or that the other person commenting doesn't know how to spell "neighbor"

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debrina blackmoon
Community Member
9 months ago

underware?

European other
Community Member
9 months ago

I guess they are a nice neighbour

nala simba
Community Member
9 months ago

Underware? Wassat?

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
9 months ago

The opposite of overware? ;-)

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Steve Cruz
Community Member
9 months ago

Now I'm curious what was yelled and how the Jeep felt afterward.

Karen Klinck
Community Member
8 months ago

I've often felt like yelling at our Jeep. I understand completely.

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Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
9 months ago

I can understand that he was yelling at his jeep, they aren't what they used to be!!

Liberato
Community Member
9 months ago

Is that a tongue or is the face drooling!? I'm confused LOL

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
9 months ago

Yikes. Glad no one called the cops on you for screaming in the middle of the night

Karen Klinck
Community Member
8 months ago

Depends on the neighborhood.

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Bill
Community Member
9 months ago

At least he ad clothes on. I did something similar the first and only night I tried Ambien

Kjorn
Community Member
9 months ago

this is the thing we need camera for

Tsunami_theSeaWing
Community Member
9 months ago

Underware??

Robert Greisberg
Community Member
9 months ago

His relationship with the Jeep reached the next level.

Stille20
Community Member
9 months ago

Well... at least they had a heads up

Ann McNeil
Community Member
9 months ago

I can't stop giggling ....

Vyvyan Tan
Community Member
9 months ago

Poor Jeep.

ロニーハーシュ(mrロニー)
Community Member
9 months ago

underware? chastity belt?

Prisha Kesh
Community Member
9 months ago

That's a weird way to find out ya sleepwalk, but sure.

C.J.
Community Member
9 months ago

Underware?

Louise Stange-Wahl
Community Member
9 months ago

Tell your neighbor, it wasn't you. It was your evil twin!

KT Trondsen
Community Member
9 months ago

bahahaha

Ryo Bakura
Community Member
9 months ago

"Who taught you how to park? I'm trading you in for a Tesla Cybertruck!"

Eva the Ravenclaw Bookworm📚💖
Community Member
1 month ago

Did your truck yell back???

Shanti
Community Member
6 months ago

well the jeep shouldn't have been wearing his underwear1

Carol Roeder
Community Member
7 months ago

How do you know he didn't Toujin? He just didn't add pictures to follow!

Magic lady
Community Member
9 months ago

Hope the underwear were clean and age appropriate

CincyReds
Community Member
9 months ago

Oh now that is funny!

Tiffany Sparrow
Community Member
9 months ago

wow how embarrassing

Jane W.
Community Member
9 months ago

Hey, he had his uns on---what's the complaint?

Subhra Bikash Behera
Community Member
9 months ago

Yeah... It's a new software 'Underware' hardware...😂

Bevie
Community Member
9 months ago

Please learn how to spell....

Ashley Wright
Community Member
9 months ago

*underwear*

Devan Mansfield
Community Member
9 months ago

They spelled underwear wrong.

Kshitij Desai
Community Member
9 months ago

underware lol...looks like the one who wrote the note works for tupperware rofl...

Roman DeJesus
Community Member
9 months ago

Laughing so hard I blew water out of my nose!!

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#4

Oops

Oops

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Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
9 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
9 months ago

I hope they shared

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#6

Oh Well

Oh Well

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

Fair enough

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#10

Well That Sucks

Well That Sucks

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

Nice boss ?!

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#16

Not Dead

Not Dead

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Vilkas
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

And you're now an Instagram influencer!

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#20

Dammit!

Dammit!

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Raine Soo
Community Member
9 months ago

Oh, that's cold.

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#21

Control + V

Control + V

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Demi Zwaan
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

This one is funny lol!

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#25

Rude Awakening

Rude Awakening

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
Community Member
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

Holy shit!

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