It’s no secret that getting along with management people is not always a given, but rather a gift. They often put too much pressure on the backs of already stressed employees, making it a perfectly toxic workplace environment to brew and prosper. And in some more extreme cases, it gets passive-aggressive, to say the least.

The corner of Reddit known by the name which screams sarcasm, Thanks Management, is a safe space to talk about hard things. According to the subreddit’s description, it’s a place made for “Showcasing notices from imperious middle managers, owners, landlords, school administrators, mean bosses, and overall pedants. Bonus points for misspellings, exclamation marks, threats over petty bullshit.”

And they mean it. From evil posters put up in the staff room as if nothing happened to the implementation of very questionable tools that are supposed to boost productivity at the expense of people, these are some take-notes-kids examples of how not to run your business.

#1

Landlord Cites Old Testament In Increasing Rent

Landlord Cites Old Testament In Increasing Rent

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Hans
Community Member
6 months ago

"brucie baby"...this escalated quickly.

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#2

Eye See What They Think Of Management

Eye See What They Think Of Management

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

Anarchy!

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#3

Is Your Car Too Old? Well You're Fired Since A Responsible Person Would Own A Luxury Vehicle

Is Your Car Too Old? Well You're Fired Since A Responsible Person Would Own A Luxury Vehicle

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Nash Nopper
Community Member
6 months ago

WTF?!

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Nobody is safe from mean management practices in the workplace, regardless of how much you love or hate your job. But let’s be honest, the more pressure we have put on our shoulders, the less motivated we are to add that extra bit of effort to the company we work for.

And although this can happen for many different reasons, mean managers can be a huge setback for us professionally and emotionally. But how you determine whether the management has indeed crossed the line? Buzzwords like toxic workplace are all over the place, but when it comes to real life, most of us are left scratching our heads.

Rude behavior toward employees is generally defined as a display of disrespect, a breaking of social norms or expectations, a breach of etiquette, or ignoring "accepted" behavior. It can also mean that a manager is behaving inconsiderately, aggressively, or deliberately offensively.

#4

From Best Buy's Training

From Best Buy's Training

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Something
Community Member
6 months ago

Synonyms aren't real.

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#5

Snitch On Your Server, 25% Off Your Bill And Saliva In Your Drink

Snitch On Your Server, 25% Off Your Bill And Saliva In Your Drink

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Riani Kivela
Community Member
6 months ago

Nothing could go wrong here. /s

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#6

The Battle Of Fonts

The Battle Of Fonts

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Thijs L.
Community Member
6 months ago

Tbh i agree with that one

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Rudeness can manifest in many forms, from passive-aggressive behavior, micromanaging, anger management problems, to favoritism towards one person, bullying, and many more. The mean behavior can also be used as a way to display one’s power and show superiority over others, and in this case, as well as others, you'd better run far away from it.

In such cases, setting boundaries is key. Everyone should learn to distance themselves from a manager who’s mean to them and, at some point, stop taking in all the negativity. In other cases, if you are sure that your boss is incompetent, it’s just reasonable to become a leader on your own.

Management will notice your initiative eventually, and you will likely earn some extra points just by keeping the mean person out of the loop.

#7

This Is Just Sad

This Is Just Sad

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Gandalf the Pink
Community Member
6 months ago

Typical vampire employers

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#8

Gym Management. Have Fun With This One

Gym Management. Have Fun With This One

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

Despite the wording, it's mainly addressed to people who are too lazy to clean up after them.

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#9

Op Was Fired For Not Showing Up To Work On 5 Hours Of Notice At 3:30am

Op Was Fired For Not Showing Up To Work On 5 Hours Of Notice At 3:30am

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

Getting fired from such a company doesn't sound that bad.

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Whatever happens, make yourself a top priority. It’s just not fair to allow yourself to be treated badly and purposefully disrespected day by day by someone who has no reason to do so. In some extreme cases, even the best reasoning is not an excuse for anyone to shout or offend you, whether it’s a co-worker, a manager, or a boss.

#10

Gentle Reminder From Management

Gentle Reminder From Management

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Peko
Community Member
6 months ago

Honestly, doing cocaine takes a lot less than 20 seconds.

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#11

Anti-Picnic Picnic Benches

Anti-Picnic Picnic Benches

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Marcellus the Third
Community Member
6 months ago

You misunderstand, only 2 of the 3 sides have this sign --- there's only one picnic side.

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#12

Feel The Love

Feel The Love

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Gandalf the Pink
Community Member
6 months ago

Is this legal in the states?

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#13

Got Ya!

Got Ya!

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Natalia
Community Member
6 months ago

I can only take this as a joke from both sides!

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#14

Damn No More Group Crying And Screaming

Damn No More Group Crying And Screaming

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C.S. E.
Community Member
6 months ago

Hey, at least it wasn't an outright ban!

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#15

Old But Gold

Old But Gold

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

Old but gold ... and cold.

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#16

Tilted Bathroom Break

Tilted Bathroom Break

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Riani Kivela
Community Member
6 months ago

From the "Why deal with a problem by speaking directly with those involved when you can make everyone miserable?" school of management.

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#17

We’re All Finally Saved

We’re All Finally Saved

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

They only sell the natural alternatives to vaping.

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#18

Old Mate Number 11 Saving Me From Having To S*** On Op's Desk

Old Mate Number 11 Saving Me From Having To S*** On Op's Desk

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Something
Community Member
6 months ago

Well, I can't do those things then, because I don't have zero talent.

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#19

A Basic Human Need Is Not Allowed For Cashiers

A Basic Human Need Is Not Allowed For Cashiers

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Blakkur Sverrir
Community Member
6 months ago

Sara is a bitch

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#20

Osha Is On The Phone What Should I Tell Them

Osha Is On The Phone What Should I Tell Them

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Anton Kider
Community Member
6 months ago

It actually works ...!!!

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#21

A Greedy Boss Makes The Worst Sign

A Greedy Boss Makes The Worst Sign

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Anton Kider
Community Member
6 months ago

Some people have issues...

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#22

Stolen From Twitter

Stolen From Twitter

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

Who is going to measure this?

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#23

Smell Check?

Smell Check?

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Tarryn Penny
Community Member
6 months ago

Spare a thought for the poor bugger that gets paid to do the smell check!

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#24

When Management Turns A Nice Gesture Into An Insult

When Management Turns A Nice Gesture Into An Insult

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Jihan Kim
Community Member
6 months ago

yay so excited

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#25

Candy Is Not Jerkin’ Around

Candy Is Not Jerkin’ Around

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Kristal
Community Member
6 months ago

So, guess females are exempt?

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#26

Thanks Debbie...

Thanks Debbie...

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Kristal
Community Member
6 months ago

Kinky

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#27

At A Middle School I Recently Visited

At A Middle School I Recently Visited

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
6 months ago

This is just mean and unnecessary.

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#28

I Guess They Had One Too Many?

I Guess They Had One Too Many?

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Sum Guy
Community Member
6 months ago

How many times did it happen for them to decide on a sign?

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#29

“Get Your [things] Together, Abby!”

“Get Your [things] Together, Abby!”

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Ian Koch
Community Member
6 months ago

LOL.

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#30

I Hope It's Not Pointed At The 'Right' Direction

I Hope It's Not Pointed At The 'Right' Direction

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Flowers
Community Member
6 months ago

Don't be bashful, step right up and use the toilet, nevermind the camera.

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#31

You Have Exceeded The Maximum Number Of Eye Movements Student. Teacher Is A Control Freak On Students Taking Test At Home

You Have Exceeded The Maximum Number Of Eye Movements Student. Teacher Is A Control Freak On Students Taking Test At Home

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Peko
Community Member
6 months ago

FFS

Nugget
Community Member
6 months ago

they really sat and counted the eye movement?

Evil Little Thing
Community Member
6 months ago

It's done by tracking software to detect cheating by students being tested online without a proctor (like while distance learning). Apparently the school doesn't want to spring for a lockdown browser, so the students can open their lesson in one window and their exam in another, but are expected not to.

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Jonathan
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

No, yarmulka are not head coverings as they onky cover the very back of the head! I'd like to see what happens when this teacher gets reported for telling students to remove religious headwear lol

Evil Little Thing
Community Member
6 months ago

Pretty sure this teacher meant beanies, not yarmulka.

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Something
Community Member
6 months ago

Proctorio and such are basically just spyware that students are forced to install.

DC
Community Member
6 months ago

Eye Movement???? Seriously?

Louloubelle
Community Member
6 months ago

Yes. My daughter's software tracks their eye movements. I don't remember the exact number, but if they take their eyes off the screen for a certain amount of time, it pings the teacher than they're cheating.

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A Jones
Community Member
6 months ago

So apparently the teacher thinks humans can read like a robot scanner, not moving the eyes/head and an invisible laser just shoots out of the eye's pupil and scans the screen while information is being fed to the brain. The teacher needs to have the tracking software tested on them, see if they do any better...SMH

Draco Malfoy
Community Member
6 months ago

God the amount of text in caps she used hurts my eyes.

Random Person
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

this is to make sure students don't cheat on virtual exams, but it's still pretty extreme.

real._.izuku
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

What about people with anxiety and Tourettes? We move all the f-ing time

Signe Manat Hansen
Community Member
6 months ago

Oh I'm super f ucking sorry I have ADHD

B00ts 2.0
Community Member
6 months ago

same like-

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Horror Hero13
Community Member
6 months ago

what if someone has ADHD/ADD or Tourette's?

real._.izuku
Community Member
6 months ago

I have ADHD and tics... I would fail hardcore

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Venic
Community Member
6 months ago

"What I call skull caps" - How about just call whatever it is by whatever it's actually called?

Glory The Rainwing
Community Member
6 months ago

WHAT. THE. ACTUAL. F*K

AzKhaleesi
Community Member
6 months ago

If this was a grade school I swear to God they would find the wrath of me (the mother) real quick, if this is College, drop that class because this person is the biggest bitch on the planet.

Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
6 months ago

At this point just let them cheat. Who cares anyway, if all they are doing is looking up / reading the correct information?

cursed--alien
Community Member
6 months ago

I can't have my eyes staring at the screen when I'm doing the f*****g math calculations. I need to be looking at my f*****g paper for that.

Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

I never took typing courses, so have to look down at the keyboard as well. So my eyes would be going up and down constantly to be sure I’m not typing gibberish. Nah, f**k this control freak teacher. As a college student, I would report them. Any younger, and it’s the parents’ duty to report them. It’s abuse, plain and simple.

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JL Phillipsen
Community Member
6 months ago

Good thing all caps were used. Otherwise, how would I remember all of this rot.

GenXandEarnedItAll
Community Member
6 months ago

The teacher can't even use grammar correctly. Perhaps she should be refreshing on that instead of counting eye movements.

John David Maybury
Community Member
6 months ago

I'm a teacher and it is very justified... to murder or fire this other teacher; those are the only two choices.

Helen Haley
Community Member
6 months ago

Taking test anxiety to brave new levels.

Paradise
Community Member
6 months ago

They had time to monitor a students every move? Creepy.

Annie Persson
Community Member
6 months ago

I would completely fail on that test! I have nystagmus (my eyes move constantly, look it up)!

sylvantic
Community Member
6 months ago

this is horrible in every way. also what if someone wants to wear a hijab, or a kippah? are they just not allowed?

Louloubelle
Community Member
6 months ago

My college age daughters have this software. It's called "Honor Lock". They have to take a picture of their phone, then take a picture of where they're storing their phone during the test. They have to pick up their laptops and do a 360 degree of the room they're in, so the teacher can see there are no books or other people or any type of materials that can help them "cheat".

Bored Batgirl
Community Member
6 months ago

What do they take a picture of their phone with??

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DogMom
Community Member
6 months ago

I’d rather write in person and take my chances with COVID than deal with this sh!t

Aurelia!
Community Member
6 months ago

No skull caps? Does this mean no religious head coverings at all, like no hijabs, no patkas? That shouldn't be allowed...:(

Norah Reilly
Community Member
6 months ago

Why isn't she on medication? STRONG Medication?

Moon
Community Member
6 months ago

What.

it's Wednesday my dudes.
Community Member
6 months ago

this givesme axiety just looking at it

Samtheperson
Community Member
6 months ago

.............what.

Robert Kenneth
Community Member
6 months ago

So f'd up.

Mark Schilling
Community Member
6 months ago

Drop this course.

Bonnie Davis
Community Member
5 months ago

This teacher actually counted everyone's head and eye movements??

Bryn
Community Member
6 months ago

I would like to be a fly in the wall for that conversation... Yes, i'm writing them up for eye movement.

Bonnie Edwards
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

If you think this is horrible - How do you plan to stop kids from cheating on online exams while they do their schooling from home?

Luuta
Community Member
6 months ago

Wow, there's some sick psycho who needs a restraining order against approaching ... everyone.

JP Doyle
Community Member
6 months ago

I have Tourette's I would fail this every. single. time. just based on the eye movements and blinking.

Susan Williams
Community Member
6 months ago

Good Grief.

Bernice Wittwer
Community Member
6 months ago

They counted eye movements???

Elena Vasss
Community Member
6 months ago

This is just sad. Those people have issues.

Yehudit Hannah Cohn
Community Member
6 months ago

This teacher had the time to count not one, but two, students' eye movements?

JJM
Community Member
6 months ago

What happened to written tests?

Nancy Lynch
Community Member
6 months ago

WTF

JD Lee
Community Member
6 months ago

WTF? This sounds like an unhinged AI loosing its s**t at a video recording of monkeys during feeding time at the zoo. Nothing here makes sense.

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
6 months ago

holy crapola

Daniele Ribolla
Community Member
6 months ago

nazi rules...

Michael Capriola Jr.
Community Member
6 months ago

Yes, Nurse Rachett. Sorry, Nurse Rachett.

Ant Harris
Community Member
6 months ago

And probably paying thousands of dollars to be spoken to like that!

Peter Cooley
Community Member
6 months ago

Somebody's got waaaay too much time on their hands if this is what they are doing.

Glenn Zoontjens
Community Member
6 months ago

Looking away form the screen repeatedly means you are looking at something else such as cheat notes behind/around the monitor. I have no problem with this- cheating is cheating

Bobby Sammons
Community Member
6 months ago

I guess it would really be a violation of test protocols to shove the test up this teacher you-hoo?

Panna Amelia Niezależna
Community Member
6 months ago

This one student who didn't violated these stupid rules was either dead or a robot, or their camera froze.

Aria Singh
Community Member
6 months ago

No head covering...um what if you´re muslim?

Samantha PandaNotBored
Community Member
6 months ago

I don’t even know what the hell this is about .

AlexG
Community Member
6 months ago

So Hitler really did survive WW2?

T J
Community Member
6 months ago

What? They counted to head and eye movements. Well there is a waste of everyone's time

Lane Buckner
Community Member
6 months ago

Open the school

Paper A
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

Omfg, just give an open boom test, this is demeaning and ridiculous.

Elijah Marpel-Zarate
Community Member
6 months ago

This is not fair. Students are most likely to quit or fail school.

Allen Lavine
Community Member
6 months ago

I would fail this class cause I know porn would be in my other browser cause that's what Computers are for

Seabeast
Community Member
6 months ago

Whaaaat???

CatWoman312
Community Member
6 months ago

🤦🏻‍♀️

Paul Budhram
Community Member
6 months ago

if this is a reading/ELA assignment...

Val Izhakevich
Community Member
6 months ago

A completely misguided post. Check this for explanation of the specific test: https://www.csuchico.edu/tlp/proctorio/student.shtml

Demongrrrrl
Community Member
6 months ago

I've heard of kids literally sitting in their own excrement because "honor" software punishes them if they ao much as look away from their computers.

Daniel Marsh
Community Member
6 months ago

It's to prevent cheating on on-line exams.

dev mehta
Community Member
6 months ago

Student are checking Instagram during testing

Grace Noyes
Community Member
6 months ago

As a college instructor for over 30 years, I can verify that unfortunately cheating is rampant on collegecampusrs, which is why software such as this became necessary. It's a constant one-up-man-ship on the part of students and educators.

Signe Manat Hansen
Community Member
6 months ago

Then maybe you should stop being 900 years old and develop your teaching methods so cheating isn't a thing. College is about understanding the material, not about knowing everything already.

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6 months ago

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Even in my teens, I would have told the teacher to f$%^k off. And yes. I jad good grades. Even though some teachers probably would have strangled me if they could. The 1 thing I never did was to suck it up.

Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
6 months ago

Don’t cut yourself on that edge. 🙄

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#32

Ahhh Yes. Thank You For Helping The Community

Ahhh Yes. Thank You For Helping The Community

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Peko
Community Member
6 months ago

Thanks a lot for this 1€ (or so).

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#33

Sincerely, Disappointed

Sincerely, Disappointed

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

I suggest you go somewhere else.

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#34

2 Hour Minimum Parking

2 Hour Minimum Parking

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Mark Schilling
Community Member
6 months ago

Not evil -- a typo.

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#35

Cook The Landlord Instead

Cook The Landlord Instead

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N G
Community Member
6 months ago

"Worm the food"?!!!

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#36

Jesus=germs (Be Afraid)

Jesus=germs (Be Afraid)

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
6 months ago

Germs yes, but Jesus...?

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#37

Petulant Landlord

Petulant Landlord

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Jonathan
Community Member
6 months ago

If you're paying rent then you should be able to do whatever you want behind closed doors as long as it doesn't bother anyone else.

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#38

Being An Asshole To People Trying To Get Out Of The Cold

Being An Asshole To People Trying To Get Out Of The Cold

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I I
Community Member
6 months ago

sums up the uncaring world we find ourselves in today , so sad , but so very true

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#39

Standing Is Not An Option

Standing Is Not An Option

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Kristal
Community Member
6 months ago

Why is this a problem? Many males have aim and dribble issues

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#40

Thanks, Management!

Thanks, Management!

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
6 months ago

What if someone starts crying at work? Are they allowed to leave then?

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