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12 Teachers Who Confiscated Weird Stuff From Their Students (And 20 Students Who Brought Even *Weirder* Stuff To School)
"After I took it away, it became a great trophy in the teachers' staff room."
I could look at weird houses all day.
21 Former Reality And Game Show Contestants Are Sharing Their Wildest Behind-The-Scenes Secrets And Stories, And OMG
" Extreme Home Makeover redid a house in my neighborhood, but the family had to move out a year later because they couldn’t afford to pay the upkeep and taxes on it."
Left-Handed People Are Sharing The "Biggest Inconveniences" About Being Left-Handed, And It's Eye-Opening
"Filling the water at the back of the coffee maker. The left side has the hinge for the lid, and the right side is open to pour the water in, so I always have to switch hands to pour the water in to make my coffee."
"When I hear 'Time in a Bottle,' all I think about is Jim Croce leaving behind his little boy. I still like the song and appreciate it, but it makes me sad every time I hear it."
"In Final Destination (2000), the opening scenes contain several shots that foreshadow many of the characters' deaths."
"The Strip Isn't Actually In Las Vegas": People Are Sharing What Hollywood Always Gets Wrong About These Major Cities
"A lot of people go to Paris the same way they might go to Disneyland — they're expecting a curated vacation experience. It's easy to treat it as an open museum. But Paris is a city, and millions of people live and work there."
"We're armchair therapists and social justice warriors with the inability to be open minded."
People Are Sharing Horror Stories Of Houseguests Who Overstayed Their Welcome, And It's Absolutely Wild
"We had a talk about house rules, including that we don't allow meat in the house, as we're vegetarians. We even told her that we would buy the food while she was with us since we were restricting what she could bring into the house. She agreed. Three weeks later, we found a plastic bag filled with leaking packages of raw meat shoved in the back of our fridge."
Here's The Whole Story Of Why This Mom Is Making Her Pregnant Teen Move Out Before Her Baby Is Born...But Is She In The Wrong?
"Her: I'll get a job. Me: Who's going to watch the baby while you're at work? Her: I thought you and dad could. Me: Absolutely not, I'm not raising another baby."
21 Women Are Sharing The Toxic Rom-Com "Tropes" They're Tired Of Dealing With In Their Real-Life Relationships, And I Agree With Every Single One
"Fighting as a couple. 'Oh, it means we are passionate and love each other.' Like The Notebook. No, it means you have crappy conflict resolution skills and need to work on it."
This Mom Tried To Teach Her "Elitist" Son A Lesson By Forcing Him To Fly Economy, And The Internet Has Some Thoughts
This woman's teenage son threw a fit after finding out his sibling's nanny would be flying first class, so she decided to teach him a lesson.
"I am cancelling this Wednesday's office hours so I can go bail a friend of mine out of jail. I apologize for the inconvenience, but I think the inconvenience of being incarcerated is greater than yours will be."
"In Some Countries, Schools Have Them Just Because They Saw Them On American TV:" People Are Sharing Specific Aspects Of American Life That Have Have Gained Surprising Popularity Abroad
"Nobody here has any idea about the actual history behind it. Everyone just celebrates because of US television."
"In The Princess Bride, Inigo laments to Westley that he only works for Vizzini to pay the bills as there's 'not a lot of money in revenge.' At the end of the film, Westley suggests Inigo become the new Dread Pirate Roberts, captain of the pirate ship Revenge."
"They’re Cheaper And I Really Can't Tell The Difference": People Are Sharing The Ingredient Swaps They Make All The Time When Cooking At Home
"I was making chicken cutlets and realized I had forgotten to pick up bread crumbs so I crushed these up instead. My chicken turned out the best I've ever made it."
People Have Mixed Emotions About This Guest Declining To Attend Their Friend's "Game Of Thrones"-Themed Wedding
This person started a massive debate online after sharing that their friend is hosting a Game of Thrones -themed wedding held in High Valyrian, and people have mixed feelings about whether they should decline the invite or support the couple.
"If You're Walking Outside In The Rain, You're Going To Get Wet" — People Are Sharing The Best Thing Their Therapist Ever Told Them, And It's Some Serious Wisdom
"Count to five before you respond. This changed my life."
"As a young kid, I overheard my parents screaming in another room about what age I was when my dad left us. Mom said 3 months. Dad said 3 years. I didn’t know he left at all."
"This Is A HUGE Cost Saver": People Are Sharing How They Save Money On Things Like Food, Baby Products, And Cleaning Supplies, And I'm Here For It
"I use powdered milk, so I’m not pouring spoiled milk down the drain all the time, and I freeze eggs as well."
Keep your peepers peeled for these scams.
"Please don't bring me death certificates or funeral obituaries. I will not accept these. If you think that your grandmother, grandfather, cousin, etc. may die, you should talk to me on the first day of class."
17 Irritating-To-Look-At Screenshots Of Bosses And Companies That Look Like They Would Be Miserable To Work For
Unprofessional, incompetent, and in charge.
"A lot of restaurants through the years' 'Can you start tonight?' means they are super under staffed. One time he asked if I can start now. Like, 'Interview's over; hop on the line.'"
"Getting older to reach adulthood was fun. Getting older to reach being a senior citizen is less fun."
People Reveal Toxic Behaviors In Their Relationships That They Normalized, And Some Of These Are So Overlooked
"My partner will take any disagreement or criticism and throw his hands up and say, 'I feel like I can never do anything right,' and walk away instead of having a discussion."
People Are Sharing Double Standards That They're Rolling Their Eyes At, And TBH It’s An Important Conversation
"It's obnoxious as a single dad of three kids when schools want to 'talk to the mom.'"
"If I Could Only Eat In One City For The Rest Of My Life, This Would Be It": Travelers Are Sharing The Most Delicious (And In Some Cases, Surprising) Food Destinations
"I ate like a queen there. The wine was cheaper than water, and I tried some of the best meats I have ever tasted. To this day, I still miss it."
If you watch Adam Sandler's Hubie Halloween (2020) closely, you'll notice Ben Stiller reprised his role as the mean orderly from another Adam Sandler movie: Happy Gilmore (1996).
Some people are born too tough for this world.
If you do any of this, just know you're being judged.
Cue the theme song to Unsolved Mysteries, because it seems that a lot of people all over the country have seen an unexplainable flying triangle with three lights in the sky.
This Twentysomething Felt Like She Was Running Out Of Time, So Here Are 17 Life-Changing Tips Women Over 30 Shared With Her
"It's perfectly fine to be 'mediocre.' You don't have to take that promotion if you're content with what you're doing."
21 Dating App Employees Shared The Secrets And Stories From Their Jobs, And I'll Never Swipe The Same Way Again
"The number of underage girls on the site was disturbing. Our company policy was to delete the account and wipe it from the servers so that if the police ever got involved, we didn’t have anything we could give them."
"It Completely Transforms The Whole Thing": People Are Revealing The "Secret Weapon" Ingredient They Use To Make Popular Dishes Taste Even Better
"Just a little bit of this stuff has the power to transform a simple comfort food into a meal that tastes like fine dining."
" Evil Dead II retold the entire story of Evil Dead in the first half minus most of the characters."
People Are Revealing The Most Cringe Thing They've Done That They Still Think About Today, And Now I'm Having My Own Flashbacks
"It happened 19 years ago, but I still can't think of it without wanting to crawl under a rock."
"It Cost Him $800": Employees Are Sharing The Dumb, Unbelievable Things They've Had To Deal With At Work
Every company should have an "I dealt with an idiot" bonus, tbh.
21 Eerie Photos That Are Going To Make You Feel Ridiculously Small Compared To The Gigantic World Around You
"Megalophobia" is an intense fear of immensely large objects. If you think you might have megalophobia, I'm gonna recommend that you not look at these photos.
I'm fuming for these people.
People Are Sharing Spine-Chilling Stories Of Things That Happened To Them, And They'll Make The Hairs On Your Arms Stand Up
It may be summer, but these stories will make you feel like it's Spooky Season.
These kids are students...of comedy.
Listen...technology isn't for everyone.
This Bride Wants To Know If She's Wrong For Photoshopping Her Sister-In-Law's Outfit In The Wedding Photos Because She Wore White, And People Have Lots To Say
"She said she looks really good in white, and bought that outfit specifically..."
Peanut Butter And Chili, Corn Dogs In Mayonnaise, And 21 Other "Gross-Sounding Food Combinations" People Love Making At Home
"White rice, soy sauce, and...a banana."
This Woman's Boss Sent A "Thank You" Note To HER HUSBAND After Making Her Work Overtime, And I'm Seething
"Thank you for sharing your wife."
People Are Sharing The Worst Homemade Meals They've Ever Been Served, And These Horror Stories Might Make You Feel Better About Your Own Cooking
"It should have clicked for me when I realized they made the lasagna in only 45 minutes."
"You lost me at grating raw chicken."
"Oh No! I Don't Know What Color My Shoes Are And Need Your Help!!!" And 16 More Hacks For Conversing With Kids
"Pretend it’s improv. You pick up the phone and it’s the Queen of England asking what kind of ice cream toppings are best. Aaaand go!"
"I Would Cringe Inside": Cashiers Are Sharing Purchases That They Judge People For Buying, And I Don't Know What To Think
"I'm sure most people buying them are just ignorant, but I'm still judging you."
Nothing is quite as frightening as coming across a woman standing on the roof of her house in the middle of the night, just, staring out into nothing.
"I'm Ugly And I'm Proud": 17 Times "SpongeBob SquarePants" Proved That It's An Unqualified Masterpiece
"The inner machinations of my mind are an enigma."
Are any of my childhood memories still intact? Thanks for asking, no.
No child deserves this.
"Surprisingly, It's Still Fairly Undiscovered By Americans": Frequent Fliers Are Sharing Underrated Destinations To Consider In Place Of Popular Vacation Spots
"I never hear Americans talking about it, but it's honestly one of the most beautiful places I've ever been."
People Are Owning Up To Borderline "Toxic" Cooking Habits They Realize About Themselves But Simply Can't Quit
From "backseat chefs" to messy kitchen keepers, these are the toxic cooking habits people are owning up to.
People Are Revealing The Heartbreaking Moments That Ended Their Friendship With Their Best Friend, And It's Verrry Messy
"I got cancer twice. He didn't bother to call, text, or visit."
"Something Was Pulling Me Towards The Exit": Intuitive Folks Are Recalling The Moments Listening To Their Gut Saved Their Life, And I'm Shaking
"I trust my instincts a lot more now."
"And that ending...holy crap. So many shows can't stick the landing, but The Americans absolutely did."
Non-Americans Are Sharing The Quintessential "American" Things They've Always Wanted To Experience, And The Responses Are Honestly So Funny
"Biscuits and gravy. I want it so badly."
"You can see her hair catch on fire, which obviously wasn't supposed to happen..."
“I Learned A Valuable Lesson That Day”: People Are Sharing Their Worst Cooking Blunder Ever, And I’m Sorry, But I Can’t Stop Laughing
"Let's just say I learned a valuable lesson that day."
Imagine starting out wanting to prove the power of love and ending up torturing monkeys...
I need to know how a trampoline ended up stuck in a tree.
I'll stay on land for now.
People Are Sharing Subtle Red Flags That Are Actually A Cry For Help, And It's Important And Eye-Opening
Anger is an emotion we don't often interpret as a cry for help.
"People make fun of Jersey girls, but I think they're just jealous." —Teresa Giudice
People Are Calling Out "Influencers" Who Let "Internet Fame" Get To Their Heads, And I Am Capital-C Cringing
Sorry, but having 10,000 followers does not make you Beyoncé.
Nope, you've never had an original experience.
"In the late 2000s, you would have been bullied mercilessly for doing TikTok dances."
Incredibly slim chances of these things happening again.
Concentrating on one task is a Herculean task. These hacks make it a little better.
Women Are Sharing Examples Of Internalized Misogyny They've Seen, And I'm Definitely Guilty Of Some Of These
"My mother loves to tell me that she doesn't have any female friends because of how catty and backstabbing women are."
Trans People On Reddit Are Sharing Their Biggest "Culture Shocks" After Transitioning, And It's An Enlightening Read
"The very first time I went out in public dressed femininely after I came out, I had two other women say nice things about my outfit. I was stunned. In all the previous 30+ years of dressing like a man, I can't think of a single time a man complimented me on my clothes."
"I'm an embalmer. People assume we're creepy or morbid, but families do appreciate and understand the care we take with their loved one, which makes it all worth it."
Back in our day, we had to hike 10 miles in the snow just to turn on the internet.
Husbands Are Revealing Their "Yup, I'm Asking This Girl To Marry Me" Moments, And All I Can Say Is...Must Be Nice
"She insisted on it, and I ended up drunkenly confessing my love soon afterward."
Just when things were getting good, these shows dropped the ball.
"IF YOUR LIFE IS NOT IMPORTANT TO YOU, IGNORE MY EMAIL"
Gender norms are bad for everyone!
People Are Talking About Horror Movies They Watched As Kids That Traumatized Them, And Their Stories Are YIKES
"My mom saw It had a clown in it and assumed it was a kids film, so she put it on for me and my sister to watch when we were 9 and 10."
They can out-sarcasm you any day of the week.
"I've Felt Like Her Diary Since I Was Four Years Old": Women Reveal Things Their Mothers Did That They Hope To Never Do To Their Kids
"Everyone was always telling me how much I looked like my mother, so I think I started internalizing every mean thing she said about herself."
"Drones were used to make sure no one was growing vegetables in their backyards."
Bragging about working on your wedding day? Odd.
"My best friend is a badger, and I feed him sweet corn every morning at 5:20 a.m."
Here's hoping the Better Call Saul finale is as good as the Breaking Bad one...
They're way more clever than their kids ever expected.
"The planes are especially terrifying because how many people died in those? It’s terrifying to think of the people who were on it."
"There Is Zero Evidence That It's Any Worse For You": Dietitians And Experts Are Debunking Popular Food Myths That Many People Still Believe
"A very small percentage of people show a sensitivity to it, but the same goes for any ingredient in your food."
"Sometimes, I Pretend Not To See It": Teachers Share The One Thing They Wish They Could Tell Their Students
"When you think you are being genius by getting me to do that, know that I'm allowing it to happen."
Y'all know you can't fire people for asking about their pay...right?
18 Things On The Internet That Used To Be Super Popular, But That Nobody Really Thinks About Anymore
RIP to all those FarmVille crops that have died.
Not someone responding to "Who is this?" by saying "You made me give you 20 dollars for your number" lol.
26 Features That Women Wish They Could Add To Their Clothing, From More Pockets To Standardized Sizing
Are you there, fashion industry? It's me, a person who has to maintain a spreadsheet to figure out which size I am in which brand.
22 "Struggles" That People Born Before 2000 Had To Deal With Growing Up That Would Make No Sense To Today's Kids
It's amazing how many phone numbers we used to have to memorize.
Job NOT well done.