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|Archived Since:||February 12, 2009|
Writes Joshua in Salt Lake City: “This past year I’ve been trying to lose weight. It’s been up and down. Apparently my mother knows that.” related: Mom is my favorite passive-aggressive Valentine
Our submitter says that his office in Phoenix, Arizona has a charming little tradition, namely, “If you’re gone for a few days, your office gets trashed.” (I’m guessing something along these lines.) It looks like this notewriter was hoping for a reprieve, under the circumstances. So, Sean, listen up! related: If there were every a [...]
Apparently the employees of this retail establishment in North Carolina didn’t take it seriously when the ladies from the shop next door asked them to stop blocking their employee entrance with garbage cans. (Perhaps they didn’t understand what was meant by Don’t make us bedazzle your asses?) One day, our submitter says, one of the [...]
Writes Candice in Kansas: “I woke up to this on my car this morning. I don’t not know if I should be pissed they are creepin’ on my man or to just laugh uncontrollably.” (Dear notewriter: Notice she didn’t say “…or stop parking there.”) related: She’s mine. All mine!
Who knew? Just add water to your ramen, and you end up with…ramen. But leave it alone and you get…a hot ramen dance party! This just in: According to our Seattle submitter, two of his office mates have started fires trying to microwave dry ramen. (NO PARTY FOR YOU!) related: Four horsemen…and a microwave
In honor of that special time of year when New Year’s resolutions are made abandoned, Laughton in the U.K. draws our attention to this particularly apropos selection from Awful Library Books. related: And a Happy New Year to you!
Writes Claire in Cincinnati: “This individual moved in a month ago and is already getting into a note war with the neighbors!” related: An eyesore for an eyesore
“Craigslist can be a shifty place to find a room to rent,” writes Iris in Portland, Oregon, who speaks from experience. “I found a beautiful house renting from a 40-something professional,” but shortly after moving in, things got weird. (Like, meth-fueled mood swings weird.) “One night,” Iris says, “he decided to take EVERYTHING out of [...]
So, how many on-the-clock hours do you reckon this piece of word art took to create? related: The “more is more” principle of design
Writes Robert in Redmond, Washington: “In our office, in this particular bathroom, at this particular urinal, there strikes a phantom pisser, who finds joy in covering the floor in front of the urinal 1/8 inch deep in piss — every single day. One coworker got fed up with this and posted the following series of [...]
Writes Steve in Boston: “This note cracks me up because it is, on the one hand, a request for more civility and, on the other hand, a not so thinly veiled threat.” (How so very Boston!) related: Can you dig it? extra credit: Boston’s “parking chair” law [washingtonpost.com]
Rob and Karen in the U.K. both passed along this note, recently covered in the Manchester Evening News, that was found posted on seats at the Stockport County FC’s home stadium. (Is this what hooliganism looks like in the lower divisions nowadays?) related: Are you ready for some football?!
Writes Meg in New Jersey: “We just buried my Mom today. After Mass and luncheon we came home and unpacked cards from the funeral home. This is from my brother’s office.” Can you tell who didn’t bother to read the card before signing it? related: My condolences on your birthday
It’s time, once again, to cast your vote for your favorite note of the year as well as the infamous douchecanoe of the year! To refresh your memory, below are some of the most popular notes of the past 365 days. (Did I forget any? Let me know in the comments!) related: Your [...]
Jackie in Alfred, New York says she found this note stuffed under her bedroom door after taking away her 9-year-old son’s iPod and Nintento DS. (“He’s taken to sneaking them to school and lying about it,” she explains.) related: The Silent Treatment
Writing Persephone in New Hampshire: “My father and I have a habit of snatching the Christmas cookies. I guess this year my mom had had enough.” P.S. Yes, Stieg Larsson is Swedish…but titling this post “Blood on Snow” just seemed a little too dark. related: Mad Santa
Writes Siegrin in California: “My friend started teaching at a new school this year and received this note from one of her (fifth-grade) students on the last day before the holiday break. It’s almost as uplifting as the doughnut she received from her fellow teacher, along with a note that read, ‘If you’re watching your weight, [...]
Our submitter in Boston says she found this note on the kitchen counter “after my evil roommate abused some Adderall and stayed up cleaning, organizing, and generally banging around till an obscene hour.” Adds our submitter: “I can’t wait until the day when I live alone.” related: The patron(izing) saint of roommates
Writes Eric: “My sister and her boss got a little tired of the constant banter outside their offices.” (Note: This above sign is not to be confused with the “no cankle zone” delineated by a competing faction of office mean girls.) related: The Office LOL Police