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On Dec 5, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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Spotify Wrapped shows once again how much we love roundups

It is nice when an app does the hard work for us. 

On Dec 3, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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‘I would go insane within a few days’: Barista shares ridiculous everyday customer interactions

'I love my job but the convos I've partaken in are bonkers.'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘Don’t ever take the front food’: Food service worker shares how to pick the freshest food at airport

'People really need to figure out that this only works with milk.'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Seems a little cruel’: Sign at Domino’s says ‘Please do not feed the employees’

'Why are they acting like they’re animals?'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Starbucks barista says she gets $200 extra on paychecks ever since tips were added for credit card users

'The gasp I gusped this morning.'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Guy in orange knowing we all get paid the same’: Amazon worker shares what it’s like to work ‘during peak’

'They don't even pay us enough to do all that.'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Braden Bjella

book author holding her book up caption 'yet another reason to be mad at harpercollins' 'this is my book How to Excavate a Heart' (l) author greenscreen TikTok over Barnes and Noble website listing her book as 'How to Excavate a Heart: A Christmas, Hanukkah and Holiday Book' caption 'on every single retailer is now 'How to Excavate a Heart' (c) Author speaking caption 'it is not a Christmas book' (r)

‘I’m gonna give you another reason to be extremely mad at HarperCollins’: Author says HarperCollins rebranded her lesbian Jewish romance novel as a Christmas story

'The way I GASPED at the new title.'

On Dec 5, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘I checked his credit, he checked my vibe’: Best Buy employee says customer tried to make fraudulent iPhone purchase, sparking debate

'They think these huge companies just going to let you rob them for 5k.'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Dan Latu

man with hair in pony tail caption 'When you can't get in with your braider so you go on Grindr and find a twink who says he can braid' (l) man with hair braided caption 'When you can't get in with your braider so you go on Grindr and find a twink who says he can braid' (c) man getting hair braided caption 'When you can't get in with your braider so you go on Grindr and find a twink who says he can braid' (r)

‘Modern problems require modern solutions’: Man says he found someone to braid his hair on Grindr after his braider wasn’t available

'Improvise, adapt, overcome.'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Don’t work for Target’: Target worker says he quit after 3 weeks. Here’s why

'I just don't understand why they think that they can treat people like this.'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Easiest 20.50/hr I ever made’: Amazon warehouse worker shares day in the life

'Bro just trained me.'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Vladimir Supica

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‘This is the beginning of a social credit system’: Bud Light door at gas station requires ID to open and get beer

'If we don’t stop heading towards a blade runner world I’m going to go live in the middle of nowhere.'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘The amount of money I would have saved on past animals’: Woman shares PSA for getting cheap pet medication

'You might've just saved my dog's life!'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Do you have the money? Can you not pay for it?’: Mom says Target manager humiliated her for using WIC system to pay for items

'Please never feel bad about using WIC.'

On Dec 3, 2022 by Jack Alban

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Hilton Garden Inn guest asked to leave for allegedly smoking in his room and making guests ‘uncomfortable.’ He says it’s racism.

Many viewers didn’t believe that he was innocent.

On Dec 3, 2022 by Alexandra Samuels