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Jack Alban


Jack Alban is a freelance journalist for the Daily Dot covering trending human interest/social media stories and the reactions real people have to them. He always seeks to incorporate evidence-based studies, current events, and facts pertinent to these stories to create your not-so-average viral post.

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‘Every weekend we go through this, bro’: McDonald’s worker puts regular’s ‘disgusting’ McGriddle order on blast

'At that point in time, I'd get fired.'

On Sep 28, 2022 by Jack Alban

women in car holding McDonalds' drinks pointing to them caption 'when you order two large drinks at mcdonald's and they hand you two mediums so you politely tell them you ordered larges and they look at you like you're stupid and say those are the large cups' (l) McDonald's drive thru worker handing drink with straw out window (c) women in car holding McDonalds' drinks laughing caption 'when you order two large drinks at mcdonald's and they hand you two mediums so you politely tell them you ordered larges and hey look at you like you're stupid and say those are the large cups' (r)

‘This happened to me at Taco Bell’: McDonald’s customers claim workers gaslit them over drink size

'I’m a manager at mcds… that’s a medium soft drink cup. it’s a large for mccafé. so you’re right.'

On Sep 28, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘And it’s a $4 order’: DoorDash driver roasts hospital patient who placed Papa John’s order, sparking debate

'This sh*t gonna be out on the f*cking sidewalk.'

On Sep 27, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘I’m so over this job’: 3 16-year-old Taco Bell workers get verbally abused while running store with no manager

'We literally have no managers here. Just 3 16 y/os and were training someone.'

On Sep 27, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Nah that gotta be someone leftovers‘: Applebee’s customer finds ketchup on french fries, sparking speculation

'Leftover from them unlimited wings.'

On Sep 26, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Who puts a lock to keep people from getting out?’: New employee gets trapped in office bathroom that requires a key card to exit

'I will never be going in that bathroom again.'

On Sep 25, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Just finished working, it’s 5:19. Try being an influencer for a day’: Beauty influencer Mikayla Nogueira called out for complaining about her job

'Mikayla..babes, I'd love to be an influencer for a day.'

On Sep 25, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘I dont know you like that… the audacity!’: Man asks co-worker for a ride home—before he knew his name

'I ain't even been there two weeks yet. I don't even know bro name.'

On Sep 24, 2022 by Jack Alban

woman speaking in front of tan wall caption 'How to get a promotion: + template to use' (l) woman greenscreen TikTok pointing to template 'Recurring Topics Account Load What are you most proud of over the last 1-2 weeks? Wins? Let's celebrate! What challenges or roadblocks do you need help with? What did you focus on last week?' (c) woman speaking in front of tan wall with hand up fingers gesturing speaking (r)

‘Track your progress like your promotion depends on it’: Worker shares PSA for ‘corporate girlies’ about how to get a promotion using spreadsheet template

'I've done this for every internship and have always gotten a return offer!'

On Sep 24, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Bro got a refund’: Man asks Hinge date to pay him back for Chipotle—because they’re not going on a second date

'I was wondering if maybe I could text you my Venmo and you could just kinda pay me back for that meal.'

On Sep 24, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘$30 for 6 of the most ATROCIOUS cookies I’ve ever had in my life’: Customer slams Crumbl Cookies for being overpriced, sparking debate

'I’m surprised how people don’t get sick eating these.'

On Sep 22, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘All that work I did for a biology degree to work at Starbucks’: Barista complains about working at Starbucks while having college degree, sparking debate

'Don't blame the degree.'

On Sep 21, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘You can go to the fucking Dollar Store and get a fucking pen for $1’: Restaurant worker rants about couple who ordered a ton of food, didn’t tip, and took his pen

'He takes my f*cking pen and leaves a f*cking zero on there with a f*cking line through it.'

On Sep 20, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘I know they sick of us’: Customer says she feels shamed by McDonald’s workers for using app

'Give me my 99-cent Iced Caramel Coffee.'

On Sep 19, 2022 by Jack Alban

man speaking outside caption 'People who quit their jobs on the first day. what was your 'I'm outta here' moment?' 'I couldn't believe what this owner actually asked me to do' (l) mechanic with paper and pen on clipboard checking car for repairs (c) man speaking outside caption 'People who quit their jobs on the first day. what was your 'I'm outta here' moment?' (r)

‘I couldn’t believe what this owner actually asked me to do’: Auto mechanic worker quits new job 4 hours after starting it

'This guy is a shyster, and I'm not gonna be working for him as of the end of this conversation.'

On Sep 18, 2022 by Jack Alban