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Newsletter: ‘Cruel’ sign at Domino’s goes viral

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Andrew Wyrich

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Posted on Dec 7, 2022   Updated on Dec 8, 2022, 7:51 am CST

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Hello fellow citizens of the internet! Andrew here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

We crawled the web for you today and our top stories are about: A “cruel” sign at Domino’s that is facing a ton of criticism, a Target worker explaining why he quit his job after a short period of time, the Kanye West subreddit re-directing its focus amid his antisemitic remarks, and a “Karen” caught on video

After that, our Culture Reporter Michelle has her “Now Streaming” column

See you tomorrow! 

. — A.W. 


⚡ Today’s top stories

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

A sign at Domino’s has faced criticism and sparked discussion after being posted online.

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🎯 LABOR
Target worker says he quit after 3 weeks. Here’s why

The TikToker explains that he quit working for the retailer after such a short period because management threatened to let him go if he did not work more quickly.

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💻 TECH
Kanye West subreddit rebrands into Taylor Swift fan page, Holocaust awareness content following appearance on Alex Jones’ ‘InfoWars’

The subreddit r/Kanye, a Reddit fan page dedicated to Ye, has re-focused its attention away from the producer/rapper after he made a slew of antisemitic remarks.

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🚗 KARENS
Worker says ‘Karen’ neighbor told him to ‘get out’ of parking spot, accused him of not being a tenant

A Boston ‘Karen’ went viral after she was caught on camera at an apartment complex parking lot accusing a tenant of not living there.

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📺 Now Streaming

By Michelle Jaworski

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🕸️ Crawling the web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

🌶️ This Chick-fil-A worker’s spicy menu hack has people online salivating. 

💸 A Lyft driver went viral on TikTok after showing how he would only get paid $50 for a ridethat costs the customer $242.

🍗 This person’s PSA about the price of Burger King’s chicken nuggets is going viral. 

🍔 A new McDonald’s worker says she was put on the drive-thru cash register without completing any kind of training that would teach her how to use it—all on her very first day.

🎁 Get ready to claim your status as the coolest aunt or uncle this holiday season. These are the best gifts for nieces and nephews of all ages.* 

💼 From the Daily Dot archive: For Gen Z, office culture is both nostalgic and glamorous (sometimes). 

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👋 Before you go

A TikToker allegedly outed the Fortune 500 company she says her roommate works for. Cheyenne claims the company asked its employees to send them $40 if they planned on attending the company’s holiday party.

Cheyenne says in the clip while attempting to stifle her laughter, “My roommate works for a Fortune 500 company, and they’re making them Venmo $40 to attend their own Christmas party.” She ends the clip by letting out a scream.

woman on bed speaking caption 'when a fortune 500 company is making employees venmo $40 to attend their own holiday party' (l) woman on bed speaking caption 'when a fortune 500 company is making employees venmo $40 to attend their own holiday party' (c) woman on bed with hand on mouth caption 'when a fortune 500 company is making employees venmo $40 to attend their own holiday party' (r)
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*First Published: Dec 7, 2022, 11:00 am CST