r/Maliciouscompliance My Boss Fired Me, Then Nearly Went Out of Business!

r/Maliciouscompliance Here's a general tip for you: if you plan on firing an employee, make sure that your entire business doesn't depend on that employee to function. That's exactly what happened to OP in today's story! OP is the only person who manages a massive warehouse of tires. So when his idiot manager fires him, they suddenly don't have a clue where anything is and their business struggles without him. A few months later, they beg OP to come back!

👌 r/Maliciouscompliance Mom: "DON'T DISCIPLINE MY CHILD!" Babysitter: "lol ok" www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngS42...

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"Sneaky Snitch" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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  • well i wish for 999 trillion dollars so pay up 0:00

    pov: the joke went over your headpov: the joke went over your headЦагийн өмнө
  • I really don't understand why dumb, ignorant people---with no business sense---get appointed as managers of companies.

    Sagat UppercutSagat Uppercut3 цагийн өмнө
  • I agree, screw order, anarchy for the win! Disorganization will rule the world!

    kyle lopezkyle lopez17 цагийн өмнө
  • 12:30 i agree

    PkchuPkchuӨдрийн өмнө
  • I love r/

    Joseph HolditchJoseph Holditch4 өдрийн өмнө
  • So if my wish is your command I wish that you would give me your channel

    Nicholas DenholmNicholas Denholm6 өдрийн өмнө
  • I drive 30 minutes and took a pay cut in order to have a job I like and feel okay with. Its been a happy few weeks.

    Dragon EssenceDragon Essence7 өдрийн өмнө
  • That first story is complete and utter bullshit.

    Dion BridgerDion Bridger8 өдрийн өмнө
  • The subreddit of sweet revenge

    Snek _Snek _8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Manager said its my turn to get on the computer >:(

    GleamGleam9 өдрийн өмнө
  • I worked at a tire and wheel store that made us wear black....wait....firestone?

    Chris HodgesChris Hodges11 өдрийн өмнө
  • Rslash son arc?😳

    Priyanka jha mishraPriyanka jha mishra14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Holy shit that first story... sounds like a nightmare to work there!

    mike mmike m18 өдрийн өмнө
  • My partner thinks she's great at organising and when she actually sits down and organises her own stuff or common stuff e.g. bathroom, kitchen she's does a really good job, the second she tries to organise anythings of mine or tries to tidy-up instead of organise stuff goes missing for months and i can't find it and neither can she 😂😂

    CCLRguy2012CCLRguy201220 өдрийн өмнө
  • Omg that outsource company sounds like my last job. It had 3 letters and was a fing nightmare. We had systems that we explained would brick if left connected to severs to long and 60 hour weeks (no not joking). Was a awful year and not counting legal issues I had after getting my retirement and they tried to say I stole a laptop (there were 5 people who saw me turn it in). Fuck that place

    zero g65zero g6520 өдрийн өмнө
  • The first story sounds pretty bogus. If you're locked out of a remote system because your credentials expire, resetting them is literally a 1 minute job, and there's zero chance the laptop image will need to be rebuilt.

    Alexander McCarthyAlexander McCarthy26 өдрийн өмнө
  • Imagine being the downfall to a business because no one else was taught how to organize

    Casian AmericanCasian American27 өдрийн өмнө
  • He should try reading the same script that's scrolling on the screen.

    Eroticon4Eroticon427 өдрийн өмнө
  • Story #3 I would have demanded a huge signing bonus and to be more or less left alone to do the job and in writing

    J LawrenceJ Lawrence27 өдрийн өмнө
  • Bro i feel you, my wife is the same way and I love the chaos lol but not gonna lie when i say her organization is one of the many reasons i love her

    Mike HoferMike Hofer28 өдрийн өмнө
  • "The world just wants to be organized" Entropic Time Disagrees, and it always get it's way eventually. :)

    Aaron TateAaron Tate28 өдрийн өмнө
  • MY GOSH... sis and mom r so unorganized and just throw thing around. dad and i are complete oppisite from the girls and although dad shares a room with mom, his side is spotless, mom's side has junk in it. same w/ my room. sis' room has CONFETTI on the floor while i am like CLEAN OP here.

    MichaelMichael28 өдрийн өмнө
  • Why bother displaying the post if you are reading a completely different script anyway?

    That0wlGuyThat0wlGuy29 өдрийн өмнө
  • why does his voice sound funny?

    vincent coopervincent cooper29 өдрийн өмнө
  • Love the content, hate his "voices". Petty thing to get bent out of shape over but so it is.

    Of No ImportanceOf No Importance29 өдрийн өмнө
  • had some of these at my internship aswel. I went to an intern at an company that basically books conference rooms for clients. So my job was basically check what they wanted and just do it, the person that was suppose to help me was either sick or not doing much, leaving his intern to do the bulk of the work (shocking right?) I did everything from setting up the the formation of the tables/chairs to setting up the electronics they required, nothing too special honestly. I graduated from administration level 2 (we call that here in Netherlands) and I was leaving that intern place, i told my former mentor how i did things, obviously he didn't listen and his next intern wasn't as proactive as i could be, so he needed to actually mentor the new guy. Later on some employees there reached out to me asking me to help my former mentor out because nothing was getting done, he still had his lazy attitute and the new intern was following his lead but behind his back. (I had some lazy streaks aswell, but i made sure my work was done before, so an hour job took me 45 minutes? 15 minute break basically, or till i got bored) The mentor was basically taken in as he was the friend of the boss, so basically complete immunity to anything. He was fired 2 months later for 3 reasons. 1. he was lazy and only sat on his office. 2. work wasn't getting done (so I had an 2 year internship there, which basically allowed him to breeze through his shifts) and 3. the company was getting an negative reputation because the rooms/equipments were never setup for them, so they went elsewhere for the same service and the schools that wanted people to get work experience black listed that company.

    DarkDyllonDarkDyllon29 өдрийн өмнө
  • I am at home in the abyss of Mt organized chaos.

    Mitchell Daniel SmithMitchell Daniel Smith29 өдрийн өмнө
  • I'm a Type A with organizing

    DiamondTK287DiamondTK28729 өдрийн өмнө
  • Every time Rslash mentions his wife I can’t help but picture a guy screaming while gassing the pedal in his car to try and avoid a fender bender lmfao

    Emily HarrisEmily HarrisСарын өмнө
  • "The world wants to be organized." I think you'll find that the world wants to be disorganized and run by its own rules. We humans however, love arranging things so that our brains can make sense of them. Clearly not everyone is good at it, and run on nature's order. It just sucks when our time-based world demands we find things and chaos prevents it.

    KatotsuKatotsuСарын өмнө
  • To be honest things that are organized are nice to look at

    Eliezer FaganEliezer FaganСарын өмнө
  • Malicious compliance is how I live my life with “authority figures” all the time. I’ll tell you why your request/demand was stupid once before following your instructions to a T. Feels so good to watch it blow up in their face.

    FrozenZenBerryFrozenZenBerryСарын өмнө
  • I wish you never post these made up stories again let's see how that works

    Gary HolmesGary HolmesСарын өмнө
  • wounded my soul!

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioovСарын өмнө
  • your wife kind of sounds like a clean freak

    HazardousNUGGETHazardousNUGGETСарын өмнө
  • I was expecting his wife to charm in and say that's exactly right Rslash!!!

    Jeremy OharaJeremy OharaСарын өмнө
  • I'm an amazing organizer, but I seriously have zero drive. I just came from being an alcoholic, and I don't home any responsibilities as I should at my age in my situation. But whenever my girlfriend guides me to doing something that has to do with organizing, my ADHD goes into full mode and all of the sudden I become OCD about it and organize every little detail. I'm still very behind on a lot of things though, because again, zero drive.

    Christian OrtizChristian OrtizСарын өмнө
    • I feel ya. Just following orders from the organized person works best.

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioovСарын өмнө
  • The thing that wrecks my mom is that both me and my sister have organized chaos where stuff is put in weird messy looking arrangements that actually are messy, but if any part of our chaos gets moved nothing can be found. We are also the only ones that can find stuff too. It drives Mom crazy, but she is no better if not worse so it feels hypocritical.

    Aether ToastAether ToastСарын өмнө
  • 16:26 Entropy: haHA! I think the fuck not!

    Omega AnimsOmega AnimsСарын өмнө
  • Kleefish and his/her dad really remind me of me/my dad working with my grandfather. We were (they still are) in construction and me and my dad are 99% of the time on the same page, typically different lines at worst, and my grandfather, though he means well and definitely knows what he's talking about (he was in the electric workers union for i think 65 years last i heard) but he's starting to get a little "let's change it up"/"let's see if this works" mid-job to an extreme level. A little bit is ok, especially if it could be faster, but the he does it, sometimes we'd have to scrap what we already did entirely.

    Nino MitchellNino MitchellСарын өмнө
  • Are you okay r/? You used to be allot more energetic when reading these, adding your own comments on them and just putting more heart into it.

    WolfskidWolfskidСарын өмнө
    • Well he's probably just tired of taking care of his new child Im sure you know how hard it is due to its sensible to think that something bad happened but I'm sure it's fine

      James BarrJames Barr29 өдрийн өмнө
  • if they want the tell me "put this there put that they're" fine. it's when they say "that's wrong, fix it" with no guidance that I get frustrated.

    bilinas minibilinas miniСарын өмнө
  • For some reason MNthe hasn't recommended me an r slash video in months and I forgot abt it until now, but he sounds less bubbly and happy now? Less excited?

    blake kollmanblake kollmanСарын өмнө
  • Both I and my husband are half-decent, half-lazy organizers, so we kinda fit in terms of the amount of energy put into organization. The real problem is we have completely different systems! I don't know why, but we always want to start in different places, and the end result is hardly ever the same, despite we being very logical about our systems. After eight years living together, we came upon a silent agreement where each organizes their own part of the house. He cooks, so the kitchen is his. I clean, so the laundry is mine. The bedroom and social areas are divided into smaller personal areas (like bookshelves, desks, etc). It's weird, the house feels a bit patchworky, but it works.

    Cinthia GochCinthia GochСарын өмнө
    • again, he said I’m in charge.

      bilinas minibilinas miniСарын өмнө
  • Moral of the story... Never F with your secretaries... because you are gonna get Fed yourself.

    [Cubical Laboratory][Cubical Laboratory]Сарын өмнө
  • I swear when you on purposely do your annoying voice it sounds like nails on a fucking chalk board.

    Alpha SorielAlpha SorielСарын өмнө
  • The last one is 🥇

    Robert LandinghamRobert LandinghamСарын өмнө
  • Had an employer fire me to get revenge on her husband/business partner (she thought we were having an affair however he was but not with me) then begged for me to come back 2 weeks later. She realized after she sacked me I was the only one that knew how to use the software. I didn't go back because not my problem and I had another job.

    VW GirlVW GirlСарын өмнө
  • 2:27 lmao

    opticalmittin6opticalmittin6Сарын өмнө
  • Why do you bother with the text when you just paraphrase? It's the worst!

    christoblahchristoblahСарын өмнө
  • ones! :)

    bilishu alissbilishu alissСарын өмнө
  • I feel ya. Just following orders from the organized person works best.

    Rean_SchwarzerRean_SchwarzerСарын өмнө
  • That would be Discount tire folks

    Tommy BTommy BСарын өмнө
  • Haaaaaa 😂😂😂😂😂 I was a mechanic at a bowling ally, I started at 10.25$. And I did my job, the porters job, helped at the desk and bar. But refused to learn the registers cuz then I’m responsible for the money. They hired 2 mechanics trying to replace me, at 12.50$ and 13.50$ They quit before me I didn’t quit till they called me back after covid, I refused. You payed lazy fucks 2-4 dollars more then me. And left me in their tax bracket Not to mention I could still shut them down with the mold in the washer. No joke a centimeter of mold lines the washing machine Did I bitch? Nope Is it sanity? Nope. Health violation? Yep

    Donovan UlrichDonovan UlrichСарын өмнө
    • the dumbest way, but it works for me.

      bilishu alissbilishu alissСарын өмнө
  • Yep that's me, I want everything organized

    Raven BloodroseRaven BloodroseСарын өмнө
  • You switched between completely censoring words, to cutting out half of a swear word, to adding in swear words where there were none. Nice

    tom higginstom higginsСарын өмнө
  • I'm not anti-orginization, but my mum is very orginization. Very "Knows where everything is". But there is a running joke with me and my mum about the flat these days. She's major arthritis and a few other mobility related problems, so her moving and carrying ability is harshly limited. And my brother is a fuck up who'll only help you out for what he can steal. So, the flat was massively cluttered in every room (Different story entirely, only half our fault) and people were coming to check the electrics. So, this whole flat's worth of clutter needed moving, by me alone with a little help from mum. So I moved it. If there was a space, things got put there, if it was useless or broken, it got thrown away. If there was a bag, it got filled. My room has this wall of crap up to the celling now. The joke being that before, Mum knew where everything was just couldn't get to anything. And now, Mum knows where nothing is, but can get to it all.

    Yuno GasaiYuno GasaiСарын өмнө
  • I totally vibe with that ending analysis. I'm not organized at all... my fiace is a super organizer... lol

    SkulljeepSkulljeepСарын өмнө
  • A company that does not trust it employee's, will lose their best employee's. That has been proven over and over again.

    Audiogeek1958Audiogeek1958Сарын өмнө
  • again, he said I’m in charge.

    seiom jvonyseiom jvonyСарын өмнө
  • My spouse is great at organizing, but even better at forgetting where they put stuff. Also it's not always better because when they organize stuff my brain doesn't work the same so I can never find stuff. Heck, when I actually organize stuff I can't find it either tbf. I have a way easier time finding what I need in what most people would see as utter chaos.

    Shauna SmithShauna SmithСарын өмнө
  • I really wish you'd just read the thing word for word. I get avoiding copyright if you need to. But if these are free to use stories, just read it out if the sentence is decent. Sometimes you make the poster sound worst than they are "I won't deny some of the things he did got me pissed off" is what you said. Vs what was said which was "I won't deny, I got pretty upset with a few things from him. But it was just the situation didn't favour him" You make the poster sound sometimes sound like they are really ragging on the other when they aren't and unless some one is reading the video, not just listening like a podcast. Things can be missed.

    One.Click AlternativeOne.Click AlternativeСарын өмнө
    • back, because I thought: is not like we have a choice lmaooo.

      seiom jvonyseiom jvonyСарын өмнө
  • your story at the end is it the exact example of me and my friend I am an unorganized and my friend is it organized

    car crazy2car crazy2Сарын өмнө
  • I love how Rslash always talks about his wife and dog and how much he loves them, especially his wife, talking about her skills. I bet his wife and dog love him very much and are very happy

    S.F_NikoS.F_NikoСарын өмнө
  • my mom told me to only listen to podcasts while eating and I usually listen to rSlash so I listened to the rSlash podcast #maliciouscompliance

    Abhay SAbhay SСарын өмнө
  • I absolutely love it when RSlash talks about his wife. He sounds so full of love and pride whenever he brings her up.

    yuoop nokeyuoop nokeСарын өмнө
  • Bruh you sound depressed

    DumblucasDumblucasСарын өмнө
  • I am somehow an organized disaster. My office looks like a bomb has gone off in it all the time. BUT... I always know where everything is and can go right for it. My GF on the other hand can't stand clutter (that isn't her own), but in cleaning, forgets where she puts things. An example of it is that I had to go to a job that was in a city about 6-7 hours drive away for 3 weeks. One evening when talking to her on the phone, she asked where a specific set of headphones were that she wanted to use. I told her exactly where it was in my office and she found it no issue. Then when she off handedly said "I wish I knew where my hair brush was that easy" told her it was last on her night stand next to the bed under the paper she was reading the night before I left. Sure enough, that's where it was. I just log everything away in some dumb (mostly) useless part of my head and recall stuff in the dumbest way, but it works for me.

    Logan SaliLogan SaliСарын өмнө
  • Why are you chopping big hunks of story out? Is there a time constraint? It's a little jarring to be reading along and suddenly there goes 3 paragraphs...

    SpectreSpectreСарын өмнө
    • mechanic department as well as the office department begging me to come back because no one else would do the job quite as well. I told every single one of them no I

      yuoop nokeyuoop nokeСарын өмнө
  • In the car store story its all the owners fault for dying. Like come on who dies I mean its so impractical and some times ruins businesses. The moral of the story just don't die.

    Godly ReaperGodly ReaperСарын өмнө
  • When my small Army medical library was being renovated, my supervisor sent two soldiers to help me pack. After the first bout of packing, they complained about how particular I was about the books and journals being boxed in a certain order. My boss sent me a snippy email about wasting her soldiers' time. I carefully explained how, by keeping everything in a certain order, we would save a lot of time unpacking because we wouldn't be hunting for issues or books. We would be able to grab them by the handful (in order), and slot them into place. The soldiers followed my instructions after that.

    Ann VictorAnn VictorСарын өмнө
  • Great stories! A little distracting, though, on clips like the tire story when the text in the video didn't match what was being narrated.

    Jiyang SongJiyang SongСарын өмнө
  • Claps that you have a wonderful wife.

    Cesar GalvanCesar GalvanСарын өмнө
  • if they want the tell me "put this there put that they're" fine. it's when they say "that's wrong, fix it" with no guidance that I get frustrated.

    rmhartmanrmhartmanСарын өмнө
  • RSLASH LOST WITHOUT A SCOUT IN HIS OWN HOME .. CALLS OUT FOR HIS SCOUT.....' HONEY , WHERE DID YOU PUT---------

    da pennda pennСарын өмнө
  • So ... Instead of one worker not being productive, you make two workers unproductive.

    rmhartmanrmhartmanСарын өмнө
  • I was listening to the video and not looking at the screen, so in the story where it said, " the employees all wear black, not by choice" I heard were instead of WEAR and had to go back, because I thought: is not like we have a choice lmaooo.

    Alma TaderoAlma TaderoСарын өмнө
  • This episode is the embodiment of OCD

    dangerous darkraidangerous darkraiСарын өмнө
  • lot of made up tech jargon in the first one

    N0diggityN0doubtN0diggityN0doubtСарын өмнө
  • Aw rslash... happy wife happy life huh?

    Olivia TempletonOlivia TempletonСарын өмнө
  • so... i've been missing a couple of these since maybe a year and a half ago... and i can't help but to notice that rslash sounds... less joyfull than 2 years ago... is it only me...?

    german ROJAS LEONgerman ROJAS LEONСарын өмнө
  • This guy should be a reading teacher he reads so good

    Me EDMe EDСарын өмнө
  • I got fired a week ago A week ago The boss ask me to coming back Not coming back

    VNVNСарын өмнө
  • Become a hacker then hack their network and blow out their database! After report the entire client to the Military Police! Next find out were they hid their sick child an offer the child some prescribed medication from your side of the world not from their parents side of the world! Your a sub-teacher for a problem child! Then teach the child how to be a professional an then try not to offer your life to become the sub child! You were a sub teacher not sub child! Next find the main teacher an huant that teacher for more information! Then find the extortionist an figure out how to assassinate those extortionist! The couples who are the child's ex girlfriend or ex boyfriend were attempting murder in broad daylight! Assassinate the couple before they evolve into wizards an witches that make ghost towns! Afterwards if you can public execution against the bro for hoes and sis for hoe! They were never supposed to be saved by that child! They were the pawns who will betray anyone! Then find a way out of becoming a hero or heo. Choose never to exist ever again! They are all extortionist trying to kill this child!

    Haseventygerinmeru Ever After RioraHaseventygerinmeru Ever After RioraСарын өмнө
  • I don't have reddit but I do have the perfect story for this kind of stuff. I used to work with my dad at a huge company and because I didn't have the certifications that my dad had, they labeled my job title building maintenance, which was decently appropriate for what I was doing. I was basically changing light bulbs repairing vent ducts and taking care of the yard and the security fence around the property. I was basically the handyman around the entire property by myself. Now this wasn't a bad job, I was only getting paid $10 an hour and was told to do a lot of things that were way out of my expertise as far as concrete handling when I had to redo the entire parking lot and take care of the actual parking lot with only a sludge hammer by myself. But side notes aside that wasn't the problem. I was technically at the bottom of the food chain of anyone else that was there. But I was instructed by the shop foreman of this place to only listen to my direct manager, however that shop foreman constantly would tell me to do other stuff all the time so that was to managers and then at one point it got to four managers. The office manager the shop foreman my direct manager and the vice shop foreman. So despite the biggest manager always telling me to only listen to the manager that was just above me I would constantly be taking in orders from all four of those managers. It didn't do well for progress that actually needed to be done around the place and a really slowed the progress that actually needed to be done. Every manager wanted their own little issues in their department done first and I couldn't really help that because I was only one person in charge of my own department. Eventually I got fired because I just couldn't keep up with four different directories coming in every day all at once all claiming to be top priority. After I was terminated my dad worked there for a while longer and he told me that the person they got to fill in my position was 3 years younger than me and a real slacker, long story short they didn't last long and I always got calls from friends inside that business both in the mechanic department as well as the office department begging me to come back because no one else would do the job quite as well. I told every single one of them no I wouldn't do it without a formal apology from the shop foreman and an explanation about how he would not do that to me again and that I would get a little bit better pay. I never got it because that guy's pride was too much but it was still quite a welcoming thought to know that they had no one to cover me.

    Sawyer HearrenSawyer HearrenСарын өмнө
  • inventory control is not something you can screw around with on retail

    Darkest ArgentumDarkest ArgentumСарын өмнө
  • 16:43 I’m that way with other peoples stuff, but my room is a mess 😂

    Hallie GearyHallie GearyСарын өмнө
  • Love your videos you obviously put a lot of effort in them

    Electronic FreakElectronic FreakСарын өмнө
  • I am an organized chaos person myself. I have things and I know where they are then my husband mr organization moves it and I can’t find it.

    CroshaideCroshaideСарын өмнө
  • Haha the tire guy sounded like me who worked maintenance at a park I was the only full time employee and I got payed less than everyone else who was part time. I was there everyday doing everything and knew everything that was happening within the park. I quit for a better job and the park is struggling to maintain itself but that's none of my business.

    Erik RichardsErik RichardsСарын өмнө
  • I once filled in as a secretary during a maternity leave. When the secretary decided to not return, the company hired an "Executive" secretary to replace her. They preferred not to keep me in the position, as they wanted a "professionally trained" secretary. Not only was she paid almost 50% more than me, I had to teach her how to do the work. The company went out of business shortly thereafter, and I think that this instance was only one of many poor business decisions that lead to its closing.

    Gary MyersGary MyersСарын өмнө
  • The reposts are real

    sikkdogsikkdogСарын өмнө
    • Thank you someone else noticed

      Corvo AttanoCorvo AttanoСарын өмнө
  • TLE job, Sounds like you worked for a Walmart. When Sam the company head died his son rather then take up a job and get off the vacation his life was decided to instead Higher a management firm to oversee Walmart as a whole, was a train wreck for the company. was working for them during transition and had a ASE Certification in Engine Performance and Maintenance and so did several others I worked with, Slowly at first but quicker later, they were replaced with First job no training kinda guys whos attitude was, "its just a oil change it ain't that hard." and killed several engines. Simple way a Oil and lube shop can kill your engine is to not remove the seal from your engine that sticks from the previous seal. Two seals allow oil to POUR between them, draining your car of all its oil in one minute flat. Cars, Trucks, jeeps, and SUV's with not oil in the engine will seize after a second Minute. easily a couple THOUSAND to fix, but easier to get a new car. guess how many repairs they had to pay for in the first couple months as after I left?

    Joseph HurstJoseph HurstСарын өмнө
  • My parents are hella disorganized, especially my dad. Meanwhile Me and my brothers are neat freaks. We try to reorganize their stuff but they throw a fit. Then my mom keeps complaining that none of us clean the house anymore. Like, I have better things to do than to be berated for simply organizing the place in a way it works for everyone.

    Uthman BakshUthman BakshСарын өмнө
    • I'm the opposite of you guys, i'm not a neat freak, but then again, i put my stuff where i know where they are. my old room at my moms used to be an garbage bin (not literally, but it was filthy, but i knew where everything was) we went on vacation and my grandma cleaned my entire room for me, reorganizing everything, i complained to my mom that my room was cleaned and she was like "oh, atleast you can find your stuff again" and i responded "now that it's clean i can't find my stuff, i knew exactly where everything was"

      DarkDyllonDarkDyllon29 өдрийн өмнө
    • and if you take it out of my group, I'll never find it again

      seiom jvonyseiom jvonyСарын өмнө
  • I'm literally in the middle of what feels like the most complicated move possible. Due to health issues, I've been living with my parents for a few years (I'm in my 30s). I'm greatly appreciative of everything they've done for me - & there's a LOT. But... My mum & I are both type A, super-organised, & perfectly suited for those T-shirts that say: I'm not bossy, I have leadership skills. Two type As, with _different_ ideas & systems is NOT fun. I have had to learn & accept some, erm, 'flexibility' due to my health issues, which have improved/ stabilised but left me with some chronic issues. **I'm** moving from the US home to Europe after the summer. My parents are too... in 9 months. For various reasons, they're (we're) spending a few months in this area (northeast) while my dad finishes his contract with work, then **they're** going to stay with relatives in Florida for a few months for winter. All the stuff shipped internationally will be stored for the 9(ish) months due to customs laws at home (owner must claim, sign, declare etc. & for other complex reasons this can't be me). Unexpectedly, our landlord of 5+ years, who KNEW this plan since last year decided - in a horrible way - to end the contract & gave notice. Details aren't worth it, but it was stressful & unnecessary. A conversation would have been the sane option. Even if anything had been agreed, by the end of a crazy 4 weeks, we wanted nothing to do with them. New plan: rent somewhere furnished for a few months - hence the longer storage period. Except I'll _need_ more of my stuff when I leave, so we're doing 1 in-state move, I'm doing a 2-part international move, they're then moving out of state (but don't need furniture etc) & then they're doing the international move. Oh, all planned & executed in about 6 weeks. Selling, donating, decluttering, all planning for different situations & places - also against the unknown background of a f*cking global pandemic. Packers & movers this week... this comment is now just a vent!! NEVER DO THIS. NEVER EVER EVER On top of that, I'm still finishing up some treatments & my body is NOT anywhere close to my brain's type A planning & organization. And my mum's idea of helping is: my way is best, just let me do it. Well-intentioned, but it's MY STUFF & MY LIFE - & I'm not able to do it the way I want. This has just helped me understand how the rest of my family DO just let her take over. She's better at it than them, & they don't feel the need to control it all with _their_ system. MNthe therapy. Back to my sorting my crap - & seriously working on a minimalist lifestyle change from here out!!

    g mun22g mun22Сарын өмнө
  • One of the best things I have seen on this subreddit is a comment that’s states “When your employees state that you shouldn’t do such and such it’s usually a good idea to listen to them When your employees state that you make it an official order you’ve f***** up When they demand you have it written down and signed your about to have the wrath of hell brought down upon you by your superiors “

    Pipe cleaner MasterPipe cleaner MasterСарын өмнө
  • New rule, everytime someone uses "OCD" to mean "neat and organized", they owe me $500 and also I get to punch them in the face

    Tess CollinsTess CollinsСарын өмнө
    • @Ish no judgement lol, there's a lot of misinformation about OCD around, I've met grown ass adults who think that, it's completely understandable you'd think that as a 12 hr old lol I missed out on a diagnosis for years bc that's what I thought it was too lol

      Tess CollinsTess CollinsӨдрийн өмнө
    • When I was 12 I used to think I had OCD cuz I needed everything to be in a specific order and I hated it otherwise but I’m not much like that anymore so I could’ve misunderstood so please don’t punch me 😂

      IshIsh2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Nice but they owe me $6,732,621

      Justin FirpoJustin Firpo27 өдрийн өмнө
    • Gotta love when being creative apparently equals autistic, my payment is simply giving them a weird look for 5 minutes

      BubbaDERP21, Cringe Initiation ProgramBubbaDERP21, Cringe Initiation Program28 өдрийн өмнө
    • @Keaton Spell Not our fault doctors were handing out those diagnoses like lollipops a few years back. xD

      Erica ClacherErica ClacherСарын өмнө
  • Okay I get that you don't always follow the original post entirely, but in the story with the tires you really went over the top. I'm trying to read along here! And most of the time there was no reason to change it either.

    fghsghfghsghСарын өмнө
  • As a sysadmin that first story seems very far fetched. Credentials are managed (very often through Active Directory) and building new machine does not take a week and even if it did somehow (very few places I know of have no backup machines) then it would still refuse the credentials if they were blocked as a result of some security update policy. Most likely the device was refused by kerberos or radius which would be simply went around by using local admin account (every self-respecting admin will have that set up) and then deploying the update. Then the machine would be allowed to enter the network again. That takes like an hour tops. The poster was able to share computers so his credentials were fine, it was the mavhine that was prohibited from entering. At that point just reinstall it. Takes at most 3 hours with a good setup with WDS (and if they have uodate audit they need to have a WSUS so they most likely have a WDS) and it is mostly unattended effort. And Macs/Linux machines would still operate on very similar backbone (kerberos/radius allowing or blocking devices to join the network) so that argument would not fly either.

    TheVanBournerTheVanBournerСарын өмнө
  • These stories remind me of the time, a few months after I moved out of my parents' home, when they called to "invite me to dinner," and then let slip, while they were still on the phone with me, that the real reason they were inviting me was because they wanted to watch "The Count of Monte Cristo," and couldn't find it. So, after I stopped laughing, I calmly told them exactly where to look, and they found it right away. They then sheepishly asked if I still wanted to come for dinner that night. "You can watch it with us, if you like. We'll wait for you." I laughed and told them to go ahead and watch it without me, as I still has a lot of stuff to do for work. But I had such a good laugh about it. We did have dinner together later that week. My parents actually do love me, for me. But, boy, sometimes, you just want a particular thing, and nothing else will scratch that itch.

    Michelle YoungMichelle YoungСарын өмнө