I have to stay off r/ChoosingBeggars – Reddit strikes again

I have to stay off r/ChoosingBeggars – Reddit strikes again

I've been lurking over at Reddit lately. Lots of time to kill while I wait in hospital corridors and luckily Reddit supplies an endless stream of entertainment. I stumbled across a feed called r/ChoosingBeggars and quickly became enthralled by the outrageous demands...

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An unfortunate incident with the microwave

An unfortunate incident with the microwave

"There was an unfortunate incident with the microwave" is not a sentence that inspires confidence in humanity. I've been visiting someone in hospital for awhile and often use the communal microwave and kettle. Last week the microwave disappeared. So did the kettle. By...

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