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Sometimes, when you're tight for cash, you're forced to ask for an advance on your paycheck to make ends meet.

Or, if you're this six year old, you can ask for an advance on your allowance to buy that toy you really reeeeeally can't wait another week for.

This little boy in St.Louis, Missouri, did just that.

His parents' response? Priceless.

with friends and family!

Over-sharing is a thing. Sometimes, people really just cross the line in the information they've decided to volunteer to us.

It's hard to control who does this to us since it tends to take us by surprise, but hearing some of the things that people have suffered having to hear can easily act as cautionary tales to us.

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We're never that surprised when we encounter people who are lackluster at their jobs. Bad waiters, rude customer service people, dishonest contractors, or inept colleagues abound throughout daily life.

But it's interesting that we expect to encounter that kind of ineptitude far less with certain professionals.

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On the internet, people tend to say things they likely would not in the real world. The anonymity of a forum or comment section--composed only of verbal contributions beneath made up names--compels us to socialize with less inhibition; we take more risks with the peers we can't see in the flesh.

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Time and dedication is critical to learning new skills.

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