"How did they get away with that?", one might ask about something they witnessed a person did they thought was contemptible.


But the neighborhood watchdog would be in for a rude awakening after discovering the very thing they had strong objections to was perfectly legal.

What are such examples of these questionable practices?

Fortunately for us, we got some sobering instances from strangers online after Redditor Drex678 asked:

"What is immoral but legal?"

No wonder there's so much drama in the courtroom.

Sneaky Tactic

"Tying up court cases for years because you can outspend the other party."

– snykun

Making A Case Out Of Spite

"Related is suing to punish someone knowing that the law does not support you."

– mechanab

The System

"Allowing a system where that strategy pays."

– Credible333

We are often led to believe one thing or another. Who do you trust?

Alternative Facts

"Lying on the news."

– bivalve_connoisseur

"I'll add to this ... instead of stating facts ... stating an opinion on facts."

"Like instead of saying 'The President raised taxes on gas' you say 'Once again, President Shmudly has stuck it to the little guy by raising the price of gas to the applause of his oil baron friends.'"

"Like just tell us the facts and let us decide what to think of it."

– ClownfishSoup

Retail Ploy

"selling me a frying pan with lifetime guarantee and it only lasting 6 months."

– AnotherDumbB*tch

What It Really Means

"'Lifetime guarantees' are intended to be for the reasonable lifetime of the product, not your lifetime. I think this isn't ever made clear enough."

"I am that girl who recently took a Tefal frying pan back to a store because the nonstick coating peeled off. I got a replacement in the end, but you know what they tried to convince me? That I shouldn't let the pan get too hot. Just use it on low. A FRYING PAN. 🤣"

"Edit to add: Yes I do use both stainless steel and cast iron in the kitchen. We have one Teflon pan for eggs and it is unreasonable to only use a pan on the lowest setting. Obviously I wouldn't fry a steak in it! (Who the f'k can afford red meat anymore am I right??)"

– Box-Weasel

Contract With The Devil

"Difficult to cancel gym subscriptions."

– cakemixtiger

For Show

"Child beauty pagents."

– EnigmaCA

"It's creepy as hell. Talent shows and spelling bees are cool, but grown a** adults judging which kid looks the best? Nah."

– kindchains

Turns out there are far more than we thought!

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