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Oh the things we can never unsee. The things that will leave us shooketh... to the core. When we're at work every second is a gamble. And the people we work, around and for can be the craziest of crazies.

Redditor u/zarfytezz1 wanted everyone to discuss the nuts they witness on the regular by asking.... What's the craziest thing you've ever seen at work?


Dominoes.

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I was working at a car dealership and was standing outside with my friends drinking coffee on a Sunday morning. All of the sudden we heard this sound like thunder and looked up to see an old Pontiac flipping end-over-end into the lot. It came crashing into a row of Yukons we had up on racks and knocked them over like dominoes.

Funny thing is that the guy driving the car was drunk as hell and climbed out of the wreckage without so much as a scratch. iconoclast63

Snake Eyes.

I was a manager at a small casino running a blackjack tournament.

I watched a man have a heart attack before my very eyes. It was the end of the round for that table the man advanced to the next round. As soon as the hand was over and was about to congratulate him I saw the exact moment that he realized that something was wrong. He grabbed his chest and his lips instantly turned grey.

It just so happened that the person sitting directly to his right was respiratory nurse.

She realizes immediately what's happening and throws him on the ground and starts CPR. She took full control of the situation like a hero in the movies. It was horrific and awe inspiring at the same time.

The man made a special visit to the casino two weeks later to let us know that he was okay.

To me, this wasn't crazy because I watched a man almost die. This was crazy because I saw the exact moment that he realized that he was in trouble. I saw the exact moment the nurse's instincts and training kicked in. I'll never forget it. Benkei929045

Yell Louder! 

There was a fire in the store I work at, towards the back of the store. We were getting everyone to evacuate and a woman would not leave.... she told me that since where she wanted to shop was not on fire, if she wanted to assume the risk of bodily injury that I could not stop her. I had to try to balance not losing my mind on her, with getting her to leave.

Luckily an older authoritative firefighter had just walked by and heard her, and he turned around and physically picked her up and called her out as he took her to the exit. It was as if the retail gods finally cut me a break. He did what we all wanted to do. It was absolutely glorious. genericAFusername

Un-edible.

The weirdest thing for me (hotel front desk) was an old man (easily in his 70s, with his wife and kid) ask me if he could do donuts on our parking lot.

No, not the edible kind, I asked.

One of my co-workers told me on Christmas day that one of our elevators was currently off because it had bloody walls.

Turns out one of the guests (an already suspicious dude because of the rate he had) had gotten smashed and beat the crap out of his girlfriend and the friend they had come with. Dude got arrested, of course. Jakespeed207

Over a Barrel.

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We were unloading some equipment from trucks. I was off to the side putting things away when I heard someone making really weird noises followed by loud bangs. I went over to the loading area to find a coworker pretending to be a monkey in the truck and throwing barrels down the ramp at another coworker who was jumping over them. Funniest thing I've seen in years. FC_Dubbs

At the car wash yeah....

I worked at a car wash. They would go into the tunnel, then come out and pull into a 3x2 car bay where we'd do a full service interior clean while customers waited inside with WiFi, coffee, TV, etc.

One day was particularly busy, and the bay was full, so we had a couple cars waiting in line to get in. There was one guy, we'll call Tom, probably early 40s, short, Asian, recently hired. He apparently forgot to get the stop button in the tunnel, so a car was getting pushed out and hit the empty parked customer car that was in front of it.

He got the customer out, idk what he said, but they went inside to talk to the manager. Then he tried to fix things by pulling the cars up, but ended up hitting two other cars with a customer car, then backing that car into the bushes and wall in the back. He just got out and stormed off while all hell broke loose with a handful of customers cars being crashed and everything backed up. It was not pretty. x_Pyro

Bravo Tom! 

Kind of happened over the span of some weeks or so. One of the managers at my work (not my department) started dating this lady. Lady turned out to be not so good for him because she had a coke addiction iirc and she was using him for money. Long story short, she bled him dry and left him right after. He ended up homeless.

He then bought a van off a buddy for cheap and started living behind our building. He had an outlet running under the loading door and everything. That lasted for a couple weeks, but then upper management found out and the guy got canned. I miss that dude. Hope you're doing well, Tom! DroidChargers

Going to the Chapel of Love.....

I'm a bartender and work a fair amount of weddings. The wedding party was messed up before the ceremony and it only got worse during cocktail hour and the reception. Sometime after dinner we heard voices raise, shouting and cussing commenced. Two bridesmaids where having a spat. Right in front of all the guests, including the bride and groom. Unfortunately they were bickering in front of the wedding cake.

So when reason flew out the window and good sense was doing shots they began pushing each other, which escalated to hair pulling and blows. Obviously people began trying to break it up. Unfortunately in the middle of the scuffle one of the bridesmaids was pushed forcefully into the cake table. She fell over this 5 story perfectly decorated cake. Demolished it. Never seen something so terrible and yet hilarious at an event. Just1morefix

*Trigger Warning* 

Warning: this is not a funny story. I worked in a hospital as a phlebotomist. My coworker was having troubles with her husband. He had returned from serving in the military with severe depression and paranoia. He tried to hurt her and told her he wanted to hurt their kids.

She took herself and kids to her parents house and reported him to the police. They took his guns and held them for 24 hours. Everyone at work was informed that he was not allowed on the hospital grounds. He came in to the hospital a couple hours after his guns were given back to him and shot and killed her and then himself.

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Shooketh....

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One of our machines broke on my shift. Roughly 10k lbs of metal went crashing 10ft down landing about 6 feet away from the nearest employee. I was shift lead at the time and was counting heads making sure nobody got crushed. My heart still races at the thought of that. All safety protocol was being practiced it was literally just a freak accident. Thankfully nobody got hurt just shaken up a little bit. x3young3x

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Who else has had to endure some lunacy at the workplace?

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If you're looking for your soulmate, it can be hard to really gauge who is truly “the one", especially if they've had back luck in the past. Trust me, it took many attempts to figure my romantic life out before finding my husband. But when you know, you know--and once you do, everything just beautifully falls into place.

Anyone that has found their soulmate usually can pinpoint the moment they had this realization. Here are a few real-life stories.

DeepDarkSiege asked: How did you know you found the one?

Sometimes it’s truly the usually mundane things that lights up your romantic life. In the words of the musical Company, “it’s the little things you do together that make perfect relationships.”

​The true test of any relationship.

When I found myself enjoying the little things - just because I was doing them with her.

Grocery shopping, running errands, just the mundane stuff that makes up every day.

Puzzled_Penguin46

My husband will wander off in the grocery store and then peek around the corner of an aisle at me and say weird stuff like "hey lady" or "looking good" or just nonsensical screeching. Or he will come up and smack my butt and run off. It's so immature but I always crack a smile.

Potatotay

This is so important!

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I realized that if I happened to be doing or experiencing something fun, I always wanted her around to share it with. That, and we argue well and don't hold grudges.

TheKingofOklahoma

I love the fact that me and my GF resolve arguments like mature adults and we never stay mad at each other.

Base4yoface

​You feel like an old shoe.

Everything feels effortless.

Comprehensive_Log239

This sums it up exactly. So many of my friends and family stay in failing relationships for so long. Everything is fraught with drama and disagreement.

On my 2nd date with my now wife I told her 'You feel like an old shoe.' Comfortable and familiar, easy to get along with, happy to talk with for hours or enjoy hours of silence together. When the fights happen they are brief and uncontentious, and there's no lingering bitterness. Also, she totally understood and accepted the romanticism of being called an Old Shoe.

Antiwittgenstein

Chemistry is one of the most important elements of a relationship (accidental pun there).

​There is always hope.

Initial chemistry. I was doing the on-line dating thing, and had been on a dozen+ dates of varying degrees of awkwardness and disaster. I was fed up with it.

I logged onto the dating site to delete my account and embrace the Billy-no-dates life, when this woman gave me a nudge. I was kind of blunt and said I was done with it all, and didn't want to go through another 2 to 3 weeks of on-line chat only to meet up and have nothing to talk about.

I said if she wanted to meet up and name the place fine. If she found that too forward and a red-flag then also fine. She said she'd also experienced similar problems and also wanted to skip straight to the IRL meet.

I am not that chatty. But we met up at about 2pm at a local pub. We were there until kicking-out at 11pm. It flew. I had a sore throat by the end of it.

A few weeks ago we celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary.

ExxInferis

So sweet.

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The chemistry between us was unreal, my wife said the first time she met me she had the overwhelming urge to hug me. 18 years later we're still awesome together.

She just always says as soon as she first saw me she knew we were meant to be together. We often read each others minds, I can heal her with my hands when she has pain and the sex even after 3 kids and 18 years together is still like being a pair of teenagers.

She's my best friend, my soul mate and my lover. I would love to be a millionaire then I could just spend every minute of every day with her forevermore. I'm blessed.

CleanGeologist6756

Sappy, but sweet.

I can fall asleep when he's cuddled with me. As someone that hasn't had the best relationships, it's the first time I've felt safe enough to just let myself be at rest. The first time I saw him (we were long distance for 6 months), my whole being felt at peace.

Yes it's sappy as heck, but honestly this is the first time feeling this way.

JaxAnGo

That’s how you know.

Meeting my spouse felt like seeing a loved one after they'd been gone on a long trip. I felt the same way when our child was born. No magical Disney moment, just 'oh, there you are. I've missed you and I'm glad you're back.'

Psnugbootybug

Not to mention the bigger gestures that truly blow you away as their partner.

Thrown into the deep end.​

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I am extremely lucky, as my father and I are absolutely best buds. He was diagnosed with cancer and it quickly spread throughout his body. He has been slowly declining over time. I know I found the one when my then-boyfriend (now fiancé) came to meet my parents.

Low and behold they were throwing me a surprise party and he got introduced to 30 family members. He was thrown into the deep end! He was kind and respectful to everyone. But what really took the cake was he sat down and talked to my otherwise very gruff, but long-winded dad. He talked to him for 2 hours, about life, love, my dad's experiences and I saw my dad give a few loud long laughs. It was rare those days.

He's remained close with my father as he nears the end and his constant effort to create memories and bring my dad joy speaks so much about who he is as a person.

We are getting married next week and I couldn't have found a more goofy, kind, loving and respectful man.

Lolabunnybutderp

What an amazing person.

I knew she was the one when my best friend who was a father figure went to the hospital and his organs were failing. They gave him 2 days to live and it all happened to fast that I called her and said we'd have to cancel our dinner plans with her mom (I was crying on the phone explaining why) all she said was "which hospital" and I told her the location.

I got there before her and held my dads hand. This diamond of a woman comes in with a chimichanga and large Fanta orange soda, no ice (my favorite) she sits right next to me and feeds me as I am holding my dying friend's hand crying hysterically. While he was loaded up on morphine she made a smart ass crack to me and actually made him chuckle. It was a half chuckles but he heard her! I will marry this woman. Mark my words.

JewishWolf26

A good partner always does this.

Knowing this person passively inspired me to be a better person, try harder in my efforts, and take risks to push myself as well as enjoy my life. I realized they were "the one" when they felt the same way.

Johoku

As for me, I knew my husband was the one when I realized I never got sick of his company. Usually, I get exhausted being around people, and I need a break. I never have with him--he's just such a delight to be around.

And if you haven't found the one and this article is making you sad, don't lose hope. Everyone's timeline is different, and you never know when you will meet your soulmate. Don't lose hope--it'll come when you least expect it

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