People Confess The Most 'Not Safe For Work' Thing They've Ever Done At Work
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I used to work in restaurants and I cannot tell you how many of my former coworkers were caught fooling around on the job. The thing you have to remember about restaurants (especially lower end ones) is that everyone is dating each other.

Or at least they have. Or might be considering it.

The point here is don't get mixed up in any of that because it will come back to haunt you and make your workday uncomfortable.

And please, please, PLEASE do not go make out or have sex in the walk-in freezer.

That's just nasty (but people did it on the regular).


People shared their NSFW stories after Redditor NastyStarFish asked the online community:

"What's the most NSFW thing you've done at work?"

"For the scientists..."

"Microwaved a grape in the work microwave. For the scientists, cut a grape in half, leaving a small amount connected (creating an 8 pattern). Put it in a microwave, turn on and it creates a plasma (super heated gas)."

"Anyway, to stop it 'spitting' I put some kitchen roll underneath. Unfortunately the super heated gas ignited the paper and we had a small fire. Did I get in trouble? Nope the whole team was watching, even my boss. Fun times!"

MarkHowes

Now here's something I never thought I'd read. Now I know to never do this, so thank you.

"I mixed degreaser..."

"I mixed degreaser with bleach so mopping the floor could be done in one step and made chlorine gas."

Jpaynesae1991

My guess is the entire floor had to be evacuated. Hopefully they realized it was absolutely an accident.

"I accidentally..."

"I accidentally made an exploding steam engine out of a water pump."

cambium7

What?

How?

How do you even do that?

I don't want to know.

"I punched my boss..."

"I punched my boss in the face after I got beat up and he told me fighting is acceptable at work when I made a complaint."

Youwana_younggaychick

Since when is fighting at work acceptable? EVER?

Sounds like you're better off away from there.

"I work at a fetish clothing boutique..."

"I work at a fetish clothing boutique, frequently adding new products to our webpage. My most amusing one is definitely spending the majority of my day censoring penises in sheer underwear."

blackninjakitty

Something tells me working at a fetish clothing boutique or sex shop is full of NSFW surprises.

"I used to smoke weed..."

"I used to smoke weed on my lunch break and come in so freaking high. I planned to quit soon but noticed on my boss’s calendar that there was an event called 'drug test.' I quit before then but always wondered if that was meant for me."

lovelylola2019

You dodged a bullet! But seriously... probably not a good idea to get high at work.

"I took a bunch of Xanax..."

"I took a bunch of Xanax by accident and sat on the floor for my entire 6 hour shift and then went home and slept for 15 hours straight."

greghater

That you managed to sit on the floor for your entire shift makes me think you work security.

"I stood on top..."

"I stood on top of a moving bobcat (smallish construction equipment not angry wild feline) with a pole saw to cut some really high branches on a few tall trees. OSHA would have had a field day with that one. Definitely not safe for work. Do not attempt."

Lark2331

OSHA would have absolutely shut the entire workplace DOWN and they would have done it sooo fast.

"My wife and I..."

"My wife and I were in the same company for a while. We made out in the office once with her back pressed up against the sexual harassment poster."

BB-88

Hey, it's not harrassment if it's consensual!

"The concrete..."

"The concrete was redone one year. I drew a glorious 12 ft penis and was never caught."

JuanTheNumber

Maybe you weren't caught because they knew but didn't have concrete proof?

It seems people out there have had much more interesting times at work than I have. I think I like it that way. I'd rather not get physically injured... or worse.

Have some stories of your own? Feel free to tell us more in the comments below!

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