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Simply 23 of the year’s most memorable ‘Well, that sucks’ moments on Reddit

It’s been a long 2021 – even longer than 2020, it turned out – and the subReddit ‘well that sucks’ collects moments when things really didn’t go to plan.

And it’s not uncommon, of course, for other people’s misfortune to make your day just a little bit better. If only there was a word for that sort of thing.

And here are 23 of the most memorable moments to be filed under ‘Having a bad day? It could be worse …’

1. ‘In-laws invited us over for dinner; it was a trap’

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2. ‘This pillar was straight last week. This is the first floor of a seven-floor building’

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3. ‘When you’re working from home and you hit video instead of audio’


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4. ‘My boss’s secretary quit this morning after delivering breakfast’


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5. ‘I now remember that yesterday I wanted a cool soda’


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6. ‘When you live in Svalbard, Norway and forgot to close the window to the home office’

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7. ‘A part of Highway 1 fell into the ocean, so a 45 mile drive turned into a 200 mile drive’

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8. ‘Been waiting 6 weeks for a rather expensive toilet so we can fit it at a client’s house, it has finally arrived’

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9. ‘I took some aspirin when I was tired it was really late at night. I realized an hour later that what I took was not aspirin’

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10. ‘Woman gets tattoo about not wearing a mask to pretend being someone you’re not. 2 days before the first Covid-19 case in her state’

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11. ‘Sitting here for over an hour waiting to be interviewed’

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12. ‘In ten seconds I’m going to discover the value of lifejackets and renter’s insurance’


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