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15 Reddit Confessions Of The Most Wild Things Women Have Done At Work

The workplace can be a crazy environment. Sometimes, the most bizarre and wild things that happen to us happen while we're at work. To some extent, this makes total sense. After all, most of us spend most of our waking hours at work (depressing, isn't it?) If something crazy was going to happen, chances are it'd happen while we're on the job. You might think that the craziest stories happen to people who work crazy jobs - things like Ice Trucking, Parachuting, or Alaskan Crab Fishing. But you might be surprised at where these stories come from...

Sometimes, the wildest, most bizarre things happen to women who are just working regular jobs, trying to make ends meet. Some of these women are guilty of doing crazy things themselves, while others have had almost unthinkable things happen to them. Women are under a lot of pressure at work, and harassment is a very real threat. But through all these incidents, all of these women kept their chin up and kept working. And in the end, that's very inspiring.

15 "I asked the guy whether he had chest hair, but instead of sending it to him, I sent it to my boss."

Many of us now work from home, and the internet is making the workplace more and more digital with each passing day. Meetings are now held not in person, but over video conference calls using apps like Skype. But as on woman found out, this also comes with its challenges. You may think that working from home is super easy, but this Reddit user explained something that went totally wrong after an ill-fated work Skype call...

"At work we communicate through skype. There was a coworker i kinda flirted with. We would ask each other questions, and the other person had to answer honestly. I asked the guy whether he had chest hair, but instead of sending it to him, I sent it to my boss. Fortunately my boss laughed it off and told me to go back to work. I still cringe at the memory."

14 "I found a woman passed out naked in sporting goods about 2:00 am while working nights."

Workers at Wal-Mart generally don't have very good things to say about the retail giant, and it's clear that it's not the best place to work for most people. However, even though you're probably not going to have a good time, you're almost guaranteed to come out of there with some crazy stories to tell. Wal-Mart seems to attract all kinds of strange and bizarre customers, but this woman had a story that will really bewilder you...

"While working at Wal-Mart, I found a woman passed out naked in sporting goods about 2:00 am while working nights. We had no idea how no one noticed her because we found articles of her clothing all over the store, including in the back storage area. Called police and ambulance. She was extremely intoxicated and was unable to communicate at all."

13 "She asked how anyone could ever learn that language when it's all "ping pong ching chong ching" Then she noticed the Chinese customer standing behind her"

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If you've worked at a place long enough, it's inevitable that you're going to put your foot in your mouth at some point. Awkwardness can arise from even the most innocent conversations. But in this case, a woman was making very offensive remarks which were clearly not innocent. And unfortunately for her, there was a person standing next to her who took offense to what she was saying...

"I once mentioned to my manager that I had a friend who was learning chinese. She asked how anyone could ever learn that language when it's all "ping pong ching chong ching" Then she noticed the Chinese customer standing behind her with his mouth open. Yeah, that didn't go over well with corporate."

12 "I would get a mountain of froyo for 5 cents after she applied every discount under the sun to my purchase."

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Everyone has experienced the joys of having a friend who can give you a "hook-up" at their work. Whether that means free movie tickets, employee discounts, or just plain free stuff, it's always an awesome situation. Well in this case, a girl was giving out way more than just a few discounts. She was basically able to give her family members free froyo by applying every single discount available. Who doesn't love froyo, right?

"My sister used to work at a self serve frozen yogurt shop. I would get a mountain of froyo for 5 cents after she applied every discount under the sun to my purchase. It was especially funny considering that if management ever looked back on that purchase they would see that a senior, student, who ran in a breast cancer fundraiser the other week came in with an extra 1$ off coupon to get a 3lb tub of froyo."

11 "She reaches across the table and takes my hand, looks me directly in the eye, and tells me, "There's nothing I wouldn't do to get this job."

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Job interviews are always awkward, even if you think you're doing well. There's always that weird tension in the room, and people work very hard on their job interview skills. And it can be just as weird being on the other side of the conversation. Rejecting people is never easy. But there are some situations where interviewees take awkwardness to a completely new level. This female really wanted the job, and you'll never guess what she offered in return...

"I was interviewing candidates at a company I worked at. Middle-aged female candidate. At the end of the interview, still everything very polite and professional, I ask her if there's anything else she'd like to ask us, or tell us about her qualifications for the job. She reaches across the table and takes my hand, looks me directly in the eye, and tells me, "There's nothing I wouldn't do to get this job."

10 "After sleeping with her boss for about a month she was promoted to head of sales."

Sometimes, it's very hard to climb the career ladder. Promises of advancement never pan out, and you're stuck watching other people get promoted for seemingly nothing. It can be frustrating, especially when these promotions are based not on skill or merit, but how well one socializes with people and scores brownie points. Well, there's brown nosing, and then there's actually sleeping with the manager to get promotions... Which is exactly what this girl did...

"I have never had the opportunity, but my friend who worked at the Hampton Inn did. She started as a front desk clerk, after sleeping with her boss for about a month she was promoted to head of sales, by the time she left the position she was driving a brand new Mercedes...."

9 A girl in Hooters attire was casually jogging behind them, easily keeping pace, and calmly shouting "Boooooys! Don't run off! I need you to come back and pay your tab!"

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Hooters is probably one of the most famous establishments in America, and it's one of those weird pieces of US culture that you don't really find anywhere else in the world. The girls are definitely the main attraction, and they're famously attractive. They always wear very little, and working there is only for a certain type of girl. But these girls are hard-working Americans just like any other person, and they're willing to do whatever it takes to be professional on the job. Just read this Hooters story if you don't believe me...

"I once was walking down hollywood boulevard when a few guys ran past me like they were being chased. They were- a girl in Hooters attire was casually jogging behind them, easily keeping pace, and calmly shouting "Boooooys! Don't run off! I need you to come back and pay your tab!" I don't know how it turned out but she looked ready to keep that pace for miles. I feel like she probably caught them."

8 "...looked down to see a spider the size of a dime just chilling down the front of my shirt. I flipped out and ended up more or less completely exposing my bra."

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There's lots of embarrassing things that can happen at work, but a wardrobe malfunction is definitely up there on the list. There are so many celebrities who expose themselves in public, we often forget that it happens all the time to normal people as well. This is obviously slightly more embarrassing for women, and in truth there's more to expose usually. Well one day this girl on Reddit felt something on her cleavage - she totally freaked out, and flashed everyone in the process....

"My second day of work at my current job, I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business, when I felt a tickly sensation in my cleavage area. I didn't think much of it, assuming it was just a piece of hair or something, and lazily swept it away. Then I felt it again, and looked down to see a spider the size of a dime just chilling down the front of my shirt. I flipped out and ended up more or less completely exposing my bra to all of my new coworkers as I desperately tried to scrape it out of my cleavage. It was pretty mortifying."

7 "A coworker commented that I looked green, and proceeded to vomit in the back room. I laid on the filthy bathroom floor in a fetal position until my dad was able to pick me up."

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Getting sick at work is generally viewed by a lot of people as a good thing. You get to go home early, relax, and maybe even take the next few days off as well. But for others, it can be a horrible experience. Case and point - one Reddit girl who got her period and some seriously bad cramps on her first day at work. Her manager didn't even want to let her leave, either. In the end, she was left crying in the bathroom...

"My very first job at a clothing retail store when I was 16. I had my period, back before I took BCP so my cramps were really bad and debilitating. I asked to go home because I wasn't feeling well, and from what I recall they needed me there or told me I couldn't unless I had a replacement come in. I tried my best to hold myself together for this work shift, but it was only getting worse. I ran to the back, a coworker commented that I looked green, and proceeded to vomit in the back room. I laid on the filthy bathroom floor in a fetal position until my dad was able to pick me up. It was mortifying, though no one teased me for it."

6 "I started to say "No way, I'm the office hoarder!" but my desk mate said something at the same time that I didn't hear. It came out as 'I'm the office hoar.'"

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We all get tongue-tied from time to time, and mostly people around us don't give it a second thought. It happens to the best of us. But when you try to say something innocent, and a totally inappropriate thing comes out instead... That's when it gets seriously embarrassing... Nobody wants people to think they're the "office whore," but that's exactly what this woman proclaimed, loud and proud... By mistake, of course...

"I have food hoarding problems. My boss notices that I have like 10 bags of chips and a bunch of bars and some candy in there and he says "Jeez, got enough food?" I started to say "No way, I'm the office hoarder!" but my desk mate said something at the same time that I didn't hear. It came out as "I'm the office hoar", followed by complete silence while I tried to listen to what my desk mate was saying. She'd conveniently stopped talking and everyone heard me call myself a whore."

5 "Me and a coworker one night decided to make the beast with two backs [...] It turns out the trucks have cameras in them and my boss was able to watch the whole thing"

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The workplace can be a surprisingly romantic setting. There are tons of hormones flying around, a lot of tension, and you can get to know people better than your own family after working with them for years. After all, you spend 8 hours a day with your co-workers, and presumably less with your partner or family members. It's no wonder why so many people get in relationships with the people they work with. Well, as this Reddittor admitted, it's not always a good idea, especially if your boss has cameras everywhere...

"Me and a coworker one night decided to make the beast with two backs and we did in the work truck we were driving around in. It turns out the trucks have cameras in them and my boss was able to watch the whole thing streaming to his home computer. The next day we had a meeting between me, the coworker, and our boss about how if we can do whatever we what on our time, but if were are not working, nobody's making any money. My boss was just as embarrassed giving the speech as I was to recieve it."

4 "I was stocking shelves when my pants split down the back. Also - I was wearing a thong."

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We've previously touched on wardrobe malfunctions, and although the previous one was pretty embarrassing, it has nothing on this Redditor's story. This girl actually split her pants right down the middle while she was stocking shelves. Not only that, but the was wearing a thong which left very little to the imagination. If that wasn't bad enough, her manager laughed at her in front of all her other employees, and told everyone what happened...

"I was hungover, working an early morning retail shift. It was before the store opened so I was stocking shelves when my pants split down the back. Also - I was wearing a thong. I covered myself up enough to ask the manager on duty if we could trade lunches around so that I could run to the store and buy pants. He said okay, as long as I waited till after the morning meeting. During the meeting someone complained about the lunch switch and asked why. He decided to tell everyone at the meeting the exact reason: I had split my pants. He then laughed at me with all my coworkers."

3 "He pulls me over and says, "I just want you to know, you're the prettiest girl in here." And, completely deadpan, I just reply, "that's because it's a Tuesday."

Working at strip club is slightly looked down upon, but many women out there depend on this work for their bread and butter. There are obviously strippers there, but cocktail waitresses also work at the establishments. While this can be a stressful environment, women learn quickly to be strong-minded, and not to take any crap from anyone. This cocktail waitress admitted on Reddit that she totally shot down a guy who was hitting on her, and in the best way possible...

"Worked as a cocktail waitress at a strip club. Aside from guys asking me to sit in their lap, go home with them, grab me, I never got that much harassment (major resting b**ch face and I don't flirt with customers, which was weird for my line of work. Or I'm ugly. Take your pick.) But this one time, I was walking by a table with one dude sitting there, enjoying the show, when he pulls me over and says, "I just want you to know, you're the prettiest girl in here." And, completely deadpan, I just reply, "that's because it's a Tuesday." And go back to work."

2 "One time a girl walked up to me and said "what do you even wear under that" and before I could say anything she lifted my skirt up and held it there."

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The previous girl definitely isn't the only one to suffer from workplace harassment. And it's not only strippers who work wearing very little clothing. As this girl admits on Reddit, promo girls for liquor brands also wear revealing outfits, and they can suffer all kinds of stress as a result. But interestingly, this girl wasn't complaining about unwanted attention or harassment from males. It was the girls that gave her a hard time. And you'll never guess what one girl did to her...

"I was a promo girl for a liquor brand. Mostly it was fine over all. Never had a huge problem with a guy. However girls were another story. We had to wear little slutty eskimo costumes. The number of dirty looks I got from girls is off the charts. I always wore volley ball shorts under the skirt bc it was VERY short and we would often dance on the bar. One time a girl walked up to me and said "what do you even wear under that" and before I could say anything she lifted my skirt up and held it there. My manager had to come over and ask for her to refrain from touching us for the rest of the night."

1 "I put on lingerie, stockings and heels and drove to his work. When he came out, I was standing outside the vehicle. That was a great hour of fun."

Working nights is definitely not easy, but some people seem to love it. However, it's definitely not pleasant for their loved ones, especially if they're working normal hours. Due to this kind of arrangement, it can get to the point where husband and wife hardly even see each other. Well this wife was determined not to let her man's work hours ruin their love life. You'll never guess what she did...

"It wasn't my work, it was my ex-husbands. He was working nights and ate lunch around 12:30 am. I stayed up to go eat lunch with him one night but with a different kind of eating in mind. I had a SUV with 3 rows. I laid the second and third row down and put a blanket and pillows back there. I put on lingerie, stockings and heels and drove to his work. I parked closest to the fence so he would have to come out and walk around to the driver side to see me since I didn't want anyone else to. When he came out, I was standing outside the vehicle. That was a great hour of fun. Thank goodness it was chilly outside or it would have been hot as hell in that car."

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