Have you ever had a landlord who muttered and whined about the teeniest and silliest things? Well, send them the link to this news article; he/she will realize your little mishaps ain’t nothing compared to this!
According to a story I found via Boing Boing, it seems like someone’s rent was overdue and she was just impossible to get hold of which let to this distressing discovery! The Incredibly Messy House!
After the shock wears off and you stop gagging, you have to wonder what exactly happened to the tenant?
We all hate red tape; the process, the procedures, getting all the documents together and making sure there are no coffee spills on it …. call it good times with bureaucracy!
Well, what happens when you’ve paid your dues, stood in a queue with million other people to fill in papers and finally got your ID papers sorted out, only to find, a few years later, that you are no longer a citizen of that country!
Too much of a round about? Let me explain.
Quite a large number of Norwegians are discovering that they are in fact Swedes! Gasp!
Here’s your dose of weird news for the day: imagine losing your camera-phone. As you mournfully gaze at the dust-lined square on the table, a lasting reminder of your gadget, beep goes your mail. And what do you know. Snugly attached to your email is a very unflattering photo of the thief!
Well let’s start from the beginning. The victim of this techno-theft, (mikesub @ Flickr) was a rather enthusiastic member of Flickr and the like. And so, if anyone else uses his phone try to upload a picture on any of those sites using that same phone and fail, the actual owner will get a nifty copy of the picture. Which is just what happened!
So far, mikesub doesn’t know if it’s of the thief, his neighbor, disowned relative or partner. But it’s a start.
Talk about getting caught with your pants down.