To Share This Brilliant Instant "Karma" With You?(46 Posts)
Was in town earlier today. Young homeless chap was being verbally abused and threatened by aggressive young bloke, clearly on drugs. Homeless guy looked terrified, aggressive guy went to try and hit him but he bolted off just in time. I kept a close eye on the aggressor all the way down the hill, taking a note of his appearance incase he did anything else and I had to report to the police.
Aggressor met up with a load of very similar pals, all out of their faces on Special Brew on a bench in centre of town. He's standing there laughing, shouting, swearing, recounting his lovely behaviour with homeless guy.
Whilst walking back and forward, waving his arms around he slipped and fell heavily on his boney arse, on the concrete I think I almost heard a "crack". All his awful "pals" started to literally pish themselves laughing.
Later on I saw the homeless guy at a different pitch and related this tale to him and gave him a fiver.
Not really a believer in "karma"per se but this made my day!
I was sat in my car in a queue of traffic and to my left was a man with a huge dog that he was letting crap on the grass verge in front of a row of houses. After the dog had evacuated its bowels the owner looked down at the mound and walked off. He went 5 paces before striding into a heap of shit that a previous
equally ignorant dog owner had neglected to clean up and boy, was he angry.
Aw, that's BRILLIANT Woobeedoo, hopefully there are more to share their similar tales.
A young lad in a souped up car with his cap on backwards came hurtling down the sliproad, forced himself onto a busy dual carriageway and shot off into the distance, changing lanes, undertaking people and swerving all over the place.
A few miles futher on I passed him on the hard shoulder, giving his details to a traffic policeman.
Beautiful. Just wish it happened more often
What's interesting about my use of quotation marks? I did that because I don't actually believe in karma but couldn't think of another way to describe the situation I had witnessed.
An arsehole in a Mercedes decided to do a handbrake turn onto a very busy road that had a small kerb in the middle with flowers in it separating the two lanes of traffic. Unfortunately he overestimated his abilities and went over the kerb and then scrapped all the bottom of his car several times driving backwards and forwards trying to get off. He eventually had to accept help from passers by to push his car off the kerb.
I may have stood on the side of the road giving him a round of applause
Interesting use of "quotation" marks.
There's always one. Always.
Some years ago, I was walking down a very icy hill. Towards the bottom, a young guy slipped and slid and fell over. It made me laugh, which I'm not proud of, but he got up quickly, brushed himself off and carried on.
A minute later, I reached almost the exact same spot and promptly fell over, sat on the pavement and laughed for a minute. I think it was karma paying me back for laughing.
Similar to Edit's: I was driving on the M4 once in my very old banger, trying to go at a steady 70. Some woman in a flashy red sports car came roaring up behind me, overtook and then pulled in in front of me and slowed down, forcing me to then overtake her again if I wanted to stay at 70. This happened 3 times - the 3rd time, as she roared past me, the police on the hard shoulder saw her and pulled her over. I may have laughed rather hard as I went past at 70!
Ha ha, thanks Pavlovian, pretty much what I was thinking...
Thanks for all the stories, it's nice to think the universe gets instant gratification sometimes!
When DS was nearly 3, he was invited for a stay over night with the DD of a friend of his dad.
The mum was the typical woman that was always saying "my child wouldn't do that", she would never get away with such..." Etc.
So when I was explaining what I had put in DS's bag for the night, I gave her some pull ups I specially bought for the occasion, in case she wanted to make sure DS, who had been clean overnight for a few months, didn't have an accident in her house.
As soon as she saw the pull ups she started telling me that her girl was clean before she was one, that she would have never expected a kid will be needing nappies at such an old age, her DD wouldn't have been left to use nappies for long, etc etc.
At that point DS came into the room to say that her perfect girl had just left a big poo in the middle of the living room.
Driving to Woburn Safari Park a few years ago, we were cut up and nearly forced off the road by a woman driving a brand new Range Rover very badly. She ended up in front of us (of course) at the entrance, and driving round the bit where all the animals are, where you have to drive very slowly, in convoy. The monkeys were especially fascinated with her car. They peeled all of the trim off the roof, then shat copiously on it. When they had finished with that, they proceeded to slide down the windscreen, pull apart the windscreen wipers and snap them off. She was going absolutely ballistic inside the car, but there was absolutely nothing she could do about it. When we got to the exit, she gave the official a huge ear bashing about the state of her car. He merely pointed out the signs - everywhere - saying that you entered at your own risk and they accepted no responsibility for the behaviour of the animals. I dread to think what it must have cost her to get the car repaired.
Out for lunch with my Auntie, my cousin and DS1 both aged 9.
Cousin asks for a mozzarella and tomato panini.
DS1 asks for margarita pizza.
Auntie looks snooty and says "Oh does he like junk food, we don't eat that sort of thing"
I was just about to explain there is little difference when my cousin pipes up "actually can I have nuggets and chips Mum, with a coke" so I just basked in the glory of her awkwardness instead.
God I'm going to get flamed for this and before I do, please note that in NO WAY do I condone the behaviour of the aggressor in the OP who was "clearly on drugs". But if he was so clearly an addict, maybe a little understanding wouldn't go amiss?
I hate the terms "druggies" and "alkies" which I see so often on MN ( not that the OP used these). When you have a druggie or an Alkie in your family, it's not easy. The world sees the behaviour and despises them. The family still sees their loved on, in my case my brother. The same brother who looked out for me when I was little,who went to a top University and graduated with honours, who has travelled the world,speaks several languages......
Sorry for bringing the thread down
I love this thread but agree with you demented
However, people with substance misuse issues do indeed act like arseholes, so hopefully this little bit of karma helped this particular person to see that his habits were doing him no favours.
I was in a queue at a petrol station when someone (also in a 4x4) drove around the outside of the queue and across the forecourt to the next spare pump. Then after much reversing and pulling forward, she realised that the hoses only reached if you had the pump on the same side as your petrol cap.
She sped off without refilling.
Someone parked in our heavily used office private car park one morning, before the majority of cars were parked up. We had so many staff parking in there that we used to double park in the understanding that if someone needed to get out, you might have to drive out to the road to let them out, then park up again.
So this young lady got really blocked in. She stormed in and demanded that everyone let her out. Everyone refused to leave work. If she'd asked nicely they might have tried to help her out but she didn't - and she shouldn't have been in there anyway. Instead of waiting until the end of the day she tried to drive over the low wall marking the boundary and since she wasn't driving a big Land Rover type car, but a little Nissan micro, got her car stuck on it!
She had to call for several male friends (we presume) to help lift it and roll it off while we all took turns going outside for a good laugh at her!
Saw on FB so who knows if it's true, it said the man who told me to fuck off when he went past me to get the parking space I had been queuing for, just arrived for his job interview .......
Told this before but it always makes me laugh when I think of it.
On the motorway which was down to 2 lanes due to roadworks, not a particularly busy time but still, there were queues that were moving at about 20ish. Dickhead keeps swinging back and forth from lane to lane, I could see him in my mirror clearly determined to get infront of everyone else. He undercut me, almost caused the car in front to crash and then, at the point that he clearly thought was the end of the roadworks, flew into the slow lane and sped off........then stopped very very quickly before he ploughed into a fucking great JCB type thing. He had gone into the works access point and there was no way out without reversing. The beeps that guy got! We opened our window (after joining the symphony of course) and you could hear it for ages
I didnt see his face but exDH said he looked like he was about to explode
This happened probably at least 15 years ago but still makes me smile if anything reminds me.
At home one evening we hear an alarm go off, loads of banging, crashing and yelling so run to the window. We see that a house across the road is being burgled but they managed to only set the alarm off on the way out... No idea how they managed that one. Mum runs for the phone as me and dad keep watching, two blokes are trying to get out of there ASAP and one is reversing off the drive fast whilst the other is trying to balance a presumably stolen mattress on top of the car
The car swerves backwards onto the road causing an oncoming car to swerve and only just miss hitting them. The car behind the car the burglars almost take out... The police
It was awesome! Half the people who lived on the road were peering out of their windows and the now arrested men kept glaring and gesturing at us all assuming that someone had phoned the police but nobody had, it had happened too quickly it was just pure luck that the police were passing!
My son went through a biting phase when he was small. He bit his friend, and friend's mother was (not altogether unreasonably) absolutely horrified. She didn't say anything to me though, just to a mutual friend, which pissed me off a little. But then mutual friend let me know that her son had been bitten by the child my son had nibbled - but this time blood was drawn. I had a small snigger. (Son is now 28 and, as far as I know, hasn't bitten anyone for some while now).
I love these! When I was a child, we lived up the road from a ford, and I used to go and paddle in the river next to the crossing. One day I was down there with my dad, when these boy racer types drove through at speed, laughing their heads off as they soaked us both. Unfortunately they drove through so fast they did something to their car, as it died on them about 20 metres up the road. This was before the days of mobile phones, so they had to sheepishly come and ask my dad if they could use our phone to get help
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