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Best/worst/untraceable revenge

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namechangeforwrongdoing · 22/06/2021 21:12

Just tell me the best (worst?) but most untraceable acts of revenge/comeuppance that you've heard....Asking for a friend.....Wink

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seepingwillow · 29/06/2021 18:56

I slept with my long cheating boyfriend's best friend. We've occasionally been in touch over the years and he loves to give me updates on the best friend, he even moved country to be nearer him. How I'd love to break that little bit of news to him but I just like knowing from a distance Grin

StillCalmX · 29/06/2021 19:54

@Dawninrealisation

This will sound boring but can actually bring fantastic results.
The best revenge is to completely ignore them and focus energies on making your life the best it can be.

It takes a while to get to that place.
ddl1 · 29/06/2021 21:34

Paula Trilloe: Made a donation to a Muslim peace charity justgiving fundraiser using the name of a racist islamophobe commending the charity work. It comes up quite high now in the search listing for his name

Good for you! I did something slightly similar though not exactly revenge; but someone had a small bet with me that Donald Trump would not be in office for more than one year. When I (unfortunately!) won the bet, I used the money for donations, in honour of Trump, to a refugee charity and Planned Parenthood.

memberofthewedding · 30/06/2021 21:48

To those who suggested laxative, try Senokot double max strength. They are a dark greyish brown and if ground up easy to mix in with food. I guarantee (from personal experience) you will shit for England after a few of those. Do not use more than 4 in 24 hours!

AlexCabot · 01/07/2021 16:25

@memberofthewedding

To those who suggested laxative, try Senokot double max strength. They are a dark greyish brown and if ground up easy to mix in with food. I guarantee (from personal experience) you will shit for England after a few of those. Do not use more than 4 in 24 hours!

I guarantee you'll end up in court! Poisoning people! Such fun!
ddl1 · 01/07/2021 19:51

To those who suggested laxative, try Senokot double max strength. They are a dark greyish brown and if ground up easy to mix in with food. I guarantee (from personal experience) you will shit for England after a few of those. Do not use more than 4 in 24 hours!

I strongly advise AGAINST doing this. If someone has Crohns or ulcerative colitis, any laxative, but especially senna, can make them very ill. It's also not great for people with irritable bowel syndrome. And, though it's rare, people can get dangerous allergic reactions to Senokot. Even if you don't care what happens to the other people, you could well end up 'in the shit' if it's traced to you.

Glovesick · 01/07/2021 22:31

Drugging someone with laxatives is criminal.

Inciting someone to do so is also criminal.

If they die, it's manslaughter. You will not be the last one laughing.

Don't do it.

Phoenix76 · 01/07/2021 23:04

Ah op, I understand the urge to seek revenge and “make them pay”, I really do. The best thing you can do is keep all those ideas secured in your head. Really, this is fact, the best way to totally have the upper hand is to show how wonderful your life is now they’re not in it. So, for me (and it wasn’t intentional and I’m not suggesting for one minute that this would be for you), I went out and worked hard to get a full motorbike licence, I then was fortunate enough to be able to buy a beautiful sports bike, I wasn’t doing it to “show off”, or anything other than to make me feel good, honestly the look on the faces of those who caused my misery when I arrived at a pub garden (obviously not drinking alcohol) on my sparkling powerful bike with a friend was priceless. What I’m trying to say is do something for you, make them insignificant- that really is the most effective way to achieve your objective, it will really piss them off!

LongTimeMammaBear · 02/07/2021 05:48

This is quite funny - entitled best revenge

m.youtube.com/watch?v=WNQ0RN4c8ZY

LadyPenelope68 · 02/07/2021 05:53

One I read about ...... if you have access to their home, whilst they are on holiday sprinkle cress seeds over the carpets and water liberally. This could also be done to their bed, car interior or clothes!
So simple …….. but SO good! 🤣

StillCalmX · 02/07/2021 08:00

Using somebody's name for a donation to a cause required partly because of prejudices of people who think like them made me laugh.

A friend was churning out mills and boon books 2 decades ago and she used the pen names of a couple of very pretentious but unpublished people she'd met. Also a teacher at school who"d been awful to her
That teacher shares her name with the writer of a sappy m&b!
I dont think they"re still available though.more like magazines

Lweji · 02/07/2021 09:16

It takes a while to get to that place.

But it takes longer if all you think of is revenge.
It does nothing good to you, on the contrary.

I can honestly say that I am most happy when I don't think or deal with people who wronged me badly. And also when I am able to move forward with those who have disappointed me in some way.

And I notice that people who get stuck in whatever happened in the past seem the least happy. They are also not the best people to be around.

bakingbernie · 02/07/2021 09:39

"And I notice that people who get stuck in whatever happened in the past seem the least happy. They are also not the best people to be around."

I do agree, especially when it involves relationships etc.

But what about someone who is ruining the place where you live, you see every day, and is gloating about their victories.

Very difficult to move on

Lweji · 02/07/2021 09:48

But what about someone who is ruining the place where you live, you see every day, and is gloating about their victories.

I find a way to deal (or deal less) with them.

ravenmum · 02/07/2021 12:33

The old saying is that revenge is a dish best served cold, right? Meaning that you should bide your time and surprise the person much later. But I think that biding your time and thus nurturing your grievances is bad for your mental health in the long run. Obviously, if your mental health is bad as a result of whatever happened, then you're going to be thinking about it for longer, too. But ideally, for your own sake, you should be trying to reduce your need for revenge rather than focusing on it. When someone reacts on the spur of the moment it's easier to understand and empathise with than when someone is still contemplating revenge much later. Then again, having learnt how long a real low blow can sting for, I have a lot of sympathy for people who struggle to get past it.

bakingbernie · 02/07/2021 13:08

But what about someone who is ruining the place where you live, you see every day, and is gloating about their victories.
A person in a place of authority who is influencing people and is lying and misleading people.

HeyDemonsItsYaGirl · 02/07/2021 13:12

@elQuintoConyo

Still had keys to the flat.
Ex-bf went on a two week holiday.
Ex-gf went in one day one, rang the American speaking clock, left the phone off the hook for two weeks.

Not me. Friend in the late-80s.

That's an episode of Only Fools and Horses...
SDTGisAnEvilWolefGenius · 02/07/2021 13:30

”And I notice that people who get stuck in whatever happened in the past seem the least happy. They are also not the best people to be around.”

I know that I am still somewhat stuck by things that happened in the past - specifically being bullied from the age of 10 until I left secondary school for Sixth Form College at 16 - it’s left me with life long depression, low self esteem and anxiety. I sometimes wonder whether it would help me if I met the bullies now, and told them how much damage they did - by my mid teens, I was so depressed that I was having suicidal thoughts. It sometimes feels as if there is nothing I can do to close that chapter - and because it is still open, I am always going to be slightly stuck there.

Would I want revenge on the bullies? I don’t think so. And does being stuck like this make me an unpleasant person to be around? I hope not.

TurquoiseDragon · 02/07/2021 13:31

@HeyDemonsItsYaGirl I've known a person do this in real life as well (only for 5 days, though). Copy cats do exist.

Monday55 · 02/07/2021 13:48

Cut out the last page of their passport. Hopefully they'll notice it's missing when they get to the airport as there won't be enough time to apply for an emergency passport /travel document.

IncyWincyGrownUp · 02/07/2021 14:02

My ex was cheating. Lots of online communications with many women. When I found out, I emailed all the delightful pictures back to them, with a polite note saying that I hope they appreciated the return of their property. Ex got a lot of flack from said women, as some used family and work email accounts.

FairFuming · 02/07/2021 15:55

I had a horrible violent ex. My cousins and brother were ready to batter him black and blue but I told them he wasn't to be hurt as that would just cause more issues.
They sprayed pig manure in all his card air vents and dented it with a home made tatty cannon 🤦‍♀️ absolutely hilarious in hindsight but at the time lead to a lot more stress and upset.

A quiet word to his boss (luckily a friend of my uncle) right before he was up for a review was much more satisfying.

Lweji · 02/07/2021 17:11

Would I want revenge on the bullies? I don’t think so. And does being stuck like this make me an unpleasant person to be around? I hope not.
Flowers
Apologies for how I've written it. I meant people who keep dragging the complaints from the past and still harbour a need to get back at whoever wronged them. Not people who are still affected by what happened in the past.
I can't and won't forget things that happened, but I can move forward, although the person I am today has been shaped by those events. I assume most people are similar.
But bitter and angry people are often uncomfortable to be around, yes, particularly in those who keep bringing it, not as support seeking, but just as complaints.

newnortherner111 · 02/07/2021 17:14

MN HQ, should this thread be locked?

Letsbekindplease · 02/07/2021 17:16

When I was wee (10??) I was out with friends and we ended up being in the same company as a girl who wasn’t nice to me. I asked to use her loo and her mum who had no idea her daughter was a little bint let me inside. I didn’t plan to do this but after I did a pee I dipped her toothbrush in my wee lol
I can actually remember asking her what coloured toothbrush was hers and it was the wrong one! I did it to her sisters by mistake haha.

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