23 Funny Stories About People Who Don’t Really “Get” Art

| Right | July 28, 2020

Dear readers,

We’ve all been to an art gallery. While many of us (including all the NAR Editors) might not always understand what the art is about (banana on a wall?) we’d like to think that most of you know how to behave in an art gallery, or understand what art is for and how to appreciate it.

Then there are some people… who do not. We’ve rounded up 23 funny stories about long-suffering workers in art galleries, museum staff, and others who have had to deal with some truly artistic misbehavior.


Suffering For Art – How many times has the “no photography” rule been interpreted as a suggestion?

How Artists Draw Blank Faces – Please do not confuse the art with the staff.

The Art Of Parenting – Your children broke it, you bought it!


23 Feel-Good Stories About Paying It Forward: Karma Can Be Good!

| Right | July 27, 2020

Dear readers,

We post a lot of stories on Not Always Right tagged “Instant Karma”, usually about some satisfying payback or the bad guy getting some sweet comeuppance. But it can also be a positive force, and we wanted to make sure we gave some attention to some GOOD karma today!

We’ve rounded up 23 heartwarming stories about people who decided to “pay-it-forward”, that beautiful selfless act in which someone throws a positive action into the ether in the hope to make the world just that little bit nicer, without expectation of a reward – a true good karmic act should be selfless!

We hope it’s the little burst of positivity you needed today!


Seize The (Mother’s) Day – Doing something nice for someone else can make your own day.

Pay It Forward Is Ballooning – Sometimes you just have the urge to be nice, twenty-five times over!

Any Given Sundae – The kid may not remember this birthday, but his parents sure will!


21 Ridiculous Stories About People Who Just Don’t Understand Service Animals

| Right | July 26, 2020

Dear readers,

Look. We get it. It’s hard to resist the urge to pet cute puppers that cross our paths! But just as you wouldn’t touch someone’s wheelchair, you should leave their service dogs alone, too. Some people seem to struggle with that concept.

Thirty years ago today, the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law, confirming the right of disabled Americans to access the world with greater ease. This included protections for service animals. In honor of the occasion, we’ve gathered up 21 stories of people who just don’t seem to understand the important place service animals hold in the lives of their owners.


Disservice Dog – Your cat may be mean, but he doesn’t trump the law.

Best To Let Sleeping Service Dogs Lie – A service dog is not an invitation to be nosy.

Blind To Reason, Part 6 – You’d have to be blind to miss the service vest.


23 Stories About Employees Giving The Customer The Perfect Comeback

| Right | July 25, 2020

Dear readers,

Customer service employees usually have to maintain professional composure, smiling and polite, never seemingly bothered by grumpy and overbearing customers. Sometimes, though, the customer can say or do something so profoundly unacceptable, that a response is required, and when the perfect one-liner or comeback presents itself, it would be a crime not to say it!

Here are 23 stories from our archives about the perfect zingers to put those customers back in their place!


When Life Presents A Fork, Choose The Right Way – When the customer demands free stuff, remind them exactly what they’re already getting.

Not A Believer – The customer gets out exactly what they put in.

Who’s Got The Power Now, Part 2 – If you work in a call center and don’t get daily death threats are you even trying?


23 Crazy Stories About Drive-Thru Customers

| Right | July 24, 2020

Dear readers,

Today is Drive-Thru day! Those inconceivably convenient constructions that are plugged into fast-food restaurants, pharmacies, banks, coffee shops, and even funeral homes! Sadly, with extra convenience comes extra entitlement from some customers who can’t handle waiting for more than a few seconds.

In solidarity with drive-thru staff the world over, here are 23 stories about customers who we wished had carried on driving.


Nonsensical Hypotheticals – When the drive-thru is so convenient the customer wants you to do everything for them.

Drive-Thru Virgin – Even first-time users of drive-thrus shouldn’t possibly be this dumb.

Enigmatic Espresso – They want Schrödinger’s Coffee, which is both everything and nothing at the same time.