Press J to jump to the feed. Any callers wanting to speak to my manager? These folks reluctantly follow the rules but they certainly do it on their own terms. The customers and my indirect managers thought it was hilarious. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This is my new favourite kind of compliance. In this Reddit Malicious Compliance story, Rude customers complain about slow service! Only charge nominally for the labor. I’ll start getting the paperwork drawn up! As I worked playground duty often, I found immense pleasure in reporting to the Principal every day that all the school’s basketballs, four-square balls, volleyballs or whatever have bounced over the fence and as neither staff nor children are allowed outside the fence, on the fence, or OVER the fence we would just be leaving them for her to deal with. During undergrad I worked at a deli in a major supermarket. I tell her she has very specifically drafted emails and speeches for the past year that she demanded be written into our meeting minutes that the PTA must find a way to pay for the fence, not the labor. 3 years ago. So I stroll up and ask what's going on. The rest of the trip, the friends tried to convince her to reveal what it was that I had said. Now, I intentionally order more expensive food so I can tip … Final score: 101 points. Emma Revell. I worked at and volunteered for PTA in my daughter’s elementary school for 7 years. POST. This evening, we planned to have homemade burgers for dinner. For lunch, I’ll usually now clock out at something like 12:08 and then clock back in at like 12:51. r/MaliciousCompliance is kind of the chaotic neutral center of Reddit. Oh no... My wife comes home with cheese, bacon, onion rings, bbq pulled pork, hash browns, chicken dippers and caramelised onion chutney. One morning I'd had a particularly obnoxious caller and didn't get off the phone until about 9.15am. This was done at 9am every Monday morning. Umbridge is elated, but now that the fence is free she wants the PTA to pay for the labor. People conforming to the letter, but not the spirit, of a request. In this Reddit Malicious Compliance story, computer science student has a group project with 4 other not so talented university students. I was expecting some cheese, maybe some bacon as a little treat? Manager says I should stop spitting my dummy out and being sulky and petulant. Managers aside, I was the only female employee in the department at the time. Community Member • Follow Unfollow. Most of my coworkers were also in college, and we all got along and generally had a good time. I don't think I've seen so many people double-take and start laughing before. In this Reddit Malicious Compliance story, A company fires our OP with the idea they can save some money. ... "Kids are awesome at malicious compliance - but it is a two-way street. I ask why not, because it's likely that my eyebrow hairs would be in someone's food if we're worried about chin stubble. This was way before Uber. They're catching on now. . kind of person, which irritated Umbridge to no end. The next time I went in, the Teacher warned the students that I would "Teach them something they didn't want to know." What about those? Pixabay / stevepb. She is fairly new. And, she has suuuper crazy strict not-to-be-broken rules that nobody will climb on or over this fence. They say they’ll donate the entire fence! Manager and I continued to work for the same employer although I went off in a different team. My favorite part isn’t even the funding. Despite the Malicious Compliance, I didn't get in any trouble for it, and continued to teach the classes for this school First Aid until I let my Instructor's Certification expire. I tell her the best option is if I stop doing the tests, since I cant guarantee I am always free at 9am - for example if someone calls at 8.40am and chews my ear off for 30 minutes I am definitely not gonna put them on hold and piss them off more. ", Well if she’s busy you are welcome to grill with us, Maybe a dinner invite then next time burgers are being made?? Eric Z. Gasa. Knowing that it makes no difference to my pay if I clock in at 8:01 or 8:15, if I’m running a little late in the morning, I’ll just calm down and take an extra minute. For those of you concerned about my lack of sense of security, we had plenty of other barriers, had many other options available that the district would’ve paid for, and she even left the back of the fence next to the creek wide open and said, “the fence is just meant to be a visual barrier.” Actually, the demise of Umbridge is pretty great, but maybe that’s another post . Straight after, I made my way to the alarm panel at the other end of the building and we did the test, no issues.....or so I thought. The wife doesn’t answer. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Cue Malicious Compliance. My son mentioned that I had taken French in high school, and so one of his friends asked me to say something in French and see if French girl could understand me. Yep - I was either just cutting callers off completely, or putting them on hold for however long it took, to make sure that alarm was done at 9am. 28 points. I would like to marry your wife. They sort of look at each other, and hesitantly say no.... you don't need to do that. She into women? I was transporting him and a group of his new friends. Turns out she wants to point out the importance of doing the alarm on time, I shouldn't be late doing it, and that I should organise my time better, etc. Like 5-6 times a day, via walkie talkie and email for documentation purposes. In this Reddit Malicious Compliance story, Who would have thought a law firm would hire you and fire you on the same day!! About 10 years ago I worked for a company who sold high end clothes. Emma Revell. For most people it meant hiring private taxis for home drops and billing the company. I agree - nothing malicious here, but PLENTY of delicious! They never bothered Corey about his stubble after that. Cast: Me, HR, Desk Mate (DM) Background: I'm nondenominational pagan, but my beliefs align closely to Buddhism. By noon, when the original pair of managers returned, I was having a very good day. Company says I tip too high when I travel. They persist that no, I shouldn't worry about it. In this Reddit Malicious Compliance story, Our OP hates art, but he has to take the class. Lol. «quelque chose» is the French phrase for "something". A sly smile crept across her face as she said, "he said...something". One day, miraculously, I find that one of our students’ parents owns a fencing company, and I call and fairly beg for any help or donation they can give. In this Reddit Malicious Compliance story, A health care provider needs to get in touch a patients emergency contact. . She installs one at the very entrance to the GIANT playground and grounds surrounded by this fence. So I said the French girl, «quelque chose». They tell him to put on a beard net and leave. So, Umbridge tasked me and our PTA with finding a way to fundraiser and pay for her fence, says she will find funds for the labor costs. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Reddit's Top Malicious Compliance Stories 12.18.2020. Call Center Won't Give Employee Raise, Malicious Compliance Ensues Call centers sound like they can be quite the soul sucking kind of establishment to work at. Anyway, she got it into her head that our school needed a “safety” fence around it (See end of story to understand the quotation marks). The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. When they would ask me about it, I would just say that I was protecting the food in the store from any potential hairs, real or imagined. We decided to use company pick and drop facility. Being the helpful young chap I was I also volunteered to test the fire alarm in the building with a couple of other colleagues. Nothing special, just a beef patty, a bun and some sweet potato fries to go with it. They begged me to take the beard net off, and I pointed out that there was nothing in the store policy saying that I couldn’t wear PPE, which included beard nets. Here is where the malicious compliance takes place: Jessica is reviewing a ticket documenting a bug in the product and she consults her manager, the ticket gets sent to her manager who is tasked with reproducing it in order to develop a patch for said bug. Umbridge came in guns blazing as it was her first Principal assignment. Lots of angry people calling. During that time we got a new Principal, let’s call her Umbridge as she was the master of hiding evil beneath a sugary-sweet facade. Going back about 16 years I worked in an entry level admin job which included taking phone calls from people wanting repairs to their social housing. Then I ask about the fine hairs on a woman's face. Okay, so this story is a little different that the usual MC fare, and some might argue not really malicious, but I hope you'll give me the benefit of the doubt. As my wife is leaving work, she texts and asks if I want anything to go on top of the burger. Her fence was then installed. Before I go on, a note on parenting style: we joke around with our kids all the time. We decide that we will go full compliance and take advantage of all company facilities and rules. More posts from the MaliciousCompliance community, Continue browsing in r/MaliciousCompliance. Prepare to wait for hours!! That.’. If y'all are looking to adopt a 33yo with their own income, I volunteer. Now this was an unusual request considering that 1) no one without a beard had ever been told to do this before, and 2) he had barely any stubble, and 3) they made a big deal about it and seemed to be trying to make him feel bad about it. reply. I waited, wondering whether she would join my joke. You regularly deal with irrational and unwarrantedly enraged customers that just refuse to recognize that there is in fact a human being on the other end of the call. Few hours later my manager calls me to go see her. I respond that I'm certain that I have eyebrow hairs longer than that, and in mock concern, I ask if I should be wearing my hairnet over them. Let's call him Corey. She notices this happens around 9am Mondays, and the complaints all relate to calls involving me. I mean, she always made our very sweet custodians pick them up at the end of the day, but I made it my special job to report to her every incidence of anything going over the fence since she is so very concerned about THE FENCE situation. I am a take no b.s. "But of course sir/madam, here are her contact details". One morning, they decided that his 5 o'clock shadow warranted a beard net. She insists that the multiple gates (which the fence company actually would like to be paid for) aren’t necessary. It was going to cost loads of money the district didn’t have/wouldn’t allocate. Greetings Reddit, I have a malicious compliance story from a couple jobs back I hope you enjoy. Should I be shaving? He does... and so do I. Solidarity. They would nitpick his work and give him a hard time for things the rest of us never got in trouble for. On Thursdays entire team stopped getting their personal vehicles. Immediately the friends turned to French girl and asked "What did he say?". They point out his stubble. TLDR: Villainous Principal wanted volunteers to fundraise for a fence, then she got the fence and all the irritation that came with it. It Seems That Malicious Compliance Begins Young. Cue Malicious Compliance. technically it's right half of 4 sweets is 2 sweets well 4 halves add up to 2!! I wore it until the end of my shift that day. I replied ‘imagine the biggest, best burger ever. People conforming to the letter, but not the spirit, of a request. One of the friends was French, and spoke French at home. I know that not all parents joke with their children; some of my kids' friends enjoyed to a dad who makes a joke, and some would look at me like I grew a second head. 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