Everybody’s had a nightmare boss at some point in their lives, and while the dish varies, the ingredients are generally the same. You’ve got ego, entitlement, a power complex, total ignorance of how things actually get done, and sprinkle in a dash of completely unnecessary cruelty to taste.
Unfortunately, most of us never get the satisfaction of seeing the nightmare boss get their comeuppance, but one Reddit user on r/MaliciousCompliance did, and the story is quite a ride from start to finish.
If you’ve ever fantasized about what would happen when the rude hid the fan in your office, read on.
Chapter 1: The Paper Trail
Chapter 2: Slow Connections
Chapter 3: Data is Transient
Chapter 4: Office Management
Chapter 5: The Replacement
Chapter 6: I Shouldn’t Have Hired You
Chapter 7: Off to a Bad Start
Chapter 8: Form a Barrier
Chapter 9: Wouldn’t You Know It?
Chapter 10: A Class Act
Chapter 11: I Should Buy Him a Cake
Epilogue: I Work Fast
Epilogue: You Know What, Nevermind
Epilogue: How Dare You Question the Boss
If there were some kind of award for sticking it to the man, I would nominate this anonymous Reddit user. You’re out there doing God’s work, friend.
What’s the worst boss you’ve ever had?
Tell us in the comments.