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A long litany of small misdemeanours

Drunk online shopping regrets. Guardian writers share their stories of accidental bulk buys and bargains that didn’t seem so wise the morning after. [more inside]
posted by modernnomad on Sep 9, 2014 - 53 comments

Warning Warning — Danger Danger

Why you will fail to have a great career [more inside]
posted by esprit de l'escalier on Jan 15, 2012 - 113 comments

Cake. Regret.

Outside Aperture
posted by rodgerd on Jun 1, 2011 - 43 comments

"It's not the final answer, and you just lost a lot of money."

As George Carlin once said, "it is an infinitely more interesting news story for a team to repeatedly fail at the highest level than it is for them to finally win." After ten years and over 1,500 episodes, last night's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (the US version) featured its very first Top Prize Loser. Ken Basin, of Los Angeles, incorrectly guessed that LBJ prefered Yoo-Hoo over Fresca, and walked away with $25,000 instead of $1,000,000. [more inside]
posted by Damn That Television on Aug 24, 2009 - 81 comments

We regret the following:

Once again, The Year in Media Errors and Corrections. [more inside]
posted by gingerbeer on Dec 28, 2007 - 15 comments

I think it was that last beer

On a less serious note, 12 signs you drank too much. (May be NSFW--some partial male nudity)
posted by Turtles all the way down on Nov 5, 2006 - 45 comments

Spike Jonze's 2002 Al Gore documentary.

A documentary about Al Gore that was never aired. "The 22-minute documentary that might have changed the entire course of the 2000 Presidential Election", it shows a very human, personable Al Gore and Tipper. I first saw it on McSweeney's Wholphin project, and now it's trickled down to google video.
posted by craniac on Jul 18, 2006 - 68 comments

Apparently, partying in the park is a really good idea

I guess there is a lesson here for us all. From Ryan North of Dinosaur Comics, OhNoRobot, and RSSPECT fame comes a new project, based on one of his comics: the amazing Regret Index.
posted by revfitz on Jun 2, 2006 - 9 comments

French fries protester regrets war jibe

Freedom Fries to French Fries: "Sorry dear. It was a momentary lapse of reason. It was a combination of God's hand and a constituent's request. I wish it had never happened.
posted by acrobat on May 25, 2005 - 72 comments

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