Common wisdom says that when we’re wronged we should take the high road and not fight back.

That’s a pretty great ideal to hold ourselves to, but let’s be honest. It’s not always possible. Sometimes our pettiest impulses take hold and we just can’t help ourselves. For those special times in life, Reddit has a place that hold all those incredible stories: Petty Revenge. If you don’t want to go digging yourself, however, we’ve found 12 of our favorite stories of people getting paid back for their slights, and you’ll laugh out loud by the end.

1. User rosie_the_rivetng, who was working on staff at a local newspaper, told the story of an old woman who hated children so much she bought the town parks up just to close them. Needless to say, she wasn’t very close with her own kids, so when the woman died, someone at the newspaper had to write her obituary. Knowing that the woman lied about her age to appear younger, rosie made a “typo” listing the scrooge as 99 years old.

2. When an RA named Beth got on the bad side of her fellow resident assistants after a prank involving saran wrap, they decided to fight back. The saran wrap victim and jeagle101 had heard Beth talk about missing the beach so often that they decided to cover her room in 600 pounds of sand. They carried it in, 50 pounds at a time.

3. After a long night at a wedding with an open bar, Delta_Princess and her boyfriend got a phone call from some friends accusing the boyfriend of stealing $4000 from their car. The evidence? A white pocket knife was left behind, and her boyfriend always carried one with him. The next day, the friends sobered up and found the money. When these two clowns eventually got married, Delta_Princess had the perfect wedding gift in mind: a white pocket knife and $4000 in Monopoly money.

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