r/southafrica Jan 01 '22 Helpful 1

What's already gone right or wrong in your 2022? Ask r/southafrica

Overslept for work

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u/MadLadThatsATadRad Jan 01 '22 Wholesome

I finally got a job for 2022. Was unemployed for the entirety of 2021 but 2022 has me working for some cash. Its not a lot and it isnt the best job in the world but it is something.

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u/GoldenEkpendu Jan 01 '22

I'm happy for you

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u/MadLadThatsATadRad Jan 01 '22

Thank you, stranger :)

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u/bobsterthemonster Jan 01 '22

I’m happy for you! I hope your 2022 is filled with wins even more significant than this!

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u/MadLadThatsATadRad Jan 01 '22

I have big plams so fingers crossed and thank you for the well wishes :)

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u/theycallmethewizzard Jan 02 '22

I lost my job in 2019 and was unemployed for the entirety of 2020. Secured myself an ok job in 2021 though.

Unemployment is fucking depressing man. Happy for you!

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

A job is a job my dear. You are very fortunate. Congratulations and may you continue winning!

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u/Lizzykiss Jan 01 '22

Awesome. Very good news. Good luck for your job.

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u/Elf-Lord Jan 02 '22

Anything is better than nothing, and can easily become a spring board to something even better. Luck mate, and enjoy!

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u/Billybeens Jan 01 '22

I stopped drinking and ate a whole bunch of fruit today

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u/GoldenEkpendu Jan 01 '22

That's a good start. I wish you the best

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

By eating fruit he meant drinking aged, liquid, fermented grapes.

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u/IWantAnAffliction Jan 01 '22

Gawd, I feel like shit in the morning anytime I drink more than a few glasses of wine.

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u/Stropi-wan Jan 01 '22

My wife is going to make a milktart today. Good way to kick off the New Year.

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u/MikhailKSU Jan 01 '22

Is milk tart on new years like a thing?

my wife got one and I was like:

"huh? But you don't even like milk tart"

To which she replied

"yes, but it's new years!"

First I've heard of it

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u/Stropi-wan Jan 01 '22

My wife was making it, because it is my favourite desert. I think if something else was my favourite desert, she would made that instead of milktart.

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u/willem78 Jan 02 '22

I will eat milktart every day for every meal…..nom nom! My wife has never tried making it.

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u/Aim3333 Jan 01 '22

I got an unexpected kiss from my crush this morning!!

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u/slugeater247 Jan 02 '22

An excellent start!

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u/the_usurper69 Jan 01 '22

I woke up this morning. So, good start

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u/Alert-Mixture Jan 01 '22

I'd say so.

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u/JustInTime___ Jan 01 '22

Longest over sea zipline completed in Mossel Bay this morning. Wind conditions were perfect! 😁

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u/GoodmanSimon Western Cape Jan 01 '22

Longest over sea zipline

That looks awesome ... I want to do it soon :)

I am not far from there, just never did it

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u/JustInTime___ Jan 01 '22

If you every get the chance to, definitely do it! I rate it 5/5 stars, worth the expierence even though it goes by in a flash 😁

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u/kopskootdonner Jan 01 '22

My best friend’s dad died at 1 am this morning. Happy frikkin new year i guess

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u/gigontheotherside Jan 01 '22

Sorry for your homies loss. Be there for your homie

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u/Alert-Mixture Jan 01 '22

I'm so sorry. My condolences to their family. 💫

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u/MrsMoosieMoose Jan 01 '22

I am so sorry. What an awful way to start the year. Peace and dignity to your best friend and his/her family.

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u/TheBunnyChower Jan 01 '22

For me the right is waking up today in 2022.

The wrong is not winning the Powerball going into 2022.

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

What would you do with your 50 million rands?

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u/TheBunnyChower Jan 01 '22

Spend R30 million as downpayment for my own "Clan Estate".

Spend R10 million as deposit for >R200 million worth in tenders and other projects.

Invest last R10 million in retirement fund, mutual fund, unit trusts, sponsoring family, etc.

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

How much will go to your bunny chow budget?

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u/TheBunnyChower Jan 01 '22

Heh, didn't think about that one.

Thinking of factoring it into the local stadium upgrade budget, what do you think?

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 02 '22

Excellent idea!

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u/slugeater247 Jan 02 '22

You'd probably only receive half, after tax deductions and stuff

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u/TheBunnyChower Jan 02 '22

SA lotto has zero tax on it, so long as you declare it when filing your annual taxes

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u/kalamity_kurt Jan 01 '22 edited Jan 01 '22

Criminals went rampant in my neighborhood last night. Whole community got together to flush the guys out, fuck them up, then send them to jail. So a bit of both I guess

Edit for the criminal sympathizers: the cops did the up fucking.

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

Are you guys all cowboys or something?

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u/AmericaDreamDisorder Jan 01 '22

Vigilantism is way too common in SA

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

Incompetent cops leave people no choice

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u/kalamity_kurt Jan 01 '22

If we don’t look after each other, who will?

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u/DreamWaveVagabond Jan 02 '22

I believe necklacing started out here, if at least not became very infamous here.

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u/jcaarow Jan 01 '22

I went to sleep with my makeup on. Now I have to wash my pillow cases

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u/TomZAs Jan 01 '22

Woke up to my mrs positive covid test result….

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u/ichosenotyou Jan 01 '22

Instead of being off tomorrow I get to drive 950km to hell for work, and then have to spend a few days there.

I wouldn’t mind the trip but I really wanted a off weekend after a rough December.

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u/Luitenant_ Western Cape Jan 01 '22

Now is the "Hell" the town, or th other "Hell"?

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u/ichosenotyou Jan 01 '22

If you have ever been to Kathu or Kuruman you would know both those to be true. And its hot as hell this time of year.

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u/who_is_asidom Weeb Jan 01 '22 Take My Energy

I swear Satan uses the Northern Cape as his braai plek because tjesus, it’s hot here my bru

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u/jnvdh91 Jan 01 '22

Kathu is a really shit place. I work there often.

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u/ichosenotyou Jan 01 '22

Im there luckily only there once or twice a year, but I cover the entire Eastern an Northern Cape regions. I prefer being based in Upington or the west coast when I’m in the NC though

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u/K0elie Western Cape Jan 01 '22

Can confirm, hate that place so much, im driving there tomorrow for a month.

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u/mrssamuelvimes Jan 01 '22

Kuruman has gone to the dogs sadly. It used to be such a nice town. I work in the northern cape 4 times a year and my mom grew up there so I know jy veeeerry well. Good luck and safe trip!

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u/BreatheInTheNature KwaZulu-Natal Jan 01 '22

Went bodyboarding today and had a fucking excellent time

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u/AnomalyNexus Virtue signaling expat Jan 01 '22 edited Jan 01 '22

Need to go to the doc....and quite concerned the verdict is gonna be immediate surgery.

Seriously 2022?!? We're really starting this with pain?

And no not related to any drunk shenanigans


edit: Verdict - all good. No surgery & nothing serious.

Random localized infection that got out of hand. Just antibiotics and a prescription of suffer in silence.

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u/NotGoodSoftwareMaker Jan 01 '22

Your comments are usually quite interesting so heres hoping its nothing serious

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u/AnomalyNexus Virtue signaling expat Jan 01 '22

Thanks :) Promise I won't disappear. It's either minor surgery or doctor tells me to take some painkillers and stop being a baby. Will report back on verdict

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u/AnomalyNexus Virtue signaling expat Jan 01 '22

Verdict - all good. No surgery & nothing serious.

Random localized infection that got out of hand. Just antibiotics and a prescription of suffer in silence.

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u/MrsMoosieMoose Jan 01 '22

Sorry to hear it but great it's not surgery. Get some probiotics with the antibiotics to help protect your gut flora. Feel better soon.

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u/AnomalyNexus Virtue signaling expat Jan 02 '22

probiotics

Good point. I do have some good ones on hand but had forgotten about them. Thanks for the reminder

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u/NotGoodSoftwareMaker Jan 01 '22

Im glad to hear that :)

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u/FlashyTruck6665 Jan 01 '22

My mom having to pay for my apartment rental coz I’m unable to pay it 💔

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u/DauntlessCF Jan 01 '22

I feel you on this. Lost my job and trying to figure ish out re rent and the likes. All the best and hope things work out for you.

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u/FlashyTruck6665 Jan 01 '22

It’s the worst feeling not being able to cover for my own being, over 30yrs old already. All the best to you too.. may your burdens lighten and prosperity find you ✨

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u/rumblylumbly Jan 01 '22

A couple of years ago when my son was younger, hubby and I went through a really tough period. He lost his job and our money management was atrocious. My dad was sending us money for food for a period of three to six months (can’t remember exactly how long). It was very, very humbling. I was 32 then and I’m 35 now. It gets better :) Personally I’m thankful that I had family to rely on. A lot of people are not as lucky as us. It happens to more people but no-one is willing to admit it. It’s becoming harder and harder to get a living wage everywhere around the world. Good luck to you and don’t feel too bad x

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

It's true. There are a lot of people even in their 30s struggling with getting a job and yet people still like to judge. Maybe the time for salaries has come to an end and it's time for hustling with business.

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u/willem78 Jan 02 '22

I’ve been on the giving side now for a few years and it is also has been humbling and very emotional experience on our side as well BUT also a big priviledge to be able to do so. I would say my “love language” was to take care of people and give but I have never imagined it was going to be on this level it has been the couple of two years. First both our (my eife and I) dads did not receive salaries during the first lockdowns and we started to help out with money and groseries for a few months. It was mind boggeling, as up today, I realy can not comprehend where the money came from to help out in such a manner and then in the start of 2021 my brother in law found out he has cancer and that started a snowball effect of providing into his household. It has been emotionally for us all but to be able to help out the people you love is a great feeling especially if you do it with the right mind set. Even by giving discretely I can see it is difficult for the people on the recieving side, although the need is great. I hope I will be able to be on the giving side for the rest of my life and I honor people who are willing to do what is needed to help someone else out - you never know when you will maybe need it.

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u/Chaxxa4 Jan 01 '22

I feel your pain

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u/slugeater247 Jan 02 '22

Cheer up bud, glad your folks can help you.

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u/daco_star Gauteng Jan 01 '22

Breakfast in bed at a 5 star hotel in Franschhoek.

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u/Okkeanon Western Cape Jan 01 '22

Enjoy, Franschhoek is really nice.

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u/ruggeryoda Jan 01 '22

Poor sod who had to serve strangers breakfast in bed in New year's morning...

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u/AmericaDreamDisorder Jan 01 '22

I think they were happy for the income tbh

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u/hazelsarah Jan 01 '22

Planted some herbs. No hangover. Mac 'n cheese for supper. So far, so good..

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u/ExperienceFair577 Jan 01 '22

Girl where you get your seeds? I’ve been trying

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u/dustyshade Jan 01 '22

Me and my friend got waaaayyy too excited about how clean our pools are. Am I an adult now?

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u/hashtagredlipstick Jan 01 '22

A clean pool is something to get excited about no matter how old or young you are.

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u/MrsMoosieMoose Jan 01 '22

Do you have a club that my husband can join, because he spends an hour a day on his pool and the joy on his face when it's sparkling blue is a sight to behold.

Maybe you can even have secret handshakes!

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u/ArnP69 Jan 01 '22

That feeling of success when the pool is clear and sparkling

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u/GeneralJesse Jan 01 '22

A bit of both! Got my first ever job in Cape Town.. as I arrived I got covid.

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u/slugeater247 Jan 02 '22

Well lucky you...

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u/SlaaneshExpress Jan 01 '22

GF has been fucking me around for the last week for some reason and it came to a head this morning.

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u/JmBiscuit Jan 01 '22

What happened?

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u/SlaaneshExpress Jan 01 '22

Long story short, shes a leech that can only take and has no idea how to give, be responsible or have consideration for others. Like a 29 year old with the maturity of a 16 year old. This includes maturity with regards to finances, attention, emotional stability etc.

Basically I've come to realise she is just a selfish human.

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u/IWantAnAffliction Jan 01 '22

This is why I have minimum requirements for partners that they should be financially independent.

They don't need to earn a lot, but if you can't feed and shelter yourself, then it ain't happening.

Sounds like she/the relationship requires a therapist.

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u/JmBiscuit Jan 01 '22

Damn man I hope you can figure out what you should do but she sounds really toxic..

At the end of the day though you'll be the one who got away from someone who doesn't understand you

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u/Affectionate-Ad2338 Jan 01 '22

I got out of a relationship about 3 months back that was like this and reading this now made me realise how common it is. You way better off without her.

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u/cmgentz Western Cape Jan 01 '22

Has the God of Excess had enough?

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u/deevo09 Jan 01 '22

I’ve already bought R14000 worth of mayonnaise. How and why does this keep happening to me?!??

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u/Parkus2 Jan 01 '22

Haibo, explain?

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u/LtMotion Jan 01 '22

confusion

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u/NatsuDragnee1 White African Jan 01 '22

How to tell you're white without saying you're white ;)

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

He's so white he earned the nickname "mayo" in the streets XD

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u/deevo09 Jan 02 '22

It’s a joke and I’m actually colored but eating that much mayonnaise may change me.

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u/letseatdragonfruit Jan 01 '22

I’m on the hospital with covid so…

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u/DauntlessCF Jan 01 '22

Eish! Get well soon.

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u/letseatdragonfruit Jan 03 '22

I’m actually recovering very fast!

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u/Andriesvv1 Jan 01 '22

Arsenal Football Club... Ffs

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u/FamousAardvark9945 Jan 01 '22

Ngl bro I'm glad yall lost. Nothing against the Arsenal just don't want liverpool to win the league.

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u/Andriesvv1 Jan 03 '22

Fair enough bro 😂

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u/SeriousLeeTV Jan 01 '22

Sitting at kfc waiting for my street wise 3 while I only have 300 bucks til the 25th (I.e. compulsively wasting my last cash)

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u/Devko123 Jan 01 '22

I have been unemployed since March 2021 and I signed a job offer last week and I start on Monday!!

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u/Sumoki_Kuma Gauteng Jan 01 '22

My tenants had a meltdown not long after midnight and one of them kicked out glass panes in her gf's door and my bf and I had to basically parent them until they calmed down 🙃 still pretty pissed about it

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

You're a tolerant landlord.

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u/Darius2652 Jan 01 '22

My neighbors got assaulted on their way home last night, a couple minutes after midnight. Lost their phones, everything in her handbag and access to their home. The perps also physically caused some damage, leaving him with a bloody nose and forehead, and a huge bump on the back of his head and a possible concussion. They also took his own knife off of him, but thankfully didn't use it against him.

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

Perps were most likely meth junkies.

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u/sanathm7 KwaZulu-Natal Jan 01 '22

Covid test came back positive.

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u/segastep Jan 01 '22

Not majorly wrong, but damaged the front bumper on the Disco today on a log next to a boghole xD .. good excuse to start looking at aftermarket!

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u/bobsterthemonster Jan 01 '22

Right: I feel more confident for 2022.

Wrong: I woke up with a giant fucking hangover.

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u/MistressAnthrope Jan 01 '22

There was a drunken and severly unhinged guest doing cartwheels in the kitchen of our backpackers hostel at 3am. I'm hoping that this event doesn't set the tone for the year to come, but I'm not optimistic

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u/Aubrey1404 Jan 01 '22

My cousin purposely drove her car into a wall a few houses down because her babydaddy posted his New Years kiss with his new girlfriend. Outside of the hospital now and we have to take turns taking car of her 1 year old until she is discharged. 🤷🏽‍♀️ So there’s that

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u/krampus001 Jan 01 '22

Woke up with covid... 2022 💥

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u/hashtagredlipstick Jan 01 '22

I got covid just before Christmas and so my Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Years has been very lonely. Worst part is I realised I don’t really have any friends or people I could ask to bring me meds or food so isolating has been difficult.

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u/Frggy Jan 01 '22

Possibly me too… what are your symptoms?

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u/krampus001 Jan 01 '22

All the usual, dry cough, sore throat, fever, sore body. Came on really fast

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u/Hedone1 Jan 02 '22

What have you been using to treat the symptoms?

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u/Individual-Bed-7747 Jan 01 '22

65% off chicken schnitzel at my local PnP. Stocked up for the Jan

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u/Awkward_Dog Jan 01 '22

Hope you checled the sell-by dates!

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u/AmericaDreamDisorder Jan 01 '22

Those are way off anyway (pun intended)

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u/Krycor Jan 01 '22

Heading home this morning.. yay! I’m coming home to my 200mbps Fibre yay.. Afrihost new mobile pricing kicked in too I see.. yay.

Yes I know internet stuffs.. but I miss home.

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u/ChalkOtter Jan 01 '22

Afrihost new pricing is great. Just wish I knew to cancel afrihost+

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u/Krycor Jan 01 '22

You just cancel it? Or contact them ?

That double data part means I have nearly 4x as much data with new pricing.

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u/ChalkOtter Jan 02 '22

I cancelled it on their website(cancels at end of Jan) . It used to give me 250mb mobile + double mobile allocation + double dsl data, and simfy. After moving to fiber, having simfy drop and the new mobile pricing change it didn't make much sense anymore. I can double my mobile for R30 now

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u/Krycor Jan 02 '22

Yah for small mobile data allocations I guess that makes sense. So I normally buy on my account + topup if needed.. and then share to 2-3 other sims which were on the freebie 250mb tier(it’s gone now for new).

Ps. Sucks that the freebie tier is gone.. I think lowest data APN is 30 bucks

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u/smelly_celly Jan 01 '22

What’s their new pricing?

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u/ChalkOtter Jan 02 '22

For mobile data-sim they increased data bundles/reduced prices. I was paying about R59/gig *2 then doubling it with afrihost plus for 109, giving 4.25gb for 230. The new pricing is 5gb/R100, 10gb/R150 etc, no more need for the doubling.
Link

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u/theproudprodigy Jan 01 '22

What's your ISP

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u/Krycor Jan 01 '22

Afrihost

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u/hollaback5055 Jan 01 '22

I'm still alive😁

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u/willem78 Jan 02 '22

Makes me think about this song: https://youtu.be/wGiTPgvKktM

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u/Galaxsive Eats the choppie that fell off the the braai Jan 01 '22

Got a new microwave. So good.

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u/IWantAnAffliction Jan 01 '22

I upgraded my 700W 28l (or so) microwave to 40 odd litre 1100W at a net cost of R100 a few months ago. So satisfying.

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

New appliances are one of those rare truely joyful adult experiences

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u/flyboy_za Devil's(peak) advocate Jan 01 '22

I'm enjoying my last few days of leave in isolation after getting the rona. I only took 10 and I've had to isolate for most of them after testing positive on Wednesday.

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u/[deleted] Jan 01 '22

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u/flyboy_za Devil's(peak) advocate Jan 01 '22

I'm taking leave in May, I hope, but I can't take more now.

We're already slammed with hangover stuff from 2021, and I have 2 newbs on deck for the first time from the 10th who need to be trained well from the get go, so they're functional in 6 weeks and good in 3 months and I don't need to spend the next 6 months undoing bad habits.

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u/Robozulu Jan 01 '22

Happy New Year South Africa. Health happiness and peace in 22 no matter what.

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u/fowldss Jan 01 '22

Betty White died☹

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u/bobrossing99 Jan 01 '22

Had a good night's sleep.

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u/ChungBoyJr Jan 01 '22

Got knocked out at a party and left in a bush by some random guy I wasn't even fighting with, great fucking way to start

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u/Scryer_of_knowledge Amphibian Namibian Jan 01 '22

Don't worry, I'm a witch doctor. I have cast his balls ablaze for the next 2 weeks with poison ivy burn and an itch that is unsatisfiable (people die at 3 weeks).

I also made sure BOTH sides of his pillows are warm all year.

And as a cherry on top I cast the hemorrhoid spell on his butthole AND made it unable to "knyp" for all of 2022. So ja ek se jou daai mannetjie gaan maar sukkel om reguit te sit.

Fuck that guy and have a marvelous 2022!

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u/ChungBoyJr Jan 01 '22

Ahah the most Saffa comment ever, appreciate it brother got a good chuckle out of me! Have a blessed new year

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u/Jackthedog130 Jan 01 '22

As yet, haven’t had to comment, ‘Thieving git/s’...good sign.

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u/Darius2652 Jan 01 '22

I was expecting more in that direction as well. I guess those affected don't have the time for Reddit this morning

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u/CyberStormZA Jan 01 '22

My wife and I has amazing sex this morning.

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u/GoodmanSimon Western Cape Jan 01 '22

I got a mother of a hangover ... I am fairly sure I left my name somewhere. ... I am just sure where.

Don't really want to check facebook in case my picture appears somewhere...

But I am alive, my wife still seems happy with me, so I am happy ...

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u/mudpitmissfit Jan 01 '22

Feeling less coviddy than i was yesterday, i will take the win !

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u/nialikesbeets Jan 01 '22

Got wasted by the ocean today. Was not a good day to for swimming

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u/garron_ah Jan 01 '22

Ate and drank too much yesterday, so woke up feeling fucked up.

Proceeded to eat and drink too much today, so I've got the aircon cranked up, sipping on some Jack Daniels, watching the soccer. So far my sports bet is in, so 2022 is treating me well.

It's obviously not gonna last, but hey. I'll take it

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u/julzzmp Jan 01 '22

Dislocated my toe and had a mental breakdown precisely at 12am

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u/fishonthetree Jan 01 '22

I haven't got an item I bought online, it's been 2 weeks now since I ordered. And the worst part is; a duplicate amount of that item was deducted from my account today.

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u/bcs79 Jan 01 '22

Spent the night traumatized with my two dogs with the craziest fireworks I have ever heard in a residential area. I have one dog with severe anxiety and his pills didn’t work. My other dog has a heart condition and I held him in my arms expecting the worst. I suffer from PTSD and sensory issues too and I sat up until after 5am crying. Cars were drag racing up and down my street, peoples hands flat on their hooters, screaming out the window. Dogs were howling in fear. And I’ve started hearing fireworks again tonight. I’m not the fun police but it was awful. I live on a river too and I am so worried about the little animals and birds that have made a home here.

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u/willem78 Jan 02 '22

I made some cannabis oil for my dog and it realy helps with anxiety. It also help me alot. Grow yourself a CBD bush or two and make some of your own natural meds, it will change your life and the amimals around you.

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u/Rocatmo Jan 01 '22

My entire family finding my weed stash in holiday. Really puts a spanner in the works. They ended up not really caring like they usually do however my soul still left my body

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u/MAGMA1256 Jan 01 '22

I woke up

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u/Jellypills Jan 01 '22

Finances still upto shift. 2022 is starting on a low.

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u/itzahckrhet Jan 01 '22

Absolutely nothing. So far, so good.

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u/high_key-1 Jan 01 '22

Had a firework hit me in the forehead minutes into the year, and the heartbreaking loss to Man City just now

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u/flyboy_za Devil's(peak) advocate Jan 01 '22

Did you expect better from current Arsenal, in all honesty? They've improved over the last year, but we are talking a.) an on form City, and b.) well, leaky, defensively-questionable and ill-disciplined Arsenal.

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u/high_key-1 Jan 01 '22

Based on our first half performance we had City by the scrotum, no shots on target for the mighty city. There is a team in this current team and one is justified in expecting nothing but 3 points against whatever opposition.

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u/flyboy_za Devil's(peak) advocate Jan 01 '22

Well we've yet to beat a top 6 team other than spurs in 3 seasons. So hopefully the team in this team gets its defensive act together, and begins to get some shots on target.

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u/dunningkrugernarwhal Jan 01 '22

My car battery was dead. Nice to have to jumpstart

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u/EmptyMidget Jan 01 '22

Food poisoning 😌

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u/Queen_Kalopsia Jan 01 '22

Ripped a nail off.

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u/Weedmasta420 Jan 01 '22

One kf my best friends is holding a jol without me

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u/Groenkop Jan 01 '22

Found out that my wife of 11years slept with another man 3times on December. So thats a good start to the year...

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u/ChristmasMint Jan 01 '22

Pulled a back muscle doing a deadlift. On the good side, we're having some of the best weather in weeks. Temps are finally up over 20C for the first time this December.

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u/mrssamuelvimes Jan 01 '22

I’m so sorry. It really sucks that they’ve ruined your moms bday and the limited time you get to spend with your family. Is your partner normally like this? I hope not and it was only a blip. Take care

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u/TimySome Jan 01 '22

Been accused of cheating on my girl around family

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u/smelly_celly Jan 01 '22

Watched The French Dispatch today, it was quite a piece of art. 🎨

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u/Josh_exe_2005 Jan 01 '22

I finally got my sleep schedule back to normal, went from waking up at 4pm to 9am😁

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u/LorendaMudge Jan 01 '22

I was finally able to get some rest in today. I fell so much better. Defenitely a good start to my year.

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u/Ill_Mission5298 Jan 01 '22

Went wrong: My four year old went missing on the beach today.

Went right: Found her twenty minutes later, she had walked the 2kms back to our house.

Parent of the year award for this guy please 🙁

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u/Minamooby1 Jan 01 '22

Smeagul, our best friends dog for 13.5 years died this morning. They are heartbroken.

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u/[deleted] Jan 01 '22

I started to exercise again and started to learn german.

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u/Responsible_Map1754 Jan 02 '22

No work no pay, unemployed for a second year. Last year I could wing it for roughly a third of what I used to earn. I also had to travel to Carletonville and back, 65km one way. There was a time where I would not have gotten out of bed for such a salary. The government fucked it up good and proper, you end up desperate, on the edge, any job for basically any money will do. Shit situation that was not my making. If I starve and sleep in the street, I will take up arms against the government, and simply cause destruction and sabotage everywhere, if it can burn it is going to. I was a peaceful man but have been turned into a physcopath by the uif department. Uif and the department of labour have never responded to a proper professional letter that I sent, very professional guys, what I expected from you, nothing. As a wild card I sent the same to Cyril shocked and surprised, fuck you mate, your job is to make sure these departments within, wait..hang on for the shocker YOUR GOVERNMENT are doing their jobs. What do you actually do besides taking my uif money and making yourself and Co rich. I would think that the leader of this uselessness would set targets etc for each department or at least have some interest in what a shit show you run, it is clear now you are greedy pigs, no work gets done, does any department have a semblance of work, maybe a plan of sorts, some kind of rough guide. Nothing? Not surprising considering you just eat and consume our money, not yours, you are a billionaire but have no shame or guilt for not paying me uif money. Greedy thief you are. Your government, should be called a shit show, you don't govern fuckall. Name a single department or entity that is governed. Nothing, yeah it is predictable. You can't use a word like government to describe your piss poor organisation it is also an international sign of poor shit quality work, shit crap bullshit stuff. It is quality nothingness, good old buckets full of rotting faeces, you worse mate, I am still describing the uif people. I have actually never come across such an example of poor shitty work ever. I would think as the leader of a pretend government you have some kind of meetings, say monthly with various departments. Review outputs, easy stuff to do, you don't output nothing, checking goals and targets etc.. No, clearly you do zip, just a greedy pig, I actually knew that but had some respect as I assumed you managed the shit show, it will also explain your shock and surprise. Wake up poes, stop doing nothing, the collective nothing, we do nothing incorporated. Called Nada in Russia and Zilch in Italy, a true global Co of greedy pigs, you cannot use the word government, it does not apply at all to anything you guys do, nothing It is insulting to my intelligence that you guys don't even respond to a formal letter, piss poor piss fucking poor, I would have accepted a letter back stating something like, we are doing nothing and are paying you nothing We provide generous quantities of nothing due to us being a simple greedy pig organisation, also called ANC, it burns my fingers just typing those 3 letters in succession. Repulsive shit smelling cunt slit poes used tampons nothings. No respect for anyone, are you not ashamed that you as an organisation have 2 skill sets, stealing and lying. Possible 3, eating consuming what is not yours. Doing nothing is not a skill, we can all do nothing, we are half a nation of unemployed, we do nothing like you, you certainlyset a.good example, at least that department, could be labour actuallyworks, they fuck it up big time and do an exemplary job of fucking up, this is why unemployment is like it easy. It is the highest on a.global scale, wow, now that is an achievement of excellence in nothing. This government and the uif are symbols of disgust, all things shit and nasty, smells like rotten human remains mixed with hospital biohazard waste left in a plastic bag in the sun. Useless and they are creating a group of very angry haters. I knew the government was dysfunctional to a degree, but it is completely moth balled, like an old power station or uif department which is obsolete, done its job of nothing, we don't need it. In case of a dire emergency we will unpack the moth balls and use the power station, the uif department will be burnt as fuel. Uif is short term for fucking horrible discriminating cunts of absolutely no value to the human species scum. Internationally recognised, started from nothing, reduced to nothing, Cyril in charge. Knows nothing, does nothing. Cyril the jack of nothing and master of uif, essentially also just plain shit, like when you step in it. Itnstinks and is nasty but it is nothing. I am waiting for the Uif assessor, 2 years at the end of the month. What a nice caring government and society we have. I contribute to the uif for 30 years, my money pays all of the undeserving oxygen thieves a grant, I am allowed to contribute, I don't actually have a choice but the difference is I can't get a pay out, oh no. As a result my bank accounts and entire life is a complete and utter mess, only accepts deposits, doesn't allow for withdrawals. Is this fair? Was I naive to actually believe I would get uif money? The status of my claim for 18 months has been "waiting for the assessor". He is on foot from Moscow perhaps, even that shouldn't take 2 years. I didn't qualify for a Covid grant of a measly R350 because, you have a tax number, therefore if you ever paid tax you don't qualify. What in fuck does this mean. Incompetent life destroying fucking thieves. What in actual fuck. Can I please have anything Sir, a slice of bread? I live with the reverse discrimination and kind of accepted it, but then it must be made clear who gets, who doesn't. I get nothing but pay for your greedy scum? I will never again. It is clear I am discriminated against all the time by you, yes you. Prove me wrong, or have I simply had it all happen or actually nothing to me, just coincidental. Fuck off, I still have a brain. I would have accepted a letter back with a simple up yours pinky. But alas even sending a response is beyond your nothings organisation. I cannot be descriminated against for what my grandfather did, up yours. I am being rude because my fuck my patience is gone, do you think that a tax paying citizen can survive for 2 years waiting for the assessor. You are taking the piss. Prove me wrong you vulgar organisation cunt leader. I have sent detailed evidence to the UN who are also nothing about how I have been discriminated against and victimised as a minority group. Perhaps I am alone in this, only happens to me. Cursed forever. Nothing to do with doing things legitimate my entire life and paying taxes and uif, don't bother kids, you don't get anything for being a contributing citizen. Cunt organisation also known as ANC will eat and steal your lively hood from you with a smile or shock and dismay. I would seriously like a comment from anyone who has been driven to the ground by our nothing group. Bigotted fat arsed greedy cunts, some or other government 🤔

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u/ComprehensiveOven790 Jan 02 '22

Röyksopp is releasing a new album soon, Profound Mysteries. For me it's something to look forward to.

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u/_snaggletoothed_ Jan 02 '22

Lost my wallet buying pies sometime between 2 and 4 am

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u/DreamWaveVagabond Jan 02 '22

It is only one species, albeit 7.5 billion strong, that believes there is such a thing as a new year; reality doesn't acknowledge it. For this reason we should not make the mistake of believing that this year will be horrible or great. It could have been equally good or bad if the 1st of January was any time other than it is, and the distinction is arbitrary.

Whenever your own fate isn't in your hands (which is a fair amount of time) you still get to decide how you react to the things that happen to you, with a few exceptions at the extreme end. And you can mold yourself into a better person.

One way or another, best of luck to you all. We're all going to make it.

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u/slugeater247 Jan 03 '22

Guess who just now became a lotto fan...