Revenge Waits For No One
People have always been creative in seeking payback for those who have wronged them. From simple pranks to elaborate schemes, payback can come in various forms and can range from humorous to vindictive.
In this article, we will explore some of the best payback stories that people have ever thought of. Whether it’s revenge on a cheating partner, a mean boss, or a rude customer, these stories will not only entertain but may also inspire those who have been wronged to seek their own form of payback.
Some of the stories may be controversial or even illegal, but they all have one thing in common: the satisfaction of getting even with someone who has caused harm or pain.
So, sit back and enjoy as we delve into the world of payback, and discover some of the most creative and satisfying ways people have sought revenge.
Cracking The Glass Ceiling
Sarah had been working at the advertising firm for five years when she was overlooked for a promotion in favor of her coworker, Tom.
Tom was known for taking credit for other people’s ideas and was widely disliked by his colleagues. Feeling resentful, Sarah decided to exact revenge. She began to subtly undermine Tom’s projects, making small changes that would go unnoticed until it was too late.
She also started taking credit for her own work, making sure her boss knew exactly what she was capable of. It wasn’t long before Tom’s reputation started to crumble. He was passed over for promotions, and his colleagues stopped trusting him.
Sarah eventually got the promotion she deserved, and Tom was eventually fired for incompetence.
The Taste Of Revenge
Sophie had been dating her boyfriend, Max, for six months when she found out he had been cheating on her. She was heartbroken and angry, but she didn’t want to confront him directly.
Instead, she decided to serve up some sweet revenge. Max had always raved about Sophie’s cooking, so she decided to use that to her advantage.
She invited him over for dinner and cooked him his favorite meal – spaghetti bolognese. What Max didn’t know was that Sophie had added a secret ingredient to the sauce – laxatives.
At the same time, Max was receiving calls from her and Sophie confronted him about it. It was a smelly situation. Max spent the entire night in the bathroom, and Sophie never heard from him again.
Case Of The Ex
Mark had been dating his girlfriend, Laura, for two years when she suddenly broke up with him. He was devastated, but he didn’t want to let her get the best of him.
He decided to get revenge by doing something she would never forget. Laura had always been obsessed with her appearance, so Mark decided to play on that.
He created a fake online dating profile and pretended to be a wealthy businessman looking for a trophy wife. Laura fell for it and agreed to meet him in person. When she arrived at the restaurant, Mark was waiting for her.
He had hired a makeup artist to give him a complete makeover, and he looked completely unrecognizable. He looked gorgeous. Laura was shocked and humiliated, and Mark walked away feeling like he had won.
Carla had always been the black sheep of her family. Her siblings were all successful doctors and lawyers, while she had dropped out of college and worked as a bartender.
When her father died, Carla’s siblings tried to cut her out of the will, claiming that she didn’t deserve anything. Carla was angry but determined to get what was rightfully hers.
She hired a lawyer and fought for her share of the inheritance. She also did something her siblings never expected – she donated a portion of her inheritance to charity in her father’s name.
Her siblings were ashamed and embarrassed, and Carla walked away feeling like she had finally proved herself. Money isn’t everything.
Old Timer Stops
Janet had always had a contentious relationship with her neighbor, Mr. Johnson. He was constantly complaining about her dog barking or her kids playing in the yard.
Janet was fed up with his constant nitpicking, so she decided to take matters into her own hands. She started leaving bags of dog poop on his doorstep, making sure he knew exactly where they came from.
She also put up a sign in her yard that read, “Beware of the grumpy old man next door.”
Many other neighbors had the same problem with the old timer so they all had a laugh about it.
Mr. Johnson was so embarrassed that he stopped complaining altogether, and Janet felt like she had finally gotten the upper hand. It was the sweetest payback.
The Office Sabotage
Emily had been working at the company for three years, and her boss had never appreciated her hard work. He often took credit for her ideas and never acknowledged her contributions during meetings. One day, Emily had had enough.
She noticed that her boss’s favorite coffee mug was always on his desk. So, she decided to put her plan into action. Emily started to add a little bit of salt to his coffee every morning, causing him to grimace with disgust.
It didn’t take long for her boss to realize that something was wrong with his coffee. He started to bring his own coffee mug from home, but Emily continued to sabotage his drink by adding salt to his creamer instead.
Eventually, her boss had enough and started to drink tea instead. Emily couldn’t help but grin in satisfaction every time she saw him sipping on his tea.
Three’s A Crowd
Rachel had been dating her boyfriend for two years when she found out he had been cheating on her with her sister. She was devastated and heartbroken. She decided to get revenge on both of them.
Rachel went to the kitchen and baked a batch of delicious-looking cupcakes. She added a secret ingredient to the mix – peanuts. They were both allergic. Rachel then left the cupcakes in the fridge for her boyfriend and her best friend to find.
That night she watched them feast at her expense and waited for the magic to begin. They were clearly high or something because they wolfed down the sweet treats as if they had never seen cupcakes before. Rachel wondered what the effect would be. After a few minutes, her ex said he wasn’t feeling well and his face swelled up like a balloon.
Rachel couldn’t help but laugh when she saw them both trying to help each other with their puffy faces. They had to go to the emergency room and were so embarrassed. Well, that is what they both are, a couple of nuts!
Samantha had been bullied by her classmate, Jenny, for years. Jenny would tease her about her clothes and call her names in front of the other students. One day, Samantha decided she had enough.
During lunch, Samantha poured ketchup into Jenny’s backpack, ruining all of her textbooks and notes. Jenny was devastated and had to ask for a new set of textbooks from the school.
The teachers even let it slide because they were tired of the stubborn teenager. From that day on, Jenny never bullied Samantha again.
Samantha couldn’t help but feel a sense of satisfaction every time she saw Jenny’s ruined backpack.
Do You Kiss Your Mother With That Mouth
Sarah had been working at the café for two years and had dealt with her fair share of rude customers. One day, a particularly unpleasant customer came in and ordered a complicated drink. Sarah tried her best to make it, but the customer complained that it wasn’t good enough.
Sarah decided to take matters into her own hands. She added a little bit of dish soap to the customer’s drink and watched as they took a sip. The customer immediately spat out the drink and started yelling at Sarah.
Sarah apologized and offered to make a new drink, but the customer swore at her and stormed out of the café.
Sarah couldn’t help but laugh as she watched them leave. If you love your coffee you best be nice to your barista, because baristas have their ways!
Roommate From Hell
Jared had been living with his roommate for a year, and it had been a nightmare. His roommate Bryan was messy, loud, and never cleaned up after himself. He had a passion for arts and crafts and was always making a mess in some corner of the house. It was like living with a toddler.
One day, Jared decided he had had enough. He waited until his roommate went away for the weekend and decided to get revenge. He went into his roommate’s room and poured glitter all over his bed, clothes, and shoes.
When his roommate came back, he saw the house in a shiny state. Everything was in a mess and he was covered in glitter from the moment he entered. He couldn’t get it out of his hair or clothes.
Bryan learned his lesson and kept his art to himself. Jared couldn’t help but smile every time he saw his roommate trying to clean up the glitter. It took months and they were still finding glitter in strange places.
The Sweetest Revenge of a Brother’s Love
Ryan and his sister Emma had always been at odds, fighting over everything from toys to clothes as children. Despite their differences, they both pursued different passions as adults: Emma became a talented chef, while Ryan had no culinary skills to speak of and was in between jobs.
However, Ryan saw an opportunity to get revenge on his sister for all their past arguments. He invited Emma over for dinner and decided to cook the meal himself.
As Emma savored each bite, she couldn’t help but exclaim that it was the best meal she had ever tasted. Ryan beamed with pride, knowing that he had achieved the sweetest form of revenge: proving to his sister that he was capable of cooking a delicious meal. He wasn’t that useless after all.
From that day on, Ryan and Emma’s relationship changed. They no longer fought like cats and dogs, but instead found a newfound respect for each other’s talents and abilities. Ryan had finally found a way to show his sister just how much he cared, even if it meant getting his revenge through the kitchen.
A Sour Loser
At the age of 20, Susan was a fierce competitor. She never lost, and when she did, she would always have a sour attitude.
One day, she was at a BBQ with her friends, and they challenged her to a game of horseshoes. Susan was sure she was going to win, but to her surprise, she lost. Instead of pouting, Susan offered to cook dinner for the winners.
When the meal was finished, the winners were blown away. Everybody even forgot about the game after that delicious meal. They had never tasted such amazing food before.
Susan was pleased that she had made the sweetest payback she had ever cooked up. It goes to show that the game isn’t always over yet.
Eat My Dust
Driving on the highway can be frustrating, and many people experience road rage. It was a hot summer’s day and Alice was driving home from work when a man cut her off.
She honked her horn, and he gave her the finger. Alice was furious and decided to get revenge. She followed him to a local restaurant and watched as he ordered his meal.
She then called the restaurant and spoke to the waiter. She ordered a meal for the man, but she added a secret ingredient – fresh green chilies. The man had no idea what was coming when he took a bite of his meal. He started to sweat and gasp for air.
Alice watched from a distance and smiled. He was waving for the waitress to bring him a jug of water. Hopefully, that helps to cool him down, Alice thought, some people need to just calm down.
What Did You Do Again?
Sophie had always been a hardworking employee, but her co-worker James just couldn’t seem to let her shine. He constantly belittled her work and tried to take credit for her successes.
One day, Sophie had had enough. She spent weeks working on a project, making sure to keep James in the dark about her progress.
When it was time for the big presentation, James confidently stepped forward to take the credit. But as the audience watched, James could not find the document on his laptop. Sophie had deleted the file copy because she had the original work done.
She then revealed her hard work and expertise, leaving James red-faced and speechless. From that day on, James never crossed Sophie again.
Samantha and her brother had always been competitive, but when he stole her prom date, she knew she had to get him back.
She plotted for weeks, researching the perfect revenge.
On the night of his graduation party, Samantha snuck into his room and set up a prank that left him covered in flour and confetti. He couldn’t attend the party because he was a mess and the prom date actually ended up ditching him too. We were shocked that she turned out to be such a jerk.
It was the perfect payback, and they both laughed about it for years to come.
Being The Wiser
Rachel’s frustration on the highway was palpable when another driver cut her off in traffic. She honked her horn and in a few seconds, a man got out of his car and started shouting at her.
Being smaller than the man, Rachel was frightened but she did not let the fear consume her. She managed to keep calm and diffuse the situation by handing him a bottle of water and apologizing for the inconvenience caused.
Surprisingly, the man also apologized and offered to pay for any damages to her car.
Rachel’s decision to remain calm instead of responding to the man’s anger similarly helped her get out of a potentially dangerous situation. Her actions display the importance of emotional intelligence and the ability to respond wisely to aggressive behavior.
When David’s rival won the big dance competition, he was devastated. He had trained for months and felt sure he had given it his all. But instead of wallowing in self-pity, he decided to be happy for his competitor. He congratulated him on his win and even offered to help him with his next performance.
The act of kindness earned David a newfound respect from his rival and the judges, who invited him back to compete the following year. However, the next year, David’s rival betrayed him by stealing his choreography and presenting it as his own. David was outraged, and his heart filled with revenge.
He decided to enter the competition again, determined to show everyone what he was truly capable of. With intense training and determination, he created a breathtaking performance that left the judges and audience spellbound. When the results were announced, David’s rival was stunned to learn that he had lost to him. David felt a surge of satisfaction as he watched his rival’s expression turn to one of defeat.
He had succeeded in getting his revenge, but more importantly, he had proven to himself that hard work and dedication would always pay off in the end. From that day on, David knew that no one could hold him back from achieving his dreams.
After years of enduring her husband’s practical jokes, Maria decided to get even. She waited until he was out of town and redecorated their bedroom in his favorite color – neon green.
When he came home, he was shocked, but Maria just laughed. But instead of getting angry, her husband decided to one-up her.
He filled the bathroom with balloons, making it impossible for her to get ready for work.
It was a playful game that brought them closer together and made them appreciate each other’s sense of humor. I wonder what antics this funny couple will be up to next.
Emily was always the quiet one in her group of friends. She was never one to start a fight or seek revenge, but one day, she had enough.
Her best friend, Sarah, had been spreading rumors about her and making her life miserable. Emily decided to get payback by showing Sarah who was boss.
Emily started a new workout routine and focused on improving her health and physique. She posted pictures of her progress on social media, and it didn’t take long for Sarah to take notice. She tried to make snide comments and belittle Emily, but it only made her more determined.
One day, Emily showed up at a party looking confident and beautiful. Sarah couldn’t help but stare in disbelief as Emily flirted with the guy she had been eyeing all night. Emily knew that revenge was best served cold, and in that moment, she felt like she had won.
A Brother’s Betrayal
When Tom found out that his brother had been stealing from him, he was devastated. He had always been close to his brother, and the betrayal was hard to swallow. Tom knew that he had to get payback, but he didn’t want to stoop to his brother’s level.
Instead, Tom decided to play the long game. He started keeping track of his brother’s finances and noticed that he had a gambling problem. Tom decided to lend him some money and offered to help him get back on his feet.
Over the next few months, Tom watched as his brother got his life back on track. He stopped gambling and started a new job.
Tom knew that he had won in the end because he had helped his brother instead of hurting him.
Road Rage Chase
When Mike was cut off on the highway, he felt his blood boil. He had always been a calm driver, but this time he couldn’t help but let his anger get the best of him. Mike decided to get payback by tailgating the car in front of him and honking his horn incessantly.
It wasn’t until the car pulled over and the driver got out that Mike realized how stupid he had been. The driver was a small, elderly woman who had been scared to death. Mike felt ashamed and knew that he had to make it right.
He apologized to the woman and helped her change her tire, which had gone flat during the commotion.
In the end, Mike felt like he had learned a valuable lesson about controlling his anger and treating others with respect.
Wait Your Turn
When Jane got promoted over her co-worker, Sarah, she knew that there would be repercussions. Sarah had always been jealous of Jane’s success, and the promotion had only made things worse. Sarah started spreading rumors about Jane and trying to make her look bad in front of the boss.
Jane decided to get payback by working even harder and showing Sarah that she deserved the promotion. She stayed late every night and came in on weekends, determined to prove herself.
In the end, Jane’s hard work paid off. She was given another promotion and was offered a job at another company.
Sarah was left behind, and Jane felt like justice had been served.
The Winning Athlete
When Jake won the championship football game, he felt like he was on top of the world.
His team had worked hard all season, and their victory was well-deserved. However, Jake’s ex-girlfriend, who had been watching from the stands, was not happy with his success.
She had always been jealous of Jake’s athletic ability, and the win had only made things worse.
She decided to get payback by spreading rumors about Jake and trying to make him seem like a phony player****.
Laura had always been the target of her coworker’s snarky comments and belittling remarks. She tried her best to ignore it, but it got to a point where she couldn’t take it anymore.
One day, when the boss was away, Laura put her plan into action. She logged onto her coworker’s computer and found a hilarious prank video. She copied it to her coworker’s desktop and changed the icon to look like an important file.
The next day, when her coworker opened the file in front of their boss, everyone in the office was laughing, including Laura.
The video was of her at last year’s Christmas party singing a drunken karaoke. Her coworker never said another unkind word to her again.
Josh and his younger sister, Lily, had always been competitive. They both played basketball and always wanted to be better than the other.
One day, Josh had had enough of Lily’s bragging after beating him in a one-on-one game. He challenged her to a game of horse, but with a twist.
For each shot they took, they had to spin around five times before shooting. Although he tricked her in a way, Josh’s plan worked, and he won, leaving Lily red-faced and humiliated.
From that day on, she stopped boasting about her basketball skills and had mad respect for her brother.
Mark had always been quick to anger on the road, often yelling and honking his horn at other drivers.
One day, he found himself on the receiving end of someone else’s road rage. Instead of retaliating, he took a deep breath and let it go.
Later that day, he went back to the spot where the incident happened and left a note on the driver’s windshield apologizing for his behavior earlier that day.
The next time Mark encountered traffic, he thought about that moment and decided to let it go.
Sometimes the best revenge is the satisfaction of letting someone know that their anger didn’t affect you.
Winning Against the Odds
Samantha had always been a fan of reality TV shows, but she never thought she would be on one herself. She was also a great chef in her community and was known for her sweet treats.
She entered a cooking competition and was up against some of the best chefs in the country.
One contestant had it in for her and tried to ruin her pie base by turning the oven up when no one was looking. Luckily Samantha saw this in time but she let her jealous rival be.
Samantha was nervous, but she had a secret weapon up her sleeve. She had perfected her grandmother’s recipe for apple pie, and it was a crowd favorite.
In the final round, Samantha presented her pie, and the judges were blown away. She won the competition and felt a sense of pride and satisfaction knowing that her grandmother’s legacy had lived on.
Love Conquers All
Mike and Anna had been married for 15 years, but their relationship had been rocky lately. Mike was caught cheating, and Anna was hurt and angry.
She could have left him, but instead, she decided to give him a taste of his medicine. She flirted with his friends and posted pictures of herself out with other men.
Mike was furious and begged her to stop. Anna told him that this was how he made her feel, and he needed to experience it for himself.
After a long talk, they decided to work things out and rekindle their love. From that day on, Mike never strayed from their relationship. Anna kept her man on a short lease after that.
Gold Medal Games
Lorenzo had been training for years, putting in endless hours of work and sweat to get himself in shape for the Olympics. But when the time came for him to compete, his dreams were shattered when he tested positive for banned substances. It didn’t take long for Lorenzo to realize that he had been set up. He knew that another athlete, Johnson, had been jealous of his success and was determined to bring him down. But Lorenzo wasn’t going to take this lying down. He was going to get his revenge.
Over the next few weeks, Lorenzo carefully plotted his revenge. He began by spiking Johnson’s food and drinks with the same banned substances that had gotten him disqualified from the Olympics. It was a risky move, but Lorenzo knew that he had to take this chance if he was going to get his revenge.
As the days went by, Johnson began to feel the effects of the drugs. He became increasingly paranoid and erratic, the officials noticed and eventually, he was caught using banned substances. Lorenzo had accomplished his goal, and he watched with satisfaction as Johnson was stripped of his gold medal and arrested for cheating.
For Lorenzo, it was a moment of sweet revenge. He had proven to Johnson that he couldn’t get away with cheating, and he had restored his own reputation as an honest and hardworking athlete. In the end, it was a victory that was well worth the risk.
Disclaimer: To protect the privacy of those depicted, some names, locations, and identifying characteristics have been changed and are products of the author’s imagination. Any resemblances to actual events, places, or persons, living or dead, are entirely coincidental.