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12 naughty little things even the nicest people do

Don’t deny it. You’re SO guilty.

WE’RE ONLY HUMAN and heaven knows no matter how good we try to be we’re all prone to being a bit bold from time to time.

Sure deep down we’re just a nation of glorified chancers, aren’t we?

Here are a selection of naughty little things even the nicest people do:

Skip the queue

Patience is a virtue that can be well and truly tested.

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People waiting for buses are particularly bold when it comes to queuing. They’ve never seemed to grasp the concept of waiting their turn.

Short change the bus driver

Don’t have enough in coins and know the driver doesn’t take notes?

Source: DailyEdge.ie

Bring too many items into the fast lane at the supermarket

You think nobody will notice if you slip in an extra loaf of bread and a box of eggs, not realising that shoppers have expert training in long distance item counting.

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Smuggle food into the cinema

The parents of Ireland actually train their progeny in this devious little tactic. Sure why would you pay for popcorn when it was 40p in the shop?

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Nibble on the odd grape in the supermarket

Absent-minded criminality at its very finest. Buying the packet is the only route to salvation.

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Swipe extra stationery from the cabinet in work

Some people can never have too much stationery and pinching a few bits and pieces for the cabinet at work is a rather common transgression.

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If you’ve progressed to taking full packets of printer paper home then you should probably take a long hard look at yourself though.

Hide meat under the salad at the self service counter

A bit of lunch time salad doesn’t come cheap and when you’re adding in the cost of meat things can definitely get pricey.

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Many a savvy shopper has concealed a bit of ham beneath a mountain of lettuce from time to time. Or perhaps hidden a sauce sachet beneath a plate on the way to the till.

Put empty sweet wrappers back in the tin

How could you? It’s a whole level above starting the second layer.

Blame someone else for the blocked toilet

After spending a frantic fifteen minutes trying to get it to flush, there’s really only one thing for it.

Source: DailyEdge.ie

Flash an expired student card to get a sneaky discount

Growing up is hard to do and when things get more expensive people sure do get desperate for that precious 10-15% off.

Source: DailyEdge.ie

Put an almost empty milk carton back in the fridge

If you put it back with a tiny drain still left then you won’t be the one who has to buy a whole new carton/bottle.

Source: DailyEdge.ie

Tell everyone that “it was the dog”

AKA the perfect crime.

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Time to fetch the wooden spoon!

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