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→Subscribe for new videos every day! http://bit.ly/toptenzsubscribe →10 Reasons Bruce Lee was a Superhuman: http://bit.ly/1Hl4mVu Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Brand new videos 7 days a week! Videos are published at 6pm EST every day! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 Reasons To Abolish the Tipping System in Restaurants http://bit.ly/1M4XKA2 Top 10 People Who Were Too Pretty For Their Own Good http://bit.ly/1J1A4Md Most folks who get fired do so for mundane reasons—theft, tardiness, or just plain not doing their jobs well. The employees in the list below do not fall into that category. Rather, their hilariously ill-advised or awful actions on the job left no doubt that these employees had been fired for reasons well outside of the norm. Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/10-heinous-and-hilarious-reasons-people-were-fired.php Coming up: 10. Cheering Under the Influence 9. Biting a Dunkin’ Donuts worker 8. Singing a Bob Marley Song, Fighting Demons 7. Using the Office Copier…to Make Counterfeit Currency 6. Getting That Twix at Any Cost 5. Stomping on the American flag 4. Stuffing Students in the Trunk for a Snack Run 3. Peeing in an elevator 2. Photographing an X-Ray of Failed Sexcapades 1. Letting a Playboy Model “Earn Her Wings” Source/Further reading: http://www.aerolineas.com.ar/en-nz/prensa/comunicado/3681_aerolineas-punishes-pilots-of-flight-2708 http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/dish/201311/stanford-cardinal-mascot-tree http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Stanford-tree-mascot-fired-for-drinking-at-2504285.php http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/23/renzo-police-dog-bites-dunkin-donuts_n_6735380.html http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-police-dog-bite-20150218-story.html http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-police-dog-bite-20150218-story.html http://nypost.com/2015/08/05/city-worker-fired-for-singing-bob-marley-song-sues-to-get-job-back/ http://gothamist.com/2015/08/06/woman_allegedly_fired_for_singing_b.php http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/school-janitor-counterfeits-cash-work-copy-machine-police-article-1.1476204 http://www.knoxnews.com/news/counterfeit-bills-land-campbell-county-school-in http://www.knoxnews.com/news/counterfeit-bills-land-campbell-county-school-in http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/investigations/2014/02/19/the-twix-bar-the-forklift-and-the-fired-iowan/5629551/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThzfZiCmvlE http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/20/worker-loses-job-twix-vending-machine/5635661/?AID=10709313&PID=3747368&SID=if4km8vgae0004m600dth http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/20/us/iowa-veteran-fired/ http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/investigations/2014/02/19/the-twix-bar-the-forklift-and-the-fired-iowan/5629551/ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/20/worker-loses-job-twix-vending-machine/5635661/?AID=10709313&PID=3747368&SID=if4km8vgae0004m600dth http://jg-tc.com/news/teacher-who-stepped-on-flag-awaits-school-board-action/article_e2d56202-edf5-5ee6-b0cb-ab28d3c973ac.html http://jg-tc.com/news/teacher-who-stepped-on-flag-awaits-school-board-action/article_e2d56202-edf5-5ee6-b0cb-ab28d3c973ac.html http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-illinois-teacher-fired-for-stepping-on-us-flag-20150630-story.html http://www.tulsaworld.com/communities/catoosa/schools/catoosa-teacher-fired-after-driving-students-on-snack-trip-with/article_ce620bfe-2e9f-5ecc-ada5-31aeb076c871.html http://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/catoosa-middle-school-teacher-heather-cagle-fights-for-job-tuesday-night-after-snack-run-gone-wrong http://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/catoosa/catoosa-teacher-suspended-over-accusations-of-piling-students-into-car-trunk-for-errand http://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/catoosa-middle-school-teacher-heather-cagle-fights-for-job-tuesday-night-after-snack-run-gone-wrong
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rwdplz1 (9 days ago)
Go home drunk, you're tree
SkyJUSTIN6 (9 days ago)
wear glasses you look better
Kage Shi (11 days ago)
Xrays without dedicated name,id# or other event are no HIPA Violation. In fact many safety slides and videos I've had in industrial jobs used such items to instill a safer work ethic to prevent such injuries.
OmnissiahZelos (12 days ago)
I think the flag one is the dumbest one.
Steve Grooms (15 days ago)
You missed a big one, Simon. There are several women who have been fired for "being too attractive."
Laverne Blaszczyk (16 days ago)
Americans are so weird about their flag- it's just material on a stick, stop fetishizing it
Anders Püschel (16 days ago)
2:15 That's no Malinois. it's a German shepherd
Albert R. (16 days ago)
9:00 ...11 people in a Honda Accord??? Are you sure they're on a candy run or trying to get across the border???
Dixon Cider (19 days ago)
He looks so weird without the beard
leon dillon (20 days ago)
#10 Was the tree ever been mistaken by a stud dog to be real?? One man was fired because he called in sick to go to a ballgame. His boss was watching and saw the man on the TV!!
Noodle Williams (21 days ago)
The only people cops care more about than other cops is donut workers for they are sacred to the cops, you do not ever mess with the donut worker or else. No FOP card for you ever! And you will forever receive the distrust of all law enforcement. World wide
BeckiWitte (23 days ago)
Those "trees" are straight out of a nightmare!
Amadeus Kurisu (23 days ago)
pathetic absolutely pathetic you shouldn't be allowed to fire people for stomping on a flag to demonstrate free speech
Daniel Powers (25 days ago)
I remember the one about the janitor in Campbell co, I live near there.
Chuck's poke (26 days ago)
Number 4 should not have been a fireable offense. I would almost bet anything that his employer wanted him out before the vending machine incident happened. Sadly, No2. Something similar happened to Joan Rivers moment before here untimely death. Member of surgical teams had made videos and made comedic remarks before and Joan was put to sleep. There actions were discovered and brought to public in a laws suit which they settled for undisclosed amount of money.
Troow (26 days ago)
The counterfeit bill printing was hilarious. Couldn't he at least had gotten his own printer.
princesstamika (27 days ago)
#10 always makes me laugh "poorly concealed flask".
Jacob O (30 days ago)
If i was the mascot, i would've snuck in a bottle of vodka... I'm a Russian in Estonia, go figure.
james johnson (30 days ago)
Catoosa is a town in Rogers County Oklahoma.
flagmichael (1 month ago)
#4... 50 years ago I was one of eight people - a teacher and 7 students - in a Karmann Ghia. We were going to a UC Berkeley math lecture by the legendary George Polya. I was the one pressed against the rear window. Each of the seats, except the driver's, had lap sitters. All went well and we learned about diophantine equations. Of course, I don't remember what we learned about them but I do remember how much trouble the sporty little car had going up hills with 8 people inside.
TruthSeeker7 (1 month ago)
A tree for a mascot? Are you sure that doesn't offend someone in the world? Politically correct BS.
antiproanti (1 month ago)
Is it just me or is the guy over the copier in the thumbnail Tim Schafer?
Will DaWild (1 month ago)
Right twix hired him the same day
Donnie Yeager (1 month ago)
I remember hearing about that teacher in Catoosa on the news. We grow 'em smart in Oklahoma, don't we?
robert edmistonii (1 month ago)
Catoosa is the name of the town. It resides in Rogers County in Oklahoma. Please don't lower yourself to our level of education.......................
affinityforanime (1 month ago)
Number 5 doesn't belong on this list.
One MercilessMing (1 month ago)
Yeah. One of my young, male, untenured colleagues at a school flouted the rules repeatedly. He had first graders run sequential laps on the black top in 100 plus degree heat (even though recess was SUPPOSED to be inside the classroom due to the excessive heat. He brought an Egyptian lizard to that class; it got away and he left his class of first graders ALONE in the room while he ran through the neighborhood trying to catch it. He sexually assaulted a senior female teacher in front of witnesses. Was he fired? No. His MOTHER was a member of the school board. He WAS, however, transferred to another site where he attempted to sexually assault yet another older female teacher, again in front of witnesses, ,and saying that his mother was on the school board and he could do what he wanted This time, he was fired. Not for what he did, but because he embarrassed the administration with his braggadocio. His mama stayed on the board for some time after.
damen whelan (1 month ago)
Mal-in-oy
vinito slabb (2 months ago)
the police dog one made me think of the time I was attacked by a seeing eye dog when i was younger working at a grocery store.
neemguy81 (2 months ago)
Dogs should not be considered officers of the law.
Jennifer Keatts (2 months ago)
who stole your glasses and beard?
GECKman88 (2 months ago)
Only in America would you be fired for standing on a flag.
Trebor Ironwolfe (2 months ago)
Re 09:13 : Hahahaha I always try to be a thoughtful and considerate fellow human being, but when passive-aggressiveness feels necessary... this might be the best tactic I have heard of after hiding a fish under the car seat.
Kayleigh Steinel (2 months ago)
Renzo wasn't fired: he was never an employee, because he was never paid and never applied or consented to his position
Eric Taylor (2 months ago)
I actually did have a medical condition that would cause sudden and powerful urges to urinate, usually without enough time to reach a bathroom. Rather than pissing in an elevator, I took to keeping a jar with me with a tight lid to use. I was caught once by a cop but when he saw I was peeing in a jar, not on the sidewalk, he let me go.
Isadora Obsidian (3 months ago)
Thats strange the police dog wasn't given a promotion and a gun. Instead they fired him. That is species racism at its best. Any human that is a police officer that assults other people, (civilians) gets a promotion or bonus of some type. Oh wait, the dog officer doing the assult was not caught on video. Never mind, thats why the dog was actually fired.
Unstopapple (3 months ago)
0:04 'hee niss' hee niss. Not heyness. How can you even?
DatUhu (3 months ago)
Boi. Imagine getting fired over stomping on a flag in any other country than the USA. I wouldn't even know where I could quickly get a flag of my country
Joseph Ellis (3 months ago)
So it's fine for police in America to spray bullets at civilians but as soon as they piss in a lift (yeah I'm calling it a lift, deal with it) they're fired for, what was it, 'unbecoming conduct'. ... Okay.
copper head (3 months ago)
So glad you grew a beard lol
Kari Greyd (3 months ago)
That teacher didn't deserve to be fired
Dax Tube the best (3 months ago)
Beardless Simon is creepy Simon.
CrazyBear65 (4 months ago)
I've been on both sides of the supervisor/employee dispute. I've also been on both sides of the landlord/tenant dispute. Helps put things into perspective when you can see it from both sides.
CrazyBear65 (4 months ago)
How many people remember cigarette machines? One ate my money one time. I rocked it back and forth until it tipped over on its face, and several packs spewed out. I grabbed the one I had paid for and beat feet with a security guard chasing me. I got away clean.
coweatsman (4 months ago)
Americans worship the flag. A national religion, state religion. Very culty.
daniel chenault (4 months ago)
@1:58 - check your pronunciation of "controversy"
GigawingsVideo (4 months ago)
Aaaaaaah clean shaven Simon Whistler!
MasterZebulin (5 months ago)
*[makes jokes about police, donuts, and dogs biting people in the arse]*
keeranimal8 (5 months ago)
Well I'll be damned...a deputy in my hometown of Orlando made the list...go figure...
reldra (5 months ago)
Poice: Shoot 12 year old with fake gun in cold bood, just fine. Pee in elevator, immediate termination.
Nastasja Zecevic (5 months ago)
Heavens, it is just a flag ^^ Kinda like in middle ages.
Eddie Brock (5 months ago)
Only the pilots should've been in trouble. The playmate deferred to their judgment.
Phillip Santos (5 months ago)
I bit into a donut as Simon said biting a Dunkin donut worker. Irrelevant but I wanted to share. It's the little things...
Elizabeth Shaw (6 months ago)
If someone has to drink while being a school mascot at a basketball game most likely that person is already an alcoholic.
Caddy731 (6 months ago)
There was a security officer at a casino who was fired because he was at his post and another officers wife dropped off a huge bag of gummy bears for her husband. This officer then decided to eat the entire bag with surveillance watching and recording the whole thing. He was fired for theft.
dan payne (6 months ago)
I'm 65 and never been fired!
J Lynn (6 months ago)
I wish I could say "rectum" like Simon does.
David (6 months ago)
If the patient's name wasn't on the x-ray what's the problem?
Rob Kitchen (6 months ago)
Lesson..... Never tell a grandma from any Bible belt state nuffin cuz they're cunts
meetoo594 (6 months ago)
My favourite sacking is the software engineer who outsourced his own job to India and paid the Indian company with a fraction of his weekly wage meaning he could spend all day at work watching porn/youtube etc and still take home a decent wage. He was only caught out when the company he worked for audited the server logs and noticed all the insecure connections to the Indian i.p. address. Oh yeah, did I mention it was classified work as well lol.
bishopking63 (7 months ago)
Why is tim shaffer in the thumbnail
Searia Kett (7 months ago)
Please put your glasses back on. You look like a sexy University Professor with them on.
Mike Vasquez (7 months ago)
I was kind of disappointed at the reference to the Donut shop employee being bitten, because I was hoping it would be a human that did it.
Jiffy Jim (7 months ago)
Absurd and ludicrous.. Some of these ...😱
Ahlamkin (7 months ago)
If you become a sensitive snowflake over the flag being "disrespected"....then congrats! You're full dictatorship! Too bad America is a DEMOCRACY! Worship flags with Putin if that's what you wish to enforce!
Frank Albe (22 days ago)
I'd ask you to watch a documentary about Iwo Jima. You have the Constitutional right to do so but I counter that you should not. What would be your reaction if a rainbow flag was burned?
Phil Hahn (7 months ago)
It's a joke how precious america is about it's idiotic rag
LodiTX (7 months ago)
The Supeme Court ruled that burning the flag is legal; therefore stomping on it must be, too. He should have fought the terminstion. He would have won. Of course maybe some fringe group threatened his life.
LodiTX (7 months ago)
Clueless stupid people never cease to amaze. Thanks.
cyanide jack (8 months ago)
I thought Stanford was for smart people. That mascot is awful and they should be embarrased
Roberto Toledo Follert (8 months ago)
In a Chevrolet Corsa hatchback a group of friends and I used to go places, three in the front, 5 in the back seat and two in the trunk plus the backpacks
K ris (8 months ago)
Leave it to Americans to care more about "symbols of freedom" than actual freedom. I'm American and it pisses me off to no end
K ris (8 months ago)
Figures that just like police being treated better than civilians, their dogs aren't held to the same standard as regular dogs
Bernie Smith (8 months ago)
Used to seeing you with beard and glasses. Great vids
Julia Librojo (8 months ago)
the bob marley lady should have been fired
Dave Stevenson (8 months ago)
Grow your beard back you look like Gollum
Josh T (8 months ago)
I like how a non cops dog can be put down after bitting one person but those damn pig dogs can bite multi people and still live on. So much for not being above the law.
Emma Newgate (8 months ago)
At least McKevit didn't get stuck in two vending machines...
Emma Newgate (8 months ago)
Sheesh I thought that I'm bad for using the work printer to print out my novel...mind you, it was a long story...
Emma Newgate (8 months ago)
Would've been better for Renzo if the guy was dressed up as a giant donut...
8534964 (9 months ago)
Simon your cool but keep the beard you have now.
Prjndigo (9 months ago)
#11: Mispronouncing "hay-nous" while making a video.
zachf (9 months ago)
Know if that teacher would have stomped on the American flag he would have got a 15 minute interview on CNN and an appearance on every left-leaning late night show you could possibly imagine as long as he also said he disliked Donald Trump
Youri Khan (9 months ago)
In what totalitarian country did the teacher story happen ?
Zortesh Zarran (9 months ago)
police dog biting the dunkin doughnuts employee... I,ve heard of biting the hand that feeds you... but biting that hand that feeds the hand that feeds you?
Midnight Taco (9 months ago)
I don't know why but how Simon said "he decided he wanted some candy" sounded so awesome and hilarious
Darya Ionesco (10 months ago)
I hope the Twix was worth it.
simariewolf2 (10 months ago)
As a school is a government run institution I am fairly sure that firing someone for expressing their freedom of speech is unconstitutional. (remember freedom of speech is something that covers government action and reaction, not the reaction of private citizens, so a private employer might be able to get away with such a firing)
Austin (10 months ago)
That nurse firing is such BS. If there's no identifying information, there's no problem. Emergency department rectal object x-rays are the highlight of working in the ED! She should have posted to Reddit and not Facebook though. Probs reported by an upright colleague. That sucks
SAVE MOTHRA!!! (10 months ago)
Wow decided to watch an old video and your lack of facial hair and glasses caught me off guard
Josephus Mutzenbacher (10 months ago)
Srsly Whats up with those americans and their love for her flag? I always thought, that freedom of speech guarantees, exactly, that one can do whatever he wants to the flag. Why having this amandement in the first Place, when only the rich and powerful can use it to their advantage...
Josephus Mutzenbacher (9 months ago)
how you do 666 Well... You can't have it both ways. When you have a contract, then you give up some freedom. And such a contract does work in both ways as well. Alas, you are right, regarding that freedom does work in both ways. Also I didn't say that the government should have forced the school's hand, I'm just saying that the firing of that guy was unconstitutional.
how you do 666 (9 months ago)
Josephus Mutzenbacher so you think the government should have forcibly madevtge school keep him? Sounds very fascist to me. He had the freedom to do what he did, and the school had the freedom to terminate his contractl, freedom doesn't work one way kiddo.
Why would you not show the video that go with each of the story not enough money or what??it would get more views
RixAuzr (10 months ago)
My civics teacher in my senior year of high school would bring the class outside to a wide open area, hold up a large American flag on a wooden pole, and set it on fire, swinging it back and forth. After a few swings, he would put the fire out and much to the relief of some of the students, the flag would be perfectly fine. He would douse the flag in a fire retardant liquid ahead of time to pull off this crazy stunt. Eventually, the school was getting complaints from parents, so he was forced to stop doing it in subsequent school years, but he was never fired.
Patrick noone (10 months ago)
#11 Pronouncing heinous as henis
Fly Beep (11 months ago)
The teacher firing is kinda crap. Even after the guy swallowed his pride and expressed remorse he still got fired and for what....guess flag is more important than free speech. You don't get to talk about free speech then and not sound like a total hypocrite.
how you do 666 (9 months ago)
So we should use the fist of the government to forcibly make the school board not fire him? Sounds very fascist to me. Freedom goes both ways kido, he had the freedom to spit on the pride of the US without legal consequences, and the school had the freedom to terminate his job because they didn't appreciate the gesture.
Nikotnikuf (11 months ago)
The whole no glasses thing threw me off ,during the whole video
reign yagamie (11 months ago)
Don't shave your beard
Not Kris (11 months ago)
Thought you couldnt copy money on an office copier????
Austin Hunt (11 months ago)
why is the pilot one a problem, most pilots sleep during the flight and are told to unofficially by the airline to sleep on long flights so they are well rested. That is 1 reason there is 2 pilots flying in an airplane
William Wood (11 months ago)
peeing in an elevator is wrong on so may levels
George (7 months ago)
William Wood peeing on elevators has its ups and downs.
Justin Chrome (11 months ago)
Catoosa is famous lol

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