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Top 10 Awesomely Passive Aggressive Ways People Got Revenge

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Support our efforts to make videos about what we want: https://www.patreon.com/toptenz/overview We’ve all heard various sayings that decry revenge as being a worthless act that’s beneath any civilized human being. “An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind” said Gandhi. “Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves” said Confucius. “Two wrongs don’t make a right” said your parents probably at some point during your childhood. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 People Who Helped Their Lovers Escape From Prison https://youtu.be/8HPkUocOHM8 Top 10 Unbelievable Ways to Sneak Your Way Past Security https://youtu.be/z6eXL6JOjkg Text version: https://www.toptenz.net/top-10-awesomely-passive-aggressive-ways-people-got-revenge.php Coming up: 10. British Royal Band Uses Star Wars to Insult Saudi Monarch 9. Arnold Schwarzenegger Makes a Sweary Poem 8. Ronald Emmerich Hits Back at Ebert and Siskel 7. Lord Byron Buys a Bear 6. George Lucas Sells His Land to Charity 5. Michael Crichton Gets Personal 4. House Gets Colorful Paint Job 3. Bank of America Gets (Legally) Foreclosed 2. South Korea Blasts K-Pop at the North 1. Gustav Klimt Bares Some Painted Flesh Source/Further reading: http://www.ordoesitexplode.com/me/2007/11/king-abdullah-g.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/27/schwarzenegger-sends-lawm_n_336319.html http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=UwXuJCuQ6q4C&lpg=PA138&dq=roland%20emmerich%20roger%20ebert%20godzilla&pg=PA139#v=onepage&q=roland%20emmerich%20roger%20ebert%20godzilla&f=false http://www.praxxis.co.uk/credebyron/menagerie.htm http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/us/george-lucas-retreats-from-battle-with-neighbors.html?_r=3& http://www.newrepublic.com/article/michael-crichtons-scariest-creation http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/rainbow-painted-house-rebukes-westboro-msg-article-1.1292955 http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/economy/housing/2011-06-06-foreclosure-bank-of-america_n.htm http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1993376,00.html http://www.klimt.com/en/gallery/early-works/klimt-nuda-veritas-1899.ihtml
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shesnailie (2 days ago)
Revenge is sweet. Revenge is a dish best served cold. Ice cream is cold... ...and sweet. Therefore revenge is ice cream.
Talani Greywolf (3 days ago)
"Two wrongs don't make a right", but three lefts do!
Publius2k4 (5 days ago)
Spielberg made ET, not Lucas
TEUNS ROUX (6 days ago)
E.T.? Ummmmm... Steven Spielberg maybe?
steweygrrr (6 days ago)
Hmmm, 'I think you are making a bad situation worse' earns you the reward of becoming a child rapist in their next book? I think that's quite a bit beyond 'passive' aggressive.
BroncoBrody (6 days ago)
Roland Emmerich is a talentless fuckstick.
Legion of Weirdos (6 days ago)
Understandable mispronunciation, but it's actually said like "mah-RIN." But then go ahead and mispronounce it, the majority of those folks are stuck up jerks anyway 😆
Hairypolack (6 days ago)
Alan Machin (7 days ago)
TopTenz do Top10 things TopTens got wrong and No.1 should be ET directed by george lucas. muppet.
Tom Hatfield (8 days ago)
Robert Ebert. . . . C'mon guys, your whole program is about fact checking!
Tricia W (9 days ago)
The Kiss is my favourite piece of work by Klimt ever. Still have the poster in my wall after all these years
Berk Trapdoor (9 days ago)
How is it possible for you to literally sound posher than Prince William? Dial it back a couple of points dude, it sounds ridiculous. The poshest person in the country doesn't sound that posh so what are you trying to prove?
Susan (9 days ago)
Lucas was not responsible for ET.
Michael Ryan (10 days ago)
It’s ROGER Ebert , not Robert .
TheZizikia (10 days ago)
Number 10 is quite rich seeing as how they are all about that in the uk now.
mikesitzler1106 (10 days ago)
2:29 ROGER Ebert! No Robert!
Linda Gerhardt (11 days ago)
Wouldn’t that rainbow house be it’s own form of bullying? I mean for an anti bullying headquarters to actually partake in bullying themselves is a bit hypocritical no matter how worthy it’s cause.
Nate Hill (11 days ago)
7:46 - I would have written “were at their most dire “ instead of “direier” sounds kinda like “diarrhea “ - if it’s even a word!
Nate Hill (11 days ago)
Marin county doesn’t need revitalization, lol they have Porsche commercials on their grocery carts there - for real...
Kai 016 (11 days ago)
During the first story, didn't the queen also choose to drive the Saudi king around herself, as a passive-aggressive nod to women driving?
2whl4re (12 days ago)
The relationship between North career and South career is fragile? I've never had a North, or South, career.
James O'Blivion (12 days ago)
Wow...you managed to call Roland Emmerich "Roald," "Ronald," and "Robert" all in a single second! And apparently, Roger Ebert borrowed that "Robert" moments later. Also, George Lucas didn't make E.T. Did you not research this one?
SchwarzeWitwe2 (13 days ago)
The back of the rainbow house is the Trans Pride flag!
gatorgityergranny (15 days ago)
gatorgityergranny (15 days ago)
never heard of film critic ROBERT EBERT. perhaps the less successful brother of ROGER EBERT.
Hans Werner (16 days ago)
E.T was Spielberg...do some research
Jennifer Decker (17 days ago)
A freakin' bear!
Jordan Neal (18 days ago)
Michael Crichton was a much needed voice in the global warming debate. In a world where the only two voice are "we're all going to die!" and "nothing is happening" you had a guy who was looking at the data, objectively searching for the cause, and saying we shouldn't politicize scientific issues. To that, I say kudos.
IamI3rian (18 days ago)
Roger mate. Roger Ebert.
Robert Tracy (18 days ago)
Roger Ebert and Roland Emmerich... too many factual errors I'm thinking this must be a troll vid or something.
ClockworkGearhead (19 days ago)
The one that usually cries out for the cycle of revenge to stop is usually the one who last had the satisfaction of it, and fears the next step of the cycle.
soccerprog226 (19 days ago)
Roland Emmerich* and Roger Ebert*.
iammaxhailme (19 days ago)
George Lucas using poor people as a weapon to troll rich people is pretty hilarious and a little sad
The Cask of Amontillado - Establishes the most solid concepts around revenge. And does it well.
Ed Soderlind (20 days ago)
again thanks
Dave Fur (20 days ago)
Oh I didn't know it was Korear. Thought it was Korea
JT Michaelson (20 days ago)
"Roger" Ebert
JT Michaelson (20 days ago)
"Two wrongs don't make a right. But the three do." -- National Lampoon, 1972
TheSpoiler001 (20 days ago)
Not a supporter of sexual deviancy as you probably are. Thumbs down lgbt boy.
Nicolette Kuta (21 days ago)
Mr Lucas lived in Marin County, which is pronounced “mah-rin”, not “ma-reen”
Hans-Georg Lundahl (21 days ago)
1:32 Ah, that is perhaps why Disney is promoting Storm Troopers in subsequent years .....
Hans-Georg Lundahl (21 days ago)
In Swedish and German we have two words. Revenge as acts of murder and mayhem are described as "hämnd"/"Rache", while Swedish and at least Austrian German has "revanch"/Revansche" as equivalent to what you are probably describing. I offered a friend (an adult childhood friend, if that makes sense, met later when I was myself also adult) something, and in order to motivate offering me sth in return, she said "ich muß mich revanschieren" ... She would obviously not have said "ich muß mich rächen".
kali mali (21 days ago)
Two wrongs might not make a right, but three rights make a left.
Nature Lover (21 days ago)
You forgot about the time that Lord Byron's original version of Don Juan included a dedication that was a complete hit piece on another poet, Robert Southerly, who had accused him of incest. It included the line "I wish your fate may yield ye, when she chooses,/The fame you envy and the skill you need."
Joseph Muir (22 days ago)
Why do you pronounce “Korea” as “Korear”?
Eric (23 days ago)
This pales in comparison to passive aggressiveness at work.
Nick von Liphart (23 days ago)
the bank forclosure was the absolute fracking best!
Mmmyess (23 days ago)
Roger (not Robert) Ebert (2:28) (RIP)
Sylvia Rohge (23 days ago)
Unfortunately, the Darth Saudi video is not right. The Guard has played the march, but only for practice, before the Saudi King entered. As he drove up, the guard played the Saudi anthem.
Madalin Grama (23 days ago)
I'm pretty sure the dude's name was ROGER Ebert, Simon.
Jorge (24 days ago)
The UK band one must be false, I don't think it's humanely possible to carry musical instruments while also carrying such a humongous set of balls
Centrifugal Muse (25 days ago)
Your. Voice. ❤️
Pakorn Wattanavrangkul (25 days ago)
number 8 is really weak.
Kevin Nomura (25 days ago)
its ROGER ebert, not ROBERT ebert.
dabajabaza111 (26 days ago)
Damn George Lucas is dirty, sending poor people to live near rich neighbors.
ZombiePanda88 (26 days ago)
If I was the painting company for the LGBT for the house against WB church, I would paint for free and free touch ups as long as they held that house. Lol
Michelle Stover (26 days ago)
i saw the pride house in 2014. I was working in Kansas and didnt realize that the chruch was there and was walking around Topeka and was omg that is that church and then looked across the street and was like yes, at the pride house
Tammy Stratford (27 days ago)
It's Roger Ebert, not Robert. Gosh.
Scandinavian Roar (27 days ago)
Do some proper research. Several factual errors and outright untruths in this video.
brainsareus (28 days ago)
Michael Crichton was a sick puppy
tiDDies aTTic (29 days ago)
This is 1 of my favorite things ever(not just YouTube video)😎
Jon Hughes (30 days ago)
ROLAND Emmerich. ROGER Ebert.
Daniel Daniels (30 days ago)
WHISTLIN SIMON strikes again!!
Sibyl Saint (1 month ago)
3:58 You butchered it. It's not MAIR-in County, it's MaRIHN County.
Devin Sword (1 month ago)
lol, your promoting people to be passive-aggressive to each other instead of just getting an issue out in the air and out of the way? lol, your the king of the millenials
Liss Firefly (1 month ago)
I never agreed with Syscal and Ebert or however they spelled their names.
Paul Lavoie (1 month ago)
Revenge is a dish best served cold
Matthew Burger (1 month ago)
I live in a small town of 20,000 people. One day they KKK came to my town to do some recruiting. They requested protection from our city’s police force. So my city sent every black police officer to keep them safe while they visited my town.
fumblerooskie (2 days ago)
+JDines Apparently the writers of "Blue Bloods" are inspired by actual events.
JDines (8 days ago)
You don't seem to I understand the difference between a scene from "Blue Bloods" and real life.
Hahahahahahaha That's amazing
Frederick Swan (1 month ago)
Anybody ever tell you you look like the guy from the Today I Found Out channel?
Nick Usalis Knight (1 month ago)
My only pet peeve is don't say someone needs no introduction, then introduce them
Anthony Malin (1 month ago)
Simon, you dad was a horse. Your mum like it long.
BeowulfDude (1 month ago)
George Lucas was not responsible for E.T. Seriously, dude.
flamingmonkeyxii (1 month ago)
Roger Ebert
carnivalwrestler (1 month ago)
#10 Could have been worse. The Welsh Guard could have played "Hava Nagila".
Dave (1 month ago)
Roger Ebert, not Robert, and ET was Spielberg, not Lucas. Just saying, not even remotely PA.
Olli K (1 month ago)
0:15 - But two Wrights make an airplane...
Emmanuelle Kus (1 month ago)
Low income housing instead of a special effects studio!! He is the KING of petty!!
Jasenspeed401 (1 month ago)
In what way did George Lucas work on E.T? I thought that was entirely Steven Spielberg's movie?
Jennifer Tait (1 month ago)
OHH Mr Lucas... X-D you make my heart happy. Thanks for including that bit of info in your countdown
Lorraine Liggera (1 month ago)
Marin= Muh-rin, not Mare-in. I'm probably the 5,000th person to say that, but I don't want to surf the comments right now.
shitslikebear (1 month ago)
3:53 This is the ultimate. lol
rivgs (1 month ago)
While two wrongs don't make a right, Three lefts do.
Gordon Go (1 month ago)
Gerorge Lucas - Ma-rin County
Kevin Brisbin (1 month ago)
Roland Emmerich's revenge is as weak as his movies.
Bobert (1 month ago)
My parents have never said "an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind" even they know that would be hypocritical there's even a term for the type of revenge that they see as acceptable
Bobert (1 month ago)
It's called mafia justice and it simply means an action of revenge which is intelligent yet ruthless that doesn't cause any actual harm
shawn ruscitti (1 month ago)
2 wrongs don’t make it right but 3 lefts make a right
Jason Allain (1 month ago)
I never comment on YouTube videos, but your video is full of flaws and errors.
Just Looking (1 month ago)
State of Fear was stupid, ridiculous and unthinking piece of work.
Just Looking (1 month ago)
Losing dark starry nights is a genuine concern. Just saying.
Anthony P (1 month ago)
Open minded tolerant liberal Simon calling people with different beliefs than his "horrible people." It wouldn't be a problem if you and other sjws didn't preach openness and tolerance towards those you agree with while judging people you don't. At best you are a a hypocrite. At worst you are contributing to the intolerant left.
Quarantined Cosmonaut (1 month ago)
But two negatives do make a positive.
Tim Durkan (1 month ago)
The empire did nothing wrong!
dimitri jordania (1 month ago)
8:17 yea well you like to think wrong. south korea stopped the music right after the threats idk how u missed that information......
Nathan Wright (1 month ago)
As a former vict... er, uh, customer of BofA I can attest to the fact that they are founded by satan. Plus, It was Roger Ebert not Robert.
No Name (1 month ago)
north and south career
Ryn Bader (1 month ago)
How did Earth get its name? Who named it Earth? And what gave that person the authority to be the one to name our planet?
Ice cream Noel (1 month ago)
The westboro Baptist church house painting was the best.
LifeLongStrong (1 month ago)
If a man puts out an eye and is unpunished he puts out another, and another, and another. Eventually all but one are blind. If a man puts out an eye and is immediately punished by having his eye put out, he stops there, or at most at one more, and no more after that are harmed. All others considering putting out another's eye reconsider such actions. Since one is already dead when seeking revenge only one more grave need be dug, and when that was is filled no more will need do be dug. Despite the fact that we dress it up, revenge is the foundation of justice.
P (1 month ago)
If you thought the rainbow paint job on that vacant house next to the church was priceless, then doing the same to the Kaaba would be the ultimate prank.
Daniel Duncan (1 month ago)
Ever notice how the people who try to tell you that revenge is bad are the same people that you want to get revenge on? Just saying. Same goes for the outlawing of the pistol duel and the guillotine. Without the pistol duel or the guillotine people in power are allowed to run amok.

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