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22 People Who Got Revenge in the Best Way Possible

List RulesVote up the people who won at life the most.

The age old adage holds that “revenge is a dish best served cold,” but to the people on this list, revenge was able to take on a myriad of creative forms, all of them even more dastardly than the next. The revenge stories collected on this list will teach you to never cross anyone ever, just in case they’re a secret criminal mastermind. But then again, if you’ve been crossed by an ex and you’re wondering how to get revenge, maybe you can get some ideas from the members of the revenge society on this list. Cross your fingers that you don’t know anyone on this collection of people who got revenge in the best way possible

Historically, revenge has taken many forms. Men have been walled up in their own wine cellars, people have been tricked into performing lewd acts on Skype, and some unlucky guys get their Batmobiles sold on Craigslist. There are so many creative ways to get revenge that it’s hard to know how exactly you should enact retribution upon your enemies. Well, the people below have plenty of top notch revenge ideas waiting for you to take in and learn from. Whatever you do, don’t get yourself in trouble with the 5-0 while executing your vengeful masterstroke.

Vote up the people who won at life the most, and then tell everyone about how you got revenge on a friend, ex, or coworker in the comments, just don’t incriminate yourself.
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    983 VOTES

    Dave Holmes Fakes Out Fake IRS

    Why They Deserved Revenge: After leaving the gym, Dave Holmes received a phone call from someone claiming to be the IRS who threatened to put him in jail if he didn't shell out $5,000.

    How They Did It: The master improvisor decided to have some fun with the con men and ended up chatting with them for about 20 minutes until they gave up their names, and info, which he then reported to Bank of America, and presumably the police. 

    The Aftermath: Duh, he told everyone on Twitter about the ordeal.
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  • 6
    1376 VOTES

    Woman Sells Cheating Husband's Batmobile on Craigslist

    Why They Deserved Revenge: Amy Estrada bought her husband an effing Batmobile, but he cheated on her anyway.

    How They Did It: Since the car was in her name, she just put it on Craigslist for $18,000. 

    The Aftermath: Hopefully she was able to sell the car and use the cash to build her very own Fortress of Solitude.
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  • 7
    1100 VOTES

    Woman Dumps Cheating Husband with Road Sign

    Why They Deserved Revenge: In 2015, a Sheffield woman named Lisa discovered that her husband had been cheating on her. 'Nuff said. 

    How They Did It: Lisa posted a massive sign on the highway letting Paul (and everyone else) know that their relationship was over.

    The Aftermath: The breakup went viral, although no one really knows who Paul and Lisa are.

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    1270 VOTES

    Model Strikes Back at Dudes Who Send Obscene Pics

    Why They Deserved Revenge: Every day, Emily Sears (a model!) has to deal with dudes sending her pics of her junk. Ain't nobody got time for that. 

    How They Did It: To get revenge on the creeps, Sears takes a screenshot of the sketchy DMs and either sends them to the guy's girlfriends and family members. If she's feeling generous, she just tells the guys that she's going to contact their families if they do it again. 

    The Aftermath: Sears became a hero to women everywhere.
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