22 People Who Got Revenge in the Best Way Possible

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Vote 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.

  • 1
    3,309 VOTES

    Revenge Is a Dish Best Served with Ghost Peppers

    Why They Deserved Revenge: A Redditor's wife kept getting her lunch stolen at work. 

    How They Did It: The trusty husband packed his wife a lunch of hot wings, featuring a ghost pepper dusting. Oh no. 

    The Aftermath: At lunch the next day, screaming was heard from the office kitchen, and a young subordinate began vomiting until he'd rid himself of the ghostly fire in his belly.
    3,309 votes
  • 2
    2,508 VOTES

    Woman Steals Back Her Stolen Bike

    Why They Deserved Revenge: A woman from Vancouver had her bike stolen and then found it for sale on Craigslist. 

    How They Did It: She called the thief and pretended to be interested in purchasing the bike, agreeing to meet him at McDonald's. She asked the thief if she could take it for a spin, and he said yes (because he's a dumb idiot).

    The Aftermath: She rode the bike to safety and reported the thief to Crime Stoppers.
    2,508 votes
  • 3
    2,425 VOTES

    Wife Crashes Her Own Funeral

    Why They Deserved Revenge: Her husband hired a hitman to kill her. 
    How They Did It: Noela Rukundo literally waited outside her funeral until everyone showed up, then she walked in shouting, "Surprise! I'm alive!" Also, she called the police

    The Aftermath: Her husband was sentenced to nine years in prison.
    2,425 votes
  • 4
    1,710 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.
    1,710 votes
  • 5
    2,418 VOTES

    Ex Wife Gets Revenge Via Shrimp

    Why They Deserved Revenge: After over 35 years of marriage, a woman was distraught after her husband filed for divorce, having fallen in love with his secretary. 

    How They Did It: After packing her things, the wife had a shrimp dinner alone in the house she was moving out of and started hiding shrimp shells all over the home, and when her ex moved his new gal pal in, they started smelling something fishy.

    The Aftermath: The woman's ex-husband never found the shrimp and had to move out of the house. He was so desperate to get rid of it he gave the house to his ex in the divorce proceedings.
    2,418 votes
  • 6
    1,408 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.
    1,408 votes