Featured Stories of the Week

Rattus rattus

Last summer we had a massive rat problem in our yard. They'd eaten through an entire bag of grass seed in the garden shed, as well as snail pellets, cardboard boxes and rags. The ultimate insult came when the perpetrator shimmied up our quilted BBQ cover, squeezed himself between the roasting hood

Karen Charlton
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My Girlfriend Getting a Tattoo in Cambodia

My girlfriend found a tattooist in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We went and visited him and he was a cool French dude. The tattoo shop was set up in a bar, sounds dodgy but we knew he was good (clean needles, etc). So my missus started her tattoo while I played pool about 5 metres away.

Max Price
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So I was in prison in Bolivia...

NOTE: For those who don't believe this story, read/research "Marching Powder"... this is not a joke!

We paid to get taken in to a real prison, where the inmates show you around (for example, they showed us "Murderers Alleyway"). It's totally illegal, pretty mental, and there are shotguns everywhere.

Ashy Boy
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Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.