March 14, 2024 at 2:33 am

Thief Kept Stealing Firewood From a Man’s Property, So He Plants A Trap In The Logs To Get Explosive Revenge

by Matthew Gilligan

Source: Reddit/AITA/Unsplash/@austriker27

This is a funny one, folks!

It comes to us from Reddit’s “Pro Revenge” page and the person who wrote it explained that this took place wayyyyyyyyyy back in the day.

Take a look at how their grandfather got even with a thief.

We think you’ll like it!

The Case of the Missing Firewood.

“This happened when my grandfather was growing up in rural Kansas in the 1940s and 50s, and is one of my favorite stories from him.

Someone was breaking the law…

When my Grandpa was growing up he didn’t have electricity, this being rural Kansas.

What they did have was a wood burning stove.

At one point firewood that great-grandfather had been storing began to disappear, a thief was afoot.

My great-grandfather, getting tired of the firewood disappearing, hatches a plan.

Great-grandfather takes some of the logs and drills them out leaving a cavity, he then puts some gunpowder in the cavities and plugs the holes to hide his handy work.

That night he tells my grandpa that he would bring in the firewood, of course he knows what logs he’s messed with.

Now this is the funny part and I wish I knew how embellished it was, but stranger things have happened.

Wouldn’t you know it…

The next day great-grandfather is walking into town and comes across a gentleman also headed into town, and they get to talking.

It turns out the gentleman is going into town to make a purchase, the item he seeks, a new stove.

He says to my great-grandfather, “I don’t know what they’re putting in the coal these days, but it destroyed my stove.”

No wood ever went missing again.”

Now let’s see how people reacted on Reddit.

One person shared a similar story…

Source: Reddit/AITA

This individual also had a story to tell…

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One Reddit user gave people a history lesson.

Source: Reddit/AITA

Another person got some revenge on people at their job…

Source: Reddit/AITA

I bet he won’t do that again.

Take that!

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