Featured Stories of the Week

Triple check flight bookings...

Here's a laugh. Up at 4am to get ready and head to Glasgow Airport to get a 7am flight to Gatwick. I was connecting with a flight to Cyprus where I'l...

Liam Fleming
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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....

Karen Charlton
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Drunken Marathon

It started over drinks, as all outrageous stories do.

With drinks flowing I found myself in an argument with friends about our running abilities w...

Daniel Newport
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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.