The first step towards redemption is confessing your sins.
A popular thread asked the internet's many, many sinners, "What was the dirtiest, slimiest, most backstabbing thing you did and regret?" People were throwing shade long before they knew what "throwing shade" meant, especially in middle school.
At least these thieves, pranksters, and attempted murder-by-peanut committers feel guilty for their past deeds, and know to never through peanuts at anaphylactics again.
I might have sent some "proud mom to be" gift boxes to my high school nemesis home requested "by her" when she put on weight. -OrangesInPyjamas
I had a threesome with my friend's girlfriend and another girl. Then she broke up with him and started dating me. We were together for six years and got engaged. Then she cheated on me in April.
I probably should have seen that coming. -HoldenIkari