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This one-star reviewer called the police after she was late for a haircut and got entirely the response she deserved - the poke

This one-star reviewer called the police after she was late for a haircut and got entirely the response she deserved

We’ve seen some unfair one-star reviews in our time (and featured quite a lot of them on these pages, including this evergreen favourite). And this is one is right up there with the very best, by which we mean worst. It’s a one-star review by someone who wasn’t able to get their hair cut after […] The post This one-star reviewer called the police after she was late for a haircut and got entirely the response she deserved appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 8 hours ago
‘A good captain goes down with the ship’ is 12 seconds very well spent - the poke

‘A good captain goes down with the ship’ is 12 seconds very well spent

This video of a couple of dogs on a skateboard went viral on Reddit beause, well, watch. from Dog GIFs It was shared by Redditor NobodyListensToBoxes in the ‘Animals Being Derps’ subReddit – figures – and here are our favourites comments it prompted. ‘He knew that was going to happen he even braced for it.’ […] The post ‘A good captain goes down with the ship’ is 12 seconds very well spent appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 9 hours ago
This journalist’s biblical argument against changing Mr Potato Head was a hilarious self-own - the poke

This journalist’s biblical argument against changing Mr Potato Head was a hilarious self-own

Despite the fact that Hasbro has now clarified that Mr and Mrs Potato Head will still be available, some people are just not going to let it lie. This guy from the Christian Broadcasting Network, for example. As a man who believes in Adam and Eve, he’s presumably on board with unsolicited ribbing – which […] The post This journalist’s biblical argument against changing Mr Potato Head was a hilarious self-own appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 9 hours ago
This cat fell asleep moving from one basket to the next and it’s today’s most relatable thing - the poke

This cat fell asleep moving from one basket to the next and it’s today’s most relatable thing

This is hilarious and adorable, but mostly it’s just relatable, deeply relatable. It’s a video of a cat that fell asleep moving from one basket to the next, shared by 7bottlesofwine over on Reddit and it’s fabulous. My ridiculous cat fell asleep while moving from one basket to the next. from r/funny And our favourite […] The post This cat fell asleep moving from one basket to the next and it’s today’s most relatable thing appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 9 hours ago
Sacha Baron Cohen thanked Rudy Giuliani at the Golden Globes and it just gets better and better - the poke

Sacha Baron Cohen thanked Rudy Giuliani at the Golden Globes and it just gets better and better

Sacha Baron Cohen was among the big winners at the Golden Globes at the weekend, winning two awards. Cohen’s movie sequel Borat Subsequent Moviefilm won best motion picture – musical or comedy – while Cohen himself won the best actor prize in the same category. And Cohen had not only one of the funniest films […] The post Sacha Baron Cohen thanked Rudy Giuliani at the Golden Globes and it just gets better and better appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 10 hours ago
‘When she thinks you’re trying to push the wall and rushes to help’ - the poke

‘When she thinks you’re trying to push the wall and rushes to help’

This is six seconds very well spent, a video that went viral on Reddit of a dog doing its very best to help out in a difficult situation. ‘When she thinks you’re trying to push the wall and rushes to help’ said _Raines_. Very funny and total adorable. ‘The little growl as she’s pushing against […] The post ‘When she thinks you’re trying to push the wall and rushes to help’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
People can’t quite get on board with this alternative ending to Titanic - the poke

People can’t quite get on board with this alternative ending to Titanic

If you haven’t seen the ending of Titanic – spoiler alert, it sinks and Jack dies. But also, Kate Winslet’s character, now played by Gloria Stuart, secretly returns her priceless pendant to the icy depths. Over on Twitter, Pat Brennan shared a genuine alternative ending, in which the deed is not done in secret, but […] The post People can’t quite get on board with this alternative ending to Titanic appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
‘A pandemic. A snowstorm. And a bored guy …’ - the poke

‘A pandemic. A snowstorm. And a bored guy …’

Finally, something useful to do with all the extra time you might have during lockdown. Sure you can learn a language or musical instrument or whatever, but why would you want to do any of that when you could do this? Obviously you’ll need a bit of outdoor space. And some snow. And a decent […] The post ‘A pandemic. A snowstorm. And a bored guy …’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
This offer of help to a neighbour living alone had the best possible ending - the poke

This offer of help to a neighbour living alone had the best possible ending

This is a brilliant tale of someone looking out for a neighbour in lockdown, a salutary lesson which has just gone viral all over again on Reddit. Here’s the original TikTok video by New Zealand comic Melanie Bracewell – @meladoodle over on Twitter. It's important to look out for your neighbours at this time pic.twitter.com/S52pwDiZdV […] The post This offer of help to a neighbour living alone had the best possible ending appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
John Oliver’s takedown of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump’s acquittal is simply perfect - the poke

John Oliver’s takedown of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump’s acquittal is simply perfect

There’s been lots written and said about Donald Trump’s acquittal of inciting the mob attack on the US Capitol in his record-breaking second impeachment. But rarely is the whole thing summed up quite so well as the brilliant John Oliver in this 33 second clip about Ted Cruz and the impeachment process. “Dead Eyes, Empty […] The post John Oliver’s takedown of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump’s acquittal is simply perfect appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
This genius train joke in Top Secret! is making everyone’s day better - the poke

This genius train joke in Top Secret! is making everyone’s day better

We’re grateful to Empire deputy editor and author Nick de Semlyen for sharing these 19 seconds from the brilliant Top Secret! It’s an all-time classic and 19 seconds very well spent. The train joke in Top Secret. Genius. pic.twitter.com/Fzw5Oi4dLm — Nick de Semlyen (@NickdeSemlyen) February 15, 2021 It was the film writer/directors David Zucker, Jim […] The post This genius train joke in Top Secret! is making everyone’s day better appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
You can see this Dutch ice-skating fail coming a mile away – but only his pride got hurt - the poke

You can see this Dutch ice-skating fail coming a mile away – but only his pride got hurt

The weather has been cold, even for February, in many parts of the world – as demonstrated by the fact that people in Texas have been building snowmen. The move to Texas has been….eventful. Won’t have access to good internet for at least a day or so, but until then, here’s the snowman our neighbors […] The post You can see this Dutch ice-skating fail coming a mile away – but only his pride got hurt appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
Take a chance on this unlikely but brilliant Matt Hancock and ABBA mash-up - the poke

Take a chance on this unlikely but brilliant Matt Hancock and ABBA mash-up

In what must be a surprise even to the government, the rollout of the vaccine in the UK has been a success so far – but it’s crucial to spread the message that anyone invited for a jab should accept that invitation. This unlikely mash-up, created by the very talented Darren Dutton, does exactly that. […] The post Take a chance on this unlikely but brilliant Matt Hancock and ABBA mash-up appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 week ago
The impeccable comic timing of these trains is one for the ages - the poke

The impeccable comic timing of these trains is one for the ages

Not unlike the joy of travelling on a steam train itself, the impeccable comic timing of this moment will never not be a treat. ‘More than a hundred kids were waiting to see this historic steam train in England,’ writes Lord-AG over on Reddit. What are the chances, eh? ‘Lol you never pick opposite side […] The post The impeccable comic timing of these trains is one for the ages appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
These movie newspaper headlines replaced by the Sunday Sport is simply brilliant - the poke

These movie newspaper headlines replaced by the Sunday Sport is simply brilliant

Nothing short of a work of wonder by the good people of Jellyface Productions, who have taken a load of memorable movie scenes featuring newspaper headlines and replaced them with the Sunday Sport. You’re very unlikely to spend a more worthwhile two minutes today. Eagle-eyed readers may already know it’s not the first time they’ve […] The post These movie newspaper headlines replaced by the Sunday Sport is simply brilliant appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
This Saturday Night Live clip brutally exposes everything wrong with Trump’s impeachment trial - the poke

This Saturday Night Live clip brutally exposes everything wrong with Trump’s impeachment trial

Saturday Night Live went out just hours after the verdict, but this very funny Weekend Update brutally skewers everything that was wrong with Trump’s impeachment trial. ‘The jurors who were deciding the case were the ones that were attacked by the defendant.’ ‘The trial took place at the scene of the crime.’ The way this […] The post This Saturday Night Live clip brutally exposes everything wrong with Trump’s impeachment trial appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
The comedy timing of the second dog nicking this pizza is simply perfect - the poke

The comedy timing of the second dog nicking this pizza is simply perfect

There’s a rather fabulous Twitter account called Perfectly Cut Screams – @AAAAAGGHHHH – which is full of very funny videos featuring, you guessed it, perfectly cut screams. And it just shared this TikTok video which went viral – wildly viral – because it’s an all-time classic of the genre. @ashace2423 I am still shocked 😫😳 […] The post The comedy timing of the second dog nicking this pizza is simply perfect appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
The ‘Why you should have a cat’ Twitter account is the stress buster we all need – 10 favourites - the poke

The ‘Why you should have a cat’ Twitter account is the stress buster we all need – 10 favourites

Nothing needs to be added to the information contained in the name of the Why you should have a cat Twitter account, except to say that it’s a stress buster – and which one of us doesn’t need one of those right now? 1. To conduct scientific experiments that prove they’re a liquid pic.twitter.com/a2MaRITTZH — […] The post The ‘Why you should have a cat’ Twitter account is the stress buster we all need – 10 favourites appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
Eric Trump’s boast about his father’s impeachment acquittal backfired spectacularly - the poke

Eric Trump’s boast about his father’s impeachment acquittal backfired spectacularly

There was a lot more surprise than disappointment when the impeachment trial of Donald Trump failed to result in a guilty verdict, as nobody really expected Republican senators to vote against him. The fact that a majority of the House believed he had incited insurrection – though not the two thirds necessary to convict – […] The post Eric Trump’s boast about his father’s impeachment acquittal backfired spectacularly appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
‘The Moustache Chronicles’ - the poke

‘The Moustache Chronicles’

This lovely old tale of a teacher who wore the same outfit for his entire career has just gone viral on Reddit after it was shared by Bmchris44 who said: ‘The Moustache Chronicles’. It’s Texas gym teacher Dale Irby, who first went viral back in 2013 for his commitment to the cause. Back then he […] The post ‘The Moustache Chronicles’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 weeks ago
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