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This attempt to ask someone on a date went from bad to worse - the poke

This attempt to ask someone on a date went from bad to worse

It’s not easy asking someone on a date so people have a habit of coming up with ever more extravagant and interesting (and hilarious!) ways of doing it. Although, back when we used to do this sort of thing, the furthest we got was ‘would you like to go on a date?’ Anyway, perhaps because […] The post This attempt to ask someone on a date went from bad to worse appeared first on The Poke.
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The Rock’s takedown of this guy who didn’t like Jumanji will always be a game-changer - the poke

The Rock’s takedown of this guy who didn’t like Jumanji will always be a game-changer

An all-time classic takedown comes courtesy of Dwayne Johnson – AKA The Rock – who had a specific bone to pick about the Jumanji movie. Not the recent sequel but the 2018 reboot and no matter how much you like him, you’ll like him a bit more after this. Boom. READ MORE If you only […] The post The Rock’s takedown of this guy who didn’t like Jumanji will always be a game-changer appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
‘It’s funny because it’s true’ - the poke

‘It’s funny because it’s true’

The response to this story about millennials not buying diamonds went viral because, well, have a read for yourself. It’s funny because it’s true,’ said Gudakesa over on Reddit. READ MORE This person said Valentine’s Day was for ‘married heterosexuals only’ and the takedown will warm your heart Source Reddit u/Gudakesa The post ‘It’s funny because it’s true’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
Artist Makes His Pencil Drawings Glow With Life, And They’re Mesmerizing (26 Pics) - bored panda

Artist Makes His Pencil Drawings Glow With Life, And They’re Mesmerizing (26 Pics)

Mexican artist Enrique Bernal has found a subtle yet majestic way to illuminate his drawings with life. After the talented artist is done working on his pieces with pencils and pens, Enrique adds a few extra post-production effects and it takes his drawings to a whole new level.
bored panda - 11 hours ago
This Woman Creates Dystopian Face Masks That May Work With Face ID During Viral Epidemics - bored panda

This Woman Creates Dystopian Face Masks That May Work With Face ID During Viral Epidemics

Face masks have become part of our daily routines amidst the panic caused by the novel coronavirus. To protect their health, people are putting on face masks which are getting predominantly hard to get, as the supplies are diminishing. With the increase in the prevalence of these masks, some people are trying to find ways to make them more practical.
bored panda - 11 hours ago
Woman Shows How To Deal With Creepy Men Who Ask Her To Wear The Shoes She’s Selling To See Her Legs - bored panda

Woman Shows How To Deal With Creepy Men Who Ask Her To Wear The Shoes She’s Selling To See Her Legs

How many stacks of shoes are sitting in the corner of your room waiting to be taken for one last stroll in the park before they go to footwear heaven? This savvy woman decided to give her shoes a second chance and sell them on Marketplace. But not so fast! “This girl wasn't born yesterday.”
bored panda - 12 hours ago
This person said Valentine’s Day was for ‘married heterosexuals only’ and the takedown will warm your heart - the poke

This person said Valentine’s Day was for ‘married heterosexuals only’ and the takedown will warm your heart

Early contender here for takedown of the week, this person who tried to claim that Valentine’s Day was the preserve of ‘married heterosexuals only’ (how boring would that be?) Let’s hope they loved the response as much as we did. READ MORE 19 funniest “roses are red” tweets that’ll make you laugh even if you […] The post This person said Valentine’s Day was for ‘married heterosexuals only’ and the takedown will warm your heart appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 13 hours ago
The skill of this pilot landing at Heathrow in Storm Dennis is awe-inspiring and terrifying - the poke

The skill of this pilot landing at Heathrow in Storm Dennis is awe-inspiring and terrifying

This video of a pilot landing a plane at Heathrow in the middle of Storm Dennis is both awe-inspiring and terrifying. ‘From now on, that’s how you land!’ Earlier today at @HeathrowAirport: @Airbus A380 @EtihadAirways, crosswind landing during #StormDennis. Video: https://t.co/g4gKvMaAb6 🇬🇧 @AirbusPRESS @a380fanclub @stef_schaffrath @sara_rcc @AirbusintheUK pic.twitter.com/VmlK1d25Gs — Aeronews (@AeronewsGlobal) February 15, 2020 Wow. […] The post The skill of this pilot landing at Heathrow in Storm Dennis is awe-inspiring and terrifying appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 13 hours ago
So Solid Crew’s ’21 Seconds’ is a lot cleverer than any of us realised - the poke

So Solid Crew’s ’21 Seconds’ is a lot cleverer than any of us realised

So Solid Crew’s co-operative rap, 21 Seconds, was a massive UK hit in 2001, and it’s not surprising as it’s a catchy, slick, accessible recording. But that’s not all – poet Harry Baker has analysed the song, and unearthed some mind-blowing facts. My mathematical analysis of So Solid Crew's 21 Seconds. pic.twitter.com/aPUh2QKNNJ — Harry Baker […] The post So Solid Crew’s ’21 Seconds’ is a lot cleverer than any of us realised appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 14 hours ago
This bizarre job description raises a lot more questions than it answers - the poke

This bizarre job description raises a lot more questions than it answers

There are limits to what a prospective employer can put in a job vacancy advert, and they definitely aren’t allowed to make stipulations like these. Redditors had questions about the bizarre post – and theories. Right? I can see someone needing a personal shopper for groceries or Target/Walmart runs, but this person’s need for Pottery […] The post This bizarre job description raises a lot more questions than it answers appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 15 hours ago
Teacher Is Stunned When He Learns That He Changed This Student’s Life Many Years Ago - bored panda

Teacher Is Stunned When He Learns That He Changed This Student’s Life Many Years Ago

We know that not every hero wears a cape. But what if a hero doesn’t know he is one? Stay with me⁠—the story sounds like the script from a Tarantino movie. The guy is in the navy. Out of the blue, he finds out that he transformed the life of his former student.
bored panda - 16 hours ago
Reward Stickers for Adults – because we’re worth it - the poke

Reward Stickers for Adults – because we’re worth it

It’s bloody tough being at adult at times and we often don’t get any credit for all the things we do, especially the small things. That’s why we’ve come up with some adult reward stickers for things we feel should be recognised as pretty important daily achievements.       And here’s one that’s not […] The post Reward Stickers for Adults – because we’re worth it appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
This Daily Mail ‘coronavirus panic’ story was destroyed by its own reader comments and it’s a very satisfying read - the poke

This Daily Mail ‘coronavirus panic’ story was destroyed by its own reader comments and it’s a very satisfying read

To the Daily Mail, which reported that spreading panic about coronavirus had left London’s Chinatown totally and utterly deserted. Not only that, they had the pictures to prove it. Except there was a whole bunch of people queuing up to tell the Mail that this simply wasn’t true, if only they’d listen to them. And […] The post This Daily Mail ‘coronavirus panic’ story was destroyed by its own reader comments and it’s a very satisfying read appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
Simply 23 outrageous and very funny lies that people once got away with - the poke

Simply 23 outrageous and very funny lies that people once got away with

Here’s a thread of beauty which was begun by the great @MooseAllain a little while back when he said this. I once managed to convince a friend that Dutch cars don't have handbrakes. — Moose Allain Ꙭ (@MooseAllain) April 22, 2017 And it got people sharing the outrageous and very funny lies that they once […] The post Simply 23 outrageous and very funny lies that people once got away with appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
Astronaut Posts A Video Of Her Heartwarming Reunion With Her Dog After Spending A Record 328 Days In Space - bored panda

Astronaut Posts A Video Of Her Heartwarming Reunion With Her Dog After Spending A Record 328 Days In Space

Record-setting astronaut Christina Koch just returned to Earth after spending 328 days in space aboard the International Space Station and her doggo was more than happy about it.
bored panda - 3 days ago
25 favourite funny things from the week - the poke

25 favourite funny things from the week

It’s been a brutal week in one way or another. Storm Ciara brought chaos to the UK and Ireland, the coronavirus carried on growing, and the cabinet reshuffle swept a new broom through the careers of several bemused MPs. As all that happened, Twitter’s funny people kept putting the smiles back on our faces, and […] The post 25 favourite funny things from the week appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
‘The Arabian sand boa strongly resembles a small child’s best effort at drawing a snake’ - the poke

‘The Arabian sand boa strongly resembles a small child’s best effort at drawing a snake’

The Arabian sand boa never fails to amuse me, as it strongly resembles a small child’s best effort at drawing a snake,’ says GallowBoob over on Reddit. And just in case you’re wondering why. ‘The eyes on the top allows the snake to bury itself into sand and see what’s around without showing its head. […] The post ‘The Arabian sand boa strongly resembles a small child’s best effort at drawing a snake’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
This guy wanted a coursemate to return a library book because he needed it and his fury is off the scale - the poke

This guy wanted a coursemate to return a library book because he needed it and his fury is off the scale

In the first of an occasional new series, arsehole of the week is this guy who really needed a book from the library only to find out that someone else had borrowed it. And his text efforts to get his mitts on the thing started out pretty rude and ended up plain outrageous. Coursemate wants […] The post This guy wanted a coursemate to return a library book because he needed it and his fury is off the scale appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
There’s something wrong with this family tree – something very wrong indeed - the poke

There’s something wrong with this family tree – something very wrong indeed

A lot of people have jumped on the genealogy bandwagon these days, with DNA kits fairly affordable to the securely employed, and more people now realising they six per cent Viking and one per cent North African or whatever. This family tree, however, is just a tool for students of French to use relationship words: […] The post There’s something wrong with this family tree – something very wrong indeed appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
Roses are red, violets are blue – these 18 headlines are poetry too - the poke

Roses are red, violets are blue – these 18 headlines are poetry too

At the time of writing, it’s Saint Valentine’s Day, loved by card manufacturers and restaurateurs the world over, as the mark-up on 50g of chocolate increases tenfold. Rhymes that begin “Roses are red” have long been employed to send messages of devotion to the objects of people’s affection on this day, but they’re also useful […] The post Roses are red, violets are blue – these 18 headlines are poetry too appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
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