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15 funny reactions to our weird quarantine life - the poke

15 funny reactions to our weird quarantine life

Lots of things can help during lockdown: Exercise Healthy food A routine Plenty of distractions Now, distract yourself with these funny things people have been tweeting about the weird situation. 1. I was throwing grapes in the air and catching them in my mouth, and then I stopped because I remembered I live alone and […] The post 15 funny reactions to our weird quarantine life appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 hour ago
You Think Coronavirus Is Scary? This Nurses Viral Post Shows It’s Worse Than You Imagine - bored panda

You Think Coronavirus Is Scary? This Nurses Viral Post Shows It’s Worse Than You Imagine

The nurse Aleixandrea Macias has been working in a makeshift ICU for days now. In her viral post, she recounted all the most horrifying details of what the coronavirus frontline is really like. “No one has left our unit yet except in a body bag.”
bored panda - 1 hour ago
Simply 9 times Emily Maitlis was our absolute queen - the poke

Simply 9 times Emily Maitlis was our absolute queen

Everyone’s talking about Emily Maitlis today after her awesome opening monologue to last night’s Newsnight gave the lie to the idea that coronavirus is a ‘great leveller’ between rich and poor. Emily Maitlis with powerful words that needed saying tonight. pic.twitter.com/yqNgxlHoJU — Huw (@ed_son) April 8, 2020 It wasn’t the first time that she’s brilliantly […] The post Simply 9 times Emily Maitlis was our absolute queen appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 hour ago
This guy got mad because these free chairs were pick-up only and his fury is something else - the poke

This guy got mad because these free chairs were pick-up only and his fury is something else

In today’s episode of people for whom free stuff isn’t just good enough comes this guy who was interested in these free chairs. Except he was only interested in them if they were also dropped off outside his house because, well, he’s not going to collect them himself. ‘Dude … I was offering free chairs […] The post This guy got mad because these free chairs were pick-up only and his fury is something else appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 hours ago
On-screen characters with thumbs up instead of guns is the wholesome content we all need - the poke

On-screen characters with thumbs up instead of guns is the wholesome content we all need

The Thumbs and Ammo blog takes some of the most iconic gun-toting images and gives them a friendlier makeover, by swapping the guns for thumbs. It’s just what we need right now. Like this: We thumbed through their work – see what we did there! – and gathered our faves. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. […] The post On-screen characters with thumbs up instead of guns is the wholesome content we all need appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 hours ago
We asked for your homemade album covers and you stepped up – 14 favourites - the poke

We asked for your homemade album covers and you stepped up – 14 favourites

We’re all going to need to use every bit of creativity we can muster to keep ourselves entertained during the lockdown. Not to mention any children locked down with us. We started by doing this: Spend your time at home wisely by recreating a famous album cover and we'll round up the best! Here's what […] The post We asked for your homemade album covers and you stepped up – 14 favourites appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 hours ago
Emily Maitlis has just gone viral with this brilliant myth-busting monologue about coronavirus - the poke

Emily Maitlis has just gone viral with this brilliant myth-busting monologue about coronavirus

Emily Maitlis was receiving no end of plaudits this morning for her opening monologue on the BBC’s Newsnight last night which took on some of the misleading language about coronavirus going around right now. Not least the claim that it ‘affects everyone equally’ and that it can be survived by showing ‘strength of character’ and […] The post Emily Maitlis has just gone viral with this brilliant myth-busting monologue about coronavirus appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 hours ago
Trump wants to mine the Moon but people think he’s full of it – the 7 funniest comments - the poke

Trump wants to mine the Moon but people think he’s full of it – the 7 funniest comments

Donald Trump has been very busy recently, trying to peddle a medicine which he claims can cure Covid-19, despite no tests to prove it, but he put that on the backburner to deal with more pressing business – *checks notes* mining rights to the Moon. Trump takes break from coronavirus crisis to sign order for […] The post Trump wants to mine the Moon but people think he’s full of it – the 7 funniest comments appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 6 hours ago
This Couple Made A Mini Art Museum For Their Two Pet Gerbils - bored panda

This Couple Made A Mini Art Museum For Their Two Pet Gerbils

Everyone is coping with the current world situation in different ways. Well, this London couple found a pretty unique way to brighten up their day.
bored panda - 20 hours ago
This police chief has a (very NSFW) message for anyone thinking of going out this weekend - the poke

This police chief has a (very NSFW) message for anyone thinking of going out this weekend

This police chief’s message about people insisting on going out despite coronavirus went wildly viral because it’s very entertaining and makes an awful lot of sense. Police Chief of Uganda loosing his cool over people breaking curfew.#QuarantineAndChill pic.twitter.com/rME49jSY3z — Khalil (@sehnaoui) April 7, 2020 People’s replies suggested he’s probably not Ugandan though, just in case […] The post This police chief has a (very NSFW) message for anyone thinking of going out this weekend appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 21 hours ago
Guy Recreates His Favorite Travel Photos Inside His House During Quarantine - bored panda

Guy Recreates His Favorite Travel Photos Inside His House During Quarantine

Though we're used to thousands of digitally influential people posting their travels around the world, now the image begins to shift. Travel blogger Elnar Mansurov from Russia decided to show what his photos would be like if he traveled without leaving his home.
bored panda - 22 hours ago
Person Keeps Making Eye Contact With Guy In The Next Building, Decides To Befriend Him Through Window Notes - bored panda

Person Keeps Making Eye Contact With Guy In The Next Building, Decides To Befriend Him Through Window Notes

Steve had enough of that eye contact with the neighbor across the street and decided to make friends the quarantine way. He glued a couple of "want 2 be friends" sheets on a window, and the chat began!
bored panda - 23 hours ago
Photographer Captures Mesmerizing ‘Horizontal Rainbow’ Filling The Sky With Every Color - bored panda

Photographer Captures Mesmerizing ‘Horizontal Rainbow’ Filling The Sky With Every Color

Fire rainbows aren't actually rainbows and they have nothing to do with fire, either. Technically known as circumhorizontal arcs, these optical phenomena occur when the sun is higher than 58° in the sky. The other ingredient forming these arcs are cirrus clouds, which are thin, feathery clouds occurring at higher altitudes.
bored panda - 23 hours ago
This Rainbow Cake From Japan Is Not Only Beautiful To Look At But Incredibly Easy To Make As Well - bored panda

This Rainbow Cake From Japan Is Not Only Beautiful To Look At But Incredibly Easy To Make As Well

Don't let its colorful looks scare you off, though. This absolutely gorgeous dessert from Twitter user Tsunewaak can be done in a half an hour or so and requires only a handful of ingredients.
bored panda - 1 day ago
Quarantine quips – our 17 favourites - the poke

Quarantine quips – our 17 favourites

There have been tentative whisperings that the UK Covid-19 infection rate may be starting to slow, which is positive news if true, but that doesn’t mean people can break the lockdown rules and rush to the beach for the bank holiday weekend. All the more reason to find something to kill time, like reading these […] The post Quarantine quips – our 17 favourites appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This police query about stopping at traffic lights took an unexpected turn - the poke

This police query about stopping at traffic lights took an unexpected turn

Here’s a chap called Luke who had this question for the boys in blue on Twitter. And it took an unexpected (although, now we’ve said that, you’re probably already expecting it) and very satisfying turn. Separate but related was this, just in case that felt familiar. READ MORE Best Police Note Ever Source Reddit u/theEnd801 […] The post This police query about stopping at traffic lights took an unexpected turn appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
‘My 23 y/o brother decided to shave his hair and beard so he could look like an old man’ - the poke

‘My 23 y/o brother decided to shave his hair and beard so he could look like an old man’

Picture of the day comes courtesy of u/Ldog__ over on Reddit who writes: ‘My 23 Year Old Brother Decided to Shave His Hair and Beard so That He Could Look Like an Old Man …’ And the result was something else, it really was. And our favourite comment. ‘Should save that picture, and revisit 30 […] The post ‘My 23 y/o brother decided to shave his hair and beard so he could look like an old man’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Just a very satisfying takedown of this ‘American truth seeker’ who really doesn’t get solar energy - the poke

Just a very satisfying takedown of this ‘American truth seeker’ who really doesn’t get solar energy

Here’s a chap called Jim Hoft who we confess we hadn’t come across before. He describes himself as ‘Writer – Speaker – Where Hope Made a Comeback – Top Choice of the American Truth Seeker’. Just not if you’re seeking the truth about solar energy, it turns out, after he said this on Twitter. And […] The post Just a very satisfying takedown of this ‘American truth seeker’ who really doesn’t get solar energy appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
There was only one winner in this ‘describe 2020 in 5 words’ challenge - the poke

There was only one winner in this ‘describe 2020 in 5 words’ challenge

Over on Twitter someone called @travisakers had a challenge for their followers. Describe 2020 to someone who has been in a coma since the day before the 2016 election, using only 5 words. — Travis Akers (@travisakers) March 29, 2020 And while there were lots of very good answers, there could be only one winner. […] The post There was only one winner in this ‘describe 2020 in 5 words’ challenge appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This pizza restaurant sign really isn’t messing with Covid-19 or their customers - the poke

This pizza restaurant sign really isn’t messing with Covid-19 or their customers

The owners of this pizza restaurant have had it with people not taking Covid-19 or social distancing seriously enough. So they did this. (via reddit u/matt_CHRIST3NS3N) Beautifully done, people! ‘IT’S SUPER EFFECTIVE!’ Bootysplash Except this person spotted a flaw. ‘Until everyone comes in and crowds around the sign taking pics. Checkmate, pizza place.’ nobody_likes_soda Maybe […] The post This pizza restaurant sign really isn’t messing with Covid-19 or their customers appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
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