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People love Chris Packham after he took time out to respond to this unlikely confession - the poke

People love Chris Packham after he took time out to respond to this unlikely confession

You might know by now the rather wonderful @fesshole on Twitter which allows you to confess your sins anonymously and see if the internet will absolve you. We mention it because it prompted this brilliant confession by someone who said they once worked in a call centre and did this to Chris Packham. I worked […] The post People love Chris Packham after he took time out to respond to this unlikely confession appeared first on The Poke.
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Our 25 favourite funny things from the last week - the poke

Our 25 favourite funny things from the last week

We weren’t sure whether to bother gathering jokes this week after seeing Boris Johnson try to describe his shampoo to the gripped public during his live Q&A, because we weren’t sure we’d find anything to rival it for laughs. We did gather some, though, and we’re happy to announce that these 25 funny things are […] The post Our 25 favourite funny things from the last week appeared first on The Poke.
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People Are Sharing Stories About Saving Pests Instead Of Killing Them - bored panda

People Are Sharing Stories About Saving Pests Instead Of Killing Them

Pests contaminate our food, damage buildings, and give us the creeps. They carry diseases, cause fire hazards, constantly reminding us to pay attention to sanitation and garbage control. However, despite all of this, some people refuse to trap, bait, and kill them.
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Richard Harris’s story of his revenge on an anti-Irish actor is a comic delight - the poke

Richard Harris’s story of his revenge on an anti-Irish actor is a comic delight

The great Irish actor Richard Harris had a long and distinguished career on stage and screen, right up to his untimely death in 2002. The younger generation will probably always think of him only as the original Professor Dumbledore from the Harry Potter films. He was never the kind of person to take shit from […] The post Richard Harris’s story of his revenge on an anti-Irish actor is a comic delight appeared first on The Poke.
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These Oscar-nominated posters have been changed to tell the truth - the poke

These Oscar-nominated posters have been changed to tell the truth

The good people of the Shiznit have taken the posters for this year’s Oscar-nominated movies and injected them with a truth serum. Or, if you prefer, ‘If 2020’s Oscar-nominated movie posters told the truth’. And very clever they are too. Here’s just a flavour of what they’ve done (you can see them all here). Click […] The post These Oscar-nominated posters have been changed to tell the truth appeared first on The Poke.
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A woman got ripped for complaining about her ex-husband not folding the laundry he did for her - the poke

A woman got ripped for complaining about her ex-husband not folding the laundry he did for her

There’s ingratitude everywhere but it’s always a particular treat to see the ingrate publicly complaining about the person they should be thanking. On the r/choosingbeggars subreddit, people were bristling at this exposure of the woman who complained about her ex-husband – yes ex-husband – because he didn’t fold the laundry he’d done for her. Here’s […] The post A woman got ripped for complaining about her ex-husband not folding the laundry he did for her appeared first on The Poke.
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This lucky passenger had a business class burn for someone sat back in economy - the poke

This lucky passenger had a business class burn for someone sat back in economy

As if people in business class aren’t busy enough with all that free booze and food and whatever else it is you get up there (if you’ve ever done it, do let us know), one lucky passenger found time to do this. Presumably they do it on every flight and it’s just become part of […] The post This lucky passenger had a business class burn for someone sat back in economy appeared first on The Poke.
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‘Please don’t touch this. Our pigeon likes to sit here’ - the poke

‘Please don’t touch this. Our pigeon likes to sit here’

Well, they can’t say they weren’t warned. ‘Please don’t touch. One of our kukupa [New Zealand wood pigeon] likes to sit in this area.’ But someone did it anyway and, yep, you guessed it. How dare you? from r/instantkarma ‘I love the fact the pigeon cocked his head back like “what bitch?”‘ Scrotem-Totem READ MORE […] The post ‘Please don’t touch this. Our pigeon likes to sit here’ appeared first on The Poke.
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A bird crapped on this reporter’s jacket and he learned never to look up with your mouth open - the poke

A bird crapped on this reporter’s jacket and he learned never to look up with your mouth open

A few lessons to be learned here. First, when reporting under a tree full of birds – a lot of birds – best take an umbrella. But if you do insist on venturing underneath it without protection, don’t, whatever you do, look up. With your mouth open. Bird shits in reporters mouth from r/WatchPeopleDieInside Redditor […] The post A bird crapped on this reporter’s jacket and he learned never to look up with your mouth open appeared first on The Poke.
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The Church of England is going on about sex again- our 14 favourite funny comments - the poke

The Church of England is going on about sex again- our 14 favourite funny comments

As they like to do from time to time, the Church of England has made a pronouncement on what is and isn’t acceptable in people’s sex lives. Nobody was surprised to learn they still insist sex is for married heterosexual couples only. You can read all about it here, if you haven’t got dozens of […] The post The Church of England is going on about sex again- our 14 favourite funny comments appeared first on The Poke.
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The takedown of this American politician’s climate change denial is boiling hot - the poke

The takedown of this American politician’s climate change denial is boiling hot

Over in America, Republican politician Rand Paul’s got climate change all sorted. Despite all of the evidence to the contrary, Paul – son of former Republican senator and one-time presidential hopeful Ron Paul – says humanity is set fair for, oh, a few hundred million years yet. We only mention it because the subsequent takedown […] The post The takedown of this American politician’s climate change denial is boiling hot appeared first on The Poke.
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This Pastor was taken down by his own favourite book and it’s biblical - the poke

This Pastor was taken down by his own favourite book and it’s biblical

‘Not Paster John’s finest hour,’ says whitelighttheory over on Reddit and you’ll see why. And just a couple of comments that it prompted. ‘I will bet anything that this is in defense of Trump and his actions.’ turtletitan8196 ‘When interpreting the Bible to fit your political agenda goes wrong.’ relax-and-enjoy-life ‘Eye witnesses are notoriously unreliable […] The post This Pastor was taken down by his own favourite book and it’s biblical appeared first on The Poke.
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Anti-vaxxer comeback of the week - the poke

Anti-vaxxer comeback of the week

Alas there is no vaccination for stupidity. And if there was, they wouldn’t take it. READ MORE This doctor’s surgery had a message for anti-vaxxers and the internet applauded Source Reddit u/Atheizm The post Anti-vaxxer comeback of the week appeared first on The Poke.
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An unlucky 13 reactions to the Doomsday Clock’s terrifying new time - the poke

An unlucky 13 reactions to the Doomsday Clock’s terrifying new time

Each year, a group of independent experts meets to assess the likelihood of global destruction before representing it on the Doomsday Clock. It’s good to have a hobby. For example, when the US first tested the hydrogen bomb, the clock was set at two minutes to midnight, and as India and Pakistan seemed to be […] The post An unlucky 13 reactions to the Doomsday Clock’s terrifying new time appeared first on The Poke.
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His wife’s shake of the head at the end is sheer perfection - the poke

His wife’s shake of the head at the end is sheer perfection

Everyone’s got hobbies, and this chap’s pastime involves doing this with a vacuum cleaner. We’re not here for that though. We’re here for the reaction of his wife – we’re guessing it’s his wife – which really is 10/10. That head shake in the end. XD from r/WatchPeopleDieInside The look on her face. The look […] The post His wife’s shake of the head at the end is sheer perfection appeared first on The Poke.
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This thread by a woman who found herself all alone at an open-air screening of Cats is a fab read - the poke

This thread by a woman who found herself all alone at an open-air screening of Cats is a fab read

It’s quite hard to imagine going to an open-air screening of Cats, if we’re honest. And it’s even harder to imagine turning up and finding out, well, finding out you’re pretty much the only person at the entire screening. Well that’s exactly what happened to @BrydieLK and fortunately for everyone else she tweeted about it […] The post This thread by a woman who found herself all alone at an open-air screening of Cats is a fab read appeared first on The Poke.
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This painter wreaked brilliant revenge on a customer who he claims didn’t pay his £500 bill - the poke

This painter wreaked brilliant revenge on a customer who he claims didn’t pay his £500 bill

It’s not only one way of making sure people pay their bills, it’s the best way. Helps if you’re a painter and decorator, though. ‘A disgruntled painter and decorator who claims he is owed £500 for his work has taken revenge – by leaving a message on the side of an old pub he had […] The post This painter wreaked brilliant revenge on a customer who he claims didn’t pay his £500 bill appeared first on The Poke.
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This woman trying to give away a wedding dress was so fed up with people’s outrageous demands that she did this - the poke

This woman trying to give away a wedding dress was so fed up with people’s outrageous demands that she did this

The good thing about selling stuff online is that you get to make a bit of money back on stuff you don’t need anymore. The bad thing is you have to deal with no end of timewasters asking ridiculous questions, making outrageous demands, or simply trying to get it on the cheap. This woman wasn’t […] The post This woman trying to give away a wedding dress was so fed up with people’s outrageous demands that she did this appeared first on The Poke.
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This bad sex award nominee went viral and it’s truly the best bad sex we’ve read - the poke

This bad sex award nominee went viral and it’s truly the best bad sex we’ve read

The Literary Review’s Bad Sex award has been going for some time now and was founded to draw attention to “the poorly written, redundant, or downright cringeworthy passages of sexual description in modern fiction”. We only mention this because a nominee from 2014 has suddenly gone viral all over again and it really is the […] The post This bad sex award nominee went viral and it’s truly the best bad sex we’ve read appeared first on The Poke.
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This climate change denier was taken down by their own logic – and it was glorious - the poke

This climate change denier was taken down by their own logic – and it was glorious

With the Davos summit in the news, we’ve been seeing a lot of nonsense from climate change deniers and sceptics over the last couple of days, but for every idiot with their “If global warming is real, how come there’s still snow?” there are a dozen people citing science to put them back in their […] The post This climate change denier was taken down by their own logic – and it was glorious appeared first on The Poke.
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13 wonderfully chaotic seconds of bear cubs trying to climb into a hammock

13 wonderfully chaotic seconds of bear cubs trying to climb into a hammock

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When everything is going to Hell in a handcart, as some might suggest they are now, what better way to lower the blood pressure than to watch young animals being cute?

These bear cubs are giving it the old college try to get into a tempting hammock, but they can’t quite work out how.

Bear cubs trying to get in a hammock from r/funny

If that isn’t a metaphor for life, I don’t know what is.

Redditor luminouspotato found it pretty relatable.

Not far off what I look like tryna get into a hammock.

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