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There’s never been a better time to take up fencing - the poke

There’s never been a better time to take up fencing

If being stuck indoors for months has got you champing at the bit for some exercise, you should seriously consider fencing, as this poster for La Jolla Fencing Academy in California humorously demonstrates. TOUCHÉ! READ MORE Inspired Fencing Advert Of The Day Source u/hotsteamingpho Image u/hotsteamingpho, @grianghraf on Unsplash The post There’s never been a better time to take up fencing appeared first on The Poke.
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Drug-Smuggling Cat Escaped High-Security Prison In Sri Lanka - bored panda

Drug-Smuggling Cat Escaped High-Security Prison In Sri Lanka

This just in—a cat detained at a high-security Sri Lanka prison has escaped! The feline was jailed for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs and cell phone SIM cards. The drug lord was detected by jail intelligence officials this Saturday at Sri Lanka's main prison—Welikada Prison, police officials report.
bored panda - 46 minutes ago
Wife Publishes An Obituary For Her Late Husband Who Died From Coronavirus, Blames His Death On ‘Covidiots’ And Trump - bored panda

Wife Publishes An Obituary For Her Late Husband Who Died From Coronavirus, Blames His Death On ‘Covidiots’ And Trump

A grieving widow writes a powerful obituary for her husband who died from coronavirus, and it gives everyone a lot to think about.
bored panda - 1 hour ago
Cancel the search – we’ve found the perfect example of irony - the poke

Cancel the search – we’ve found the perfect example of irony

Someone on Reddit has discovered the perfect example of irony Hang on … As BadUsername25 explained, “I can’t read the article about pointless monthly subscriptions without buying a monthly subscription.” Top trolling from the Wall Street Journal. There’s only one question …What Would Alanis Do? via Gfycat READ MORE This anti-vaxxer mum was oh so […] The post Cancel the search – we’ve found the perfect example of irony appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 hours ago
People loved the BBC’s response to complaints about a same-sex kiss on a CBBC show - the poke

People loved the BBC’s response to complaints about a same-sex kiss on a CBBC show

The BBC has been applauded for its response to people who complained about a same-sex kiss on CBBC show, The Next Step. The mockumentary-style show follows members of a competitive dance studio and aired a kiss between characters Jude (Molly Sanders) and Cleo (Dani Verago) after they performed a routine together. Although it was praised […] The post People loved the BBC’s response to complaints about a same-sex kiss on a CBBC show appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 16 hours ago
Person Compares Lady Gaga’s Looks To iPhone Cases And It Looks Like He’s Onto Something - bored panda

Person Compares Lady Gaga’s Looks To iPhone Cases And It Looks Like He’s Onto Something

If Internet karma was gold, Twitter user @BADIDEAA has just struck a mine that could last him a lifetime. On the 1st of August, he made a thread called 'Lady Gaga as iPhones', comparing the famous singer to the iconic Apple device and it immediately went viral, generating over 373,000 likes and 58K retweets
bored panda - 21 hours ago
11 of the funniest tweets about living in a pandemic - the poke

11 of the funniest tweets about living in a pandemic

As sporadic lockdowns break out in various parts of England and the Eat Out To Help Out voucher comes into play, we can’t help feeling there’s a bit of an impasse between “stay home and don’t die” and “smear yourself in Peri-Peri sauce and roll through a pile of fries” – to paraphrase. These people […] The post 11 of the funniest tweets about living in a pandemic appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 23 hours ago
Guy Lends His Friend His Pair Of Shoes For A Wedding, Receives Funny Live Updates From Their Perspective - bored panda

Guy Lends His Friend His Pair Of Shoes For A Wedding, Receives Funny Live Updates From Their Perspective

One groomsman didn't have the right shoes for the wedding he was attending, so instead of buying a new pair just for that one night, he decided to ask around if someone had a pair that would fit the dresscode. And as luck would have it, one of his friends owned a pair that was perfect for the occasion.
bored panda - 1 day ago
Someone Calls Schwarzenegger A Snowflake, Gets Terminated - bored panda

Someone Calls Schwarzenegger A Snowflake, Gets Terminated

Take notes, kids. Big bro Arnie gives a masterclass on terminating trolls with the most wholesome mic drop reply. And yes, it does include a piece of advice, Governator-style.
bored panda - 1 day ago
Adele Is Almost Unrecognizable After Her 98lb Weight Loss And With Curly Hair - bored panda

Adele Is Almost Unrecognizable After Her 98lb Weight Loss And With Curly Hair

This new bombshell photo of Adele could easily pass as Botticelli's The Birth of Venus because the internet doesn't even... know what to do with this beauty.
bored panda - 1 day ago
This self-styled nerd’s ‘manquisition’ of a female friend had the entire internet shaking its head - the poke

This self-styled nerd’s ‘manquisition’ of a female friend had the entire internet shaking its head

There’s a subReddit called ‘Am I The Asshole’ in which people check in to make sure they did the right thing. Or, as is often the case, the very, very wrong thing. And occasionally one of the tales will go viral because it’s very funny, or a total facepalm, or both. And this is a […] The post This self-styled nerd’s ‘manquisition’ of a female friend had the entire internet shaking its head appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Munya Chawawa hilariously takes down heatwave-related everyday racism - the poke

Munya Chawawa hilariously takes down heatwave-related everyday racism

Although the current grey skies suggest otherwise, this past weekend saw scorching temperatures in the UK, including the hottest day of the year so far. Comedian Munya Chawawa spotted the weather forecast and predicted the heat-related everyday racism about to be unleashed on people of colour. 34 degrees tomorrow? Somewhere in Britain, this conversation will […] The post Munya Chawawa hilariously takes down heatwave-related everyday racism appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Woman Posts A Ridiculous Ad For A Babysitter, Offers $100 A Week For Taking Care Of Her 2 Daughters - bored panda

Woman Posts A Ridiculous Ad For A Babysitter, Offers $100 A Week For Taking Care Of Her 2 Daughters

The amount of choosing beggars among us is astounding. Never have I thought there would be this many people who expect everyone to just slave for them for reasons they can't explain themselves.
bored panda - 1 day ago
This video about Donald Trump narrated by “Sir David Attenborough” is a brutal and NSFW delight - the poke

This video about Donald Trump narrated by “Sir David Attenborough” is a brutal and NSFW delight

The Lincoln Project is a group of *checks notes* Republicans trying to get rid of Donald Trump. They’ve been running a campaign against the President largely consisting of reporting things he’s done or said – which, when you think about it, means that Trump is campaigning against himself. The Lincoln Project’s latest release is a […] The post This video about Donald Trump narrated by “Sir David Attenborough” is a brutal and NSFW delight appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Sting listening to his songs being murdered is as enjoyable for us as it is painful for him - the poke

Sting listening to his songs being murdered is as enjoyable for us as it is painful for him

This might be the best thing Sting’s ever done. Certainly without the Police. That awkward moment when you hear your song being murdered. pic.twitter.com/oNUMMwUmnt — Britgirl's Tweets (@MarieAnnUK) August 1, 2020 As enjoyable for us as it was painful for him. defund the police — Pierre Pressure (@sandwich_haver) July 31, 2020 To be fair to […] The post Sting listening to his songs being murdered is as enjoyable for us as it is painful for him appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This Irish TV news interruption was perfect comic timing - the poke

This Irish TV news interruption was perfect comic timing

Simultaneously very irritating for the poor guy trying to do his TV news report, but perfect coming timing for everyone else. I might have mentioned this before, but I love us pic.twitter.com/3wNB0RPPni — Ciara McShane (@Ciara87C) August 2, 2020 READ MORE ‘This is the greatest TV moment of the year’ Source Twitter @Ciara87C @Irishbhoy1916 The post This Irish TV news interruption was perfect comic timing appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
A restaurant in Greece has come up with the perfect way of dealing with scrounging “influencers” - the poke

A restaurant in Greece has come up with the perfect way of dealing with scrounging “influencers”

In the days following the reopening of restaurants in England, there were several reports of social media “influencers” trying to get free meals in exchange for publicity via their accounts. Of course, influencers do this all the time, but a lot of people were surprised they’d try to pull the same stunt with food outlets […] The post A restaurant in Greece has come up with the perfect way of dealing with scrounging “influencers” appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Gordon Ramsay reacting to the Bad Tea American’s fish and chips went as well as you’d think - the poke

Gordon Ramsay reacting to the Bad Tea American’s fish and chips went as well as you’d think

The woman now widely known as the Bad Tea American, Jchelle36, has carved a niche for herself on TikTok by outraging British sensibilities with her tea-making – and cooking – techniques. It’s perfect trolling. Here’s how we first saw her. @jchelle36 How I as an American make tea 😊❤️ ##americanintheuk @mleemaster10 ♬ original sound – […] The post Gordon Ramsay reacting to the Bad Tea American’s fish and chips went as well as you’d think appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Trump’s threat to ban TikTok got the lip-synch treatment – and a lot more - the poke

Trump’s threat to ban TikTok got the lip-synch treatment – and a lot more

Donald Trump claims he’s banning TikTok in the US, supposedly for security reasons but most probably over some petty annoyance that its users tend not to like him. The threat must be partly because TikTok teens have been disrupting Trump’s campaigning by snapping up the free tickets for his rallies and by adding items to […] The post Trump’s threat to ban TikTok got the lip-synch treatment – and a lot more appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
A dancing boy videobombed the weather forecast and went down a storm - the poke

A dancing boy videobombed the weather forecast and went down a storm

The weather forecast can be a little dry – pun intended – but the one given by BBC Look North’s presenter, Jen Bartram, on Friday had a little something extra – a boy in the background showing off his slick dance moves. Jen commented on the videobomb after the broadcast. I was unaware of being […] The post A dancing boy videobombed the weather forecast and went down a storm appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
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Our favourite things people photoshopped into Ivanka Trump’s Goya beans picture

Our favourite things people photoshopped into Ivanka Trump’s Goya beans picture

the poke - 2 weeks ago

You’ll probably have seen by now Ivanka Trump’s tweet in which she pictured herself holding a tin of Goya beans along with the brands slogan, If its Goya, it has to be good in English and Spanish.

She did it to support Goya after its chief executive made the mistake of praising her father, prompting an immediate ‘boycott Goya’ campaign.

It was also crying out to be photoshopped …

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Ivanka Trump posed with a tin of Goya beans and the takedowns were brutal

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