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Winding Guardian readers up in the comments is childish but funny - the poke

Winding Guardian readers up in the comments is childish but funny

The Guardian recently featured a column written entirely by a robot as part of its coverage of artificial intelligence and all that. Very interesting it was too (you can read the full article here). We’re not here for that, we’re here for this childish but funny exchange in the comments. ‘Suckered by uncle’s predictions,’ said […] The post Winding Guardian readers up in the comments is childish but funny appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
Covidiot taken down with his own logic - the poke

Covidiot taken down with his own logic

Contender for facepalm of the week is this exchange, shared by Redditor pointbreak300 who said: ‘I mean …’ and you know exactly what they mean. ‘Never met anyone who died in ww1, this probably means it didn’t happen…’ arizonatasteslike ‘Never met a dinosaur who died in a mass extinction event, probably means it didn’t happen. […] The post Covidiot taken down with his own logic appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
These Argos curtains look uncannily like a pack of 10 giant cigarettes - the poke

These Argos curtains look uncannily like a pack of 10 giant cigarettes

Argos has been roundly mocked on Twitter for selling these curtains which look like, well, have a gander for yourself. And no-one was in any doubt exactly what they looked like. Argos selling jps players super king for curtains hahahahahahaha aye right pic.twitter.com/qoKm2O5CXN — toal (@RyaanToal) September 16, 2020 For just £5.99 you can have […] The post These Argos curtains look uncannily like a pack of 10 giant cigarettes appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
Dad joke of the day - the poke

Dad joke of the day

Very possibly you can see what’s coming. ‘LOL boomer humour,’ said TheOneYe who shared it over on Reddit. READ MORE Simply 23 brilliantly terrible dad jokes that are guaranteed to take the edge off Source Reddit u/TheOneYe The post Dad joke of the day appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
This dad waited 28 years to take sweet revenge on his son and it’s brilliant - the poke

This dad waited 28 years to take sweet revenge on his son and it’s brilliant

Love this story shared by @robwitts on Twitter of how his dad took sweet revenge on him with a homemade card he made for his 42nd birthday. He waited 28 years to do this … Fair play to my dad sending me the sarky card I made for his 42nd birthday, astonishing commitment to karmic […] The post This dad waited 28 years to take sweet revenge on his son and it’s brilliant appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 5 hours ago
Door Cam Catches 2 Baby Bears Randomly Fighting, People Think It’s Adorable - bored panda

Door Cam Catches 2 Baby Bears Randomly Fighting, People Think It’s Adorable

Imagine—strange and scary noises coming from outside your house wake you up in the middle of the night. Of course, you immediately assume that someone is trying to get into your house and rob you. You're absolutely terrified. Since you're scared of interrupting the break-in and getting hurt, you decide to quickly check your security cameras to see what exactly is happening outside your front door. Surprise, surprise—there are no burglars! It's just two adorable bear cubs play-fighting on your "welcome" mat.
bored panda - 22 hours ago
‘I used to amuse myself by leaving fake hazard signs around the office’ - the poke

‘I used to amuse myself by leaving fake hazard signs around the office’

‘I used to amuse myself by leaving fake hazard signs around the office,’ says over on Reddit. “Unknown Hazard” interesting…’ Fuife ‘This one is my favorite. Be on alert for…. Well…. just be on alert.’ LorenaBobbedIt ‘That “farting coworker” one is arctic desert cold. I’d be mortified if I turned around and saw that behind […] The post ‘I used to amuse myself by leaving fake hazard signs around the office’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This restaurant’s response for people who leave picky one-star reviews is simply delicious - the poke

This restaurant’s response for people who leave picky one-star reviews is simply delicious

This restaurant had the perfect response for customers who make a habit of leaving 1-star reviews. ‘I know so many people who this post is for but unfortunately, even if they read it, they wouldn’t be able to acknowledge this describes them.’ Nor-easter ‘“If you run into an asshole in the morning, you ran into […] The post This restaurant’s response for people who leave picky one-star reviews is simply delicious appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This ‘learning French’ video is 23 seconds well spent - the poke

This ‘learning French’ video is 23 seconds well spent

‘Learning French,’ says 31esprisi over on Reddit. Make sure you stick with it to the end (it’s not very long …) Boom (it’s French for ‘boom’). It’s from @encorefrenchlessons over on TikTok and here just three things people said about it. ‘See, French is easy.’ EvenList7 ‘Here is a famous one we like to say: […] The post This ‘learning French’ video is 23 seconds well spent appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This might be the perfect birthday card - the poke

This might be the perfect birthday card

Just a brilliantly done birthday card shared on Reddit by Sukkuuuu who said: ‘OMG, this card!’ And this is why. ‘Do me a favour. I couldn’t think of anything to write, so please pretend that you’re reading something really touching, maybe even wipe away a tear, and then look at me and say, “That is […] The post This might be the perfect birthday card appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
People enjoyed this restaurant’s takedown of unfair reviews - the poke

People enjoyed this restaurant’s takedown of unfair reviews

We’ve occasionally featured shops and restaurants that have responded in brilliant style to customers’ unfair reviews. And these are a classic of the genre. It was shared on Twitter by @demarionunn who said: ‘I love how there’s so much handwringing discourse about how restaurant owners can respond to bad reviews when the Taste of Pakistan […] The post People enjoyed this restaurant’s takedown of unfair reviews appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
They really didn’t think through this pub sign’s design - the poke

They really didn’t think through this pub sign’s design

In the first of an occasional series, unfortunate pub sign of the week goes to … ‘CUT THE PUBE,’ said @evren__7 who shared it on Twitter. what could the actual name of this possibly be? cube puth? — online nobody (@online_nobody) September 17, 2020 It’s gotta be Cube: The Pub which is almost as bad […] The post They really didn’t think through this pub sign’s design appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
“This Cafe Didn’t Pay My Friend For Working 4 Weeks”: Woman Posts On TikTok, People Start Flooding It With Revenge Reviews - bored panda

“This Cafe Didn’t Pay My Friend For Working 4 Weeks”: Woman Posts On TikTok, People Start Flooding It With Revenge Reviews

People on social media sometimes turn into karma police, and they won't let any injustice slip away. Especially if that concerns a frugal cafe that doesn't pay its staff.
bored panda - 1 day ago
The Daily Star’s front page knocked it out of the park again - the poke

The Daily Star’s front page knocked it out of the park again

The Daily Star’s had a run of memorable front pages of late, and today’s was another for the collection. And just in case you missed them, or fancy a reminder, here are a few other Daily Star front pages that totally hit the mark. READ MORE The head of Test and Trace says the rise […] The post The Daily Star’s front page knocked it out of the park again appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
14 of the funniest comments on what’s going on with the coronavirus - the poke

14 of the funniest comments on what’s going on with the coronavirus

The North East of England has now entered a coronavirus quarantine that will see bars and restaurants close at 10, which is the time that coronavirus comes on shift, so that should work. Lockdowns, testing and Christmas feature in these very funny coronavirus jokes from Twitter. 1. To be fair, we shouldn’t expect Johnson and […] The post 14 of the funniest comments on what’s going on with the coronavirus appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Fiona Bruce demolished this Tory MP’s inflated testing figures – the only 5 reactions you need - the poke

Fiona Bruce demolished this Tory MP’s inflated testing figures – the only 5 reactions you need

Question Time is back, and Thursday’s Oldham episode saw Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi try to convince people that the UK is testing 240,000 people for coronavirus every day. Luckily, Fiona Bruce was on it. “I’m not trying to hide away from the challenges, we’ve got to do even better.” “If you can’t get a test, […] The post Fiona Bruce demolished this Tory MP’s inflated testing figures – the only 5 reactions you need appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
A covidiot tried to use statistics to make an outrageous claim – the takedown was incredibly satisfying - the poke

A covidiot tried to use statistics to make an outrageous claim – the takedown was incredibly satisfying

If there’s one thing that seems to connect all the covidiots making grand statements on the internet, it’s that their arguments can be completely destroyed with facts. One coronavirus conspiracy theorist tried to use statistics to back up their argument – and it went very badly for them. We have Reddit user Ben69420 to thank […] The post A covidiot tried to use statistics to make an outrageous claim – the takedown was incredibly satisfying appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
This Kylie Jenner video is so much better with a hilarious Yorkshire overdub - the poke

This Kylie Jenner video is so much better with a hilarious Yorkshire overdub

Comedian and impressionist, Steff Todd, has achieved the almost impossible – she’s made Kylie Jenner’s video tour of her office more entertaining, and she’s done it with a hilarious overdub. This is Kylie as a scratchcard winner from Yorkshire. Yorkshire Kylie Jenner… pic.twitter.com/7eRDqmOrZ5 — Steff Todd (@SteffTodd) September 15, 2020 With Keeping Up With the […] The post This Kylie Jenner video is so much better with a hilarious Yorkshire overdub appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
The head of Test and Trace says the rise  in demand was unexpected – 11 favourite reactions - the poke

The head of Test and Trace says the rise in demand was unexpected – 11 favourite reactions

The head of the UK’s Test and Trace programme, Dido Harding, was called before a parliamentary select committee to explain the problems it has been experiencing. The last time I watched Dido Harding at a Commons Select Committee, it was to explain why all her Talk Talk customers' data had been stolen by two 15 […] The post The head of Test and Trace says the rise in demand was unexpected – 11 favourite reactions appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
“Too Goddamn Stupid For His Own Good”: Guy Corrects Elderly Woman’s Japanese Grammar, Turns Out She’s Japanese - bored panda

“Too Goddamn Stupid For His Own Good”: Guy Corrects Elderly Woman’s Japanese Grammar, Turns Out She’s Japanese

The amateur Japanese language enthusiast thought he knew the language better than his pal's mixed Japanese wife and her Japanese grandmother, so he ‘corrected' their grammar.
bored panda - 2 days ago
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“When Mama Wolf’s ‘Me Time’ Gets Interrupted By Needy Pups”

“When Mama Wolf’s ‘Me Time’ Gets Interrupted By Needy Pups”

bored panda - 1 month ago

Being a wolf mom is hard. At birth, her pups weigh only one pound, and their eyes are closed, and it’s her job to allow them to become the intelligent, brave members of the ecosystem they are destined to be.

So naturally, after the pups get big and strong enough to step out of the den, the mom wants to take a break and relax. Which is exactly what Belle tried to do when the darn kids came back and interrupted her!

In 2017, the Wolf Conservation Center, a not-for-profit environmental education organization working to protect and preserve wolves in North America, uploaded a video to YouTube titled When Wolf Mama’s “Me Time” Gets Interrupted By Needy Pups.

“Although Belle has all the qualities of a great mother, raising six youngsters isn’t always easy and this [footage] captures that,” Maggie Howell, a spokesperson for the organization, told Bored Panda. “Beyond her irritability, however, Belle was fulfilling her parental obligations by setting some rules in the cozy den.”

However, don’t mistake Belle’s grimaces for aggression. Howell highlighted that wolves mainly use body language to convey the rules for the family. “Wolf families usually consist of the breeding pair (mom and dad) and their offspring of varying ages. Sometimes unrelated wolves will join a family too. To maintain order, wolves will rely on their posture, tail position, facial expression, and ear position to articulate their status and role within the family. Wolves will also use body language to communicate intentions or to initiate some fun.” In this case, the mom was simply telling her kids to behave!

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