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‘Most depressing tagline I’ve ever read’ - the poke

‘Most depressing tagline I’ve ever read’

‘This is the most depressing tagline I’ve ever read,’ says @HelenSimmons8 over on Twitter. It’s Channel 4’s Grand Designs – 21 series and still going strong – and this is what it says … This is the most depressing tagline I’ve ever read pic.twitter.com/XER5IbIujW — Helen Simmons ✨ (@HelenSimmons8) January 21, 2021 Oof. Proper body […] The post ‘Most depressing tagline I’ve ever read’ appeared first on The Poke.
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‘Read the whole thing not just the red circle’ - the poke

‘Read the whole thing not just the red circle’

We don’t do a doormat of the week, but if we did, then this would win it. It was shared by Redditor bigbubs123 who said: ‘Read the whole thing not just the red circle.’ We wouldn’t put that on the floor, we’d hang it on the wall. ‘The red circle points out the least funny […] The post ‘Read the whole thing not just the red circle’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 10 hours ago
This guy’s ex-girlfriend never stops mocking his 15-second cameo in Lord of the Rings and it’s brilliant - the poke

This guy’s ex-girlfriend never stops mocking his 15-second cameo in Lord of the Rings and it’s brilliant

We’re grateful to Steve Wriggly – @wrigglemania over on Twitter – for sharing his ex-girlfriend’s perennial mockery of his 15-second cameo in Lord of the Rings. It went viral on Twitter because it’s just so good. My ex girlfriend is shitposting my 15 seconds in lord of the rings on facebook for the 9th year […] The post This guy’s ex-girlfriend never stops mocking his 15-second cameo in Lord of the Rings and it’s brilliant appeared first on The Poke.
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This Cat Traveled In A Shipping Container For Three Weeks Surviving Only On Candy - bored panda

This Cat Traveled In A Shipping Container For Three Weeks Surviving Only On Candy

What was the biggest adventure you ever went on? It was probably not as epic as the adventure this cat went on recently. The post This Cat Traveled In A Shipping Container For Three Weeks Surviving Only On Candy first appeared on Bored Panda.
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This video of two fish throwing gravel at each other went viral because, well, watch - the poke

This video of two fish throwing gravel at each other went viral because, well, watch

In the first of an occasional new series, fish video of the week – stick with us – is this pair of gobies (that’s a small to medium sized ray-finned fish to you and me) throwing gravel at each other. And it’s even better than that sounds. Or maybe that should be, it’s better than […] The post This video of two fish throwing gravel at each other went viral because, well, watch appeared first on The Poke.
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‘Nothing will top the pure comedy genius of Emu pulling Rod Hull into a freezer’ - the poke

‘Nothing will top the pure comedy genius of Emu pulling Rod Hull into a freezer’

Our thanks to Jeff Livingstone – @DefJeff – for sharing this clip of the late, great Rod Hull being pulled into a freezer. It went wildly viral because, well, have a watch for yourself. You know what we need right now? Emu pulling Rod Hull into a freezer. No comedy, of any form, has ever, […] The post ‘Nothing will top the pure comedy genius of Emu pulling Rod Hull into a freezer’ appeared first on The Poke.
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This German sign telling people to wash their hands properly really isn’t messing around - the poke

This German sign telling people to wash their hands properly really isn’t messing around

Back in the day – oh, so many days ago – Boris Johnson told us all to wash our hands for as long as it takes to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ twice. When it comes to encouraging people to have a really, proper, thorough hand washing, this German sign does it slightly differently. Well, it’s one […] The post This German sign telling people to wash their hands properly really isn’t messing around appeared first on The Poke.
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A top 10 round-up of Poorly Aged Things

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The inside of this rock looks like the Cookie Monster and it made everything just a little bit better - the poke

The inside of this rock looks like the Cookie Monster and it made everything just a little bit better

There are bad news stories and there are good news stories. And then there are very good news stories, like this one, shared by @jackiantonovich on Twitter. My kind of news day: "Geologist Finds Rare Formation Inside Rock That Looks Exactly Like Cookie Monster on Sesame Street" pic.twitter.com/rKftbLw804 — Dr. Jacqueline Antonovich (@jackiantonovich) January 23, […] The post The inside of this rock looks like the Cookie Monster and it made everything just a little bit better appeared first on The Poke.
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This parrot playing peekaboo with a cat went viral all over again because it’s so good - the poke

This parrot playing peekaboo with a cat went viral all over again because it’s so good

Very possibly you’ve already seen this video of a parrot playing peekaboo with a cat but if it’s worth watching once, then it’s definitely worth watching again. And again … Because you want to see a bird taunt a kitty by playing and saying peek a boo. 🔈🔈 pic.twitter.com/dUa942g297 — Danny Deraney (@DannyDeraney) January 24, […] The post This parrot playing peekaboo with a cat went viral all over again because it’s so good appeared first on The Poke.
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‘That is a major oof’ - the poke

‘That is a major oof’

Having a bad day? It could be worse, you could be this person. ‘That is a major oof,’ said ThatDammCat who shared it on Reddit. Only one word for that. Oof. ‘He should be like “hey sorry girl this isn’t Cole. He was either drunk or just gave you the wrong number.” Doubt she has […] The post ‘That is a major oof’ appeared first on The Poke.
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Michael Spicer’s version of Priti Patel answering a question is brutally accurate - the poke

Michael Spicer’s version of Priti Patel answering a question is brutally accurate

Politicians aren’t exactly known for their direct and transparent responses. That’s the polite way of saying they never answer the bloody question – and it can be really infuriating. A perfect example of ministerial waffle came from Priti Patel, when she was asked about the UK’s appallingly high death rates from Covid-19. Michael Spicer provided […] The post Michael Spicer’s version of Priti Patel answering a question is brutally accurate appeared first on The Poke.
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Simply 15 favourite comments on Boris Johnson’s phone call with President Biden - the poke

Simply 15 favourite comments on Boris Johnson’s phone call with President Biden

If there’s one thing we know about Boris Johnson, it’s that he loves a photo opportunity – and if it can involve a high-vis jacket, so much the better. The most recent snap shows him receiving a phone call from President Joe Biden, so no high-vis, but at least it gave him the chance to […] The post Simply 15 favourite comments on Boris Johnson’s phone call with President Biden appeared first on The Poke.
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Fox News presenter doesn’t understand satire and wins facepalm of the day - the poke

Fox News presenter doesn’t understand satire and wins facepalm of the day

You might have seen that brilliant Time magazine cover perfectly illustrating the chaos that Joe Biden as inherited at the White House from Donald Trump. We only mention it again because Fox News – specially, Fox News presenter Harris Faulkner, didn’t get the joke, she really didn’t get the joke. At least, that’s what she […] The post Fox News presenter doesn’t understand satire and wins facepalm of the day appeared first on The Poke.
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‘The difference between the current and previous administration’ - the poke

‘The difference between the current and previous administration’

Just in case you were still in any doubt how the White House will be different now Joe Biden has succeeded Donald Trump, compare and contrast their pair’s respective press secretaries and how they treat the media. That’s Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki on the right and the first of Donald Trump’s many press […] The post ‘The difference between the current and previous administration’ appeared first on The Poke.
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These Olympic gold medal vaults 80 years apart went viral because the difference is so astonishing - the poke

These Olympic gold medal vaults 80 years apart went viral because the difference is so astonishing

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The Mail’s Andrew Pierce made an excruciating gaffe in his rant about Joe Biden’s statue choices - the poke

The Mail’s Andrew Pierce made an excruciating gaffe in his rant about Joe Biden’s statue choices

Because we’re in a longer version of Groundhog Day, apparently, the politically right of centre are banging on about statues again. This time, it’s because President Biden has had a bust of Churchill moved out of the Oval Office, and a bust of workers’ rights champion, César Chavez brought in. INSIDE THE OVAL OFFICE: Cesar […] The post The Mail’s Andrew Pierce made an excruciating gaffe in his rant about Joe Biden’s statue choices appeared first on The Poke.
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A Republican congresswoman has filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden – only responses need - the poke

A Republican congresswoman has filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden – only responses need

We’re still waiting to see how Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial plays out. But while we wait for that, Republican congresswoman and QAnon conspiracy supporter Marjorie Taylor Green filed impeachment articles of her own – against Joe Biden. I just filed Articles of Impeachment on President @JoeBiden. pic.twitter.com/mcwEEkKiHL — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (@RepMTG) January […] The post A Republican congresswoman has filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden – only responses need appeared first on The Poke.
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This doctor’s hilarious takedown of a Covid vaccine denier is brilliantly done

This doctor’s hilarious takedown of a Covid vaccine denier is brilliantly done

the poke - 2 weeks ago

The advent of the Covid vaccine(s) has given lots of people hope that 2021 will – eventually – be an improvement on 2020.

Not everyone’s delighted about it, however, including the vocal band of anti-vaxxers who we’ve featured on these pages before and no doubt will again.

One of them got in touch with Dr Eric Burnett to tell him that bing a doctor didn’t make him any more of an authority on the subject than herself. And we’re glad they did because the comeback was very satisfying indeed.

@dr.eric.b

#covid #covid19 #vaccine #2020 #pandemic #mask #fyp #fyi #facts #medicine

original sound – Eric Burnett

Well, Karen, I hate to break it to you, but it does. I spent the last ten plus years of my life dedicated to the study of medicine and science. Im tired of pretending like everyones opinion on the vaccine and on the pandemic are equally valid because they are not.

Your opinion is based upon a QAnon conspiracy meme shared by your scientifically illiterate fourth cousin twice removed who told you that the vaccine is going to turn you into an eggplant parmesan sandwich.

“Your inability to learn something new about the world around you isnt a badge of honour or anything to be proud of. Its embarrassing.

Oof. Let’s hope she’s also an expert in treating burns.

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The writer of this brilliant anti-racist letter to the Guardian sent it viral all over again

Source TikTok @dr.eric.b H/T Indy100

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