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19 eye-opening snapshots of modern life from ‘A Boring Dystopia’ on Reddit - the poke

19 eye-opening snapshots of modern life from ‘A Boring Dystopia’ on Reddit

There’s a corner of Reddit called ‘A Boring Dystopia’ which features snapshots of how our ‘Advanced Capitalist Society is not only dystopic, but also incredibly boring’. And these surely say it best, 19 images that are frequently infuriating and occasionally very funny. 1. ‘You can’t afford a home, but you can pay rent’ (via) 2. […] The post 19 eye-opening snapshots of modern life from ‘A Boring Dystopia’ on Reddit appeared first on The Poke.
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‘What’s the most f*cked up thing that was generally accepted 20 years ago?’ – 23 proper eye-openers - the poke

‘What’s the most f*cked up thing that was generally accepted 20 years ago?’ – 23 proper eye-openers

People have been feeling what the opposite of nostalgic is after Redditor Silkhide asked this. “What was the most f*cked up thing that was generally accepted twenty years ago?” And the memories came thick and fast. Here are 23 of the most popular/least missed. They’re not all about smoking in public places (but a lot […] The post ‘What’s the most f*cked up thing that was generally accepted 20 years ago?’ – 23 proper eye-openers appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Simply 24 of the funniest parenting tweets from the last month - the poke

Simply 24 of the funniest parenting tweets from the last month

You don’t have to have little (or indeed big) kids at home to appreciate these tweets except, well, you probably do in all fairness. So let’s get straight to 24 of the funniest parenting tweets from the month just gone. 1. Shorty been 2 for less that 24 hours 😭 why ain’t nobody warn me […] The post Simply 24 of the funniest parenting tweets from the last month appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
BBC’s Ros Atkins sums up the No 10 party furore in 4 and a half minutes - the poke

BBC’s Ros Atkins sums up the No 10 party furore in 4 and a half minutes

We’re happy to report that the wonderful Ros Atkins has made another of his famous potted explainers – this time about the parties held in 10 Downing Street last December. If the rapid-fire revelations have left your head spinning, or if you’ve simply been in a cupboard with no internet access for a week, here’s […] The post BBC’s Ros Atkins sums up the No 10 party furore in 4 and a half minutes appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 1 day ago
Videographer Deletes Thousands Of Hours Of Work To Get Revenge On His Old Job - bored panda

Videographer Deletes Thousands Of Hours Of Work To Get Revenge On His Old Job

"This is my drive and my work. I own it. So I copied the file as a local version for myself and then deleted the online version." The post Videographer Deletes Thousands Of Hours Of Work To Get Revenge On His Old Job first appeared on Bored Panda.
bored panda - 1 day ago
Thanks for the free Christmas tree – now get me a better one - the poke

Thanks for the free Christmas tree – now get me a better one

Internet groups where people can donate unwanted items or ask for items they need can be really useful, saving some things from going to landfill and preventing the necessity for buying new. They’re a very green concept – sometimes literally, like when one person asked for a Christmas tree. Here’s how it started … And […] The post Thanks for the free Christmas tree – now get me a better one appeared first on The Poke.
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‘Illegal Parking Karma’ - the poke

‘Illegal Parking Karma’

Instant karma in action, courtesy of Dr_Zol_Epstein_III over on Reddit. And this extra bit of detail which you might not have spotted took it to a whole new level. ‘He didnt even trip over the curb he tripped over the parking spot stopper thing, which his truck would have blocked if he properly parked.’ StrangeShaman […] The post ‘Illegal Parking Karma’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
These parents’ entitled response to their neighbours’ complaint will have you facepalming into next week - the poke

These parents’ entitled response to their neighbours’ complaint will have you facepalming into next week

In the first of an occasional series, most outrageously entitled moment of the week surely goes to the parents who responded like this to their neighbours’ complaint about their noisy dog. The exchange was shared by FL3TCHL1V3S (nice) over on Reddit who said: ‘This Guy’s Solution To His Dogs Waking Up The Neighborhood.’ First up, […] The post These parents’ entitled response to their neighbours’ complaint will have you facepalming into next week appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
This immaculately trained guard dog is an incredible and rather moving watch - the poke

This immaculately trained guard dog is an incredible and rather moving watch

Maybe it’s just been (another) long week but there was something about watching this superbly trained guard dog in action that got us feeling just a little bit emotional. It was shared on the subReddit ‘next level’ and rarely has a video been more deserving of that title. ‘Very well trained dog,’ said HildeWaddell and […] The post This immaculately trained guard dog is an incredible and rather moving watch appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
Jess Phillips’ brutal takedown of Matt Hancock was like a gruesome kill on a wildlife documentary - the poke

Jess Phillips’ brutal takedown of Matt Hancock was like a gruesome kill on a wildlife documentary

Labour MP Jess Phillips has gone wildly viral after she took former health secretary Matt Hancock to task over allegations that he helped the former landlord of his local pub obtain £40m of government Covid-related work/a>. Hancock appears to be attempting some sort of comeback as he does the media rounds over the last day […] The post Jess Phillips’ brutal takedown of Matt Hancock was like a gruesome kill on a wildlife documentary appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
Entitled ‘Nice Guy’ Gets Put In His Place Perfectly - bored panda

Entitled ‘Nice Guy’ Gets Put In His Place Perfectly

"I have told you 'NO' four times, and you apparently don't know what that word means, which is disturbing on countless levels." The post Entitled 'Nice Guy' Gets Put In His Place Perfectly first appeared on Bored Panda.
bored panda - 2 days ago
This is the best real-life ad for sunglasses - the poke

This is the best real-life ad for sunglasses

If any canny sunglasses brtailers out there want to advertise their product, they could do a lot worse than to recreate this photo of a group of friends. Is that …Joe Exotic? As one person commented on u/Stulbaluize‘s post – Wear your sunglasses kids, otherwise you’ll grow a mullet. 0m3gaMan5513 Or, to put it another […] The post This is the best real-life ad for sunglasses appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
Simply the best delivery driver improv you’ll see today - the poke

Simply the best delivery driver improv you’ll see today

Someone called u/bregypt has shared this Ring doorbell footage of a quick-thinking Amazon driver. Watch what happens. “I’m here to tell you about the gospel of Jesus Christ.” In case you were wondering, the doormat is just a joke, but well done to that delivery person for their comedy improv. Redditors enjoyed the show. This […] The post Simply the best delivery driver improv you’ll see today appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
Boris Johnson claims No 10’s lockdown parties followed the guidance - the poke

Boris Johnson claims No 10’s lockdown parties followed the guidance

When Harold Wilson said that a week is a long time in politics, he could almost have been predicting the current merry-go-round of issues and what would have passed for scandals under any other UK government. To sum up, Jacob Rees-Mogg is under investigation for not declaring £6m in loans; Matt Hancock may have misled […] The post Boris Johnson claims No 10’s lockdown parties followed the guidance appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
This Tory MP’s Covid ‘gotcha’ was a spectacular self-own and it’s a supremely satisfying watch - the poke

This Tory MP’s Covid ‘gotcha’ was a spectacular self-own and it’s a supremely satisfying watch

You surely won’t see a more entertaining or satisfying exchange between two politicians this week. On the left is Conservative MP Jake Berry and on the right is SNP MP John Nicolson, debating the importance of politicians leading by example during the pandemic. Berry appears to think he had Nicolson on the ropes, only to […] The post This Tory MP’s Covid ‘gotcha’ was a spectacular self-own and it’s a supremely satisfying watch appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
Mel Brooks’ response to being told to take the farting out of Blazing Saddles is a life lesson for us all - the poke

Mel Brooks’ response to being told to take the farting out of Blazing Saddles is a life lesson for us all

At the age of 95 the great Mel Brooks has just written his first memoir. It’s called ‘All About Me!’ and we hope it will be as entertaining as his films. We mention this because this excerpt from an interview with the great man has just gone wildly viral on Twitter. It details how he […] The post Mel Brooks’ response to being told to take the farting out of Blazing Saddles is a life lesson for us all appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
This woman’s tale of why she’s not dating is painfully hilarious - the poke

This woman’s tale of why she’s not dating is painfully hilarious

This woman’s response to the question ‘what’s the real reason you’re not dating right now’ is 59 seconds very well spent. It’s just gone viral on Reddit where it was shared by Tayjayjay who said: ‘Texting is fun.’ Well, kind of. 10/10! “First of all I look like this every day.” ‘Heard.’ awkwardoffspring ‘At least […] The post This woman’s tale of why she’s not dating is painfully hilarious appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
This anti-vaxxer was outraged by Cards Against Humanity and got entirely the responses they deserved - the poke

This anti-vaxxer was outraged by Cards Against Humanity and got entirely the responses they deserved

If you’re having a game of Cards Against Humanity then presumably you know what to expect. Unless you’re this anti-vaxxer who stumbles across a card taking aim at … anti-vaxxers. And it’s fair to say they weren’t best pleased, they really weren’t pleased at all. ‘Surely… I’m not stupid? Am I?’ said Time_Towel_3278 who shared […] The post This anti-vaxxer was outraged by Cards Against Humanity and got entirely the responses they deserved appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
People Are Roasting Karen Who Put Blame On Marie Callender’s After She Burnt Her Own Thanksgiving Pie - bored panda

People Are Roasting Karen Who Put Blame On Marie Callender’s After She Burnt Her Own Thanksgiving Pie

Did you put it into a volcano, Sharon? The post People Are Roasting Karen Who Put Blame On Marie Callender’s After She Burnt Her Own Thanksgiving Pie first appeared on Bored Panda.
bored panda - 3 days ago
The teacher who shared a ‘not for students’ file with students understood the assignment - the poke

The teacher who shared a ‘not for students’ file with students understood the assignment

Daniel Nashrell’s teacher definitely understands how human nature works, which is why this happened. @danielnashrell if you read this, you know what’s coming ##rickrolled ♬ original sound – Kuel Thomas Daniel shared the clip on Reddit, as well as TikTok. People – particularly teachers – loved it. I’m a teacher and I’m totally stealing this. […] The post The teacher who shared a ‘not for students’ file with students understood the assignment appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 3 days ago
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These movie newspaper headlines replaced by the Sunday Sport is simply brilliant

These movie newspaper headlines replaced by the Sunday Sport is simply brilliant

the poke - 9 months ago

Nothing short of a work of wonder by the good people of Jellyface Productions, who have taken a load of memorable movie scenes featuring newspaper headlines and replaced them with the Sunday Sport.

You’re very unlikely to spend a more worthwhile two minutes today.

Eagle-eyed readers may already know it’s not the first time they’ve done this sort of thing. Turns out there are even more to enjoy …

Simply brilliant.

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