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Bride asks people to write 500 word ‘application essays’ to come to her wedding and the internet spoke as one - the poke

Bride asks people to write 500 word ‘application essays’ to come to her wedding and the internet spoke as one

It can be a tricky business drawing up a list of exactly who you should invite to your wedding. But this, well, this surely isn’t the answer. It’s a bride who decided to ask guests – or, more accurately, potential guests – to write 500 word ‘application essays’ explaining why they should come before deciding […] The post Bride asks people to write 500 word ‘application essays’ to come to her wedding and the internet spoke as one appeared first on The Poke.
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Nigel Farage as Britney Spears is the video we didn’t ask for but can’t stop watching (NSFW) - the poke

Nigel Farage as Britney Spears is the video we didn’t ask for but can’t stop watching (NSFW)

Comedian Joe Heenan has given us the video we would never have asked for but can’t stop watching, and we’re not sure whether to laugh or cry. There's an app you can add your face to film or pop stars & I added Farage's to Britney Spears & it's the worst thing ever.I'm so sorry […] The post Nigel Farage as Britney Spears is the video we didn’t ask for but can’t stop watching (NSFW) appeared first on The Poke.
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The only 5 brutal responses you need to Nigel Farage complaining about refugees visiting Anfield - the poke

The only 5 brutal responses you need to Nigel Farage complaining about refugees visiting Anfield

Remember when Nigel Farage campaigned on the back of not being a career politician despite having been a politician for actual decades? Well, it’s fair to say he has a different job now, and that’s making Partridgesque videos about refugees – or “illegal migrants”, as the seven-time general election loser calls them. Just hours after […] The post The only 5 brutal responses you need to Nigel Farage complaining about refugees visiting Anfield appeared first on The Poke.
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Nigel Farage posted a video of ‘migrants’ landing in Kent – only 5 responses you need - the poke

Nigel Farage posted a video of ‘migrants’ landing in Kent – only 5 responses you need

Nigel Farage appears to have been hanging around beaches again after he posted ‘exclusive footage’ of a ‘shocking invasion’ on the Kent coast. EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE OF BEACH LANDING BY MIGRANTS Shocking invasion on the Kent Coast taken this morning. pic.twitter.com/iuzAF0Uxz4 — Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) August 6, 2020 And these really are the only 5 responses […] The post Nigel Farage posted a video of ‘migrants’ landing in Kent – only 5 responses you need appeared first on The Poke.
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This guy’s incredible gun impressions will have you ducking for cover - the poke

This guy’s incredible gun impressions will have you ducking for cover

This guy’s gun impressions are good – really good. And if you’re of a certain age they will instantly remind you of the Police Academy movies. @highground413 Haven’t done one of these in a while ##fyp##impressions##soundfx ##noises ##cod ##modernwarfare ##lmg ##machinegun ♬ original sound – highground413 Just in case you were wondering … ‘M240 machine […] The post This guy’s incredible gun impressions will have you ducking for cover appeared first on The Poke.
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This cat taking an unexpected trip on a hang glider is an amazing watch - the poke

This cat taking an unexpected trip on a hang glider is an amazing watch

If you’ve seen this before then it definitely merits repeated viewing. But if you haven’t, then you’re in for a treat. ‘Remove cat before flight,’ said romain jantot who posted it on YouTube. We like the guy’s double take when he spots the cat, almost as much as the amount of time it takes his […] The post This cat taking an unexpected trip on a hang glider is an amazing watch appeared first on The Poke.
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Our 14 favourite jokes about how the coronavirus crisis is going - the poke

Our 14 favourite jokes about how the coronavirus crisis is going

The Chancellor’s Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme seems to be working well, as some people have been boasting of buying double their usual food and going into numerous restaurants on several days. Boris Johnson’s weight-loss campaign …not so good. People have been tweeting about Rishi Two-Snacks’ scheme and a lot more besides. 1. […] The post Our 14 favourite jokes about how the coronavirus crisis is going appeared first on The Poke.
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Woman Lists ‘5 Common Logical Fallacies’ People Make When Arguing About BLM - bored panda

Woman Lists ‘5 Common Logical Fallacies’ People Make When Arguing About BLM

The next time you wanna have a fair and respectful debate on racism and police brutality, beware of these common logical fallacies that don't lead anywhere.
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What a thoughtful Shrek-themed birthday party – oh! - the poke

What a thoughtful Shrek-themed birthday party – oh!

TikTok user @babyray went to a lot of trouble to make their brother-in-law’s Shrek-themed birthday party very special, with swampy green decor and insect-decorated buffet, green balloons and napkins. Even green food. There was only one problem. @_babyray ##shrekisloveshrekislife ##fyp ♬ I’m on My Way – The Proclaimers When KKKLLLNNN shared the video to the […] The post What a thoughtful Shrek-themed birthday party – oh! appeared first on The Poke.
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This dad’s spoof tribute to his son is brutal and very funny - the poke

This dad’s spoof tribute to his son is brutal and very funny

Over on Reddit JestarAuthor has shared the spoof tribute piece his dad wrote about him and it’s brutal and very funny. ‘Throwback to when my mom forgot to submit my senior baby ad for the yearbook and asked my dad to do it,’ said JestarAuthor. And it’s fair to say his dad saw an opportunity […] The post This dad’s spoof tribute to his son is brutal and very funny appeared first on The Poke.
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People love Arnold Schwarzenegger’s takedown of a troll who called him a ‘snowflake’ - the poke

People love Arnold Schwarzenegger’s takedown of a troll who called him a ‘snowflake’

Arnold Schwarzenegger terminated a troll who called him a ‘snowflake’ and it went viral because it was so well done. Schwarzenegger’s rather good at this sort of thing and his response managed to be both brutal and wholesome at the same time. Absolutely no coming back from that. ‘I love Arnold’s wholesome murders,’ said beerbellybegone […] The post People love Arnold Schwarzenegger’s takedown of a troll who called him a ‘snowflake’ appeared first on The Poke.
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Having a bad day? Could be worse, you could be this lawnmower guy - the poke

Having a bad day? Could be worse, you could be this lawnmower guy

To be filed under ‘having a bad day? Could be worse …’ comes this video shared by @dandowling68 on TikTok. It went viral on Reddit because, well, have a watch for yourself. @dandowling68 ##dream ##job ♬ original sound – dandowling68 OH NO! The better news was the clip was followed by a whole bunch of […] The post Having a bad day? Could be worse, you could be this lawnmower guy appeared first on The Poke.
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Rare Encounter With Piglet Squid Leaves Deep Sea Explorers Speechless - bored panda

Rare Encounter With Piglet Squid Leaves Deep Sea Explorers Speechless

The ocean is a mysterious place full of breathtaking secrets spectacular-looking creatures. For instance, take a look at this little guy that is currently stealing millions of hearts all over the interwebs. This adorably bizarre creature is in fact called piglet squid, though if you want to be more scientific, you can call him Helicocranchia pfefferi.
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Then & Now: Russian Photographer Shows How 9 Children Changed In 6.5 Years - bored panda

Then & Now: Russian Photographer Shows How 9 Children Changed In 6.5 Years

A photographer from Novosibirsk, Nikita Khnyunin, tried to capture the changes we go through over time by taking black and white portraits of kids in a similar setting six years apart.
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‘Just increased my car’s value by 1 billion dollars’ - the poke

‘Just increased my car’s value by 1 billion dollars’

‘Just increased my car’s value by 1 billion dollars,’ says RudyWillingham over on Reddit. Just increased my car’s value by 1 billion dollars from r/funny Beautifully done. And just a few of the things people said about it. ‘(Reverse lights go on) “I’LL BE BACKING UP,”‘ The_Ombudsman ‘Then when you shift it into drive, ‘Come […] The post ‘Just increased my car’s value by 1 billion dollars’ appeared first on The Poke.
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It’s not just flat-earthers whose brains were short-circuiting at this meme - the poke

It’s not just flat-earthers whose brains were short-circuiting at this meme

It started out as a meme aimed at flat-earthers and the confusion that presumably results. But it turned out it wasn’t just flat-earthers who couldn’t quite get their heads round it. Here’s just a flavour of the many comments it prompted after the image was shared by sijakas on Reddit ‘Honestly, I’ve just realised how […] The post It’s not just flat-earthers whose brains were short-circuiting at this meme appeared first on The Poke.
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This 5-Month-Old Corgi Is Just A Fluffy Ball Of Joy (31 Pics) - bored panda

This 5-Month-Old Corgi Is Just A Fluffy Ball Of Joy (31 Pics)

Corgis are comical, cuddly, and charming, and no wonder the Queen adores them. And this particular sweetheart is the perfect ambassador of the breed.
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Donald Trump interviewing himself is eye-wateringly funny - the poke

Donald Trump interviewing himself is eye-wateringly funny

You’ll probably have seen by now Donald Trump’s car crash of an interview with reporter Jonathan Swan which got the entire internet talking yesterday. Now @rexchapman has shared a video of Donald Trump being interviewed by Donald Trump and it’s eye-wateringly good. Very clever and very, very funny. Trump interviewing himself may be the best […] The post Donald Trump interviewing himself is eye-wateringly funny appeared first on The Poke.
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10 unexpectedly hilarious responses to living in a global pandemic - the poke

10 unexpectedly hilarious responses to living in a global pandemic

A parliamentary select committee, chaired by Yvette Cooper, has said that the UK’s response to the coronavirus caused unnecessary deaths. There were some footnotes about bears in woods and Catholic popes, but we just skimmed that part. It hasn’t taken an inquiry to tell these people what’s what … 1. Just dropped my facemask, got […] The post 10 unexpectedly hilarious responses to living in a global pandemic appeared first on The Poke.
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Newsreader Simon McCoy had the best response to this rescue story - the poke

Newsreader Simon McCoy had the best response to this rescue story

Simon McCoy’s closing remark on this astonishing rescue story is yet another reason to love the country’s favourite maverick newsreader. .@BBCSimonMcCoy really summing up the 2020 mood here… @DeptDefence pic.twitter.com/lG4OcNVcUr — Jimmy Cannon (@7_Cannon) August 4, 2020 “I’d have stayed.” Peak Simon McCoy. Because nearly everything is rubbish and we need a boost – here […] The post Newsreader Simon McCoy had the best response to this rescue story appeared first on The Poke.
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19 times humour got one over on the coronavirus

19 times humour got one over on the coronavirus

the poke - 4 months ago

In the US, Trump has grown bored of pretending to care and is advocating re-opening businesses and accepting the casualties, while in the UK, Rishi Sunak has yet to help the self-employed because he’s worried that some of them may get money they don’t need.

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