In a time of trouble and anxiety, humor and laughter can go a long way to help us feel better and make the situation a little more bearable.

Yes, the coronavirus is still ravaging the world. Yes, the number of cases has surpassed 4 million globally. But some people continue to fight the pandemic with jokes and the new ones are just as good as the ones they shared at the beginning of the outbreak.

From ridiculous conspiracy theories to canceled vacations, continue scrolling to see what everyone has come up with this week, and check out our previous compilations: part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5part 6part 7part 8, and part 9.

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Hans
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4 months ago

Genius!

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Ferne Pearlstein, the director of The Last Laugh, a documentary about the role of humor among Jews during, and after, the Holocaust, told The New York Times that while doing research for it she and her team “found that humor was not uncommon — and was used as a coping mechanism in a situation of almost unimaginable horror, as a means of self-defense, a counterattack for people who had few, if any, other ways of fighting back, and even as just simple diversion.”

One Auschwitz survivor, Renee Firestone, said in the film that she could not help but see the bleak irony after the infamous Nazi physician Josef Mengele told her during an examination: “if you survive this war, you better have your tonsils removed.”

“The instinct to laugh shows that we were still human beings while in the camps,” Ms. Firestone explained. “This inner sense of humor is what kept me alive.”

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Tami Bridges
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4 months ago

Perfect. Summary.

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And it isn't anything new. If we were to go back even further and take a look at, for example, the bubonic plague of the 14th century (also known as the Black Death), we would discover that humor was important then as well. While the disease killed large parts of the population of Europe, it also spawned the pointed satire of the Church and other authorities in “Decameron,” by Boccaccio. The classic concerns a group of young people who flee pestilence-ridden Florence for a series of villas in the countryside.

So don't worry about releasing a chuckle when scrolling through these pics. It’s natural to be amused by some of them.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Walmart certainly seem to attract a lot of ummm interesting characters.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Oh Tomi, Tomi, Tomi your ignorance is showing.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Good on Thompson Knight, you did the right thing.

mph seti
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4 months ago

Exactly. As a law firm, they are covering their legal asses, sure. But sometimes that does coincide with doing the right thing.

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deanna woods
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4 months ago

I wonder how he feels about his power now?

R L
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4 months ago

Apparently he didn't take into account the power his ex-employer would have.

Cee Mor
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4 months ago

Well he won't be getting that big paycheck to buy that pricey ammo any more, now will he?

Lsai Aeon
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4 months ago

I live in Dallas, I wanna see this guy's face so I can STAY THE F*** AWAY FROM HIM

Moriarty2
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4 months ago

Yes, my first reaction was...OMG I actually live in proximity to that idiot!

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Leo Domitrix
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4 months ago

That falls under "Terroristic threats", by law, in many jurisdictions.

Charlotte
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4 months ago

To the people questioning why you would be fired for threatening to shoot a security guard simply for doing their job (which is also for your own dumb benefit) - a man was murdered in Michigan last week in just these circumstances. Told someone they couldn't enter without a state-mandated mask, so they came back and shot him in the back of the head. I can't even find the fucking words...smh https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52540266

Pusfarm
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4 months ago

This sickens me

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Cupcake168
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4 months ago

People don't get it: your test being negative doesn't mean you're immune. You were negative the moment you have been tested. Nothing else does it says.

Tabitha L
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4 months ago

Kinda like a pregnancy test. I may not have been pregnant yesterday, but could be tomorrow!!

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Kjorn
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4 months ago

these kind of moron makes other american looks bad.

Tabitha L
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4 months ago

Wow. Good on this company for doing the right thing. This ex-employee is clearly unhinged. Delusions of grandeur and all.

Ann Sterzinger
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4 months ago

Fancy that, a lawyer with delusions of grandeur. Oh... wait. He's a lawyer's assistant. Even better. I shouldn't make fun of him though, he'll show me his power.

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Pretty Pangolin
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4 months ago

What kind of absolute fuckwit thinks it's OK to post this on his workplace blog?

Christina Uhlir
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4 months ago

When you name your employer in your post, then it not a private comment any more.

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MsM
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4 months ago

The Terminator: "K won't be back"

K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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4 months ago

Good thing I changed my handle to “letmeplaywithkittens.” Or maybe that’s to throw you all off.

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Christy Smith
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4 months ago

I'd loved to have seen when reality bitch slapped him letting him know whose really in charge.

Bengu Taskesen
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4 months ago

Unfortunately, losing his job would only aggravate his sick mentality, increasing the chances of him really hurting people. Also, he's not the only psycho out there and a security guard has already been killed by a person with similar thoughts.

Bender Bending Rodríguez
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4 months ago

But But But... I am sure he's a law-abiding, god-fearing, family value Gun owner. Just like what every gun nut claims they are after mass shootings when asked for gun control. Also when was the last time someone who was law-abiding, god-fearing, family value Gun owner did mass shooting with a legally obtained gun? OHHHH ... WAIT ... NEVERMIND ...

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Jus
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4 months ago

I know the feeling of disbelief after reading his comment. I myself started a sh*t storm under an article about one shop chain asking for masks. My whole country has to wear them. It's not comfortable but we do and we're having good results. I wrote that. I was called names and even threatened with forced vaccination(?). All this by "free" people of US. It was a shocking experience...

Pusfarm
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4 months ago

Another reason to vote Trump out. His rabid, brain-dead followers are feeling especially emboldened while he's in office.

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D Bailey
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4 months ago

@Hugo Raible Sorry but you're 100% wrong. When this employee included his title and employers name in the post he was at that point representing and linking his firm to his post. The firm responded appropriately by ending the relationship in the post and with the firm. Maybe you should do your homework before you post responses that are illogical and border on the absurd. If you want to be a Constitutional Law expert go to school. Google and Wikipedia are not an accredited law schools.

Rex the Rat
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4 months ago

We have terminated this individual

Chris DiFonso
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4 months ago

I hope this "person" was terminated with extreme prejudice

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Celtic Pirate Queen
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4 months ago

What a complete jackass! Pretty sure Whole Foods couldn't care less to lose your business.

Karen Klinck
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4 months ago

I expect they'd be glad, if they saw it at all. People with this mindset tend to send to each other.

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Nicole Blomkamp
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4 months ago

I spy... a trump supporter

Chuck “DrEtnof” Fonte
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4 months ago

Even if you are tested you could still catch it after the fact or have been in an incubation.! It's just selfish not protecting yourself exposing others! Quite honestly I would want him to go shop somewhere else if he's going to be like that!

Rustyn Birch
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4 months ago

Yeah, I'm okay with nature weeding this guy out... Good job getting your ass fired too! Ha!

Jerri Murray
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4 months ago

He thought his gun would be the only thing doing the "firing", guess he found out the hard way that was not true.

Julie Lloyd
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4 months ago

Good for you getting rid of this gunslinging idiot.

Id row
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4 months ago

Good lord. My mouth was hanging open reading that.

Tammi Hester
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4 months ago

Sometimes you never know how ignorant someone is until they're tested.

BlackRabbit
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4 months ago

How to get fired because of social media 101... people never learn

April Simnel
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4 months ago

And what did this picometer-dicked fool think was going to happen? He can fuck all the way off.

SoozeeQ
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4 months ago

TIL a new word. I've never heard of a picometer before.

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JessG
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4 months ago

Fantastic

Peggy Plummer-Menapace
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4 months ago

This stupid person should be arrested for putting other people at risk! I hope they get the virus and die from it. It would serve them right! They won’t even identify themselves. What a coward!

Minx McCloud
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4 months ago

Thank God. This was not a "joke"; it was a not-so-veiled threat. People like this should be censored. This goes beyong freedom of speech. Thank you, ThompsonKnight, but I hope your lives are not in jeopardy now. He sounds like a violent nutjob.

Maureen Russell
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4 months ago

Good job Thompson Knight.

sophia lazzaro
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4 months ago

Oh yes, we are so sorry that we are trying to keep you and others away from this man-killing virus. We will never, ever disrespect you like this again -ThompsonKnight P.S. stfu

Drive Bee
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4 months ago

It seems like some people are afraid to wear masks and they are going a little nuts if they have to.

panda to nobody
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4 months ago

What the fuck is wrong with people in the USA??

Agnes Jekyll
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4 months ago

This is very sad and very scary, and explains why people just shouldn't have guns.

bee girl
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3 months ago

They will have nowhere to shop soon

Carole Hamilton
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3 months ago

Karma comes to town with a bang!

weatherwitch
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3 months ago

Well done Thompson Knight! Also just because you tested negative yesterday does not mean you do today. Besides you could catch it from someone else with just one brain cell like you.......

Dorothy Cloud
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4 months ago

Yes, that person sounded a little to far gone to be allowed out!

Diana Dodd
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4 months ago

Thank you for dismissing such a violent individual!

Judyth
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4 months ago

I don’t get this

Elaine Mattingly
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4 months ago

He should wear a mask if for no other reason so we wouldn't have to listen to him.

Mo Poppins
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4 months ago

I wonder if this ex-employee with impressive shooting range results will decide to “go postal” against this law firm, since he’s still out and free. 🤔

M Kate McCulloch
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4 months ago

Thank you ThompsonKnight. Perhaps you'll save a life or two...

Bindi Adams
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4 months ago

Glad you tooksyand! But, also hope you have decent security for other company employees...especially against disgruntled fruit-loops!

Claire Kellerman
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4 months ago

Masks cut oxygen supply and can ignite viruses that are dormant within people, so use only when necessary!

Claire Kellerman
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4 months ago

no love here.

Irene Carlyle
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4 months ago

Good for you ThoKn!!!:)

Leisa Farrow
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4 months ago

Thank you, Thompson Knight.

Tina Harbour
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4 months ago

I cant upvote this enough!

Edward Bishop
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4 months ago

Adios dumb arse!

Terry Oelmann
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4 months ago

You don't wear a mask, I don't wear pants! Touché you MAY or may not have given me COVID, but no doubt in my mind I have scared you for life, have fun in therapy re living that experience!

Elsie Collins
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4 months ago

Looks like another mass shooter could be incubating

JJM
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4 months ago

Absolutely the right thing to do......I'd be scared to work beside this timebomb...

Caroline Driver
Community Member
4 months ago

Seen this, it was oh so sweet, assuming it's true. I expect Excreta Hornady hollow points user will find another job with his gun toting chummies soon though

Elaine Mattingly
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4 months ago

Thompson Knight You are into preventive measures. Thank you.

Debbie
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4 months ago

Why cover the i*&#%'s face? Everyone should see who this dangerous person is!

Evripidou Maria
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4 months ago

why are they so offended by masks I dont get it?

Cheryl Fontaine
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4 months ago

ThompsonKnight you have proven yourselves worthy of admiration... keep on!

Carolee Kolmer
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4 months ago

Turns out ThompsonKnight had even MORE power !

Aileen Cann
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4 months ago

Thankyou Thompson Knight, though I do not wish to encounter the said employee until after the police have spoken to him and hopefully removed all fire arms.

Merilyn Horton
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4 months ago

Way to go.

Michael Dworkin-Robertson
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4 months ago

thank you...Thompson Knight...also could you alert the authorities that he has made open threats against innocent employees who are just doing their jobs, and trying to keep us safe?

Kathryn Sutherland
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4 months ago

I heard about this...I’m still wondering if it’s true...I hope so...

backatya
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4 months ago

this is hilarious that such an over emotional dumb ass who doesn't value life would get fired.

Len Ross
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4 months ago

power used properly

Meami
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4 months ago

Well, that just made my day!

The Emerald Triangle
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4 months ago

Amen.

Alicia Ciulla
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4 months ago

He is a self absorbed idiot.

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4 months ago

Another reason to fire him is saying "Corona" instead of "CORONAVIRUS". Lazzy bstrd

Mshauri Mazuri
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4 months ago

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Simon Cataudo
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4 months ago

Yep, being fired won’t push the angry gun owner into doing anything rash will it?

Ann Sterzinger
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4 months ago (edited)

True. But if you owned that law firm, would you want to wash your hands of him BEFORE he killed people, or AFTER? When you're dealing with someone who's so irrational that having to wear a mask on his face sends him into a murderous rage, there's no way to win. I'm so exhausted at this point by humanity and all of its sick malfunctions.

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Fran Stateler
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4 months ago

#5 sounds like another Trump follower.

Dee Curry
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4 months ago

I bet all these ass wipes with big guns couldn't win a fist fight with an old lady on a walker.

D Bailey
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4 months ago

Just my opinion but I think this "K" fella should not be toting guns around. He is an armed fool and hopefully he is disarmed and flagged as unable to buy guns now especially since this cost him his job which could be cause for depression and obviously he makes threats when he is irritated. Not a situation to take lightly.

Shelly Bowles
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4 months ago

Lmao

Eagle Girl
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4 months ago

Ahhh, the first post is like a gift from the Dallas Tourist Board & the NRA all wrapped up in a bow

Allison Wolcoff
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4 months ago

Why is this on BP as a joke?

Pusfarm
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4 months ago

WTF??? Not everything on BP is humorous.

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Liz Malcom
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4 months ago

Fantastic response! Zero tolerance for behavior like this is what is needed right now.

Mya Lugar
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4 months ago

Yea!!

Lola
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4 months ago

And he is a professional....imagine the rest of them.

Nandy Nam
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4 months ago

Ouch =$

CatWoman312
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4 months ago

While stupid people are at it, can all racists be this stupidly bold? I’d like to see y’all out of jobs too.

Kayden Yan
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4 months ago

karma strikes again

Cat
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4 months ago

How did he land the job at a law firm??

Raine Soo
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4 months ago

Name and shame, name and shame.

Cats
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4 months ago

courthousenews.com/law-firm-worker-fired-after-posting-threat-against-face-mask-requirements/

Ed Martin
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4 months ago

Talk about an ignorant Texas C---t Kloe (isn't that just a glorious way to spell her name) - you have to be the most stupidest broad in the whole State of Texas and that takes some doing for Texas as it is full of Stupids! Go to your bars, everywhere there are crowds, don't wear a mask then is a week or two when you are on your death bed take your Glock and use it on yourself, OK! Ed

Shart
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4 months ago

Also a good way to be sued for wrongful termination

Susan Parrish
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4 months ago

Yikes! Only in America do people make gun related death threats. Too many guns. Thank you Thompson Knight

Yoel Shapiro
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4 months ago

Do his initials "K" stand for KKK?

Donald Schofield
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It’s none of their business what he does or says when he’s not working.....lawsuit for sure.

gracefullikeagazelle
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4 months ago

Donald Schofield Go back to school. Finish Grade 3. Sound educated.

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I hope this individual is not facing the backlash and repercussions too long. Learning and progressing is more important than adding another person into the unemployment system. Repercussions should be commensurate with actions. EDIT: i don't agree with that individual one bit, and think he's a menace to himself and society. On the other hand, he clearly needs help and you wouldn't want to contribute to unemployment benefits for such a person. The angrier they get and without help, they get more dangerous. I know that not all of them can be saved, and i hope that he is just all talk. Thank you all for giving me your perspective.

Monika Soffronow
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4 months ago

Let us hope that he will never find employment in any position that allows him to be armed as he obviously cannot handle the responsibility that comes with having any kind of power whatsoever. He needs anger management training and he also - for his own good - needs to learn how to STFU.

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this is more 'murican bullshit in one post than I can handle... noone should be fired for what they write on a private social media account... the employer is as much asshole as the fired employee here

Jean McCutchan
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4 months ago

He made a threat, end of story.

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Khloe Ness
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4 months ago

oh yeah. i want to tell that to netflix's face

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Such a difficult choice, who do we trust?

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MsM
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4 months ago

Covidiots in a nutshell

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Hans
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4 months ago

We can relate. Come get some hugs, suitcase.

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Hans
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4 months ago

Fighting stupid conspiracy theories with even dumber ones? Excellent plan!

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This wasn't a response from an official Costco social media manager but from an impersonator, yet the main complaint is real

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Bahaha, love the comeback.

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Being introverted has its advantages.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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So very true.

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Bill
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4 months ago

sweat in peace so you don't bleed in war

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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If you’re in a position to, stay home and spread the word. My grandfather just came back from the hospital, everyone is rushing to his side while wearing face masks. I’ve been his caretaker and translator even as a teen, but I’m sitting this one out for myself and for him. This is literally the only time that your selflessness is be home and learning a new skill or just chilling.

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Peachikeen
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4 months ago

Lol brilliant!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

I know right, like what is all the fuss about? 🙄

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Ok, she’s got the message wrong, but she looks great.

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John Montgomery
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4 months ago

Bras never should've been required in the first place.

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Bill
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4 months ago

And pay 100$ a month for the privilege

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Hans
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4 months ago

Now some YouTube recordings of the orchestra... You just saved a lot of money!

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Ray Stroud
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UK ditto.

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Hans
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4 months ago

And the kids by now prefer the most annoying teacher.

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Smelly

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MsM
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4 months ago

*unfriends Burger King*

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Exactly. Instead of appreciation days and clapping (which are nice) we campaign for better working conditions and better pay.

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Peachikeen
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😂😂😂

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Lavender Brown
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4 months ago

Dang I never thought of that 😂 lol

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Selfish assholes. I want to say serve themselves right but it doesn't just effect them.

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kitcats
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4 months ago

at that point I would just turn the device off

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Henry Tuttle
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4 months ago

I'm not a hypochondriac, but I always thought that was gross. I had my kids blow out the candles on their own cupcake.

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Khloe Ness
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nothing is more true than that

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MsM
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4 months ago

Well, that got dark, didn't it.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Sunny with a big fat Fuck you.

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Rex the Rat
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4 months ago

lil cough😂

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4 months ago

I've lost 12 pounds!

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Pittsburgh rare
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4 months ago

2020, I want to speak to your manager

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TheHerplover
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4 months ago

I thought it was spelled pyjamas

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TheHerplover
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4 months ago

"The parachute has slowed our rate of descent. We can take it off now"

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Eunice Probert
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4 months ago

Tomato, it's tomato.

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Bill
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4 months ago

And they are screwing the US and Canada out of tax dollars

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Hans
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4 months ago

Concentrate? Probably on tweeting, surely not on crisis management.

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Jean Hendrickson
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4 months ago

Me! I 've mentioned it several times. It was also a full moon. Seriously.

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Raine Soo
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COVID-19 made me realize that I made the right choice by being child-free.