There are now over 13.1 million confirmed cases of people infected with the coronavirus worldwide and the situation looks dire. However, people haven’t given up yet and are doing what humans do in hard times: they poke fun at the crisis to laugh and boost their spirits.

The Bored Panda team has collected some of the funniest and freshest jokes about the ‘Coronapocalypse’ floating on the net to show you that there’s plenty of humor around even in the darkest times. So scroll down and upvote your fave jokes, dear Pandas. When you’re done chuckling your way through this list, we’ve got plenty more coronavirus jokes for you to enjoy: check out our freshest lists here, here, and here.

Bored Panda reached out to Know Your Meme’s Senior Editor Matt Schimkowitz and spoke to him about the best coronavirus memes of 2020 and to what extent it’s all right to joke about serious topics. Read on for Matt’s insights!

#1

Seriously, Is This Even A Tough Decision?

Seriously, Is This Even A Tough Decision?

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LittleMissPanda
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2 months ago

I wish I could vote this up more times...

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#2

But Hey, I'm Sure That Was Just A Fluke

But Hey, I'm Sure That Was Just A Fluke

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Sabse
Community Member
2 months ago

I cannot understand why so many people in the world listen more to a populist politician on health issues than to researchers? I go to the doctor with my complaints and not to the mayor.

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#3

Clear Message

Clear Message

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ADHORTATOR
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2 months ago

Clear message!

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The first thing that we wanted to know was which meme about 2020 stood out for Know Your Meme’s Senior Editor Matt personally as the most accurate and funniest so far. 

“This is a tough question. The first one to come to mind is ‘Tested Positive for Missing the Homies,’ which is something that I think had very wide appeal during the coronavirus quarantine. I have to admit, I am also suffering from this affliction. What can I say? I miss my homies. I think about that meme a lot,” Matt told Bored Panda.

However, the topic of humor during a deadly pandemic can be touchy. On the one hand, humor and laughter always go hand in hand and help people keep their hope burning strong during times of crisis. On the other hand, the Covid-19 pandemic has affected a lot of people who might not think that the coronavirus is something to take lightly.

#4

She Used Your Own Logic, But Against You

She Used Your Own Logic, But Against You

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Farzana Essop
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2 months ago

👏

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#5

A Good One

A Good One

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Bardhi's Dad
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2 months ago

Good one!

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#6

Ha!

Ha!

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Downunderdude
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2 months ago

Original poster: Oh.

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“I think I need to take this on a case-by-case basis,” Matt explained. “There are plenty of great coronavirus memes and plenty of bad ones. I think when it comes to a situation like that, one that affects everyone on a global scale, it's kind of fair game. Of course, there's a line, I think, when you start mocking other people's experiences with the virus.”

He added that nearly anything can be funny but the context surrounding a joke makes all the difference. We were also interested to know if Matt thought there was any way that the different sides of the aisle could find common ground.

#7

Kind Of A Political Post

Kind Of A Political Post

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Raine Soo
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2 months ago

Truer words were never spoken...

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#8

People Running Around

People Running Around

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Brenda Owens
Community Member
2 months ago

How can something so simple be so hard for so-called grown ups.

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#9

I've Got You

I've Got You

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Perfectly put Shelley.

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“There's not any reconciling this point. People will always offend and others will always be offended. I think that most people should just be conscious about what they're meme-ing and what the subtext of the meme is. If people do take offense, try and understand why. It's possible to make jokes about sensitive topics, but you have to listen to your audience in order to get there.”

#10

Let's Talk About Where The Priorities *actually* Are

Let's Talk About Where The Priorities *actually* Are

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frangee
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2 months ago

They're protecting themselves, whilst deciding to put children at risk. How does that make sense?

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#11

We Can Smell The Hypocrisy And It’s Bad

We Can Smell The Hypocrisy And It’s Bad

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

So bloody true.

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#12

Men Who Wear Masks

Men Who Wear Masks

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Sabse
Community Member
2 months ago

It could work.... 🤔

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Finally, we wanted to get Matt’s take about the second half of 2020 and whether he thought the global situation would improve. Unfortunately, he wasn’t too optimistic. “Sorry to say, it's not looking good. We're currently in the middle of a global pandemic that's killed more than 400,000 people, so I think for many people it's probably going to continue being pretty painful.”

He added: “Oh, and there's a US election coming up, which are usually calm, orderly events with no problems, partisanship, or societal ruptures. Sorry to be a bummer!”

#13

Disney Opening Parks

Disney Opening Parks

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Dave
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2 months ago

Disney is a psychopathic corporation.

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#14

To The Karens That Can't Wear Masks. I Have Asthma And Work 13 Hour Shifts In This

To The Karens That Can't Wear Masks. I Have Asthma And Work 13 Hour Shifts In This

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Palestinian warrior
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I have asthma and I ALWAYS wear a mask. No one wants to listen to you excuses Karen!

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#15

I Believe I Have Created The Perfect Mask

I Believe I Have Created The Perfect Mask

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your mom
Community Member
2 months ago

Took me a minute

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#16

A New Kind Of Covid-19 Political Poster Seen In My Neighborhood

A New Kind Of Covid-19 Political Poster Seen In My Neighborhood

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Super Rainbow
Community Member
2 months ago

The virus can hug him now 🦠 🤗

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#17

Totally True

Totally True

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Richard Brown
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2 months ago

Carry multiple masks. When you start having trouble breathing, caused by vapour in your breath building up in the weave of the mask, swap masks.

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#18

The Us Looks Like A Bunch Of Fools

The Us Looks Like A Bunch Of Fools

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

Yeah...but what about Karen's rights?

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#19

Quote Me

Quote Me

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R L
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2 months ago

Sales and distribution of liquor is banned (again) here because drunk idiots are taking up valuable hospital beds.

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#20

Recycling In 2019 vs. Recycling In 2020

Recycling In 2019 vs. Recycling In 2020

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Oathbraker
Community Member
2 months ago

Staying in bed in 2019: Lazy bastard Staying in bed in 2020: Responsible citizen

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#21

Well, Well, Well..

Well, Well, Well..

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LittleMissPanda
Community Member
2 months ago

"Imaginary lines" - wait, you mean borders? :D

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#22

Still Got Time

Still Got Time

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Listen to her! She have a really good advice!

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#23

Maybe Coronavirus Was Made To Kill People Like These

Maybe Coronavirus Was Made To Kill People Like These

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Downunderdude
Community Member
2 months ago

"she heard"...says it all, really. 'Heard today I should stick my head up my ass. Mmmfpfmhpf.'

bryguy
Community Member
2 months ago

That's how most of these start "I read that..." "I knew someone who..." "I once heard..." and somehow that makes it 100% proven fact in their mind

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Captain Awesome
Community Member
2 months ago

It's best to remain silent and be thought an idiot, rather than open your mouth and let us all know how FUCKING STUPID YOU ARE!!

Princess Procrastination
Community Member
2 months ago

Better wear your tinfoil hats everyone

Linda HS
Community Member
2 months ago

I read this to my cat...the cat is laughing😺

LittleMissPanda
Community Member
2 months ago

Honestly, how is there so many dumb people out there? :D

Damon Gates
Community Member
2 months ago

The number is depressingly large. Sometimes they seem to exceed the total population.

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AndyR
Community Member
2 months ago

It always amuses me that people think the governmentis capable of this kind of conspiracy,but can't even decide if face masks should be mandatory...

Nikki
Community Member
2 months ago

And yet, this was posted from an iPhone, which one can assume is rather easy... to track.

Russian Otaku
Community Member
2 months ago

I had to reread this several times to compute

slackjack
Community Member
2 months ago

Hopefully, even then it didn't compute.

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Cassie
Community Member
2 months ago

We already have vaccinations for other things. If you really believe they can microchip you via vaccinations, they didn't have to make up a whole new disease to make it happen. Besides that, have you ever seen the syringes that deliver a microchip compared to the ones that deliver a vaccine? There's a very noticeable difference. Besides all that, the vast majority of the population willingly carries a tracking device loaded with information everywhere they go, so what would be the point of microchipping anyway?

Pam
Community Member
2 months ago

The thing is....folks actually believe this shit.

WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
2 months ago

Although we find it amusing, the people with a lower cognitive ability really believe this nonsense.

LottieH
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh wow. Starting to think social networks should do a quiz type test before letting people sign up, stop the spread of stupidity.

JuJu
Community Member
2 months ago

It's like listening to urban legends... "This happened to the second aunt of the friend of my mother's hairdresser's mailman..."

Doggo Georgia
Community Member
2 months ago

Hahahahahahahahaha 🤣

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Al Corrupt
Community Member
2 months ago

I have heard this exact bullshit from several people. Fun fact: All of them smoke meth.

Liz the Wanderer
Community Member
2 months ago

Fun fact #2- All of them voted for trump.

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TheHerplover
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't think she knows about the oath that doctors take before they become doctors. "Oh my doctor is bad because I think there might be a possibility of it and I am never wrong" ignorance is a huge part of it

Stacy Beare
Community Member
2 months ago

I have no words for the pure stupidity of it...

Scratch
Community Member
2 months ago

Holy fuck, just shut the fuck up, you imbecile.

Potato
Community Member
2 months ago

But why would we ask that you wear a mask if we want people to contract it...?

Phunny Philosopher
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, obviously because masks don't work. So the small group of people sitting in the secret room where the conspiracy was hatched told everyone to wear them. Also, so they could point and laugh at the sheeple with masks. Also to take away people's freedom for the fun of it. /sarcasm

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Viviane
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm really looking forward to the microchip. I keep losing my husband and then I have to contact the local shelter every two days to see if he's there. One time, I forgot to call and some people almost adopted him to guard their house, play with their dog, and help their kids with trigonometry.

Phunny Philosopher
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh you poor dear! I am so glad you got him back in time. What a close call! PS I want to upvote this 100 times. It made my day. :)

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
2 months ago

I love conspiracy hoax-believer types who are so worried about tracking and are *using internet*.

Electric Ed
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, I want my covid vaccine given with a thin needle. Because it hurts less, and no Microchips in it (Atmel forever!).

Bill Taylor
Community Member
2 months ago

It's must be true because she read it on the Internets...

Rob Chapman
Community Member
2 months ago

I used to say nobody can be that stupid. But....these last 4 months have proven otherwise.

Charlotte The Crazy cat lady
Community Member
2 months ago

can't believe she had that much likes. -N+1would be better.

Valerie Anne
Community Member
2 months ago

She probably "has a big brain," "knows the best words, " and is a "stable genius"

Edwin Lesperance
Community Member
2 months ago

She forgot about the Earth being flat.

Liz the Wanderer
Community Member
2 months ago

And this is the American we've all been talking about. Most of us are terribly embarrassed for our country.

Koalamonster
Community Member
2 months ago

So the doctor knows if you have it before they do the test? Otherwise how do they know that they have to infect you- which is what she's saying, right? I just... i don't understand how you can be that gullible.

Zophra
Community Member
2 months ago

and of course, usher in the apocalypse complete with a 666 somehow involved...

Rebecca Lederer
Community Member
2 months ago

A microchip is the size of a grain of rice, you'll notice it going in your damn arm when there's a 14 gauge needle for your vaccine instead of a 25 gauge.

Mari
Community Member
2 months ago

actuallyyy, a micro-chip is can be 9 nanometers. a tiny sim card is the size of a grain of rice. Difference

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Aragorn II Elessar
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

This meme is the reason the sequel trilogy was created, and the reason it’s amazing.

Aragorn II Elessar
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh and also everything else about the sequel trilogy is great too, but I use this meme all the time

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Bri Nicole
Community Member
2 months ago

😂😂😂😂

Allan Miller
Community Member
2 months ago

Fortunately, they "literally" do it, so it really doesn't happen.

TheWitchNaru
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh lord. Woooow. Microchips? If you're worried about the government tracking your ass through microchips, then don't use anything computer-related. Like your cell phone? Yo ass already being tracked....

⚞ Katniss Everdeen ⚟
Community Member
2 months ago

The PFP tells all... that's some obvious photoshopping right there ;)

Carole Hamilton
Community Member
2 months ago

what a plank

Jack Ericson
Community Member
2 months ago

Also, only 8% of people test positive, so they're kind of failing at their goal

Sue Rogers
Community Member
2 months ago

OMG! How stupid!!

Susan Thomas
Community Member
2 months ago

SMH.

Ciska Zuur
Community Member
2 months ago

Het erge is dat sommigen dit echt menen en geloven

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
2 months ago

Too many idiots in this country.

Susi Moffitt
Community Member
2 months ago

She’s a tool

Ceri Mcclellan
Community Member
2 months ago

A microchip? What like er..like um..like a mobile phone?! 😬

Kelly Hartle
Community Member
2 months ago

These people believe everything they read on the internet. My sister in law swore that if you're only exposed one or twice, you don't get it as bad. When my husband said no, she told him she'd seen in on Facebook, and he didn't know what he was talking about. He's worked in the labs at the state board of health for over 35 years, and tests for communicable diseases.

Izzy Evans
Community Member
2 months ago

So I have never posted on anything public before but WHAT??? How is someone so dumb alive?! It’s so sad that someone who can contribute to the world might die of this virus while someone with so little to contribute might survive. If this virus had been designed in a lab it would target dumb wankers like her.

Anna Neemus
Community Member
2 months ago

Partly true- The CDC was putting together clean test kits in a contaminated area. If those tests got out- BAM! You got COVID! Google it:)

CatWoman312
Community Member
2 months ago

Okay in that case I heard if you pray really hard you’re immune to all viruses

Janine B.
Community Member
2 months ago

Yeah because every infected person still needs a vaccine. Sounds logical.

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#24

Orange You Glad?

Orange You Glad?

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WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Paying people to stay at home is socialism and socialism is worse than dying from an incurable virus infection. /Sarcasm = off/

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#25

Seriously

Seriously

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Brenda Owens
Community Member
2 months ago

Ain't no dang way I'm eating at that or any restaurant that doesn't have primarily take-out.

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#26

Trump Is Playing 4d Chess

Trump Is Playing 4d Chess

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Oathbraker
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't know what's worse- him pulling this shit or people actually falling for it.

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#27

Shes Not Wrong..

Shes Not Wrong..

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Scagsy
Community Member
2 months ago

So... what did they decide?

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#28

Accurate

Accurate

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Captain Awesome
Community Member
2 months ago

And just like trump, it's got a tiny dick!

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#29

Trump Legacy

Trump Legacy

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Juririn
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

This should be number one, although it's not a joke. And it's ongoing...

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#30

UPS

UPS

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Palestinian warrior
Community Member
2 months ago

Ohhhh! I was staring at this for a while before I realized that they can't taste because not tasting is a symptom of the coronavirus

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#31

Keep Schools Closed

Keep Schools Closed

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Scagsy
Community Member
2 months ago

Well put

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#32

I'm No Rocket Surgeon But...

I'm No Rocket Surgeon But...

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Francisco Scaramanga
Community Member
2 months ago

It's so funny it can't be real. :)

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#33

Poor Logo..

Poor Logo..

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Izzy_
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2 months ago

It's such an awesome logo :'(

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#34

Bored With Covid

Bored With Covid

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Yup. Problem solved

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#35

All Lives Matter. Except When They Don't

All Lives Matter. Except When They Don't

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Richard Brown
Community Member
2 months ago

"Ok kids! Welcome back and did you all do your homework assignments I gave last week? Yes? Good. Lets take a look at those Last Will and Testaments shall we... Hmmm Timmy, are you sure you want to leave your favourite blue crayon to Lucy? I mean, its a nice crayon... very nice... so blue"

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#36

Pub Installs Electric Fence To Stop Drinkers Getting To The Bar

Pub Installs Electric Fence To Stop Drinkers Getting To The Bar

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Carrie de Luka
Community Member
2 months ago

That not actually a joke though - they did install the fence.

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#37

Safety

Safety

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Of course, why not.

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#38

Coronavirus Meme

Coronavirus Meme

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bryguy
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2 months ago

What is happening in the 90's??? Is that a full size oscillating fan on their dash...

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#39

The Virus Will Not Last Long

The Virus Will Not Last Long

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Hope Floats
Community Member
2 months ago

Sorry but love our Queen.. A wonderful woman who has served her country for 90+ years.. And long may she continue.

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#40

Driving To Another State To Avoid Using A Mask

Driving To Another State To Avoid Using A Mask

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Dave
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2 months ago

The epitome of stupid aka. "Proud American".

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