When all the tiny, invisible angels that are supposed to be sitting on your shoulder flee and karma is put on hold, and you roll the dice and get 0, and… Guys, we are all, at some point in our lives, one bunch of very unlucky people.

To find out what luck even means, we could look at the definition from Merriam-Webster dictionary, which reads “a force that brings good fortune or adversity; Luck was a big factor in the outcome.” Or we could better see the real-life examples where this magical force has somehow vanished, leaving no trace.

And thanks to the subreddit r/FacePalm, we now have an endless archive of unfortunate moments, sometimes embarrassing and sometimes plain pitiful.

You see, no one deserves getting zero beans and 100% sauce after opening a new can of beans. Call it exaggeration, but I assure you the pain is real.

#1

Get Out, Dennis

Get Out, Dennis

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Madison Feehan
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10 months ago

They don't forget in North Dakota.

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#2

This Guy Has Had It Rough

This Guy Has Had It Rough

"Lose right arm and break my left hand. Friend gives me this shirt"

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

The best friend ever!

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We think of people who, it appears, find happiness in whatever they do as the lucky ones. It seems like they were born under a lucky star, meaning one is born this way while another isn’t.

In many cultures across the world, there are even lucky charms and symbols specifically made to draw in fortune and success, like a rabbit’s foot, ladybug, horseshoe, dreamcatcher, and so on. 

But according to Neil Farber, a certified life coach and hypnotherapist, the so-called "lucky" people differ from the unlucky ones not because we were born different, but because we put different amounts of work into what we are trying to achieve.

#3

Kitty Found A Comfy Bed

Kitty Found A Comfy Bed

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

"If a crime you commits, I sits."

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#4

This Pedestrian In Particular

This Pedestrian In Particular

"Somebody's day was ruined"

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Johnny Rodriguez
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10 months ago

Banksy?

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Neil, who says “many people have considered me to be a lucky person,” doesn’t see it that way and he lists all the different features that separate the lucky.

First, they are being proactive. “'Lucky' people make things happen. They are proactive rather than reactive. They make their future. And when you can take responsibility for your words, actions, and behavior, you have more control of your destiny."

Second, while most of us are blind to opportunities in front of us, successful people are opportunists. “They have the ability to take advantage of novel and often concealed opportunities when they arise,” Neil Farber explains.

#5

In 1998, Honduras Built A Bridge Over The Choluteca River, But Hurricane Mitch Rerouted The River

In 1998, Honduras Built A Bridge Over The Choluteca River, But Hurricane Mitch Rerouted The River

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EA
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10 months ago

Trolled by nature

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#6

F You Joe

F You Joe

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

Ouch - poor Joe. I wonder what he did?

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#7

You Suck Gregg

You Suck Gregg

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Madison Feehan
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10 months ago

I think I like this idea.

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#8

Nailed It. Literally

Nailed It. Literally

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

There's a woman who shouldn't attend any sporting event unless she's wearing a helmet and chain mail under a sumo blow-up fat suit under an entire roll of bubble wrap.

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#9

Turtle Of Destruction

Turtle Of Destruction

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Lydia Dean-Melchior
Community Member
10 months ago

Poor turtle. I hope he isn't affected by the lime in the cement.

Eliška Hůlková
Community Member
10 months ago

When cement is mixed with water, lime changes into limestone, which is harmless. So I think the turtle is all right.

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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10 months ago

Stop taking pics and help it!

Tabitha L
Community Member
10 months ago

Right? Help the animal, then take your damn picture.

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Tantalum_Radium
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10 months ago

Cement is caustic. I don’t think I would have thought of a picture through my blind panic to get it washed off.

Mel Schmidt
Community Member
10 months ago

I wonder why that someone who took the picture did not get the Tortoise out of the wet concrete and washed his or her feet off?

Catlady6000
Community Member
10 months ago

Hopefully they did that as soon as they took the pic

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
10 months ago

I want to think the turtle was rescued and all the cement rinsed off.

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
Community Member
10 months ago

Awww his little butt made a zig zag.

Tabitha L
Community Member
10 months ago

The pattern it made is rather lovely.

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Robert T
Community Member
10 months ago

Well he's turtly destroyed that.

Iggy
Community Member
10 months ago

Ah, no, it's not a turtle write-off!

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Ben Smith
Community Member
10 months ago

The Usain Bolt of turtles

Jo Choto
Community Member
10 months ago

I hope someone rinses him off before the concrete sets.

Rens
Community Member
10 months ago

Turtles live in the sea, that is a tortoise.

N G
Community Member
10 months ago

All tortoises are turtles, but not all turtles are tortoises!

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Kathryn Baylis
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10 months ago

Turtles leave interesting tread marks. But yeah, get him out of there ASAP. Chemicals in cement burn skin, plus you don’t want it to harden.

Samantha Comerford
Community Member
10 months ago

That’s it , take a photo. 😠🙄

kath morgan
Community Member
10 months ago

Help him wash his feets!

Phoenix
Community Member
10 months ago

And this is why it’s illegal to walk a turtle in certain areas of Iceland

Madison Feehan
Community Member
10 months ago

That hare won't catch me now!

M E
Community Member
10 months ago

THAT AREA IS THE TURTLES ( H O M E ) REMOVE THE FENCE AND CONCRETE THAT CAUSED THE ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE NOW NOW NOW

Isaac7lego
Community Member
10 months ago

turtles should replace Godzilla!!!

MadCapri
Community Member
9 months ago

Gas gas gas im gonna run as a flash

Jill Tremblay
Community Member
10 months ago

My immediate thought was for the turtle .....

Ann Pattinson
Community Member
10 months ago

So glad to see so many people saying never mind the photo, rescue the tortoise!

Jessica LanSpe
Community Member
10 months ago

I hope whomever took the picture took the turtle out of the cement and cleaned him/her off.

Glynna Bowood
Community Member
10 months ago

This was probably how far along the turtle was when the pic was snapped- HOPEFULLY, they then got the turtle off the sidewalk and far away!!

glowworm2
Community Member
10 months ago

That is one FAST turtle!😂

AndersM
Community Member
10 months ago

Must have taken it 3 hours destroy that nice concrete work

Linus Nilsson
Community Member
10 months ago

Will it manage to get away before it settles?

Sophia Spooksalot
Community Member
4 months ago

i hope its ok

Sophia Spooksalot
Community Member
4 months ago

that turtle really said screw cement

S O N G O
Community Member
7 months ago

THE POOR TURTLE NOW HAS CONCRETE IN HIS ARMPITS

lily s weakland
Community Member
8 months ago

take him out before he gets stuck

Malena Baker
Community Member
8 months ago (edited)

awww yes i said awww

Community Member
9 months ago

Turtle doesn't give a heck about how many hours you spent making the sidewalk perfect, he just wants to ruin your day

TexasWoman
Community Member
9 months ago

Put the camera down n help it! Also thank it for the nice pattern

MgiklWizrd
Community Member
9 months ago

Looks like tire tracks.

MgiklWizrd
Community Member
9 months ago

But only one tire.

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Casey B
Community Member
10 months ago

How determined it must have been to get where it wanted to go, to trudge through that hardening cement. I hope whoever took this pic alerted someone or was able to clean that mess off before it started to setup on its legs and neck.

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
10 months ago

Oh dear. Hope it does not harden before he gets off.

Alex Hamilton
Community Member
10 months ago

He was obviously set in his ways.

Catherine Brady
Community Member
10 months ago

Do turtles get tired? What if he stopped to take a nap? Permanent bump in the road. Poor thing.

Jessica Cifelli
Community Member
10 months ago

That is a tortoise.

Catlady6000
Community Member
10 months ago

I would have to leave his tracks. He went to so much trouble to make a pretty

23AClark
Community Member
10 months ago

Poor baby

James F. Wilson Jr.
Community Member
10 months ago

The Jones Cement Decorative company leases out "Tom Turtle" by the hour

Hev Bushnell
Community Member
10 months ago

*tortoise

chaitu cherry
Community Member
10 months ago

slow destruction

Loki C
Community Member
10 months ago

*tortoise

Marilyn Slater
Community Member
10 months ago

Tortoise. Turtles are aquatic.

DanieLegz
Community Member
10 months ago

I hope shadow shark don't get him!

Hannah Edwards
Community Member
10 months ago

Oh dear, I hope that person with the shadow is going to rinse it off.

Rachael Rachael
Community Member
10 months ago

No F*$&S given! good on you buddy!

Sawdust
Community Member
10 months ago

This was three days in...

Curry on...
Community Member
10 months ago

Guess it's not quick set concrete.

Layla Corman
Community Member
10 months ago

He really left his mark. I hope hes ok.

Elizabeth Molloy
Community Member
10 months ago

Tortoise!

Sanguinius
Community Member
10 months ago

oof

Lori Zubia
Community Member
10 months ago

That actually makes a pretty pattern! Just helping to decorate...

Pauline bennett
Community Member
10 months ago

Pave nature will you I'll show you creeps!

Thomas Gray
Community Member
10 months ago

Turtle-proof fence...and concrete.

MALEC GWITTER🤩
Community Member
10 months ago

U GO TURTLE

Ivy Ruonakoski
Community Member
10 months ago

I've never seen turtle tracks before. So cute!

tinker bell
Community Member
10 months ago

oh no poor turtle and person

Maddie Reynolds
Community Member
10 months ago

Big boy

Toea Muresan Iulia
Community Member
10 months ago

nicely done!

Piper McLean
Community Member
10 months ago

The king of turtles obeys no one

Mintchinchilla
Community Member
10 months ago

o nooo

Vanta Black
Community Member
10 months ago

Shredder used a mind control device on Mikey!

Cookie
Community Member
10 months ago

*tortoise

Xylle Flora
Community Member
10 months ago

It's a tortoise probably

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#10

F**k You Steven, Not Mike, Or Jack Or Bob, Just You Steven!

F**k You Steven, Not Mike, Or Jack Or Bob, Just You Steven!

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

If that is real, that is mean. Deserved, I am sure, but, just wow.

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Third, successful people are being flexible. You see, life is dynamic and many things don't simply depend on us. “Appreciating the dynamics of life and being able to go with the flow provides enormous advantages to finding new ways of doing things or getting places or creating opportunities.”

Taking advantage of new things is key, whatever they may be, and there’s always a good side to whatever happens. In fact, luck has a lot to do with your perspective of things, which directly affects your behavior and decisions.

#11

The Biggest Bruh Moment In History

The Biggest Bruh Moment In History

My mate took two weeks off work, went to Africa, climbed Kilimanjaro and raised over E300 grand for charity. Having
hiked and climbed for 7 days, he reached the summit and asked his guide to take a picture before his iPhone battery died because of the -25 cold. And here it is...

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

"...the guide was never heard from again."

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#12

F You Poland

F You Poland

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

Ouch.

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#13

Oh Lord

Oh Lord

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Madison Feehan
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10 months ago

LAWSUIT!

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#14

I Guess The Tree Can't Afford A Lawyer

I Guess The Tree Can't Afford A Lawyer

There's a Banyan tree in Pakistan that has been chained and officially arrested since 1898. This happened when James Squid, a British officer thought the tree was moving towards him after drinking alcohol.

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Madison Feehan
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10 months ago

I have no words.

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#15

Take Notes On How Flip Someone Off With Words

Take Notes On How Flip Someone Off With Words

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Ben Smith
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10 months ago

RIP Alex Trebek

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And last, try doing something out of the ordinary every week. Many times, we get comfortable with our routines, but they may lead to ruts. Stepping outside your boundaries increases the likelihood of a lucky break. And nobody has to go crazy about it. Simple things, like trying a new hobby, meeting new people, and trying different foods can work wonders.

#16

Lucky Nurse

Lucky Nurse

Violet Jessop, a ship nurse. She served on each of the three 'sisters' Titanic, Britannic and Olympic. While she was on board, the Olympic collided with a war ship and nearly sank, the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank, the Britannic hit an underwater mine and sank. Violet survived all three.

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Johnny Rodriguez
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10 months ago

Don't travel with this lady!

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#17

Mother-In-Law Just Served Me This Piece Of Cake...

Mother-In-Law Just Served Me This Piece Of Cake...

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N G
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10 months ago

all poisoned cake should come with a warning

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#18

No Waffles For You, Biyach

No Waffles For You, Biyach

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Doggo Froggo
Community Member
10 months ago

Toddlers are brutally honest.

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#19

So This Is What My Mate Woke Up To This Morning

So This Is What My Mate Woke Up To This Morning

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Schrodinger's Cat
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10 months ago

"Hello- 911? Yeah, someone stole my sidewalk."

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#20

Ancient Facepalm

Ancient Facepalm

In Thailand, it was considered a capital offense punishable by death if someone touched the queen. In 1880, the queen drowned when her royal boat capsized on the way to the palace. The many witnesses to the accident did not dare to tuch the queen while she was drowning

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

I bet she regretted making that law.....

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Most importantly, the concept of luck is flawed because it implies that this is something we cannot change. But whatever our situation, background, advantages and disadvantages are, there are always things you can build upon.

#21

The Diamond In My Ring Fell Out Today. It Came With A 10 Year Workmanship Guarantee. Yesterday Was Our 10th Wedding Anniversary

The Diamond In My Ring Fell Out Today. It Came With A 10 Year Workmanship Guarantee. Yesterday Was Our 10th Wedding Anniversary

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Johnny Rodriguez
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10 months ago

Samsung is making rings now?

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#22

Every Time

Every Time

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Boopie Dew
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10 months ago

Ya!!

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#23

Soap And Eggs

Soap And Eggs

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Madison Feehan
Community Member
10 months ago

That escalated quickly.

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#24

This Kinda Cracked Me Up

This Kinda Cracked Me Up

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

As good a reason as any other.

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#25

Paid Extra For A Window Seat. Got The One Seat On The Plane With A Wall

Paid Extra For A Window Seat. Got The One Seat On The Plane With A Wall

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

That venomous git called Life strikes again........

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#26

The Poor Guy

The Poor Guy

A man survived the sinking of a ship in 1871, leaving him traumatized afterwards. Some forty years later, he was finally able to overcome his fears and sail again, only to die on the Titanic.

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Doggo Froggo
Community Member
10 months ago

The "unsinkable" ship....... I wonder how he would have felt if he has survived the Titanic too?

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#27

Putting That One Single Yelper On Blast

Putting That One Single Yelper On Blast

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

Okay, I'd go in just because of that sign.

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#28

How This Guy Survived Both Of The Atomic Bombs During Ww2

How This Guy Survived Both Of The Atomic Bombs During Ww2

Tsutomu Yamaguchi was working in Hiroshimæ when the city was bombed. Surviving, he returned to his employer in Nagasaki three days later That morning, while being berated by his supervisor as "crazy" after describing how a single bomb had destroyed Hiroshima, the second atomic bomb hit Nagasaki. Yamaguchi survived again, and is the only known survivor of both bombinqs.

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

Poor man - he must have seen a lot.

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#29

Yeet

Yeet

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
10 months ago

well that escalated quickly... can't blame the driver though.

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#30

Tom, Everyone Knows

Tom, Everyone Knows

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Sarcastic Panda
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10 months ago

*universal facepalm*

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#31

I Feel Like Somebody Got Fired

I Feel Like Somebody Got Fired

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Lauren Caswell
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10 months ago

Aha laws of probability never fail to amuse

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#32

Get It Together Abby

Get It Together Abby

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Boopie Dew
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10 months ago

Abby had her phone off and said f that job... then this!

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#33

Man Deadn't

Man Deadn't

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

How many more ways does India have to tell you it's time to end your stay there?

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#34

This Guy In Particular

This Guy In Particular

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

Maybe update the sign to show a picture of geese with two words: "Run. Seriously."

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#35

Poor John.

Poor John.

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Vanta Black
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10 months ago

It's not John's fault. He went potty.

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#36

Unlucky

Unlucky

"Nervous For The New Job?" "Nah, On The First Day I Won't Do Much, I'll Meet Colleagues, They'll Show Me Around And Nothing More."

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Doggo Froggo
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10 months ago

Become part of the FAA, they said. It would be fun, they said.

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#37

This B***h Ass Just Flew Into My Eye And Fell To The Ground

This B***h Ass Just Flew Into My Eye And Fell To The Ground

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Raven Sheridan
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10 months ago

That bird looks exceedingly pleased with himself.

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#38

“Hey Honey We’re Gonna Be On The Front Page”. The Front Page:

“Hey Honey We’re Gonna Be On The Front Page”. The Front Page:

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Sarcastic Panda
Community Member
10 months ago

that's unrelated... right?

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#39

Picked The Wrong Parking Spot

Picked The Wrong Parking Spot

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Madison Feehan
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10 months ago

Let It Go! ❄

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#40

28 Years Without Breaking A Bone Until A Giant Stone Slab Riddled With Wood Screws Crushed And Impaled Both My Middle Fingers. Please Enjoy This Picture Of Me Freshly Bandaged Up.

28 Years Without Breaking A Bone Until A Giant Stone Slab Riddled With Wood Screws Crushed And Impaled Both My Middle Fingers. Please Enjoy This Picture Of Me Freshly Bandaged Up.

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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10 months ago

Don’t drive behind Costanza

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#41

Poor Girl

Poor Girl

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Doggo Froggo
Community Member
10 months ago

Aaawww - that must have really burnt! Poor lady.

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#42

Opened A Can Of Beans To Find No Beans At All.

Opened A Can Of Beans To Find No Beans At All.

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Johnny Rodriguez
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10 months ago

They have bean forgotten..

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#43

Yeah F*ck You Danielle

Yeah F*ck You Danielle

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Boopie Dew
Community Member
10 months ago

By now she doesn't care you remember, hopefully she's had a few and is quite fond of the word!!

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#44

F**k This Doctor In Particular

F**k This Doctor In Particular

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Gata Nick
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10 months ago

Bad things happening to good people 🤬

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#45

Could Things Get Any Worse?

Could Things Get Any Worse?

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
10 months ago

That's some Final Destination level s**t right there!

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#46

F**k Nadine In Particular

F**k Nadine In Particular

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Hilary Mol
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10 months ago

At least they're honest.

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#47

A Wasp Rolled Over By A Train.

A Wasp Rolled Over By A Train.

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Vanta Black
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10 months ago

What a buzzkill...

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#48

Wcgw If A Water Main Breaks Near Your House

Wcgw If A Water Main Breaks Near Your House

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Candace Fitzpatrick
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10 months ago

Could’ve been worse if it was winter!

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#49

And God Said F**k Kevin

And God Said F**k Kevin

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Vanta Black
Community Member
10 months ago

It was okay, because that kid grew up to be Jackie Chan. And he subsequently broke every other bone in his body.

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#50

Pope Formosus Who Had Been Dead For 7 Months Was Removed From His Tomb To Be Propped Up And Put On Trial. The Corpse Was Found Guilty And Was Stripped, Had Three Fingers Removed, Then Reburied, Got Dug Up Once Again, Tied To Weights, And Thrown In A River

Pope Formosus Who Had Been Dead For 7 Months Was Removed From His Tomb To Be Propped Up And Put On Trial. The Corpse Was Found Guilty And Was Stripped, Had Three Fingers Removed, Then Reburied, Got Dug Up Once Again, Tied To Weights, And Thrown In A River

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Rowlie
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10 months ago

I bet he never did whatever he did again

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