The World Health Organization has announced time and again that COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be safe, effective and life-saving.

What’s even better is that the new analysis by PHE found for the first time that 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be “highly effective against hospitalization from the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant.” So as the contagious new variant is sweeping across the country, getting a COVID-19 shot is now basically a matter of not getting severe complications, and for some, it’s a matter of life and death.

But when it seems like all the evidence of the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination is more than obvious, some people still find the excuse of not getting it. And honestly, some of their reasoning is beyond insane.

From believing that a COVID-19 shot will turn you into a living zombie to claiming that Jesus himself is enough of “a protector and a mask” to protect from the virus, it’s one hell of a read. Treat it as a sci-fi read at most or utter craziness, and scroll through some of the worst excuses people shared online down below.

#1

Celsius

Celsius

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Devil's Advocate
Community Member
3 months ago

Considering England developed and authorised the first vaccine, using it first is what you would call "making sense"

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#2

Anti Vaxxer Pretends To Be Educated

Anti Vaxxer Pretends To Be Educated

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

And guess what eradicated smallpox? Guess.

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#3

What Are A Vaccine For?

What Are A Vaccine For?

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Carmen Sandiego
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3 months ago

'Uneducated potato' is going in my dictionary.

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Ever since the pandemic emerged, vaccine skeptics have pointed to the fact that the coronavirus vaccines were available only under emergency-use authorizations. So when the Food and Drug Administration this week fully authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, COVID-denialists and anti-vaxxers have taken desperate measures to prove their points.

#4

The Virus Is Targeting The Unvaxxed

The Virus Is Targeting The Unvaxxed

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

I... people are THIS stupid?!

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#5

Beautifully Pointing Out How Jack Doesn’t Know Why A Vaccine Is

Beautifully Pointing Out How Jack Doesn’t Know Why A Vaccine Is

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René Studer
Community Member
3 months ago

I‘m pretty sure that answer goes straight over that persons head.

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#6

Taking Vaccine = Having No Faith In God

Taking Vaccine = Having No Faith In God

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JiminKimLip7
Community Member
3 months ago

For everyone who doesn't understand, in the first post, the person in the profile picture is wearing glasses. This doesn't really makes sense if you blur the profile pictures.

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Some employ arguments found on fake news websites, others go deep into conspiracy theories that revolve around mistrust in government and science. So in order to find out what’s at the root of the mind of vaccine sceptics and COVID denialists, we reached out to Robert Gifford, a Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria.

Robert is best known for his “The Dragons of Inaction: Diagnosing and Slaying the Barriers to Positive Climate and Environmental Action” study. According to this theory, these dragons are a compendium of psychological barriers that hinder a person’s desired actions. Robert argues that “they have mainly been gathered to help explain why a person agrees that climate change and environmental sustainability are important problems, yet does not take enough action to effectively deal with those problems.”

#7

Vaccines Now Cause Genetic Disorders

Vaccines Now Cause Genetic Disorders

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Susie Elle
Community Member
3 months ago

I really don't get how people can think of science and be like "Well why do the scientists get to decide what's truth and what's not?". You really have not been paying any attention in school. Like, at all, for consecutive years.

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#8

Why Get A Vaccine If I Don't Have The Virus

Why Get A Vaccine If I Don't Have The Virus

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ʕ º ᴥ ºʔ
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3 months ago (edited)

I know someone who uses this. Also says"I've never worn a mask and I'm still here" claiming they're immune without a vaccine

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#9

Totally...

Totally...

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German Gargicevich
Community Member
3 months ago

Do you mean a "still living and kicking" dumbass?

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“However, the dragons may apply to other things, such as COVID denial,” he explained and continued: “In particular, without data, my opinion is that COVID denial is strongly related to Mistrust, one of the Discredence genus of dragons. Deniers do not like scientists and governments (unless they are populist governments that also are skeptical about both COVID and climate change).”

#10

Ah, Yes. The Old “Ya’ll Are Gonna Get Microchipped” Statement

Ah, Yes. The Old “Ya’ll Are Gonna Get Microchipped” Statement

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Hendra Lim
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

via his iPhone that already has a chip, built in gps, voice recorder, and video camera.

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#11

Pass The Vaccine

Pass The Vaccine

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Little Phoenix
Community Member
3 months ago

Serious question; do kids in the US learn in school how vaccines work?

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#12

Anti-Vaxxer Logic

Anti-Vaxxer Logic

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Panda Kicki
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

I had Covid spring 2020, got vaccinated spring 2021, had the bloody Delta aug 2021. I can assure you the second covid was nowhere near the horrible first one where I couldnt breathe properly for 3 months... Vaccines protects!

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The professor continued: “Of course the Mistrust dragon is rooted in the Limited Cognition genus dragons called Ignorance and Confirmation Bias (that is, lack of factual knowledge and the tendency to pay attention to media that echoes one’s existing beliefs).”

When asked what to do when encountering a COVID denier, Robert suggested keeping an extra-large distance. “That’s about all that one can do. The other approaches are futile,” he said.

#13

It's A Tragic Day For All Of Us

It's A Tragic Day For All Of Us

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

I am surprised the husband isn't an ex with full custody. This lady is nuts

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#14

Vaccines Are For Dogs

Vaccines Are For Dogs

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

The stupidity is thick with this one.

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#15

“Pro-Choice”

“Pro-Choice”

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Zet
Community Member
3 months ago

it's interesting how keeping a pregnancy of one single mother, is everyone's business.... But taking a vaccine against a virus that can affect anyone, and kill them even tho the "immune system is strong" , is a private choice, that should be respected.

McSydney
Community Member
3 months ago

Zet, that was a spot on assessment!!

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Helen Haley
Community Member
3 months ago

So your whole family has decided to put themselves and others at risk. Way to announce that you're from a gene pool of jerks.

Mazer
Community Member
3 months ago

That Forrest Gump phrase keeps popping into my head…Stupid is as stupid does.

Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

She is nothing but a rightwing mouthpiece for hire

WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
3 months ago

I looked her up. Seems that she changes opinions just as easy as someone else changes their underwear. Her flag will wave for whatever most profitable cause.

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Kona Pake
Community Member
3 months ago

Just shut up and die already and save the air for the rest of us.

Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

*stupidity intensifies*

deanna woods
Community Member
3 months ago

And yet this is a woman that probably says she is "pro life".

Brandy Grote
Community Member
3 months ago

No Candace, your family only SAYS they aren't getting it. I'd bet at least 1 has already received it and just not said anything!

Alexia
Community Member
3 months ago

"Medical freedom"??

Troux
Community Member
3 months ago

The freedom to have access to any medical treatment that you can afford. (Spoiler: you can't afford any of it)

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Brian Bennett
Community Member
3 months ago

I would like to ask why you bother to go to medical professionals for anything pro choice to me is all or nothing!

RandomX123
Community Member
3 months ago

So an entire family, who were reared like sheep to doubt the vaccines, will vanish? Meh. Weaklings die, big deal

Kona Pake
Community Member
3 months ago

Pro-choice is simple… Live or die!

AspieGirl88
Community Member
3 months ago

That’s pretty much what one of my older sisters has said, but her older children (21 & 24) are not thinking the same as her, so I’ve a feeling that they will eventually get the vaccine, if they haven’t done so already. I can’t help feeling for my youngest niece, though (8). Means she won’t even be allowed to leave the country, so no more trips to DisneyWorld. My sister is stubborn, though & says she doesn’t care if she never leaves the country; she won’t let them stick a bunch of chemicals into her body (her ignorant words, not mine). Ironic, considering she’s a smoker & also addicted to energy drinks that contain mad amounts of caffeine & taurine. Tried saying as much & she nearly bit my head off! 🤷‍♀️😂

TrickQuestion
Community Member
3 months ago

I would bet that candace is vaccinated.

Robert T
Community Member
3 months ago

Better kiss them goodbye now then.

Little Phoenix
Community Member
3 months ago

Abortion debate - Pro-choice vs Pro-life Covid vaccine debate - Pro-choice vs Pro-death

Megan The Viking Traveler
Community Member
3 months ago

Giiiirrrrllllll

Mishka
Community Member
2 months ago

Amen, now go tell that to Texas, and any other red state that decides to follow suit.

Megan Johnson
Community Member
2 months ago

These aren't comparable. One is forcing an action, one is disallowing an action. I really don't care what people do, it's not my business, but I don't think these two are quite the same.

Riley Quinn
Community Member
3 months ago

OMG, don't waste your time on this hotep. She's just a contrarian who will say anything to get attention. Former bleeding-heart liberal to Trump-worshipping nut job. The very fact that she's so clueless not to see her own irony sums her up perfectly.

Joan CR
Community Member
3 months ago

It's all about 'my body, my choice', until it is a pregnant woman.

EJN
Community Member
3 months ago

These are the same people who demand as their right to go into any place without precautions or vaccine EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE STOMPING ON OTHER PEOPLE'S RIGHTS TO A REDUCED RISK FOR THEMSELVES! Medical freedom should also include a doctor or hospital's right to refuse service to a moron who will not get vaccinated or wear a mask!

Mari Bryant
Community Member
3 months ago

Pro-choice versus the vaccine is a weak argument. Pro-choice means you end the life of another. But hey, squeak it in where you can.

Dan Buczynski
Community Member
3 months ago

When I see anti-vaxxers/anti-maskers holding up "My body, my choice" signs I want to get my slapping gloves out.

Grace
Community Member
3 months ago

Who’s Candace?

Nizzle
Community Member
3 months ago

a thousand times this

gooberpeas
Community Member
3 months ago

Yep, Dems are pro-choice when it suits them.

Miss Frankfurter
Community Member
3 months ago

A decision made unabashedly as a family. Hmm. So the family who doesn't get vaxxed together has a real possibility of getting Delta and passing it around to each other, one of them dying and therefore not staying together. Forever.

Jessica Aubé
Community Member
3 months ago

For heavens sakes I’m tired of this .. people who are pro life are pro life because they believe life begins at conception which means they believe they are protecting someone’s life . You can not change a pro life persons mind by telling them it’s none of their business or doesn’t affect them etc .. to them it’s like choosing to ignore woman being raped and murdered in other countries because it doesn’t impact or affect anyone else but the woman being attacked … you can not reason with a pro life person this way

Leah Hofman
Community Member
3 months ago

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alwaysMispelled
Community Member
3 months ago

I would love to hear the response to what about abortions?

Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
3 months ago

There is a difference between "I don't want the vaccine" and "I want to murder this baby"

Anita Pickle
Community Member
3 months ago

So they agree with eachother

stanley allen
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3 months ago

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No, it shouldn’t be the woman’s choice to kill another human. Choosing not to take the shot, only affects me. If you feel the shot protects you, take it. If you choose not to take, then you are excepting the risk. It only affects the person who chooses not to take. Kind of like wearing a seatbelt or not. Why should a person, by law, be made to wear a seatbelt. If I get in a wreck without a seatbelt it only affects me.

Karen Grace
Community Member
3 months ago

WRONG. Choosing not to take the shot effects only you if you are a hermit on a mountain top. If you catch covid you will be spreading it before you even know you have it. That's how viruses work. You might not even get symptoms or very mild symptoms but you will still be spreading the virus. If someone you give it to dies, their death is on your hands. As far as that theoretical wreck. If you have no family or friends, have no passengers in the car and take yourself out of the gene pool by wrecking into a tree or driving into a lake then yes, it only effects you. Any other situation and there are others effected by your wreck. You do not live in a vacuum.

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#16

Anti Vaxxers Lurk

Anti Vaxxers Lurk

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Okay, all jokes aside, mRNA is awesome, it's really flexible, and could come in handy for any future diseases like this. Imagine vaccines developing in a matter of months! I'm not wrong am I plz tell me I'm not spreading disinformation. EDIT: Ooh, that's interesting! Thanks!

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#17

Anti Vaccine Geniuses (Friend Found This On Facebook)

Anti Vaccine Geniuses (Friend Found This On Facebook)

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Little Phoenix
Community Member
3 months ago

Having brain damage is indeed the only explanation for someone to decide not to get vacinated.

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#18

Oh Yeah, That Too. (#antivax)

Oh Yeah, That Too. (#antivax)

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Susie Elle
Community Member
3 months ago

Also it didn't disappear, people still get the plague but we have antibiotics now, and not wading around in our own muck anymore also helps.

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#19

If Vaccines Were Healthy...

If Vaccines Were Healthy...

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

Unless I'm mistaken, I'm pretty sure there are vaccines that can be sprayed into your mouth.

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#20

He Didn't Create Iphones Either

He Didn't Create Iphones Either

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

NO DON'T GIVE THEM IDEAS

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#21

Probably Not Even The Full 30 Minutes

Probably Not Even The Full 30 Minutes

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Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
3 months ago

The fact the vaccinated are talking to you proves they are fine doofus

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#22

Nothing Is 100% Safe Anyway

Nothing Is 100% Safe Anyway

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Susie Elle
Community Member
3 months ago

Nothing in this world is 100% safe.

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#23

Healthier

Healthier

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Mazer
Community Member
3 months ago

Breaks my heart that the kids getting Covid are now more common than ever, a tragedy in itself, the ripple effect on the hospital staff is brutal

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#24

Anti-Vax Logic

Anti-Vax Logic

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Phil Boswell
Community Member
3 months ago

It's Ok to ask questions so long as you haven't already decided the answer…

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#25

Got Em

Got Em

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Sleazy Weaver
Community Member
3 months ago

Literally nothing in life is risk-free, but which risk would you rather take: the slim risk of side effects from a highly tested & researched vaccine being used by a large portion of the world, or the risk of losing your child to an easily preventable disease?

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#26

Caught This Gem On A Friend's Post About The Vaccine

Caught This Gem On A Friend's Post About The Vaccine

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Little Phoenix
Community Member
3 months ago

Isn't the bible a great fact checking source.

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#27

Plastic Is Magnetic!

Plastic Is Magnetic!

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

How to tell the world you failed the 3rd grade and don't take regular baths without actually saying it

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#28

You Can’t Vaccinate Your Lungs

You Can’t Vaccinate Your Lungs

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ZombieGirl
Community Member
3 months ago

Bless their heart...their covid infected heart, lol

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#29

Who Needs Vaccines?

Who Needs Vaccines?

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Jon Steensen
Community Member
3 months ago

I do not know about you, but I normally set the goal a bit higher than just surviving.

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#30

On A Post Asking If Anti Vaxxers Would Want To Get The Covid-19 Vaccine If It Gets Released Officially

On A Post Asking If Anti Vaxxers Would Want To Get The Covid-19 Vaccine If It Gets Released Officially

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Ayra
Community Member
3 months ago

And still they are part of "the test" as in... control group

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#31

It Makes You Magnetic

It Makes You Magnetic

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

Ok this HAS to be satire it just HAS to

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#32

An Interesting Vaccination Strategy

An Interesting Vaccination Strategy

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Bri
Community Member
3 months ago

Sure, let's spread the news that this works. Now everyone, go get vaccinated to get the government off your back then do this potato thing that's definitely going to work. Go ahead, go get jabbed. I'll buy potatoes for everybody, just go get your shot.

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#33

The Ancient Spartans Didn't Need Vaccines

The Ancient Spartans Didn't Need Vaccines

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

Honey go back to school

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#34

Nah

Nah

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Susie Elle
Community Member
3 months ago

"They want power!" - Okay, but in what form? - "dO YoUR OwN ReSeARch!"

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#35

Gotta Love The Bible Belt Where Only 44 Percent Of Residents Have Received The Actual Vaccine

Gotta Love The Bible Belt Where Only 44 Percent Of Residents Have Received The Actual Vaccine

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Helen Haley
Community Member
3 months ago

If jesus existed he'd tell you to wear a mask and get a vaccine.

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#36

I Ventured Where No Sane Person Should Go

I Ventured Where No Sane Person Should Go

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Mazer
Community Member
3 months ago

Love the Edit line

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#37

Trust Him, He Is A "Doctor" (Found On Tiktok)

Trust Him, He Is A "Doctor" (Found On Tiktok)

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Frank Ropen
Community Member
3 months ago

Let him try HIV or Hepatitis C

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#38

"God's Vaccine"?? I Can't Anymore Y'all...

"God's Vaccine"?? I Can't Anymore Y'all...

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Zedrapazia
Community Member
3 months ago

Actually, trying to kill his creations is exactly what God does

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#39

Response To Me Receiving The Covid Vaccine

Response To Me Receiving The Covid Vaccine

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Megan The Viking Traveler
Community Member
3 months ago

What the actual f*ck???

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#40

She’s Made For This Sub

She’s Made For This Sub

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Bee / she/her
Community Member
3 months ago

*Leaves* wouldn't mind cleaning my list...

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#41

Apparently, Getting The Vaccine Makes Any Girl You Have Sex With Infertile?!?

Apparently, Getting The Vaccine Makes Any Girl You Have Sex With Infertile?!?

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

This level of stupid hurts my brain

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#42

I Just Don't Get People

I Just Don't Get People

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

Was unaware penguins were a symbol of Freemasonry

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#43

This Person, Who Claims They Want Businesses To Reopen...but Isn't Willing To Do The One Thing That Would Get Them To Reopen

This Person, Who Claims They Want Businesses To Reopen...but Isn't Willing To Do The One Thing That Would Get Them To Reopen

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Sonja
Community Member
3 months ago

No problem, bro. I am willing to make the sacrifice and take the 2000 insted of you.

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#44

What Is This?

What Is This?

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Mazer
Community Member
3 months ago

There is some truth to this “SOME” being the operative word. Kids raised in super clean environments are more likely to suffer from things like allergies, this is due to the immune system not having to work, so it ends up attacking more things we commonly come into contact with, like asthma which can result in death. Google the term “Bored Immune System” to start your education

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#45

Counterpoint... No You Are Not

Counterpoint... No You Are Not

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Helen Haley
Community Member
3 months ago

It takes some mental gymnastics to come to this conclusion.

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#46

Covid Is The Devil! [via A Facebook Atheist Group]

Covid Is The Devil! [via A Facebook Atheist Group]

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Bee / she/her
Community Member
3 months ago

Also, 2020 is scary because 2+0+2+0=4 which is the exact number of nipples Hitler had if he had 2 more nipples

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#47

The Covid Vaccines Spread Themselves?

The Covid Vaccines Spread Themselves?

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

No, I do not. Mostly because it is untrue.

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#48

If You've Had Covid 3 Times In A Row Your Not Okay

If You've Had Covid 3 Times In A Row Your Not Okay

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
3 months ago

Fourth time's the charm?

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#49

Parent's Response To My Encouragement For Getting Covid19 Vaccine

Parent's Response To My Encouragement For Getting Covid19 Vaccine

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

Look even if you don't die you might get complications

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#50

That's Not How It Works, That's Not How It Works At All

That's Not How It Works, That's Not How It Works At All

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Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Guess what unvaccinated with virus does, you Twat waffle. (Yes I stole that from Foxxy )

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