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Unfortunate Starbucks Sign

Sometimes, the people who design signs and ads don't think things entirely through, and that results in some unfortunate placements that will make you cringe (or laugh). For example, this Starbucks delivery van didn't take into account the sliding door that would cover up some of its logo when opened, and the result? It "sucks" of course - could have been intentional as well to get internet users talking. Continue reading for more.

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Funny Walmart Picture

Facebook pages are great for brands to spread their message, promote products, and help out customers in need. However, not everyone knows how to use these pages, and some even treat these corporate entities as friends, saying whatever it is pops into their mind, like "Never worked at Walmart". Other examples include: asking Dollar Tree if they have "U Tube" and posting a random "Do you think" on Kmart's page. Continue reading for more.

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DIY Car Fix FAIL

There are some things best left for professionals, and that includes fixing cars, or at least jobs like replacing a window. To start things off, this person decided that picking up a random sheet of glass from a hardware store was good enough, untrimmed and all. Unfortunately, the fixes only get worse from here on out. For those competent enough to perform simple jobs, we still recommend at least picking up an Auto Repair for Dummies book. Continue reading to see them all.

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Photoshop Hilarity Ensues

Photo credit: Reddit via Pleated Jeans

There are just some things you shouldn't be doing online, and that includes asking random forum (4Chan) members to Photoshop an image. This person either was looking for trouble, or genuinely had no idea what disasters were about to ensue, after asking "Can someone Photoshop the Eiffel Tower under my finger?" Continue reading to see more of the crazy examples that the members responded with.

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Crazy Photographer Shot

Sometimes, photographers really do need to go to the extreme to pull of a perfect shot, and that includes sitting in a custom-built swan rig for hours. Like everything, timing is key, so being at the right place and time is more important than having the best camera gear. Other examples include: stepping onto molten lava, standing feet away from a giant wave and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Facebook Log Out Fail

It's a habit for some Facebook users to check their news feed regardless of where they are at, or who's computer / phone it is. With the Apple Watch launch today, many people will be using computers inside the Apple Store to share the insanity, and the last thing you'd want is a random person wreaking havoc online under your name. Continue reading for more funny examples of why you should always log-out of Facebook in unknown areas or random devices.

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Japanese Woman Destroys Apple

A Japanese woman decided to get revenge on her cheating boyfriend by drowning his collection of Apple gadgets, including an iMac. In addition to the desktop computer, an iPhone, iPad and accessories also got a good wash. She then proceeded to take photos of the gadget tub, and sent them to him. Presumably on the one item of technology that he still had on him. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Funny Obvious Signs

There are some things that do not need an explanation, such as fire being hot. Now the one thing we wonder is what prompted this establishment to put this sign up, but you know what they say...it's better to be safe than sorry. Unfortunately, there are many more extremely obvious things that do not need signs, but have one anyway, like pressing "up" and "down" on an elevator to go in either direction. Continue reading to see more.

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Comma Fail

In the 3rd century BC, Aristophanes of Byzantium invented a system of single dots that separated verses, and indicated the amount of breath needed to complete each fragment of text, when reading aloud. This is the origin of the concept of a comma, although the name came to be used for the mark itself instead of the clause it separated. Continue reading for the some funny and geeky examples showing why this punctuation mark is important.

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Funny Detention Slip

For those that were homeschooled, detention is basically one of the most common punishments in schools in the US, UK, Ireland, Singapore, Canada, Australia, South Africa and many other countries. It requires the student(s) to report to a designated area of the school during a specified time, and remain there for a specified period of time. However, some teachers may require them to report on a non-school day. Continue reading to see some of the most bizarre reasons why kids were sent to detention.

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