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Angry Yelp Review

It's not uncommon for any establishment to receive a bad rating on Yelp, but rarely do you hear both sides of the story, especially from the owner. William G. is the owner of Voltaire and decided to respond to this woman's angry rant regarding "take-out" food. Continue reading to see the lengthy response that ended on the topic of divorce lawyers.

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LG Cineview

LG's 34UC97 Cineview is touted as the world's first 21:9 aspect ratio curved WQHD (Wide Quad High Definition [3440x1440])IPS monitor. Do you need multiple displays? Then just switch on this monitor's 4-Screen Split function that slices the screen into as many as four sections at eight different screen ratios. Connection wise, there are two HDMI, two Thunderbolt, and Display Port inputs. Product page. Continue reading for more random, yet interesting, images of everyday things.

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UFO Encounter Strange

Fredrick Valentich radioed Melbourne Flight Service at 7:06 PM to report an unidentified aircraft was following him at 4,500 feet and was told there was no known traffic at that level. Valentich said he could see a large unknown aircraft which appeared to be illuminated by four bright landing lights. He was unable to confirm its type, but said it had passed about 1,000 feet overhead and was moving at high speed. Valentich then reported that the aircraft was approaching him from the east and said the other pilot might be purposely toying with him. He said the aircraft was "orbiting" above him and that it had a shiny metal surface and a green light on it. Asked to identify the aircraft, Valentich radioed, "It isn't an aircraft" when his transmission was interrupted by unidentified noise described as being "metallic, scraping sounds" before all contact was lost. A sea and air search was undertaken that included oceangoing ship traffic, a P-3 Orion aircraft, plus eight civilian aircraft. The search encompassed over 1,000 square miles. Search efforts ceased on 25 October 1978. Continue reading for more.

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Apple US Treasury

Believe it or not, Apple has more money than the US treasury. According to one report, "Apple has three times as much cash on hand as does the US government, and over twice as much as does the UK. These figures come to us from the Bank of America's wealth-management arm, US Trust. In its most recent quarterly SEC filing, Apple reported that it had $158.8-billion in cash and cash equivalents plus short- and long-term securities. US Trust reports that the cash-strapped American government has reserves of just $48.5-billion." Continue reading for more.

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Comma Fail

There's no mistaking someone's call in real-life for when a meal is ready, but online, a simple comma could mean something entirely different, and an activity nobody should be delving in. Unfortunately (or fortunately), many people either don't have the time, or just don't care, about proper punctuation, and it leads to some awkward conversations to say the least. Continue reading for more.

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Sauron Ring

By definition, a smart aleck is a person who is irritating because they behave as if they know everything. For example, this person decided to comment on a person's "Lost Gold Ring" flyer with a "Nice Try, Sauron" as a joke, or if they actually knew the person. Other examples include: responding to "what ended in 1896" with 1895 and leaving a slice of pizza for someone, but with a catch. Continue reading for more.

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Grandma Skydiving

Whether if you're having a mid-life crisis or just feel too old to do certain things, let 90-year-old Mary Ann Barnett of Jacksonville, Florida be proof that age is just a number. She always wanted to skydive and had told her husband of 54 years, several times, that people should try everything at least once. Her most surprising comment? This: "I did it. I enjoyed it. And I'm ready to do it again." Continue reading for more.

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Wii 3

You know something is off, when someone tries to pass a "Wiii 3" off as the successor to Nintendo's Wii U, despite the former containing 198 built-in games. Unfortunately, that is just one of the many product FAILS people have to deal with on a daily basis overseas. We've rounded up thirty more bizarre, yet real, examples that just might surprise you. Continue reading to see them all.

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Funny Notes

A bad day usually gets progressively worse, and hitting someone's car is just icing on the cake. However, to prevent any future complications, make sure you actually leave the proper insurance information, or else a security camera might have captured the entire thing, including your plate number, on video. Continue reading for more strange and funny notes that try to make things right.

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Squid Squad

Photo credit: Reddit

Have you ever looked at something and thought there must be a better name for it? So have millions of other internet users, and that's why there's a sub-Reddit called "Shower Thoughts" for everyone to share these ideas. First up, someone thought "squad" is a much better name for a group of squid. Or, using the word "pinball" for the game of bowling is definitely much more fitting if you think about it. Continue reading for more.

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