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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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Hammock Festival

Festivals, such as Coachella, can be exciting to attend, but it's definitely nothing like the International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana. Highline Meeting brings together the world's most extreme slackliners. Approximately 18 highlines are set up, ranging from 18 feet high to more than 300 feet off the ground. For those not afraid of heights, a mere $40 gets you a place at one of the most dangerous napping places in the world. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Construction FAILS Puzzling

Phone booths may be slowly disappearing from public places, but they are still quite common. However, one thing that isn't so common are phone booths designed for NBA players, like the one you see above. Unfortunately, even after pulling the handset down, reaching the numbers will be next to impossible for most people. Continue reading to see more puzzling construction FAILS that make absolutely no sense.

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Only One Job

You Had One Job is basically a popular internet meme used to call attention to perceived blunders made by individuals on the job. It's heavily associated with the FAILS meme. For example, this person was supposed to place Lara Croft's hand in the right position, but still couldn't do it right by having her shooting herself. That is just one of the many blunders that will make you scratch your head. Continue reading for more.

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Weird Things Subway

The earliest metro system, the London Underground, first opened as an "underground railway" in 1863; its first electrified underground line opened in 1890, making the London Underground the world's first metro system. One interesting fact you may not know is that in 1993, a 16-year-old assumed the seat of a motorman on an NYC A train without anyone noticing. He successfully operated it for over three hours until he rounded a curve too quickly and tripped the train's emergency brakes. Continue reading for more weird things you shouldn't see while riding the subway.

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