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Does anybody pay attention to the spots at the end of Jeopardy! (Promotional consideration provided by...)?
ATTENTION DIALYSIS PATIENTS

If you suffered sudden death during or after dialysis, you may be entitled to substantial monetary compensation.

Call 1-800-LAW-FIRM now!
Doesn't somebody have to approve these before they go to air?

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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They went in threes yesterday.

Tony Soprano
Slim Whitman
Vince Flynn

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Awww, not Slim Whitman...

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Bamaman wrote:They went in threes yesterday.

Tony Soprano
Slim Whitman
Vince Flynn
To be fair, Tony Soprano got whacked a few years ago. It was James Gandolfini that recently joined the choir invisible.
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bpmod wrote:Does anybody pay attention to the spots at the end of Jeopardy! (Promotional consideration provided by...)?
ATTENTION DIALYSIS PATIENTS

If you suffered sudden death during or after dialysis, you may be entitled to substantial monetary compensation.

Call 1-800-LAW-FIRM now!
Doesn't somebody have to approve these before they go to air?

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One of my favorites has "Patients taking aspirin and the elderly". I would have to wonder how a patient could be taking the elderly.
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Yes, James Gandolfini died yesterday. You know how I knew? Because it was "shared" in my FB thread.

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Paucle wrote:Yes, James Gandolfini died yesterday. You know how I knew? Because it was "shared" in my FB thread.

47 times.
This happens to me more than I care to admit (learning about news through FB). Hell, it even predates that, I first found out about Princess Diana's death (over 15 years ago!) because someone mentioned it when I was in an IRC chat with a bunch of people and someone mentioned it.
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I only had a couple mentions of his death in my FB feed. But about a year ago or so, some actor I'd never heard of before died and my FB page went crazy with people mouning his .death

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dhkendall wrote:
Paucle wrote:Yes, James Gandolfini died yesterday. You know how I knew? Because it was "shared" in my FB thread.

47 times.
This happens to me more than I care to admit (learning about news through FB). Hell, it even predates that, I first found out about Princess Diana's death (over 15 years ago!) because someone mentioned it when I was in an IRC chat with a bunch of people and someone mentioned it.
I'm getting the sense that someone mentioned it.

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seaborgium wrote:
dhkendall wrote:
Paucle wrote:Yes, James Gandolfini died yesterday. You know how I knew? Because it was "shared" in my FB thread.

47 times.
This happens to me more than I care to admit (learning about news through FB). Hell, it even predates that, I first found out about Princess Diana's death (over 15 years ago!) because someone mentioned it when I was in an IRC chat with a bunch of people and someone mentioned it.
I'm getting the sense that someone mentioned it.
I think he's just going for the redundancy award award.

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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bpmod wrote:
seaborgium wrote:
dhkendall wrote:This happens to me more than I care to admit (learning about news through FB). Hell, it even predates that, I first found out about Princess Diana's death (over 15 years ago!) because someone mentioned it when I was in an IRC chat with a bunch of people and someone mentioned it.
I'm getting the sense that someone mentioned it.
I think he's just going for the redundancy award award.

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At least two of my FB friends informed me earlier this week that Nelson Mandela had died.

Why, in the face of that evidence, is the mainstream media still in denial?

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I haven't seen his death reported on Facebook, but I do occasionally see deaths of various well known people reported on the internet. None from mainstream sources, of course. Why do people do stuff like that? Do they just get some perverse pleasure out of upsetting people. Suppose your father was some celebrity and you log on the internet and see some web site reporting that they have died.

People who do stuff like that need to be taken out back and have the crap beaten out of them.

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TMZ broke the news about Michael Jackson's death, and they turned out to be right. Of course, they also reported that after his seizure, Lil Wayne was near death and on life support and was given last rites, and that turned out to be totally false. Gotta take everything you see on the internet with a grain ton of salt.

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Fleeboy wrote:At least two of my FB friends informed me earlier this week that Nelson Mandela had died.

Why, in the face of that evidence, is the mainstream media still in denial?
Well, I also see such articles on FB, but they at least don't have links to reputable news sources covering it. The Gandolfini posts I saw linked to news articles as well, not just saying he's dead. (For local news I also have a local 80s rock station and a local news blogger (which was where I heard about Price is Right Live coming here earlier this year that I mentioned here) in my FB feed as well.) But I haven't watched television news or bought a news paper in a long while.
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Jasoni22 wrote:TMZ broke the news about Michael Jackson's death, and they turned out to be right. Of course, they also reported that after his seizure, Lil Wayne was near death and on life support and was given last rites, and that turned out to be totally false. Gotta take everything you see on the internet with a grain ton of salt.
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I used to be AWSOP but wanted to be more theatrical.

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georgespelvin wrote:How many of these do you get?

http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/jokes-on ... understand
Not only did I get every single one, but enjoyed every single one.

The geek is strong with this one.
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georgespelvin wrote:How many of these do you get?

http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/jokes-on ... understand
But I don't get joke #17. All it tells me is that the man got to the store and the store had eggs. What's funny about that?

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bpmod wrote:
georgespelvin wrote:How many of these do you get?

http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/jokes-on ... understand
But I don't get joke #17. All it tells me is that the man got to the store and the store had eggs. What's funny about that?

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She told him to get bread and if they had eggs, get a dozen, so he bought 12 loaves of bread.

He understood it to mean, if they have eggs, get a dozen loaves of bread. Since the store had eggs, he got a dozen loaves of bread.

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