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25 Laughably Dumb Times People Thought Satire Was Real

Just when you think people can't stoop low enough, they respond seriously to an Onion article. Is it a lack of critical thinking skills? Poor reading comprehension? Zero sense of humor? Bogus knowledge of the real world and an inability to distinguish between fact from fiction? Okay, yeah it's probably a combination of all of these. Anyway if you liked these then here's more times people assumed The Onion was trying to be a reputable News source.

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comments Probably bad News news what - 8228552192
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According to the original story, the suspect was seized in an Operation Ceasefire sweep, a program that specifically targets youth gun violence. The comments, on the other hand, seem to make this case look like something else entirely.

The lesson? Never look at the comments section.

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The Muppets clearly know how to connect with their online fans. To promote their latest film, Muppets Most Wanted, the film's latest trailer hilariously mocks a number of supposed internet comments made about the film.