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That's fake news. If you had a dollar every time you heard that in the last four years you'd probably be living on a private island at this point. So lets laugh at it in all its glory, fake and all.

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Absurd Individuals Who Didn't Get Satire

By now, people should be aware of things like satirical news websites, but for some reason, we still get sadly mistaken people who didn't understand satire. Whether it's because they didn't read the source, got so angry they wanted to believe a joke headline, or are just plain dumb, people will believe the dumbest headlines. These sites have been around for years and mistaken people still don't get satire.

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Sadly Mistaken People Who Didn't Get Satire

Most of us understand a tongue-in-cheek reference from a well known satirical news network, but sadly, there are those among us who just don't get the joke, or worse, believe the absurdity and pass it off as actual news. It's sadly too common to see a sorely mistaken person not get satire, like an aunt who actually believes scientists have made a voice activated grapefruit.

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Mistaken People Who Didn't Get Satire

Whether it's being so upset that they lose their capacity for rationality, actually wanting to believe a joke headline, or just poor reading comprehension, there is an embarrassing number of sorely mistaken people not getting satire out there. Sometimes someone will read an obvious joke and think that they're doing everyone a favor by calling it fake news. It's half funny and half disappointing. We've got people believing in time travel, wrestler cruelty, and everything else.

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Sorely Mistaken People Not Getting Satire

Even though satirical news has been around for decades, people still have a really hard time parsing out fact from fiction. Sometimes they'll write-off a absurdly funny headline as fake news. Other times they'll react with appropriate shock after reading a "report" that the gates of hell have been opened. It's funny, but also kinda really disappointing when sadly mistaken people don't understand satire.

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Sadly Mistaken People Who Didn't Understand Satire

People have a really hard time deciphering what is real news and what is obviously a joke. Who knew the unintended consequence of satirical news would be your grandma thinking the rapture happened. Whether it's a state of uncanny gullibility or just poor reading comprehension, a lot of mistaken people do not understand satire.

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Ridiculous and Disappointing Times Satire Went Over People's Heads

Satire can go over people's heads. Some folks seem to have a really hard time figuring out the difference between real news and obvious, absurd joke news. Sometimes it's funny when someone is ignorant enough to believe millions of people died on Black Friday, but when people refuse to see the jokes or think that it was made to deceive them, it's gets into the territory of "kind of upsetting." 

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Funny and Sad Times Satire Went Way Over People's Heads

Either these people didn't want to get the joke and decided these insane headlines were "fake news" or they thought they were completely true and responded in kind. Makes you feel sad about people's inability to differentiate obvious satire from actual news, but it is pretty funny. Mistaken people don't understand satire kind of a lot.

Times people mistakenly believed satire news.
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Funny and Stupid Times Mistaken People Didn't Understand Satire

With the proper context, satire news websites are incredibly enjoyable sources of entertainment. But if you aren't inclined to get the joke, or just have no idea that what you're reading is supposed to be a joke, you can look pretty damn stupid. There are too many instances of times people didn't understand satire.

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Funny and Disappointing Times People Didn't Get Satire

Whether it's just not understanding what proper sources are, poor reading comprehension, or just not wanting to get the joke, some folks out there have a really hard time understanding what satire is. At first, reading these are kinda funny, then after a while it gets sorta sad to see it all.

Times people didn't understand satire and overreacted to fake stories.
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27 Funny And Sad Times People Didn't Understand Satire

It could be poor reading comprehension, gullibility, or just a failure to check sources, but many people have a problem with understanding satire. Even when it's not subtle, some folks really just miss the point of satire, or don't want to get it. Sometimes it's funny to see someone react with outrage over a fake story about NASA shooting a chimp into the sun. Other times it's just kind of pitiful, like when someone uses a joke as a source in an actual article.

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19 Dunderheaded Simpletons Who Believed Satire

What gets the blame for this? People's bad senses of humor? Poor reading comprehension skills? Whatever the reason, there are real idiots out there who, upon reading an obvious joke headline by a known satire website like The Onion, will assume it's true and pollute the comments section with their own moronic take on a fake situation. And man are these people fun to laugh at. For more here's another bunch of softheaded nincompoops who believed satire.

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20 Laughable Doofs Who Didn't Get the Point of Satire

These folks jumped the gun on whether the article they were reading was a joke or not. We get why they're so angry. Hell, we would be just as mad if we thought these headlines were real. The thing is, they're very obviously not. If you wanna see more people overreacting to more satire they didn't get, then check these out.

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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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17 Times Fragile-Hearted Idiots Didn't Get Satire

Remember to check your sources, or you might end up like one of these doofuses, getting mad over something that you didn't even realize was a joke.

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18 Embarrassing Times Mistaken People Thought Satire Was Real

Just goes to show that people will react to a ridiculous headline before reading the source. One of these even came from a site called "Not Really News." It's almost as if there is nothing The Onion can put out that SOMEONE won't think is real.

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Ryan Reynolds Trolls Woman Who Hooked Up With Ghosts For Hilarious Reason

The resemblance is eerily uncanny, no? Leave it to Ryan Reynolds to capitalize on this tidbit of unbelievable (quite literally) news...

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