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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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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.

Mistaken people who took satirical joke news seriously | tweet by TheOnion Biologists Still No Closer Discovering Birds Have Sex If thats true just shows even though folks think are real advanced and good with computers nature still will always be more complicated and not then our technolgy
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Times People Were Seriously Misjudged

The idea here was the idea that "if your judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it's stupid." Here are people who were totally misjudged, or misjudged others. Sometimes this stuff sticks with you and still makes you mad. For some similar stories about pettier things, here's stuff adults are still salty about.

Times talented people were judged for the wrong abilities.
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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.

People taking satirical articles seriously.
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17 Times Regret-Filled People Realized They Were the Bad Guy

There are moments that you realize you were being a bastard. Sometimes you realize it years later. Sometimes you didn't have a crucial piece of information and you need to be humbled in the moment because you were being an ass. It doesn't feel good to realize you were being the bad guy, but it happens a lot. For more like this, here are ashamed people sharing their most embarrassing moment.

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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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Tech Support Blows Minds of Retail Employees with Power Button Bombshell

We're not sure who's more shocked here; The retail worker who learned the power symbol isn't a camera, or the tech support dude who had to tell them?

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13 of the Creepiest Things People Have Seen from Their Window

Just seeing someone out there isn't the creepiest thing. It's the ones where someone is looking back. Those are the creepiest.

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