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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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15 Soft-Headed Nincompoops Who Believed Satire

Before reacting to a headline, always check the source and make sure that you're not alerting everyone on your feed to the fact that you didn't understand an obvious joke. The Onion has been around for decades, but people still get duped by their joke headlines, like all the time.

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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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Petition to Sell Montana to Canada Is Well on It's Way to Making Its Goal

Change.org has been host to some pretty questionable petitions, such as "let people drink the red liquid from the dark sarcophugus" a few months back, when a really old Egyptian Sarcophagus was exhumed. (It got over 34,000 signatures!) Anyway we're not sure if selling Montana to Canada would solve the debt crisis, but it sure is a neat idea. Here's what people, even some self-proclaimed citizens of Montana, had to say.

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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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15 Angrily Confused Individuals Who Missed the Point of Satire

Even after reading the absolutely insane headlines, these people didn't do a quick google search to find out if the Onion was a real newspaper. Imagine how confused you'd be if you just walked around thinking all of this was true?

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15 Times Satire Swooped over People's Heads

Either they don't get the joke or they don't want to. None of us wanted it to be this way.

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25 Bot-Generated Kitchen Nightmares Episodes We Wish Were Real

The twitter handle @BotRamsay randomly generates a Kitchen Nightmares episode title every 10 minutes. That's right. Every 10 minutes. It has tweeted almost 65 thousand episodes since its inception. Here are some of the recent offerings.

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17 Times Unthinking People Believed the Most Absurd Satire

How hard is it to discern between a news source and a humor website? Did these people leave their thinking caps at the door? That said, boy does it make you feel smart to be in on the joke when someone else is scratching their head.

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17 Times Utter Nincompoops Believed The Onion

People really need to start checking their sources. Specifically if that source is a well known satirical website.

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