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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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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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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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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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15 Times The Onion Went Way Over People's Heads

Satire isn't for everyone. What's almost as funny as the satire itself is when someone doesn't get the joke.

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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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