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Simon Coveney says it'll be a ‘failure of politics’ if UK pushes through Brexit Bill
# Brexit Bill
# Brexit Bill

Simon Coveney says it'll be a ‘failure of politics’ if UK pushes through Brexit Bill

Oct 7th 2020, 2:50 PM 13,555 Views 14 Comments

Simon Coveney believes the Internal Market Bill is a negotiating tactic that has backfired.

Off-duty FBI agent accidentally shoots bystander after backflip in Colorado club
# Backfired
# Backfired

Off-duty FBI agent accidentally shoots bystander after backflip in Colorado club

Jun 4th 2018, 9:29 AM 48,224 Views 44 Comments

The shooting victim was taken to hospital from non-life-threatening injuries, local media reported.

Justin Bieber slid into the DMs of a gym to ask about a girl who worked there and it really backfired
# Backfired
From The Daily Edge
# Backfired

Justin Bieber slid into the DMs of a gym to ask about a girl who worked there and it really backfired

Aug 12th 2017, 9:36 AM 15,061 Views 3 Comments

Ah here.

Analysis: The Chiefs' brilliant 'tackle only' tactic backfired against the Blues
# No Ruck
From The42
# No Ruck

Analysis: The Chiefs' brilliant 'tackle only' tactic backfired against the Blues

Apr 14th 2016, 1:30 PM 34,626 Views 7 Comments

The ingenious defensive tactic has made a return in Super Rugby this year.

Internet racists taught Microsoft's bot to be a Holocaust-denying, Trump supporting racist
# Backfired
# Backfired

Internet racists taught Microsoft's bot to be a Holocaust-denying, Trump supporting racist

Mar 24th 2016, 12:36 PM 13,733 Views 3 Comments

A chatbot developed by Microsoft ended up tweeting racist and inflammatory statements made by some users.

11 pranks that backfired spectacularly
# Pranks Gone Bad
From The Daily Edge
# Pranks Gone Bad

11 pranks that backfired spectacularly

Nov 11th 2015, 1:02 PM 9,505 Views 0 Comments

Mild ouchies within.

Paddy McGuinness had to take his toothbrush out to clean Emile Heskey's boots
# Bet
From The42
# Bet

Paddy McGuinness had to take his toothbrush out to clean Emile Heskey's boots

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:35 PM 7,342 Views 1 Comment

The comedian stayed true to his word after Tweet backfires.

TV3 received 20 complaints about Keith Barry's Russian Roulette stunt
# Russian Roulette
From The Daily Edge
# Russian Roulette

TV3 received 20 complaints about Keith Barry's Russian Roulette stunt

Jan 31st 2014, 3:32 PM 26,557 Views 70 Comments

Viewers argued that the gun stunt was distressing.

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns
# Backfired
From The Daily Edge
# Backfired

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns

Oct 19th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,150 Views 7 Comments

The elite LA unit arrived for a training session, only to find that all their weapons had been stolen.