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# facepalm - Sunday 10 August, 2014

6 pieces of indisputable proof that you can't believe everything you read on the internet
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From The Daily Edge
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6 pieces of indisputable proof that you can't believe everything you read on the internet

Aug 10th 2014, 8:15 PM 49,955 Views 28 Comments

Not everyone on the internet is out to help you.

# facepalm - Friday 1 August, 2014

People in LA called the police when Facebook went down earlier
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From The Daily Edge
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People in LA called the police when Facebook went down earlier

Aug 1st 2014, 9:41 PM 3,689 Views 1 Comment

Stop the world, we want to get off.

# facepalm - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Airline responds to customer complaint with worst apology letter ever
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From The Daily Edge
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Airline responds to customer complaint with worst apology letter ever

Jul 31st 2014, 5:07 PM 10,126 Views 0 Comments

[Insert apology here]

# facepalm - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Chinese officials build right-angled running track
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From The Daily Edge
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Chinese officials build right-angled running track

Jul 29th 2014, 6:45 PM 3,563 Views 1 Comment

Facepalm.

# facepalm - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Suspect caught after posting 'y'all will never catch me' on police Facebook
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From The Daily Edge
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Suspect caught after posting 'y'all will never catch me' on police Facebook

Jul 27th 2014, 1:55 PM 5,104 Views 2 Comments

Talk about eating your words.

# facepalm - Monday 18 November, 2013

Is this the greatest own goal of all time?
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From The42
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Is this the greatest own goal of all time?

Nov 18th 2013, 11:01 AM 8,810 Views 6 Comments

What was Steven Gardener thinking?

# facepalm - Monday 19 August, 2013

What not to do: 11 lessons we can all learn from athletes on Twitter
# Handy Guide
From The42
# Handy Guide

What not to do: 11 lessons we can all learn from athletes on Twitter

Aug 19th 2013, 5:35 PM 5,317 Views 0 Comments

It’s a minefield out there, Tweeps. Here are some invaluable cautionary tales.

# facepalm - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Boxer makes critical error by giving a big shout-out to the wrong city
# Location Fail
From The42
# Location Fail

Boxer makes critical error by giving a big shout-out to the wrong city

Jul 28th 2013, 5:48 PM 4,043 Views 2 Comments

‘San Diego… I mean, San Antonio.’

# facepalm - Thursday 23 May, 2013

European Tour chief says some of Sergio Garcia’s best friends are ‘coloured’
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From The42
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European Tour chief says some of Sergio Garcia’s best friends are ‘coloured’

May 23rd 2013, 4:57 PM 9,789 Views 58 Comments

Do you want to tell him or should we?

# facepalm - Friday 10 May, 2013

15 annoying things emigrants say
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From The Daily Edge
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15 annoying things emigrants say

May 10th 2013, 1:00 PM 95,510 Views 141 Comments

‘Would you not think about moving over?’

# facepalm - Monday 4 March, 2013

VIDEO: Linfield's Ryan Henderson missed this easy peno rebound in Tallaght tonight
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From The42
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VIDEO: Linfield's Ryan Henderson missed this easy peno rebound in Tallaght tonight

Mar 4th 2013, 11:02 PM 1,938 Views 4 Comments

Linfield trail by three goals ahead of next week’s second leg — but it really should have been less. Here are the highlights.

# facepalm - Sunday 27 January, 2013

St Mirren stun Celtic to reach the final of the Scottish League Cup
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From The42
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St Mirren stun Celtic to reach the final of the Scottish League Cup

Jan 27th 2013, 5:15 PM 1,215 Views 0 Comments

Goals from Esmael Goncalves, Stephen Thompson and a penalty from Paul McGowan saw the Paisley side past the SPL leaders,

# facepalm - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Neymar: Still bad at haircuts, still just as bad at taking penalties
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From The42
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Neymar: Still bad at haircuts, still just as bad at taking penalties

Nov 15th 2012, 4:23 PM 2,106 Views 0 Comments

Soon we’ll have enough clips for a full highlight reel of awful Neymar penalties.

# facepalm - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

VIDEO: Basketball player misses 4 easy shots, saved from embarrassment by his own incompetence
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From The42
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VIDEO: Basketball player misses 4 easy shots, saved from embarrassment by his own incompetence

Nov 14th 2012, 1:32 PM 1,718 Views 0 Comments

We really need to start watching more Belgian basketball.

# facepalm - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

VIDEO: Why inviting your opponent to punch you in the face is a bad idea in MMA
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From The42
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VIDEO: Why inviting your opponent to punch you in the face is a bad idea in MMA

Oct 31st 2012, 1:06 PM 2,094 Views 3 Comments

File under: stupid.

# facepalm - Friday 26 October, 2012

You couldn't make it up - Pinocchio is the mascot for next year's cycling World Championships
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From The42
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You couldn't make it up - Pinocchio is the mascot for next year's cycling World Championships

Oct 26th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,589 Views 0 Comments

Oh…

# facepalm - Monday 3 September, 2012

VIDEO: Charl Schwartzel makes golfers everywhere feel better by 4-putting from 3 feet
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From The42
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VIDEO: Charl Schwartzel makes golfers everywhere feel better by 4-putting from 3 feet

Sep 3rd 2012, 12:40 PM 1,766 Views 1 Comment

While Louis Oousthuizen tore it up at the Deutsche Bank, his fellow South African had an afternoon to forget.

# facepalm - Friday 31 August, 2012

Is this the worst play in the history of American football? Yes. Yes it is.
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From The42
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Is this the worst play in the history of American football? Yes. Yes it is.

Aug 31st 2012, 10:48 AM 1,122 Views 0 Comments

Andre Parker is destined to be known as “Wrong Way Parker” for the rest of his playing days.

# facepalm - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Phil Brown labels Pirlo 'homophobic' for not leaving Serie A
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From The42
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Phil Brown labels Pirlo 'homophobic' for not leaving Serie A

Jun 26th 2012, 1:43 PM 8,841 Views 17 Comments

Somebody needs to tell the former Hull City boss the correct meaning of the word.

# facepalm - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

WATCH: Robbie Findley's embarrassing goal-line miss
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From The42
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WATCH: Robbie Findley's embarrassing goal-line miss

Jan 18th 2012, 10:23 AM 849 Views 0 Comments

The Nottingham Forest striker didn’t exactly cover himself in glory during last night’s FA Cup replay against Leicester.

# facepalm - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Here's your early contender for sports picture of 2012...
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From The42
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Here's your early contender for sports picture of 2012...

Jan 4th 2012, 11:42 AM 1,068 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how NOT to dunk a basketball, kids.

# facepalm - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Alan Hansen apologises for Match of the Day 'coloured' gaffe
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From The42
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Alan Hansen apologises for Match of the Day 'coloured' gaffe

Dec 22nd 2011, 11:01 AM 7,319 Views 87 Comments

The pundit said that he “deeply regrets” his poor choice of words during last night’s Match of the Day.

# facepalm - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad
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From The Daily Edge
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Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad

Dec 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 5,009 Views 6 Comments

How bad can sex writing be? Pretty bad, judging by this year’s entries to the Bad Sex in Fiction Award.

# facepalm - Friday 18 November, 2011

WATCH: A pretty spectacular ice hockey fail
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From The42
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WATCH: A pretty spectacular ice hockey fail

Nov 18th 2011, 12:32 PM 482 Views 4 Comments

Think Ronnie Rosenthal, except on skates…

# facepalm - Monday 4 July, 2011

Could Thomas Levet's lake celebration rule him out of The Open?
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From The42
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Could Thomas Levet's lake celebration rule him out of The Open?

Jul 4th 2011, 7:25 PM 1,084 Views 1 Comment

Parisian took a dive into one of Le Golf National’s water features to celebrate his win at the French Open.

# facepalm - Friday 15 April, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: Meltdowns From The42
Live Apr 15th 2011, 12:58 PM

The Magnificent Seven: Meltdowns

# facepalm - Friday 4 March, 2011

Watch: LeBron nails team-mate Bosh in the face with ball, Miami capitulate
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From The42
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Watch: LeBron nails team-mate Bosh in the face with ball, Miami capitulate

Mar 4th 2011, 4:50 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

LBJ misses another late chance as the temperature rises in Florida.

# facepalm - Monday 7 February, 2011

The Watercooler: talking points from the weekend's football
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From The42
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The Watercooler: talking points from the weekend's football

Feb 7th 2011, 11:43 AM 261 Views 0 Comments

The Premiership wasn’t the only European league in which things went a little bit crazy this weekend, writes Paul Ring in his round-up of the weekend’s talking points.