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# Fail

All time
# Fail
Cyclist tries to sneak under barrier, gets head embarrassingly stuck in it
Alright, here we g- NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE.
# Oops
The cover of this Tyrone college's prospectus is deeply unfortunate
Thankfully, it’s only funny in Ireland.
# Fail
Trampoline stunt goes terribly wrong
He was quickly brought down to earth.
# stone cold
Here's the most epic fail at impressing a girl you'll see today
God loves a trier.
# Fail
Snapshot: The MUTV graphics department had one job...
Someone in Old Trafford will have some ‘splaining to do his morning
# faceplant
Bulldog attempts to chase postman, fails spectacularly
Beware of the fence.
# super duper fail
Prepare to wince. These are the worst fails of 2014 so far
So much failure.
# Sail Away
Here's how to NOT pull a sailboat out of the water
Wow. Massive fail.
# Fail
BBC subtitle blunder tells viewers to 'prepare for rape' at Glastonbury
Oh. Oh no.
# Fail
Dog fails miserably at catching even a single frisbee
He forgot how to dog.
# why d'you only call me when you're high
What NOT to do if you have a cannabis farm in your house: Accidentally call 999
One guy in the UK did, he was promptly arrested.
# Fail
Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps
It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.
# Banking Inquiry
Attempts to kick Fianna Fáil senator off banking inquiry fall flat
A Fine Gael senator had accused Marc MacSharry of having a conflict of interest.
# Fail
Here's how NOT to open a champagne bottle with a sword
Bet you feel pretty silly NOW.
# priceless
Quiz show contestant thinks Gareth Bale plays international football for... AC Milan
You lose… Good day, sir!
# Fail
Driver's attempt to skip traffic jam backfires mortifyingly
Today we learned a karma lesson.
# Fail
PL wrap: United miss out on Europe after Saints draw completes disastrous season
Tottenham secured the last available Europa League berth by crushing Aston Villa 3-0
# Fail
This man failed the 'don't laugh' challenge... can you do better?
Try not to laugh. Laugh anyway.
# Clowning Around
This graduation ceremony backflip fail will strain all your cringe muscles
Why did he DO that?
# Fail
12 deeply unfortunate text-spacing disasters
Not good.
# lights camera
13 television reporters that are definitely having a worse day than you
Your work day was NOT this bad.
# drone warfare
Mortifying fail as Portuguese navy tries out its first drone
# selfie fail
Man attempts to a take selfie with a passing train
It doesn’t go well.
# on the fence
Man's epic struggle to climb over fence ends in the most humiliating way
We are all this man.
# Click Here
Rather unfortunate real estate ad appears in New Zealand newspaper
You’d be safe as houses with this lot.
# Ad fail
Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs
The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.
# blooper
Epic interview fail by reporter on a boat
Wait for it…
# superdog
Hopeful dog tries to jump on couch, fails spectacularly
He’s gonna make it! ….He didn’t make it.
Local authorities haven't collected over €355 million owed to them
In 2012, arrears increased by €33 million, or approximately 10 per cent, compared to 2011, where rates arrears came to €323 million.
# Mistaken Identity
Russian thugs beat up St Patrick's flashmob after mistaking it for gay activists
Police said the fight was based on a “misunderstanding”.
# ropey
These penguins hilariously tripping over a rope are your life
Every. Single. Day.
# New Bond Street
Men on mopeds use a sledge hammer, axe and gun in luxury jewellery shop heist in London
One of the mopeds rode on the pavement towards the shop with people having to jump out of the way.
# Fail
Sorry, folks: No Irish university makes top 100 in reputation ranking
The list is dominated by British and American universities.
# i give up
All of these people have already failed at Lent
They just couldn’t make it through those 40 days and 40 nights.
# future fail
6 things the next generation should be furious about
Teach them well and let them lead the way…
# f
Government fails Traveller, migrant children and those who are at risk of poverty
The Children’s Rights Alliance gave the government an overall ‘C’ grade in this year’s report card.
# paisean faisean
17 ways Irish people tried to be cool in the early noughties
So recent. So forgotten.
# morto
Hopeful cat ALMOST makes it to windowsill
SO CLOSE. A whisker away.
# Fail
This parallel parking driver is insanely lucky
Definitely not advisable.
# Blown it
Stolen condoms aren't safe for sex, manufacturer warns thieves
They wouldn’t want children being dragged into the equation now, would they?