History EpicFail / WebOriginal

12th Jul '17 11:03:54 PM TheGreenHerring
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** In [[http://spoonyexperiment.com/2011/11/03/counter-monkey-botchamania/ this]] video, Spoony describes a ''VideoGame/{{Spycraft}}'' game he ran where the players were trying to get onto a bullet train from a helicopter. By the end, one member of the team was dead and they utterly failed their mission because they kept rolling 1s, Spoony kept giving them the chance to recover, and they'd roll 1s for that too.

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** In [[http://spoonyexperiment.com/2011/11/03/counter-monkey-botchamania/ this]] video, Spoony describes a ''VideoGame/{{Spycraft}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Spycraft}}'' game he ran where the players were trying to get onto a bullet train from a helicopter. By the end, one member of the team was dead and they utterly failed their mission because they kept rolling 1s, Spoony kept giving them the chance to recover, and they'd roll 1s for that too.



** Probably one of the best is Ryan's epic destruction in a game of ''series/{{Jeopardy}}'' where he misses the Daily Double and proceeds to drag him down into $5600 ''in the red'', taking him out before Final Jeopardy.

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** Probably one of the best is Ryan's epic destruction in a game of ''series/{{Jeopardy}}'' ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' where he misses the Daily Double and proceeds to drag him down into $5600 ''in the red'', taking him out before Final Jeopardy.



* [[Creator/TheKingOfHate Darksydephil]] has one moment during his playthrough of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIII''. As seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfF4GxY133o6m25s at 6:25 here]], while attempting to take a shortcut during the mission "Salvatore Called a Meeting" he accidentally goes off a cliff. The limo skids several feet upside down across a beach... and then winds up diving right into the ocean, drowning Claude and everyone inside.

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* [[Creator/TheKingOfHate Darksydephil]] DarksydePhil]] has one moment during his playthrough of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIII''. As seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfF4GxY133o6m25s at 6:25 here]], while attempting to take a shortcut during the mission "Salvatore Called a Meeting" he accidentally goes off a cliff. The limo skids several feet upside down across a beach... and then winds up diving right into the ocean, drowning Claude and everyone inside.
4th Jun '17 12:01:06 PM BKelly95
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* ''[[http://www.rinkworks.com/stupid/ Rinkworks Computer Stupidities]]'' has a story of a man who fancies himself a computer demi-god called upon to fix a problem with the printer. His attempt to refill the toner ends up shorting out the printer and an air conditioner unit next to it. Then he makes it worse by trying to clean up the mess and smearing the toner all over. On top of all that, the printer was out of ''paper'', not toner.

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* ''[[http://www.rinkworks.com/stupid/ Rinkworks Computer Stupidities]]'' has a story of a Stupidities]]'':
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man who fancies himself a computer demi-god demigod is called upon to fix a problem with the printer. His attempt to refill the toner ends up shorting out the printer and an air conditioner unit next to it. Then he makes it worse by trying to clean up the mess and smearing the toner all over. over and he washes the keyboard off with water. On top of all that, the printer was out of ''paper'', not toner.toner.
** A computer used for sales suffers a motherboard failure and a tech support specialist calls in a technician to transfer the hard drive into a computer that is working. (The specialist can't do it due to being two thousand miles away.) However, the technician is completely unable to perform the transfer despite the instructions being printed on the inside of the computer being worked on. The specialist tries to walk the technician through the transfer several times, but the technician fails to comprehend the instructions [[ScrewThisImOutOfHere and leaves.]] Afterwards, the little old lady who runs the shop decides that what the technician was doing didn't look too complicated and successfully performs the hard drive transfer. All the specialist has to do is walk her through getting the case back on.
24th May '17 8:52:19 AM BKelly95
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* ''[[http://www.rinkworks.com/stupid/ Rinkworks Computer Stupidities]]'' has a story of a man who fancies himself a computer demi-god called upon to fix a problem with the printer. His attempt to refill the toner ends up shorting out the printer and an air conditioner unit next to it. Then he makes it worse by trying to clean up the mess and smearing the toner all over. On top of all that, the printer was out of ''paper'', not toner.
14th May '17 10:22:47 AM Viira
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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' invokes this in the case of Church's time travel excursion. In his attempts to [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong better the timeline]], he ends up causing everything to go wrong. As he tries desperately, and fails miserably, to shoot Donut he sums it up fairly well:
--> '''Church:''' Oh my God, I suck!

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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' invokes this in the case of ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''
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Church's time travel excursion. In his attempts to [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong better the timeline]], he ends up causing everything to go wrong. As he tries desperately, and fails miserably, miserably to shoot Donut Donut, he sums it up fairly well:
--> ---> '''Church:''' Oh my God, I suck!



--> '''Caboose:''' hhh! Now I am burning! That is much worse than other things burning!\\

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--> '''Caboose:''' hhh! Ahhh! Now I am burning! That is much worse than other things burning!\\



'''Caboose:''' Oh, come on! How did that even ''start''?"
** Church himself once unloaded an entire magazine on a guy that was [[NoRangeLikePointBlankRange right in front of him]] [[SubvertedTrope without hitting the guy once]]. And that guy wasn't even moving. At all.

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'''Caboose:''' Oh, come on! How did that even ''start''?"
''start''?
** In ''Reconstruction'', Church himself once unloaded unloads an entire magazine on at a guy that was guard [[NoRangeLikePointBlankRange standing still right in front of him]] [[SubvertedTrope without hitting the guy once]]. And that guy wasn't even moving. At all.once.
29th Apr '17 12:22:18 PM nombretomado
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* ''ToddInTheShadows'': When Todd reviewed Train's ''Hey, Soul Sister'' and found a quotation saying they were trying to make something like INXS...well he throws up comparative clips of the two groups (hint: nothing alike) and then analogises thus:

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* ''ToddInTheShadows'': ''WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows'': When Todd reviewed Train's ''Hey, Soul Sister'' and found a quotation saying they were trying to make something like INXS...well he throws up comparative clips of the two groups (hint: nothing alike) and then analogises thus:
31st Mar '17 10:16:11 AM KoopaKid17
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* The title character of WebAnimation/HomestarRunner is apparently prone to these, if Strong Bad is any indication. One WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail segment ("[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail161.html 4 branches]]") discusses various examples of Homestar's stupidity, including getting himself stuck inside a water cooler... somehow.

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* WebAnimation/HomestarRunner:
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The title character of WebAnimation/HomestarRunner is apparently prone to these, if Strong Bad is any indication. One WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail segment ("[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail161.html 4 branches]]") discusses various examples of Homestar's stupidity, including getting himself stuck inside a water cooler... somehow.



** The same email also mentions that Homestar has often [[AchievementsInIgnorance done things so stupid it wraps back around to smart]], like correctly describing [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coulomb%27s_law Coulomb's law]] when asked the value of 2+2.

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** *** The same email also mentions that Homestar has often [[AchievementsInIgnorance done things so stupid it wraps back around to smart]], like correctly describing [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coulomb%27s_law Coulomb's law]] when asked the value of 2+2.2+2.
** Strong Bad is prone to these as well. In the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail segment ("[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail71.html 2 emails]]"), Strong Bad invites several women to the Ladies' Choice Awards, only to have none show up.
** Also in ("[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail10.html for kids]]"), Strong Bad somehow gets a GameOver in ''VideoGame/PeasantsQuest'' with a score of -45 which is impossible to do in the actual game.
15th Mar '17 6:18:11 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''MSFHighForum'' roleplay, there was once a round of combat where eight people, of the same level, were fighting each other...and no one hit ANYONE.

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* In the ''MSFHighForum'' ''Roleplay/MSFHighForum'' roleplay, there was once a round of combat where eight people, of the same level, were fighting each other...and no one hit ANYONE.
7th Feb '17 7:41:34 PM ml0085
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** Caboose trying to cover Church with a sticky grenade in ''Reconstruction''. Washington lampshades it by declaring it the "worst throw ever. Of all time."

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** Caboose trying to cover Church with a sticky grenade in ''Reconstruction''.''Reconstruction''... and throwing it directly into the wall in front of him. Washington lampshades it by declaring it the "worst throw ever. Of all time."
11th Jan '17 4:32:20 PM ThePocket
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* This is WebVideo/RegularCarReviews' opinion of the Dodge Aspen, a car so badly made that honoring its warranties almost bankrupted the company. After comparing it to a string of products that failed to take off and are generally regarded as having been bad ideas in the first place, he says that it "failed harder than the presidency of William Henry Harrison." For those not up on American history, he's the one who made a long inauguration speech on a rainy day, caught pneumonia, and died 30 days later.
2nd Jan '17 8:02:31 AM KoopaKid17
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** During a playthrough of the PS2 version of ''Series/WheelOfFortune'', Danny manages to hit Lose a Turn ''four turns in a row''.
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