History Magazine / WeeklyWorldNews

16th Jul '17 10:28:24 PM Fireblood
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** This was perhaps lampshaded during a "Guess the Fake Story" contest they ran featuring four real 'weird news' articles and one fake.In the description they write "While it's not like us to print a fake story, we're making an exception for our latest crazy contest."

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** This was perhaps lampshaded during a "Guess the Fake Story" contest they ran featuring four real 'weird news' articles and one fake. In the description they write wrote "While it's not like us to print a fake story, we're making an exception for our latest crazy contest."
10th Jun '17 4:07:14 PM Mineboot45
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'''The ''Weekly World News'' provides examples of:'''

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10th Nov '16 8:56:36 PM spiritsunami
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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's website incarnation. For example, when it declared that Website/{{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.

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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's its website incarnation. For example, when it declared that Website/{{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.
15th Oct '16 8:28:43 PM nombretomado
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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's website incarnation. For example, when it declared that {{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.

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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's website incarnation. For example, when it declared that {{Facebook}} Website/{{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.
16th Jun '16 12:29:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* CrazyCatLady: Parodied and inverted with a headline of a "Fat Cat Who Owns 23 Old Ladies".
18th May '16 8:46:58 PM Orbiting
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Trivia note: After the ''NationalEnquirer'' switched to color, its publisher started the ''Weekly World News'' as a way to keep using their old black-and-white presses.

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Trivia note: After the ''NationalEnquirer'' ''[[UsefulNotes/AmericanNewspapers National Enquirer]]'' switched to color, its publisher started the ''Weekly World News'' as a way to keep using their old black-and-white presses.
3rd Jan '16 12:01:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* IncrediblyLamePun: One issue headlined an article about [[UsefulNotes/BillClinton President Clinton]] and Senator Edward Kennedy caught soliciting a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Bigfoot]] [[TheOldestProfession prostitute]]. Its title? "BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure".
2nd Jan '15 1:17:23 PM TheUnsquished
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* IncrediblyLamePun: One issue headlined an article about [[BillClinton President Clinton]] and Senator Edward Kennedy caught soliciting a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Bigfoot]] [[TheOldestProfession prostitute]]. Its title? "BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure".

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* IncrediblyLamePun: One issue headlined an article about [[BillClinton [[UsefulNotes/BillClinton President Clinton]] and Senator Edward Kennedy caught soliciting a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Bigfoot]] [[TheOldestProfession prostitute]]. Its title? "BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure".
23rd Dec '14 1:24:28 PM Surenity
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** This was perhaps lampshaded during a "Guess the Fake Story" contest they ran featuring four real 'weird news' articles and one fake.In the description they write "While it's not like us to print a fake story, we're making an exception for our latest crazy contest."
23rd Dec '14 1:20:21 PM Surenity
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** The July 11, 2005 edition ran a story about anime fans slowly morphing into animated anime versions of themselves due to being so obsessed.
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