History Website / Fark

6th Apr '16 11:49:28 AM Chariset
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* CaptainObvious: Whenever a research story confirms what's blatantly obvious, someone will post a picture of KABC reporter Ric Romero (who is known to Farkers for stating the blindingly obvious, or investigates something long after its time has passed).

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* CaptainObvious: Whenever a research story confirms what's blatantly obvious, someone will post a picture of Former KABC reporter Ric Romero (who is known ''is'' Captain Obvious to Farkers for (due to his habit of stating the blindingly obvious, obvious or investigates investigating something long after its time has passed).passed). He is aware of his 'fame' and seems to enjoy it.



* DoubleMeaning: Used regularly in the headlines. "I was here wondering what's wrong with this <insert out of control vehicle or unusual flying object here> when it finally struck me".

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** "Gene Masseth" is just an ordinary name. Farkers like to pretend it has some obscene double meaning (like "Heywood Jablome") to troll people who are afraid to admit they don't get the joke.
* DoubleMeaning: Used regularly in the headlines. "I was here wondering what's what was wrong with this <insert out of control vehicle or unusual flying object here> when it finally struck me".



* GoldenMeanFallacy: Used so often by StrawmanPolitical "Fark Independents"[[note]]Farkers who say they're independent, but just happen to agree with Republicans on pretty much everything[[/note]], it garnered its own initialism: BSABSVR. That is, "Both sides are bad, so vote Republican."

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* GoldenMeanFallacy: Used so often by StrawmanPolitical "Fark Independents"[[note]]Farkers who say they're independent, but just happen to agree with Republicans on pretty much everything[[/note]], it garnered its own initialism: BSABSVR. That is, "Both BSABSVR ("Both sides are bad, so vote Republican."")



** On the other hand, the {{Grammar Nazi}}s will hammer poorly spelled headlines.

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** On the other hand, the {{Grammar Nazi}}s will hammer poorly spelled misspelled or poorly-punctuated headlines.
8th Feb '16 10:59:50 AM Premonition45
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* NothingIsTheSameAnymore: Abe Vigoda's mistaken death report was such a beloved RunningGag that Farkers were stunned when he actually died in January 2016.
8th Feb '16 10:57:15 AM Premonition45
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** ...but most obituary threads fill up with "wrong" RIP wishes...including at least one for AbeVigoda. Or, more recently, A pic of Vigoda saying, "I'm still here, bitches".

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** ...but most obituary threads fill up with "wrong" RIP wishes...including at least one for AbeVigoda. Or, more recently, A pic of Vigoda saying, "I'm still here, bitches". Until January 26, 2016, [[AuthorExistenceFailure when Vigoda died for real]].
5th Jan '16 9:41:04 AM MadCat221
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* EagleLand: The "'MURICA" tag covers examples of Type B/Boorish.
26th Nov '15 8:34:14 PM nombretomado
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** Headlines with SarahJessicaParker or Creator/JuliaRoberts will invariably have a [[HollywoodHomely horse pun]] thrown in. [[DontExplainTheJoke See, it's funny because their faces are elongated and their teeth are prominent, not unlike a horse.]]

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** Headlines with SarahJessicaParker Creator/SarahJessicaParker or Creator/JuliaRoberts will invariably have a [[HollywoodHomely horse pun]] thrown in. [[DontExplainTheJoke See, it's funny because their faces are elongated and their teeth are prominent, not unlike a horse.]]
10th Nov '15 1:18:31 AM IlGreven
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* CaptainObvious: Whenever a research story confirms what's blatantly obvious, someone will post a picture of KABC reporter Ric Romero (who is known to Farkers for stating the blindingly obvious, or investigates something long after its time has passed).
20th Sep '15 3:52:29 PM Premonition45
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* EpicFail: Stories that feature this get the "Fail" tag.
6th Jul '15 11:56:49 AM nombretomado
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* LOLCats: Especially on Caturday.

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* LOLCats: WebOriginal/LOLCats: Especially on Caturday.
20th May '15 2:13:23 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Often enough as a headline, usually following; "Student/Citizen does (insert something [[HomestarRunner good or awesome]]) for his community/school. Person gets reward/scholarship for his deed. Just kidding! Person gets arrested/suspended."

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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Often enough as a headline, usually following; "Student/Citizen does (insert something [[HomestarRunner [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner good or awesome]]) for his community/school. Person gets reward/scholarship for his deed. Just kidding! Person gets arrested/suspended."
23rd Feb '15 7:58:51 PM umbralcorax
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* OldShame: Ever heard of Fark TV? If your answer is no, there's a reason for this.
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