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Re: Funny news stories

Post by reptar » August 4, 2015, 12:09 pm

Manbush wrote:Ken oath it's funny, good on the prisoners :clap:

My best mate during primary school his sister (good mates at the time with my brother) was on that show, never saw her name mentioned during all the **** with him thankfully, she might've been a bit too old for him at the time.
Is that the only person you knew on the show?
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Post by Manchild » November 20, 2015, 3:14 pm

Best name EVER! :lol: :lol:

Phuc Dat Bich posted a picture of his passport on Facebook to prove it was his real name

IF YOU have ever thought your name sounded bad, spare a thought for this guy.
Phuc Dat Bich (yes, that is his real name) was tired of being accused of having a “false and misleading” name, so he took matters in to his own hands.
After having his Facebook account shut down three times, the 23-year-old Vietnamese-Australian posted a picture of his passport to the site to prove it was real.
“I find it highly irritating the fact that nobody seems to believe me when I say that my full legal name is how you see it,” he wrote. “I’ve been accused of using a false and misleading name of which I find very offensive. Is it because I’m Asian? Is it?

http://www.news.com.au/technology/onlin ... bac174f99d

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Post by Manbush » January 17, 2016, 5:35 pm

Ku Klux Klan Leader Busted Having Sex With Black Male Prostitute :lol:

http://guardianlv.com/2014/04/ku-klux-k ... rostitute/
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Post by Schifty » January 19, 2016, 3:18 pm

Garden Island naval base infiltrated by drunk tourist from Adelaide

Andrew Purgacz was drunk and lost in an unfamiliar city. More specifically, the Adelaide tourist was 150 metres inside Sydney's Garden Island naval base, one of Australia's major defence facilities. Mr Purgacz, 37, was found sleeping on a grass verge within the inner-city base at 11.02pm on December 23. He was arrested by Federal Police and charged with trespassing on prohibited Crown land.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/garden-island ... z3xfGRN0l4

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Post by Toviii » March 20, 2016, 2:59 pm

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Post by Schifty » March 21, 2016, 4:59 pm

How in 2016 did people not see this happening :lol:

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Post by Manbush » March 25, 2016, 8:58 am

Twitter May Have Just Doomed Humanity by Trolling an Artificial Intelligence Bot
By Ryan Faith

March 25, 2016 | 6:15 am
Some bright bulb at Microsoft Research had the clever idea of turning a machine learning program loose on Twitter yesterday to learn how humans interact with each other. Humans, predictably, interacted terribly.

Within 24 hours, the Twitter bot @TayandYou had turned spectacularly ugly in the way only the internet can turn things ugly, spewing racism and hate at Twitter uses in a series of horrifying tweets. Most of them have already been deleted, perhaps in a bid to ensure that any future artificial intelligence (AI) won't have evidence of what horrible bastards humans were back before AI took over the world. Or maybe Microsoft was simply trying to avoid bad PR. Regardless, there are screenshots.

And those future AIs would be right to be pissed about how humankind warped the mind of this poor machine learning program.

Read more https://news.vice.com/article/microsoft ... vicenewsfb

Well done Schifty, hope you're proud.
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Post by Schifty » March 25, 2016, 9:01 pm

Manbush wrote:Twitter May Have Just Doomed Humanity by Trolling an Artificial Intelligence Bot
By Ryan Faith

March 25, 2016 | 6:15 am
Some bright bulb at Microsoft Research had the clever idea of turning a machine learning program loose on Twitter yesterday to learn how humans interact with each other. Humans, predictably, interacted terribly.

Within 24 hours, the Twitter bot @TayandYou had turned spectacularly ugly in the way only the internet can turn things ugly, spewing racism and hate at Twitter uses in a series of horrifying tweets. Most of them have already been deleted, perhaps in a bid to ensure that any future artificial intelligence (AI) won't have evidence of what horrible bastards humans were back before AI took over the world. Or maybe Microsoft was simply trying to avoid bad PR. Regardless, there are screenshots.

And those future AIs would be right to be pissed about how humankind warped the mind of this poor machine learning program.

Read more https://news.vice.com/article/microsoft ... vicenewsfb

Well done Schifty, hope you're proud.
Hey if I had the chance to talk tweet the bot it wouldn't have turned out racist, it would have trolled the likes of Trump, Hockey and Turnbull instead!

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Post by Schifty » May 8, 2016, 11:51 am

Banana videos got too sexy in China so the government banned them https://t.co/uXT9bv3Fon https://t.co/luMxqHr7Yg

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Post by Schifty » May 14, 2016, 5:09 pm

Some Guy in Adelaide Showed Me Evidence of Time Travel on His Ancient Computer

http://www.vice.com/en_au/read/some-guy ... ign=global

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Post by Manbush » May 14, 2016, 5:25 pm

When I saw this thread pop up I was expecting the dolphin article vice had this morning, wouldn't pass the censors though.
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Post by Schifty » May 14, 2016, 6:00 pm

Manbush wrote:When I saw this thread pop up I was expecting the dolphin article vice had this morning, wouldn't pass the censors though.

Is that the story of Peter the Dolphin and a scientist who went on massive acid trips before deciding a researcher would live with a dolphin for 8 week in the hope they could then start communicating in English.

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Post by Notaroboticfish » May 14, 2016, 6:02 pm

Schifty wrote:
Manbush wrote:When I saw this thread pop up I was expecting the dolphin article vice had this morning, wouldn't pass the censors though.

Is that the story of Peter the Dolphin and a scientist who went on massive acid trips before deciding a researcher would live with a dolphin for 8 week in the hope they could then start communicating in English.
Hang on, can someone link this here?

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Post by greeneyed » May 14, 2016, 6:13 pm

Notaroboticfish wrote:
Schifty wrote:
Manbush wrote:When I saw this thread pop up I was expecting the dolphin article vice had this morning, wouldn't pass the censors though.

Is that the story of Peter the Dolphin and a scientist who went on massive acid trips before deciding a researcher would live with a dolphin for 8 week in the hope they could then start communicating in English.
Hang on, can someone link this here?
They better not by the sounds of it.
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Post by Manbush » May 14, 2016, 6:26 pm

Schifty wrote:
Manbush wrote:When I saw this thread pop up I was expecting the dolphin article vice had this morning, wouldn't pass the censors though.

Is that the story of Peter the Dolphin and a scientist who went on massive acid trips before deciding a researcher would live with a dolphin for 8 week in the hope they could then start communicating in English.
Nah it was about 14 frustrated male dolphins at a marine park and for GEs sanity that's all I'm saying.
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Post by Schifty » May 14, 2016, 6:43 pm

Notaroboticfish wrote:
Schifty wrote:
Manbush wrote:When I saw this thread pop up I was expecting the dolphin article vice had this morning, wouldn't pass the censors though.

Is that the story of Peter the Dolphin and a scientist who went on massive acid trips before deciding a researcher would live with a dolphin for 8 week in the hope they could then start communicating in English.
Hang on, can someone link this here?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... e-her.html brief summary..

Search "Dollop podcast Dolphin" if you want the full story.

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Post by reptar » October 7, 2016, 1:11 pm

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensl ... rx978.html

The headline title on the front page? "One dead after car crashes into Queensland funeral" I rather suspect there was one dead before, too.
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Post by reptar » October 7, 2016, 1:12 pm

http://www.news.com.au/finance/business ... e8efc943c1
Domino’s accused Mr Driscoll of wasting the court’s time and said it intends to apply to have the judgment overturned.
Apart from the awful spelling, that's gold!
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Post by -TW- » October 7, 2016, 1:18 pm

Creepy clowns being sighted in Melbourne

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Post by Dr Zaius » October 8, 2016, 5:40 pm

-TW- wrote:Creepy clowns being sighted in Melbourne
Bizarre
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-0 ... fmredir=sm
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Post by Notaroboticfish » October 8, 2016, 8:17 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
-TW- wrote:Creepy clowns being sighted in Melbourne
Bizarre
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-0 ... fmredir=sm
The author of that article is absolutely taking the piss :lol:

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Post by Schifty » November 6, 2016, 7:43 pm

$62 for a coffee in Switzerland...

Well with a little something via a robot on the side...

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/03/robot-se ... -cafe.html

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Post by Green eyed Mick » November 18, 2016, 6:19 pm

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ncing.html

This one's a little off but I am not sure I fully understand why cutting a dogs balls off is ok and even encouraged but letting him use them will put you in prison.

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Post by simo » November 28, 2016, 12:29 pm

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Post by Manbush » February 11, 2017, 12:48 pm

Not exactly funny news story but no idea where else to post it, 20 koalas rescued from an animal brothel :shock:

http://northcoastchronicle.info/2017/02 ... l-brothel/
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Post by Brewdle » February 11, 2017, 2:27 pm

That's the exact same story as the pig whore house in the US but some of the details have changed, a proven hoax.

http://www.snopes.com/australia-animal-brothel/


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Post by Green eyed Mick » March 28, 2017, 7:33 am

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensl ... v79m6.html

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Post by CJR » March 28, 2017, 8:39 am

Is that George Lucas

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Post by Green eyed Mick » January 23, 2018, 1:28 pm

If true this is some next level stupid. :roflmao

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-23/s ... rt/9351818

This is just odd.


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Post by Green eyed Mick » November 20, 2018, 7:32 pm

I thought the outrage over plastic bags was peak **** in this country.

https://www.news.com.au/finance/busines ... bcbc00d7d8

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