Headlines that need some help

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Re: Headlines that need some help

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Ned Flounders » Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:08 pm

CVS buys Aetna: How the deal will change your life CVS buys Aetna: How the deal will change your affects you

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/20 ... 918848001/

Presumably they had second thoughts about suggesting that a CVS/Aetna deal would "change your life", tried to edit the headline to "affects you", and didn't notice that they screwed it all up.

FWIW, I am sick of headline writers telling me that X will change my life.

...edited to add: they seem to have fixed their headline now...

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:56 am

Rolling Stone owner sold to Variety magazine owner

I thought the 13th Amendment put an end to chattel slavery.

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Shorty » Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:34 am

I guess that's a good thing with Republicans in control.

State Legislature not expected to do much in 2018
https://www.channel3000.com/news/politi ... /677476205

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby gargantua » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:27 am

Shorty wrote:I guess that's a good thing with Republicans in control.

State Legislature not expected to do much in 2018
https://www.channel3000.com/news/politi ... /677476205

While I agree with your sentiment, did the headline need some help?

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:25 pm

The headline is pretty clunky, to be sure, but the real problem here is the photo someone chose to accompany it. . .
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:17 am

Uber Eats driver sought in shooting death of customer, Atlanta police say

At first I thought this was a story about cannibalism.

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Postby narcoleptish » Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:36 am

Drunken driver almost hits several vehicles before pulling into McDonald's, police say


That headline could apply to hundreds of people after any given Badger game.

https://www.channel3000.com/news/drunke ... /708816743

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Re: Headlines that need some help

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Postby Cornelius Gotchberg » Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:30 am

FBI SEIZES OVER 3,000 PENISES DURING RAID AT MORGUE EMPLOYEE’S HOME

http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/fbi-sei ... yees-home/

Yoikes!!!

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Stebben84 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:02 pm

Jesus Christ you are so fucking stupid I can't handle it anymore. THIS is why we have a fucking grifter as president.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/fbi-s ... yees-home/

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Cornelius Gotchberg » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:25 pm

@Stebben84;

What a knob! Youse suffer from shipper-brains, am I right?

It was for the HEADLINE, you feebly flaccid fopdoodle.

But I understand the confusion, youse probably thought it was a menu listing.

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Cornelius Gotchberg » Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:55 pm

Psychiatrist who treated patients for their homosexuality had sex with male patients in his office

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/0 ... ffice.html



What were they treated with, his lap apple?

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby jman111 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:38 pm

State Democrats introduce gun safety bills
(my emphasis)

None of the bills address guns.

(again, my emphasis)


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