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(Some Desi)   Editor: "Find an appropriate graphic for this article about strokes." Flunkie: "No problem"   (indiatalkies.com) divider line 102
    More: Dumbass, high blood pressure, stroke, University of Cincinnati, prevalence, editors, wake-up call, incidences, risk factors  
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2010-02-25 05:22:47 PM  
Nice find. +1
 
2010-02-25 05:31:43 PM  
Can't wait to see what happens when the flunkie gets put on the religion beat and has to find a graphic for an article about Nirvana.
 
2010-02-26 09:24:53 PM  
HAHAHAHA

+1
 
2010-02-27 12:45:28 PM  
Was expecting a photo of a crew team, or possibly something NSFW.
 
2010-02-27 12:50:11 PM  
HAHAHAHAH!

Awesome!

In case they should decide to change the page layout, here's the original version:

img705.imageshack.us

/+1
 
2010-02-27 01:44:33 PM  
♫ Laaaaaast nite, she said *URK*
 
2010-02-27 02:46:49 PM  
That is farking classic. +1
 
2010-02-27 02:47:47 PM  
Oh wow. That's amazing. +1.
 
2010-02-27 02:49:29 PM  
This is what happens when you let ESL people write your copy.
 
2010-02-27 02:49:51 PM  
Haha, fail.

What would an appropriate picture for stroke be though? Someone lying on the floor?
 
2010-02-27 02:50:15 PM  
I need to put a mirror on my desk or maybe make sure I always have a webcam turned on so I can capture the look on my face during times like these.
 
2010-02-27 02:50:25 PM  
I lol'ed.

And then my left side went numb...
 
2010-02-27 02:50:49 PM  
repeat.

from 1981

/www.gocontinental.com
 
2010-02-27 02:51:42 PM  
hahahaha awesome find
 
2010-02-27 02:52:54 PM  
lol!
 
2010-02-27 02:53:11 PM  
img718.imageshack.us

Two strokes are better than one.
 
2010-02-27 02:55:38 PM  
Intern FAIL!
 
2010-02-27 02:56:13 PM  
Listening to that music will give you a stroke.
 
2010-02-27 02:56:49 PM  
*blink*
Wow.
+1
 
2010-02-27 02:57:11 PM  
Made me chuckle.
 
2010-02-27 02:58:59 PM  
Awesome.
 
2010-02-27 03:01:45 PM  
Mother of God
 
2010-02-27 03:02:17 PM  
A genuine LOL. Good find subby.
 
2010-02-27 03:02:45 PM  
Not as awesome as rollingstone.com briefly up for sale last week... but close. Nice find, subby.
 
2010-02-27 03:03:11 PM  
What did you expect from "News at your tips?" So much for outsourcing newsroom jobs to Bangalore.
 
2010-02-27 03:04:12 PM  
This could be fun either way...
"Veteran rock crew Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will reclaim the road this summer with an extensive set of tour plans that spans four months."

bobbeckstead.com
 
2010-02-27 03:04:18 PM  
Unpaid interns: you get what you pay for.
 
2010-02-27 03:11:04 PM  
They're young, the subject is strokes, and it's an indy paper. It's all good.
 
2010-02-27 03:12:41 PM  
As someone who had a stroke 8 days before my 30th birthday, I'm getting a keeeeahhhhh.........
 
2010-02-27 03:13:48 PM  
f*cking awesome!

+1
 
2010-02-27 03:15:52 PM  
Epic....Just epic...

+1
 
2010-02-27 03:18:43 PM  
Better than the one they picked for an article about virginity:

Link (new window)
 
2010-02-27 03:20:23 PM  
I thought it was going to be the other way around.
 
2010-02-27 03:21:30 PM  
 
2010-02-27 03:23:53 PM  
i.imgur.com

"Casualties" (new window)
 
2010-02-27 03:25:07 PM  
 
2010-02-27 03:25:49 PM  
I made this face

:O
 
2010-02-27 03:26:28 PM  
omfg these are awesome. I hope the poor guy making these doesn't get fired.

Counterfeit (new window)
 
2010-02-27 03:28:03 PM  
 
2010-02-27 03:28:39 PM  
smooshie: omfg these are awesome. I hope the poor guy making these doesn't get fired.

Counterfeit (new window)


i think they're just trolling for greenlights

still...win
 
2010-02-27 03:31:28 PM  
The_Six_Fingered_Man: WTF!?!

Hahaha what is that, some board game?
 
2010-02-27 03:32:53 PM  
a.abcnews.com
 
2010-02-27 03:35:22 PM  
 
2010-02-27 03:35:43 PM  
I hope the guy who's doing this won't notice all the increased traffic to these pages, someone could get a talking to/fired.
 
2010-02-27 03:37:19 PM  
 
2010-02-27 03:37:31 PM  
D_Evans45: I hope the guy who's doing in charge this won't notice all the increased traffic to these pages, someone could get a talking to/fired.

/woops
 
2010-02-27 03:38:13 PM  
smooshie: The_Six_Fingered_Man: WTF!?!

Hahaha what is that, some board game?


I have no idea. Also no idea what even tangential relationship it has to a war on drugs.
 
2010-02-27 03:38:23 PM  
I believe we have just stumbled upon the missing link between forum bots, popup ads, and newsfeed websites.

They have created an automatic newsfeed grabber that also grabs a JPG from a word in the headline, so it looks like they did something other than just steal the newsfeed from somewhere else. And it works like a successful popup ad because it either appears convincing, amusing, or get linked into another newsfeed website generating ad revenue from traffic.
 
2010-02-27 03:38:43 PM  
 
2010-02-27 03:39:13 PM  
I had a stroke at 33, so I'm getting a half-blind kick out of these replies.

/homonymous hemanopia FTW!
 
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