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18 Bad Movie Posters For Worse Films (Explained)

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Movie posters are one of the last holdouts from print-based graphic design. Because of that, you’d think artists would do a better job on them. You’d be thinking wrong. We’re constantly subjected to terrible Photoshop jobs, cookie-cutter layouts, and just plain amateurish-looking crap. So we asked our readers to point out, with diagrams, how blatantly awful these official movie posters are. The winner is below, but first, the runners-up: 17 Entry by Kevin King…

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16 Simple Tips For Bumping Up Your Attractiveness Game

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Nobody’s perfect, but there are a lot of people out there who seem to be. They’re not — they’ve just figured out how to hide their flaws. So we asked our readers for their secrets for hiding their biggest, most unattractive traits. The best tip is below, but first, the runners-up: 15 Entry by beaverdentures 12 Entry by ZacPensol 9 Entry by CornishPlasty 6 Entry by RoraDrum 3 Entry by PookieJones Photoplasty Contest: Why…

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30 Iconic Pop Culture Moments You Wont Believe Were Plan B

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Most of our most iconic pop culture staples are inextricably connected with their creators. The weird thing is, a lot of times a big, famous thing wasn’t the first choice of the person who made it famous. Or the person who made a thing famous wasn’t the original choice. Yet somehow, we still wound up with stuff like … 29 Entry by Giovenna 26 Entry by CornishPlasty 23 Entry by Andrea Meno 20 Entry…

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Every Horrible Thing About Social Media, In Chart Form

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Most media is social, these days. Which should be great, but is actually fairly nightmarish. We asked readers to create charts documenting the exact way social media websites are awful. Who knows, maybe they’ll help somebody avoid the terribleness. Somebody else, that is. It’s definitely too late for us. 13 Entry by S Peter Davis 10 Entry by beaverdentures 7 Entry by Scott Laffey 4 Entry by burritomouth 1 And the winner is ……

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32 Phrases That Are Instant, Gigantic Red Flags

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. It seems like everywhere you look, people are spouting problematic opinions. The thing is, there are ways to tell when someone is about to be awful. There are specific phrases that are gigantic red flags. Hearing any of the following phrases should immediately kick your brain into fight or flight mode. 31 Entry by Chan Teik Onn 28 Entry by BuffaloGreg 25 Entry by burritomouth 22 Entry by burritomouth 19 Entry by Buttersnix 16…

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The 17 Worst Social Media Ploys That Corporations Keep Doing

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Look, we get that companies live and die by social media, these days, and that engagement is everything. The problem is, companies are constantly running desperate, gimmicky stunts designed to grab readers’ attention. And they all seem to be using the same, tired playbook. Boring, overplayed junk like: 16 Entry by beaverdentures 13 Entry by Michael Voll 10 Entry by Kevin King 7 Entry by Enrique Fuerte 4 Entry by beaverdentures 1 And the…

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13 Hilarious Hidden Jokes We Translated Just For You

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. We’ve all gotten pretty jaded, so it’s understandable if you think movies and shows are just painfully unfunny. But with the help of Andrea Meno, we’re here to demonstrate that cleverness is alive and well. It’s just gotten so clever, it’s now hiding itself in foreign language jokes literally right in front of our faces. For example: 12 9 6 3 Photoplasty Contest: Why Social Media Sucks, In One Chart Pictofacts Contest: Iconic Pop…

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22 Unnecessary & Untrue Things Movies Believe About Women

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Hollywood loves stereotypes, and with good reason. They’re lazy shorthand for getting an idea across quickly, and save writers considerable time and energy. The problem is, movies don’t exist in a vacuum. The often-bizarre assumptions movies make about people worm their way into the global shared consciousness, and just like that, everyone believes they’re true. So we asked our readers to look at the weird ideas that movies and TV spread about women. 21…

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Amazing Visualizations Of Invisible Forces

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. The world is amazing. You just have to take on faith that there are invisible forces all around us, keeping everything from exploding or flying into the sun or something. Until now. We’ve collected actual, visual documentation of stuff that is literally invisible. So feast your eyes on the following. 12 9 6 3 Photoplasty Contest: Terrible Movie Posters, Diagrammed Pictofacts Contest: The Weirdest Coincidences In Pop Culture History Pictofacts Contest: Things That Suck…

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Surprising Ways Creators’ Lives Shaped Fictional Universes

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Writers, musicians, filmmakers, and other artists create amazing worlds that are straight out of their imaginations. As it turns out, though, sometimes they build imaginary worlds based on their own realities. As a result, iconic works of art are just filled with subtle (and not-so-subtle) references to their creators’ own lives. This contest was suggested by Burritomouth, and was probably inspired by some fascinating aspect of his own life. 21 Entry by Giovenna 18…

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Simple Movie Moments That Were Insanely Complicated To Film

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Acting is easy. You turn on the camera and do some pretending, then you sit back and watch the Oscars roll in, right? Well, as it turns out, sometimes stuff that should be slam-dunk simple turns out to be weirdly complicated behind the scenes. For example … 24 Entry by fuzzydan 21 Entry by Kalli 18 Entry by Kevin King 15 Entry by gicusudoru 12 Entry by bogamia 9 Entry by Andrea Meno 6…

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48 Amazing, Real Words You Need To Add To Your Vocabulary

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. When you hear about new words being added to the dictionary, it’s always about annoying slang like ‘selfie’ or ‘photobomb.’ The thing is, there are tons and tons of amazing, useful, interesting words in there that you never hear about. We asked readers to teach us their favorites. 47 Entry by Giovenna 44 Entry by Girz 41 Entry by The_Evil_Monkey 38 Entry by Kalli 35 Entry by Dr.Maybe 32 Entry by Busteq 29 Entry…

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22 Fictional Characters You Suspect Have Medical Conditions

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. A character is only as interesting as his or her quirks. The thing is, sometimes a set of character traits is actually (and sometimes inadvertently) symptomatic of a medical condition. We asked our readers to put on their lab coats and wildly speculate about the mental or physical medical disorders well-known pop culture icons are suffering from. Disclaimer: Please take these with a grain of salt. Only a doctor can accurately diagnose a medical…

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How America Gets WWII History Wrong (And Why That Matters)

How much do you know offhand about World War II? If you’re an American, you probably know a lot. After all, everything from our education system to our popular culture hammers home the key facts of The War To End All Wars For Real This Time. And congratulations: a lot of what you know is factually accurate (e.g. “Hitler was bad”). A lot of what you know is worth knowing (seriously, Hitler was VERY BAD). But have you ever wondered why certain historical specifics get so much emphasis, while other…

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23 Great Movies Loaded With Wildly Inconsistent Characters

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Great characters make great movies. Sadly, the reverse isn’t also true. A movie can be objectively great, but still be loaded with characters that make no sense whatsoever. Their powers are inconsistent, or their motivations make no sense, or their back stories are just garbage nonsense. For example … 22 Entry by Kalli 19 Entry by Chan Teik Onn 16 Entry by Markos Hasiotis 13 Entry by Kalli 10 Entry by masta_X 7 Entry…

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