Old 16th Jul 2017, 00:31
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CurtainTwitcher
 
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Latern, I suspect you may have missed the implied <sarcasm/> tag in WingNut's post . See Poe's Law.
Originally Posted by Wikipedia
Poe's law is an adage of Internet culture stating that, without a clear indicator of the author's intent, it is impossible to create a parody of extreme views so obviously exaggerated that it cannot be mistaken by some readers or viewers as a sincere expression of the parodied views.
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If you submit a satiric item without this symbol [winky], no matter how obvious the satire is to you, do not be surprised if people take it seriously.
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