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Old 19.06.2011, 18:14
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Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Sometimes when perusing the "Today's Posts" list of thread titles, some just jump out and invite an immediate response (from me at least), purely from the title alone - immaterial of what the actual post subject matter may be.

It can either be, a case of the exact title having an ambiguous meaning, or an accidental, or deliberate misreading of one or more of the words, or just even typos.

I often have an insatiable desire to post a reply (in a troll-like fashion) on many threads, but really have to control myself - especially having read the opening post, and realising that a supposed attempt at wit, may no longer be relevant or appropriate.

I don't know if I'm the only weirdo in this regard, or if there are any other readers out there, who pick up on this?

So I thought it might be an idea to start a thread where anyone who spots a "funny" thread title could post a reply here, to include the thread title concerned (immaterial of the actual content), and their interpretation of it's meaning, and/or what reply they would make in relation to the title alone.

I hope this idea will a create a bit of light humour and not cause any offence to those who create a thread, on what might be a completely serious matter, but with an unfortunate or misconceived title.
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Old 19.06.2011, 18:23
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

I can already for see many of the threads by Upthehatters2008 will be all over here.
(not because of misinterpretation but because of his deliberateness )

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Old 19.06.2011, 18:48
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Leo.org - What am I missing
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Old 19.06.2011, 18:58
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Where buy amazon kindle in Zurich
where to buy amazon Kinder in Zurich ....human trafficking?
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Wow! Someone must be REALLY bored with nothing to do.

(Well you did ask!)
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:12
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Any info on Blonay?

Any info or Baloney?
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:15
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

beat this one:

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Old 19.06.2011, 19:19
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

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Erection Manager
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:21
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Evra Contraceptive Patches
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:32
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Learning to Glide (through English) had me thinking it was some sort of new language learning technique...
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:39
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E Street Band's Clarence Clemons dies at 69
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:44
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

That is what I thought too till I saw it was in Sports/Fitness.

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Old 21.06.2011, 09:56
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Old 21.06.2011, 09:58
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

I generally think... dang, I wish a mod would edit that to make it less interesting.

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Old 21.06.2011, 10:01
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

a lady and her dog


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Old 21.06.2011, 13:11
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

free-beer
i thought it meant free beer...

the thread was very misleading (esp as the above isn't the original )
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Free child bowling set

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Old 22.06.2011, 20:58
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A dog sitting in a train....worth a thread? In EF everything's possible.

Dog Sitting in around Zug
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Horse manure Neuchatel Jura


Steamed Chinese Bun

Seeing these two thread titles listed consecutively on the 'new threads' page left me with all kinds of unsavoury images...
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