21 News Stories (Almost) Too Ironic To Be Real

Irony is something that typically happens subtly. A butter knife that sucks at spreading butter. Running out of gas a block from the gas station. You know, real boring shit. All the wacky moments of irony are reserved for the movies, right?

Wrong. As it turns out, some truly amazing stories of irony play out in real life. We asked our readers to bring us some of best examples, and we gave money to the winner.

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Entry by mkad

FIESTA MOZOS A DECADE. RUNNING WITH THE BULLS OF SPAIN BIL HILLMANN ALTBORO TE CLU ECSE0RDOD Bill Hillmann, HOW TO SURVIVE THE BULLS oF the author of

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Entry by Chelsea Burns

CRACKED COM Spellling Bee Viewmont lst Place 2011 soiT Tal bsce In 2011, the winners of a Utah school spelling bee received trophies that misspelled t

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Entry by YayArea

In May 2015, Danielle Perez won CRaCKEDCOM a treadmill on The Price is Right... IRIGHT PRKCE LPP ...despite the fact that she is confined to a wheel

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Entry by gicusudoru

The modern fire hydrant was probably patented around 1801 by Frederick Graff GRAUIN j but in 1836 the U.S. Patent Office burned to the ground destroyi

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Entry by John E.

64 Dartmouth College students were disciplined, with some getting suspended, for cheating... in Ethics class. 00 CRACKED COM

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In 2003, The Station nightclub in West Warwick, RI, burned to the ground when pyrotechnics set off during a show by '80s metal band Great White starte

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Entry by djHanDon

CRACKED.COM The Business Sof ftware Aliance is an anti piracy agency that used to pay pegle to report nlicensed content on the internet. The group has

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

A party in New Orleans on Aug 1. 1985 was celebrated by life guards on the occasion of succesfully completing their first season without a case of dro

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Entry by Lobsterman86

IN 1871, A LAWYER NAMED CLEMENT L. VALLANDIGHAM, WAS DEFENDING A CLIENT TRIED FOR KILLING SOMEONE WITH A GUN. CLEMENT'S DEFENSE FOR HIS CLIENT WAS THE

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Entry by flapjacked

Known as The God of Free-climbing, champion rock climber Patrick Eldridge would often scale difficult rock faces without the aid of safety harnesses

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Entry by woodrowgh

THIS MAN IS JIMI HESELDEN A PROMINENT U.K NAS 2004 BUSINESSMAN WHO PURCHASED SEGWAY INC. USA IN DECEMBER 2009 LESS tHAN A YEAR LATER, JIMI DIED TRAGIC

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Entry by iskr

The former Beatle and a keen gardener George Harrison died in 2001. In 2004 a pine tree was planted in LA'S Griffith Park in memory of him. THE GEORGE

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Entry by PlasmaCaptain

CRACK Organic foods advocate J. I. Rodale once boasted on the set of the Dick Cavett Show: I've decided to live to be a hundred and TI never felt be

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RuNOR BUYER'S GUIDE TO THE NEW RUNNING SHOES THE NOVEMBER 1984 JIM FIXX HOW HE IVED WHY HE DIED BY HAL HIGDON TRAINING: USE ITOR LOSE IT BY DR DAVID C

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Entry by gicusudoru

Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you! were Nellie Connally's last words to Kennedy seconds before the shots. CRACKED COM

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As youth, Pharrell Years later, Pharrell a Williams was fired from THREE different would write the MeDonald's restaurants. company's famous I'm Lovin

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Entry by woodrowgh

SAY HELLO TO MCGRUFF THE CRIME DOG A 1978 CREATION BETWEEN THE NATEONAL CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL AND SAATCHE & SAATGHE NOW SAY HELLO TO JOHN R MORALES

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

TOY O S SAFEET The Consumer Product Safety Commission had to recall 80.000 of their own lapel buttons that promoted toy safety in 1974 because there w

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

When the founder of Match.com, Greg Kremen created fhe website, he wanted everyone he knew to sign UP for it, including his girlfriend. H M But things

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Orlando, Florida, 1986: Twelve members of a jury get stuck in the courthouse elevator for 20 minutes. The jurors were hearing the a case against Otis

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Entry by djHanDon

Pope Francis releasess a white dove during a speech, asa symbolic daim for peace. It is attacked bya a seagul CRACKED COM

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