25 Times Internet Vigilantes Decided Not To Be Terrible

The internet has a bad reputation. And, yeah, ok, it's pretty well deserved. But between all the creepy fan fiction and doxxing and awful selfies, the internet likes to take a break from doing stupid and shitty things to actually bring some goodwill onto planet Earth.

As always, thanks to AuntieMeme for the voodoo she works putting these together.

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Taylor Morris was wounded in Afghanistan. Fans on a website bought him a house. Morris lost all four limbs in an explosion, and figured his dream of o

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Texas state legislators changed the date stamp on a vote. CIONS: (cescerrairig ite orver Viewing Votes: Most Recent House Vote I Most Recent Senate Vo

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When you type in a reCAPTCHAI box, you're proving you're a human. mnorIG overtook Type the two words: Re CAPTCHA 100 read books. Scanned type This ago

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When a New York woman left her phone in a cab, a teenager decided to keep it. eo The internet leaned on the teen until she returned it. When the girl

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Alan Ralsky got rich filling people's inboxes with spam. SPAM AM WDS SPA SPAM SPAA So the internet filled his actual mailbox. Ralsky is pretty much th

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A Dutch man planned to commit a mass shooting. 4chan /b/ - Random The stories and information posted here are artistic woriks of fiction and falsehood

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In 2012, a Reddit user posted a rage comic about his friend. Just male me, going through When suddenly, I find an the medicine cabinet. unused pregnan

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Rescue workers responding to the 2015 Nepal earthquake weren't sure where to start. ta 7.8 Nepal Butwal Narayangaidih Kathmande Dfulikhe4 Birgunj izab

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A New York man mugged an old lady on the subway. STVRTS And Gawker fans found his Facebook page. The man's face wasn't visible on the security video,

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Little Leo Kogan was diagnosed with strep throat. f But a Facebook user spotted something else. His mom posted photos of his rash on Facebook, venting

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A British woman hit a cyclist with her car, and drove off. TORES FILS ErOR Emma Way @EmmaWay20 2h Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier -

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Tweets are entertaining at best, right? Scientists can use them to study health trends. When people get sick, they tweet about it. Scientists from Joh

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A man became stranded on the ice in Germany. He was saved by a webcam. A tourist in St. Peter-Ording set out on foot across the frozen North Sea to ta

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There are some puzzles computers can't solve. Progress 8899 of 10000 upin thk folace Puill sheet Oa Place aned form Dot foroet wou can ntrokck and and

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A South Korean woman refused to pick up. after her dog on the subway. 901902 11072 E7YO NOVAM XSUR CULHO VXO| OPSHOD0 RWDE Tote u And now she's known

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A Canadian man tried to hook up with a teenage girl. And Anonymous fished him out. Anonymous set up a sting that outed Chris Forcand for trying to sol

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A South African man was carjacked in 2012. Lynn Peters Follow @onebadvillynn Be on the look for DSSo41GP my boyufriend has just been hijacked and is i

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A Memphis teen offered to carry groceries in exchange for donuts. And the internet stepped in to take care of his family. Chauncy Jones Black, 16, off

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A branch of a shop refused to let a child use its bathroom. CLOSED The web got her an apology from the CEO. When employees at the Rocky Mountain Choco

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Cancer Research UK had a ton of samples to sort. So the internet got it done. Web users flocked to the Click to Cure website, where they viewed and sc

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These days, bad movies don't make any money. And it's all because of Twitter. No matter how hyped it is, the minute people see a bad movie, they'll tw

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In 2011, gamers flocked to an MMO called MMOWGLI. mmot gli al And they helped fight actual pirates. The Navy created a war game that mimicked the rul

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25 Times Internet Vigilantes Decided Not To Be Terrible

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In 2009, a teen posted a video of himself torturing a cat. 4chan got the cat taken away. It didn't take long for users to find the kid's Facebook page