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'Selfies at Funerals'

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    This should have actually been the last chapter of Dave Eggers' anti-social networking screed, "The Circle." But it would have seemed too ridiculous:

    http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/selfies-at-funerals/280972/

    We are officially a species of total fucking idiots.
     
  2. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    I posted this on my fb this morning.
     
  3. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    I mean, at least take the selfie with the corpse.
     
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I saw a similar collection yesterday with many of these same pictures, and in one of them the corpse was indeed captured.
     
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Beats "Selfies with Unflushed Toilets Inadvertently in the Background," a few of which I've seen on various "Fail" blogs.
     
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Just the word "selfie" makes my skin crawl.
     
  7. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    False. NOTHING beats those, or "Selfies with Dogs Fucking/Shitting in the Background."
     
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I've watched football games at funerals. Maybe it was a wake. Can't remember.
     
  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I'm not trying to be the funeral police here. It's the unrelenting narcissism that infuriates me, not the fact that the sanctity of the funeral has been breached, generally.
     
  10. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    This. Who coins these bastards of the language?
     
  11. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

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  12. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    People should at least have the decency to post those at ratemypoo.com.
     
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