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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by fredball, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I was led astray sorry folks nothing see here move along
     
  2. Keane

    Keane Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    After a quick googling, it seems like this "Duffle Blog" is the sole-source for this, and not even Fox News has picked it up.

    Based on the article and some of his other writings, I'm quite sure it is just poorly executed satire.

    From the Duffle Blog's about page:

    The Duffel Blog serves the men and women of the US Military with a daily dose of military humor, funny military pictures, and faux news.
     
  3. MrFiux

    MrFiux Tillamook County Member

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    I sense civil war in our midst

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 2
     
  4. Sling Blade

    Sling Blade Yamhill County Well-Known Member

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    I sense irony deficiency in our midst. :laugh:
     
  5. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    total bull
     
  6. AlphaCoyote

    AlphaCoyote Oh, I get around. New Member

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    Hey, man, it's a blog on the internet. They can't put that stuff up if it isn't true and carefully fact-checked by professional editors. Notice how there is a photo and a date line? You can't do that if you aren't a serious journalist with iron-clad facts. I believe everything I read on internet blogs for exactly that reason -- reliability. It's not just hysteria or paranoia or gossip. It's NEWS. Not Dave Workman quality news, but news nonetheless.
     
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  7. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    OH sorry I should have said COMPLETE AND TOTAL BULL
     
  8. keystir

    keystir Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Here's more from the about us section:

    "We are in no way, shape, or form, a real news outlet. Just about everything on this website is satirical in nature."

    Read more: About Us | The Duffel Blog
    Follow us: @theduffelblog on Twitter | duffelblog on Facebook

    I was shocked to find out this wasn't true! :thumbup: