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Internet Meme Demolition Derby: The “Real” Problem Edition

Welcome to another edition of the Internet Meme Demolition Derby, where we help you figure out which of your relatives or co-workers you should unfriend on Facebook or block on Twitter. There is so much wrong with our entry this week that I’m not quite sure where to begin. So …

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FeaturedHumorMedia & Technology

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Guns vs Godless Society Edition

If a madman wants to kill innocent people he will find a way. Killers don’t need guns to kill people. Timothy McVeigh used fertilizer. 9-11 terrorists used box cutters & planes. The Nazis used cyanide gas… Taking guns from innocent people will not protect innocent people The problem is not …

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HealthMedia & Technology

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: The “Original” ADHD Medicine

CN: Corporal Punishment/Violence against Children Hi there gentle Grounded Parents readers. I hope everyone had a very happy summer vacation. It’s the first week of school here in the Queen City, and I was planning on doing a light hearted post about back to school shopping, or getting ready for …

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DisciplineHumor

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: That’s a Paddlin’ Edition

Before we get into the down and dirty Meme Demolition of this weeks horrible parenting advice as shared via social media, I would like to address the featured image of this edition of the IMDD. Because that’s not our normal Demolition Derby fare. No, that’s a Combine Derby!  That is people …

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DisciplineHumor

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Learn the Meaning of Respect!

(CN: Violence against children) “If I had spoken to my parents the way some children do now, I wouldn’t be here to share this status. Some children need to learn the meaning of respect. Share this if you agree.” Ick… Today’s meme comes from the Facebook page of WBUL 98.1 The Bull …

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FeminismHumorSex and Sexuality

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Girls are (NOT) Like Apples on Trees…

I usually let these memes stew on my desktop for a couple of days. Kind of letting them marinate while I decide what particular mixture of snark, cynicism, despair or disdain to add to the brew to make a perfect Internet Meme Demolition Derby Pie (mmmmmm Derby Pie…) But this …

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HumorParenting Fails

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: The ’70s vs Today Part 2

And we’re back! I hope everyone had a nice week off from contemplating the horrible mess that we have made of our childrens lives since that halcyon age called the 1970’s. Back when you could still get measles… unlike today. This week we will return to our reference document provided by …

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HealthHumorMedia & Technology

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: High School- The ’70s vs Today Part 1

Hey there meme wrecking fans, its time for another round of every one’s favorite game, Dangerously Misleading Nostalgia Time!!!! Our next contestant comes to us all the way from tickld, where giant walls of text roam the meme landscape leaving crushed metaphors and discarded similes strewn in their obnoxious and …

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HumorParenting Fails

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: My Promise as a Parent

  Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe it has already been an entire year since we first set foot in this arena, where awkward similes collide with bad faith arguments and snarky rebuttal devastates poorly considered metaphor. Here at the IMDD it is our mission to counter the mendacious …

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HumorMedia & Technology

Internet Meme Demolition Derby : “Men and Women Are Different!” Edition

If you are under the age of 30 or so it is unlikely that you remember the heyday of actor, comedian, and Star Search competitor Sinbad. Sinbad (or David Adkins) rose to prominence at the end of a decade dominated by family values and clean entertainment. His act would be considered …

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