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Old 11-20-2017, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles (Native)
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Damn people are dumb


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Lots of people seem to think that rocker Marilyn (whose stage name is a hybrid of Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson) is actually the same person as Charles.

Some of them are trolling, of course – but some seem to have just joined the ‘RIP bandwagon’ without really checking who was dead.

Lots of people are tweeting Charles Manson RIP thinking Marilyn Manson has died | Metro News
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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Damn people are dumb

I concur.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:42 AM
 
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This is how fake news gets believed. The stupid is too strong and people grab on and spread half truths and wrong information without checking facts or even reading the original story at all.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:46 AM
 
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People will figure it out when the left erects a statue of Manson next to Mayor Marion Berry in D.C.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:46 AM
 
Location: NW Nevada
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I concur.

Count me in. This is just pathetic.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:47 AM
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This is how fake news gets believed. The stupid is too strong and people grab on and spread half truths and wrong information without checking facts or even reading the original story at all.
BINGO! People are on the go glancing at a notification on their mobile and they see a headline with a familiar word and re-tweet, like and spread the crap around not realizing what they are doing.

You have to chalk it up to the mobile marketers out there. They know how to title notifications and headline to steer people as they data to back up people's behaviors on mobile devices.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:49 AM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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People will figure it out when the left erects a statue of Manson next to Mayor Marion Berry in D.C.

Observing Trump makes it easy to understand many on Twitter including him aren't rocket scientists.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:50 AM
 
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Damn people are dumb


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Lots of people seem to think that rocker Marilyn (whose stage name is a hybrid of Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson) is actually the same person as Charles.

Some of them are trolling, of course – but some seem to have just joined the ‘RIP bandwagon’ without really checking who was dead.

Lots of people are tweeting Charles Manson RIP thinking Marilyn Manson has died | Metro News
lots or some or a few.....lol
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:52 AM
 
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Damn people are dumb


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Lots of people seem to think that rocker Marilyn (whose stage name is a hybrid of Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson) is actually the same person as Charles.

Some of them are trolling, of course – but some seem to have just joined the ‘RIP bandwagon’ without really checking who was dead.

Lots of people are tweeting Charles Manson RIP thinking Marilyn Manson has died | Metro News
I agree people grab on to little bits of information from a title and run with it. Wait, Marilyn Monroe died?....
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:57 AM
 
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I'll bet plenty of people would freak out over an article titled How to Sex a Kitten.
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