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Pro tip from The Bee: Skip the Black Friday deals and hold out for the next peaceful protest

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A lot of people have been emailing us asking what our best tips for getting great deals on Black Friday are. We don't blame them, because we are the best source for real news and life advice. Well, we have one great tip this year for Black Friday: skip out on the deals entirely, and just wait a few weeks for the next peaceful protest. One is bound to pop up before Christmas. You'll really be kicking yourself if you spend $300 on a TV today, only for it to be 100% off the next time there is something to protest in the name of social justice or whatever.

So, exercise some patience, and you'll get that Xbox, PlayStation, TV, or Lego set for nothing -- plus, you'll get to virtue-signal how much you care about social justice! Hooray!

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Utah man hopes monolith is aliens structure but deep down knows it's just a publicity stunt

Utah Monolith
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WHILE local man David O'Brien hopes beyond hope that the metal monolith found in Utah is some alien message, deep down his deep rooted cynicism prevents him from presuming anything other than it definitely being a predictable and 'shitty publicity stunt for a game or some shit'.

"I want an acid spewing tentacled murder machine from mars to burst out of that monolith and rip the spine clean out of the bodies of those it encounters as much as the next guy, but this has lame Playstation 5 promotion or Netflix sci-fi movie marketing written all over it," offered O'Brien, whose dyed in the wool jaded disaffection denied him more than 5 seconds of childlike wonder.

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California building wall to stop sane people from leaving

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California's state government has announced it will agree to build a wall as President Trump has been pushing for, except this wall will keep people in, not out.

People trying to flee the socialist state in U-Hauls in search of a better life will be greeted with a large concrete structure running across all exits from the state. Modeled after the Berlin Wall, the structure will provide comfort and security to state legislators fearful of citizens fleeing for basic necessities like electricity, taxes less than 100%, and plastic straws and bags.

The rest of the country all pitched in for the wall, too, so Governor Newsom only needed to raise income taxes by a few percentage points to fund it.

"We realized President Trump was right: walls actually work," said Newsom in a ceremony where he cut a ribbon signifying the opening of the wall. "It's just that they're a lot better when you use them to keep people in. Just look at paradise states like North Korea and the USSR. We should be following in the footsteps of these progressive leaders and not get dragged back into the Dark Ages by the other, more regressive states in the Union."

Newsom then led those gathered in a solemn hymn of state worship called "Great Leader Newsom, Ever May He Reign."

The wall will also have barbed wire atop, guard towers where state snipers can perch, and a 100-foot-wide moat filled with sharks and bears, just to make sure no one escapes.

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Politicians officially exempt from lockdown rules because lizard people can't catch COVID

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After stoking outrage by visiting a salon for a hair treatment during a lockdown, Nancy Pelosi has assured the public she is exempt from lockdown rules since her particular species of lizard-person cannot catch or spread the coronavirus.

"There isssssss, I mean is, no risk posed by me or any other member of congress getting our hair done during a pandemic," said Pelosi in a statement. "That's because we're just different than you. I can't explain exactly how; we just are. We can't even catch COVID. It's a niccccccceeee, um, I mean nice privilege we enjoy," she said with a casual flick of her tongue.

Security camera footage leaked by the salon appears to show Pelosi in her true lizard form as she walks to the back of the building for a hair blowout as well as a fresh human suit.

"Please do not let this distract us from the true enemy of this country, Donald Trump," Pelosi said as she eyed a housefly buzzing above her head. "You should be grateful that people like ussssss, um- I mean us, are here to protect you."

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Gov. Whitmer refuses to throw Ring Of Power back into fires Of Mount Doom

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer is refusing to throw the Ring of Power back into Mount Doom, despite the Michigan Supreme Court ordering her to return it into the fires whence it came.

"Throw it into the fire! Destroy it!" shouted a judge sitting on the court, after leading Whitmer to the Cracks of Doom. "We can end this all right now!"

"Nooo! Not my precious!" Whitmer screamed as the state Supreme Court handed down the order to destroy the Ring. "Nasty, nasty Constitution! We don't likes it! Nasty, fat Founding Fathers!" She turned and left.

"No, Whitmer! It will be your undoing!" cried the judge.

The Ring betrayed Whitmer, of course, and she was found floating in the River Anduin with arrows in her back, as Governor Gavin Newsom sought to attain the Ring of Power for himself.

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Girlfriend keeps referring to herself as 'wife-elect' despite no official confirmation from boyfriend

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Sources close to Winston Davis say he is "totally screwed" as his girlfriend Wendy Fitzpatrick keeps referring to herself as "Wife-Elect" at any and every public gathering with close family and friends. This awkward situation is happening to Winston despite no clear moment in time in which it ever entered his mind that Wendy was "the one" or that he was even getting close to asking her the question to make such an interim title even remotely appropriate.

"Uh, honey — " Winston could be heard starting to interject before Wendy went ahead and dialed up local caterers and contractors to make arrangements for the wedding, which was surely going to unify their two families who haven't always gotten along, and bring about a glorious time of family healing.

Wendy had even started delegating bridesmaids to begin getting fitted for dresses and unironically telling members of her family that she was setting up an "Office of the Wife-Elect."

"Yeah I feel bad for the guy," said Winston's best friend, Paul. "It's been an unhealthy codependent relationship from the beginning, but this recent turn of events is just pure cognitive dissonance."

"I keep telling him he needs to tell her straight up that an 'Office of Wife-Elect' isn't a real thing and that he never officially asked her to be his fiancé, but I think he is afraid that will just make her mad," Paul continued. "Like, there isn't even an engagement ring."

At publishing time, Wendy had set January 20th as the perfect date for the two to unite into one in a wonderful winter wedding for W+W.

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First Covid vaccine trial participant gives it the thumbs up

Vaccine Trials
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TRIAL patients who were administered the new Pfizer Covid-19 trial vaccine have today given it the toes up and urged people not to worry over any potential side effects that could arise from any hastily rushed to market injection.

"People have absolutely nothing to fear, it's safe as Irish house prices," trial patient and Irish man Donal Walsh told WWN, suddenly falling asleep for ten seconds before waking up again and asking. "Who are you? Is this Heavan? Where did I put my shoes for my hands?"

The vaccine, which was hailed as a miracle was created, trialed and tested in less than 10 months, is expected to be rolled out to the most vulnerable of people first - the elderly - before the manufacturer is happy enough to go full polio on the human race.

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After wiping out half the universe, Thanos calls for unity

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After a lengthy campaign to wipe out half of all life in the universe, controversial environmental activist Thanos has called for humanity to come together, end their divisions, and unify.

The environmentalist activist gave a victory speech after accomplishing his plan to acquire the Infinity Stones, place them in a specially designed glove, and snap his fingers to end billions of lives.

"Now that I have destroyed half of all life in existence, it is time for unity," Thanos said in a speech Tuesday. "I know I treated you all as enemies and called for your total destruction, making it my life's mission to slaughter half the organic life in our reality. But now it is time for our universe to heal."

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Experts call for 15 days of counting to flatten the curve of votes for Trump

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After a concerning spike in votes for Trump occurred on election night, experts are calling for 15 days of counting to flatten the curve of votes for the "wrong candidate."

While some scientists recommended just letting the votes for Trump be counted fairly until we all achieve herd immunity to Trump, others said we need to lock down the vote-counting places, and make sure no one can get inside, in order to kill off the virus of Trump.

"If we all band together and allow just 15 days of counting, we can flatten the curve of votes for Trump," said Dr. Fauci. "And we also advise Trump supporters to wear airtight masks. For, you know, science."

The CDC, WHO, and China are all backing the plan, saying it is "SCIENCE!" and anyone who is opposed to it is "ANTI-SCIENCE!" However, the CDC quickly reversed its support for the decision, then went back and supported it again, then did it again, etc.

At publishing time, the experts had revised their recommendation to at least 8 months of counting to flatten the curve.

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Study finds Babylon Bee more accurate than 100% of pollsters

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A startling new study has found that The Babylon Bee, the world's greatest news site, is more accurate in its predictions than 100% of pollsters. In a review of all predictions made by The Babylon Bee and political statisticians over the last four years, experts found the Christian news site to be more accurate, reliable, and infallible than every professional pollster who has ever predicted anything related to politics.

"This is inconceivable," said Nate Silver as he furiously punched numbers into his calculator. "I'm really good at numbers and everyone knows the discipline of statistics is the only real way to discern the future and make predictions. There's literally no other source of truth in the world except math!"

The Babylon Bee implements a little-known method of studying ancient wisdom, divine truth, and human nature to make flawless predictions of what will happen in the future with a success rate of 100%.