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60 Viral Failures

From Epic Fail Tattoos to Freaky Photoshop Fails

— June 20, 2009 — Pop Culture
If you spend as much time on the Internet as we do, you're bound to encounter an epic fail of some sort. These blooper videos, photos and screen shots capture a blunder at its hilarious best and often append a 'FAIL' caption.

These viral failures capture the best of epic fails. Not only are these your run-of-the-mill mistakes, but giant glaring bloopers that not only can ruin someone's day, but also their career, personal lives and/or ego. Click through the cluster below and laugh with me at these epic fails.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Stimulus Check Fails
Stimulus Check Fails
Social Security Administration Sends Money to the Deceased
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57
Remixing Presidential Candidates
Remixing Presidential Candidates
John McCain Fails The Test
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56
Creative Failures
Creative Failures
The Telephone Tree
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55
When Googling Fails, Leave it to Fate
When Googling Fails, Leave it to Fate
Man's Adoptive Mother is CoWorker
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54
Airport Fails to Catch Explosives, Detonators
Airport Fails to Catch Explosives, Detonators
Security To Get Even Tighter?
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53
Unsuccesful Viral Video Banning
Unsuccesful Viral Video Banning
Crazy Cruise on Scientology
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52
Crappy Credit Crunchvertising
Crappy Credit Crunchvertising
Lame Norton Furniture Ad Comforts Those With Poor Credit
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51
Credit Crunch Wedding Plans
Credit Crunch Wedding Plans
iPod DJ Fail Proves Gadgets Are Only As Efficient As Their User
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50
Hidden Cameras on Road Tests
Hidden Cameras on Road Tests
"Kid Fails Driving Test 5 Times" Parrot Ad
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49
Reality TV Stoops To New Low
Reality TV Stoops To New Low
Donor To Choose Winner Of Their Kidneys
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48
Celebactivism Accidents
Celebactivism Accidents
Jessica Alba's Shark Saving Blooper in Oklahoma
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47
3G iPhone Failure to Launch
3G iPhone Failure to Launch
Retrospective of Jobs' Epic Fail
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46
Operating System Sneak Peaks
Operating System Sneak Peaks
Windows 7 Beta Link Leaked, Microsoft Servers Fail
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45
Failed Chandelier
Failed Chandelier
'Always Wanted to be a Chandelier' Hanged Floor Light
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44
Magazine Images as Fake IDs
Magazine Images as Fake IDs
Face-Recognition Vending Machines Fail
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43
Photoshopping Blunders Made Viral
Photoshopping Blunders Made Viral
Washington Post Embarrassed on Reddit
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42
Hindsight Sports Commentary
Hindsight Sports Commentary
Best Beijing Olympics Bloopers
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41
Thanksgiving Publicity Blunders
Thanksgiving Publicity Blunders
Sarah Palin's Turkey Slaughter Interview
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40
Microsoft Branding Blunders
Microsoft Branding Blunders
"I'm A PC" Ads Made on a Mac
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39
Shoes Inspired by Failure
Shoes Inspired by Failure
The Reebok Struccess Sneaker
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38
Visual Remorse Ads
Visual Remorse Ads
Tippex: Made a Mistake Campaign
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37
Cross-Promotional Fails
Cross-Promotional Fails
Burger King Un-Friends Facebook Over 'Whopper Sacrifice' Snafu
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36
Eating Prospective World Records
Eating Prospective World Records
Iran's Record-Breaking Blooper
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35
Viral Mistakes
Viral Mistakes
Chicago Tribune Reports United is Bankrupt, Stock Plummets
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34
Failed Kitsch
Failed Kitsch
Ninja Disco and Kitty Snow Globes Rejected For Their Tackiness
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33
Selling With Failure
Selling With Failure
Oprah Winfrey Dishes On Her Dramatic Weight Gain
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32
Celeb Endorsement Fails
Celeb Endorsement Fails
Designers Get Michelle Obama's Vote (But Not the Public's)
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31
Celeb DUI Blunders
Celeb DUI Blunders
Bill Murray "Borrows" Swedish Golf Cart
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30
Candy For Beer Lovers
Candy For Beer Lovers
'Beer Drops' Fail Taste-Test By Brewski Connoisseurs
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29
Twitter Shaming
Twitter Shaming
Microbloggers Blast CNN's Iran Election Coverage at #CNNfail
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28
Loading Failure Carpets
Loading Failure Carpets
'Playing With Tradition' for the Strawberry Fields Project
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27
Another Oops By Spears
Another Oops By Spears
Hits Parked Car, Owner Sees Paparazzi Video
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26
VIP Eco Snubs
VIP Eco Snubs
Hayden Panettiere Fails to Recruit Young Voters
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25
Male Fashion Blunders
Male Fashion Blunders
GQ Regrets
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24
American Idol Blunders
American Idol Blunders
Adam Lambert Gets Cut Off, Yet Gets Standing Ovation From Simon
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23
$500,000 Typo
$500,000 Typo
eBay Blunders
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22
RED Failure
RED Failure
Massive Hype for (RED) Products Yields Only $11 Million?
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21
Search Engine Fails
Search Engine Fails
Gmail, Google Ads & Google News Down Worldwide, Panic Ensues
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20
Viral News Blunders
Viral News Blunders
Fox News Fully Exposes Visanthe Shiancoe in Locker Room
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19
Internet Memevertising
Internet Memevertising
Lentheric Solo Ads Feature ‘Fail' Bikini Girls to ‘Up You
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18
Tattoos For Virtual Fans
Tattoos For Virtual Fans
Twitter Fail WhaleTattoo Created Thanks to @BaltimoreMD Friending
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17
Fast Food Ad Fails
Fast Food Ad Fails
Pizza Hut Seafood Print Ad Has People Confused
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16
Advertising Bloopers
Advertising Bloopers
International Ads Lost in Translation
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15
Futuristic Auto Fails
Futuristic Auto Fails
10 Cringe-Worthy Concept Cars
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14
Accidental Amputations
Accidental Amputations
Man's Penis Amputated by Mistake
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13
The Next LOLCats?
The Next LOLCats?
Fail Dog
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12
Boyfriend Jeans
Boyfriend Jeans
Celebs Fail at Making it Work
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11
Celeb Fashion Blunders
Celeb Fashion Blunders
Hillary Clinton's Cleavage Controversy
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10
Upside Down Bikinis
Upside Down Bikinis
Aya Hirano's Fashion Blunder Boosts Career
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9
Failed Sexvertising
Failed Sexvertising
Matthew McConaughey's Film Made $36,497, Despite Gratuitous Nudity
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8
Retro Comic Book Bloopers
Retro Comic Book Bloopers
Unintentionally Sexual Cartoons
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7
Poorly Placed Advertising
Poorly Placed Advertising
American Ad Bloopers
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6
Offensive Advertising Mistakes
Offensive Advertising Mistakes
Mega Logo Blunders
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5
Freaky Facettoo Fails
Freaky Facettoo Fails
Kimberley Vlaminck Sues Tattoo Artist for 56-Star Mistake
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4
Disastrous Uber Editing
Disastrous Uber Editing
Famous Photoshop Bloopers
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3
Haute Couture Fails
Haute Couture Fails
10 Memorable Celebrity Wardrobe Malfunctions
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2
Photoshop Fails
Photoshop Fails
Complex Magazine Forgets to Digitally Touch Up Kim Kardashian
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1
Professional Photoshop Fails
Professional Photoshop Fails
Bodies Butchered, Contorted & Given the 'Twilight' Treatment
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