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Everyone is saying the same thing!!

  • 11-11-2022 6:51pm
    Registered Users Posts: 14 patoffaly1971

    Everyone is saying the same thing... in so many sh%£ty social media articles they start with that caption. Is this supposed to encourage people to read / click? Is everyone really saying the same thing?

    "Everyone is saying the same thing about the Late Late Show last night".

    "Everyone is saying the same thing about bad journalism".

    "Everyone is saying the same thing about everyone saying the same thing".

    Rant over.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,792 ✭✭✭Jim_Hodge


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,006 ✭✭✭Brussels Sprout

    "I hope this email finds you well"

    "gentle reminder"

    "This one crazy trick will...."

  • Registered Users Posts: 22,871 ✭✭✭✭One eyed Jack

    A quick google search of the phrase shows you’re not wrong OP 😂

    Kinda reminds me of the phenomenon of “the big lie”, something about telling a lie big enough for long enough and with enough conviction and confidence, people will eventually come to believe it -

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,979 ✭✭✭Quantum Erasure

    Thanks OP, I literally spit coffee all over my keyboard after reading that...

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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,569 ✭✭✭circadian

    Coffee at this time of night? You'll never sleep!

  • Registered Users Posts: 728 ✭✭✭20Wheel

    National disgrace as its time we had a real discussion about how everyone is saying the same thing.

    Yes op we live in a world of bullshtters.

    Putin is a dictator. Putin should face justice at the Hague. All good Russians should work to depose Putin. Russias war in Ukraine is illegal and morally wrong.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 23,993 ✭✭✭✭lawred2

    Quite a lot of them are AI generated. There's no author or journalist involved.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,303 ✭✭✭nigeldaniel

    yeee, I have noticed that trend over the last year or 3. it's like an irritating song that keeps plugging away on the radio or TV. often its in fact some kind of online clickbait ad. 1000,000 clicks and someone makes a tenner.


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    Everyone is saying the same thing about Dermot Bannon, that he should never appear on the Late Late Show again.

  • Registered Users Posts: 8,123 ✭✭✭BrianD3

    It's a fairly clever clickbait tactic, the masses who consume the likes of Fair City and the LLS do tend to say/think the same thing. It gives them comfort to know that others in the herd are saying the same thing so the clickbait draws them in.

    A recent one was about Leo Varadkar's bizarre David Clifford analogy when talking about multinational corporations on Prime Time. It was predictable that there would be an everyone's saying the same thing article after that. And in fact a lot of people probably were saying the same thing.

  • Registered Users Posts: 42,768 ✭✭✭✭SEPT 23 1989

    Machines are writing those articles not humans

  • Registered Users Posts: 32,626 ✭✭✭✭Princess Consuela Bananahammock

    "Conservative voices are being silenced!"

    If this post contains the phrase "we're done here" it means I've proven what I set out to prove and I don't want to keep going round in circles.

    It's not about "winning" it's about illustrating a point.

  • Registered Users Posts: 12,949 ✭✭✭✭briany

    You won't BELIEVE what I'm about to say in the greyed-out bit below...

    Clickbait headlines are bottom of the barrel stuff. The tabloid hallmark of the 21st century.

  • Registered Users Posts: 13,569 ✭✭✭✭Potential-Monke

    You won't believe this reply!

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,909 ✭✭✭Andrea B.

    This one trick with boiling kettle is saving Irish households thousands of Euro!

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  • Registered Users Posts: 827 ✭✭✭lmao10

    It's clickbait. I'm at a point of not even going to the sites.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,524 ✭✭✭maninasia

    FF and FG are the same thing. The government and the opposition are the same thing.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    Another one appearing with irritating regularity is, "You'll NEVER guess what [ insert sub-Z list 'celebrity' ] looks like now!".

    Up until this point of course, we were all labouring under the assumption that celebrities simply did not age.

    So thank you digital media, that delusion has been well and truly lanced.

  • Posts: 0 Abram Lively Iron

    A pet hate of mine is "XYZ is happening and nobody is talking about it!!" as if it's some kind of media conspiracy to keep a certain story down, when a quick google proves this to be very false. Conspiracy theorists love this line.