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  1. Gaming

    The Creator of Flappy Bird Explains Why He Deleted The App in This Totally Real, Not-at-All Fake Video

    Yup, this is 100% a true statement from Dong Nguyen, for sure. It's certainly not a parody video done by Nick Douglas of Slacktory fame. Nope. Just a white dude with a Vietnamese name, talking about a game that he definitely created. Nothing else to see here. Take everything we say at face value for the rest of your lives.

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  2. Entertainment

    The Star Trek: Derp Edition Trailer Is The Final Frontier In Hilarity

    We once told you that the Star Wars: Derp Edition trailer was the best-ever use of bloopers. Then, we were pretty sure that award actually went to The Avengers: Derp Edition. But the folks at Slacktory have returned to prove us wrong, yet again, with this herp-derptastic edit of Star Trek (2009). No, it's not just Star Trek Into Darkness.

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  3. Weird

    Haters Gonna Hate Christmas in This New Supercut by Slacktory

    Christmas season is in full swing, and not everyone is happy about it. Least of all, the Christmas-hating Scrooges that Slacktory editor Alex Moschina pulled together for this holiday-bashing Supercut. Of course, there's the O.G. Scrooge himself in several permutations, but some of the Christmas curmudgeons may surprise you.

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  4. Entertainment

    Siri Tries Her Hand At Dungeon Mastering Again in A Game Of Dungeons and Dragons [Video]

    It's been a couple of months since Nick Douglas introduced Siri to the world of Dungeons &Dragons, and since then she's gotten a lot better at understanding the whole "fictional power fantasy" thing that makes D&D so great. Too bad this time around, Nick isn't taking the game very seriously. Well, too bad for Siri. For us, it's great.

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  5. Entertainment

    Let’s Split Up and Check Out the Latest Horror Movie Supercut from Slacktory [Video]

    People in horror movies make terrible decisions. Case in point: somebody always suggests that the big group of people break up into smaller, more easily murderable groups of people, and nobody thinks this is a bad idea. In other news, "check it out" and "split up" don't sound like a phrases anymore.

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  6. Entertainment

    Check Out This Supercut of Cats Terrifying The Heck Out Of People in Scary Movies [Video]

    It happens in basically every horror movie: somebody's walking down a long dark hallway or spooky area early into the film, a cat runs by, and everyone loses their minds for a second. Someday it's going to be the cat that's secretly killing everybody and we're all going to feel real silly -- at least, that's what Slacktory thinks.

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  7. Entertainment

    Watch This Supercut Of People Who Almost Kiss In Movies [Video]

    You know what's an even more pervasive trope than the end-of-the-movie couple kiss? The mid-movie interrupted-kiss. Alex Moschina knows about this tension-inducing trope all too well, since he's the guy who constructed a four minute supercut for Slacktory with nothing but almost kisses. God, somebody just make out with somebody else already!

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  8. Entertainment

    Weird Al’s “Albuquerque” Gets a Breaking Bad Music Video

    I'm sure we all remember when we were eleven years old and first discovered Weird Al's magnum opus, "Albuquerque." The novelty might have worn off just a little in the past 15 years, but Slacktory managed to make the song new again by mashing it up with AMC's Breaking Bad. Trust us, it works surprisingly well, bitch.

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  9. Entertainment

    Siri Does Some Jobs Well, Dungeon Master Isn’t One of Them [Video]

    The latest video from Slacktory puts Siri in the role of Dungeon Master as Nick Douglas tries to play the saddest game of Dungeons & Dragons we've ever seen. What happens when Siri applies her cold, calculating computer brain to a rather imagination-heavy task like guiding a player through a fantasy quest? It goes about as well as you'd expect a game of D&D with one player and a phone robot to go.

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  10. Entertainment

    Arnold Gets Replaced With Woody Allen in This Terminator/Sleeper Mashup [Video]

    YouTube user OneMinuteGalactica made this video for the Slacktory channel, and it takes the audio from the original Terminator trailer, but replaces it with footage from the bizarre Woody Allen film Sleeper. That's brilliant. We've posted a few of these kind of mashups before, and they're all great, or we wouldn't waste your time with them, but really -- Sleeper/Terminator? That's genius. Now I have to go home and see if I can sync the full movies up like Dark Side of the Moon and The Wizard of Oz.

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  11. Entertainment

    This Supercut Wants You to Know That We’re Not So Different, You and I [Video]

    The trope of characters on opposing sides of a conflict recognizing their shared traits is a common one, but only because it tends to be hold true -- for all our differences, humanity tends to exhibit more or less the same behavior anywhere it happens to go. Or, in the words of my favorite movie psychiatrist, Peter from Tommy Wiseau's The Room, "People are people." Certainly he'd approve of this quick new supercut from Slacktory, in which people in movies explain to other people in movies how much of their people-ness they happen to share with one another. As you can expect, it's mostly supervillains trying to get a rise out of their heroic counterparts, and all using the exact same phrasing to do it.

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  12. Entertainment

    Revel in All the Fake Websites on Arrested Development With This Amazing Supercut [Video]

    Longtime readers of Geekosystem will know that we sure do love the online technology that gets made up for TV shows and movies -- the more generic and hokey, the better. Nobody puts together a fictitious website frontpage like Arrested Developmentthough (although I have to admit that I really enjoyed many of the Heroes first season ARG sites at the time), and the latest season definitely did not disappoint in that regard. Luckily, Slacktory's saved you the trouble of "Something" searching for all those references yourself with a supercut of all the important ones. I'm surprised that so many of those domains are still up for grabs. Why hasn't anybody snatched up BarryGood.Biz yet?

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  13. Gaming

    It’s So Bad: Here’s 20 Minutes of Video Games in Movies [Video]

    Video games in movies tend to be the butt of jokes, and video games movies in general are just awful in general. That's why Slacktory's cobbled together a 20-minute montage of video games in movies. It showcases the good, the bad, and truly ugly, but nothing comes close to Freddy Krueger's Power Glove comment. If you've never seen that particular cringe-worthy moment, you owe it to yourself to give this a watch.

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  14. Entertainment

    Steven Spielberg’s Duel is Also the World’s Worst Driving Instruction Video

    Our buddies over at Slacktory recut the 1971 Steven Spielberg movie Duel, replacing most of the audio with that of a driver's ed filmstrip from 1949. The result is pure genius, as well as a great way to watch pretty much all the important parts of the movie in just under four minutes.

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  15. Entertainment

    Doctor Who is Great, But These Fake Websites and Apps Used on the Show Are Not [Video]

    There are few things I love more than Doctor Who, but even I have to admit that some of the mocked-up websites and apps depicted in the show are a little bonkers. I won't go through and list the worst offenders, but the folks at Slacktory sure seem to be up to the task. They've put together a compilation of cheesy sites and apps from what appear to be the first four seasons of the current Doctor Who.

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