25 Readers That Want To Check Copyranter’s Irony Privileges

BuzzFeed’s most polarizing entertaining parlor game/war of words/recurring gag.

This is Mark Duffy, a staff writer at BuzzFeed. Most readers will know him by his pen name, Copyranter. His posts take many forms and cover a wide variety of topics, but most come back to advertising (the good, the bad, and the ugly).

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Of late, he’s been posting galleries of “ironic” images. And rather prolifically at that. The BuzzFeed search bar yields at least 12 such posts, all composed since May.

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The effect is hilarious, if polarizing. Some readers, like the one below, love these posts.

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1. Some of them, however, do not…

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2. Some commenters reach for the dictionary…

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4. Some are a bit more forceful.

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6. And yet other critics trace the problem back to cultural differences.

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7. Prescribing remedial fixes is one of the more common approaches.

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8. And it’s not uncommon to see commenters traffic the same point from one post to the next.

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10. On occasion, Copyranter will address his critics directly.

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11. A habit that has not gone unnoticed.

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12. Most of the time, though, the exchange is one-way.

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16. Things get personal sometimes.

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20. While others plead for reason.

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25. Usually, though, these arguments just beget more disagreements. And the rabbit hole recesses deeper into the ground…

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