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21 Brits Who Aren't Really Concerned About The Terror Threat Level

There's an increased terror threat level. Unfortunately everyone's just making jokes.

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On Friday the UK government raised the terrorist threat level from "substantial" to "severe".

Unfortunately, because the internet's like that, people struggled to take such a vaguely worded warning seriously. And suddenly the internet was flooded with people making up their own terror threat levels. It went something like this.

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Threat Level: Reduced-to-clear egg mayo sandwich

Nick Walker@nickw84

Threat Level: Reduced-to-clear egg mayo sandwich

4:34 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: Your Mum's going through your pictures on your phone.

Mounse@JonnyMounsor

Threat level: Your Mum's going through your pictures on your phone.

5:12 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat Level: Baked Alaska currently out of the freezer

Dean Burnett@garwboy

Threat Level: Baked Alaska currently out of the freezer

4:50 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat Level : Seven missed calls from your Mum

tom jamieson@jamiesont

Threat Level : Seven missed calls from your Mum

4:16 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: Now much higher, Mistress. And, the Doctor is involved.

Clayton Hickman@claytonhickman

Threat level: Now much higher, Mistress. And, the Doctor is involved.

4:54 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: entering seventh hour of fourteen hour shift and hangover is refusing to shift. Bleak.

Jess Brammar@jessbrammar

Threat level: entering seventh hour of fourteen hour shift and hangover is refusing to shift. Bleak.

4:17 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: Pocket dialling your ex twice in a row at 11:26pm on a Friday.

∞@Shinybiscuit

Threat level: Pocket dialling your ex twice in a row at 11:26pm on a Friday.

4:14 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level raised from karaoke to non-ironic karaoke

kieran@Kieran_C

Threat level raised from karaoke to non-ironic karaoke

4:33 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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THREAT LEVEL: Chronic shortage of cat videos on Youtube.

Unity@Unity_MoT

THREAT LEVEL: Chronic shortage of cat videos on Youtube.

4:11 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: glanced at watch in pub & realised last tube has gone, will have to spend ꌰ on a taxi & "won't be out late" claim in tatters

Tom Powdrill@TomPowdrill

Threat level: glanced at watch in pub & realised last tube has gone, will have to spend ꌰ on a taxi & "won't be out late" claim in tatters

5:04 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: that might be the back of your ex's head you glimpsed on the other side of the crowded bar by the loos, and you need the loo.

Jon Bradfield@JonBradfield

Threat level: that might be the back of your ex's head you glimpsed on the other side of the crowded bar by the loos, and you need the loo.

5:04 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat level: "didn't you get my Facebook message?"

Left Outside@leftoutside

Threat level: "didn't you get my Facebook message?"

5:03 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Threat Level- Former Radio One disc jockey.

paul@rensma71

Threat Level- Former Radio One disc jockey.

5:13 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19.

Threat Level : Katie Hopkins has a new prime time TV show.

Mike@Its_MikeM

Threat Level : Katie Hopkins has a new prime time TV show.

5:14 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20.

Threat level: you go to a gig, the singer announces: "we're only going to be playing new songs tonight".

Marie Le Conte@youngvulgarian

Threat level: you go to a gig, the singer announces: "we're only going to be playing new songs tonight".

4:55 PM - 29 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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