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Who Had A Worse 2016: You Or The Great Barrier Reef?

Do you only spawn once a year?

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  1. Was your annual spawning event disappointing by usual standards?

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  2. Did roughly a quarter of you die this year?

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  3. Did rising ocean temperatures cause you to expel tiny, photosynthetic algae?

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  4. Is someone attempting to build a large coal mine near you that is likely to seriously affect your health?

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  5. Did a team of scientists spend months inside you, trying to assess the damage?

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  6. Were you described as "under severe stress, but not dead yet"?

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  7. Did senator Pauline Hanson use you for a political stunt?

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  8. Did the government issue a report card on your health, giving you a mark of "D"?

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  9. Do people constantly say that your suffering isn't real?

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  10. Do people overseas care about you more than the people in your own backyard?

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Who Had A Worse 2016: You Or The Great Barrier Reef?

You got: You did have a worse year than the Great Barrier Reef!

Sorry. Hope 2017 turns out better for you.

You did have a worse year than the Great Barrier Reef!
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You got: You had a better 2016 than the Great Barrier Reef!

Good on you, although it wouldn't have been hard.

You had a better 2016 than the Great Barrier Reef!
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