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Hello fellow web crawlers! Andrew here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

Our top stories today are about: An Amazon driver delivering a package in a very odd place, a McDonald’s customer saying she was bamboozled by a deal, a life hack to try out next time you book a flight, and a popular streamer who was busted for editing out a key word in a statement about his inappropriate texts. 

After that, we’ve got another edition of “Meme History” for you. 

P.S. — Did you take our weekly news quiz yesterday? If not, there’s still time! Just open yesterday’s newsletter to answer the question. If you guess correctly, you might win a “Take Me Out To The Blog Game” shirt. 

See you next week! 

— A.W. 


⚡ Today in Internet Culture

📦 WTF
‘He knew he messed up lol’: Amazon driver delivers package. Customer can’t believe where he left it

You’ll never believe where this man’s package ended up. Hint? You’d have to look up to find it.

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🍔 FAST FOOD NATION
McDonald’s customer says she was bamboozled with 99-cent burger

Another internet user is taking McDonald’s to task after discovering a $0.99 burger deal was anything but.

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✈️ LIFE HACKS
‘Booking EXIT row seats going forward’: American Airlines passenger says she received this unexpected perk while sitting in exit row

An American Airlines passenger says she received an unexpected perk while sitting in the exit row.

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📱 STREAMERS
‘Quite the apology’: Twitch streamer Dr Disrespect busted for editing out key word in statement on inappropriate texts

This week he admitted to exchanging inappropriate texts with minors on the platform, which prompted a ban on Twitch. But he’s now getting dragged for editing out, then adding back in, the word “minor” to his tweet.

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🤓 Meme History

By Kyle Calise
Video Producer

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Meme History: Pepe Silvia 

Meme History is a weekly column that dives deep into internet lore to uncover the history of famous memes. It runs on Saturdays in the Daily Dot’s web_crawlr newsletter. If you want to get this column a day before we publish it, subscribe to web_crawlr, where you’ll get the daily scoop of internet culture delivered straight to your inbox.


🕸️ Crawling the Web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

☀️ A woman made the ultimate sacrifice for the beauty community by trying on 10 different sunscreens to test their effectiveness. Which ones were good

👪 There’s a whole corner of TikTok that is encouraging new parents to normalize naming your kids after something you love

🥩 As barbeque season is in full swing, many Americans are left with a dilemma: They want to grill, but the price of meat is just too high for their comfort.

🦷 Thinking about getting veneers? You might want to watch this woman’s viral warning first. 

🍟 A woman questioned why fast food drive-thrus don’t put menus up earlier on in the line. She says she would like more time to decide on her order before getting to the speaker.

🏳️‍🌈 From the Daily Dot archive: Long before #instagays, YouTube’s gay celebs blazed the trail for a generation of LGBTQ youth.


🤳 Today’s Viral Video

Just a little more. 😂 #cheesedog

 
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