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This feels like one of those things that should have gotten more coverage when it happened. During a parade for Spain's National Day in 2019, the parachutist tasked with bringing the flag to be used in the parade got yanked out of the sky by an errant light pole. Amazingly the guy didn't get laughed at. Maybe the whole event was just "too official" for anyone to really lay into him in front of the King? Apparently he suffered no injuries. The only Spain king he got was the king of Spain telling him it was chill.

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KFC Spain Is Taking Over Twitter With Cursed Shitposts

Brands appealing to consumers on social media is nothing new. Fast food chains Wendy's and Denny's have both received a lot of attention for bringing spicy roasts and absurd memes to the masses. Though we appreciate their efforts (especially Denny's puzzling Instagram feed), we can't help but realize we're eating up their social media strategy like hungry wolves. As professional consumers of content, we prefer a little nuance where brand pandering is concerned. That's why we've fallen in love with the absolutely unhinged humor that @KFC_ES has been serving up on Twitter.

While the KFC Spain Twitter account has been serving up memes for quite a while, over the last couple weeks they seem to have upped the shitpost ante with highly cursed images and memes that only a seasoned shitposter could appreciate. Best of all? They're not just pretending to reach a specific audience. Tired of the way brands do the "fellow kids" thing on social media, KFC Spain wants to do things differently. We spoke with one of their community managers, who revealed that they're just trying to use Twitter as a "regular shitposter" to join the conversation instead of forcing anything. Judging by the insane engagement they've been receiving, they're definitely doing things right. We've put some of their latest and greatest work in this gallery, but you should probably go ahead and follow the account for more cursed goodness. Whatever they churn out will be anything but boring.

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Twitter Users Mock & Remix Another Hilariously Botched Painting Restoration

Eight years ago the world was rocked by a well-meaning old Spanish woman who took it upon herself to restore a painting of Jesus Christ. The painting, in its hilariously terrible glory, is often referred to as "Monkey Christ" or "Potato Jesus". Whatever you choose to call the massive fail, it's got some new competition. 

According to The Guardian, a private art collector in Spain (here we go again) paid a furniture restorer 1,200 euros to clean a famous painting by the baroque artist Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. The restorer's efforts fell woefully short of expectations, and left the Virgin Mary's face completely unrecognizable. The gaffe, which has inspired experts to call for art restoration regulation, might be tragic to art lovers, but is going a long way to amuse bored Twitter users. Even the Royal Academy of the Arts got in on the fun and challenged followers to "restore" the painting themselves. The results are pretty damn entertaining.

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