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Fathers unable to bond with their kids without shared Star Wars knowledge

A study of young parents has revealed that new fathers are unable to relate to their children without a shared knowledge of the Star Wars universe, with many refusing to take part in their upbringing until they have at least a basic understanding of ‘The Force’. Furthermore, parental bonds have been harmed over disagreements regarding the validity of the prequels and inclusion of Jar Jar Binx within the saga.

Fathers have been accused by women’s groups of putting their own nostalgia for the popular movie series before their responsibilities as a parent. In response, Fathers for Justice have taken to public buildings dressed as Batman, Spiderman and various other Marvel and DC characters to demonstrate the many other franchises they are willing to embrace.

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Posted: Apr 19th, 2014
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New Batman Barry Scott swaps grime-fighting for crime-fighting

‘Have you ever accidentally sprayed that stuff in your eyes? I have, It’s lethal’, said Scott. ‘Forget fancy gadgets and guns, just one spray of that stuff in the face and you’re not going anywhere fast. Bang and the Joker is gone!’

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Posted: Aug 24th, 2013
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Vigilante dressed as Batman ‘failed to complete paperwork’, police allege

A man dressed as the caped crusader Batman who handed over a wanted man at a Bradford police station disappeared into the night ‘without completing the required paperwork’, say West Yorkshire police.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2013
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Geek community in mourning as man dies of radioactive spider bite

Comic book fans around the globe are said to be ’inconsolable’ after the death of Life Sciences major Simon Simpson (21) who failed to develop superpowers after being attacked by a mutant radioactive spider in the local museum.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2011
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Clark Kent revealed as Superman’s alter-ego after switching to contact lenses

It's him!‘It was suddenly obvious,’ said fellow reporter Lois Lane. ‘I don’t know why we hadn’t noticed before.’

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Posted: Jul 14th, 2009
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