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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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Banner on bypass ‘probably not best way to come out’, admits gay dad

‘I was trying to be open and honest with my teenage daughter, and what could be more open and honest than proclaiming my sexuality in two-foot high, day-glo letters at the roundabout by her school?’

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2011
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Man mistakes chasing his children up the stairs shouting ‘Raarrr!!!’ for parenting

'dads get tired too'A father from Solihull has encountered a barrage of criticism after his long-suffering wife revealed that ‘chasing the children up the stairs on all fours going ‘Raarrr!!!’ every evening’ was his sole contribution to their upbringing. The nightly routine – which Dan Hurrell, 37, described as, ‘Just a bit of fun, that’s all’ – has, after six years, finally driven his wife, Debbie, to breaking point.

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Posted: Sep 29th, 2011
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God’s not as bad as a drink driver, says Archbishop

‘Well, although I concede that God abandoned his Son, that doesn’t make him as bad as a drink driver. We all have to make sacrifices sometimes. God is not a bad dad.’

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2011
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