10 Valentine’s Day fails you’ll truly love

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So, pretty much everyone’s least favourite day of the year is almost upon us: Valentine’s Day.

Ah, yes, Valentine’s Day, everyone’s favourite day for contrived romance, Facebook engagements and over-priced bunches of roses.

Like many single people, I already know how I’ll be spending Valentine’s Day…

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However, it’s not just us supposedly lonely singletons who aren’t fans of Valentine’s Day, it’s descended into such a commercial entity that you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone outside of the florist, confectionary or card-selling world with much good to say about it.

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But one thing everyone, whether single of coupled up, can enjoy is some epic Valentine’s fails, and the internet, as ever, doesn’t disappoint.

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Like this sign, advocating a gift no one would really want.

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And this somewhat self-involved husband.

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Remember, if you’re single, just accept it and enjoy, don’t use a stock image to pretend someone sent you flowers.

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And if you do decide to send a card, maybe make it a bit more romantic than this one.

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Sometimes, companies decide to jump on Valentine’s Day as a way to promote their brand or products, but it’s not always a good idea.

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There are few words adequate to truly describe the oddness of this product:

Meanwhile, we have a lot of sympathy for any future boyfriends of this little girl:

Ah, but we’re not total cynics here at Siliconrepublic.com, so to end things on a sweeter note, here’s a pretty adorable video of some kids talking about love and Valentine’s Day. Enjoy!

Broken heart image via Shutterstock

Brigid O Gorman is the sub-editor of Siliconrepublic.com

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