The Best of Google Buzz

People saying stupid things on the Internet is hardly news. Thanks to Google Buzz, however, we know exactly when -- and where -- it's happening.

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The Best of Google Buzz

When Google Buzz debuted a few weeks ago, people thought that it could be an excellent social aggregator and a Twitter-killer. Buzz's true strength, however, lies in its comic potential. Everything that runs through a Buzzer's mind--from the inane to the incomprehensible--gets funnier when it's attached to their first name, last name, and current location. Here are a few examples, courtesy of Your Brain On Buzz, a blog I started with a few friends to give these buzzes the (affectionately mocking) attention they deserve.

For more on Google Buzz, see:

* Can Google Generate Buzz in the Enterprise?

* Google Buzz: Then and Now

* Google Buzz: 10 Changes I'd Like to See

* How to Use Google Buzz

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Way to Prove Her Point

Awfully pessimistic indeed—but correct, apparently. "Google Stalking 2.0" doesn't quite have the same ring to it.

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I Happen to Know a Guy

On one hand, the whole Internet now knows his psychiatric history and insurance status. On the other hand, maybe one of his neighbors can hook him up.

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Photographic Evidence

Weird: a guy with his hand down his pants on public transit. Weirder: taking a picture of it and putting it on Google.

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Probably a Good Thing

Live-buzzing open-heart surgery (complete with step-by-step pictures) probably isn't what Danny's looking for—unless the surgeon is good enough to do it one-handed.

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We Care About Your Opinion, Honest

This would probably be worth reporting to HR, if HR weren't getting an early start on the weekend.

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At Least She Can Admit It

Even when Erin wins, she loses.

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Driving While Buzzed

First, you probably shouldn't buzz this kind of thing publicly. Second, nice pic. Third, you're not on the freeway.

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Mine Is 'Finding Stupid Buzzes'

Now that I know where your dog is, "Jax rox ur sox off," I might have to give that a shot.

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Your Tax Dollars at Work

Though it's unclear which side of the bars John is sitting on, watching Mexican soap operas at a police station seems like a waste of taxpayer funds.

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Easily Amused

Stephen actually followed up on this buzz by blogging all six days of jury duty. Really.

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Shhhhhh!

Once Jehovah's Witnesses go door-to-door with smartphones, we're all doomed.

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Watch Out!

Believe it or not, Bill, 2012 was showing in theaters worldwide, not just in Richfield, Minnesota.

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Temptation, Thy Name Is Nick

If Nick really cared about how Chauncey's studying was going, he probably wouldn't be buzzing him from a bar. Worst friend ever.

Want to see more buzzing gone wrong? Stop by Your Brain On Buzz.

For more on Google Buzz, see:

* Can Google Generate Buzz in the Enterprise?

* Google Buzz: Then and Now

* Google Buzz: 10 Changes I'd Like to See

* How to Use Google Buzz

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