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A Scale of Fail

I’ve been thinking that the current kind of arbitrary hierarchy of fails:

FAIL
EPIC FAIL
OMGWTFBBQ FAIL

…really isn’t nuanced enough for the comparative analysis of failures. The first solution that presents itself is to use modifiers:

FAIL-
FAIL
FAIL+
EPIC FAIL-
EPIC FAIL
EPIC FAIL+
OMGWTFBBQ FAIL-
OMGWTFBBQ FAIL
OMGWTFBBQ FAIL+

And, what the hell, maybe an OMGWTFBBQ FAIL++ (pronounced “double-plus OMGWTFBBQ fail”, natch) for the truly stupendous failures of the world.

That got me wondering, though – might numbers be better?
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