2016 has been a crazy year, leaving plenty to talk about on social media. Rachel Maddow nearly cried on election night; a “mystery sniper” took out three ISIS leaders in less than two weeks; and Hillary Clinton proved on international television that she’ll never understand the word “classified.”

Here’s a look at 2016’s most compelling stories.

Disrespecting Servicemen

An insolent woman tried calling out a U.S. Navy sailor for asking about a military discount at a  Taco Bell. Fortunately, a man in the back of the line showed the sailor that some of us still support and respect our servicemen.

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Election Night Meltdown

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow didn’t handle election night well. She barely held it together after Trump won Ohio and North Carolina – and it was rather entertaining to watch.

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Revealing National Security Secrets

During the last presidential debate, Hillary Clinton decided to tell the world America’s response time for a nuclear launch. Those on social media were quick to call out the Democratic candidate for leaking classified information on international television.

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Saving Lives Versus Serving Food

A Detroit fast food worker tried explaining why fast food workers should get paid more than paramedics. As expected, her argument wasn’t all that convincing.

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“Bloodthirsty Gun Nut”

A gun owner riding the train in Boston happened to overhear another passenger’s phone conversation. The passenger spoke of the “murderous NRA” and “bloodthirsty gun nuts.” Rather than confronting the passenger, the gun owner decided to submit an open letter to the Boston Globe – and it went viral.

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All Lives Matter

FOX News’ Shepard Smith chastised former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for saying “all lives matter.” Viewers weren’t pleased and took to Twitter to criticize Smith and demand he be fired from the network.

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Feel Good Friday

A “mystery sniper,” who many labeled the “Daesh hunter,” killed three ISIS commanders in Sirte, Libya over the course of ten days 10 days.

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Tucker Carlson Calls Out Tariq Nasheed

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson had the displeasure of interviewing Tariq Nasheed. The self-proclaimed “anti-racism strategist” was asked on the show after implying in a tweet that the officer who shot and killed the Ohio State attacker wasn’t a hero. Thankfully, Carlson put Nasheed in his place.

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Hume Boom

Back in September, Brit Hume burned Hillary Clinton with the perfect photo caption on Twitter.

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Optical Illusions

An optical illusion puzzle – or rather a picture of a brick wall – went viral on Facebook. Many couldn’t figure out if there was more to the image or if simply was just a brick wall.

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