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  1. If My Name Is Earl had not been prematurely canceled the creator planned to end it with Earl being unable to finish his list but realizing that his original list had started a chain reaction of good in the world

  2. The world's oldest man is celebrating his bar mitzvah at age 113. His first one, 100 years ago, was cancelled due to World War 1.

  3. An IKEA in the Netherlands had to cancel their 1 euro breakfast special because it attracted too many customers and caused traffic jams on the highway.

  4. In 2013, Coca-Cola cancelled a promotion that paired randomly generated English and French words inside their caps until a lady received one that said "You Retard"

  5. A man from China bought a first class ticket which came with access to a VIP lounge that had free food. He rescheduled over 300 times in a year to enjoy over 300 free meals. When investigated, he canceled the ticket and got a full refund.

  6. After Korean soccer player, Ahn Jung-hwan scored the goal to eliminate Italy from the 2002 World Cup, his contract was cancelled by Perugia- the Italian club he played for, for ‘ruining Italian soccer.’

  7. Over the course of its 20 years on Nickelodeon, The Fairly OddParents has been cancelled five times

  8. In 1985, Ryan White was refused re-entry to his school due to him having AIDS. 117 Parents and 50 teachers petitioned for his ban. People even cancelled their subscriptions as White was the paperboy and they believed they would be infected via newsprint.

  9. That, after surviving a year-long experiment on an isolated island for a British reality TV show, ten contestants learned that the show had been canceled 4 months into production.

  10. A programmer at Apple kept working for three months after his project was canceled, simply because he thought the work was interesting and wanted to finish. Apple employees helped his cause by sneaking him into the building, and the project (a graphing calculator) was successfully released.

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Google searches for "cancel HBO subscription" this past week

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Kickstarter successes, fails and cancellations by category, between 2009 and 2017

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When Queen Elizabeth II dies, the BBC will cancel all comedy programming for 12 days

Foo Fighters were asked to play with Mick Jagger on SNL the same night they had a sold out show in New Jersey. Instead of canceling on Saturday Night Live or their show, they rehearsed with Jagger, took a helicopter to Jersey, played their show, then flew back to NYC and played SNL.

King of the Hill, despite having consistently great ratings even in its later seasons, was cancelled in order to make a spot for the Family Guy spin-off The Cleveland Show

Wally Funk, who became an aviator at 20, and in 1961 volunteered to be part of the Women in Space program. She scored higher on tests than future astronaut John Glenn. The program was cancelled. Today, at 86, she continues to fly, and has a ticket to fly into space with Virgin Galactic.

Due to a typo, the Japanese company Mizuho Securities tried to sell 610,000 shares for a yen each (less than a penny) instead of 1 share for 610,000 yen (around $5,000). Despite three separate attempts to cancel it, the Tokyo Stock Exchange processed it anyway, costing the company $225 million.

The US cancelled $16.5 billion of Poland's foreign debt as a reward for for a top secret Polish intelligence operation that extracted 6 CIA operatives from Iraq just before the Gulf War. Several countries refused to help in such a dangerous operation; only Poland agreed to help

The Janitor from "Scrubs" was meant to be part of JD's imagination in the first season, as a finale twist if the show was cancelled, which is why he does not interact with any other cast members that season.

While touring in Australia, Frank Sinatra insulted the media, especially female media. The stagehands union refused to work his show until he apologized. Sinatra threatened to cancel his shows. The transport union refused to prepare his airplane for departure

Uber drivers in China changed their profile photos to ghosts and zombie images so that when potential passengers saw these pictures they would cancel the ride they’d just booked, thus earning the driver the cancellation fee.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono visited an astrologer Who told them John would be shot and die on an island. So disturbed were they that they cancelled their extended Greek Isles vacation. Ten years later he died ... on Manhattan island.

South Korean bootleggers made a plan to balloon drop Sony's "The Interview" to North Koreans, en masse. They had to cancel plans when North Korea learned of this and labeled such an action as "a declaration of war".

In 2015, Facebook canceled Harvard student's internship after he highlighted a massive privacy issue.

Adidas will cancel any sponsorship deal they have with a player if it turns out he has anything to do with Scientology

Pearl Jam cancelled their 1994 summer tour after they found out Ticket Master was demanding a 'service charge' for fan's tickets. This prompted the band to begin building their own "stadiums" in rural areas where they independently sold tickets to shows to keep prices low.

74% of Netflix subscribers would rather cancel their subscription than see ads.

A lottery scratcher in England was cancelled because too many customers could not figure out which is the higher of two negative numbers

Clone High, an adult animated tv series about the clones of famous historical figures going to high school, was cancelled due to its portrayal of Ghandi as a loose party animal, causing great controversy in India. It began hunger strikes and even a national protest where MPs got involved.

A NASA astronaut waited 19 years to fly in space. Don Lind was selected in 1966 but was chosen for canceled missions, or as backup for missions; he said, "I was backing up two of the most depressingly healthy people you can imagine." Lind finally flew on the space shuttle in 1985.

A man from China bought a first class ticket which came with access to a VIP lounge and flyers could get a free meal. He rescheduled over 300 times over a year to enjoy (presumably) over 300 meals. When investigated, he canceled the ticket and got a full refund.

"SLAM", a cancelled nuclear ramjet missle that could carry up to 16 thermonuclear warheads, travel for months nonstop, spew radiation wherever it went, and flew at tree top levels, killing anyone it would fly over

A blind man was kicked off a US Airways flight after his service dog repositioned itself several times during a 2 hour delay. The passengers demanded that he be let back on and the flight attendant responsible be kick off instead. The flight was eventually canceled.

When asked about South Park ending, Trey Parker said "We've been waiting to get canceled for 18 fucking years."

When Freddie Mercury recorded the album Mr. Bad Guy he planned on collaborating with Michael Jackson but cancelled after one song because he felt uncomfortable recording with Jackson's pet llama in the studio.

Jonah Hill created an animated series in 2011. It lasted seven episodes before being cancelled by FOX and is considered one of the worst animated shows to ever air on television.

A US dog grooming service suffered cancellations and received threats after a Facebook review claiming a groomer injured a dog. Video later proved the dog had been hit by a car as the owner's relative walked it unleashed hours after the grooming

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I tracked my year with MoviePass, which I just cancelled this week.

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Ryanair cancelled flights by airport