Lists Top 10 WalesOnCraic posts of 2016 By Royston Butterscotch Posted on December 30, 2016 What a year 2016. Winners of 'Best Blog' at the Regional Awards in Cardiff and we will also have reached our 1000th story! Which story was your favourite? 10Dolphin gets a tattoo of fat woman from Merthyr inked on its shouldervia walesoncraic.comWe kick off our Top Ten with this post from April. Dolphin gets a tattoo of a fat woman from Merthyr tells the story of how a dolphin in the Atlantic got inked with a picture of a fat woman leaving a Wetherspoons pub.9A470 road workers complete 3 month mannequin challengevia walesoncraic.comNovember's craze was called the Mannequin Challenge, where a group of people would stand still and a dickhead would walk around filming them as if they had been frozen in time. It was midly amusing first time round. By the millionth time you'd seen one, you wanted to punch someone's face in. The A470 workers looked as if they'd been doing it for 3 months. 8Labour councillor claims he had to sit on roof of a Valleys Line trainvia walesoncraic.comBack in the summer, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, took a seat on the floor of a train to make the point about how busy trains were, and to justify why the rail network should be nationalised. Sadly, CCTV proved that there were seats available and he looked a bit of a tit. That story was recreated using a made up Labour councillor and a made up train service. 7Clown sighting in Merthyr dismissed as ‘chubby girl with too much makeup on’via walesoncraic.comOctober saw the rise of the clown craze where some people took it upon themselves to dress up as clowns and scare the shit out of people. It was admittedly a bit cruel but this clown story was shared over 8,000 times.6Kwik Save Christmas advert fails to melt heartsvia walesoncraic.comBritain waited with bated breath for the 2016 John Lewis advert. When it did arrive, it was just a fox bouncing on a trampoline. Sadly, Kwik Save's budget version, didn't quite have the impact they were hoping for.5Government announces Cardiff Airport to get a third bus stopvia walesoncraic.comOne of the biggest news stories of the autumn was the announcement that Heathrow was to get a third runway. Meanwhile, Cardiff was set to get its own third bus stop.4Welsh builder says he can do Buckingham Palace for £200 cashvia walesoncraic.comIn November, the Government announced that Buckingham Palace was set to get a renovation at a cost of £370 million. Dai the Paint said he could do it for £200 cash.3BREAKING NEWS: Patch of blue sky spotted over South Walesvia walesoncraic.comThroughout last Christmas and into December, we had so much rain, we didn't know when it was going to stop. Then - someone spotted a patch of blue sky. 2Cardiff Council’s £30k Christmas tree finally arrives – and it looks like a giant butt plugvia walesoncraic.comCardiff Council found itself in a bit of bother just before Christmas when they announced that their new Christmas tree was going to cost £30k and it would be imported from China. Before the Council revealed their new tree, we posted this story, which many people took as real. 1Facebook launches new Welsh ‘Reaction’ buttons, including Lush, Tidy and Tampingvia walesoncraic.comHere it is - our top story of 2016! In February, Facebook announced that they were introducing new 'reaction' buttons. So we decided that we needed our own. Read the story in all its glory here. What were our Top Ten stories of 2015? Find out here What were out Top Ten stories of 2014? Find out here Related Items:featured, Lists Recommended for you Top 10 WalesOnCraic stories of 2017 13 things to do with your kids in Newport this Easter 7 things we learnt from Season 7 of ‘The Walking Dead’ Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.