This article is about the event when a player's post is contradicted by another. For the strange phenomenon, see Plothole.
A Miserable Failure is an event in BZPB when a user's post is contradicted by another's.
Post 1: Jack grabs the sword and impales the dragon
Post 2: Jack does not grab the sword, as it is in the Volcano Cave, and the dragon cannot be impaled by any ordinary weapon.