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Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Aug 26 14:32:32
"Parent Struggling To Find Good Reason Why 5-Year-Old Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of Starting School"
[Onion: News in Brief]
http://loc...n-why-5-year-old-sh-1837564067
"“Don’t worry, there’s nothing to be scared of, other than constant judgment from dozens of kids you don’t know,” said Bolen said, stressing that little Sophia was not to let the combined pressures of academic and social achievement get to her despite the fact that how she performs in school and how she is perceived by peers would determine the trajectory and outcome of her entire life. “You’re going to make so many friends, honey! Though there are actually a lot of people who aren’t that good at making friends, and you could very likely be one of them. Oh, and now that I think of it, it’s true that school shootings happen sort of all the time now.” Bolen also assured her daughter that even in the event that she had a bad first day, things would get better eventually, provided she was not kidnapped on her walk home."
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Aug 26 14:33:14
"Self-Esteem Built Up At Theater Camp To Get Shy Student Through First 6 Minutes Of School Year"
[Onion: News in Brief]
http://loc...-to-get-shy-student-1837563640
"QUINCY, MA—Exhausting his reserves of confidence well before first-period roll call, student Logan Mahaffey found the self-esteem he painstakingly acquired during summer theater camp could only get him through his first six minutes of the school year, the 7th-grader admitted Monday. “If I can play the lead in Jesus Christ Superstar, there’s nothing I can’t do,” said Mahaffey, mere moments before a classmate threw a water bottle at his head after noticing him whistling the tune to “I Got Rhythm.” “Up on that stage, I felt like I was truly myself for the first time, and now I know I can conquer anything. I can’t wait to tell everyone about [the things they will mercilessly torment me about for the rest of the school year, using my enthusiasm for theater as a rationale to exclude me from all social functions].” At press time, Mahaffey was unaware that tomorrow’s pummeling from classmates for wearing an Anything Goes cast T-shirt would have a much greater impact on his self-esteem."

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"perhaps he'd never seen a grabber before... or he was assaulted by one as a child..."

It seemed like he was just trying to preemptively justify why he might have to shoot this kid ;D .. like, "If I call it a garbage-picker and shoot him, then my use of force may be questioned, but if I call it an 'object' or 'metal weapon,' then when I shoot him I'll have just cause."
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Aug 26 14:36:51
"someone let the cat out"

That Israeli family does not seem to bright. The expectation of help (them wandering around asking for a ride) reminds me of in "Batman Begins" where Liam Neeson calls out Bruce's father for failing to act. :p

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Good picture here:

"Sony Announces Discreet New Flesh-Colored VR Helmet That Blends In With Your Face"
http://ogn...lored-vr-helmet-tha-1837563581
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Aug 26 14:39:10
*[too] bright

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Kitty doesn't like the sand. It's course, and it's rough, and it gets everywhere:
http://imgur.com/gallery/ovnIBvu
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Aug 26 14:42:27
Polite foosball QB:
http://imgur.com/gallery/p5L6ZxH
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Aug 26 16:33:31
^that's the quitter who put his health over his fans!

i'll guess the cat was unhappy about all the water (they are in wet sand)


the makings of a new internet challenge:
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=4gTm_1566735869
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 01:23:40
pretty crazy feat
http://twitter.com/CNN/status/1166225355855863813
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Aug 27 04:02:34
People in the comments like, "That's not a paddle board," but like...... 2900 miles by paddling is still 2900 miles by paddling.
That reporter is a total loser trying to cool himself up with that stupid bracelet, though, lulz ;D

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"^that's the quitter who put his health over his fans!"

Looks like it! I read some of the comments to see why people were booing him when he left, and it's pretty mean. Basically like, "Screw his body! We have a game to win tomorrow!" ;D

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Some good raccoon pics from someone's house:
http://imgur.com/gallery/bNuhgXy
Wish there were clickity sounds for the vid :(
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 12:23:13
yeah, i noticed those paddleboard comments :p... he's still paddling! & can't imagine that thing would survive rough seas... although i know nothing about the issue :p

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Video from the night Mateen Cleaves was accused of sexual assault shows his accuser struggling and pulling away from the ex-MSU star as he attempts to pull her back into a motel room. (twice)

Cleaves was acquitted of 4 sexual assault charges by a jury on August 20.

view here:
http://www...ay-this-video-proved-his-guilt

i'm willing to say he's guilty :p... how about at least kidnapping?
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 12:30:58
a lot of talent here...
http://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=422973038564678

just in creating the ball... then moving it while upside-down & backwards to some intended destination (& then burying supposedly)
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 13:30:13
an unusual taser video
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=a7FmM_1566860010
maybe she escaped from his basement
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 15:44:43
another case of 'girls will be girls':


Police in suburban Houston are looking for a woman who used a power tool to break into a Botox clinic and steal anti-aging products.

Sugar Land police say surveillance cameras captured the burglary Friday night at the Botox RN MD Spa.

The footage shows a woman approaching the locked door of the spa and trying unsuccessfully to open it. She then retrieves a battery-powered grinding saw from a light-colored Mercedes SUV and uses it to cut into the clinic’s front door.

Authorities say the woman stole an undisclosed amount of products from the clinic before driving away. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sugar Land police.


not terribly exciting video here:
http://www...ic-steals-anti-aging-products/
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Aug 27 16:06:18
She wasn't very fast-moving, so a shove onto the grass may have been a nice courtesy to prevent sidewalk scrapes ;p

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"can't imagine that thing would survive rough seas..."

Yeah, they showed him take one smallish wave and it looked rough, so he probably needed to get really lucky with the weather conditions :p

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"i'm willing to say he's guilty :p... how about at least kidnapping?"

Holy shit, yeah D:
..I can understand if the defense argued that this was *outside* the room and there maybe wasn't concrete proof of what happened *inside* the room, but part of the "He said, she said" of rape trials is proving that a chain of events can indicate what very likely happened in the room. Physically pulling a resisting person into a room at two different time points seems like pretty fucking strong evidence of non-consent in the room...

Looking into it, it looks like they (probably) argued that she was high on drugs and didn't know what she was doing, running away naked. But if that's the case, that would mean that she was too intoxicated for consent... The defense got her to confirm that she doesn't remember saying, "No," so that was a negative against her, but this was against a backdrop of her not remembering everything clearly. So yeah, sounds like the defense used her memory holes against her. You'd think the jury would put the pieces together with that video, though... The transcript must be great for this one. Like, how do they make him seem like he was helping her while running after her naked wearing socks?

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Dave Chappelle calling out audiences for destroying people via social media years after some error:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MZZ__5F_-A
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Aug 27 16:10:24
"woman who used a power tool to break into a Botox clinic and steal anti-aging products."

Come on, people! Disguises! And don't pull up in your own vehicle, lol :D

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School bus driver films person ignoring those pesky fold-out stop signs:
http://imgur.com/gallery/HUOCplP
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 17:52:12
perhaps Mateen Cleaves will meet w/ some street justice... or at least shunning... now that the video is out there


Chappelle seemed to have genuine hate :p i'd have been real uncomfortable sitting there
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 18:16:27
a bunch of mothers shoplifting poorly
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=uLQa0_1566842615
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Aug 27 18:56:39
another China video...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3Nqwnnj3Ik

they need more natural predators... or a hunting season to thin out the numbers
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Aug 28 01:00:38
cocky robber vs vigilant clerk
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9EqBM_1566879585
Cherub Cow
Member
Wed Aug 28 06:29:47
"cocky robber vs vigilant clerk"

Yours is a good description :D
Bummer that it cuts out right before the fun part — I expect more from LL ;p

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"a bunch of mothers shoplifting poorly"

This comment was a good summary:
"Classy. White [gypsies]"

Pretty badly translated description above the video :D .. or, I *hope* that was a translation and not just how a native-speaker writes :p

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"another China video..."

D:
.. That's like worst case American Black Friday x9000.

"they need more natural predators... or a hunting season to thin out the numbers"

The Mongols really dropped the ball on this one. They really could have changed history for the better with some more victories in the 13th century ;)

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raccoon demands more skritches:
http://imgur.com/gallery/GwaFHx6
Cherub Cow
Member
Wed Aug 28 15:57:12
"2019 VMAs Full Of People You Don’t Know, You Desiccated Corpse, You Putrid Crone, You Might As Well Be Dead"
[Onion: News in Brief]
http://www...know-you-desiccated-1837594461
"LOS ANGELES—In a sign that the world has finally passed you by, sources confirmed Monday that this year’s 2019 MTV Video Music Awards featured an endless stream of people you don’t know, you withered corpse, you putrid crone, you might as well be dead and rotting in the dirt. “Tonight, the world honors singers and bands you’ve never heard of, whose names will be mere static in your mind, you shriveled husk,” said the hundreds of howling voices in your head, echoing louder and louder as you desperately grasp for a single familiar name, face, or shape as you begin your inexorable slide into oblivion. “Even those receiving lifetime achievement awards will not trigger a glimmer of recognition in your vacant eyes. You do not know any of these people this year, you will not know any of these people next year, and you will never know any of these people ever again.” At press time, the darkness was closing in as the word “Lizzo” lingered in the air, but you will not comprehend what it means as the foul hands of death pull you down, down, down."
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Aug 28 18:15:28
i looked up what Lizzo was... a giant inflatable ass was the first result
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Aug 28 18:21:05
A Florida man apparently didn’t appreciate being told to flush the toilet in another person’s home after using it ― he allegedly threatened the fellow who complained by threatening to “chop” him with a machete.

The suspect, 46-year-old Keith Mounts, later offered this all-too-appropriate explanation to police: “Shit happened.”


police report (doesn't add much):
http://the...s/assets/mountsarrestrept1.jpg
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Aug 28 21:09:14
performance art, mental illness or Chinese:
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=ioHe_1567004892

...the woman speaking is like me everyday following politics
Cherub Cow
Member
Thu Aug 29 05:13:56
I'm thinking 60% performance art and 40% mental illness, since performance art like this would be attractive to the mentally ill ;D
..a good flying kick would have added closure to the video, but maybe no one engaged because there's a risk of spreading poop ;p

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"i looked up what Lizzo was... a giant inflatable ass was the first result"

Yeah, I hadn't heard of her until the Onion's coverage. They also did a "News in Photos" image of her on Tuesday:
"Flight Attendant Annoyed By Lizzo Attempting To Stuff Giant Inflatable Ass Into Overhead Compartment"
http://www...tempting-to-stuff-g-1837627530
Cherub Cow
Member
Thu Aug 29 05:14:56
Quick bike change from years ago:
http://vimeo.com/49997914
You can hear the cyclist's cleats clacking on the ground as he runs to the next bike :D
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Aug 29 12:45:52
looked smooth... but i don't know what it normally looks like :p

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A keeper at a German safari park is lucky to be alive after a powerful rhinoceros flipped her car numerous times while she was trapped inside.

video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXIhbnzVreM
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Aug 29 16:25:06
a lot of cat emotions
http://twitter.com/Dax_x98/status/1167145184762703873
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Aug 29 19:36:15
Volunteers polish giant’s erection by hand


Read more: http://met...ion-hand-10648785/?ito=cbshare

tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Aug 30 01:34:49
in related news

Alex Trebek is back at work... & ready to take a bat to anyone not taking advantage of the daily double
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Aug 30 11:52:49
hopefully Trebek will dress as Walter White/Heisenberg
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another Brazil tourism video
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9tuqa_1567122602

i don't know why anyone would ever stand still outside
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Aug 30 15:45:56
This week, the Federal Court ordered Air Canada to pay more than $15,000 ($21,000 CAD) and send formal apology letters to a French-speaking couple in Ottawa for repeated language equality violations.

The lawsuit concerned more than 22 complaints that Michel and Lynda Thibodeau filed against the airline in 2016.

The couple complained the word "lift" was engraved on seatbelts in English but not in French.

They also alleged the French translations of the words "exit" and "warning" were in smaller characters than the English words, and, finally, that a French language boarding announcement at the airport was less detailed than the English boarding call.

"Air Canada systematically violates the linguistic rights of Francophones," argued the Thibodeaus, according to the judgment for the case.

The case concerned their rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Official Languages Act, which is meant to ensure that English and French have equal status in Canada.

http://edi...nguage-lawsuit-trnd/index.html

what a hellhole

the article is not super clear... it mentions over '22 complaints' in the filing... and later '14 successful complaints' in the result, so maybe the extra idiotic seatbelt one didn't make the cut
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Fri Aug 30 16:01:49
Kittens and a $2 WrestleMania, thrift store find!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T69xNoh7lOw
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Aug 30 17:27:50
^i see the whitest one is dominating >.>
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and another Brazil tourism video
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=sXEyn_1567176141

i want to think something fake going on, but it's not the first time we've seen people casually accepting robbery there
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Aug 31 12:55:36
a fairly decent prank... rare to see :p
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=eyBG_1567252932
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Aug 31 14:21:31
keeping it real at a high school football game
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9lB1Y_1567257773
Cherub Cow
Member
Sat Aug 31 19:47:21
Must have been a super important disagreement about prom or something.

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"a powerful rhinoceros flipped her car numerous times while she was trapped inside."

I mean... she deserved it. :p
Took me a while to re-find this; someone posted that video a few days ago without the generous editing. It shows the driver pretty clearly instigating the rhino:
http://imgur.com/gallery/5xSXizP

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"a lot of cat emotions"

There seems to be a constant game that cats play where if they successfully sneak up on other cats, then they win and become alpha for the moment ;D

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"Volunteers polish giant’s erection by hand"

From the article.. I hadn't heard the word "centenary" before. It's like the British "centennial" I guess :p

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"& ready to take a bat to anyone not taking advantage of the daily double"

People *really* need to live a little with the Daily Double. It's especially funny when people don't double, and it's only round one and they have just a few thousand dollars. That's not champion logic :p

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"what a hellhole"

Wows... that dual language issue was made fun of in "Canadian Bacon", but it's funny to think that that couple actually takes it seriously... I really want to believe that they're just trolling.

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"Kittens and a $2 WrestleMania, thrift store find!"

Yaaaay! :D :D

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"a fairly decent prank..."

Looked like a Chinese re-make/re-staging of what must have been a superior Western original ;p
Cherub Cow
Member
Sat Aug 31 19:47:23
Top comment: "That's maximum IDGAF"
(bar robbery)
http://imgur.com/gallery/rj4FOi1
Cherub Cow
Member
Sat Aug 31 20:01:23
cat.exe crash error:
http://imgur.com/gallery/eaehmM8
Cherub Cow
Member
Sat Aug 31 20:04:57
CPR instructor doesn't have a sense of humor:
http://imgur.com/gallery/XTbj34e
Cherub Cow
Member
Sat Aug 31 20:13:27
Shoulder users "Correctly shamed" by ambulance:
http://imgur.com/gallery/wD5jzK9
Cherub Cow
Member
Sat Aug 31 20:16:08
Owner likes to put cat out in the wild to fend for itself then post video of rehabilitating the cat:
http://imgur.com/gallery/pUa5H6t
;)
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Aug 31 22:44:54
i see what you mean about the rhino... he was set up to look bad!


maybe IDGAF guy is brazilian
Cherub Cow
Member
Sun Sep 01 19:19:32
That would make sense — death by robbery is meaningless to them :D

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Looks like a little mouse was spotted in a Whataburger and makes a fatal mistake while evading capture:
http://imgur.com/gallery/3nd1Rw5
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sun Sep 01 22:06:56
someone should've dove in to save him!

like Fry going after his fossilized dog... (which is what he's doing at the start of this unclear clip):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWb2ZsHiZCg
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sun Sep 01 23:07:47
animal videos compilation:
(best of August supposedly)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anW0hellIuc
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Sep 02 01:37:22
Gomi doesn't care :p

This cat also couldn't make its jump:
http://imgur.com/gallery/KOzlfls
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Sep 02 11:57:10
this bull did make its jump
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=Tqwk_1567431723
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Sep 02 12:06:10
another 5 o'clock free iProducts giveaway
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=CDBmv_1567362746
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Sep 02 17:47:13
A Nashville Catholic school has banned J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter novels because it fears that the books' magical spells "risk conjuring evil spirits."

Students at St. Edward Catholic School, a Roman Catholic parish school, will no longer be able to borrow the seven stories in the popular series, with the school claiming that Rowling's fictitious spells are actually real.

The Tennessean reports that Reverend Dan Reehil, the school's pastor, sent an email to that effect. Reehil said he consulted exorcists in both the U.S. and Rome before reaching the decision to remove the books.

"These books present magic as both good and evil, which is not true, but in fact a clever deception. The curses and spells used in the books are actual curses and spells; which when read by a human being risk conjuring evil spirits into the presence of the person reading the text," Reehil wrote in the email.

Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 02:05:50
Wow... I don't know much about Harry Potter, but weren't the spells just descriptions of what they did but in Latin? Though maybe that's the point; in exorcisms and stuff, that's all they're doing too (e.g., "Go away, demon!" but in Latin).
(Hail Satan, the Great Deceiver!)

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"this bull did make its jump"

Nice :D
Next year: higher fences ;p

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"another 5 o'clock free iProducts giveaway"

Hmm..
"Replies: 44"
"Comments have been disabled for this thread"

..I guess those first 44 replies were pretty volatile if 44 was all it took to get shut down XD

Pretty hilarious seeing them wide-stancing while running so that their pants will stay up... though I guess it was also that they were hunched over to hold onto everything.

This rash of thefts can't be helping Apple store insurance rates?

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This made me laugh, though I can't quite pinpoint why. Maybe because of the way he looks around afterwards? :D
(body-boarder collides with river raft)
http://imgur.com/gallery/EX20z2j
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 02:22:42
Adorable kitten saved from the middle of the road:
http://www...gets_saved_by_two_french_guys/
They mention that they're concerned about where a mother cat could be, but I'm sure many cats lose their mothers in the great wild ;)
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 02:39:57
This video of someone jumping into a broken fire hydrant sent me on an information hunt:
http://imgur.com/gallery/dpTAzH8
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 02:40:06
It looks legend-cool, but..
"The man was unconscious for three minutes ... After the incident, the man’s right eye was swollen and he had bruises on his shoulders. He was transported to the hospital in an ambulance." ( http://mus...f-water-next-to-campus-bottle/ )
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 02:40:28
Here's another angle of the landing:
http://theinterrobang.com/cool-dude-jumps-busted-hydrant/
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 02:58:32
Hong Kong protestors have been spreading the word about how to deal with CS (tear) gas. The solution is just water:
http://sla...ong-tear-gas-water-bottle.html
The article mentions/shows that in the 2013 Turkey protests they were dropping CS canisters into water jugs.
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 03:08:54
"A Russian first date"
http://imgur.com/gallery/cH94S0x
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 03:59:05
"Kitten is put to sleep using a music box"
http://imgur.com/gallery/xhNDzGF
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Sep 03 03:59:10
The OP references the line, "Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast," which is by William Congreve, but it reminded me also of a paraphrase of the line used in the Sega CD game "Masked Rider":
http://youtu.be/F8rs8_RgfQI?t=1230
"Music can calm the wildest beast."
It comes up again when you beat the game; the main fighter character is released when he hears the song played (31:20).
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Sep 03 12:23:17
http://twitter.com/GiantCat9
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 12:48:00
"put to sleep" is a bad phrase for animal videos :p


nice fire hydrant stunt, need to work on the landing... add some tricks & maybe a new olympic sport in the works
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 12:54:04
bull kicking guy
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=kSNoi_1567490953
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 13:02:48
cyclist hits pace car
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=ktAe7_1567496087
(i realize that's probably not called a pace car :p... i don't know cycling)
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 13:16:40
mugshot

http://img.../5d6e8d3c240000ba0272de6b.jpeg

seems like you should have to remove make-up :p... i have no idea what that person looks like (w/ make-up kind of a trans Rocky look)

...or maybe 2 mugshots, one with, one without


details of arrest:

A Utah woman may have ruined her chances at being named mother of the year after she allegedly pretended to be her daughter in an attempt to avoid being arrested.

Police in Davis County pulled over Heather Garcia, 38, on Saturday night, after noticing her car did not have a license plate.

An officer searched the vehicle and found drug paraphernalia and a white powdery substance which later tested positive for meth.

What the officer allegedly didn’t get was a straight answer from Garcia about her identity.

At first, according to reports, she told police she did not have her ID. Then she said her name was Mercedes and that she was born in 1998.

“I went back to my patrol vehicle and performed a records search on the name given,” the arresting officer wrote in a police report obtained by Gephardt Daily.

He said the photo that came back “appeared to be a different individual.”

Once a positive ID was made, investigators discovered Garcia had outstanding warrants and took her into custody.

She was also charged with providing false personal information with intent to be another actual person; possession of a controlled substance; driving on a suspended or revoked license; and operating a vehicle without insurance.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 13:23:59
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An armed group of people rushed the door of a Popeyes Chicken restaurant in southeast Houston Monday night demanding chicken sandwiches.

Houston police were called to the restaurant on Scott Street and Corder just after 9 p.m.

Employees told ABC13 a mob of two women, three men and a baby were told at the drive-thru that the chicken sandwiches were sold out, but that apparently triggered the would-be customers. That's when police said they tried to get inside the restaurant.

One man had a gun, but a restaurant worker was able to lock them out. All the while, the group left the baby inside their vehicle.

"It was more of an aggravated assault because he was displaying a weapon and threatened employees," said Lt. Larry Crowson with Houston Police.

http://abc...es-chicken-sandwiches/5510088/
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 13:26:01
this was a related article link from above...


EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (KTRK) -- Hungry chicken fans around the country left Popeyes restaurants empty-handed this week when the chain sold out of its new sandwiches.

One man became so angry about the news that he decided to sue the fast-food chain.

Craig Barr of Tennessee filed a summons accusing the restaurant of false advertising and deceptive business practices.

He said he drove around to several locations only to be told at each of them that there were no more chicken sandwiches available.

Barr told WTVC that he even responded to a Craigslist ad posted by someone who said they worked at Popeyes and was selling the sandwiches under the table for $24.

He says he paid the money, but never got his sandwich.

The ad is no longer online, and police say they haven't had any reports about it.

Barr is expected to appear in court on Oct. 28. He's suing the restaurant for $5,000.
McKobb
Member
Tue Sep 03 18:05:21
The hell are they putting in that samich?
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Sep 03 18:32:53
ordinary chicken... laced w/ nothing more than a few spoonfuls of LSD


i don't have a Popeyes in my town... nor an Arby's :(

Cherub Cow
Member
Wed Sep 04 06:01:53
I was about to say that I don't either, but I just Googled, and there are a *lot*, they're just in areas that I don't frequent. Oddly enough, in checking the Police maps, Popeyes locations here overlap well with violent crime density ;D

..can't imagine getting upset about the availability of a fast food item. That's a full retard type of thing.

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"bull kicking guy"

He was right in the danger zone ;D

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"(i realize that's probably not called a pace car :p... i don't know cycling)"

Yeah, just a support vehicle of the caravan or a race marshal :D

In Googling, rider Sylvain Chavanel also had this happen to him; a support vehicle braked suddenly and he ran into it (no video of that)... Unsurprising to see the blame going onto the cyclist in the comments, but it's misplaced in the case of a bicycle race — on a training ride on public access streets, sure, but not a closed-access bicycle race. Worn out riders put their heads down to catch their breath if no other riders are around, and they can do this with the expectation that vehicles won't impede. I.e., this driver wasn't doing his or her job correctly; they're not supposed to become obstacles. Their entire job is to support without interfering in any way, which includes paying attention to whether or not cyclists are approaching from the rear.

That level of incompetence is matched by that 2011 Tour driver who I don't think was even permitted to be driving a support vehicle and who was banned for disobeying orders to pull over prior to this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=PJEtNfnDLCk
..you may remember me complaining about that in 2011 :p
There was video of that driver parking after the stage, but her identity was concealed and I suspect that her passenger/coworker took the blame for the sake of apologies to the riders. It was mostly swept under the rug by the race organizers and not settled legally until 2014...
Cherub Cow
Member
Wed Sep 04 06:01:56
Another case of not caring about a robbery:
http://imgur.com/gallery/tLX85yQ
(posted here before possibly; looks familiar)
McKobb
Member
Wed Sep 04 06:11:40
"Popeyes locations here overlap well with violent crime *density* ;D "

I read destiny, which sounds rad!
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Sep 04 11:54:49
"i'm George... George McFly... i'm your density!"


there seems a crazy amount of support cars in that 2011 crash video... like 5+ more cars in the background, plus the motorcycles
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Sep 04 12:11:18
pretty dramatic shooting video
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=ubhJR_1567583871

a couple secs missing for some reason

seems like guy on ground was surrendering before cop came back around the blue shelves... not that i blame him for not noticing and finishing the guy off :p, clear blood pouring from cop's leg & smears on floor (text says he was hit twice)
Cherub Cow
Member
Wed Sep 04 16:06:53
D:

"seems like guy on ground was surrendering before cop came back around the blue shelves... not that i blame him for not noticing and finishing the guy off :p"

Yeah... he was definitely surrendering and could have survived if the officer had noticed, but in a shootout... not much time for dilly dally; I wouldn't blame him either.

That was classic LL, though! A zoom-in on a dying face, video continues until people stop moving...
If you want blood!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EWqTym2cQU
You got it!!
;p
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Wed Sep 04 16:35:07
7.3 Billion People, One Building

http://twitter.com/Rainmaker1973/status/1168841332636475392
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Sep 04 18:31:06
'wait, but why' indeed... i bet it would smell bad
Cherub Cow
Member
Wed Sep 04 21:09:52
The Borg do not smell bad. We have evolved, absorbing the qualities of your species and perfecting them. We smell of cinnamon rolls and sometimes lavender. #BuildTheBorgCube
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Sep 04 23:02:52
i'm not a big cinnamon roll fan

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Fayette County Sheriff’s Office deputies have charged a 44-year-old pastor’s wife with wanton endangerment after she allegedly fired a pistol in a church parking lot in May. The incident reportedly happened during a heated meeting with the wife of the church youth pastor.

Melinda Frye Toney, of Oak Hill, was charged on Aug. 22, after police viewed video surveillance that had been taken at New Life Apostolic Church in Oak Hill on May 11, according to Fayette Sheriff’s Detective Kevin Willis.

Willis said that Toney had been in a conflict with Lori Haywood, 29, who is married to New Life Apostolic Youth Pastor David Haywood. Willis said the two ministers’ spouses had tension over a “minor conflict” and that an argument over a themed T-shirt that Haywood had worn to an event was “the straw that broke the camel’s back.”


the long rambling article that definitely needs editing... & needs a photo of that themed T-shirt:
http://www...a2-5435-9178-2496e765fd49.html
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Sep 05 01:31:17
pray for these dogs... & any other animals in the pile
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9U324_1567563385
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Sep 05 01:36:22
enjoyable mishap... for outside observers
(from 2017 or earlier)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYkHe8vMZac
Cherub Cow
Member
Thu Sep 05 05:18:18
lulz... he replied in the comments saying that he got down fine, but that video ending makes me think that he's a liar and that he's actually dead, sending messages to the living to trick them into hugging tree fires or something ;p

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"pray for these dogs"

Good comment from there:
"Don’t be bad in this life or you will get reincarnated as a cockroach or god forbid, an Indian."

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"the long rambling article that definitely needs editing... & needs a photo of that themed T-shirt:"

Ouch... That was painful even to speed read. It mentions video, but I don't see any links and Googling got me nowhere. Maybe police will release it soon ;p

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"Guy on a rollercoaster catches another riders phone"
http://imgur.com/gallery/bblzGT5
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Sep 05 12:20:40
i want more camera angles... where did it come from?... seems suspicious

tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Sep 05 13:52:02
NEW YORK (AP) — A scientist who collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel.

Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water. He cautioned that it’s not clear whether that indicates a gigantic eel or just a lot of little ones.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Sep 05 13:56:45
re: rollercoaster i guess it must be from a car in front of him... i wasn't thinking of that possibility :p
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Sep 05 14:26:47
dogs being dicks... but funny! :p
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=aUNMG_1567692003
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Sep 06 11:59:53
many people may not realize this, but the skull & spine are important
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=u9JUh_1567764730

perhaps it's trick acting... but prob not :p
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Sep 06 12:06:23
kid gets what's coming to him
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=CgC6w_1567762386

maybe the woman is trying for an insurance scam? or just reflex action for insurance scam... insurance scam muscle memory...

i bet the kid was trying to hit that little girl so he deserved the kicking
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Sep 06 17:30:56

the cat really sells this man vs bird video
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=aIukc_1567790730
McKobb
Member
Fri Sep 06 18:02:39
That's not a football!
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Sep 06 18:09:26
yet it's more of a foot ball than your football
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Sep 07 12:32:10
an under-reported squirrel on this board:

the indian giant squirrel (50%+ bigger & colorful)
http://med...jpg.1080x0_q100_crop-scale.jpg
Cherub Cow
Member
Sun Sep 08 01:48:12
India must be compensating :p

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"He cautioned that it’s not clear whether that indicates a gigantic eel or just a lot of little ones."

Sounds like a forgotten Hollywood script is about to be dusted off and a writer paid ;)

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"the skull & spine are important"

Yeah.. he seemed okay afterwards D:

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"maybe the woman is trying for an insurance scam? or just reflex action for insurance scam... insurance scam muscle memory..."

lol
Good estimate for a China video :D
Definitely over-acted. Someone made this comment: "Woman is obviously a professional soccer player"

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"the cat really sells this man vs bird video"

Totes :D

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Impressive falling rocks video:
http://imgur.com/gallery/JE8TGWn
Cherub Cow
Member
Sun Sep 08 01:59:32
An alternate explanation for behavior by foosball player Antonio Brown:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY_jPlY-mXw
Cherub Cow
Member
Sun Sep 08 02:00:13
kitty cat has crack eyes:
http://imgur.com/gallery/o3b38PZ
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sun Sep 08 11:51:08
wow, that rock not only got the car, smashed the hell out of that tree


yesterday Trump posted the story:
"
Swedish behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund has suggested that eating other people after they die could be a means of combatting climate change.
"

& today has a cat video (making fun of his mentally ill criminal modification of a weather map)
http://twi...ump/status/1170546650651271169


so he's now an honorary member of this thread
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sun Sep 08 12:19:06
a District 9 at Home Depot in Oakland:
http://www.liveleak.com/view?t=Cqmcc_1567925054

i may have noted this story before: when i first moved to LA, my sister-in-law who had lived there her whole life, suggested going to Home Depot 'to pick up some Mexicans' (for moving furniture).

...it was an odd thing to hear if you come from places where that's not a thing :p
Cherub Cow
Member
Sun Sep 08 19:55:40
Wow, yeah.. That's odd. I didn't even realize that that was still a thing. I thought maybe Home Depot had ended it with some kind of policy (in Googling, that's a "no" — just a couple articles about particular stores cracking down). There's a large Mexican presence where I live, and I'm aware of some trailer parks, but none of the Home Depots just have people standing around waiting for work. Must be a border state thing?

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"wow, that rock not only got the car, smashed the hell out of that tree"

Totes! The car seems like normal rock power, but the tree exploding adds that extra "Wow... that was a huge and heavy piece of rock flying through the air"-factor :D

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"Swedish behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund has suggested that eating other people after they die could be a means of combatting climate change."

I mean... to a very small degree? A problem is that when peeps die the meat spoils pretty quickly.. and then another problem where most people who die aren't very tasty anyways. Like, it's not just sweet-meat teenagers dying in drunk driving accidents; a lot of times it old people whose meat has turned from age and from dying in their rooms and not being discovered for a while. Not good eats.
;p

..
cat makes some really wacky noises when getting back scratch:
http://imgur.com/gallery/sf9Zt60
Cherub Cow
Member
Sun Sep 08 20:05:34
A new VFX masterpiece from James Cameron:
http://imgur.com/gallery/Cpt6Pqb
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sun Sep 08 21:34:21
how about using people in pet food? like they do in China... probably
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Sep 09 01:24:12
Ian Ziering, apparently branching out from Sharknado, is in a movie on now called "Zombie Tidal Wave"... i haven't been paying attention, but caught one quote:

"it's a zombie tsunami!"
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Sep 09 07:16:52
Sounds like my next movie night ;D

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"how about using people in pet food? like they do in China... probably"

That... sounds like a good idea :o
I was only thinking of people palate, but plenty of *animals* would love to eat people. You're on to something :D

..
This might be for lol thread, but it also sums up the reality of being a wage worker XD
(Gordon Ramsay talking to an honest cook)
http://imgur.com/gallery/F0vsf9l
Reading the comments, it sounds like this particular cook has his own food truck and makes great food there.
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