All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘idiots’

Robber Caught After Friending Victim on Facebook

You have to be a real winner to hit someone in the back of the head just to steal their iPod, but it takes quite the criminal mastermind to seek out their victim on Facebook the day after the robbery. A Port Orchard, Washington man has been arrested and charged with second-degree robbery after trying to connect, via social media, …

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Mom Banned from Facebooking About Kids, Hitler

If a judge orders, as part of a probation deal, that you must stop ranting about Hitler and your family on Facebook, you should probably take it seriously. An appellate court has ruled that banning a woman from posting about her family on Facebook is not an overbroad violation of her free speech rights, upholding a lower court’s decision. In …

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Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is staying busy, as always. A Port St. Lucie man has been arrested after–well, after doing a lot of dumb things. According to the Martin County Sheriff’s office, 21–year-old Taylor Harrison has been arrested and held on $55,000 bond after selling drugs to undercover narcotics agents. Oh, and right before that, he apparently took …

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Man Named Popadick Fulfills Surname Destiny in Public Park

Until just now, I’d never come across any “Popadicks.” My introduction to the surname comes in the form of a story about one Donald Popadick, who Ottawa Police claim exposed himself in a public park. Yep. A man named Donald Popadick apparently exposed himself in a place called Mooney’s Bay Park. Everything does happen for a reason! From an official …

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Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City Mayor

If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you’d better watch what you tweet about the mayor. Rather, you’d better watch what you tweet as the mayor from a parody account. City police performed a search operation at a Peoria home on Tuesday, confiscating mobile phones and computers said to have a connection to the @PeoriaMayor Twitter account–an account that has been …

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Principal Calls 6-Year-Old ‘Honey Boo Boo’ on Facebook, Resigns Amid Outrage

Most people would be better off if they were just a little bit more careful with what they posted on Facebook. This goes double for anyone in the public eye, especially if it’s your job to look after children. Actually, if I were an assistant principal, I’d just stay off Facebook. As a school administrator, what good could ever come …

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San Francisco Apparently Has a Smart Car Tipping Problem

In rural areas, kids have been tipping cows to beat their boredom for years–or that’s how the story goes. Now, in the less-rural Bay Area, some pranksters are tipping new things for the new generation. It seems that San Francisco has a Smart car-flipping epidemic. NBC Bay Area reports that several smart car owners have awoken to find their $13,000 …

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Woman Pranks Daughter with School Shooting Text in Dumbest April Fools’ Joke of the Year

And you thought Netflix’s sizzling bacon documentary was bad… A 54-year-old woman has been charged with disturbing schools, breaching the peace, and unlawful use of a telephone after sending a text to her daughter claiming that shots had been fired at a Virginia College campus where she worked. It could go down as the dumbest April Fools’ joke of the …

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Man Blackmailed After Responding to Craigslist Sex Ad with Naked Photo

My mother always told me “Josh, never send naked selfies to people you don’t know on the internet.” That was her favorite mom warning, apart from “Josh, don’t blackmail people.” Moms are so smart. A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to second-degree theft by extortion and is looking at a 5-year prison sentence after he blackmailed a man who sent …

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Man Offers to Shoot Someone for 100 Retweets, Promptly Arrested

The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man for making criminal threats after he tweeted that he would shoot someone if he received 100 retweets. “100 RTs and I’ll shoot someone walking,” tweeted Dakkari Dijon McAnuff alongside the image below–seemingly a scoped rifle aimed out of a window. this has officially gone too far … “@StillDMC: 100 RT's …

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Guy Who Shot Texting Moviegoer Was Also Texting

Back in January, 71-year-old Curtis Reeves shot and killed Chad Oulson in a crowded movie theater during a screening of Lone Survivor. Reeves shot Oulson after an altercation the sprang from the latter texting in the theater and refusing to stop. According to Oulson’s wife, who was non-fatally shot, they were simply texting a babysitter about their 3-year-old daughter. Reeves …

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Apparently, in Florida, You Can ‘Drive Off’ Your Drunk

If you’re super messed up and being an annoying asshole, your wife might tell you to go “sleep it off.” That’ll work, given enough time. You might think you can go “walk it off” or perhaps “Waffle House it off.” Neither of these will help, but they probably won’t hurt either–unless you walk into oncoming traffic or go overboard with …

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