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October 13, 2012

4 Hilariously Passive-Aggressive Ways People Paid Fines

By Sameer Dhingra, Akshat Mittal | 367,625 Views

Deserved or not, nobody is happy about having to pay a fine. These four people wanted to make damn sure everyone knew just how unhappy they were.

#4. With Toilet Paper

Dick Roper was hit with a 30-pound parking ticket. In an effort to demonstrate exactly how he felt about the fine, he attempted to pay the amount by writing a check on a strip of toilet paper.

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"Let me finish drinking this goat cheese milkshake and I'll sign it for you."

The judicial system didn't find it quite as whimsical, and they dragged him to court and demanded he pay an extra 15 pounds for "cashing charges" (we, on the other hand, would have accepted anything with "Dick Roper" written on it).

Finally, a judge agreed to allow him to pay just the original amount, but with real, actual currency instead of an IOU hastily scribbled on two-ply butt tissue like a backwoods lunatic.

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October 12, 2012

How to Turn Anything into a Steak

By Face Joy | 161,109 Views

Produced by Ian Hunt, Eric Schmidt and Rhys Stover. Music by Jared Fowler. Hand Modeling by Katie Foster.

For more, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/FaceJoyComedy.

Follow on Twitter: @Ihunt, @TalkingSchmidt, @_rhysrhys, @jared_fowler and @katiefoster.

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October 11, 2012

5 Hilariously Elaborate Ways Video Games Punished Cheaters

By J.F. Sargent | 397,986 Views

Video game developers are fond of adding little touches to their games to screw with people who grew up carrying around cheat code books like allergy bracelets and refused to play anything without using a GameGenie. Of course, most cheats are programmed by the developers themselves, but hey, nobody trolls like a troll.

#5. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: Stealing Leads to Harassment and Death

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening featured a mechanic that made it incredibly easy to shoplift. You could walk into item shops, pick up whatever you wanted and run out without paying a single rupee (this same mechanic is featured heavily in real life).

To discourage players from stealing (despite giving them the ability to do so in the first place), the game would first scold you:


Then, your name would suddenly change from "PUSSYHAMMER" to "THIEF":

And finally, you would get shot in the face by a winged penis:

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October 10, 2012

4 Climbers Who Gave Altitude the Middle Finger

By Jamie Flexman | 150,609 Views

The fear of heights is one of the most common of all phobias. That's understandable -- staring down at the fall that could spell your doom if you make one false move is not a comfortable thing. But it's not just the acrophobes of the world who get a little uneasy at the thought of being way up high. Everyone knows that frolicking around at great heights is a sure path to an early death.

Apparently, though, that memo never reached the desks of these maniacs ...

#4. Max Polatov and Marat Dupri

We all know that our Russian cousins don't give a shit about anything. Years of communism, harsh winters and Vladimir Putin giving everyone an inferiority complex have undoubtedly had their effect.

This is strikingly evident for 22-year-old Max Polatov and 19-year-old Marat Dupri, who have both decided to alleviate their boredom by climbing very tall structures just to hang off the edge for a photo opportunity.

They both have different names for what they do. Polatov calls it "urban climbing," whereas Dupri calls it "skywalking."

We call it clinical insanity. This video will explain why better than we ever could: