They Messed With The WRONG Person(s)

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More of a "it messed with the wrong person" no gulls were hurt shocked yes hurt no in the taking of this photo.

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Non there's no such bird, that ones a Herring gull.
Other gulls are available.

:omr: :D
 

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The FBI has arrested a Philadelphia woman, Lore-Elizabeth Blumenthal for allegedly setting two philly cop cars on fire. Here’s the story of how they tracked her down. It’s involves Etsy, tattoos, and massages. https://t.co/RjyCEd5Jqv

First, the Feds started with their public affairs folks. When that didn’t do the trick, they tracked down an Instagram picture and got the original from the owner of the account. https://t.co/k9z89f8Aox

From there, they got more pictures. 500 more to be exact from an amateur photographer that was at the protest. They zeroed in on the tattoo and the shirt. https://t.co/5Wo9SzakdD

Law enforcement then tracked down the shirt from a seller on @Etsy Using the comment section in the buyer page, they identified a user name. And then cross referenced that user name with @Poshmarkapp account that used her real name. https://t.co/HesQb9iPuX

From that real name, they found a @LinkedIn profile which listed her job. And the next tweet is gonna be a bit out there. Stand by. https://t.co/VKc7ubZQ1p

They went through the videos of her job at the massage parlor and crossed referenced it with the tattoo. https://t.co/DBDHXtzJiz

Then used the phone number listed to hire her for a massage to check DHS travel records with the same number. Which in turn gave them her address. https://t.co/K8wAVFPlYE

Which in turn,was the same address from an Etsy subpoena of purchases of that original tshirt. https://t.co/WaPKt7qcIC

And that’s how a combination of open source, government databases, and submissions of photos from the protest helped the FBI arrested her.
 

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A farmer plagued by a fly-tipper who dumped 421 tyres on his land got his own back – after placing them in a truck and depositing them back on HIS doorstep.

The rubbish had been abandoned on Stuart Baldwin's farm in Wigan but the act was caught on CCTV.

Livestock farmer Stuart, 56, was so fed-up after being targeted 25 times he decided to turn detective and tracked him down to his nearby home, giving him three days to clean up the mess.

But when the deadline passed without any action, the dad used one of the trucks from the family's recycling business to deliver them back.


Video posted online show them being deposited at the home of the alleged tipper.

Stuart said: 'Revenge is best served cold isn't it?"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...per-truck-pile-400-tyres-lawn-fly-tipper.html

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A farmer plagued by a fly-tipper who dumped 421 tyres on his land got his own back – after placing them in a truck and depositing them back on HIS doorstep.

The rubbish had been abandoned on Stuart Baldwin's farm in Wigan but the act was caught on CCTV.

Livestock farmer Stuart, 56, was so fed-up after being targeted 25 times he decided to turn detective and tracked him down to his nearby home, giving him three days to clean up the mess.

But when the deadline passed without any action, the dad used one of the trucks from the family's recycling business to deliver them back.


Video posted online show them being deposited at the home of the alleged tipper.

Stuart said: 'Revenge is best served cold isn't it?"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...per-truck-pile-400-tyres-lawn-fly-tipper.html

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I f*****' hate fly tippers. One of my colleagues was out on a bike ride during the early days of lockdown and passed two fridges dumped by the roadside. On his return journey there were four. Bastards! (Or mating fridges...)
 

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Armed robbers fleeing an armed robbery at a jewellery store in Oslo:

"They can't follow us if we go off road!"

https://www.reddit.com/r/ThatsInsane/comments/j35lat
Transcript indicates that these were certainly the WRONG people with whom to mess.

-There they are, there they are.

-Should I hit them?

-Yeah, hit them.

(At the bridge)

-Drive, drive

(When they hit them)

-Lay down on the ground

-If you touch the gun, I will shoot you in the head

-Don't touch the gun

(The text at the end)

The robbers are now in court
 

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I f*****' hate fly tippers...

Oh, man - same here. It's one of those crimes which although it involves no violence against the individual, still feels like it does - and I wouldn't mind betting that there's a correlation between such activities and more violent ones. I feel the same about things like badger baiting. I doubt that processing such individuals into fertiliser would leave so much as a greasy thumbprint on society's collective karma.
 
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For me, anyone who feels that they can act how they wish without consequences is an arsehole. They also tend to squeal the loudest when caught and when they they they are sorry I want to correct them; tell them that they are sorry that they have been caught and have to face the consequences but not sorry for what they have done at all. Because its all about them.
 

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I f*****' hate fly tippers. One of my colleagues was out on a bike ride during the early days of lockdown and passed two fridges dumped by the roadside. On his return journey there were four. Bastards! (Or mating fridges...)

Me too, here's a particularly revolting example:

Two tonnes of meat dumped by fly-tippers in Wareham

Several white bulk bags containing cooked and uncooked rotting meat have been found four locations in and around Wareham.

Dorset Council said the bags were so heavy that lifting equipment was needed to remove them.

Some of the products have been traced back to abattoirs in Bedford, Northern Ireland and Wales.

Council enforcement officers said slaughterhouse workers and butchers had been helping them with their inquiries.
 

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A 26 year old man has been arrested for impersonating a police officer after pulling over an off duty police officer on the M1. The car he was driving had been fitted with blue flashing lights and a fake police ID was also seized. https://t.co/p0GCU9CYjq
Reminds me of the very weird paramedic impersonators. There was one operating on the Wirral some years ago on a motorbike. He was easy to spot as there were at the time no motorcycle paramedics in the area.
 

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I believe he pulled out an Arabian Scimitar (don't ask me how I know that).
 

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I believe he pulled out an Arabian Scimitar (don't ask me how I know that).
It is, but more specifically, it's a 'Sinbad Scimitar'. That blade is ludicrous.
 

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Yes, I do wonder if it isn't a prop or a toy.
 

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It is, but more specifically, it's a 'Sinbad Scimitar'. That blade is ludicrous.

This particular model. An expensive toy, designed for cosplay, with a blade made of traditional mediaeval Arabic stainless steel

I have an interest in swords. No real sword with a 23 inch blade would have an 11 inch handle.

For comparison, an Anglo Saxon seax (utility knife/secondary weapon) could be slightly longer than that and had a single handed grip; a Roman gladius (classic "short sword" of the legionary) had a blade up to 27 inches long.

Authentic scimitars were longer and had a blade that was a more sensible width. It was not dissimilar to a western sword such as a falchion or sabre.

There would be no sense in having a blade that wide (unnecessary weight) or a grip longer than the width of one hand unless the blade were about 35 inches long. A sword is a tool designed to do a job with economy of effort: light, balanced, and not unwieldy.

That said, if the video is authentic, he certainly gave the robber a scare. If the robber had called his bluff, it would have got messy, because the guy clearly has no idea how to use the sword.
 

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This particular model. An expensive toy, designed for cosplay, with a blade made of traditional mediaeval Arabic stainless steel

I have an interest in swords. No real sword with a 23 inch blade would have an 11 inch handle.

For comparison, an Anglo Saxon seax (utility knife/secondary weapon) could be slightly longer than that and had a single handed grip; a Roman gladius (classic "short sword" of the legionary) had a blade up to 27 inches long.

Authentic scimitars were longer and had a blade that was a more sensible width. It was not dissimilar to a western sword such as a falchion or sabre.

There would be no sense in having a blade that wide (unnecessary weight) or a grip longer than the width of one hand unless the blade were about 35 inches long. A sword is a tool designed to do a job with economy of effort: light, balanced, and not unwieldy.

That said, if the video is authentic, he certainly gave the robber a scare. If the robber had called his bluff, it would have got messy, because the guy clearly has no idea how to use the sword.
That's the one! I think the shopkeeper just bought it as an intimidation weapon, rather than as a practical weapon of battle. It may even have no properly ground and sharpened edge, with it being ornamental rather than functional.
 

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He might as well have bought a fake gun, cause some of those look real i saw some on the car boot a few months ago for sale and they looked bloody real and cool, could have been pellet guns, i picked one up and they were a good weight, that would have given the robbers food for thought would it not, cause there was no room to swing that sword in the shop
 
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