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Thursday: August 13, 2009

A quick lesson regarding how not to rob a bank.A quick lesson regarding how not to rob a bank.

A 34-year-old man is in custody after authorities say he gave a teller his account number and showed her his picture ID before robbing an Anchorage bank.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 8:06 AM | Tags (5) | bank | dumb | id | robbery | theft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Eleven awful shows that FOX has aired after The Simpsons.Eleven awful shows that FOX has aired after The Simpsons.

That's quite a collection of terrible programming. Thank you FOX.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 3:38 PM | Tags (7) | simpsons | fox | shows | fail | television | media | pilots |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Genius tourists mistype GPS destination, end up 400 miles off desired course.Genius tourists mistype GPS destination, end up 400 miles off desired course.

'It's hard to understand how they managed it. I mean, Capri is an island,' said Giovanni Medici, a spokesman for Carpi regional government, told Reuters Tuesday. 'It's the first time something like this has happened.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 1:05 PM | Tags (6) | capri | carpi | course | destination | gps | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

Programming error causes some Visa customers to receive 17-digit charges.Programming error causes some Visa customers to receive 17-digit charges.

...he swiped his debit card at a gas station to buy a pack of cigarettes and when he later checked his account online found that he had been charged  the 17-digit number — a stunning $23,148,855,308,184,500.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 1:03 PM | Tags (7) | charge | error | oops | programming | quadrillion | visa | dumb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

FYI, a toy gun is no match for a cricket bat when robbing a gas station.FYI, a toy gun is no match for a cricket bat when robbing a gas station.

Sheriff's Cpl. Mike Gaull tells the Press-Register of Mobile that the employee noticed the gun had an orange tip on the barrel and grabbed the cricket bat. The suspect then ran out of the store without any money.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 4:42 PM | Tags (7) | offbeat | robbery | cricket | bat | toy | gun | dumb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Girl falls into open New York City manhole whilst texting.Girl falls into open New York City manhole whilst texting.

Cowabunga.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 3:29 PM | Tags (5) | dumb | manhole | oblivious | sewer | texting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Yes, elephants can out-eat humans quite easily when put to task.Yes, elephants can out-eat humans quite easily when put to task.

Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 5:09 PM | Tags (6) | circus | contest | dumb | eating | elephants | humans |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Driving while intoxicated, with or without pants, is more than enough to get you thrown in jail.Driving while intoxicated, with or without pants, is more than enough to get you thrown in jail.

'I have misplaced my pants.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 4:50 PM | Tags (6) | commando | dui | dumb | homer | pants | police |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

If you're going to rob a gas station, make sure you actually have gas in the getaway car.If you're going to rob a gas station, make sure you actually have gas in the getaway car.

May that be a lesson to all of you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 2:56 PM | Tags (4) | dumb | gas | holdup | robbery |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

A list of the 2009 dumbest moments in business.A list of the 2009 dumbest moments in business.

(so far)

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 3:08 PM | Tags (5) | business | fortune | cnn | moments | 2009 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 66 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Turns out the old 'dog ate my checks' excuse not a viable reason for theft.Turns out the old 'dog ate my checks' excuse not a viable reason for theft.

Woof.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 5:29 PM | Tags (4) | checks | dumb | identity | theft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Turns out playing 'car tag' can get you arrested.Turns out playing 'car tag' can get you arrested.

Guess the old method of playing tag just wasn't cutting it anymore in Arizona.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 2:51 PM | Tags (4) | arrested | cars | dumb | tag |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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