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Dec 6, 2006, 08:11 PM
 
Man Accused Of Faking Retardation -- For 20 Years - Local News - local6.com | WKMG

Absolutely amazing and utterly stupid. Why would you want to fake being retarded? It's not like you get that much money.

This guy is retarded for faking.
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Dec 6, 2006, 08:17 PM
 
I'm not faking. Where's my money?
     
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Dec 6, 2006, 08:18 PM
 
Oh gosh, this thread has a brilliant derailment future.

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Dec 6, 2006, 08:20 PM
 
That's pretty retarded.
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Dec 6, 2006, 08:22 PM
 
Anyone see the Slow Donnie episode of Just Shoot Me? There was a guest character on the show who was pretending to be retarded so he wouldn't have to get a job and move out of his parents house, iirc. It was actually kinda funny. That someone would do this in real life is very sick.
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Dec 6, 2006, 08:22 PM
 
Define "faking" ?

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Dec 6, 2006, 08:33 PM
 
Originally Posted by Rev-O View Post
Anyone see the Slow Donnie episode of Just Shoot Me? There was a guest character on the show who was pretending to be retarded so he wouldn't have to get a job and move out of his parents house, iirc. It was actually kinda funny. That someone would do this in real life is very sick.
I saw that. He kept coming on to Laura San Giocomo's character but denying it when anyone else was around
     
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Dec 6, 2006, 08:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by Gossamer View Post
I saw that. He kept coming on to Laura San Giocomo's character but denying it when anyone else was around
Best line: "My pants are tight!"
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Dec 6, 2006, 08:53 PM
 
I LOVE Laura San Giocomo!
She's HOT!



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Dec 6, 2006, 09:07 PM
 
So Railhead, how did they finally bust you?

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Dec 6, 2006, 09:32 PM
 
"Man accused of faking retardation finally admits to merely being a Canadian" - FoxNews
     
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Dec 6, 2006, 09:59 PM
 
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Dec 6, 2006, 10:16 PM
 
So how long has Ca$h been posting?
     
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Dec 6, 2006, 10:26 PM
 
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Dec 6, 2006, 11:20 PM
 
"His mother insisted he couldn't read or write, shower, take care of himself or drive a car"

hahaha, what a sentence to end with 'drive a car'

If you can't shower how the F can you drive a freaking car.

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Dec 6, 2006, 11:23 PM
 
What's even funnier is that his cover was blown while fighting a moving violation in court.
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Dec 6, 2006, 11:54 PM
 
Originally Posted by Salty View Post
So how long has Ca$h been posting?
That's pretty funny Salty, coming from you. I don't believe in obvious fairytales as a guiding light in my life.... you do.
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Dec 7, 2006, 12:10 AM
 
Originally Posted by Rev-O View Post
Best line: "My pants are tight!"
Second best line: Chicken pot, chicken pot, chicken pot piiiiie

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Dec 7, 2006, 11:46 AM
 
Originally Posted by Spliffdaddy View Post
"Man accused of faking retardation finally admits to merely being a Canadian" - FoxNews
Winnar

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Dec 7, 2006, 12:46 PM
 
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(OK, you knew it had to be done)
     
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(OK, you knew it had to be done)
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Dec 7, 2006, 04:07 PM
 
I'm Petarded....Give me money!!!!

Peter: (On the phone) Hello, Sally, h-hey, it's Peter Griffin. Yeah, that's right, senior prom, yeah, it's been a while, yeah. So, uh, listen, uh, I just found out I'm retarded, and, um, I'm just calling to let you know that, uh, you might want to get yourself tested...Hello?
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Dec 7, 2006, 08:32 PM
 
But what about retarded persons pretending to be normal !!????

ie: politicians, DMV employees, computer tech support.............etc........

Gee, I hope they're friendly..........
     
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Dec 8, 2006, 10:18 AM
 
Originally Posted by mac1896 View Post
But what about retarded persons pretending to be normal !!????

ie: politicians, DMV employees, computer tech support.............etc........

There's "retarded" and there's "REtarded." You mention members of the latter group. Particularly computer tech support folks that worship at the altar of Bill. That's not "computer tech support," that's Windows support. Not the same.

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Dec 8, 2006, 01:49 PM
 
Best line from the article...

" The indictment accuses Costello of faking -- or at least exaggerating -- retardation since August 1997"

Hey - maybe he was just exaggerating his retardation. That's not a crime, is it?
     
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Dec 8, 2006, 05:50 PM
 
Originally Posted by natural1 View Post
Best line from the article...

" The indictment accuses Costello of faking -- or at least exaggerating -- retardation since August 1997"

Hey - maybe he was just exaggerating his retardation. That's not a crime, is it?
That is not in itself a crime. Heck a lot of members on this board do it all the time. But he was getting money for a disability that did not exist. They call that fraud. And when you do it to the government it is probably worse.
     
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Dec 8, 2006, 08:44 PM
 
Wouldn't the social security benefits received be far less than the lost future income of not getting a proper education? I think that doing well in school would blow the "retarded" cover, so I doubt he ever got any education.

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Originally Posted by climber View Post
That is not in itself a crime. Heck a lot of members on this board do it all the time. But he was getting money for a disability that did not exist. They call that fraud. And when you do it to the government it is probably worse.
Except if you are disabled AND work for the government.
Then you paycheck is sort of a disability income.

NOT ?

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Dec 8, 2006, 09:33 PM
 
Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
you beat me to it. David Cross is hilarious. If the dude actually thought that his life would be better by pretending to suffer from a handicap, then there clearly is something wrong with him

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