Re: Another Darwin Award nomination???

Clover Hodgson (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 10:23:37 -0800

At 10:19 AM -0800 12/11/97, David Crook wrote:
>Clover Hodgson wrote:
>> You decide. True story in the news this morning.
>> *** Miami man learns how not to rob a bank
>> Miami Beach resident Todd Boucino learned a few lessons Wednesday
>> about the art of robbing a bank. Don't hail a taxi to make your
>> getaway. And don't pick a bank a block from local police
>> headquarters. Boucino was arrested by police after allegedly bungling
>> an attempt at robbing a NationsBank branch on Miami Beach's
>> Washington Ave. A police spokesman said Boucino walked into the bank,
>> located down the road from the precinct station, and told a teller
>> "give me all the money." The teller fled and Boucino, who simulated
>> having a concealed gun, helped himself to the cash. See
>> Clover Hodgson
>> Production Manager CommWerks, Inc.
>> 714/632-5744 Fax 714/632-5735
>> ** Instead of talking to your plants, if you yelled at them
>> would they still grow, only to be troubled and insecure? **
>Nope, nope and nope. Although the person in question does qualify as a
>moron and could work as a consultant on encryption legislation for the
>US govt (not that I'm bitter) he does NOT qualify as a darwin award
>candidate. The rules stipulate that the person has to disqualify
>themselves from the gene pool in a particularly spectaular and stupid
>manner. This normally involves death, but some specific injuries to
>particular body parts will work as well. Figuring out what has to be
>damaged is left as an exercise to the reader.
>Now the people who went skydiving over the south pole and forgot the
>simple fact the things freeze and stick together at low temperatures
>qualify as darwin candidates.
>The guy in HB a few years ago that robbed the El Torito on Beach and
>Edinger and then stopped to have lunch a BLOCK away qualified. His main
>qualification isn't that he picked a bad place to have lunch, its that
>when he was confronted by 9 or so police officers with drawn weapons he
>declined their offer to surrender and went for his gun.
>Dave "Do you want fries with that lead" Crook

Kick my ass, why don't you?!?