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Entries from October 2010

Was the Jersey Shore cast on drugs in S02E12?

October 18th, 2010 · 7 Comments

In the episode of Jersey Shore that aired October 14, 2010 (S02E12), there was a rather bizarre chain of events surrounding the action packed “Sunday dinner”.

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First, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, who easily is the most experienced chef in the house, throws a hot […]

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Epic reverse prank call on telemarketer that can’t hang up

October 16th, 2010 · 8 Comments

One of the keys to effective scambaiting is keeping the scammers focused on you instead of some actual hapless victim. Telemarketers will usually hang up if you seem resistant, figuring they will just get the next sucker. But today, I received a call on one of my honeypot phone numbers that blew me away. It […]

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Tags: Spam and Telemarketing · Telephones

Easter egg in The Simpsons “MoneyBART” episode

October 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Catch this one on Hulu while you can – in the Simpsons episode that aired October 10, 2010, titled “MoneyBART” (season 22, episode 3), Lisa decides she needs more extracurricular and winds up managing Bart’s little league team. The episode received some notoriety already because the couch gag, directed by world-famous graffiti artist Banksy, was […]

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Please help re-unite this Canadian man with his mother (@0:35)

October 15th, 2010 · No Comments

If anyone knows the man at 0:35, please let his mother know: he misses her very much and says hello. One of them mentioned they were from Ottawa, even though they are singing in French.

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