Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Darwin Award Contender

Juggling Freak has several online communities that he frequents, from juggling forums to theme park employee forums. One of the ones he spends a lot of time in is a bodybuilding forum, and they recently had a big brouhaha that brought to mind the fact that a lot of its denizens have gigantic muscles to make up for their lack of intelligence. As if -- "well, I'm not SMART, so I might as well be buff!"

Now, before anyone (especially Juggling Freak) thinks I'm putting down body builders, or people who like discussing body building, let me assure you that I am not. I'm just pointing out that there's a reason that there is a stereotype of some jocks as beautiful, but rather empty-headed.

It seems that one of the forum members decided that he would post an off-topic rant about how he wanted to kill the president. Dude, SO not a good idea. When people pointed out to this pillar of the community that he *must* have been joking - ha ha ha - because it's really not cool to threaten the president, the idiot responds that no, he's SERIOUS. He even tried to get other people to join in, and named a day, place, and time for everyone to gather in order to "go after" the president. Other forum members tried to tell him that this was not a good idea, but MusclesForBrains continued on.

Needless to say, a day or so later, the forum owner came forward with a letter he'd gotten from the Secret Service where they'd requested his name, records, and all of his information. Dude better get his affairs in order real soon, because I think he's about to take a long vacation, courtesy of the United States Correctional System. Not white-collar, country club prison, but *federal*, being-sodomized-by-a-guy-named-Crusher kind of prison.

The owner of the forum told the other members that while it is not legal to threaten the president, it is not only legal, but *encouraged* to type the phrase "owned!" to this gentleman under this discussion topic.


ccw said...

What an idiot!

coffeypot said...

Steroids do strange things to people's brain. Maybe turning part of it to muscle, the dumbass.

purple_kangaroo said...

Hoo boy. Definitely not a smart thing to do.

We are having a totally fabulous week here . . . great news yesterday. I hope you're having a good week too.