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(Some Guy)   Fockers puzzled by spate of prank calls   ( divider line
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19983 clicks; posted to Main » on 05 Jan 2005 at 4:51 AM (12 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2005-01-04 08:28:55 PM  
Needs a "Satire" tag. I wondered if there might be some poor bastard out there with that name...
2005-01-04 08:34:43 PM  
I have run across people with the last name Schmuck before.
2005-01-04 08:35:43 PM  
Consuelo Humphrey

/'nuff said
2005-01-04 08:50:21 PM  
They must not get out much.
2005-01-05 12:18:13 AM  
I work with a Buttolph and a Rectanus.

I kid you not.

/Didn't find the "parody/satire/fake news" article funny at all.
2005-01-05 12:40:43 AM  
Paging Mike Hunt, paging Mike Hunt...
2005-01-05 04:11:46 AM  
All you elitist pricks can stand in judgment if you want, but do you actually know what the hardest part about writing satire is? Telling your parents that you're gay.
2005-01-05 05:00:19 AM  
paging Haywood Jablowme,paging Haywood Jablowme
2005-01-05 05:02:57 AM  
"So you mean your name is Gay Focker?"

Only funny line in the entire first movie.
2005-01-05 05:03:25 AM  
"I wondered if there might be some poor bastard out there with that name..."

There is - just one guy - Stiller had to search high and low to prove that "Focker" was a legit name before they'd let him make the movie. I think he lives in Canada.

In other news, I'll be using my Sean Connery voice on this one, and do sholemly declare thish to be: "shatire".
2005-01-05 05:05:30 AM  
The first movie was extremely funny.

The second was funny. I did enjoy the baby.
2005-01-05 05:05:47 AM  
Mike Okstinks.
2005-01-05 05:07:51 AM  
British Columbia houses 7 fockers according to our phonebook
2005-01-05 05:10:29 AM  
Luco_D - ah well then, it would seem that article was false.

Imagine that! A FALSE news story!
2005-01-05 05:11:24 AM  
In the next blockbuster from Hollywood, the families will be named the Caacaas and the Poopoos!
2005-01-05 05:11:35 AM  
Bart Simpson = Peter Pan = never grows up.
2005-01-05 05:15:41 AM  
If there were Fockers, they might have changed their names.
2005-01-05 05:18:49 AM  
Actually heard on ATC (Air Traffic Control) Radio:

O'Hare Approach Control: "United 329 heavy, your traffic is a Fokker, One o'clock, three miles, eastbound."

United 239: "Approach, I've always wanted to say this... I've got the little Fokker in sight."
2005-01-05 05:21:21 AM  
My buddies and I prank called odd names in the phonebook when we was youngins. There was a guy we tormented who had his name reversed in the phonebook. Evets Snrub. Sorry Mr. Snrub, we couldn't resist.. Also remember a person with the name Sunbun. We'd call pretending to be their long lost sibling Moonbun.

Wonder how many calls Dave Letterman's buddy Dick Assman got.
2005-01-05 05:27:49 AM  
Oddly enough, I got my first ever prank call tonight. Someone called asking for Seymore Butts (quick on my feet) and I answred, "This is he. How can I help you?" They hung up.

Oh, and my little sister went to High School with a girl named Ada Kok. I shiat you not, that was her real name. I wouldn't have believed it if she hadn't shown me her yearbook photo.
2005-01-05 05:31:28 AM  
There is a Gaylord Focker out there -- he lives in Michigan.

2005-01-05 05:34:37 AM  
My best friend sisters girlfriends uncle is named Geoff Focker. I wonder if it's the same one.
2005-01-05 05:45:17 AM  
It would be cool if the daughters name is Ivana Focker
2005-01-05 05:49:21 AM  
That's like calling 867-5309 and asking for "Jenny."
2005-01-05 05:52:30 AM  
The NBC station in Wichita has an anchor lady named Anita Cochran.
2005-01-05 05:55:06 AM  
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2005-01-05 06:11:47 AM  
That story is so obviously fake... and it is UNFUNNY to boot. The only funny part about it is how over-the-top the write went to make it appear as a real story.

Bleh, the Onion writes far better crap than that, and far more believable.
2005-01-05 06:18:57 AM  
I have a surname that coincides with a very popular cartoon character, and I got a prank call about it once. I said to the caller, "You little S.O.B.! Why, when I find out who you are, I'm going to shove a sausage down your throat and stick starving dogs in your butt!"

Okay, I wish I had said that.
2005-01-05 06:31:03 AM  
I have a surname that coincides with a very popular cartoon character, and I got a prank call about it once.

Oh, wow! You mean your father was Old Man Squarepants?

/lame, I know :)
2005-01-05 07:27:24 AM  
Wow, a one-joke article who's only joke is stolen from the title of a Tim Allen movie. That's low. That's really low.
2005-01-05 07:57:24 AM  
Do these people just not have a television or radio? Everyone knows why and they don't?! Wtf there is no way they don't know why... LOL too bad there isn't a number listed.
2005-01-05 07:58:32 AM  
You can milk just about anything with nipples.
2005-01-05 08:03:51 AM  
I have nipples Greg, can you milk me?
2005-01-05 08:07:50 AM  
This "satire" might have gone over a little better if the "journalist" had chosen not to write an article almost entirely out of quotes.
2005-01-05 08:08:34 AM  
"Do these people just not have a television or radio? Everyone knows why and they don't?! Wtf there is no way they don't know why... LOL too bad there isn't a number listed."

There isn't a number listed because ficticious people don't have phones.
2005-01-05 08:20:21 AM  
On Stern this morning, the prank call to Gary the retard was pretty funny.
2005-01-05 08:38:29 AM  
Wow dukefluke you really know how to ruin a good thing and take the funny out of something. Just enjoy someone else's troubles and be glad your last name isn't "Focker".
2005-01-05 08:46:46 AM  
Uhhh... I'm calling shenanigans on this article. The placement of "meet the Fockers" as well as the total lack of a clue (with a last name of Focker, they think that they're being made fun of because they attend parking meters???) leads me to believe that somebody thought they were funny. They're not.

Thank you for your time.
2005-01-05 08:48:45 AM  
English, Mother Focker, do you speak it?

/oops, wrong movie.
2005-01-05 08:53:00 AM​rson?nam e=FOCKER&country_id=US

4 of the 10 Fockers listed in the U.S. are named Gaylord, and 2 of them are named Greg... shenanigans??? It looks like at least the three in Bryan, Ohio would be real. Sadly, neither of them is a Gaylord.

/Too lazy to search to figure out the html
2005-01-05 08:54:01 AM  
This is as bad as China falling for the onion story that our nation's capital is lookiing to move and will be getting a retractable dome.
2005-01-05 08:54:39 AM  
Uhhh... I'm calling shenanigans on this article.

I called A. Lotta Shenanigans, but she wasn't amused.
2005-01-05 08:57:41 AM  
That article proves how difficult it can be for some people to write satire/comedy. It is not funny, it tries to hard, it is forced and contrived. Who greenlights this crapola?

The Onion this is not.
2005-01-05 09:07:07 AM  
I could've sworn there was a satire tag.

The article wasn't amusing.
2005-01-05 09:09:46 AM  
Amanda Huggenkis?
Martha Focker?
2005-01-05 09:13:41 AM  
"Wheres Jinkens? You tried to milk him, didn't you you sick son of a biatch? "

2005-01-05 09:15:42 AM  
Once worked with a guy named Lance Butts.
2005-01-05 09:23:46 AM  
would have been better as a 2 paragraph bit - the first being how the writer is a total lamer

2005-01-05 09:27:08 AM  
Amanda Hugnkiss? Hey, guys, I'm looking for Amanda Hugnkiss.

Can anyone help me? Really! I need Amanda Hugnkiss!!
2005-01-05 09:33:44 AM  

/had to do it
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