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2013-01-21 07:44:45 PM
i.cdn.turner.comwww.capnwacky.com
Anybody? Just me?
 
2013-01-21 07:45:33 PM
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Wonder if he yelled henshin...
 
2013-01-21 07:47:04 PM

Fark Rye For Many Whores: [i.cdn.turner.com image 263x350][www.capnwacky.com image 500x274]
Anybody? Just me?


I was thinking more Big Boss gone to fat.
media.giantbomb.comi.cdn.turner.com
 
2013-01-21 07:48:17 PM
i.cdn.turner.com

Okay, poop coming out ...
 
2013-01-21 07:50:27 PM

msupf: Just gonna remind people of this:

<i>BUSTED

Being a journalist, I go to other places sometimes on assignment. This time, I take my friend Megan with me. It's Pitchfork and Exxxotica, which is pretty good for a laugh. I promise her I'm going to be fun, but I end up not being fun at all. Before we left, I start getting a number of messages. Not only is my mugshot featured in Busted, an exploitation piece of shiat that takes peoples' mugshots and compiles them all into a cheap, shiatty, paper magazine sold in gas stations and liquor stores - it's on the front page. And it's not a great picture of me, and it's not interesting compared to all the crackheads that grace the pages, but it's the featured one. Right on the front. We pick up a copy on our way out of town and she and I both agree on one thing: "Who reads that shiat rag anyhow?" But it turns out a lot of people do. And they will take it to the bar and show it around and then deny it was them like a pussy when you KNOW it was them. They will be ambiguous and try to vicariously live through you as the authority on your life. They will have the nerve to tell you, "We all just wanted to know what happened!" but somehow they never think to stop showing it to people, never consider how it might impact your job and future opportunities, and just CALL you or text you. No, that would be what a person with tact would do, and these are people who don't care if you're okay, only what happened, only what is interesting to talk about in public.

But that's not enough. People post it on their own Facebooks and say, "What's going on?" They post it on yours. They tell your staff that their boss is in trouble. Someone even sends me a message saying they went to the 7/11 at 3 a.m. to get a copy. Some people want to frame it. A memorabilia shrine dedicated to your humiliation. And it's July 11. So everyone is going to 7/11 for a free Slurpie. The messages do not stop. The texts do not stop. Everyone asking if I knew about i ...


/Harry Freakstorm has really let himself go
 
2013-01-21 07:50:59 PM
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mesoamerica.narod.ru
 
2013-01-21 07:54:24 PM
itsrockingwrestling.files.wordpress.com
/Oblig
 
2013-01-21 07:54:39 PM

Rattlehead: SpeelChuck: LeroyBourne: [i.cdn.turner.com image 700x860]
she has the weirdest boner

What's with the knitting needle? Is she about to stick it in her eye?

It looks like the end of a zip-tie maybe?


At first I had no idea what that was, but a zip tie is a good maybe.  But I've never seen the cops let them have their hands cuffed in the front, even women.
 
2013-01-21 07:56:50 PM
#10 ,,, Warriors ... Come out and play-yea
 
2013-01-21 07:58:16 PM

LeroyBourne: Rattlehead: SpeelChuck: LeroyBourne: [i.cdn.turner.com image 700x860]
she has the weirdest boner

What's with the knitting needle? Is she about to stick it in her eye?

It looks like the end of a zip-tie maybe?

At first I had no idea what that was, but a zip tie is a good maybe.  But I've never seen the cops let them have their hands cuffed in the front, even women.


Yeah, you're right, it does look like a zip tie, although it looks much longer than the ones they sometimes use as handcuffs. Also seems strange that it's in the mugshot like that. Still, that's probably what it is.
 
2013-01-21 08:00:55 PM
lol Adult Swim owns TSG now?

© 2013 TheSmokingGun.com
is part of Adult Swim
 
2013-01-21 08:00:58 PM

rfenster: Holy cow, Snake Plissken has really let himself go!
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The facial hair doesn't even look like hair. It looks like moss?!
 
2013-01-21 08:03:28 PM

msupf: I think it's time FARK grows up a little and gets beyond the mugshot roundup stuff.


or: you could, say... NOT GET ARRESTED?
 
2013-01-21 08:05:08 PM

Fish in a Barrel: [i.cdn.turner.com image 525x700]

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He does look odorous
 
2013-01-21 08:08:04 PM
This is the first thing that came to mind.
images4.wikia.nocookie.net
i.cdn.turner.com

This one is just eerily similar.
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pmcmovieline.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-01-21 08:08:36 PM

vudukungfu: msupf: I think it's time FARK grows up a little and gets beyond the mugshot roundup stuff.

or: you could, say... NOT GET ARRESTED?


Hey at least we don't put people in the stocks any more.

www.tomecek.com
 
2013-01-21 08:10:37 PM

TorqueToad: vudukungfu: msupf: I think it's time FARK grows up a little and gets beyond the mugshot roundup stuff.

or: you could, say... NOT GET ARRESTED?

Hey at least we don't put people in the stocks any more.

[www.tomecek.com image 488x549]


Wasn't getting put in stocks an actual punishment? Not part of the booking process?
 
2013-01-21 08:13:22 PM
img713.imageshack.us
 
2013-01-21 08:14:24 PM
Some of y'all truly disgust me with the attack on these people and their mugshots. I'm willing to bet that each and every one of you is vigilant about your own  privacy.
 
2013-01-21 08:18:03 PM

msupf: Just gonna remind people of this:

<i>BUSTED

Being a journalist, I go to other places sometimes on assignment. This time, I take my friend Megan with me. It's Pitchfork and Exxxotica, which is pretty good for a laugh. I promise her I'm going to be fun, but I end up not being fun at all. Before we left, I start getting a number of messages. Not only is my mugshot featured in Busted, an exploitation piece of shiat that takes peoples' mugshots and compiles them all into a cheap, shiatty, paper magazine sold in gas stations and liquor stores - it's on the front page. And it's not a great picture of me, and it's not interesting compared to all the crackheads that grace the pages, but it's the featured one. Right on the front. We pick up a copy on our way out of town and she and I both agree on one thing: "Who reads that shiat rag anyhow?" But it turns out a lot of people do. And they will take it to the bar and show it around and then deny it was them like a pussy when you KNOW it was them. They will be ambiguous and try to vicariously live through you as the authority on your life. They will have the nerve to tell you, "We all just wanted to know what happened!" but somehow they never think to stop showing it to people, never consider how it might impact your job and future opportunities, and just CALL you or text you. No, that would be what a person with tact would do, and these are people who don't care if you're okay, only what happened, only what is interesting to talk about in public.

But that's not enough. People post it on their own Facebooks and say, "What's going on?" They post it on yours. They tell your staff that their boss is in trouble. Someone even sends me a message saying they went to the 7/11 at 3 a.m. to get a copy. Some people want to frame it. A memorabilia shrine dedicated to your humiliation. And it's July 11. So everyone is going to 7/11 for a free Slurpie. The messages do not stop. The texts do not stop. Everyone asking if I knew about it, as though somehow I forgot that I had been arrested.

That's not enough either. It makes The Smoking Gun's 16 mugshots of the week, so it makes the Fark Photoshop contest. And people leave comments like, "Have her washed and sent to my chamber," and talk about how you look like Audrey Horne in Twin Peaks and Kristen Stewart, or how your eyes look crooked. They're all so clever. I don't really look like that photo. Mugshots never make you look amazing, I suppose.

I research this a bit and find out that there are websites that will display your mugshot online until the Apocalypse. It will be one of the first things people find when they Google you. Your mugshot is taken when you are arrested. Your charge may change or your case may be dismissed, but the mugshot only applies to what you were brought in on when they booked you. So, the mugshot is not accurate. The disclaimer that all people are innocent until proven guilty means nothing to the voyeurs who give a fark about mugshots.

If you want your mugshot removed, you can pay someone to have it done. It's $100 to have mine removed, I find. There are some cases where the company who collects the mugshots will send letters to your neighbors with your photo and charge if you do not pay them. This is blatant extortion, but all considered legal in areas where mugshots are released. I suppose someone might argue it is for the public good, but I don't feel any safer knowing who on my block got a DUI or got caught with a joint or had less than an eighth of mushrooms in a drawer somewhere. I feel disgusted by this kind of invasion of privacy. And I always have. In 2009, I wrote a song about how the magazine was bullshiat, after a few of my friends showed up in it. It was on my band's first record. One of my friends lost her job. The other was too humiliated to go out in public. We went to a Blockbuster to get some films to stay in and watch together, and a woman there came up to him and asked him about his photo in Busted. We were only outside for 15 minutes that day. 15 farking minutes.

It gets worse. Certain mugshot sites will let you choose to browse by race, or find women who are "cokewhores."

And one of our local radio stations, WGRD, has "Busted Hottie of the Month," where they choose the most attractive of the mugshots. And the comments are, of course, exactly as you can imagine. Do enough Googling, you can find out where this hottie lives. Maybe stop by and say hello. What's her privacy to you? She's a criminal. And she probably knows how to party.</i>

I think it's time FARK grows up a little and gets beyond the mugshot roundup stuff.


9.6/10
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2013-01-21 08:24:25 PM

ProfessorOhki: TorqueToad: vudukungfu: msupf: I think it's time FARK grows up a little and gets beyond the mugshot roundup stuff.

or: you could, say... NOT GET ARRESTED?

Hey at least we don't put people in the stocks any more.

[www.tomecek.com image 488x549]

Wasn't getting put in stocks an actual punishment? Not part of the booking process?


So, what you're saying is it would be fair if we took down the mugshots of the people who were found not guilty after arrest? I'd be ok with that.
 
2013-01-21 08:27:59 PM

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Beat me to it!!
 
2013-01-21 08:30:22 PM

AbbeySomeone: Some of y'all truly disgust me with the attack on these people and their mugshots. I'm willing to bet that each and every one of you is vigilant about your own  privacy.


Ok in the interest of fairness here is my mugshot, I just cropped out the placard so I won't end up being stalked, since I am obviously so svelte and handsome and all....


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2013-01-21 08:34:26 PM
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2013-01-21 08:37:24 PM
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2013-01-21 08:49:06 PM

TorqueToad: So, what you're saying is it would be fair if we took down the mugshots of the people who were found not guilty after arrest? I'd be ok with that.


oh, they doooooooooo.......
 
2013-01-21 08:53:42 PM

codergirl42: Fish in a Barrel: [i.cdn.turner.com image 525x700]

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ProdigalSigh: How do you really get arrested for loitering? Don't the cops usually ask you to leave? Why wouldn't you?

It's usually to do with solicitation of prostitution. Perhaps they don't have proof of any prostitution so just book them on loitering charges to get them off the street.


Or, he figured it was warmer inside, plus he'd get a couple free meals out of it.
 
2013-01-21 08:58:04 PM

zez: [i.cdn.turner.com image 700x875]

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I was going to post that if no one else did.
 
2013-01-21 09:02:03 PM

vudukungfu: TorqueToad: So, what you're saying is it would be fair if we took down the mugshots of the people who were found not guilty after arrest? I'd be ok with that.

oh, they doooooooooo.......


I admit to not knowing what actual practice is, but I'd think they shouldn't even be public until charges are filed (at the earliest). Ideally, if you get arrested then released without charges, there should be no social repercussions.
 
2013-01-21 09:05:34 PM
#5 Whip me, beat me, make me write bad checks.
 
2013-01-21 09:08:45 PM
HERE is the mugshot roundup that was responsible for the tldr rant that msupf posted.
 
2013-01-21 09:18:44 PM

Noah_Tall: HERE is the mugshot roundup that was responsible for the tldr rant that msupf posted.


She the naked blonde or the cute brunette? Either way...like the angry fist of god.

Just sayin.
 
2013-01-21 09:23:26 PM

ProfessorOhki: vudukungfu: TorqueToad: Ideally, if you get arrested then released without charges, there should be no social repercussions.


Oh. So you're an Idealist.

How's that working out for you in snowflake Utopialand?

Life isn't fair.
Life is full of trade offs.
Life. It's not a board game.

The media is like war and love.
No rules.
All's fair.
 
2013-01-21 09:25:22 PM
Seems to be a lot of battery charges...
Wonder if there's something in the air or water gettin' people all punchy like this...

/ 'Battery' 'charge'...get it?
// I made a wish-it-were funny...
 
2013-01-21 09:29:29 PM
Atta boy Pribar!!

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2013-01-21 09:34:03 PM

vudukungfu: ProfessorOhki: vudukungfu: TorqueToad: Ideally, if you get arrested then released without charges, there should be no social repercussions.

Oh. So you're an Idealist.

How's that working out for you in snowflake Utopialand?

Life isn't fair.
Life is full of trade offs.
Life. It's not a board game.

The media is like war and love.
No rules.
All's fair.


Strange, but the way you edited that kind of makes it look like I said that.

Ideally, it shouldn't.
 
2013-01-21 09:55:59 PM

vudukungfu: msupf: I think it's time FARK grows up a little and gets beyond the mugshot roundup stuff.

or: you could, say... NOT GET ARRESTED?


Ah, love the short memories at FARK. The woman who wrote that, from a much larger article she wrote concerning how even a false and overturned conviction in this day and age is still treated as them being guilty, was busted for drugs left behind by a former resident at a house she just moved into, and then was jacked around by the legal system and online communities.

But yup, it is all harmless fun that doesn't hurt anyone.
 
2013-01-21 10:01:26 PM

msupf: The other was too humiliated to go out in public. We went to a Blockbuster to get some films to stay in and watch together, and a woman there came up to him and asked him about his photo in Busted. We were only outside for 15 minutes that day. 15 farking minutes.


Must suck to live in a small town where people have nothing better to do than worry about everyone else. You don't like standing out, try moving to a city with more people. You have to do something spectacular to get recognized when you live in a city with a million other people in it.
 
2013-01-21 10:04:24 PM
i.cdn.turner.com

Arrested for burglary

of Donnie Osmond's hair
 
2013-01-21 10:09:28 PM
#5....

Yep.
 
2013-01-21 10:13:59 PM

zez: [i.cdn.turner.com image 700x875]

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On that note...

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i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-21 10:14:03 PM
i.cdn.turner.com

Her lightsaber sucks.
Probably why she looks mad.
 
2013-01-21 10:25:10 PM

msupf: . Your mugshot is taken when you are arrested. Your charge may change or your case may be dismissed, but the mugshot only applies to what you were brought in on when they booked you. So, the mugshot is not accurate.


May be different for women, but personally I got a kick out of my mugshot (posted above) I was in a bar having a drink waiting for a friends band to play a set when a fight broke out, it spread and soon everyone it seemed was throwing down, I decided to head for the door when something hit me upside the head (if you look at my mugshot above you can see the blood matted hair on the left (your right) side of my head) well the next thing I know a cop is hauling me up and handcuffing me, it wasn't until the next morning that they reviewed th bars security tapes and saw my entire contribution to the fight was to get my length measured on the floor whilst I was bravely running like hell, my mug still stayed on their website with the drunk and disorderly, resisting arrest (apparently being dazed and unable to walk qualifies as resisting) and affray charges listed even though the DA refused to file any charges. I think it was over a year before my mugshot dropped off of their site, I was kinda disappointed the smoking gun didn't pick it up
 
2013-01-21 10:38:06 PM

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I thought the exact same thing.
 
2013-01-21 10:41:51 PM
Pribar:Ok in the interest of fairness here is my mugshot, I just cropped out the placard so I won't end up being stalked, since I am obviously so svelte and handsome and all....

www.pbase.com
 
2013-01-21 10:46:26 PM
Dingleberry Dickwad


It's nice when people that are on ignore say they have another Fark profile that they "have gotten tired" of. It means you aren't getting any bites anymore, and you have a new asshole. *plonk
 
2013-01-21 11:12:30 PM

FlippityFlap: Dingleberry Dickwad


It's nice when people that are on ignore say they have another Fark profile that they "have gotten tired" of. It means you aren't getting any bites anymore, and you have a new asshole. *plonk


No, it means I was tired of this log in. Hardly a troll.


/ignore is for pussies.
//plonk wasn't cool in the 90s, what makes you think it is now?
 
2013-01-21 11:45:51 PM
i.cdn.turner.com
Now I know a refuge never grows
From a chin in a hand in a thoughtful pose
Gotta tend the earth if you want a roooo-oose.
 
2013-01-21 11:47:58 PM

vudukungfu: ProfessorOhki: vudukungfu: TorqueToad: Ideally, if you get arrested then released without charges, there should be no social repercussions.

Oh. So you're an Idealist.

How's that working out for you in snowflake Utopialand?

Life isn't fair.
Life is full of trade offs.
Life. It's not a board game.

The media is like war and love.
No rules.
All's fair.


1) You can't possibly right laws to cover every possible corner case (but they're trying!), so you've got to start with some ideal concept and expand on it. You start with, "you can't kill people" and then get to, "except in self-defense," etc. I mean ideal more in the physics sense than in the "if everything were sunshine and puppies" sense.
2) The media doesn't release mugshots to themselves, derpdy farking derp.

Then again, I suppose the release of booking photos is preferable to arrests being not open to public scrutiny, so there's that.
 
2013-01-21 11:50:09 PM

ProfessorOhki: You can't possibly right laws


*write. Obviously. Actually, why am I responding to vudu anyway?
 
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