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(New York Daily News)   Woman lives out the dream of every New Yorker who has been blocked by a tourist on the sidewalk taking pictures   (nydailynews.com) divider line 123
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2013-03-02 01:00:37 PM  

lelio: what_now: You can tell the attacker is a tourist, she's wearing a cheesy NY sweatshirt that she just bought from a street cart.

She's representing Washington state.

/ probably the eastern half


My guess  Wenatchee.
 
2013-03-02 01:02:11 PM  

Warlordtrooper: As a tourist currently in NYC I'm getting a kick


to the head?

/ stay safe
 
2013-03-02 01:04:42 PM  
Dear NY crazy woman: WWI was 100 years ago, get over it.  Stop with the Serbian hate
 
2013-03-02 01:05:40 PM  

Glendale: Thread needs more hot blond Serbian women.


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2013-03-02 01:08:16 PM  

foo monkey: duckpoopy: I never get out of the way of people taking pictures in public. If you are taking pictures where I am then you must consider me part of the scenery.

Exactly.  As soon as I realized I was part of the tourist attraction, I started walking through them on purpose.  Hell, I used to photo bomb people in Grand Central.


Sometimes I wonder how many complete strangers' vacation photos I'm in. I like to imagine an old Chinese couple showing friends the photos from their big Vegas vacation, and there I am, ruining a perfect shot of the Bellagio fountains.
 
2013-03-02 01:11:15 PM  
Come on, no OH SNAP yet?

/photopuns ftw
 
2013-03-02 01:13:25 PM  

Naxter: But the victim was a pretty blonde lady, while her attacker has some ethnicity about her. It's exactly the type of story that I would expect from The Daily News.

/Hitting tourists is wrong
//Elbows and shoulder checks are okay though
///Get the fark out the way!



Agreed on all counts. That said, I am all for tourist-on-tourist violence.
 
2013-03-02 01:14:45 PM  
Attacker has attached earlobes?  Not surprised.  Those people are farking psycho!
 
2013-03-02 01:16:19 PM  

sethen320: So let me get this straight. New Yorkers say they live in the greatest city in the world and wont shut the fark up about it, yet they hate having people actually come and see it? What a bunch of tards.


Pretty much nailed the hammer on the head.
 
2013-03-02 01:16:19 PM  

Raymo853: Too bad New Yorkers do the whole walking slow, standing on the sidewalk taking photos and such when they are in other people's cities


People are always in my way. I live in a touristy neighborhood where people linger on the sidewalks if I had a dime for every time I said (((EXCUSE ME)))I could afford to buy a condo in my neighborhood. This bus and and its annoying loud speakers has a stop directly in front of my apartment building.

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2013-03-02 01:23:00 PM  

Phoenix_M: sethen320: So let me get this straight. New Yorkers say they live in the greatest city in the world and wont shut the fark up about it, yet they hate having people actually come and see it? What a bunch of tards.

So let me get this straight. New Yorkers San Franciscans say they live in the greatest city in the world and wont shut the fark up about it, yet they hate having people actually come and see it? What a bunch of tards.
 
So let me get this straight. New Yorkers San Franciscans Seattleites  say they live in the greatest city in the world and wont shut the fark up about it, yet they hate having people actually come and see it? What a bunch of tards.  etc  etc...


Very well played.
 
2013-03-02 01:27:05 PM  

VoodooTaco: Come on, no OH SNAP yet?

/photopuns ftw


I shutter to think about it.
 
2013-03-02 01:30:32 PM  

duckpoopy: I never get out of the way of people taking pictures in public. If you are taking pictures where I am then you must consider me part of the scenery.


This is totally fair. I will detour around if there's room but if people insist on taking up a lot of space for more than a few seconds, to hell with them and I expect people to do the same to me.
 
2013-03-02 01:30:41 PM  

borg: Raymo853: Too bad New Yorkers do the whole walking slow, standing on the sidewalk taking photos and such when they are in other people's cities

People are always in my way. I live in a touristy neighborhood where people linger on the sidewalks if I had a dime for every time I said (((EXCUSE ME)))I could afford to buy a condo in my neighborhood. This bus and and its annoying loud speakers has a stop directly in front of my apartment building.

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Step 1 build tesla coils. Step 2 fry loudspekers
 
2013-03-02 01:34:12 PM  
Yes, subby, it's every New Yorker's dream to be stuck in the Times Square Outdoor Mall.  *eyeroll*

Even if you work there, there's ways to avoid most of the mass of tourists.  The only ones that really annoy me are the MASSIVE student groups lingering around, taking up the entire sidewalk.
 
2013-03-02 01:34:35 PM  

puckrock2000: At first I was all...

Police cuffed at the scene the woman who attacked the other and pushed her to the ground at the scene, but apparently no arrests were made.

But then I...

Ostbye was cuffed and charged with reckless endangerment and assault, police said.

?


Came to post the same thing. The Daily News: journalism at its finest!
 
2013-03-02 01:34:58 PM  

thisiszombocom: Warlordtrooper: As a tourist currently in NYC I'm getting a kick

to the head?

/ stay safe


No problems so far. We're goIng to a sabres bar to watch today's game and going to the game tomorrow at MSG
 
2013-03-02 01:35:37 PM  

puckrock2000: At first I was all...

Police cuffed at the scene the woman who attacked the other and pushed her to the ground at the scene, but apparently no arrests were made.

But then I...

Ostbye was cuffed and charged with reckless endangerment and assault, police said.

?


Assault can be simple verbal threatening and is not necessarily worthy of arrest.  I guess konking someone in the head with and object hard enough to split their scalp and cause bleeding is the reckless part although we use to call it battery and generally would get one arrested.  Either a legal mincing of words to lesson the degree of battery has occurred, or the victim chose not to pursue the assault charge.
 
2013-03-02 01:37:07 PM  

Ima4nic8or: I would throw that smirking coont in prison for 10 years or so for that shiat.  You cant go around beating random people because you dont like them taking pictures.  Plus that is no way to treat visitors to our country.


But what if I *really* don't like photographers?

Can I beat them then?
 
2013-03-02 01:45:19 PM  

Infernalist: Has New York grown so tame that a random beating delivered upon a tourist makes news?


But, it was a pretty, blond woman... of course it's news.
 
2013-03-02 01:46:45 PM  
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2013-03-02 01:47:36 PM  
wundermanagement.com


How does a hot blonde Serbian like this one or that not just curb stomp a fat ugly piece of shiat after a sucker punch? I could see her jumping on that bloated carcass until the streets ran yellow with blubber.
 
2013-03-02 01:47:37 PM  

sethen320: So let me get this straight. New Yorkers say they live in the greatest city in the world and wont shut the fark up about it, yet they hate having people actually come and see it? What a bunch of tards.


It's like Canadians with hockey. They want everyone to validate their love for the game but get really upset when non-Canadian cities get NHL teams.
 
2013-03-02 01:57:13 PM  
And assailant has been arrested for prostitution in Washington and she's an 'actress'. Nice.
 
2013-03-02 02:04:01 PM  

homelessdude: Infernalist: Has New York grown so tame that a random beating delivered upon a tourist makes news?

yep

Ahh...the good ole days......

Barbra Streisand - Memory (youtube)
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My Dad had MADMAN MOAMMAR NOW A DRUGGIE DRAG QUEEN up on the fridge when I was a kid.  Good times...
 
2013-03-02 02:04:14 PM  
So much for the bullshait line about 'the city so nice they named it twice'
 
2013-03-02 02:04:46 PM  

xsarien: Is this it? Have the tourists finally turned on each other? Can I finally walk down the street without having to worry that the person in front of me may suddenly just stop in their tracks to look at a paper (paper?!) map?


You should try driving I75 in Fort Myers behind a New Yorker. Its why Florida has its own tag.
 
2013-03-02 02:05:39 PM  
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2013-03-02 02:17:56 PM  
 
2013-03-02 02:21:01 PM  
Don't like tourists in your town? Move to a different farking city, you thin-skinned pussies.
 
2013-03-02 02:26:25 PM  

Raging Thespian: Don't like tourists in your town? Move to a different farking city, you thin-skinned pussies.


As has been pointed out before, it was a tourist attacking another tourist.
 
2013-03-02 02:27:49 PM  
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2013-03-02 02:33:04 PM  

Marshal805: Raging Thespian: Don't like tourists in your town? Move to a different farking city, you thin-skinned pussies.

As has been pointed out before, it was a tourist attacking another tourist.


No no, I was aware of that. I was referring to New Yorkers in general (and anyone who lives in a city that makes a sizable portion of its income from tourism).
 
2013-03-02 02:35:12 PM  

Warlordtrooper: thisiszombocom: Warlordtrooper: As a tourist currently in NYC I'm getting a kick

to the head?

/ stay safe

No problems so far. We're goIng to a sabres bar to watch today's game and going to the game tomorrow at MSG


woah, woah woah, theres a sabres bar? in manhattan???? where?

/ grew up in amherst
 
2013-03-02 02:36:49 PM  
If you don't like tourists then don't live in a tourist destination.
 
2013-03-02 02:39:57 PM  

Warlordtrooper: thisiszombocom: Warlordtrooper: As a tourist currently in NYC I'm getting a kick

to the head?

/ stay safe

No problems so far. We're goIng to a sabres bar to watch today's game and going to the game tomorrow at MSG


Kelly's?

Are you hot and blond (don't really care if you are serbian)?
 
2013-03-02 02:40:52 PM  
From another article: "According to Ostbye's Facebook page, she is engaged and a fan of watching The Simpsons and hiking."

And consuming bath salts, apparently.

Washington state court records name her as respondent or defendant in 31 cases from 1997 to 2013.

Arrested for:

drugs in September 2012
prostitution in December 2012
assault in Jan 2013

She sounds like a real sweet girl.
 
2013-03-02 02:43:08 PM  
She's serbian. Shouldn't she just be used to that already?
 
gja [TotalFark]
2013-03-02 02:43:18 PM  

Marshal805: Raging Thespian: Don't like tourists in your town? Move to a different farking city, you thin-skinned pussies.

As has been pointed out before, it was a tourist attacking another tourist.


^^^^^^^A very important fact FTFA^^^^^^

When I worked in the city I would often atop and offer people who were obviously there from elsewhere (and you could clearly tell that this was a big deal to them to come to NYC) to take a picture of them ALL so there didn't have to be always a 'missing man' picture.

Most NYers (real NYers) are pretty decent folks.
 
gja [TotalFark]
2013-03-02 02:44:07 PM  

OscarTamerz: [wundermanagement.com image 300x450]


How does a hot blonde Serbian like this one or that not just curb stomp a fat ugly piece of shiat after a sucker punch? I could see her jumping on that bloated carcass until the streets ran yellow with blubber.


/knees you can shave with
 
2013-03-02 03:00:31 PM  

Errk: If you don't like tourists then don't live in a tourist destination.


But then I'd have to be a tourist, and I don't enjoy hating myself as much as I enjoy hating other people.
 
2013-03-02 03:05:19 PM  

gja: When I worked in the city I would often atop and offer people who were obviously there from elsewhere (and you could clearly tell that this was a big deal to them to come to NYC) to take a picture of them ALL so there didn't have to be always a 'missing man' picture.


How many cameras did you get?
 
2013-03-02 03:09:58 PM  
I farking hate that smug look on the attackers face. She just has a really punchable look about her.
 
2013-03-02 03:10:37 PM  
"Being miserable and treating other people like dirt is every New Yorker's God-given right!"

/Not even close to being obscure
 
2013-03-02 03:11:01 PM  

lelio: what_now: You can tell the attacker is a tourist, she's wearing a cheesy NY sweatshirt that she just bought from a street cart.

She's representing Washington state.

/ probably the eastern half


nope, too skinny.  and the far right loons over dryside would rather eat a turd than visit such a haven of liberals...
 
2013-03-02 03:15:09 PM  
It's Jerusalem syndrome!

People, religious types mostly, go to Jerusalem and are so disappointed or over-whelmed (or both) that they start thinking they are Jesus or the Virgin Mother.

People go to New York from Washington State and they start turning into Rhoda.

She looked like a New Yorker to me (the New York sweat shirt should have tipped me off that it was an outtatowna.). She was touring New York when all of a sudden she turned into a Scotsman. No, wait, into her idea of a New Yorker.

I can understand this. When I stood in the Uffizi the thought struck me that this was some of the greatest art in the history of the world. Why wasn't it better? A few paintings really impressed me--the Holy Family by Michelangelo, Caravaggio's Young Bacchus, but a lot of the stuff was meh. If I had been a weak-minded excitable art-lover type, it could have turned my head, but I have always thought "Is this all there is?" about the world, not to mention "Why?"

Why is there a paper bag right there on the sidewalk? If there is a God, could he have made a universe where the paper bag was somewhere else? Is that dog turd necessary? Why? What for? The Universe is nice, impressive even, but it seems to be full of a lot of unnecessary shiat. Is there a reason for this or is it all quantum?

Thank you, Mayor Bloomberg for turning New York into Disney's New York. No, seriously. It's much nicer now. It's almost liveable for sane people. Although you still get a selection of the world's great loonies.
 
2013-03-02 03:15:20 PM  

bearcats1983: I farking hate that smug look on the attackers face. She just has a really punchable look about her.


She's almost doing 'Lisa' from Chapelle's Real World parody.
 
2013-03-02 03:20:51 PM  

Jument: duckpoopy: I never get out of the way of people taking pictures in public. If you are taking pictures where I am then you must consider me part of the scenery.

This is totally fair. I will detour around if there's room but if people insist on taking up a lot of space for more than a few seconds, to hell with them and I expect people to do the same to me.


Something I have observed in various parts of the world:

Those who carry DSLRs are much more likely to try to keep out of other's shots than those who don't.
 
2013-03-02 03:28:34 PM  

gja: OscarTamerz: [wundermanagement.com image 300x450]


How does a hot blonde Serbian like this one or that not just curb stomp a fat ugly piece of shiat after a sucker punch? I could see her jumping on that bloated carcass until the streets ran yellow with blubber.

/knees you can shave with


Cheek bones you can slice truffles with. And tatas that will poke your eyes out. Best stay away.
 
gja [TotalFark]
2013-03-02 03:36:25 PM  

OscarTamerz: gja: OscarTamerz: [wundermanagement.com image 300x450]


How does a hot blonde Serbian like this one or that not just curb stomp a fat ugly piece of shiat after a sucker punch? I could see her jumping on that bloated carcass until the streets ran yellow with blubber.

/knees you can shave with

Cheek bones you can slice truffles with. And tatas that will poke your eyes out. Best stay away.


::::Snort, chuckle::::::
Good one
 
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