Thursday, August 14, 2008

Plonker of the Day

Welcome to a new series on Infomaniac entitled Plonker of the Day in which we examine the ineptitudes of careless criminals.



THE PLONKER: Gibson Cook, 57.

THE PLACE: Dillon, South Carolina, U.S.A.

THE PREDICAMENT: Cook was trapped for 12 hours beneath a giant trash bin at a landfill after he climbed underneath in a bid to steal about $10 worth of copper.

When workers found him, all they saw were his legs sticking out from beneath the bin.

THE PUNISHMENT: Cook has been charged with trespassing and petty larceny.

He’s been jailed and is currently awaiting a bond hearing although it's unclear if he has an attorney.

Say, wait a minute. Doesn’t that photo of Cook remind you of our very own IVD?...

36 comments:

  1. Was IDV looking for copper? I hope Cook didn't have a full bladder while trapped under the bin.

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  2. EROS: IVD is probably looking for A copper.

    You know how he loves a man in uniform.

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  3. Geez, and I thought MY legs were skinny.... suitable match for the green elf shorts though.

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  4. How the hell did he get under there in the first place? 12 hours trapped under something like that is giving me the shivers.
    I hate confined spaces, that would have been my ultimate nightmare.

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  5. PONYGIRL: An inexperienced rider could snap IVD’s scrawny legs like twigs.

    One must exercise caution mounting him.

    Why have you turned away from us?

    Are his spindly legs too much for you?

    BOLLIX: *makes note of Bollix’ biggest fear, sits back and makes plans*

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  6. Damn. I wish I'd been wearing jeans. too.

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  7. IVD's legs are luminous . Is that how he attracts the sailors in the gloom of the docks

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  8. Is that a lavatory cubicle door that IVD is attempting to limbo dance under?

    You can arrested for that sort of thing.

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  9. http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=GUQyLk9BvrM

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  10. They should have taken off his trainers and socks and whipped the soles of his feet with an old car aerial!

    and the criminal as well

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  11. (An Old Polish Saying) "One Door Shuts, while another falls on top of you!"

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  12. THE WICKED WITCH IS DEAD! oh sorry, wrong movie...:)

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  13. It could have been worse for Cook, and IVD, if there had been pit bull guard dogs on the loose.

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  14. IVD: You wish you’d been wearing jeans?

    So do we.

    BEAST: His bare buttocks act as a beacon.

    GARFY: Building a glory hole would have been so much easier.

    CRUMP: The chav in question must be Gibson Cook’s British cousin.

    FROBI: Whipping the soles of his feet with an old car aerial?

    IVD charges extra for that.

    TONY: "If your socks are not in your shoes, don't look for them in Heaven."

    DAISY: He’s melting!

    XL: Right you are as I’ve yet to meet a vegetarian pit bull.

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  15. As we can see from the picture, the weight of guilt preys heavily on the villain's mind.

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  16. CATSCRATCH: Plonker, wanker, tosser…

    British slang is superior to ours.

    ISTVANSKI: It’s crushing.

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  17. Their legs do look alike although Cooks not wearing bowling shoes.

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  18. hopefully he could reach his smokes!!!

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  19. CYBERPOOF: Does IVD actually bowl or is it that he just likes the shoes?

    I know he's skillful with balls.

    VOICES: IVD always has a fag or seven within easy reach.

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  20. I hope he has a bowling alley in his backyard because there is really no other excuse for wearing those shoes.

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  21. I no understandit? What plonker kinda object unamed?

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  22. would it be better than to be face up or face down?

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  23. CYBERPOOF: I would have to say that IVD is more likely to be found in a back alley than a bowling alley.

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    I recognize you from all the Animal Man blogs…

    The Dog Man, Mr. Mutley; The Rat Man, Mr. Frobisher; and The Beast Man, Mr. Beast.

    To visit Infomaniac is not to understand it.

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    Would you like to become one of Mistress MJ’s bitches, Ms. Dong?

    VOICES: Better to be face up or face down?

    IVD is not fussy.

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  24. I think thats you in the shorts...

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  25. The wicked witch of the west scouting for a new place to crash!

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  26. Mutley: Here is proof that it’s IVD in the Elf Shorts.

    MAXI: He’s not in Kansas anymore.

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  27. * studiously ignores all above comments *

    Speaking of TFGES, isn't it about time we pestered CyberPetra incessently to hold the compo?

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  28. Oh that photo just cracks me up! 12hours...that poor dude! All in the name of some lame as copper! What a schmuck!
    Hugs

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  29. Oh that photo just cracks me up! 12hours...that poor dude! All in the name of some lame as copper! What a schmuck!
    Hugs

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  30. Oh that photo just cracks me up! 12hours...that poor dude! All in the name of some lame as copper! What a schmuck!
    Hugs

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  31. IVD: *ignores IVD's comment but laughs again at his spindly luminous legs*

    ROBYN: Don't do the crime, if you can't do the time.

    CRUMP: Either Blogger has gone mad or the fact that I've started drinking early is making me see triple.

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  32. I thought IDV was

    no wait, its already been said, haddnit? looking for a copper under the stall door shoulda been face down kinda crap.

    *shuffles off*

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  33. MAGO: Cheers.

    NATIONS: Your slippers are causing static electricity problems as you shuffle.

    Don't touch anything.

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