Ordering fast food

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.One night, a few co-workers at the computer data centre where I work stayed late and we all started to get hungry. We decided to order in food by phone, but our boss […]

You aren’t the worst

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.Gerrad, a friend of mine, bought a computer, even though he had never even used a typewriter before. After investigating the computer, he decided to call the help line. A friendly voice explained […]

Steal little things

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 17, 1993In July, a Jackson Center, Pa., woman reported that someone used a ladder to climb into the second story of her home and that all that was missing was $10 worth […]

Making cars drive

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 17, 1993Fort Erie, Ontario, Constable Paul Fletcher told reporters in December that a man armed with a club tried to force a woman to drive him home with her to get money […]

Huge criminal record

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 10, 1993Dennis Payne, 30, was arrested as a pickpocket at a Jersey City, N.J., train station, his 135th arrest in New Jersey and New York City since 1978. Police said it took […]

Go home and wait

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 10, 1993FBI and Florida authorities arrested Paul E. Flasher, 45, who had been sentenced to five years in prison in 1980 for grand theft but who had never been jailed.Flasher said he […]

Drunk while stealing

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 1, 1993James Macdonals and William Shoesmith, both 26, were sentenced to five years in prison for bank robbery. According to his lawyer, Macdonald hated his robbery work and had to drink before […]

Stealing the camera

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 1, 1993Raleigh, N.C., police charged Vernon Edsel Brooks, 34, with robbing a Radio Shack in July, despite his foresight in disabling a video surveillance camera by taking the camera with him as […]

Sodom village gone

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 1, 1993The Associated Press reported that the village of Sodom, Conn., disappeared, like its biblical namesake.Though it appears on maps, the AP writer interviewed residents of Sodom Road and the Sodom Corner […]

Home burglar survey

|The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.February 1, 1993A survey of home burglars’ work preferences published in Whittle Communications’ Special Report magazine revealed that 32 percent like to browse through family photographs while on the job, 27 percent like […]