Thursday Humor: The Other Meaning Of Getting A "Brazilian"

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With mere weeks to go until millions descend on the Carnivalic streets of Rio for The World Cup, it seems the term "to get a brazilian" has a new meaning. As this poor woman discovered, while being interviewed live on Brazilian TV, while complaining in the clip about the lack of police presence near the station, a would-be mugger approaches her from behind and rips off what appears to be a gold necklace. Welcome to the safe streets of Brazil, world...


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Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:53 | 4644613 Concentrated po...
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At least it's not FukuSoccer in 2020!

Will everyone be wearing green jerseys or just the home team?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:03 | 4644650 Richard Chesler
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Socialism is just awesome.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:14 | 4644701 Pladizow
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I'd prefer the original.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:49 | 4644852 Latina Lover
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So do I.


And having been swarmed in Rio, I will never visit there again. I can get it at home cheaper.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:19 | 4644959 zerozulu
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Our banker do the  same job but nicely.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 18:34 | 4645310 jbvtme
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was the reporter working with the thief?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 18:43 | 4645343 BellyBrain
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Did anybody actually see the necklace?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 19:29 | 4645531 Occident Mortal
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Am I the only person who saw the reporter punch this poor woman in the face?

Maybe he declared and Oscar Pestorius... "I punched her, but that's OK I was trying to punch somebody else. It's not a crime to punch innocent people is it."

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:42 | 4644818 eurogold
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I can't wait for the upcoming World Cup ( disaster ). The crime will be staggering ! Sao Paulo and Rio are uncontrollable battlefields! 

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:49 | 4644851 Stuck on Zero
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A good Capitalist should come out with a new line of women's jewelry - Exploding Dye Pack Bling!  Rip it off a neck and three seconds later the thief gets gets a punk look.


Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:04 | 4644652 Stackers
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looks awfully "staged"

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:13 | 4644693 samsara
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You been to Brazil?

It wasn't

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:42 | 4644822 Stackers
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not saying it couldnt or wouldnt happen ..... just that grab looked awful fake to me.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:30 | 4644990 mumbo_jumbo
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i'm with stackers on this one, i can't even the see a necklace

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:47 | 4644842 zaphod
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If Brazil allows CC permits to everyone, I wonder how common this would be.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:27 | 4644760 Pairadimes
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Rio is so hip. It's just the latest thing. Kind of a cross between video-bombing and the knockout game. Should be big in the US in time for summer.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:19 | 4644957 TheRedScourge
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With the obesity levels what they are, Americans will be hard pressed to stop these grab-and-run thieves.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:54 | 4645108 Remington IV
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good one flaco

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 18:07 | 4645185 Silver Bug
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CNBC will be shouting, Look this means Gold is in a bubble! Nonsense.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:53 | 4644614 DoChenRollingBearing
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A guy I know ate lunch outside in Rio once.  He had his lunch stolen off his table by a guy on a motorcycle.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:23 | 4644745 JLee2027
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Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:24 | 4644974 Peanut Butter E...
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Where is the translation? It all sounds jibberish chicken language without a translation or caption. Jjiiuhh baas jigjjg badaa!!!!!

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:57 | 4644626 syntaxterror
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The camera crew gear was probably worth a lot more than the dime store necklace.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:04 | 4644654 nuclearsquid
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harder to run with.  

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:44 | 4644827 Herd Redirectio...
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And not as liquid.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:57 | 4644628 ebworthen
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That kid was fast.

Not as fast as Wall Street, but fast.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:58 | 4644633 McMolotov
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Run, Forresto, Run!

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:02 | 4644646 insanelysane
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HFM - High Frequency Mugging and the Brazilian Fagan will outline why it isn't stealing.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:18 | 4644708 Emergency Ward
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If Obama had a Brazilian son.........

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:22 | 4644738 S5936
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Ditto on McMolotov !!
Rumors flyin regarding NFL scouts in Rio. Always on the lookout for speed and elusiveness . Moral character a non-issue.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:41 | 4644814 Bastiat
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In HFM they come at you like a school of piranhas and leave you buck naked in seconds.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:13 | 4644696 markovchainey
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Man, I'm so glad McMolotov is back...always good for a belly laugh!

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:19 | 4644723 Al Huxley
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Stealing gold, though - what a douchebag.  He obviously isn't listening to CNBC or Bloomberg.


Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:35 | 4644795 Agent P
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I was hoping for the ironic bus smack to the face, but sadly he got away. :(

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:57 | 4644629 Ifigenia
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Hehe, just because Brazil want to build a internet cable directly to EU, bypassing NSA, zio-controlled media has put a lot of negative reports of that country for almost a semester.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:36 | 4645011 Harbanger
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I never heard anyone measure time by semester, is that like 4 months?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:29 | 4647340 Ifigenia
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six months

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:58 | 4644632 maskone909
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^^^^ not work safe warning graphic

welcome to brazil! 


where you can get shot and die while being videotaped by smartphones

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:20 | 4644670 Grande Tetons
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The value of a human life is pretty fucking low....everywhere. 

Technology will save us! 

...The most distrubing part of the video are the idiots aiming their fucking smartphones for a good view. Carlin, was right again...I GAVE UP ON MY SPECIES.


Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:07 | 4644918 Harbanger
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Idiocracy is global.  You think it's bad now, when the US goes down most of the world will be hell on earth. 

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:10 | 4644929 Grande Tetons
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To this, we are in complete agreement. 

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 21:52 | 4645810 Pee Wee
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Is this not a business transaction?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:14 | 4644699 Pool Shark
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You failed to mention he was shot by the husband of the pregnant woman he was trying to rob...


Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:51 | 4644861 eurogold
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This happens everyday in Rio and Sao Paulo. Wait and see how much more happens during the Wold Cup !

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 18:27 | 4645277 syntaxterror
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Ho Li Fuk.

Dayum. That's about all u can say. 

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 19:06 | 4645433 Itch
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Couldn't watch it all, not one of those people would comfort the guy, just sat gawking at him with cameras while he coughed his lungs's a filthy shit hole of the highest order. 

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 21:58 | 4645814 Pee Wee
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Perhaps this kind of carnage is best garnished by government and distributed through IRA's, like - oh, Iraq...or armed UAVs?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:00 | 4644638 NewAmericaNow
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I need a drink

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