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Friendly reminder: Do not taunt the human statue

posted at 3:23 pm on March 15, 2013 by

To cleanse the palate, via the New York Post, your feelgood video of the day.

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Good. And wasn’t the guy who got socked more than a little creepy?

Blake on March 15, 2013 at 3:29 PM

Good. And wasn’t the guy who got socked more than a little creepy?

Blake on March 15, 2013 at 3:29 PM

He’s clearly drunk, judging by his pink face, gait, and general behavior.

If ever a guy deserved a punch in the face, it was that bloke.

Nessuno on March 15, 2013 at 3:41 PM

Stupidity should be painful.

jnelchef on March 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM

Stupidity should be painful.

jnelchef on March 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM

In this case it was! I just wish every time a lefty uttered stupidity and lies a fist would come out of the sky and smash their face…hilarity would be everywhere!

Liberty or Death on March 15, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Stupidity should be painful.

jnelchef on March 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM

QFT!

GWB on March 15, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Didn’t see that coming and neither did the idiot that thought it was a good idea to tempt the statue.

fourdeucer on March 15, 2013 at 4:01 PM

A perfectly sculpted nude marble female statue stood on a cold stone pedestal about 10 feet from a perfectly sculpted nude marble male statue on a cold stone pedestal for hundreds of years. One day the gods decided it would be entertaining to bring them both to life for an hour. The female and male looked each other over and the male said to the female ” what is the very first thing you would like to do” the female said ” you hold a pigeon down while I dump on it then I will hold one down while you dump on it.

fourdeucer on March 15, 2013 at 4:13 PM

That idiot has earned eternal internet fame for being righteously punched in the face.

workingclass artist on March 15, 2013 at 4:17 PM

fourdeucer on March 15, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Such statues have already come to life.

Haven’t you seen Night At The Museum: Battle For The Smithsonian?

“Hey, baby, check out these biceps!”

:)

itsnotaboutme on March 15, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Well, if you are going to pretend to be a statue, you invite that kind of thing. In fact, if you do a really good job of being a statue and someone totally fooled by it hurts you, who is to blame for your injury? It’s like pretending to be a bear in the forest. It’s a dangerous game.

keep the change on March 15, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Haven’t you seen Night At The Museum: Battle For The Smithsonian?

“Hey, baby, check out these biceps!”

itsnotaboutme on March 15, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Yes, after watching the trailer, we actually did watch that movie and it was pretty good.

fourdeucer on March 15, 2013 at 4:39 PM

fourdeucer on March 15, 2013 at 4:13 PM

How long have you been lurking in comment threads, just waiting to bring out that old joke? lol

keep the change on March 15, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Oh, c’mon, ktc, the ‘statue’ was moving with the kid. It wasn’t like this guy didn’t know he was really a human. He thought he could be a jackazz and the guy couldn’t respond. He learned otherwise. If this had been an innocent accidentally hurting him, he probably wouldn’t have punched them, and the video would probably be funny for a different reason.

GWB on March 15, 2013 at 4:45 PM

I would have liked a little more video where drunken pos is holding his bleeding nose and sobbing that statue dude is ‘not allowed’ to hit him for being a jackazz. That’s the other money shot.

CitizenEgg on March 15, 2013 at 4:58 PM

How long have you been lurking in comment threads, just waiting to bring out that old joke? lol
GWB on March 15, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Somehow my wife was able to punish me with that idea of a joke after commenting on Kimberly Guilfoyle’s lovely legs earlier. I think she has ESP and was reminding me of the consequences of cultivating any fantasies.

fourdeucer on March 15, 2013 at 5:08 PM

When I saw the headline, I thought this was going to be about a heckler at the Romney speech today.

vegconservative on March 15, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Was that a “garden variety slap”?

Dead Hand Control on March 15, 2013 at 5:14 PM

pretty good right there.

tom daschle concerned on March 15, 2013 at 5:29 PM

A copy of the video is on youtube but titled “teenager gets slapped.” As one of the comments noted, yeah he was a teenager -30 years ago!

Blake on March 15, 2013 at 5:40 PM

“Taunt” isn’t the right word. Don’t commit assault and battery, even if the guy is dressed up as a statue.

rdbrewer on March 15, 2013 at 5:46 PM

BTW, the Queen’s Guard in London? They’ll stomp your *ss too if you fail to leave them alone. You just can’t go up and touch people like that.

rdbrewer on March 15, 2013 at 5:47 PM

BTW, the Queen’s Guard in London? They’ll stomp your *ss too if you fail to leave them alone. You just can’t go up and touch people like that.

rdbrewer on March 15, 2013 at 5:47 PM

What about little kids? Will they kick their butts?

Blake on March 15, 2013 at 5:49 PM

Outstanding!

Kensington on March 15, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Actually, I think the guards are pretty intimidating to little kids. I saw a tourist get in the way of some troops that were marching at Windsor. Bam! He was knocked away by someone who just ran up and checked him.

Blake on March 15, 2013 at 5:53 PM

Stupidity should be painful.

jnelchef on March 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM

This.

If Hot Air were a real-life discussion room, certain liberals would have long since run out the door with bloody noses if not worse.

Jokes about how painful liberal ‘intelligence’ is aside, it is long past time to make stupidity physically painful again.

MelonCollie on March 15, 2013 at 6:22 PM

It’s one thing to making noises and stuff, but that dude was touching him.

Those Windsor Guards? Tell them (filthy) jokes, yell, scream, cry wolf, you can do anything but touch them. Once you do, all bets are off.

BigGator5 on March 15, 2013 at 6:31 PM

Also, do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

thirteen28 on March 15, 2013 at 6:37 PM

The guy got what he deserved, wetting his finger and sticking it in the mans ear was over the top.

mixplix on March 15, 2013 at 8:03 PM

Reminds me of the most recent Disney World “taunt the character” video I saw. An idiot father films his teen daughter pulling the tail of a guy in a bunny suit, then on camera tells his OTHER daughter also in her teens to go do the same. Then the character angrily confronts the girl and holds her by the arm and says “Do that again and I’m calling security to escort you off the park.”

And being Orlando, there’s always a TV station with the local news to run a story with interviews of the tearful scarred for life teen girl and her lawsuit happy father.

Marcus on March 15, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Hmmmm, in what he believed to be a safe environment he messed with other’s hard work and ability to attract a crowd in order to get himself attention/make himself feel cool.

The jerk is a walking-talking troll!

29Victor on March 15, 2013 at 11:45 PM

What’s super-awesome is that the statue guy never broke character that much at all. Moving was part of his shtick, so punching the guy was just a faster-than-normal move. And then he goes right back to being a statue.

29Victor on March 15, 2013 at 11:47 PM

LOLOLOLOL!!

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on March 16, 2013 at 8:16 AM

Stupidity should be painful.

jnelchef on March 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM

Beautiful! This is wisdom for the ages. I will repeat it often.

Imagine how much better off the whole world would be if this one simple principle were allowed to florish. But governments interfere with it. Stupididty is propped up and protected by law. As a result, the stupid are rewarded and elevated to positions of power in our society.

JellyToast on March 16, 2013 at 8:20 AM

That guy deserved a smack just for wearing that ugly purple shirt.

Dreadnought on March 16, 2013 at 2:42 PM

Well, if you are going to pretend to be a statue, you invite that kind of thing. In fact, if you do a really good job of being a statue and someone totally fooled by it hurts you, who is to blame for your injury? It’s like pretending to be a bear in the forest. It’s a dangerous game.

keep the change on March 15, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Umm No.

The jackass that got hit was assaulting the street performer. There is a huge difference between making faces and touching his hat, ear, body. No judge in the land would back the jackass. He got a right cross, just what he deserved. My gaydar says it was sexual harassment more than assault.

Bulletchaser on March 16, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Beautiful! This is wisdom for the ages. I will repeat it often.Imagine how much better off the whole world would be if this one simple principle were allowed to florish. But governments interfere with it. Stupididty is propped up and protected by law. As a result, the stupid are rewarded and elevated to positions of power in our society.JellyToast on March 16, 2013 at 8:20 AM

That’s Part of what’s wrong with America, that we can’t settle differences mano-mano without getting brought up on assault charges. Thus the betas run amok with no sense of manners and a civil tongue.

AH_C on March 17, 2013 at 3:14 AM

I’d love for a member of the senate to do this to Harry Reid.

If there is a jackwagon that deserves to be stole, its Reid.

tom daschle concerned on March 17, 2013 at 10:45 AM

The Shirt was looking for attention.
He got it.

TimBuk3 on March 17, 2013 at 11:24 AM

Well, if you are going to pretend to be a statue, you invite that kind of thing. In fact, if you do a really good job of being a statue and someone totally fooled by it hurts you, who is to blame for your injury? It’s like pretending to be a bear in the forest. It’s a dangerous game.

keep the change on March 15, 2013 at 4:34 PM

And if you give a wet willy to a guy that you know is pretending to be a statue, you invite his fist to cave in your face.

It must be depressing to be you.

Spliff Menendez on March 18, 2013 at 7:11 AM