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  • 3-Year Old Gets a $2500 Ticket Because...

    Posted by Average Joe

    A mom in Oklahoma was ticketed after her 3-year-old peed in the front yard.

    Her son is being potty trained and was outside when he had to go.  He wasn't going to make it to the bathroom, so he pulled down his pants to go on the front yard.

    As he was about to pee, a cop rolled up and told his mom he was going to give her a ticket for public urination.

    The cost? $2,500!

    She says she's going to fight the ticket.

    A judge can throw it out if he or she would like.

    Hey, when your kid's gotta' go, he/she has gotta' go!  Wrong 'er no?

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • VIDEO: Woman Sentenced to Wear an "Idiot" Sign!

    Posted by Average Joe

    A woman who was caught on camera passing a Cleveland, OH school bus on the sidewalk, while the bus was loading and unloading kids, was ordered by a judge to stand at the intersection and wear an "idiot" sign.

    The 32-year-old woman appeared in court Monday after being cited for driving along the sidewalk to avoid a school bus.

    The judge sentenced her to pay $250 in court costs and suspended her license for 30 days and more.

    She must also stand at an intersection wearing a sign next Tuesday and Wednesday that says "Only an idiot drives on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus." She has been ordered to wear the sign from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. both days.

     

    Agree or disagree?

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • PIC: Look What This Person Tipped!

    Posted by Average Joe

    The internet is buzzing after someone posted a receipt on Reddit from a woman who got a $140 meal and didn't leave a tip.

    Instead she wrote "Single Mom, sorry" on the tip line.

    Then she wrote, "Thank you it was great" on the bottom of the receipt.

    The waiter's friend and fellow employee posted a picture of the receipt on Reddit and people started freaking out.

    Many people say if she's a single mom living on a budget then she shouldn't have eaten a $140 meal.

    Other's think maybe it's faked, but the Reddit user who posted it says it's true.

    Read moreHERE

    -AJ

     

  • I bet you argue with your other about this...

    Posted by Average Joe

    More than one in ten couples argue over who sleeps on which side of the bed – and women usually win.

    Who should be nearer the door in case of intruders or children wandering in is the most common issue..

    Other arguments occur because one person wants to avoid sleeping near the heater.

    Researchers (for Premier Inn) polled 2,000 adults and found that 80 per cent have slept on the same side since their relationship started.

    But 22 per cent said they slept on a different side with their ex-partner.

    Around one in 20 men are not happy with the side they sleep on.

    F.Y.I. - I have NEVER had this arguement.  LIIIIIIIKE...ever.  You?

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • Would You Buy This Piece Of Rock History?

    Posted by Average Joe

    The bass that Krist Novoselic played and Kurt Cobain smashed in the video for Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" will be up for auction by Christie's in London on November 29th.

    The seller of the 1960s Japanese Zen-On bass was a teenager at the time of the video's shoot. He had applied to be an extra and grabbed the bass from the set.

    Novoselic knew the bass was going to be destroyed in the video, so he went to get an inexpensive piece of gear and bought the bass at a local pawn shop. The instrument is expected to sell for between $24,000 and more than $40,000.

    Anyone wanna' go in half with me?  HAHAHA!

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • Seinfeld Fan? This Might Make You Puke...

    Posted by Average Joe

    "Seinfeld" made an incredible $2.7 billion since it went off the air 12 years ago.

    The earnings make "Seinfeld" the most profitable 30-minute show in TV history.

    The show's creators Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David have made hundreds of millions of dollars from the show's syndication.

    By the way, "Seinfeld" made 180 episodes during its nine-year run, which means that each half-hour episode has earned more than $14 million so far.

    How much do YOU make every half hour?  Ummmmmmmmmm (sigh)

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • Wanna' Date J-LO? Sign This!

    Posted by Average Joe

    Jennifer Lopez made boyfriend Casper Smart sign a confidentiality agreement. 

    Sources say the dancer signed a non-disclosure/confidentiality agreement when he began working for J-Lo as she requires all of her employees to do.

    The confidentiality agreement covers all interactions that her employees have with her including anything that occurs off the clock-- so their love life is covered.


    I get it, but would you sign it?

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • Were You a Statistic of Halloween? Check Here...

    Posted by Average Joe

    $8 billion: Total Halloween consumer spending expected for 2012.

    71.5: Percent of Americans who plan on celebrating Halloween this year.

    41 million: Potential trick-or-treaters ages 5-14.

    $79.82: Amount Americans will spend on candy, costumes, and decorations.

    25.9: Percent of Americans who said the economy could affect how much they end up spending on their Halloween gear and party plans this year.

    46: Years since the premiere of the classic TV special, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!"

    12.7: Percent of pets that will dress up like a pumpkin, the number one costume this year for scary cats and dogs.

    9.5: Percent of adults who plan to be a witch this Halloween.

    1,200: Estimated number of haunted houses (that charge admission!) in the United States.

    12: "Friday the 13th" movies starring hockey-mask wearing bad guy Jason Voorhees.

    $410.6 million: Box office earnings of horror movies in 2011.

    35 million: Pounds of candy corn produced each year, according to the National Confectioners Association.

    11: Percent of respondents who told Gallup.com in 2006 they had objections to Halloween on religious grounds.

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • Working Too Much? Blame THIS?

    Posted by Average Joe

    Having a smartphone or a tablet adds two hours to your work day. 

    Researchers found that people work an additional 460 hours a year on average, as they are able to respond to emails on their phones. 

    More than 90% of office workers have an email-enabled phone, with a third accessing them more than 20 times a day.

    Nearly two-thirds say they often check work emails just before they go to bed and as soon as they wake up, while over a third have replied to one in the middle of the night.

    Time for a DUMB phone?

    Read more HERE

    -AJ

  • (Lame!) Top 10 Worst Halloween Candies For Kids (or Humans) To Eat

    Posted by Average Joe

    Snickers-It's got nougat, caramel, and chocolate. It's loaded with fat and calories. And caramel is a serious source of tooth decay.

    Reese's Peanut Butter Pumpkins-They have almost 100 calories more than a regular peanut butter cup.

    Candy Corn-It's "nothing but sugar and artificial coloring and flavoring." It has 150 calories per ounce, and is bad for your teeth too.

    M&Ms White Chocolate Candy Corn Candies-The white chocolate that's added to these is so processed it's really not even chocolate anymore. It ads another seven grams of saturated fat per serving.

    Tootsie Pops-Since it's a lollypop it keeps the sugar in the mouth for much longer than normal candy. These can lead to more tooth decay.

    Starburst-Each one is loaded with fat and 22grams of sugar. But their only 15 calories a piece….so there's that.

    Sour Patch Kids-They have high acid levels that can really break down tooth enamel and mess up kids teeth.

    Fun Dip-It's pure sugar. The stick is sugar…and you dip it into the colored sugar. It's the worst possible candy you can buy.

    Skittles-They're full of sugar, corn syrup, trans fat, and artificial colors.

    Sugary Bubble Gum-There's a ton of carbs, sugar, and calories in these little buggers. The formula hasn't changed in over 50 years…a sign that something's off nutritionally.

    So, if you follow this list, Halloween is pretty much no fun at all.

    -AJ