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Photocopier Accident
image Here's a link to some video footage of an accident with a photocopier. I don't have any details about where this footage was taken, or if it's real. Although it looks staged to me.
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Posted by The Curator on Mon Jun 06, 2005
Hahahaha! Classic! The guy looks so pleased with himself then... SNAP!

I don't care if it's real or staged, that's pretty funny.
Posted by Soldant  in  Australia  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  03:05 AM
It is staged; security cameras don't have sound.
Posted by Citizen Premier  in  spite of public outcry  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  04:42 AM
Actually, I don't see the link. I was responding because I've seen the movie before.
Posted by Citizen Premier  in  spite of public outcry  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  04:43 AM
Citizen Premier: "It is staged; security cameras don't have sound."

Good point. Speaking of which, it makes me think of police chases in TV shows like COPS when we hear car tires screeching from helicopter footage. I do realize they add dubbing to make it sound more incredible, but it's still an insult to our intelect.
Posted by bs  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  07:37 AM
Most security camera's don't have sound built in, however, some do and also it is not uncommon for the sound and video device to be tied in at the DVR.

I am not saying this is the case with this video I am just saying I don't believe this can be ruled a hoax simply because there is audio.

IMHO is is staged though.
Posted by Chuck  in  Rhode Island  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  09:06 AM
i think if this happened to me id say slightly more than just 'ouch...ow'
Posted by Nick  in  Merrie Olde Englande  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  09:34 AM
http://ads.ign.com/videoads/streaming/netscapead_042905_wmvlow.wmv

Why is this named "netscapead" and being hosted on ads.ign.com? Was it renamed and this is just a coincidence?
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  09:44 AM
I think this estupido gordo is too funny... I am glad he did not do this thing with the old mimeograph machine, with the big rolling barrel to print...I like those machines...I like the smell of the fresh mimeograph copies, as in the officinas at la escuela, you know...I makes me remember the beauty of Miss Brescia, my segundo grade teacher... but, I think, it was Raoul who did the teaching, no? Okay, so don't get me started, you know? ha ha ha... Raoul
Posted by Raoul  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  11:20 AM
Well even if the camera did have sound, I doubt it would have this great sound quality. It seems staged to me, especially because of the good quality and sudden setup.
Posted by Archibold  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  05:06 PM
This looks like a Mad TV bit to me, but I can't verify that it is.
Posted by Bob  in  Pangea  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  05:47 PM
Staged...look at him mugging as he takes his seat.
Posted by Urusai  in  BFE, TX, USA  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  06:39 PM
If it is Mad TV, then it is a bad ripoff of the SNL Assjet 790 Printer "commercial"
Posted by alteregogi  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  07:54 PM
It looks like Horatio Sanz, from SNL.
Posted by Winona  in  USA  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  08:27 PM
Security cameras don't have sound?

You're so in the dark ages. Our external system has sound and is infrared to boot. So don't bother sneaking around in the dark, and if you feel you must discuss something with an accomplice, umm... you might be on the next edition of COPS.
Posted by martinelli  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  10:18 PM
Some Security Cameras do have sound, our home security system has them and IR leds for night vision. However I doubt it would be that good quality.
Posted by Soldant  in  Australia  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  04:04 AM
where is the link? i want to see the movie!
Posted by Razzle Berry  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  07:16 AM
Looks like a total set up, but still funny. If anyone's seen the Pantera Home Video "3 - Watch It Go", you can see someone actually doing that. He jumps up on the photocopier, and the glass shatters. Then, comes the fun footage of glass being removed from... you know. smile
Posted by Chuva  in  Here  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  10:03 AM
I had a boss who actually DID THIS.

We came into work one morning and the glass was broken.

He tried to claim that he put a heavy box on the copier and it broke by accident.

Finally, when no one would belive him, he fessed up.

No big cuts, just a few scratches 'cause he jumped off when it started to crack.
Posted by Gee...  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  11:18 AM
Him getting out of the broken copy machine or screaming for help would have been even funnier. How come we don't have video of that?
Posted by edrioasteroid  in  Rural end of the universe  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  11:47 PM
Security cameras can have audio, mine do...in addition, I know a copier service man and according to him, this type of damage to copier glass is quite common.
Quite funny and looked candid to me.
Posted by Judge Sludge  in  Baltimore Md  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  11:47 PM
Ummm....where is the link?? I couldn't find it yesterday, and it still isn't obvious today. Does anyone have it???
Posted by Another Person Who Would Like to See the Video  on  Wed Jun 08, 2005  at  08:49 AM
What, other than where it says 'video footage' in blue on the original post?
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Wed Jun 08, 2005  at  09:01 AM
This showed up on videodetective.com, as an ad, with a link to netscpae to download Netscape 8. You know, those interstital ads they play before the video you actually want? I think it's clearly an ad by Netscape, although how it connects to Netscape 8 I don't know.

I hear Netscape 8 rocks, and maybe they figure they don't have to do anything other than mention the thing and we'll all flock over to download it.
Posted by DaveG  in  Salt Lake City  on  Wed Jun 08, 2005  at  01:33 PM
It reminds me of those horrid Vonage commercials - you know, where they have an "accident" like felling a tree onto a car, or a photographer falling into a fountain. They seem awfully staged to me.
Posted by Chadds Ford Prefect  on  Wed Jun 08, 2005  at  04:26 PM
One day, when I was MUCH younger and in college, I took dozens of these type of rump copies. Some friends and I had a contest to see who could tape them the highest in main hall. We'd get a running start, and just before smashing into the wall, jump. Of course it took a few leaps to get the timing right...
Posted by Chadds Ford Prefect  on  Wed Jun 08, 2005  at  04:40 PM
"What, other than where it says 'video footage' in blue on the original post?" - Boo

Boo, for whatever reason my browser isn't showing the words "video footage" (or even the word "video" for that matter) in blue, nor does it come up with the little hand when I pass over any of the text or the picture. That's why I asked for somebody to repost the link. Obviously I'm missing something here, was the original link in the Hoax Forum or something??
Posted by Another Person Who Would Like to See the Video  on  Fri Jun 10, 2005  at  07:44 AM
Huh, that's odd.
http://ads.ign.com/videoads/streaming/netscapead_042905_wmvlow.wmv is what it comes up as. Hope that helps!
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Fri Jun 10, 2005  at  07:59 AM
oke bos
Posted by wisnu  in  indonesia  on  Fri Jun 10, 2005  at  01:37 PM
I watched it...it totally looks fake. PLAUSIBLE, but the setup itself is fake.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Sun Jun 12, 2005  at  03:09 PM
Fake. Cute, though.
Posted by Big Gary in Dallas  in  Dallas, Texas, USA  on  Sun Jun 12, 2005  at  09:53 PM
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