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Thieves steal fake phones
Not the brightest thieves in the world:

Employees at a Telefonica Movistar cell-phone store in Morelia, Mexico say they arrived Tuesday morning to find that the store had been broken into.
An examination of the shop revealed the only items missing were hollow replica phones for display that are completely useless for making calls.
Employees say the clueless thieves overlooked real cell phones and cash in another part of the shop.
[Associated Press]
Posted by The Curator on Thu Jul 09, 2009

there was a small restaurant in my home town, that had several fake food items in the window to entice passersby. Over the years, the restaurant fell on hard times, and got pretty smungy. The fake mashed potatoes, cheeseburgers, and ice cream sundaes soon had cobwebs and dead flies all over them. This remained for years. I was always tempted to break in, clean the fake food, and put them back again, hoping that would be all that was needed to restore the place to it's former glory. But, I didn't, it closed, was knocked down, and a Roy Rogers' Restaurant took it's place. Roy too, had some cobwebs and flies, but he was pretty old at this time, so that might be as expected.
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Fri Jul 10, 2009  at  12:45 PM
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