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Old 11-27-2011, 10:53 PM
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this isn't the craziest thing i've ever seen in NYC but it's the only thing i can remember from the top of my head. I was walking with my friend on my block and we see a gigantic Shaquille O'neal looking guy walking towards us, we were around 12-13yrs old so we were like "wtf?" he comes up nicely and shows us the most beautiful puppy i have ever seen in my life and says "hey guys i'm selling this puppy for $50". I swear i would have bought it if i had the money. he just walked away nicely and i guess went home to Astoria projects since i live a few blocks away from it. But i remember it being so random and the guy was od brolic lmao.
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:41 AM
Location: Brooklyn
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I used to think that the craziest thing I'd ever seen in the city is the annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island. But lately, there's a new annual event...ever see the Brooklyn Idiotarod?
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:59 AM
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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I remember a lady who walked up and down the block with red lipstick smeared all over her face, kids pointed and laughed at her.I kinda felt sorry for her. A neighbor told us that she has had an miscarriage recently. Damn, she looked scary.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:33 PM
Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania
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After a bus dropped me off near Penn station for my first visit to the city, I headed to the 34th street train station to catch the 1 train to Riverdale in the Bronx. There was a bum on the train sprawled out on the floor; I assume he passed out. He was laying face down in a take out box from some chinese place; it was half filled with his vomit and half filled with food that he hadn't finished yet. I think he had pissed himself too; it was an awful sight! Since it was about 1 am, I assumed this was normal for that time of night...no one else on the subway seemed to pay him any attention.
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:54 PM
Location: Poshawa, Ontario
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The first time I went to NYC, I had just checked into my hotel and left to get something to eat. I walked two blocks to a Chipotle and got a burrito and Budweiser. I sat at a table in front of the door so I could watch the people on the street. As I was eating, a normal looking guy dressed in blue-collar attire came in the Chipotle. He began rummaging through the garbage can beside the door until he found a partial drink, which he put down on the garbage can. He then dug around some more until he found a partially eaten burrito, which he then wrapped in a newspaper and took with his "drink". This was within an hour of arrving in the city.

On that same trip, I was taking pictures of the Brooklyn Bridge and saw this guy by the old Fulton Fish Market:

Keep in mind it was at least 70 degrees out that day. I thought someone had dropped a body off on a park bench until the guy moved.
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Old 04-24-2012, 12:53 AM
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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A naked lunatic man being forced into an ambulance with his elderly mother helping out the paramedics. When he was inside the ambulance and the doors were still open, I could see him kick the interior roof light out.

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Old 04-24-2012, 01:31 AM
Location: Manila, Philippines
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Default I saw a man hit by bird poops on his forehead

it was 8:30 in the morning, i was walking along broadway avenue near a subway station, when suddenly I saw a man being hit by bird poops on his forehead.. the man rushed to a nearby GAP store, I guess to check how badly he looked with bird poops dripping all over his face.
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:43 AM
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Wow I remember making this thread almost a year ago out of no where and decided to come here and maybe search for it and its actually the 3rd thread on the first page!
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Old 04-24-2012, 12:18 PM
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4am walking from PA to the 1 train through the connection tunnel. Right on top of the 7 train entrance, theres some bum laying on the ground, pants at his knees and he's stroking away.
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:17 PM
Location: Plandome, NY
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rats running inside the F train during a packed rush hour in the long tunnel from 53rd lex to 23 Ely many yrs ago. People were pushing to one side of the train back & forth in both direction. When the subway hit 23rd Ely, people shoved their way outside. It was rather comical.
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