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Darth Vader Robs Bank (Photos, Oh Yes, Photos)
Gothamist.com ^ | July 22, 2010 5:40 PM | John Del Signor

Posted on 07/23/2010 8:22:01 AM PDT by GQuagmire

It seems the Empire has fallen on hard times. Presumably to get finishing funds for his latest Death Star, Darth Vader—or a man pretending to be Darth Vader?—was reduced to robbing a bank on Long Island this morning. Impotent Rebel Alliance security forces tell Newsday (paywall) that Vader marched into a Chase bank in Setauket around 11:30 a.m. today. Brandishing a completely unnecessary handgun—as he had the power to choke the oxygen out every teller's throat—the fallen Jedi demanded cash.

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1 posted on 07/23/2010 8:22:07 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: GQuagmire
This economy has hit everyone hard.

Now we have the sordid tale of the fall of a mega-villain reduced to bank robbery.

2 posted on 07/23/2010 8:24:08 AM PDT by flying_bullet (El Conservo tribe member)
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To: GQuagmire

The Force must be useless in bank lobbies.


3 posted on 07/23/2010 8:27:17 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: flying_bullet
Has it been determined for certain that it wasn't a burqa-clad Muslim?

There is a strong resemblance, after all.

4 posted on 07/23/2010 8:27:48 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: GQuagmire

Hazing incedent?


5 posted on 07/23/2010 8:27:54 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Minority Report 2: Tea Party Participant)
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

I don’t think that hijabs are normally that shiny.

Just an observation


6 posted on 07/23/2010 8:29:09 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Minority Report 2: Tea Party Participant)
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

ping


7 posted on 07/23/2010 8:29:42 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: Thrownatbirth

lol


8 posted on 07/23/2010 8:31:04 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: GQuagmire

The force is useless in this galaxy. He must also be a bit pissed off at his son trying to burn him on Endor.


9 posted on 07/23/2010 8:31:30 AM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

The power of the schwartz

10 posted on 07/23/2010 8:31:44 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Minority Report 2: Tea Party Participant)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Will his lawyer invoke the "Chewbacca Defense" at his trial?

11 posted on 07/23/2010 8:33:18 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GQuagmire

You underestimate the power of the darkside.


12 posted on 07/23/2010 8:35:31 AM PDT by Ripliancum ("As He died to make men holy, let us live to make men free")
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To: flying_bullet

You would have thought that building TWO battlestations:- each one literally the size of the MOON - would have been the ultimate stimulus package for the Imperial economy.


13 posted on 07/23/2010 8:36:47 AM PDT by agere_contra (Obama did more damage to the Gulf economy in one day than Pemex/Ixtoc did in nine months)
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To: flying_bullet

Who’s his Daddy?


14 posted on 07/23/2010 8:36:58 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: GQuagmire

What’s Leiah doing in capris?


15 posted on 07/23/2010 8:39:15 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: flying_bullet
This economy has hit everyone hard. Now we have the sordid tale of the fall of a mega-villain reduced to bank robbery.

It is sad. Sadder still is his need to use a common semi-automatic. His electricity was shut off so he couldn't re-charge his light sabre.

16 posted on 07/23/2010 8:40:49 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: GQuagmire
It's not Darth Vader, but brother Chad Vader, who was the day shift manager at Empire Foods.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wGR4-SeuJ0


17 posted on 07/23/2010 8:41:56 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: GQuagmire; Slings and Arrows
The neglected daughter goes bad.


18 posted on 07/23/2010 8:42:34 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Oh, that's not fair. Give her some warning! She's not that bad.Try this: (May, 2010)

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19 posted on 07/23/2010 8:50:00 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: flying_bullet

The mortgage payments on that new Death Star are a bitch.


20 posted on 07/23/2010 8:51:05 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: GQuagmire
You got an ATM on that torso Lite-Brite?

Vader calls the Emperor with the bad news about the Death Star

21 posted on 07/23/2010 8:59:43 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: KarlInOhio

“What the hell is an aluminum falcon?”


22 posted on 07/23/2010 9:10:09 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("Never underestimate the hungover side of the Force.")
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23 posted on 07/23/2010 9:38:59 AM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: GQuagmire

It looks like law enforcements last best hope is locating our last Jedi in bringing justice to this case ... the Star Wars Kid.

Wow, talk about being screwed.


24 posted on 07/23/2010 9:48:29 AM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: a fool in paradise

That’s what left of you after you deal with Jake and Elwood.


25 posted on 07/23/2010 9:52:08 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (There is neither honesty, manhood nor good fellowship in thee.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing; a fool in paradise

Khaki pants with a Darth Vader costume? Now THAT’s the Dark Side!


26 posted on 07/23/2010 10:46:40 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Exactly what I was thinking of!


27 posted on 07/23/2010 10:49:19 AM PDT by Flying Circus
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