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Deputies: SC Motel Guest Trashed Room To Find 'Midget'
wxii12 ^ | : 10:36 am EST November 24, 2010

Posted on 11/24/2010 2:44:02 PM PST by BenLurkin

In what was apparently a phone prank that has taken place in other parts of the country, a motel guest said someone called his room and told him to smash the things inside in order to free a "midget" trapped next door.

Spartanburg County, S.C., sheriff's deputies told WXII sister station WYFF that they were called to a Motel 6 on Sunday night after a guest nearly punched through to the next room with a wrench.

A motel worker called deputies after she discovered the man had damaged the television, mirrors, and the wall between rooms, according to a police report.

When deputies arrived, 73-year-old Joseph Jones told them someone had called his room about 11 p.m. and said he was a manager at the motel. Jones said the male caller told him the previous guest had installed highly sophisticated cameras in his room. The caller told Jones not to bother looking for them and instead, the caller would instruct him on how to get rid of the cameras.

Jones said the caller asked him if the TV was on, and if it was to turn it off and unplug it. Jone said he did as he was told.

Next, he was told to remove the back toilet cover and to smash the TV with it. He did and the cover shattered without breaking the TV screen, so he was instructed to throw the TV outside. Jones did as he was instructed.

At some point, according to the report, Jones gave the caller his cell number so he did not have to keep running back to the room phone.

Jones said the caller then said that a "midget" who was 4 feet 3 inches tall was barricaded in the room next to him and that he needed to help ...

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: humblegunner; midget

1 posted on 11/24/2010 2:44:03 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Well - inquiring minds want to know - did he get the midget?


2 posted on 11/24/2010 2:47:10 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: BenLurkin
 

3 posted on 11/24/2010 2:49:21 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

I wondered what that lump in my couch was...


4 posted on 11/24/2010 2:50:06 PM PST by JPG (The GOP leadership is on probation. No second chances. Don't blow it.)
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To: Vendome

Great — now I feel like I work for TSA.


5 posted on 11/24/2010 2:51:37 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: BenLurkin

Was it Gidget the midget?


6 posted on 11/24/2010 2:59:26 PM PST by donhunt (I am sick and tired of those bastards insulting me.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

Couldn’t he somehow have freed the midget without smashing things?


7 posted on 11/24/2010 3:03:19 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: BenLurkin

I think he over reacted. If I had a dollar for every time a midget was trapped in the hotel room next to mine...


8 posted on 11/24/2010 3:03:38 PM PST by ExpatCanuck
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To: The_Media_never_lie

When midgets are trapped, time is definitely of the essence.


9 posted on 11/24/2010 3:08:16 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: ExpatCanuck

I hear you. I think it’s more common than most people realize.


10 posted on 11/24/2010 3:08:34 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

A trapped midget is no small matter!


11 posted on 11/24/2010 3:09:18 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: The_Media_never_lie

You have to smash things to get the midget or you can’t get to the next level.


12 posted on 11/24/2010 3:13:01 PM PST by GunsAndBibles
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To: BenLurkin; MotleyGirl70; Cagey; Mr. Brightside; earlJam; Rb ver. 2.0; lesser_satan; Taffini; jdm; ..

Micky?

_________________

Oh, and stories like this make me proud to be from SC!


13 posted on 11/24/2010 3:38:35 PM PST by Gamecock (New TSA Slogans: 1. If We Don’t Get Off, You Don’t Get On 2. We Love Your Fly and It Shows)
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To: Gamecock

From the article: ‘In what was apparently a phone prank that has taken place in other parts of the country,’

Non proof that the guest, the midget or the caller were from SC. Rest easy there Gamecock;)


14 posted on 11/24/2010 3:52:26 PM PST by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God 's redemption.)
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To: humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra

OK, who of ya’lls been channeling their inner Charlie Sheen?


15 posted on 11/24/2010 4:08:00 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Pablo lives jubtabulously!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim; humblegunner; Allegra; Squantos; TheMom

16 posted on 11/24/2010 4:19:50 PM PST by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: Eaker
But what happened to the midget?

And was a goat involved somehow?

17 posted on 11/24/2010 4:26:16 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (When all you have is bolt cutters & vodka everything looks like the lock on Wolf Blitzer's boathouse)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

My client has no further comment.


18 posted on 11/24/2010 4:28:08 PM PST by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: sodpoodle

All that this story is missing is the artistic Hooker.


19 posted on 11/24/2010 4:29:02 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: Eaker; humblegunner; Allegra; TheMom; mylife

20 posted on 11/24/2010 4:36:04 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

That’s gonna leave a mark...


21 posted on 11/24/2010 4:40:11 PM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: Liberty Valance; humblegunner

It’s good to know that Winky is alive and well.


22 posted on 11/24/2010 4:56:01 PM PST by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: Eaker

Waaaait a minute !

That same pic was on craiglist a year ago with an ad that read.....

Premature ejacululator with short appendage seeks fun loving female with short attention span an no depth perception for good times ?

???


23 posted on 11/24/2010 5:25:27 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Squantos

Okay, that is better than the thread!

LOL!


24 posted on 11/24/2010 5:27:43 PM PST by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: Eaker

Hope you an yer tribe of fun family have an awesome Thanksgiving Mr Eaker....... I am grateful for your friendship.

Stay safe and don’t eat to much turkey ole buddy !

Nite !


25 posted on 11/24/2010 6:01:34 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
OK, who of ya’lls been channeling their inner Charlie Sheen?

It was Pablo.

It's always Pablo.

26 posted on 11/25/2010 5:38:55 AM PST by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: Squantos

Same to you my friend!

Take care!


27 posted on 11/25/2010 10:17:30 AM PST by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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