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Interview with Epic Beard Man after AC transit bus fight
YouTube ^ | 02/19/2010 | n/a

Posted on 02/19/2010 4:56:47 PM PST by nightlight7

The old guy tells his side. Interesting fellow. Several new details about the story came out... The original video of the fight is here (with translations).


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amberlamps; ebg; ebm; epic; epicbeardguy; epicbeardman; justice

1 posted on 02/19/2010 4:56:47 PM PST by nightlight7
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To: nightlight7
It's sad that he's a bit screwed up, but he kicks ass.

Pssssst... a tip, friend.... if you shoot somebody and don't get caught, shut up about it.

2 posted on 02/19/2010 5:01:53 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: nightlight7

Hey. The guy isn’t all there. But I don’t blame him for what he did. If you slap someone, you better be prepared, and the black guy just wasn’t. I don’t know if he thought he could lay his hands on someone like that and get away with it. I just got the impression the black guy was a dummy with an attitude, and it caught up to him.

I still think the most hideous players in all this are the women who were egging the guy one.

The lesson there is always be careful who you mouth off to, especially if you don’t know who they are.


3 posted on 02/19/2010 5:05:59 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: nightlight7

well, he’s no fool but he seems just a little bit crazy I’d say. I hope he doesn’t hurt anyone that doesn’t have it coming.


4 posted on 02/19/2010 5:07:31 PM PST by RC one (WHAT!!!!)
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To: RC one

Epic Beard got tasered at the Oakland A’s game last summer, for sitting in the wrong seat..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S4H3izw6Ng


5 posted on 02/19/2010 5:16:09 PM PST by wolficatZ
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To: nightlight7

He makes more sense that Obama, Biden, ....and most of our political pukes.

Take into account the guy has had, or caused himself, to live a hard life.


6 posted on 02/19/2010 5:16:56 PM PST by Leisler
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To: nightlight7

Initially he did get up and move away from the thug by going to a seat towards the front of the bus. IMHO the thug went to the front of the bus where Beard Man was seated and initiated a confrontation. The thug had it coming.


7 posted on 02/19/2010 5:17:07 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: nightlight7

Some guys you just got to feel sorry for. Broke my heart when he started crying about his mama. Dang sure glad he got his licks in. He’s still a hero in my book.


8 posted on 02/19/2010 5:18:11 PM PST by Juan Medén
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To: nightlight7

Thanks for the post. It was pretty hard to figure out what the two of them were saying to each other on the bus. This puts a lot of it in perspective. Fascinating guy. I think he’s had a rough life.


9 posted on 02/19/2010 5:25:58 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: nightlight7

The guy is whacked, but in this particular situation he was in the right. He’s a big, tough individual, and the other guy was an idiot to try and pick a fight with him.


10 posted on 02/19/2010 5:26:23 PM PST by Mr Ramsbotham ("Did I give you carbolic acid? I'd love to.")
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To: wolficatZ

LOL...I don’t think he got tasered for sitting in the wrong seat!

Did you see how people were getting up and moving away?

I went to a New England Patriots pre-season game a few years ago...good seats, maybe three rows from the field behind the goal post.

A fight broke out about 15 rows behind me between two big overweight white whale guys, the kind you DON’T want to see with no shirts on.

I was pretty far removed, so no big deal...my buddy and I were just spectators, watching these two guys whale away at each other. Then, they started grappling with each other, and rolled down over the seats and I couldn’t see them.

All of a sudden, the crowd above me began to part, and no shit, these two huge guys clutching each other begin rolling over the tops of the seats, and before I could say boo, they had rolled the entire distance over these seats and were right on top of me. I had nowhere to go, and no way I was going to get squished (because that was next on the menu, I was pinned against the concrete) so I jumped over onto the field.

Security was NOT happy with me. They didn’t give a rat’s ass about these two fat berzerkers engaged in mayhem, and the security guy told me go to back over the wall! I was arguing with him and he just kept pointing at the wall and saying “Get back in the stands!”

My buddy was yelling at the security guy, and I walked about 10 yards to the side and scrambled back over the wall into the crowd...it was pretty funny.

Now, I am sure I would just get tased. No questions asked.


11 posted on 02/19/2010 5:32:56 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Agreed. You know, a rule I follow when I am on the road or somewhere, when I encounter an old guy who is driving like a jerk or whatever...when I start getting irritated, I think to myself “That guy could be a veteran...or my dad...” and it just chills me out.

I think the other poster was right...we don’t know what this guy has gone through.


12 posted on 02/19/2010 5:35:55 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: dead
Yeah, he did. Brutha needed an ambalamps! LMAO


13 posted on 02/19/2010 5:39:02 PM PST by Viking2002 (Old fishermen never die. They just smell that way.)
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To: nightlight7

bfl


14 posted on 02/19/2010 5:48:26 PM PST by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: pandoraou812

Here’s that guy b-slapped the big mouth on the bus. People are saying he’s unstable but I don’t see it. Just a guy you shouldn’t mess with.


15 posted on 02/19/2010 5:48:56 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid! ... And they call themselves Progressives.)
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To: Viking2002
THE PLAYERS:

Amber Lamps

Epic Beard Guy

The Cute Girl in Purple Tights

The Voice of Reason

The Hideous Thief Animal Woman

I find the Hideous Thief Animal Woman most disturbing and disgusting. Of them all, she should be doing the Perp Walk.

16 posted on 02/19/2010 5:52:54 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: nightlight7
That guy is a hero!

Crazy or not, he should be able live his life without interference from those scumbags on the bus.

17 posted on 02/19/2010 5:57:55 PM PST by grand wazoo
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To: rlmorel

Guess he is one of those George Bush hating Obama terrorists. Sounds like he was a druggie just like the won. He probably could get a job on bammie’s civilian national security force.


18 posted on 02/19/2010 6:02:33 PM PST by Eleven Bravo 6 319thID
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To: Eleven Bravo 6 319thID

Amber lamps?


19 posted on 02/19/2010 6:07:54 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: rlmorel

As in, I need an Amber Lamps because that big white dude just beat the living crap out of me. LOL


20 posted on 02/19/2010 6:21:28 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (There is nothing Democratic about the Democrat Party...)
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To: rlmorel
THE PLAYERS:

In the meme, the cute girl in the purple tights has become "Amber Lamps" while the black guy is either "Coolio" or "Tyrone."

Who is Amber Lamps?

21 posted on 02/19/2010 6:40:26 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68

LOL...can’t keep up with it!


22 posted on 02/19/2010 6:42:18 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: nightlight7

BTTT for “Vietnam Tom”,,,

Welcome Home,Brother...


23 posted on 02/19/2010 6:46:16 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: nightlight7; dead; rlmorel; one; Leisler; Juan Medén; Cicero; Viking2002; grand wazoo; ...

This guy is straight out of some Kenny Rogers song. What a great story and what a genuine character. Some of the comments following the story say that he’s homeless or down n his luck and that they may be starting a donation site. I would contribute in an instant!


24 posted on 02/19/2010 7:01:51 PM PST by aquila48
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To: rlmorel
LOL...can’t keep up with it!

Ram Jam's Black Betty (now with more Amber Lamps).

25 posted on 02/19/2010 7:01:54 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68

That.

Is.

Too.

Funny!

Ambalamps!


26 posted on 02/19/2010 7:05:14 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Yep. I felt bad for him after he kicked the guy’s ass, because you could tell he was clearly agitated and upset. All that adrenaline rushing through your body can do a number on you emotionally.

Ditto, Welcome Home Vietnam Tom. I hope he can find some peace.


27 posted on 02/19/2010 7:07:43 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: Drew68
Now with more cowbell amba-lamps.

Amber Lamps. The new cowbell

28 posted on 02/19/2010 7:11:59 PM PST by BlueDragon (there is no such thing as a "true" compass, all are subject to both variation & deviation)
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To: TigersEye
No you shouldn't go messing with people you don't know....IMHO Lyanna Washington is a big fat lying btch. I watched the video she made herself about taking his bag. She was egging it all on & I don't believe the black guy was 50 yrs old either. Maybe Tom has some problems but he did fight in Nam & he deserves respect as all of our soldiers do. He must not be that unstable or he wouldn't be allowed to walk around would he?
29 posted on 02/19/2010 7:18:13 PM PST by pandoraou812 (Alcohol/drug/dementia testing ought to be mandatory for politicians.)
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To: rlmorel; aquila48

I sure feel bad for him too,,,

Maybe the local VFW can help him get off the street,,,

Some guys will accept the help,,,some won’t...


30 posted on 02/19/2010 8:17:14 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Yep. I have had some experience with folks in that condition.


31 posted on 02/19/2010 8:29:30 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: rlmorel

I only know of one guy around here,,,

Worked with him many years ago,,,

He dropped out of sight after he and his wife split,,,

A friend who was a local cop and VFW member found him

living under a bridge,,,

They were able to get him into rehab and off the street,,,

I was glad to hear that he now has a job and is doing good,,,

Sadly many of these cases don’t have a happy ending...


32 posted on 02/19/2010 9:25:22 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: Juan Medén

Epic Beard Man doesn’t cry. He waters his beard ;-).


33 posted on 02/20/2010 3:49:07 PM PST by craum (The Feminist Marxism: From each according to his ability to each according to her need.)
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