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Can You Guess Which Of These Insane Things Actually Happened In Florida?

Stay forever weird, Florida.

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Everyone knows that when it comes to weird news, NOBODY does it better than Florida. But here's the question: Can you tell which of these is a Florida headline... and which we just made up?

Good luck!

  1. 1. Woman Wears 'Won't Be Caught' T-Shirt While Robbing Store

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Yeah, that T-shirt miiiiiight have drawn a little attention.

    myfoxtampabay.com
  2. 2. Knife-Wielding Man Tries To Get Imaginary Girlfriend From Garbage Truck, Deputies Say

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Amazingly, that story also involves pepper spray and crack cocaine — but those couldn't even fit into the headline.

  3. 3. Police: Woman Intentionally Defecated In Cruiser After Arrest

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Officers politely noted that the woman was found in the backseat "creating biohazard waste." That's one way to put it.

  4. 4. Bank Robber Attempts Getaway In Motorboat With Broken Motor, Still Attempts To Paddle Away From Cops

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Totally fake.

    But not a bad scene for a future Dave Barry novel, tbh.

  5. 5. Shoplifter Stuffs Chainsaw Down His Pants

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Almost as impressive: He actually made it out of the store before being caught.

    patch.com
  6. 6. Man Calls 911 To Ask For Help Finding His Remote

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Totally fake.

    Although a Florida man DID call 911 to report problems with his Playstation back in December.

  7. 7. Taco Bell Employee Caught Urinating Out Drive-Thru Window

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Totally fake.

    It's OK, this didn't happen. (Yet.)

  8. 8. Man Convicted In Drunken Horse Riding Incident Arrested Again

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    The craziest part about that headline: The word "again."

    wesh.com
  9. 9. Man Escapes On Lawnmower From Intoxicated, Machete-Wielding Man

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    The lawnmower escape is what gives it away. Only in Florida!

  10. 10. Drunk Man Breaks Back Into Local Bar For One Last Beer, Can't Find Bottle Opener

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's fake.

    And yet a haunting reminder to always have a bottle opener on your person at all times.

  11. 11. Atheist Calls For Godless Attorney After Butter-Knife Attack On Roommate Mistaken For Jesus

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Who tries to attack Roommate Jesus with a butter knife, honestly?

  12. 12. Drunk Stripper Attacks Boyfriend With An Ax

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Rule of thumb: Maybe don't get in drunken fights with people who are currently holding an ax.

  13. 13. College Student Sues Artist For Misspelling "Publix" On Neck Tattoo

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's fake.

    But here's a hypothetical question for the Floridians out there: Would you get a Publix neck tattoo in exchange for free groceries for life? (I say "no"... but you have to at least CONSIDER the offer, right? Right???)

  14. 14. Burglar Misplaces Keys, Arrested While Trying To Break Back Into His Own Car

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's fake.

    Now we're just getting into potential Carl Hiaasen plotlines here.

  15. 15. Bikini-Wearing Grandma Arrested For DUI Crash With Grandson In BMW

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    Even worse news for the grandma: Local TV cameras just happened to be on the scene to capture her field sobriety test.

    winknews.com
  16. 16. Guy Has Sex With Tree After Taking This Weird New Drug

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    To be fair, "sex with tree" might not even be one of the 10 craziest phrases on this list.

  17. 17. Quinceañera Ends In Drunken, Shirtless Brawl Over Tim Tebow Wager

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's fake.

    But I SO BADLY want this to be real.

  18. 18. Man Wears 'F--- The Police' Shirt To Court — And Wins The Case

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    What is with Florida and ironic T-shirts gone horribly wrong?

  19. 19. Man In "No, Seriously, I Have Drugs" Shirt Charged With Drug Possession

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It happened in Florida.

    No, seriously.

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