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Old 20 February 2013, 07:26 PM
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Florida Florida Man: the world's worst superhero

This twitter account, @_FloridaMan, is ridiculously funny.
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Old 20 February 2013, 07:29 PM
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It's almost too perfect, isn't it?

I wonder whether the other states' superheroes would be as entertaining. The only one I can see giving Florida Man a run for his money is California Man (or possibly California Woman).

ETA:A Google search for "Connecticut Man" is mostly depressing. "Connecticut Woman" shows promise:

Connecticut Woman pulls loaded gun at Chuck E. Cheese

Connecticut Woman is state's first Playboy centerfold

Connecticut Woman turns guns into jewelry

Connecticut Woman arrested after botched neutering

Connecticut Woman steals wig, bites chunk of store owner's arm
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Old 20 February 2013, 07:47 PM
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Texas Man sounds like an archvillain with a vendetta against anyone close to him:

Texas Man Who Set Ex-Girlfriend on Fire Set to Die

Texas Man Will Not Be Charged for Beating Daughter's Molester to Death

Texas Man Accused of Carving Pentagram into Son

Texas Man Charged in Death of 5-Week-Old Daughter

Texas Man Executed for Killing Cousins, 15 and 3

Texas Man Confesses He Stabbed HIV+ Girlfriend to Death
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Old 20 February 2013, 11:52 PM
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Of course there's the Onion favorite, "Area Man."
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Old 02 January 2014, 07:23 PM
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The villain's exploits continue:
Florida Man Accused of Attacking Girlfriend With Banana
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Old 02 January 2014, 08:00 PM
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RIP, Florida Man.
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Old 24 September 2014, 10:58 PM
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I wonder whether the other states' superheroes would be as entertaining. The only one I can see giving Florida Man a run for his money is California Man (or possibly California Woman).
You can do it with any state, but it really is a Florida thing. Sometimes a news story with elements like these will come out and it will almost be surprising to find out it's not from Florida.

A similar meme frequently employed to great effect in Gawker comments is "Second Amendment Man". In almost any sad article about some gun related mishap, the gun owner can be cast as "Second Amendment Man" and the headline reframed to put a positive spin on their actions.
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I wonder whether the other states' superheroes would be as entertaining.
I had a similar thought when I saw this thread directly below "Wisconsin Man has 100 orgasms a day."

The rest of the time, though, Wisconsin Man probably just sits around wearing his cheesehead while watching the Packers and drinking Miller Lite.
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I wonder whether the other states' superheroes would be as entertaining.[/I]
Depends on your definition of entertainment, I guess. Seems he's fairly altruistic, though - and apparently has some interest in farming.
  • Minnesota Man creates cat palace
  • Minnesota Man, 80, trapped in grain bin for 3 hours
  • Minnesota Man 3D prints a real castle
  • Minnesota Man arrested after tossing money to mall-goers
  • Minnesota Man grows 8.4 pound tomato, seeks record
  • Minnesota Man thrown in jail for... failing to put up siding
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Old 25 September 2014, 06:01 PM
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There's also "Dundee Man", a violent drunk who personifies all the worst Scottish stereotypes:
  • Dundee Man told to stop feeding birds.
  • Dundee Man made ‘creepy’ remarks to girl on street.
  • Dundee Man lay dead in flat for a week.
  • Dundee Man given football smoke-bomb ban.
  • Dundee Man fined £630 for sectarian abuse on train.
  • Dundee Man bought booze for under-agers.
  • Dundee Man’s ‘close ties’ to al Qaida leader revealed.
  • Dundee Man threatened pub bouncer with meat cleaver.
  • Dundee Man accused of spiking mental health patient’s drink with mayonnaise.
  • Dundee Man denies he is a bigamist.
  • Dundee Man spent £6,000 on dad’s credit card.
  • Dundee Man attacked pensioner with spade after downing bottles of Buckfast.
  • Dundee Man caught with axe down trousers.
  • Dundee Man to face two trials on the same day.
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Rhoe Island Man seems to have some sort of major personality disorder:
  • Gets 4 DUIs in 30 hours
  • Gets lost (and then found) on hike in Wyoming forest
  • Astounds judges on America's Got Talent
  • Charged under new Massachussetts "upskirting" law
  • Arrested in human trafficking of Arlington teen
  • Armed with potato, arrested for attempted robbery
  • Faces jail for inappropriate conact with 14-year-old girl
  • Will compete on Jeopardy!
  • Releases 23-lb. lobster used in National Guard fundraiser
  • Tells police he was leaving a bar when he noticed he'd been shot
  • Tries to shoot pigeon with crossbow, hits 9-year-old girl
  • Found living on J-Lo's estate
Cripes, I'd better stop, I don't want to be responsible for RI Man ousting Florida Man from his Throne of Shame...
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Old 25 September 2014, 07:03 PM
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It's fun to play Florida Man Mad-Libs:

A [city in Florida] man was arrested Monday after assaulting his [relative] with a [noun] during a fight over a [food]. [man's name], 28, threw his pet [animal] at officers before fleeing the scene wearing only his [article of clothing].

The best part is, no matter what you write, at least part of it will turn out to be true.
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