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2001 At-Risk Survivor
Email a Friend The stupidity displayed by the participants in the following tales stops short of the ultimate Darwin Awards sacrifice. Nevertheless, we salute the spirit and innovation of their misadventures. Next Prev Random

 
 
Familiar Knickers
2001 At-Risk Survivor
Confirmed True by Darwin

(October, Norway) A drunken robber, masked in his own underpants, presented a bank teller with a demand note and absconded with the money. But his gains were short-lived: his wife's name was written on the reverse side of the paper.

The 47-year-old man said he didn't remember the robbery, but had a suspicion he'd been up to no good when he saw the picture of the robber in the morning paper. The masked man was wearing a familiar pair of knickers, and our forgetful thief found an unexplained wad of cash in his pocket.

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