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The Star Wars Kid

  1. May 23, 2003 #1

    Tom Mattson

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    Have you guys heard about this?

    *Using his school's AV equipment, a 15-year-old, chubby Star Wars fan videotapes himself doing martial arts/Jedi moves with a golf ball retriever pole in place of a light saber.

    *Kid forgets to remove the tape, other students find it, post it online.

    *Within days, hundreds of thousands of people see it and laugh their asses off.

    *Then, a guy who works for a software company takes the video and adds special effects and music, creating a hilarious short. Even more people laugh their asses off.

    You can find links to download the videos below. It might take some time, but it's worth it, I think.



    *And the happy ending...some nerds united and an online fundraiser was done for the Star Wars Kid, and he's getting four grand cash and an iPod from his new 'fans.'
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  3. May 23, 2003 #2
    It's hilarious.

    If you go to the first link you don't even have to download it -- it's right there (if you have a broadband connection).

    Also check out the other two flicks on that webpage ("The Cockroach" and "Midnight in Front of the Fridge").
  4. May 23, 2003 #3


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    Never doubt the power of the internet eh? Now that we have a video of a kid playing at being a jedi knight, if only we can catch a video of that kid called Bush Jr playing at being president...:wink:
  5. May 24, 2003 #4
    Kids can be so hilarious.

  6. May 24, 2003 #5
    That video is rivalled only by the Matrix 2 as the best thing I have seen in the past two days.
  7. May 26, 2003 #6

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  8. May 26, 2003 #7
    I like how he slips on the yellow cloth and hits the black curtain, but just keeps right on getting after it.

    He could be a Mighty Warrior !
  9. May 26, 2003 #8
    LOL! that is hilarious!
  10. May 13, 2008 #9
    he got bullied so badly he had to goto therapy apparently
  11. May 13, 2008 #10
    Said something along those lines on wikipedia.
  12. May 13, 2008 #11


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    I wouldn't bully a kid who could swing a heavy stick around like that...
  13. May 13, 2008 #12
    It's funny as hell. :biggrin:
  14. May 13, 2008 #13
    i thought he committed suicide since he was bullied so bad
  15. May 13, 2008 #14

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    We have a clear winner. 13 days shy of a 5 year necropost! What do we have for our contestant?
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