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Caption This for 8/3/2018

Posted August 03, 2018 4:45 PM by MaggieMc

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08/03/2018 4:52 PM

Boss: "So you're telling me you won't finish your investigation on time?"

Investigator: "No, I said I hit a brick wall."

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08/03/2018 4:55 PM

Easiest case yet!

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08/03/2018 4:59 PM

"The new guy didn't read the job description. You're supposed to investigate other people's collisions!"

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08/03/2018 5:05 PM

"So, Investigator Collins. You're telling me that someone stole your van and crashed it?

Collins: "Yes sir."

"...and then as the perpetrator was escaping, he stopped to cr4p in your pants?!"

Collins: "yes sir"

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08/04/2018 10:41 AM

What a stench ! Oh, I mean a stretch.

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08/03/2018 5:08 PM

147,000 new jobs created this month, and with the new mantra "NO experience needed", and unemployed figures at a new low of 4.9%...When asked "How low can it go?" an unnamed gov official said, "Well at some point you are just spinning your wheels."

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08/06/2018 9:20 AM

You mean the "Three Stooges Theory"? Yes...At some point it's stooges all the way down....

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08/03/2018 5:49 PM

The best way to investigate a collision is to recreate it, step by step. As you can see, we take our job very seriously.

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08/03/2018 5:50 PM

See Bob, I told you this is how it happened.

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08/03/2018 10:27 PM

When following a lead, leave no stone unturned.

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08/03/2018 10:46 PM

When the Police arrive first to the scene of an accident.

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08/03/2018 10:54 PM

This is why your Grandmother always told you to wear clean underwear.

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08/03/2018 10:57 PM

I think I can

I think I can

I thought I could.

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08/03/2018 11:04 PM

Residents say police arrived on scene very quickly

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08/04/2018 12:34 AM

must.... destroy.... skate... board.... ramp....

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08/04/2018 12:37 AM

The wall penetration was one meter and 43 centimeters. What's the next measurement you want me to take?

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08/04/2018 1:51 AM

Takin' it to the streets - crash dummy testing - The Doobie Brothers way!

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08/04/2018 2:17 AM

Bystanders say the police had to use force to break into the property.

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08/04/2018 5:41 AM

".....but on the up-side we saved a lot of money on the cheap parking sensors we fitted ourselves....."

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08/04/2018 7:53 AM

Boss to newbie: "When I said to take a closer look, I meant you should get out of the car!".

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Re: Caption This for 8/3/2018 Self-Driving Litigation

08/04/2018 9:24 AM

"Pedestrian" Grazed in BrickFord Investigations SDRIV Self-Driving Incident

BrickFord's new robotic investigations division suffers an early setback in their Self-Driving Robotic [accident] Investigator Van or SDRIV program. Upon reviewing the video, the pedestrian, who was not completely avoided in the incident, turned out to be a pigeon. The ruffled "pedestrian" who had flown from the scene in terror was unavailable for comment, but his lawyer who will also be representing the property owner said, "More feathers will fly when we see your dumb S driver code simulator in court !"

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08/04/2018 10:04 AM

BrickFord Investigations History(only partly Fictitious)

BrickFord Investigations is a Private Investigations firm created originally to investigate non-payment of the actor portraying Jim Rockford of The Rockford Files TV series. The Rockford Files production manager had accused the actor of being a "GoldBricking SOB." The actor who had invested many seasons of effort for a percentage of the profit had been scammed out of many millions for the very popular TV series by creative accounting. The actor, while unsuccessful against the big buck lawyers of the production company, recognized the income potential of a real PI firm and so continued the firm named for his alleged laziness. Jim Rockford was no goldbrick, and his BrickFord PI Firm remains on the bleeding edge of the Investigations business still today.

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08/04/2018 9:57 AM

It's all about building bridges and breaking down walls.

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08/04/2018 10:29 AM

What's wrong with my parking?

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08/04/2018 3:06 PM

Free-wheeling on-the-spot-investigator!

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08/05/2018 3:52 PM

No one told him that you don't straighten the wheel until you are through the turn.

Note the position of the front wheels....

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08/06/2018 9:50 AM

Note the position of the front wheels....

Note the lack of skid marks as well...

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08/06/2018 4:13 AM

The Constabulary gets stoned.

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08/06/2018 5:30 AM

"Nothing to do with me: I was trying to get something out of the back at the time."

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08/06/2018 9:58 AM

Investigator: "Yeah, um, about that pepperoni pizza I ordered from my mobile phone for in-store pick up...can I change that to delivery?"

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08/06/2018 10:08 AM

Practice makes perfect gramma used to say....

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08/06/2018 10:30 AM

Always apply your parking brake!

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08/06/2018 11:56 AM

The automatic park feature on the new self driving police van had issues.

"The dispatcher said to "Hit the bricks". So I did" the AI was heard to mumble during the inquiry.

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08/06/2018 1:49 PM

Obviously this investigator did his homework and made some inroads...............too bad that he was tied to a "collision course"!

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08/06/2018 6:51 PM

Officer Biggs has been issued with his new car.

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08/07/2018 9:54 AM

Company slogan: "We are passionate about our work!"

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08/07/2018 12:38 PM

"All of our investigators have years of collision experience!"

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