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Offbeat Midget gets fined for being short!!! WTF!!!

Insanitee

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Recently in Sydney, Australia, a "little person" has been fined for getting on a train without a ticket. In interview he describes how he is too short to reach the ticketing machine, therefore it is impossible for him to purchase tickets. When receiving the fine, he made it quite clear to the ticketing inspector that there was no possible way for him to get a ticket, yet the inspector still went ahead with the fine. He is currently appealing.

WhyTF would you fine him in the first place!!!???

Poor midgets, there’s simply no justice for the “little people.” :happysad:
 

star99ers

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Well he's not being fined for being too short, he's being fined for not paying. He could have gotten someone to purchase the ticket for him.
 

magnolia

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They should make machines that are useable by all ppl. If a little person couldn't reach then a person in a wheel chair would probobly have trouble purchasing a ticket also. I think that they should be like, ok, u pay cuz u didn't have a ticket and we'll revamp all our ticket machines to be more user friendly.
 

bombchu

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this has to be the lamest excuse.
Find a fucking box for goodness sakes.
 

UberSkippy

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Yeah, find a box. Sure... that's a solution. All that would be is the government saying "You're short. Fuck you."

Forcing someone to ask for help is demeaning. Making them get a box is demeaning. The dude is short. He knows this. You think he really needs to be slapped in the face with it too?

If it's a true story is sad. Granted the inspecter had to do his job but it still sucks.
 

Dave666

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He should have helped the guy geht a tickit. I have an odd fetish about midgets(women).
 

ChilianFuckFace

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Maybe he was on his way to a midget orgy for a midget porn site and was late... didn't have time to find a box, the viagra was taking effect.
 
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ChilianFuckFace said:
Maybe he was on his way to a midget orgy for a midget porn site and was late... didn't have time to find a box, the viagra was taking effect.
Now you're just making light of it.

What bullshit. They wouldn't pull this shit on somebody with a wheelchair, or missing limbs. Midgets deserve the same respect, though the guy could have clearly done something else.
 

icka

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Dave666 said:
He should have helped the guy geht a tickit. I have an odd fetish about midgets(women).
this is now the second time ive noticed you say this on this message board.

anyway i dunno i think he should have asked somebody too

there are stupid people in the world and its not demeaning for them to ask for help but it is for a midget? he could have asked for help that one time then written to the train people about how the machines arent accesible to midgets and tried to get the machine changed.
 

dustinzgirl

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Insanitee said:
Recently in Sydney, Australia, a "little person" has been fined for getting on a train without a ticket. In interview he describes how he is too short to reach the ticketing machine, therefore it is impossible for him to purchase tickets. When receiving the fine, he made it quite clear to the ticketing inspector that there was no possible way for him to get a ticket, yet the inspector still went ahead with the fine. He is currently appealing.

WhyTF would you fine him in the first place!!!???

Poor midgets, there’s simply no justice for the “little people.” :happysad:
That guy so has a law suit. Well, he would in America.
 

Slacker

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The "little people" were fined for braking the law not being to short. He could off asked a person to help him. It's common sense. :thumbsup: