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Nitwit News – October 2
Nitwit News – October 2

A dad in the U.K. recently discovered that his 6-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, charged nearly $1,600 worth of in-app purchases while playing games on his iPad in just two days. The man and his wife (of St. Ives, Cambridgeshire) received four pages worth of charges from Apple, for items like virtual pets and virtual clothing, ranging in cost from $4 to $125. Apple has refunded the family’s bill as a sign of good will.

Two men have been fined $2,500 for harassing a moose out for swim in northwestern Ontario, Canada. Two men circled the moose in a boat and one of the men jumped on its back.

A fencing instructor stopped a robbery last week while shopping at a mall in Tennessee (Bellevue). He did it with the very sword and protective gear he teaches classes with. The instructor was pulling into the mall parking lot when he noticed two men using pepper spray against a couple. One of then men stole the women’s purse and tried to get away. Flying into action the instructor jumped out of his car, grabbed his fencing sword, and took off towards the two robbers. He charged at them while yelling. The robbers completely panicked and dropped everything they stole. The robbers were arrested moments later.

Interviews & Bits

Sgt. Bruce

Sgt. Bruce on Local Nitwits

We asked Sgt. Bruce to share some stories of local knuckleheads and nitwits.

PODCAST pod

Willie Waffle Doesn’t Like The Identical

To celebrate 20 years Forest Gump is back in theaters — and it’s on IMAX. There’s also a new movie called The Identical.

gina

Gina Talks About Bad Marital Advice

Life coach Gina says we should ignore this marital advice.

PODCAST pod

Waffle Reviews November Man & As Above/So Below

Movie guy Willie Waffle gave one movie 1 out of 4 and the other 0 out of 4!

Sgt. Bruce and Cop Cameras

Champaign police cars have cameras. How do they work and will the police be wearing cameras soon?  

gina

How to Tell Someone They Smell

We asked life coach Gina how to tell someone they stink or have bad breath.

PODCAST pod

We TRIED to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

We were ready to do the Ice Bucket Challenge … and planning to challenge a local “celebrity”. Then the U of I…

Sylvester Stallone

Expendables 3 and The Giver not good

Willie gives E3 one and a half “waffles” and The Giver just one.