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Let’s go to DIDINEYLAND!

Fake Disney

I think Lo Kam-lok, a hairdresser and aspiring Mouseketerrorist in Hong Kong, watched way too many re-runs of Eddie Murphy on Saturday Night Live. This moron posted a message in Chinglish on an Internet forum and threatened to blow himself, Sleeping Beauty and the US Consulate to Magic Kingdom come.

Lo claimed it was a joke, but the magistrate for the case said it was akin to shouting “fire” in a crowded theatre (a better analogy would have been “free food” at a Cantonese buffet)….

They have Lo in the Goofy bin for evaluation prior to sentencing. While mouseketerrorism is not really very funny, the law he is convicted of breaking is pretty good: Seems he’s busted, not for the threat, but for “wasting police time.” Damn, that would put most Americans in jail for life. It seems it took 213 man hours and about $4,000 USD to get the low-down on Lo and that is addition to bucks spent at Hong Kong Disneyland stepping up security.

Maybe it was the place pictured above that he was intending to eliminate: The obscene photo is from a Chinese knock-off of the real theme park. Go check out The Humanaught for a view of China’s Didineyland.

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5 Responses to “Let’s go to DIDINEYLAND!”

  1. WhatCouldBeFinaon Jun 3rd 2007 at 5:45 am

    Hey, thanks for adding me to your blog roll.
    You’re such a great writer, what I most enjoy is personal commentary and entertaining stories from your daily life, although your opinions on China news are typically right on the mark, too!
    I’m not a pro when it comes to the blog scene, so a lot of the SEO stuff (and some of your latest thoughts on Google) goes over my head. That’s what I was referring to :)

  2. chriswaugh_bjon Jun 3rd 2007 at 6:26 am

    I’m surprised by your reaction to the wasting police time law. It’s also on the New Zealand books and I guess I just assumed it was as natural and universal as laws against murder. Does America really have no such law?

  3. adminon Jun 3rd 2007 at 8:26 am

    I think we have obstruction of justice laws and civil penalties for false alarms and such, but I have never heard anything spoken of as “wasting police time”….

    Maybe someone else wil chime in….I would love to know…

  4. adminon Jun 3rd 2007 at 8:31 am

    Thanks for the kudos….I feel like a Seinfeld Blog about nothing most days…

    I think I attacked Google out of a moral need to answer their new smoke and mirrors tack regarding joining in on censorship here…I think they need to do a Clinton and finally fess up to having relations with Beijing…The double-speak is too much for me…

    I will attend more to what I love best: writing from a place of authenticity and authority: My daily life…

    Thanks again!

  5. Chris Carron Jun 6th 2007 at 6:15 pm

    Cool. Best to David!

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