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Florida HS student plants fake 'bomb' in school, is really a Gameboy

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 May 2010 1:51 User comments (20)

Florida HS student plants fake 'bomb' in school, is really a Gameboy Lars O'Mara, an 18-year-old senior at Panhandle HS has been arrested after planting a fake "bomb" in the school's bathroom.
The "bomb" was just an original Game Boy handheld, an old cell phone, and a bunch of wires.

Another student alerted the police after seeing the device taped underneath a sink, and the school was quickly evacuated.

The police say O'Mara admitted to the hoax, and did so to "gain popularity and get people out of class."

The student now faces felony charges of manufacturing a hoax explosive device.

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20 user comments

15.5.2010 2:29

don't see the gameboy or phone?

25.5.2010 2:53

Lol

35.5.2010 3:06

Dumb. Dumb. Retard. You get charged as an adult too. 18 is a little old to be looking to gain popularity via phony bomb.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 05 May 2010 @ 3:07

45.5.2010 3:42

For all we know this student might have been paid by a government agent as a way to somehow get some legislation/law passed that would further restrict our civil liberties. Even if he didn't get paid, the government will use this event to their advantage.

55.5.2010 5:33

He is probably a Jr CIA agent, part of the same unofficial branch that still funds Al-Queda today.

65.5.2010 5:42

lol genius :P

75.5.2010 8:37

Sounds like somthing i would have done when i was school, back then youd get a dont do it agian warning and a few smacks with thy holy behaveur Paddle.

Now we call the police\SWAT Bomb desposal becuase people are so uptight and afraid of anything that so much as might look harmful.

85.5.2010 10:16

I wonder how much that gameboy would go for on ebay...

95.5.2010 13:30

Originally posted by Mysttic:
I wonder how much that gameboy would go for on ebay...
nothing atm,its currently evidence held by the police remember?

105.5.2010 13:36

Bomb disposal team: is that Mario Land?
Gameboy:World 3-1 music playing.
Bomb disposal team: its just a prank.
Gameboy: SMB dying Music
Bomb disposal squad:WTF
Gameboy:Its a me a Mari.....Boooooooommmmmm!!!!

Silence.

115.5.2010 14:45

Originally posted by slickwill:
For all we know this student might have been paid by a government agent as a way to somehow get some legislation/law passed that would further restrict our civil liberties. Even if he didn't get paid, the government will use this event to their advantage.
Wow. I'm more scared of you than the government.

125.5.2010 15:07

Originally posted by DXR88:
Sounds like somthing i would have done when i was school, back then youd get a dont do it agian warning and a few smacks with thy holy behaveur Paddle.

Now we call the police\SWAT Bomb desposal becuase people are so uptight and afraid of anything that so much as might look harmful.

I remember that damn paddle in the early 80's :( Must have gotten jacked +40 times in 3rd grade alone. Now I'm pretty successful and i owe it all to Ms McKay ;)

No time for Leap frog!!!

135.5.2010 16:45

Originally posted by Wanpa-Kun:
Originally posted by slickwill:
For all we know this student might have been paid by a government agent as a way to somehow get some legislation/law passed that would further restrict our civil liberties. Even if he didn't get paid, the government will use this event to their advantage.
Wow. I'm more scared of you than the government.



Don't be scared of me, don't be scared of the government. Get informed and join the infowar fight to get everyone you know what is really going on in the world to end the take over.

www.infowars.com

145.5.2010 19:02

WTF was this asshole thinking? Just to gain popularity? Must've been desperate to get girls or friends b/c clearly he didn't have any to begin with in the first place. Only a fool would do this, guess we found out who that was. Jail w/Bubba looks good for you, brother. Good luck!!!

156.5.2010 1:27

When I was in school, we built a mock-up of an hydrogen bomb for the science fair...we got 2 weeks off, but no arrests.

166.5.2010 8:34

Originally posted by KillerBug:
When I was in school, we built a mock-up of an hydrogen bomb for the science fair...we got 2 weeks off, but no arrests.
mind sharing the schematics?

176.5.2010 23:20

back when i was at school we were always getting bomb threats, no one ever seemed to actually find a bomb or anything that looked like a bomb but a lot of people got extentions on there assignments as a result of it or missed important tests.


custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

187.5.2010 3:14

Originally posted by Josipher:
Originally posted by KillerBug:
When I was in school, we built a mock-up of an hydrogen bomb for the science fair...we got 2 weeks off, but no arrests.
mind sharing the schematics?
We found everything we needed on the internet, completely legally...but I am not sure if the combination of the information all together would be legal. I deleted everything when I got suspended, just in case.

Anyway...the hard part of a hydrogen bomb is not the construction, it is the materials. Even with a full schematic and circuit blueprints, we figured at least $20,000,000 to get the uranium and plutonium required, plus various other (less restricted) things like about 200lbs of C4.

1910.5.2010 3:54

Originally posted by slickwill:
Originally posted by Wanpa-Kun:
Originally posted by slickwill:
For all we know this student might have been paid by a government agent as a way to somehow get some legislation/law passed that would further restrict our civil liberties. Even if he didn't get paid, the government will use this event to their advantage.
Wow. I'm more scared of you than the government.



Don't be scared of me, don't be scared of the government. Get informed and join the infowar fight to get everyone you know what is really going on in the world to end the take over.

www.infowars.com


Now you're even SCARIER than before...
Got any Conspiracy Theories you DON'T subscribe too...?

2010.5.2010 7:29
Paula_X
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200lbs of C4

or 100 lbs of RDX

you can cook that up at home if you know the recipe .. this information stifling by governments is stupid..

People who know a little and are capable of thinking can spot a "suspicious" device as opposed to some pranksters joke.. Like seeing a large bag ;eft somewhere.. a "bomb" will be disguised as something.. I know this because I stood less that 3 feet from a large one in the early 90's http://www.20thcenturylondon.org.uk/serv...mationRecord.89 (it's on the list) and didn't think anything of it.. a "real" bomb will look like a plausible thing to find.. a gameboy unless hidden against a bulkhead or down the side of a seat on an aircraft 1) isn't big enough to be much of a threat, and 2) is just the kind of obsolete bit of junk somebody would use as a prank device.. A real terrorist device would more likely be in a delivery of something like paper supplies or cooking oil or a "maintenance" van parked up, or perhaps a large box put in a bin.. which is why UK railway stations have no bins on them any more... something like that which isn't going to be suspicious in teh local environment..
a gameboy ffs.. I would have tried turning it on and seeing what happened. I work in a charity shop where people bring in donations all day every day.. do we think "bomb" every time we get a piece of electronics or a box with vhs tapes.. or an electronic safe?? .. nope.. because we are realists. Our shop is just as good a target as anywhere else... town centre on the main road..... remember.. the method of terrorism isn't to kill people, it's to cause disruption and panic.. by the authorities over heavy response they win, even when it's just a prank.. tell this kid not to be so stupid, have a laugh and get on with your lives..

Also in the 90's (remember in the UK there were REAL bombs going off in the 90's and we weren't in the panic we are now.. we just got on with life, the IRA and bomb threats were just part of the furniture for people living in cities) I came across a large backpack left at the bottom of a stairwell in a large college full of students.. I wouldn't have been suspicious of it except there was a very small piece of wire showing from under one of the flaps. No panic calls to the bomb squad.. no fire alarm or clear the building.. just a quiet poke around carefully with a pencil and discovered it belonged to a student from the electronics department.. Could you imagine the panic these days when the threat of a REAL bomb is much lower??
Anyhow.. what's the yank description of a likely terrorist?.. towel on head, beard and sandals, wearing a dress?? .. does this kid fit the "profile" .. didn't think so.. hahahahahaha

We are behaving like frightened sheep.. if your number is up then it's up.. get it? While we all run about in panic like headless chickens the "terrorists" win and the state conspiracy with the state funded terrorists to watch our every move and remove all our rights wins. It's the old "red under the bed" fairy story all over again.

When you have been within 300 yards of an explosion which destroyed a rail station and then seen yourself on the evening news standing right by the bomb (smoking too.. against the "big brother rules") you get it all in perspective. You have more chance of being killed crossing the road or falling off a ladder... so stop supporting the media and governments who are causing this panic.. stand up and think for yourselves instead of letting the medias paymasters think for you. Do you think people in Iraq walk around in a panic every day like we do?.. nah.. they go and do what they want and need to and whatever happens happens.. and believe.. over there the risk is very real.. like London in the 70's and early 90's.. very real..

anybody who can go and buy a 1970's chemistry book can find how to make explosives, and anybody who can buy a simple electronics projects book can knock up a simple timer with off the shelf parts.. hell.. even a detonator isn't that hard to brew up with a little off the wall thinking... ever hit a red top match with a hammer?

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