Man Tries To Rob Store Using A PS3 Controller

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Some dude tried to rob a store using a PS3 controller. I guess this is one time you won't hear anything from the "keyboardandmouseissuperiortoaconsolecontroller" crowd. :D

Police said a St. Petersburg man attempted to rob a convenience store using a Sony Playstation remote control. According to reports, Cameron Pittman, 20, hid the game controller in his pocket and pretended it was a gun as he tried to rob the Sun Food Store on 62nd Avenue S.
 

Dekoth-E-

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A keyboard and mouse would of still been superior. At least the corded kind in this case. They are heavier and could of been used like a flail...instead of fail..
 

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Dude musy have never watched Bandits. He should have known to use a large highlighter.
 

InsanePerson

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Clearly the keyboard/mouse would have resulted in a successful store robbery, where the console remote was merely an attempt
A keyboard hidden in your pocket would have appeared to be a much bigger gun and no one would mess with you
And the click sound of the mouse would be like cocking the weapon
 

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qfwm

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don't worry tho, I'm sure they will get some lawyer who blame society and video games for his misfortunes that led him to a life of crime. I'm sure he owns GTA
 

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The funny thing is, you could probably get a toy gun that looks more realistic for less than the cost of a PS3 controller.
 

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I wonder if he did the up up down down left right left right B A start?
So if he got shot he still has 29 to go.
 

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I love these stupid criminal stories. And BTW, from the mug shot, the guy looks totally innocent. :p
 

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What's really funny, is that it seems from the article, that the same tactic actually worked for him at a Subway on another occasion.
 

oc_pty

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This guy got greedy with that remote. first robbed a subway and then he go down the street and try to rob a convenience store. not a smart move.
 

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Lol, I remember when I was a kid I cut the cord off my zapper and used it as a toy gun.

In hindsight it was probably a really stupid idea but not as dumb as this one.
 

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A keyboard and mouse would of still been superior. At least the corded kind in this case. They are heavier and could of been used like a flail...instead of fail..

An old keyboard with a steel back plate could lay the beat down on any console controller carrying thug. :)
 
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