Woman Writes Hilarious Facebook Post Trying To Get Rid Of 'Jerk' Rooster

Animals are just like humans. For every loving one, there’s a jerk. A few months back, an animal shelter in Melbourne, Australia, went viral when they wrote a brutally honest personal ad for Mr. Biggles, a cat they described as “an utter utter utter bastard.”

And now, Denell McCaul from Clarksville, Michigan, has gone viral doing the same thing to get rid of her “jerk” rooster. McCaul, who owns several chickens, took to Facebook to try and get rid of the rooster, and her hilarious Facebook post has since gone viral. 

The post, which has been shared over 65,000 times and attracted over 30,000 comments, doesn’t seem to have found any potential homes from the rooster just yet, but that’s probably because people are too busy laughing. 

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McDonald's Employees Held Facebook Live Killer's Fries To Help Cops Catch Him

McDonald’s Employees Held Facebook Live Killer’s Fries To Help Cops Catch Him

When you’re on the run from the police for killing someone on Facebook Live, it’s probably in your best interest to lay low.

But then again, if you’re the kind of person who’d do something like that, you’re more than likely not in total control of all your mental faculties.

So you’d think there’s nothing wrong with ordering some McDonald’s in broad daylight, and aren’t really concerned with someone recognizing you while you satisfy your urge to quell a Big Mac attack.

And for Steve Stephens, aka The Facebook Live Killer, his craving for fries is ultimately what did him in.

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McDonald’s employees working in an Erie, Pennsylvania location immediately recognized the man who ordered a 20-piece chicken McNuggets and large fries as Stephens. They acted fast by devising a ploy that would keep him at bay long enough for the cops to get on his tail.

And that plan was to make the man wait for his fries by pretending like they weren’t ready to be served. It worked.

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Although Stephens said that he had to go and drove off without grabbing the fries, the delay gave police enough time to get in his vicinity and catch up to him.

Cops pursued Stephens in a high-speed chase, until he pulled over on the side of the road and shot himself.

Henry Sayers, the McDonald’s manager on duty at the time of Stephens’ order, told theNY Times that when Stephens left with his $ 5.35 order he didn’t speed away, but drove off at a normal pace in a white Ford Fusion sedan.

Police said that they weren’t sure how long Stephens was residing in the area, which was some 100 miles away from Cleveland, where the murder took place.

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Investigators did receive a “ping” from the man’s cell phone near Erie, but were unsuccessful in locating him. Police attribute the location’s densely wooded areas and plenitude of hideouts like barns and farm houses as one of the reasons Stephens was so hard to track down.

The end of Stephens’ manhunt was ominously predicted by Peter J. Elliott, United States Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio during a news conference.

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 “Either he’s dead somewhere or someone’s holding him up somewhere else in a house,” Elliott said.

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Mom's Brutally Honest Facebook Post On Parenting With Depression And Anxiety Is Going Viral

Cierra Fortner is a 21-year-old mother of one who suffers from depression, anxiety, and is a two-time suicide survivor. Parenting isn’t easy for anyone, let alone someone who suffers from mental health disorders. 

So when a Walmart employee recently complimented her on her son’s behavior, Fortner wanted to explain the issue she faces, but couldn’t find the words. Instead, she took to Facebook where her post has acquired more than 160,000 likes and 92,000 shares. 

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Fortner begins:

“Today I was at Walmart doing my weekly Friday shopping when the cashier says to me “I see you in here all the time, your kids are always dressed cute, behaving and you just seem to have it all together” at the time I just thanked her and giggled because that’s far from the truth but as I drove home there was more I wanted her to know about me.”

Fortner explained to the Kansas City Star that she has been battling depression since her mother died in 2010. And that a month after she gave birth to her son, Jayce, postpartum depression led her to attempt suicide. A few years later, she was diagnosed with a personality disorder. 

“I want her to know I battle a personality disorder everyday with anxiety and depression mixed and I’m a two times suicide survivor.”

“I want her to know that I can’t always get myself up off the couch to feed them anything more than frozen pizza and cereal.”

The Walmart employee made the comment on a bad day for Fortner. The compliment rang hollow, and Fortner decided to let her thoughts known when she got home. 

“I want her to know that my son is late for school 3 out of 4 days because I regularly forget what day and time it is, despite the toddler size calendar in my kitchen.”

“I want her to know I have those “I’m losing my shit” moments when I have to lock myself in the bathroom and cry.”

“I want her to know I wasn’t always the most active mom because I use to work 80 hours a week and go to school full time and Jayce spent many days and nights with his grandparents.”

“I want her to know that I hadn’t washed my hair in 3 days and my kids hadn’t had a bath in 2.”

But then, the post started going viral. Fortner says she’s been contacted by people around the world who are going through the same thing. The one line that clicked with other moms: her confession about locking herself in the bathroom to cry.

“I want her to know that I was trying to hurry out of there because I had forgot the diaper bag at home and Brenton was hungry.”

“I want her to know that once we got to the parking lot the “well behaved” child decided to stand up in the cart and I wasn’t paying attention and barely caught him as he almost hit the concrete.”

“But most importantly I want her to know I don’t have it together and may never have it all together. I don’t know a mother out there that has it all together but everything we do is done with love for our children and that right there makes you the perfect mom and in our children’s eyes we most definitely have it all together.”

“From one exhausted mom to another, you’re doing great, have that melt down, let your kids eat the crap out of that cereal and take care of yourself always.”

Fortner explained further:

“Mommies feel it a lot,” she said, “like they have to keep it together. Like if we don’t keep it together we’re failures. But it’s OK to have your moments to break.”

And yes, when she finished writing, she put the groceries away.

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Parents Turn To Facebook To Help Find The Custom-Blanket They Took Their Baby Home In

I remember nearly every detail, down to the socks he was wearing, when I first brought my son home from the hospital. The way I gingerly put him in the car seat. The way my wife kept looking at him as she sat in the back of the car. His little polar bear onesie and how the flowers in the vase tipped over and got water all over my laptop, breaking it. Me being angry for two seconds then looking at my son’s face and forgetting all about it.

I still have the clothes my baby boy was wearing that day tucked away. I can’t wait to show him that blanket and outfit in the future. And who knows? If he has a kid one day maybe they can use the same outfit and blanket, but that’s years from now.

Most likely the blanket and clothes will be lost or destroyed from now until then, but I admit that if I lost that t hing now, I’d be crushed.

Just like this family was to discover that the homemade blanket they brought their baby girl from the hospital in went missing.

So her parents put out the word in hopes that their blankie would be found.

Today at brunch (McGuire’s) somewhere between our walk inside, while we were eating, or our exit out of the restaurant, our precious girl’s blanket went missing. (This is the blanket she sleeps with every night and was brought home from the hospital wrapped in). Unaware of this until we made it home, I rushed back to McGuire’s with no luck, searched the whole restaurant up and down along with the parking lot. I know social media is big nowadays so every share means a lot and we would really like to have the blanket returned, no harm no foul on whether it was accidentally picked up and forgot about or whatever may have happened to it. Please share this and hopefully this hand-made, sentimental blanket can be returned to the rightful owner, contact me if it is found, thank you all. Corey Ness – (850)-293-2176! ?

People began sharing their message, but so far, it hasn’t turned up.

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If you happen to come across the blanket, hit them up!

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Woman's Frustrated Facebook Post Shows A Huge Problem With Clothing Sizes

Finding clothes to fit my ample hips, as a man, is a very trying endeavor. I don’t know why genetics gave me this issue, or why I grew up undervaluing the importance of having well-developed enough hamstrings to make strengthening my lower body even easier when I’m holder but here we are. I’ve got an on and off rickety left leg and hips that are much too wide.

But as bad as my clothing woes are, I know they pale in comparison to what women face on a regular basis while shopping for clothes.

A problem that’s only compounded by a slew of body image issues perpetuated by media and advertising at large. But this woman discovered that on top of all these body image issues, clothing manufacturers have done something that really mess women up.

And that’s a complete lack of size consistency.

Deena Shoemaker wrote about the “bone to pick” she has with designers and clothes manufacturers who decide to constantly change what a size “4” or “12” is, depending on the garment or who made the clothes.

No I’m not selling my pants; I’ve just got a bone to pick.

I’ve worked with teen & pre-teen girls as a leader and counselor in various places for the last 6 years. I’ve listened to countless girls tell me about their new diets and weight loss fads. I’ve have girls sob in my arms and ask me, “if I were skinnier, would he have stayed?” I’ve counseled girls who were skipping meals. I’ve caught some throwing up everything they’ve just eaten.

But as I was going through my clothes tonight I started to notice how dramatically different the size of all my pants were. And I have a real problem with the fact that my size 5 pants fit me THE EXACT SAME WAY that my size 12 pants do.

She says that the lack of consistency is making people think they’re rapidly losing or gaining weight and isn’t helping them with their personal body goals.

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Let me explain why I’m not happy, America. You photoshop models and actresses and slap them on the front of beauty magazines. At this point it’s a pretty universally known truth that you’re lying to us and those aren’t accurate portrayals of the human body. I can prove it to girls pretty easily by simply showing them how photoshop works.

But when you resize a girl’s pants from a 9 to a 16 and label it “plus size,” how am I supposed to fight that? Photo manipulation is one thing but how do you expect me to convince her that the number printed inside her clothes is a lie too? How do you expect me to convince her that she doesn’t need to skip dinner for the next month because her pant size didn’t *actually* go up by seven digits?

STOP telling my girls that a size 4 is the “ideal body size” and the “epitome of beauty” if you’re going to change a size 4 into an 8 or a 12 or whatever number you feel like on any given day.

And to you; my dear beautiful girls, my size 2 girls or my size 18 girls, your size doesn’t determine your beauty; your life does. The size printed inside your clothes is subjective to the fashion industry’s personal taste and it fluctuates rapidly. Stop believing the social normatives about who and what you should be.

You are lovely and you are loved.
Just exactly the way you are.

And people couldn’t be happier with her message. Her post has been shared over 73,000 times with more than 3,000 comments.

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She makes a good point, should clothing sizes be an industry standard?

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Facebook Is Swooning Over This Lowe's Store That Hired A Veteran And His Service Dog

The worst part about having a pet is that you have to leave them for the day while you leave for work.

However, this Army veteran won’t have to worry about that, because he was just offered a job, and so was his service dog.

This retired veteran was struggling to find a job that would hire both him and his dog, and luckily,  this Lowe’s located in Abilene, Texas, obliged him.

A customer, Judy Rose, snapped a photo of the two employees rocking their Lowe’s vests and commending Lowe’s for bringing the both of them on board.

Her post blew up, racking over 52,000 shares on Facebook, with tons of people applauding Lowe’s for their consideration.

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And it looks like the awesome gesture is proving to be quite the marketing tool for the retailer.

I mean it’s a simple choice for me. “Hey honey, which hardware store should we go to? The one without the adorable golden retriever? Or the one without? Yeah, thought so.”

A no-brainer. (h/t bigcountryhomepage)

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This Woman's Younger Brother Had Nothing To Wear For The School Dance, So She Turned To Facebook

Siblings are usually bitter enemies, sworn to roast, bother, and pester each other until the end of time.

However, when stuff gets real, and your brother or sister needs some help, you’ve always got their back.

And this big sister lived up to that role when she found out that her younger brother had nothing to wear to his first big school dance.

Lisa White took to Facebook and asked her friends to help get her brother some fly clothes so he could take his girlfriend out in style.

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Her little bro, Cody Keifer, didn’t really have many clothing options at his disposal, as he never went to a school dance before. Yes, it was his first time. So not only was he most likely nervous, but he was a complete newbie to the whole situation.

White then asked Facebook to provide Cody with clothes to match his girlfriend.

“His girlfriend is wearing a red dress and my brother is in need of a red tie, white shirt and black pants. Depending on prices, I can buy some of it for him. But if anyone has anything he can borrow or possibly have to wear for the night, it would mean the world to him.”

White thought that she would only get “two or three responses.”

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“Within maybe an hour, I had 10 different people offer to take him shopping. I had put my phone down and came back after doing the dishes and I was just amazed at how many people had already offered to help.”

Cody was floored by the community’s response. He initially only asked his sister for a red tie, but then she ended up getting him a whole outfit.


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“I’ve never had that experience before — not just the dance but the help from the community.” Cody said

So Lisa took Cody to meet up with a kind woman who agreed to help out online, and she was a total stranger.

“(Cody) was more worried that is would be embarrassing or awkward and it wasn’t at all. The woman walked in and said ‘Let’s do this!’ She told him, ‘You need to look like a king,’ and ‘That’s what every young man deserves’ and ‘Don’t even look at the price.’ And he got everything: the shirt, the shoes, the tie, right down to his socks.” – White said in an interview with Omaha.com.

Someone else even bought Cody a corsage for him to give to his date, and another family provided a gift card so the young couple could enjoy a nice dinner.

The outpour of support made White extremely emotional, especially because Cody was working hard in school to get his grades back up.

“It was above and beyond anything I ever imagined. I was so glad to see him finally going to a dance and wanting to do that, I wanted to bawl my eyes out. I’m glad he got to experience it, and I got to witness it all. And I’m so grateful to the people who helped him.”

It’s easy to get bogged down in negativity and generally feel like humanity sucks, it’s not like this world doesn’t give you more than enough evidence of that. But you can never discount our common desire to help those in need. It sounds like Cody had an amazing first school dance because of it.

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Google and Facebook Have Already Solved Twitter's Trolling Problem for It

Google and Facebook Have Already Solved Twitter's Trolling Problem for It
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said this week his company has to do more to combat the bullies—or trolls—that can make expressing an opinion on Twitter so disheartening. The renewed focus on trolling is intended to prevent users from throwing their hands …
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What happened when I confronted my cruellest troll
There's a term for this brand of gratuitous online cruelty: we call it internet trolling. Trolling is recreational abuse – usually anonymous – intended to waste the subject's time or get a rise out of them or frustrate or frighten them into silence …
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'Vinegar Valentines' show trolling is nothing new
Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo recently admitted in a leaked memo to staff how serious a problem online abuse and trolling on Twitter was, one that the social network has so far failed to tackle. Certainly the problem of online abuse has been …
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