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Old 09-15-10, 08:03 PM
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Police issue warning about Pedobear molesting children

http://gawker.com/5636011/stupid-cal...yline=true&s=i

Pedobear is a meme featuring a cute cartoon bear who pops up wherever people are being creepy about kids on the Internet. Cops in California don't understand this, and have issued a hilarious warning about Pedobear.

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department, who can't be bothered to look up Pedobear's extensive Wikipedia entry, issued a very serious warning about Pedobear last week, as seen in the news report above. (Update: See below for the official San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department flyer: 'An Introduction to PEDO BEAR'.) According to KSBY-TV:

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department is warning parents about a disturbing new phenomenon made popular by pedophiles and sexual deviants.

The Pedo Bear began as an online Japanese cartoon character, and is known for his "lecherous nature" towards prepubescent children.

Recently, pedophiles have adopted the bear as a mascot.

Although there have been no reported sightings of the image on the Central Coast, individuals dressed in the bear costume and car decals have been seen in Southern California.

The news report includes one of these Southern California "sightings": A guy in a Pedobear costume next to a man holding a baby. The baby's father is just blithely standing next to a dangerous pedophile! Actually, no. That picture was taken at Comic Con. The person inside the costume—and anyone spotted with pedobear paraphernalia—is a nerd who spends too much time on the Internet.

As explained by Urlesque, Pedobear originated on the anarchic messageboard 4chan as an inside joke.

Pedobear is a shorthand for saying, "You're being creepy about a kid." If anyone on 4chan posts a picture of a questionably young looking girl in a sexy pose, someone will inevitably reply with a pic of Pedobear. Many times, Pedobear is added to a picture to point out real-world sexualization of presexual kids, but it's alternately shown as an acknowledgment of being inappropriately attracted to a child.

Pedobear went on to become one of the Internet's most popular memes—right up there with lolcats. (He even visited the Pope.)

As much as it would make cops' jobs easier (and, judging from this episode, it needs to be as easy as possible for these idiots to get anything done) pedophiles have not collectively decided to brand themselves with a logo so we can easily identify them. Jesus, cops can be dumb.

Update: Oh, wow. We just got off the phone with the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Department. The good news: They apparently do understand Pedobear is an Internet joke. The bad news: They sent us this colorful two-page Public Safety Information Bulletin: "A Seemingly Innocent Menace: An Introduction to PEDO BEAR". It's as good as it sounds. Take a look! (Click to enlarge)


Click on the link to see the flyers
Old 09-15-10, 08:06 PM
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I gotta get me a pedobear shirt now...
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I saw Pedobear at Comic-Con but he was too quick for me to get a pic. It was pretty damn_funny to see, though.
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This is epic and awesome.
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I saw a Pedobear decal on a van last week. I didn't realize how close to danger I was.
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We must protect the children!
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this is just hilarious!
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I sense a new mascot for the policemans ball.
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I can't wait for the first beating and arrest of someone a cop thinks is a pedophile just because they have a sticker on their car.
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Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger View Post
I gotta get me a pedobear shirt now...
http://6dollarshirts.com/t-shirts/Pedobear-p-11383.html

$6 in a variety of colors and sizes.

Meh, thought it was free shipping but they want $7.95.
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The great thing about all this is we got the creation of CancerBear
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Following OP's link, stolen from user comments:


It's FUCKTARD bear!
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I had never heard of pedobear until yesterday. Now my life is complete
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This guy? He's seems alright to me. Right guys? Guys?
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When you molest Pedobear, you're really crossing a line you can't come back from.
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In Mother Russia, the children molest you!
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Re: Police issue warning about Pedobear molesting children

When people talk creepy about children they also post pictures of Chris Hanson along with the Pedo Bear.

So does that make Chris Hanson a pedophile as well?
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Re: Police issue warning about Pedobear molesting children

Originally Posted by wabio View Post
In Mother Russia, the children molest you!
Something tells me pedophiles wouldn't might that.
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Originally Posted by al_bundy View Post
I had never heard of pedobear until yesterday. Now my life is complete
you must have been living under a rock...
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Originally Posted by Lateralus View Post
When people talk creepy about children they also post pictures of Chris Hanson along with the Pedo Bear.

So does that make Chris Hanson a pedophile as well?
well, sometimes, the ones who are most adamantly against something are the ones who are secretly doing it.
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This guy? He's seems alright to me. Right guys? Guys?
Not only does it look like his hand is making it's way for a major grope but.... what the hell is that woman on the right holding????
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It's FUCKTARD bear!
That bear does look pretty dumb.
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dude....PB is a tucker!!!

"It rubs the lotion on the skin or else it gets the hose again!"

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