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Man Uses Snow To Totally Trick Police Into Ticketing A Car That Wasn't Really There

Man Uses Snow To Totally Trick Police Into Ticketing A Car That Wasn't Really There
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Updated 6 months ago

Snow is falling in Montreal, Canada. It's a lot of snow, and there are only so many snowmen, snow angels, and snowball fights with which to entertain oneself before needing a more creative outlet. So a man named Simon Laprise decided the weather provided the perfect opportunity to prank the local police.

Last Sunday, he posted this photo on Facebook:

Posted by Simon Laprise on Sunday, January 14, 2018
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Is it a Subaru? A Chevy? No! It's a car made completely of snow, and Laprise built it in a no parking zone. Then he waited.

Soon, the police arrived:

Posted by Camera de nuit on Tuesday, January 16, 2018

They walked up to the "vehicle" and began to issue a ticket.

But they quickly figured out what was going on and ended up leaving a note instead:

Posted by Simon Laprise on Sunday, January 14, 2018

The French translates to:

YOU MADE OUR NIGHT HAHAHAHAHA :)

The news made its way to Twitter, where people were duly impressed:

Some folks were a bit confused:

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Colleen is right. It's always a good idea to read before commenting:

Others imagined a darker scenario had this prank been played on cops in the U.S.:

But the majority of reactions can be summed up with one tweet: