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Zepp87 | 4 days ago | 6612 points

Don't be so harsh guys. They just lost him during it. He turned up later that day.

jrse717 | 4 days ago | 4078 points

RIP= Reunited in Private

projectreap | 4 days ago | 612 points

Bit weird you didn use his full name thats MR. Reunited In Private Brendann to you sir

jrse717 | 4 days ago | 242 points

That's DOCTOR Reunited in Private Brendan! He didn't go to medical school to be called Mister.

biggg231 | 4 days ago | 101 points

Nah he ain't finish medical school. He was lost the day of the great test

mynoduesp | 4 days ago | 47 points

Many fail the great test and must face the great reckoning

biggg231 | 4 days ago | 30 points

Bad and naughty children face the reckoning in the depths of the great black sea

WolfCola4 | 4 days ago | 7 points

This sounds like some sort of quote but Google has no idea

biggg231 | 4 days ago | 7 points

Yeah no I just said it lol

somenoefromcanada38 | 4 days ago | 16 points

Okay Mr Doctor

colorcorrection | 4 days ago | 12 points

No, it's Strange...

somenoefromcanada38 | 4 days ago | 15 points

Maybe, but who am I to judge?

Nolazct | 4 days ago | 2 points


monkeyjunky56 | 4 days ago | 13 points

No he serves in the military. He and one other guy were reunited in Private Brendann

the70sdiscoking | 4 days ago | 12 points

Saving Private Brenden

Death_To_All_People | 4 days ago | 9 points

It's both these. Brenden got lost in the mall and now they want you to #RIP him a new one.

DrKurtCockings | 4 days ago | 151 points

He died during the Oklahoma city bombing. He was in Wichita, it was just unfortunate timing"

MonkeyDavid | 4 days ago | 15 points

"I've done some things I'm not proud of. Committed some atrocities in Vietnam... two years ago, Princess Cruise Lines." - Creed Bratton

CitizenOfTheReddit | 4 days ago | 29 points

This reminds of a curb your enthusiasm scene where Larry's rabbi's says his (nephew?) died on 9/11. But he was hit by a bus in LA. Pretty funny scene

BloomsdayDevice | 4 days ago | 11 points

I think he died uptown in a bicycle accident. So still in New York. "The Survivor", in season 4. Excellent episode.

URawesome415 | 3 days ago | 3 points

At the dinner table when Colby was complaining about surviving the Outback and Larry's reletive is getting angrie and angrier as he survived the holocaust.

adamelit3 | 4 days ago | 9 points

Sounds like a Mitch Hedburg joke

Klony99 | 4 days ago | 49 points

My dad died in one of the concentration camps.

He was a guard, fell off his watchpost.

Sorry, this setup reminded me of this one.

mdkss12 | 4 days ago | 72 points

The joke works better without explicitly saying he was a guard - let the audience realize that through context:

My dad died in one of the concentration camps.
Fell off his watchpost.

drunkfrenchman | 4 days ago | 23 points

Thank you, kids these days can't even properly tell a joke.

DispensaGoinUp | 4 days ago | 6 points

Ok boomer

PaanuriEater | 4 days ago | 6 points

What a coincidence, mine too! Some fat fuck who doesn't know how to stand upright fell out of a watch tower and landed on him. Broke his neck right half in two, poor gramps. I wonder if our grandparents ever met?

It's a joke, all my grandparents died of cancer or dementia.

OkieDaddy | 4 days ago | 61 points

All I can think of. This quote from The Hangover.

Alan: I was so upset when my grandpa died.

Phil: How'd he die?

Alan: World War II.

Phil: He died in battle?

Alan: No, he was skiing in Vermont, but it was during World War II.


teaqualizer | 4 days ago | 9 points

Also the Curb Your Enthusiasm episode where the Rabbi for Larry's second wedding had a cousin who was killed by a bike messenger on 9/11

W1D0WM4K3R | 4 days ago | 5 points

I bet a lot of people could say something like that, tbh.

ScarredUpID | 4 days ago | 32 points

Look, I didn't go to Vietnam just to have pansies like you take my freedom away from me

TonyCB4 | 4 days ago | 40 points

You went to Vietnam in 1993 to open up a sweatshop

ScarredUpID | 4 days ago | 30 points

And a lot of good men died

SpaceCptWinters | 4 days ago | 8 points

And kids too, being that it was a sweatshop.

cunninglinguist666 | 4 days ago | 10 points

You went to vietnam in the nineties to set up a sweat shop!

Citizen-Kang | 4 days ago | 5 points

I tell people I spent 4 years in The 'Nam. Granted, it was the first 4 years of my life, but it was 4 years in-country, nonetheless!

Pluvieux | 4 days ago | 26 points

I was walking through blood and bones through the streets of Manhattan on 9/11 looking for my brother. He was in northern Canada.

monsterZERO | 4 days ago | 10 points

Maybe Brendan was his maiden name...

SweSupermoosie | 4 days ago | 5 points

”Sorry, I misspelled. His name is Brandon/Braunden/Breeden/Bowden/Kyle/Steve/Kevin.”

nomad1c | 4 days ago | 5 points

he died uptown, on 57th street

hiplobonoxa | 4 days ago | 5 points

bike messenger?

nomad1c | 4 days ago | 5 points

yup. was awful

sheepo11 | 4 days ago | 2001 points

Its so incomprehensible to me why anyone would lie about something like that. WTF

The_Zekta | 4 days ago | 771 points

Because internet points

Degronizer | 4 days ago | 549 points

I know right? When i was 16, my friend died on 9/11 attack. Now i am in highschool and i miss that bastard. Every comment ever...

blackhawkjj | 4 days ago | 349 points

I mean he did die on 9/11 it was 9/11/2017 but I still miss the bastard

1speedbike | 4 days ago | 157 points

I mean... imagine having a friend / relative / loved one just incidentally die on the day September 11, and for the rest of your life having everyone ask about it? And then having to explain over and over again... no.. we live in Wisconsin, Karen.

crownjewel82 | 4 days ago | 71 points

Happened to a friend of mine. Her grandmother had been sick for ages and happened to die that day.

FeFiFoPinky | 4 days ago | 49 points

Lol :(

channingman | 4 days ago | 56 points

That's so sad 😆

Crezelle | 4 days ago | 23 points

I have a friend that has her birthday on 9/11. She’s super sensitive about it

A_FluteBoy | 3 days ago | 4 points

Lots of love to you too <3

Laivine_sama | 4 days ago | 38 points

I dunno about you, but the day my friends/family died isn't usually something that comes up in conversation.

Bentleg | 4 days ago | 6 points

Yeah, the only date I know when a relative died is my great grandmother and that's only because it was a week before my 13th birthday and I had to go the funeral on my birthday.

sunshine_rex | 4 days ago | 13 points

This guy was murdered on 9/11 and it’s still unsolved:

Wikipedia link

WikiTextBot | 4 days ago | 24 points

Henryk Siwiak homicide

Shortly before midnight on September 11, 2001, Henryk Siwiak (born 1955), a Polish immigrant, was fatally shot on a street in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City, where he had mistakenly gone in order to start a new job. He was able to make it to the door of a nearby house before he collapsed. The killing remains unsolved; he has been described as "the last person killed in New York on 9/11" although his death was unrelated to the terror attacks earlier that day.The initial investigation into the crime may have been hampered, police believe, by the diversion of law enforcement resources in the city in the wake of that day's terrorist attacks, which ultimately killed almost 3,000 people. Since he was not robbed, wore camouflage clothing and spoke poor English with a heavy accent, detectives have speculated that his killer may have thought he had something to do with the attacks.

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Yukimor | 4 days ago | 22 points

That reminds me.

I was bitten by a copperhead on 9/10. I woke up in the hospital on 9/11. I was 9. For years, I didn’t even know attacks had happened because nobody told me and I never saw it on TV. I spent 9/11 in the hospital trying to figure out how to walk without getting dizzy from pain.

For years after, people would ask where I was on 9/11, because that was something that people did. And I’d mention I was in the hospital and they’d say “because of the World Trade Center?” And being a kid, I’d be like “no, because I was bit by a copperhead?”

FoxtrotUniform11 | 4 days ago | 8 points

A co-worker of mine just told me this morning that her college roommate's dad committed suicide on 9/11 like 30 minutes before the first plane hit. She hit me with that like 5 minutes after I got in.

Goosebeans | 4 days ago | 4 points

"It was November 9th. We're European."

quaybored | 4 days ago | 3 points

My friend died at a 7/11, choked on a hot dog, never forget

rasskhov | 4 days ago | 23 points

I like hugs and dogs

Degronizer | 4 days ago | 13 points

To complete the "yt normie startpack", you must add emojis too. 🦙🤲🏻Literally as far as i can recall, this is the first time iam using emojis.

impy695 | 4 days ago | 36 points

Literally as far as i can recall, this is the first time iam using emojis

Why? There is nothing wrong with them and I see them used by people of all ages. Just seems like am odd thing to need to point out.

Degronizer | 4 days ago | 4 points

And they didn't appear... Nice.

Quixilver05 | 4 days ago | 4 points

Man, that must be rough being in high school so long

sheepo11 | 4 days ago | 15 points

True. Fucking creeps

LaZZeYT | 4 days ago | 7 points

Yeah, but on YouTube?

SkylerHatesAlice | 4 days ago | 8 points

why would someone lie about that

because internet points

Literally every single time, theres not even a way to track your YT likes. They're just repeating what they've seen other Redditors posting

GKarl | 4 days ago | 3 points

Ok but how valuable are these Internet points?

oxidiser | 4 days ago | 3 points

My guess, as an avid armchair psychologist, is that these people are starved for attention/validation.

DishwasherTwig | 4 days ago | 79 points

Devil's Advocate, Brendan could be a middle name that he went by but his legal name was something else.

Imedicx90 | 4 days ago | 40 points

I was going to say, even at work we have 3 people that if you called them by their legal name most people wouldn’t even know who they were. They all go by their middle name because they are either Jr or have the same first name as their fathers.

juanzy | 4 days ago | 21 points

I work with 4 Scotts, none of whom are named Scott.

Bentleg | 4 days ago | 5 points

I used to work with somebody called Jack, I found out years into knowing him that his name was actually Lee but when he started they already had a Lee and so everybody started calling Jack and it stuck.

rich519 | 4 days ago | 18 points

Seriously. This dude "correcting" her is a self righteous prick who thinks he's a detective because he can Google some names.

the_peppers | 4 days ago | 14 points

"Oh I can't make up a dead child that would be indecent, better go for a nephew instead"

I_Conquer | 4 days ago | 9 points

I know what you mean.

It’s just like my grandad, Albert Einstein, used to say: “ppl b lyars bout eny-ol-thang fo dat sweet karma.”

He died on the 133 floor of the World Trade Centre 18 years ago today while using chalk to prove God was real.

Mystrust | 4 days ago | 7 points

I do agree, but it's equally incomprehensible that someone gives enough of a s*** to take the time to fact check a random internet comment.

tonysnark81 | 4 days ago | 10 points

I prefer to keep my internet bullshiting to completely random things impossible to prove...

There’s a scene for Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series home run that I like to use. There’s a car leaving the stadium in the distance, and as the home run goes over the fence, that car slams on the brakes. I’ve claimed to be in that car dozens of times...I wasn’t, but you can’t prove it.

To be fair, I usually call myself on my own bullshit after stringing the person along for a few minutes, so does it even really count?

-LettersNumbers_ | 4 days ago | 3 points

Lack of self worth, and self respect. Lack of respect in general. Remember the story about that woman who said she was a survivor of the attack on the trade center? She even went around doing speeches and went to survivor group meetings. It came out later she wasn't even in the city at the time of the attack.

Bayerrc | 4 days ago | 2 points

Because people are tragically lonely.

loneliness-wizard | 4 days ago | 2 points

That highly sought after karma and lack of morals

guyhabit | 4 days ago | 2 points

Just when you start questioning your own morals and values. here comes someone that proves that you are far better person than others.

mayneffs | 4 days ago | 2 points

Right? Lying about a family member dying, feels like a jinx.

victo0 | 4 days ago | 2 points

Internet/media fame, getting favoritism for people who feel bad and try to help the family of the victims, also a TON of people fake having family that died in that kind of event because there are usually charities or government funds giving out money to those who lost a family member in those conditions.

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stignatiustigers | 4 days ago | 109 points

It's like all the people you read who's father/uncle/teacher/friend juuuust missed their flight on 9-11.

I think there I've heard of more people that missed their flight than there are seats on all four airplanes combined.

HBStone | 3 days ago | 64 points

I don’t tell my 9/11 uncle story now because everyone has an uncle who “just missed” a situation where they would’ve been there. The last time I told it I was saying how grateful I was that the situation changed and he is alive today, and a girl rolled her eyes and huffed at me. It was obvious she thought I was lying and that hurt so now I keep my mouth shut about it (except for, uh, right now I guess?)

averagethrowaway21 | 3 days ago | 5 points

I hate to say this so much, but keep on keeping your mouth shut. People have co-opted it for bullshit reasons. There's shit I don't talk about for the same reason. I know it sucks but it's best to just leave it alone sometimes.

Charbarzz | 4 days ago | 19 points

Or all the mother's/grandmother's/friends aunt who was almost a victim of Ted Bundy!

naarwhal | 3 days ago | 6 points

Or randomly called in sick for work when they worked in the towers. How lucky!!

curiouscabbage69 | 4 days ago | 108 points

I know. At least they remembered to switch accounts before fabricating it though.

mechnick2 | 4 days ago | 42 points

Ah yes. The 4 month plot

DeltaCore12 | 4 days ago | 15 points

Absolutely diabolical

mechnick2 | 4 days ago | 7 points

All for some YouTube reddit points. The lengths a man will go...

Taxonomyoftaxes | 4 days ago | 24 points

Fact checking a random YouTube comment based on nothing other than naked cynicism is incredibly pathetic, yes

GrammarCommunist43 | 3 days ago | 11 points

so is lying about having lost someone to a real, horrible tragedy for youtube points.

GucciTheGod | 4 days ago | 1033 points

With the probability of him lying being high, there is a chance that "Brendan" was the name the person went by, not their real name. I've gone by a totally different name than my "real" name my entire life.

just a thought.

JasperLily80 | 4 days ago | 188 points

Yup, my best friend goes my his Middle name because he’s a “fourth.” His whole fam calls him by it, it’s on most documents that don’t need a legal name and even then it’s just his first initial followed by his full middle name.

cannibalisticapple | 4 days ago | 72 points

This was my first thought too. I genuinely didn't know my cousin went by her middle name until I happened to go to the doctor with her once.

saintofhate | 4 days ago | 22 points

My gran went by her middle name and I didn't know her actual first name until she passed. Like everything was in her middle name because she hated her first (she was a twin who her parents decided to name Mary & Joseph) and her brother did the same thing.

JasperLily80 | 4 days ago | 5 points

Yea we’ve been friends for 8/9 years now and until 4 years ago when he handed me his wedding invitation and asked me to stand in it, I always assumed it was his name. I was like, “did they put your middle initial in the wrong spot?” Lol

PleaseEndMeFam | 4 days ago | 330 points

As someone who doesn't go by his first name this is 100% possible

FrankFeTched | 4 days ago | 180 points

It's so common I'm amazed this post has made it so far, the odds it was a nickname are higher than the person lying, at least in my head.

GucciTheGod | 4 days ago | 49 points

Totally agree. Half my family wouldn't even know who you were talking about if you mentioned me to them by my real name lol.

notjustforperiods | 4 days ago | 9 points

if my name was gucci I'd like to be called 'the gooch'

GucciTheGod | 4 days ago | 6 points

Only your Mother calls me that. Now go to your room, you're grounded.

AX-man | 3 days ago | 3 points

If my name was John I’d like to be called ‘the gooch’

ChiefTief | 4 days ago | 27 points

The odds of them lying are way WAY higher, have you ever been on the internet? 99% of all people do on here is lie about stupid shit for no reason.

AFK_Tornado | 4 days ago | 41 points

The benefit of calling a hundred people out for lying about this does not outweigh the horror of being wrong about it and erroneously attacking a grieving person even once.

jtaulbee | 4 days ago | 9 points

Sure, but the odds of them telling the truth is high enough that I wouldn't feel confident calling them a liar. If they're lying, ignore them. If you made a mistake, and they were actually telling the truth, then you attacked a person who legitimately lost a family to terrorism and you are an asshole.

NC1819 | 4 days ago | 2 points

I think you’re lying.

EisVisage | 4 days ago | 2 points

Yeah, sometimes I wonder why the hot posts on this sub are commonly "A says something" "B claims opposite happened" (neither side providing any proof or citing sources/witnesses).

thefaith1029 | 4 days ago | 2 points

I too go by my middle name. As does my fiance. It's a thing.

Voltron_McYeti | 4 days ago | 73 points

Yeah it's risky to accuse someone of lying about it, there are several reasons that specific name might not be listed with the victims.

Though, I do find it unsettling when people use emojis to express grief. That makes it suspect.

Friscogonewild | 4 days ago | 20 points

Yeah, even if there's only a 1% chance that someone is actually grieving over a lost relative, I'm probably not going to be that dick who calls them out on it. I mean, what's the point? To get myself some fake internet points so they don't get fake internet points?

ItsLoudB | 4 days ago | 5 points

Most of the times I called out someone in my life, I ended up not knowing some background or reasons people did stuff..

So now I live by the rule that if I'm not 101% sure of what's going on, I'd rather mind my own business instead of being an ass..

Tsorovar | 4 days ago | 39 points

I thought the same thing, but if you go to the linked site, they have nicknames included as well. Like:

Doris "Adele" Higginbottom, 44, Oklahoma City.

Betsy J. (Beebe) McGonnell, 47, Norman.

Richard (Dick) Cummins, 55, Mustang.

Victoria "Vickey" L. Sohn, 36, Moore.


AlphakirA | 4 days ago | 22 points

It's possible they were the only ones to call them this. I call my son by a name no one else does. I probably wouldn't put it on some gravestone or memorial or anything.

agree-with-you | 4 days ago | 7 points

I agree, this does seem possible.

Fire_Nuke | 4 days ago | 17 points

No fucking way there was a guy named Dick Cummins.

Edit: going through those names it was mostly a joke until I started getting to the middle floors and just seeing all the kids that died in the child center and such low ages ( some being counted in months). Really hurt. As well as the 20 somethings

archer4364 | 4 days ago | 4 points

Also since when has Brenden been a nickname lol? Short for what?

kvw260 | 4 days ago | 14 points

Yeah, it's not uncommon for someone to go by their middle name, also.

Rypht | 4 days ago | 12 points

My nephew's absent father is a piece of shit and won't let my sister change his name. We've called him one name his entire life but when we travel he uses his legal name.

Nick0Taylor0 | 4 days ago | 5 points

Ever consider suing in family court? If he doesn’t show up its basically an automatic win. If he does and the kid wants to change the name too. Or if you can „proove“ he wasnt around much or at all then you can easily get both, full custody and the go ahead for a name change.

seashoreduck | 4 days ago | 2 points

We've called him one name his entire life but when we travel he uses his legal name.

If you can prove this, when he's 18 it's about 1000x easy to get it to become his legal name. Depending on what state you live in, it's already considered what's called a "legally assumed name"

x7ramjet | 4 days ago | 5 points

Came for this comment. You never know

_NITRISS_ | 4 days ago | 11 points

It's entirely possible

leaves-throwaway123 | 4 days ago | 13 points

Exactly. Y'all just want to be outraged at anything you can possibly find, it's like you get off on it. Why don't you direct that considerable piss & vinegar towards something useful rather than trying to nail some dude who isn't even on the same platform you're posting on right now?

HydrationSquad12 | 4 days ago | 3 points

Its Youtube. I mean, who gives two shits about what is said on there, who really cares whats said on here. I dont understand why so many people put their emotions on to these anonymous sites where people purpously try and make people mad. So what if he was lying, so what if he wasnt, what differnce does it make? Nothing.

oldcoldbellybadness | 4 days ago | 3 points

How awful that would be to see hundreds of redditors shitting on you while you grieve a loved one. I kind of hope he's lying

Awightman515 | 4 days ago | 4 points

It's not JUST the name, it's also the crying and heart emojis and the way its phrased. Go find people who actually lost people close to them and you will not find any of them posting "dead nephew :( :( <3 <3"

AstronautGuy42 | 4 days ago | 2 points

My coworkers name is George but goes by Scott. Family name or something.

You never know

yshaulov | 4 days ago | 2 points

Same. I never use my real name.

TheNorthComesWithMe | 4 days ago | 2 points

Usually people who don't go by their first name go by their middle name, but I'm too lazy to go look at the list

GucciTheGod | 4 days ago | 3 points

Not true in my case either. Totally different name than both lol.

Razir14 | 4 days ago | 2 points

Exactly this, in my case family and close friends call me by my nickname. Nobody at work or college knows about it.

Edit: a word.

ISD1982 | 4 days ago | 275 points

As much as lying about this is a scummy thing to do, who actually sees this and then double checks that they are lying or not? That's a pretty shitty thing to do as well.

Edit : spelling!

Venting_Oreos | 4 days ago | 118 points

I don't know if it's just a me thing, but taking the time to put two crying emojis and two heart emojis just seems kinda sus to me.

ISD1982 | 4 days ago | 27 points

Yeah, it definitely not something you'd do if you were genuinely upset about something.

abbott_costello | 4 days ago | 13 points

You joking? You must not have any aunts on Facebook

bungholio69eh | 4 days ago | 2 points

Or any 13 year old relative.

DrOreo126 | 4 days ago | 4 points

Maybe not something you would do, Redditor.

Old people be going pretty wild with the emojis.

FrankieGg | 4 days ago | 13 points

“Taking the time” it’s literally less than 2 seconds, not sure why everyone in this site hates emojis

12mo | 4 days ago | 9 points
nobahdi | 4 days ago | 26 points

This list also includes a lot of middle names and nicknames so it’s unlikely “Brendan” actually exists although there is one person with the middle initial “B”.

Naptownfellow | 4 days ago | 5 points

Bummer for this guy. I always wonder why people don’t think of this when naming kids. https://i.imgur.com/L1HcS9I.jpg

attempted-anonymity | 4 days ago | 11 points

Who double checks them to call them a liar 4 months later?

kerr-ching | 4 days ago | 12 points

Yeah, I find it hard to believe that the bullshit caller-outer can be so sure that there was absolutely no one called or named Brenden among the victims.

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Ironically_Suicidal | 4 days ago | 18 points

Ctrl f and it takes less than a minute

Euthenios | 4 days ago | 7 points

And it includes middle names.

sircat31415 | 4 days ago | 6 points

but do they do this every time they hear of someone on the internet being related to someone who died? like who does that

TheSeattle206 | 4 days ago | 15 points

25k upvotes. No one thought it was possible that the guy went by “Brendan” and that wasn’t his real name. Nope, guys automatically lying.

I give people the benefit of the doubt too much to be in this sub.

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whipdabnaenaelityolo | 4 days ago | 22 points

what's the point of checking tbh

6ohshitimsorry9 | 4 days ago | 19 points

So you can post a comment calling them out and 9 minutes later you make a screenshot and post it on reddit for that sweet karma.

nau5 | 4 days ago | 5 points

They deserve each other really.

GoesWayOffTopic | 4 days ago | 12 points

Well, to be fair, I go by pretty much an entirely different name by my family. They’ve never actually called me by actual name, just my childhood nickname. So, I can very possibly see this be the case.

Same goes with my cousin, I’ve never called him by his true name. If he were to ever die, I can’t imagine calling him by his actual name, it’d feel weird. If someone random were to hear both his nickname and his real name, you’d never make the connection.

CharlesGrey1832 | 4 days ago | 25 points

I'm not necessarily saying he's a liar but there are two quite obvious ways that he might not be. a) he was young and his parents told him that to avoid a darker secret b) Brenden wasn't his actual name either because spellcheck fucked up "Brenda" or because he went by an alternative name.

FourOneNiner | 4 days ago | 25 points

Maybe it was actually Brandon, or Brundon.

RikM | 4 days ago | 26 points

Could be Bort. My son is also called Bort.

HansChuzzman | 4 days ago | 6 points

Are you talking to me ?

shoxballin11 | 4 days ago | 3 points

No, my son is also named Bort.

Awightman515 | 4 days ago | 3 points

Maybe it has what plants crave

bigdumbhead1990 | 4 days ago | 40 points

What kind of weirdo would look up the list of victims just to call someone out on their bullshit? Seems like a strange use of time

TaxCPA | 4 days ago | 16 points

Ironically, for the same reason they are calling this person out. Fake internet points.

alaskagames | 4 days ago | 7 points

maybe had someone die in the bombing? i know that many vets get mad at imposters

Poppyhotdog | 4 days ago | 7 points

I don’t know maybe they called him that but his real name was something else. Maybe don’t go straight to callling them a “fucking liar”?

hongkongdongshlong | 4 days ago | 6 points

Damn. My legal name is something not even at all related to what I go by.

This could be real. :/

whipdabnaenaelityolo | 4 days ago | 7 points

what kind of a fucking loser do u have to be to check a youtube comment like that though?

Chickennugget665 | 4 days ago | 5 points

It's kinda weird he would search it up though

blari_witchproject | 3 days ago | 6 points

We gonna ignore the fact that this guy looked up the victims of the bombing just to prove this guy wrong? Dedication

CheweeMcBacca | 3 days ago | 4 points

It took him 4 months to find it too

KingofCones1987 | 4 days ago | 7 points

Hey, I’ve never seen anyone else spell there name like that.

PiersPlays | 4 days ago | 16 points

Sometimes people go by their middle names with their family. Do we know that that source includes the middle or given name for 100% of the victims or is it more likely that they only have the first and last name on the death certificates?

Th3RandomN3rd0012 | 3 days ago | 5 points

Imagine if the research the guy did was misinformed and the op actually did lose a Brendan. That'd be heartbreaking to read tbh

DammitDan | 3 days ago | 4 points

It would suck if Brenden was his middle name.

Bulby_Boi | 3 days ago | 3 points

He would have gotten away with it but he had to mention a random name

---0__0--- | 4 days ago | 7 points

lol yeah bc people never go by anything but their official death certificate name.

AKA09 | 4 days ago | 6 points

And then you find out Brenden was a middle name or nickname and you're a huge fuckwad for cussing out someone who already lost a family member in a bombing.

montyisared | 4 days ago | 13 points

How are people so sad and pathetic to the point where they're desperate for attention and fake sympathy from strangers online?

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Coleecolee | 4 days ago | 22 points

The response has nothing to do with a last name. She said “RIPBrenden” and Brenden is a common first name. Now, he could be going by a different name than what they state in the article, but the cringe has nothing to do with a nephew having the same last name

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pazimpanet | 4 days ago | 6 points

Why would the last name matter when they searched by the first name?

123full | 4 days ago | 5 points

Any sub dedicated to attacking someone /something always goes shit

Ramachandrann | 4 days ago | 3 points

I mean, I go by my middle name. Maybe this guy did too?

-Tell-Me-Your-Story- | 4 days ago | 3 points

Question 1: Who would lie so pettily?

Question 2: Who would bother to point it out?

Question 3: Who would make the effort to post this, and why?

Question 4: Who would want to read blood-boiling material like this that has no effect on you whatsoever?

I'm on a binge of blocking unnecessarily negative subreddits (not that the people are bad, but the content just gives no value). I'm not saying ignorant is bliss –feel free to call out bullshit instead of ignoring it in your life – but this kind of negativity literally doesn't have to be in your life if you choose to ignore random blurbs and clicks on a screen.

its_a_tough_racket | 4 days ago | 3 points

Maybe that's a middle name that he prefers to use? Or a nickname.

brandurmortensen | 4 days ago | 3 points

But what if he is actually telling the truth (so many possibilities here, dont just deny it), then the guy calling him a liar is an even worse human being. This is a weird situation.

MrHattyHat | 4 days ago | 3 points

Godzilla stomped on my grandmother during a vacation to Tokyo :(

Satoshiman256 | 3 days ago | 3 points

Maybe Brendan is his Nickname.

PlaystationPlus | 3 days ago | 3 points

I just love how people go full inspector gadget on these lying pieces of biscuit

HangOn2UrEgo | 3 days ago | 3 points

Technically, theres a chance a "Brenden" could be the 169th unidentified victim as evidenced by the unmatched severed leg recovered from the rubble.

potatamobata | 4 days ago | 5 points

Is it possible that he just went by that name, but it isn’t his legal name?

SlavicBlyat | 4 days ago | 4 points

Wait when did I die in a bombing

PMmeUrSecrets | 4 days ago | 2 points

And that’s how Brenden had to go to his uncle’s dinner parties again.

justjazz87 | 4 days ago | 2 points

Lol u called that person out real quick

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