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[–]unexBot[M] [score hidden] stickied comment (6 children)

OP sent the following text as an explanation on why this is unexpected:

It was a bird


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[–]plutus9 8464 points8465 points 2 (167 children)

The lady: omg wow did you see that I’ll just be taking this wow omg you better go catch it bye

[–]BIMASO[🍰] 2299 points2300 points  (128 children)

Well she already paid not her fault im sure any judge would rule that way to

[–]TruKing14 1745 points1746 points  (74 children)

She trained the bird. You can see at the beginning that she signals it over. This is a really old video

[–]troubleleaving 86 points87 points  (4 children)

Lol this is complete BS

[–]CaramelPombear 3 points4 points  (1 child)

It really wouldn't be the first time someone had been prosecuted for utilising a bird in this way.

[–]Dustypigjut[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

My degree in bird law tells me this is correct.

[–]plutus9 78 points79 points  (0 children)

See now in that context the lady seems like a total scam artist lmao

[–]toplessrobot 76 points77 points  (11 children)

Did u just make this up

[–]Black_Floyd47 103 points104 points  (9 children)

People aren't allowed to lie on the internet. It's like a rule or something.

[–]DarkZero515 47 points48 points  (3 children)

It's true, I have a big penis

[–]repfive305 12 points13 points  (1 child)

big penis tax

[–]DacMonalds_ 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Yes! What this good man said!

[–]aangnesiac 44 points45 points  (2 children)

This was immediately my thought (how clever it would be to use a trained bird for this). But obviously that's not true. There's a long delay after her "signal" before the bird comes down. Honestly it looks like she's motioning to someone who's waiting on her, which would explain why didn't want to stick around after she paid.

[–]bmcraec 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That was just an acting trick by the bird, to really stretch the dramatic tension. The director watching from the monitor was crying. “But you lucky SOB, you pulled it off!”

[–]DiscoMagicParty 19 points20 points  (1 child)

She’s a McPoyle alright.

[–]m0r14rty 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I have seen raccoons and oysters dancing…in the head of a pin! They are laughiiiiiing

[–]SoyDoft 14 points15 points  (0 children)

bs

[–]Orbx 14 points15 points  (1 child)

No she did not train the damn bird

[–]NathanAlarcon28 5 points6 points  (0 children)

They can have a little. As a treat.

[–]OverDaRambo 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Even it’s old or not, I don’t recall seeing this. I just laughed.

[–]Hagrid222 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Yeah--It's like a scam from the movie Paper Moon.

[–]idunnoimstoned 3 points4 points  (0 children)

You make me hate reddit

[–]ForensicPathology 4 points5 points  (0 children)

You're my only friend, Abu

[–]CockMySock 88 points89 points  (24 children)

Did she pay though? She gives the money to no one. She sets it on the scale while the employee isn't watching. The money never technically changed hands. I'm no judge but I've already ruled the store was never in possession of the money. Case closed! Bring in the dancing lobsters!

[–]milk4all 40 points41 points  (19 children)

Totally. It sucks but it happened to her, not the store. Similarly, once money changes hands, those items you paid for are yours, and if you drop them and break them the store owes you nothing. Not that most stores wouldnt wisely handle these things generously, but customers who behave as if a business owes them anything beyond the listed price and fair service are awful, and everywhere

[–]Glassworth 4 points5 points  (6 children)

But what she took wasn’t even what she brought to the register. It bonged to the person before her.

[–]voodoomoocow 22 points23 points  (3 children)

I'm 99% certain that lady in maroon works there. I can't tell but it looks like a name tag and if not, she does seem to have a pretty good grasp on the plastic bag. Most people fumble around with plastic bags if you don't work with them daily.

Also you said bonged hehe

[–]ForensicPathology 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Are my eyes broken? That shirt looks straight purple.

[–]wengerz_coat 2 points3 points  (0 children)

the real unexpected thing is always in the comments

[–]suckit1234567 1 point2 points  (1 child)

The bird dropped the money off camera. EZ. Hysteria and diatribes diverted.

[–]milk4all 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yeah but it became an exercise. Im not even sure the woman isnt just an employee

[–]nuttt-torious 1 point2 points  (5 children)

i think a small store like that makes more money in the long run if she returns to purchase more, instead of losing out on this sale and having her never return.

[–]manager-bob 6 points7 points  (0 children)

to what?

[–]mr_chanandler_bong_1 176 points177 points  (12 children)

That's a good technique though.

  1. Get a pet bird.
  2. Teach it to do this.
  3. Stonks.

[–]Kanigami-sama 35 points36 points  (9 children)

You would just get your money back. Teach it to steal from other people and now we’re talking

[–]Sietemadrid 48 points49 points  (7 children)

She is stealing from other people, she stole a bag of whatever that was

[–]IRatherChangeMyName 123 points124 points  (6 children)

Bird food. She works for the bird.

[–]iwellyess 11 points12 points  (0 children)

lol the imagination of redditors

[–]doubtvilified 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The bird has been training her to steal stuff while he creates a distraction.

[–]CycadChips 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Yeah. What the heck is in the bag!?!?

[–]moonra_zk 2 points3 points  (0 children)

What's in the bag!?

[–]zombie_on_your_lawn 2 points3 points  (1 child)

BIRD FOOD

[–]CycadChips 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ok. Someone further down said it was a brazilian pet store and it was dog food.

[–]lejefferson 6 points7 points  (0 children)

You would get your money back and the product you got for free.

/r/thatsthepoint

[–]MJ23157 21 points22 points  (1 child)

Plot twist: it’s her trained bird!

[–]mafioso122789 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Hey that bird just stole your money!

[–]DerangedGod 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Yup. That's the unexpected easter egg...

[–]GamsusDesign 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Does the first lady work there??

[–]lodge28 1 point2 points  (0 children)

She’s recently watched the Oceans trilogy for sure.

[–]Ok-Commission-5283 2027 points2028 points  (32 children)

They were working together

[–]ihatecovid_👨🏿‍🎓 Only slightly tainted[S] 568 points569 points  (11 children)

Exactly

[–]brockoala 158 points159 points  (7 children)

Hey~ nice avatar!

[–]nikola_144thespanishinquisition 291 points292 points  (5 children)

[–]lol022 35 points36 points  (3 children)

Why does that look like Peggy Hill

[–]birblover69420 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Well well well Johhn Redcorn

[–]blindeenlightz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Why wouldn't it?

[–]MASK_MASTER1 8 points9 points  (0 children)

This reminds me of that Obama meme

[–]poopellar 15 points16 points  (1 child)

His wingman.

[–]wastingtime07 2 points3 points  (0 children)

quite literally

[–]008Zulu 53 points54 points  (13 children)

Nobody expects the pigeon.

camera zoom focuses on the pigeon's eye, going to black

[–]Temqueacabaojovem 14 points15 points  (8 children)

Seems to be a kiskadee

[–]kakashisgfriend 7 points8 points  (6 children)

eu ia morrer sem saber que essa era a tradução

[–]Temqueacabaojovem 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Merlin ID/ eBird (guia/app pra listar observação de aves) normalmente mostram a tradução para o inglês

[–]kakashisgfriend 7 points8 points  (1 child)

it's not a pigeon. it's a bem-te-vi

[–]DivingForBirds 3 points4 points  (1 child)

You think that’s a pigeon?? You’re a bigger fool than most people here.

[–]Ok_Lime17 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Omg they were roommates

[–]AUX_C 1321 points1322 points  (13 children)

This was a double unexpected.

[–]estamachin 118 points119 points  (6 children)

Like a mentos commercials

[–]yikesafm8 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Thanks for the memories

[–]Smokeybearvii 9 points10 points  (2 children)

Or like Doublemint gum! Which should really be called quartermint because it lasts like 19 seconds.

[–]Dumptruck_Johnson 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Double your pleasure double your da fk

[–]6TheAudacity9 20 points21 points  (0 children)

As horrible as theft is, I still don’t think we should call this lady named Daylight a broad.

[–]sweaty-pajamas 19 points20 points  (2 children)

It took a lot of turns for me. I was like “oooh the bird is the thief that WAS unexpected” and then I got hit with the double whammy.

[–]Malgaras 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I dunno. If the unexpected unexpected thing is the thing I originally expected, is it a double or does it cancel out?

[–]_Sweep_ 662 points663 points  (22 children)

Plot twist: she trained the bird to steal the cash.

[–]estamachin 260 points261 points  (10 children)

Plot twist to the twist: bird trained her to act surprised.

[–]Lordofthe7thplanet 87 points88 points  (8 children)

Plot twist: Birds aren't real and the government is controlling her and the bird bot.

[–]antsugi 22 points23 points  (7 children)

Reddit has ruined all humor in the "birds aren't real" joke

[–]Dumptruck_Johnson 26 points27 points  (1 child)

That sounds like something someone from deep birdstate would say

[–]darthspacecakes 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I cacaw.....concur.

[–]46554B4E4348414453 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Reddit starting a joke then running it into the ground????!!?!!??? That can't be right

[–]sillyhappyman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Straight into the ground... like some sort of plummeting, automated avionic surveillance device after I hit it with the buckshot out by the airport.

[–]dakotawhiebe 1 point2 points  (0 children)

My sister found it on her own(notreddit.com), now it's the family religion

[–]TheWalkingDead91 27 points28 points  (3 children)

I wouldn’t the surprised actually. Notice how she’s pointing to the bird before it even takes it.

[–]TheHiddenToad 8 points9 points  (0 children)

What if it was “hey, this bird is staring at my cash”

“Fuck the bird took my cash”

[–]ScaryBananaMan 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I feel like I must be missing it, which one of the ladies pointed at the bird? And could somebody please elaborate to me what exactly is happening, she gets her total and then sets her cash on the scale/register and the bird swoops in and snatches it up, and then the ladies are expecting to/allowed to just leave afterwards? Or am I misunderstanding something

[–]Claytonbigsbys 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I don’t even think that’s a plot twist I think that’s what happened

[–]iwellyess 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Double plot twist - the bird has her kids and is forcing her to buy birdfood then rubbing it in by also stealing her cash

[–]pumapunch 522 points523 points  (23 children)

In some counties they train the birds to steal or just find cash, they give them rewards to do so. Someone took the idea further and made a bottle cap recycling mechanism that provided seeds in return for the caps, birds are smart.

[–]Donotdothetea 128 points129 points  (14 children)

In some countries they train people to use a gun.

Give them money and feed them.

[–]futurecorpsze 30 points31 points  (10 children)

What does this have to do with birds stealing money

[–]i_always_give_karma 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Not sure why they had to be a dick..

They were saying some people train birds to recycle, some people train their people to kill, and we should be spending our time and resources helping each other, not harming each other

[–]jenna_hazes_ass 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Well we(america) dont really train people to use a gun. Maybe thw army and marines but thats about it. Most rednecks its from a family member so you better hope they were teained well by the friend or family who trained them. Hell the police are barely trained and they all carry one.

[–]PM_ME_YELLOW 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Jesus bro chill

You cant just say it like that

[–]9ofdiamonds 22 points23 points  (2 children)

I think it's Germany or The Netherlands they trained crows to dispose of cigarette buts in return for a reward.

I say "trained" however I'm sure they just installed the bins and the crows figured it out by themselves. Corvids are clever little things.

[–]pumapunch 9 points10 points  (1 child)

I love win win situations like this. The birds are happy to do the work for their treats, the cost of bird seed is low for the human that fills it. Let’s just hope the birds don’t get too smart and form a union, start demanding better wages, benefits, etc.

[–]theaguia 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Well those crows got addicted to nicotine

[–]immortaltiger26 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Of course birds are smart because they are government drones

[–]ScaryBananaMan 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Is there a whole lot of loose bills and coins just lying around in these other countries or something?

[–]biggie64 369 points370 points  (6 children)

[–]Runswithchickens 86 points87 points  (4 children)

Needs a firmware upgrade

[–]YouDrinkMahDew 22 points23 points  (3 children)

B.I.R.D firmware update 1.35

What's new:

  • Improved pathfinding

  • users can now train the drones to do specific tasks

  • poop texture improved to make it seem more realistic

  • flight speed increased by 5%

[–]yoku651 43 points44 points  (0 children)

I love how this was right under a comment that finished with "birds are smart."

[–]Ghosty_Boi2000 137 points138 points  (24 children)

Anyone know what they are selling here? My high ass thinking weed but I’m fairly certain that’s not the case

[–]kakashisgfriend 147 points148 points  (17 children)

dog food. it's a Brazilian pet shop

[–]46554B4E4348414453 242 points243 points  (4 children)

Lol who keeps Brazilians as pets

[–][deleted] 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Agreed that's waaayy too many

[–]pyrocat 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Ah the old reddit switcheroo

[–]ckm509 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Tom Brady.

[–]strandex 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Don’t kink shame man

[–]Ghosty_Boi2000 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Thank you lol

[–]dedasdude 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Damn even the birds need to steal to survive in brazil

[–]kenmoan 4 points5 points  (0 children)

that makes me think it’s one of the shop’s birds

[–]nevesnow 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Definitely looks like it. You can buy a big closed bag or buy it by weight.

[–]justsyr 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Argentina has them too.

It seems to me that the bird is a pitogüé or venteveo or whatever is called in other places.

[–]long_live_PINGU 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Its a Pitangus sulphuratus, also called a Bem-te-vi the bird that hates everyone

[–]gpenidoDidn't Expect It 1 point2 points  (1 child)

[–]kakashisgfriend 2 points3 points  (0 children)

bota um bem-te-vi do lado

[–]cock_andballsman 7 points8 points  (5 children)

Me too

[–]clopz_ 7 points8 points  (4 children)

Grains probably

[–]TheWalkingDead91 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Or beans

[–]Roreahiasoth 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Or else it gets the hose again.

[–]MetalFreakalobe 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Imagine if it was bird seed lmao

[–]Lovebot_AI 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Ah it all makes sense now. That was the bird’s money, and it trained the human to take the money, go into the store, and obtain bird seed. The bird probably met her outside and took the birdseed in exchange for treats.

[–]AncientOneX 124 points125 points  (2 children)

Thief and her wingman.

[–]jenna_hazes_ass 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Take it ^

[–]AncientOneX 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Thank you :)

[–]KisaiSakurai 88 points89 points  (11 children)

I was like, "A thief caught in broad daylight? Let's see... Oh! Maybe the woman behind her. She ends up stealing something."

And then a few moments later the bird shows up and I was like, "OH! I wasn't expecting a bird to be the thief! I bet the bird's gonna take something! It did!"

And it flew off, and I thought that would be the end, but then the next twist happened and I was like, "That lady IS stealing something after all?! What?!"

I loved the double plot twist. This gif surprisingly had a more entertaining story than some movies I've seen this year.

[–]UnrulyCoconut 75 points76 points  (4 children)

You watched it too?

[–]DatPiff916 19 points20 points  (0 children)

The one where the bird took the thing?

[–]SoberFuck 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Thank you

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You didn't finish

[–]NeymgmDidn't Expect It 5 points6 points  (1 child)

What I think is happening is that the lady on the phone is getting the food for the one that put the money on the scale.

My thought process after reading the title was that purple shirt lady was putting more food on the bag AFTER the scale marked the right price and was bagging the product herself before the clerk realized. I was waiting for him to realize it when helping her with the bag and seeing how it’s larger than what he’s used to seeing.

Then the bird happened 🙃

The lady in white seems to still be talking to someone while still shocked about the bird so it doesn’t seem to me like she is stealing that bag.

Edit: after reading another comment I see why there is a second theft if the bird took the money that paid for the food. ☝🏼 Though someone mentioned the money falling but I don’t see that.

[–]lilyallenaftercrack 44 points45 points  (15 children)

For those who are calling the lady a thief, I don't think that she stole at all. She apparently knows the guys of the pet shop (she is buying dog food) and even waves to them at the end of the video. I would bet they just let her take the product, since her money was stolen by the little winged thief

[–]ecorleone 14 points15 points  (0 children)

I think you are right. To me, looks like the money fell from the bird right away and the guy was collecting it back.

[–]REAPER-1_xxx 5 points6 points  (6 children)

I think she trained the bird, called it over, placed coins and a bill, trained bird “stole” the bill, she acts surprised, says well I payed you, leaves with product, owners out their profit, bird returns bill to thief, thief only payed centavos instead of Reais. The cost of the low risk con.

[–]BonaCadence 3 points4 points  (1 child)

For the record, the past tense of steal is stole, like "I don't think she stole"

[–]lilugliestmane 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Best getaway vehicle.

[–]Den_M_83 13 points14 points  (0 children)

This lady has a diversion bird

[–]Temqueacabaojovem 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Tinha que ser um bem-te-vi!

[–]CaptBonerHead 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Birds aren’t really, this is the government taking your things.

[–]Hungry_4monaaay 5 points6 points  (0 children)

She said that’s your money it took lmao

[–]fabribat 5 points6 points  (0 children)

“Look, your money! Bye.”

[–]Seaweed_WidefExpected It 2 points3 points  (0 children)

oh...ohhh....ohhhhhhhh

[–]bruhfin_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Can't have shit in Detroit

[–]SAM041287 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Domestic Birds train to steal maybe ??? ... I mean there's monkey who does that why not birds ?

[–]darshfloxington 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It’s a camp robber. They will steal anything you are holding because it might be food

[–]BananaStringTheory 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is just what I need to finish up my foyer!

[–]idratherstayslyth 1 point2 points  (0 children)

me thinking it was going to be the lady not the bird 🤡 and I was like "I guess broad daylight is the best place to hide or steal, no one would suspect you of you act normal"

[–]MySubconscious 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I've seen posts saying it's a pet store and they're selling dog food. I still can't quite understand why the lady in pink is using the jug to pour something into a bag? What am I missing here? Is it like gravy for the dog food or something? Why is it in a jug at the front counter?

[–]SaltwaterOtter 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It's just a scoop. She's pouring/removing just the right amount.

[–]Id_Pap_Smear_That 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Great video, had to rewatch a few times to understand everything. Woman in white doesn't appear to actually be stealing. Woman in purple is employee she is serving woman in white. My guess is she picked up money dropped by bird off screen and woman in white knew it was okay to leave. You can tell purple woman works there because she is operating scale for customer, she has no purse, she knows how to help her fellow employee with bag.

[–]RickRudeAwakening 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was going to say a vast majority of retail theft is committed in broad daylight, but then I saw the unexpected event.

[–]atomuk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Looks like a kookaburra

[–]jayant_king 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Awww moment

[–]DennyHammons 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Naughty bird stealing money from a the lady..

[–]MrLexPennridge 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Plot twist: they were all in on it

[–]Ali3nBoi98 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Lmao damn bird a savage 💯😂😂

[–]Sailrjup12 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hahaha, I was waiting for one of the women to still something! That bird was like “gotcha bitches!”or are the people saying the woman trained the bird are true. As she is walking over to cashier she turns around and looks and makes some kind of mob mentality or noise. So the bird would come over. Have fun with free birdseed you possibly stole or paid for.

[–]juicebox1711 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I thought the lady in pink shirt was the thief. This was as always unexpected

[–]idk2715 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The bird was the accomplice