Weird The Most Florida Things That Have Ever Happened  

Mel Judson
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List Rules Think worse things have happened in your state? Read through and vote up the stories that leave you speechless.

The most Florida things that have ever happened are listed here and ready for your votes. That's right, the word "Florida" is no longer just the name of a state. It has become an adjective to describe something absolutely ridiculous. These news stories will make you ignore "What's the matter with Kansas" and ask yourself, "WTF is wrong with Florida?" Enjoy these uniquely "Florida weird" moments in the history of this state.

Our list is full of animals acting like humans (dogs shooting their owners with guns) and humans acting like animals (moms biting their daughters for turning on a Rihanna CD). The Florida news has become late night talk show fodder, but this list is the ultimate compilation of WTF Florida stories. Remember that time the entire state didn't know how to count votes and the wrong guy was elected President of the United States? Multiply that insanity by 10, and welcome to the list of the most Florida-weird moments the Sunshine State ever had.
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Guy Tries to Trade Alligator for Beer

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In Florida, alligator is a currency. That's what 64-year-old Fernando Aguilera thought when he trapped a 4-foot alligator and tried to sell it, living, at a Florida convenience store. What did he want in return? A 12-pack of brewskies.

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Real Cop Gets Pulled Over by Fake Cop

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A Florida police officer was pulled over by another police officer. The only problem is the arresting officer got arrested for trying to arrest him. Using illegal police lights, a 20-year-old Ohio man thought he'd get away with it because, well, he was in Florida.

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DUI for Driving Drunk While Lawn Mowing

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There have been a lot of weird DUIs in the history of Florida, but this one is special. Evidently, a 58-year-old man named Kenneth La Rue Smith, also a real name, was driving a lawn mower into oncoming traffic. He was also drinking a beer. He also had two knives. And a revolver. Also, several rounds of ammunition. Yay!

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Squirrel Violently Photobombs a Selfie

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Mother Nature finally got her revenge on Generation Me. While taking a selfie with a squirrel, a man from Maine made a mistake (by coming to Florida). His Florida vacation was ruined when a camera-shy squirrel jumped on his back and attacked with his claws.

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