The Office 1/12/12 "Trivia" That guy looks awfully familiar

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Azlen, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Azlen

    Azlen Well-Known Member

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    Anybody notice the guy in the beard? Is it who I think it might be?

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  2. ThePennyDropped

    ThePennyDropped Now I get it.

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    I didn't notice when I watched the episode last night. But I don't see who else it could be. (Well, perhaps an identical twin.)
     
  3. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

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    If it is, then good catch! And it does look like him. Though I thought you meant the man on the far left that looks like someone else - an ex ER doc....then I looked to the right and saw who you meant.
     
  4. Test

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  5. Tracy

    Tracy Truly

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    Oh, cool! I didn't notice.
     
  6. Azlen

    Azlen Well-Known Member

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    I had to google "Grindr account".
     
  8. wprager

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    34 thousand followers. I dunno, could be legit.

    This one (@stevecarell1) has 9K. This one (@SteveCarel) has less than 4K. This one (@MichaelScott63) has 14k.

    Hard to tell. Rainn Wilson has over 2 million followers so maybe all of these are fake. Or they are all real and he has some real issues.

    I've seen a few fake accounts for sports analysts (e.g. "breaking" some trade) and they usually don't have 14K followers.
     
  9. lambertman

    lambertman Incrediburgible

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    I'm not sure how you made the logic leap. We're talking about accounts being fake, not followers.

    @rainnwilson is a verified account. @stevecareII is not.
     
  10. wprager

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    I don't know anything about verifying, but typically a fake account has few followers. 34K is quite a bit, even if it's nowhere near Rainn's 2M+.
     
  11. Azlen

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    There have been a huge number of fakes on twitter. Many of them with thousands of followers. Twitter now will validate the accounts of celebrities and on their page you will see a green check mark with the words "verified account". If a celebrity's account doesn't have that then there is a very very good chance that it is a fake. If they also have the word "parody" in their description then they probably prefer that you refer to the account as a parody rather than a fake.
     
  12. YCantAngieRead

    YCantAngieRead Not Entirely Current

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    I've always wondered what has to happen for verification. Anyone know?
     
  13. rifleman69

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    Kind of obvious by the latest tweets that it's not Steve on twitter.
     
  14. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    I loved the ending where Kevin's team thought they were going to do well at trivia and they were getting schooled at the other bar.

    I also loved Gabe "flushing" Dwight. Hilarious that Gabe works MWF at one location and TTh at the other location.
     
  15. Bryanmc

    Bryanmc I'm normal.

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    I believe there's a company that actually works with the celebrities and Twitter to certify authenticity.
     
  16. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

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    So, was it him or not?
     
  17. Jeeters

    Jeeters Registered Snoozer

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    Doesn't look like him to me. Hair thinning too much and nose not big enough. Slight resemblance at best.
     
  18. trainman

    trainman Nice to see you

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    Not only that, but if you hate flying like he does, having to go between Tallahassee and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on a daily basis isn't going to make you like it any better -- you have to take at least one "commuter" jet, and the most direct routing involves two (in the form of two US Airways Express flights with a plane change at Charlotte).
     
  19. Kablemodem

    Kablemodem Get the ketchup.

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    It could be Michael Scarn.
     
  20. Boston Fan

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    I though the same. Didn't look a thing like Steve Carell, but was a dead ringer for Scarn.
     

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