How dumb you have to be?
April 10, 2016 1:47 PM   Subscribe

Several employees of a Burger King fast-food outlet in Minnesota were persuaded by a prank caller posing as a fire official to smash the restaurant’s windows, convinced that rising gas pressure was threatening to cause an explosion.
posted by korpe4r (3 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Awfully thin for a MetaFilter post and doesn't seem to be much to the story beyond "point and laugh." -- Eyebrows McGee

Oh yeah I read about that
posted by mrgroweler at 1:48 PM on April 10, 2016

Area Poster Forgets Link
posted by RogerB at 1:49 PM on April 10, 2016

If the voice on the phone sounds authoritative, people will obey it. For example, suggesting somebody strip search an employee.
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 1:52 PM on April 10, 2016

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