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Make Your Own Rob Ford Funny

UPDATED

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On Thursday night, the Toronto Star published “Rob Ford leads high school team to victory.” “He teaches us how to be gentlemen off the field,” one student on Ford’s football team told the paper as the rain fell, “But on the field, we’re monsters.” Star photographer Rene Johnston was there too, and buried within the article’s photo gallery—the seventh shot here—is a shot that’s close to perfect. On the sidelines, a windswept-Ford’s umbrella has just turned inside out and, with his right leg half-raised and a “Rob Ford For Mayor” button on his suit jacket, he is staring at the umbrella with a look that is half-concentration, half-admiration, as though he’s a little impressed that the umbrella’s tried to pull one over on him.
It also looks like he is dancing.
And that seemed as good an excuse as any to begin to edit Rob Ford and his uncooperative umbrella off the football field and into other scenes. (Yes, it’s easy and stupid and silly, but it’s also Friday.) Torontoist’s already created a few Photoshopped Ford pics of our own, but with this transparent .PNG of Ford that we created from Johnston’s photo, you can, too.
Send your masterpieces to tips@torontoist.com, direct them @torontoist on Twitter—suggested hashtag: #LOLFord—or leave a link to them in the comments of this article. We’ll be adding the best ones to this article as we get them.

By Jeremy Kai:
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By Ken Hunt:
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By Marc Lostracco:
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UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 17, 1:40 PM: That didn’t take long. Here are some that Torontoist’s readers have created—and a few more from Torontoist’s staff, too:
By Ted Healey:
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By Bryan Bowen:
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By Stephen Michalowicz:
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By David Fleischer:
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By Marc Lostracco:
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By @fairyocarina (More here):
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UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 17, 7:13 PM: But wait, there’s more!
By Jamie Bradburn:
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By Myles Mackenzie:
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By Adam McNeill, a “Sith Ford”:
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By Harry Choi:
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By Jenn Ivy:
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By Michael Tunney:
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UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 20, 9:26 AM: In honour of Rob Ford’s imminent mayorship, here is one more—one final?—batch of Photoshops.

By Genevieve Magtoto:
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By Sharon LaRose:
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By Sheila:
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By Ryan West:
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By Karmen Brouwer:
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By Michael Brown:
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By Rob Maguire:
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By Ken Hunt:
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By John Semley:
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By Myles Mackenzie:
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By Joel Charlebois:
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By Stephen Michalowicz:
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UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 21, 1:25 PM: And this should be the very end of it.
By Liz Ridolfo:
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By Adam McNeill:
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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SEPTEMBER 17, AT 10:15 AM
Get more municipal election coverage from Torontoist here.

Comments

  • http://undefined theninjasquad

    Haters Gonna Hate is the clear winner.

  • http://www.pragmatic.ca Greg Smith

    Something involving Black Sabbath and “going off the rails on a gravy train” plzkthx.

  • http://undefined torontothegreat

    Not to nitpick but Crazy Train is not a Sabbath song.

  • http://www.pragmatic.ca Greg Smith

    “Not to nitpick…”
    Clearly.
    But my blasphemy against Ozzy is duly noted.

  • http://undefined David Toronto

    The Star’s headline about Ford leading the team to
    victory is about the only good news about the guy for
    more than a week.
    As much as I do not care for him, I’ll cut him some
    slack for this little “victory”. It’s the only
    moment of personal exultation he’s had recently.

  • http://undefined pragashpio

    I think this is Ford’s greatest victory yet – He’s become a meme.

  • http://undefined rich1299

    Loved the Fojira! one

  • http://undefined Rossi_Spoofs

    For a change of pace, you can use my Rob Ford ad template to make your own mafia inspired ad similar to the one used by Rossi.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/54137730@N04/5011870962/sizes/l/
    You’ll also find templates for the other candidates as well. http://www.flickr.com/photos/54137730@N04/

  • dougalco

    Great pix. It is difficult because Rob does such a good job of making his own funnies, just by being a buffoon.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qhVUqfQ6Pw

  • http://www.delectablychic.com prosperewebitor

    Honestly, the man needs an image consultant. Of course, it’ll be on OUR bill – LOL…….
    I would love for him to comment on this:
    “There are plenty of people out there who believe you need an image consultant because you don’t fit the idea of what a mayor is like. What is YOUR reaction to this? Do you think good polish is necessary?”

  • http://undefined Stells Bells

    if you are campaigning on Ronces, having good Polish is a definite advantage

  • http://undefined Stells Bells

    wow Ford was a goof, Thompson was a space case and Rossi was just plain creepy! Vote for Joe Pants!

  • http://undefined thelemur

    And that’s where his wife comes into it.

  • http://undefined Stells Bells

    Marilyn has camel toe :O

  • http://undefined DoinT

    My personal faves are the one of him in the PRIDE Parade, and the one of him being splashed by a passing TTC bus…
    Great work everyone who submitted these gems!