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Youtuber taking others puppet work and claiming as own

Discussion in 'Puppet News' started by Frogpuppeteer, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    People who do stuff like this feed off ANY kind of attention. In fact, that's the primary reason they do this stuff. Desperate for popularity around the net, they'll do anything to get this attention, even if it's negative stuff. Many times it's people who feel like they have no worth in real life, so they throw themselves offline to get some recognition for whatever.

    And the more we talk about these people, the better they feel. In fact, my very comment is only giving him more attention.
     
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  2. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Actually... no.

    The post was merely some thing like "damage control" on my part, because I don't want people out there to confuse me with this guy, or vice versa, considering we have similar names, and I'm actually a puppeteer while he simply claims to be one.
     
  3. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    Thankfully he's past his whole Puppeteerz show stage, he's been spending most of the last year taking Michael Jackson songs and claiming they are from his new album.

    Oh, and he has like 6 separate Facebook accounts. Who needs 6 Facebooks?
     
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  4. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Yeesh... I was looking at the stats... among the top ten most search keywords of all time? "Joseph Sirrico"...
     
  5. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    I'll admit, I've looked up the article a couple times more than I should have, but I have no clue why it would be so high up. I haven't looked at it that often... :eek:
     
  6. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

  7. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    interesting he actually re added me on facebook a few days back, i had cut all ties with him and even called him out back in the day, but from everything ive learned i had hoped his family talked to him set him on the right path
     
  8. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    good day puppeerz (tee hee see what i did there) now someone could be asking..Julio what are you doing bumping a lame old thread...well truth is i love you guys, but sadly thats not why..i fear our friend mister Joe is back under another alias https://www.facebook.com/jazzyv20

    she calls Herself elena brooke and is in a relationship with herself..at first i always figured she was a fake profile but began talking to me..she wants to do a marvel fan film that will rival the current marvel universe and asked me to build her an iron man suit, i played along knowing it will never happen and it wasnt until last night that she asked if i built puppets and wanted to send me some sketches that my eyes where opened

    [​IMG]

    for those that dont know these are joes original sketches that you can see on his puppeterz page site
     
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  9. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    It probably IS a fake account... 'cause... look at the side of the page for other people with the same name... each of those accounts have the same girl in their profile pics, "Elena Brooke" must be a sock puppet or something.

    I'm thankful that, so far, I haven't been a victim of the other Joseph's insanity.
     
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  10. Muppetboy09

    Muppetboy09 Well-Known Member

    Man, after almost 5 months, I thought he might have given up trying to scam people into making puppets for him...I guess not!!! I also noticed that their favorite television shows are all Muppet and Henson related...why not The Puppeterz Show??? :D

    *EDIT* I just checked out his Puppeterz Page, and I have never really looked at the posts before, but isn't it just a tad bit ironic that his character Ken the Frog's catch phrase is "Hi Hoo"??? Hahaha
     
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  11. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    the creepy part is...where is he getting these pics of "elena brooke" because there are quite a few, and we have talked like i said of her wanting to play female roles, and he is playing it as a girl, you know tells me "she" is from boston and everything

    and if you look at the pictures they are comments between both elena brookes
     
  12. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Ooh i wish i had found this thread before!!
    A few days ago i was comtacted by "Elena Brooks" via youtube.

    "She" asked if i could build some puppets for her movie project.. I engagen in conversation and requested some sketches.. And she sent the same 2 drawings!

    I am based in the UK so i declined to help as it would cost her to much in shipping!... I did however recomend James Kemp to her... I will contact him and warn him!

    She has many many vids on youtube... Search her name!.. Then come back with your thoughts!
     
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  13. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Like Facebook, there's a ton of Elena Brookses on YouTube, can link to the specific one in question so we can see what videos you speak of?
     
  14. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Link to one of the vids..
     
  15. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    And the sketches she sent..
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    well watched the video and noticed something weird, she asks for requests yet all the other videos of her are random bat stuff....some research and googling come to find her instagram (which is public) and official youtube...she is a make up tutorial girl

    http://www.youtube.com/user/elenabrooke/videos
     
  17. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    And I see now, that old post I wrote a year ago about Joe Sirrico has suddenly shot back up into the top ten popular posts on Scarblog.
     
  18. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    On second thought, let's not deal with Joseph Sirrico, tis a silly guy.
     
  19. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

  20. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    Heyyy...this Yopp guy recently started contacting me on Facebook and DeviantArt, wanting me to make puppets for him. Two of the drawings he sent me are posted above. I firmly turned him down after finding that he expected me to make them for free.

    Here's the DeviantArt account he used to contact me:
    http://muppetfan20.deviantart.com/
     


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