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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:02 AM

George Zimmerman looks like a different person in each of his photos

These photos look like four different people to me. I find that kinda weird. He even looks like he's different ages in them.



I wonder if I would even recognize him if I saw him in the street.

And his nose doesn't look like it's ever been broken.

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Reply George Zimmerman looks like a different person in each of his photos (Original post)
lunatica Apr 2012 OP
madokie Apr 2012 #1
Atman Apr 2012 #2
TorchTheWitch Apr 2012 #13
lunatica Apr 2012 #15
Atman Apr 2012 #20
TorchTheWitch Apr 2012 #21
Fawke Em Apr 2012 #27
Robb Apr 2012 #3
MrScorpio Apr 2012 #4
Snake Alchemist Apr 2012 #5
lunatica Apr 2012 #10
malaise Apr 2012 #6
RKP5637 Apr 2012 #7
leveymg Apr 2012 #8
PoliticAverse Apr 2012 #9
lunatica Apr 2012 #11
dkf Apr 2012 #12
Cali_Democrat Apr 2012 #24
dkf Apr 2012 #25
lunatica Apr 2012 #14
Jennicut Apr 2012 #16
Whiskeytide Apr 2012 #17
magical thyme Apr 2012 #18
lunatica Apr 2012 #22
SoCalDem Apr 2012 #19
lunatica Apr 2012 #23
varelse Apr 2012 #26
ZombieHorde Apr 2012 #28
Slamdrive Apr 2012 #29
Kaleva Apr 2012 #30

Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:07 AM

1. Are you shitting me

I'd recognize that punk anywhere.
Looks like the same person to me

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:08 AM

2. Weight swings and mood swings.

Depression. And you're right, the nose in that booking photo has never been broken.

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Response to Atman (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:02 AM

13. yeah, because people with broken noses never ever

get them fixed.

So much nonsense for so long here about broken noses that so many people seem to have no knowledge about and refuse to learn. And when it doesn't even make a shit's bit of difference if his nose was broken that night or not.


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Response to TorchTheWitch (Reply #13)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:06 AM

15. It actually does make a difference

It establishes that he's a liar. And that's very important in court.

And if he 'fixed' his nose it sure healed mighty fast. It takes quite a while for swelling to go down after a nose job. Sometimes months.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 11:09 AM

20. Exactly.

One doesn't just "fix" a broken nose. He'd likely still be black and blue; but he would have been severely black and blue in the videos of his arrest. Yes, it does make a difference.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 11:44 AM

21. I had a severely broken nose

And had to have surgery to fix it that required at least one overnight stay in the hospital. I never had any black and blue eyes or any noticeable swelling. All I got was a little bit of yellowing under one eye. I was fine the next day except for feeling sick from the antibiotics. Also, I had a little dried blood that came out of my nostrils for a few days after using the saline nasal solution I had to spray up my nose for a week or two once or twice a day. Didn't have any pain either. The one night I spent in the hospital after the surgery was a nightmare of blood but it had all stopped the next morning - I couldn't be discharged in the morning if it hadn't stopped bleeding, but it did, and home I went. I didn't even have to wear the nose splint after being discharged in the morning.

When my nose had been broken two years before there was NO visible damage that even my own family members could detect - the damage was all on the inside which was why I couldn't breathe through one side. I had no bloody nose, no swelling and no bruising. Though it hurt at the moment it happened, it felt fine a couple of hours later other than being sore to the touch. I only knew it had broken because I instantly couldn't breathe out of that side of my nose, and when I looked down at it, it seemed to be not quite in the same exact place though I could only really tell by holding a pencil up to my nose to see the very slight skew in comparison to the straight pencil.

I put off the surgery for two years because after looking at the x-rays and being examined it was determined that it was a significant repair surgery that would require an overnight stay in the hospital (which scared the hell out of me) and a significant amount of bleeding would be involved (which utterly terrified me because I can't stand blood particularly my own). After two years of only being able to breathe out of one side I finally bit the bullet and had it fixed... only to have it broken again about 5 months later, but after running frantically back to the surgeon terrified out of all reason that I might have to have surgery again it was discovered that it was a very mild break that wasn't causing any blockage but I just wouldn't have the supremely perfect nose the surgery had given me (thank the gods, because I'd have to be dragged back kicking and screaming to go through that surgery again). Since it didn't look any different to me, I didn't have any desire to have the surgery again for purely cosmetic reasons... there was just a VERY slight dent in the cartilage on the bridge that's not visible but I can feel a bit with my finger. All these years later it's still there and still feels like the same bitty little dent.

Only very few broken noses are extreme - most don't show much if any visible damage especially if it's not a perfectly straight nose to begin with (and VERY few people do have a naturally perfectly straight nose) but can very often require surgery because of breathing or sinus problems (the openings from the sinuses into the nasal passages are naturally VERY tiny, so even a VERY slight bit of damage there can close one or both enough to cause sinus problems significantly uncomfortable as to warrant surgery. Depending on the break, surgery can mean a simple in-office procedure under a local all the way up to major surgery far more significant than mine.

A broken nose that needs surgery needs to be be done within first two to three weeks of the injury or the surgery is going to be more significant as the nose will heal itself wrong. If a person that has had a nose injury and goes to the hospital to have it checked out the surgery is usually done in the next few days because of the need to repair the damage before self healing has a chance to occur thereby making the surgery more significant and more expensive.

I dated a guy that had his nose broken in a drunken fistfight. I took him to the hospital immediately afterward and he had the surgery the following day. Within a couple of days he was fine other than having a little black and blue bruising under both eyes.

One of my brothers has broken his nose four times (that I know of). Each time he "fixed" the break himself immediately, and generally speaking his nose doesn't look any different than it ever did. He does have some problems breathing while laying down and sinus problems in the spring and fall that he didn't used to have before one of the break injuries, but he has no desire to have his nose fixed. Since the breaks I (and he) think it looks a bit better because his natural pristine nose was a less prominent "axe blade" he inherited from our father... after all his breaking and self-fixing it's very slightly less "axe-ish".

Yep, it's entirely possible that Zimmerman could have gotten a broken nose during his altercation with Martin, but it doesn't matter since if he did we have no idea how severe it was and was likely something more mild like most are. I would be willing to bet that many many people have had nose breaks they don't even know about because they never had any significant problems from them and don't see a significant difference in the appearance of their nose.

There very well could be medical documentation that Zimmerman suffered a broken nose of some mild or not very visible degree, but it doesn't matter because what DOES matter is that his description of how he got his injuries (more specifically to the back of his head) does not match what we saw on the video nor what the fire department treated him for nor what the police saw. THAT makes him a liar. A LOT of things about his story make him a liar.

We don't need to pretend he couldn't possibly have suffered any minor injuries whatsoever when we KNOW that some minor injuries were reported by the police and that he was treated at the scene for them, and that we KNOW that there was some kind of physical altercation between Zimmerman and Martin during which he may have suffered some minor injuries. What is significant is not whether or not they exist but their severity, how he got them, and that whatever injuries there were do not match his story along with a LOT of other things that don't match his story.

Bottom line is that we DON'T KNOW whether or not Zimmerman had a broken nose because of the physical altercation or not, and it DOES. NOT. MATTER. It ESPECIALLY doesn't matter if it was HE that started the physical altercation.

Why are people wasting time and effort on this nonsense that doesn't matter especially since they very well could be proven to be wrong instead of spending that time and effort discussing those things that DO matter... like so much of his story not matching the timeline or the witness statements or the evidence.

Soooo much of this case is FULL of legitimate reasons that point to Zimmerman having murdered that poor boy, so why not spend the time and energy on them instead of pretending that he couldn't possibly have suffered any injuries whatsoever that medical science disputes, the police report disputes and which the medical report from the fire department personnel that treated him will dispute, and there may very well be other medical documentation of his injuries that he may have had seen by medical personnel the next day as his first dippy attorney said. Why not spend the time and energy discussing what medical reports are likely to say especially in comparison to his story? Why not focus on what DOES matter rather than on what doesn't and is going to be legitimately disputed?



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Response to TorchTheWitch (Reply #13)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 03:13 PM

27. He couldn't have gotten it fixed and healed between

Feb. 26 and April 12. My husband broke his nose, had to let some of the pain subside and then had it fixed. It took a lot more time than six weeks.

I think that's the point.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:20 AM

3. I'm like that.

Some consider it a job skill.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:22 AM

4. He looks the same to me

I tell you, it's in the eyes.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:25 AM

5. Maybe they don't have the real George Zimmerman. Maybe it's an impostor. nt

 

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Response to Snake Alchemist (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:57 AM

10. I'm not implying that

Which should be obvious by what I wrote. But maybe you are.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:32 AM

6. Only his nose stays the same which is amazing

given his version of the murder

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:35 AM

7. Maybe he's a shape-shifter!

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:53 AM

8. They should take some DNA samples, just to be sure it's him, and dump the rest into the sea.

Small-scale terrorist.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:55 AM

9. See this collection...

Last edited Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:32 AM - Edit history (1)

http://www.jesad.com/woman-who-looks-different-in-every-picture/

(Note: may not be safe for work due to other pictures on the webpage).

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:00 AM

11. She really does look different

But she's also wearing wigs, padding her bra, using make up, etc. Zimmerman isn't doing any of that.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:00 AM

12. The first photo is an old mug shot from 2005.

 

Sure doesn't hurt the narrative the press wants to hype.

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Response to dkf (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 07:31 PM

24. LOL

I read something similar on Free Republic. They're supposedly angry with the "narrative the press wants to hype".

Same thing!

Go figure.

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #24)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 02:41 PM

25. This needs to be tried in a court with an impartial jury.

 

That is how our system works or is supposed to work. Its funny that George Zimmerman has been convicted in the media of prejudging Trayvon. Everything I see shows its the norm, especially here. Quick to judge on skimpy evidence and rumors. Everyone is the same.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:02 AM

14. He also looks younger in the photos they took yesterday

The first photo is 7 years old.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:11 AM

16. Everyone has weight changes now and then. He was heavier in the earlier shot.

Not that big of a deal to me.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:20 AM

17. Its just the weight loss...

He looks 40 or 50 lbs lighter now than in 2005, and he's only 28 (I think).

When I was 31, I went from 230 to 170. I started getting carded at every bar, and even when I bought cigarettes. When you're that age, losing a good bit of weight takes 10 years off your appearance.

He also looks a little scared in the recent pics, as he probably should be - and that makes him look younger. I will note (and I saw this posted a couple of weeks ago), the fact that he was more like 200 lbs at the time of the shooting, instead of 250, cuts against the argument that Trayvon would not have been able to get the best of him in a fist/wrestling confrontation.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:26 AM

18. first, he is different ages.

The first photo is from several years ago. He's lost weight since then. The next photo is a totally different facial expression. Not a mug shot, like the other 3.

Look at the bone structure *under* the extra weight, allow for different lighting, shaved head, different camera angle in last shot. Hairline the same, forehead the same, eyebrows the same, eyes the same, nose the same, mouth the same, fur around mouth the same, ears the same. And so on.

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Response to magical thyme (Reply #18)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 07:25 PM

22. In the mug shot he looks older to me than in yesterday's photo

I get what you're saying but what I'm saying is that if we didn't know those were all photos of him, we might see a similarity if we looked for it, but we wouldn't necessarily think it was the exact same person. And very few people actually notice the shapes of the features of the face.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:48 AM

19. In court he will be "Preppy-George"

He will be trimmed down, have some hair on his head and none on his face.

a nice suit too.

count on it.

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Response to SoCalDem (Reply #19)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 07:25 PM

23. Yeah. He'll be so clean cut everyone will want to adopt him

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 03:08 PM

26. the eyes are the constant

of course, in the most recent picture, they are full of fear. I believe he is actually shocked that he is going to stand trial for what he did.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 03:14 PM

28. He lost weight. nt

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 08:34 PM

29. I don't like Zimmerman, but photos seem alike

 

Except for the first one, when he was heavier.

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Response to lunatica (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 08:43 PM

30. Other then the change in weight, he appears the same.

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