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Disgraced Former IGN Editor Caught Plagiarizing ‘Will Work for Food’ Sign

SAN FRANCISCO — Former IGN editor Filip Miucin, who was fired after plagiarizing multiple video game reviews, is now under fire for his liberal borrowing of copy from the many pitiable signs homeless people in the city use to alert passers-by to their plight, including a ‘Will Work for Food’ sign outside the offices of GameSpot.

One example was pointed out by veteran homeless man Train-Tracks Joe, who said his “Homeless. Hungry. Please Help” sign was stolen.

“He changed it up, thinking that no one would notice,” Train-Tracks told reporters. Miucin’s sign said “Please Help. Hungry. Homeless,” copying the exact words of the sign, but changing the order slightly.

Members of the online ResetEra video game forum discovered a sign held by Miucin was extraordinarily similar to one outside a Coleman tent set up under a San Francisco overpass.

The sign, which read “Gulf war veteran, need any help you can give, God bless” was changed by Miucin to read “Veteran of the Gulf War, looking for any assistance you can provide. Bless you.”

Perhaps the most egregious example came when Twitter users matched a screaming monologue Miucin was giving against the government radios in his head with an identical episode earlier in the week from another person living in the city.

Here’s a full transcript of Miucin’s rambling: “Oh they know, they think they know? Well how do you like this, Mr. Nixon? Can you hear that? On the moon I can. I can on the moon. It’s not like I’d let this slide! Go ahead, go ahead, yes I know you can read my thoughts but you don’t know I can read yours? Buttercup stronghold, seventeen seventy seven!”

The transcript from the San Francisco resident earlier that week: “Oh they know, they think they know? Well how do you like this, Mr. Roosevelt? Can you hear that? On the moon I can. I can on the moon. It’s not like I’d let this slide! Go ahead, go ahead, yes I know you can read my thoughts but you don’t know I can read yours? Buttercup stronghold, seventeen seventy seven!”

At press time, Miucin was seen putting together his own copy of this very news report about him.

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