'I’m not a cat': lawyer gets stuck on Zoom kitten filter during court case

9 feb 2021
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A lawyer showed up to virtual court in the 394th district of Texas with a kitten filter turned on, the cat moving its lips and eyes, as Rod Ponton said he and his assistant were attempting to remove the filter during the court case.
The judge later posted the snipped and wrote: 'If a child used your computer before you join a virtual hearing, check the Zoom video options to be sure filters are off. This kitten just made a formal announcement on a case in the 394th.'
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  • rob ponton is tuning in from zootopialand

    aaronpiper92aaronpiper9220 minuter sedan
  • Lol 😂

    Rafael GuzmanRafael Guzman51 minut sedan
  • Just had a great laugh right meow... “uuuh” hahaha

    Bobby MarmBobby Marm3 timmar sedan
  • The cat: sh*t I forgot putting Human filter on

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  • XDDDD

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  • Poor guy , he became a meme ...

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  • It's obviously a cat. 🙄

    Meyaka BrownMeyaka Brown9 timmar sedan
  • 🤣

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  • Cat: dang it..! Forgot to turn on my human filter

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  • 😆

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  • Client: "I hired this guy as my lawyer, he's pretty expensive but I heard he's a very serious guy." Lawyer:

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  • That's exactly what a cat would say🤔

    Lee ChurchillLee Churchill11 timmar sedan
  • "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited. Violation may constitute contempt of court and result in a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 180 days." -SEworld video of hearing

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  • This is a National treasure

    IrèneIrène12 timmar sedan
    • The sound at 0:12 is the best part

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  • Jerry L Phillips is like "wait, what?" and that reaction seals the deal.

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  • nine lives (2016)

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  • "Fur real, Your Honor! I'm not Kit-ten around!" What a cat-astrophe.

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  • Roaring kitty (Keith Gill) when he has to make his opening statement:

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  • It wouldn’t be so bad if he said, I’m not a cat

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  • Hes actually a cat and have been using the human filter from the start, this time he forgot to turn it on.

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  • I love how Phillips enjoys it and Bauer looks like full of amazement and envy together. :D

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  • Was this recorded legally?

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  • the voice and the filter perfectly match! 🤣🤣

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  • So who recorded this, and are they subject to a $500 fine and 6 months in jail?

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  • That was definitely a cat whos lawyer filter was malfunctioning

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  • 0:31 "Im not a cat" sus

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  • _Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited_ The Guardian:

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  • Imagine working your whole life as a lawyer, could be the most honorable and professional person in the world, but noone knew him. Now the entire world knows him - as that Lawyers Who Is NOT A Cat. This world is not fair. lol

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  • The sound at 0:12 is the best part

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  • You can hear the desperation in his voice

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  • plot twist: the two judges are cats using a human filter

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  • Baaa, just like Hank Hill.

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  • “I’m prepared to go forward with it” Sheer determination of the cat (who has realised it’s just lost one of its 9 lives)

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  • "Recording or live streaming this hearing is punishable by 180 days in jail" 🤔

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  • Top Troll supreme overload

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  • "I'm not a cat" 8 million people: _interesting_

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  • Lawyer experiences existential crisis using zoom. That should’ve been the newspaper headline

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    • He is such a treasure...as a cat or not...

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  • Gamestop Investor Keith Gill's opening statement brought me her. LOL! "I am not a cat"

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    • "I'm not a cat" Judge: "I can see that"...as he sees a cat...

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  • *This is where the masterpiece meme begin*

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  • BRB, adopting a cat just so that I can name it Rod Ponton...

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  • Mr. Ponten: I'm here and I am not a cat. Me: Objection! Judge: On what grounds? Me: Unsubstantiated, this court has not proved verifiably Mr. Ponten is not a cat!

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  • 0:36 the guy in the upper right corner was holding his laugh 😅

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  • OMG I SAW THIS AND SHOWED IT TO MY CAT AND MY CAT RAN AWAY IMMEDIATELY HE WAS LIKE “IMPOSTER RUNNNNNNN”

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  • Persona 5 Morgana in a nutshell.

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  • 😂😂😂😂😂

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  • Anyone here for the comments?

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  • Im not a cat, that its what a cat Will say

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  • Why did zoom add these? We use zoom professionally

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  • It’s the panicked “uhm”.

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  • I love that guy Jerry's reaction.. He looks up when he hears cat then starts chuckling.. haha

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  • Majesty this cat is lying don't fall in trap speaking cat it's not joke ....

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  • "I'm not a cat" Judge: "I can see that"...as he sees a cat...

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  • He is such a treasure...as a cat or not...

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  • 😂

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  • I love how inadvertently guilty the cat looks in the filter as soon as they realize it, it's perfect

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    • Purrfect. Soz. so predictable.

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  • Brilliant!

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  • I didn't knew DFV was a lawyer.

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    • “I like the stock”

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  • "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited." hmmmm

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  • That is so emberasing 😫

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    • It's not, actually it's one of the funniest things that could have happened this year

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  • Jerry L. Phillips' reaction: ......😐🤨😏

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  • Just imagine how much happiness is being brought to people watching this! The world over!

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  • *Meanwhile* : Jerry L. Philips takin a power nap till he hears the word *'cat'*

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  • "I am not a cat" *Sounds like a cat would say that*

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  • *im not a cat*

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  • It's so cute XD

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  • The way he looks at the bottom left, that's undeniable sheer unadulterated panic

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  • "im not a cat" how dumb, thats as dumb as someone saying "im not dead"

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    • Yeah but you're not dead if you say you're not dead ;)

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  • "I am not a cat." That's exactly what a cat would say.

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  • Hes so old and donw with this!

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  • We are all Jerry L. Philips.

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  • _The District Court:_ "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited. Violation may constitute contempt of court and reault in a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 180 days" _The Guardian:_ Yes. _Me:_ Lol

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  • He is a cat

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  • Recording is prohibited. ok

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  • Plot twist : It's a cat forgot using his human filter

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  • Who's here after said he's not a cat either?

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  • I arrived here by "Amigos Internautas" one podcast about funny news, thanks guys, I'm laughing a lot

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  • "I'm not a cat" And then it tries to turn on human filter.

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  • Him and roaring kitty are definitely cats 🐈

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  • hmmmmm....not sure i believe him

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  • ..better than offline courtroom drama 😎

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    • This happened to me when I was in class once and i could not get it off

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    • "Judge, get meowt of here! I'm not the purr-petrator!"

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  • I like how there are so serious about it

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  • Love how it says "recording this hearing gets you fined 500 and up to half a year behind bars" and still one of the involved parties so totally did.

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  • I used this app wayback Nov on All Saints day chatting with my daughter using the vampire effects.

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  • Wow the guy who recorded this is in for a $500 fine and up to 180 prison days :(

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  • "I'm a cat but I identify as being an attorney..."

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  • Idk if i'm the only one that feels sorry for the lawyer. My dad is a lawyer too and he always calls me if he has a problem with his computer, i can only imagine my dad in that situation u.u

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    • I feel kinda bad for him. Dude's really stressed. It sounds like the judge was understanding though so I'm sure it all turned out fine lol

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  • Well, at least he gave the world something to chuckle at.

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  • The fear in those eyes

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  • "I am not a cat"

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  • I love how he has to confirm that he's not a cat

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  • "Judge, get meowt of here! I'm not the purr-petrator!"

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  • This happened to me when I was in class once and i could not get it off

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