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Nobody knows who Tony Hawk is, yet everyone knows who Tony Hawk is. In case you're unaware, Tony Hawk has a rolling list of encounters with fans that didn't know they were talking to the legend himself. 

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There's so much to love about Tony Hawk. Plus, he's got mad skills. He also has to deal with a whole lot of people not knowing they're talking to him, and telling him that he looks just like Tony Hawk. Check out those hilarious interactions here.

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Clueless People That Unknowingly Met Tony Hawk

As it turns out, Tony Hawk has to deal with a whole lot of people not realizing that they are in fact talking to him. And this pertains to situations where he needs identification, like the TSA checkpoint. It's not like he's walking around asking for everyone to know who he is, but you'd think that more people would have a handle on 

A collection of times that people met Tony Hawk, and had no idea it was him | Tony Hawk Follow @tonyhawk clarify: my legal name is Anthony TSA agent checks my ID, looks at looks at ID, looks back at quizzically and loudly says "Tony Hawk's my favorite skater l'll tell him.
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Yet another fine example of why the world loves Tony Hawk. Check out a series of times that people met Tony Hawk, and had no idea they were talking to the man himself.

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The game was just way ahead of its time. This review might actually make you want to figure out a way to fire up Tony Hawk Pro Skater again. 

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22 Times Tony Hawk Tweeted About People Not Recognizing Him

The ongoing conundrum of Tony Hawk dealing with people and clueless fans out in public that swear they recognize him from somewhere, but fail to go the extra mile and connect the dots that he's Tony Hawk is a gift to the world. Thankfully, Tony Hawk makes fun of the situation on Twitter. His feed's evolved to be nothing short of a goldmine. 

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Skaters typically don't like it when random strangers yell at them to do tricks. This time around skateboarding legend and man-of-our-childhood Tony Hawk did it, partly to see some talent, and partly to see if anyone would recognize him.

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Kid Demands Free Merch, Freaks Out When Company Sends Him Demolished Skateboard

Companies are always getting random requests for free stuff on Instagram. You'd expect when someone asks for free stuff, they'd be sort of polite about it, but this kid had the nerve to make demands, and eventually threats. So the company decided to have a little bit of fun with it. Sometimes companies get stupid inquiries and get sassy with it, like thisguy who got in a row with a treasurer who didn't understand a payment plan.

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Tony Hawk showed up at the skate park to surprise some kids, and then the cops decided to show up and surprise him and everyone else by detaining a bunch of people! I mean, come on guys!

If you want some more positive and upbeat Tony Hawk content, check out the times people had no clue they were talking to Tony Hawk, here! Some serious gold in that list. 

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Tony Hawk is an inspiration to so many. We can finally see all the inspiring drive and skill that goes into pulling off that one magical trick! 

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Tony Hawk Shares Exchange With Hilariously Clueless TSA Agent

If you weren't a Tony Hawk fan going into this, you'll sure as hell skate away from the exchange, one! 

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I just can't see any way that this was going to end well. What could have possibly been a WIN in this situation? 

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