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Post  Freedom on Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:16 am

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/frail-grandmother-forced-to-sleep-on-baggage-carousel-at-airport-after-ryanair-left-her-stranded-for-three-days/ar-BBH8ISY?li=BBoPRmx&ocid=mailsignout

This has me going WTF - not just about granny who was silly enough to lie on a baggage carousel but the daughter who sought refuge in the gents' toilet!
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Post  dogs don't lie on Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:11 pm

Wel that's just bonkers! Imagine if that carousel started up! I've no words for the daughter that slept under the sink in the male toilets except what was wrong with the girls loos Surprised

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Post  Freedom on Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:19 pm

The carousel did start up at 2 a m apparently and Granny had to hop off quickly!

Excluding McCann stories, this has to be one of the silliest of the year.
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Post  unreorganised on Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:46 pm

"Dean Shiels praised after fake eyeballs thrown by Falkirk fans"



http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42548221

It appears this chap has something in common with Gordon Brown and Robert Murat.
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Post  Freedom on Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:08 am

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Post  Freedom on Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:38 pm

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Post  Mimi on Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:45 pm


Wonder what that headmistress would do with a kid going through chemotherapy causing hair to fall out.

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Post  dogs don't lie on Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:53 pm

Woman fed up with looking for perfect man marries ghost of 300-year-old pirate

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/woman-fed-up-searching-perfect-11849132#ICID=Android_TMNewsApp_AppShare


How does that work? ^^^

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Post  Freedom on Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:08 pm

The mind boggles.

I've heard of people marrying inanimate objects though, like the Eiffel Tower and the Berlin Wall. How the latter's wife coped when that was demolished, I don't know.
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Post  dogs don't lie on Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:58 pm

Oh I watched a documentary on that a few years ago, my jaw was on the floor the whole time!

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Post  Freedom on Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:51 am

That's probably the one I saw too. Here is a fairly recent update on the Berlin Wall woman - she has turned her attention to fences!

https://withberlinlove.com/2014/12/19/the-woman-who-married-the-berlin-wall/
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Post  Freedom on Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:11 am

Some more bonkers reasons why people have phoned 999.

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/woman-calls-999-over-cracked-egg/ar-AAv5jeV?li=AAnZ9Ug&ocid=mailsignout

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Coloufully named NZ conman...

Post  Rosa canina on Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:55 pm

I'm not even sure 'Wayne Eaglesome' is his real name -

- as the PM's Chief of Staff is/was one Wayne Eagleson...

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/100982786/prolific-conman-wayne-eaglesome-wants-people-to-join-him-on-79m-yacht


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Post  Freedom on Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:29 am

This does sound a bit of an OTT reaction to being called a few names - you'd think that rugby players were used to it.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5352457/England-rugby-star-gets-Twitter-troll.html
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Post  Heisenburg on Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:34 am

Freedom wrote:This does sound a bit of an OTT reaction to being called a few names - you'd think that rugby players were used to it.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5352457/England-rugby-star-gets-Twitter-troll.html


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Post  Freedom on Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:48 am

Andrew wrote:How ridiculous.....

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4473432/Carer-accused-stealing-2-Fairy-liquid-neighbour.html

Carer, 78, accused of stealing a £2 bottle of Fairy liquid from her 93-year-old neighbour with Alzheimer's will stand trial in a case costing taxpayers' £1,000
Joan Edlin is accused of pinching the washing up liquid from Gladys Prentice
Magistrate hit out at CPS for prosecuting case and Edlin for pleading not guilty
Ms Edlin denies the theft, claiming the pair, from Essex, shared the product



The outcome of this bizarre case.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4473432/Carer-accused-stealing-2-Fairy-liquid-neighbour.html

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Post  Freedom on Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:34 am

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Post  Freedom on Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:30 am

What a charmer and wonderfully intelligent too to put her house number on the note so that she could be identified.

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/woman-arrested-over-angry-note-on-ambulance/ar-BBJjEMt?li=BBoPRmx&ocid=mailsignout
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Robot conman and his dodgy GP sidekick...

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Post  unreorganised on Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:04 am


Wow. It's almost as if those in the medical profession are conditioned to believe that everybody else is even stupider than they are.
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Post  Freedom on Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:20 pm

My son is spitting feathers over this one - in bad taste admittedly but it really was just a joke.

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/youtuber-faces-jail-for-teaching-dog-nazi-salute/ar-BBKuRI4?li=AAnZ9Ug
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