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Re: Weird News

Postby nickspoon » Sat Jun 26, 2010 11:53 am

VisMis!

That's pretty cheap, for a whole village. What does owning a village entitle you to?
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Re: Weird News

Postby VisibilityMissing » Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:31 pm

VisMis!

That's pretty cheap, for a whole village. What does owning a village entitle you to?
Petty, tinplated dictatorship with delusions of godhood?
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Re: Weird News

Postby VisibilityMissing » Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:08 pm

Alligator takes late-night stroll through town

Reuters
Fri Jul 2, 12:19 pm ET

BERLIN (Reuters) – An alligator was found roaming the streets of a small German town in the middle of the night, authorities said on Friday.

Police in Gross-Rohrheim got a 2 a.m. phone call on Thursday from a bystander who said he had just seen an alligator walking in front of a motorcycle shop in the center of town.
Oil broker banned for drunk trading binge

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By David Sheppard – Tue Jun 29, 11:43 am ET

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's financial regulator has fined and banned a former broker for manipulating oil prices by buying more than 7 million barrels while on a drinking binge.

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) said it fined Steven Perkins, a former employee of PVM Oil Futures Ltd, 72,000 pounds ($108,000) and banned him from working in financial services for at least five years for carrying out trades without the authority of clients or his employer.
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Re: Weird News

Postby Caoimhin » Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:05 am

"The alligator was taken into custody," police said in a statement. Authorities soon found it had escaped from a small circus being staged at a nearby school. The alligator was later handed over to school officials.
WTF?

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Re: Weird News

Postby nickspoon » Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:27 pm

BBC apologises over Tomasz Schafernaker weather gesture
The BBC has apologised after weatherman Tomasz Schafernaker was caught making a rude gesture live on air.

He raised his middle finger after news presenter Simon McCoy jokingly said his forecast would be "100% accurate".

After realising he had been shown on screen, Schafernaker tried to cover up by pretending to scratch his chin.
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Postby Ibun » Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:53 pm

That excuse never works.
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Re: Weird News

Postby Caoimhin » Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:23 am

"The alligator was taken into custody," police said in a statement. Authorities soon found it had escaped from a small circus being staged at a nearby school. The alligator was later handed over to school officials.
WTF?
I rescind that WTF. Clearly the alligator was just hungry and the school had some spare children.

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Postby Tarukai » Wed May 09, 2012 3:07 am

Know what's weird about that? This article was posted today (as of my clock while writing this), but I know I've read about that before, possibly them going to North Korea, or just in China, probably about 3-4 months ago or so.
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