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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 11:23
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Bluey, that brightened up my day!
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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 13:28
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I think it brightened the day for a few people, RbG ... the newsreader certainly delivered the item with a smile.
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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 13:55
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A few days before Christmas many, many years ago I attended the Airport Director's Christmas soiree after work to have his good lady apologise for his absence as he was attending the local nick, where they were holding one of his employees on 'suspicion' of an attempted robbery at the local post office.

On his (the AD) return he had great difficulty keeping a straight face because the crime involved the masked miscreant waiving an axe about with 'XYZ Airport Fire Department' emblazoned on the handle, and the note saying "give me the money" was written on the back of his own payslip issued by 'XYZ Airport' - he (the miscreant) was apparently surprised to be beaten home by the awaiting police (but apparently his scooter wasn't running properly !)
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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 17:55
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Oh dear! large cloud mass black as the hobbs of hell approaching the Towers from the south west,be upon us very soon,
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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 18:31
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Hmm, for the Aussies of course petty larceny is in the blood. And of course, getting caught will be in the family history as well.....

One of my old schoolmates got into the Sun once when he decided to do a runner from a downmarket burger restaurant in Croydon. He was pursued by outraged staff and ran into the nearest building he saw -- which was Croydon nick. "It was our easiest arrest of the year," a copper told the currant bun.

He was Canadian. I didn't know they had it in them.
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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 21:58
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In our national paper yesterday was the following karma story.

A lady was sat in her car in a supermarket car park eating her lunch when across the way an
up-himself stuffed-shirt leapt out of his gleaming new BMW to quite aggressively reprimand
an elderly lady for resting her jacket on his bonnet while she unlocked her door. Visibly
shacken she drove off and the stuffed shirt locked his car and strode away. The story teller
then walked over and emptied the remains of her lunch on the bonnet of his beloved BMW
and within no time there were seagulls, sparrows and mynas leaping and pooing all over it.
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 02:06
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Now that is what one might call creative revenge, Nervous!

Hmm, for the Aussies of course petty larceny is in the blood. And of course, getting caught will be in the family history as well.....
Tread carefully angels my sweet. Don't forget I have a chainsaw.
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 07:57
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Morning peeps pleasent morning here,Sunderland Air Show Today,some interesting engine sounds overhead yesterday, didn't see nowt though,by the time I get outside they have buggad orf,have the lust for some cheese and celery this morning, dunno why.
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 09:23
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Cold n miserable here in the West of Oz

Don't forget I have a chainsaw.
Also a Large Handgun and a viscous cat.....
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 09:58
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A fine, warm sunny day.
Just back from moving a narrow boat from dry dock back to it's
home mooring. A very pleasant hour and a half chugging up the
River Trent.
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 10:49
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Is the "viscous cat".........

.......a variation on the "ceiling cat" or the "Cheshire cat". I feel we should be told.

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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 12:22
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Don't forget I have a chainsaw.
Where did you pinch it from?....
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 12:26
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Also a Large Handgun and a viscous cat.....
Ssssshhhhh Avi ... don't be giving away all my secrets now.

Where did you pinch it from?....
Local hardware store ... tucked it under my jacket and nobody noticed.
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 12:29
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viscous
ˈvɪskəs
adjective
having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid; having a high viscosity.
"viscous lava"
synonyms: sticky, gummy, glue-like, gluey, adhesive, tacky, adhering, adherent, sticking, clinging, treacly, syrupy;
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 16:19
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Brussels would have a fit.
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Old 23rd Jul 2016, 22:22
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I'll see your 20,000 watt light bulb, and raise you a Nimrod carbon arc searchlight! Hah!

Apologies for the aviation content.
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Old 24th Jul 2016, 00:27
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Fireworks @ 01:25 - about 200 metres away!
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Old 24th Jul 2016, 07:04
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I have just watched a short segment of a TV prog called extreme couponing. I am totally
shocked by the amount of stuff people obtain, this one woman bought just over 100 boxes
of cereal. They have over 2 years supply of all kinds of goods a lot of which will surely go
off long before they will be able to use it.
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Old 24th Jul 2016, 08:22
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Rather a good kip enjoyed.
That's what amounts from living an innocent and blame free life.


Breakfast to be fettled and then the joys of oven cleaning to be
indulged in.
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Old 24th Jul 2016, 08:48
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Morning peeps late today,made the mistake of starting to watch that new prog about the railways Full Steam Ahead,
Sunshine here.
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