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Postby Schlocky » Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:16 am

A BUS driver has been sacked and is facing a criminal charge after he was seen urinating opposite a school while on the job.
Police caught the bus driver - who had been driving for just six weeks - outside the grounds of St Columba College, Andrews Farm, after witnesses reported seeing him relieving himself in view of the northern suburbs school about 10.30am on Thursday.
Police said the driver, from bus company SouthLink, was charged with urinating in a public place and offensive behaviour. He will face court .
It's understood he was urninating on a college-owned reserve across from the front gate.

http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/stor ... 82,00.html

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Postby Schlocky » Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:20 am

South Australia
MORE than 100 people were caught drink-driving or drug-driving this weekend - including two men caught in the same country town with blood alcohol readings over 0.30.
As part of Operation Consequence, running from Saturday 6pm to 6.30am today, police tested 8513 drivers for alcohol and 931 for drugs, with 96 drink-drivers and 12 positive drug screens.
Two men in Berri, both aged 28, were detected in two separate incidents - an unlicensed driver recorded a 0.305 reading after he was tested when he crashed into two parked cars and another driver blew 0.315.

http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/stor ... 01,00.html

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Postby slarty » Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:57 am

Wis. man attempts drive-by shooting, forgets to roll down car window

Andrew J. Burwitz, 20, of Appleton, Wis., allegedly tried to do a drive-by shooting at the home of his ex-girlfriend's family and another random house. Police found him because he failed to roll down his car window and shattered it when he made the first shot.

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Postby rokkitgurl » Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:50 pm

slarty wrote:Wis. man attempts drive-by shooting, forgets to roll down car window

Andrew J. Burwitz, 20, of Appleton, Wis., allegedly tried to do a drive-by shooting at the home of his ex-girlfriend's family and another random house. Police found him because he failed to roll down his car window and shattered it when he made the first shot.


here's a Minnesotan being drunk and silly, whilst driving... lay-z-boy

http://blog.taragana.com/n/minnesota-man-pleads-guilty-to-driving-motorized-la-z-boy-under-the-influence-203701/

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Postby Schlocky » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:16 am

A PUBLICAN has spoken of his relief after a landmark decision in the nation's highest court finally cleared him of blame over a drunk motorcyclist's death.
The High Court yesterday upheld the appeal of the Tandara Motor Inn at Triabunna, on Tasmania's east coast, over the death of Shane Scott in 2002.
The court found drinkers, not the publicans who served them, were responsible for the consequences of their own intoxication.
Mr Scott died when he crashed into a bridge at Orford while driving home from the Tandara Motor Inn on January 24, 2002.
On the night Mr Scott died, publican Michael Kirkpatrick had agreed to take his keys, store his bike and call his wife when it was time for him to leave the pub.
But after reaching a blood-alcohol level of 0.253, Mr Scott asked for his keys back.
Mr Kirkpatrick offered to call Mr Scott's wife but he was told: "If I want you to ring my f...ing' wife, I'd f...ing' ask you."
In January this year, a full bench of the Supreme Court of Tasmania found the pub and Mr Kirkpatrick breached its duty to Mr Scott by letting him ride his motorbike home drunk.
Mr Scott's widow Sandra Scott had sued over her husband's death, arguing the pub had a duty of care. :shock: :shock:
But the High Court ruled: "Balancing the pleasures of drinking with the importance of minimising the harm that may flow to a drinker is also a matter of personal decision and individual responsibility. It is a matter more fairly to be place on the drinker than the seller of drink."
Mr Kirkpatrick said last night: "I am totally relieved that it's over.
"It has just been a constant reminder and really sad that a guy has lost his life."

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Postby viddleodge » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:33 am

Che Schlocky wrote:A BUS driver has been sacked and is facing a criminal charge after he was seen urinating opposite a school while on the job.




:lol: :lol: :lol: :agree: :agree: :agree: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby viddleodge » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:45 am

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Postby Schlocky » Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:25 pm

AN ELDERLY man accidentally drove nearly 600km from Yass in NSW to the outskirts of Geelong yesterday after making a false turn on the Hume Hwy.

The 80-year-old was missing for nine hours after he left his friend's house in Yass at 7.15am attempting to drive home to Pambula on the NSW south-East coast.

But the man, named only as 'Eric', took a wrong turn and kept driving unconcerned about his unfamiliar surroundings.

He travelled nearly 600km before stopping at the Avalon BP service station on the Princess Hwy to ask for help from two police officers

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Postby slarty » Sun Nov 22, 2009 1:11 pm

David Attenborough ate my fruitbat

possibly nsfw :dunno: , the address says it all

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Postby Schlocky » Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:04 am

TWO men bashed a drug dealer and ran him over because he had added his own mucus to amphetamine deals, making his customers ill, an Adelaide court has heard.

Roy Morris James Bateman, 29, and Richard Robert Charles Wilde, 30, were today sentenced in the Supreme Court for the attack.

In sentencing, Justice Michael David said Bateman had planned the attack after learning the victim had "tampered" with the methamphetamine he was selling by "placing mucus from his nose" in the drug.

Justice David said the dealer had been heard saying "people who inject these drugs deserve to get sick".

The pair concocted the plan to bash the dealer to "tell him to stop doing what he was doing with the drug".

They arranged to meet the dealer in September last year at Torrensville, when they began hitting him with a baseball bat.

Justice David said Bateman, who was driving, had a more serious role to play because he hit the victim "sending him over the top of the bonnet of the car and into the road".

Bateman then ran over the victim.

Justice David said that had not been deliberate, "but done in a reckless manner".

He said Wilde had left the scene not long after the attack, while Bateman torched the car.

Bateman was sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison with a non-parole period of five years and 10 months.

Wilde was ordered to serve four years and nine months in jail with a non-parole period of two years and 11 months.


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Postby Schlocky » Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:05 am

Mr MacDonald, 46, was on his way to Gosford Hospital to join his partner Joanne Jennison for the birth of their baby on Friday night, when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed sideways into a pole.

Police said Mr MacDonald was killed instantly in the crash at 6.30pm. Named in honour of his dad whom he will never get to know, little "BJ" was born at 7.09pm.

Mr MacDonald was the 414th person to die on NSW roads this year.

His grieving partner Joanne bravely took the couple's baby home to their Central Coast home yesterday, and is being comforted by family and friends.

BJ was their first child together. Mr MacDonald has four older children - Aliza, Rickilee, Jacob and Monique.

Colleagues of Mr MacDonald, a veteran DJ on the Central Coast, described him as a "decent bloke" who lived for his family and his music.

Club Malibu owner Michael Mason said Mr MacDonald had worked at his venue under the stage name DJ Xtreem for many years, and was highly regarded in the music industry.

"No one can believe this has happened to a decent and good bloke like Bill," Mr Mason said.

Mr MacDonald was working on Friday night when he got the call his partner had gone into labour. "Something as simple as that, just trying to get to the hospital for the birth of his baby and this happened ... you can't comprehend it," Mr Mason said.

Police said Mr MacDonald lost control of his Toyota Lexcen sedan on the Central Coast Highway at Erina, possibly after overtaking a vehicle.

DJ Xtreem's Facebook page was yesterday flooded with tributes from shocked fans and supporters.

"Went to the club for you like we all did last night, and the mix was so unmistakably Bill but you weren't up there in the booth. No matter, danced our butts off like you would have wanted us to," one tribute read. "Great DJ, a nice person who loves music, friends and his children," a fan wrote.

The club is planning fundraising events to support Mr MacDonald's family and new baby. Anyone wishing to contribute should contact Club Malibu at The Entrance.

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Postby viddleodge » Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:46 pm

Australian territory becomes first to legalise gay unions
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schlock & jellysticks! south australia next. :grin:

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Postby Schlocky » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:25 pm

Police officers slain when ambushed in pre-meditated attack

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/world/ ... 5805196854

The world is out of control :headspin:

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Postby Flipside » Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:53 pm

John Prescott breaks down as he discovers family's incest secret

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott wept after discovering a dark secret about his family's past.

The Labour MP recently learned of an incestuous relationship between his great-great grandmother Athaliah Parrish, and her widowed father Thomas with whom she had four children.

This twisted relationship in the family tree means that his great-great-great grandfather was also his great-great granddad.

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Postby slarty » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:28 am

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/t ... board.html

Hey it's the Telegraph, if this is deemed unsafe for your work, at least your oberleutboss will be impressed that you're reading Mein Kampf for the masses :grin:

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Postby slarty » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:31 am

Hey it's the Telegraph...

"Truscott was arrested in the early hours of November 9 when he was found by police sitting in manure at the same farm."

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Postby viddleodge » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:56 pm

Australia shipping alert over massive iceberg

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20091211/wl ... icaiceberg

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Postby slarty » Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:07 am

[rub chin smiley]

If it was dislodged ten years ago, does it count as this century's once-in-a-century cliff of ice, or last century's once-in-a-century cliff of ice?

Hey! Just askin'

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Postby slarty » Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:54 am

Why me and vid will outlive you all (apart from the wimmins who live forever once they get a tartan trolley)

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Postby brogie » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:32 pm

Blaze at Guinness site in Dublin

http://www.rte.ie/news/2009/1221/guinness.html

15 units of Dublin Fire Brigade are now attending a fire at the Guinness site at St James's Gate in Dublin.

A spokesperson for Diageo said the fire was in 'an infrequently used' building at Victoria Quay.

There are no injuries reported and the area around the building has been evacuated.

Anyone in the vicinity of the brewery is being warned to remain indoors and keep windows closed because of potential contaminants in the smoke.


Thank fk for that. Thought there would have been riots when i saw the headline :pstc:

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Postby rokkitgurl » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:56 pm

brogie wrote:Blaze at Guinness site in Dublin

http://www.rte.ie/news/2009/1221/guinness.html

15 units of Dublin Fire Brigade are now attending a fire at the Guinness site at St James's Gate in Dublin.

A spokesperson for Diageo said the fire was in 'an infrequently used' building at Victoria Quay.

There are no injuries reported and the area around the building has been evacuated.

Anyone in the vicinity of the brewery is being warned to remain indoors and keep windows closed because of potential contaminants in the smoke.


Thank fk for that. Thought there would have been riots when i saw the headline :pstc:


I thought it was a riot as well! hahaha. Oi, my poor guinness!!!!! :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

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Postby FF UK Admin » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:55 am

slarty wrote:Ianovich is this a south coast custom?
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Plymouth - South West - fking witch country down there mate :lol: :lol:

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Postby FF UK Admin » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:57 am

Quite impressed that he got changed bwtween attacks :clap2: :clap2: must have been a Tesco

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Postby FF UK Admin » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:00 am

According to BBC2 - Michael Jackson is alive in Bucharest :dunno:

Would have thought it would have had a bit more coverage..

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Postby slarty » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:12 am

Can't dismiss it outright. What type of institution is Romania famous for? :lol:

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Postby FF UK Admin » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:18 am

slarty wrote:Can't dismiss it outright. What type of institution is Romania famous for? :lol:



:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby rokkitgurl » Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:43 am

FF UK Admin wrote:According to BBC2 - Michael Jackson is alive in Bucharest :dunno:

Would have thought it would have had a bit more coverage..


lolz you mean Michael Jackson live in Bucharest

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00pk61m

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Postby slarty » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:53 am

rokkitgurl wrote:Here is something really interesting...

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2009/1222/breaking5.html?via=mr


"Kang Wannian, a villager from Mengla, Yunnan Province, encountered the tiger in February while gathering freshwater clams in a nature reserve near China's border with Laos."

Sounds like an open and shut case Image

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Postby FF UK Admin » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:22 pm

Prosecutors said Kang did not need a gun to gather clams.

:lol: :lol:

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Postby FF UK Admin » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:55 am

Just look at his face :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Typical spud - thats the look of a man knowing what he is getting :lol: :lol:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... l-ill.html


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