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Somewhere in southern England.

I always like to see the small local newspapers on my travels as they often contain weird stories that have great significance locally but would not register on the national press.

This week's Henley Standard front page is one of the best ever...

http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1310323

Local stories for local people!

I'm writing a load of fiction. My latest story starts here... This is the index of all the stories...

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Canterbury

my all time favourite

As you can see it's all kicking off in Kent !

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We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
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The Great Custard Calamity will be hard to beat

This is one of my favourites
Kalamazoo, MI – The “deer in trunk not dead” video has become viral, spreading all over the internet. Some people say it’s popularity is due to the “dead” deer video resembling a scene from the Chris Farley comedy movie Tommy Boy.

As previously reported by The Inquisitr, deer videos tend to be popular. Once, a deer was caught running into a cyclist during the 2013 Monster Cross and Mountain Bike race in Virginia. Another video shows a helicopter blowing a deer to safety off of a frozen lake.

Michigan has 2 million deer, which cause more than 60,000 crashes each year, and dead deer roadkill meat can be kept if the incident is reported … assuming that the dead deer does not suddenly arise and escape from the trunk.

Just don’t donate any roadkill deer meet to charity in Louisiana, since state law forbids the serving of venison at homeless shelters. The Louisiana Health Department actually forced a homeless mission to destroy $8,000 worth of deer meat. But back to the new video…

In the middle of the night Tuesday, two agents patrolling the area had spotted a man sitting in his car outside the Red Roof Inn in Kalamazoo. The motorist asked permission to keep the dead deer for its meat. So the officer asked to see the dead deer in the trunk to make sure it was tagged and accounted for.

The supposedly “dead” deer suddenly leaped from the trunk, fell to the ground, but quickly got back up to run into the woods. The driver, who has not been named, was said to be “lost for words.”

What do you think about the “deer in trunk not dead” video?



 
   
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Oklahoma

Not as much the story, but the headline.

Back in 2000 a good friend of mine committed suicide. The local newspaper that ran the story used a horrible stupid headline that I can now find funny:

Dead Body found in Cemetery

 
   
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Major





If you follow Viz Comic on Facebook or Twitter you will find tons of these.

I'm afraid my all time favorite is NSFW because the headline is a filthy double entendre made from a rather tedious story about job losses at a local factory.



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Actually I remember a mind bogglingly daft headline in a local rag a few years ago that simply asked the question "Will nursery attract Paedos?"



Now this just seems like a silly question to ask, especially when you consider that pretty much every town in the country will have several nurseries. My guess is that a local group where looking to oppose the building of the nursery for other reasons and where just resorting to a paedophile scare story is a desperate attempt to get it blocked.

However my favorite part of the headline is that by using the abbreviation 'paedo' instead of the full word 'paedophile' what they are basically end up asking is 'will nursery attract children'.

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 d-usa wrote:
Not as much the story, but the headline.

Back in 2000 a good friend of mine committed suicide. The local newspaper that ran the story used a horrible stupid headline that I can now find funny:

Dead Body found in Cemetery


Not one from around my way, but a funny headline I've heard was an unexploded shell was found on a beach, and the bomb disposal squad were called, and a keen young journalist covering the story came up with the headline - shell found on beach.

The only vaguely funny/dumb story I can think of is the time some builders were doing work on a site in Selby, and they uncovered what appeared to be a bomb. Bomb squad called, area cordoned off. Turns out it was part of a Citroen cars adjustable suspension system.

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iPod Stolen from unlocked car. Major news in Shetland:

http://www.shetlandtimes.co.uk/2013/07/09/music-player-taken-from-car

An iPod Touch was taken from a car in the Tesco car park in Lerwick yesterday afternoon.

It was taken between 1.20pm and 2.20pm, police say.

It comes after police issued a warning over a spate of sneak-in thefts in the town last week. The force has urged motorists to lock their doors.

Anyone with information should contact Lerwick police station: 01595 692110.

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Canterbury

must be something in the water in Whitstable

The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
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Perth/Glasgow



The picture says it all


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Canterbury

There's a Pulitzer here surely !

The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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Probably work



Also, Chrissy Teigen...

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The first comment to the story is better than the story.

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Canterbury



The people need to know !




Nearly a story there then !

The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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Canterbury



Chemical weapons being used, gunmen on the rampage, party political conference season......


......But that’s not what’s making the news in Reigate......!



The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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Melbourne



EXCUSE ME WHILE I BASH MY HEAD ON THE DESK REPEATEDLY!

YES I AM YELLING. I NEED TO YELL SO I CAN BE HEARD OVER ALL OF THE STUPID.



Seriously Red, mate, you're killing me here. I just can't handle stuff like this.

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Lake Macquarie, NSW

MY GRANDMOTHER READS THIS PAPER.


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Canterbury




http://www.midsussextimes.co.uk/news/local/early-customers-find-boots-closed-1-3565203

Thankfully it opened later, thus disaster was averted !



http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/news/picture_large_lorry_negotiates_tight_bend_in_north_walsham_1_1428586



A huge lorry is pictured negotiating the narrow turn from Church Street to Market Place in North Walsham.


A sight never before witnessed by mortal man !




To this day we just don't know if the hat was ever reunited with it's careless owner.





A MAN aged 60 had to be rescued by firefighters after he accidentally locked himself in his lavatory at his home in Church Street, Whitstable, on Monday night.
The alarm was raised by a passer-by who heard his shouts for help. Firefighters broke into the bathroom to get him out.


http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Man-stuck-toilet/story-13688351-detail/story.html#axzz2MfMUvd00 Once again the curse of Whitstable strikes !



.. but you'll note some people get their hats back ! It's discrimination.

Possibly.




The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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Anti-piracy Officer






Somewhere in southern England.

Mystery of mock post box on bridge

http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1343832


I'm writing a load of fiction. My latest story starts here... This is the index of all the stories...

We're not very big on official rules. Rules lead to people looking for loopholes. What's here is about it. 
   
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Melbourne

... What's wrong with you Brits. Why can't you just have normal news like everyone else. Why do you gotta have this crazy gak about bridge postboxes and fake smoke clouds AND HATS!!?!??! WOMEN PLEASE CONTROL YOUR HATS for crying out softly







... wow.

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Canterbury




Investigative journalism at its finest.


The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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 reds8n wrote:





To this day we just don't know if the hat was ever reunited with it's careless owner.







I love the fact that the lady who found the garment identified herself as "Bromance"
   
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Canterbury

Just imagine how awful this could have been !

Phew ! Once again the world dodges another disaster and yet will you hear about this in the lamestream media ? Course not !

The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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 reds8n wrote:
Just imagine how awful this could have been !

Phew ! Once again the world dodges another disaster and yet will you hear about this in the lamestream media ? Course not !



Why were they calling a jersey a "jumper" ?? That sounds absolutely nothing like a sporting item.
   
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Good God, red, is all this a joke? Is that town really that dull?
   
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 Ensis Ferrae wrote:
 reds8n wrote:
Just imagine how awful this could have been !

Phew ! Once again the world dodges another disaster and yet will you hear about this in the lamestream media ? Course not !



Why were they calling a jersey a "jumper" ?? That sounds absolutely nothing like a sporting item.

Because it's a jumper... not a jersey...

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Canterbury


A sweater with an open front fastened by buttons or a zipper is generally called a cardigan, but the nomenclature for other styles in different dialects can be quite confusing. In standard English, a sweater may also be called a pullover, jumper or jersey. In the US however, "jumper" refers to a style of women's sleeveless dress, and "jersey" refers to a knit shirt, especially if part of an athletic uniform. If sleeveless, such a garment may be called a tank top in British English, while "tank top" in US English refers to a sleeveless shirt or undershirt. In the US and in Australian English, a sleeveless sweater may also be called a sweater vest, especially if it has a V-neck and somewhat formal appearance resembling a formal vest, a garment known as a waistcoat in the UK. In British English, "vest" refers to an undershirt. In South African English, a sweater is always called a jersey. In the sport of ice hockey, the top of a hockey player's uniform had traditionally been a sweater; and even though modern hockey uniform tops are more commonly a jersey they are typically referred to as a hockey sweater, regardless of the style.
Customary wear


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweater

The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
"the play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king,
 
   
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When these boys were gonna check out CDs on their lunch break.... the store had closed for the day!

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Melbourne

Ok wow... That picture is freaking me out.

The black kid looks like the son of one of my highschool teachers.
The kid in the black looks like me when i was about 10, but blonde.
The kid behind him looks like someone i went to school with.
and the beenie toting kid looks like one of my brothers friends.

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Somewhere in southern England.

What about a tank top?

I'm writing a load of fiction. My latest story starts here... This is the index of all the stories...

We're not very big on official rules. Rules lead to people looking for loopholes. What's here is about it. 
   
 
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