Why people disappear

UFOs and showers of fish and wacky news stories from around the world
julieocean
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Re: Why people disappear

Post by julieocean » Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:43 pm

humblebee wrote:'Smuggle plot tomatoes', 'blast boy' and 'canoe wife'. There's a name for that sort of thing:
http://stancarey.wordpress.com/2012/06/ ... compounds/
I couldn't help noticing that the yahoo news feed was particularly rich in these today. Highlights include:

Friends weep for river death boy
Bid to rescue quarry plunge boy

and my personal favourite

Power cable tragedy runner hailed

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Re: Why people disappear

Post by roundbitsofplastic » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:49 am

julieocean wrote: Bid to rescue quarry plunge boy
If this is that Portuguese kid who was visiting family, I would like to point out that TWO leisure centres have closed closed in the area. No wonder kids are swimming i horrible quarries and fucking disgusting canals.
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Re: Why people disappear

Post by humblebee » Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:57 pm

Convicted canoe death fraudster John Darwin has repaid just £121 of a £679,000 proceeds of crime order, a court has heard!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-te ... 00?SThisFB

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Re: Why people disappear

Post by graysonscolumn » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:08 pm

Gosh, that's an even slower rate of repayment than Maria Miller. Bet she's well envious.

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Re: Why people disappear

Post by Gordon » Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:20 pm

humblebee wrote:Convicted canoe death fraudster John Darwin has repaid just £121 of a £679,000 proceeds of crime order, a court has heard!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-te ... 00?SThisFB
But apparently his ex-wife has paid back £500,000, which implies either they netted almost £1.2M, or he's getting a BIG fine. Of all the stupid crimes...
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Re: Why people disappear

Post by linus » Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:34 pm

2dollarhaircut wrote:sometimes i wish that i could just disappear
one post from 2dollarhaircut all that time ago, nothing since... suspicious

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Re: Why people disappear

Post by roundbitsofplastic » Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:45 am

a fog of ideas wrote:
2dollarhaircut wrote:sometimes i wish that i could just disappear
one post from 2dollarhaircut all that time ago, nothing since... suspicious

And then they disappeared! Arf!
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