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rogerzilla:
A thread for pointlessly amusing stories from the local press, not just the running joke that is the Swindon Advertiser.

I'll kick off with this one, which is notable both for the unimpressiveness of the photo and for the eminently sensible first reader comment.

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/8683196.I___m_trapped_in_my_own_home_/?ref=mr

Maverick:
This is from the far distant (former) provinces

http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/227721_10150189670889681_738479680_6991603_7524340_n.jpg

robbo6:
Except it has been a trifle exaggerated
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-11-26/shoplifting-suspect-stabs-marine?page=3

noisycrank:
Its a disgrace.

http://www.buchanobserver.co.uk/community/business-directory/absolute_disgrace_1_1952614

"restrictions on fresh air" in Peterhead you are havin a Giraffe

rogerzilla:

--- Quote from: pequod on November 19, 2011, 09:29:22 pm ---Its a disgrace.

http://www.buchanobserver.co.uk/community/business-directory/absolute_disgrace_1_1952614

"restrictions on fresh air" in Peterhead you are havin a Giraffe

--- End quote ---

--- Quote ---IT’s THAT time of year again. Weather forecasters promise the first flurries of Blue Toon snow in the coming weeks and Christmas is just around the corner.

But as children write their letters to Santa and mums begin to plan their fabulous festive feasts, a dark shadow looms over the town centre which threatens to dampen that community Christmas spirit.
--- End quote ---

That's almost Tony Parsons-esque.

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