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"So what??" of the week - aka News Non-stories
« on: March 02, 2012, 02:23:52 PM »

Here's mine from today's Beeb news website.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-17231308
Has anyone found anything else equally mind-numbing?
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Re: "So what??" of the week - aka News Non-stories
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012, 02:35:27 PM »

Slack news day?  Somebody flogging a dead horse?
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012, 03:56:59 PM »

What about the article/piece on driving while using mobile phone being more dangerous than drunk driving,  BBC Breakfast News,  Friday 2nd March `12. >>:-( <*<
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012, 04:07:17 PM »

Arrow, I caught some of that before leaving for work - I did think it was a complete waste of time <*< <*<  especially when you know the 'reporter' is going to 'ham it up' so it appears more dramatic.


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Re: "So what??" of the week - aka News Non-stories
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012, 05:04:20 PM »

Are you lot trying to justify using a phone while riding a retired police horse >:-o :police: :police: %)
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2012, 08:36:41 PM »

Retired police horse using cellphone?  Will it get lumbered with roaming charges?
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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2012, 05:18:34 PM »

Can you roam with 2G? I thought you needed 3G - presumably a horse and a half?
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2012, 05:25:55 PM »

2G you mean a gee-gee...oh no that was something else wasnt it ;D
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Re: "So what??" of the week - aka News Non-stories
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2012, 09:11:57 AM »

And here is today's................http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17229797
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2012, 09:31:54 AM »

Nice non news, though.
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« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2012, 10:41:50 AM »

I don't think you have enough to do Dave, not getting a bit slothful are you?  %)

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« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2012, 07:49:04 AM »

Are you lot trying to justify using a phone while riding a retired police horse >:-o :police: :police: %)

Was the horse called Raisa, and was the phone hacked? ;D
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« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2012, 09:28:52 AM »

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Was the horse called Raisa, and was the phone hacked?

I think it was the horse that was the hack.
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« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2012, 10:45:17 AM »

And here is today's................http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17229797
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Please remember though kiddies a sloth is not just for Christmas. Wonder how long it will be before we are asked to ad oped a sloth for 20.00 per month to receive a letter written by the said sloth
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« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2012, 02:27:56 PM »

Nah.  The sloth just won't get around to writing the letter.  Obvious, really.
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