Saturday, August 29, 2015

Thin excuse for speeding anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Driver claims he didn't know about new speed limit because he couldn't read the sign

Nice try, chap. And no sympathy at all in the comments, except from somebody who claims to be a lawyer. Who is probably not a lawyer.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Donkey parking ticket anger

Blackpool Gazette: Something about donkeys and parking and I realised I got the link wrong and I'm in a cafe and I'll fix it properly when I get home, Ok?

http://m.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/i-ll-not-pay-up-donkey-drama-as-owner-vows-to-fight-parking-fine-1-7418816


In other news, beach donkey rides are still a thing in the 1950s.

Spotter's Badge: Wayne

Fakey speed camera anger

Shropshire Star: Family erects cardboard speed camera to fool drivers

As you'd expect, the local pen-pushers are steaming about it.

Friday, August 28, 2015

House covered in turds anger

Coventry Telegraph: Woman's house spattered with turds due to blocked drain

People who do science: How did those turds manage to get so high up the house?

Spotter's Badge: Rob R, Hazel

Sticky door anger

Portsmouth News: Couple's £2,500 new front door starts sticking after only a few weeks

I can see your problem: You've spent £2,500 on a new front door.

Holiday scam anger

Burton Mail: Woman buys holiday from online hive of scum and villainy Facebook and is shocked - SHOCKED - to discover it's a scam

Yeah, don't buy your holidays on online hive of scum and villainy Facebook. It's going to be a scam.

Spotter's Badge: Simon

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Dog poo enforcement anger

About My Area: Council officials about to hit the streets and crack down on dog mess

That ridiculously good looking chap on the right is in charge of dog clamping. If he catches your dog crapping in the street, the clamp goes on, no questions asked.

Designated busking anger

Surrey Comet: Musicians say designated performing spots are too close together

And the last person you want to wind up is a mad monk with a skeleton violin.

Spotter's Badge: Christina

Music venue anger

Metro Winnipeg: Fears for local music venue as it falls under new owners

You are Michael Stipe out of REM and I claim my five pounds.

Spotter's Badge: Grant

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Dirty Lane anger

East Grinstead Courier: Dirty Lane is still dirty, say residents

Is she licking the sign? DON'T LICK THE SIGN.

Falsly accused donkey anger

Hull Daily Mail: 'I didn't wash my donkey in kiddiewinks' paddling pool' (not sexy slang)

Washing your donkey in the kiddiewinks paddling pool is A Bad Thing, m'kay?

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Neighbourly dispute anger

Gloucester Echo: Armed police with tasers called to row over wheelie bins

I've thought hard about the nature of neighbourly disputes, and feels that the only way forward is to taze all parties in the gonads.

Spotter's Badge: The Quirker, Marjorie

Cracked bridge anger

Oxford Mail: Councillor poses in his karate outfit despite being told cracked concrete on bridge is nothing to be worried about

This chap has form for newspaper publicity stunts. Keep it up, sir.

Spotter's Badge: Richard

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Homeless because O2 are idiots anger

Liverpool Echo: Woman left homeless and standing in the middle of the road in the pouring rain after phone company error leaves her homeless

A reminder: We are not at home to sexist comments on this blog.

Spotter's Badge: Mal

Thomas Cook sex line anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Woman shocked - SHOCKED - after she rings up holiday firm and gets sex line instead

"Luckily, the couple saw the funny side" - What is this? Viz Comic?

Spotter's Badge: Gordy