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Riot confusion 27 shitsu_tonka 4 years

Why do people use a riot as an excuse to loot their local branch of Currys? Surely if you find yourself in the middle of riot then your first instinct is to very quickly get somewhere where it is...

Feel badly about your riots. 8 rikkor 4 years

We have them all the time here, usually after sporting events or floods (looting). It's just that America is so vast, they always seem rather spread out over space and time. Won't help your tourism...

How do I choose an ISP? 2 Scroat 4 years

My broadband access has been very flaky over the past month or so, but the last straw was a national outage from Friday until yesterday. So I've decided to bite the bullet and change Internet...

London glazier firm, under investigation of Blackberry Messaging offences. 0 Erlang 4 years

More pane later?...

Choices of looters 1 fernandomando 4 years

Forget televisions, iphones, laptops or designer trainers. Large packs of Tesco value basmati rice is the trophy to be proud of http://yfrog.com/kk2mrfbj...

Children's names 3 Sinnick 4 years

It's strange how people name their kids lately. The 2 families sitting at the next table in a pub recently called theirs Flossie, Queenie, Jango, Dixie and Henry. The last 2 aren't so bad. The...

At risk of mentioning the Swindon branch... 4 Corrigan 4 years

Has anyone noticed that News Thump like Wayland's sub so much that it's been on the front page for the last four days? Or has my laptop gone weird...

Can we give Jonathan Ross a hat tip for today's FP? 25 rickwestwell 4 years

[quote]‘We’re dealing here with a woman who, even if she told you herself that she only had the one leg, you’d still do a quick count to be on the safe side.[/quote] It's a great joke, and...

Riot in East London disperses as it becomes "too mainstream" 0 Smaug 4 years

A riot brewing in Dalston, East London, has dispersed when the rioters deemed it had become too "popular and conformist". In an echo of the disruption that's swept London in recent days, a posse...

There are days when I start to think that Al Qaeda might just have a point. 0 wallster 4 years

[url=http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3738492/Dog-groomer-obsessed-with-The-Only-Way-Is-Essex-is-offering-a-vajazzling-service-for-mutts-using-dye-stick-on-sparkles-and-even-fairy-wings.html]...

Too Hot For Newsbiscuit 5 Textbook 4 years

Does anyone, especially the admin/editors have examples of subs they liked but were never run for reasons of being dodgy? We just had the Winehouse/business cards one which seems to have had this...

Names of beers 8 beau-jolly 4 years

My favourate one, which is on at the moment, is from White Horse Brewery. It's called "Wayland Smithy". A name that always brings a smile to the face...

How's this for advertising placement? 0 ronseal 4 years

http://yfrog.com/gzkrrssj...

Well done Corrigan 7 wallster 4 years

Great FP. Nice original idea and a break from the norm. Sterling stuff...

The Gospel Of The Flying Spaghetti Monster 4 Textbook 4 years

I'm sure some of you here are already familiar with this book but if not, I urge you to read it. It's one of the better parody books of recent years in my opinion. Written by student Bobby Henderson...

Anybody qualified to give a spot of legal advice? 10 Vertically Challenged Giant 4 years

And willing to do it for free? In the interests of not getting sued by the BBC I have a question about copyright law/intellectual property rights...

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Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo 0 Scroat 4 years

More than a herd of buffalo...

Can anyone see a way out for the USA? 20 beau-jolly 4 years

I just read a story that said Apple had greater cash reserves than the USA. They are raking in billions a month whereas the country is overspending billions a month. What to do?, I'd privatise...

Tumbleweed 1 Quaz 4 years

http://www.salelahome.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Tumbleweed.jpg...

Market Meltdown, the "experts" hit the TV 0 Quaz 4 years

On Newsnight, some spotty 12 year old from PWC says that western ecconomies need to spend less than they earn. Really? No Shit Sherlock! I'm old enough to have a cheque book and I figured that one...

I'm still trying to think of a good headline for this one..... 2 thackaray 4 years

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/stop-wearing-bunny-suit-police-tell-idaho-man-211232335.html Funnily enough, of all the outfits he's got he doesn't have a Gimp mask or clown outfit to frighten kids...

Changes to the Writer of the Month award 28 editor 4 years

We mentioned last month that we would be changing the criteria by which we choose the Writer of the Month. The current first-past-the-post system has served the nation well, but with it now being...

Splendid web-optimised FP today 4 nealdoran 4 years

That's all I wanted to say. Apart, that is, from stressing that it is entirely coincidental that I end up posting back on here for the first time in an age when a search for 'Bieber topless' could...

We are top of the league, I say we are top of the league.... 0 ronseal 4 years

It's great to see Britain still leads the way at something. Up yours, Johnny Eurobland and Eddie Buttmunch from Flyover State USA. Britain's top of the league!...

Moratorium moratorium 14 writinginbsl 4 years
Love the 'Pam filter' NiB. 0 Qoxiivi 4 years

Really made me [url=http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2011/08/03/new-%E2%80%98pam-filter%E2%80%99-feature-added-by-email-providers/]laugh[/url]...

July Writer of the Month - Oxbridge 15 editor 4 years

Congratulations to Oxbridge who wins the July Writer of the Month contest with five front page stories, including the excellent 'Hot summer could wipe out Goth population, warn experts'. He joins the...

The circle of life 10 beau-jolly 4 years

Funny old thing, life and death., The sun came out yesterday, so Maddy and I went to the seaside., The sun also caused the lilies in the garden to bloom., The cat brushed against the lilies,...

It was the other Sooty 0 andhrimnir 4 years

[url=http://uk.tv.yahoo.com/news-extra/article/168690/daily-tv-round-uppaul-daniels-hospitalised-by-pizza.html]Sooty puts Paul Daniels in hospital[/url] but I applaud him non the less...