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hey don't be so lazy, make one for me too :smoke:


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'Biggest ever' fatberg weighing whopping 130 tonnes found in east London sewer

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I thought Trump had postponed his trip to England.....

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I believe the Fatbergs are only distantly related to the Drumpfs.

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Dunno if this is spankin' new or even a good idea, but I'd never seen it before:

A DVD that also plays on a turntable...
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'Biggest ever' fatberg weighing whopping 130 tonnes found in east London sewer

http://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/uknews/bi ... ocid=ientp

I thought Trump had postponed his trip to England.....


So that's why we aren't supposed to flush diapers, wet wipes, & tampoons down the toilet. This great information cost me half a weeks pay. :wink:

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Tampons are worse even, they can do quite a lot of damage to the drainpipes.

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North Korea fires unidentified missile, South Korea says
Last updated 19:32, September 15 2017

North Korea has fired an unidentified missile from its capital, Pyongyang, over Japan, according to South Korea's military.

It was launched at 6.57am local time on Friday (9.57am NZT) and flew over the northern island of Hokkaido before landing 2000km away in the Pacific Ocean, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.

Japan didn't attempt to shoot it down.

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In Japan, an alert was issued on television and via cellphones, warning people to take shelter inside a building or underground.

Japan protested the latest launch in the strongest terms and would take appropriate and timely action at the United Nations and elsewhere, staying in close contact with the United States and South Korea, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.

Suga told reporters that the situation was similar to that when a missile was fired over Japan on August 29, NHK reported. North Korea had called that test a "meaningful prelude" to a threatened launch into waters near the American territory of Guam.

The South Korean and US militaries were analysing details of the launch, the South's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

The US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the launch "put millions of Japanese into duck and cover" before it landed in the Pacific Ocean, and added that top US officials had fully coordinated after the test-launch.

Timeline: Key recent weapons tests by North Korea:

May 14, 2017: North Korea fires a newly developed intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile it says can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.

May 21, 2017: North Korea tests a Pukguksong-2 missile that uses solid fuel, which is harder to detect by outsiders before launch.

June 8, 2017: North Korea fires several projectiles believed to be short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles.

July 4, 2017: North Korea test-launches its first intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-14, at a highly lofted trajectory.

July 28, 2017: North Korea fires another Hwasong-14, again at a lofted trajectory, but outsider experts say its full range would reach far into the US mainland, including cities such as Chicago.

August 9, 2017: North Korea announces a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to US bombers.

August 29, 2017: North Korea fires an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 that flies over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean.

September 3, 2017: North Korea carries out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb.

September 15, 2017: North Korea fires an intermediate-range missile over Japan into the Pacific; it flew about 3,700 kilometers, its longest-ever flight.

- Source: AP

"We have just got done with the calls we always make to coordinate among ourselves. Steady as she goes," Mattis told reporters traveling with him during a visit to the US Strategic Command, which oversees US nuclear forces.

South Korea's presidential Blue House has called an urgent National Security Council meeting.

New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel alerts for Japan and South Korea say there is "some risk" due to "heightened tensions in the region".

A ministry spokesman said it advised caution in both countries. "For North Korea, we advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel."

There are currently 483 New Zealanders registered as being in South Korea, 662 registered in Japan and no New Zealanders registered as being in North Korea.

On Friday, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern said she advocated a multi-lateral approach to the situation in North Korea.

New Zealand needed to work with other heads of state, through the UN, she said.

"Of course, we always maintain our independent foreign policy but our view on issues of this magnitude is it's never too late to talk, and the UN is the best way to undertake those conversations...

"We can never underestimate the importance of us using our voice to call for peace, to call for calm, and to call for cool heads, particularly when nuclear weapons are involved."

The North's launch comes a day after the North threatened to sink Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a UN Security Council resolution imposing new sanctions against it for its September 3 nuclear test.

That test was a "perfect success" and confirmed the precision and technology of the bomb, according to the Korean Central News Agency. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has claimed that his regime could mount a hydrogen bomb onto an intercontinental ballistic missile.

The North previously launched a ballistic missile from Sunan on August 29 which flew over Japan's Hokkaido island and landed in the Pacific waters. Japan called it an "unprecedented threat" to the country.

- Agencies

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Reports coming in of a "security situation" at the Parsons Green underground railway station in South West London

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Trump warns terrorist that Scotland Yard is hot on their heels, possible assisting their escape...new levels of dumb ass even for cheeto... :smoke:


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British police arrest 18-year-old, raid house after London tube blast
Last updated 02:19, September 17 2017

British police have made a "significant" arrest and raided a house in the urgent manhunt for suspects a day after the London tube blast that injured 29 people.

Police said an 18-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in the port of Dover on the English Channel. He is being questioned under the UK Terrorism Act. Dover is a major ferry port for travel between Britain and France.

"We have made a significant arrest in our investigation this morning," deputy assistant police commissioner Neil Basu said. But he warned that the investigation was ongoing and the terrorist threat level remained at "critical", meaning a government task force that included the security services believed another attack was imminent.

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Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the blast.

Basu's comments suggested other dangerous suspects may still be at large.

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Witnesses described seeing a "wall of fire" as the bomb - hidden in a plastic bucket inside a supermarket freezer bag - went off about 8.20am (7.20pm NZ Time) while the train was at the Parsons Green station in southwest London.

The 18-year-old suspect hasn't been charged or identified. Police say he will be brought to a south London police station for more questioning. Police haven't said if he was suspected of planting the bomb or if he played a supporting role in a possible plot.

On Saturday afternoon (Sunday morning NZ Time), police evacuated a residential address in Surrey, southern England, to carry out a search in relation to the tube explosion.

Police said in a statement that residents in the buildings surrounding the address were also being evacuated as a precautionary measure.

"Cordons are being put in place at a 100-metre radius to facilitate the Metropolitan Police Service's operation, which is being supported by colleagues from Surrey Police," they said.

Authorities had increased the terrorism threat level to "critical" late on Friday (Saturday NZT), after a bomb partially exploded during the morning rush hour.

Police are combing through CCTV images and have extensively studied the remains of the device without giving details about it. But images from inside the tube carriage after the blast showed the device was contained in a bucket with wires hanging out of it and that it was concealed in a plastic shopping bag.

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A woman reacts outside Parsons Green tube station in London, following the explosion.

The train hit by the bomber at Parsons Green station in southwest London had video cameras in each carriage, and the London tube network has thousands of cameras at the entrances to stations and along the labyrinth of subterranean and aboveground passageways leading from the entryway to the trains.

Officials have hinted there may be more than one person involved, but haven't released details in what is termed an ongoing and covert inquiry.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said raising the threat level to its highest point was a "proportionate and sensible step". Police called on the public to be vigilant.

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An injured woman is led away after the blast on Friday.

The soldiers will add to the armed police presence on Saturday at public places to deter attacks after the Friday rush-hour blast on a London District Line train. No arrests have been made. The explosion and an ensuing stampede at the station injured 29 people. None of the injuries, some of them burns, were believed to be life-threatening.

The bomb went off around 8:20am on Friday (7.20pm NZT) as the train, carrying commuters from the suburbs - including many schoolchildren - was at Parsons Green station.

The station was reopened on Saturday, officials said, restoring some normalcy to London's transport network after a day of severe disruption. There was no sign of panic among Londoners and the weekend life of the city continued undeterred by the raised threat level.

Officials said the bomb was intended to do grave harm to commuters. Analysts said the injuries would have been far worse had the entire device exploded.

"They were really lucky with this one. It could have really become much worse," said terrorism specialist Magnus Ranstorp, of the Swedish Defence University.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was carried out by an affiliated unit.

Britain has endured four other attacks this year, which have killed a total of 36 people. The other attacks in London - near the UK Parliament, on London Bridge and near a mosque in Finsbury Park in north London - used vehicles and knives.

In addition, a suicide bomber struck a packed concert hall in Manchester in northern England, killing 22 people. That attack in May also briefly caused the threat level to be set at "critical".

- AP, Reuters

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Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head has said.


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Antonio Guterres told the BBC that unless she acted now, "the tragedy will be absolutely horrible".

The UN has warned the offensive could amount to ethnic cleansing.

Myanmar says it is responding to last month's deadly attacks by militants and denies it is targeting civilians.

The military launched its operation after the attacks on police in the northern Rakhine state.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41297145

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Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head has said.


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Antonio Guterres told the BBC that unless she acted now, "the tragedy will be absolutely horrible".

The UN has warned the offensive could amount to ethnic cleansing.

Myanmar says it is responding to last month's deadly attacks by militants and denies it is targeting civilians.

The military launched its operation after the attacks on police in the northern Rakhine state.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41297145


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Kapi-Mana police call for owners of half a kilo of cannabis
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Last updated 15:08, September 18 2017

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Optimistic Kapi-Mana police are calling for the owner of this lost cannabis stash to come forward.

It's a lost and found story worthy of Cheech and Chong after dopey dope fiends let their stash find its way to police.

Wellington District Police posted a picture of the half-kilo of primo buds in a tongue-in-cheek appeal to its owners on its Facebook page on Sunday night replete with the hash... tag #wonderiftheywillcall.

"We've located a substantial amount of cannabis and would like to speak to its owner. If this is yours can you please get in touch with us."

The post sparked up the comments section with at least one commenter offering the orphaned herbs a good home.

Another was simply a GIF of Homer J. Simpson vanishing, backwards as he is swallowed by a hedge of marijuana leaves.

"It needs to be thoroughly destroyed by being rolled up in paper and burnt," another commenter quipped.

While clear-headed readers would probably think twice before contacting the authorities, many commenters were lobbying for the stash on "medicinal" grounds.

Given the highly unlikely chance of the stash being claimed police can always follow Billy T. James' lead and create "hats" from the illicit haul.

A spokeswoman said police were always looking at different ways to communicate on social media.

"We try to be informative and fun at the same time. This approach works well for us, and often results in much higher engagement with our followers. It's one way of reminding the public to let us know about concerning activity in their communities, by notifying police through official channels," she said.

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Death toll rises after major earthquake shakes Mexico City
Last updated 17:54, September 20 2017

At least 226 people have been killed by a powerful earthquake that struck central Mexico, the nation's interior minister says.

The death toll in Mexico City surged to 117 people, Luis Felipe Puente, the head of the agency, wrote in a post on Twitter. The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a temblor that killed thousands in the capital.

The state of Morelos, just south of Mexico City, was also hard hit with 55 killed, Puente said. At least 12 people were killed in the neighboring state of Mexico, and three deaths were reported in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast

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Workers look on a destroyed hotel after an earthquake hit Atlixco, in Puebla state, Mexico, September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

The US Geological Survey said Wednesday's quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centred near the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 123km southeast of Mexico City.

Puente said 64 people had died in the state of Morelos, just south of Mexico City, though local officials reported only 54. In addition, 36 people died in Mexico City, 29 in Puebla state, nine in the State of Mexico and one in Guerrero.

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Rescuers work in the rubble after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck on September 19, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Mexico's president says 22 people have died at a school that collapsed in the nation's capital.

President Enrique Pena Nieto said that two of the bodies found were adults. It's not clear whether the deaths are already included in the overall toll of at least 149 across the country.

Pena Nieto visited the school late Tuesday (local time). He said in comments broadcast online by Financiero TV that 30 children and eight adults were still reported missing.

Rescue workers were continuing to search and listening for sounds from the rubble.

Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong told local television rescue teams were working painstakingly with picks and shovels. The United Nations expressed condolences and said it was ready to assist.

"We have some buildings where we have reports that there could be people inside. They are doing it with lots of caution," the interior secretary said, adding that more rescue personnel would be needed.

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People were feared trapped inside buildings in Mexico City.

Ambulances and fire engines confronted gridlock on Mexico City's streets as millions of workers tried to go home.

Among buildings that collapsed in the capital were apartment blocks, a school, a factory and a supermarket. The fashionable Roma district was hard hit, and a six-storey apartment building was among several collapses reported.

Hundreds of volunteers and rescue workers dug through the rubble with picks, shovels and their bare hands.

"My wife is there. I haven't been able to communicate with her. She is not answering, and now they are telling us we have to turn off our cellphones because there is a gas leak," said Juan Jesus Garcia, 33, choking back tears.

On Twitter, relatives posted pleas for news of family members, including 8-year-old Alexis Vargas Macias who was at Enrique Rebsamen school when the quake hit. The school collapsed, television images showed, and according to local media and family members on social media, several children were killed.

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The mayor of Mexico City said fires had broken out in some of the damaged buildings.

'FEAR AND PANIC'

Gala Dluzhynska was taking a class with 11 other women on the second floor of a building in Roma when the structure collapsed.

More than two hours after the quake, the women stood on the sidewalk across the street covered from head-to-toe in dust. One had a cut on her foot that was being bandaged.

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Dozens of people have been killed into the quake, officials said.

Dluzhynska said the building's stairway was very tight and surrounded with glass.

As they ran out of the building amid the quake, everything started falling around them. Some people panicked. She said she fell in the stairway and others began to walk over her.

She shouted for help and someone pulled her to her feet. She said the dust was so thick you couldn't see anything.

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Many buildings and facades have crumbled because of the earthquake.

"There weren't any stairs anymore only rocks," she said.

When they reached the bottom, an exit gate was locked and they began to scream for help. People were pushing her from behind against the bars. Finally a security guard came and unlocked the gate. Outside it was all rubble.

In Puebla, university student Jevon Minto, 24, said he had just arrived at class when he felt the shaking. "We were seated when the place started shaking real, real hard ... You can literally feel the fear and the panic in this city."

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"You can see people ... (are) scared, their eyes are red from crying."

In the capital, at least one survivor was pulled from a collapsed building in the busy Condesa neighbourhood, and another was rescued from a six-storey apartment building nearby.

Banker Jesus Gonzalez Hernandez, 55, said office lamps and furniture swayed when the tremor began. He and colleagues rushed to evacuate. "But while exiting down the stairs, the walls were coming apart," said Gonzalez Hernandez, who fractured his ankle in the melee.

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People rushed out into the streets of Mexico City when the quake hit.

In Cuernavaca, a city in Morelos popular as a destination for weekend visitors from Mexico City, there were reports on local radio of people trapped beneath collapsed buildings.

Mexican TV and social media showed cars crushed by debris.

"We got out really fast, leaving everything as it was and just left," said Rosaura Suarez, as she stood with a crowd in Mexico City.

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Mexican stocks and the peso currency dropped on news of the earthquake and Mexico's stock exchange suspended trading.

At the same time as the earthquake, Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano had a small eruption. In Atzitzihuacan on the slopes of the volcano, a church collapsed during mass, killing 15 people, Puebla Governor Jose Antonio Gali said.

Thousands fled into the streets in panic as the quake hit, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

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A building in the district of colonia Roma, Mexico city, on fire following the quake.

Scores of buildings collapsed into mounds of rubble or were severely damaged in in densely populated parts of Mexico City and nearby states. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said buildings collapsed at 44 places in the capital alone.

The quake is the deadliest in Mexico since a 1985 quake on the same date killed thousands. It came less than two weeks after another powerful quake left 90 dead in the country's south.

Mancera said at least 30 had died in Mexico City, and officials in Morelos, just to the south, said 54 had died there. At least 26 others died in Puebla state, according to state disaster prevention chief Carlos Valdes.

Governor Alfredo del Mazo said at least nine had died in the State of Mexico, which also borders the capital.

Mancera said that 50 to 60 people were rescued alive by citizens and emergency workers.

"People are really scared right now," said dentist Claudia Meneses who was in her clinic in Mexico City's Lindavista neighbourhood when the earthquake struck shortly after 1pm, local time.

"We're going to go to a building that fell to see if we can help."

Much of Mexico City is built on former lakebed, and the soil is known to amplify the effects of earthquakes even hundreds of kilometres away.

Mexico was hit by a powerful M8.1 quake on September 7, which killed dozens and triggered tsunami warnings including for New Zealand.

- Agencies

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5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts central NZ
JENNIFER EDER
Last updated 16:28, September 20 2017

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The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was 17km deep.

Central New Zealand has been jolted by a short and sharp earthquake.

The 5.1-magnitude quake hit about 2.42pm on Wednesday, 17 kilometres deep and 30km northeast of Seddon.

The quake was felt strongly in Wellington.

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The quake was centred 30 kilometres northeast of Seddon.

Train services were briefly impacted, but were back to normal by about 3.05pm, though there would be some minor delays, Metlink said.

No damage has been reported along the Kaikoura coast, where workers are still clearing slips from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake last November.

Cosy Corner cook Nikita Maker said kitchen staff at the Seddon cafe felt the jolt while they were making pies.

"It brought back some old feelings, but we're fine," she said.

She said it was the biggest earthquake she had felt in a while.

"We've only had little wee jolts."

Seddon resident Pam Tawhara was sitting at her computer, looking up baking recipes when she felt the jolt.

"It felt like a normal aftershock, then I thought 'bloody hell'," she said.

Tawhara gripped onto her desk and looked around for any objects that might fall on her.

"It was a bit scary, there was a violent, thudding jolt and it went boom, boom, boom."

She said nothing had been damaged in the house. A couple of shelves rattled but nothing fell off, she said.

Seddon woman Wendy Caughley said she got quite a shock when the quake struck.

"I hate them, I absolutely hate them," she said. "I never used to mind them, but now we get them all the time."

She was at home alone when she heard the earthquake coming – a long, loud rumble that she thought was heavy vehicles in the vineyard across the road.

"Then an ornament fell off the wall, and the dog ran outside and I ran outside too. I think we're just going to sit out here until my husband gets home from work."

The power and water was still going, so damage seemed to be minimal, she said. "Last time I was in the lounge and all my shelves fell down. So this was not a big one, but it still gave me a fright."

A Marlborough District Council spokeswoman said there were no reports of damage from the quake, but the council would continue to monitor the situation.

Marlborough Lines network operations manager Warner Nichol said they had not received any reports of damage or power outages following the quake.

A large power outage in Nelson shortly after the jolt was not caused by the quake.

- The Marlborough Express

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The Gods are angry with Earthlings... Very sad and dark coincidence. Hope all is well in Kiwi-land...


Cheers Mr. G_G

No drama's, just a short sharp shock to remind us of the fragility of our existence.....

NZ is one day away from exercising "our" democratic right to select the set of fat cats that will control the money for the next three years.....According to the media's many polls, which have been swinging wildly in every direction, the result is too close to call.....

Amazingly, the guys that have been in power for three terms are suddenly promoting a bunch of policies to "fix" all the problems their governance has created over the last nine years :shock:

"when the lie's so big"

"meet the new boss same as the old boss"

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:54 pm 
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May you get better candidates or, that the ones that seem may be ineffective become better than you expect!

Meanwhile, in the states...
On cable right now

CNN: T says Puerto Rico "obliterated"
MSNBC: Medicaid chiefs oppose GOP bill
Fox News: Hannity on "Clinton corruption"

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:21 pm 
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Policing Kiwi style

Kapi-Mana police call for owners of half a kilo of cannabis
MATT STEWART
Last updated 15:08, September 18 2017

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Wellington District Police
Optimistic Kapi-Mana police are calling for the owner of this lost cannabis stash to come forward.

It's a lost and found story worthy of Cheech and Chong after dopey dope fiends let their stash find its way to police.

Wellington District Police posted a picture of the half-kilo of primo buds in a tongue-in-cheek appeal to its owners on its Facebook page on Sunday night replete with the hash... tag #wonderiftheywillcall.

"We've located a substantial amount of cannabis and would like to speak to its owner. If this is yours can you please get in touch with us."

The post sparked up the comments section with at least one commenter offering the orphaned herbs a good home.

Another was simply a GIF of Homer J. Simpson vanishing, backwards as he is swallowed by a hedge of marijuana leaves.

"It needs to be thoroughly destroyed by being rolled up in paper and burnt," another commenter quipped.

While clear-headed readers would probably think twice before contacting the authorities, many commenters were lobbying for the stash on "medicinal" grounds.

Given the highly unlikely chance of the stash being claimed police can always follow Billy T. James' lead and create "hats" from the illicit haul.

A spokeswoman said police were always looking at different ways to communicate on social media.

"We try to be informative and fun at the same time. This approach works well for us, and often results in much higher engagement with our followers. It's one way of reminding the public to let us know about concerning activity in their communities, by notifying police through official channels," she said.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/oddstuff/969529 ... f-cannabis


Could i say we need it for the starving Koala's down my way in Oz land................


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:26 pm 
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Neither the Republicans nor the Democrats are going to cut out their donors, the insurance companies, out of hundreds of billions of dollars of profits a year, (for providing no medical services, unless you count denying medical coverage a service).

Better to keep the public bamboozled by fake health insurance battles, then they wont know about HR676, Medicare for all, everyone fully covered automatically, and for hundreds of billions of dollars a year less.

Better not let the public find out about that cuz then they'll want it...good thing the TV's got 'em so snowed, most don't even know HR676 exists.


https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-con ... e-bill/676

Summary: H.R.676 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (01/24/2017)

Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act

This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primary care and prevention, dietary and nutritional therapies, prescription drugs, emergency care, long-term care, mental health services, dental services, and vision care.
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I'm gonna start a new service, an Electric Bill Coverage service...if you send me $4000.00 a year plus money to pay your electric bills, I'll pay your electric bills for you... course I might be denying you some electricity at night, you'll have to get some candles if I deem light unwarranted.

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