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Did you Spot It?
« on: April 02, 2020, 01:37:23 PM »
Newspapers traditionally insert a fake news story on April 1st.   Yesterday, there were several candidate stories in The Times making it difficult to spot the spoof:-
1.    Reading The Times keeps dementia at bay.
2.   Goats  on the rampage in Llandudno
3.   Man arrested in USA for allowing his dog to drive at 109 mph
4.   Brooklyn company combats climate change by turning carbon dioxide into vodka.
5.   Scientists find clue to murder of Thomas a Becket in Swiss Glacier

After much deliberation, I settled on story 3, making vodka from carbon dioxide, but I could be wrong.  A better variation of story 1 may have been:- Reading The Times keeps Covid 19 at bay, but that would have been in bad taste.
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Re: Did you Spot It?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2020, 02:36:43 PM »
Newspapers traditionally insert a fake news story on April 1st.   Yesterday, there were several candidate stories in The Times making it difficult to spot the spoof:-
1.    Reading The Times keeps dementia at bay.
2.   Goats  on the rampage in Llandudno
3.   Man arrested in USA for allowing his dog to drive at 109 mph
4.   Brooklyn company combats climate change by turning carbon dioxide into vodka.
5.   Scientists find clue to murder of Thomas a Becket in Swiss Glacier

After much deliberation, I settled on story 3, making vodka from carbon dioxide, but I could be wrong.  A better variation of story 1 may have been:- Reading The Times keeps Covid 19 at bay, but that would have been in bad taste.
story 3, making vodka from carbon dioxide or Man arrested in USA for allowing his dog to drive at 109 mph  ;D

as far as i can make out they are all news stories. BUT ...

Man arrested in USA for allowing his dog to drive at 109 mph
that's far to fast for a dog driving, wonder if he had been drinking

Goats have gone on the rampage in Llandudno Wales, running around and eating hedges.
apparently so

Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.

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Re: Did you Spot It?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2020, 03:23:34 PM »
The dog story was true.  Dog was in the driving seat and the guy had his foot down on the accelerator whilst giving the dog aa bit of help with the steering.
https://metro.co.uk/2020/03/31/idiot-crashed-car-teaching-pit-bull-drive-109mph-12484474/
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Re: Did you Spot It?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2020, 05:05:14 PM »
But that dog already had a licence ;) - OK you started this, can you spot the two water bottles in this pic
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Re: Did you Spot It?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2020, 06:24:57 PM »
Anyone half competent in IT could put a red ring around the bottles.  However, all I can say is that the bottles appear to be slightly to the north west of the head of the young lady.
Thaiga, I have forgotten all you told me about posting photos.  I will send you email in the next day or so requesting some help.
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Re: Did you Spot It?
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2020, 06:46:54 PM »
Anyone half competent in IT could put a red ring around the bottles.
you have to spot them yourself that's the fun- this is the story  https://newsbotnetwork.com/entertainment/ec88faf3f40da5f08b6ab90e4eae07eb
yes of course any help needed with pics not a problem - but no nudies ok :o

Little Women Leave Modern Water Bottles In The Background Of A Scene
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