Saturday, August 27, 2016

Something about lane closures anger

Knox Leader: Man holds up extremely detailed sign to air his grievances

Conversation in every car that drives past:

"What did that say?"


Spotter's Badge: Rob J

Stolen model goat anger

Sheffield Star: Artist upset after thieves steal her life-sized model goat that was given as a wedding present by somebody who said "We thought you liked goats"

Photograph comes with a space showing where a model goat might have been

Spotter's Badge: Yorkrose

Save our playground anger

Eastern Daily Press: THE KIDS break into play park despite THE MAN'S attempts to stop them

Get used to those bars, THE KIDS.

Spotter's Badge: Helen, Dave

Friday, August 26, 2016

Pokemon Go anger

Kent Online: Woman blames Pokemon Go for sex and drugs at her local park

People were shagging and getting high at the swings YEARS before Pikachu showed up.

Spotter's Badge: Neil, Rob C, Scott

Taking it all too literally anger

Windsor Express: Councillor claims, through the medium of mime, that the Royal Borough is trying to gag him

"Mmmmf mmmmffff hnnnng mffff," he told reporters through his gag.

Spotter's Badge: David

Could take a kiddiewink's eye out anger

Plymouth Herald: Call to do something about the fangs on this playground dragon before a kiddiewink is stabbed in the head

Leave it as it is, spoilsport. Kids need life-changing, hideously disfiguring accidents if they're ever to learn about life's innate cruelty.

Spotter's Badge: Bootsy

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Lovable Hell Hound anger

South Wales Evening Post: Vicar forced to banish his own dog from church

"I've done my best with her but she can be a bit of a problem. There are concerns she's a bit of an unchristian dog."

Yep. Evil.

Spotter's Badge: Jason

Shopkeep death threats anger

Hull Daily Mail: Shopkeep claims people are out to do him in

What people are actually saying is "Look at these killer prices!"

Spotter's Badge: Ian

I've brought a few props anger

Oxford Mail: Potholes have to be as big as a plate and deeper than a Coke can before Oxford Council will fix them

Also, she's brought her packed lunch.

Spotter's Badge: Kathryn, Everybody

Painted over potholes anger

Essex Echo: Council paints mini roundabout over pothole instead of fixing it

Crouching in the middle of the road, dark glasses, lanyard and quality pointing. This man has everything.

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Cancelled bargain holiday anger

Manchester Evening News: Family upset after Thomson refuse to honour £200 Florida holiday after pricing mix-up

Favourite part of this story: The really, really angry T-shirt. And the even more angry hair.

Spotter's Badge: Everybody

Death to Professor Burp anger

Surrey Comet: Man changes his name to Professor Burp in a bid to stop Chessington closing down his favourite Bubbleworks ride

What a maroon

 Incidentally, I find it hard to believe that this Burp character had time to build a genteel theme park ride while simultaneously gaining his professorship, and then succumbing to a hideous bubble-related accident in a life of sixteen years.

Spotter's Badge: Helen

Trees are a danger to kiddiewinks anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Couple worried that if kiddiewinks are walking und tree branches in a severe gale, the branch might fall on the kiddiewink, killing them to death and why aren't the council doing something about this?

Kiddiewinks well and truly thought of.

Spotter's Badge: Simon, Karen

Birmingham City FC and Elvis Presley anger

Birmingham Mail: Bloke told his football and Elvis window displays are bringing the neighbourhood down

Click through for many pictures of a sad Elvis fan.

Spotter's Badge: Jack

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

No new traffic lights anger

Brighton Argus: MP furious at lack of temporary traffic lights at notorious road bottleneck, before realising she turned up five hours early

You might call that bad time-keeping. We call it dedication to duty.

Spotter's Badge: Ian