Friday, December 31, 2010

Angry People on Local Television: Snow Penis Anger

News 18 Channel: Angry people angry about snow cocks


Spotter's Badge: Finn

Animal cruelty anger

Bournemouth Echo: Fury as thugs shoot cat

In other news: Ferndown moggy stranglers found*

*Joke. JOKE!

Rubbish police anger

Bromley News Shopper: Angry mum hunts down daughter's muggers after police do nothing

"I'd let her play at private dicks."

Spotter's Badge: JuliaM

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Mind The Gap Not Angry At All

Brighton Argus: Hove man outed as voice of "Mind The Gap"

He looks a bit angry. He's pointing. That's good enough for this blog.

Spotter's Badge: Pete

McDonalds Not Angry At All

Bromley News Shopper: Campaigner smug as McDonalds planning application thrown out

A follow-up to this seething ball of rage

Spotter's Badge: Peter

Car/pothole anger

Brighton Argus: Driver enraged as car damaged by pothole

1. Top pointing
2. Superb lack of sympathy in the comments

Spotter's Badge: Skuds

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Treehouse anger

Lancashire Evening Post: Family forced to pull down treehouse after complaints from neighbours

I bet someone got a turd-in-a-box for Christmas this year.

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Heating anger

Knutsford Guardian: Family freezes as heating oil delivery fails to appear

"I'd give her a delivery of fuel oil"

Spotter's Badge: Maria

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Slum two-for-the-price-of-one anger

Oxford Mail: Council set to buy 'the worst house in Oxford'

MUGS. Buy a good one.

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Nearly killed completely TO DEATH anger

Edinburgh News: Girl points in horror at length of guttering that nearly killed her completely TO DEATH

Yeah, enough of the kids. What's your mum like?

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Monday, December 27, 2010

Stolen bin anger

Bournemouth Echo: Angry mum forced to pay £60 for stolen recycling bin

You dopey woman. The form is this: Steal somebody else's bin

Parking fee anger

Oxford Mail: Shopkeeps fold arms in fury over council plans to charge for parking

There's very little else to do in Kidlington, I'm told

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Recycling Anger

New York Post: Woman fined $100 after throwing newspaper in bin

Fury in a manner that only New Yorkers can manage

Spotter's Badge: Grumpy Faced Angel

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Tesco Anger

Oxfrord Mail: Locals furious as pub sold to Tesco

I'd buy her Tesco Value beer goggles

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Stolen Grit anger

Kent and Sussex Courier: His Holiness The Pope furious after road grit is stolen

Actual photo caption: Council leader Bob Lanzer with a bag of grit which wasn't stolen

Spotter's Badge: Skuds

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Christmas decorations anger

Oxford Mail: Christmas cancelled in Oxford after council buys wrong kind of lamp posts

Luckily, they've got the right kind of cross-beam that makes Easter celebrations a breeze.

Christmas Spotter's Badge: Suzanne


Sunderland Echo: Family's fury, mild relief, after Egyptian HOLIDAY HELL

I'd something something Pharoah something

Friday, December 24, 2010

Vandalism anger

Kenilworth Weekly News: Anger as yobs smash up front garden

It's Russ Abbott! That'll learn him for having those noisy parties, happy atmosphere or no.

Racism anger

Edinburgh News: Couple give up bar after stream of racist abuse

Boy or girl? You decide.

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Stolen Decorations Anger

Southend Standard: Family left (oh-ho!) in the dark as thieves steal Christmas decorations

And superb work from the Standard for their to-the-point, one-word picture caption.

Council tax anger

Oxford Mail: Fury as woman pays £350 more in council tax than her neighbours

Simple solution: Someone's got to pay an extra 350 quid

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

YMCA anger

Dorset Echo: Fury as YMCA hit by lead thieves

It can't be fun to stay at that YMCA

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Angry Squirrel. Repeat: ANGRY SQUIRREL

Oxford Mail: Health and Safety rules anger genuine six-foot squirrel-human hybrid

And so, the Didcot inter-breeding scandal rumbles on.

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Bad E-fit

Kent Police: Man wanted after assault

So: Do you know a man with two turds on his head? If so, dial this number: 999

That number again: 999

Don't have nightmares

Gym membership anger

Harlow Star: Gym refuses to cancel angry man's membership

The classic "I'm so angry I nearly said something" pose

Spotter's Badge: Laura

Bin anger

Edinburgh News: Locals slightly miffed as bins not emptied in a month

Burn it to keep warm. Win/Win!

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Surgery closure anger (Repeat offender)

Bexley News Shopper: Closure of clinic is 'a kick in the teeth'

Recognise this guy? Yup, he's been here before. Still angry, still rooted to the spot.

Spotter's Badge First Class: Pavlov's Cat

Dog poo anger

Manchester Evening News: Don't mess with the dog mess cleanup kids

Don't mess with them. They'll have your hubcaps

Excluded from school anger

Courier Mail: Kids expelled from school over father's row with head teacher

"Hey kids! D'you know what'll really piss off the old goat?"


"Let's go to the papers!"


Spotter's badge: @hp88

Postal Anger

Dewsbury Reporter: Pensioners fury at delays in postal service

That's proper "I'll kill each and every one of you" anger in those eyes

Monday, December 20, 2010

Big Society anger

Oxford Mail: Volunteer libraries: They're going to be crap, aren't they?

Something something sexist Dewey Decimal System sexist something.

Spotter's Badge: John Rentoul

My thanks to John for his support for this blog when it was nothing but fields.

Bank anger

Hereford Times: Businessman angry as 'Britain's most helpful bank' isn't

Top pointing by former Blackburn Rovers boss Fat Sam

Spotter's Badge: James

Red Tape Anger

Essex Echo: Business owners angry red tape delaying rebuild of industrial estate

"We didn't do it. It was like this when we got here"

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Is there no end to the Pothole Anger?

Chorley Guardian: Potholes still unrepeaired after January's frost

Black holes of Chorley: Was expecting some kind of specialist publication. Disappointed.

Blogging binman anger

Edinburgh News: Binman to appeal dismissal after slamming his bosses on website

Just putting it on record: My boss is EXCELLENT.

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Stolen compost anger

Inner West Courier: Gardeners furious as compost bins are stolen

"I'd mulch her garden"

Spotter's Badge: Gerry

Neighbour from HELL anger

Dundee Courier: Neighbour admits flooding house

[Sexism goes here, geezer looks too huge, though]

Spotter's Badge: Clarrie

Friday, December 17, 2010

Mould anger

Bournemouth Echo: Residents angry over mouldy flats

Yeah, I know. Who owns that arm?

Spotter's Badge: Esqui

Leaking drain anger

Dorset Echo: Resident fears accidents as drain overflows after storm

New from Matalan - the Pointing Angry Bloke range

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Boat club anger

Watford Observer: Sailing club's future in doubt as lease of reservoir not renewed

In fact, they're going to (oh-ho!) pull the plug on the whole lake

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Runaway truck anger

Bournemouth Echo: Residents fume as runaway truck wrecks vehicles

"I'd completely wreck her driver's side"

Spotter's Badge: Esqui

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

NHS anger

Essex Echo: Man's hospital trip wasted as incompetent trust bungles appointment

And - because he's looking for gastric band surgery - he's treated with all due reverence and fairness in the comments. Makes you proud to be British.

Burglary anger

Dorset Echo: Woman, dogs furious after spate of thefts

"Something something doggy style something"

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Christmas Tree Anger

Bournemouth Echo: Traders prepared to leap out of well-chosen hiding place to kill, kill and kill again over council's 'health and safety' Christmas tree decision

Keep up the good work, people. These pencil-necked desk jockeys won't know what hit them.

Missing car anger

InMyCommunity: Woman's car still missing after being towed away three years ago

No --- there it is. Look to your left.

Spotter's Badge: Kim

Robbery anger

Dorset Echo: Boys arrested after door kicked in at shop

"I'd kick her door in"

Monday, December 13, 2010

Deportation anger

Bournemouth Echo: Canadian-born woman threatened with deportation after living in the UK for 65 years

Go on Canada, do the decent thing

(Of course, if her skin was a different colour, I dare say the comments would be filled with people cheering on the 'jobsworth' customs officials)

Wildlife anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Wildlife twins - who [and this is important] suffer high blood pressure could be forced to close animal rescue centre

"I'd raise their blood pressure"

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Empty house anger

Melbourne Leader: Local busybodies furious as council house goes empty