Things That Make You Go... WTF?

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I reckon the wee girl just has her left arm folded behind her back and is holding on to her own right arm. I don't see anything wrong with the middle section Souleater highlighted. It is just the man's arm.
If you attempt to do that you will find your thumb is pointing down rather than up, as to the middle section, im guessing it was just to highlight where the mans arm is and show its not his hand on the girls arm. (i didnt circle the picture, it waa on the same site as the original)
 

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I reckon the wee girl just has her left arm folded behind her back and is holding on to her own right arm. I don't see anything wrong with the middle section Souleater highlighted. It is just the man's arm.
It’s a double exposure. Look at the older girl’s foot at the bottom of the pic. Or two images photoshopped so they’re all smiling.
 

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My hope is silly prank, but there's a nagging worry of something more. I hope I'm wrong.
Sounds more to me as though someone got the wrong address. Does your dad live at something like XXX Street when there's an XXX Road nearby? Or at number 02 of a very long road that may also have a 102 or a flat 02 further down?

If the call was made on a mobile it could have been made by someone who wasn't in the building at the time and just scrambled (or didn't clearly state) the address and the police just got the wrong house?
 

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There's a BBC programme called For Love Or Money which shows how people are scammed online by people they think are in love with them.
Can only shake my head.

The bloke in the one I'm watching fell for a woman who claims she is French and needed money to fly to Africa to sign inheritance papers.
When she got there she lost her passport, needed cash to buy a fake one, was caught with it at the airport and arrested, phoned him apparently from prison, etc etc.

He'd handed over £14,000 or so and was still being pestered by her.

Did you know... Facebook photos have a big long number in three sections. The middle section is attached to the account it's come from. So someone sends you a photos you can find out whose it really is.
 

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Sounds more to me as though someone got the wrong address. Does your dad live at something like XXX Street when there's an XXX Road nearby? Or at number 02 of a very long road that may also have a 102 or a flat 02 further down?

If the call was made on a mobile it could have been made by someone who wasn't in the building at the time and just scrambled (or didn't clearly state) the address and the police just got the wrong house?
My brother came up with the same suggestion, though there is no other similarly named thoroughfare. Oddly, both my parents and myself would appear to live on roads that have names unique to the whole country. Neither are especially strange-sounding names but just what are the chances of that?
 

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My brother came up with the same suggestion, though there is no other similarly named thoroughfare. Oddly, both my parents and myself would appear to live on roads that have names unique to the whole country. Neither are especially strange-sounding names but just what are the chances of that?
Can the police trace the number?
 

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Am actually astonished that the police turned up too - last night at work in the shop we had cause to call the police to report a customer. Apart from a phone call where they took our details - nothing.
 

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There's a BBC programme called For Love Or Money which shows how people are scammed online by people they think are in love with them.
Can only shake my head.

The bloke in the one I'm watching fell for a woman who claims she is French and needed money to fly to Africa to sign inheritance papers.
When she got there she lost her passport, needed cash to buy a fake one, was caught with it at the airport and arrested, phoned him apparently from prison, etc etc.

He'd handed over £14,000 or so and was still being pestered by her.

Did you know... Facebook photos have a big long number in three sections. The middle section is attached to the account it's come from. So someone sends you a photos you can find out whose it really is.
I've just been watching that.

You'd think of the people who get scammed, how could they be so stupid but the horrible people doing it are so emotionally manipulative and can say all the right things.

It's never happened to me even though I have experience of being with a compulsive liar who was as good as a conman, so I can see how particularly vulnerable and lonely people can be a perfect target.
 

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...last night at work in the shop we had cause to call the police to report a customer. Apart from a phone call where they took our details - nothing.
They are far too busy policing people's social media posts from a comfy, warm office. Making sure nobody is being nasty to someone else.

Making sure nobody is expressing an opinion other than the government/media-approved version.
 

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Am actually astonished that the police turned up too - last night at work in the shop we had cause to call the police to report a customer. Apart from a phone call where they took our details - nothing.
This was in the local rag this week, according to the police it was 'a concern foer welfare' response. :oops:
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Sorry its only photos but the rags website is impossible to navigate :mad:
 

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someone got the wrong address (etc)
Where I live in WGC, the road name I'm on is identical (but for an additional letter 's') to a road in Hatfield, which is only 3 or 4 miles away.
Totally different postcode of course, but it doesn't stop people getting confused.
In the past I have had, amongst other things;
A woman turning up at my door at 8pm one evening 'to collect the towels'.....apparently an ebay purchase.
A contractor from the local council to 'sort out your water leak, mate'........you'd think the local council would get the address correct, and my house isn't council either.
Various deliveries of boxes of stuff which I have mostly been able to not receive - I rarely order stuff online so I know if something is likely to be delivered. However I have had a couple of boxes that were left on my step, with no indication of a return address, or who delivered them, which I held on to for the required 28 days before opening. One contained a very cheap sweater, the other was a remote control for something (probably a DVD player), but no docs to send them back to anyone.
 

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When I worked in gyms they'd have a sauna with a cold plunge-pool. The idea was to lounge in the sauna for a bit and then plunge into the cold pool. This process was very popular and there'd be a queue at popular times. Nutters.
I started gym after my son was born 3 yrs ago. They had a crèche on site so I thought he could socialise with other children while I had a wok out and relax.
LOVED the sauna then plunge pool experience, I must be a nutter lol.
Very good for the circulation .
I would t be doing any Nordic ice baths though.... nope. No thanks.


(Wish gyms would hurry up and open , they have an amazing spa pool, all underwater jets for a full body massage. You lay on a underwater metal sun lounger type thing, amazing. Tripped up on those metal loungers first time I went in that pool, thought it was just a standard pool....... Quite a hazard when you not aware of it. )
 

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So I was posting on a different thread here the other day about rides at Blackpool, and YouTube throws up suggestion, you know the dril. I was suggested this, I'd skip the first half as I can't stand the way this idiot lad talks. I wonder what his parents think about his antics.

Yes folks, these lads illegally went into pleasure beach after hours so they could make this vid. The thumbnail of the vid is not click bait or photoshop.

Yes he really is balancing precariously on the Big Ones steel track. WTF indeed!, As someone who isn't good with heights ( I had a funny turn in the glass lift at Blackpool tower a few years ago , and won't go on this ride these days as it's just too bloody high , but I did ride it when I was about 20. ) , this makes me feel queasy just watching him.

Stupid stupid lads , one strong gust of wind and he would be a goner. And some poor police n NHS would have to scrape him up off pavement. His channel is full of similar stunts. The police kick them out of Blackpool after this.


Edited cos wrong vid was on! Sorry :) The interesting parts starts at 5mins in.
I'm shocked out how EASY it was for them to just waltz into BPB after hours like that. Mad. And I'm hoping the police did them for trespassing at least. I get the feeling these lads come from respectable middle class type homes , and mummy n daddy would have a FIT if they knew what they got up to. ... Shocked me has this one.
You could literally pay me £1, 000, 000 and you would still not get me balancing on the top of the big one. I'd fall anyway as I'd be so unstready n shaking with fear. Shudder. Just horrible and crazy.
 
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So I was posting on a different thread here the other day about rides at Blackpool, and YouTube throws up suggestion, you know the dril. I was suggested this, I'd skip the first half as I can't stand the way this idiot lad talks. I wonder what his parents think about his antics.

Yes folks, these lads illegally went into pleasure beach after hours so they could make this vid. The thumbnail of the vid is not click bait or photoshop.

Yes he really is balancing precariously on the Big Ones steel track. WTF indeed!, As someone who isn't good with heights ( I had a funny turn in the glass lift at Blackpool tower a few years ago , and won't go on this ride these days as it's just too bloody high , but I did ride it when I was about 20. ) , this makes me feel queasy just watching him.

Stupid stupid lads , one strong gust of wind and he would be a goner. And some poor police n NHS would have to scrape him up off pavement. His channel is full of similar stunts. The police kick them out of Blackpool after this.

I think you might have posted a different video my friend
 
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