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Old 03-05-2014, 09:42 PM
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More than 100 homes in Penistone, South Yorkshire have been evacuated after police fo

Is it really that psychotic over there? BBC News - South Yorkshire street evacuated after ammunition find Forgive me for never having been, but this seems a bit over the top. They'd have to evacuate almost every state in the USA if " "extensive number" of shells and bullets were found" was any sort of criteria. And what is up with the zig zag road stripes? Drunken painter?

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Old 03-05-2014, 09:44 PM
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He said, "Penistone".

Heh-heh. Heh-heh.
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:48 PM
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He said, "Penistone".

Heh-heh. Heh-heh.
LOL I didn't even notice that. I wont even comment further
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I don't think they mean shotgun shells. I think they mean the artillery kind. And they've been sitting around since WWII. I'd get a little concerned about UXO that old, particularly since the storage conditions over time aren't known.
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:54 AM
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Wonder what kind of stroke they have in Penistown? They'll need plenty to get a hand on this semenly intractable situation before they eject the shells.
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I bet a lot of pricks hang out there....

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