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in: blairtrewin; blairtrewin > 2016-01-09

Jan 9, 2016 12:55 PM # 
Jan 9, 2016 8:27 PM # 
It was on the BBC news website as well.
Jan 9, 2016 9:23 PM # 
At least orienteering can claim it is not a sport riven by gender stereotypes.
Jan 9, 2016 11:10 PM # 
I'd really rather not give the Telegraph more hits (on the grounds that along with the Daily Mail, it's the UK's home of media climate change denialism), but since I don't have the BBC link, you can find the ugly/entertaining details here.

Not having ever been drunk myself, my mind boggles as to what sort of state one would have to be in to think that trying to take on a bouncer who was (presumably) at least double your size was a good idea.
Jan 9, 2016 11:47 PM # 
Tash sent me the link so that's one more for the 'graph.
Jan 10, 2016 1:58 AM # 
It was buried deep in the Highlands & Islands section of the Scottish section of the UK news:
Jan 10, 2016 2:49 AM # 
well, if nothing else, this tells us there is at least one pub bouncer in the world who is an accurate judge of intoxication levels...
Jan 10, 2016 3:56 AM # 
Everything seems like a good idea when one is drunk enough. Maybe we should give the kid a break though. After all, her AP log unsurprisingly makes no mention of any such incident.
Jan 10, 2016 5:10 AM # 
One would imagine that the number one rule these days for those involved or potentially involved in legal proceedings would be not to say anything about it on social media, although some aren't very good at following that rule; I understand that at least one person is currently resident in the Hume Hilton as a result of Detective Frogga (or possibly one of his colleagues) having spotted a picture of them on Facebook of themselves posing next to the gun used in a robbery.
Jan 10, 2016 8:23 AM # 
Larry :
Maybe the IOF will cancel the WOC banquet now as well.
Jan 10, 2016 8:57 AM # 
Probably needs a bit of flirting going on at the banquet before that happens.
Jan 10, 2016 1:34 PM # 
Being small is now a defence! Funny as. I wonder what the reaction of BOF was?
Jan 10, 2016 10:25 PM # 
No doubt things have happened behind the scenes, but British Orienteering's official position appears to be that determining a penalty is the court's job. Their chief executive was quoted in the press as describing it as a "moment of madness" and pledging to support her.

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