Saturday, 28 May 2016

Stolen teeth weirdness

Bexhill Observer: Seagull steals pensioner's dentures

Perhaps the most exciting thing to have happened in Bexhill since Spike Milligan was stationed there during the war

Spotter's Badge: Lawrence

Friday, 27 May 2016

Slow speed swan chase weirdness

Lincolnshire Echo: SWAAAAAAAAAAAAN!

"Swans are large birds who potentially could take a child's eye out."

Think of the kiddiewinks!

Monday, 23 May 2016

'Planted' animal porn weirdness

This is Lancashire: Grandfather claims police planted animal porn DVD in his flat

Do you know which other completely innocent party had problems with porn "planted" by The Man?

Spotter's Badge: Murray

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Moving walkway weirdness

Sheffield Star: Self-appointed expert designs moving walkway to get people to the city centre quicker

Every now and again a local newspaper throws up a local lunatic's unworkable plans for a mass transit schmeme. You've got to hand it to this guy - at least it's not a monorail.

It's always a monorail.

Spotter's Badge: Jon S

Monday, 16 May 2016

Exploding tea towels weirdness

Gloucestershire Echo: Exploding towels cause huge fire at pub

HINT: When you buy your tea towels, don't buy them from somebody called Bombmaker Barry.

Spotter's Badge: Andy

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Found an ear w-ear-edness

Nuneaton News: Ear found in Nuneaton

But there was none eaten. Also, it was not a real ear. Also also, false ears are a thing.

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Friday, 13 May 2016

Even more big cat weirdness

Rugby Advertiser: Is there a big cat on the loose in Hillmorton?

No, it's a normal-sized one photographed from really really close-up.

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Monday, 9 May 2016

Man in his pants anger

Get Surrey: Why was this man exercising in his pants by the side of the A3?

You mean nobody stopped to ask? I'm sure he's perfectly sane and definitely not an axe murderer

Spotter's Badge: Christine

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Bad E-fit

Northampton Chronicle & Echo: This man has done some bad things

...most of them in Gotham City, to be honest.

Don't have nightmares.

Spotter's Badge: Mike, Steve

Monday, 2 May 2016

Fussy eater weirdness

Portsmouth News: Man only ever eats sausage and chips

Also, chips with sausages.

(Note that his kitchen appears to be completely empty)

Spotter's Badge: Luke

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Nuisance ducks and goats running amok weirdness

Eastern Daily Press: Swaffham evicts 44 'nuisance' ducks

...coming into people's homes, demanding bread with menaces.

Spotter's Badge: Gareth

Cheddar Valley Gazette: Goats amok in the Cheddar Gorge

One resident, who does not wish to be named, said it has become so bad she could cry.

Spotter's Badge: Charlotte