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NAB3 Sat 18-Aug-07 16:02:58

A man has swopped a surface to air missile for a pair of trainers in a weapons amnesty.

purplemonkeydishwasher Sat 18-Aug-07 16:03:59

were they good trainers? i mean was it a fair trade?

PersonalClown Sat 18-Aug-07 16:04:27

How do you 'acquire' a surface to air missile?
The mind boggles.

Durdle Sat 18-Aug-07 16:04:38

I would for a pair of Vans.

Heathcliffscathy Sat 18-Aug-07 16:05:32

pmsl at purple monkeys

PersonalClown Sat 18-Aug-07 16:08:31

Oh my god. Vans rock! I have a pair on order. They are soo comfy, maybe more so than Crocs.

Durdle Sat 18-Aug-07 16:11:49

I love mine. I have lack and white checked ones. Sk8r boi!

Durdle Sat 18-Aug-07 16:12:05

Sorry- black!

EricL Mon 20-Aug-07 09:43:28

This reminds me of that story from the US where a man 'acquired' a JATO engine (Jet Assisted Take-Off) used to give an extra boost to engines on air-craft carriers before flight.

He tought it would be a good idea to drive out to a straight road in the desert, strap it to a pick-up, drive as fast as he could and ignite it.

Can't remember the exact forensic details they worked out - but it was something along the lines of -

..he reached a ground speed of over 200 mph, applied brakes cos he started to shit bricks, brakes melted, he took off, reached airplane speeds and impacted into the side of a mountain a few miles away.

There wasn't much left for them to piece together - but they summarised that he probably didn't enjoy it as much as he orginally thought.

totaleclipse Mon 20-Aug-07 09:48:55

pmsl, was his name Wilw E Coyote (genius)

totaleclipse Mon 20-Aug-07 09:49:18

Wile E Coyote.............even.

WendyWeber Mon 20-Aug-07 10:34:26

Ohh, I heard this - it said the trainers were for his daughter!

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