+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 21
General Chat Thread, 6ft Snake Breaks Loose - Kent in General; Warning As 6ft Snake Breaks Loose - Yahoo! News UK...
  1. #1

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,945
    Thank Post
    886
    Thanked 1,696 Times in 1,474 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Rep Power
    447

    6ft Snake Breaks Loose - Kent


  2. #2
    Oops_my_bad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Man chest hair
    Posts
    1,738
    Thank Post
    438
    Thanked 53 Times in 50 Posts
    Rep Power
    30
    Yeh, my trouser zip broke again - sorry about that

  3. #3

    EduTech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Reading
    Posts
    5,062
    Thank Post
    160
    Thanked 920 Times in 723 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    272
    Quote Originally Posted by Oops_my_bad View Post
    Yeh, my trouser zip broke again - sorry about that
    Is it me or do we have a dreamer.. dreaming in this forum

  4. #4

    maniac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    3,054
    Thank Post
    209
    Thanked 428 Times in 308 Posts
    Rep Power
    144
    Saw that on the local news yesterday, lots of teachers from my last school live in that area

    St marys island isn't even a proper island, although technically it qualifies, but it's only about 10ft from main land!

    One thing that article doesn't mention is who the snake belongs to;

    Missing snake belongs to X-factor star | KentOnline| News

    Mike.

  5. #5

    Andrew_C's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Winchester
    Posts
    2,962
    Thank Post
    64
    Thanked 374 Times in 284 Posts
    Rep Power
    159
    Residents have been advised to lock their doors, close windows and wherever possible keep pets inside while the snake is missing.
    WTF?? Lock the door? What the blazes do they think the thing's going to do? Flip the latch so it can get in to eat Tiddles? Jeez... and journalists are supposed to be educated.... Wait, this is Kent, I forgot.

  6. #6

    powdarrmonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Alcester, Warwickshire
    Posts
    4,859
    Thank Post
    412
    Thanked 777 Times in 650 Posts
    Rep Power
    182
    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    and journalists are supposed to be educated....
    So are the police spokespersons who first gave that advice...

    What bugs me is the recent '999 is for emergencies' campaign suddenly becomes 'if you see it lazing in your garden, call 999'

  7. #7

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,945
    Thank Post
    886
    Thanked 1,696 Times in 1,474 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Rep Power
    447
    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    WTF?? Lock the door? What the blazes do they think the thing's going to do? Flip the latch so it can get in to eat Tiddles? Jeez... and journalists are supposed to be educated.... Wait, this is Kent, I forgot.
    didn't notice that, well spotted. It is a little stupid, probably a case of someone over the top.

  8. #8

    dhicks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Knightsbridge
    Posts
    5,624
    Thank Post
    1,240
    Thanked 778 Times in 675 Posts
    Rep Power
    235
    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    What the blazes do they think the thing's going to do? Flip the latch so it can get in to eat Tiddles?
    Did you not see Jurassic Park? "We should be fine, as long as they don't figure out how to open doors..."

    --
    David Hicks

  9. #9
    Friez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    839
    Thank Post
    22
    Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
    Rep Power
    23
    Escaped prisoner snake eh?
    Probably on a fight out of the country already!


  10. #10

    beeswax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    England
    Posts
    2,285
    Thank Post
    285
    Thanked 225 Times in 153 Posts
    Rep Power
    131
    Snakes on a plane?

  11. #11

    Andrew_C's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Winchester
    Posts
    2,962
    Thank Post
    64
    Thanked 374 Times in 284 Posts
    Rep Power
    159
    Quote Originally Posted by dhicks View Post
    Did you not see Jurassic Park? "We should be fine, as long as they don't figure out how to open doors..."
    Not only do snakes not have OPPOSABLE thumbs, they don't have ANY thumbs at all. Still, I suppose that things mouth is big enough to go around a doorknob... RUN!

  12. #12

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Hemel Hempstead
    Posts
    43
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Rep Power
    0
    The school I work at has loads of animals. They have lizards and they feed them on locusts. The locusts and and get out and there have been a few times that I have found a locust jumping about at the back of the PCs in science.

    The school used to a have a tantranula, but it died and the caretaker wants to get a corn snake.

    Such things would never happen in the commerial world.

  13. #13

    Andrew_C's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Winchester
    Posts
    2,962
    Thank Post
    64
    Thanked 374 Times in 284 Posts
    Rep Power
    159
    Quote Originally Posted by frances View Post
    Such things would never happen in the commercial world.
    Why ever not? If what the business is about is teaching kids about the world around them, then having animals to learn from is perfectly sensible. Similarly Estate Agents employ hyenas, and law firms employ sharks.

  14. #14

    dhicks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Knightsbridge
    Posts
    5,624
    Thank Post
    1,240
    Thanked 778 Times in 675 Posts
    Rep Power
    235
    Quote Originally Posted by frances View Post
    Such things would never happen in the commerial world.
    Exactly. The commercial world is dull and boring.

    --
    David Hicks

  15. #15
    Friez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    839
    Thank Post
    22
    Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
    Rep Power
    23
    Quote Originally Posted by dhicks View Post
    Exactly. The commercial world is dull and boring.

    --
    David Hicks

    Depends what the line of business they're in imho.

    I for one wouldn't find the music industry, movie industry, game industry, or other various different media related industries 'boring', and these are all part of the commercial world.

    But if you enjoy working with animals you could always work in a research lab.. errr I mean zoo.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. XML line breaks
    By zag in forum Web Development
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14th July 2008, 11:21 AM
  2. What Vista Breaks
    By ricki in forum Windows Vista
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 7th April 2008, 07:41 PM
  3. Paid breaks/lunchbreaks?
    By duncane in forum Educational IT Jobs
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 3rd September 2007, 09:08 PM
  4. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 25th April 2007, 11:27 AM
  5. Morning/lunch breaks?
    By pinemarten in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 22nd December 2005, 07:33 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •