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no_more_scotch_eggs - on 06 Feb 2019

Or perhaps it wasn’t...

Crash driver 'swerved to avoid octopus' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-47144891

The Twitter comments quoted are excellent- though I expect ukc can do better...

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john arran - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

He'll be facing a sick squid fine.

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profitofdoom on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

He'll be up before the beak in no time - a sucker for punishment

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Blue Straggler - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

What a calamarity

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profitofdoom on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to Blue Straggler:

> What a calamarity

Anyway the police investigation now has tentacles everywhere

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blurty - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

They get everywhere these days

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-23144255

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Luke90 on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

I think he was right to swerve, it could have ended like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVBeUIEfbOQ

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Sir Chasm - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to profitofdoom:

> Anyway the police investigation now has tentacles everywhere

I think you probably mean the cephaloplod.

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Pedro50 on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

More likely swerved to avoid an Octopus salesperson who litter every high street 

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wilkie14c - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

That story tickled me p-ink

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nniff - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

I'm all at sixes and sevens, and eights, over this

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Timmd on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

I'd really like the driver to be found innocent of being under the influence of drink and drugs, so that it becomes 'One of those mysteries' which the police sometimes have to deal with. 

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DerwentDiluted - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

One of the many hazards of scuba-driving on a tropical reefer.

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colinakmc - on 06 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

This being uncle, obviously it was a Skoda octopus

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McHeath - on 07 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

So the animal just disappeared ... it's now an octagone.

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jkarran - on 07 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

Octopus, nah, sounds more like someone has shaved the hairy hand! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hairy_Hands

jk

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Blue Straggler - on 07 Feb 2019
In reply to jkarran:

"In one incident, in 1924, a woman camping on the moor with her husband reported seeing a hairy hand attempting to gain access to her caravan during the night"

Euphemism much? 
 

 

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Timmd on 07 Feb 2019
In reply to Blue Straggler: Ha ha. 

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Timmd on 10 Feb 2019
In reply to no_more_scotch_eggs:

https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-update-man-who-crashed-2521389

Further news, he has been released while the police investigate, and an octopus - but perhaps not 'the octopus' has been spotted at the crash site.  

I do hope he's found not to have had drink or drugs in his blood stream...

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