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Started by DesEsseintes on Feb 23, 2021 11:16:22 AM
An old man's belief in 50p off shredded wheat
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phantlers - 23 Feb 2021 11:36:56 (#1 of 23)

"When contacted by this newspaper, a spokesperson for Co-op said: “We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customer, and we would be pleased to welcome them back in to the store at their convenience to collect the fifty pence.”



End of thread.

darkhorse - 23 Feb 2021 11:39:28 (#2 of 23)

Bit of a slow news day at the Oxford Mail? "Thank god you've phoned sir, there's a gap on page seven!"

Arjuna - 23 Feb 2021 11:40:21 (#3 of 23)

is this the same paper that gave us the helicopter story?

limegreen - 23 Feb 2021 11:42:04 (#4 of 23)

And the red cars?

FleurDuMal - 23 Feb 2021 11:46:31 (#5 of 23)

And this is news?

Arjuna - 23 Feb 2021 11:46:52 (#6 of 23)

they need to connect the dots in those stories

Arjuna - 23 Feb 2021 11:47:07 (#7 of 23)

and he needs to be on here

https://mobile.twitter.com/angrypiln

limegreen - 23 Feb 2021 11:48:49 (#8 of 23)

He's not angry. He's just up for a wind up.

ReverendBlueJeans - 24 Feb 2021 10:43:38 (#9 of 23)

One assumes the local murder rate is not as portrayed in Morse, Lewis or Endeavour, but the paper's editors wish it were thus.

thisonehasalittlehat - 24 Feb 2021 10:51:24 (#10 of 23)

All these rubbish stories from the Oxford mail cluttering up UK news: what's that about? Some kind of meta trolling?

DesEsseintes - 24 Feb 2021 10:56:38 (#11 of 23)

There'd only be three threads otherwise - one on Brexit and another on Covid and another on Corbyn - all of which are boring as all get out.

dérive

thisonehasalittlehat - 24 Feb 2021 10:57:52 (#12 of 23)

I am nevertheless impressed by your devotion to popularising local journalism.

solomongursky - 24 Feb 2021 10:58:59 (#13 of 23)

The old man is a repeat offender lol!

cozzer - 24 Feb 2021 11:00:39 (#14 of 23)

That's what Shredded Wheat will do.

solomongursky - 24 Feb 2021 11:02:19 (#15 of 23)

Serial offender. (Cereal). Fuck.

ReverendBlueJeans - 24 Feb 2021 11:06:48 (#16 of 23)

Des is JtT's equivalent of the Angry People in Local Newspapers Facebook site, which is no bad thing.

points angrily at unemptied wheelie bin

SinnerBoy - 24 Feb 2021 11:21:51 (#17 of 23)

There was only a headline for me.

Arjuna - 24 Feb 2021 11:23:58 (#18 of 23)

Angry People in Local Newspapers is a great site.

breakfast - 24 Feb 2021 13:50:00 (#19 of 23)

Why the Oxford Mail, des, and not, say the Sunderland Echo?

A Sunderland perspective on news, sport, what's on, lifestyle and more, from South Tyneside, East Durham and the north east's newspaper, the Sunderland ...

DesEsseintes - 24 Feb 2021 14:02:04 (#20 of 23)

They don't have red cars, or helicopters, or anything.

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