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Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

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Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

How did THAT get through the post? Teenager blows off his fingertips after buying LIVE BOMB on the i...
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The Northamptonshire teenager was dismantling the device - which he believed was inert - when part of the metal detonator, about the size of a Malteser, exploded in his hands.

Ignoring usual over-the-top DM headline it seems that it was the detonator that exploded.

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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

"blew off his fingertips" implies much more than the two tiny flesh wounds and "horrific burns" implies much more than a bit of a scorch.  journalistic hyperbole roolz, yar.
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

Now you tell me after I took in a heavy package, yesterday morning, for neighbour two doors away  Undecided
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

And I took one in for my next door neighbour yesterday and the carrier man seemed glad to be rid of it Undecided
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

... just had half a tonne of ammonium nitrate fertiliser in plastic bags delivered to the front door of my terraced house. Should the neighbours be worried?
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... I suppose I'd best tell them it's white rock salt really.
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

Do you think that's wise Wink
If someone nicks a bag and spreads it on his drive and then someone drops a bag of sugar on the same drive Shocked
I used to make rockets using that mixture. Lips are sealed
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

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I used to make rockets using that mixture. Lips are sealed
Did they go into the Stratosphere Wink Cool
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

The neighbours would demonstrate if I had an exploding driveway.
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

That would call for a strategic withdrawal.
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

And you'd probably need to remonstrate with them  Smiley
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Re: Be careful what you take in for the neighbours

That reminds me of that film with Arnold Swarze-never-spell-his-name-right where he is chasing after the toy doll against some other bloke.. who uses a fake parcel against the police to keep them away saying its got a bomb inside. Turns out it literally was and someone had posted it to him  Grin
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