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Copper thieves still at it #180996
09/18/08 01:06 PM
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Re: Copper thieves still at it [Re: pauluk] #180997
09/18/08 03:16 PM
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Funny, the wire in the photo doesn't really look like it's insulated for 11,000V...


wink

Re: Copper thieves still at it [Re: SolarPowered] #181000
09/18/08 04:47 PM
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pauluk  Offline OP
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Originally Posted by SolarPowered
Funny, the wire in the photo doesn't really look like it's insulated for 11,000V...


I thought that too! You can imagine the conversation in the newspaper office:

"Boy, go find me a generic picture of copper wire."
{ Searches for photo....}

"Will this do?"

"Yeah, it's wire, isn't it?" crazy

Re: Copper thieves still at it [Re: pauluk] #181001
09/18/08 05:56 PM
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"Mr Thompson's sister, Samantha Hopkins, told an inquest in Newport that her brother was unemployed and had been a heroin addict.

She added: "Although for the past eight months (of his life) he was totally clean.""

uh-huh, suuuuuure.

Also, do you really call bolt cutters bolt croppers in the UK?


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