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Fight Against Maturity

I tell you and tell you — don’t mess with oldtimers

WNBC | New YorkA tire iron-wielding man who police said was looking to mug a senior citizen probably thought he had found an easy target — that is, until the 74-year-old fought back………………….The tire iron wielding would-be thief had the iron taken away from by the 74 year old and fled the scene. Good decision. Probably the only good decision he made all day.Police arrested him at his home shortly after.

September 10, 2007 Posted by | Dumb Crook | Comments Off on I tell you and tell you — don’t mess with oldtimers

Brits broaden their bu umm…interests

The Sun OnlineOlympics chiefs have ordered super-sized seats for London’s 2012 Games — because fans are getting FATTER. All 20,000 chairs at the capital’s gleaming new Aquatic Centre will be 4cm wider and 5cm deeper than originally planned.Organisers agreed to the changes after talks with stadium designers, who warned normal-sized seats would be unable to cope with a bulkier UK population by 2012.

September 10, 2007 Posted by | People | Comments Off on Brits broaden their bu umm…interests

I really hope he didn’t have a cold

AnanovaA Chinese man has blown up a hot water bottle with his nose and made it explode.It took only two minutes for Zhang Zhenghui, 52, of Liling city, to make the bottle burst.Zhang said: “Someone blew up a hot-water bottle with his mouth on TV, and I tried it and found it wasn’t difficult. Then I thought, why not try with my nose?” [Why not, indeed…Oldster]It took Zhang nearly three years to perfect the stunt which he performed outside a local grocery shop…………………..Everyone needs a hobby.

September 10, 2007 Posted by | People, Strange | Comments Off on I really hope he didn’t have a cold

You want salt with that?

Salty burgerA McDonald’s worker was arrested and spent a night in jail after serving a salty burger to a police officer. Police Officer Wendell Adams said the burger he ate from a McDonald’s in Union City, Georgia, made him vomit.Kendra Bull, who admitted accidentally dousing the officer’s burger with salt, was charged with reckless conduct.

September 10, 2007 Posted by | Dumb Stuff, People | Comments Off on You want salt with that?