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Police in Germany are hunting a gang of British conmen who passed off a bag of spuds as a hoard of iPods.

They convinced gullible bargain hunters to hand over the equivalent of £600 for what they believed to be a bag of MP3 players.

The swindlers had shown their customers electronic goodies, including laptops and mobile phones, before agreeing the price for a bag of second hand iPods.

But, after the deal was done in Braunschweig, they later opened the bag to find they had been passed off with about 2kg of potatoes.

via Ananova – iSpud conmen.

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July 9, 2009 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | , | Comments Off on You want DIY fries with that?

Oooops!

More at Metro.co.uk

A farmer in Germany has learned a harsh lesson about the dangers of smoking, with the aid of a runaway tractor and a load of potatoes.

While he ducked inside a convenience store to buy cigarettes, his parked tractor and its load of 25 tons of potatoes rolled down a hill – and over a parked car.

July 6, 2008 Posted by | accident messes | , | Comments Off on Oooops!