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fortyone

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Reverse ferret
« on: Dec 04, 2018, 02:55:51 PM »
Well that's one anti-crime measure that didn't last long...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-46440172

Michael Rolls

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #1 on: Dec 04, 2018, 03:05:10 PM »
Surprise, surprise!
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Diasi

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #2 on: Dec 04, 2018, 03:21:40 PM »
Diane Abbott is reported as saying "it's very dangerous" when what she said was "it's vewy dangerwous".

But of course she'll be against it, as most of the offenders, when shown on the TV, are blacks.
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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #3 on: Dec 04, 2018, 04:17:56 PM »
Why don't they just legalise crime (and non-crime) and have done with it. Then we can all carry guns and defend ourselves.
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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #4 on: Dec 04, 2018, 04:23:54 PM »
Can you imagine Brian let loose in Birmingham with a gun ;)

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #5 on: Dec 04, 2018, 04:26:03 PM »
Yes, something like, "Spare a few bob, guv'nor?"

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Diasi

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #6 on: Dec 04, 2018, 04:42:03 PM »
I'd never heard of a reverse ferret but my wife got quite excited when she heard me asking what it was & she said she'd never heard of it either but she was willing to try it.
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fortyone

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #7 on: Dec 04, 2018, 04:47:42 PM »
Frequently used in Private Eye which I used to read.
You'll probably need to navigate past the begging page.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_ferret



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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #8 on: Dec 04, 2018, 05:02:35 PM »
Frequently used in Private Eye which I used to read.
You'll probably need to navigate past the begging page.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_ferret

Thanks fortyone, that was interesting, I like snippets such as that.

Anyway my wife suddenly said she'd got it wrong & it was a reverse cowgirl she hadn't tried.
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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #9 on: Dec 04, 2018, 05:19:49 PM »
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fortyone

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #10 on: Dec 04, 2018, 07:18:05 PM »
There are plenty of video demonstrations. Should you get stuck I recommend Voltarol 12hr.

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #11 on: Dec 04, 2018, 07:26:16 PM »
Another article says the boy, in the case in question, was taken to hospital with serious head injuries but released later the same day after treatment. I think that contradicts itself. You're usually kept in, under observation, for a just a bad bump. So was it serious or not.


To me this is a worrying bit of the IOPC's statement,  "Ultimately no police tactic can ever be used with impunity in a country where we police by consent - be that tactical contact, the use of firearms or the use of restraint."

 If i was a policeman i would be starting to worry what action i could taken in stopping a crime and would i be liable for prosecution for my action.

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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #12 on: Dec 04, 2018, 07:35:50 PM »
The idiot should've worn a helmet. If the police avoided action cos the scum were lidless it'd be open house.
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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #13 on: Dec 04, 2018, 08:07:48 PM »
There was apparently a rumour suggesting exactly that.


Others just think they are invincible. It seems some might be. From Brian's dashcam...


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Re: Reverse ferret
« Reply #14 on: Dec 04, 2018, 08:12:03 PM »
He spotted that landing beautifully!
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