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    Sage advice, indeed

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46828770

    Venlo WW2 explosive: Don't lie down on bombs, Dutch warned

    "Any live or recovered ordnance in my posts has been dealt with by trained EOD personnel"

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
    Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
    I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
    All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
    Time for tea.

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    Just for the record..... not all Dutch are crazy

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    Just a moron who have seen too many war films category B and who wants to finish as a hero !
    When, when shall people think further than the tip of their nose (literal translation of a Belgian expression) ??? When ???


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    Any live or dug ordnance presented by me has been disposed of by EOD technicians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pzgr40 View Post
    Just for the record..... not all Dutch are crazy
    I second that!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LCplCombat View Post
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46828770

    Venlo WW2 explosive: Don't lie down on bombs, Dutch warned
    They do however exagerate. This Dutch winter so far is extremely mild... And over here it is reported the man was "saved" within 2,5 hours...

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    I must admit I do have the same abberation as that guy…..but only with goodlooking women, and only outside during sunny weather.
    Does that make me crazy?

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    When I saw this news on TV, my impression is, that this guy is a liar. A WW2, empty ordnance device will never hiss or whistle. No informed official would ever have told him to hold on to the device. He had excavated and moved it already. So, this story looks to me like one big lie, for what reason, I don't know.
    Bellifortis.

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    I think it' s true, paramedics checked him and found he had hypothermia (undercooled) and he was taken to hospital. They do not take you to hospital in the Netherlands if they are not 100% shure it's neccecerry.
    You should also not forget that in the Netherlands the population is pavlov conditioned to overreact in pure panic when confronted with weapons or ammunition. When you read the papers about a handgrenade find you often get the impression you escaped a nuclear disaster and city blocks were on the brink of being fully erased from the face of the earth
    Last edited by pzgr40; 11th January 2019 at 07:42 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pzgr40 View Post
    I must admit I do have the same abberation as that guy…..but only with goodlooking women, and only outside during sunny weather.
    Does that make me crazy?
    Anything to stop them whistling eh?

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    ROFL
    I can assure you that with my weight they'll whistle

 

 

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