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Aussie thrown into burning pit gets fundraiser

Post by Michael » March 28th, 2008, 4:27 pm

Sometimes you just can't make this shit up.

This article on theage.com.au talks of two men facing torture and assault charges for throwing an Australian tourist into a burning firepit on a Californian beach.

Two San Diego locals who don't know the victim are planning a fundraiser to support his recovery. The theme? AUSTRALIAN BARBECUE.

Harsh.

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Post by Stu » March 28th, 2008, 4:37 pm

That's a fucked up attack on that guy, whoa!............but what the hell where they thinking having a BBQ, I know us Aussies have a different sense of humour than most but I'm not gettin this one, I'm laughing but it's an embarrassed laugh :?

Um, maybe a lamington drive would have been a better choice or something FFS!

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Post by Miles » March 28th, 2008, 4:46 pm

Very harsh.

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Post by Michael » March 28th, 2008, 5:28 pm

Exactly. The way the article has been written, it appears to be a sincere gesture too... what on earth were they thinking?

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Post by Gamma » March 31st, 2008, 3:31 pm

Y'know, I read the story and honestly never made the connection.

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Post by Michael » March 31st, 2008, 5:06 pm

Really? It leapt out at me like a parody - I had to check the URL to make sure it was a legit news source.

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