Posts tagged ‘aberdeen’

June 16, 2015

Free Socks for a Year

by duncanr

Oops !

Oops !

a man who pissed himself while visiting the loo in a hamburger joint in Aberdeen is to receive a supply of socks every month, for a year as compensation –

February 9, 2015

Proud to be Scottish

by duncanr

a cyclist’s helmet-cam captures a motorist driving along Queen’s Road, Aberdeen, during rush hour with earphones in both ears, using his mobile phone, and working on his laptop –

who says men can’t multi-task, eh !


November 13, 2014

The Retired Futtret Trainer

by duncanr

some of you may struggle to understand all that’s being said here, but ratty will hae nae bother syne he spends a lot o’ time in Aiberdeen and nae doot understaunds the doric gey weel

p.s. a retired futtret trainer is someone who used to train ferrets

August 14, 2014

Photoshop Fail – Bite becomes Shite

by duncanr

photoshopI like to include a suitable pic to accompany posts I put up in madhatters

Increasingly, if I can’t find what I want using a google search, I’ll cobble one together myself using a photo-editing piece of software

The process involves loading 2 or more pics into the software – each as a separate ‘layer’ stacked one on top of the other – editing each photo to remove everything except what I want to keep, then merging all the layers to obtain the final composite picture I have in mind

The order in which these layers are merged (which layer is on top, and which is underneath) is important – as Aberdeen city council has discovered to its cost

February 7, 2014

Peep Peeps Bar

by duncanr

customer serviceA business without customers is not going to survive very long.

Happy satisfied customers will place repeat order and promote your business to their friends

Following the advice in the pic to the left will go a long way to guaranteeing a happy customer

Of course, there’s an exception to every rule

Watch the following video about . . .

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October 1, 2012

Firefighters Rescue Man from Bin

by duncanr

The Aberdeen Press & Journal published this pic of a man with his head stuck in a waste bin in Castle Street last night.

Passersby called out the Emergency Services to free him (

man with head stuck in bin


[Hhmm, ratty is holidaying in Aberdeen right now. Anyone heard from him recently?]

December 1, 2011

A Shock to the System

by duncanr

Hhmm, when I did my first aid training, we spent hours learning how to apply mouth-to-mouth and other resuscitation techniques in order to revive someone who had stopped breathing.

No-one ever mentioned ramming an ice-cube up their arse !

Yet that is what friends did when a guy passed out and stopped breathing – after an apparent heroin overdose

And it did the trick !!!

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April 7, 2011

Naked Woman Admonished

by duncanr

A woman who walked into an Aberdeen shop naked, apart from one sock, was drunk at the time and did so as part of a dare

Source –

The Sheriff Court heard that she caused fear and alarm’ amongst those who witnessesd the event – [oddly enough, naked women have that effect on me, too] 😳

March 16, 2010


by NobblySan

Get back! I have a willy, and I'm not scared to use it.

…and there’s not a lot more I can add, really.

See what you think

November 1, 2009

Mutton dressed as lamb

by NobblySan

What I love best about this story is that so far no-one has come up with explanantions for:-

a) Why sheep

b) Why roast sheep

I can understand the beer marinade bit.

Photo courtesy of Wales Tourist Board