Posts tagged ‘china’

April 20, 2018

Genius !

by duncanr

a woman in Suzhou, China, came up with a sneaky way to avoid paying any fines for parking illegally

no one knows how long she was operating her scam – just her bad luck to unwittingly park by an unmarked police car equipped with a dashcam one day

full story –

April 14, 2018

Kakistocracies ain’t new

by allthoughtswork

post4 changing politcal parties

April 7, 2018

Good Turn Undone by Greed

by duncanr

when chinese billionaire, Chen Sheng, decided to build luxury mansions and gift them to residents of his home village, it no doubt seemed a good idea at the time

however, his altruistic act had unforeseen consequences and the new grand homes remain unoccupied –

February 3, 2018

Thousand Hand Bodhisattva (Guan Yin)

by duncanr

As long as you are kind and there is love in your heart
A thousand hands will naturally come to your aid
As long as you are kind and there is love in your heart
You will reach out with a thousand hands to help others

Guan Yin is the bodhisattva of compassion, revered by Buddhists as the Goddess of Mercy. She is a compassionate being who watches for, and responds to, the people in the world who cry out for help

this dance is performed by 21 hearing impaired girls and boys with the China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe

December 28, 2017

Haunting on so many levels

by allthoughtswork

I Once Bought A Disposable Camera. There Was A Picture Taken Already

Somebody bought a disposable camera that already had a picture taken on it.

December 1, 2017

Initiative Punished

by duncanr

a man in China, frustrated by frequent delays in his daily commute has been fined for devising a way to speed up his journey to work – details here

[have to admire his ingenuity – would be more impressed though if he had left the road signs on his way to work alone and modified those in the opposite direction to speed up his journey home at the end of a day’s work]

August 31, 2017

Home for Old Police Dogs

by duncanr

Bai Yan, a kindhearted police dog handler from Hangzhou . . . spent the last 7 years and around 1 million yuan ($150,000) on a retirement home for police dogs, where his former “comrades in arms” could live out their golden years in peace

55-year-old Bai has been working as a police dog handler since 2004, during which time he has . . .(click link to continue reading) –

July 13, 2017

Chinese Takeaway

by duncanr

It’s a good idea in principle but offering to lend customers a £6.85 product for £2.20 with no penalty for non-return of said product is perhaps not the most sensible business plan

I think you can all guess what happened –

November 2, 2016

Toddler Pulled Over for Reckless Driving

by duncanr

a motorist was pulled over by police in China for driving a car with no Licence, Tax or Insurance the wrong way during rush hour traffic

October 1, 2016

Chinese Takeaway

by duncanr

bandaged penisin the years I’ve been scouring the web for weird shit to post on madhatters, I couldn’t tell you the number of times I’ve read reports of guys requiring help from emergency services after getting a ring stuck on their penis – so many that I wouldn’t normally mention the latest dickhead to fall in this category but for one thing, the size of the constricting object!

whereas a curtain ring is a fairly common choice, this chinese guy required hospital surgeons to free his dick after he got it stuck for 2 days in a . . .

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