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    Funny story.

    My friend lives in London, and her dog sadly passed away. She had to move the dead dog across London, but she didn't have a car, her only option was to put the dog in a suitcase and take it on the tube.

    It was quite a large heavy dog, and she was clearly struggling to get the suitcase up the stairs. A man asks her if she wants any help carrying the suitcase up the stairs. He took the suitcase, realised it was very heavy and he must have thought it was full up with laptops and expensive stuff, so he ran off with the suitcase.

    I just wish I saw his face when he opened the suitcase. Moral of the story, don't let strangers help you with your bags!
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    What is this world we're living in Poor girl

    Sometimes I think about making such an offer but then you think "what if they interpret it as being sexist?".. the joys of feminism :rolleyes:
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    Oh dear, I couldn't help but laugh... I hope your friend wasn't really attached to the dog though.

    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Sometimes I think about making such an offer but then you think "what if they interpret it as being sexist?".. the joys of feminism :rolleyes:
    I have to admit, if someone offers to help me when I'm dragging my suitcase across the London underground, I do occasionally think: "why, does it look like I can't manage?"
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    (Original post by harreeeee)
    Funny story.

    My friend lives in London, and her dog sadly passed away. She had to move the dead dog across London, but she didn't have a car, her only option was to put the dog in a suitcase and take it on the tube.

    It was quite a large heavy dog, and she was clearly struggling to get the suitcase up the stairs. A man asks her if she wants any help carrying the suitcase up the stairs. He took the suitcase, realised it was very heavy and he must have thought it was full up with laptops and expensive stuff, so he ran off with the suitcase.

    I just wish I saw his face when he opened the suitcase. Moral of the story, don't let strangers help you with your bags!
    Wow, that is actually a cool story bro.

    Hope the dog gets dignified burial or whatever!
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    (Original post by Rascacielos)
    I do occasionally think: "why, does it look like I can't manage?"
    Pretty much

    Also, if someone is struggling with a pram, if I'm dressed in my usual casual clobber I don't bother because frankly I wouldn't trust me looking like that! :cool:

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    Hope the dog gets dignified burial or whatever!
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
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    More likely in the Chinese section of the ready meals.
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    (Original post by Rascacielos)
    More likely in the Chinese section of the ready meals
    Ow rearry? :^_^:

    I just ate a Tesco readymeal
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    This story is not true. I've heard so many people tell it like it's their own story, it's always 'their friend'. There's a few variations of it as well.

    Sorry troops.
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Ow rearry? :^_^:

    I just ate a Tesco readymeal
    I was referring to chow mein.
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    (Original post by Linnerzx)
    This story is not true. I've heard so many people tell it like it's their own story, it's always 'their friend'. There's a few variations of it as well.

    Sorry troops.
    Damnit. That's the second time I've been trolled tonight!
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    (Original post by Linnerzx)
    This story is not true. I've heard so many people tell it like it's their own story, it's always 'their friend'. There's a few variations of it as well.

    Sorry troops.
    Two points:

    1. In a big, wonderful world, how impossible is it that this couldn't actually happen, despite people having told the story before?
    2. Where is the harm in us believing it to be true, even if it isn't? Do you think it would do us harm believing such a funny story even though it isn't true, or can you simply not resist the urge to be a know-it-all?
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    i want to believe this happened
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    i help when i see someone struggle. We're not all thieves you know! But boy i'd have loved to have been in that thieves head when i opened that suitcase lol!


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    Even if this actually didn't happen it does happen especially in busy airports/train stations
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    (Original post by Garthfunkel)
    Two points:

    1. In a big, wonderful world, how impossible is it that this couldn't actually happen, despite people having told the story before?
    2. Where is the harm in us believing it to be true, even if it isn't? Do you think it would do us harm believing such a funny story even though it isn't true, or can you simply not resist the urge to be a know-it-all?

    http://www.scaryforkids.com/dead-dog/

    It's just a really common story, that people like to pass off as their own, that's all I'm saying! I was a victim once upon a time too
    But yes, it would do you all a great deal of harm which would result in needing counselling afterwards, alright?
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    heard this story before...
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    (Original post by Rascacielos)
    I was referring to chow mein.
    You've lost me.. Dog chow?
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    What is this world we're living in Poor girl

    Sometimes I think about making such an offer but then you think "what if they interpret it as being sexist?".. the joys of feminism :rolleyes:
    i think you need to get a grip, most people would be very grateful... and there is nothing stopping you offering help to weedy men either. i am always very grateful when people offer to help me with my bags.
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    i think you need to get a grip
    I have a grip thank you very much madam

    (Original post by Bellissima)
    most people would be very grateful
    True, most would - but unless someone's really struggling I think it a bit interfering

    (Original post by Bellissima)
    there is nothing stopping you offering help to weedy men either
    That'd be even worse, offending a guy's sense of masculinity!

    (Original post by Bellissima)
    i am always very grateful when people offer to help me with my bags
    Good for you
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    (Original post by Linnerzx)
    http://www.scaryforkids.com/dead-dog/

    It's just a really common story, that people like to pass off as their own, that's all I'm saying! I was a victim once upon a time too
    But yes, it would do you all a great deal of harm which would result in needing counselling afterwards, alright?
    I certainly would need some counseling! :P I just feel deeply about retaining the air of realism in fake stories, I'm very fond of telling lies and perpetuating them, just because they're interesting. Truth is... relative at best..
 
 
 
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