Seniors setting a bad example

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by DaveyR, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. DaveyR

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    I was sent a link to this news item on the BBC website earlier. You read so much in the news about the older generations being victims of crime at the hands of the younger generations. I think the popular term is granny bashing.

    Is the older generation fighting back or is this just a sign of the general state of our society? What are your views?

    Any captions spring to mind for the picture?
     
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    I doubt it's the leading edge of an OAP crime wave but it's certainly a different spin.:eek:

    Two suspects sought in connection with 'Gran' larceny on Sunderland metro train.
     
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    Maybe they're only being suspected because they were actually caught on camera.

    I mean, really, who's gonna think that the little old lady stole your iPod?
     
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    I thought Ma Barker died in 1935.
     
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    Gotta wonder if the motivation was 1) stealing to supplement a fixed income, or 2) two bored ladies seeing if they'd get away with it, or...

    Just because people get older doesn't mean they get nicer :biggrin1:
     
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    I was wondering the same...:biggrin1:
     
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