Friday, February 23, 2007

Technological Morons

You do wonder sometimes about the brains of our compatriots north of the border.


Police investigating an incident last December in which 15 to 20 youths trashed a Edinburgh Burger King were given an unexpected helping hand when readers of a local paper tracked down footage of the outrage on YouTube.

According to the Evening News, one of the gang used his mobile phone to film his pals "hurling chairs and exchanging punches as terrified staff cowered behind the counter". The miscreants fled before police could intervene, but the cameraman later rather brilliantly posted a one minute, 30 second clip of the carnage on YouTube.

How can anyone wbe bright enough to master the technology but dim enough to then post the video? Is it the neeps or the deep fried mars bars?

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