Hey Duke! You hear someone say machete?

February 29, 2008

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Fifty brawny bikers, two machete swingers and a club down in Sydney…

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Boy, in the old days there was a technical phrase that all professional robbers knew: “casing the joint.”

It meant you visited a place and learned stuff like where are the exits, where is the cash, and will 50 honking dudes from a bike club be meeting there when you want to rob it. 

I guess nobody pays attention to such details anymore. To see where that leads, watch Paul Chapman’s video report.

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Why does this dive has more cameras than the average sitcom?

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

First time in history bringing a knife to a fist fight loses.

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

OK, Bob, you win:

“You call that a machete?”

Thank you, thank you very much.

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

Nothing I could write could improve this story.

Although I like the story from January of this year of the guy in Boston who, intent on robbing his local branch of the Mt. Washington Bank, didn’t notice the uniformed, fully armed police officer standing right behind him.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Um, Thaddius? It wasn’t adrenaline. Now, we appreciate all the help but now please go and clean up your ‘adrenaline.’

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive