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# bad-idea - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Rory McIlroy ‘very much against’ breakaway golf circuit
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Rory McIlroy ‘very much against’ breakaway golf circuit

May 5th 2021, 6:06 PM 5,125 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the European Tour told the PA news agency it opposed the plans ‘in the strongest possible terms’.

# bad-idea - Friday 17 January, 2020

Late passenger who caused bomb scare in Gatwick to try catch flight jailed
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Late passenger who caused bomb scare in Gatwick to try catch flight jailed

Jan 17th 2020, 10:42 PM 39,268 Views 23 Comments

Rashidul Islam actually managed to check in for his flight before he was then arrested at the gate.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Men suspected of robbing copper arrested after trying to escape on sulky
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Men suspected of robbing copper arrested after trying to escape on sulky

Jul 24th 2019, 6:00 PM 80,991 Views 69 Comments

The incident was caught on CCTV.

# bad-idea - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Man leaves a bag full of drugs on a Manchester tram along with his name and address
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Man leaves a bag full of drugs on a Manchester tram along with his name and address

Jun 8th 2019, 2:58 PM 37,789 Views 41 Comments

Greater Manchester Police Trafford North said on Facebook a “poor individual” had forgotten his rucksack.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen
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Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen

Jan 16th 2019, 1:51 PM 101,717 Views 86 Comments

The man had been injecting himself with his own semen for quite some time.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

School shooting video game removed online after backlash
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School shooting video game removed online after backlash

May 30th 2018, 9:48 PM 15,163 Views 31 Comments

The Active Shooter video game was pulled days before it was to be released.

# bad-idea - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card
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'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card

Oct 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 67,423 Views 67 Comments

A public meeting on the Public Services Card yesterday heard that the more data protection in Ireland changes, the more it stays the same.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Nivea pulls 'racist' advert that bore the message 'white is purity'
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Nivea pulls 'racist' advert that bore the message 'white is purity'

Apr 5th 2017, 7:22 AM 17,825 Views 79 Comments

This wasn’t the first occasion that Nivea’s advertisements have drawn public condemnation.

# bad-idea - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Man attends interview for job with Manchester Police smelling of alcohol, gets arrested for drink-driving
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Man attends interview for job with Manchester Police smelling of alcohol, gets arrested for drink-driving

Feb 14th 2017, 2:07 PM 21,604 Views 29 Comments

He did not get the job.

# bad-idea - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

British Olympic medallist handed two-month ban for mocking Islam in video
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British Olympic medallist handed two-month ban for mocking Islam in video

Nov 1st 2016, 2:53 PM 4,837 Views 7 Comments

Lisburn native Luke Carson received a reprimand for his role in the incident.

# bad-idea - Thursday 31 March, 2016

'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear
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'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear

Mar 31st 2016, 3:40 PM 40,934 Views 55 Comments

Sara Albone apologised for putting herself and others in danger by climbing Ben Nevis on a whim.

# bad-idea - Thursday 29 October, 2015

How not to win friends and influence people at the Web Summit
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How not to win friends and influence people at the Web Summit

Oct 29th 2015, 1:17 PM 22,672 Views 25 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Add this one to the list of 'not acceptable' excuses given to gardaí
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Add this one to the list of 'not acceptable' excuses given to gardaí

Sep 30th 2015, 8:05 AM 29,468 Views 57 Comments

Not the safest idea, this one…

# bad-idea - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Jamaal Charles ripped off the Lambeau Leap and Aaron Rodgers' TD celebration last night
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From The42
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Jamaal Charles ripped off the Lambeau Leap and Aaron Rodgers' TD celebration last night

Sep 29th 2015, 9:49 AM 3,196 Views 2 Comments

Rodgers threw five TDs though, so he’s probably not that worried.

# bad-idea - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed
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Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed

Aug 18th 2015, 10:14 AM 21,736 Views 22 Comments

The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Beauty queen arrested after faking cancer to raise money
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Beauty queen arrested after faking cancer to raise money

Aug 12th 2015, 9:04 PM 22,895 Views 17 Comments

She reportedly shaved her head at one point.

# bad-idea - Friday 24 July, 2015

Woman tries to take selfie with bison, bison attacks
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Woman tries to take selfie with bison, bison attacks

Jul 24th 2015, 8:14 AM 20,194 Views 30 Comments

She is the fifth person to be injured after approaching a bison this season.

# bad-idea - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Police are warning people not to use this painfully stupid iPhone cover
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Police are warning people not to use this painfully stupid iPhone cover

Jul 4th 2015, 1:49 PM 59,543 Views 52 Comments

Ah lads.

# bad-idea - Friday 26 June, 2015

Annoying tourist demonstrates exactly why you don't mess with the Queen's Guard
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Annoying tourist demonstrates exactly why you don't mess with the Queen's Guard

Jun 26th 2015, 7:52 PM 54,224 Views 45 Comments

I wouldn’t do that if I were you.

# bad-idea - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Reporter confronts Keano at his home, then complains after being told to 'get the f**k away'
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From The42
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Reporter confronts Keano at his home, then complains after being told to 'get the f**k away'

Jan 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 47,627 Views 100 Comments

Hassling Roy at his home is not recommended.

# bad-idea - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Uber will NOT be hiring 'incredibly hot chicks' like this to drive customers around... any more
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Uber will NOT be hiring 'incredibly hot chicks' like this to drive customers around... any more

Oct 23rd 2014, 1:43 PM 28,828 Views 49 Comments

‘Who said women don’t know how to drive’… What could possibly go wrong with a slogan like that?

# bad-idea - Saturday 8 March, 2014

9 decisions that you will immediately regret
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From The Daily Edge
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9 decisions that you will immediately regret

Mar 8th 2014, 9:30 AM 32,693 Views 26 Comments

Within a few hours, max.

# bad-idea - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

A load of Miami Heat fans left Game 6 early, banged on the doors to be let back for overtime
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From The42
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A load of Miami Heat fans left Game 6 early, banged on the doors to be let back for overtime

Jun 19th 2013, 10:26 AM 3,256 Views 2 Comments

They missed one of the greatest games ever.

# bad-idea - Sunday 27 May, 2012

VIDEO: Brazilian Slutwalk marchers accost man after he exposes himself
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VIDEO: Brazilian Slutwalk marchers accost man after he exposes himself

May 27th 2012, 6:52 PM 20,369 Views 26 Comments

Well, that wasn’t a great idea, was it?

# bad-idea - Monday 3 October, 2011

WATCH: Marion Barber scores TD, celebrates with epic backflip fail
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From The42
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WATCH: Marion Barber scores TD, celebrates with epic backflip fail

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:20 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

Children, don’t try this at home. Please.

# bad-idea - Friday 12 August, 2011

US skier tossed off team over in-flight urination
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From The42
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US skier tossed off team over in-flight urination

Aug 12th 2011, 5:15 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The New York Post reports that Sandy Vietze urinated on a sleeping 11-year-old girl during a flight on Wednesday.

# bad-idea - Friday 13 May, 2011

Serena criticised for posting "peeping" Twitter pic one week after stalker's arrest
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From The42
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Serena criticised for posting "peeping" Twitter pic one week after stalker's arrest

May 13th 2011, 11:51 AM 1,082 Views 0 Comments

Thirteen-time Grand Slam winner removed new avatar after just one tweet.

# bad-idea - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

Teachers fired for flirting with students on Facebook
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Teachers fired for flirting with students on Facebook

Oct 19th 2010, 12:28 PM 743 Views 1 Comment

One teacher told his teenage students they looked “sexy” in photos they had posted on Facebook.