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#Nice Try

# nice-try - Friday 5 May, 2017

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

May 5th 2017, 3:10 PM 15,050 Views 33 Comments

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# nice-try - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Dec 24th 2015, 3:34 PM 35,126 Views 60 Comments

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# nice-try - Friday 4 December, 2015

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic
# Chancer
From The Daily Edge
# Chancer

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic

Dec 4th 2015, 10:23 AM 8,151 Views 1 Comment

Well, it’s a WAY to beat the floods.

# nice-try - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride
# Bad Form
# Bad Form

Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride

Jul 23rd 2015, 9:34 PM 68,797 Views 53 Comments

Thankfully, police arrived at the scene while the incident was ongoing.

# nice-try - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough
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# Nice Try

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

May 12th 2015, 4:56 PM 14,003 Views 46 Comments

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

# nice-try - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole
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# Nice Try

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole

Apr 25th 2015, 7:00 AM 15,610 Views 25 Comments

Three men went to court to argue that they shouldn’t be in jail because the drugs weren’t illegal when they were arrested and imprisoned.

# nice-try - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably
# Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Fail

Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably

Apr 1st 2015, 8:53 AM 2,734 Views 0 Comments

It’s HARD, in fairness.

# nice-try - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Feb 24th 2015, 5:35 PM 27,100 Views 11 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

# nice-try - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys
# Faking It
From The Daily Edge
# Faking It

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Dec 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,404 Views 3 Comments

Nice try, but no.

# nice-try - Thursday 11 September, 2014

New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear
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# Nice Try

New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,280 Views 30 Comments

Daren the anti-drug Spokes-lion always wins in the end…

# nice-try - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails
# Violent Veg
From The Daily Edge
# Violent Veg

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 12,670 Views 30 Comments

A blatant misuse of our national treasure.

# nice-try - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball
# Nice Try
From The42
# Nice Try

Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:21 PM 7,902 Views 1 Comment

Nothing was harmed, bar one man’s pride.

# nice-try - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence
# SPIRITS
From The Daily Edge
# SPIRITS

WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence

Oct 22nd 2013, 12:36 PM 3,465 Views 1 Comment

This shocking footage will spook you out.

# nice-try - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty
# Nice Try
From The42
# Nice Try

Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty

Sep 15th 2013, 12:40 AM 6,360 Views 8 Comments

The former England international tried to psyche out David Nugent. The tactic almost worked.

# nice-try - Thursday 20 June, 2013

52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam
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# Nice Try

52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam

Jun 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 24,293 Views 19 Comments

Thanks a lot, ma.

# nice-try - Saturday 12 January, 2013

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)
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# Nice Try

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)

Jan 12th 2013, 6:39 PM 14,799 Views 44 Comments

Almost 35,000 people had signed a petition asking the US government to build a Death Star – but the White House says it does not support blowing up planets. Boo.

# nice-try - Monday 2 July, 2012

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:26 PM 9,862 Views 14 Comments

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

# nice-try - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m
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# Nice Try

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m

Mar 14th 2012, 6:47 PM 9,535 Views 15 Comments

The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.

# nice-try - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012
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# Nice Try

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012

Nov 17th 2011, 1:51 PM 8,534 Views 83 Comments

The Wexford politician wants TDs to be able to enjoy the Irish football team’s participation at next year’s European Championships.

# nice-try - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag
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From The Daily Edge
# Nice Try

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag

Jul 5th 2011, 5:37 PM 2,659 Views 19 Comments

Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.

# nice-try - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex
# Love Hurts
# Love Hurts

After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex

May 11th 2011, 9:01 AM 5,476 Views 0 Comments

He apparently thought he might win her back if he showed her his photo on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Bless.