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Old 02-12-2017, 09:04 AM   #3676
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Man who beheaded bus passenger in Canada in 2008 is freed
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Old 02-12-2017, 09:56 AM   #3677
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They let him become a citizen 4 years ago?
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Old 02-12-2017, 10:46 AM   #3678
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^^^

Yeah, AFTER " beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus" he got to be a Canadian citizen, anyway?

There's something the AP isn't telling us here
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Old 02-12-2017, 11:53 AM   #3679
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I've always thought it was unjust to find people guilty for their actions when they are seriously mentally ill like this dude . But as a society, we need to protect ourselves from dangerous people. If he is healthy and no risk to society when he is on his meds then I think it's fine for him to be freed, but there should be some requirement that he show up at an official location each day and take his meds in front of an official so we know he's taking them.

Can't have active cannibals walking around.
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Old 02-12-2017, 12:58 PM   #3680
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... at what cost glatt? I'm not disagreeing, but I'm getting lost in the logistics of that idea.
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Old 02-12-2017, 01:14 PM   #3681
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Bell ringer is rescued from the top of a cathedral after getting his foot caught in a rope which WHIPPED him 100ft into the air in 'a freak accident


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...-cathedra.html
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Old 02-12-2017, 01:53 PM   #3682
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... at what cost glatt? I'm not disagreeing, but I'm getting lost in the logistics of that idea.


Well, if he was locked up in a hospital or prison and given meds, that's the alternative. And both of those things are way more expensive than forcing him to show up at the local precinct station and take a pill in front of a cop.

This is all assuming the meds make him healthy and not a danger.
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Old 02-12-2017, 02:18 PM   #3683
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Bell ringer is rescued from the top of a cathedral after getting his foot caught in a rope which WHIPPED him 100ft into the air in 'a freak accident


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...-cathedra.html
That is a terribly worded article. I don't think he was thrown 100 feet. The article says (more than once) that he was lifted a few feet off the gorund, I guess meaning the floor. He was lowered ~100 feet from the bell tower by rescuers.

Terribly written/worded article.
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Old 02-12-2017, 03:25 PM   #3684
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part of a touring group from Widecombe, Devon
A touring group of bell ringers?
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Perhaps a touring group of cannibals who forgot to stop in at the vicarage and take their meds that day?
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Old 02-13-2017, 04:20 AM   #3686
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That is a terribly worded article. I don't think he was thrown 100 feet. The article says (more than once) that he was lifted a few feet off the gorund, I guess meaning the floor. He was lowered ~100 feet from the bell tower by rescuers.

Terribly written/worded article.
The Daily Mail is not a noted journal of record.
To put it charitably, accuracy is often sacrificed in the interests of sensationalism.

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A touring group of bell ringers?
Bell ringers sometimes get the opportunity to ring at churches or cathedrals other than their own.

Here's a couple of extracts from the Worcester Bells website...

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The bells of Worcester Cathedral are considered to be one of the finest rings of bells in the world.

The Cathedral’s tower contains a ring of 12 bells, three semitone bells and a bourdon bell, with a total weight of 16 tonnes. The 15 ringing bells were cast in 1928 by John Taylor & Co. of Loughborough, from the metal of the previous ring. These were cast in 1869 and the non-swinging bourdon bell was cast in 1868 and was re-tuned in 1928. It is used by the clock to strike the hours.

The ring is the fifth heaviest in the world, The bells are hung in the 1869 wooden frame which housed the previous ring. This sits on top of a wooden structure which directs the forces down onto the supporting corner pillars of the tower. It is referred to locally as the ‘wigwam’.

The semitone bells make it possible to ring combinations of bells in different keys. The haunting sound of the Harmonic Minor Ten is unique to Worcester, and can be heard on Good Friday, Armistice Day, Remembrance Sunday and New Year’s Eve.
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Visiting ringers are welcome to join us. Please let the secretary know beforehand so we can arrange for someone to meet you.
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Audio and video of the cathedral bells there as well.
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Old 02-13-2017, 06:26 AM   #3687
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Old 02-13-2017, 06:31 AM   #3688
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Old 02-13-2017, 11:52 AM   #3689
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Old 02-13-2017, 02:26 PM   #3690
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