Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Handcuffed lunatic anger

Bournemouth Echo: Man handcuffs himself to bar over no-standing-at-the-bar rule

Now, if only I could reach that tasty, tasty pint. Ah...

Spotter's Badge: Esqui

Licence fee anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Licence fee hikes anger local businesses

Good Lord, man - you've named your business after a chick flick.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Naked grandad anger

Ediburgh News: I'm lucky to be alive, says naked Scots bloke

I repeat: "Crivens! Help ma Boab"

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tree removal anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Aussies codgers fume over council plans

Whoops. Lost the link to the original story. Pic = 1,000 words, though

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Mayoral anger

Lancashire Telegraph: Family fuming over mayor picture snub

Two angries for the price of one. One you can wrap your fish and chips in, the other you can hang on your wall.

Spotter's Badge: Eddie

Grabbed by the ghoulies anger

Edinburgh News: Ghosts stole my tools, says workman short of an excuse

"Crivens! Help ma boab!"

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Monday, March 29, 2010

Even more pothole anger

Coventry Telegraph: Actual BUZZ BLOODY ALDRIN furious over holes in the road

If you do anything today, click through to the story for a whole gallery of angry people pointing at stuff. Top marks to the Telegraph.

Spotter's Badge: @Jim_Jepps

Stolen bike anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Thieves makes off with sportman's bikes

You don't need a bike. You've got a car. A CAR.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Laundry anger

Reading Evening Post: Women seething over flats' drying room

OK, I'll admit it. Reading isn't the city of glamour it's cooked up to be.

Spotter's Badge: Seab

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Kiddy booze anger

Swanley News Shopper: MILF angry at wrong people as offspring buy booze

Frankly, the kids should have got a big'un of whisky at the very least.

Spotter's Badge: Tim

More more pothole anger

Kentish Gazette: Well-dressed man gets his servant to express mild annoyance at holes in the carriageway

I feel a strongly-worded letter to the editor of The Times coming on.

Spotter's Badges: Paul and Jo

Up to his neck in crap anger

THis is Oxfordshire: Fury as garden is flooded with tasty, tasty sewage

And by that look in his eye, you know Santa's already compiling his naughty list

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Speeding anger

This is Oxfordshire: Campaigners make oversized 20mph sign for blind drivers

Braille version also available

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Doppelganger anger

Edinburgh News: Man faces motoring fine from city he's never visited

The question we've got to ask: Which one's the evil twin?

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

More pothole anger

Bournemouth Echo: Potholes are wrecking our cars, says pointy bloke

Another in a serious of old men pointing at holes in the road

Spotter's Badge: Esqui

Friday, March 26, 2010

Pitkin anger

Manawatu Standard (NZ): Norman Wisdom vows to fight off burglars

And, failing that, he'll get Mr Grimsdale to help

Spotter's Badge: Lisa

Pothole anger

Northants Evening Telegraph: Seething rage over potholes

A classic.

Spotter's Badge: Toddy

Royal Mail anger

This is Wiltshire: Battling looming over sorting office move

To be fought in a paddling pool filled with baby oil.


Spotter's Badge: Toddy

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Laptop anger

Lincolnshire Echo: Pensioners protest over broken laptop outside store

What do we want? A bigger bit of cardboard and a new felt tip pen!

When do we want it? NOW!*

* Or when you can find one, no rush

Spotter's Badge First Class: Matthew

Dental anger

Southampton Daily Echo: Anti-fluoride campaigners know how to spell fluoride

Also: Campaign for Authentic British Teeth angry over fluoridation plans

Phone mast anger

Hastings Observer: Woman a bit cross over phone mast plans

Alternative headline: Middle-aged woman lives in fear of neighbour's erection

Spotter's Badge: Steve

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Angry panda anger

Herald Sun: Angry shopkeeps ban moble phones

They're right. Manners cost nothing, you bastards.

Spotter's Badge: Mic

Dog crap anger

Warrington Guardian: Fury at dog poop on sports pitches

In the words of football fans everywhere: "You're shit... AGH!"

Planning victory anger

Reading Evening Post: Planners refuse controversial housing development

Smile then, you've won.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Local history anger

Yellow Advertiser: Cardboard-wielding old people protest against something

Superb to see the Rev Ian Paisley taking time off from his busy papist-burning schedule to pose on the right of this photograph.

Floodlit anger

The Manly Daily: Manly residents furious over floodlight plans

I cannot argue. They both look very manly indeed.

Flooding anger

North Shore Times: Residents storm council meeting over flooding to luxury homes

Watch where you put your hand, kid

Monday, March 22, 2010

Roadworks anger two-for-the-price-of-one

Yellow Advertiser: Anger over gas works delay

We're growing to love the Yellow Advertiser - who can top this double whammy from the same story?

Child obesity anger

Wirral Globe: Skinny kid's parents sent obesity letter from school

Stop coming at us with the Julia Tymoshenko hair, love. You ain't ever going to be president of Ukraine.

Drink drive anger

Gold Coast News: Anger as drink-driver runs amok in suburb

I dunno. Sometimes I feel that Australia's chock full of criminals. How, I ask, did they get there?

Also, someone's half-inched your shoes.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Fire hazard anger

Waltham Forest Guardian: Blocked staircase could kill us all TO DEATH

In other news: Zip-up cardie causes three-car pile-up

Rogue clamper anger

bournemouth Echo: Angry randoms thwart clampers with their huge tool

Criminal damage, anyone?

Spotter's Badge: Esqui

Buss terror anger

York Press: Family nearly killed by bus

That's not actually them. The pic has - in reality - been posed by a cardboard cut-out from the York Press's extensive warehouse of photographic props.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Passive aggressive anger

Shropshire Star: Residents shitting bricks over shit signs

Angry sign man is angry

Sat nav anger

Southampton Daily Echo: Councillor's fury as lost trucks drive down narrow street

Never mind that, Sonny Jim. Assume the position.

Mole slaughter anger

Basildon Echo: Fury as mole-hunting ranger runs amok at country park

Did Jasper Carrott die in vain?

Friday, March 19, 2010

Pothole anger

Colchester Daily Gazette: Council pledges extra funds to repair potholes

Nope, I've no idea what's going on here, either, but we suspect WITCHERY.

Litter anger

Norwich Evening News: Dog fuming at flytipping against his favourite tree. Or something

Local celeb spot: Henchman no.27 in the last Bond movie

Credit crunch anger

Ballarat Courier: Cafe closes after funding withdrawn

Our motto: "Service with a scowl"

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Run-down new town anger

Basildon Echo: Residents demand action on crumbling town centre

Residents demand turd-polishing, moon on a stick, cloud in a jar

Gatecrasher anger

Liverpool Echo: Geezer paralyzed with fury as Facebook gatecrashers wreck home

Well worth clicking through to see an entire photo gallery of fury.

Sex questionnaire anger

Bournemouth Echo: Sexual orientation questionnaire is 'bureaucracy gone mad'

Take it from me love, you're in no immediate danger

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Lack of grit anger

Ormskirk Champion: Residents send council bill for clearing road of snow

You've missed a bit.

Spotter's Badge: Glyn

Hospital anger

Basildon Echo: Tonsil operation leaves mum fuming

Never mind the tonsils - what happened to your legs?

Loading bay anger

This is Oxfordshire: Traders demand return of loading bay

There is something very wrong with this picture. We just can't put our finger on it, nor would we want to.

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Celebrity anger

Barnsley Chronicle: Pete Doherty too young to read the Sunday Times

People's poet, my arse.

Spotter's Badge: Ian

Parking anger

Dewsbury Reporter: Market traders' fury over parking charges

Just to clarify, the average height of Dewsbury market traders is three foot six.

Spotter's Badge: Claire

Urban sprawl anger

This is Oxfordshire: Residents hopping mad at building plans

Particular thanks goes to the cardbox box which says "Stop the urban sppawl" (or is it Slop the urlan sppawl?)

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Monday, March 15, 2010

Planning misery anger

Watford Observer: Unable to tell by their expressions, blogger not sure if angry kids are angry or not

It's like Acid House never went away.

Spotter's Badge: Nick