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    Overacting because I can SpongeDad's Avatar
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    Who's rooting for the UK bank robbers

    Just read that there's been an arrest.

    I embarrased to admit it, but before I heard that the robbers may have treatened the manager's family etc, part of me was a little jazzed by the boldness and magnitude of the caper.

    Maybe that's it - when does a crime become a caper, like the "Italian Job"?
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    When people decide its okay to commit a crime because ....
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    How much did they take?

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    How much did they take?
    25 million sterling ($50M cdn)

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpongeDad
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    Maybe that's it - when does a crime become a caper, like the "Italian Job"?
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    When it is fiction. Real life criminals are hardly as endearing as the actors that play them .
    That's gonna leave a mark.

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    Feed me your soul! Jakey's Avatar
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    There is only one thing that most men would rather do than sex...and thats be part of a heist. As long as nobody gets hurt... I'm all for it.
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    The best advice I've received that I'll never use is:

    If your going to do it, do it once, do it big, and DON'T TELL ANYBODY.

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    My Alphabit's say "Oooo" InfamousG's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakey
    There is only one thing that most men would rather do than sex...and thats be part of a heist. As long as nobody gets hurt... I'm all for it.
    I'd rather have a monkey.. dress him in armor, give him a sword and have battles inside my place

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    Overacting because I can SpongeDad's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by InfamousG
    I'd rather have a monkey.. dress him in armor, give him a sword and have battles inside my place
    It would really suck to lose to a monkey.
    “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." (Churchill)

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    Dane Cook is friggin hilarious!

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    Quote Originally Posted by InfamousG
    I'd rather have a monkey.. dress him in armor, give him a sword and have battles inside my place
    You stole my line
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
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    Feed me your soul! Jakey's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpongeDad
    It would really suck to lose to a monkey.


    You do not want a monkey. Lemme tell you a few things about monkeys.
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    My Alphabit's say "Oooo" InfamousG's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy
    You stole my line
    "If this is anyone but Steve Allen, you're stealing my bit!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by InfamousG
    I'd rather have a monkey.. dress him in armor, give him a sword and have battles inside my place
    Get outta my head!

    For real though, if I could be Michael Caine in the original 'Italian Job', I'd still be in the orgy scene and never get to Torino to steal all the gold.
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