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Old 02-23-06, 02:21 PM   #1
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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 ....
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How much did they take?
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25 million sterling ($50M cdn)
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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 .
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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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I'd rather have a monkey.. dress him in armor, give him a sword and have battles inside my place
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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.
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You stole my line
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You do not want a monkey. Lemme tell you a few things about monkeys.
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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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