Category Archives: Spotted On Social Media

‘Nose Only Mask’ Spotted For The First Time

We have all become used to seeing our fellow humans wearing their face coverings now. What once seemed ‘odd’ is now a commonplace sight as the vast majority of people are helping to slow the spread of the virus by wearing a face covering

But one of our followers has spotted what can only be described as a ‘nose covering’ (because it appears only to cover the nose) being worn by someone who they came into contact with last week. 

I guess the ‘nose covering’ is great if you are only going to breath in-and-out through your nose. But when you speak (or cough) then what sort of protection, if any, do you get whilst wearing one of these!? 

Let us know what you think in the comments below! 

Man Sculpts ‘F**k You’ On Dogs Back To Convince People To Social Distance

Encouraging people to keep two metres away from you can be hard work. After all, you are probably not going to keep saying to randoms that they have infiltrated your two-metre bubble. Otherwise, you would probably end up in some sort of argument at least 50 times a day. 

This is one of the reasons why wearing a face covering is so important. A face covering can give you some defence against the virus, and some protection is undoubtedly better than no defence at all, right? 

And then when you combine the fact that you are wearing your face covering with the fact that you are continually using hand sanitiser gel then, hopefully, your chances of getting the virus will be reduced. 

But what if people still invade your personal space? How can you get across your message in an effective passive-aggressive way that leaves the person who is invading your personal space in little doubt as to how you feel? 

This dog owner clearly wants people to stay away.

Well, one dog owner has put a no-nonsense message on their dogs back, which leaves people in little doubt as to what they should be doing when the dog owner (and his dog) are around. 

The words ‘f**k u’ should convey to the general public that this person really does not want anyone near him. But you will probably need some great barbering skills and a decent set of clippers in order to replicate this public service announcement.

Civilian Gets ‘Airborne’ Tattoo, And His Wife Now Reckons He’s ‘Basically Airborne’ And That She Is A ‘Military Wife’

There are a few qualities which you need before you embark upon a career in the military. It would help if you were brave as well as be willing to work as part of a team. You also need to be fit and be willing to take commands from your superiors. 

I talk from experience as I had the privilege and honour of serving in the military from the tender age of 16 to 21. I enjoyed my time spent in the armed forces and would highly recommend a career in the military to anyone who is thinking of joining up. 

But, of course, there are the individuals out there who like the idea of serving in the armed forces but, for whatever reason, decide not to take the leap of faith by signing on the dotted line. 

But one guy who loved the idea of joining the forces, but never actually did, decided to get an ‘airborne’ tattoo on his neck. It is weird when a civilian gets a regimental tattoo despite having never served. Some people in the veteran community call it ‘stolen valour’. 

It is usual for civilians to grab some military memorabilia to show their support for and of the armed forces, but getting a regimental tattoo – despite having never served – is just odd. 

And it is even weirder when your wife tells you to get the tattoo and then creates a post on social media telling the world that, just because you have the tattoo and you like the idea of serving, then you are just as good as someone who serves and that she is now a ‘military wife’.

In the post, the confused spouse said:

‘Well, my hubby and I are engaged but not married, but basically, I am an army wife. He hasn’t enlisted but has been thinking about joining the military. 

‘He loves airborne, so I suggested that he get a tattoo of it on his neck. I know he never went to the school, but he’s basically airborne in his heart. 

‘So proud of my hubby for getting an airborne tattoo based off my suggestion! He Doesn’t need to enlist! It’s how he feels’. 

The bit that gets me is the: ‘he doesn’t need to enlist! It’s how he feels!’. 

No! It isn’t! If he wants to get the airborne tattoo and thus give everyone the impression that he has served, then he needs to get off his arse and sign up! 

You can’t just get a tattoo of a regimental badge and then claim that, just because you like the idea of serving and just because you have now got the tattoo, then you are as good as anyone who has gone through the process! 

What is the world coming to!? Let me know what you think in the comments below. 

Police In Australia Issue Ticket To Driver Who Had A Goat On His Lap

As you drive around, I am sure you have got used to seeing your fellow drivers meander through the streets with some odd things in their car. If they cannot fit it on the inside of their car, then you can be rest assured that they will try and strap it to their roof. 

Anything from mattresses to huge cupboards can often be spotted hap-hazardously being strapped to a car as the driver barely manages to keep control of their vehicle because their view becomes obscured by whatever it is they are trying to transport. Massive TV’s are also a favourite when it comes to trying to fit massive objects into small vehicles.

But when officers in Western Australia saw a driver with a goat on his lap, then I bet even they had a double-take at the sight that beheld them. I guess that putting the goat on your lap is still better (for the goat) than strapping the animal to the roof of the car, but you would have thought that the driver would have come up with a better way of transporting the animal. 

A post shared on the Western Australia Police Force Facebook page shared an image of the ticket that had been dished out to the driver. Along with the picture was the caption ‘you’ve goat to be kidding…’ The details of the offence were: ‘Drive motor vehicle with goat on lap’. 

Image credit: Facebook

The ticket cost the driver a cool $100 AUS, which is an expensive way to transport your goat to wherever it is that goats needs to be transported to. 

One follower pointed out: ‘I see people driving with dogs on their laps all the time. Hope they get fined too. So stupid and unsafe. Worse than being on your phone’. 

Thankfully, there is a solution (to transporting dogs in the car), and it can be found in the form of a dog harness made especially for your vehicle. You can buy them on Amazon from around 12.99 (we aren’t sure if they can be used to transport goats…)

How To Stop Your Glasses Steaming Up With A Face Mask On

The main issue I have with wearing my mask is that I am always having to battle with the fact that my glasses are continually fogging up, meaning that I literally cannot see where I am going or what I am doing. 

I am relatively lucky in that I only have to wear my glasses when it is dark, so that means that don’t have to wear them when I am down the shops stocking up on toilet paper and other essential items such as a new wardrobe for autumn.

But for many people who wear glasses, then the battle is real when it comes to the endless misty view which comes with having to wear glasses whilst at the same time also having to wear your mask. 

So we have scanned the internet and have come up with the following three tips which should help to prevent your glasses from fogging up every time you have to put your face mask on. 

Tip #1 – The Tuck Method

For this to work, you have to make sure that your glasses are not behind your face mask, i.e. you have to ensure that you push the top of the mask around your nose and then you place your glasses on the outside of your mask. 

Tip #2 – The Tissue Method 

Tape some tissue inside the top of the mask in order to catch the moisture. The tissue will then capture the condensation that is generated when you breathe out – especially when the outside temperature is cold. For this method to work, it is best to roll up the tissue and then fix it to the inside of the top of your mask. Make sure that the tissue covers the width of the face mask. 

Tip #3 – The Soap Method

For this to work, then you will need to wash your glasses in warm soapy water. This will leave a thin anti-mist layer on the lenses. This layer will be enough to stop your glasses from fogging up whilst wearing your face mask, for as long as the thin layer of soap remains on the lens. 

Tip #4 – Buy Some Anti-Mist Spray

I am used to having to use anti-mist spray on the visor on my motorbike helmet, and I have found, from experience, that this works just as well on my glasses too. You can buy some decent anti-mist spray on Amazon

So there we have it! Our top four tips on how to stop your glasses from fogging up whilst you are wearing your face mask. Try these methods out and let us know how you get on by leaving a comment in the comments section below. 

Police Boat Saves The Day After Returning Walking Stick To Stranded Owner

The Hants Police Marine Unit has come in for some praise on social media after they managed to reunite a walking stick with its owner after it was accidentally dropped into the sea. 

Maddie had been taking a stroll next to a marina when her walking stick fell into the water yesterday (13th Sept) at around Midnight. As soon as the stick entered the murky water, Maddie knew that the chances of getting it back were incredibly slim.

In a tweet at the time, Maddie (@madeleinesteel) said: 

‘Just dropped my f**king walking stick into the sea. My phone’s about to die so will update later, but right now I am fuming at myself and upset and confused. 

‘If any sees a black foldable stick with flowers on it floating about the Solent please return it to me’. 

Maddie’s forward-thinking partner then called the National Maritime Operation (NMO) centre on the very slim off-chance that they might be able to offer some advice re getting it back or assist in some other way. 

As a result of the call, the NMO let the Hants Police Maritime Unit know about the situation and, as they were in the area, a police boat then had a quick look for the missing walking stick. 

Maddie would have been stuck on Southsea Tower were it not for the Marine Unit Officers (Image credit: DailyDits.com)

It wasn’t long before the marine unit found the black walking stick after it had become wedged on some rocks. 

One of the marine policing unit officers jumped off of the boat, climbed on the rocks and picked the walking stick up before it vanished beneath the waves.

By this time, Maddie’s partner had walked down to the rocks where the stick was located. One of the Marine Unit officers handed the stick back to Maddie’s partner, who then reunited it with her. 

Maddie told DailyDits:

‘The officers handed it back to my partner, who was down by the rocks and got him to take it up to me. I was on the top of the round tower in Southsea and dropped it from there. 

‘The officers told my partner that they were glad that they had found it, so I did not end up stuck on the tower. 

‘My partner joked with the officers that I was definately now liable for a cake fine. 

‘We are both emergency planners and, just like the police, are very familiar with the cake fine process’.

Featured image credit: HantsPolMarine / Twitter

Gordon Ramsey Takes Some Heat Over £19 Fry-Up

One of the UK’s best-known Chefs has taken a bit of a Twitter ‘beating’ on social media after sharing a 5-second clip of a ‘full english’ breakfast that will set you back an eyewatering £19 should you be in the mood to order it. 

The ‘most amazing full english’ can be found at the Savoy Grill from 21st September and consists of a mushroom, half a tomato, one sausage, two eggs, a few rashes of bacon and some green ‘things’ (I can’t tell what they are).

In an ‘upbeat’ tweet, Mr Ramsey said:

‘The most amazing Full English… can’t wait for you to try it from 21st September at Savoy Grill’. 

With the tweet was a video of someone seductively slicing one of the eggs before the yolk oozes out of it. The video has been viewed 1.1 million times, but not everyone is happy. 

And, as we have come to expect from Twitter, users were not backwards in coming forwards when it came to their general feedback for the chef.

One person tweeted to say:

‘Eggs look good. Tomato’s and mushrooms don’t belong on a fry up. 

‘Nothing green should be on a dry up. Only one sausage? Bacon looks shite. 

‘Needs a few black puddings, square sausage, hash browns, tattie Scoons and beans. 1/10 Gordon, that’s f**king SHIT. GET OUT’.

Another added:

‘Wow £19 for that breakfast…Also where’s the beans..’

Commenting on the price, another foodie said:

‘£19!!! You’re having a laugh’. 

Would you pay £19 for this particular dish? Let us know in the comments below! 

Police Find Eerie 6ft Void Under Mysterious Hole That Appeared In Road

We are used to seeing massive potholes in the road as we drive around. In some areas of the country, the potholes are so big some people have even taken to planting flowers and other plant-type things in them.

But as well as being an eyesore, these potholes can cause quite a bit of damage to your suspension should you happen to drive over one at a speed of more than five mph.

And if you are on a motorbike or pedal bike, then you have got some serious issues if you inadvertently find that your wheels end up taking a dive into a pothole.

But police officers in Urmston, Greater Manchester, made an eerie discovery when they were called by concerned motorists about a pothole that had appeared on Rothiemay Road.


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When officers arrived on the scene, they had a quick look into the pothole and quickly realised that this was your average ‘suspension busting’ hole.

Lurking underneath the hole was a 6ft void that had just mysteriously appeared for reasons which are, as yet, unknown. 

An officer tweeted:

“Not so much a pothole more like a crater. There was a 6ft void below so a barrow full of tarmac won’t cut it. 

“Traffic PCSO left it with the local authority to rectify on Rothiemay Road in @GMPUrmston’.

A number of high-vis jackets were used to mark the hole until the roadside cavalry arrived. Along with the jackets, there appeared to be some sort of bizarre ‘high-vis’ swing. 

I guess that is one way to pass the time as you wait for the council to turn up and sort the situation out using a shed load of concrete. 

What’s The Cake Fine For This Then?

The one thing you can be 100% sure of when you get your 4×4 stuck (assuming that you are in the emergency services) is that you will end up having to buy the whole team cakes to redeem yourself. 

Not only that, but the result of your situation will also (probably) be shared all over social media, if not by your oppos then by members of the public. 

For Lancashire Polices’ Drone Team, then getting their massive 4×4 stuck in some soggy looking soil will end up costing them cakes. Many cakes. 

But which cakes? Or rather, what cakes should be used to ‘pay’ their cake fine? 

Krispy Creme probably won’t cut it for this mishap. But it depends on whether or not they were able to pull the police vehicle out of the situation with another police vehicle. 

If they had to call upon the services of the Fire & Rescue Service, then the fine will be even higher, so a better grade of ‘cake’ will need to be purchase. 

Let us know in the comments below which cakes should be used to put this situation right.

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This Is The World’s Smallest Police Station

We all know that police stations are a rare sight. Too many cut-backs have led to too few police stations being open meaning that most members of the public will find it hard to not only find a police station but find one that is open. 

But one police station that we found in Carrabelle, Florida, is so small that you can just about fit a police dog in it, let alone a police officer and a member of the public. 

And there is no way you would be able to hold a prisoner in the ‘building’. 

At first glance, the tiny structure looks like a telephone booth. But in fact, it is a police station. 

Well, to be honest, it used to be a telephone booth, but it has been turned into a police station and can be found on 105 St. James Ave in downtown Carrabelle. 

The tiny police station came into being on March 10, 1963. 

The city of Carrabelle had been having problems with tourists making unofficial long-distance phone calls on its police phone. 

The phone was located in a call box that was bolted to a building at the corner of U.S. 98 and Tallahassee Street. 

Johnnie Mirabella, St. Joe Telephone’s lone Carrabelle employee at the time, first tried moving the call box to another building, but the illegal calls continued.

Mirabella noticed that police officers would get soaked while answering phone calls when it was raining. 

So when the telephone company decided to replace its worn-out phone booth in front of Burda’s Pharmacy with a new one, he decided to solve both problems at once by putting the police phone in the old booth.

With the help of Curly Messer, who was a deputy sheriff at the time, Mirabella moved the phone booth to its current site on U.S. 98 under the chinaberry tree. 

The booth did protect the officers from the elements, but some people still snuck into it to make long-distance calls. 

Eventually, the dial was removed from the phone, making it impossible for tourists to make calls.

So now it just stands as a ‘police station’ that can be used by police officers who want to hide from the torrential downpours which often hit the area. 

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