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#52164 - 24 May 07 11:08 Merapi Emits its LOVE
riccardo Offline
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Registered: 12 Oct 05
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Loc: Jakarta
According to the big headline in this morning's THE POINT:

MT MERAPI EMITS HOT CLOUDS AND LOVE


Also, in its Editorial Cartoon, they've got me confused. They show an Indonesian diplomat about to enter a hall with UNHCR above the door as files with the titles "Munir Case" "Semanggi Case" and "Trisakti Case" fall out of his briefcase...

For those of you not up on your UN acronyms, the UNHCR is the refugee agency. They swing into action when there are displaced people (refugees) from a war-zone and set up tents, and give out blankets and noodles. Suffice it say, I'm not clear on how the Munir case and refugees are linked.


Ah well, ya get what ya pay for...
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#52172 - 24 May 07 12:53 Re: Merapi Emits its LOVE [Re: riccardo]
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Quoting: riccardo
According to the big headline in this morning's THE POINT:

MT MERAPI EMITS HOT CLOUDS AND LOVE

good grief! is that for real?!

piss salon, please explain!
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#52173 - 24 May 07 13:05 Re: Merapi Emits its LOVE [Re: KuKuKaChu]
riccardo Offline
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It's for real. My wife was reading the paper before me this morning and she's the one who spotted it.
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#52194 - 24 May 07 17:01 Re: Merapi Emits its LOVE [Re: riccardo]
Piss Salon Offline
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Registered: 27 Jun 06
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Shit you're right. Hahahahah. Pagination Dept I suppose.

Not as good as

"Oral therapy best for erectile dysfunction"

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#52200 - 24 May 07 17:15 Re: Merapi Emits its LOVE [Re: Piss Salon]
Piss Salon Offline
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Registered: 27 Jun 06
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From what I understand from someone who used to work there, the system that operates at The Point means that copy editors do not check headlines.

Hence, the page one headline of today's paper reading:

Garuda Pilots on exodus

And at least Merapi wasn't emitting hot love, or cold love for that matter.
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#52202 - 24 May 07 17:22 Re: Merapi Emits its LOVE [Re: Piss Salon]
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Quoting: Piss Salon
From what I understand from someone who used to work there, the system that operates at The Point means that copy editors do not check headlines.

well, that certainly sounds like a sensible system.

The Point seems filled to the brim with sensible people.
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