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Thieves in the small Swiss town of Weiningen near Zurich stole 84 carrier pigeons worth about 12,000 francs ($13,500), local police reported on Sunday.

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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

Wouldn't they just fly back home when released?
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Old 12.09.2011, 11:34
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Thieves in the small Swiss town of Weiningen near Zurich stole 84 carrier pigeons worth about 12,000 francs ($13,500), local police reported on Sunday.

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Maybe they will pop up when the local pop ups pop up ?
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A bit of a coup?


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i thought my post was delayed...
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Just a bit.



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TBH, I hadn't anything epic to say. And, to be fair, it's pretty representative of the previous 2,999.
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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

it was probably cat burglars.
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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

A police sketch rendition of the suspect
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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

I had a number of such birds tied to me by bits of string, and they pulled me everywhere. I went to the doctor about it, and he told me I was pigeon-towed.
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Old 12.09.2011, 13:28
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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

Wrong thread, try here.
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Police said the culprits will find themselves doing some serious bird when caught.

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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

What I don't get is carrier pigeons.
Homing pigeons perhaps. Even racing pigeons. But carrier pigeons?
Haven't they heard of email in Weiningen?
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Haven't they heard of email in Weiningen?
i don't think they can use email due to the fact most places there don't have electricity (and only some of them managed to get running water recently).
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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

Nuclear powerplant explosion in France

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...... the conundrum "The Local" often finds itself in when reporting todays top news headline
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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

Ahhh....but you see it wasn't a nuclear power plant, and it was in some foreign land.....Franceland I believe is the correct term. This is crime on our doorstep! Against poor defenceless animals. Imagine the uproar on this forum if it had been puppies or kittens.


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Re: Thieves stole 84 carrier pigeons in Swiss town

Police said to be relying on stool pigeons for leads.
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What I don't get is carrier pigeons.
It's OK: they're homing pigeons.

The Local, meanwhile, is a moron.
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