Ex Canberran businessman/ State MP passes over.

Thumper 18 October 2007 28

Nothing online as yet.

Robert L’Esquire, a former prominent Canberran businessman and current sitting member for the seat of Cannalong has died as a result of an unfortunate gardening accident.

Police and ambulance were called to his home early this morning and found the MP laying on the floor of his home. A police spokesman commented that there were no suspicious circumstances.

Bob Ultima L’Esquire lived safely housed in Tingal, a small rural township within the electorate of Canning. Word has not yet been heard from PM john Howard or Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd.


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Deadmandrinking Deadmandrinking 4:27 pm 19 Oct 07

You started the bullshit, thumper. You’re the tool.

Maelinar Maelinar 3:20 pm 19 Oct 07

No, the genuine news reporting…

That is, the you heard it here first folks kind of stuff…

mutley mutley 3:07 pm 19 Oct 07

Mutley – can you cite any specific examples?

Comment by Ingeegoodbee — 19 October, 2007 @ 1:30 pm

Yeah, the “I was charged $2 too much for a pizza” article springs to mind.

Cameron Cameron 2:52 pm 19 Oct 07

I have no problem with this post – but it does make me think that RA needs some sort of article posting guidelines that establishes what is okay and what isn’t.

So if RA says posts like this are okay, then they’re okay and people should stop complaining and just move on.

Thumper Thumper 2:51 pm 19 Oct 07

I promise not to ever do it again.

BTW, I posted about 4-5 articles this morning. I haven’t seen them up yet.

Legit articles that is…

Absent Diane Absent Diane 2:48 pm 19 Oct 07

guld = gulf!

Absent Diane Absent Diane 2:48 pm 19 Oct 07

a guld three letters and two spaces wide?

caf caf 2:38 pm 19 Oct 07

I think there’s a pretty big gulf between Opinion and Fiction.

Maelinar Maelinar 2:30 pm 19 Oct 07

Opinion is a big gray hole caf, incase you hadn’t noticed.

S4anta S4anta 2:30 pm 19 Oct 07

i think your cat might have eaten your sense of humour and imagination caf.

caf caf 2:27 pm 19 Oct 07

How is this load of cobblers passing for a story either Information or Opinion?

Canberra News, Information, Opinion, stuff Thumper made up and Witty Things Maelinar put in the Classifieds.

Maelinar Maelinar 2:24 pm 19 Oct 07

The shiny thing at the top of the page says news, information and opinion caf.

Perhaps you non-admin news only purists might want to read the 3 words following ‘news’ all the way up there.

And yes, before you probably ask, JB would probably have run with it.

caf caf 2:15 pm 19 Oct 07

Do people actually just want rubbish like this and the chance to sledge each other off?

Absent Diane Absent Diane 1:51 pm 19 Oct 07

Mutley that’s insinuating that genuine news reporting has actually happened on this site. 😛

Ingeegoodbee Ingeegoodbee 1:30 pm 19 Oct 07

“… it sort of detracts from the genuine news reporting done here.” Mutley – can you cite any specific examples?

hk0reduck hk0reduck 11:39 am 19 Oct 07

I was going to make a comment in regards to the dying due to an unfortunate gardening accident but I didn’t want to appear insensitive.

Damn you Thumper.

mutley mutley 11:17 am 19 Oct 07

Probably best to keep these to 1 April, as it sort of detracts from the genuine news reporting done here. There are enough people crying “This site has gone downhill since….” without something like this adding to it.

S4anta S4anta 11:00 am 19 Oct 07

good work! love it.

Thumper Thumper 9:56 am 19 Oct 07

You really are a tool aren’t you.

Deadmandrinking Deadmandrinking 9:41 am 19 Oct 07

Even though he didn’t exist, he still supported the SIEV X and worker’s rights. The socialist bastard. I hope he rots.

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