Dog Poo - And You Thought You Had Problems

In Southern Germany in a town by the name of Bayreuth, the German police are in a quandary. The town's dog poo is under attack. Park officials are desperate to resolve what could become an international incident. Unknown person or persons have been sticking little US flags into piles of doggie poo for over a year now.

Surprisingly the dog poo brigade has managed to target between 2,000 to 3,000 abandoned piles of excrement in Bayreuth public parks. Quite who actually counted them all and provided these statistics is debatable but the source is rumoured as coming from the Parks Administrator ? Josef Oettl. And you wondered what your parkie did each day?

What was thought to have started as a protest against the Iraqi war has continued through the US election campaign and is still a regular occurrence today. Have the German's not heard of poop a scoop? Surely all self respecting German citizens collect their doggie poo. Poop in the parks and pavements was surely just a British thing?

German police are now stepping up patrols in order to catch these offenders. However, the poo could hit the fan if they ever tried to bring them to court. It is unclear what they would actually charge them with as there is no law against using doggie poo in this way. In fact, you could fly any flag from any piece of turd you find lying around. It's not illegal but it cannot be a pleasant task.

Surely this wouldn't catch on over here in the UK ? would it?

From Birmingham UK Com. (

In The News:

5 Ways To Use Humor In Your Marketing: From The Man Who Went From ...
Do you remember the Dollar Shave Club launch video which showed everything from the CEO swinging a machete to human sized teddy bears giving a thumbs up? It immediately put the company, which sells razor blades, on the map to million of people.

Former mayor had sense of humor about "Meninoisms"
The mayor had a good sense of humor about his speech and the so-called “Meninoisms” he often let slip. No one was a bigger supporter of Boston sports teams than Menino, even if he did sometimes mangle the players' names. Speaking of Celtics stars ...

and more »

Humor a tactic for political ads in race for Pa. Governor
WTAE Pittsburgh
An ad by the political action committee Key Questions Key Answers PAC attacking Wolf made its humor personal. It superimposes Wolf's face on the body of sheep, having him bleat out the word "taxes!" as a narrator says "Don't vote for a Wolf in sheep's ...

and more »

Politico cartoonist fails at humor but successfully proves Godwin's Law
Politico cartoonist fails at humor but successfully proves Godwin's Law. Posted at 7:48 pm on October 30, 2014 by Twitchy Staff | View Comments. Share on Facebook 1. 1 SHARES. @politicalmath when I go to the bank and they ask for ID I'm always like ...

O'Toole acts with a touch of humor
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Can the Illini pull off an upset similar to what they did at Ohio State in 2007? Beat writer Matt Daniels doesn't think so. CHAMPAIGN — This is the type of lore from which legends are made. Miles Osei wouldn't disagree. Even if the former Illinois ...

and more »

White House Dossier
GOP GOTV Humor. by Keith Koffler on October 30, 2014, 9:38 am. This is just out. RNC appears to have a sense of humor. Conservatives have a better sense of humor than lefties. They take themselves less seriously. And the Left always thinks the world is ...

Omaha World-Herald

Omaha lawyer, political junkie remembered for quick wit, sense of humor
Omaha World-Herald
Omaha lawyer Renne Edmunds worked for several Omaha firms, spent time as a deputy Douglas County attorney and was in private practice for many years. Along the way, he helped people as a member of the Douglas County Mental Health Board.

and more »

Watercolor Artist Highlights The Humor, Mundanity of Grindr
Unlike other artists' work in this space, which tend to exaggerate the inherently sexual aspects of Grindr, Seymour's paintings focus on the accidental humor and mundaneness that the platform sometimes creates. “I began the project as I had become ...

and more »

Currently Known As knows quirky humor
Geneseo's teaching improvisation troupe Currently Known As held a free show in Wadsworth 21 on Saturday Oct. 25. The actors improvised a series of sketches based on different scenarios with some help from audience suggestions. Currently Known As ...

Tandem Friends School cast fills stage with madcap humor of 'Monty Python's ...
The Daily Progress
Hey, parents: The show carries the theater equivalent of a PG-13 film rating, because there are no sacred cows or protected populations in Monty Python's often irreverent humor. If parents “haven't seen the film, they don't know that they make fun of ...

Google News

Finding Lost Children

A couple of days ago I had to go to... Read More

The Army Corp of Engineers Having Issues Fixing Breach

The Army Corp of engineers is having a tough time... Read More

Saving SpongeBob Using High Tech

Put Active RFID Satellite Tags in SpongeBobsSpongeBob has been in... Read More

How To Get Attention, or: As You Read This, You Feel an Irresistible Urge to Go On Reading!

We all want attention. As children we crave the attention... Read More

Sell [Your] Phones

Today while driving I saw a young girl, probably around... Read More

The Spare Parts Gremlins

Don't you just love getting a little something extra? Sure... Read More

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-27-05

Hey, Poor Rix: What do you think about school food?... Read More

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

We all know the Internet is a great tool for... Read More

3 Surefire Ways To Combat Rising Gas Prices

I have heard the rumblings of many of you in... Read More

When It Rains, It Pours: Creating a Plan

It's time for me to announce that I have a... Read More

Silver Linings Are Everywhere

Viagra. That one word packs a lot of punch. Let's... Read More

Short Story: Take a Trip To The Temple Of The Great Tomato

Jimmy Jenkins Jr. is not an adventurer, traveler, or pioneer.... Read More

Bad Days and Bad Timing

Have you ever noticed how family members always misbehave at... Read More

Marines Dont Take Crap

We... Read More

Nine Movies That Make You Want To Yell, Stop Saying That

Movie moments are nice things to share with the people... Read More

Funny Things We Dream

I often wonder why I wake up so happy, ready... Read More

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident... Read More

Freudian Slippage

Saturday morning. I went, in the early morning, to the... Read More

Painful Lessons from the Maternity Ward

Whoever dubbed New York, New York "the city that never... Read More

To See Or Not To See

I went to the eye doctor the other day. I... Read More

Playing Go-Between in the Digital Age

NOTE: This article was originally published in May 2000 at... Read More

Setting History Straight

Have you ever heard the name Will Schwenk? Or the... Read More

11 Alternative Garden Games

Tired of the same ol', same ol' when it come... Read More

Humor Quotations - Top 35 Funny Quotations by Famous Comedians

"Education is worth a whole lot. Just think - with... Read More

Pee Here Now

Several years ago, I switched health insurance companies and my... Read More