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A Peruvian second-division football team has suffered what must rate as one of the worst days in the history of the sport, MSN reports. Members of the San Cayetano football club from the northern city of Celendin were on their way home from a fixture when highway robbers "forced the bus driver out of his seat at gunpoint". The …

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Thanks...

...as a Red Sox fan (down 3-1 in the playoffs), getting beat pretty badly by Tampa, our situation doesn't seem so bad in comparison to these poor guys.

In any case, (say it with me, Sox fans) "there's always next year".

// Nice to have our old Sox back

/// But then again, it's not over, till it's over...

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robbers?

Not disgruntled fans?

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yeah, well

death will do that. Bummer, guys.

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"killing eight people and injuring 22"

not really that funny.

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The robbers

How did the robbers fare? Inquiring minds want to know.

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Christ...

And I thought I was having a shitty day...

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Am I missing the funny part?

Eight people dead? Sew my sides up.

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At least they did not start eating their dead

while wating to be rescued.

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Where is the Tech angle?

Is it simply because it was on MSN?

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IT?

Not sure of the IT angle - or do the brakes constitute "technology"?

Just seems like quite a sad story really.

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was the angle of the montain steep...

because there is no IT angle here !!!!

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Not *the* worst day though.

Just Google for "Busby babes".

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Tech angle??

To all those wondering about the lack of a tech angle - it's a bootnote....

Probably because it's related to footballers.

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Robbers/football/bus/ravine type story ruined by death

and a lack of Michael Caine, teetering or gold.

IT angle: susceptibility of the electronic Turin traffic management system.

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Maybe

we should adopt this as a new Register measurement standard of a bad day?

"The coffee machine broke down so we are giving today a rating of 1/2 a Peruvian Football Team"

Mine is the one with the bandit's mask in the pocket...

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Not worst day ever

How about this:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/203137.stm

One lightning bolt killed an entire team and left the other team unharmed.

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Ummm...

Are we not counting the Uruguayan football team? The plane crash in the Andes?

Cannibalism ring a bell?

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