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We're obliged to all of you who follow El Reg's world-beating improbable Swedish news for pointing us in the direction of the shock case of the Japanese pop pineapple who was over the weekend beaten and relieved of 20,000 kronor (£1,680-ish or ¥252,167) worth of camera kit. No laughing matter, we know, and certainly not for …

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playmobil photograph evidence

I'm sure a certain Transformer would have been involved somehow......

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Can't wait

for the pictures.

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Perfect Candidate

for an ElReg™ Reconstruction.

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Paris Hilton

Fling

"He was hit so hard that he lost a filling"

And no mention of lost pineapple fillings??

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another sorry story...

from the increasingly violent and brutal oiks who haunt the towns of southern Sweden.

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IT Angle

I know it's Monday morning so ...

...that's probably why I didn't understand a single word of that.

WTF is a pop pineapple?

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30-something infidelity-froth ballad correction

The Rupert Holmes song is in fact called "Escape (The Pina Collada Song)".

And yes, it's as awful as you remember it.

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Dressed as a WHAT?

Pineapples in Sweden? The Japanese are just plain weird sometimes ...

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Anonymous Coward

The original version of the story

http://www.rinkworks.com/dialect/dialectp.cgi?dialect=bork&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theregister.co.uk%2F2009%2F04%2F06%2Fswedish_pinapple_shocker%2F

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Coat

Quick explanation of those song titles from an ex-pat living in Sweden...

My Favourite Tofflor - (Tofflor is Swedish for slippers so 'My Favourite Slippers')

Suddenly Sibylla - (Sibylla is a famous chain of hot dog stands)

Ramlösa - (Ramlösa is a popular brand of mineral water)

....I'll get my coat

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No doubt he has recorded Suddenly, Sibylla and Ramlosa

http://www.geocities.jp/kajikaji58/discography.htm

No kiddin'. Check out his discography.

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Paris Hilton

To the left, to the right...

AAAAA-GAAAAA-DOO DOO DOO! Push pineapple, shake the tree...

Geez, you people at The Reg are slipping. This was a perfect story to break out that old Black Lace song.

Paris... because she'd look pretty darn hot in black lace.

(What's a nice pineapple like you doing in a place like this?)

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tim
Black Helicopters

blk helis

the reason none of those " you're slipping" related remarks were made is obvo... black helicopters are investigating, questions are being advanced to the locals , and the usual suspects have been half-inched all round.

mustn't appear too knowledgeable you know. bad for business , that.

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OMFGLOLOLOL

I grew up in that neighborhood... I can *SO* picture it now... "eeeey, leeen... whuzz wiff de pineappl...*POP* *CRASH* *OOOOOWWWW*

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Oh, it gets better!

Apparently this pinepple freak made a PLAYMOBIL video for his track 'Made in Sweden' See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdLcwOFD2n8

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