Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson was the target of a US$190,000 (£120,000) credit card fraud that sought to bail out a struggling business. The recently-knighted Hobbit helmsman used his American Express card to buy items from the Michigan Toy Soldier Company, which specialises in the sale of historical miniatures. …
The guy has previous and committed the offence in 2007
This has been analysed on wargaming sites I read
it has been pointed out that this offence was comitted before the big collapse, and that he has a conviction for a previous, similar, offence.
One thing that this story has let me analyse, mind you, is how much similar the Reg text is to the press release I read elsewhere.
Ooh how I laughed...
made me laugh
...whoever wrote the subtitle owes me one
I hope they get the ring leader
Someone rolls the drums for me.
Some might say that gag was Feeble...
Others might say Bad Taste...
Yeah, the subhead was gigglesome
Gollum occupies the same rung as Jar Jar Binks.
Since the film version came out, maybe. The gollum in the Radio 4 series was much better.
So how about the Radio 4 version of Jar Jar Binks?
Everything looks better on radio
Radio 4 definitely came up with a better Nazgul scream, but I reckon Andy Serkis did a great job with Gollum. CGI humans don't work too well as yet, but Gollum is not human, and the "creep" factor actually helps.
Not only should the card be kept in one's pocketses,
it should be kept on a golden chain....
A need seems to exist for a gollum icon - extraterrestials don't really cut it....
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