A Florida woman has turned on her ex-boyfriend after the sudden disappearance of her 15-foot "expert dancing pole" following the couple's breakup. NBC Miami reports that the 19-year-old woman discovered the $400 pole had vanished into thin air when she returned to her ex-boyfriend's apartment to retrieve her stuff in the wake of …
Slow news day?
Stretching the tech angle a bit far there.
No need to apoleogise, however.
I'll get my coat...
Not sure I want my bottom loaded, but each to their own
"Woman fingers ex"?
Get your stripper pole here.
Is it just me or did this read like an advert for people to buy stripper poles ?
...minus the stripper bit... has become a popular exercise / dance class around here (S.England).
I thought I was reading El Reg....
... not the Tabloid Press...
If it had been a $400 laptop with her work on it, would you have made a big story about it?
of course they would
Lap-dancer lambasts laptop-losing lover, labels lad liable...
It's Friday :)
Are you new here?
Get ye back to Channel Register if it's IT stories you're after. It's Friday afternoon and it's beer garden weather (or at least it is in the glorious* English* midlands*).
* sarcasm? you decide!
@Are you new here?
No, are you? If you were, you might not be aware that I'm the guy with the business making "interesting" leather goods.
You might also not make the connection that I know professional pole dancers who would be seriously upset if the top-of-the-line "tool of their trade" (go on, have a good snigger because I said "tool") had been nicked and probably flogged off for a few quid by their boyfriend.
Tell you what, if your laptop gets nicked by your ex, get El Reg to put a story on here and we'll all have a good laugh about it because, well, it's Friday, isn't it.
Face it, Graham
If your storeroom was robbed it'd be in bootnotes the next day.
Re: @Are you new here?
Graham in answer to your (to paraphrase) "do you know who I am?", you're one of the commentards for whom I don't have extensive records. As are all the others.
lost for words,
As lurker said, slow news days Lads? Run out of IT related material?
Ex has 15 foot pole, in his dreams.
Getting my coat already.
Probably took it down the pawn [porn] shop
NOW El Reg is back to its strongest. Reminds me why I keep coming back, well done.
I love these stories. Partly cause they make me chuckle and party because it makes me realise it's friday!
Pints are on me
Sense of humor bypasses?
Great story, with great reference to site where 1 could pick 1 up for the missus.
Paris...cos she could handle a pole like......etc...etc...etc
$400 for a pole?
This exceptional product is either gold-plated or exceptionally well marketed.
//off to buy some lengths of steel tubing before the market crashes
May I Humbly...
2006 Pole-A-Palooza at Light Nightclub in the Bellagio (NSFW)
These girls were "advanced" and STRONG!
Interesting story 0 I'd like to comment but...
.... I'm not touching it with a 15' pole....
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, IT.
Where to start. Isn't Friday wonderful!
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- SOULLESS machine-intelligence ROBOT cars to hit Blighty in 2015
- BuzzGasm! Thirteen Astonishing True Facts You Never Knew About SCREWS
- Worstall on Wednesday YES, iPhones ARE getting slower with each new release of iOS
- Tor attack nodes RIPPED MASKS off users for 6 MONTHS