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An investigation into an outbreak of respiratory illness amongst techies who'd attended Domainfest has found legionella bacteria bubbling away in a hot tub at the Playboy mansion. LA health officials investigated after at least 100 attendees at Domainfest became horribly ill. Fingers were pointed at both the conference venue, …

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Happy

How about

A Playmobil reconstruction of the Playboy pool being disinfected?

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Sherlock

"Legionella bacteria .... has not been determined as the source of the respiratory outbreak."

So, what else can it do ?

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Happy

Misread the title

Officials scoop up bacteria bubbling away in Playmobil hot tub, I wondered what El Reg had been up to

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Joke

in summary

"LA health officials investigated ... the Playboy mansion, which hosted an end-of-show party cum fundraiser..."

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Anonymous Coward

did you mean

"LA health officials investigated ... the Playboy mansion, which hosted an end-of-show cum party fundraiser"

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Pirate

"party cum fundraiser"

err, they have a fundraiser for that? Is it expensive? I'd think that at the playboy mansion it would be relatively cheap as it is most likely in ample supply.

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WTF?

Hang on...

....there was a tech event with a party at the Playboy Mansion?

Well that's enough sacred cows slain to keep us in burgers throughout this year's barbeque season then....

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WTF?

Domainers, not techies

They were "domain name speculators", not really techies but... well, I can't think of anything rude enough to call them.

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Happy

re: I can't think of anything rude enough to call them

"domain name speculator" is quite rude enough thanx.

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Coat

I hope that they

...finger who ever is responsible for this

Mine's the quilted dressing gown with lipstick smears near the groin

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Sick Bastards

So there were sick bastards at the playboy mansion ? What's the big deal? Hey wait you mean sick people that didn't have STDs , hmm this does need investigating.

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Joke

STDs?

It wasn't a telecomm's conference was it? I thought the days of sharing a party line was over, and we're into the age of three-way intercourse.

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almost too embarassed to post this

Is Legionella some relation to Barbarella?

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Legionella & Barbarella

Legionella is Barbarella's little sister... I hear that she is more into femdom than space ships.

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"...end-of-show party cum fundraiser ..."

Congrats on using the word "cum" correctly with added double entendre!

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Playboy hot tub

Here I'd always called it primordial soup.

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Black Helicopters

Wait up...

... a gathering of domainers being doused with unnamed respitory disease AND influenza?

I for one welcome our new infectious benefactors...

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FAIL

Ew

Hot tubs are filthy enough, but these geeks actually used one at the Hefner place? I pity the fools.

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Anonymous Coward

Never pity the fool,

that's B.A.'s job.

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Oh yes!

"end-of-show party cum"

Maybe time they fitted a filter to the hot tub...

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