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Police in Leeds have issued a warning to Ford Focus owners that thieves are targeting their vehicles in order to get their mitts on an allegedly magical chip from the car's stereo, the Yorkshire Evening Post reports. Detective Inspector Nick Wallen from North East Leeds Division explained: "There has been an ongoing rumour for a …

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It's quite ironic when Virgin have just (quietly) launched their new Usenet Newsserver, which is stuffed with illegal binaries...

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He was doing well until the end...

Inspector Wallen concluded with the traditional: "I would like car owners to ensure that their vehicle and its contents are secure as well as making thieves aware that this type of crime will not be tolerated and their pointless actions will result in them being put through the court systems."

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Court systems? WTF do those have to do with anything?

Me; Nunchakas; Chav-scum... problem solved...

The crim will certainly know that "... this type of crime will not be tolerated and their pointless actions will result in them being ..." beaten to a pulp and then fed to a staffordshire bull-terrier.

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Just a Myth...

It's just a myth spread around to stop theives breaking into Focus's... it really is true!

What must go through a theives mind. Ok, i've broken into the car, will take the stereo and check it later. Back at home (or wherever), open it up, now to find the chip... mmm, what does it look like... mmmm....

I hope some of them realise and feel stupid :p

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@Stupid myth

>"Who'd be stupid enough to believe that Sky's custom-designed security system is going to be defeated using a chip from a stereo?"

Well, from the evidence before us, Tony, Sascha Zierfuss, and Tim are.

I wonder if they'd like to buy a bridge from me that receives free porn? ROFL!

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@It works. honest!

only on philips 751 (Vaxhalls)

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