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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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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    playmobil photograph evidence

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

  2. Ivan Headache

    Can't wait

    for the pictures.

  3. Steve Foster

    Perfect Candidate

    for an ElReg™ Reconstruction.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Fling

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

    And no mention of lost pineapple fillings??

  5. Anonymous Coward
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    another sorry story...

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

  6. Anonymous Coward
    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?

  7. Anonymous Coward
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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.

  8. jake Silver badge

    Dressed as a WHAT?

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

  9. Anonymous Coward
    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

  10. Steve Brammer
    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

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Alert

    No doubt he has recorded Suddenly, Sibylla and Ramlosa

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

    No kiddin'. Check out his discography.

  12. PunkTiger
    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?)

  13. 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.

  14. Headstar

    OMFGLOLOLOL

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

  15. Headstar
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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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