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Tennessee cops yesterday shot dead two fugitives - one dressed as a leprechaun - after the pair robbed a branch of the First State Bank in Nashville. According to AP, one of the men, dressed in "a green top hat, vest and shorts and a fake brown beard and wig", first walked into a Fifth Third Bank in the suburb of Gallatin, …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Are they eligible for a Darwin?

    Cos they sure were dumb as F...

  2. EvilTweety

    End of the rainbow...

    That pot o' gold don't fill itself you know...

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    A Rainbow in Nashville ???

    pull the other one...

    obviously picked the day the weatherman got it wrong again...

  4. Bruce Cook
    Pint

    Where's

    the play mobile recreation???

  5. Robert Carnegie Silver badge

    They killed a leprechaun.

    It puts not having the "correct" colour of website banner on St Patrick's day into perspective.

    (Do you do holidays of other religions besides Irishness? I think Muslims like green as well?)

    1. h 6
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      I think Muslims like green as well?

      You mean the opposition movement in Iran, yes.

  6. Anonymous John
    Welcome

    Well it was St Patrick's Day

    The one day in the year when a leprechaun might not attract attention.

    I for one, welcome our new gun toting supernatural overlords. Come and try and rob our banks if you're 'ard enough.

  7. Tom Maddox Silver badge
    Coat

    Sounds like they got . . .

    . . . way more than his Lucky Charms.

  8. Mark 65 Silver badge

    Lesson is

    If you want to trade fire with the po-po make sure you're better armed and a better shot. What's the bets at least one of them was firing his gun tilted over to the side like some twat gangster in a movie?

  9. Robert Carnegie Silver badge

    Re Islam and the colour green

    I don't want to go further than

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green

    and

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_in_Islam

    "Islam" is different things to different people.

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