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MOBIUS
06-01-2014, 13:59:36
Amsterdam alcoholics paid in beer for collecting litter (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25548061)

Alcoholics are being paid in beer to clean the streets of Amsterdam as part of a project partly funded by the Dutch government - the organisers think other countries should abandon "old-fashioned political correctness" and adopt the same approach.

:beer:

Funko
06-01-2014, 15:46:57
:beer:

Funko
06-01-2014, 15:47:03
Finally a job for mr_b

Finn Willi (5)
06-01-2014, 16:26:58
:beer:

Finn Willi (5)
06-01-2014, 16:28:11
Heard about that a couple of weeks ago. Strange how long it took to come up here!
:bouncmsk:

Funko
06-01-2014, 16:39:01
I guess our BBC is not as efficient as German news. :bash:

Finn Willi (5)
06-01-2014, 17:15:47
Only when it's about beer.

Mr. Bas
07-01-2014, 10:25:35
Sounds like a good fall-back position.

MDA
07-01-2014, 23:01:17
Dunkirk?

Mr. Bas
08-01-2014, 08:42:47
If they hand out free Belgian trappists, even Dunkirk.

Funko
08-01-2014, 09:24:43
1. Belgium
2. UK
3. Germany

Beer world cup.

Mr. Bas
08-01-2014, 09:55:28
1. Belgium
2. Czech Republic
3. USA

Funko
08-01-2014, 10:26:11
Bas - time your next UK visit to coincide with this :

http://www.readingbeerfestival.org.uk/

Mr. Bas
08-01-2014, 10:30:33
Looks good.

MOBIUS
08-01-2014, 11:05:08
Looks like a good excuse for a CG meet...:beer:

Mr. Bas
08-01-2014, 11:09:16
Actually, the timing doesn't look all that bad. Might be a good plan :beer:

Funko
08-01-2014, 11:32:28
:beer: :beer: :beer:

MOBIUS
08-01-2014, 12:44:43
:beer:

Finn Willi (5)
08-01-2014, 15:58:23
Doesn't look bad at all! Rather nice, actually!
:beer:

mr_B
08-01-2014, 18:23:39
Finally a job for mr_b:hmm:

Lurker
08-01-2014, 19:38:34
oc they need an underwater beer dispenser and we know just the man to design it. :beer:

mr_B
08-01-2014, 19:53:51
beerspiller!!!

MDA
08-01-2014, 23:44:15
I'll be... in NZ!

jsorense
09-01-2014, 03:02:52
Say "Hi" to Ned while you are there. Shame him into buying you a pint and keep your hands off his pet sheep. :rolleyes:

MDA
10-01-2014, 00:04:16
I don't want his pet sheep, it's... used. :vom: