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Man escapes prison...

Postby Amoeba » Fri Nov 14, 2008 8:59 pm UTC

...in a box. Brilliant. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7730018.stm

(BBC is lazy with pictures!)
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Gunfingers » Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:02 pm UTC

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby segmentation fault » Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:41 pm UTC

at least its only a drug dealer and not a serial killer.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Darkscull » Fri Nov 14, 2008 10:38 pm UTC

I'm sure this happens (and gets in the news) every year. You'd think they'd put more security measures in place.

I think last years was in Germany as well. When I saw the article on the most emailed thing I thought it would be a bump.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Jack Saladin » Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:43 am UTC

Look, I'm not exaggerating when I say the success of your mission hinges on how you use that cardboard box. But in the end, a cardboard box is only made of paper. Handle it with care or it won't be of much use to you. Don't think of it as just another box. Treat it with love... Don't be rough. Okay?

It was my destiny to be here; in the box. And then when I put it on, I suddenly got this feeling of inner peace. I can't put it into words. I feel... safe. Like this is where I was meant to be. Like I'd found the key to true happiness.

You should come inside the box... Then you'll know what I mean.

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby GreaterSteven » Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:59 pm UTC

The real question is how many of the people who attempt/succeed with this technique are actually familiar with MGS?

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby IAmTheMonty » Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:42 pm UTC

That man deserves a private cell.

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby 22/7 » Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:44 pm UTC

IAmTheMonty wrote:That man deserves a private cell his freedom.
Got that for ya. No need to thank me.
Totally not a hypothetical...

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby IAmTheMonty » Mon Nov 17, 2008 9:08 pm UTC

IAmTheMonty wrote:That man deserves a private cell, should they catch him.

Clarified!

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby 0range » Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:41 am UTC

22/7 wrote:
IAmTheMonty wrote:That man deserves a private cell his freedom.
Got that for ya. No need to thank me.


Yeah, I'd like to see a 'creative breakout' clause in sentencing. Such as, if you manage to mail yourself out of prison, you get to stay out.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby ArchangelShrike » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:29 am UTC

Oh companion cube, I didn't realize you had someone in you...

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Gojoe » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:51 am UTC

Ok, this really shows how bad their security is. I mean he got into a box with an address on it, and no one noticed? No cameras to see who helped him? This is pretty bad...
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby 22/7 » Wed Nov 19, 2008 2:20 pm UTC

Gojoe wrote:Ok, this really shows how bad their security is. I mean he got into a box with an address on it, and no one noticed? No cameras to see who helped him? This is pretty bad...
Well they're not going to have cameras on every single room in the prison, let alone cameras covering all corners, etc. of ever single room. Though I have to admit, the mail and laundry rooms seem like they should be better supervised. I'm just kind of surprised that no one noticed that that great big box was ridiculously unevenly packed. I guess if you just used a dolly...
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Jack Saladin » Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:26 pm UTC

Maybe he filled the gaps up with clothes or something.

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby '; DROP DATABASE;-- » Fri Nov 21, 2008 12:42 am UTC

I wonder why they don't just have clearly visible RFID tags in their clothes, and sensors at all exits. If it works for shoplifters, why not prisoners?
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Intercept » Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:18 am UTC

'; DROP DATABASE;-- wrote:I wonder why they don't just have clearly visible RFID tags in their clothes, and sensors at all exits. If it works for shoplifters, why not prisoners?


Are you serious? What's more of a threat to society: Convicts or wool turtlenecks? I think the answer is obvious.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby '; DROP DATABASE;-- » Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:48 am UTC

I mean in the prisoners' uniforms.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Jack Saladin » Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:54 am UTC

Yeah, 'cause the prisoners totally wouldn't just break them or tear them off. And they'd never get damaged in the wash or anything. And it would be totally cheap. That's a really great idea.

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Gojoe » Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:56 am UTC

I say we just rfid the prisoners. Forget their person rights etc. Just below the skin, pop in an rfid. Big brother is always watching already


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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby '; DROP DATABASE;-- » Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:57 am UTC

Jack Saladin wrote:Yeah, 'cause the prisoners totally wouldn't just break them or tear them off. And they'd never get damaged in the wash or anything. And it would be totally cheap. That's a really great idea.
Hence, clearly visible. And they're in tons of products in tons of stores already, it can't be that expensive.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Jack Saladin » Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:00 am UTC

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Jack Saladin wrote:Yeah, 'cause the prisoners totally wouldn't just break them or tear them off. And they'd never get damaged in the wash or anything. And it would be totally cheap. That's a really great idea.
Hence, clearly visible. And they're in tons of products in tons of stores already, it can't be that expensive.

... If you can see an RFID tag is still on their sleeve, you can see that they're escaping. A prisoner just tears off the RFID, and then escapes. How does having an RFID tag on the clothing achieve anything whatsoever?

Plus, again: Washing. Exercise. Sleeping. Regular wear and tear. An RFID tag wouldn't survive in clothing.

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby '; DROP DATABASE;-- » Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:11 am UTC

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These wouldn't survive the wear and tear of clothing?

As for removal and washing, embed them in some sort of durable locked bracelet or collar.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Jack Saladin » Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:15 am UTC

These wouldn't survive the wear and tear of clothing?

In prison? For months, let alone years? Nope.

As for removal and washing, embed them in some sort of durable locked bracelet or collar.

Are you going to lock these to the prisoners 24/7? You'll be challenged in court for rights violations, for one thing. And for another, I think you're madly underestimating the capability of prisoners to do things you don't want them to. If they can fashion knives and brew drugs and alcohol in high security prisons, they can damn well take off a bracelet.

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby oxoiron » Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:19 pm UTC

The chief warden of the jail told the BBC this was an embarrassing incident.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Intercept » Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:47 pm UTC

I find it strange I got a serious response to something that was clearly a joke.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby 22/7 » Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:49 pm UTC

Tone is not always as clear as we'd like it to be in the medium called text.
Totally not a hypothetical...

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Intercept » Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:59 pm UTC

I'm aware. Tone was unimportant though.
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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby 22/7 » Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:07 pm UTC

Ah, of course, how silly of me. I'll bet you've never misread someone's post and responded to what you thought they wrote instead of what they actually wrote or incorrectly guessed at the intention of a given post. Do you have a newsletter to which I could subscribe?
Totally not a hypothetical...

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Re: Man escapes prison...

Postby Intercept » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:08 pm UTC

That is exactly what I said.

...Figure out the tone on that one.
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