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Persistent cold callers and chuggers face new ‘badgerer cull’

Cute, furry creatures 'don't stand a chance'Following last year’s unsuccessful culling campaign, the Government has today announced plans for a second attempt at reducing the ‘badgerer’ population

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Posted: Aug 27th, 2015
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‘Charity Muggers’ is misleading and unfair on us, say actual muggers

The term ‘charity mugger’ was deemed offensive and unfair today by a leading Muggers’ Union. Often shortened to ‘chugger’, the phrase was coined to describe the charity agents who prey on innocent High Street shoppers in a bid to raise funds, but Andy Tover, chairman of the Alliance of Muggers and Street Thugs, said it was unfair to tar his members with the same brush.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2015
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Chuggers switch to choplifting

Professor of Psychology John Andrews applauded the move noting that research showed that the public viewed shoplifting far more favourably than talking to strangers.

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Posted: Jun 25th, 2012
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Big Society permits killing of chuggers, says Cameron

David Cameron has announced that, as part of the Big Society, British citizens will be allowed to kill any student on minimum wage who accosts them in the street, pretends he is working for Save the Squid and treats them as their greatest friend on Earth.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2011
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Commuter can’t believe attractive chugger ‘only after me for my money’

Only after one thing26-year-old Gavin Hendry was devastated to discover that the charity fundraiser who recently accosted him outside Holborn tube had never been interested in pursuing a long-term commitment with the chartered surveyor from Barnet, but was instead using him for the benefit of a faceless non-governmental organisation providing aid to Africa. ‘I gave her everything,’ said Hendry, ‘my heart, my dignity, my sort code. But now I know she was just after my money’.

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2009
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