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Transport for London tackle commuter delays with designated suicide station

departing, Platform 3‘It’s really not fair that a few thoughtless ‘jumpers’ cause such disruption for so many,’ said a TfL spokesman. ‘From now on we’ll be asking the suicidal to travel to Amersham and wait in line for their turn. They’ll know it’s their moment in the headlights when they hear our special announcement – ‘Don’t mind the gap’.’

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Posted: Aug 2nd, 2011
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Limiting shoppers to two packs of painkillers ‘preventing thousands of suicides a year’

‘I just wanted to end it all, but when the checkout girl told me I could only buy two packs of painkillers, it felt too much like hard work to go round the store again so I decided to put my life back together instead.’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2011
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Hundreds commit suicide after watching uplifting episode of Eastenders

‘The programme featured disturbing scenes of family unity and gratuitous and offensive contentment.’

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Posted: Jul 1st, 2011
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Village of Stuffing Grotwick places singles ad in hunt for twin village

‘All the villages around us are twinned,” said Graham Huntsdon of Stuffing Grotwick Parish Council. ‘After a while it starts to get to you when they talk about their trip to France to meet the mayor of the village they’re twinned with.’

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2010
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Would-be social suicide talked down from Facebook deletion

Computer_Frustration‘He’d been acting strange for a while, not updating his status and such. I feel guilty that I didn’t pick up on it and post something on his wall.’

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2010
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