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  • sport 4 Dec 2012 10:18:44 13,600 posts
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    FWB wrote:
    Even better, I hope the baby is black.

    Oh god I hope it is. Please let it be!
    Fucking Razz!!!
  • Dougs 4 Dec 2012 10:21:17 78,286 posts
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    Chopsen wrote:
    kalel wrote:
    8 weeks isn't stupidly early anyway. 12 is the standard but by 8 weeks you're past the most common period for miscarriages.
    Most people wouldn't have announced to many of their friends and family by then, let alone have it national news. Their hands be forced really, there's no way they could have kept something like under wraps these days. Kind of a shame for them and must be really miserable for them even without the media circus. But fuck it, they're the royal family, comes with the territory.
    Pretty much why we had to tell people 2nd time around, we needed the help and the wife's absence was becoming an issue.
  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 10:32:00 67,636 posts
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    We had to tell people early because, frankly, you cant stretch a stomach bug over a couple of weeks. It got to the point that it was just ridiculous. Everyone clearly knew, what with the wife refusing wine and hurling every five minutes so we had to tell people at about 8 weeks too in what was the least surprising reveal since George Michael came out.
  • THFourteen 4 Dec 2012 10:35:51 40,852 posts
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    Heh we were out for drinks and curry with my friends on friday night, and my wife decided to drink a coke as she wasn't feeling very well.

    queue all other peoples other halfves coming over with knowing winks and comments

    lol.
  • teamHAM 4 Dec 2012 13:29:46 3,646 posts
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    And so it begins......

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-20591605
  • Psychotext 4 Dec 2012 13:32:53 60,306 posts
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    Ugh, too early for that shit.
  • Widge Moderator 4 Dec 2012 13:34:22 13,846 posts
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    Tuffty wrote:
    hyperemesis gravidarum
    Sounds like a jRPG.
  • Tuffty 4 Dec 2012 15:44:35 3,172 posts
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    ^ haha

    If I printed out an ultrasound scan, claimed it was Kate's and charged 10 for it, I wonder how many people would be guillible enough to buy it?

    Edited by Tuffty at 15:45:08 04-12-2012
  • billythekid 4 Dec 2012 16:23:46 11,958 posts
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    Tuffty wrote:
    ^ haha

    If I printed out an ultrasound scan, claimed it was Kate's and charged 10 for it, I wonder how many people would be guillible enough to buy it?
    Here you go:

  • neilka 4 Dec 2012 17:26:19 18,567 posts
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    Widge wrote:
    Tuffty wrote:
    hyperemesis gravidarum
    Sounds like a jRPG.
    It was SClaw's Game Of 2011.
  • Trowel 4 Dec 2012 17:34:32 20,345 posts
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    Tuffty wrote:
    ^ haha

    If I printed out an ultrasound scan, claimed it was Kate's and charged 10 for it, I wonder how many people would be guillible enough to buy it?
    http://i.imgur.com/xnXYV.jpg
  • senso-ji 7 Dec 2012 15:03:10 7,408 posts
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    Receptionist at the hospital where Kate was staying who was duped by the hoax call has apparently committed suicide

    :( Awful news if true.
  • Blotto 7 Dec 2012 15:03:42 2,778 posts
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    Jesus..
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:07:03
    Oh dear Christ.

    Fucking media.

    edit: although I'll wait for other, non Sky sources...

    Edited by RedSparrows at 15:07:41 07-12-2012
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:09:18
    Fucking hell.
  • Commander-Keen 7 Dec 2012 15:09:55 915 posts
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    DM has reported it and it's all over Twitter.

    If it transpires that media had tracked her down / were doorstepping her, it'll be Dr David Kelly all over again.

    Horrific and sad. The worst bit is that the whole royal baby / hoax call thing is such a non-story on so many levels.

    EDIT: BTW they're now saying it's the nurse and not the receptionist.

    Edited by Commander Keen at 15:11:10 07-12-2012
  • senso-ji 7 Dec 2012 15:10:29 7,408 posts
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    BBC are now reporting it. They say it's a nurse at the hospital, not a receptionist.
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:11:06
    So, the story of the new baby has already claimed a victim. Wonderful.
  • Commander-Keen 7 Dec 2012 15:12:37 915 posts
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    @RedSparrows Indeed. And I hate to point out that the 12 week period is a pretty terrifying one as well. As a human being, I hope this is not the case, but it's probably worth noting that it's feasible there may not even be a baby...
  • BillMurray 7 Dec 2012 15:13:18 8,736 posts
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  • Commander-Keen 7 Dec 2012 15:13:36 915 posts
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    Original link has disappeared. What was the story?
    Apols for linking to the DM, but:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2244608/Kate-Middleton-hospital-receptionist-duped-Australian-DJs-prank-dies-suspected-suicide.html
  • Fab4 7 Dec 2012 15:15:18 7,745 posts
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    If they have been doorstepping her, then they are indeed a shower of fuckers.
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:16:17
    fuck.
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:18:53
    I hate the press media. All of them.
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:20:14
    Surely she wouldn't lose her job for this?
  • senso-ji 7 Dec 2012 15:20:36 7,408 posts
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    Were the press hounding her? I don't read the tabloids, but didn't hear anything about the incident afterwards in other media outlets.
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:22:19
    I don't know.

    BBC just tweeted she was found dead. Probably haven't jumped to the first headline they could find like sky.
  • Deleted user 7 December 2012 15:23:15
    I don't know if the press were hounding her or not - I wouldn't put it past them, but it's concievable she was wracked with guilt (since when did reason play a part in such equations?) and... who knows? It's just all so pointlessly horrible.
  • Whizzo 7 Dec 2012 15:24:38 44,694 posts
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    bitch_tits_zero_nine wrote:
    Surely she wouldn't lose her job for this?
    All she did was put the call through, probably not the brightest of ideas but it's not an information governance issue.

    /may have had to do the mandatory NHS IG training again recently
  • MetalDog 7 Dec 2012 15:25:07 24,035 posts
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    I suspect dire words from middle management might have had more to do with it =(
    I suppose we'll find out in due course. Horrible.
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