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Essex Courts Seize Guns And Knives Brought By Attendants

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-17629382

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Seven firearms, about 50 replica guns and nearly 3,000 knives have been confiscated in courts in the east of England over the past three years, the BBC can reveal.

After a Freedom of Information request, the government told the BBC between the financial years 2009 and 2011 officials confiscated 24,695 items.

The items include cameras, [b]recorders[/b] and alcohol as well as weapons.

Items are seized by court security staff at the entrance or in the court if they decide they could be used as a weapon or cause a hazard to others in the building.

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Recorders, but not flutes or other woodwind instruments - for example, if you bring a flute you're considered unlikely to be a crim. And if carrying a clarinet, you get the best seats

These days, can you still bring popcorn?

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-17629382



Recorders, but not flutes or other woodwind instruments - for example, if you bring a flute you're considered unlikely to be a crim. And if carrying a clarinet, you get the best seats

These days, can you still bring popcorn?
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If you bring a string instrument in are you guilty of luting?

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[quote name='Riedquat' timestamp='1334150531' post='909011408']
If you bring a string instrument in are you guilty of luting?
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:D

[quote name='corevalue' timestamp='1334150894' post='909011419']
recorders, as in "tape recorders" I suspect.
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Thanks for pointing that out, how embarrassing for me!

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[quote name='corevalue' timestamp='1334150894' post='909011419']
recorders, as in "tape recorders" I suspect.
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Not video recorders then?

I think this is a drummed up charge.

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[quote name='inflating' timestamp='1334151420' post='909011430']
:D



[b]Thanks for pointing that out, how embarrassing for me![/b]
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:lol: I thought you were joking.

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[quote name='Riedquat' timestamp='1334150531' post='909011408']
If you bring a string instrument in are you guilty of luting?
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Not if you are on the fiddle.

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[quote name='happy_renting' timestamp='1334151802' post='909011442']
Not if you are on the fiddle.
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His victim suffered percussion.

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[quote name='hotairmail' timestamp='1334151770' post='909011439']
:lol: I thought you were joking.
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No, I had thought people would play relevant tunes during quiet deliberatory moments - anything from The Bill to Crown Court or Rumpole Of The Bailey - generally though it sounds a bit lame unless someone is doing percussion

As you can now observe, Crown Court lends itself perfectly to a skilled recorderist, here is exhibit A
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqNKfgF4uUI

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[quote name='inflating' timestamp='1334152396' post='909011455']
No, I had thought people would play relevant tunes during quiet deliberatory moments - anything from The Bill to Crown Court or Rumpole Of The Bailey - generally though it sounds a bit lame unless someone is doing percussion

As you can now observe, Crown Court lends itself perfectly to a skilled recorderist, here is exhibit A
[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqNKfgF4uUI"]http://www.youtube.c...h?v=FqNKfgF4uUI[/url]
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You can be done for trying to impersonate a recorder you know.

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[quote name='inflating' timestamp='1334152396' post='909011455']
No, I had thought people would play relevant tunes during quiet deliberatory moments - anything from The Bill to Crown Court or Rumpole Of The Bailey - generally though it sounds a bit lame unless someone is doing percussion

As you can now observe, Crown Court lends itself perfectly to a skilled recorderist, here is exhibit A

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I think the Countdown theme tune should be played while the jury is deliberating.

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(deleted - someone already made that bad joke) Edited by porca misèria

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You often get asked, "Do you have any recording device on you?"
"Uuuh, yeah - mobile phone."
"Seriously, do you have a recorder on you?"
"No, but I can play Green Sleeves with my armpits."

When they scan with the squeaky-stick it always goes off around your ankles, but you get waved through after the guard says, "Belt buckle - has to be."

The security blah is done for the cameras so the supervisor can confirm they're doing a great job.

And sometimes the weapons are inside the court house - I've heard of a can dispenser for fizzy drinks being used to load up with ammo that was fired at the judge.

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[quote name='Riedquat' timestamp='1334150531' post='909011408']
If you bring a string instrument in are you guilty of luting?
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