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Old 06-09-2014, 03:43 PM   #1
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Another seemingly good idea gang aft agley.

In Paris lovers are hanging padlocks on the railings of bridges then throwing the key into the river to show their undying love.


Well, evidently some fences are starting to crumble under the weight.

Paris seeking alternative to famed bridge after love locks cause fencing to tumble | Fox News

"The fencing tumbled late Sunday on the pedestrian bridge, which crosses the Seine. "

"Officials are hoping to persuade visiting lovers to show their undying affection in less disruptive ways. "
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Old 06-09-2014, 07:59 PM   #2
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Yes, this was reported on the Nightly News, I watched the program.
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:12 PM   #3
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Happens all over the world, including the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:03 PM   #4
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What does it symbolize if you hang the keys on the bridge and throw the lock in the river?

...or, you could hang your partner on the bridge and throw yourself in the river.

...or, you could lock up your partner's bridgework and key their car.

...or,
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Lack of calories speaking...
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:06 PM   #6
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I think I'm hallucinating.
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What does it symbolize if you hang the keys on the bridge and throw the lock in the river?

...or, you could hang your partner on the bridge and throw yourself in the river.

...or, you could lock up your partner's bridgework and key their car.

...or,
Andy...stop, stop, stop! I just pulled something laughing.
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I have an emergency kit with a bagel, cream cheese and lox. In case of emergency - break wind and eat.
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