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Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 13:40
Replies: 15,919
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Posted By chuckleberry
Rudi Visagie did go to court. He shot at someone...

Rudi Visagie did go to court.

He shot at someone he thought was stealing a car. His life was not in danger. As far as he knew, the thief was driving away and did not pose any threat.
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 19:41
Replies: 15,919
Views: 574,146
Posted By chuckleberry
A SOUTH African sports star thinks he hears a...

A SOUTH African sports star thinks he hears a thief on his property. He takes out a gun and shoots.

No, it isn't double amputee Oscar Pistorius but former Springbok rugby player Rudi 'Vleis'...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 16:33
Replies: 14,071
Views: 404,730
Posted By chuckleberry
City Press, South Africa Oscar Pistorius was...

City Press, South Africa

Oscar Pistorius was mocked when his legal team claimed in court that the athlete “screams like a girl” when he’s afraid.

So City Press decided to put the matter to the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 14:39
Replies: 14,071
Views: 404,730
Posted By chuckleberry
Perhaps the Steenkamps are a more stoical family...

Perhaps the Steenkamps are a more stoical family than the Pistorius family? Reeva’s parents have made quite a lot of money selling their story to various newspapers.

In 2013 the Steenkamps told The...
Forum: General Discussion 25-03-2014, 18:05
Replies: 14,071
Views: 404,730
Posted By chuckleberry
Daily Maverick South Africa Given that...

Daily Maverick South Africa

Given that Pistorius has admitted to shooting and killing Reeva Steenkamp through a door, it’s believed that his defence team will claim that he was acting in “putative...
Forum: General Discussion 22-03-2014, 16:55
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
I used to travel the road from Sandton (South...

I used to travel the road from Sandton (South Africa) to Sun City on a regular basis. And occasionally the road to Krugersdorp. All the road signs along the way were peppered with bullet holes....
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2014, 17:17
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
Or they can carry a fine or a warning

Or they can carry a fine or a warning
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2014, 17:43
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
The South African (News for Global South...

The South African (News for Global South Africans)
By Carol Freeman on 16 February, 2013 8:38 pm in News, (extract below)

Putting the celebrity aside, this kind of story would never normally attract...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2014, 17:39
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
The law that lethal force may be used when it is...

The law that lethal force may be used when it is your last available alternative to defend your property and would also be justified to prevent serious bodily harm and to prevent rape was introduced...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2014, 17:38
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
In 2004 a former Springbok rugby player, Rudi...

In 2004 a former Springbok rugby player, Rudi Visagi, was charged with murder after he mistook his daughter for a car thief and shot her dead in her car in the driveway.

He assumed that his daughter...
Forum: General Discussion 14-11-2013, 19:07
Replies: 48
Views: 1,796
Posted By chuckleberry
I'm South African. If I didn't talk about rugby...

I'm South African. If I didn't talk about rugby and cricket I wouldn't be able to talk to other South Africans:)
Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2013, 19:05
Replies: 169
Views: 7,044
Posted By chuckleberry
I find it interesting that the word 'native' is...

I find it interesting that the word 'native' is considered offensive in South Africa when referring to black people. But in the US it is correct to say 'native American'. And black people in the US...
Forum: General Discussion 30-10-2013, 18:59
Replies: 169
Views: 7,044
Posted By chuckleberry
I am South African. In South Africa black people...

I am South African.
In South Africa black people like to be called black because they consider themselves black.

People of mixed race (black and white) call themselves 'coloured' and do not consider...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2013, 13:40
Replies: 77
Views: 2,892
Posted By chuckleberry
Love Swaziland. Also enjoy Maputo in Mocambique....

Love Swaziland. Also enjoy Maputo in Mocambique. And Cape Town and the magnificent surroundings will always be a firm favourite.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 19-09-2013, 13:35
Replies: 33
Views: 4,149
Posted By chuckleberry
Craig Marten-Zerf has written three excellent...

Craig Marten-Zerf has written three excellent adventure thrillers and I hear he's writing a fourth at the moment.

His first book, 'The Broken Men', is being given away free on Amazon today and...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 19-09-2013, 13:21
Replies: 79
Views: 6,824
Posted By chuckleberry
I notice Plob is being given away free on Amazon...

I notice Plob is being given away free on Amazon today and tomorrow.

It's an award winning best seller. Great read.
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 12:30
Replies: 94
Views: 4,110
Posted By chuckleberry
They're horrible. Truly repulsive. Shudder.

They're horrible. Truly repulsive. Shudder.
Forum: Soaps 30-08-2013, 13:02
Replies: 1,131
Views: 100,677
Posted By chuckleberry
If ever there were four fully paid up members of...

If ever there were four fully paid up members of Nerds-R-Us it would be Paddy, Marlon, Laurel and Rhona.
Forum: General Discussion 30-08-2013, 12:48
Replies: 210
Views: 8,878
Posted By chuckleberry
Totally agree.

Totally agree.
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2013, 12:58
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
The defence will say it's hearsay. Surely they...

The defence will say it's hearsay. Surely they will put the case that Reeva's mother has never met Oscar and never witnessed any arguments. They could say that she fabricated the story.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2013, 19:03
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
But that is hearsay. Reeva's mother has never met...

But that is hearsay. Reeva's mother has never met Oscar.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2013, 18:57
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
Very good point.

Very good point.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2013, 18:54
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
No, not because he has money. The main reason he...

No, not because he has money. The main reason he is going to trial is because he is a famous Olympic medalist and the eyes of the world are on South Africa.

How many people are brought to justice...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2013, 15:30
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
I have only visited the US on business trips and...

I have only visited the US on business trips and holidays but I'm guessing the Police are not universally corrupt and can even be called on in times of emergency. That is not the case in South...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2013, 12:14
Replies: 13,654
Views: 553,178
Posted By chuckleberry
Ditto!

Ditto!
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