Freedom of Information Requests of 2011 in England and Wales.

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1 What preparations has the council made for an emergency landing of Santa's sleigh this Christmas? Who would be responsible for rescuing Santa? Who would be responsible for rounding up the reindeer, and who would have to tidy the crash site? (Cheltenham Borough Council)

2 How does the council plan to help the brave soldiers of our infantry if and when Napoleon and his marauding hordes invade the district? (West Devon District Council)

3 What plans are in place to deal with an alien invasion? (Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)

4 How many drawing pins are in the building and what percentage are currently stuck in a pin board? (Hampshire County Council)

5 How many holes in privacy walls between toilet cubicles have been found in public lavatories and council buildings? (Cornwall Council)

Poll Results

OptionVotes
#4 4
#5 4
#2 1
#1 0
#3 0


Anyone need a (Jimmy Riddle), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:38 (seven years ago) Permalink

there was one from leicester city as well but i can't recall the detail tbh

twice banned gabbage is death (p much resigned to deems), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:40 (seven years ago) Permalink

All the guys recognise #5

Anyone need a (Jimmy Riddle), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:41 (seven years ago) Permalink

cornhole council otm

twice banned gabbage is death (p much resigned to deems), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:41 (seven years ago) Permalink

Leicester's was about plans for a zombie attack.

Illia Rump (emil.y), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:41 (seven years ago) Permalink

I think #5 isn't as interesting to me because I could imagine it being a genuine question (like, for an A-Level Sociology project or something). Gonna vote Napoleon, though I do like the pin board question.

Illia Rump (emil.y), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:42 (seven years ago) Permalink

lolol

Anyone need a (Jimmy Riddle), Friday, 23 December 2011 01:44 (seven years ago) Permalink

4 is funnier because it actually could be getting at a genuine value for money issue, but one which is surely so insignificant that it's still wasting time.

if, Friday, 23 December 2011 23:57 (seven years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Monday, 24 December 2012 00:01 (six years ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Tuesday, 25 December 2012 00:01 (six years ago) Permalink


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