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Postby Trish » Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:32 am

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2 ... ssing.html

Cosmo didn't spend it on gloves and sword canes. For sure, Moist didn't bury it (oops, wring book).
So where is the gold?
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:17 am

LOL :lol:
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:59 am

:lol: I blame Bernie Madoff! :lol:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:52 am

"We're not giving up on this. We're going to pursue this rather vigorously." :?: :?: :?:

Gotta love civil servantese sang froid haven't you? :roll:

Sometime fiction cannot compete with truth - like Terry says about nuclear power plants - nobody'd believe him (pre the Simpsons of course - we'd believe it now I think) :lol:
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Postby Batty » Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:52 pm

Gold is really heavy to carry, even if it was removed one bar at a time.
Good grief! Didn't the security cameras pick up anything?
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Postby Tiffany » Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:37 pm

I reckon it's an inside job. :D
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:50 pm

dont they run them thru metal detectors on the way out, if they dont does anybody know if there are any vacancies :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:59 pm

chris.ph wrote:dont they run them thru metal detectors on the way out, if they dont does anybody know if there are any vacancies :lol:


That reminds me - I hope you are all checking your 20 pence coins.

Llantrisant (the hole with the Mint) strikes again. :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:02 pm

a bloke got done there a few years ago catapaulting pound coins over the perimeter fence :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:52 pm

Going to WorldCon hope they don't try to blame us. Image
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Postby Cheery » Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:14 pm

"The unaccounted for difference in gold does not appear to relate to an accounting error in the reconciliation process, an accounting error in the physical stock count schedules or an accounting error in the record keeping of transactions during the year,"


What?? :shock: I don't understand a word. Could someone give me the simple version?

"But it's just one of the avenues we're pursuing. We have one of the most secure facilities in Canada, if not the world."


So, why did the gold get stolen then? :?
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:35 pm

Cheery wrote:
"The unaccounted for difference in gold does not appear to relate to an accounting error in the reconciliation process, an accounting error in the physical stock count schedules or an accounting error in the record keeping of transactions during the year,"


What?? :shock: I don't understand a word. Could someone give me the simple version?

"But it's just one of the avenues we're pursuing. We have one of the most secure facilities in Canada, if not the world."


So, why did the gold get stolen then? :?
I shall translate - it means "We don't know what happened to the gold, but it's gone!" :wink:

It's a good thing I speak jargonese. :lol:
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Postby Cheery » Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:40 pm

Tonyblack wrote:I shall translate - it means "We don't know what happened to the gold, but it's gone!" :wink:

It's a good thing I speak jargonese. :lol:


Lots of words, little meaning :wink:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:35 pm

The physical stock count of the gold bars,coins etc. did not match their paper record balance, or their record of money transactions. :oops: big reds all around.
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:25 am

It's Pyramids all over again. Where's that camel when ya need him?
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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