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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Australian Ninjas Save German Med Student from Thunderdome Scene

It’s not hard to believe that in Australia, which was colonized by the Brits as a prison settlement, the greatest deterrent against crime is the unpredictibility of its citizens.  Three weeks ago we reported on an Aussie comic book shop owner who, dressed as Spider-Man, stopped a thief with the help of a few Jedi and, depending on who you ask, The Flash.  Friday The Sydney Morning Herald gave us a story about a mugging that was ceased by the intervention of ninjas.  Seriously.

A German medical student was pulled into an alley in Sydney, beaten, and robbed by, what I assume, was Bodhi and the boys from Point Break continuing to finance their endless summer after the Hundred Year Storm didn’t work out.  Unfortunately for these criminals, they chose an alley next to a school for … ninjas!  Seriously.

The dark warriors saved the German but let the thugs get away (they’re still in “ninja school,” after all).  Upon his retreat one of the robbers could be heard screaming irrelevant quotes from Crocodile Dundee.

This latest exploit adds to the growing evidence that Australia is more interesting that the rest of the world, despite being maligned by Lost fans.  I can’t wait until they finally get that Thunderdome up and running and re-claim Mel Gibson.  Seriously.

Until then Australians, keep kickin’ ass as weirdly as you possibly can!

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Chris Sims from Comic Alliance has a pretty funny take on this too: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2010/05/21/real-life-ninjas-rescue-australia/

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