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Published:December 28th, 2010 14:07 EST
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Clueless Aussie Teens Float Down A River On Air Mattresses

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Australian police said three teenagers were charged with public nuisance after attempting to float down a river on air mattresses.

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Police said two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old were arrested after jumping into the flood augmented Bremer River in Ipswich and attempting to float to Brisbane, a distance of more than 18 miles, on inflatable bed mattresses, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported Monday.

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When my cat Molly was a wee kitten she deflated an air mattress with her tiny claws. An air mattress can hardly survive the dangers lurking in a suburban home, and it certainly won`t survive a wild ride down a flood augmented river.

It would have improved the Australian gene pool if these three idiots had drowned, unfortunately they were fished out of the water by emergency personnel.

The cops were right to charge them with a public nuisance, they should also hold the oxygen thieves liable for the costs associated with rescuing them.

I`m glad the clowns didn`t videotape their stupid stunt and post it on YouTube -- there would be hundreds of copycats floating down rivers on air mattresses.

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