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A would-be saboteur arrested today at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland made the bizarre claim that he was from the future. Eloi Cole, a strangely dressed young man, said that he had travelled back in time to prevent the LHC from destroying the world.

The LHC successfully collided particles at record force earlier this week, a milestone Mr Cole was attempting to disrupt by stopping supplies of Mountain Dew to the experiment's vending machines. He also claimed responsibility for the infamous baguette sabotage in November last year.

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I'd also like to know more about the baguette sabotage now

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You should be more sensitive. This is a very serious issue.

ETA: I think we should start a thread in Activism. This needs awareness. This needs to be addressed.

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Baguette sabotage and Mt. Dew Roadblocks huh?

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Future Kid FTW!
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Baguette sabotage link.

http://www.time.com/time/health/arti...937370,00.html

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I apologize for my insensitivity to this serious issue. I blame my personal lack of Kit-Kats?

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The discovery of the Higgs boson led to limitless power, the elimination of poverty and Kit-Kats for everyone. It is a communist chocolate hellhole and I'm here to stop it ever happening."
Sounds like that was an interesting day at the office for the Collider folks though.

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Yes, that Higgs Boson is treacherous! I hope they are able to return him to the future from whence he came.
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I apologize for my insensitivity to this serious issue. I blame my personal lack of Kit-Kats?
And here we've been blaming the commies when it was the chocolate all along! I should have known! Addictive neuro-relaxant that it is! I need chocolate!!! Gaahh!!

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Mr. Cole was heard saying: "Calvin, why do you keep calling me Calvin?"

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Ah, but what is age other than a silly number? I am not old, I am youthfully wise!
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Mr. Cole was heard saying: "Calvin, why do you keep calling me Calvin?"

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Got it!

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Did they notice a blue police box nearby?

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I am still thinking about this story. It has kept me cheery all day long
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"Mr Cole was taken to a secure mental health facility in Geneva but later disappeared from his cell. Police are baffled, but not that bothered."


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