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Slippery When Wet

Police in Victoria, Australia, thought it necessary to advise the public that inflatable sex dolls are “not recognized flotation devices.” A man and a woman, both 19, were using blow-up dolls to float down the Yarra River and had made it past Pound Bend Tunnel when the woman was bucked off her toy by rough water and had to be rescued. The area has seen significant flooding recently, and police were “not amused” by the couple’s antics. “We’ve got people busy with rescues and to have to divert resources to that sort of thing is not ideal,” said Senior Constable Wayne Wilson. Anticipating the next question, he added that “the fate of the inflatable dolls is unknown.” (RC/Brisbane Times) ...Actually, I can think of several questions to ask before I’d get to that one.
Original Publication Date: 23 January 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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