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Thieves in Malaysia steal $1.5 mil worth of condoms from Japanese company

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The thieves may be expecting something big, i suppose they will be punished by their boss, silly.

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Blackmarket Condoms ! ! ! Kakkoii desho !!!!

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I think the thieves may find themselves a little disappointed with their booty.

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The thieves were merely trying to help Japan's falling birthrate. If those condoms had reached Japan, God only knows how many children would have been prevented from being conceived.

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Party time!

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Looks like the thieves will never have to buy protection again.

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I'm torn between laughing and... laughing. What kind of thieves steal condoms?!

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Looks like a big game of Cops & Rubbers is about to begin...

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They could wear them over their heads for their next daring rubbery..er, robbery.

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ilcub76 at 07:42 AM JST - 4th February

The thieves were merely trying to help Japan's falling birthrate.

...and they could do more good by sending them to China. Kill 2 birds....

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I bet the thieves were expecting some other kind of booty- This is a Fark Up!

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haha!

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Robin Hood strikes again.

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Correction: Rubber Hood strikes again.

This will cover the Japanese tourist coming to Malaysia for the cultural sites.

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well, the joke's on them

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Sagami's main product line in Japan for the past several years has been ultra-thin condoms made of synthetic silicone materials. But the natural latex used in the stolen condoms can be easily reprocessed into other goods, such as toys, etc. There has been a surge in the prices of commodities recently. This may be an indication that rubber inflation is imminent.

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For export to Japan? No-one uses them there. This has to be an insurance scam.

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There will be a lot of babies made this weekend here in Japan.

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The company described the Jan 26 theft as “unfortunate”

Guess it's best to let bad news like that go in one ear and out the rubber.

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goddog -- Really? What will make this weekend different than any other in Japan? Since over 35% of the young-men have no interest in sex, and 40% of married couples have sex less than once a month, this was probably a year's supply for the market.

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This story is worth making a movie. I really hope to hear follow-ups on that one.

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Condom conundrum: condemn or condone?

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Did not anyone see them coming? I bet Sagami will withdraw from M'sia soon.

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With that profit, the thief can by a condominium.

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Well they just got... had.

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Wearing raincoats over their bullet proof vests, the "robbers" were slippery, well protected, and very flexible. They bagged their load, put a sock on all police attempts to frustrate their well lubricated plan. And by "police" I do mean, yes, the Malaysian dick.

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Swol... FollenSwanny,

Sagami may pull out of Malaysia, but I hope not prematurely, not before seeding a growing market over there.

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Well, if they get stopped at customs with that lot, they can say it's for personal use.

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good luck trying to get those bad boys on! tight to say the least!

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@ilcub76: My thoughts exactly!! LOL @Laguna: Very clever!

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I read elsewhere the container on arrival in Tokyo was empty.

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the latest from the ministry of whatever to increase the birthrate - don`t be fooled.

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your guys need a baby boom.

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FollenSwannee,

Did not anyone see them coming?

No - no. You didn't just say that, did you?

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Most likely stolen to order.

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"en route from the factory to a port" Any port in a storm...

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Yep. Reading the story, my only thought was, "Oh God, the comments are going to reek." I was right. ;-) A story that's a comedian's dream.

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Yeah, thimble-size is way too big for almost the Aussies I've ever met! (So they tell me).

Hmmm....now I'm a little disturbed about what you've been getting up to, Kyushujoe!

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OK, but where do you fence condoms? Pssst, hey buddy, need a cheap rubber?

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They'll sell them for $.25 each to the hookers in Bangkok.

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Whoa, do you really want to put on a condom made in Malaysia?

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This whole story seems to be really stretching it.

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Not sure, it sounds like the robbers could be planning to go into hiding during Spring Break in Acapoulco....

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I bet they thought they were stealing something else, imagine thier horror when they opened a few boxes.

And how do you exactly hide 85,000 boxes of condoms.

Hahahaha they were en-route after this there will not be much of that happening...........hehehehe on root.

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