Naked Aussie gets stuck in washing machine


A naked Australian man was left red-faced after getting stuck in a washing machine during a game of hide and seek, after police had to grease him up with olive oil to get him out.

The man clambered into the top-loader machine on Saturday afternoon in his unit north of Melbourne, aiming to surprise his girlfriend when she got home.

But he became wedged, sparking a delicate rescue effort.

"He was trying to surprise his missus and became stuck," Sergeant Tim Gleeson told the Herald Sun after police, firefighters, paramedics, and a local search and rescue squad used olive oil to maneuver the man out of his predicament.

"They greased him up until he was free," Sgt Gleeson added.

"It was just a game gone wrong. It would be fair to say the gentleman was very embarrassed," added Sergeant Michelle De Araugo.

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And why not?

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Could`ve been a Darwin Award...

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His girlfriend must have been really surprised to see him stuck in washing machine.

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Ah yes, the Darwin Award! Seems like this bloke had a bit too much free time for his own good?? So, was his girlfriend surprised or pissed off or what??

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Did I need to know this?

Could this space have been graced with an article that was actually important?

Was it worth embarrassing this guy internationally? Was anything gained that one should not be ashamed of gaining like this?

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So, was his girlfriend surprised or pissed off or what??

More to the point, Is she still his girlfriend??

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Was it worth embarrassing this guy internationally?

He wasn't named. If it was Japan we'd know his age and occupation, too.

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Those top-loaders are notoriously difficult to get into. My guess is that he just wanted a cycle that would rid him of his very "special" body art. This guy is in, at or around his 25's.

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Good thing she didn't come home with headphones on, listening to her tunes, just throw in a quick load to wash right away!

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Hee hee!

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I think it's a funny story ! We definitely need more of these ! Didn't take me long to use my imagination and burst out laughing !!! None of his personal information was given so where's the "wrong" in this ?

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'Straya mate

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This is actually one of the national pastimes down under after they are finished throwing prawns on the barbie. Kind of similar to the custom of cheese rolling in Wales.

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Don't be silly, @Meguroman, he couldn't be trying for a Darwin award. Maybe a Melbourne award. Darwin is almost at the other end of the continent. ;)

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The things those Aussies will get up too. I wonder if his wife liked the olive oil? Wesson oil party, anyone?

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I guess he is all WASHED up now! Funny what a surprise!

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