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Old 14 January 2013, 09:22 AM
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Dog How media ruin a perfectly good story about a lost dog

Take a look at these headlines and read the articles:

Police officer successfully reunites puppy with owners after his photo goes viral

Policeman Posts Picture of Lost Dog, Becomes Most Desirable Man in Sweden

Meet the ridiculously photogenic COP: Officer posts photo of himself with missing puppy and becomes Sweden's most desirable man

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Officer Ruonala, who is based at a station in Skärholmen, a suburb south of Stockholm, put the picture of himself and the Yorkshire Terrier on the station's Facebook page alongside the message: 'Is there someone missing this little fellow, we found him Wednesday night and he is now at our police station.'
Unfortunately this is not true. It was a colleague of his who posted it and the reporter totally missed the latter part of the message, which is the reason why the story got viral: "P.S. The dog also wants to find his owners".
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Old 14 January 2013, 03:22 PM
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Yeah, the reporters totally dropped the punch line. After reading the article in the Mail though, I'm torn between hawt cop with puppy or hawt Syrian rebel with gernade launcher.
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Old 14 January 2013, 04:36 PM
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And it wasn't even a puppy. He was as big as they can get.
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