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It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:13 pm

http://media.smh.com.au/world/world-...eals-pen-2304977.html?from=newsbox

Ah, classic - absolutely classic. Well spotted by whoever had the camera going.
 
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:15 pm

LOL. Nice one! Thanks for sharing. His actions were so... subtle.. haha.
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:19 pm

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 1):
His actions were so... subtle.. haha.

Watch the President beside him looking over! 
 
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:31 pm

No big deal.

As I understand it, the pens used at the various media/document signing ceremonies, are gifts for the visiting head of state or the like.

Just like the custom of the US president using multiple pens to sign, these pens are then given to the various different parties involved as a memento.
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:42 pm

Quoting TheCommodore (Reply 3):

No harm stealing it after the press conference.. But right in the middle of one, and trying to be somewhat sneaky about it at the same time?
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:45 pm

I love his victory smile at 0:24  
 
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:56 pm

Quoting TheCommodore (Reply 3):
No big deal.

As I understand it, the pens used at the various media/document signing ceremonies, are gifts for the visiting head of state or the like.

You do see the humour of it, don't you?

I don't really care about the procedures - I just thought it was frankly hilarious. 
 
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:05 am

Quoting cpd (Reply 6):
You do see the humour of it, don't you?

I don't really care about the procedures - I just thought it was frankly hilarious.



Quite right, he looks sneaky, especially the way he takes the pen out of the box, then lowers his hands under the table, like nobody has noticed   

Wonder if he will declare it, once he returns home ????

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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:57 am

Hahahhaaaa! I love the fact that he also closes the box with a smug smile on his face...absolutely hilarious!
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:49 am

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 4):
No harm stealing it after the press conference.. But right in the middle of one, and trying to be somewhat sneaky about it at the same time?

The way he looked at the pen and nodded, that was priceless! And then the sneaky grin after that.   
 
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RE: It Must Have Been A Very Nice Pen!

Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:14 am

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 4):

No harm stealing it after the press conference.. But right in the middle of one, and trying to be somewhat sneaky about it at the same time?

Lol...but Vaclav Klaus is such a tool, it is only fitting...
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