Ooh! You are awful

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  1. Radio Times' bosses have issued an apology after the current issue accidentally included an indecent photograph.

    The 28 January - 3 February issue of the listings magazine, that has just been published, features a photograph of a group of Royal Marines in which one Marine is exposing a part of his anatomy.

    The magazine's staff failed to notice the rogue body part, which was in an image promoting a new Channel 5 documentary series.

    However, eagle-eyed readers were quick to point out the error with one writing: "I know that British soldiers serving in Afghanistan are well equipped, but seeing the roll call of Royal Marines gives the expression a whole new meaning.”

    [See also: Why do movie stars appear in nude scenes?]

    An apology on radiotimes.com said: "It has come to our attention that an apparently innocent photo of the Royal Marines’ 42 Commando unit – printed by Radio Times in good faith and issued by Channel 5’s publicity department to promote the documentary 'Royal Marines: Mission Afghanistan' – contains the sight of one of the marines playing a prank.

    "What we took to be the marine’s finger proved, on closer inspection, to be another part of his anatomy."

    The magazine's editor Ben Preston added: "We apologise for any upset caused to readers by the rogue member of 42 Commando.”



    I don't think Royal will be too happy about them mistaking his dick for his finger.
     

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  2. Oh Missus.Titter ye not,ye naughty titterers.
    (F Howard.):-D
     

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  3. Fnarr fnarr - 'rogue member', snigger!!!
     
  4. lol Royal plays by different rules.
     
  5. :laughing2: Little finger?:laughing9:
     
  6. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    It appears to have hit the national press also:

    Radio Times left red faced over 'commando' Royal Marines photo blunder - mirror.co.uk

    Radio Times forced to apologise after printing image of soldier's privates | Mail Online

    Radio Times news: Readers shocked by commando Commando | The Sun |News

    Radio Times forced to apologise after soldier has his privates on parade | Metro.co.uk

    The Press Association: Privates on parade in Radio Times

    Doubtless someone, somewhere will be suffering apoplexy because of it, but to the majority it's just plain funny & superb publicity for the upcoming
    Channel 5 documentary "Royal Marines: Mission Afghanistan" next week.
    Last time Chris Terrill produced a programme about the Royal Marines it saved the Navy millions of pounds in advertising alone & pushed recruiting figures significantly upward.
     
  7. (granny)

    (granny) War Hero Book Reviewer

    This is making a mountain out of a molehill !
     
  8. Blackrat

    Blackrat War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    I don't know what the fuss is all about. They're lucky it's only the one appendage on display. I'm more shocked that Royal is clothed.
     

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