Clitheroe school yearbooks recalled after pupil's indecent exposure in photo

Clitheroe school yearbooks recalled after pupil's indecent exposure in photo

Clitheroe school yearbooks recalled after pupil's indecent exposure in photo

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A HIGH school was forced to recall 240 leavers’ yearbooks after a 16-year-old pupil indecently exposed himself in a group photograph.

He managed to play the ‘practical joke’ while the picture was being taken for the annual publication for year 11 leavers at Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe.

But the prank was not spotted until the yearbooks had been given out.

Headteacher Stephen Cox immediately recalled the whole set and took out the offending page before redistributing them to the departing pupils.

Although no copies of the complete yearbook are believed to have left the school premises, the picture with the 16-year-old indecently exposing himself has been circulated on social media.

The pupil and two schoolmates who tweeted the offending section of the picture were called in and disciplined.

Mr Cox said the student now ‘deeply regrets’ his actions and the matter is closed.

Pupils at the 11 to 16 Lancashire County Council secondary school commented on social media.

One said ‘in one fell swoop’ he had achieved ‘legendary status’.

Mr Cox said: "We recalled our school leavers' yearbooks when we realised that a pupil had made an unwise decision to play a practical joke in one of the group shots.

"We removed the relevant page and redistributed the books to the students.

“The pupil involved now realises his prank was ill-conceived and deeply regrets it.

“The issue has been dealt with appropriately and is now closed as far as the school is concerned."

Ribblesdale, along with several other county secondaries, has been distributing the leavers’ yearbooks complete with group photograph for some years.

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8:42am Sat 24 May 14

greenscreener says...

Well that made me laugh this morning.

And in the age of political correctness I'm glad to see the kid hasn't been sacrificed in a massive over-reaction, well done Mr Cox, was it your son ?
Well that made me laugh this morning. And in the age of political correctness I'm glad to see the kid hasn't been sacrificed in a massive over-reaction, well done Mr Cox, was it your son ? greenscreener
  • Score: 47

9:30am Sat 24 May 14

Norman T Wangler says...

well done young man. good work. I salute u!
well done young man. good work. I salute u! Norman T Wangler
  • Score: 28

10:18am Sat 24 May 14

clitheroe blue boy says...

Exposing his genitals in a group of other children including girls? What a bright lad, I'm sure his parents are proud? Should think himself lucky the Police weren't involved.

The pupil in question has now been disciplined in the way of being banned from his prom night, and there is currently a Facebook petition trying to get the school to reverse its decision! If it was my lad I would have banned him myself.
Exposing his genitals in a group of other children including girls? What a bright lad, I'm sure his parents are proud? Should think himself lucky the Police weren't involved. The pupil in question has now been disciplined in the way of being banned from his prom night, and there is currently a Facebook petition trying to get the school to reverse its decision! If it was my lad I would have banned him myself. clitheroe blue boy
  • Score: 4

10:50am Sat 24 May 14

Longside1882 says...

What a dude! Don't think anyone has had the balls to do that before...

Let him go to the prom you bunch of killjoys!
What a dude! Don't think anyone has had the balls to do that before... Let him go to the prom you bunch of killjoys! Longside1882
  • Score: 13

11:25am Sat 24 May 14

traceyedwardson says...

This image has made the photo mch worse than it was. The way this has been written makes out he was showing everything and in actual fact he didnt show much at all!! I have seen the photo as my son is in the same year and its all been blown out of proportion!!!
It was a practical joke that went wrong and not for one minute did he think this would be published. Several photos were taken and lets face it weve all done something stupid last minute on pictures. He is deeply sorry for what he had done and regrets this happening, to exclude him from school and take away his prom night is pathetic. This was a split second prank he wasn't stood there exposing himself like this has made out.
Please read all the positive comments from parents, friends and people who dont know him to allow him to go to the prom.
The petition started last night after many parents with children at the school feel its not fair to take this away from him hundreds of comments and over 400 likes for support already,
Maybe the Telegraph should run a story on the support he's receiving and print some of the many comments agreeing he should go...
This image has made the photo mch worse than it was. The way this has been written makes out he was showing everything and in actual fact he didnt show much at all!! I have seen the photo as my son is in the same year and its all been blown out of proportion!!! It was a practical joke that went wrong and not for one minute did he think this would be published. Several photos were taken and lets face it weve all done something stupid last minute on pictures. He is deeply sorry for what he had done and regrets this happening, to exclude him from school and take away his prom night is pathetic. This was a split second prank he wasn't stood there exposing himself like this has made out. Please read all the positive comments from parents, friends and people who dont know him to allow him to go to the prom. The petition started last night after many parents with children at the school feel its not fair to take this away from him hundreds of comments and over 400 likes for support already, Maybe the Telegraph should run a story on the support he's receiving and print some of the many comments agreeing he should go... traceyedwardson
  • Score: 23

11:25am Sat 24 May 14

shimmy says...

That fact that nobody noticed might be a problem the guy.....
That fact that nobody noticed might be a problem the guy..... shimmy
  • Score: 36

11:49am Sat 24 May 14

Bat E Karen says...

Oh, let him go. He won't do it again and it was a harmless prank. I don't see mention of any trauma counsellors, so it obviously hasn't damaged anyone.
Oh, let him go. He won't do it again and it was a harmless prank. I don't see mention of any trauma counsellors, so it obviously hasn't damaged anyone. Bat E Karen
  • Score: 0

12:59pm Sat 24 May 14

phil o'sopher says...

Can't believe the headmaster is called Mr Cox lol
Can't believe the headmaster is called Mr Cox lol phil o'sopher
  • Score: 64

2:25pm Sat 24 May 14

NUMBER5 says...

I for one think he should be allowed to go to the prom. Ok, he pulled a daft prank and has been punished for it. However, he has spent 5 years at Ribblesdale and one daft prank shouldn't over shadow all his hard work for those years. I have a daughter at Ribblesdale in the same year and wasn't deeply offended by this. To be honest, most of the p;arents have found it amusing. Too much poliitcal correctness these days - a young lad pulls a daft prank end of. When you look at the fact that a teacher was recently stabbed to death by a pupil in Leeds, this 'new's seems very trivial incomparrison!
I for one think he should be allowed to go to the prom. Ok, he pulled a daft prank and has been punished for it. However, he has spent 5 years at Ribblesdale and one daft prank shouldn't over shadow all his hard work for those years. I have a daughter at Ribblesdale in the same year and wasn't deeply offended by this. To be honest, most of the p;arents have found it amusing. Too much poliitcal correctness these days - a young lad pulls a daft prank end of. When you look at the fact that a teacher was recently stabbed to death by a pupil in Leeds, this 'new's seems very trivial incomparrison! NUMBER5
  • Score: 10

2:39pm Sat 24 May 14

Steven Seagull says...

traceyedwardson wrote:
This image has made the photo mch worse than it was. The way this has been written makes out he was showing everything and in actual fact he didnt show much at all!! I have seen the photo as my son is in the same year and its all been blown out of proportion!!!
It was a practical joke that went wrong and not for one minute did he think this would be published. Several photos were taken and lets face it weve all done something stupid last minute on pictures. He is deeply sorry for what he had done and regrets this happening, to exclude him from school and take away his prom night is pathetic. This was a split second prank he wasn't stood there exposing himself like this has made out.
Please read all the positive comments from parents, friends and people who dont know him to allow him to go to the prom.
The petition started last night after many parents with children at the school feel its not fair to take this away from him hundreds of comments and over 400 likes for support already,
Maybe the Telegraph should run a story on the support he's receiving and print some of the many comments agreeing he should go...
Blown out of proportion????

Lucky boy!!!!
[quote][p][bold]traceyedwardson[/bold] wrote: This image has made the photo mch worse than it was. The way this has been written makes out he was showing everything and in actual fact he didnt show much at all!! I have seen the photo as my son is in the same year and its all been blown out of proportion!!! It was a practical joke that went wrong and not for one minute did he think this would be published. Several photos were taken and lets face it weve all done something stupid last minute on pictures. He is deeply sorry for what he had done and regrets this happening, to exclude him from school and take away his prom night is pathetic. This was a split second prank he wasn't stood there exposing himself like this has made out. Please read all the positive comments from parents, friends and people who dont know him to allow him to go to the prom. The petition started last night after many parents with children at the school feel its not fair to take this away from him hundreds of comments and over 400 likes for support already, Maybe the Telegraph should run a story on the support he's receiving and print some of the many comments agreeing he should go...[/p][/quote]Blown out of proportion???? Lucky boy!!!! Steven Seagull
  • Score: -11

3:12pm Sat 24 May 14

apple10 says...

Small minds?
Small minds? apple10
  • Score: -12

3:20pm Sat 24 May 14

Bramley Meade Boy says...

I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom.

He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.
I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom. He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention. Bramley Meade Boy
  • Score: 18

3:39pm Sat 24 May 14

darwenTower says...

Bramley Meade Boy wrote:
I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom.

He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.
Some of whom could be fifteen? What does that mean?

Will fifteen year olds be traumatised for life if they see a todger at any point in time prior to their sixteenth birthday?
[quote][p][bold]Bramley Meade Boy[/bold] wrote: I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom. He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.[/p][/quote]Some of whom could be fifteen? What does that mean? Will fifteen year olds be traumatised for life if they see a todger at any point in time prior to their sixteenth birthday? darwenTower
  • Score: 16

3:48pm Sat 24 May 14

Bramley Meade Boy says...

darwenTower wrote:
Bramley Meade Boy wrote:
I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom.

He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.
Some of whom could be fifteen? What does that mean?

Will fifteen year olds be traumatised for life if they see a todger at any point in time prior to their sixteenth birthday?
Well it means they are minors in the eyes of the law. Like I said, he'd do well to keep quiet.
[quote][p][bold]darwenTower[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bramley Meade Boy[/bold] wrote: I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom. He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.[/p][/quote]Some of whom could be fifteen? What does that mean? Will fifteen year olds be traumatised for life if they see a todger at any point in time prior to their sixteenth birthday?[/p][/quote]Well it means they are minors in the eyes of the law. Like I said, he'd do well to keep quiet. Bramley Meade Boy
  • Score: 21

3:52pm Sat 24 May 14

juanbbien says...

Prom nights another stupid American pointless waste of money that puts unnecessary pressure on parents
Prom nights another stupid American pointless waste of money that puts unnecessary pressure on parents juanbbien
  • Score: 67

4:03pm Sat 24 May 14

Bramley Meade Boy says...

juanbbien wrote:
Prom nights another stupid American pointless waste of money that puts unnecessary pressure on parents
Exactly. If you choose to look at the comments on the Facebook page you'd think that being expelled from school, and all the repercussions that will come with it, would be at the forefront of the poster's minds. Apparently not. The biggest crime out of all this is he won't be able to attend his end of year disco which, according to some, is what they've been working for for the past five years. Strange that, I thought it was achieving high grades in their GCSEs.

Proms, always midweek so that the people who created them (limo hire companies, bridal wear and menswear suppliers) can get their products back, cleaned up and shipped back out for the weddings on the weekend.
[quote][p][bold]juanbbien[/bold] wrote: Prom nights another stupid American pointless waste of money that puts unnecessary pressure on parents[/p][/quote]Exactly. If you choose to look at the comments on the Facebook page you'd think that being expelled from school, and all the repercussions that will come with it, would be at the forefront of the poster's minds. Apparently not. The biggest crime out of all this is he won't be able to attend his end of year disco which, according to some, is what they've been working for for the past five years. Strange that, I thought it was achieving high grades in their GCSEs. Proms, always midweek so that the people who created them (limo hire companies, bridal wear and menswear suppliers) can get their products back, cleaned up and shipped back out for the weddings on the weekend. Bramley Meade Boy
  • Score: 33

6:10pm Sat 24 May 14

onsidecobra says...

This was supposed to be a photograph that pupils would be able to look at in future years, but this idiot has wrecked the entire project. When will people start to respect other people's wishes? This lad is going out into the big wide world very soon without Mummy and Daddy so I advise him not to do the same as he may well end up on his backside. It's time to grow up young man!
This was supposed to be a photograph that pupils would be able to look at in future years, but this idiot has wrecked the entire project. When will people start to respect other people's wishes? This lad is going out into the big wide world very soon without Mummy and Daddy so I advise him not to do the same as he may well end up on his backside. It's time to grow up young man! onsidecobra
  • Score: 18

6:29pm Sat 24 May 14

Mikeee47 says...

oh people who live in glass houses, any harm done???
oh people who live in glass houses, any harm done??? Mikeee47
  • Score: 1

6:37pm Sat 24 May 14

Gogglebox11 says...

The way everyone is commenting you would think he had waved it in everyone's face when in fact there was hardly anything on show. He's a teenage boy who's done a daft thing which he deeply regrets, my son is in the same year and I was not offended and there are plenty of other pictures they can all look back on in the year book. As for people not wanting children to see that sort of thing I'm sure they have seen much more on social media and even on TV, yes they are all going out in to the big wide world and part of life is learning from your mistakes which I'm sure he has......for goodness sake he's only 16.
The way everyone is commenting you would think he had waved it in everyone's face when in fact there was hardly anything on show. He's a teenage boy who's done a daft thing which he deeply regrets, my son is in the same year and I was not offended and there are plenty of other pictures they can all look back on in the year book. As for people not wanting children to see that sort of thing I'm sure they have seen much more on social media and even on TV, yes they are all going out in to the big wide world and part of life is learning from your mistakes which I'm sure he has......for goodness sake he's only 16. Gogglebox11
  • Score: -7

6:48pm Sat 24 May 14

clitheroe blue boy says...

Bramley Meade Boy wrote:
I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom.

He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.
And yet his parents and other parents of his friends are trying to get as much media attention in a petition to get the school to reverse its decision! But now its in the local newspaper, they all moan?

Im pretty sure the lad involved doesn't want the whole of the north west knowing about his 'prank' but thanks to his parents and friends, that's what's happening.

Why not take it to the next step and get yourselves on granada news saying how bad you think the school's decision is? Cant they see they are making him infamous in their actions?

If that had been my child, I would have been mortified and certainly not putting it all over facebook Tracey Edwardson. (Your not his parent either)

Ive a good idea, why not let his parents sort it with the school?
[quote][p][bold]Bramley Meade Boy[/bold] wrote: I think the sixteen year old male who indecently exposed himself in front of others, some of whom could be fifteen, would be doing himself a favour by choosing to keep his head down and his mouth shut instead of worrying about missing a pointless prom. He's been caught and punished and by doing so next year's yearbook might not draw the same media attention.[/p][/quote]And yet his parents and other parents of his friends are trying to get as much media attention in a petition to get the school to reverse its decision! But now its in the local newspaper, they all moan? Im pretty sure the lad involved doesn't want the whole of the north west knowing about his 'prank' but thanks to his parents and friends, that's what's happening. Why not take it to the next step and get yourselves on granada news saying how bad you think the school's decision is? Cant they see they are making him infamous in their actions? If that had been my child, I would have been mortified and certainly not putting it all over facebook Tracey Edwardson. (Your not his parent either) Ive a good idea, why not let his parents sort it with the school? clitheroe blue boy
  • Score: 21

7:30pm Sat 24 May 14

Bramley Meade Boy says...

Gogglebox11 wrote:
The way everyone is commenting you would think he had waved it in everyone's face when in fact there was hardly anything on show. He's a teenage boy who's done a daft thing which he deeply regrets, my son is in the same year and I was not offended and there are plenty of other pictures they can all look back on in the year book. As for people not wanting children to see that sort of thing I'm sure they have seen much more on social media and even on TV, yes they are all going out in to the big wide world and part of life is learning from your mistakes which I'm sure he has......for goodness sake he's only 16.
Well he's not exactly going to learn from his mistakes if the Facebookers get their way and punishment handed down by the school is rescinded, is he?
[quote][p][bold]Gogglebox11[/bold] wrote: The way everyone is commenting you would think he had waved it in everyone's face when in fact there was hardly anything on show. He's a teenage boy who's done a daft thing which he deeply regrets, my son is in the same year and I was not offended and there are plenty of other pictures they can all look back on in the year book. As for people not wanting children to see that sort of thing I'm sure they have seen much more on social media and even on TV, yes they are all going out in to the big wide world and part of life is learning from your mistakes which I'm sure he has......for goodness sake he's only 16.[/p][/quote]Well he's not exactly going to learn from his mistakes if the Facebookers get their way and punishment handed down by the school is rescinded, is he? Bramley Meade Boy
  • Score: 15

8:26pm Sat 24 May 14

Gogglebox11 says...

He's been punished by being excluded why give him two punishments? Ribblesdale school have been using the prom as a threat of punishment for months now and banning a number of children for silly little things, nobody was hurt by what he has done and Facebook users haven't brought this to the attention of the press all parents were sent a text during school time on Friday stating the press would be running a story.
He's been punished by being excluded why give him two punishments? Ribblesdale school have been using the prom as a threat of punishment for months now and banning a number of children for silly little things, nobody was hurt by what he has done and Facebook users haven't brought this to the attention of the press all parents were sent a text during school time on Friday stating the press would be running a story. Gogglebox11
  • Score: -5

9:20pm Sat 24 May 14

xsnake says...

Something I might've done in my youth....an individual in a sea of sheep I expect.
Something I might've done in my youth....an individual in a sea of sheep I expect. xsnake
  • Score: -2

10:26pm Sat 24 May 14

Bramley Meade Boy says...

Gogglebox11 wrote:
He's been punished by being excluded why give him two punishments? Ribblesdale school have been using the prom as a threat of punishment for months now and banning a number of children for silly little things, nobody was hurt by what he has done and Facebook users haven't brought this to the attention of the press all parents were sent a text during school time on Friday stating the press would be running a story.
The punishment was being expelled from Ribblesdale School, ergo he misses the Ribblesdale School Prom as he isn't a Ribblesdale School pupil. The two go pretty much hand in hand.
[quote][p][bold]Gogglebox11[/bold] wrote: He's been punished by being excluded why give him two punishments? Ribblesdale school have been using the prom as a threat of punishment for months now and banning a number of children for silly little things, nobody was hurt by what he has done and Facebook users haven't brought this to the attention of the press all parents were sent a text during school time on Friday stating the press would be running a story.[/p][/quote]The punishment was being expelled from Ribblesdale School, ergo he misses the Ribblesdale School Prom as he isn't a Ribblesdale School pupil. The two go pretty much hand in hand. Bramley Meade Boy
  • Score: 18

11:22pm Sat 24 May 14

Shane says...

Bramley Meade Boy wrote:
juanbbien wrote:
Prom nights another stupid American pointless waste of money that puts unnecessary pressure on parents
Exactly. If you choose to look at the comments on the Facebook page you'd think that being expelled from school, and all the repercussions that will come with it, would be at the forefront of the poster's minds. Apparently not. The biggest crime out of all this is he won't be able to attend his end of year disco which, according to some, is what they've been working for for the past five years. Strange that, I thought it was achieving high grades in their GCSEs.

Proms, always midweek so that the people who created them (limo hire companies, bridal wear and menswear suppliers) can get their products back, cleaned up and shipped back out for the weddings on the weekend.
Couldn't of put it better myself. I've always wondered why Hallmark have not released a Happy End of School card of Happy Prom Night card. Now there's a thought :)
[quote][p][bold]Bramley Meade Boy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]juanbbien[/bold] wrote: Prom nights another stupid American pointless waste of money that puts unnecessary pressure on parents[/p][/quote]Exactly. If you choose to look at the comments on the Facebook page you'd think that being expelled from school, and all the repercussions that will come with it, would be at the forefront of the poster's minds. Apparently not. The biggest crime out of all this is he won't be able to attend his end of year disco which, according to some, is what they've been working for for the past five years. Strange that, I thought it was achieving high grades in their GCSEs. Proms, always midweek so that the people who created them (limo hire companies, bridal wear and menswear suppliers) can get their products back, cleaned up and shipped back out for the weddings on the weekend.[/p][/quote]Couldn't of put it better myself. I've always wondered why Hallmark have not released a Happy End of School card of Happy Prom Night card. Now there's a thought :) Shane
  • Score: 18

12:05am Sun 25 May 14

clitheroe blue boy says...

Gogglebox11 wrote:
He's been punished by being excluded why give him two punishments? Ribblesdale school have been using the prom as a threat of punishment for months now and banning a number of children for silly little things, nobody was hurt by what he has done and Facebook users haven't brought this to the attention of the press all parents were sent a text during school time on Friday stating the press would be running a story.
So let me get this right, the school previously warned and told all pupils that anything that leads to any form of punishment or breaking any school rules 'may' lead to them being banned/excluded from the school prom?

And then there's an outcry when they break any rules and now get banned from the prom, like this story? Am I missing something here or is it just me?

The report states (and the Facebook petition page comments confirm) the lad involved, and 2 friends, tweeted the picture to several people and other pupils, in which I'm sure it then got sent onto a lot more people, which in turn suggests to me how the Lancashire Telegraph got hold of the picture, as the school stopped it going into the public domain.

Re nobody being hurt, I'm sure some pupils, parents and teachers were horrified at what happened (as should his own parents for that matter) and it also gives the school a bad reputation, especially if they let the lad off without any form of punishment.

I support the school for taking such a firm stance on any matter such as this, and it would suggest to me that it's strict on rules which every school should be. For the record I've got 3 children still at primary school age, and I would like to send them onto a secondary school that has good discipline and teaches good manners.
[quote][p][bold]Gogglebox11[/bold] wrote: He's been punished by being excluded why give him two punishments? Ribblesdale school have been using the prom as a threat of punishment for months now and banning a number of children for silly little things, nobody was hurt by what he has done and Facebook users haven't brought this to the attention of the press all parents were sent a text during school time on Friday stating the press would be running a story.[/p][/quote]So let me get this right, the school previously warned and told all pupils that anything that leads to any form of punishment or breaking any school rules 'may' lead to them being banned/excluded from the school prom? And then there's an outcry when they break any rules and now get banned from the prom, like this story? Am I missing something here or is it just me? The report states (and the Facebook petition page comments confirm) the lad involved, and 2 friends, tweeted the picture to several people and other pupils, in which I'm sure it then got sent onto a lot more people, which in turn suggests to me how the Lancashire Telegraph got hold of the picture, as the school stopped it going into the public domain. Re nobody being hurt, I'm sure some pupils, parents and teachers were horrified at what happened (as should his own parents for that matter) and it also gives the school a bad reputation, especially if they let the lad off without any form of punishment. I support the school for taking such a firm stance on any matter such as this, and it would suggest to me that it's strict on rules which every school should be. For the record I've got 3 children still at primary school age, and I would like to send them onto a secondary school that has good discipline and teaches good manners. clitheroe blue boy
  • Score: 31

12:48pm Sun 25 May 14

woolywords says...

15 minutes of fame is short-lived media publicity or celebrity of an individual or phenomenon. The expression is credited to Andy Warhol, who included the words "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes". The operative term being, minutes, and not millimetres..
This lad has ensured his notoriety, where he is legend in his own lunchbox. To see it any more than just a daft prank, done by a teenager, goes to the mentality of some. No real harm was done, at all, except for the embarrassment of those whom are supposed to check the prints.
The photo itself could be re-issued, with a little bit of doctoring, so that those who wish to have a copy, may obtain one.
The parent in me is being suppressed by my inner child, who is laughing his socks off.
15 minutes of fame is short-lived media publicity or celebrity of an individual or phenomenon. The expression is credited to Andy Warhol, who included the words "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes". The operative term being, minutes, and not millimetres.. This lad has ensured his notoriety, where he is legend in his own lunchbox. To see it any more than just a daft prank, done by a teenager, goes to the mentality of some. No real harm was done, at all, except for the embarrassment of those whom are supposed to check the prints. The photo itself could be re-issued, with a little bit of doctoring, so that those who wish to have a copy, may obtain one. The parent in me is being suppressed by my inner child, who is laughing his socks off. woolywords
  • Score: -9

9:52pm Sun 25 May 14

thoroughbred says...

what a to do about nothing...a prank back-fired, stopping him from a night out with his classmates, won't stop him from getting his todger out again. narrow minded killjoys!
what a to do about nothing...a prank back-fired, stopping him from a night out with his classmates, won't stop him from getting his todger out again. narrow minded killjoys! thoroughbred
  • Score: -9

10:44pm Sun 25 May 14

Steven Seagull says...

Mikeee47 wrote:
oh people who live in glass houses, any harm done???
C0ck
[quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: oh people who live in glass houses, any harm done???[/p][/quote]C0ck Steven Seagull
  • Score: -9

2:10am Mon 26 May 14

khakkij says...

he hasnt committed a murder., get a grip of yourselves., clitheroe town need to get in real world., all them snotty cows last night in maxwells thinking they are summat., they were snorting coke in toilets., its rife with drugs, i worked there for over 20 years and trust me seen a lot worse., the big guy that owns the bar nearpost offfice., kick a lad from top to bottom step., we werent going nowhere till we got cctv but he erased it., it was a few years ago and it disgusted me, warburton he is called
he hasnt committed a murder., get a grip of yourselves., clitheroe town need to get in real world., all them snotty cows last night in maxwells thinking they are summat., they were snorting coke in toilets., its rife with drugs, i worked there for over 20 years and trust me seen a lot worse., the big guy that owns the bar nearpost offfice., kick a lad from top to bottom step., we werent going nowhere till we got cctv but he erased it., it was a few years ago and it disgusted me, warburton he is called khakkij
  • Score: 11

3:03am Mon 26 May 14

Guitar Player says...

Fact. Indecent exposure is criminal offence and at 16 you're classed as an adult in the eyes of the law. He got off lightly by being expelled and as one commenter has stated, if you're expelled, you no longer attend the school, therefore have no entitlement to attend the prom. And if his only concern is for the prom, as it seems with his friends and campaigners, then you need to reevaluate the severity of the situation, then go and find some other pedestal to perch on.
Fact. Indecent exposure is criminal offence and at 16 you're classed as an adult in the eyes of the law. He got off lightly by being expelled and as one commenter has stated, if you're expelled, you no longer attend the school, therefore have no entitlement to attend the prom. And if his only concern is for the prom, as it seems with his friends and campaigners, then you need to reevaluate the severity of the situation, then go and find some other pedestal to perch on. Guitar Player
  • Score: 15

12:05pm Mon 26 May 14

The old faithfull says...

I'll bet the MP for the Ribble Valley, Mr Nigel Evens, dashed immediately round to the school in order to get to the bottom of this boy's problem !
I'll bet the MP for the Ribble Valley, Mr Nigel Evens, dashed immediately round to the school in order to get to the bottom of this boy's problem ! The old faithfull
  • Score: -8

12:37pm Mon 26 May 14

NeverEnding says...

Well Done Headmaster .
Well Done Headmaster . NeverEnding
  • Score: 14

1:40pm Mon 26 May 14

wilddog says...

Glad he is now suffering for his stupid prank. No call for it as it aint even funny! Stupid baby!
Glad he is now suffering for his stupid prank. No call for it as it aint even funny! Stupid baby! wilddog
  • Score: -2

2:09pm Mon 26 May 14

Bramley Meade Boy says...

khakkij wrote:
he hasnt committed a murder., get a grip of yourselves., clitheroe town need to get in real world., all them snotty cows last night in maxwells thinking they are summat., they were snorting coke in toilets., its rife with drugs, i worked there for over 20 years and trust me seen a lot worse., the big guy that owns the bar nearpost offfice., kick a lad from top to bottom step., we werent going nowhere till we got cctv but he erased it., it was a few years ago and it disgusted me, warburton he is called
I'm looking for some kind of relevance but to be honest I'm struggling.
[quote][p][bold]khakkij[/bold] wrote: he hasnt committed a murder., get a grip of yourselves., clitheroe town need to get in real world., all them snotty cows last night in maxwells thinking they are summat., they were snorting coke in toilets., its rife with drugs, i worked there for over 20 years and trust me seen a lot worse., the big guy that owns the bar nearpost offfice., kick a lad from top to bottom step., we werent going nowhere till we got cctv but he erased it., it was a few years ago and it disgusted me, warburton he is called[/p][/quote]I'm looking for some kind of relevance but to be honest I'm struggling. Bramley Meade Boy
  • Score: 13

11:12am Tue 27 May 14

Mikeee47 says...

Steven Seagull wrote:
Mikeee47 wrote:
oh people who live in glass houses, any harm done???
C0ck
Always comes down to name calling with you doesn't it, so childish grow up.
[quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: oh people who live in glass houses, any harm done???[/p][/quote]C0ck[/p][/quote]Always comes down to name calling with you doesn't it, so childish grow up. Mikeee47
  • Score: -2

3:25pm Tue 27 May 14

happydays25 says...

You know this is exactly why kids these days behave the way they do becausethey can break laws and rules etc and get away with it. If this was a man he would of been arrested but because he is of school age he just gets banned from a prom never mind a petition to allow him to go prom how abouthe a petition from proper punishmenter. If this lad did it for a joke and regretted it why on earth would he be spreading the image like it is something to be proud of.
This lad will now think it's Ok to flash your bits at folk as the punishment is so minor. I think he knows right from wrong yet he chose to still do this
I think it's disgusting and the police should be involved this lad needs to know that to behave in such a way is against the law.
Not being funny but after being warned that stepping out of line will lead to banning from prom what will he get upto if let off and goes the prom he certainly thinks he is above law and rules to behave himself!
You know this is exactly why kids these days behave the way they do becausethey can break laws and rules etc and get away with it. If this was a man he would of been arrested but because he is of school age he just gets banned from a prom never mind a petition to allow him to go prom how abouthe a petition from proper punishmenter. If this lad did it for a joke and regretted it why on earth would he be spreading the image like it is something to be proud of. This lad will now think it's Ok to flash your bits at folk as the punishment is so minor. I think he knows right from wrong yet he chose to still do this I think it's disgusting and the police should be involved this lad needs to know that to behave in such a way is against the law. Not being funny but after being warned that stepping out of line will lead to banning from prom what will he get upto if let off and goes the prom he certainly thinks he is above law and rules to behave himself! happydays25
  • Score: 7

5:05pm Tue 27 May 14

Mikeee47 says...

Keyboard warriors!! I believe it was a rubber willy not a real one, get over yourselves
Keyboard warriors!! I believe it was a rubber willy not a real one, get over yourselves Mikeee47
  • Score: -6

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