From a the Disclaimer on Rob's personal site page about the people stalking him:
Due to the nature of viewing normally spoken comments through a text medium, some passages may appear unfairly harsh. This is not intended, and I would like to extend an apology for any misinterpretation to anybody here who recognises themselves and feels a comment is unfair, with the exception of the police, who deserve everything they get.
A type of highly offensive verbal/written "weapon", is the combined use of swearing and unkind messages, or the use of cutting truthful informed criticism. Using them both together, along with justified [minimal] physical resistance, Legal Action, and Media Coverage is totally beyond the pale, but then locking people up in order to hide the criminal activities of the people doing the locking up is even worse, so:
The circulation of that’ll make them start regretting parking the Damn thing in the sky next to my house for months.
’Anyone know where I can buy Barrage Balloons?
Ford stood up. ‘We're safe,’ he said.
‘Oh good,’ said Arthur.
‘We're in a small galley cabin,’ said Ford, ‘in one of the spaceships
of the Vogon Constructor Fleet.’
‘Ah,’ said Arthur, ‘this is obviously some strange usage of the
word safe that I wasn't previously aware of.’
- From Page 45 of The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
Wiltshire police claim to respond to emergency calls promptly, but witnesses cite Three Days as the usual response time, unless you live in Calne, where Never is the norm.