Friday, 15 May 2015

The Daily Mash

My son alerted me to this today, very amusing.

Human Rights Act to be replaced with Warhammer rulebook

15-05-15
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THE Government has today confirmed that it will be replacing the Human Rights Act with Warhammer 40,000: The Rules
The 208-page science fiction wargame rulebook is seen as the ideal replacement because it allows every possible type of conflict to be resolved with only a handful of dice.
Justice secretary Michael Gove said: “The legal system is convoluted and impossible for the layman to understand. Using Warhammer 40,000 we can reproduce that perfectly, but on a much smaller scale using beautifully painted miniatures.
“If you are claiming a right to privacy, for example, we roll two twenty-sided dice to determine your score, take away any debuffs – low income, being foreign – and measure it against the government’s own total.
“We make our rolls behind the books so you can’t see, but it’s all perfectly fair.”
The first case, a challenge of the government’s right to detain terror suspects without trial, has already been heard on Kulth the War World and ended in the defeat of the Imperium of Man by Tyranid Biomorphs without the right to appeal.
Gove added: “My office has been asked why we chose to use the science-fictional Warhammer 40,000 rules rather than the original Warhammer Fantasy setting.
“Simply, we are not barbarians.”