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Condoms at Cambridge University Pierced With Pins

Nightmare in Cambridge: Condoms Pierced With Pins

"Condom saboteurs" are on the loose across the pond at Cambridge University. After a third-year student reported that a condom she got on campus had a hole in it, campus officials discovered that about half of the condoms in the same box had been pierced with a needle. Now some students are pinning religious student groups as the culprits, but those organizations are denying any involvement. At the university, condoms are typically stored in unsealed boxes in unlocked cupboards. Might be time to keep the condoms on lockdown.

This story reminds me of that counterfeit condom factory in China that produced condoms offering little to no protection. How can you live with yourself knowing you have exposed people to the risk of pregnancy, STDs, or HIV? It's really unbelievable.

I guess we should make sure to carefully inspect condoms for holes before we use them. Sounds like it might be a good idea, especially if you live in Cambridge or China.

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danakscully64 danakscully64 7 years
This is TERRIBLE. I would never take from a community jar, condoms are a hell of a lot cheaper than a baby or risking a serious infection, better just to buy your own if tampering is possible. They should invest in a condom dispenser.
plasticine1 plasticine1 7 years
TIP: to check if a condom is still good, there should be a bubble of air inside the "circle" of a wrapped condom, you should be able to press it and it doesnt deflate, has air
crystalvillage06 crystalvillage06 7 years
This is really scary! Also using two condoms is a big no-no. Anon is right in that the friction can cause them to tear.
biarose biarose 7 years
Are you sure about that?
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 7 years
This is sick, sick sick sick. I can't believe someone would do this! Makes me glad that I buy my own and check each and every one for holes or damage to the packet.
biarose biarose 7 years
Does anyone know if using two condoms reduces the pleasure for a guy? 'Cause I really would rather use two condoms.. especially after hearing stories like this..
cdelaney cdelaney 7 years
this is terrible. this could've resulted in an unplanned pregnancy, std, etc., all because of a stupid prank or some religious crazy thinking that premarital sex is evil and that those partaking must be "punished." wtf!
IsobelBloom IsobelBloom 7 years
And this is one of many reasons why I will not take condoms from the communal condom jar.
roseate roseate 7 years
Ugh. I think that would be a poor tactic for a religious group. It could possibly lead to a handful of abortions.
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 7 years
Truly disturbing.
xxstardust xxstardust 7 years
That's not unheard of, sadly. It's apparently happened once at my university, although it was an isolated small scale incident and as far as the RA involved can tell, no one was affected by it. Our RAs always have condoms on hand for people, as per policy .. if you need one and health services is closed, you can get them from your RA. It used to be common for some RAs to put them in a bowl with candy (candy and condoms, a good way to liven up your weekend ;]) and so it's been said that one kid apparently popped holes in the condoms. The RA knew how many he'd put out and none had been taken, thank God.
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 7 years
that"s disgusting. They should be charged with attempted murder if someone caught anything (std's). I really hope they're caught and charged with SOMETHING.
vmruby vmruby 7 years
I cannot believe that the person/persons responsible didn't let the consequences of their actions deter them in the slightest from committing an act so reprehensible. There are some really sick people out there........
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
How awful!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
I agree -- how awful. This is wrong in so many levels.
xgreenfairyx xgreenfairyx 7 years
People are so effin psycho. I hope no one got diseased/iimpregnated because of this awful stunt.
weffie weffie 7 years
WTF!! people are sooo fcked up! who would do something like that?!
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