Be prepared... we’re just not sure what for: Baffling new badges from the Scout Association
Tying knots, putting up tents and chanting ‘Dyb dyb dyb, dob dob dob’ are some of the more traditional activities undertaken to win a Scout badge.
Smoking spliffs and vandalising magnifying glasses, however, seem to be somewhat at odds with the principles set out by Robert Baden-Powell.
But this is what these baffling new badges, set to be issued by the Scout Association, appear to represent.
What many of the others are awarded for is anyone’s guess – although, fortunately, bosses insist it’s nothing to do with the pursuits suggested above.
Instead, they will test candidates in tasks such... read more
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