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Saudi: no female Olympic competitors

Old Feb 18th 2012, 8:47 am
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One step forwards, two steps back............
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Old Feb 18th 2012, 8:50 am
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If they introduce 'syncronised shopping (luxury brand classification)' they'll be there
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One step forwards, two steps back............
Is this a new event? egg and spoon?
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If they introduce 'syncronised shopping (luxury brand classification)' they'll be there
Or to see who can lay on an inch of makeup the quickest.
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Old Feb 18th 2012, 12:21 pm
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Luxury shopping, egg and spoon, putting on make-up - their ruling elite would still ban them...........
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Just curious, I wonder how many Saudi male competitors will be taking part?

Banning the women aside, they are not exactly a great sporting nation
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Just curious, I wonder how many Saudi male competitors will be taking part?

Banning the women aside, they are not exactly a great sporting nation
They'd probably be keener if they could get someone else to do the physical bit for them...
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They'd probably be keener if they could get someone else to do the physical bit for them...
What a fascinating thought........... Olympic events - Saudi style....... like the Long Jump - they have to wait for the maid to sweep all that messy sand out of the way............
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Originally Posted by weasel decentral View Post
Just curious, I wonder how many Saudi male competitors will be taking part?

Banning the women aside, they are not exactly a great sporting nation
Would be shame if the men didn't compete, I'd expect them to win the following:
Caning
Precision slicing of various things, like watermelons.
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Would be shame if the men didn't compete, I'd expect them to win the following:
Caning
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Is beating your maid with a flex an event for men or women?
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Is beating your maid with a flex an event for men or women?
It'd be mixed, but then the Saudis wouldn't be able to compete.
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I've read and heard about quite a few Saudi girls who would love to compete. There is, in fact, a Saudi female basketball team. And they might be very good if given a chance. Maybe a lot of Saudi women would be good at sports if they were allowed to play them.
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What a fascinating thought........... Olympic events - Saudi style....... like the Long Jump - they have to wait for the maid to sweep all that messy sand out of the way............
...and then a poor Bangladeshi would do the actual jumping [whilst the Saudi chatted to his mates and drank tea].
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Default Re: Saudi: no female Olympic competitors

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