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Old Sep 15th 2008, 6:46 am
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so far this week we have

"A senior Saudi cleric has said purveyors of horoscopes on Arab television should face the death penalty"

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/53102...rologers?ln=en

and before that

"A senior Saudi cleric has issued a religious decree saying the owners of television networks broadcasting "depravation and debauchery" may be killed"

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/53084...--cleric?ln=en

seems like a perfectly reasonable response to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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nah, the second one isn't reasonable, but you must have some sympathy for the sorcery one... imagine, TV free of the likes of Russell Grant...
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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
so far this week we have

"A senior Saudi cleric has said purveyors of horoscopes on Arab television should face the death penalty"
Harsh for a bit of "cold reading" , it's not as if educated people believe that tripe anyway. Would have thought it posed little threat to their beliefs?

Atheists on the other hand...! Those knieving little buggers using rationality, their powers of independant though and logic to reach reasonable conclusions. Far too much thinky things going on inside their brains for any good to be happening, off with their heads!
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Originally Posted by jvr20 View Post
imagine, TV free of the likes of Russell Grant...
Got to admit, that's a very good point...

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nah, the second one isn't reasonable, but you must have some sympathy for the sorcery one... imagine, TV free of the likes of Russell Grant...
I feel Russell Grant lost a teensy weensy bit of credibility as an astrologer one morning on the late (un)lamented TV-AM when he told Virgo (or whoever) to watch out for a loose floorboard or carpet..........

To her credit, the bimbo co-presenter told him 'not to talk such rubbish'........
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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
so far this week we have

"A senior Saudi cleric has said purveyors of horoscopes on Arab television should face the death penalty"

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/53102...rologers?ln=en

and before that

"A senior Saudi cleric has issued a religious decree saying the owners of television networks broadcasting "depravation and debauchery" may be killed"

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/53084...--cleric?ln=en

seems like a perfectly reasonable response to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Well, just look how depraved it is.......... (this from Reuters):

In one much-criticised scene on "Bayni wa Baynak" (Between Us), for example, one character insulted another by telling him he could stick his mobile phone chip "in your you-know-where".

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Well, just look how depraved it is.......... (this from Reuters):

In one much-criticised scene on "Bayni wa Baynak" (Between Us), for example, one character insulted another by telling him he could stick his mobile phone chip "in your you-know-where".
HANG HIM!!
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We went to Dragonmart in Dubai at the weekend. Hubby treated me to some nice lingerie, whereupon I planted an affectionate peck on his cheek. This act of rampant debauchery immediately led an old geezer in Arab clothing to run out of the Chinese store screaming at us for disrespecting his bloody culture...and this in front of an innocent 4 year old. Needless to say, I really cannot wait to leave this Godforesaken place.
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We went to Dragonmart in Dubai at the weekend. Hubby treated me to some nice lingerie, whereupon I planted an affectionate peck on his cheek. This act of rampant debauchery immediately led an old geezer in Arab clothing to run out of the Chinese store screaming at us for disrespecting his bloody culture...and this in front of an innocent 4 year old. Needless to say, I really cannot wait to leave this Godforesaken place.
Did you beat the crap out of him (you seem the type)?

Come back to Saudi.........

Here they now have special public places where women can walk around in their underwear, with lots of local males shouting "Lovely!", "You look great!" and "Respect!", that sort of thing..............
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.. they now have special public places where women can walk around in their underwear, with lots of local males shouting "Lovely!", "You look great!" and "Respect!", that sort of thing..............
Are you talking about mosques?
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Did you beat the crap out of him
i'd have punched my husband if he'd bought me lingerie from dragonmart...

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i'd have punched my husband if he'd bought me lingerie from dragonmart...

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I wasn't the only one that spotted that problem then

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Well given that they are just the teaser who cares? They'll be off in about 6 seconds (5 mins if the brastrap has one of those strange buckles they put on to confuse you).
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
i'd have punched my husband if he'd bought me lingerie from dragonmart...

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I would also punch him...
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I would also punch him...
well thank you...i think...

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