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> Egypt Bans Online Porn, Should we send them a link to Commons?
Ottava
post Fri 9th November 2012, 5:19am
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Fun stuff. I wonder if the Wiki people can claim this is evil Western colonialism at work.
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post Fri 9th November 2012, 10:29am
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Fri 9th November 2012, 12:19am) *

Fun stuff. I wonder if the Wiki people can claim this is evil Western colonialism at work.


How will they define "porn?" Will they set up some kind of Miller Test (T-H-L-K-D)? Would sites that discuss sex in any way be porn? So many questions and no clear answers! wacko.gif

The hard-core Wikipedians will likely add more porn as a big "f--- you" to Egypt's law in the name of "information must be free!" The Arabic Wikipedia may become filled with phalluses and whatnot. sick.gif

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post Fri 9th November 2012, 12:24pm
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Don't forget Egypt is now run by the bloody Moslem Brotherhood. They're "moderate" Islamic fundamentalists so they'll take a "moderately strict" view. yecch.gif
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post Fri 9th November 2012, 3:58pm
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QUOTE(The Joy @ Fri 9th November 2012, 5:29am) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Fri 9th November 2012, 12:19am) *

Fun stuff. I wonder if the Wiki people can claim this is evil Western colonialism at work.


How will they define "porn?" Will they set up some kind of Miller Test (T-H-L-K-D)? Would sites that discuss sex in any way be porn? So many questions and no clear answers! wacko.gif

The hard-core Wikipedians will likely add more porn as a big "f--- you" to Egypt's law in the name of "information must be free!" The Arabic Wikipedia may become filled with phalluses and whatnot. sick.gif



I'm pretty sure they consider any pictures with nudity as porn.
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post Sat 10th November 2012, 1:06am
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We're talking about a religion whose adherents call for cartoonists to be murdered, chop the head off a female relative who refused to become a whore, and shoot 14-yr-old girls in the face because they have the audacity to want to be educated.

So, really, I don't find myself getting all that worked up by "no pussy for you" rules.
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post Sat 10th November 2012, 2:43am
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QUOTE(Tarc @ Fri 9th November 2012, 8:06pm) *

We're talking about a religion whose adherents call for cartoonists to be murdered, chop the head off a female relative who refused to become a whore, and shoot 14-yr-old girls in the face because they have the audacity to want to be educated.

So, really, I don't find myself getting all that worked up by "no pussy for you" rules.



You don't have to get "worked up," I was just pondering if they would ever go after Wikipedia. After all, Wikipedia has porn AND depictions of Muhammad. Just think about all of those Wiki people who were cheering on the Arab spring getting the brunt end of things.
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post Sat 10th November 2012, 8:43pm
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QUOTE(Tarc @ Sat 10th November 2012, 1:06am) *

We're talking about a religion whose adherents call for cartoonists to be murdered, chop the head off a female relative who refused to become a whore, and shoot 14-yr-old girls in the face because they have the audacity to want to be educated.

So, really, I don't find myself getting all that worked up by "no pussy for you" rules.

Hey, don't stereotype. They're not all shitheads. That's like condemning all drivers because a few drive ruddy dangerously.
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post Sun 11th November 2012, 12:50pm
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Sat 10th November 2012, 3:43pm) *

QUOTE(Tarc @ Sat 10th November 2012, 1:06am) *

We're talking about a religion whose adherents call for cartoonists to be murdered, chop the head off a female relative who refused to become a whore, and shoot 14-yr-old girls in the face because they have the audacity to want to be educated.

So, really, I don't find myself getting all that worked up by "no pussy for you" rules.

Hey, don't stereotype. They're not all shitheads. That's like condemning all drivers because a few drive ruddy dangerously.


What is this, the virtually non-existent "moderate Muslim" ?
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post Sun 11th November 2012, 4:02pm
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QUOTE(Tarc @ Sun 11th November 2012, 7:50am) *

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We're talking about a religion whose adherents call for cartoonists to be murdered, chop the head off a female relative who refused to become a whore, and shoot 14-yr-old girls in the face because they have the audacity to want to be educated.

So, really, I don't find myself getting all that worked up by "no pussy for you" rules.

Hey, don't stereotype. They're not all shitheads. That's like condemning all drivers because a few drive ruddy dangerously.


What is this, the virtually non-existent "moderate Muslim" ?



I think it is odd that banning porn is some how extreme. Porn was always fringe, but yet somehow the rhetoric has treated it as if it is mainstream. Odd.
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post Mon 12th November 2012, 12:13pm
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QUOTE(Tarc @ Sun 11th November 2012, 1:50pm) *

What is this, the virtually non-existent "moderate Muslim" ?

Yep, that's right shithead. I've known many Moslems, colleagues, friends, even one girlfriend. They're not all bloody Ayatollahs.
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post Mon 12th November 2012, 2:18pm
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Mon 12th November 2012, 7:13am) *

QUOTE(Tarc @ Sun 11th November 2012, 1:50pm) *

What is this, the virtually non-existent "moderate Muslim" ?

Yep, that's right shithead. I've known many Moslems, colleagues, friends, even one girlfriend. They're not all bloody Ayatollahs.


Didn't say that they were. It would be nice to see these non- bloody Ayatollahs actually stand and speak out against the head-chopping and face-shooting, though.

When people do batshit insane things in the name of Christianity (e.g. Randall Terry, David Koresh), the rest of us are pretty quick to condemn it.
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post Mon 12th November 2012, 2:57pm
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Btw "Retro", I've known a lot of Brits on a lot of forums over the years, and not a single one ever dropped "bloody", "ruddy", etc... into their written communications.

So please, stop acting like an extra in a Lady Sovereign video.

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post Mon 12th November 2012, 3:58pm
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Mon 12th November 2012, 7:13am) *


Yep, that's right shithead. I've known many Moslems, colleagues, friends, even one girlfriend. They're not all bloody Ayatollahs.



"Moslems"? The only people who spell it that way are those who are from the 18th century and still see them as inferior heathen "other-people" from that magical Orient.
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post Tue 13th November 2012, 12:32am
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Mon 12th November 2012, 10:58am) *

QUOTE(Retrospect @ Mon 12th November 2012, 7:13am) *

Yep, that's right shithead. I've known many Moslems, colleagues, friends, even one girlfriend. They're not all bloody Ayatollahs.

"Moslems"? The only people who spell it that way are those who are from the 18th century and still see them as inferior heathen "other-people" from that magical Orient.

Sadly, there are all too many people around who were taught "social studies" using 18th century textbooks. frustrated.png I certainly thought it was spelled (and pronounced) that way until a Muslim classmate corrected me in 3rd grade.

QUOTE(Ottava @ Sun 11th November 2012, 11:02am) *
I think it is odd that banning porn is some how extreme. Porn was always fringe, but yet somehow the rhetoric has treated it as if it is mainstream. Odd.

It's just a sign of the (d)evolution of things in the age of the web. Just about everyone (present company excluded wink.gif) has sex, lots of people enjoy watching strangers having sex, so what's the big deal?

There's a big difference (IMO, etc.), however, in what I was exposed to as a young lad (sneaking peeks at my friend's father's Hustler collection) and what the kids can click a mouse and bear witness to these days (!!!).

I remember when I was a young teen that every girl who wanted to seduce a boy knew how to tie a knot with the stem of a cherry in her mouth (scene from one of the "brat pack" movies, I forget which). I can't even imagine what the girls know how to do now.

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post Tue 13th November 2012, 12:35pm
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QUOTE(Tarc @ Mon 12th November 2012, 3:57pm) *

Btw "Retro", I've known a lot of Brits on a lot of forums over the years

If that were true, fuckwit, you'd know we hate being called "Brits".
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post Tue 13th November 2012, 2:27pm
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Tue 13th November 2012, 7:35am) *

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Btw "Retro", I've known a lot of Brits on a lot of forums over the years

If that were true, fuckwit, you'd know we hate being called "Brits".


I know, that is why I used it on purpose.
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post Tue 13th November 2012, 3:34pm
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Tue 13th November 2012, 7:35am) *

QUOTE(Tarc @ Mon 12th November 2012, 3:57pm) *

Btw "Retro", I've known a lot of Brits on a lot of forums over the years

If that were true, fuckwit, you'd know we hate being called "Brits".



Really? Because I see British people calling each other Brits and referring to themselves as Brits on this forum along with others. You can't just make up things like that.
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Tue 13th November 2012, 3:34pm) *

Really? Because I see British people calling each other Brits and referring to themselves as Brits on this forum along with others. You can't just make up things like that.

Yep, a few people find that funny, just like some blacks will call each other "nigger", but if you're white and do it you'll get bloody hell.
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Tue 13th November 2012, 3:48pm) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Tue 13th November 2012, 3:34pm) *

Really? Because I see British people calling each other Brits and referring to themselves as Brits on this forum along with others. You can't just make up things like that.

Yep, a few people find that funny, just like some blacks will call each other "nigger", but if you're white and do it you'll get bloody hell.


Not even close. The only people who care about being called "Brits" are those who are snobby English and don't like the idea of a Britain. Stop making things up. It doesn't make you look great, and you already have a reputation as an idiotic troll. Hell, you are making Tarc look like a swell and friendly guy.

I found these quite interesting to read for anyone suckered in by his lies: 1, 2, and many others.

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QUOTE(Ottava @ Tue 13th November 2012, 8:53pm) *

I found these quite interesting to read for anyone suckered in by his lies: 1, 2, and many others.

Hey, thanks for proving my point for me. What do the links say?
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i wouldn't use the word myself,because it sounds american,and maybe if an american,in an american accent said 'your a brit' it would be a bit annoying.

It's research like this that's earning Ottava his PhD!
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