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(Reuters)   Harry Potter running for provincial governor in Russia. They grow up so fast   (reuters.co.uk) divider line 23
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2003-03-02 06:23:47 PM
er... i'll do this...

in s0viet russ!a, governor runs for you!
 
2003-03-02 06:24:18 PM
"Pretty industrious for a cosack!"
 
2003-03-02 06:24:19 PM
Bets on how long before he'll have to say "I did not have sexual relations with Hermoine Granger..."
 
2003-03-02 06:25:05 PM
Amusing? Blah. Asinine!!!
 
2003-03-02 06:31:05 PM
There's a news reporter for channel seven australia called Harry Potter, that always gets a laugh. He talks like captain Kirk as well poor guy.
 
2003-03-02 06:36:12 PM
I've seen that Harry Potter reporter dude, and he sooo does not look magical!
 
2003-03-02 06:41:05 PM
you know what, IM sorry but I farking hate chinese people
 
2003-03-02 06:47:10 PM
That means you're a racist, Sublimer. Or a troll. Or maybe both. Fnord.
 
2003-03-02 06:48:40 PM
not only are you a troll and/or a racist Sublimber but thats completely offtopic too :)
 
2003-03-02 06:52:03 PM
Err anyhoo on subject myself here.. this isn't amusing HurlyBurly is right, it should be Asinine, since he changed his name.. If it was his real name it would be mildly amusing..
 
2003-03-02 06:52:56 PM
Should have a "Sad" tag, since it's very likely that he'll win.

The average person is so stupid (regardless of the country they live in) that many will vote for him as a lark, and others will actually think that he's some sort of celebrtity.
 
2003-03-02 07:22:07 PM
Well, isn't that nice?

Russia is officially screwed.
 
2003-03-02 07:54:06 PM
This might work if 12-year-olds could vote.
 
2003-03-02 08:08:31 PM
Russians can change their family name, but must always have a middle name derived from their father's first name..
But what if they want nothing to do with their father, let alone his name? Damn commies..
 
2003-03-02 08:33:13 PM
In Russia the character's name is actually translated to 'Gary Potter,' reason being, they don't have a proper H consonant. They have a throaty 'X' that sounds kind of Klingon-ish.
Also - the patronymic middle name works just the same as the last names non-Russians inherit from their pops.
In other news - Sublimer is an ass-hat.
 
2003-03-02 08:35:13 PM
I'm moving to Russia to run for office as Lord Voldemort.

Anyway, stupid story.

Altima, I love it: Bets on how long before he'll have to say "I did not have sexual relations with Hermione Granger." LMFAO
 
2003-03-02 08:37:19 PM
Sublimer, You know what I'm sorry, but I fukking hate racist pieces of......Oh never mind you're not worth even saying anything.

BTW, Racists, and prejudiced people are scum.
 
2003-03-02 08:58:20 PM
He should be fine unless Frodo Baggins joins the race.
 
2003-03-02 09:19:12 PM
Eskimo:


Yeah, and there is a person on the Weather Channel named Jennifer Lopez. I've always found that amusing.
 
2003-03-02 09:50:21 PM
In S-O-V-I-E-T- R-U-S-S-I-A Harry potter rules YOU...no really
 
2003-03-02 10:18:39 PM
damn commercialism...opponet should change his name to obi wan kenobisky
 
2003-03-02 10:35:32 PM
Actually, in Australia, Harry Potter's a Channel 10 newsreader/political/financial commentator. tried to find a photo of him but there's not one on 10's website, and you know what i'll find if i type "Harry Potter" into a search engine...


by the way (off topic) a report was released today that shows that 84% of boys aged 16-17 have accessed internet pornography. Truly, this was a study that really really needed to be done
 
2003-03-03 04:55:20 PM
But I see where Russians are complaining about Harry Potter being Satan worship, etc.

What has happened to the old Atheist, Commie Russia we all know and love??? Damn Christian Conservative Capitalists!!! ;D

On a similar topic, did you know that the Russians ARE trying to emulate Capitalism? Unfortunately, it's the Capitalism that they were told about by the old Soviets - the Capitalism that involved crooked politicians, the Mafia, everyone killing for a buck, etc.
 
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