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(Newsweek)   As you break into another pint of ice cream and ignore your mom's phone call again, girls in Kyrgyzstan can't even walk around outside without being dragged off the street to get married   (newsweek.com) divider line 141
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2013-11-05 05:20:22 PM  
FrancoFile:

Oh, don't get your panties in a wad.  They are neighboring countries, both former Soviet republics, similar ethnic/religious/cultural setup.  Buy a vowel, etc.

It's better than Austria-Australia.


zzrhardy:

I am so bad at geography that I though they were, like, right next to each other. And surrounded by a bunch of other 'Stans as well. Almost as if they were a "region" of sorts that had shared cultural roots or something.

Maybe you letters-reading people can help us trogladytes out and set the record straight.


Sure, they are similar and geographically close, but mixing them up so as to enable Borat jokes is the same as mistaking Tennessee for Kentucky just because they border and are similar. It wouldn't make you right, just ignorant, if you got all pissy when that was pointed out to you.
It just makes us look like we don't get taught world geography in school, oh...
But then my panties are obviously wadded for mentioning it, either that or maybe after twelve years I'm increasingly reluctant to put up with the bullshiat from the average poster on this increasingly farking shiat site.
/increasingly.
//twice
 
2013-11-05 05:24:59 PM  

Target Builder: Ashyukun: I'm surprised there wasn't more about the boyfriends of the kidnappees going on shooting sprees at the 'groom's' house after these weddings...

TFA says that once the girl has been kidnapped and is in the kidnappers house that her own parents often pressure her to go through with the marriage because she would otherwise be viewed as a slut (they don't use those exact words, but it's the gist). In that context I doubt there are many opportunities for young people to have a relationship status other than "Single", "Engaged  Kidnapped" or "Married"


FTFY
 
2013-11-05 05:28:37 PM  

YoOjo: FrancoFile:

Oh, don't get your panties in a wad.  They are neighboring countries, both former Soviet republics, similar ethnic/religious/cultural setup.  Buy a vowel, etc.

It's better than Austria-Australia.

zzrhardy:

I am so bad at geography that I though they were, like, right next to each other. And surrounded by a bunch of other 'Stans as well. Almost as if they were a "region" of sorts that had shared cultural roots or something.

Maybe you letters-reading people can help us trogladytes out and set the record straight.

Sure, they are similar and geographically close, but mixing them up so as to enable Borat jokes is the same as mistaking Tennessee for Kentucky just because they border and are similar. It wouldn't make you right, just ignorant, if you got all pissy when that was pointed out to you.
It just makes us look like we don't get taught world geography in school, oh...
But then my panties are obviously wadded for mentioning it, either that or maybe after twelve years I'm increasingly reluctant to put up with the bullshiat from the average poster on this increasingly farking shiat site.
/increasingly.
//twice


I lived in Russia for 2 years right after the breakup of the Soviet Union.  I'm well aware of the difference between the two countries.  I wager that I could beat you in a race to name the 15 former Soviet republics from memory.

You need to get your humor detector fixed.
 
2013-11-05 05:28:43 PM  

StreetlightInTheGhetto: NutWrench: Russ1642: Sometime in the future they'll be complaining about the loss of their culture. Maybe some cultural traditions deserve to get wiped out.

This. Some cultures aren't just "different" from other cultures. They're *worse*

FTFA

This elderly Kyrgyz couple got married by kidnapping in September of 1954. Eshen, 83, and his wife Tursun, 82, said, "We don't like the modern way of bride-kidnapping. When we were young, it was consensual kidnapping. We knew each other well and exchanged love letters before kidnapping. Nowadays, young people violently kidnap women and this is not our tradition."


It appears to be happening and accepted at large so it has become defacto tradition. SOmetimes thing get worse in society, not better.
 
2013-11-05 05:30:14 PM  

Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.


It looks like you think it's ok to kidnap women and force them into marriages.
 
2013-11-05 05:32:20 PM  

Carousel Beast: The population is 80% Muslim. They aren't concerned about women's rights.


Considering how poorly they treat women, I'm not surprised to learn the place is infested with moslem vermin.  I often wonder how much more peaceful the world world would be if there were no moslems infesting it.
 
2013-11-05 05:34:49 PM  

PaLarkin: Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.

It looks like you think it's ok to kidnap women and force them into marriages.


Absolutely.

We should lure them to immigrate illegally, then force them into prostitution once they arrive.  We western people are just so totally morally superior.
 
2013-11-05 05:35:30 PM  
Alex, I'll take the one with big tits.
 
2013-11-05 05:37:14 PM  
FrancoFile:
I lived in Russia for 2 years right after the breakup of the Soviet Union.  I'm well aware of the difference between the two countries.  I wager that I could beat you in a race to name the 15 former Soviet republics from memory.

You need to get your humor detector fixed.


My humor works fine.
I didn't address you in particular with my initial comment, you chose to involve yourself, possibly so you could boast that you lived over there, if that's worth something to you.
I don't like, and am choosing not to, get into personal fights with anyone online. At my age it's a waste of time. I guess I need to stop posting altogether maybe, there's always one or two that do want a personal fight and I just cannot be bothered with that.
Anyway, y'all carry on laughing at foreigners and poking fun at anything foreign, and carry on backing your humor up with inaccurate observations.
Not you personally though, you lived there, you're different.
 
2013-11-05 05:43:23 PM  

Evil Mackerel: Because People in power are Stupid: Prevailing Wind: what assholes.  Its not like they don't have access to hookers

Is the fishing that good in Krgztn? Oh you devil

[www.gofastandlight.com image 275x275]

Spinners are better.


LOL Troll.
 
2013-11-05 05:47:54 PM  

Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.


wank wank wank
Americans should focus on our own problems because those are the problems we have the greatest power to fix. It doesn't mean we should blithely ignore the fact that awful things happen to people elsewhere, though.

PaLarkin: Considering how poorly they treat women, I'm not surprised to learn the place is infested with moslem vermin. I often wonder how much more peaceful the world world would be if there were no moslems infesting it.


Oh fark off. "Moslem"? What are you, 80?
 
2013-11-05 05:54:29 PM  

YoOjo: FrancoFile:
I lived in Russia for 2 years right after the breakup of the Soviet Union.  I'm well aware of the difference between the two countries.  I wager that I could beat you in a race to name the 15 former Soviet republics from memory.

You need to get your humor detector fixed.

My humor works fine.
I didn't address you in particular with my initial comment, you chose to involve yourself, possibly so you could boast that you lived over there, if that's worth something to you.
I don't like, and am choosing not to, get into personal fights with anyone online. At my age it's a waste of time. I guess I need to stop posting altogether maybe, there's always one or two that do want a personal fight and I just cannot be bothered with that.
Anyway, y'all carry on laughing at foreigners and poking fun at anything foreign, and carry on backing your humor up with inaccurate observations.
Not you personally though, you lived there, you're different.


You also need to get your brain fixed.  I'm the one who made the initial Borat comment.  So you did involve me.

/Go home, you're drunk.
//I don't even like Borat
 
2013-11-05 06:01:33 PM  

PaLarkin: Carousel Beast: The population is 80% Muslim. They aren't concerned about women's rights.

Considering how poorly they treat women, I'm not surprised to learn the place is infested with moslem vermin.  I often wonder how much more peaceful the world world would be if there were no moslems infesting it.


In any country where the Great Goatherder is venerated, rather than tolerated, women are kept underfoot. It's almost as if the books these people follow are 5000 years out of date or something.
 
2013-11-05 06:08:14 PM  

forcebender: Worse part is the bride having to do the dishes on her own wedding day - that's rough!


Came here to say this. Kidnapped, forced to marry and have to do the dishes from the wedding? Insult to injury...
 
2013-11-05 06:20:45 PM  

Tio_Holtzmann: Dafuq. Just......start gassing. Or nuking. Or biebering.



Dude, there's still the Geneva convention.
 
2013-11-05 06:21:27 PM  

PaLarkin: Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.

It looks like you think it's ok to kidnap women and force them into marriages.


/facepalm
 
2013-11-05 06:29:05 PM  
Very, very rarely am I so glad that I had a son instead of a daughter.  Of course he'll have to deal with the typical male stuff, but female gender politics will be optional. Well, semi-optional. If he ever gets it into his head to vote against women's health or education, he'll get a boot to his ass courtesy of mom.

/never mind what'll happen to that boy if I ever even hear rumors that he's an abuser of some kind.
 
2013-11-05 06:37:35 PM  

Wook: PaLarkin: Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.

It looks like you think it's ok to kidnap women and force them into marriages.

/facepalm


Well, we have wolves eating sheep on the neighbours property. Sure, we can go over there and sort the wolves out, but that's hard. Plus it's cold outside and its a long walk. So, we are going to stay inside in the warmth and kick the same whipped dog we have over here some more. Sure, this dog has nothing to do with the issue we are angry about, but kicking it is much easier than going after wolves. And keeping this dog kicked makes sure it will never go wild and become a wolf again.

/And that is basically feminism in the west dealing with misogyny elsewhere.
 
2013-11-05 06:37:55 PM  

gadian: Very, very rarely am I so glad that I had a son instead of a daughter.  Of course he'll have to deal with the typical male stuff, but female gender politics will be optional. Well, semi-optional. If he ever gets it into his head to vote against women's health or education, he'll get a boot to his ass courtesy of mom.

/never mind what'll happen to that boy if I ever even hear rumors that he's an abuser of some kind.


If my boy votes for womens' interests over his own, he will get a boot to the butt, courtesy of dad.
I raise him to be the best he can be, not succumb to someone else's self-interest.
 
2013-11-05 06:53:24 PM  

AllUpInYa: gadian: Very, very rarely am I so glad that I had a son instead of a daughter.  Of course he'll have to deal with the typical male stuff, but female gender politics will be optional. Well, semi-optional. If he ever gets it into his head to vote against women's health or education, he'll get a boot to his ass courtesy of mom.

/never mind what'll happen to that boy if I ever even hear rumors that he's an abuser of some kind.

If my boy votes for womens' interests over his own, he will get a boot to the butt, courtesy of dad.
I raise him to be the best he can be, not succumb to someone else's self-interest.


So then we agree that the goal is equality and not oppression. And people say that men and women can't see eye to eye.
 
2013-11-05 07:24:06 PM  

gadian: AllUpInYa: gadian: Very, very rarely am I so glad that I had a son instead of a daughter.  Of course he'll have to deal with the typical male stuff, but female gender politics will be optional. Well, semi-optional. If he ever gets it into his head to vote against women's health or education, he'll get a boot to his ass courtesy of mom.

/never mind what'll happen to that boy if I ever even hear rumors that he's an abuser of some kind.

If my boy votes for womens' interests over his own, he will get a boot to the butt, courtesy of dad.
I raise him to be the best he can be, not succumb to someone else's self-interest.

So then we agree that the goal is equality and not oppression. And people say that men and women can't see eye to eye.


So, we can agree that granting GroupB higher wages, will lead to inflation, which will reduce the buying power of GroupA?
 
2013-11-05 07:28:47 PM  

The My Little Pony Killer: The quote by the elderly couple is priceless.


Back in my day, kidnapping meant something.
 
2013-11-05 07:43:22 PM  
Prevailing Wind:
img.fark.net

what assholes.  Its not like they don't have access to hookers.   Why are you dialing that?  OMG the international upcharges are going to kill you.   But seriously, whats the country code for Kyrgyzstan?  I got dibs.

Meerim, I got your number
I need to make you mine
Meerim, don't change your number
9632785443
9632785443 ...


Ah, hell with it. I'll go with a local girl.
 
2013-11-05 08:23:06 PM  

Plastic Trash Vortex: Ashyukun: I was going to make a Borat joke, but I'm sorry- this is just too totally and completely farked up to even do that. I'm surprised there wasn't more about the boyfriends of the kidnappees going on shooting sprees at the 'groom's' house after these weddings...

I'm sorry, but if your 'culture' has made it acceptable to kidnap a random woman off the street and force her into marrying you against her will, it probably deserves to be nuked from orbit.

Seriously. Some cultures just need to be eradicated. And fark everyone who disagrees, you moral relativist pieces of shiat should be thrown in the pit along with these barbarians.


You should try reading the entire article before declaring anybody else a "moral relativist piece of shiat," you farking bigot.
 
2013-11-05 08:25:22 PM  

AllUpInYa: gadian: AllUpInYa: gadian: Very, very rarely am I so glad that I had a son instead of a daughter.  Of course he'll have to deal with the typical male stuff, but female gender politics will be optional. Well, semi-optional. If he ever gets it into his head to vote against women's health or education, he'll get a boot to his ass courtesy of mom.

/never mind what'll happen to that boy if I ever even hear rumors that he's an abuser of some kind.

If my boy votes for womens' interests over his own, he will get a boot to the butt, courtesy of dad.
I raise him to be the best he can be, not succumb to someone else's self-interest.

So then we agree that the goal is equality and not oppression. And people say that men and women can't see eye to eye.

So, we can agree that granting GroupB higher wages, will lead to inflation, which will reduce the buying power of GroupA?


Won't somebody think of the white man?
 
2013-11-05 08:28:34 PM  

Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.


In what sane world is this sort of barbarism acceptable?  Go be "sensitive" somewhere else, ass.
 
2013-11-05 09:42:03 PM  
Do they have oil? Maybe the state department will look into it. If they have no oil then they're farked. Oh wait... Iraq. Seems like they are farked in any event. Thanks for the service and all that but it didn't help.
 
2013-11-05 09:45:59 PM  

ltdanman44: [img.fark.net image 300x169]


i141.photobucket.com

Too early for Christmas?
 
2013-11-05 09:52:59 PM  
ts1.mm.bing.net
OK if I get two?
 
2013-11-05 10:03:55 PM  

Inchoate: Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.

wank wank wank
Americans should focus on our own problems because those are the problems we have the greatest power to fix. It doesn't mean we should blithely ignore the fact that awful things happen to people elsewhere, though.

PaLarkin: Considering how poorly they treat women, I'm not surprised to learn the place is infested with moslem vermin. I often wonder how much more peaceful the world world would be if there were no moslems infesting it.

Oh fark off. "Moslem"? What are you, 80?


He could have used musselmen.  They all mean the same thing.
 
2013-11-05 10:24:03 PM  

Inchoate: Americans should focus on our own problems because those are the problems we have the greatest power to fix.


Well, I'm convinced. Let's destroy America for its horrible crimes against women. I'm sure there's no chance that any more misogynistic culture will fill the superpower vacuum left in our wake, because there is no culture more misogynistic (that we can destroy) than America's.
 
2013-11-05 10:56:03 PM  

Tatterdemalian: Well, I'm convinced. Let's destroy America for its horrible crimes against women. I'm sure there's no chance that any more misogynistic culture will fill the superpower vacuum left in our wake, because there is no culture more misogynistic (that we can destroy) than America's.


lol because that's exactly what I said
 
2013-11-05 11:19:37 PM  
One way to really piss a lot of them off and I think we all would agree, is to have all women wear whatever marriage marker their culture has regardless if they are married or not.
 
2013-11-05 11:26:51 PM  

DarkVader: PaLarkin: Considering how poorly they treat women, I'm not surprised to learn the place is infested with moslem vermin. I often wonder how much more peaceful the world world would be if there were no moslems infesting it.

Oh fark off. "Moslem"? What are you, 80?

He could have used musselmen.  They all mean the same thing.


Mausoleum?
 
2013-11-06 12:16:31 AM  

trappedspirit: DarkVader: PaLarkin: Considering how poorly they treat women, I'm not surprised to learn the place is infested with moslem vermin. I often wonder how much more peaceful the world world would be if there were no moslems infesting it.

Oh fark off. "Moslem"? What are you, 80?

He could have used musselmen.  They all mean the same thing.

Mausoleum?


Nope.  That means something else entirely.
 
2013-11-06 01:01:48 AM  

Inchoate: Oh fark off. "Moslem"? What are you, 80?


What's wrong with moslem?  What would you prefer?  Moose limb?  Goat farker?  Be thankful I don't use such terms as raghead or camel jockey.
 
2013-11-06 01:04:10 AM  

zzrhardy: In any country where the Great Goatherder is venerated, rather than tolerated, women are kept underfoot. It's almost as if the books these people follow are 5000 years out of date or something.


Funny you should suggest the koran, the moslem holy book is 5000 years out of date considering it was maybe 1200 years old.  I guess we should be thankful the moose limb holy rag is not 10k years out of date.
 
2013-11-06 01:06:02 AM  

Wook: PaLarkin: Wook: As Americans, we should manufacture moral outrage and then:

1)  Impose our righteous will on them
2)  Intervene militarily
3)  Beat our moral system into them until they are dead.

It looks like you think it's ok to kidnap women and force them into marriages.

/facepalm


I find it strange that Wook thinks it's ok to treat women as mere property.  Maybe Wook is one of these moslem vermin.
 
2013-11-06 03:33:41 AM  

PaLarkin: zzrhardy: In any country where the Great Goatherder is venerated, rather than tolerated, women are kept underfoot. It's almost as if the books these people follow are 5000 years out of date or something.

Funny you should suggest the koran, the moslem holy book is 5000 years out of date considering it was maybe 1200 years old.  I guess we should be thankful the moose limb holy rag is not 10k years out of date.


Who is talking about the Koran, I am talking about the Torah and the Bible.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_holy_books

It's all just branches of the same religion.
 
2013-11-06 08:31:26 AM  
yeah america, keep on believing that your third world hell hole is any better than their third world hell hole.
 
2013-11-06 09:08:18 AM  

optimus_grime: yeah america, keep on believing that your third world hell hole is any better than their third world hell hole.


You know, there IS an objective way to compare cultures.

Voluntary immigration rates.

More people are trying to get in to the US, than into whatever shiathole was mentioned in the article.

So, ya...we ARE better.

Not in every way at all times, but on average?  yes, yes we are.
 
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