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(Times of Israel)   Announcement on a train approaching Auschwitz asking all the Jews aboard to get off and take a shower was made in: a) 1938, b) 1944, or c) 2014   (timesofisrael.com) divider line 125
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2014-02-11 10:19:15 PM  

lennavan: I can't wait to hear what other shenanigans adolescents are up to these days!


i.imgur.com
 
2014-02-11 10:44:47 PM  

doctor wu: Somebody should call the law offices of Lipschitz and Lipschitz.


The surgeon from The Human Centipede?
 
2014-02-11 10:54:31 PM  
How the hell is it we've gotten to 3 pages on this thread and there's not one mention of that old joke

"Don't make jokes about Concentration camps. My grandad died in a concentration camp! He fell out a guard tower. broke his neck"
 
2014-02-11 11:00:17 PM  
It would have been kinda funny if you train wasn't in freaking Belgium -- Nowhere near Auschwitz. So that removed the one funny element; when you take the humor out of a mean-spirited joke, you're left with just "mean-spirited." Screw those guys.
 
2014-02-11 11:00:22 PM  
iron de havilland:


There is no paragon of evolved cultural harmony.

Perhaps anti-semitism is a bigger thing in Europe than the US, but, in my country we didn't have laws discriminating against black people well into the 1960s.


I'm pretty sure if the UK had anywhere near the numbers or percentage of blacks in your country as the US in the 19th and 20th centuries, there would be plenty British bigots who would have happily enacted a Brit version of Jim Crow laws.

So you can stop patting yourself on the back about how British are somehow superior on race relations.
 
2014-02-11 11:48:31 PM  

Rivetman1.0: Why don't some of you funny people do a little reading about Zyklon B and get back to us with some more of your charming little jokes

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

Another bit of fun  information, the 2 gentleman the were instrumental in producing it were executed as war criminals in 1946.
I am laughing my ass off already.
"Lighten up Francis" not available or applicable to this thread


TRAGEDY + TIME = COMEDY
"NOT ALWAYS" SAYS HUMOURLESS BUFFOON
MORE AT 10
 
2014-02-11 11:54:50 PM  

jeffjo52: TheJoe03: traylor: DubyaHater: Anti-semitism in Europe? Color me shocked.

Sadly we have the same amount of stupid here, but we don't have enough blacks and illegal aliens, so we had to find other minorities to blame for our problems. I think you can understand.

Sa,e amount my ass, North and South America are much less racist than the Old World.

I hate South American, Elitists... that's what you meant, right.

Anywhere people look different, act different, or dress different there is intolerance and predujice. You are a fool if you think otherwise.


The New World is less racist, more welcoming, and more diverse than the Old World. Sorry that bugs you.
 
2014-02-12 12:11:12 AM  

El Rich-o: HUMOURLESS BUFFOON


Oh gosh, you got me golly

Next trip abroad mate, why don't you visit a few of the old concentration camps.
Crack some jokes while you are there , laugh it up because men and women and children being starved and then gassed to death is funny as it gets.

fark you
 
2014-02-12 12:20:57 AM  

SirEattonHogg: iron de havilland:


There is no paragon of evolved cultural harmony.

Perhaps anti-semitism is a bigger thing in Europe than the US, but, in my country we didn't have laws discriminating against black people well into the 1960s.

I'm pretty sure if the UK had anywhere near the numbers or percentage of blacks in your country as the US in the 19th and 20th centuries, there would be plenty British bigots who would have happily enacted a Brit version of Jim Crow laws.

So you can stop patting yourself on the back about how British are somehow superior on race relations.


It was the British bringing in the slaves to America in the first place.
 
2014-02-12 12:22:08 AM  

El Rich-o: TRAGEDY + TIME = COMEDY


Here are a few facts to joke about when you get there, you know so your numbers and such will be spot on

The truth of the photos of crimes and atrocities included in this Holocaust project needs to be shown. The photos may be of graphic nature and disturbing - before providing access to younger learners, parents and teachers should preview the sites and guide through what they may read and see.

The Holocaust was the systematic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War 2. In 1933 approximately nine million Jews lived in the 21 countries of Europe that would be occupied by Germany during the war. By 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed. The European Jews were the primary victims of the Holocaust.

But Jews were not the only group singled out for persecution by Hitler's Nazi regime. As many as one-half million Gypsies, at least 250,000 mentally or physically disabled persons, and more than three million Soviet prisoners-of-war also fell victim to Nazi genocide. Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, Social Democrats, Communists, partisans, trade unionists, Polish intelligentsia and other undesirables were also victims of the hate and aggression carried out by the Nazis.

Holocaust Deaths
Country/Region
Estimate
Germany (1938 Borders)
130,000
Austria
65,000
Belgium & Luxembourg
29,000
Bulgaria
7,000
Czechoslovakia
277,000
France
83,000
Greece
65,000
Hungary & Ukraine
402,000
Italy
8,000
Netherlands
106,000
Norway
760
Poland & USSR
4,565,000
Romania
220,000
Yugoslavia
60,000
TOTAL
6,017,760

   Source: Nizkor Project statistics derived from Yad Vashem and Fleming,
Hitler and the Final Solution.


The number of children killed by Adolf Hitler and his Nazis is not fathomable and full statistics for the tragic fate of the children will never be known. Estimates range as high as 1.5 million murdered children during the Holocaust. This figure includes more than 1.2 million Jewish children, tens of thousands of Gypsy children and thousands of institutionalized handicapped children.

Plucked from their homes and stripped of their childhoods, the children had witnessed the murder of parents, siblings, and relatives. They faced starvation, illness and brutal labor, until they were consigned to the gas chambers.
 
2014-02-12 12:22:34 AM  

SirEattonHogg: iron de havilland:


There is no paragon of evolved cultural harmony.

Perhaps anti-semitism is a bigger thing in Europe than the US, but, in my country we didn't have laws discriminating against black people well into the 1960s.

I'm pretty sure if the UK had anywhere near the numbers or percentage of blacks in your country as the US in the 19th and 20th centuries, there would be plenty British bigots who would have happily enacted a Brit version of Jim Crow laws.

So you can stop patting yourself on the back about how British are somehow superior on race relations.


csb

Friend of mine in the Royal/British Army told me this story:

He was the guy holding the inspection clipboard behind Prince Phillip while conducting a regimental inspection.  Prince Phillip turned to one of the officers in the inspection team and said "I say, what are those black fellows doing in ranks?  Isn't this the British Army?!"

end csb
 
2014-02-12 12:47:39 AM  

Rivetman1.0: El Rich-o: TRAGEDY + TIME = COMEDY

Here are a few facts to joke about when you get there, you know so your numbers and such will be spot on

The truth of the photos of crimes and atrocities included in this Holocaust project needs to be shown. The photos may be of graphic nature and disturbing - before providing access to younger learners, parents and teachers should preview the sites and guide through what they may read and see.

The Holocaust was the systematic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War 2. In 1933 approximately nine million Jews lived in the 21 countries of Europe that would be occupied by Germany during the war. By 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed. The European Jews were the primary victims of the Holocaust.

But Jews were not the only group singled out for persecution by Hitler's Nazi regime. As many as one-half million Gypsies, at least 250,000 mentally or physically disabled persons, and more than three million Soviet prisoners-of-war also fell victim to Nazi genocide. Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, Social Democrats, Communists, partisans, trade unionists, Polish intelligentsia and other undesirables were also victims of the hate and aggression carried out by the Nazis.

Holocaust Deaths
Country/Region
Estimate
Germany (1938 Borders)
130,000
Austria
65,000
Belgium & Luxembourg
29,000
Bulgaria
7,000
Czechoslovakia
277,000
France
83,000
Greece
65,000
Hungary & Ukraine
402,000
Italy
8,000
Netherlands
106,000
Norway
760
Poland & USSR
4,565,000
Romania
220,000
Yugoslavia
60,000
TOTAL
6,017,760

   Source: Nizkor Project statistics derived from Yad Vashem and Fleming, Hitler and the Final Solution.


The number of children killed by Adolf Hitler and his Nazis is not fathomable and full statistics for the tragic fate of the children will never be known. Estimates range as high as 1.5 million murdered children during the Holocaust. This figure includes more than 1.2 million Jewish children, tens o ...



Wow, I absolutely did not know any of that, what a fool I have been.

Perhaps you could provide a list of historical events which it is permissible to laugh at - Black Death, Spanish Inquisition, Great Flood, Hindenburg, Jack Newton walking drunk into an airplane propeller...go on, enlighten me.
 
2014-02-12 01:05:47 AM  

Rivetman1.0: Here are a few facts to joke about...



I appreciate your outrage, Rivetman.

The statistics you posted though, are nothing that most Farkers aren't already well aware of.


The jokes (after all) mainly serve as a means to shiat on the Nazis.
 
2014-02-12 01:07:17 AM  
...Crucifixion of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Kennedy assassination(s), decline of Australian Tennis, Chernobyl...
 
2014-02-12 05:33:46 AM  

timujin: too soon?


/thread
 
2014-02-12 07:46:37 AM  
I dunno...

These kids sure were victorious in their accomplishment that took them great thought into doing.

A triumph of the will if you may...
 
2014-02-12 07:55:43 AM  
media2.giphy.com

Your style smells something sour
You need to wash up, dawg
Here, step in my shower

You look stressed, you appear to be in pain
You need to take a vacation, here take a trip on my train.

You're just a sad  freak who needs some loving.
Well I baked you something, here, pop into my oven.
 
2014-02-12 08:35:19 AM  

Rivetman1.0: Holocaust Deaths
Country/Region
Estimate
Germany (1938 Borders)
130,000
Austria
65,000
Belgium & Luxembourg
29,000
Bulgaria
7,000
Czechoslovakia
277,000
France
83,000
Greece
65,000
Hungary & Ukraine
402,000
Italy
8,000
Netherlands
106,000
Norway
760
Poland & USSR
4,565,000
Romania
220,000
Yugoslavia
60,000
TOTAL
6,017,760

Source: Nizkor Project statistics derived from Yad Vashem and Fleming, Hitler and the Final Solution.


The number of children killed by Adolf Hitler and his Nazis is not fathomable and full statistics for the tragic fate of the children will never be known. Estimates range as high as 1.5 million murdered children during the Holocaust. This figure includes more than 1.2 million Jewish children, tens of thousands of Gypsy children and thousands of institutionalized handicapped children.

Plucked from their homes and stripped of their childhoods, the children had witnessed the murder of parents, siblings, and relatives. They faced starvation, illness and brutal labor, until they were consigned to the gas chambers.


Naturally you forget the other millions that were intentionally murdered merely for being who they were:

The 5-6 million ethnic Poles, Roma and Belarusians, and the tens and hundreds of thousands each of Serbs, Slavs, Jehovah Witnesses, African descent, Mentally Handicapped, Homosexuals, Bosnians, Albanians, Freemasons, and Slovenes persons that were murdered in the concentration camps and elsewhere. All of these groups of people were killed with the same purpose that the Jews were targeted by the Third Reich----extermination. However, they rarely come up in the lists of the dead at these museums and memorial sites.
 
2014-02-12 09:06:10 AM  

InterruptingQuirk: The 5-6 million ethnic Poles, Roma and Belarusians, and the tens and hundreds of thousands each of Serbs, Slavs, Jehovah Witnesses, African descent, Mentally Handicapped, Homosexuals, Bosnians, Albanians, Freemasons, and Slovenes persons that were murdered in the concentration camps and elsewhere. All of these groups of people were killed with the same purpose that the Jews were targeted by the Third Reich----extermination. However, they rarely come up in the lists of the dead at these museums and memorial sites.


You really want to argue that?
 
2014-02-12 09:07:09 AM  

Lord Farkwad: What's their Fark handle?


THIS!!!!!
 
2014-02-12 10:10:07 AM  

hardinparamedic: InterruptingQuirk: The 5-6 million ethnic Poles, Roma and Belarusians, and the tens and hundreds of thousands each of Serbs, Slavs, Jehovah Witnesses, African descent, Mentally Handicapped, Homosexuals, Bosnians, Albanians, Freemasons, and Slovenes persons that were murdered in the concentration camps and elsewhere. All of these groups of people were killed with the same purpose that the Jews were targeted by the Third Reich----extermination. However, they rarely come up in the lists of the dead at these museums and memorial sites.

You really want to argue that?


Which part? You will have to be more specific in order to wear those pedant shoes properly.
 
2014-02-12 10:29:43 AM  

InterruptingQuirk: doyner: Stone Meadow: doyner: *riddenroad roden rowed

Roded

Damned autocorrect...

FTFY

FIFYM

FIFYAM

FTFAY
 
2014-02-12 10:57:08 AM  
Those kids might just be misunderstood.


static.fjcdn.com
 
2014-02-12 05:08:20 PM  

SirEattonHogg: I'm pretty sure if the UK had anywhere near the numbers or percentage of blacks in your country as the US in the 19th and 20th centuries, there would be plenty British bigots who would have happily enacted a Brit version of Jim Crow laws.

So you can stop patting yourself on the back about how British are somehow superior on race relations.


We abolished slavery before the US.

As I recall, during the 20th century, the only government sanctioned segregation in the UK was demanded by Patton during WWII. Pretty sure that GIs coming to the UK were warned that they shouldn't expect segregated facilities, to limit culture shock. And I've certainly seen an episode of the BBC documentary Coast, interviewing a descendant of a black GI and a white British woman.

As for immigration in general, Britain used to be a major driver of the slave trade. Historically, the ports of Bristol have had a high black population. And in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, we had several waves of Asian, African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants.

During a time when black people in the US were not allowed to use the same facilities as white people and were treated as second class citizens.

Now, I'm not trying to suggest that there are no racists or bigots in the UK; to return to the era we're discussing, Enoch Powell's "rivers of blood" speech is famous. A lot of the immigrants were subjected to abuse.

But not from the government.

So, yeah, with the proviso that the right is kind of in control of UK politics at the moment, and there's a lot of political discourse about filthy smelly immigrants, I would suggest that the British are somehow superior on race relations.
 
2014-02-12 05:12:17 PM  

SirEattonHogg: I'm pretty sure if the UK had anywhere near the numbers or percentage of blacks in your country as the US in the 19th and 20th centuries, there would be plenty British bigots who would have happily enacted a Brit version of Jim Crow laws.


Whoa. Wait. I've just re-read your comment. And reading between the lines, we have:

"If you knew blacks like I do, you'd understand why it's right to discriminate against them."

Seriously?
 
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