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(War and Peace Reporting)   Who knew that "bride theft" was such a huge issue in Kazakstan?   (iwpr.net) divider line 71
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2014-02-20 12:34:27 PM  
I hear their Potassium quality has been slipping recently.
 
2014-02-20 12:56:05 PM  
Subby didn't see the movie?
 
2014-02-20 01:40:22 PM  
When I uh, buy my wife, at the start she was uh, cook good, her vazhïn work well, and she strong on plow. But after three years when she was fifteen, then she become weak, her voice become deep: BORAT BORAT, eh, she receive hair on chest, and vazhïn hang like sleeve of wizard.
 
2014-02-20 01:57:26 PM  
North of the wall you lost the love of your life.  North of the wall your life was destroyed.  But north of the wall I called it Tuesday
 
2014-02-20 02:00:38 PM  
What do you think the wedding sack is for?

www.nextmovie.com
 
2014-02-20 02:00:39 PM  
Sounds like someone's all pissy that no one ever tried abducting her off the street for a forced marriage.
 
2014-02-20 02:00:54 PM  
Christ on a budget, whatever happened to dinner and a movie?
 
2014-02-20 02:03:32 PM  
People aware of the outside world?
Did you know that in China they eat eggs soaked in the urine of young boys?
 
2014-02-20 02:04:38 PM  

1.bp.blogspot.com


Do NOT approve

 
2014-02-20 02:05:02 PM  

God-is-a-Taco: People aware of the outside world?
Did you know that in China they eat eggs soaked in the urine of young boys?


They have frats in China?
 
2014-02-20 02:05:16 PM  
Anyone who's never read newspapers, I guess.
 
2014-02-20 02:07:27 PM  
Young Kazakhi women would be my first guess.
 
2014-02-20 02:11:38 PM  
I did.
 
2014-02-20 02:12:44 PM  
Approve
cdn2-b.examiner.com
 
2014-02-20 02:15:27 PM  
i1.ytimg.com

He'd have happily given his wife away, come to think of it, so would I.  Anyone got these guys numbers?
 
2014-02-20 02:18:40 PM  
It's actually a pretty big problem in that part of the world. There was an hour long thing about this on Net Geo the other day; sometimes it's consensual; but, not always. Pretty much the only way the girl gets out of it is if one of her brothers comes and forcibly retrieves her.

/ they've been known to snatch tourists
 
2014-02-20 02:19:41 PM  
"I doubt that harsher punishment will eradicate the tradition, because for most people in villages it's a normal occurrence," she told IWPR.

Kill the rapists.  Eventually the problem will sort itself out.
 
2014-02-20 02:21:34 PM  
Subby doesn't read National Geographic I suppose.

They ran an extensive article about this, very interesting and very very farked up custom.
 
2014-02-20 02:23:56 PM  

God-is-a-Taco: People aware of the outside world?
Did you know that in China they eat eggs soaked in the urine of young boys?


"If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and is not an aeroplane, or swims and is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it."
Prince Phillip
 
2014-02-20 02:24:50 PM  

MurphyMurphy: Subby doesn't read National Geographic I suppose.

They ran an extensive article about this, very interesting and very very farked up custom.


National Geographic?  Subby doesn't even read FARK!  In subby's defense, unlike today's other 2 repeats that were from this week, this ran on Fark about a month ago and might be better considered as a follow-up.
 
2014-02-20 02:27:07 PM  
The cute ones were already taken.
 
2014-02-20 02:29:27 PM  
Take my bride, please!
 
2014-02-20 02:38:32 PM  

tricycleracer: What do you think the wedding sack is for?

[www.nextmovie.com image 500x300]


How did that take 5 posts.  Great movie.
 
2014-02-20 02:40:52 PM  
THEY BE SNATCHIN' biatchES OFF THE STREETS YO

/but America sucks so hard, right fark?  I mean it's a gestapo police state here in ala-farking-bama.
 
2014-02-20 02:42:25 PM  

TNel: Great movie.


no.  no, it isn't.  it is a piece of mostly crap that does not hold up to repeat viewings.  are there laughs to be had?  a few, but nothing that makes it worth sitting thru.

/really dislike SBC
 
2014-02-20 02:43:58 PM  
I left my wife on a dark corner with the keys in the ignition and no one would take her.
 
2014-02-20 02:52:33 PM  
How quaint (medieval). They still steal brides in Central Asia.

I have a clipping from a newspaper of two falconers from Central Asia in traditional falconry garb, checking their cellphones and looking like extras from a remake of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.

Priceless.

Another photo I love shows a young African woman with a fake cellphone--made of stone!

And I had one which showed a Papuan-New Guinea native in traditonal loin cloth and feathers, standing in front of a display of up-to-date TV sets.

The past is not dead. It is just, like poverty, rather unequally distributed.

I swear, I really ought to carry through on my plan for a weird and funny SF novel based on some of this stuff.
 
2014-02-20 02:54:37 PM  
How else do they expect farkers to get a girl?
 
2014-02-20 02:59:20 PM  

tom baker's scarf: [i1.ytimg.com image 480x360]

He'd have happily given his wife away, come to think of it, so would I.  Anyone got these guys numbers?


No, it was THIS guy.  That guy didn't get no respect.

ecx.images-amazon.com
 
2014-02-20 03:02:37 PM  
brantgoose: ...I swear, I really ought to carry through on my plan for a weird and funny SF novel based on some of this stuff...

Please do.
 
2014-02-20 03:12:37 PM  

Molavian: "I doubt that harsher punishment will eradicate the tradition, because for most people in villages it's a normal occurrence," she told IWPR.

Kill the rapists.  Eventually the problem will sort itself out.


Also kill the parents who tell their daughters to marry the rapists to avoid shaming the family.
 
2014-02-20 03:14:31 PM  

frepnog: TNel: Great movie.

no.  no, it isn't.  it is a piece of mostly crap that does not hold up to repeat viewings.  are there laughs to be had?  a few, but nothing that makes it worth sitting thru.

/really dislike SBC


If you are not into dick jokes then you wouldn't like it but I thought it was funny.
 
2014-02-20 03:15:22 PM  
Bride theft!  Hell no!  Bride borrowing is more like it.
 
2014-02-20 03:21:06 PM  
Everyone in the world knew.  Exhibit A: Here is a Latin American example, illustrated on House of Spirits movie and book:
www.todopuebla.com

Does this make it right? No.  Is this something we should change on our lifetime? Absolutely.  Will it happen?  Maybe.

In the meantime, procreate boys.  If you already have girls, stay away from these rural places.  If you are already there (i.e. doctors without borders, missionaries, arms dealers, you were born there, etc.), get yourself a shotgun/AK47 and be friends with other guys with such devices and keep your girls within arms reach at all times.  Or move the heck out of there with your girls.  It is not that hard.
 
2014-02-20 03:21:07 PM  

frepnog: TNel: Great movie.

no.  no, it isn't.  it is a piece of mostly crap that does not hold up to repeat viewings.  are there laughs to be had?  a few, but nothing that makes it worth sitting thru.

/really dislike SBC


You shut your whore mouth!
 
2014-02-20 03:22:34 PM  

show me: frepnog: TNel: Great movie.

no.  no, it isn't.  it is a piece of mostly crap that does not hold up to repeat viewings.  are there laughs to be had?  a few, but nothing that makes it worth sitting thru.

/really dislike SBC

You shut your whore mouth!


Also, they changed their name to AT&T years ago.
 
2014-02-20 03:27:14 PM  

Tyrosine: God-is-a-Taco: People aware of the outside world?
Did you know that in China they eat eggs soaked in the urine of young boys?

"If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and is not an aeroplane, or swims and is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it."
Prince Phillip


I was going to call you out for misattribution there. I happened to catch a documentary on teh beeb the other day that claimed that was a common saying in China regarding Cantonese cuisine.

Turns out we're both right.
 
2014-02-20 03:32:07 PM  
Hades snatched Persephone, and Uncle Zeus thought that it was just fine.
 
2014-02-20 03:32:57 PM  

iheartscotch: It's actually a pretty big problem in that part of the world. There was an hour long thing about this on Net Geo the other day; sometimes it's consensual; but, not always. Pretty much the only way the girl gets out of it is if one of her brothers comes and forcibly retrieves her.

/ they've been known to snatch tourists


The worst part is that it's  supposed to be consensual. Somehow it got farked up.

/Why is there no groupfund for 'give women around the world free handguns and lessons in their useage' yet?
 
2014-02-20 03:53:38 PM  
It can be a terrible problem, especially when Britannians are involved.

img.fark.net

PsiChick: Why is there no groupfund for 'give women around the world free handguns and lessons in their useage' yet?


Because laws.

/Its doubtful that any male dominated nation wants women who can defend themselves. 
/Sure they'll complain about the violence and rape, but they sure as hell don't do things to stop it.
 
2014-02-20 03:57:13 PM  

TNel: If you are not into dick jokes then you wouldn't like it but I thought it was funny.


Bad Grampa made me laugh so hard in places, I thought I would bust a vessel.

so it isn't that I can't laugh at a dick joke.
 
2014-02-20 04:00:33 PM  
But...but...but culture!

/Kill or castrate the offenders, problem should solve itself
 
2014-02-20 04:02:57 PM  

PsiChick: iheartscotch: It's actually a pretty big problem in that part of the world. There was an hour long thing about this on Net Geo the other day; sometimes it's consensual; but, not always. Pretty much the only way the girl gets out of it is if one of her brothers comes and forcibly retrieves her.

/ they've been known to snatch tourists

The worst part is that it's  supposed to be consensual. Somehow it got farked up.

/Why is there no groupfund for 'give women around the world free handguns and lessons in their useage' yet?


Because guns are bad and even if women had them; they wouldn't be able to defend themselves according to this lovely elected official from Colorado.

/ with linky http://m.townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/11/27/antigun-colorad o-lawmaker-evie-hudak-resigns-to-avoid-being-recalled-n1754179 (copy/pasta)
 
2014-02-20 04:06:45 PM  

SecretAgentWoman: Subby didn't see the movie?


Yeah. It's a popular Documentary topic.
 
2014-02-20 04:13:38 PM  

iheartscotch: PsiChick: iheartscotch: It's actually a pretty big problem in that part of the world. There was an hour long thing about this on Net Geo the other day; sometimes it's consensual; but, not always. Pretty much the only way the girl gets out of it is if one of her brothers comes and forcibly retrieves her.

/ they've been known to snatch tourists

The worst part is that it's  supposed to be consensual. Somehow it got farked up.

/Why is there no groupfund for 'give women around the world free handguns and lessons in their useage' yet?

Because guns are bad and even if women had them; they wouldn't be able to defend themselves according to this lovely elected official from Colorado.

/ with linky http://m.townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/11/27/antigun-colorad o-lawmaker-evie-hudak-resigns-to-avoid-being-recalled-n1754179 (copy/pasta)


I'm joking. The elected official is partially right--it does take a lot to pull the trigger, even if you're trained, and 'free guns\lessons' isn't a solution. That's why it's funny--we all know that IRL it wouldn't work, but it's fun to think of.
 
2014-02-20 04:22:16 PM  

brap: Christ on a budget, whatever happened to dinner and a movie?



There is no guarantee you will get laid.
 
2014-02-20 04:22:18 PM  

TNel: tricycleracer: What do you think the wedding sack is for?

[www.nextmovie.com image 500x300]

How did that take 5 posts.  Great movie.


Well, two of the posts before it, including the first one in this thread, also referenced the movie.
 
2014-02-20 04:24:23 PM  

PsiChick: iheartscotch: PsiChick: iheartscotch: It's actually a pretty big problem in that part of the world. There was an hour long thing about this on Net Geo the other day; sometimes it's consensual; but, not always. Pretty much the only way the girl gets out of it is if one of her brothers comes and forcibly retrieves her.

/ they've been known to snatch tourists

The worst part is that it's  supposed to be consensual. Somehow it got farked up.

/Why is there no groupfund for 'give women around the world free handguns and lessons in their useage' yet?

Because guns are bad and even if women had them; they wouldn't be able to defend themselves according to this lovely elected official from Colorado.

/ with linky http://m.townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/11/27/antigun-colorad o-lawmaker-evie-hudak-resigns-to-avoid-being-recalled-n1754179 (copy/pasta)

I'm joking. The elected official is partially right--it does take a lot to pull the trigger, even if you're trained, and 'free guns\lessons' isn't a solution. That's why it's funny--we all know that IRL it wouldn't work, but it's fun to think of.


Sooooo, you think that women aren't capable of defending themselves, IRL? You know, sexist comments like that can get you into a lot of trouble.

/ I know what you ment; but, if one were read that out of context, they'd think bad things about you.

// I, personally, would be in favor of arming and giving firearms training to every single woman in the United States. Give 'em pink Walther PPKs. Those are very good for people who don't have a lot of firearm experience and very purse friendly.
 
2014-02-20 04:33:48 PM  

iheartscotch: PsiChick: iheartscotch: PsiChick: iheartscotch: It's actually a pretty big problem in that part of the world. There was an hour long thing about this on Net Geo the other day; sometimes it's consensual; but, not always. Pretty much the only way the girl gets out of it is if one of her brothers comes and forcibly retrieves her.

/ they've been known to snatch tourists

The worst part is that it's  supposed to be consensual. Somehow it got farked up.

/Why is there no groupfund for 'give women around the world free handguns and lessons in their useage' yet?

Because guns are bad and even if women had them; they wouldn't be able to defend themselves according to this lovely elected official from Colorado.

/ with linky http://m.townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/11/27/antigun-colorad o-lawmaker-evie-hudak-resigns-to-avoid-being-recalled-n1754179 (copy/pasta)

I'm joking. The elected official is partially right--it does take a lot to pull the trigger, even if you're trained, and 'free guns\lessons' isn't a solution. That's why it's funny--we all know that IRL it wouldn't work, but it's fun to think of.

Sooooo, you think that women aren't capable of defending themselves, IRL? You know, sexist comments like that can get you into a lot of trouble.

/ I know what you ment; but, if one were read that out of context, they'd think bad things about you.

// I, personally, would be in favor of arming and giving firearms training to every single woman in the United States. Give 'em pink Walther PPKs. Those are very good for people who don't have a lot of firearm experience and very purse friendly.


See that bolded part? Notice how I didn't mention gender? That was intentional. It's a neurology thing--humans are  hardwired not to kill each other. And you can give anyone a gun and training, and they will  think they can take on anyone, and  get themselves in trouble, which is part of why I really hate the NRA--they promote that mentality way too much--and then, when the chips are down, find out just how hard it is to really take life. Guns aren't usually a solution.
 
2014-02-20 04:40:24 PM  
iheartscotch:

/ they've been known to snatch tourists

So? I've been known to tour snatches.

/tour...tour...tour...ah. "See Snatch".
 
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