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Old 15.07.2011, 12:01
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You're really missing the point. I'm not lumping Turks and Saudis together as you seem to think. There's clearly two sparate points being made in the post.
So how come they are in the same post on a thread about Middle -Easterners?
You say that you don't hate them, you just hate the the way they treat others! so put your money where your mouth is; just don't fly to Doha and on to Fujairah at the end of the month. You don't need to send a post card - what does that prove?

Again you are racially profiling Turks as all being dark-skinned, dark-eyed, dark haired. You can't profile based on a majority, in any case people nowadays dye their hair, their skin, wear contact lenses etc. Racial profiling is dangerous, some terrorists know that security officers profile so they use people who have the right look and won't arouse suspicion.



Here is the new Turkish Brad Pitt:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social..._21825698.html

He is not an anomaly, if you go to Turkish Kurdistan there are many with light-coloured features.
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You're really missing the point. I'm not lumping Turks and Saudis together as you seem to think. There's clearly two sparate points being made in the post.
So a turk look like a turk. Like all brits look like brits. They all have big head, fat asses, bad teeth and big ears...

That make sense...
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Again you are racially profiling Turks as all being dark-skinned, dark-eyed, dark haired.
Of course, you'd never racially profile anyone, would you, Hoppy?
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So a turk look like a turk. Like all brits look like brits. They all have big head, fat asses, bad teeth and big ears...

That make sense...
ah, the teeth...
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Again you are racially profiling Turks as all being dark-skinned, dark-eyed, dark haired.
I don't get your beef with racial profiling? It's not discriminatory in any way; it's just stating the facts. Most Turks are dark-skinned, dark-eyed with dark hair. Or are you disputing that?
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Old 15.07.2011, 12:20
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Of course, you'd never racially profile anyone, would you, Hoppy?
You have to view that within the context of the thread and what I was trying to achieve. I will attack male-oriented societies that condone female infanticide and yes I will go for what upsets the macho male most.
If you want to argue the human rights of women in the Middle-East or in Islam I would be right there.
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I don't get your beef with racial profiling? It's not discriminatory in any way; it's just stating the facts. Most Turks are dark-skinned, dark-eyed with dark hair. Or are you disputing that?
To be honest, I don't have a problem with that. What I have a problem with is to use racial profiling to make a generalisation based on the actions of a few.

That is what I keep saying from the beginning!
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I don't get your beef with racial profiling? It's not discriminatory in any way; it's just stating the facts. Most Turks are dark-skinned, dark-eyed with dark hair. Or are you disputing that?

'Most Turks are dark-skinned, dark-eyed with dark hair."

and they get a tan too. dont you think its pretty cool?
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I don't get your beef with racial profiling? It's not discriminatory in any way; it's just stating the facts. Most Turks are dark-skinned, dark-eyed with dark hair. Or are you disputing that?
Yes I accept most but not all. It seems like you and the police agreed that you were looking for a Turk, if the guy wasn't a Turk then that could seriously affect the investigation. It could also affect statistics if he was profiled as Turkish as well as affecting people's attitudes.
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You have to view that within the context of the thread
Nope. I shall view it (along with the rest of the EF regulars who have been reading your posts over the last few years) as yet another manifestation of your thinly veiled racism, for which you overcompensate by constantly jumping into threads on subjects you know nothing about to berate all and sundry with your ill-thought out opinions, pointless statistics, tactlessly cited 'facts' and irrelevant videos.

The lady doth protest too much.
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'Most Turks are dark-skinned, dark-eyed with dark hair."

and they get a tan too. dont you think its pretty cool?
Freakin awesome.
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Old 15.07.2011, 12:32
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Re: Our Middle Eastern Guests in Geneva

Good lord, I knew what I was doing closing the first thread...

So. There will be squabbles in GE, wear pants so you don't get pinched, and please, try not to generalize about cultures. If you want, generalize about how well the festivities are secured, people protected and safety reinforced.

Should you face some serious menace, report (to police, reporting here makes little sense), if you don't report, it won't get better.
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Old 15.07.2011, 12:33
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Nope. I shall view it (along with the rest of the EF regulars who have been reading your posts over the last few years) as yet another manifestation of your thinly veiled racism, for which you overcompensate by constantly jumping into threads on subjects you know nothing about to berate all and sundry with your ill-thought out opinions, pointless statistics, tactlessly cited 'facts' and irrelevant videos.

The lady doth protest too much.
You are so fickle, you gave me a Gold Star last time we argued. Back to the veil and calling me a Bint again huh?

Definition of Bint:

Bint
Bint is British slang for a girl or woman.
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Bint
Arabia/India Native woman.
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Bint
`Bint` may be: * The Arabic word for 'daughter', see ibn. * A slang word in the United Kingdom, a derogatory term for a woman (and sometimes men). Usage varies with a range of harshness from 'bitch', referring to a disagreeable and domineering woman, to only a slightly derogatory term for a young w...
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Bint
Bint is British slang for a girl or woman.
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Thinly 'veiled' racism?
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Old 15.07.2011, 12:35
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Good lord, I knew what I was doing closing the first thread...

So. There will be squabbles in GE, wear pants so you don't get pinched, and please, try not to generalize about cultures. If you want, generalize about how well the festivities are secured, people protected and safety reinforced.

Should you face some serious menace, report (to police, reporting here makes little sense), if you don't report, it won't get better.
I don't understand why no one has stated the glaringly obvious truth here: Don't go to Geneva - it's crap. In fact, if the roadsigns start taking on a Frenchy feel, for the love of god listen to the manically wailing GPS and make a U turn at your next safe opportunity. Because, in Geneva even if your ass isn't pinched, it's still a nasty, bland, industrial place. Like Schlieren Zurich, and nobody lives there!
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I don't understand why no one has stated the glaringly obvious truth here: Don't go to Geneva - it's crap. In fact, if the roadsigns start taking on a Frenchy feel, for the love of god listen to the manically wailing GPS and make a U turn at your next safe opportunity. Because, in Geneva even if your ass isn't pinched, it's still a nasty, bland, industrial place. Like Schlieren Zurich, and nobody lives there!

Grrrr.....hahahah. I am on my way there, gota spend the entire day in one of the lovely libraries, hope I won't get pinched.

People did state it, sobbing that the guests are so mean, they have to leave, and police won't protect and and and...Half of the city is making cash on these guests, a lot of the leftish anachronistic things that are allowed there are possible coz of the people bringing so much cash.

I don't feel like protecting GE..
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