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Re: Klux Klux Klan in Kanton Schwyz

A bit of harmless banter. They had their 5 minutes in the sun now life goes on.Oh the political correctness.
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A bit of harmless banter. They had their 5 minutes in the sun now life goes on.Oh the political correctness.

You have no idea whether it was harmless or not.
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Old 07.03.2019, 18:21
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Re: Klux Klux Klan in Kanton Schwyz

Anyone else imagining The Magnificent Seven in drag? Yul Brynner in a frock?

Or, indeed, The Seven Samurai. Though I suppose they're already in sort-of robes.
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Old 07.03.2019, 19:12
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Yes, but those are ITALIAN western movies, in fact I have them all and normally watch them in ITALIAN!

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FTW the technical term is Spaghettiwestern.
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FTW the technical term is Spaghettiwestern.
Both are correct.

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Man, I wish this happend in lausanne. I would love to follow discretely one of these bastards to their home and leave them with a life-long injury as reminder.

Racist people, and those who abuse the less fortunate make my blood boil everytime.

If there are people of color here, don't be afraid to confront racist people. Your silence will only help grow the number of abusers elsewhere and then another innocent black person will get hurt.

Don't be afraid to take one or two for your team.
Oh yeah, in the name of peace and equality you are allowed to beat the living daylight out of somebody.

Also people who say such things on the web are mostly those that shit their pants when confronted with a fight.
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A bit of harmless banter. They had their 5 minutes in the sun now life goes on.Oh the political correctness.
No, actually. Not just banter. Right-wing extremists , according to Blick (yes, I know it's Blick), or according to DB, just kids having fun.
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Re: Klu Klux Klan in Kanton Schwyz

Anyone who thinks that this is OK really need their head looking at- seriously

why not nazi armies just for more fun and a good book burning - and all under the pretence of Mardi Gras

This is being shown all over the world- what an image for Switzerland shame.

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No, actually. Not just banter. Right-wing extremists , according to Blick (yes, I know it's Blick), or according to DB, just kids having fun.
I never said they were kids. Please stop making stuff up.
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Re: Klu Klux Klan in Kanton Schwyz

Btw mods, it's still Ku not Klu.
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Btw mods, it's still Ku not Klu.
The mods just don't have a klu.
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Btw mods, it's still Ku not Klu.
Why did I read this and think Kung Fu.. and then Pandas.

Far better to dress up as pandas and stay warm. Those white robes look a bit draughty.
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Re: Klu Klux Klan in Kanton Schwyz

Well, after speaking to the locals, it seems the fasnacht group was being offensive and spreading fear. The police received numerous complaints and now are following up. As reported by the Blick, a few group members have now been identified.

As it turns out, the fasnacht group was not completely harmless, especially since quite a few of its members are known for their racial views. The locals are not at all pleased with the group's attempt to be "humourous" at fasnacht and hope they'll never try the same "prank" again.
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You have no idea whether it was harmless or not.
Well I’m sure if someone was tarred and feathered it might have made the news.
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Preferably members of the KKK.

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Why are you making this personal? Olygirl didn't say she approved of the costumes - quite the opposite, in fact. She merely said that she isn't sure that banning is the solution.

How does that make EF a "ed up place"?
Announcing so publicly who is put on someone's ignore list...is pointing out loudly that somebody isn't worthy being included in a public debate..what was it again about racism?

So tolerant, these tolerance preachers.

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Well, after speaking to the locals, it seems the fasnacht group was being offensive and spreading fear. The police received numerous complaints and now are following up. As reported by the Blick, a few group members have now been identified.

As it turns out, the fasnacht group was not completely harmless, especially since quite a few of its members are known for their racial views. The locals are not at all pleased with the group's attempt to be "humourous" at fasnacht and hope they'll never try the same "prank" again.
I don't think it was a benign prank and thanks for digging out the info.

Tom - thanks for making the thread, it must have been not so fun, to say the least, for many people. Especially for expats - to see the parade.

I am looking forward to the community there coming up with an official list of pc costumes. We should just sell them our Halloween costume debates? What historical references are ok and what aren't. Just that making things obligatory or banned usually worsens the situation, though, doesn't give much chance to normal self regulation. I figured long time ago that CH is a place with few explicit rules, so it does turn many into rule sticklers.

I hope the negative attention they got is already fixing it. Plus it opened up good talks, I am sure. But I feel bad for the families of the rednecks, though. "What costume did your dad have"? "Uhmmmm...uhmmm....he was at home."
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Announcing so publicly who is put on someone's ignore list...is pointing out loudly that somebody isn't worthy being included in a public debate..what was it again about racism?

So tolerant, these tolerance preachers.



I don't think it was a benign prank and thanks for digging out the info.

Tom - thanks for making the thread, it must have been not so fun, to say the least, for many people. Especially for expats - to see the parade.

I am looking forward to the community there coming up with an official list of pc costumes. We should just sell them our Halloween costume debates? What historical references are ok and what aren't. Just that making things obligatory or banned usually worsens the situation, though, doesn't give much chance to normal self regulation. I figured long time ago that CH is a place with few explicit rules, so it does turn many into rule sticklers.

I hope the negative attention they got is already fixing it. Plus it opened up good talks, I am sure. But I feel bad for the families of the rednecks, though. "What costume did your dad have"? "Uhmmmm...uhmmm....he was at home."
I thought you were all about freedom of speech?

Seriously, let the debate be what it is. I, for one, have dropped out (mentally) of these discussions long ago. I merely pointed out the way I deal with what I see being written a bit too nonchalantly here. Peace. Do what you preach. I certainly do.
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Tom - thanks for making the thread, it must have been not so fun, to say the least, for many people. Especially for expats - to see the parade.
Most Expats are "White" (ie, not what those Nazis are against.. )

And why do you think "normal" Swiss aren't just as much or even more ashamed by those retards? Do you want to point out that many Swiss support such braindeads? I most certainly don't hope so..

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I am looking forward to the community there coming up with an official list of pc costumes. We should just sell them our Halloween costume debates? What historical references are ok and what aren't. Just that making things obligatory or banned usually worsens the situation, though, doesn't give much chance to normal self regulation. I figured long time ago that CH is a place with few explicit rules, so it does turn many into rule sticklers.

I hope the negative attention they got is already fixing it. Plus it opened up good talks, I am sure. But I feel bad for the families of the rednecks, though. "What costume did your dad have"? "Uhmmmm...uhmmm....he was at home."
It's pretty clear for me what should should NOT be used.

Disguising yourself as Nazi/Fascist/Racist, War Criminal, etc. obviously is all a very stupid idea.

We then could discuss about a few other costumes that might be up to discussion. But above "costumes" clearly shouldn't even be considered by anyone sane. Yes, Prince Harry, also talking to you..
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I thought you were all about freedom of speech?

Seriously, let the debate be what it is. I, for one, have dropped out of these discussions long ago. I merely pointed out the way I deal with I see being written a bit too nonchalantly here. Peace.
You haven't dropped out. You just popped in to personally name somebody.

You merely pointed out that you needed to virtue signal a bit on an account of a particular member. (Your racist card was wrong, btw, as DB said and olygirl argued her point later).

I thought you were all about tolerance.
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