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Officials in Basel have agreed to rename the "sex box" after receiving about 3,000 letters of protest from parents angered by the controversial trove of wooden penises and fabric vaginas set to be used in a new sex education programme for playschool and primary school kids.

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jesus they look like irish sandwiches
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Old 22.08.2011, 22:44
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What are "irish sandwiches"?

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Old 22.08.2011, 23:02
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I think conservative parents should be pleased - those things will put their offspring off sex for a good long while .
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Sandwiches in Ireland.
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They look more like doughnuts to me
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Old 23.08.2011, 08:50
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They look more like doughnuts to me
brings whole new meaning to cream puff.
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Is it just me or is that Christoph Eyemann digging a deeper and deeper hole for himself with every paragraph of that article. It's almost painful to read.
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Old 23.08.2011, 10:31
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Some would argue than a hole is a hole.
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And if it is painful, someone is not doing it right!
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jesus they look like irish sandwiches
Notice that the "vagina" appears to be a bit irritated and could possibly be sporting a yeast infection.
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Re: 'Sex box' to get new name as parents revolt

Thought I would post an update for anyone who is interested.

http://www.20min.ch/news/basel/story...hrige-16883717

The Post considers the instruction booklet that accomanies the sex box pornographic. Can't say I disagree.
Why on earth would a 4 year-old child need to know how to apply a condom onto their partner??
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Old 29.09.2011, 16:38
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Officials in Basel have agreed to rename the "sex box" after receiving about 3,000 letters of protest from parents angered by the controversial trove of wooden penises and fabric vaginas set to be used in a new sex education programme for playschool and primary school kids.

Read the full article: 'Sex box' to get new name as parents revolt

Note to The Local:

Please learn to use the search function.

Don't start new threads over things that have been done to death elsewhere. If you have anything new to ad, revive the old thread for that.
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Re: 'Sex box' to get new name as parents revolt

Ehhh, this is the most stupid thing I have ever seen
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Old 29.09.2011, 17:04
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Thought I would post an update for anyone who is interested.

http://www.20min.ch/news/basel/story...hrige-16883717

The Post considers the instruction booklet that accomanies the sex box pornographic. Can't say I disagree.
Why on earth would a 4 year-old child need to know how to apply a condom onto their partner??
The article doesn't make it at all clear whether that booklet is meant for 4-year-olds, for older kids, or even as a teacher's manual. I think everybody's just jumped to the most sensational conclusion (as usual).
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The article doesn't make it at all clear whether that booklet is meant for 4-year-olds, for older kids, or even as a teacher's manual. I think everybody's just jumped to the most sensational conclusion (as usual).
Actually, the title of the article says Post stops Porn Book for 4 Year Olds... maybe that is where the "conclusion" came from. Also included in the article:

«Bilder, die Erwachsenen nicht verteilt werden dürfen, werden als Lehrmittel für 4-Jährige verwendet. Das ist ein absoluter Skandal.»

In any case, I just thought it a relevent follow-up to this thread for anyone who may be interested.
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Actually, the title of the article says Post stops Porn Book for 4 Year Olds... maybe that is where the "conclusion" came from.
Hmmm... a title written by a harassed, exhausted, possibly drunk sub-editor.

Sure, that counts as evidence.

Has anyone on the forum actually seen any of the materials we're discussing?
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Has anyone on the forum actually seen any of the materials we're discussing?
Not yet but I've tricked my mum into knitting me a set for Chrimbo...
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Has anyone on the forum actually seen any of the materials we're discussing?
No, but this issue has been doing the rounds of the local churches who are agin' it. With all the hysteria, it's hard to work out what it's actually all about.
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No, but this issue has been doing the rounds of the local churches who are agin' it. With all the hysteria, it's hard to work out what it's actually all about.
Yup. We had an incomprehensible lecture about it in Glarnertuuutsch, too.

I'm still struggling to find the fire inside me to do something about it, especially after all the SHOCK and HORROR about the new Terms and Conditions on the English Forum...

So much awfulness and so little time!
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