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Vuvuzela fatwa: United Arab Emirates bans the loud plastic horns
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 07/09/10 | AP

Posted on 07/11/2010 9:57:38 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

The horns that have blared at World Cup matches in South Africa make an unholy racket — according to a religious edict in the United Arab Emirates.

A fatwa by the UAE's General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments declares that the now-famous blast from the plastic vuvuzela is not permitted in the Gulf country if it exceeds 100 decibels — about the sound of a passing train.

(Excerpt) Read more at csmonitor.com ...


TOPICS: Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: fatwa; islamofascism; napl; unitedarabemirates; vuvuzela

1 posted on 07/11/2010 9:57:44 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
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To: Mr. Silverback; martin_fierro; Slings and Arrows; Allegra; maggief; Liz; onyx

Ping. ;)


2 posted on 07/11/2010 9:58:34 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Here’s a fatwa I can get behind.


3 posted on 07/11/2010 10:04:50 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Wonder how long before a few suicide bombers try to make their point...

;-P


4 posted on 07/11/2010 10:05:06 AM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I agree with the muzzies on this one.


5 posted on 07/11/2010 10:05:31 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I’d ban the headchoppers ugly call to prayer (which in reality is a call to slaughter innocents) before I’d ban vuvuzelas, as obnoxious as the latter are.


6 posted on 07/11/2010 10:24:04 AM PDT by LibWhacker (America awake!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Guess I gotta go buy one now........


7 posted on 07/11/2010 10:27:35 AM PDT by Species8472
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
the horns that have blared at World Cup matches in South Africa make an unholy racket — according to a religious edict in the United Arab Emirates.

OTOH, the muezzin's call to prayer is just ducky. /s

8 posted on 07/11/2010 10:31:58 AM PDT by Spirochete (Just say NO to RINOs)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Really good idea!

I was really disappointed today to learn of a New York Racing Association (NYRA - the folks who run Saratoga racing) video featuring Vuvuzelas around Belmont Park that someone there must have thought was funny.

I've long been a fan of the NYRA but recently they seem more about destroying horse racing than promoting it. Anyone who thinks these vuvuzelas at a race track might be amusing is seriously brain dead.

ML/NJ

9 posted on 07/11/2010 10:34:58 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Former Proud Canadian

I’m sure it’s done for all the wrong reasons (like not to interfere with the prayer calls), but I support it anyway. Once in a while ti=o use a horn is one thing, a constant, unending sound of a plane taking off is quite another.


10 posted on 07/11/2010 10:41:38 AM PDT by alecqss
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To: Spirochete
OTOH, the muezzin's call to prayer is just ducky. /s

Let's see: holy racket or unholy racket? Holy racket or unholy racket? One of life's difficult decisions. They do strike the muzzies below the belt though.

11 posted on 07/11/2010 10:43:25 AM PDT by Hillbillary (I know how to deal with Communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
An American soldier stationed in Germany threatened his neighbors with an ax over the constant noise from their World Cup vuvuzelas, police confirmed Friday.
12 posted on 07/11/2010 11:00:20 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
This is a job for The Fellowship!


13 posted on 07/11/2010 11:10:42 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Several weeks ago, my wife and I went to a restaurant in the town where I live. I heard this sound and kept looking around, then finally after an annoying half hour of it, I blurted out WHAT THE HELL IS THAT SOUND? My wife said “I think it is coming from the television!”

It was awful. The next night we went to another restaurant, and as soon as I opened the door to walk in, I heard that bloody racket. The woman was going to seat us right under the television! I pointed to the furthest table in the restaurant.

Today, I am in Miami International Airport, and the sound of them on the televisions they have turned up is really annoying. I have to wear earphones and lieten to music...

On a funnier side, I saw a YouTube video called “A game we hope never takes off: Vuvuzela Master”,,,

I could only watch about 30 seconds, but it was enough to get the point.


14 posted on 07/11/2010 11:11:33 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

What? Are they afraid that muslims will mistake it for their call to worship and pray at the wrong time?

Otherwise, I’d have a hard time finding fault with this one.

This makes two now (the Iran banning mullet haircuts)

*sigh*


15 posted on 07/11/2010 11:15:24 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: rlmorel

16 posted on 07/11/2010 11:16:56 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Only an official of the death cult can say something about the danmed horns. If normal people said anything, they would be called racist.


17 posted on 07/11/2010 11:31:11 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (liberalism: severe deterioration of the thinking apparattus)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Three seconds is my limit. How many deaths have vuvzelas caused? When will the carnage stop?


18 posted on 07/11/2010 12:15:14 PM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily)
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To: TheOldLady; Salamander
How many deaths have vuvzelas caused? When will the carnage stop?

Ban Pit Vuvuzelas!

19 posted on 07/11/2010 12:37:03 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: rlmorel; KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle; TheOldLady
"Vuvuzela Hero!"
20 posted on 07/11/2010 12:42:30 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

What about a muzie ban on women having their face painted. They have gone completely wild!

21 posted on 07/11/2010 2:55:24 PM PDT by GregoTX
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle; All

My tagline says it all, you insensitive racist jerks!


22 posted on 07/11/2010 6:14:49 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Vuvuzela: The ancient, traditional, injection-molded polystyrene horn of the Zulu people.--Wideawake)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

23 posted on 07/11/2010 8:12:02 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Vuvuzela: The ancient, traditional, injection-molded polystyrene horn of the Zulu people.--Wideawake)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I’ve decided to conduct a quick poll:

More annoying noise at a sporting event - Vuvuzelas or “Boomer Sooner”?


24 posted on 07/11/2010 11:49:32 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

On a day I desperately needed a laugh...that made me laugh out loud!

Slings and Arrows, I owe you a debt. LOL...”Breaking balls Sonata-for Vuvuzela”

All whole notes, all forte...still laughing here!


25 posted on 07/12/2010 9:07:34 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono

Vuvuzela PING!

To get on the Vuvuzela PING list-BZZZZZBZZZZZZZZ BZZZZZZZ BZZZZZZZZZZZZ ZBZZZZZ BZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZZZZZZZ BZZZZZZZZBZBZBZZZZZZZZZ


26 posted on 07/12/2010 11:13:42 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

ROFLMAO - and VERY LOUDLY!!!


27 posted on 07/12/2010 11:17:51 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Great art will do that.


28 posted on 07/12/2010 12:25:01 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: rlmorel; real saxophonist
I actually stole it from this thread. Feel free to re-steal it as needed.
29 posted on 07/12/2010 12:29:07 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

...and the punishment.......”Off with your head!”


30 posted on 07/12/2010 12:40:39 PM PDT by kenmcg
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To: Slings and Arrows

I thought it an inspiring piece for such a versatile musical instrument. I see that someone thoughtfully composed a jazz arrangement for it as well. My own inclination was to compose a Variation on the World Cup Theme (in D Minor, of course: the “saddest of all keys”) for Vuvuzela and Swinette (a legendary Appalachian instrument made from a hollowed-out pig’s ass strung with cat gut).


31 posted on 07/12/2010 12:44:48 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Seriously, I was in desperate need of humor, and this did the trick.

Man, FR is worth more to me than I can afford to pay it...


32 posted on 07/12/2010 1:24:43 PM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Hehehe...could it be WORSE than sitting thorough three hours in a stadium with thousands of these, at least one only inches from your ear?


33 posted on 07/12/2010 1:26:16 PM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: andy58-in-nh
I thought it an inspiring piece for such a versatile musical instrument. I see that someone thoughtfully composed a jazz arrangement for it as well. My own inclination was to compose a Variation on the World Cup Theme (in D Minor, of course: the “saddest of all keys”) for Vuvuzela and Swinette (a legendary Appalachian instrument made from a hollowed-out pig’s ass strung with cat gut).

Let's make it a fully-orchestrated arrangement, with parts for bagpipe, didjeridoo, jaw harp, and leafblower.

34 posted on 07/12/2010 1:27:29 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: rlmorel

Glad to help, and agreed.


35 posted on 07/12/2010 1:28:36 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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